Mangomad‘s debut album Elecrmrherap)‘. as part of Yummi Sunday from Yummi Records. with DJs Silver Storic and Will Da Baba. BBQ and plenty of Cubra Libre on the cards. After party at Red Vodka Bar from 9pm.
I Monica Queen, Gum and Peanut Cabaret Voltaire. 36—38 Blair Street. 220 6176. 7.30pm. £5. Well-loved but somewhat overlooked local singer/songwriter Monica Queen who used to front the ballsy country rockin‘ Thrum. now heading in a more introspective direction.
I Thgedy, Selfish, Aiterbirth and Santo Caserio Studio 24. 24—26 Calton Road. 558 3758. 7.30pm. £4. Much anticipated date from American DlY hardcore act Tragedy.
I The Pork Dukes, The Clashed and Sad Society Citrus Club. 40—42 Grindlay Street. 622 7086. 8pm. £7.50. Original gnarly 70s punk act who played with the Pistols and the Clash. courted controversy playing incognito fuelling rumours they featured Keith Moon on vocals and Led Zep in the band. Clash tribute act and more punk as support.
I The Signs and lea Whistlebinkies. 4—6 South Bridge. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Classic guitar rock from the Signs with a funky edge from Fife's Jiva.
I Phin, Jim Diamond, Horse, Ray Geltlato, Mydas, Lazylite, Storm Petrels and Beatlemania Callander Park. 12.30pm. Free. Another day of pop and rock from Big in Falkirk headed by Pop Idol rejects Phixx. Horse and the man behind the immortal Boon theme. Jim Diamond.
0 The Beta Band and The Magniﬁcents Barrowland. 244 Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £13.50. Over-14s show. See preview for the redoubtable Beta Band. Support from Edinburgh‘s spikey synth punk overlords the Magnificents.
I Electrelane and Ursula Minor King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7. Brighton- based quartet Electrelane offer a mix of filmic soundtracks and electro pop elements.
I The Cribs, The Needles and The Others Barﬂy. 260 Clyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 8pm. £5. Dog-cared garage indie from the Cribs with support from Aberdeen‘s Needles.
I Pettybone, Seven Stone Under, Blacklisted and Screaming About Nothing The 13th Note Cafe. 50—60 King Street. 553 1638. 8.30pm. £4. Heavy rock.
I Al Hughes Studio One. Grosvenor Hotel. Grosvenor Terrace (off Byres Road). 341 6516. 9pm. Free. Blues.
I Acoustic Jam Nice‘n'Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8pm. Free. With a free drink as incentive for participants.
I The Shadows Playhouse. 18—22 Greenside Place. 0870 6063424. 7.30pm—10.30am. £20—£25. Veteran instrumental rock‘n‘rollers. beloved of your grandparents. Lead Shadow Hank Marvin is actually a very inﬂuential guitarist. even if he does look like the perennial nerd.
I Acoustica Cabaret Voltaire. 36—38 Blair Street. 220 6176. 7.30pm. Free (voluntary contributions on exit). A new night of acoustic sounds offering varied line-ups from Edinburgh‘s finest singer/songwriters. And remember no cover versions allowed.
I King Adora, The Last Great Wilderness and The Men The Venue. 17—21 Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £6. Pouting glam punk coated in eyeliner and named after a vibrator. Well. you have to make your own fun when you come from Birmingham.
I Rodney Crowell Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8pm. £16 (£14). Singer/songwriter who‘s been in the heart of the Nashville scene for the last 30 years. And. incidentally. married Johnny Cash's daughter Rosanne. producing her first five studio albums. I Open Mic Whistlebinkies. 4—6 South Bridge. 557 5114. 9pm. Free. Just turn up and perform.
I W*A*S*P The Garage. 490
Sauchiehall Street. 332 l 120. 7pm. 3 £15. Over-14s show. Once notorious full-on metal outfit whose name is an acronym for We Are Sexual Perverts. They just don‘t make ‘em like that anymore. I The Jungle Brothers Sub Club. 22 Jamaica Street. 248 4600. 7pm. £12. Tickets from Ticket Scotland and online at www.traxxevents.com. Seminal New York hip hop duo who have put innovation before sensationalism over the course of a career which spans nearly two decades. I Jetplane Landing, All My Logic, Mangara and The Silver Pill The Cathouse. 15 Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5. Over-14s show. Promoting their current album ()m‘e Like (1 Spark. the headliners are an extremo quartet described as an Anglo- lrish At the Drive-1n. 0 Joy Zipper, Breshnev and Lucky Jim King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. See preview for blissful pop duo Joy Zipper. I Graduation Day, Jetstar and Red Remains The 13th Note Cafe. 50—60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. Jetstar play mosh-worthy punk-pop and rock. I Munter, The Shine and Starsky Stereo. 12—14 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 8pm. £4. I Open Stage Vic Bar. Glasgow School of Art. 168 Renfrew Street. 353 4530. 7pm. Free. Campfire night of impromptu acts. hosted by the visual communications department. I Concert for a Pound Tchai Ovna. 42 Otago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. £1. Rock singer/songwriters‘ night. I Live Music Rockers. 14 Midland Street. 221 0726. 8pm. Free. Four rock bands to be conﬁrmed.
I Glenn Tilbrook The Venue. 17—21 Calton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £12. The former Squeeze frontman has long since split his songwriting partnership with Chris Difford and stepped out solo. He has a new single. ‘Untouchable‘. out on Monday.
I Vienna The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 8pm. £5 (£4). Live act Vienna head this classier take on 80s nostalgia with a selection of Duran Duran. A-Ha. Ultravox and other covers. Putting in two sets with DJs taking you through to 2am.
I Latent Heat, Felix Lighter and Earthwalk Whistlebinkies. 4—6 South Bridge. 557 51 14. 9pm. Free. Bumper bill of acts (with another tbc) at this band showcase.
I The Rapture, the Futureheads and T. Raumschmiere Queen Margaret Union. 339 9784. 7.30pm. £12. Over- 14s show. Having survived the NME tour earlier this year. hip New Yorkers the Rapture return to our shores to dole out more of that irresistible punk/funk action — and some gorgeous ballads. like recent single ‘Love is All'.
I The Shadows Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000.
i 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. See Mon 2.
rock & pop listings Music
www.westendfestival.co.uk (June 10th - 27th)
rxridywhtie. V Irish singer / songwriter Roddy Hart
Andy White — 0870 220 1 1 16, other shows pay at the door Brel, Ashton Lane. www.brelbarrestaurant.com
‘ West End Festival and Robin Morton
present at Oran Mor " Thursday 17th “June. Declan O'Rourke, Jo Mango
' and the ContraBand Friday 18th June Trashcan Sinatras
with special guests TICKETS: SECC booking office 0870 040 4000
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