West End Festival l'ntil Sun 3() .lttn. Various Venues. \Vest lind. 341 0844. The West [ind ot (ilasgow comes to life with a \‘tht'illtt multi-arts l‘estiyal boasting a mixture of liye music. theatre. comedy. children's eyents and the atmttal colourl‘ul street party and carniyal.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. l'(}(‘ Bttilding. Rent't‘cw Street. 0870 787 0707. 7.30pm. £6. \Videly regarded as comedyk globctrotter. .\'ick \Vilty joins outrageous Attstralian Brendon Burns and Rttdi l.ickwood.
The Stand The Stand. 333 \Voodlands Road. 0870600 6055. 8.30pm. £5 (£3). Resident cotnpere Frankie Boyle introduces Brendan Dempsey. Martin I"urby and Kirsty Moss.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £5 (£3). A bumper line- up of stand-up stars inclttding l.i\'crpool's Richard Allen. l.eith lad Paul .\lc.\'eill. (‘olin Mc(iill. natural born storyteller Jamie McKenzie and compcrc Sttsan Morrison.
Reg Anderson’s Comedy Cellar l-"in Mac(‘ool's. l6l l.othian Road. 622 710‘). 9pm. £2. Dundee‘s Bert Darcy. John Mc(}uinness and l'krainian madman Bene Linchesticoy.
Snatch Club The Liquid Rootn. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. l0pm 3am. £3.50 (£2.50). Resident compere and DJ Harry Ainsworth hosts this weekly carry-on tneets Hi-De-Hi debauched cabaret. liach week there will be a selection of gttests. and competition host Daye Strong conducts the participatory fun and games.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. l'(i(' Building. Renl‘rew Street. 0870 787 0707. 7.30pm. U2. See Thu 20.
The Stand The Stand. 333 \Voodlands Road. 08706006055. 9pm. £6 (£5). Stand-up slalw art John Moloncy headlines. with able support l'rom Richard Allen and Allan Miller. Jane Mackay is the resident cotnpere.
Bob 'the gob' Doolally alienates more close personal friends at his
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £6 (£5). Brendan Dempsey headlines. with backing from last year’s So Yott 'l‘hink You're I‘tmny winner .\liles Jupp. Martin l’urby and compere Susan Morrison.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. l'(i(‘ Building. Renl't'ew Street. 0870 787 0707. 7.30pm. £ 1 2. See Thu 20.
Independent Comedy @ the Brunswick The Brunswick Hotel. 106 8 Brunswick Street. 5565626. 0pm. £5. Vladimir Mc'I’ayish. Marjorie and .\'eal Mack join compere James ('ampbell.
The Stand The Stand. 333 \Voodlands Road. 08706006055. 9pm. £7 (£4). See Fri 21 only with compere Sllsan Morrison.
Madcap Comedy Club State Bar. l48 Holland Street. 883 2334. 0.30pm. £5 (£4). Foul-mouthed t'unnymen Raymond Mcarns and Lee .\'es.s.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £7 (£4). See Fri 2] bttt with compere Jane Mackay.
Geordies on Tour (‘ul de Sac Southsidc/Attic. l 17‘) I’ollokshaws Road. 649 IMO/64‘) 47 l 7. 8pm. £4. The (ieot‘dies are ottt in force at this special '(‘raic (0 'l’he Sac' night. See Simon Brown. old skool entertainer Bobby Presser and (‘up A Sottp (‘omedy ('hallengc winner Seymour Mace attempt to win oyer the attdience with their northern charms.
Michael Redmond’s Sunday Service The Stand. 333 \y‘tmdlands Road. 08706006055. 8.30pm. £4 (£2). Maniacal genius Allan Miller tops a bill which includes Dundee's Ben Darcy. Bey Lyons and two Velyet Virgins.
Whose Lunch is it Anyway? The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. lpm. liree. l’t'eestyle tunniness and hangoyer-banishing antics trom resident duo Pattl (iraham and Stuart Mttrphy.
Sunday Special: John Moloney The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272.
World Cup Special, the Stand, Glasgow, Wed 26 Jun
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Edinburgh gagster Gordon Brunton comperes the So You Think You're Funny Showcase, the State Bar, Glasgow, Fri 28 & Sat 29 Jun
9pm. £7 (£6). The former (iertnan teacher who has a nice line in selli- deprecating humour plays an extended set.
Reg Anderson’s Big Fun Quiz Night The Meadows Bar. Moo Bar. 42 44 Bucclcuch Street. 667 6907. ()pm. Free. An ot‘lbeat comedy quiz with karaoke. interactiye audience games and a spot of stand-up from the titan himself.
Monday Rhymes Brel. 39 43 Ashton l.anc. 342 4066. 8pm. Free. (’omic wordsniith Viy (ice returns with her bizarre poetry cabaret.
The Comedy Module Solid Rock ('al‘e \Vest. Dumbat'ton Road. 556 5626. 9pm. £3. James (‘ampbell and his brainchildren the Trinity of Mirth indttlge in some surreal antics.
Red Raw The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8.30pm. £l. Host Kcara Murphy and headliner l)cs (‘larke pttt around eight cotnedy hopeltds on the road to stardom.
Hang the V.J. The Three Sisters. I39 (‘ow-gate. 622 6800. 9pm lam. Free. Join Harry Ainsworth and Daye Strong (aka 200i Perrier Newcomer winners (Earth (‘ruikshank and Eddie Mc('abe) as they trawl the murky depths of the pop abyss in their new weekly quiz. show. Iixpect their usual blend ol‘ cheeky questions and ruthless audience baiting set against a backdrop of multi-screen videos and a galaxy of booze prizes.
Reg Anderson’s Big Fun Quiz Night liitt hiltC(‘()t)l.S. l0] l.t)thiztn Road. 622 7 I03). 9pm. £1 to play. See Sun 23.
Reg Anderson’s Big Fun Quiz Night Noble‘s Bar. 44a (‘onstitution Street. l.cith. 554 2024. 0.30pm. U to play. See Sttn 23.
Bob Doolally’s World Cup Special The Stand. 333 \Voodlands Road. 08706006055. 8.30pm. £6 (£4 ). A tilthj. two-looted tackle on the soccer happenings on the other side of the world from the sell-st} led former manager and pundit.
Auld Reekie’s Oxters The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £4 (£3). (ilasgow lass Susan Morrison and guests explore the whores and sores of historic Iidinburgh in an evening of uncompromising humour.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. l'(}(‘ Building. Renl'rew Street. 0870 787 0707. 7.30pm. £6. linergetic (ieordie japester Mickey Hutton. camp singing sensation (‘raig Hill. ballistic ranter Raymond Mearns and sonorous Yank Reginald 1) Hunter. The Stand The Stand. 33.3 \Voodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £5 (£3 ). Lil't’ I‘lmn' Show star Frankie Boyle introduces John Flint. John Ross and Allen Chalmers.
The Stand The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm. £5 (£3). l.ast year's So You Think You're Funny winner Miles Jttpp raises the comedy tone. Backing comes lt'om 'l'ango man Ricky (‘allan. (‘olin Simpson. (icot'ge .\'isbet and compere Mark Bratchpiece.
Reg Anderson’s Comedy Cellar l’in Mac(‘ool's. l6l Lothian Road. 622 710‘). 9pm. £2. Dedicated crowd pleaser Joe Heenan. plus Keara Murphy and Alan Hamilton.
Big Word Performance Poetry (iilded Saloon. 2.3.3 (‘owgate. 226 6550. 9pm. £4 (£3). Furious poetic cabaret with scabrous slam chatnp Tim 'l‘urnbull. rhythmical ace Longiace. Rodney Relax and Tracy Patrick. Attila (Smart and Jem Rolls cotnpere. Snatch Club The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. l0pm---3am. £3.50 (£2.50). See Thu 20.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. l'(}(‘ Building. Renl't'ew Street. 0870 787 0707. 7.30pm. £ l 2. See Thu 27.
The Stand The Stand. 333 \Voodlands Road. 0870 6006055. 9pm. £6 (£5). Susan Morrison introduces Daily 'l‘elegraph Open Mic runner-up Simon liyans. plus Motherwell lad Mark Bratchpiece and Joint (iot‘don.
So You Think You’re Funny Showcase State Bar. I48 Holland Street. 883 2334. 9pm. £5 (£4). (‘hannel l-‘our is on the lookout once again for