Argyle Street. 565 1023. 8pm. £l5. Two cult bands join forces for this Music Beyond Mainstream tour. New Jersey trio Yo La Tengo are overly revered for their Velvet L'ndergroundesque sonic collages but Welsh tykes (iorky‘s Zygotic .\lynci are much more imaginative fun. with a sound which encompasses trad country. pastoral folk and prog freakouts. See preview for Yo La Tengo.

I Steve Howe & Remedy The Perry. 42 (‘lyde Place. 429 mm. 8pm. £16. Yes guitarist llowe gets to show off his skill with all manner of stringed instruments without any distraction from Rick Wakeman in a big cloak. liurrowed brow and humour bypass optional.

I Aqualung, Bell X1 and Kashmir King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 22] 5279. 8.30pm. £l 1. Pop tnelancholy from singer/songwriter Matt Hales. Support from the rockier lrish combo Bell X1 and mellow Danish trio Kashmir.

I Shadowhuntaz featuring Funckarma and the Marcia Blaine School for Girls \I'ic Bar. (ilasgow School of Art. I68 Renfrew Street. 353 4530. 8pm. The Shadowhuntal album ('orrupt Dam is the result of an online collaboration between two Dutch brothers and three American .‘vle. mixing electronica with hip hop vocals. Mental stuff form the wayward types who brought you Autchre and Boards of (‘anada at variotis points in the past.

I Myopia, Nebraska and Uncle Jack Barfly. 260 (‘lyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 8pm. £4.

I Aris, Bipolar and Bad Dancer The |3th Note Cafe. 50—60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. Alternative rock.

I Page Six, Underwood, The Shells and Core Rockers. 14 Midland Street. liree. Another heat of Rockers' songwriters' competition.

I Any Chance 0’ a Coffee? Tchai ()vna. 42 ()tago Lane. 357 452-1. 8pm. £1. l‘olky sitiger/songwriters.

I Finnieston Beanscene Southside. l9 Skirving Street. 632 8090. 8.30pm. Free. I.aidback. background sounds from this brother/sister duo.

I Phil’s Session l'isge Beatha. 232 Woodlands Road. 56-1 1596. 9pm. Free. Weekly jam.


I Poll Winners Concert BBC Radio 3 Awards for World Music l'sher llall. Lothian Road. 228 1 I55. 7.30pm. £|0—-£l5. lidinburgh plays host to the best in world music. See feature.

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I Shania “vain and Bjorn Again Sli(‘(‘. Finnieston Quay. 08700-104000. £48.50/£38.50. Shania presents her ultra— slick. emotionally bereft show in-the- round. Being a consummate showbiz professional. she can sing and sign autographs at the same time. y'know.

I Travis Barfly. 260 (‘lyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 8pm. ()ver- l-ls show. Another of the Barily's Back to the Bars shows where big names play in front of small audiences who have won their place by entering a competition by text. Travis recall the days when they couldn't get arrested on the streets of their hometown.

I Billy Talent King Tut's Walt Walt llut. 272a St Vincent Street. 22] 5279. 8.30pm. £8. l'S punk rockers who described themselves as ‘a walking. talking Seinfeld episode'.

I Oneida, Laeto and Macrocosmica Nice’n’Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £6. Righteous .\'ew York art rockers supported by Scottish noiseniks.

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