Gigs are listed by date, then by
city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Rock and pop listings compiled by Fiona Shepherd (Glasgow) and Mark Robertson] Henry Horthmore (Edinburgh).
Tickets for most medium/large concerts can be bought from the following:
Virgin, Buchanan Galleries. 332 4400
Credit card bookings from: Ticket Link: 287 551 1.
Way Ahead: 339 8383.
Virgin Princes Street. 220 323A. Ripping Records South Bridge. 226 7010.
Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 4349
Way Ahead 0141 380 8383
I The Elvis Collection ('ly-tte Auditorium. Sli(‘('. I-‘innieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. £14.50/£13.50/£l0 pltis hooking fee. lilyis irihtite featuring Billy .‘ylcUregor.
I Catie Curtis St Andrew's In The Square. St Andrew‘s Square. 353 8000. 8pm. £8.50. The Boston-based folk rocker plays this launch gig as a taster for Big Big Country. l’ur! (gliliig Big ('omilr'y.
I Stapleton, Douglas and Barefoot King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £5 plus hooking fee. Nose-to- the-grindstone indie guitar mayhem front the mighty trio Stapleton.
I Fracture, Clearest Day, Muff, Far From Out and Spitroast The (‘athouse. l5 L'nion Street. 248 6606. 7.15pm. £3.50. ()yer- 14s show. Skate ptink special.
I High Dependency Unit and The Blimp Nice'n'Slealy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.
I Swedger, Hailing Uncle Paranoia and Crysoul Soundhaus. 47 Hydepark Street. 221 465‘). 9pm. £3. Local hatid line tip.
I The Magic Blues Surfers Studio One. (irosyenor Hotel. (il‘osy‘enot' Terrace. 341 (1516. 9pm. Free. Blues standards.
I The Vagabonds ‘t‘lte Scotia.
112 114 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. ()pm. Free. Popular covers.
I Jam Session Samuel Dow‘s. 67 ()i Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. I’ree. I Open Mic 'I‘chai ()\ na. 42 ()tago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. Free.
I V9 The Ilard Rock Cafe. 20 (ieorge Street. 0778 7736619. 10pm. £thc. Special launch gig for this award winning rock act's new Iil’ Release.
I Rieser and The Sundowns Heriot-Wait l'niyersity lfnion. Riccarton. 451 5333. 9pm. Free. Big guitar sotiiids from Rieser with country rock from The Sundowns. Students and their guests only. I Speakeasy Bongo ('luh. 14 New Street. 558 7604. 10.30pm. £5 (£4). Sharp suits. a house hand. karaoke and cabaret all go to make tip the Speakeasy experience.
I Shizuke and David S. Ware Quartet 'I‘olhooth Theatre. Jail \Vynd. 01786 274000. 7.30pm. £12 (£8): two-day and testiyal passes also ayailahle. Stirling’s I.e Weekend festiy'al of ayant garde music kicks off with dark. atmospheric psychedelia from female \ocalisl Shi/tika arid ja/r from tenor saxophonist Dayid S. \Vare’s first ever Scottish performance. See prcyiew.
I Philip Glass and Susumu Yokota (ilasgow Royal (‘oncert Hall. 2 Satichiehall Street. 353 8000. 8pm. £20 plus hooking fee. (ilass. New York composer. musician and pioneer of minimalism performs .1lru/ Rush. [flirt/es l'iir Sir/u I’iurm. Support comes front Japanese anihient electronica master Yokota who makes his Scottish dehut alter releasing record for the excellent linglish lahel Leaf. I’url (ii'rrip'lyt-lr. See feature. I Richie Hawtin, ESG, Pole, Radioboy and Witch and Wilkes Barrowlands. 244 (iallowgate. 552 4601. 8pm. £18. Tickets ayailahle front I-‘opp 222 2128/357 0774. Ticket Scotland and on 0870 220 111(i.()ptinio's higgest and hestest night oot so far finds Hawtin getting eyeryone iii a hit of an 808 state with his acid techno magic and NY old school legends IiS(i mixing tip a punk funk hlend. Propping tip this mammoth hill are Stefan Betke AKA Pole who specialises iii the deep noir duh techno experiments and Radiohoy or Mathew Herhert as he is known to his mum. who, once infamous for his sampling of hody parts and household ohjects. turns his attention to some twisted electronica. The erstwhile turntahle tearaways Twitch and Wilkes keep the heats a-llowing all night long hay-heel l’uri rr/‘Irip'lyc/i.
I Teenage Fanclub with Jad Fair and Bill Wells Trio Renfrew I-‘erry. 42 ('lyde Place. 42‘) 8(t7o. 8pm. £10. (ieogi‘aphic Records presents (ilasgow 's foremost pury eyors of melodic power pop joined by prolific I'S indie hero Jad l-air
to perform songs from their collahoratiye alhuni Him/s (U3173110))!Jim] Hope. I’rirl rtfll'fp'lt‘t‘ll. See feature.
I Trojan Soundsystem presents: Johnny Clarke, Dennis Alcapone, Don Letts and Dan Donovan King Tut's Wait Wait Htit. 272 St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. S()I.I) ()l'T. A packed otit night of duh gone cra/y'. I’rirt rr/‘Irr'p'lyr'lr. See feature. I Kain, Josephine and Wow Kafe Nice'n'Slea/y. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8pm. free. Radio Scotland fity'ottt‘lic‘s Wow Kafe supply sortie of their own hrand of skewed guitar rock. And its all free? I’uri rrl'tr'i/i'lft'r'lr.
I Bjorn Again (ilasgow Royal (‘oncert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £14.50 £18.50 pltis hooking fee. More .-\hha. (ireat.
Terry Callier This man is truly
I Mavis, Motomark’ Zoidberg ' an unsung musrcal hero. Galliers and The Electroluvs 13111 Note (kite. 3: 13883100818 blend 01 SOUI- la.ZZ and I! 50 (t0 King Street. 553 1038. 8pm. £4. :\ V folk is never less that abSOIUIGIy
'I'oyi'acer Records night with four hands playing every thing from electro pop to punk. Bargain night ottt.
I Kempes, Fez and Hustler l-‘ury .\Iurrys. 9o Maxwell Street. 221 0511. 9pm. £4. including entry to post-gig cluh. I Marciano and Kosmos Strawherry fields. 5o()swa1d Street. 221 7871. 7.30pm. £4. including entry to post-gig cltih. Rock.
I Stealaway (irand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5390. 7.30pm. £3 t£2 memhers l. ('ountry.
I Robbie Williams Tribute Bourhon Street. 108 George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5 t£l(t.50 with dinner).
I Shake the Disease .\te(‘litrill‘s. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 9.30pm. Free.
I Bronx Samuel Dow’s. (r7 ()1 Ntthsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. I‘ree.
I Evan Dando and Eugene Kelly The Venue. 17 21 (’alton Road. 557 3073. 7pm. £10. .\ douhle hill of indie-pop men gone solo with ex-I.enionhead Dando and ex-\'aseline Kelly. l’ur! ri/ir'i/r'lyt'li. See feature. S()I.l) ()l"f.
I Brian Auger 8. Oblivion Express I.il Belle Angele. llastie‘s (dose. 225 7536. 10.30pm. £9 £10. ()ne of the originators of high energy. funked tip. hlues hased. Hammond organ heayy iii/.1. Playing at funk cluh Big Beat as Part rr/irrip'lyt‘li. See feature.
I Out By Degrees, Bluhnt and LoBe Studio 24. Carlton Road. 558 3758. 10.30pm. £4 £5. Triple hill of metal and goth at rock cltih night Zealous.
I Sidewinder The Beat Iii/l Basement. 1 (‘hanihers Street. 0781 1 375374. 8pm. £3 £4 (free hefot'e £l0pmr. Sonia Records signing Sidewinder with a mix ofja/I and down tempo electronica. including Iiy‘e Vocals. flute and percussion. .-\s part of the 'l‘i'ouhle :\t The Blue Night cluh.
I Dial ‘M’ for Music (ieorge Square Theatre. l'ni\ersity ()f Iidinhurgh. (ieorge Square. (t50 8401. 7.30 10pm. £5. See
captivating. See feature. Benfrew
Ferry. Glasgow. Sun 28 Apr.
is Do Make Say Think Pastoral instrumentals combining brass. samples and rock instrumentation good enough to make a dog cry.
See feature. King Tut's Wan Wan
Hut. Glasgow. Sat 27 Apr.
Philip Glass and Susumu Yokota The final entry in the triptych
of tripTych recommendations (ho ho
. . . how clever are we?) features two masters of minimalism. with Yokota's Tokyo electronic ambience and
Glass' NYC piano perfection. See feature. Royal Concert Hall.
Glasgow. Fri 26 Apr; Queen '3 Hall. . Edinburgh. Sun 28 Apr. Stop Esso Live The Polly Philips Band. Bloco Vomit. Mutterfly and The Virtualistics host an evening
of party and protest as Greenpeace raise money and awareness for the campaign against Esso and their unethical practices. La Bel/e Ange/e. Edinburgh. Thu 2 May. :1 1:2: Barrichello The launch of SL Records latest hope who have a touch of the Kinks and Grandaddy about them. making them a quirky. spacey pop prospect. Counting House, Edinburgh. Wed 8 May Hundred Reasons The brightest hope for Brit rock are unleashing their debut album on us but live is where they're best and the quintet's sheer exuberance will undoubtedly blow all corners away. See preview. OMU. Glasgow. Thu 9 May.
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