Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Rock 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: 28/ 55:31 1.

Way Ahead: 311‘) 8383.


Virgin Princes Street. 290 32114. Ripping Records South Bridge. 226 70H).

Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 «1349

Way Ahead 0141 (335) 81383

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I Morcheeba and Kayak Barrowland. 244 (iallowgate. 552 4611]. 731th L15 plus hooking fee. (’offee tahle grooves from Morcheeha. \\l1t)\L‘ featherlight ('lni/‘iuieu alhuni was the sound of the summer we never had.

I Gary Numan Queen Margaret l'nion. 22 l'niversity (iardens. 33‘) ‘)784. 7.3llpm L16 plus hooking fee. The roho-voiced purveyor of \_\ nth anthems saw his flagging career given a shot in the arm hy the Sugahahes Tuhcwa} Army -sampling .\'umher ()ne ‘lireak like Me' httt it will prohahly still he the old faithful who will turn out to hear him drone once more.

I Speedway, Stone Whisper and the Shores Kiiig Tut's \Vah \Vah llut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. L5 plus hooking fee. Speedway get hack to the intitnate gigs after playing on the same hill as Ricky .Martin and Blue at the Leeds Party in the Park. I Simple Kid Barfly tfornierly the 13111 .\'ote (‘luhl. 2611(‘lydc Street. (1871) ‘)l)7 ()‘)‘)‘). 8.30pm. £6. l‘ierce Panda‘s new tip for the indie top an Irish one man hand in a kind of Badly l)rav\ it kinda way.

I Left Hand Element, Fractal Jack, Surge, lnvain and

Dustpuppet 'l'lie (‘atlrouse IS l‘nion Street. 243 6606. 7.15pm. L450. (her- 14s show. Metal night.

I The Real Mackenzies, the Threats and the Alpacinos .\'iee'n'Slea/y. 421 Sauehiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm. The headliners are a San l-‘ranciscan ska punk hand who suhstitute hagpipes for the usual hrass instrumentation.

I The Grease Monkeys and the Wednesdays “ext 13111. 13 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 8pm. (iarage punk hill.

I Dead Fly Buchowski, Full Picture, Redeye and the Jades The 13111 Note (‘ttlcfi 50 (fl) King Street. 553 1638. ‘)pm. L3. first night of the Notes Merchant (Tl) l’esti\al celebrations.

I The Counterfeit Clash Studio One. (irosvenor Hotel. (irosvenor Terrace. 341 6516. ‘)pm. Free. (‘lash and other covers.

I The Bareback Riders 'l'inderhox. 18‘) Byres Road. 33‘) 3 1118. ‘)pm. l-‘ree. Acoustic set.

I David Rowart Beanscene. 5 Cress“ ell Lane. 334 (i776. Split. l‘ree. l.ocal singer/songwriter.

I Benny Gallagher and Jim Diamond (iaiety 'l‘heatre. :\_\r. ()12‘)2 61 l 222. Two veteran performers join together for the Folks like l’s tour.

I Belmondo Tcltai ()v na. 42 ()tago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. I‘ree. Bossa nova sounds.

I The Vagabonds Tltc Scotia.

l 12 l l4 Stuck“ ell Street. 5.52 ShSl. ‘)pni. l‘ree. Popular covers.

I Jam Session Samuel Dow's.

()7 ()l \ithsdale Road. 423(1lll7. 8.30pm. l‘ree.

I Live Music MaeSoi-ley \, .12 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. ‘)pm. l'ree. Three local hands.


I Fuse, Double Zero and the Chase The Tron. ‘) Hunter Square. High Street. 226 (N31. 8pm. L3. Indie.


I Pupkin, Closer and the Gems Starka. 352 Brandon Street. 01608 276644. 7.3(lpm. L3. l’upkin are fiesty cliorus-tastic indie scamps.


I Tribute to Nothing, My Deaf Audio, Stickman and Rococo King Tut's \Vah \Vah llttt. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8pm. L6p1us hooking tee. .«\1'ter_\carstouting their teenage hardcore punk set on the live circuit. Trihute to Nothing are now hardy \eterans. and they 've even started shaving. Their time should he now

OTerra Diablo, Huckleberry and

Turin Brakes play Henry Wood Hall,Glasgow, Sat 21 Sep

Closer The Acoustic Affair. Tron 'l‘heatre. 'l‘rongate. 552 4267. ‘).3()pm. L6. Three Scottish indie hands swap electric for acoustic at the next of the Tron's regular unplugged showcases.

I B-Movie Heroes, Die So Fluid and the Suffragettes The (‘ttlltottsu l5 l‘nion Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. L6. ()ver- 14s show

I The Day I Snapped Nice'n'Slea/y. 421 Sattchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm.

I Rolla, the Others and Three Days Born liury Murry s. ‘)6 Maxwell Street. 221 6511. ‘)pm. L4. including entry to post-gig eluh.

I Abba Tribute Bourbon Street. 108 (ieorge Street. 552 (1141. 7pm. £5

tL' 14.51) w ith dinner).

I The Gift Mc(‘huill's. 41) High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Jam and Small Faces covers.

I The Sex Godz MacSorley's. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. ‘)pm. Free. (11am rock.

I Bronx Samuel Dow‘s. 67 ‘)1 Nithsdalc Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. l‘ree.

I Cannon llttlttislt‘s House. New Sneddon Street. l’aisley. ‘)pin. Quality local post-rock.

I Live Music Deatlilehem. the 13th .\'ote (are. 5() 6() King Street. 553 1638. ‘)pm. L3. Second night of the Note\ Merchant ('ity l‘estival celehrations with the live music line-up at this dedicated metal eluh still to he confirmed.

I Live Music (irand ()le ()pry. l’aislc) Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm. L3 (L2 menthersl. (‘ountry


I Simple Kid The Venue. 17 2| (‘alton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £5. See Thu 1‘).

I Tyrant Lizard Kings, Stoma and Maya29 The Tron. ‘) llunter Square. High Street. 2261)‘)3l. 8pm. £3. Heavy rock and indie line up.


I Die Junkies, Shrinking Violets, the Gems arid the Hucksters Souiulgarden. Starka (upstairs). 352 Brandon Street. Mollterw ell. ()l(i‘).\' 276 644. L3.


I Turin Brakes and Fionn Regan Henry Wood Hall. 73 (‘laremont Street. (1870 16‘) ()1()(). 7.30pm. £12.50 (advance). £14 (door). The whole ‘quiet is the new loud’ thing all seems very far away now hut Turin Brakes have persisted with their spindly acoustic melodies which can still delight and will he releasing a new alhum later this year. Sleepy sounding lrish singer/song“riter l‘ionn Reagan provides most suitahle if

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Amy ngby Following the damn good example of those west coast mavericks like Shoeshine Records. forward thinking promoters Lonesome Highway are launching a series of shows with an altcountry bent in Edinburgh. The latest is Amy Rigby (pictured). Mercat, Edinburgh, Sun 22 Sep.

Terry Callier Not only a sublime songwriter with a Clutch of tremendous albums (checkout What Colour is Love or Essential for starters) but a hypnotising live performer. A fine example of someone having not lost that magic. Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh, Tue 24 Sep.

Terra Diablo, Huckleberry and Closer The Acoustic Affair is a series of intimate shows where the rockers switch off the distortion pedals and the singer/songwriters strip it back to the bare bones. This week the normally noisy wayward indie tykes make for an intense experience. Tron Theatre, Glasgow. Fri 20 Sep.

Malcolm Middleton and Sons and Daughters The launch of the Arab Strap guitarist's debut solo album 5: 7 4 f/uoxytine seagull alcohol john nicotine at this List Hit List Night. Not as seedy or miserable as you might think but just as desirable. See preview. Barf/y, Glasgow. Sat 28 Sep.

eccentric support.

I Lach, Ursula Minor and Cooler

King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £5 plus hooking fee. New York-based

singer/songwriter l.ach describes himself

as antifolk. 'l'elevision's Billy liieca helps him out with his janeg punky folk.

I Venus Hum and Ives Barfly (formerly the 13th Note (‘1uh). 260 (‘lyde Street. ()870 ‘)()7 (1999. 8.30pm. £5. Nashville-based trio who favour floaty electro-pop whimsy over pedal steel pedantry.

I Galchen, Cayto and Cannon The 13th Note (are. 50» 60 King Street. 553 1638. ‘)pm. £3. Stoner grooves.

I Stairway To Zeppelin The l-‘erry.

(‘lyde Place. 42‘) 1010. ‘)pm. L'lt). 'l'rihute to the mighty Yep.

I Open Stage Blues Jam Nice‘n‘Sleary. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 2pm.

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