Music rock & pop listings

Thursday 26 continued

I Live Music MacSorleys. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 9pm. Free. Three bands to be confirmed.

I Live Music McChuills. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 9.30pm. Free. New bands night.


I Fuck-Off Machete and Paravion Subway. 69 Cowgate. 225 6766. 7.30pm. £4. Colourfully named combo featuring ex-Ganger gal Natasha supporting debut album My First Machete. See panel.

I Full Moon Open Mic Commplex. 40 Commercial Street. Leith. 555 5622. 8pm. Free. Open mic for anyone from poets to bands to solo singers. Full back— line (guitar. bass amps. drums. mics etc) provided and a pre-booked band on from around 1 1pm. If you want to book a slot call Fritz on 07766 175 749.

I Lorna Brooks The Village. 16 South Fort Street. Leith. 478 7810. 8.30pm. £5. The distinctive. soulful voice of the well established singer/songwriter who plays an intimate. acoustic evening with guest guitarist Allan Bertram (Bedford Falls).

I Peter Michael Rowan Cafe Royal Bistro Bar. 17 West Register Street. 557 4792. 9pm. Free. See Thu 19. I Tl‘avler and Northern Remedy Heriot-Watt University Union. Riccarton. 451 5333. 9pm. Free. Four pan harmonies and big choruses from Travler (students and their vuests only).

I 7 past 5 and layiace Whistlebinkies. 4—6 South Bridge. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Indie guitar action.


I Tenpercenter and Slippery Elm Lava Lounge. 2 Ann Street. l().3()pm. £1.50. More indie rock at the Beatclub.

Friday 27


I The Ataris, Planes Mistaken for Stars and Rocket Summer Barrowland. 244 Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £1 1. Over-14s show. Santa Barbara punk rock quartet whose current album So Long Astoria contemplates the importance of memory and the influence of Emily Dickinson‘s poetry. Dude.

I Kasabian, Chikinki and Freeview King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. A chance to check out a couple of up-and-coming UK indie bands. Kasabian recall the dance grooves of the baggy era with a dash of late period Primal Scream-ish moodiness; Chikinki are spikier rockers.

I Stipe and NU2 The Ferry. 42 Clyde Place. 429 1010. 9pm. £8. REM and L2 tributes.

I The Gems Nice'n'Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. I Cosmos, Your Scarecrow and The Score Barfly. 260 Clyde Street. 0870907 0999. 8pm. £4. Rock bill.

I Damaged Goods Pearce Institute. Govan Road. 419 0329. 7pm. Free. Quality local hip hop night.

Nero, Hunky Dorys, LSD and The Strand Fury Murrys. 96 Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 8.30pm. £4. including entry to post-gig club. Bill of upcoming local indie bands.

I Oval Soul and Nacoya Shoogakube. the SoundhaUs. 47 Hyde Park Street. 221 4659. 9.30pm. £7. Monthly local band showcase.

I The Times, Castaway and Lexi Vertigo. Strathclyde University Union. 90 John Street. 567 5000. 8pm. £1 (Strathclyde students free) before 10pm; £2 after. Local band showcase.

I Abba Tribute Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 552 ()141. 7pm. £5 (£9.95 with dinner).

I Gratis Quo MacSorleys. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 9.30pm. Free. Status Quo tribute.

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, I Cherokee Cowboys Grand ()Ie ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396.

7.30pm. £4 (£3 members). Country.

I The Sunshine Delay .\1c(‘huills. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 9.30pm. Free. Power pop with a rootsy. Americana influence.

I Raygun & The Rockets Club 600. the Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road.

564 1527. 9pm. Free. Rock'n'roll. I Care Carioca 'I'chai ()vna. 42

()tago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. £1.50. Brazilian acoustica.

I Independence Satnuel Dow's, 67—71 Nithsdale Road. 423 (1107. 8.30pm. Free.

I Frank O’Hagan 'l‘he Scotia. 1127— l 14 Stockwell Street. 552 8681.

9pm. Free. Covers of Dylan. the Band. Creedence.

Edinburgh I Live Acoustic Sessions Starbucks. 124 High Street. 225 4201.

6--9pm. Free. Zulu Promotions host this

fortnightly evening spanning a wide range of intisical tastes.

I Jase, Acoustic Mayhem and The Hustlers Whistlebinkies. 4 6 South Bridge. 557 51 14. 6pm. Free before midnight; £3 after. Featuring three of Scotland's best acoustic players in

Acoustic Mayhem (Lee Paterson. Dave Arcari and Scott .\Iac1)onald).

I Kirby and Le Reno Amps

Caledonian Backpackers. 3 Queensferry

Street. 476 7224. 8pm. £tbc. Big ol' rock

frotn the female-fronted Kirby.

I Audio Perversion The Bongo Cltib. Moray House. 37 Holyrood Road. 558 7604. 8.30pm 3am. £5 (£3); three day pass £12 (£7). A sonic spectacle featuring local talent from Scotland‘s burgeoning live electronics scene. Headlined by the free-improvisation

CKY play Carling Academy, Glasgow, Tue‘2 Mar.

group 'l'riangleHead and cross-cut with local cabaret sensation SiI.1i.\'Ci(). this evening combines digital glitch. performance poetry and live music. Part of Dialogues. Iidinburgh's festival of new music and digital media. See preview.

I Man of the Hour, Tyrant Lizard Kings and Trench Studio 24. 24 26 Calton Road. 558 3758. 8.30pm. £4. Zealous present another night of hard and heavy rock.

Saturday 28


I Gareth Gates Sli(‘(‘. 1-‘innieston Quay. 08700404000. 7pm. £25/£23. .\'o age restriction. The fallen choirboy tests the temperature of his fanbase with some tepid pop ballads and hopeless novelty

I Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers, Alvin Stardust, Middle of the Road featuring Sally Car, Marmalade and Les Gray (Mud) Clyde Auditorium. SI-ICC. Finnieston Quay, 0870 040 4000. 7pm. £25. For a glimpse of (iareth in 30 years time. get a load of this bunch of old pop and glam rock lags. Bet the tartan news and satin jumpsuits are chafing a bit now.

I The Boxer Rebellion, Poor Old Ben and Tenpercenter King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Intense cmo rockers.

I Stapleton, DeSalvo, Laeto, Alergo, Santo Caserio, Metronomes, Pylon, Dugong, Milloy, Nathaniel Green and Keith Burton .\'ice‘n'Slea/y. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 3pm. £6. (ilasgow DIY collective We Are the Kids join forces with Wakefield counterparts For the Love of the (iame to showcase

bands from their respective locales. The Glasgow contingent are punkier and shoutier. the Wakefield artists more melodic.

I Kevin McDermott Pearce Institute. Govan Road. 419 0329. 7pm. Free. The fomer KMO leader hosts a show entitled best of the fringe with a selection of comedy and music.

I The Gain, Attica Rage and Ramp Barfly. 260 Clyde Street. 0870 907 (1999. 8pm. £4. Heavy rock.

I Tunguska Butterfly Deathkill 4000. Barfly. 260 Clyde Street. 0870 907 ()999.

1 1pm. £5 (£4). Avant-metal quartet from Peterborough. influenced by Zappa. King Crimson and Napalm Death among others. I Meta Meta Mono. 12 Kings Court. 553 2400. 10pm. Free. Six piece Afrocuban band based in London mix cuban jazz and salsa on their first visit to Scotland.

I End of the Month Club The 13th .\'ote Cafe. 50—60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. L'sual variety show from Bozilla and chums including this month the electro pop magic of the Kitchen. Sister Phonetica and the Couchboy and Thriftshop XL.

I Jamie Barnes & Cochise MacSorleys. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 6pm. Free. Blues residency.

I Big Licks MacSorleys. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 9.30pm. Free.

I Free Candy Collective Liquid Lounge. 94 West Regent Street. 353 6333. 5pm. Free. Varied acoustic sounds from this collective of musicians.

I Underground Jam Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 5520141. 7pm. £5 (£9.95 with dinner). Tribute to the Jam.

I Blue Horizon Grand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 429 5396. 7.30pm. £4 (£3 members). Country.

I Open Stage The Halt Bar. 161) Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 4—8pm. Free. Weekly session for local musicians.

I Bovine The Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 9pm. Free.

I Solution McChuills. 40 High Street. l()pm. Free.

I Jamie Barnes 8: Cochise .‘ylacSorleys. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 6pm. Free. Residency for the blues veteran. I Isis Samuel Dow's. 67—71 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.


I Tom Jilbert, Da’Kota and U- Know Hoo Whistlehinkies. 4—6 South Bridge. 557 51 14. 6pm. Free before midnight: £3 after. Funk rock from L'- Know Hoo on at midnight.

I MacFloyd The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £10. Scottish tribute to the mighty Pink Floyd. I Easyworld The Venue. 17—21 Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £6. Inoffensive indie trio poised to release their new album Kill the Last Romantic.

I Skin The Bongo Club. Moray House. 37 Holyrood Road. 558 7604. 7.30pm. £5 (£3): three day pass £12 (£7). Four new works for live electronics and viol da gamba ( 17th century stringed instrument) performed by Mark Summers. Part of Dialogues.

I Crazy Vincent, Terrapins Found Us and The Lovepole Exploitation I.'Attache. Shandwick Place. 229 3402. 7.30pm. £4. .\'ice mix of local indie types.


I The Scottish Flute Trio’s Cylinder Clouds Tolhooth. Jail Wynd. 01786 274000. 12.30pm. 2.30pm 8; 6pm. Free. Iilectronic and instrumental music combine as the Scottiin Flute Trio and Pete Dowling base their performance on Cyliner Clouds composed by Javier Alvarez.

I vivamelodica 'I‘olbooth. Jail Wynd. ()1786 274000. 8.30pm. £6 (£4). Pop hooks and guitar licks in support of their debut album lat/y Dan 'I Fall Backwards.


I Dream Concert 2004 (ireenock Arts Guild. Campbell Street. 01475 723038. 7.30pm. £tbc. Tribute to Busted. Rachel Stevens. Kylie and more starring the Dream Kids.