Music rock & pop listings
I The Four Tops and The Temptations Clyde Auditorium. SECC. Finnieston Quay. 0870040 4000. £27.50/£23.50/£20 plus booking fee. Sharp suits. dance routines and classic tunes: ‘Reach Out I’ll Be There‘. ‘Standing In The Shadows Of Love'. ‘My Girl’. ‘Ball Of Confusion'.
I Jim’s Superstereoworld, Crysoul and Oddfish King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm £6 plus booking fee. Jimbob. erstwhile frontman of early 90s indie-ish duo Caner The Unstoppable Sex Machine. returns in his latest guise.
I Soultrader, Jason 3. The Astronauts and Poor Old Ben The l3th Note Cafe. 50—60 King Street. 553 I638. 9pm.
I Blues Deville Studio One. Grosvenor Hotel. Grosvenor Terrace. 34l 65 I6. 9pm. Free.
I Acoustic Jam Niee‘n'Sleazy. 42l Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Weekly open stage with free refreshments for performers.
I Pulse Corn Exchange. New Market Road. Gorgie. 443 2437. 7.30pm. £l0. A spectacular tribute to Pink Floyd.
I Glits At The Flicks St Bride‘s Centre. IO Orwell Terrace. 346 I405. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). Moira Gibson leads the choir through hits from the musicals such as Calamity Jane. Wizard Of 0:. My Fair Lady and more. A fundraiser for Edinburgh's Women‘s Aid. i I Acoustic Underground i Whistlebinkies. 4—6 South Bridge. 557 5| l4. l0pm. Free. Open mic.
I Konrad, Kalamazoo and Amuck Defunct Tolbooth Theatre. Jail Wynd. 0l786 274000. 8pm. £4 (£2.50). Stirling‘s monthly event for up-and-coming acts. Top Of The Rocks. returns with singer/songwriter outfit Konrad. a mix of electronics and acoustic sounds from Kalamazoo with fast retro punk from Amuck Defunct.
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I Travis and Doves SECC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 0404000. SOLD OUT. Second leg of the Travis charm offensive at the SECC at which it will be perfectly acceptable to exchange manly hugs. wave lighters and bellow along to their tunes. Support from Doves who are planning to release. then delete their comeback single on the same day. So look sharp.
I Will Haven, Deienestration and Left Hand Element The Cathousc. l5 Union Street. 248 6606. £9 plus booking fee. Over-l4s show. New - as opposed to ‘nu‘ — metal line-up of powerhouse sounds.
I Dead Men Walking King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8pm £l l plus booking fee. The woeful punk coffin dogher tax bill tour featuring the likes of Kirk ‘Spear Of Destiny‘ Brandon and Mike ‘Alarm‘ Peters.
I Aether and Midi Mode The I3th Note Cafe. 50—60 King Street. 553 I638. 9pm. Quality local clelctronica.
I Boomhauer Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 567 5000. Students and guests. Big ballsy indie rock.
I Stuart’s Session Uisge Beatha. 232 Woodlands Road. 564 l596. 9pm. Free.
I The Bluetones and easyworld The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 226 0000. 7.30pm. £1 I. See preview for the insidioust melodic combo from Hounslow return to discipline their Blue army in the art of chirpy tunesmithery.
I Post Diluvian, 1” Volcano, Mercury Tllt Switch and Penny
56 THE LIST 14-28 Mar 2002
The godfathers of emo are finally Glasgow bound after a cancellation or two left us wondering whether we'd ever get to sample the delights of their speccy and infectious tuneage. No doubt about it. Weezer are an inspiration to many. a joy to
' listen to and a band to rock to. so be prepared for a frenzied reaction from
Expectations are high and rightly so; a new album Maladro/t looks likely before the year‘s end. and Rivers is clearly back from the brink of depression and ready
to rock. (Camilla Pia)
I Weezer play Barrow/and. Glasgow. Wed 20 Mar.
Hollow Bongo Cltib. l4 New Street. 558 7604. 7pm. £3. Excellent hard rocking line-up billed as ‘anger. guitars and moshpits'. you know the drill. Get in early for screamin‘ dreaiiiin‘ all girl outfit Penny Hollow
I Glits At The Flicks St Bride's Centre. II) Orwell Terrace. 346 I405. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). See Mon I8.
I Andy H and Gold In Virginia Whistlebinkies. 4-—6 South Bridge. 557
5| I4. 9pm. Free.
I Tolbooth Music Club Tolbooth Theatre. Jail Wynd. ()I 786 274000. 6pm. Free. Open mic night hosted by Taj Wyzgowski.
I Travis and Doves SECC. Finnieston Quay. ()87() 040 4000. SOLD OUT. See Tue I9.
I Weezer and Remy Zero Barrowland. 244 Gallowgate. 552 46()l. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. See panel.
I Asia and Danny Vaughn The Garage. 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 l l20. 7pm. £l2.5() plus booking fee. Prog supergroup — two words guaranteed to separate the men from the boys.
I Senator, Laeto and Stapleton The l3th Note Cltib. 260 Clyde Street. 243 2l77. 8pm. If you like your guitar trios powerful. angular then come right in for Senator. The damn line Laeto and Stapleton both make a return to the stage with new material to hand. No much singing from the former btit who needs it when the guitars sound this big and growly'.’ Highly recommended.
I Empire Builder, George Burt and Late Night Foreign Radio The Residents. The l3th Note Cafe. 50—60 King Street. 553 I638. 8pm. LNFR continue their month as Note Residents with another eclectic evening of eccentric jazz and what the band helpfully describe as ‘Trans Am bastardcore'. Which gives ‘ein an excuse get a bit noodly and weird btit still make you leave with a smile on
. your face.
I Landmine Spring, Stoopi and
Churn Nice'n'Sleazy. 42l Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Rithamutha Brel. Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 8.30pm. Free. Mixed bag of rock styles.
I Acoustic Open Stage The Halt Bar. I60 Woodlands Road. 564 l527. 9pm. Free.
I thhumutha Brel. 39—43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 8.30pm. Free. Richard Allen's new band who draw influences from The Doors. Velvet Underground and U2.
I Glenn Tilhrook The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7.30pm. £l0. Tilbrook met up with Chris Difford and Jools Holland and formed Squeeze way back in ‘73. now this prolific songwriter (who's also worked with Elvis Costello. Ron Sexsmith. Keith Richards and Julian Lennon among others). is flying solo.
I We Believe In Elvis Presley featuring The Silver Pill, The Charlie Hodge Experience, Huckleberry, Torqamada and X-
‘ Tigers Bongo Club. l4 New Street. 558
7604. 8pm. £4. A follow up to the festive extravaganza that was ‘We Believe In Father Christmas'. This time. expect to hear the music of the King done over by another bunch of layabout indie kids with their guitars up too Iotid and too much free cash for cider and glue. Great.
I Diaz La Belle Angele. Hastie's Close. 225 7536. 8pm. £4. Power popsters Diaz are the only band confirmed so far at this local band night.
I Kin Cafe Royal Bistro Bar. l7 West Register Street. 557 4792. 9pm. £I (performers free). New venue for this weekly acoustic open stage for poems. comedy. songs and music. Performers welcome — book a slot before 9pm.
I Showcase The Maltings. til-85 St Leonards Street. 667 5946. 9.30pm. Free. Alternative open mic night with full PA.
back line and drum kit.
I Kenny Miller and Tournequet Whistlebinkies. 4—6 South Bridge. 557 Si l4. 9pm. Free.
Glasgow I The Monkees Clyde Auditorium. SECC. Finnieston Quay. ()87() ()40 4000.
£22.50/£l9.50 plus booking fee. Possibly the first and greatest manufactured pop band of them all. Tork. Dolenz and Jones run through those delightful 60s pop classics and a few of the mental psychedelic ones. probably written to show they were a credible act. Try not to notice the wrinkles.
I Glenn Tllhrook and Sarah Harmer King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm £l0 plus booking fee. See Wed 20.
I Gold Chains and Misty Martinez The l3th Note Club. 260 Clyde Street. 243 2l77. 8pm. £6. The enigmatic Gold Chains returns after his visit last year with glitchcore nutter Kid606. He does his one-man live laptop blues while special guest for the evening Misty Martinez. dishes out a sound akin to Napalm Death mud wrestling the Human League with a drunk sax player and burlesque performer for a focus. Yeah nuts. but most probably fun.
I The Relatives The l3th Note Cafe. 50—60 King Street. 553 I638. 9pm.
I Vader The Cathouse. l5 Union Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. Over- l4s show.
I My Legendary Girlfriend, Troika, Carnlval and Drugstore Cowboys Nice‘n‘SIeazy. 42l Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. A veritable Bombay mix of indie rock pop and electronica tomfoolery headed by the ever chirpy. ever quirky My Legendary Girlfriend.
' I The Magic Blues Surfers Studio
One. Grosvenor Hotel. Grosvenor Terrace. 34I 65l6. 9pm. Free. Blues covers and originals.
I The Vagabonds The Scotia.
l l2-l l4 Stockwell Street. 552 868i. 9pm. Free. Popular covers.
I Jam Session Samuel Dow’s. 67—91
I Nithsdalc Road. 423 0l07. 8.30pm. Free.
I Big Boss Man Bongo Club. l4 New Street. 558 7604. 9pm. £6. A band associated with London club Blow Up whose specialise in space-age psychedelic retro dancefloor pop. Big Boss Man make
? this flesh. a live malange of fuzzed up
guitars. Hammond organ grooves and bongo drums a-go-go to guarantee a top night out.
I Canon, Duke Raoul and Dixon The Mercat. 28 West Maitland Street. 225 386i. 7.30pm. £3. Canon are a five-piece instrumental post-rock outfit who unsurprisineg have been likened to the Chicago pioneers of it all Tortoise.
I Splendid and The Sunshine
: Delay The Pleasance Cabaret Bar. 60 i The Pleasance. 650 2349. 8pm. £4. ’ Splendid mix classic pop melody.
harmony and guitar. with support from Edinburgh Americana favourites The Sunshine Delay.
I Peter Michael Rowan and Jolocake Whistlebinkies. 4—6 South Bridge. 557 5| l4. 9pm. Free. 60s and 705 covers from Rowan.
I The Strokes and Longwave Barrowland. 244 Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Over- l4s show.
, Some groovy new band from New York that everyone‘s been getting steamed up
about. This show sold out in about as quickly as a Strokes set zooms by. Support from fellow New Yorkers Longwave.
I Zombie Nation Juice. Glasgow School OfArt. I68 Renfrew Street. 353
5 4530. I0pm. £7 (£6/£5). Students and
guests. Perpetrators of last year's big stomping dance hit ‘Kemkraft 400‘.
I Hewtown Grunts and The j Amphetameanles Nice‘n‘Sleazy. 42l
Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Local
ska-punk double bill for local people. All
good fun. I Big Boss Man The l3th Note Club. 260 Clyde Street. 243 2I77. 8pm. See Thu