Events are listed by date, then city. Submit listings at least ten days before publication for Glasgow to Fiona Shepherd at, 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 Horthmore and Fiona Shepherd.


Ticket information

Tickets for most shows can be obtained in advance from:

Tickets Scotland Qflfi Argyle Street. (ilasgow lit-ti 2/04 ‘5 '31.

Tickets Scotland 12/ Rose Street. i'llllllfllfllll, 0131 7.70 39.34

Ripping Records 91 South Bridge. 019.1 ?2"0 [010.

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I Paul Weller ('arling Academy. l2l liglinlon Street. 0905 020 3999/0870 TH 2000. 7.30pm. £25. Hope you‘re happy Weller ‘dad-rock'. ihc genre you ‘pionecred' httx made it into the latest edition ol' the (‘ollinx iinglixh Dictionary. I it’s Jo and Danny, Elaine Palmer and Skin on Skin King 'l'iii‘x Wah Wah llut. 272a St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm. £6. Whimsical indie pop l'rorn loved-up duo Jo and Danny.

I Roger Record l’la}cr/. (ilaxgim School ot Art. lhtl Rentreu. Street. 353 45.30. llpm. £4 l£3 \lllthllh/iz (iS.-\l lilccit‘oclaxh melanchon trom Manchester.

I Butterfinger and Salt Ashes Nice'n'SIeaI}. 42l Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637 9pm. Local indie rock.

I Templeball, El Chupacabras and Ramp Barll}. 200 (‘lyile Street.

0870 907 0999 ts'pm. £4. Rock/metal bill.

I Jopus, the National Rifle Association and Stickman 'l‘hc l3ih Note (Hitch 50 00 King Street. 553 M38. 9pm. £3. Stoncr' rock. pmt rock and indie tutti. rexpcctiwly.

I Escobar 9, Viva Stereo unit Rolla Loaded. Liquid Lounge. 94 \Vext Regent Street. l0pm. £3 (£4 on doorl. Viva Stereo plug their \arieil. mexmeric xix-track 'Rexixtance' lil’.

I Restore, Yoshi, The Expendable Penguins of War, Anger of the Victim and The Vanishing Act Strawberry l-‘ielilx. Sr» ()wiald Street. 0845 053 9289. 7.30pm. £4. ()xerv l4\ \llti“. Rock hill with cum touches.

I Sticky Fingers Studio One.

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Bytes Road). 34] (i5io. 9pm. Free. Rolling Stones tribute.

I The Vagabonds 'l‘he Scotia.

ll2 1 l4 Stockwell Street. 552 Xtixl. 9pm. l-‘ree. l’opular coverx.

I Battle of the Bands

MacSorley ‘5. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 3581. 8pm. l‘ree.

I Open Mic 'l‘chai (him. 42 ()tago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. l‘ree. Fortnightly

I Jam Session Samuel 0mm,

()7 7| Niihxdalc Road, 423 0l07. 8.30pm. l‘ree. lluxlc‘d hy lnderx'ndence. I Live Music 'l‘indcrhox. IS‘) liyrex Road. 339 3 l08. 9pm. l’rec. Acoustic sounds.

Sweet Honey im Rock

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Fri 18 July 7.30pm Tickets £12.00 - £18.50

+ 50p credit card charge


I The Ashtray Hearts 'l'he Village. l0 South i'tirl Street. lclllt. 4‘3 7Klli .'\illCi’lc;lll.l

I The Beat (‘rtr'ux (lab. 40 42 (irrndlay Street. (\22 “030 7 30pm

£l l.50 ()ne of the earhcxt and rnmt iriiportant British ska rexnalixt groupx. torming in I973. and behind great track \uch ax ‘.\iirror in the liathroom' and ‘Stand l)o\yn \largaret'.

I Live Music ('atc Royal iihil’tt liar. l7 \Vt‘xi chlxicl' Street. 5.5—7 4592. 7.30pm. l,i\e llill\lL‘ ot all \tylcx \hapiw and colour\ trorn l.o\t-('at pl'tiillitilitlh . Cryet 'I‘hcc l.ll(lL‘l’\\Ull(l. Bannerman'x. \iililr'y Street. 550 3254 H.45pm. £4. Local rock act “till a hint ot .'\li'lL‘ttlt pct'cusxion. \ttppor'tx \llll tbc.

I Stealer, Psychedelic Breakfast and Micawba Whrxtlehinktex. 4 o South Bridge. 55~ 51 14. 9pm. £4. l-unk rock t'r'om lidinburgh'x Stealer \Hlll a double bill ol Ne“ caxtlc indie actx to lolloyy.

I Out of the Bedroom Wan-ile} liar. l St Mary‘x Street. 557 l050.

9pm midnight. Free. Open mic \t‘\\lt)il t'or lidi"burgh-based \lllgCl/xntlg“i'liL‘l'\. ()riginal music only with the chance to record a \et on tour track iuxt hrmg a blank tape.

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I Pink Grease, Buubomb and Dougals Room King Tut's with with Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 22| 5279. 8.30pm. £5. (iaragey rockabilly lrom motley crew i’ink (ircaxe.

I Dead Fly Buckowski, Red Brick Tent and Young Girls Wanted Barfly. zoo (‘lyilc Street. 0870 907 0999. 8pm. £4. l'tlitlx)‘ rock l'rom lk‘ttd l‘l)’ lillL‘k()\V\kl.

I Slave Radio, Austin, Catapult and Contraband The ('athouxe. l5 i'nion Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £4.50. ()yer- 14s Shit“. Mainxtream rock line- up.

I l. casio immunitas 'l’hc l3lll Note ('ale. 50 ()0 King Street. 553 1033. 9pm. £3. Post-rock with dual drumming action.

I Eskimo Fun, Nine Miles High and The Decals l-‘ury Murrys. 9o Maxwell Street. 221 (351l.9pm. £4. including entry to post-gig club. Triple hill ot‘ upcoming local indie bands.

I Cimarron (irand ()le ()pry. i’aixle} Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £4 (£3 members). ('ountry.

I Abba Tribute Bourbon Street. IUS (icot‘gc Street. 552 0l4l. 7pm. £5 (half- price before 10pm. £l4.50 with dinner). Tribute to Sweden‘s l‘ah Four.

I Global A Go Go Me(‘huil|\. Jr) High Street. 552 2135. l0pm. l-‘ree. World sound\ and live percuxxiori.

I Harlequin Days Miicsorlcy‘x. 43 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 8pm. Free. Rock covers.

I Rush Hour Sarmtel Don's. (i7 71 Nithxdale Road. 423 0l07. 8.30pm. Free. Rock.

I The Fusion Experience Liquid Lounge. 94 West Regent Street. 353 (i333. (ipm. liree. Residency from this ja/I. funk trio.

I Frank O’Hagan 'l‘hc Scoiiii.

112 l l4 Stockwell Street. 552 868i. 9pm. Free. (‘oyers of [)ylan. the Band and ('reedence.


I Domestic Discipline, MUWK and AC Rid Studio 24. 24-26 ('alton Road. 558 3758. 7.30pm. £4-£5. A night of heavy rock with shards ol‘ metal.

I Live Bands Thee lindem'orld. Bannerman'x. Niddr)’ Street. 556 3254. 8.45pm. £4. Thee Underworld night but with acts still to be confirmed.

I Winston and u-Know-Hoo Whistlehinkies. 44) South Bridge. 557 5| 14. 9pm. Melodic. nostalgic guitar from Winston with classic funk from 1‘- Kntm -Hoo.


Sluts of Trust Chemikal Underground doesn't sign very man. acts; so when they do. best ,ou sit up and take lltllli’li‘ (lnl. to gigs old. but growng in stature ‘.‘.lill men. performance. this rock duo add a bit of angular glam spice to the already. stellar raster, Set;- i)i(3‘.’l(?‘.‘~. \‘xcii'rl'Sleaxi. (Elasgoit. Sill ’59 Jill,

Finley Ouaye i dinbur‘gh's own soul troubadour makes a return to the ll‘.(? arena ‘.‘/Illl these intimateiishi d(l()ilSll(I shows. l)lt?‘.’lt?‘.’.’lll§l tracks from his new long player l‘.lui:l‘ More than Much I ove, which it; out ner‘, soon. King lut's. (ilasgow lueJ’.” Jul; 1 rut/id Room, I ill/iburgh. Wed 2’3 Jul.

The Zephyrs and Sons and Daughters A keen double bill ot dark. tWIsted neo lolk meets (gountry meets indie magic trom pair ot great Scottish bands. the /ephyr:;' new album. A Year to the Day is revrewed Ill Records page 10/. Nice'n'S/e'i/y, Glasgow, lue ’22 Jul; the Venue. Edinburgh, Wed 23 Jul.

HESS Live + Loud While the big boys and girls get to go and roll arOund the dirt at l in the Park, their little brothers and sisters (:an delight in this mammoth all day pop lest. Blue. Sugababes. Busted and Misteeg head the party but there's enough pop on show to make your head explode - a possible side etter;t from too much ll]? and froth. Hampden Park, Glasgow, Sun 2/ Jul.

Wichita Third Birthday featuring Brave Captain l ormer Boo Hadley man Martin Carr is out in the decks and laptop to play a set as part of this celebration of the label that brought us Bright Eyes. Northern States and of course. the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Nice'n'S/ea/y. Glasgow, Tue 22 Jul.

Rocket Science and Mower Two bundles of feisty indie luri -— one from Melbourne. one from london. Two great rock acts. what more do you need for a Monday nig'nt’) King Tut's, Glasgow, Mon 28 Jul.

The Dirty Chamber ll . . . even dirtier No. not a Christina Agurlera convention but the after show to Edinburgh's annual graffiti ram wrth live hip hop from Richie Hutftone. the Abdominal Showman and the Scotland Yard MCs. Bongo Club, Edinburgh, Thu 3 7 Jul.