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Edinburgh I Johnny Foreigner, Ox.Eagle.Lion.Man and Tubelord Cabaret Voltaire. 36—38 Blair Street. 220 6176. 7pm. £6. ‘Noisy pop‘. I Screaming Blue Murder, Dirtbox, The Void and in the Attack The Hive. 15—17 Niddry Street. 5560444. 7pm. £tbc. Punks SBM headline. I g . . - u . .. Diskelma Henry's Cellar Bar. 8—l6a Morrison Street. 228 9393. 7.30pm. £5. Finnish punks featuring [)eek from ()i Polloi on vocals.

RB Morris 1-eith Folk Club. The

Village. South Fort Street. 554 4510. 7.30pm. £8. Country all the way from Knoxville. Tennessee. from this musician. poet. playwright and actor who inspired the likes of Lucinda Williams and Steve Earle. Part of Leith Festival.

Shameless Queen Charlotte

Rooms. 56a Queen Charlotte Street. Leith. 555 6660. 8pm. Rock and blues classics. Part of the 1.eith Festival.

Story About the Boy, Gareth

Davis-Jones and Austen George The Granary. 32—34 The Shore. Leith. 554 9465. 8pm. £5. Country-fused anthems form Story About the Boy. Part of the Leirh Festival.



I Underling, Big Face and Danse or Die ABC2. 330 Sauchiehall Street. 332 2232. 8pm. £4. A1t.hip hop from the headliners of this BBC Introducing gig. FREE Acoustic Night The Butterfly & the Pig. 153 Bath Street. 221 7711. 8.30pm. See Tue 27.

FREE The Bottleneckers Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm. See Tue 27.

Edinburgh I Natty Cabaret Voltaire. 36-38 Blair Street. 220 6176. 7pm. £6. See Sat 31. Little Doses, Daneil Vzeu and Katie & the Dull Fudds The Granary. 32—34 The Shore. 1.eith. 554 9465. 8pm. £5. Ex-Snow Patrol bassist Mark McLelland‘s new band. blending pop. punk and electronica. Parr oft/1c 1.eith Festival. Transgression Sessions: Hip Hop Transgression Skate Park. Ocean Terminal. 1-eith. 555 3755. 10pm. £3. Night of hip hop. DJs. MCs and beatboxers. Part of the 1.eith Festival.

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I Yazoo Clyde Auditorium. l-‘innieston Quay. ()87() 040 4000. 7.30pm. £45. Vince Clarke and Alison Moyet perform together for the first time in over 25 years for a price.

FREE Acoustic Sessions ()ran Mor. 731—735 Great Western Road. 357 6200. 8pm. See Wed 28.

I Oran Mor Acoustic Sessions and Open Mic Oran Mor. 731—735 Great Western Road. 357 6200. 8pm. Live music. I Paper Heroes Barfly. 260 Clyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 8pm. £6. Indie pop rock winners of the Skins band competition.

I Black Kids and Collapsing Cities King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. SOLD OUT. Infectious indie synth pop from this perky young Florida band. See preview. page 67. I Call to Mind Nice‘n‘Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 0900. 8.30pm. See Sun 1.

FREE Open Stage The llalt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 352 9996. 8.30pm. See Wed 28.

FREE Inspector Tapehead and Jamie Dargie Brel. 39—43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 9pm. Folk/blues guitar and synth set-up from IT. with support from Aliens member at the weekly Vivamelodica night.

FREE What The Blood Revealed and My Final Wish Bar Bloc. l 17 Bath Street. 574 6066. 9pm. WTBR are a post-

80 THE LIST 22 May—5 Jun 2008

The Felice Brothers

rock group from Irvine.

I Semifinalists (‘aptain‘s Rest. 185 Great Western Road. 331 2722. Art school punk with a dash of 80s weirdness.

Edinburgh FREE Open Mic Night Rumba. 17 Portland Street. 1.eith. 467 7227. 6pm. All comers welcome. I’ur! oft/re

1.eith I'i’slit'ul.

I Tiny Dancers Cabaret Voltaire. 36-38 Blair Street. 221) 6176. 7pm. £7.50. Yorkshire band described as a ‘sun-drenched licho & the Bunnymen‘. Aberfeldy, Vibrona and Andy Chung 1.eith Dockers (‘1ub. 17- 17a Academy Street. 1.eith. 467 7879. 7.30pm. £10. 1.o-li indie and acoustic folky lidinburgh hand. I’m! oft/iv 1.eith val. Christine le Doux, Laura Cruikshank and Gerry Mooney Meridian. 138 1.eith Walk. 554 4238. 8pm. £6. Singer-songwriter action from Texas. Ontario and Balloch respectively. I’m“! oft/re 1.eith Festival. Kings Die Kings, The Detours, Autosatari and Jakil The (iranary. 32-34 The Shore. 1.eith. 554 9465. 8pm. £5. lidinburgh anthemic indie quintet. with more than a hint of Joy Division. headline. I’url oft/re 1.eith l'i'siivul. Shurl‘nan The Village. 16 South Fort Street. 1.eith. 478 7810. 8pm. £8. Rocky Americana. l’urr oft/w 1.eith Festival. I Exposed The Jan. Bar. 1 ('hambers Street. 220 4298. 8.15pm. £2. Monthly singer-songwriters/new bands night which sees prc-selected acts displaying their fittest musical wares.



I Beyond the Forest, Anavris, Rodent Emporium and Effigy The (‘athousc. 15 lfnion Street. 248 6606. 7pm. £5. ()ver- 14s show. Heavy alt.rock

sounds from Anavris at this Depression

The dual influences of Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen may weigh heavy on this New York quartet’s self-titled debut album, but that’s not to say they’re without their own ideas. They tap into a similar vein of vivid, florid storytelling that the Boss and the Bob do so well, but with a world weary sense of fun and clarity of image that is all their own. E King Tut 's. Glasgow. Sun 25 May.

Alliance Scotland benefit.

I Say Anything AB('2. 330 Sauchiehall Street. 332 2232. 7pm. £8.50. ()vcr- 14s show. 11S punks who dig Queen and l"ugaxi in equal measure.

I Congregation and Cath 8. Phil Tyler Stereo. 20 28 Renlield Lane. 222 2254. 8pm. £7. Blues dirges and old school folk dtto at this lluntleys and Palmers Audio ('1th night.

FREE Ben Glover The Liquid Ship. 171 175 (ireat Western Road. 331 1901. 9pm. Northern Ireland singer-songwriter. influenced by Waits and Dylan. whose album features contributions from the august likes of Vince Gill. Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale.

FREE Pooch Bar Bloc. l 17 Bath Street. 574 6066. 9pm. A new girl/boy group of indie rockers from (ilasgow.

I The Privates The Twisted Wheel. 73 Queen Street. 221 4851. 9pm. Hammond- driven instrumentals.

I Neil Diamond llampden Park. 1.etherby Drive. 616 6000. The rhinestone-encrusted trottbadottr plays tracks from his new confessional album Ilmm' Before Dark but also serenades llatnpdcn with such well-worn classics as ‘Song Sung Blue'. love on the Rocks' and the seminal ‘Sweet (‘aroline‘. All together now: 'hands touching hands . .


FREE Open Mic Night Rumba. 17 Portland Street. 1.eith. 467 7227. 6pm. See Wed 4.

I You 8. What Army, Unicorn Kid, Recreational Homicide, Fatal Succession and Linescreen The Hive. l5 l7 Niddry Street. 5560444. 6pm. £6. Metal and rock meet hardcore electronica in an linter Shikari style.

I Jewel 8. Esk Presents The Bongo Club. Moray House. 37 llolyrood Road. 558 7604. 7pm. £3. Mixed line-up of bands from the respected music course. I Missing Cat The Ark. 3 7 Waterloo Place. 228 9393. 7.30pm. £tbe. Psychedelic blues.

I Pravda and Come in Tokyo The

Voodoo Rooms. 19a West Register Street. 556 7060. 8pm—lam. £4. 1.ivc electro

punk and post punk at Limbo. I Rubix The (iRV. 37 Guthrie Street. 220

2987. 8pm-43am. £5. Indie night with live

sets (acts the). The Legendary Tale of Captain Ba: and Fiona Crawford The Granary. 32—34 The Shore. 1.eith. 554

9465. 8pm. £5. lipic tale of space and

sofas via music. puppetry and animation. I’ur! rift/11' 1.eith Festival.

I Tommy Allsup 8; Kevin Montgomery The Village. 16 South Fort Street. 1.eith. 478 7810. 8pm. £15. Allsup was guitarist with Buddy llolly‘s band and lost a coin toss with Richie Valens for the last seat on a certain plane. while

Montgomery's father wrote classics such

as ‘lleartbeat' and ‘Wishing' with Holly. I The Talks (‘itrus Club. 40 42 (irindlay Street. 622 7086. 10.30pm 3am. £6. Reggae-influenced indie punk from the Hull at this Kinky Indie special with a 1)] set from Babyshambles' Adam l-‘icek. FREE The Freaky Family The Jan. Bar. 1 (‘hambers Street. 2204298.

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FREE Real Live Jazz Session Rio Cafe. 27 llyndland Street. 334 9909. 8pm midnight. l.ive weekly session featuring a changing line-up of straight- ahead. no-messin‘ bands.


I Nicky Psaila/Michael Magg Quintet The Jazz, Bar. 1 (‘hambers Street. 2204298. 8.15pm. £3 (£2). (‘larinet and sax-led live-piece.


FREE The Apocalypse Funk Trio The Jazz Bar. 1 (‘hambers Street. 220 4298. 5pm. Punk. soul and cool beats from guitarist 1)] Aki.

I Rope Trick The Jan. Bar. 1 (‘hambers Street. 2204298. 8.15pm. £3 (£2). liuan Burton's funky six-piece.

I The Jam House Experience The Jam House. 5 Queen Street. 226 4380. 8.30pm. £5. Great music from the Jam llouse house band The Flavours.

I Skunk Funk The lull. Bar. 1 (‘hambers Street. 2204298. 1 1pm 3am. £5 (£3). Night of top funk from 1)] Wilklbooth and live guests. including cool Afrobcat from 1)iwan (23 May) followed by funk and soul from The Dirty Martinis (30 May).


National Jazz Trio of Scotland,

Tape, Taken by flees and The Pastels Tolhoolh. .lail Wynd. 01786 274000. 6.45pm. £15 (£10; three-day pass £35 (£25)). Bill Wells presents a new set of instrumental tracks and has expanded the NJToS to a four-piece; experimental pop from Sweden‘s Tape; Victoria Bergsman new band Taken by Trees and Scottish indie royalty The Pastels. See preview. page 67. Part ol'lx' ll‘i'ekz'ml.

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FREE Kenny Paterson Trio Play. 7 chlicld Street. 226 4958. 2.30 5.30pm. A new talent on the Scottish ja/J scene.