Music rock & pop listings

Tue 20 continued

Edinburgh I Band Showcase Whistlebinkies. 4 6

South Bridge. 55/ 51 14. 0pm. Free. See Tue 13.

Wednesday 21


I Celtic Connections see folk lislitlgs.

I Brand New, Straylight Run attd Moneen Kiitg 'I‘ut‘s \Vah \Vah Hut. 373a St Vincent Street. 331 5370. 8pm. S()1.1) ()1'T. ()ver- 14s show. New York punk pop quartet w ho have toured \\ ith the likes of (iood ('harlotte and .\'e\\ found (ilory.

I The Atomic Bitchwax attd Brutal Goose Barfly. 360 (‘lytle Street. 0370 007 0000. 8pm. £7. Heavy retro rock from New Jersey. helmed by Monster .Magnet guitarist lid .Mtutdell. They split in 3003. but refornted last year.

I Your Scarecrow, Slowpoke and Raiser Nice'n'Slc‘a/y. 431 Sauehiehall Street. 333 9037. 0pm. £3. Post-hardcore. emo-ish sounds from Your Scarecrmv.

I Figure 8 Brel. Ashton Lane. 343 4066. 8pm. Free. (ilasgow -based duo playing .-\mericana material.

I TransistorTransistor attd Wolves 13th .\'ote (are. 50-60 King Street. 553 1638. 0pm. £3. 1)anceable emo-punk from Transistoi’lt‘ansistor.

I Open Stage The Hall Bar. 160 \Voodlttnds Road. 564 1537. 8pm. liree. Weekly session for local musicians.


I Stuart Clark and The Dazes \\'1iist|ebittkies.4 6 Sotith Bridge. 557

51 14. 0pm. 1‘ree. (iuitar rock from (ilasgow 's the Dales on at midnight.

I Fleamarket Funk ('abaret \‘oltaire. 36 38 Blair Street. 3306176. 11pm 3am. £3. See Wed 14.

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Glasgow I Celtic Connections see also folk listings.

I Capercaillie artd Susana Seivane Royal ('oncert Hall. 3 Sauehiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £16/£14. (iaelie folk rockers (’apercaillie kick of their 3011] anniversary year on solid home ground. I’tu'l (If ( t’llit‘ (tnt/tr’elimtv.

I The Black Keys King Tut's \Vah \Vah Hut. 373a St Vincent Street. 331 5370. 8.30pm. £8.50. 1'S duo w ho stir tip a blues rock rumpus. This is a rescheduled date. alter their November tour w as cancelled due to exhaustion.

I High Roller \ice'n’Slea/y. 4031 Sauchiehall Street. 333 0637. 0pm. £3. Mod-ish indie rock.

I Basement Breaks 13th .\'ote (are. 50-60 King Street. 553 1638. 0pm. £3. More homegrown hip ltop. l\\o hands aitd an open mic slot.

I Kilo Barfly. 360 (‘lyde Street. 0870 007 0000. 8pm. £4. lndie rock in an ()asis \L‘lll.

I Rev Doc 8. the Congregation Stttdio ()ite. (it'osvettor Hotel. (it‘osvenot‘ Terrace ioff Byres Road). 341 6516. 0pm. l’ree. Trad Rth w ith demon harmonica accompaniment.

I The Pendulums Tchai ()\na. 42 ()tago Lane. 357 4534. 8pm. £3.

1’s} cltedelic folk.

I The Vagabonds The Scotia.

113 114 Stockw ell Street. 553 8681. 0pm. 1-‘ree. Popular covers.

I Jam Session Santttel l)(l\\ \. 67 7t \ithsdale Road. 433 0107. 8.30pm. liree. Hosted by Independence.

I Voulez Vous King's Theatre. 307 Bath Street. 340 1111. 7.30pm. £l0.50--£14.50. No“ in their 1 lth year. Vottle/ \'ous

continue to recreate the sounds of the 70s super Swedes. Abba. Edinburgh

I Anamorphic and Refuse Boy The Venue. 17 31 ('alton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £5. Indie with more tbc.

I Peter Michael Rowan ('at'e Royal Bistro Bar. 17 West Register Street. 557 4703. 0pm. 1‘ree. See Thu 8.

I Soulstarr attd Red Grenade \Vhistlebinkies. 4 6 South Bridge. 557

5| 14. 0pm. 1-'ree. Young indie act Soulstarr are 10110“ ed by old school rockers Red (irenade.


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

Thursday 8

I The Michael Deans Quartet BL‘L‘I' (‘afe. ('andleriggs. 553 0815.

0 l l.45pm. l't‘ee. Modern lit/l. quartet led by tenor saxntan Deans.


I Becc Sanderson ('aharet \‘oltaire. 36 38 Blair Street. 3306176. 8pm. £tbc. (‘lassic rhythm and blues from Australian vocalist Sanderson.

Saturday 1 0


I George McGowan and his Orchestra Merchant’s (‘ornerz 18 John Street. 553 38111. 3.31) 5.301)”). 1’t‘ee. I)rununer Mc(iow an leads his big band with guest vocalists.


I BOQSt House Band at) Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. 80 Queen Street. 3365007. 0pm midnight. l't'ee. Modern ja/l classics from this dynamic live-piece.


I Paul Towndrow and Friends Beer (life. ('andleriggs. 553 0815. 3pm. Free. Modern _ia// standards and originals from the pen of alto- saxophonist Tow ndrow.


I Bill Kyle’s Sh" Hot Jazz Quartet ()sygen Bar & (irill. 3 5 Infirmary Street. 557 0007. 1 1pm 3am. l-‘ree. I)rununer Bill Ky le‘s latest grouping. featuring (iot'dott McNeil (saxesl. Stuart (iorman (guitar) and bass

Bassist and composer Dave Conway can usually be relied on to come up with something unusual, but his latest project for Spontaniacs (with singer Lucy Kendra, pianist Dave Patrick and drummer Des Travis) is intriguing, even by his standards. Funded with the help of a creative development award from the Scottish Arts Council, they are working on a new direction for vocal jazz which Dave describes as ‘attempting to improvise a new melody for a given lyric every time we perform it - for a flavour of the music try to imagine Bjork with Herbie

Hancock or Joni Mitchell mixing it with Ornette Coleman.’ (Kenny Mathieson). I Spontaniacs play a! Henry's Ja/x Col/(tr. Edinburgh. on l/‘v/od M Jan.

sensation Kevin (ilasgow.


I 4 Jazz (iavin's Mill. 3 (iavin’s .Mill Road. Milngavie. 056 3355. 8pm. 1‘ree. Quartet producing swinging jazz standards featuring guitarist Bob Sloan and vocalist ('ampbell (‘onsidine

Tuesday 1 3


I Millar-SpencersTravis Henry‘s Jau ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5300. 8.30pm. £5. SaXophonist Millar. liender Rhodes and synthesizer player Spencer. attd drummer and pet‘etissionist. Travis play original compositions specially written for their new weekly residency at Henry's.

Wednesday 14


I Ronnie Findlay Trio with Madeleine Pritchard Bar 185. Buchanan Hotel. 185 Buchanan Street. 333 7384. 7.30pm. 1’ree. Trio led by pianist Findlay playing the music of Michel l’etruceani. (‘edar Walton and Bill livans. plus originals. featuring the voice of Madelaine Pritchard.


I Spontaniacs Henry‘s Ja/l (‘ellar. ts’ Morrison Street. 467 5300. 8.30pm. £5. Singer l.ucy Kendra leads this immensely innovative group who have been described thus: imagine Bjork with Herbie Hancock or Joni Mitchell singing ()rnette (‘oleman See for yourself.

I Fleamarket Funk (‘aharet Voltaire. 36 38 Blair Street. 3306176.

1 1pm 3am. £3. Local outfit playing their ow it kind of big band funk in this new weekly residency with a smattering of DJ supports and other live acts.


I The Michael Deans Quartet Beer (’afe. (‘andleriggs 553 0815.

0 1 l.45pm. l-‘ree. See Thu 8.


I The Stoneflowers Henry’s Jan (‘ellaiz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5300. 8.30pm. £5. New project featuring singer Sylvia Rae exploring the folk/jal/ crossover /one with Sandy Wright (guitar). Russell Hunter 1 fiddler. lid Kelly (bass) and Donald llay lpet'cussionl.


I Hans Theesink and lnsingzi The Arches. 353 Argyle Street. 565 1033. 8pm. £13.50. Mighty line blues guitarist based in Holland isjoined by singer and Danny award winner. lain Forbes.


I Hejira (‘abaret Voltaire. 36 38 Blair Street. 3306176. 8pm. £tbe. Seven-piece band fronted by vocalist ('arron (‘onnelly performing originals plus versions of Jill Scott. Herbie Hancock. the James Taylor Quartet and India lrie.

I Paul Towndrow Quartet Henry‘s Ja/l (‘ellarz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5300. 8.30pm. £6. Modern jazz standards and originals from the exciting pert of this 34- year-old alto-saxophonist. 'l'owndrtm plays new tunes from his latest album ‘(‘o1ottrs'.

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