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 Horthmore and Fiona Shepherd.

Vanessa Rigg promote their second album ()1: Black Peak. Their atmospheric electronica has been described as ’balsam for the soul'.

I The Welks, The Shells, Fractal Jack, Tempercalm and Tourniquet Barfly. 260 Clyde

. Street. 0870 907 0999. 7.30pm. £6.

Ticket information

Tickets for most shows can be obtained in advance from:

Tickets Scotland 239 Argyle Street. Glasgow 0141 204 5151.

Tickets Scotland 127 Rose Street. Edinburgh. 0131 220 3234.

Ripping Records 91 South Bridge. 0131226 7010.

Way Ahead 0141 339 8383.


I Duran Duran and Goidtrapp SFCC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 6pm. S()I.I) ()l’T. ()ver- 14s show. To those whom it may concern (and that's a lot of thirtysotnething womenl. all three Taylors are back in the Duran fold for this greatest hits tour. The songs stand the test of time; let's hope they perform better than they did at the Brits ceremony.

I The Blues Band The Ferry. 42 Clyde Place. 429 1010. 8pm. £15. The Blues Band. fronted by ex-Manfred Mann vocalist Paul Jones. celebrate their 25th anniversary this year. continuing to pay tribute to the blues and R&B boom which inspired them to pick tip their instruments in the first place.

I The Young Hips, Fools Circle and Skin on Skin King Tut's Wah Wah llut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4.50. Local band triple bill.

I Embryo Nice'n'Sleazy. 421 Saucbiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Indie rock.

I Pomegranate Tramway. 25 Albert Drive. 0845 330 3501. 8pm. Free. Glasgow-based duo Stef .\lc(}1inchey and

The Emergenza battle of the bands competition reaches the semi-finals stage. with bands from all over Scotland competing for a prize which includes a gig at the Carlin Academy. I Carson, Fickle Public, Some Young Pedro and Ten Easy Wishes Raw. Queen Margaret Union. 22 University Gardens. 339 9784. 7.30pm. £3. Weekly showcase of local bands. Tonight‘s line-up are of a rock persuasion.

I Wasted Youth, Mr 2, Pummel, the Last Act and Friction Fx The Cathouse. 15 Union Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £4.50 (adv). £6 (door). ()ver- 14s show. Ska. skate and pop-punk line-up.

I Lassie Casserole, Wide Awake, Cortex and the Hunky Dorys Fury Murrys. 96 Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 8.30pm. £4. including entry to post-gig club. Fury's Unsigned battle of the bands 2004.

I Ludovico The Bunker. 193—199 Bath Street. 229 1427. 10pm. Free.

I Kiteflying Club Tchai ()vna. 42 ()tago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. £1.50. ltnprov.

I Roost Studio One. (irosvenor Hotel. (irosvenor Terrace (off Byres Road). 341 6516. 9pm. Free.

I Colin McEwan Tinderbox. I89 Byres Road. 339 3108. 9pm. Free. Acoustic set.

I Jam Session Samuel Dow’s. 67-71 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. Hosted by Independence.

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

bands night.


I Peaches and Klssogram The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £10. Sexually explicit.

' extreme art-rock-electro-garage from

the inimitable Ms Peaches.

I Shooglenifty The Venue. 17—21 (‘alton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £8.50. New wave Celtic dance sounds from this funky ensemble.

G Tom Mac plays King Tut's, Glasgow, Mon 19 Apr

58 THE LIST 15—29 Apr 2004

I Against the Grain and Jacob’s Pillow Whistlehinkies. 4—6 South Bridge. 557 5114. 9 in. Free. Rock.

I Peter ichael Rowan Cafe Royal Bistro Bar. 17 West Register Street. 557 4792. 9pm. Free. Acoustic rock originals and covers.

I Unnecessary Surgery and Enchantica Bannerman‘s. Niddry Street. 556 3254. 9pm. £3. A night of guitar and electronic craziness from techno-jungle- punks Unnecessary Surgery.


I The Grim Northern Social and Tippl Tolbooth. Jail Wynd. 01786 274000. 7.30pm. £10. Smooth indie rock sounds from this Scottish act's debut album.


I Maple Cross, Uncle Phil and Pettybone Lava Lounge. 2 Ann Street. ()1475 791 585. £tbc. Hardcore funk rock from London’s Uncle Phil with metal from Finland‘s Maple Cross as the Swamp goes tour crazy.


I Westiite and Belleflre SECC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 7.30pm. £26.50. No age restriction. Having survived the departure of Bryan McFadden and subsequent collapse of civilisation as we know it. Westlife carry on regardless. Can you spot the diffference'.’

I Backyard Babies and Roxy Saint The Garage. 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332

1 120. 7pm. £8.50. CANCELLED.

I The Sluts of Trust and Mother & The Addicts King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. Incendiary Glaswegian duo signed to C hemikal Underground who combine sleazy gutter-trawling rock‘n'roll with Eddie Van Halen-inspired widdly guitar breaks. According to their debut album. We Are All Sluts of Trust so better succumb

I Kleran Docherty and Mirel Acoustic Affair. Tron Theatre foyer bar. Trongate. 552 4267. 9.30pm. £8. Singer/songwriter promotes his Bridges EP. supported by the bluesy. folky strains of

local outfit Mirel.

I Avatar, Spyne, Seratone, lnvain and Sound Development Agency Barfly. 260 Clyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 7.30pm. £6. The Battle of the Bands continues. See Thu 15.

I Lunchbuggy and The Changelings The l3th Note Cafe. 50—60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. Melodic pop/rock.

I Four More Heroes N ice‘n‘Sleazy. 421 Saucbiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £3. Stranglers tribute band.

I Deadites, Man has Seven, Second Fault and Outsane Fury Murrys. 96 Maxwell Street. 221 651 1. 8.30pm. £4. including entry to post-gig club. Bill of up and coming local rock bands.

I Reasons to be Cheerful

: MacSorleys. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581.

9.30pm. Free. Ian Dury tribute.

I Backstreet Samuel Dow‘s. 67—71 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free. I Frank O’Hagan The Scotia. 1 12—1 14 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 9pm. Free. Covers of Dylan. the Band. Creedence.


I Roguestar, The Hustlers and Richie Gallacher Whistlebinkies. 4—6 South Bridge. 557 51 14. 6pm. Free before midnight; £3 after. Funky beats with a soul vibe from the Hustlers followed by stadium rocking from Roguestar at midnight.

I Hick Harper and Stylus Automatic The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £8—£|0. Virtuoso guitar playing from Harper.

I Sebastien, Gingergreen, Scuff and Confusion Caledonian Backpackers. 3 Queensfeny Street. 476 7224. 7.30pm. £3. Bum ‘r bill of local indie action.

I The ncredlble String Band

Calexico and Blanche The original Tex-Mex treat takes the takes dark country atmospherics and blends them with mariachi rhythms and tones. The musical equivalent of a cold margarita on a sultry summer night. See preview. Carling Academy, Glasgow, Sun 78 Apr.

Amy Winehouse She may look like scary Janice from Friends (you remember, Chandler’s ex) but that's no reason not to love her. The precocious talent Amy Winehouse (pictured) sets her above the chicken-in-a-basket bullshit of Norah Jones and of legions of clones. See preview. Cottier Theatre, Glasgow, Wed 27 Apr.

The Divine Comedy He may have side stepped the flippant foppery of “National Express’. ‘Frog Princess’ and the like but within Neil Hannon’s pigeon chest beats a heart that lives for pop. Pop of only the most debonair and considered kind of course. See preview. Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Mon 26 Apr.

Triptych Kicking off at the tail end of this issue is the fourth annual festival of musical eclecticism: there’s hip hop. blues, rock. techno. jazz, folk . . . pretty much everything you could imagine. See feature. Various venues, Glasgow and Edinburgh, Wed 28—Mon 3 May.

Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8pm. £15. Continuing their revival. begun in the 90s. the much-loved and ever-incredible

String Band perform old classics.

I Unknowen Hagan, AC Rid and

i Legless Subway. 69 Cowgate. 225 6766. 8pm. £3. Skasters Unknowen Hagana head

this up-beat line-up.

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I vivamelodica, Locosea and Tlppl Tolbooth. Jail Wynd. 01786 274000. 7.30pm. £7.50. Pop hooks and guitar licks

from vivamelocica's debut album [.urlv

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I Maple Cross, Uncle Phil and Forced Asphyxla Kim Drive Community Centre. Kirn Drive. 6pm. £4. No age restriction. See Thu 15.