Music rock 8. pop listings

Glasgow 30 continued

I Julia thirteen, Kain and Stickman 'l'hc ('athouse. l5 l'nion Street. 348‘ 6606 8pm. l‘rcc but ticketed Available in advance from the venue The folks behind the Storm. (ilasgovv 's proposed FM rock radio station. host another shovvcasc 01 quality local talent. I Bozilla and Corse The land ol the Month ('lub. the 13th .\'otc (are. 50 60 King Street. 553 1638'. 8.30pm £3. 1'sual electrontca shenanigans from lio/illa and buddies.

I Hill City Blues Studio One. (irosvenor llotel. (irosycnor Terrace toff llyres Road). 341 6516. 9pm. Free. Blues. I Acoustic Jam Nict-‘ii'SIea/y. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 96.3". 8pm. Free. With a free drink for participants.

I Open Mic Night Liquid Lounge. 94 West Regent Street. 353 6333. 9pm. Free. Launch of a ncvv vveekly event shovvcasing nevv talent be 11 poetry. music or comedy compered by comedian Raymond .\learns.


I Acoustica (‘abaret Voltaire. 36-38 Blair Street. 330 (il76. lilpttt. i'TCL' 1voluntary contributions on eytti. See Mon

I Open Mic \Vhistlcbinkies. 4 6 South Bridge. 557 5114.9pm. Sec Mon 33.


I Anthrax and Kill II This liarrovvland. 344 (iallovv gate. 553 4601. 7.30pm. £13.50. ()ver- 14s. The old vvave of nu metal. or rap metal. as it vv as knovvn in the olden days of the late 80s. Anthrax did the baggy shorts and hip hop collalmration thing vv hen Fred Durst vvas still young enough to be vvearing those short trousers and not look like some ov'ergrovvn Kevin the 'l‘cenager.

0 Bob Log III and The Lonesome Organist Nice'n'Slea/y. 431 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £6.50. See panel. right.

I Raar, the Day I Snapped and Terra Diablo King Tut's \Vah \Vah llut. 373a St Vincent Street. 331 5379. 8pm. Free but ticketed. Available in advance from the venue. More quality rockist action frotn the local acts. brought together by the people behind the Stortn. Scotland's proposed rock radio station.

I Deadly Yet Sterile Tchai ()v'na. 43 ()tago Lane. 357 4534. 8pm. £1. \Veekly cabaret vvitli live music content.

I Phil’s Session liisge Beatha. 333 Woodlands Road. 564 1596. 9pm. Free. Weekly jam.


I Acoustic Edinburgh Medina. 45—47 l.othian Street. 3356313. 8pm. Free. This popular monthly event relaunches in Medina with six diverse acts from across the musical spectrum. All unplugged. all original music. Expect the highest standards of musicianship in this very chilled-out venue.

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0 Suzanne Vega Pavilion Theatre. 131 Renl'ield Street. 333 1846. 7.30pm. £18.50. lckle Suzanne retums vvith her

vv'ispy nouv'eau folk songs vvhich pack a lv rical sting.

Arab Strap (‘ottier Theatre. Hy'ndland Street. 357 3868. 7.30pm. £8.50. The Strap tout their latest and best album .llonduy' at the Hug and Pint. Have they stopped drinking and cheered up‘.’ With that title. vvhat do you think'.’ See previevv. I Amos Garret Stereo. 12—14 Kelv'inhaugh Street. 576 5018. 8pm. £5. Virtuoso guitarist from Canada vvith country rock roots in the 60s. who has played for Stevie Wonder. Emmylou Harris and Bonnie Raitt in his time.

I Open Stage The Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 564 1537. 8pm. Free. Weekly session for local musicians.

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I Robin Black and the Intergalactic Rock Stars, Psycho A-Go-Go and Rat:oaddy The Venue. 17-31 (‘alton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £7. .-\ night of the longest and dovvnright oddest band names around all headed by 'l'oronto's sleazy glam rockers Robin Black . . . famed for their decadent drink fuelled live shows.

I oc Country Band Queen Charlotte Rooms. 56a Queen (‘harlotte Street. 555 6660. 8pm. £3.50 t£3 mUsiciansl. See Wed 35.

I Chaos Theory Southern (‘ross Cafe. 63a (‘ockburn Street. 633 0633. 9pm—midnight. Free. See Wed 35.

I Fleamarket Funk (‘abaret Voltaire. 36-38 Blair Street. 330 6176. 1 1pnv3am. Free. See Wed 35.


I Eels and MC Honky (‘arling Academy. 131 [iglinton Street. 0905 030 3999/0870771 3000. 7pm. £14. Over- 14s. liels' frontman F. could give Arab Strap a run for their money in the wilful miserabilist stakes. even though nevv album Shootmunny'.’ makes a deceptively joyful sound.

I Richard Thompson and Erin Mcklnnon Royal (‘oncert Hall. 3 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £18. Probably Britain's most respected folk musician who. over the years. has absorbed blues and jail. into his .set. And all vvilhoul ever removing his beret.

I Grandaddy and Clearlake Queen Margaret l'nion. 33 University (iardens. 339 9784. 7.30pm. £10. Psychedelic pop with analogue synths. The consistently melodic (irandaddy are like the Flaming Lips’ less goofy coUsins and have been proven to be the listening choice of supermodels and filmstars in the past (Kate Moss and Liv Tyler. anyvvay l.

I Kelly Joe Phelps King Tut‘s \Vah \Vah Hut. 373a St Vincent Street. 331

303 L00 III

The story goes that Bob Log lost a hand in a

boating accident as a child and it was hastily replaced by a monkey‘s paw. to

which the great man attributes his unique guitar approach. ‘lt's my own personal style, see? The paw moves much quicker than a normal hand. so my real hand has to flop around a lot to compensate.‘ A one-man

booze-blues explosion of mystery. his entity is always hidden behind a pilot‘s helmet and visor as he frightens/ delights with his kick-drum/ slide- guitar/ bouncing-young-ladies-on-his- knee action. And with tunes like ‘Boob Scotch'. ‘Drunk Stripper‘ and “Wag your Tail like a Dog in the Back of a

Events are listed by date, then city. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to Ruth Hedges at ruth©, by post or by tax on 0131 557 8500. Listings are compiled by Ruth Hedges and Kenny Mathieson.

Truck‘. who can argue? I Sun ;.1'; an: '. 1w " f: i“ ' ' T {-

5379. 8pm. £13. ('ountry rock guitarist knovvn for his improvisatory skills. He describes the playing on his latest album S/Ingvlin! I’I'llf¢’\\IUI1(l/\ as ‘a bluegrass band that vvent to the vvrong school‘.

I JR and Scatter Stereo. l3 l4 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 8pm. £3. JR are a Leeds-based band vv hose sound has been compared to Steve Albini's unforgiving Shellac.

I Loaded Liquid Lounge. 94 West Regent Street. £3 (£4 on doori. Nevv venture organised by Joy Promotions vvhich vv ill feature a couple of live bands. to be confirmed. and his spinning mod. rock. soul and indie sounds.

I High Roller and Ju Ju Ten Nice'n’Slea/y. 431 Sauchiehall Street. 33.3 9637. 9pm. Psychedelic indie.

I The Vagabonds The Scotia.

l 13—l l4 Stockvvell 50061. 5.53 S’hh’l. 9pm. Free. Popular covers.

I Battle of the Bands Mac-Surley‘s. 43 Jamaica Street. 348 8581. 8pm. Free. I Open Mic Tchai ()vna. 43 ()tago Lane. 357 4534. 8pm. Free. Fortnightly session.

I Jam Session Samuel l)ovv‘s.

67 7| Nithsdale Road. 433 0107. 8.30pm. Free.


I Fez, Lebowski and The Young Hips The Venue. 177 31 ('alton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. Triple bill of indie vvith full on stadium sized rock from Lebovv'ski.

I Live Bands Thee l'ndervvorld. Bannerman's. Nidtlry Street. 556 3354. 3.45pm. £4. See Sat 38.

I Out of the Bedroom \Vaverlcy Bar. 1 St Mary‘s Street. 557 1050.

9pm -midnight. Free. See Thu 19.

I Req One and Kid Acne Bongo Club. 14 New Street. 558 7604. l0pm—3am. £5. ('utting-edge live hip hop performance frotn this double bill of truly innovative Warp signings. Live sets. 1)] skills. Warp visuals, live graff. merchandise and so tnuch tnore.

Thursday 19 Glasgov. I Music in the Square the ()uadtanglc. \lain (Lunpus, (ilasgoyy 1 nivctstty. 330-1951 13 30 1 30pm ltcc .\ dtvctscsclcctionot l1\v‘1111181v as part of the “est l'llvl lcsttyal ('hcck \cttttc lot daily scltcdulc I Will Jones ('alc \Ulllvv'. S! \tidtcvvs llllllt‘\v|11.llt‘. St \ttdievvs \v111.11v'. ott Salttnaikct. 548 6020 8pm 17'151 lliis tcnovvncd blucs guttatis is. kltovvtt tot llls lolk ttision and influence on the must. ot lat’tc (‘lapton and Ralph \lc lcll I Lynne O'Neill Trio \d I ll‘. 111 “MW 311061.3450045 ‘1‘111 13 ()‘\v‘lll lcads this ttto singing lita/lllatl times and tan standards


I Paul Towndrow Quartet llcnty ‘s .Ia/I ('cllat. 8 \lorrison Street. 16" 5300 8.30pm £5 'l'lic only player lioin tlicl is to reach the final ot this year's \\oild Sayoplionc (‘oinpctition play s ncvv tunes from his latest albutn. ("o/om y

I Live Music lluttian lie ln. 3 .s vvt-si ('t'osscattsevvay. 663 8860 9pm 1 rec \cvv vvcckly night sliovvcastng ltltttliutgli's underground nu soul and lunk musicians I Out of the Bedroom \\aveile_v liat. 1 St Mary‘s Sttcct. 55" 1050

9pm midnight l'tcc ()pcn mic session ()riginal music only vvtth the chance to record your set lust bring: a blank tape


I Music in the Square lltc Quadrangle. \lain Campus. (ilasgovv 1'niycrstty. 3304951 13 30 1 .30pm l'rcc Sce Thu 19.

O Ran Blake ('('.\. .151» Sauchiehall Street. 353 woo spin times. .(‘t' \ <1 Scc lltt l.tst. right

. John BUDCh .'\vlv‘l.llvlv"s. 311‘) lialll Street. 348 4970. 8pm L9 111 advance 11.8 on thc doori. l’iano artistry vvtth lirian Slttcls and John Rae.

I Derek Clark Sextet lilav‘klt'tats_ 36 Bell Street. 553 5934 9. 30pm l't’t'v‘ Modern tan 111 this ncvv yycckly slot.


I Yush Records Showcase Night llcnry‘s Ja/I ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 46“ 5300. Midnight. £5, Hip hop. lunk and ragga from Tush .311 Stars and Rat

I Todd Gordon llcttt'y 's Ja/l (‘cllar 8 Morrison Street. 46“ 5300 8 30pm £6 lidmburgh's popular crooner sings gems from l’orter. ('armichacl and and more

I David Milligan’s North Songs ()uecn's llall. (’lcrk Stt'cct. 66.8 3019. 8.30pm. £8 £10 «£6 £81. Sec panel right


I Morph, the Jazz Collective and Paul Towndrow Trio lirel. 39 43 Ashton Lane. 343 4966. 3 8pm Free Three top Jan acts. I’ur! u/ the 11m /;m/ l'i'vltiul.

I S’Wonderiul - The Gershwin Songbook Queen's ('ross (’hurch. 870 (iarscubc Road. 946 6600 8pm £8 t£6.50i. Strictly Songtime present a selection of the great .-\tncrtcan composer's vvork. I’ur! of the WM! Inn! l'l’yllltll.

I Rift Raft lilacklriars. .36 licll Street. 553 5934. 9.30pm. Free. Drummer llill Kettle leads this constantly evolv mg quartet through straight-ahead and itnprov tscd. modern |;i//. l’urr u/ .lluvn I)uv Si lit/um].