Rock & pop

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 Northmore (Edinburgh).

Ticket information

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 3234. Ripping Records South Bridge. 226 7010.

Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 43/19

Way Ahead 01/; 339) 8383


I Dog Toffee, Vertigo 101 and Nofireherb King 'l‘ut‘s Wait Wait llut. 272a St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £5 pltts hooking lee. Nasty - assed punk from the [S of A from the headliners

I Larry Butler (irand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7pm.

£ l 2.5(). 'l‘exan country getttletnan and sotnetitne actor w hose trad cotnttry sound earned hint a reputation at Nashy ille's ()pry. What will he make of (ilasgow 's hotnage to the hallowed country Mecca'.’ I Single Point of Light and Penny Hollow \Vest l31li. l3 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5()l8. 8pm. l-tee.

I Mercury Tilt Switch and Superhero 'l‘he l3th Note (ate. 5() 6() King Street. 55.3 1638. 8pm. £3. Angttlar indie guitar comho .\I'I'S unveil tracks from their l'orthcoming alhum Brunt/Iv Kill.

I No Escape, Eight Page Pullout, P45, D868 and A Close Last The ('athouse. l5 l'nion Street. 248 6606. 7.45pm. £3.50 ladvancel. £4 tdoor). ()ver- l4s show. Pttnk pop line-up ol local acts.

I Overhaul and Feed Nice’n’Slea/y. 42l Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm. I The Counterfeit Clash Stttdio ()ne. (it'osyenor IIoteI. (irosyenor 'Ierrace. 34] 6516. ‘)pm. l-"ree. ('lash and other covers.

I Claes 'l‘inderho\. l8‘) Byres Road. 33‘) 3l()8. ‘)pm. Free. ()riginal acoustic material.

I Open Mic 'l‘chai ()\ na. 42 ()tago I.ane. 357 4524. 8pm. liree.

I The Vagabonds Iltc Scotia.

I I2 I I4 Stockw ell Street. 5.52 SGSI. ‘)pm. l-‘ree. Popular co\ers.

I Jam Session Satnttel l)ow ’s,

67 ‘)I Nithsdalc Road. 423 BMW. 8.3()pm. I'iree.

I Live MUSiC MacSorley is. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 858 l. ‘)pm. Free. 'I‘hree local hands.


I Devolved The liquid Room. ‘)c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7.30pm. £7. A night or nu-metal and maximum rit‘l'age. I Telephone and Operator \Vee

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Red Bar. Iidinhurgh ('ollege ol‘ Art. I.auriston Place. 22‘) 1442. ‘)pm. l’ree. l)ouhle hill of left field electronica with ‘electro-caustic aggravator‘ Operator and the delicate electronic sounds of 'I‘elephone.

I In Decades Decline, Divide, Seeds of Desolation and Nation of Finks Bongo ('luh. l4 New Street. 558 7604. ‘).3()pm. £4. Ilardcore death metal line-up.


I The Proclaimers (ilen Pavilion. Pittencriell Park. ()I 383 3l4|27. 7.30pm. £l6.5(). The mighty Proclaimers continue their extensive Scottish tour playing material from last year‘s ace l’ersevr're alhum their hest yet and old liootstontping favourites such as ‘I‘m (ionna Be (500 .\lilesl'.


I Monica Oueen, Bill’s Wells and Transelement King 'l‘ut‘s Walt \Valt llut. 272a St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8pm. £6 plus hooking t‘ee. (ilasgow's ('reeping Betti Records presents a night of its many and varied sounds. Queen sings soult‘ttl country laments with resonant electric guitar hacking. \Vells ol'l‘ers atmospheric instrumental soundtracks with a jaw flavour and 'l‘ranselement are in an arty electronica vein.

0 The Libertines Bartly (formerly the l3th Note (lab). 26() ('lyde Street. 243 2|77. 8.l5pm. £6. See preview for this holshy guitar trio.

I Cannon, Breshnev and Aether Flux 'I‘he l3th Note ('al‘e. 5() 6() King Street. 553 I638. 8pm. £3. Post rock hellowing and unhinged electronica is the llavour with these three local acts.

I Embryo and The B Movie Sidekicks Nice'n‘Slea/y. 42l Sauchiehall Street. 33.3 ‘)637. ‘)pm.

I Ascend, Redeye and Wade I‘ury .\Iurry's. ‘)6 Maxwell Street. 221 65l 1. ‘)pm. £4. including entry to post-gig club. I Mary Jane Strawberry fields. 56 ()swald Street. 22l 787l. 7.30pm. £4. including entry to post-gig cltth. New rock hand.

I Cimarron (irand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 53‘)6. 7pm. £3 (£2 menihersl. (‘ountry

I Peteloaf Bourbon Street. lllx (ieorge Street. 552 ()I4 I. 7pm. £5

l4.5() with dinnerl. Tribute to the might of the Meat.

I Rush Hour Samuel I)t)\\"s, 67 ‘)| Nithsdalc Road. 423 ()l()7. 8.30pm. liree. I Live Music MacSorley ’s. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 858 l. ‘)pnt. l-‘ree. 'l'o he conlirmed.


I Pseudofunk, The Fleamarket and Sidewinder La Belle Angele. llastie's (lose. 225 7536. ‘)pm. £4 £5. 'l‘riple hill of funk. rare groove and acid ja/J all hacked up hy I)Js or a similarly l‘unky persuasion.

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I Aereogramme, Eska and Degrassi King Tut's \Vah \Vah Hut. 272 St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £6 pItts hooking Ice. .\Itlscular noise trio .-\ereogranime are supported hy the tnore angular indie guitar heroics ot‘ Iiska.

I Scientific Support Dept and Transelement Tron 'l‘lieatre. 'I‘rongate. 552 4267. ‘).3()pm. £6 (£4 with a ticket for [Iv/met). Iilectro-duh composer Brian l)ocherty aka Scientilic Support Dept launches his new album (‘uli/mgr'net'k in the Iron toyer with a string qttartet l'or accompanitnent. The

e\ ening will also double as an end-ot- tour party for the maiden production of Douglas .\la\well's latest play lie/met. I The Apex Theory The (‘atliuuse I5 I'nion Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5.

I'nder- l 8s. LA quartet of Armenian descent who play heavy rock with ja/l tinges. Haven't we heard this somewhere hel‘ore‘.’

I The Somatics Barlly (formerly the l3th Note (’luhl. 26() (‘Iyde Street. 243 2|77. 8.30pm. £5. Lush indie sounds.

I Devolved, Godplayer, Gilla Bruja and Madman Is Absolute Nice'n'Slea/y. 42l Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. 8.30pm. £4.

I Stone Whisper, Fred and Deadline 'l‘lie I3tlt Note (tile. 50 ()0 King Street. 553 1638.8pm.

I Montana Moon (irand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road lo“. 42‘) 53‘)6. 7pm. £3 (£2 members). ('ountry.

I Counselled Out Bottrhon Street. 108 (ieorge Street. 552 ()l4l. 7pm. £5 (£l6.5() with dinner). Soul and R&B revue collective.

I Duck Fever .\le(‘liuills. 40 High Street. 552 2 l 35. ‘).3()pm. l’ree.

I Open Stage The llalt Bar. |6() Woodlands Road. 564 I527. 4 8pm. Free. Weekly session for local musicians. I Ian Petrie attd Bad Thing The Ilalt Bar. l6() \Voodlands Road. 564 I527. ‘)pm. I-‘ree.

I The Sex Godz Samuel l)ow 's.

67 ‘)| Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. 'l‘rihute to the glam era.

I Jamie Barnes 8. Cochise MacSorley's. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 858l. 6pm. l’ree. Residency tor the R&B veteran.


I Edinburgh Rock The Liquid Room. ‘)c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £6 £6.50. Local rockers Rieser and Roguestar team tip iii aid of ('l.l(‘. with I)Js and another guest hand to he announced.

I The Jungle Brothers La Belle Angele. llastie's (lose. 225 7536. llpm. £thc. A live show from these hip house pioneers at cluh night Scratch.

I Cherrykicks, Alpachinos, Driven to Reason, Penny Hollow and The Fuse Bannerman‘s. 212 (’owgate. 556 3254. 8.30pm. £4. Hard and last punky rock as 'I‘hee cRYI’T launch their new live music night at Bannernians.


I John Martyn 'l’he I‘erry. ('lyde Place. 42‘) mm. P()S’I‘P()Nlil) until 2() Oct.

0 Raging Speedhorn and Murder One The (‘atltouse. l5 l'nion Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £7. ()ver-l4s show. See preview tor British nu-metal hopes Raging Speedhorn.

I Cex and Random Number Nice‘n'Slea/y. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm. (‘ex hills himself as ‘the world's No.| entertainer". After hearing his new album. to he released on Mogwai’s Rock Action label. you wonder it he is not the world's No l Aphex Twin impersonator.

I Amber Jack and Shakayla The l3th Note ('at‘e. 5() -6() King Street. 553 l638.8pni

I Stealaway (irand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road To”. 42‘) 53‘)6. 7pm. £3 (£2 memhersl. Country.

I The Cobramatics ’I'lie Scotia.

l 12-124 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 4pm. liree. R&B residency.

I Blues Jam Studio One. (irosvenor Ilotel. (irosvenor 'I’et't‘ace. 34l 65I6. 6pm. I'it'ce.

I Steff’s Sunday Session t'isge Beatha. 232 \Voodlands Road. 564 l5‘)6. 5pm. l-‘ree. Bring your own instrument.


I Andi Neate, the Peggy Vestas and Kelpie Bongo ('Iuh. l4 New Street. 558 7604. 8pm. £4. New acoustic music night with a selection of local acts. with more to he announced.

I Threats, SuperEvils and Clearest Day The Iron. ‘) Iltmter