Rock ,

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 tax on 0141 353 2803 and for Edinburgh to Henry Horthmore at, by post or by tax on 0131 557 8500. Listings are compiled by Mark Robertson, Henry Northmore and Fiona Shepherd.

Ticket information

Tickets for most shows can be obtained in advance from:

Tickets Scotland 23‘) Argyle Street. Glasgow 0141 20:1 51:31..

Tickets Scotland 127 Rose Street. Edinburgh. 0131 220 (32134.

Ripping Records {)1 South Bridge. 0131 226 7010.

Way Ahead 0141 339 8138:).

Thursday 18


I Steve Harley The Fury. 42 (‘ly'de Place, 01(i‘)8 26551 1. 8pm. £16.50. The ('ockney' rehel must make a pretty penny otlt ol‘ ‘('onte 1p and See .Nle' royalties. not to tnention his Sounds rift/re 70s presenting job on Radio 2 but he is still partial to a like glatn pop shindig.

I Wednesday 13 and Engerica Kiiig Tut‘s Wah \Vah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8pm. £8. (her- 14s show. Murderdolls singer flies solo. modelling the latest graveyard chic.

I Leatherface, Divide and The Day I Snapped Nice‘n‘Slut/y. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. ‘)pm. Hi. Sunderland hand leatherlace totlr for the first little in four years with their brand of melodic punk. Think Husker 1)u mixed with the kills and a dash of Motorltead.

I April’s Last Chance, Mangara, the Plimsolls and Almighty Me Barfly. 260 ('lyde Street. 0870 ‘)07 l)‘)‘)‘). 8pm. Bumper hill of local talent.

I Johnny Dickinson St .-\ndrew's iii the Square. St Andrew ‘s Square loll Saltmarket). 548 (i020. 8pm. l~‘olk/hlttes guitarist.

I Stone Cold Rumours, Electric Overdrive, Roulette, Tranquil and Hon Zero The ('athousc. I5 l'nion Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £4. ()yer- 14s show. Indie and rock sounds.

I Monktus, Squealing Filth, Numb and Echo 20 Raw. Queen Margaret l'nion. 22 t'niyersity (iardens. 33‘) 9784. 7.30pm. £3. Weekly showcase of loeal hands. Rock and metal.

I Red Bee Society The Bunker. 193- 1‘)‘) Bath Street. 22‘) 1427. 10pm. Free. tipcoming indie sorts.

I The Impossible Flower 'l‘cliai ()y'na. 42 ()tago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. £2. 151cctronica and freestyle knitting. all in aid of Amnesty International.

I Mick Clark Studio One. (irosyenor Hotel. (irosyenor 'l‘erracc loll By res Road). 341 05”». ‘)pm. l'ree.

I Palomino 'l'inderhox. 18‘) Byres Road. 33‘) 3108. ‘)pm. Free. Acoustic set. I Finnieston Beanscene \y'est find. 5 (‘resswcll Lane. 334 MW). 8.30pm. Free. Laidhack. background sounds from this brother/sister duo.

I The Vagabonds The Scotia. 111-114 Stockwell Street. 5.52 S081. 9pm. Free. Popular coy ers.

I Jam Session Samuel l)ow 's, 67—71 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. Hosted by Independence. I Live Music Soundset. the Soundhaus. 47 Hyde Park Street. 221 465‘). 8.30pm. £4.50. Line-up to he confirmed.

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I Live Music MacSorleys. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. ‘)pm. liree. Three hands to be confirmed.

I Live Music .\1c('huills. 40 High Street. 552 2135. ‘).30pm. 1-‘rce. .\'ew hands night.

I Live Music The Hall Bar. lot) \Voodlands Road. 5(i4 1527. ‘)pm. l’ree. ('.\'l) benefit with line-up to he confirmed.


I Billy Bragg l'shel‘ Hall. l.otltian Road. 228 1155. 7.45pm. £13 £15. The political troubadour sings from his

new ly released album of greatest hits. There's a prc concert talk at (i.45ptn.

I The Stands The Venue. 17 21 (‘alton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £7.50. l.i\'erpudlian cotnho who tall neatly into the Bandwagon scene which includes the likes of the (oral. the [mom and the Bandits.

I Freeway and Frantic Chant \Vhistlchinkics. 4 (t South Bridge. 557 51 14. ‘)pm. l-‘rce. 1ndie l'rom (ilaswegians lirceway.

I Peter Michael Rowan (“are Royal Bistro Bar. 17 West Register Street. 557 4702. Will]. l‘l'ee. Acoustic rock originals and coy ers.

I Born to Be Wide The Venue.

17 2| ('alton Road. 557 3073.

10pm 3am. l‘ree. New music industry social club that plans to hring musos.

journalists. promoters. record shop

workers and lnusicians together. With a \aricd soundtrack l'rom \at'iotls industry liods.


I Seal ('lyde .'\uditorium. Sli('(’. l‘itinieston Qttay. 0870 040 4000. 7pm. £27.50. .\'o age restriction. lirstwliile soul hcel'cake returns for his first l'K tour since 1‘)‘)5. playing material from his most recent tllltltllt Stall/1:

I Hotel California presents the Eagles Story Sl-L('(’. Finnieston Quay. 08700404000. 7pm. £12 l£10). liagles trihttte otttlil w ho accompany their show with an elnhellishing slide show.

I Dennis Locorriere Royal (‘onccrt Hall. 2 Sauchiellall Street. 353 8000. 8pm. £ l7/£15/£l 3. Doctor llook singer recreates his former band’s many ltlts \y ithout the aid ol' ltis old ey e- patclted sidekick.

I The Stands, The Basement and Lucky Jim Kitig Tut‘s \Vah \Vah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £7.50. See Thu 18.

I The Echo Session, Locosea and The Unseen l‘tlry .\lurry s. ‘)(i .\la\well Street. 221 (i511. 8.30pm. £4. including entry to post-gig clllh. Bill of" upcoming local indie hands.

I Boots & Saddles (irantl ()lc ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5390. 7.30pm. £4 l£3 members). ('otlnlry.

I Abba Tribute Bourhon Street. 108 (ieorge Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5 l£‘).‘)5 with dinner). Trihute lo the Swedish lah tour.

I The Ducks .\te(‘liuills. 40 High Street. 552 2135. ‘).30pm. lil'ee. High octane garage pop.

I Defender .\1acSorlcy s. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. ‘).30pm. lil'ec. Rory (iallaghcr lrihutc.

I Rainmen Samuel Dow‘s. ()7 7l Nitlisdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. l‘ree.

I Frank O’Hagan 'l‘lte Scotia.

112 114 Stockwell Street. 552 8081. ‘)pm. 1"rcc. ('oyers ol' l)y lan. the Band. (’reedcnce.

I Kain The Hit? (‘luh ((1 the \‘ale. 5 l)undas Street. 333 0‘)4(i. 8pm. £4 l£3). Rattle. cake. and a liye set from local rock'n‘rollers Kain to celebrate the club's first hirthday.

I Contraband, Dirty Sally and Coven (‘athouse. l5 l'nion Street. 248 (i(i0(i. 7.30pm. £4. o\ er— 14s. l.oc;ll rock line-up.


I Oatbeanie, John Doe and The Hustlers Whistlehinkies. 4 (3 South Bridge. 557 51 14. (rpm. l'rec before midnight; £3 alter. Indie. funk and

C) Damo Suzuki Studio 24. 24 2t) (‘alton Road. 558 3758. 7pm. £8. Legendary sometime VUL‘illlSl with Kt'autrock supremos (‘an. who plalts to collaborate with a coterie ol‘ local musicians lor this extra special gig. See pre\ iew.

I Chocyamo and Phil Suhw'ay. (i‘) ('owgate. 225 (1760. 8pm. £3. l)ouhle hill of indie.

I Dozer, In Decades Decline, Marshan and TORO The .\lercat. 28 West .\laitland Street. 225 3861. 8pm. £4. Swedish stoner rock from l)o/el' influenced by Black Sabbath lol' course) and Kyttss.

I Carol Laula The l’leasatice ('aharet Bar. ()0 The l’leasance. (i5() 234‘). 8pm. £7 £8. The internationally renowned (ilasgow songstress presents a liyely set of" music from her most recent alhutn. It) /.(‘I.

I Colour of Fire, Midasuno and Deadenstereo (‘aledonian Backpackers. 3 Queensl'erry Street. 476 7224. 8.30pm. £5. Rock night from these Lockiaw Records signings with tunel‘ul angst-pop lidinhtlrgh support. I Leatherface, Handgun Bravado and Turtlehead Bannerman‘s. .\'iddry Street. 556 3254. 8.45pm. £5. See Thu 18 for Leatherlacc. This also marks the last

cy er gig for the 'I'tn'tlehead.

I Squeezebox .‘suhles Bar. 44a (‘oltsliltltion Street. l.eith. 55.3 3873. ‘).30pm. l-‘rec. ('oy ers and originals.

Saturday 20


I Zero 7, Willis and Magnet (’arling Academy. 121 liglinton Street. 0‘)05 020 3‘)‘)‘)/0870 771 .2000. 7.30pm lam. £14. Zero 7 haye heen getting crucified for the tnellow coffee table tones of their new album When I! I'll/ls hilt we say. what‘s wrong with a substitute .v\ir'.’ See prey iew.

. Riviera Fare Death l)isco. the Arches. 253 :\rgy le Street. 5(i5 1023. 11pm. £10 (£8). l‘il'st Scottish performance from elcctt‘o pop lour— piece Riy iera 1‘are w hose nlemhers hail from Rtlssia. France. lingland and Holland altd who hay e recently heen produced by l)uran l)uran's Nick Rhodes.

I Unkle Bob, My Latest Novel and High Roller King Tut's \Vali \Vah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £4.50. Melodic acoustic trouhadours l'nkle Boh launch their new single ‘Hold 1t l)owlt‘.

I The Needles and Odeon Beat Club \ice'n'Slea/y. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9037 ‘)pm. £3. Aherdonian garage indie comho with local indie

ty pcs of note in support.

I Cazale’s Fat Laces Sttpet-l'ly. \Voodside Social ('luh. 32‘) 33‘) North \Voodside Road. 33 lo43. 10pm 2am. £5.‘)‘). l.i\e l'unk including James Brown cmcrs at the third birthday of the jiye-ass Superlly cltth night.

I Sparky liskrima. (illlsgoyy Scltool ol- .'\rt. lo8 Renl'l'ew Street. 353 4530. 10pm. £4 hel‘orc 12am: £7l£o) alter. 1.i\e set at the regular techno night.

I Real Easy The l-‘erry. 42 ('lydc Place, 01(i‘)S 265.51 1. ‘)pltl. £5. lislahlished local coy ers hand.

I Elmo, Bad Dancer and Twist to Open Barlly. Bot) (‘lytle Street. 0870 ‘)07 out»). 8pm. £4.

I Odeon Beat Club Stereo. l2 l4 Kely inhaugh Street. 57o 5018. o.3()ptn. l‘ree. liarly show for the upbeat indie popstcl's.

I Broken Oath and Destiny The 131]] Note (Kile. .50 ()1) King Street. 55.3 M38. ‘)pm. £3. .\letalcol'c from (iermany and (ilasgow.


Damo Suzuki Former Can frontman and free thinking, free collaborating musical adventurer comes to cut a rug with a variety of local outfits. Subway, Edinburgh, Fri 79 Mar.

The Needles Cunning garage rock shapes from this knowing Aberdonian outfit who have yet to receive the adoration they truly deserve. Go show ‘em some love.

Nice ’n 'S/eazy, Glasgow, Sat 20 Mar; Cabaret Voltaire. Edinburgh, Sun 27 Mar.

Bob Log lll Nudging Mr Conn out of this issue's Hit List to be its lone insane Bob from America, Log llI (pictured) is a one man blues car crash and his wit. wisdom and affection for a boob scotch (go to find 0th more) is unsurpassed. King Tut’s, Glasgow, Mon 22 Mar.

Lucky Luke, Thomas Truax and Desc Those smart people at Shoeshine Records never miss a trick. do they? Once again they have rounded up another ingenious line-up. Truax is fond of inventing his own instruments to augment his anti-folk sound while locals Lucky Luke and Desc have a similarly disrespectful attitude to pop and folk conventions.

Nice 'n 'S/eazy, Glasgow, Tue 23 Mar; Cabaret Voltaire. Edinburgh, Thu 25 Mar (Thomas Truax and Desc only).

Lambchop Amassed c0untry magic from Kurt Wagner and his truckload of musicians as they argue Aw. Oman and No You C,mon. See preview. Usher Hall. Edinburgh. Fri 26 Mar.

Pink Our pooch-obsessed cover star brings her world— beating punk pop formula to bear on an partied up public. See feature. SECC. Glasgow. Wed 3] Mar 8 Thu 1 Apr.

Cat Power Erratic. kooky and intense everything a great live performer should be. Her latest album You Are Free is a stark and emotive work of near- genius. Liquid Room, Edinburgh, Thu lApr.