Biffy Clyro play the Venue, Edinburgh, Wed 26 Feb

about where they are coming from in the primitive rock stakes.

I Atriedes, Symbolics, Locosea, Mangara atid Breakpoint The (‘ttthottsu l5 l'liion Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £4. ()ver- l-ls show. Rock line-up.

I Aether Flux and Galchen The 1301 Note (Eric. 50 60 King Street. 553 1638. ‘)pm. £3. Drones. tones and moans are promised.

I Kenisia, Almighty Me and The Alpacinos Strawberry I‘ields. 56 ()swald Street. 08-15 053 ‘)28‘). 7.30pm. £5. ()ver- 14s show. Ska punk.

I The Cobramatics 'l‘lie Scotia. ll: ll-i Slockwell Street. .552 8631. 3.30pm. liree. RtfiB Residency.

I Big Blues Jam Studio One. (irosvenor IIoteI. (irosvenor 'l‘ei'race. 3-11 6516. 6pm. Free. Hosted by the New Blues Surfers with contributions from Rev Doe and the .\'imnio Brothers.

I Phil’s Sunday Session t'isge Beatlia. 232 Woodlands Road. 56-1 1596. 6pm. Free. Bring your own instrument.


0 Teenage Fanclub and Vera Cruise The Liquid Room. ‘)c Victoria Street. 225 256-1. 7pm. £12. See liri 21. I Magic - Limited Edition Festival Theatre. 13 2‘) Nicolson Street. 52‘) 6000. 7.30pm. £12 £14. See Wed 1‘).

I Fuse and Dougal’s Boom Bannerman‘s. .\'iddry Street. 556 325-1. 8.45pm. £3. Another douhle hill of indie from 'I'hee l'nderworld.

Monday 24


I Def Leppard, Ricky Warwick and The Darkness Barrowland. 2-1-1 (iallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £26. ()ver- I-ls show. A burst of old metal from Sheffield's mullet-haired heavy rockers with support from Almighty vocalist Warwick arid a confounding new quartet who spurn streamlined nu-metal to go for the old spandex-clad ridictilous rock posturing and falsetto vocals approach. New single is called ‘(iet Your Hands off my Woman'. You get the picture.

0 The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, lkara Colt and Ex-Models Queen Margaret l'nion. 22 L'niversity (iardens. 33‘) 978-1. 7.30pm. £9. Hippety hip Brooklyn trio

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fronted by the feisty style icon Karen 0. Support from London's coolest. Ikara ('oIt. w ho sound like the I-‘all with a red hot poker up their backside. 'l‘heir pain is our pleasure. See preview.

I Satyricon and Mohair King Tut's Walt Wah llut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8pm. £10. ()ver-I-ls show.

I Peregrine, Love Machine and Slave Radio The 1.1111 Note (kite. 50 60 King Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £3. Indie and rock.

I Johnny T’s Big City Blues Band Studio One. (it'tisvcntit' lltitcl. (irosvenor 'I'errace loft By res Road 1. 3-11 6516. ‘)pm. I-‘ree.


I Acoustica ('ahat‘el Voltaire. 36 38 Blair Street. 220 6176. 1 1pm. I‘ree (voluntary contributions on exit 1. See Mon 17.

Tuesday 25


I Turin Brakes and I am Kloot Barrowlaiid. 2-1-1 (iallow gate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £13.50. (ientle acoustic pop from both these acts. originally associated with the New Acoustic Movement of a few years ago. 'I'urin Brakes are shortly to release their new album lit/im- Song. .S‘n' [)I't'l'fl'lt‘.

I Acacia Avenue John Mac Ilall. L'niversity Avenue. 7.45pm. Sheffield hand play a gig. to be broadcast live on Subcity Radio.

I Fear of Jazz The 1301 Note (kite. 5060 King Street. 553 1638. ‘)pm. £3. I Cafe Cariola 'l’chai ()vna. 42 ()tago Lane. 357 452-1. 8pm. £1. Brazilian acoustic music. performed by a (ilasgow-hased musician. originally from Rio.

I Phil’s Session t'lsge Beatha. 232 Woodlands Road. 56-1 l5‘)6. ‘)pm. Free.


I The Others, Juliet 13, Sam’s Hot Car Lot and Fighting Red Adair Bongo ('Iuh. 1-1 New Street. 558 7604. ‘)pm. £4. Ilopefully the first of many as the Baiid Agency launch their new Scottish rock showcase.

I 4“ Fingers The Venue. I7 21 (‘alton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £5. Great fun. pogo friendly. poppy punk rock.

Wednesday 26


I Mark Olsen and the Creekdippers featuring Victoria Williams St Andrew \ in the Square. St Andrew ‘s Square. 548 6020. 8pm. £12. Infectious Americana with downhome rootsy influences from these two respected vocalists.

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17th February at 8pm - Tron Victorian Bar. Trongate G1

MARI! IIlSIIII a TIIE tantrum-ens featuring Victoria Williams

26th February at 8pm - St. Andrew‘s in the Square. 1 St. Andrew's Square, Glasgow Gt


7th March at 8pm - St. Andrew's in the Square. 1 St. Andrew's Square. Glasgow G1


19m March at 8pm - The Queens Hall. Clerk Street. Edinburgh EH8

27th March at 8pm - The Grand Ole Opry, Govan Road. Glasgow 651


23rd April at 8pm - The Ferry. Clyde Place. Glasgow GS

Tickets for the Tron Theatre available from Tron Theatre Box Oltice on 0141 552 4267. all other Glasgow shows 1rom the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Box Office on 0141 353 8000 Tickets for The Queens Hall. Edinburgh available from The Box Ottice on 0131 668 2019.

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