Oigs 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).
Tickets for most medium/large concerts can be bought from the following:
Virgin, Buchanan Galleries. 332 4400
Credit card bookings from: Ticket Link: 287 5511.
Way Ahead: 339 8383.
Virgin Princes Street. 220 3234. Ripping Records South Bridge. 226 7010.
Assembly Rooms George Street. 220 4349
Way Ahead 0141 339 8383
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Glasgow I Supergrass, the Libertines and Rocket Science Barrowland. 244 Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £15.50. The adorable Supergrass are back with the same old fare — but their same old fare involves fabulous melodies. groovy hooklines and an infectiOUs attitude. Be sure to catch their the Libertines. who stick to mainly post-punk references gints in their brief but bouncy set. Kathryn Williams and Damian Rice Cottier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 7.30pm. £12.50. Fragile melancholy from this likeable singer/songwriter. Support Damien Rice is a cut above tnost emerging acoustic singer/songwriters around. I The Herbaliser The Arches. 253 Argyle Street. 0901 022 0300. 8pm. £10. Jake Wherry and Ollie Teeba have expanded their live show to a full 12-piece line-up including string section to recreate their soundtrack-ﬂavoured music with hip hop. funk and soul inﬂuences to the fore. I Regenesis The Ferry. Clyde Place. 429 1010. 8pm. £10. Tribute to the prog rock monster that was Genesis. I Hoggboy, Fred and Nu King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. Sheffield quartet Hoggboy have already racked up support slots with the Strokes. White Stripes and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs in their short career. I Fred Eaglesmlth Victorian Bar. Tron Theatre. Trongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £8. Rootsy singer/songwriter from Ontario. Canada who has garnered acclaim for his working class hotnages. I Eight Page Pullout, Regular Joe, No Escape, Clearest Day and Quilt The Cathouse. 15 Union Street. 248 6606. 7.15pm. £4.50. Over-14s show. I The Buffseeds Barﬂy (formerly the 13th Note Club). 260 Clyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 8.30pm. £5. Spunky. punky pop Devon quartet . supporting single ‘Who stole the Weekend‘ on Plastic Fantastic. I Maxton Gralnger and Edward Barton West 13th. 13 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 8pm. Edward Barton is a maverick poet/artists/performer from .Manchester who has been around for years but is still entertaining. I Route 215, Fletcher, Bomb Jacks and Muff The 13th Note Cafe. 50—60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. I The Strand, Silver Lining Smash, All My Logic and The Vanity Strawberry Fields. 56 Oswald Street. 221 7871. 7.30pm. £4. Over-14s show. Rock line-up.
48 THE LIST 17—31 Oct 2002
I Geoff Martyn Beanscene. 5 Cresswell Lane. 334 6776. 8pm. Free. Intimate set from a local singer/songwriter and member of the earliest incarnation of Travis (when they were Glass Onion) who is taking up residency in this venue for the next couple of months.
I Roost Studio One. Grosvenor Hotel. Grosvenor Terrace. 341 6516. 9pm. Free. Hard R&B.
I Scatter Tchai Ovna. 42 Otago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. Free. Free jazz-orientated rock.
I The Vagabonds The Scotia. 112—114 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 9pm. Free. Popular covers.
I Jam Session Samuel Dow‘s. 67—91 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. I Live Music MacSorley's. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 9pm. Free. Three local bands.
I Live Music Tinderbox. 189 Byres Road. 339 3108. 9pm. Free. Acoustic music.
I Slider, Reno, Kooler and The Strange Soundgarden. Starka (upstairs). 352 Brandon Street. 01698 276 644. £3.
I Skindred Studio 24. Calton Road. 558 3758. 7.30pm. Righteous brew of metal and reggae beats front former members of the mighty Dub War. This gig is still to be confirmed please call venue for further details.
I Time Bomb Soldiers, Super Hi- Tops, Tin Rokit and Parka The Venue. 17—21 Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £4. The Live Session presents a line- up of local indie shenanigans.
I Stealer and Wnsfusion Heriot- Watt L'niversity L'nion. Riccarton. 451 5333. 9pm. Free. Funk rock from Stealer with dark indie sounds front Tr@nsfusion who‘ve toured with the likes of Mansun and Space. Students and their guests only.
I JJ72 and Melaton Barrowland. 244 Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £10.50. .\'o age restriction. Overwrought indie rock trio who return with a new album I to Sky reputedly inﬂuenced by the Smashing Pumpkins and with Mark Greaney"s falsetto vocals soaring at the forefront.
I La Corte The Funk Room. the Arches. 253 Argyle Street. 0901 022 0300. 1 1pm. £9 (£7). Venezuela‘s leading hip hop outfit. and who knows enough about Venezuelan hip hop to argue with that?
I The Grim Northern Social, Kiness and The Loving Kind King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8 m. £5.
I High Roller, goldenhour, Silver City and Standoff Barfly (formerly the 13th Note Club). 260 Clyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 8.30pm. £5. 60s-flavoured melodies from the Goldenhour.
I Antenna Farm, Hasslehound, Frog Pocket and Pioneers of Anaesthetic CCA. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 9pm. £4 (£3). Consume launch a compilation of the experimental bands they have been promoting for the last couple of years.
I Josephine and Fighting Red Adair Nice'n'Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. Let Octoberdose commence — Nice'n‘Sleazy's two-week welcome pack for the new student intake begins with a set frotn spiky indie sorts Josephine.
I Uncle John and Whitelock Salty Cellar. West 13th. 13 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 8pm.
I Stylus Automatic, Manganese and Requiem Jaspers. 14 Midland Street. 221 0726. 8pm. £4. Showcase of local indie with the anthemic Stylus who have been enjoying plaudits from the likes of Morrissey of late and the stylish shapes frotn Manganese.
I Lythica, Recliner and Big Man Fury Murry's. 96 Maxwell Street. 221
651 1. 9pm. £4. including entry to post-gig club.
I Country Air Grand Ole Opry. Paisley Road T011. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 members). Regular country hoedown. I Abba Tribute Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 5520141. 7pm. £5 (£14.50 with dinner).
I Carlito McChuill‘s. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I The Boogaloo Investigators MacSorley‘s. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 9pm. Free.
I Peer Group Pressure Samuel Dow's. 67—91 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Bryan Ferry and Rosie Thomas Clyde Auditorium. SECC. Finnieston Quay. 0870040 4000. 7pm. £27.50/£25. The arch stnoothy blends new material with solo hits and Roxy Music material. I Nickel Creek City Halls. Candleriggs. 353 8000. 8pm. SOLD OUT. Mainstream version of American folk and country traditions from this young trio. whose new album This Side was produced by country star Alison Krauss. Part of Big Big World.
I The Wolfetones Barrowland. 244 Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £12. Local Celtic rock favourites.
I Dolly Varden, Stewboss and The Sunshine Delay King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £8. Double headline bill of American rootsy rock acts — Stewboss are a Californian trio. while Dolly V'arden. named after a species of freshwater trout (hey. like. wow). hail from Chicago.
I Retisonlc and Stapleton Barfly. 260 Clyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 8.30pm. £6.Retisonic feature ex-members of acclaimed post-hardcore act Bluetip and follow the same intense but rerwarding lineage. Kindred support from powerful trio Stapleton.
I Piano Magic and International Airport Call a Meeting. CCA. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Dark folkish sounds from the ambient Piano Magic whose current album ll’riters Without Homes is out on 4AD. the home of ethereal music. Support comes from the equally engrossing International Airport.
I 50 Caliber The 13th .\'ote Cat‘e’. 50—60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3.
I Owen MacAulay West 13th. 13 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 2pm.
I Moody, Galchen, Sandstone, Lo-Rider, the B-Men, Tetsuo and The Horny Goats Castletnilk Youth Club. 39 Ardencraig Road. 630 0000. 6pm. £2. Apparently. this “Monster Bash" is free if you come in fancy dress. You never got bands playing down the local youth club in my day.
I Open Stage Blues Jam Nice‘n‘Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 2pm. Free. Weekly jam session.
I Eska, El Hombre Trajeado and Hex Nice‘n'Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. Octoberdose continttes with some trusty local alternative sounds. frotn post-rock to punk rock.
I Lazy Dog Grand Ole Opry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 members). Country hoedown.
I Abba Tribute Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 552 ()141. 7pm. £5 (£16.50 with dinner).
I King Voodoo McChuill‘s. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free. Rock'n’roll. I Jamie Barnes and Cochise MacSorley's. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 6pm. Free. Residency for the R&B veteran.
I Black Rose MacSorley's. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 9pm. Free.
I ltchycoo Park Samuel Dow‘s. 67—91 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. Mod and 60s-intluenced set.
ﬂ Jon Spencer Blues Explosion New album Plastic Fang is Spencer's animalistic nod to B- movie monsters. Live, his trio put the ‘ow!’ in power trio - raw and wild. The Liquid Room, Edinburgh, Sun 27 Oct.
El Queens of the Stone Age Crushing the rock opposition like bugs under their giant robot feet, OOTSA return to right the wrongs of the flaccid Barras appearance of 2000. See preview. Barrow/and, Glasgow, Sun 20 Oct.
is Aim Grand Central's mesmeric hip hop instrumentalist goes mentalist with a live ten-piece band in tow to reproduce his spectral sounds. The Liquid Room, Edinburgh, Sat 79 Oct.
W Kathryn Williams and Damian Rice A keen double-bill of considered emotive songwriters poised to bring a tear to the eye. Cottier Theatre, Glasgow. Thu 77 Oct and La Be/le Ange/e, Edinburgh, Sat 79 Oct.
ﬂ Fugazl, Eska and Senator The legendary godfather's of US indie show why they're still head and shoulders above any of the new hardcore hopefuls. See preview. Barrow/and, Glasgow, Tue 29 Oct.
‘53 Suede and Oemma Hayes Revitalised and ready to go Brett and his men in black enjoy their New Morning. See feature. Barrow/and. G/asgow, Wed 30 Oct.
I Open Stage The Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 4—8pm. Free. Weekly session for local musicians. I Live Music The Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9pm. Free.
Edinburgh OAIn‘I The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £10. Aim‘s Andy Turner is a cinematic British trip-hop producer who retains close ties to the rap influences of his youth. adding a serious jazzed up vibe as he‘s joined by a ten- iece live band.
Kathryn Williams and Damien RlceLa Belle Angele. Hastie‘s Close. 225 7536. 7pm. £14. See Thu 17.
I Whole Lotta Led The Venue. 17—21 Calton Road. 557 3073. 7pm. £8. Led Zep lin tribute act.
I Dead) or American, Nine Miles High and The Assassins The Mercat. 28 West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 7.30pm. £4. Triple bill of hard rock action.
I Crltlklll, Ounter Prague and Cowala The Tron. 9 Hunter Square. High Street. 226 0931. 8.30pm. £3. Hard rock. metal and indie line-up.