I Stephen Triffitt Celebrates Sinatra Playhouse. l8 22 (ireenside Place. 0870 6063424. 7.30pm. £15.50 £10.50. See Wed 10. I Underground Jam, Modus and Fireside Aliens I.‘ Attaehe. Shandwiek l’laee. 220 3402. 7.30pm. £4 £5. Jam trihute aet with some more .\lod sounds in support. I The Dangerfields attd The Cherrykicks Spider's Weh ('ellar Bar. 258 Morrison Street. 477 3471. 8pm. £4. l‘ast attd lurious punk from Belfast with (ilasgow slea/e roels‘ers the (’herry ls'ielss in support. I Pneumosis, The Kitchen and sa Bannerman's. .\'iddry Street. 556 .3254. 8pm. £3. l’sy ehedelie trip hop iront the female l'ronted l’neumosis who‘ye organised this night of liye eleetroniea with ex-liis projeet the Kitehen and their dirty heats and lotid guitars joined hy the haunting soundseapes o1 ,sa. I The Fever, The Scheme and Richie Gallacher ('aledonian Baekpaekers. .3 Queenslerry Street. 476 7224. 8.30pm. £4. .\Ianehester haggy groo\ ers the l‘ieyer headline.


I Damien Dempsey, Carina Round and James Blunt King 'l‘ut's Wait Wait llut. 272a St \‘ineent Street. 221 5270. 8.30pm. £8. Dempsey is a distinetiye. guttural Irish singer/ songwriter w ho eounts Morrissey among his tans. Supported hy the equally

\ iseeral ('arina Round.

I Invain, Resident Calling, Paige, Lifeblind and Keitel 'I‘he ('athouse. 15 l'nion Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £4.50 (£61. ()yer- 14s show. .\Ietal hill.

I Jack Cogan, Optimystics, Lee Patterson and Thomas Stereo.

l2 l4 Kelyinltaugh Street. 576 5018. 8pm. £4. Aeoustie show ease of singer/songwriters.

I N.U.M.B., Attica Rage, Nelson Gem, 4 Point Program attd Zynk Bari-1y. 200 (ll-\th Street. 0870 007 0000. 7.30pm. £6. l.oeal hand hill ineluding the \letalliea/Rage Against the .\laehine- inllueneed quintet ‘/.ynls'.

I The Stalingrad School of Streetfighting, Meta and Teppanyaki \iee‘n'Slea/y. 421 Sauehieltall Street. 333 0637. 0pm. £3. i‘eaturing ex-inemhers oi demented noiseniks 'l'rout.

I Recliner, Scott McDonald, Lab 5 and Therisingson 'l'he l3ili .\'ote ('al'e. 50 60 King Street. 553 1638. 0pm. £3. .\ii\ ol' indie roek arid aeoustie perl'iirmanees.

I Freeway The Bunker. 103 100 Bath Street. 220 1427. 10pm. l-‘ree. Soaring indie roek w hieh rel‘erenees the Madeltester era.

I Soul Beneficiaries .-\d l.ih. I I 1 Hope Street. 248 6645. 8pm. Free. liaimnond ja/I and rhytlmr'n'hlues sounds from this alter ego ot' the lioogaloo Iny estigtttors. playing it resideney throughout May.

I Figure 8 i’i\o l’iy‘o. l5 \Vztterloo Street. 564 8100. 8.30pm. liree. :\eoustie resideney.

I Engine The Seotia. 112 114

Stoekw ell Street. 552 8681. 4pm. liree. Roels' eoy'et‘s t‘esidene).

I Big Blues Jam Studio One. (irosyenor llotel. (i1'()\\ enor 'l'erraee. 341 05”). 6.30pm. liree. ilosted it} the New Blues Surl'ers with eontrihutions l'rom Studio One regulars sueh as Rey Doe and the Nimmo Brothers.

I Phil’s Sunday Session t'isge Beatha. 232 Woodlands Road. 564 1506. 6pm. Free. Bring your own instrument. I Live Music MaeSorley s. 42 Jainaiea Street. 248 8581. 0pm. Free. l.oeal hand triple hill to he eoniirmed.

Edinburgh I Fingathing The Liquid Room. 0e \‘ietoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £0. .'\n

impressiye mix oi seratehing skills and liye dotthle hass. touring with their Big Red .\'ehula Band.

I Khanate, Guapo, Entropy and Usurper Stttdio 24. 24 26 ('alton Road. 558 3758. 7pm. £8 £0 l£5 under 18st. liellish hrooding doom l'rom Khanate (teat Stephen ()‘Malley and James l’lotkin). and progressiy e ayant-roek and ttoise from Mike Patton‘s layourites. (ittapo.

I Ian Hunter 8. the Rant Band and Mick Ralphs The Venue. 17 21 ('alton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £12. 1i\- Mott the lloople irontman llunter rallies some not-so young dudes for some hoary old roeking good times.

I Charles Woods \\’liistlehinkies.

4 6 South Bridge. 557 51 14. 0pm. i‘ree. (’lassie eoyers (midnight hand still thel.

Monday 24


QThe Charlatans, Chikinki attd Drive Blind ('arling Academy. 121 iiglinton Street. 0005 020 3000/0870 77] 2000. 7.30pm. S()l.l) ()lul‘. ()\eI'— l4s show. 'l‘he eyer-durahle ('harlies haye weathered all kinds of upheaval oyer the years and. despite plodding along musieally l'or at least the last the ol them. still eommand massiye support for their inereasingly hluesy. Stonesy indie sound. l’ur! of It) Days in May.

Gomez Barrowland. 244 (iallowgate. 552 4601. 7pm. £15. ()yet’- l4s show. (iome/ haye tried to he a hit eleyerer with their hluesy inliuenees but they don't sound quite as intriguing as they did in their .\lereury .\1usie l’ri/e-w inning early days. Part of It) [hm in .lluy.

0 Phoenix and Feist King 'rui‘s with Walt lltit. 272a St Vineent Street. 221 5270. 8.30pm. £8.50. See preyiew lor grooyy l‘reneh popsters Phoenix. l’url of /(l Days in May.

I Tom Russell lioyer Bar. 'l'ron 'l‘heatre. 'i‘rongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £1 1. l.;\-horn. iii l’aso-hased l'olkster who has been deserihed as inusie's answer to Walt Whitman. llis songs haye heen eoyered hy Johnny (‘ash. .\'anei (iril’tith and kd lang.

I Chastity and M.I.A. Barfly. 260 (‘lyde Street. 0870 007 0000. 8pm. £4. I After Xmas Stereo. 12 t4 Kelyinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 8pm.

I My Deaf Audio, Red Snowman and This Familiar Smile The 13111 Note (tile. 50 60 King Street. 55.3 l638. 8.30pm. £4. limo line-up.

I Honey Boy Hickling Studio One. (irosyenot‘ Hotel. (it'osyenor 'I'erraee loll Byres Roadl. 341 6516. 0pm. l‘ree. Blues.

I Acoustic Jam \iee'n'Slea/y. 421 Sauehiehall Street. 333 0637. 8pm. l-‘ree. With a free drink as ineentiy e lot" partieipants.


0 Acoustic Idols ('aharet Voltaire.

36 38 Blair Street. 220 6176. 8pm. Free. A night praising the loeal talent with awards tor hest Venue. ('1) ete as well as tour liy e aets and a surprise guest.

I Open Mic \Vltistlehinkies. 4 6 South Bridge. 557 5114. 0pm. l-‘ree. See .\ion 17.

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GThe Charlatans, Chikinki and Drive Blind ('arling Aeademy. 121 liglinton Street. 0005 020 3000/0870 7771 2000. 7.30pm. £40.50. ()yer- l4s shim. See .\lon 24. Part of I!) Days in May.

I Less than Jake, Yellowcard attd The Akas Barrowland. 244 (iallow gate. 552 4601. 7pm. £12.50. ()yer- 14s show. l‘lorida-lxised ska-punkers who hay e heeotne an enormoUs eult in the last few years. touring eontinually. lilling huge yenues. yet still not impinging much on mainstream eulture.

O The Datsuns and Tokyo Dragons The (iarage. 400 Sauehiehall Street. 332

l 120. 7pm. £8. ()yer- l4s show. A w eleoine


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rock & pop listings Music

Hope of the States play King Tut’s, Glasgow, Fri 21 May

return for the goodtime ramalama heayy garage roek oi the Datsuns. who hay e reeorded their l’ortheoming alhum with 1.ed Zep hassist John Paul Jones in the produeer's ehair. Support from gleeltilly no-hrainer roels'n'rollers 'l'olsyo Dragons. I’url u/ I!) [hits in .lluy.

I Whole Lotta Metal Royal ('oneert Hall. 2 Sauehiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £17.51). ’l‘rihute eyening to the wonderful world ol' metal. leaturing eoyers ot' traeks hy Led Zeppelin. Hon Joyi and \Vhitesnake. none oi whom are strietly metal hands hut let's not push things too hard. eh'."1‘his is the ('oneert llall alter all. I The Duke Spirit and The Archie Bronson Outfit King 'l'ut's Wait Wait lllll. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5270. 8.30pm. £6. London hand getting a lot of layourahle press attention. ’l‘heir reeordings sound like tairly standard alternatiye roek. hut they are said to he totally wired liye.

I Phantom Planet and Pointless Creation Barfly. 260(‘1yde Street. 0870 00." 0000. 8pm. £5. See Surlaee Noise on page 43 tor more on this film star studded l'S roek aet.

I The A Forest, Lipsick and Germlin the 13m Note (lite. So (in King Street. 553 1638. 0pm. £3. The .\ l-"oi‘est helpl‘ully deserihe their sound as ‘1“ iltls‘lL‘L‘ttrL“. See \Ved l0 lor (iermlin.

I Divineamite .\'iee'n'.\‘le;i/y. 42l Sauehiehall Street. 333 0637. 0pm. £3. .\1i\ of pop and roek styles from this Reid Kerr ('ollege hand.


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