Music rock & pop listings

Sun 30, Glasgow

I Big Blues Jam Studio One. (iros\enor Hotel. (irosvenor Terrace. 341 6516. 6pm. Free.

I Steff’s Sunday Session l‘isge Beatlta. 232 Woodlands Road. 564 1596. 5pm. Free. Bring your own instrument.


I The Listening Room The Blue Bla/er. 2 Spittal Street. 229 5030.

8 10pm. £2 suggested donation. Performing tonight Jim Bryce. See Sttn 23.

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I Roger Sutcliffe Studio One. (irosvenor llotel. (irosvenor 'I'errace. 341 6516. 9pm. Free.

I Acoustic Jam Nice'n‘Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Free drink for participants.


I Tony Bennett Royal (‘oncert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 8pm. £30/£25/£20 plus credit card booking fee. The smooth operator and hard-touring pensioner plays as part of the (ilasgow Ja/I Festival. See jazz listings.

I Michael Bolton (‘lyde Auditorium. Sli(‘('. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. £3()/£30/£27.50 plus booking fee. The man who pioneered the mullet in popular music may have ditched the long locks but it will take a lot more to dislodge his tenacious adherence to the schmalt/y ballad.

0 Bobby Conn King Tut’s Wah Wah llut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6.50 plus booking fee. See preview for this colourful performer and self-styled (‘hicago legend.

I Late Night Foreign Radio and Stapleton West 13th. 13 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 8pm. Free. Double hill of escellent spiky post-rock angles.

I Stuart’s Session t'isge Beatha. 232 Woodlands Road. 564 1596. 9pm. Free.


0 Aimee Mann The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7.30pm. £12.50. Finally her rescheduled date has arrived. During the 80s. Mann led the post-new wave pop group Til 'l‘ues‘day. how e\ er her solo work takes a more lyrically-inspired folk-tinged direction as witnessed on her soundtrack to .lltrennli'u.

C9 The Flaming Lips Queen's llall.(‘1erk Street. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £13.50. Psychedelic rock with blistering moments of incendiary pop. See pre-

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I The Lush Rollers and Croft No 5 Barfly (formerly the 13th .\'ote ('lubl. 260 ('lyde Street. 0870 907 099‘). 8.30pm. £5. (‘ontemporary ceilidh sounds from (‘roft .\'o.5.

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I Flaming Dice Club Nice‘n‘Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Monthly rockabilly club with live mtisic element.

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

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Belle Angele. llastie's Close. 225 7536. 8pm. £4 £5. Triple hill of indie rock from these local acts.


I The Be Good Tanyas and Darden Smith St Andrew's in the Square. St Andrew’s Square (off Saltmarket). 353 8000. 8pm. £10. (‘anadian folk/country combo who have been favourably compared to the likes of (iillian Welch and Iris Dement. Support from Austin-based rootsy singer/ songwriter 1)arden Smith.

I Nu, La Chunky and Escobar 9 King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5 pltts booking fee.

I The D4, the Grim Northern Social and Barefoot Barfly (formerly the 13th Note Club). 260 (‘tyttc Street. 0870907 0999. 8.30pm. £5. Antipodean garage rock.

I The Stunts, Galchen and The Argonauts Nice'n'Slea/y. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

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

I The Vagabonds The Scotia. ll2>~l l4 Stockwell Street. 552 8081. 9pm. Free. Popular covers.

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

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

I Live Music MacSorleys. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 9pm. Free. Three local bands.

I Live Music 'l'inderbox. 189 Byres Road. 339 3108. 9pm. Free.

I Live Music Studio One. (irosvenor Hotel. (irosvenor Terrace. 341 6516. 9pm. Free.


I Trip Fontaine 8. the Electric Soup (‘afe Royal Bistro Bar. 17 West Register Street. 557 4792. 7.30pm. Psychedelic popstet' Fontaine and his all new group promote current single ‘Freeway‘ on Brown Acid Records.

The dates listed below are for one-off or ticketed shows; see below section for free residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Jazz listings compiled by Henry Northmore and Kenny Mathieson.


I Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms Royal (‘oncert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £4 £23.25. The orchestra relax into the best of easy listening. with hit songs of the likes of Frank Sinatra. .\'at King (‘ole and Henry Mancini. John Wilson conducts classics like ‘(‘ome Fly With Me’ and ‘From Russia With Love'. I Masquenada ('anvas. 62 Albion Street. 552 2101. 8pm. £5. A Latin- infttsed jazz selection from these former (‘afe (irafliti regulars. including (‘himp of Salsa (‘eltica fame on percussion and (‘olin Steele on trumpet.

I Vertical Records Showcase (‘ottier Theatre. 93 95 llyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £8. A showcase of tnttsic from Vertical Records featuring Sunhoney. a fusion of dance and traditional music. Andrew White and others to be announced. I’url oft/iv lli’s‘f Iii/HI I'i'xll't'rll.

I Warren Vache with the Brian Kellock Trio The Piping (‘entre.

30 34 McPhater Street. (‘owcaddens. 287 5511. 8pm. £9» £10. ()ne of the world’s leading trumpeters and cornettists Warren Vache is joined by the Brian Kellock Trio for this concert presented by Jan Mainstream.


I Rumba Caliente The Beat 1211/ Basement. 1 (‘hamhers Street. 0781 1 375374. 8pm. £2 £3 (free before 10pm). New six piece band lead by Salsa (‘eltica trumpeter Toby Shippey. providing the fittest in hot raunchy Latin sounds.

0 Stahls Bla Henry's Ja/l (‘ellatz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. lixciting Scandinavian lit/l group with an avant-garde take on music.

I Andrew Bain’s New York Quintet The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 9pm. Free. Scottish drummer Bain returns from the Manhattan School of Music. bringing a whole host of mates with him. For more info on lidinburgh's newest live jau venue check out wvvw.bridgeja/zlxtrcom.


I Masquenada Henry's Jan. ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. Midnight. £5. See Thu 20.

I Fete de la Musique (Music Day) lnstitut Francais d'licosse. 13 Randolph Crescent. 225 5366. 1 1pm. Free. In France. Fete de la Mtisique or Music Day is a national celebration of the summer solstice. This tradition has spread around the world and now musicians from all walks of life. playing all types of music come together to demonstrate their passion for music. Ranging from classical music. French and Scottish traditional. contemporary.

inn and folk. over 12 concerts will take

place in the building.

I Trouble at the Blue Note The Beat Jau Basement. 1 (‘hambers Street. 0781 1 375374. 8pm. £2 £4 lfree before 10pm). lirik 1)a Viking and Hobbes host this resident special of 2 1 st century ja/l. 0 Stahls Bla Henry 's Jan ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. See Thu 21).