Cex parades his extremely eccentric electronica at Nice ’n’ Sleazy, Glasgow, Sun 9 Jun and the Venue, Edinburgh, Mon 10 Jun

8pm. £4—-£5. Scorching indie rock from these vocal supporters of the Anti-Nazi League.

I Halfway to Paradise Festival Theatre. 13—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £8.50—£l5 (£5.50—£12). See Sat 15.

I Closer and Dendrons The Tron. 9 Hunter Square. High Street. 226 0931. 8.30pm. £3. Indie rock from Glasgow with another act still to be confirmed.


I Moldy Peaches, David Kitt and Joie/Dead Blonde Girlfriend King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272 St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7 plus booking fee. New York's comedy bards dressed tip as rabbits and elves. last spotted supporting the Strokes.

I The Alpacinos, Friction Fit, The 82 Bombers, Idiot Stare and Horace The Cathouse. l5 L'nion Street. 248 6606. 7pm. Over-14s show.

I Venetian Love Triangle, My Legendary Girlfriend and Seminole The l3ih .\’ote Cafe. 50—60 King Street. 553 1638. 8pm.

I Johnny T’s Big City Blues Band Studio One. Cirosvenor Hotel. Grosvenor Terrace. 341 6516. 9pm. Free. I Acoustic Jam Nice'n'Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Weekly session hosted by Gerry Lyons.


0 Television The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7.30pm. See preview for the influential art punks return.

I Jimson Trance, Dry Riser, Penny Hollow and Cherry Fire Ashes Bongo Club. 14 New Street. 558 7604. 8pm. £3. A night of alternative rock from a selection of Edinburgh‘s finest.


I Addicted, Soulsurfivor and Rococo Tolbooth Theatre. Jail Wynd. 01786 274000. 8pm. £4 (£2.50). Top of the Rocks present this triple bill of local talent.

Tuesday 18


I Willie Nelson Clyde Auditorium. SIiCC. Finnieston Quay. 08700404000. £25/£23 pltis booking fee. Apologies to Johnny Cash fans who may wish to argue otherwise. btit Willie Nelson is the greatest living exponent of the art of country music and his unmistakeable. understated style should not be missed by anyone who cares about music with heart and soul.

I Karen Matheson (‘oitier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £12.50. The Capercaillie frontwoman steps otit on her own as part of the West [ind Festival.

I Sensefield and Last Days of April King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272 St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. ()vcr- 14s show.

I Soundgarden in the City 13th Note Cafe. 50—60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3.

I Sugarcoma and Number One Son The Cathouse. 15 L'nion Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £7. ()ver- 14s show. Formulaic nu-inetal quartet.

I Temple Ball and Soul Greed Nice'n‘Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8.30pm. £3.

I Rutabega West 13th. 13 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 8pm. Free.

I Stuart’s Session L'isge Beaiha. 232 Woodlands Road. 564 1596. 9pm. Free.


I Galchen, Tetsuo, Ultraviolet Souls and Nu Fusion Bongo Cltib. 14 New Street. 558 7604. 9pm. £4. Wired present a mix of live funk and electronica acts.


I The Drifters Rothes Halls. Rothes Square. 01592 61 | 10]. 8pm. £14 (£12). The Drifters perform a selection of highlights from their career spanning four decades.

Wednesday 1 9


I James Grant (‘oitier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £10. Fix-Love and Money frontman follows the performance from his recent collaborator Karen Matheson with some of his own increasingly country and folk- orientated material. l’ur! Ufl/lt’ Hits! Ifml 1'2).in vol.

I Neil Halstead King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272 St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6 plus booking fee. 15x- frontman of shocga/ers Slowdive and then gentle country mui'inurcrs Mojave 3. I Tennesee Kait l3ih .\'ote (are. 50— 60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. Alt.country rock.

I Leftover Crack, the Foamers, My Own Religion and Chester Says The Cathousc. 15 l'nion Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £7 (advance). ()ver- 14s show. Headliners Leftover Crack are an .\'Y(‘ ska/punk/thrash amalgam. featuring cx-members of Choking Victim. Yes. the Choking Victim.

I Linda Fletcher Band Brcl. Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 8pm. Free.

Lounge sounds. Par! (if-112's! [ind Festival.

I Acoustic Open Stage The Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9pm. Free.


0 Coldplay and Richard Hawley Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. tbc. They never meant to cause you trou- ble. and now Coldplay are back with a new album. A Rush ()fB/(md In the Head. due out 26 August. You might even hear a sneak preview on the Scottish leg of this short L'K tour.

I Troika, the Rushes, Methyl Orange and Ike Bongo Club. 14 New Street. 558 7604. 8.30pm. £3—£4. Baby Tiger presents a night of electronica. pop and rock.


I Ronan Keating SliC‘C‘. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. £22.50 plus booking fee. The man who has made a lucrative career out of musical mediocre performs his polite. polished pap to your

I The Undead and People’s Alibi King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7 plus booking fee. An opportunity to see first generation punks in their natural habitat. watching these ex-meinbers of original L'S punks the Misfits.

I Hollow Point, Cholo, June, Out By Degrees and Wildtype The Cathouse. 15 L’nion Street. 248 6606. 7.15pm. £4.50. ()ver- 14s show. Alternative rock.

I Slowy Sny and Ghost Valley No 1 West 13th. 13 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 8pm. Free.

I Austin, A Close Last and D- cepticons The 13th .\'oie (are. 50—60

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Fri 2 August, 8pm

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King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3.

I Kilo Nice'ii‘Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Sticky Fingers Studio One. Grosvenor Hotel. Crrosvenor Terrace. 341 6516. 9pm. Free. Rolling Stones tribute.

I Open Mic Tchai ()vna. 42 ()tago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. Free.

I The Vagabonds The Scotia. 112—1 14 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 9pm. Free. Popular covers.

I Jam Session Samuel Dow‘s. 67-—91 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.

I Live Music MacSorley‘s. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 9pm. Free. Three local bands.

I Live Music Tinderbox. 189 Byres Road. 339 3108. 9pm. Free. Acoustic music to be confirmed.


I Midas Touch, the Cleaners, Angel and Erratix La Belle Angele. l-lastie's Close. 225 7536. 8pm. £3—£4. Local indie night arranged by Standard Life in support of the Marie Currie Cancer Trust.

I ballboy, the Starlets and Odeon Beat Club The Venue. 17—21 Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £5—£6 (£4—£5). Innocent tales of astronauts and bad radio from Gordon McIntyre and ballboy heading this SL Records night and the excellent ()deon Beat Club plough a similar considered indie furrow. I Speakeasy Bongo Club. 14 New Street. 558 7604. 10pm. £3. Sharp suits. a house band. karaoke and cabaret all go to make tip the Speakeasy experience.

I Jesse Rae Cafe Royal Bistro Bar. 17 West Register Street. 557 4792. 8pm. £10. Roots pop with a blues edge also featuring special guests Skip MacDonald (Little Axe) and Steven Collazo (()dysseyl.

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