{ & POP

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: 287 5:31 1.

Way Ahead: 3130 8383.


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

Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 4349

Way Ahead 0141 339 8383


I The Shining The (iarage. 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 1 I21). 7.30pm. £7 [this booking fee. ()ver- l4s show. These indie shamblers feature the two Simotts. formerly of the Verve.

I The Czars, Ally Kerr and Heirloom King Tut's Wait Wait lltll. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £6 pltis booking fee. The (’/ars are a beacon of shiny bright guitar magic in that murky sea of indie also rans. ('onsult their album llillt' Ift'rlllll/ll/ People is I/H' ("e/y l’wplt' if further evidence is needed I The Gems, Ursula Minor and DeRosa Nice'n'Slea/y. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Amara, v-Punk, Audiogasm and Moriarty The 13th .\'ote ('afe. 50 60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. Punk line-up.

I Blood Brothers and Ultimo Dragon West 1311). 13 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 8pm. £5. Headliners BB are a ('alifornian hardcore band who have drawn comparisons from Black Flag to At the Drive-In while l'ltimo Dragon are pretty much their Scottish equivalent.

I Arabus, Dead or American, Man Has Seven, the Bone Machine and Modo The (‘athouse. l5 l'nion Street. 248 6606. 7.15pm. £4.50. ()ver- 14s show. Alternative rock line-up. I Rhyme Rogues Studio ()ne. (irosyenor Hotel. (irosvenor Terrace. 341 6516. 9pm Free. Blues and soul hand.

I The Pendulums 'l‘eliui ()vna. 42 ()tago1.ane. 357 4524. 8pm. Free. Psychedelic folk rock.

I The Vagabonds The Scotia.

112 114 Stoekw ell Street. 552 8681. 9pm. Free. Popular covers.

I Jam Session Samuel how‘s. 67 ‘)l Nithsdalc Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. I Live Music Strawberry Fields. 56 ()swald Street. 221 7871. 7.30pm. £4.

I Live Music .\lacSor1ey 's. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 9pm. Free. Three local bands.

I Live Music Tinderbox. 189 Bytes Road. 33‘) 3108. 9pm. Free. '

. Live MUSlC Beanscene. .5 ('ressw ell Lane. 334 6776. 8pm. Free. Intimate set from a local singer/songwriter.


I Cosmic Rough Riders Potterrow Student l'nion. Bristo Square. 650 2656. 7pm. £5 (free with Freshers Pass). The (ilasgow janglers step out again alter the departure of their former lead singer.

I Cinematic Orchestra The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £10. Spectacular jitl/ electronica from this increasingly popular collective on .\'inja Tune promoting their new albtun Iii-my Day.

I Jeff Finlin and Pat Buchanan The Mercat. 28 West .\Iait1and Street. 225 3861. 7.30pm. £8. The .\Iercat is becoming a regular haunt for notable alt.country types these days. and with double bills like this it‘s no wonder. OSigur Ros and the Amina Strings Queen's Hall. (‘lerk Street. 668 201‘). 7.30pm. £12.50. ()ne of Iceland’s most popular bands w ho supported Radiohead on their Kit/A tour perform their ethereal mix of layered bowed guitar and angelic wordless vocals.

I Buddy Holly and the Cricketers Brunton Theatre. Ladywell Way. Mtisselburgh. 665 2240. 7.30pm. £1 1 (£7.50). Tribute to the late Buddy Holly.

I Mystery Juice and Croft No 5 La Belle Angele. Hastie’s' (lose. 225 7536. 1 1pm. £4 £5. A new live club night (Thrust) promises some of the best Scottish talent. this month it‘s Mystery Juice and (‘roft .\'o 5 with DJ Dolphin Boy (Tummy Tollch).


I Pale Men Made, Reason for the Insanity and Latent Heat Soundgrarden. Starka. 352 Brandon Street, 01698 276644. 8pm. £3.


I The Complete Stone Roses Tolbooth Theatre. Jail \Vy‘nd. 01786 274()()(). 8pm. £12t£8).


I Coldplay and Idlewild Sli(‘(‘. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 7pm. £18.50. .\'o age restriction on this show. The all-conquering (‘oldplay try to warm tip the expanse of the Sli('(‘ with their alternative anthems. while Idlewild lay the groundwork with their rousing indie singalongs and punk pop energy.

I Keith Emerson and the Nice Royal ('oncert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7pm. £22.50/£20. The man once renowned for sticking knives in keyboards has reformed his pre-Iil.P outfit with his battery of synths in tow to show olT \\ ith.

I Saint Etienne and Broadcast (‘ottier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £13.50 plus booking fee. Saint litienne are back with more pristine electro pop on their new album I’inis‘lvrrt' (see Records for review). If anything. Brummies Broadcast who share a label with Aphex Twin and Boards of (‘anada in Warp Records. are even better at atmospheric retro-futuristic chic.

I The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Snuff and Consumed The (iarage. 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120. 7pm. £12.50 plus booking fee. ()ver- 14s show. Jolly ska-punk from a trio of good-time bands. Listen out for Snuff's legendary punk covers of pop ‘classics’.

I The Cinematic Orchestra The Arches. 253 Argy le Street. 0901 022 ()3()(). 8pm. £10. See Thu 3.

I T Rextasy PavilionTheatre. 121 Renlield Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £12/£10. Award-winning T Rex tribute. I Odeon Beat Club, Grover and Racing Green King 'l‘ut‘s Walt Walt Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8pm. £4 plus booking fee. Thoughtful. melodic indie rock from ()deon Beat (‘lub.

I The McClusky Brothers The Acoustic Affair. Tron Theatre. 'l'rongatc. 552 4267. 9.30pm. £6. The brothers behind the Bltiebells play an acoustic gig of intimate folky material.

I Caffine The ('athouse. l5 l'ttiott Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £5.50. ()ver- l4s show.

I Capital State Barfly (formerly the 13th Note Club). 260 (‘lyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 8.30pm. £5.

I Francis McCann and Pale Man Made The 13th Note Cafe. 50-60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3.

I McSIeazy and Workshy Nice‘n‘Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Delicious tangle of beats and stuff from homegrown electronica artist McSlea/y. playing his home from home.

I Chapman, Latent Heat and Sinister Flynn Fury Mtirry’s. 96 Maxwell Street. 221 651 1. 9pm. £4 (including entry to post-gig club).

I Tommy Truesdale and the Sundowners (irand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 members). (‘ountry rock.

I Abba Tribute Bourbon Street. 108 (ieorge Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£14.50 with dinner).

I Roost MacSorley's. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 9pm. Free. R&B.

I Thunderstruck Samuel Dow‘s. 67 9| Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.


I Sugardaddy, the Bloodshot Eyes and My Electric Love Affair The Venue. 17- 21 (‘alton Road. 557 3073. 7pm. £5. Local indie acts with psychedelic touches.

I Czars, Tacoma Radar and the Abrahams La Belle Angele. Hastie's Close. 225 7536. 7pm. £6. See Thu 3. I The Complete Stone Roses The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £10. See Thu 3.

I Chris Mills and the City that Works The Village. 16 South Fort Street. 478 7810. 8pm. £7. A dose of alt.country with a dash of the blues from Mills and his band.

I STML Bannerman’s. 212 (‘owgate. 556 3254. 9.30pm. £tbc. Hard rock and more from this local act. who hope to have some demos available for sale in time for this show.

I The Magnificents ligo. l4 Picardy Place. 478 7434. 10pm. £6 (£5). Twisted. industrial electronica from the Magnificents. providing a live set at the new wave art-meets-dance music club night that is Djinniditto. with DJs taking you through to 3am at this freshers special.

East Kilbride

I East Kilbride Amnesty International Group titist Kilbride Arts Centre. ()ld (‘oach Road. 01355 261000. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5). The local Amnesty group presents ‘A Little (Human) Rights Music' featuring guitar and mandolin orchestra Da (‘apo Alba and Scottish ()pera singers Rachel Hynes and Heather Ross.


I The Elvis Collection: 25th Anniversary Show (‘umbernaultl Theatre. Kildrum. 01236 732887. 7.45pm. £12 (£10). A tribute to the king from Billy J .\le(iregor and his ten-piece band.


I Welcome to my World Falkirk Town Hall. West Bridge Street. 01324 506850. 8pm. £10 (£9). (ieorge Hamilton 1V offers tip old school country toons.


I Mull Historical Society Queen Margaret l'nion. 22 l'niversity (iardens. 33‘) 9784. 7.30pm. £10. Top spangly pop and smalltown melancholia from one of Scotland's finest bands.

I Jerry Cantrell The (iarage. 4‘)() Sauchiehall Street. 332 1 I20. 7.30pm. £1 1. ()ver- 14s show. Formerly the guitarist in post-grunge. pre-nu metal rockers Alice In (Trains. ('antrell now

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Death in Vegas Richard Fearless and Tim Holmes frighten. delight and bemuse in equal parts with their artsy electro rock

behemoth Scorpio Rising. Live. they promise more of the same. Oil/7U. Glasgow. Sat 72 Oct.

i Motorhead, Anthrax and Hawkwind Like Scotch pies. they aren't sootiisticated and have plenty of gristle in them but as far as big. bad. bruising heavy rock bands go you can't go far wrong with lvlotbrhead. and the support warrants turning up early. Clyde Auditorium. Glasgow. Mon 74 Oct. Sigur Ros The Icelandic act who veer between the sublirnely beautiful (their music) and absurdly pretentious (their new album is called 7)). Should be a momentous occasion. Queen's Hall, Edinburgh. Thu 3 Oct.

Alec Empire Regarded as somewhere between an inspired genius and wayward loon. Berlin's industrial techno king enjoys a return visit. King Tut's Wan Wan Hut. Glasgow. Sun 6 Oct.

Beth Orton and Ed Harcourt The diminutive singer) songwriter presents her own distinct folktronica with sturdy support from Ed. Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow. Mon 7 4 Oct.

launches his solo project. His album Degradation Trip was released earlier this summer on Roadrunner.

I The Electric Prunes and Daevid Allan King Tut‘s Walt Walt Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £12.50. The mighty Prunes were one of the first wave of psychedelic guitar bands. Alter enjoying a couple of hits in 1967. including ‘1 had Too Much to Dream Last Night'. they split. scattered and have only reformed in the last couple of years. with a new album Artifact to take care of unfinished business.

I Space and Sneak Attack Tigers Barlly' (formerly the 13th .\'ote ('lub). 260 ('Iyde Street. 0870907 099‘). 8.30pm. £7. 1.iverpudlian indie tunesmiths Space return from possible oblivion to promote their new album Suburban Rae/t 'n 'Ra/l.

I V Win (‘('A. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 8.30pm. ls’amshackle (ilaswegian collective \' Twin are finally poised to release their years-in-the- making debut album The Blues lx a .lll'mt/it'lt/ full of shakin' Stonesy action. I Shania “vain/Texas Tribute Pavilion Theatre. l2l Renlield Street. 3.32 1846. 7.30pm. £10/£8.

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