Rock 8 pop
Events are listed by date, then city. Submit listings at least ten days before publication for Glasgow to Fiona Shepherd at firstname.lastname@example.org, by post or by fax on 0141 353 2803 and for Edinburgh to Henry Northmore at email@example.com, by post or by fax on 0131 557 8500. Listings are compiled by Mark Robertson, Henry Northmore and Fiona Shepherd.
Tickets for most shows can be obtained in advance from:
Tickets Scotland 239 Arger Street. Glasgow 0141 204 5151.
Tickets Scotland 127 Rose Street. Edinburgh. 0131 220 3234.
Ripping Records 91 South Bridge. 0131 226 7010.
Way Ahead 0141 339 8383.
I Pink and Queens of Noize Sli(‘(‘. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 7pm. £22.50. [Expect a stimulating show from one of our best chart pop stars who dips her toes into angsty rock. power pop and overwrought ballad territory with equally entertaining results. And unlike Kylie. Beyonce et al. Pink actually displays traces of personality . . .
I Obie Trice Barrowland. 244 (iallowgate. 552 4601. 7pm. £12.50. Over- 14s show. Due to the proverbial demand. an extra date for liminem's Detroit homie
LUCID SOUNDS presents
son of Blues legend Muddy Waters
Thurs 8 Apr
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who has also worked with Timbaland and Dr Dre on his debut album ( livers.
I Colin Bluntstone & Rod Argent The Ferry. 42 (‘lyde Place. 42‘) 1010. 8pm. £15. The angel-voiced singer of the Zombies tours with his old mucker Rod Argent.
I String Cheese Incident The (iarage. 4‘)() Sauchiehall Street. 332 1 120. 7pm. £12.50. ()ver- 14s show. (‘olorado ski bums who exhibit a propensity for playing in mountainous countries so they cart slot in a bit of slope action while they are in the vicinity.
I The Bees and The Dead 60s King Tut‘s Wait Wait Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £8. The return of Isle of Wight's only musical export. The Bees are one of the most eclectic outfits to emerge in recent years. covering pop. folk. reggae and whatever else takes their fancy on forthcoming new album Free the lives. I South Nice'n'Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637. ‘)pm. Former Mo‘ Wax- signed psychrock cats who have been adrift of late.
I The John Hinshelwood Band and John McMeekin Fallen Angels Club. the lidge. 57 (‘ochrane Street. 8pm. £5. Tickets: 204 5151. Local country/folk artist whose latest album features a guest appearance by ex-Byrd (iene Parsons. Solo support from (‘ahoots frontman McMeekin.
I Social Disorder, Scallywag, Hateville Heroes and Versity Barfly. 260 (‘lyde Street. (1870 ‘)07 0‘)‘)‘). 8pm. £4. ()ver-14s show. Punk line-up.
I Rutabega The 13th Note (are. 50- ()1) King Street. 553 1638. ‘)pm. £3. Avant- jazz psychedelia at the first of a new monthly Psychiatric Records night.
I Superhero, The l-lucksters, The Blimp and Slider Raw. Queen Margaret L'nion. 22 l'niversity (iardens. 33‘) ‘)784. 7.30pm. £3. Weekly showcase of local bands. Hosted tonight by I)’(’(l!.\’(‘(’ll("S Jim (ielatly.
I Steam, Core Ten and Strattos Soundset. the Soundhaus. 47 Hyde Park Street. 221 465‘). 8.30pm. £4.50. Weekly showcase of local bands.
I Northern Remedy The Bunker. I‘)3—l‘)‘) Bath Street. 22‘) 1427. 10pm. Free. A self-styled ‘modern slant on rock‘n'roll‘.
I Gravy Train and Tired of Trying MacSorleys. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. ‘)pm. Free.
I Lady Mercedes, Booster and The Fatheaded The Halt Bar. 161) Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 8pm. Free.
I Blubraker Metropolitan. (‘andleriggs 552 ‘)402. Free. Acoustic jams.
I El Dog Tchai ()vna. 42 ()tago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. Free.
I Speedtrap Studio One. (irosvenor Hotel. (irosvenor Terrace (off Byres Roadl. 341 6516. ‘)pm. Free.
I Trains Tinderbox. 18‘) Byres Road. 33‘) 3108. ‘)pm. Free. Acoustic set.
I Carah Nugent Beanscene West lind. 5 (‘resswell Lane. 334 6776. 8.30pm. Free. I.aidback. background sounds.
I The Vagabonds The Scotia.
112- 114 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. ‘)pm. Free. Popular covers.
I Jam Session Samuel Dow's. 67 71 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. Hosted by Independence.
I Live Music .\1c(‘huills.4() High Street. 552 2135. ‘).30pm. Free. New bands night.
I Hi 5 Alive Festival Theatre. 13 -~2‘) .\'ico1son Street. 52‘) 6000. 10.30am & lpnt. £8 £15. Following their Asian tour. Hi 5 Alive go pop in the UK.
I Cat Power and Entrance The Liquid Room. ‘)c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £10. Introspective indie from shrinking violet (‘atpower renowned for her fragile live shows.
I The Mannequins and East Coast Soft Rock Project The Bongo ('lub. Moray House. 37 Holyrood Road. 558 7604. 8pm. £4 (£3). Rock. hip hop DJs. acoustic talent and more.
I Musicisum and Chase Whistlebinkies. 4- ‘6 South Bridge. 557
51 14. ‘)pm. Free. New York duo Musicisum perform a selection of covers and originals.
I Peter Michael Rowan (‘al‘e Royal Bistro Bar. 17 West Register Street. 557 4792. ‘)pm. Free. Acoustic rock originals and covers.
I Blazin’ Squad S15(‘(‘. Finnieston Quay. 0870040 4000. 7pm. £18.50. No age restriction. Across the playgrounds of the nations. the heated arguments persist: who's better -- mini-pops punx Busted or alleged ‘garage’ ‘crew‘ turned soppy popsters Blazin‘ Squad. It's this generation's mods v rockers.
I Daniel Wylie, Red Bee Society and Mydas King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £6. [ix-frontman of the (‘osmic Rough Riders jangles on his tod. See live music reviews for more on Red Bee Society.
I Odeon Beat Club, Geoff Martyn, The Needles and Lexxi ('('A. 350 Sauchieltall Street. 352 4900. 8pm. £10. Fundraising event for the Scottish (‘ommunity Foundation. featuring the most excellent melodic power pop of ()deon Beat ('lub. ex-'I‘ravis singer/songwriter Martyn and Aberdonian indie garage types the Needles.
I Amsterdam, Shouting at Traffic and Rainforest Parrots Barfly. 260 Clyde Street. 0870 ‘)()7 0‘)‘)‘). 8pm. £5. Amsterdam are indie pop that rocks. and have toured with lilvis Costello.
I Cobain The ('athouse. l5 l'nion Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £6. Nirvana tribute band. marking the tenth anniversary of Kurt (‘obain's suicide.
I Electrakon, Blue Sugar, Stonewhisper and Greg Friel The Ferry. 42 (‘lyde Place. 016‘)8 265 51 1. ‘)pm. £5. Local band showcase. including the rootsy hard rock of Stonewhisper. influenced by the Black (‘rowes and (iuns‘n'Roses.
I Scott MacDonald, Definitive and The Fast Camels The 13111 .\'ote (‘at‘c’n 50 60 King Street. 553 1638. ‘)pm. £3. Melodic bluesy rock. stoncr indie and indie rock. respectively.
I The Hector Collectors and Cindy Likes Rafe Nice'n'Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. ‘)pm. £4. The Hector (‘ollectors have been dubbed a Scottish Half Man Half Biscuit because of their amusing paeans to popular culture. I Figure 5, Kain and Dieselbone Woodside Sessions. Woodside Social ('ltlb. 32‘) Northwoodsidc Road. 337 1643. ‘)pm. £5 (£4 with llyerl. Stones-influenced rock'n'rolling from Kain. Plus DJ David Stone playing funk. soul and rock‘n'roll. I The Score, Fagan, Fiveparkdrive and The Times Fury Murrys. ‘)6 Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 8.30pm. £4. including entry to post-gig club. Bill of upcoming local indie bands. I Stoned Again Level 5. Strathclyde l'niversity Students' lfnion. ‘)0 John Street. 567 5000. ‘)pm. £2. Rolling Stones tribute.
I Cimarron (irand ()le ()pry. Paisley Road Toll. 42‘) 5396. 7.30pm. £4 (£3 membersl. (‘ountryz
I Abba Tribute Bourbon Street. 108 (icorge Street. 5520141. 7pm. £5 (£‘).‘)5 with dinner). Tribute to the Swedish fab four.
I Big Licks MacSorleys. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. ‘).30pm. Free. Rock
I Independence Samuel Dow's,
67 71 Nitltsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.
I Frank O’Hagan The Scotia. 1 12 I I4 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. ‘)pm. Free. (‘overs of Dylan. the Band. (‘reedence Edinburgh
I Azzuri The Tron. ‘) Hunter Square.
High Street. 226 ()‘)31. 8.30pm. Free. Melodic rock.
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1 2 Many DJs, LCD Sound System and Automato OK. OK. so this is technically a club night. but the inclusion of tasty hip hop outfit Automato and the very fact that this will be a stonking night of dancing to all manner of cut up punk-funk-disco-electro-rock stomp is all the mom reason to recommend it. See clubs. Barrow/and, Glasgow. Sat 3 Apr.
David Byrne A musical chameleon in every scene except without the bug eyes and long tongue (we hope). More worldly wise avenues explored by this beguiling performer. See preview. Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Sat 70 Apr.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Entrance and The Locust Two bands who know how to dish out incendiary punk rock angles with an innovative twist: Karen O’s measured. artful shapes versus the Locust 's collected unpredictable. blurting heaviosity and wilful childishness. See preview. Barrow/and, Glasgow. Sun 77 Apr.
Snow Patrol Flushed with chart success and slightly sheepish for it all, Snow Patrol celebrate in homely style with two island-bound shows. See preview. Brod/ck Town Hall, Arran. Sat 70 8 Sun 7 7 Apr.
The Church of Rock Celebrate Easter in the only way appropriate: by heading out west to a venue renowned for its COuntry 8 western nights and indulging in some good old fashioned. foot on the speaker rock'n'roll excess. See preview. Grand Ole Opry, Glasgow. Sun 7 7 Apr.
Franz Ferdinand, Sons & Daughters and The Fiery Furnaces Hot footing it from a highly lucrative ram raid of the South by Southwest festival in Texas. the boys who can do no wrong limber up for an exhaustive sashay around the British Isles. the ever-compelling 88D in tow. OMU. Glasgow Mon 72 8 Tue 73 Apr.
Duran Duran and Goldfrapp The mighty mcoks of new romance make their comeback in style. The waistbands may not be so tiny any more but their popularity remains undiminished. SECC. Glasgow, Thu 15 8 Fri 76 Apr.