Music rock & pop listings

Saturday 14 continued

I lndafusion, X-Tigers and Battalion of Flies Bannerman's. Niddiy Street. 556 3254. 9pm. £3. Fife trio Indafusion have a touch of the RliM to their melodic sound.


I Fun Lovin’ Criminals Rothcs Halls. Kingdom Centre. 01592 61 I 101. 8pm. £17.50. Funky tracks with hip hop beats. grooves and 70s style from .\'Y("s favourite delinquent sons. fronted by the ever affable Huey.


I Kris Kristofferson Royal (‘oneen Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. S()1.I) ()tTT. Country singer. songwriter. actor. celebrity beard wearer

is there anything this guy hasn't done'.’ This should be tops. especially if Kristofferson performs ‘Sunday Mornin’ (‘omin’ Down'. See preview.

I Jet and The Stands Ban‘owland. 244 (iallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Neanderthal pub rock from unreconstructed Aussies Jet. Quite alright in a sub-Stones kinda way. The Stands are an utterly derivative crowd from Liverpool. You already know what they sound like.

I Pretty Girls Make Graves, Read Yellow and Seachange King 'l‘ut‘s Wah Walt Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7. Seattle-based altrockers. ()K. s‘pose.

I Simple Kid Nice'n'Slea/y. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £5. See Fri 6.

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I JJ Gilmour St Andrew's in the Square. St Andrew's Square (off Saltmarketl. 548 6020. 8pm. £7 (£5). The ex-Silencers vocalist plays material from his new album .S'imnvside (PAL). a tribute to a friend who died of cancer. l’art oft/1e ('ily (ifI.(It'('_/i'.\‘rii'u/.

I Help Save the Youth of America The Buff (’lub. 42 Bath Lane. Free before 9pm. Members of local bands the Ducks. Red Bee Society. Michael Dracula and Atlantic Love (‘orporation perform in sarcastic observance of [TS Presidents' Day.

I Tallow, The Whelks and Soul Cellar Barfly. 260 (‘lyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 8pm. £4. Rock line-up.

I Won Mississippi, Bubblecraft and Major Major The 13th .\'ote Cafe. 50 60 High Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. Rock with a punk attitudee from Won Mississippi. Bubblecraft. meanwhile. have just toured (‘liina Will they bring their photos along'.’

I The Shine, Mirel, The Optimystics and Matt McFarlane Stereo. 12 14 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 8pm. £4.

I Trap 6 The Bunker. 193 199 Bath Street. 229 1427. 10pm. Free. See Sun 8. I Figure 8 l’ivo l’ivo. l5 \Vatcrloo Street. .564 8100. 8.30pm. Free. Acoustic residency.

I Engine The Scotia. 1 12 l 14 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 4pm. Free. Rock covers residency.

I Big Blues Jam Studio One. (ir'osycnor' Hotel. (irosvenor Terrace. 341 6516. 6.30pm. Free. Hosted by the New Blues Surfers with contributions from Studio One regulars such as Rev l)oc and the .\'immo Brothers.

I Phil’s Sunday Session L'isge Beatha. 232 Woodlands Road. 564 1596. 6pm. Free. Bring your own instrument. I Live Music MacSorleys. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 9pm. Free. Three bands to be continued.

I Trap 6 The Bunker. 193—199 Bath Street. 229 1427. 9pm. Free. See Sun 8.


I Norma Jean, Beecher and 0- Hail Studio 24. 24 —26 Carlton Road. 558 3758. 7pm. £7. Zealous present another night of hard rock treats.

I Locosea, Paco Zeus and Jiva The Venue. 17- 21 (‘alton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £5. Night of indie with two more bands tbc.

I Tom Jilbert and WFB Whistlebinkies. 4—6 South Bridge. 557 51 14. 9pm. Free. The ‘Wbole French Band' appear at midnight.

Monday 1 6


I Keane King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. Sussex trio who fashion piano. drums. keyboards and vocals into sweeping. majestic pop songs. l-‘rontman Tom (‘haplin is a magnetic presence. if the hanth appearance on Later with Jon/s Holland is anything to go by.

I The Barbs, The Rocks and Special Needs Barfly. 260(‘1yde Street. 0870 907 0999. 7.30pm. £4. ()ver- 14s show. A tour rejoicing in the name livil Rocks? In fact. the Barbs are bubblegum garage in the vein of lilectric Six. while the Rocks are more of an indie rock proposition.

I MPE Band, Chorus of Gastromis and The People Stereo. 12~l4 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 8pm. £4. The headliners are Philadelphians Maggie. Pierce and ti] whose varied sound has been described as ‘Sonic Youth meets the Beatles‘ and ‘Abba meets Zappa'. Hope that helps.

I Aura Sun, The Snowfall Report, February Solution and This Familiar Smile The 13th Note Cafe. 50— 60 High Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. limo and nu-metal.

I Wolftrain Studio One. (irosvenor Hotel. (irosvenor Terrace (off Byres Road). 341 6516. 9pm. Free. Blues.

I Acoustic Jam Nice’n’Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8pm. Free. With a free drink as incentive for participants.

I Owen McAulay Monorail. Motto. 12 Kings Court. King Street. 552 9458. 9pm. Free. Smackvan man does his own reflective. solo troubadouric adventures.


I Acoustica (‘abaret Voltaire. 36-38 Blair Street. 220 6176. 7.30pm. Free (voluntary contributions on exit). See Mon 9.

I Open Mic Whistlebinkics. 46 South Bridge. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. See Mon 9.

Tuesday 1 7


I Hondo McLean, Midasuno and Broken Oath King Tut's Wah Walt Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8pm. £6. ()ver- 14s show. Welsh post- hardcore quintet influenced by Slayer

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