I Acoustica (‘ahzirei Voltaire. 3o 38 Blair Street. 330 M70. llptn. l‘ree (voluntar) contributions on e\it l. A He“ night oi acoustic \tttllttl\ of't‘ering \aried line-ups from lidtnhurgh'x l'inest

singer songuriters. And remember: no cm er \ersions allowed.


I The Supergun 'I‘lie l.‘~tli Note (1116. 50 (all King Street. 553 1038. 9pm. £3.

I Deadly Yet Sterile 'l‘chai ()\ na. 43 ()tago Lane. 357 4534. 8pm. l’ree.

I Phil’s Session l'ixge Beatha. 333 Woodlands Road. 5(14 I590. 9pm. l'it‘ec.


I Dirty Power Game, Nail Biter and Afterbirth Studio 34. ('alton Road. 558 575K. h’fillpm. £3. 'l‘riple hill of the hardest and hem iest metal and hardcore around from Ital} 'x l)l’(i and l.ondon\ .\';iil Biter.

Wednesday 8


I Rotting Christ, Enthorned, Primordial and Pathogen 'l‘lie ('Ltlltouxc. l5 l'niott Street. 343 (ihllh. 7.30pm. £8. ()xer- l4s' \IIO“. .\ htilging hill of black metal topped h} (ireecc's most melodic and dramatic e\ponents. Betcha \xouldn't find that out in the .\'.lII:'. elt'.’

I Dirty Power Game, Nail Biter and Afterbirth l51h Note ('ale. 50 (1() King Street. 553 10311. 8.50pm. £3. See the 7.

I Linda Fletcher Band Bret. Ashton

Lane. 343 4966. 8pm. liree. Lounge \(tltttd\.

I Acoustic Open Stage The Ilitll Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 564 1537. 9pm. Free.

I Live Music \ice'n‘Slea/y 431 Sauchiehall Street. 533 W137. ‘Ipni.


I Raw ElVlS 'liltc‘ Liquid Room. ()c Victoria Street. 335 3564. 7pm. 'l'rihute to the king to mark his hirthda).

Thursday 9


I Red Path, Wade and Jiva King 'l‘ut's Wah \Vah lltit. 373a St Vincent Street. 33| 537‘). 8.30pm. £4. l.ocal hand line-up.

I The Modern George Bar-ll} .201) ('l}de Street, 0370 907 (NW). H.3(lpin. Sis piece electro-pop outlil from l.anarkshire. I Second Skin The l31h Note ('al'e. 5() ()0 King Street. 555 1638. 0pm. £3.

I Aston ’l‘chai ()\na. 43 ()tago Lane. 357

4534. Hpm. l5ree. .-\cou\tic.

I The Vagabonds the Santa. l I: 1 Stock“ ell Street. 553 M18] . 9pm. liree. Popular emet's.

I Jam Session Samuel l)tm\, (17 7t \ithsdale Road. 433 (llll7. 8.30pm. l‘ree. I Live Music Nicc‘n'Slca/y 43l

Satichiehall Street. 333 W137. 9pm. Line-up

to he continued.

I Live Music 'l‘inderhm. IX‘) [fires Road. 3.3“) 3 I08. ()pm. l'i'ec. Acoustic music.


I Full-0n Nights 'l‘lie (‘anonx‘ (iait. 333 (’anongate. 55(144Xl. 9pm. [3. An open mic session mm a headlining hand each week.


I Spacehopper, Kamblu and Dogs Die in Hot Cars King 'l‘ut's \Vah Walt Illtl. 373a St Vincent Street. 33l 537‘). 8.30pm. {4.50. Local hand triple hill.

I 32 Bombers 'lhc (‘Ltiltutlwh l5

l'nion Street. 343 ()(III()_ 7.30pm. ()\ er l4s'


I Meka Nice‘n‘Sleai}. 43l Satichichall Street. 553 9637. ()pltl. .loiii Mitchell tnl‘luenced singer \onguriter.

till. Tori Amos As flame-haired. \x/ild—eyed. hey/itching lbut not \‘IliCltyl solo performers go. Tori's got it off pat. Motherhood hasn't mellowed her too much she's as adrenaiised a singer as ever. Clyde Auditorium. Glasgow. Sun I 9 Jan. The Flaming Lips A band who can make people's heads explode lllKC that manky bit out of Scannersi Wlill sonic boom, or reduce them to tears Wlllt their hytpontic lullabys. One of the best live band on this fine planet. Barrow/and. Glasgow. Wed 75 Jan.

Freewheelers SaxOphonist and composer Rob Hall has been a fine addition to the Scottish 121/7 scene since he moved north in the late 90s. He is equally at home in ja77 and classical settings. and is an accomplished and inventive exponent of both. He is joined in Freewheelers by trombonist Chris Grieve. bass player Mike Dunning and drummer Paul Mills. Brel. Glasgow. Sat 4 Jan.

Celtic Connections Vague as it may seem to fOCOIttltiOtKl an entire festival. the very duality of CC means that you can JUSl take a chance on something and are unlikely to be disz.ippoiiite(l. li‘y Sinead O'Connor. Scottish Women and Mary Coughlan for starters. Various venues. Edinburgh. Wed If) Jan—Sun 2 Feb.

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Singing Workshops The excesses of the festive season are over and the hard worked vocal cords are back to normal functions. so why not treat them to some sniging through the auspices of the Dunedin Consort Sir ig Madrigals .’. which gives the opportunity to take part in ensemble singing in a fun and informal workshop setting. No formal singing experience necessary. University Concert Hall. Glasgow. Sat I I Jan at I 0. 30am; Nico/son Square Church. Edinburgh Sat I I Jan at 3pm. Further info on O I 3 I 228 (M I (I.

I Paperback Throne, Ampersand and Aarcana l‘ur} .\lllt‘l"\ \. ‘)(i .\la\\\ ell Street. 331 (15] l . Upiii. £4. including entr) to post gig cltih.

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