The international language of stoner rock is a border crossing tongue and the cunning tactics employed to such great effect by Kyuss and early on in Queens of the Stone Age have not gone unnoticed. So here‘s Sweden's entry into the discussion: another rock beast and what they lack in speed they make up for in agility and ingenuity. (Mark Robertson)

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I Dancing in the Streets Royal (‘onccrt Hall. 3 Sauchiehall Strch. 353 81)1)1).7.31)ptn. £1‘).51)/£l7.51)/£l5.51). Martha Reeves of Vandcllas fatne leads this nostalgic run through a slew of Motown favourites.

I The Blueskins King 'l‘ut‘s \Vah Walt llut. 373a St Vincent Street. 331 537‘). 8.30pm. £6. See Mon 3‘).

I Mr Zero, Recc and Entropy Stereo. 13 14 Kclyinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 8pm. £4.

I Ghosties, The Clique and Stereo 1 The 13th Note (Hire. 51) ()1) King Street. 553 1638. ‘)pm. £3. .-\1ternative rock from (ilasgow and Dundee.

I Zac Ware Tchai ()\na. 43 ()tago Lane. 357 4534. 8pm. 1.ocal guitarist and songwriter.

I Phil’s Session ('isge Beatha. 232 Woodlands Road. 564 15‘)6. ‘)pm. l‘rec. Weekly jam.

I Live Music Rockers. 14 Midland Street. T'TL'L‘. l'iit‘sl semi-linal o1 Rockers‘ songwriters' competition.


I Hi 5 Alive l‘t‘sli\tll liilTL‘illl'C. 13 3‘) .\'ico1son Street. 53‘) 6001). 1pm. 3.30pm & 6pm. Terrifying manufactured pop for prc-teens.

I Dead Kennedys The Liquid Room. ‘)L‘ Victoria Street. 335 3564. 7pm. £13. Legendary American punk act. renowned for their political hile heltind the classic tracks '(Hililtit'tlitt l'hcr :\|les' and "Too Drunk To l-‘uck' (although no longer featuring Jello Biafra after a rather messy and protracch court case).

I Super Furry Animals and Zabrinski (‘orn lixchangc. 1 l .\'cw Market Road. 443 0404. 7.30pm. £15. The Welsh surrealists are back with their skewed take on Beach Boy s melodies on latest alhum l’lmnlnm I’mvm:

I Band Showcase \y'histlehinkies. 4 6 South Bridge. 557 5114. ‘)pm. lircc. SL‘L‘ Tue 33.

Wednesday 31


0 Pink Sli(‘('. l’innieston Quay. ()87() ()41) 4001). 7pm. S()1.1)1)1'T. lixpect a stimulating show from one of our hest

chart pop stars who dips her toes into angsty rock. power pop and overwrought hallad territory with equally entertaining results. .v\nd tmlike Kylie cl al. l’ink actually display s traces of personality... Sec feature.

I Dead Kennedys and 4ft Fingers King Tut's Walt Wah llttt. 373a St Vincent Street. 331 537‘). 8.30pm. £15. Sec Tue 31).

I We Rock Like Girls Don’t Period 1” the Stih ('luh. 33 Jamaica Street. 348 4601). 11pm. £3.‘)‘). (iill Mills and Lena are your hosts for this trttly messy club night. 1.ive guests are local fctntne power trio WRl.(i1) who live tip to their t'igltteous moniker hy invoking memories of the Slits and lilastica.

I Envy Nice'n'Sleazy. 431 Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm. £5. Japanese hardcore rock terrorists who record for Mogwai's Rock Action label with \[WL‘itll gucsls‘.

I Splitbac, Blob, Secondskin, Drawn and Deadites The (iztlhousc. 15 l‘nion Street. 348 6606. 7.30pm. £4.51) (£5 door). ()\er- 14s show. Metal hill.

I Silvertone, Sinnus and Cycle of Zen 1311111). 3()1)(‘l.\(1t‘ Street. 1)871)‘)1)7 ()‘)‘)‘). 8pm. (‘y cle of Zen are a four-piece frotn liast Kilhride. initially influenced

hy early ‘)()s altrock. who have tnoved in a more experimental direction of late.

I Figure 8 Brcl. Ashton Lane. 343 4‘)66. 8pm. liree. ()riginals and covers with a West ('oast influence.

I End of the Month Club The 1311) Note (‘ill-L". 51) ()1) King SII'L‘L‘I. 5.53 1033. ‘)pm. £3. Bo/illa host their regular shindig featuring music. merriment and guests aplenty.

I Pettybone MacSot'ley s. 43 Jamaica Street. 348 8581. ‘)pm. l’ree. Plus two other hands to he confirmed.

I Open Stage The Hall Bar. 161) Woodlands Road. 564 1537. 8pm. Free. Weekly session for local musicians.


I Hi 5 Alive l'icstival Theatre. 13 3‘) \ieolson Street. 53‘) 6001). lptn. 3.30pm & 6pm. See Tue 31).

I Exposure Suhway. 6‘) ('owgatc. 335 6761). 7.30pm. Free. See Wed 34.

I Kate Rogers, Lucky Jim and Micah P Hinson Tltc Bongo ('luh. Moray House. 37 llolyrood Road. 558 7604. 8pm. £5. Mixed hill of artists signed to various hot dattcc ltthcls Rogers on (irand (‘cntral. Jim on Skint aitd

llinson on Sketchbook.

I Mexico and Lady Mercedes Whistlehinkies. 4 6 South Bridge. 557

51 14. ‘)pm. Free. Featuring Lady Mercedes a funky guitar hand from Aherdeen.

I Fleamarket Funk1‘aharet Voltaire. 36 38 Blair Street. 3306176. llptn 3am. £3. See Wed 34.


0 Pink 815(‘1‘. 15innieston Quay. 0871) ()41) 4001). 7pm. £33.51). See Wed 31.

I Obie Trice Barrowland. 344 (iallow‘gate. 553 4601. 7.30pm. £13.51). ()ver- 14s show. See Tue 31).

I Colin Bluntstone & Rod Argent The lierry. 43 (’lyde l’lace. 016‘)8

36551 1. 8pm. £15. The angel-voiced singer of the Zombies tours with his old tnucker Rod Argent.

I String Cheese Incident The (iarage. 4‘)() Sauchiehall Street. 333 1 131). 7pm. £13.51). ()ver- 14s show. (‘olorado ski hutns who exhibit a propensity for playing in mountainous countries so they can slot iii a hit of slope action while they are in the vicinity.

I The Bees and The Dead 60s Kittg Tut's Wah Walt llut. 373a St Vincent Street. 331 537‘). 8.30pm. £8. The return of 1le of Wighl's only musical export. The Bees are one of the most eclectic outlits to emerge in recent years. covering pop, folk. reggae and whatever else takes their fancy on forthcoming new alhutn l‘il‘t’l’ the lives.

I South Nice'n'Sleazy. 431 Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm. £6. I-‘ormer Mo‘Wax signed pscyltroek cats who have heen adrift of late hut should find a happy home for their Ian Brown-iin sottl searches 111 this ('ure-loving climate at the moment.

I Northern Remedy The Bunker. 1‘)3-l‘)‘) Bath Street. 33‘) 1437. 10pm. l-ree. This local outlil descrihe themselves as ‘a tnodern slant on rock'n'roll'.

I The John Hinshelwood Band and John McMeekin Fallen Angels (‘luh. the lidge. 57 (‘ochrane Street. 8pm. £5. Tickets: 304 5151. See Sun 38 for John 11inshelwood. Solo sttpport from (‘ahoots fronttnan McMeekin.

I Social Disorder, Scallywag and Versity Barfly. 361) ('lyde Street. 0871) ‘)1)7 1)‘)‘)‘). 8pm.

I Speedtrap Studio One. (irosvenor llotel. (irosvenor Terrace (off Byres Road). 341 6516. ‘)pm. l‘ree.

I Trains 'l‘inderhox. 18‘) Byres Road. 33‘) 3108. ‘)pm. Free. Acoustic set.

I Carah Nugent Beanscene West lind. 5 ('resswell Lane. 334 6776. 8.30pm. Free. l.aidhack. hackground sounds.

I The Vagabonds 'I‘lie Scotia.

113 114 Stockwell Street. 553 8681. ‘)pm. l-‘ree. Popular covers.

I Jam Session Samuel Dow‘s. 67 71 .\'ithsdale Road. 433 0107. 8.30pm. l-‘ree. Hosted by Independence.

I Live Music Raw. Queen Margaret l'nion. 33 l‘niversity (iardens. 33‘) ‘)784. 7.30pm. £3. Weekly showcase of local hands. llosted tonight hy ]J(’(11.8‘(‘(’II("S Jim (iclatly.

I Live Music Sottndset. the Soundhaus. 47 Hyde Park Street. 331 465‘). 8.30pm. £4.51). Line-up to he confirmed.

I Live Music MacSorleys. 43 Jamaica Street. 348 8581. ‘)pm. Free. Three hands to he confirmed.

I Live Music Mc('htti11s. 41) High Street. 553 3135. ‘).31)pm. Free. New hands night.


I Hi 5 Alive Festival Theatre. 13 3‘) Nicolson Street. 53‘) 6001). 10.30am «Q

1 mi. See Tue 31).

6 Cat Power The Liquid Room. ‘)c Victoria Street. 335 3564. 7pm. £11). Introspective indie from shrinking violet (‘atpower renowned for her fragile live shows. See panel.

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

Thursday 18


I Johnny Dickinson St Andrew's in the Square. off Saltmark‘et. St Andrew's Street. 548 6031). 8pm. thc. Live at the Star presents an evening of complete hlties-folk artistry from this acclaimed guitar player.

I The Michael Deans Quartet Beer ('afe. ('andleriggs. 553 ‘)815.

‘) 1 1.45pm. 1-‘ree. Modern jazz quanet led hy tenor saxman Deans.


I Brian Kellock: Brazil 1930s llenry's Jazz ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5301). 8.30pm. £7. New quartet featuring Brazilian virtuoso percussionist. lidmundo (‘arniero. playing Brazilian tnusic of the 30s and 40s. with Mario (‘arihe on bass and John Rae on drums. I Bill Kyle’s Sh“ Hot Jazz Quartet 81) Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. 81) Qttcen Street. 336 51)‘)7. ‘)pm midnight. l-‘ree. Drummer Bill Kyle's latest grouping. featttring Doug Tiplady (saxes). Paul Kirhy (piano) and new 30-year-old hass sensation Kevin (ilasgow.


I Singing and Swinging: Craig McMurdo and Alyson Orr (‘umhernauld Theatre. Kildrum. ()1336 733887. 7.45pm. £‘) (£7). (‘raig McMurdo is joined hy Alyson ()rr and the Swing Kings Trio performing songs from the American composers (‘ole Porter. Irving Berlin and Rogers and Hart.


I Preston Reed liastgate Theatre & Arts ('entre. liastgatc.1)1731 735777. 7.30pm. £8 (£7.30). This remarkahle (iirvan-hased .»\merican guitarist plays the whole spectrum of jazz from blues to romantic impressionisin with his exciting percussive use of the instrtunent.


I Tim Barella Big Band ()‘Neill‘s. 71.;\lhion St. 5530833. ‘) 11.45pm. liree. Swinging jazz and hig hand classics. with vocals frotn liddie Toal.


I Mario Caribe Sextet Henry's Jazz (char. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5301). 8.30pm. £6. The Brazilian hassist mixes tip a heady hrew of Latin jazz See panel. I Jimmy Wood Quartet 81) Queett Street Bar attd Restaurant. 81) Queen Street. 336 5()‘)7. ‘)pm midnight. Free. Sax-led cool modern jazz.

I Tony King Collective Henry's Jazz (char. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5301). midnight. £5. I‘unk set from an lidinhurgh outfit influenced hy the classic 70s sounds of Sly & the l-‘amily Stone.


I Preston Reed (‘umhernauld Theatre. Kildrum. 01336 733887. 7.45pm. £8 (£6). See Thu 18.

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