Music rock & poo listings

Rock a pop continued


I Trip Fontaine and the Electric Soup Cafe Royal Bistro Bar. 17 West Register Street. 557 4792. 7.30pm. Psychedelic popster Fontaine and his all new group promote current single ‘Freeway' on Brown Acid Records. To be confirmed. please call venue for more details.


I Rod Stewart SliCC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 0404000. 8pm. S()l.l) ()L'T. Rod continues to milk his tenuous connection to Scotland with lots of shameless saltire waving and hits from the 70s to the present day.

I Siouxsie and the Banshees Barrow'land. 244 (iallowgate. 552 460i. 7.30pm. £l8.50 plus booking fee. No self- respecting old goth will want to miss this show frotn the imperious punk goddess and her tousled crew.

I Lexi, Cutler and Nacoya King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £4 plus booking fee.

I Major Major, Boomhauer, Star 69 and My Legendary Girlfriend Barfly (formerly the 1301 Note Club). 260 Clyde Street. 0870 ‘)()7 0‘)‘)‘). 8.15pm. £4. I Skirt Box and Captain Everything The Cathotise. l5 Union Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £5.50 pltis booking fee. ()yer- l4s show.

I Savalas The Medicine Room. Cathedral House. Cathedral Square. 552 35 1‘). 8pm. Free. Jazz. funk and electronica mesh to make up the Orchestra of liquals. the rather portentous name for this evening‘s entertainment from the Say'alas collective of musicians. producers and ‘sound designers'.


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I GOT, Danish Lovedog aitd Bob Cuba Fury Mtirry‘s. ‘)6 .‘ylaswell Street. 22] 65l 1. ‘)pm. £4. including entry to post-gig club.

I Five Storeys High and the Few Strawberry Fields. 56 ()swald Street. 22l 787l. 7.30pm. £4. including entry to post-gig club.

I Nevada (irand ()le ()pi‘y'. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 members). Country.

I Steps Tribute Bourbon Street. I08 (ieorge Street. 552 0l4l. 7pm. £5 (£l4.50 with dinner). They're barely cold in their pop grave and here they are being reanimated for office party consumption. I Deke McGee and the Bluesicians McChuill‘s. 4t) lliglt Street. 552 2135. l0pm. Free.

I Remedy MacSorley's. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 858l. ‘)pm. Free. Country- inlluenced rock and pop.

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I Bronx .Sittttllel l)ow ‘s. 67 ()l Nilltsdttle Road. 423 0l07. 8.30pm. Free.


I The D4 The Venue. I7 21 Calton Road. 557 3073. 7pm. £6. Raw ktis garage rock from this New '/.ealand act formed by Jimmy and Dion formerly from Nothing at All.

I Blunht, Stovepipe and Stoma Stttdio 24. (‘alton Road. 558 3758. 7.30pm. £4 £5. Zealous' lit'sl o\ er l4s gig ol heayy rock aitd metal. please bring proof of age if you fancy a drink.

I Like Minded Souls The Beat Ja// Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 078l I 375374. ‘)pm. £2 £4 (free before l0pm). l.atest signings to lfI‘J Bukem‘s (‘ookin' label mixing up Iiy'eja/z and intelligent drum & bass.

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I Rod Stewart SliCC. Fiiinieston Quay. 08700404000. sort) (it"l‘. See Hi 5

I Linton Kwesi Johnson 't‘mn 'l‘hcati'e. 'l‘rongate. 552 4267. 4pm. £l0. 'l'he tltottght-pt‘oyoking politicised reggae wordsmith play s as part of the (ilasgow Ja// Festiyal. Puts today ‘s say -nothing pap into perspectiye.

I Allison Moorer St Andrew 's lit the Square. St Andrew 's Square (off Saltmarket). 353 8000. 8pm. £l0. :\labatna—born. .\'ash\ ilIc-based rising country starlet.

I Ten Speed Racer, Oddfish arid How To Swim Kittg 'l’ut's Wait Wait lltit. 272a St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £4.50 plus booking fee.

I Dr Nemesis and the Strand l3th Note Cafe. 50 60 Kiiig Street. 553 I638. ‘)pm.

I Hustler, Tinrockit anti Panacea Strawberry Fields. 56 ()swald Street. 221 787]. 7.30pm. £4. including entry to post- gig club.

I Boots and Saddles (ii-amt ()Ic ()pry. l’atslcy Road loll. 42‘) 5306. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 members). Country.

I "on JOVi Bourbon Street. “)8 (ieorge Street. 552 0l4 l. 7pm. £5 t£l6.50 will) dinner). Scottish tribute to the 80s hair rockers.

I Open Stage The Hall Bar. I60 Woodlands Road. 564 I527. 4 8pm. Free. \Veekly session for local musicians.

I Curtains The Hall Bar. I60 Woodlands Road. 564 I527. ‘lpttt. Free. I Drunk a Punk .\te('hui|l’s. 40 High Street. 552 2 l 35. l0pm. Free.

I Killing Floor Samuel l)ow 's. 67 ‘)| Nitlistlale Road. 42.) (007. 8.30pm. Free. I Jamie Barnes and Cochise \lacSol‘ley ‘s. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 853 l. 6pm. Free. Residency for the Rth \eteraii.


I Toni Catlin aitd the Sundowns 'l‘he \lL‘t'L‘ttl. 28 “est \ltlllltlltd Street. 225 386l. 7.30pm. £5. \t‘t‘tltolll born Caitlin brings her brand of to Scotland.

I The Boogaloo Investigators The Beat Ja// Basement. l Chambers Street. 078ll 375374. 8pm. £2 £5. Real deal funk action from the Boogaloo lnyestigators with tip top l)J action in support from AK. the Resonance and Simon llodge as part of clttb night FLY.


I Radio Sweethearts and She- Haw 'l'olbooth 'l‘heatt'e. Jail \Vynd.

()l 786 274000. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Scottish country rockers featuring two es-l’astels.

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I Cinerama King Tut's Walt Walt llttt. 272a St Vincent Street. 22] 527‘). 8.30pm. £8 pltis booking fee. lis- \\'edding l’resent man l)ay'id (iedge continues to plug away in his post- \\'eddoes outfit. Charming tunes. usual well obsery'ed. .self-deprecating lyrics. dry northern w it a la Jaryis but how many people are still listening‘.’

I The Bone Machine, the Gems and the Rodents Barfly (formerly the 1301 Note Club). 260 Clyde Street. ()870 ‘)07 0‘)‘)‘). 8.30pm. £4.

I Mercury Tilt Switch .\'ice’n'Slea/y. 42] Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm. .\ltiscttlar indie rock from this I)undoiiian band who plan to release their album Brunt/Iv ly'i'il some time late summer.

I The Cobramatics 'l‘he Scotia. ll2 ll4 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 4pm. Free. R&B residency.

I Steff’s Sunday Session t'isge Beatha. 232 Woodlands Road. 564 l5‘)6. 5pm. Free. Bring your own instrument.

I Live Music Soundgarden in the City. 1301 .\'ote Cafe. 50 60 King Street. 55.3 I638. ‘)pm.

I Live Music Grand Ole ()pi'y. l’aisley Road 'l‘oll. 42‘) 53‘)6. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 members). Country -orientated act to be confirmed.


I Croft No 5 and the Lush Rollers Bongo Club. l4 New Street. 558 7604. 8pm. £6 (£4). .\ double bill of bands: Croft .\'o 5 who mix traditional tunes with dance beats and gt'ooy‘es and l.tish Rollers w ho‘y‘e got more of a i‘ootsy rock sound. .-\ll backed tip by DJ Dolphin Boy.See preyiew.


I Neil Diamond SliCC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. £45/£35 pltis booking fee. If his last set of in-the-round dates were arty thing to go by. the redoubtable .\lr l)iaiiiond is still in line performing fettle. rattling through a plethora of singalong hits from ‘Sweet Caroline' to ‘l'm .-\ Beliey'er' while wearing those spangly jumpsuits well. I Elkie Brooks Clyde Auditorium. SliCC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 ()40 4000. £17.50/£l5 plus booking fee. Distinctiye sandpaper \ocals front this .\l()R performer best remember for her 70s hits ‘l’eai‘l's a Singer" and lilac \Vine'.

0 Roger McGuinn (‘oiiier 'l‘heaire. llyndland Street. 332 4400. 7.30pm. £l‘).50. Former Byrds maestro with the quay cry nasal \oice straps on his l2- string for some tender country rock with psychedelic undertones. See prey it“.

I Toni Catlin \y'esi l3llt. l3

Kely inhatigh Street. 576 50l8. 8pm. £3. Country singer/songwriter from

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I The Foamers, Divide, Muff and A Close Last l31h .\'oie (kite. 50 60 King Street. 553 I638. ‘)pm.

I The New Blues Surfers Studio ()ne. (it‘osyenor llotel. (ii'osyenoi' 'l'et‘i'ace. 34l 65l6. ‘)pm. Free. Blues quintet.