Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Flock 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 5511.

Way Ahead: 339 8383.


Virgin Princes Street. 220 3234. Ripping Records South Bridge. 226 7010.

Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 4349

Way Ahead 0141 339 8383


I Ronan Keating Sli(.‘(‘. Finnieston Quay. 08700404000. £22.50 plus booking fee. The man who has made a lucrative career otit of musical mediocrity performs his polite. polished pap to your mum.

I The Undead, Raar and People’s Alibi King Tut‘s Wah Wah

Greek Week, 22

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 Bobby Steele and Joey Image. ex-members of original US punks The Misfits.

I Hollow Point, Cholo, June, Out By Degrees and Wildtype The Cathouse. 15 Union Street. 248 6606. 7.15pm. £4.50. Over-14s show. Alternative rock.

I The Darkness and Playtone Barfly (formerly the 13th Note Club). 260 Clyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 8.30pm. £4.

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

I Austin, A Close Last and D- cepticons The l3th Note Cafe. 50—60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3.

I Kilo, the Turn and Jupiter Hollow Nice‘n‘Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Sticky Fingers Studio ()ne. Grosvenor Hotel. Grosvenor Terrace. 341 6516. 9pm. Free. Rolling Stones tribute.

I The Optymistics Beanscene. 5 Cresswell Lane. 334 6776. 8pm. Free. Local duo who combine. probably for the first time ever in contemporary music. a love of Barclay James Harvest and Crowded House.

I The Hucksters, Elixir and Invisible Sun MacSorleys. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 9pm. Free. Three local bands.

I Geoff Martin Tinderbox. 189 Byres Road. 339 3108. 9pm. Free. Singer/songwriter inspired by Elvis Costello.

I Open Mic Tchai Ovna. 42 Otago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. Free.

I The Vagabonds The Seotia. 112--114 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 9pm. Free. Popular covers.

- 30 June 2002

Glasgow's 8 Day festival of Greek music. dance. film. craft & food



50 THE LIST 20 Jun—4 Jul 2002

Tickets available from:

Andreas' Greek Deli


Cafe Serghei

e./ 51.12,?- sv

Konaki Greek Taverna

“.i'c‘; Structuring st.

Parthenon Restaurant

The Strand Hair Salon,

or at the door on the night.

Festival info: ginSign.ngeel-mttekdllaifmml I; In

I Jam Session Samuel Dow‘s.

67—91 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107.

8.30pm. Free.


0 ballboy, the Starlets and Odeon Beat Club The Venue. 17—21 Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £5—£6 (£4—£5). A great triple-bill of considered quality indie troubadours topped by innocent tales of astronauts and bad radio from Gordon McIntyre and ball- boy. Highly recornmened.

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

. (Odyssey). t I Midas Touch, the Cleaners,

Angel and Erratix La Belle Angele. Hastie‘s Close. 225 7536. 8pm. £3—£4. Local indie night arranged by Standard Life in support of the Marie Currie Cancer Trust.

I Speakeasy Bongo Club. 14 New

Street. 558 7604. 10pm. £3. Sharp suits. a

house band. karaoke and cabaret all go to make up the Speakeasy experience.


: I Andy Williams Clyde Auditorium. SECC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 2 £27.50/£24.50/£22.50 plus booking fee.

The king of cheesy listening bring his perfect dental work and practised charm

to the Armadillo.

I Ronan Keating SECC‘. Finnieston Quay. 08700404000. £22.50 plus booking fee. See Thu 20.

I Bill Wells with Isobel Campbell Abnormals Anonymous. CCA. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 9pm. £8 (£6). Falkirk jazzer Wells and recently departed Belle & Sebastian vocalist Campbell join forces fora performance of theirjUst-released collaboration G/msr ofi’esterday. an album of rare Billie Holliday covers. Plus a screening of the Derek Jarman film Broken English.

I ballboy, the Grim Northern Social and Dead Fly Buchowski King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St

1 Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8pm. £5 plus

booking fee. Whimsical indie pop from SL records charmers and Peel favourites ballboy.

I The Dendrons Barfly (formerly the 13th Note Club). 260 Clyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 8.15pm. £5.50.

I Pupkin and Trundlewheel The

13th Note Cafe. 50—60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. Feisty rock tunes.

I Soul Fuel and Workshy Nice'n'Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Insular, Bone Machine and Solus Fury Mttrrys. 96 Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 9pm.£4. including entry to post-gig club.

I Tommy Truesdale and the Sundowners Grand Ole Opry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7pm. £3 (£2 members). Country.

I Cher Tribute Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£14.50 with dinner). Wig city at this tribute to the surgically enhanced one. I The Ducks McChuilIs. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Fast and furious garage rock.

I Geoff Martin Beanscene. 5 Cresswell Lane. 334 6776. 8pm. Free. See Thu 20.

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

I Black Dog MacSorleys, 42 Jamaica

Street. 248 8581. 9pm. Free. Thin Lizzy tribute.


I Lapsus Linguae and Sam’s Hot Car Lot The Venue. 17—21 Calton Road. 557 3073. 7pm. £5.50. Unhinged punk with piano magic. See review.


I Aimee Mann After being rescheduled what feels about 8.000 times Mann (pictured) finally gets a chance to bring us some of her involving. affecting songs including highlights from her excellent soundtrack to P. T. Anderson‘s Magnolia. Liquid Room, Edinburgh, Tue 2 Jul.

I Isaac Hayes Never mind the walrus of love. he‘s washed up. Ike's the man and you know he got SOUI. Buut don't go expecting Chocolate Salty Balls. Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, Sat 29 Jun. I St Germain Ludo Navarre is the normally studio-bound boffin behind this Gallic jazz house melange who makes his Scottish live debut. SECC. Glasgow, Fri 28 Jun.

I ballboy, the Starlets and Odeon Beat Club Proof that songcraft. emotive guitar and persuasive lyrics never go out of fashion: three excellent bands guaranteed warm the cockles. Venue, Edinburgh, Thu 20 Jun.

I The Flaming Lips The new album Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots picks up where 1999's The Soft Bulletin left us: in a daze of warped lullabies. fuzzed-up. retro pop and a sprinkling of twisted genius. Should be a spectacle. Queen '3 Hall, Edinburgh, Tue 2 Jul. I Bobby Conn Part surreal cabaret, part electro boogie, Conn brings a little bit of swaggery. tongue-cheek glamour to showery Scotland. King Tut’s, Glasgow, Tue 2 Jul.

I Far from Out, Misled Youth and No Escape Studio 24. Calton Road.

f 558 3758. 10.30pm. £4—£5. Hard hitting

Scottish ska punks FFO head tonight‘s

bill of rock action at club Zealous.

Stirling : I The Drifters Albert Halls. Dumbarton Road. 01786 473544. 8pm. 3 £14 (£12). The Drifters perform a : selection of highlights from their career spanning four decades. Glasgow I Rod Stewart SliCC. Finnicston Quay. 08700404000. 8pm. SOLD OUT. Rod the Plod embarks on the first of several sold-out stints in the country he pretends to call home. Expect a set which encompasses ‘Maggie May". ‘Sailing‘ and that one about the Motown records.