Events are listed by date, then city. Submit listings at least ten days before publication for Glasgow to Fiona Shepherd at glasgow®, by post or by fax on 0141 353 2803 and for Edinburgh to Henry Horthmore at, by post or by fax on 0131 557 8500. Listings are compiled by Mark Robertson, Henry Northmore and Fiona Shepherd.

Ticket _ information

Tickets for most shows can be obtained in advance from:

Tickets Scotland 239 Argyle Street. Glasgow 0141 204 5151.

Tickets Scotland 127 Rose Street. Edint'ntrgh. 0131 220 3234.

Ripping Records 91 South Bridge. 0131 2267010.

Way Ahead 0141 339 8383.


I Celtic Connections also see t‘olk listings

I Donnie Munro ()ld liruitmarket. Albion Street. 353 8000. ‘)pm. U4. The ex-Runrig frontinan plays songs from his new album (inc/iv Heart on which he covers (iaelic ballads he learned as a child. l’url o/t't'llit‘ ('mtncr‘litms‘.

I The Spitfires, Freeview and Stickman King Tut’s “ah “ah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 22] 527‘). 8.30pm. £5.


If you're in an up and coming band and would like the opportunity to showcase what you've got, please send your

demo tapes/(D's to:

Po Na Na 43!) Frederick St Edinburgh EH2 1EP

OI contact

0131 226 2224

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I One Step Off, Toy, Stumpmonkey, 7 Stone Lighter and Anger of the Victim The (‘athouse. l5 L'nion Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £4. ()ver- l4s show. .Metal line-up.

I The Blimp and Glitterball Vegas Nice'n‘Slea/y. 42l Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm.

I Sneak Attack Tigers .\il.\(). the |3th Note (are. 50 60 King Street. 553 I638. ‘)pm. £3. lndie rock splodges.

I Space Junk, Cosmos and Mr Zero Strawberry fields. 56 ()swald Street. 0845 053 ‘)28‘). 7.30pm. £4. ()ver- l4s show. Proggy alt rock.

I Corrosion, 3 Days Born and The Kamikazes 'l‘he (‘ellar Bar. Ramada Jarvis Hotel. l00 Miller Street. Info: 553 25l5. 8.30pm. Free. I Sticky Fingers Studio One. (il‘()s\'en()t‘ Hotel. (irosvenor 'l‘errace (oil. Byres Road). 34l 6516. 9pm. Free. Rolling Stones tribute.

I The Vagabonds 'l‘he Scotia. 112 l 14 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. ‘)pm. Free. Popular covers.

I Open Mic Tchai ()vna. 42 ()tago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. Free.

I Jam Session Samuel Dow‘s, 67- 71 Nithsdale Road. 423 ()l()7. 8.30pm. Free.


I The Sundowns and Vera Cruise The Venue. l7 ~2l (‘alton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £5. A cracking double-bill ol' from two bands growing in stature with every show. Vera ('ruise support Teenage l’anclub on their tour later this year.

I The Silver Pill, lndafusion, Cruiser and Paravision Bannerman's. Niddry Street. 556 3254. 8.45pm. £3. As Bannerman‘s stCDs uh to try and revive lidinburgh's underground rock scene in the face of smoky adversity. local space rock demons the Silver Pill head a varied night of indie and rockist shenanigans. I Breshnev and Terrapins Found Us lleriot—Watt t’niversity lhiiott. Riccanon. 45l 5333. ‘)pm. Free. Notable double bill of indie for the student crowd.

Check out the Blag Bag for great


on page ’11

Sole plays Barfly,Glasgow, Wed 12 Feb

I Moka Whistlebinkies. 4 6 South Bridge. 557 5| 14. ‘)pm. Free. Moka take to the stage for two 45 minute sets as they make their \\'ltistlebiitkies debut. I Out of the Bedroom Waverley Bar. I St Mary‘s Street. 557 I050.

‘)pm midnight. l-‘ree. Open mic session for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. ()riginal music only with the chance to record a set on tour track just bring a blank tape.


I Celtic Connections also see folk listings

I Karen Matheson and Jennifer Port (ilasgow ('athedral. ('athedral Square. 353 8000. 8pm. £l5 (‘andlelit concert featuring the haunting vocals of ('apercaillie‘s singer. pltts collaborators

from the folk. pop and jit/l. fields. Part of

('c/Iit‘ (’rniltr'r‘lionx.

I The Kevin McDermott Band and Geoff Martyn liast Kilbride :\t'ts (’entre. ()ld ('oach Road. liast Mains. liasl Kilbride. 0l3552 61000. 8pm. Rootsy rock from longtime local favourite McI)ermotl. supported by ex- Travis member Martyn. shortly to release his debut live album.

I Laconic, Sour Cherry and Endorphin King Tut‘s Walt Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £4. lindorphin mark the release of their new three-track lil’.

I The Shine, Waytooblue and Dieselbone Niee'n‘Slea/y. 42l Sauchiehall Street. 333 0637. ‘)pm.

I Bozilla and friends [find of the Month ('lub. the 13th .\'ote (are. 50 60 King Street. 553 I638. ‘)pm. £3. l'sual mayhem to round oil the month including the Maurice (iibb Memorial l)isco dancing (‘ontest and an audio visual tribute to Japanese film director Kinji liukasaku. As you do.

I Eleven Mile Crew and the lves The Sottndhatts. 47 Hyde Park Street. 221 465‘). 8pm. £4 (£3 members).

I Carson, Barnaby and Soulsaver Fury Murrys. ‘)6 Maxwell Street. 22l 651l.‘)pm. £4. including entry to post-gig club.

I Rolla, Fortune and Slave Radio Strawberry Fields. 56 ()swald Street. 0845 053 ‘)28‘). 7.30pm. £4. ()ver- l4s show. Dance/funk.

I Rough Chaps (irand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 53‘)6. 7.30pm. £4 (£3 members). (‘ountry sounds from a band with a name that's so bad it's good. I Abba Tribute Bourbon Street. I08 (ieorge Street. 552 0l4l. 7pm. £5

if; I 2.50 with dinner).

I Roost MacSorley 's. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 858l. ‘).30pm. l-‘ree. Rtkll.



Low The quietest. most fragile songs sung in the most beautiful way. Shhhh: it‘s genius. Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, Mon 3 Feb: OMU, Glasgow, Wed 5 Feb.

The Delgados and Aereogramme A better double dipper of Scottish unsung musical heroes you'll struggle to find. Both bands are enjoying a creative high with recent recordings: the Delgados Hate from last year and Aereogramme's awesome forthcoming platter Sleep and Release will both be aired here. OMU, Glasgow, Tue 4 Feb.

The Coral and the Basement An evening of quality scouse eccentricities as the Coral (pictured) revisit Scotland almost exactly a year after they first shambled into our lives at the 2002 NME Awards Tour. Support comes from (help!) the new Coral. the Basement. Barrow/and. Glasgow. Wed 5 Feb.

Amen, Little Hell and Torquamada A smouldering pile-up of mangled metal mayhem topped by hard-livin' Californian Casey Chaos and his crew. Cat/rouse. Glasgow, Wed 5 Feb.

ldlewild Unveiling the new line-up before they set off around promoting the worldwide release of The Remote Part. Barrow/and, Glasgow, Thu 6 Feb.

Laeto, Senator and Sam’s Hot Car Lot A three—headed altrock beast dishing out chunks of post-rock fire and hardcore brimstone. Banerman '3. Edinburgh, Thu 6 Feb.

Electric Six Yes. they have trouble with their voltage and are now most adept at bothering the charts too. but the 'Six still know how to rock. The Venue. Edinburgh, Fri 7 Feb; Barf/y. Glasgow. Sat 8 Feb.

Sigur Ros Proggish and quite gorgeous spectral soundscapes from the head melting Icelandic rompers. Barrow/and, Glasgow. Tue 7 7 Feb.

Sole and The Grand Buffet Another prime example of underground hip hop excelling. with some quality strangulated beats and brine from Sole. Barfly, Glasgow. Thu 73 Feb.