Music Rock&Pop ‘7

Rock& Pop

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I Kid Harpoon Admiral Bar Basement. 71a Waterloo Street. 2210 7705. 7pm. £5. Folkish sounds from London's Kid Ilarpoon. pitched somewhere between Pete I)oherty and Jeff Buckley.

I Landon and Una Flori Classic Grand. 18 Jamaica Street. 847 ()82(). 7pm. £6. Rock.

I Cheveu, Triple School and Ballad of Mabel Wong Mono. 12 Kings Court. King Street. 553 2400. 7.30pm. £5. French band headline.

I Prong The Cathouse. I5 Ifnion Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £12.50. Industrial metal from New York City.

I Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of the War of the Worlds Sli(‘(‘. Finnieston Quay. 08700404000. 8pm. £41.50—£55. Take cover ~ it's the original (prog-rock) score for the IIG Wells novel adaptation. performed live. I Limehouse Lizzy The Ferry. Anderston Quay. Broomielaw. ()1698 360 ()85. 8pm. £13 (£11.50). Tribute to Thin Lizzy.

I The MacWildhearts, The Black Lights and Shotgun Libido Rockers. 14 Midland Street. 221 ()726. 8pm. £5. Wildhearts tribute.

I Shut Up and Eat Your Music Pivo Pivo. 15 Waterloo Street. 564 8100. 8pm. £3. Three bands of common genre or influence take us on a musical journey. with 1)Js playing music in keeping with the theme of the night.

I Lissy Tl'ullie, The 123s and Wilburnsilver King Tut’s Wah Wah Ilut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6.50. The NYC musician with a laundry list of cool attributes (friend of Mark Ronson. roadied for the Moldy Peaches. used to model. is a lesbian). FREE Flo 8. the Kicks, Funkilicious and Heavy Mama Bar Bloc. I 17 Bath Street. 574 6066. 9pm. Funk. soul and R&B.

FREE The ID Parade, Kat Healy, Rachel Dawick 8. Nick Lewis and Steve Adams The Drawing Room. 1055 Sauchiehall Street. 339 2999. 9pm.


General Fiasco

Northern Irish alt.rockers, General Fiasco have been touring the wilds of Scotland (from

Weekly Quiet Riot night of mellow sounds.

I Mischief Brew, Jonny One-Lung and Dave Hughes & the Renegade Folk-Punk Band 13th Note Cafe. 5060 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £tbc. Alternative line-up.

I SJ Esau, Asthmatic Astronaught and Lifeshows The Twisted Wheel. 73 Queen Street. 221 4851. 10pm. £4. Iisau is one of Anticon’s few British signings. with 1)] support from Point to C.

FREE Bazodee The llalt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 352 9996. Live reggae and dancehall sounds.


I Luva Anna and Dirty Modern Hero Cabaret Voltaire. 36 38 Blair Street. 220 6176. 7pm. Free but ticketed. ()ld school bluesy folk-rock from Luva Anna plus Britpop style indie from I)irty Modern Ilero at the Mill. Free tickets available at

I Woodenbox, Fistful of Fivers and Kays Lavelle Sneaky Pete's. 73 (‘owgate. 225 1757. 7pm. £5. The folksy. rhythmic Woodenbox top the bill.

I Aberfeldy and The Gillyflowers Leith Dockers Club. 17 17a Academy Street. l.eith. 7.30pm. £10 (£8). Iiuphoric Scotpoppers who know their way round a charming tune. l’urt oft/1e l.eit/t I'eslivul.

I Peter Michael Rowan, Lorraine McCauley and Fiona J Thom The Ark. 3 7 Waterloo Place. 623 7147. 7.30pm. £4. Acoustic originals and

I The Stantons Carriers Quarters. 42 Bernard Street. l.eith. 554 4122. 7.30pm. £tbc. Country vibes. but not necessarily country songs from The Stantons. I’m-t of (he l.eilh I'eslit'al.

I The Wee Baby Jesuses The Village. 16 South Fort Street. l.eith. 478 7810. 7.30pm. £5. Alternative indie. I’urt oft/1e l.eil/I I'es‘livul.

I The Fusiliers, The 48 and The Remnant Kings The Granary. 327-34 The Shore. l.eith. 554 9465. 8.30pm. £7 (£5). Glasgow indie power pop.

E—‘REE Collossus, Cosmos, Spotty Dog and The Halos Whistlebinkies.

4 -6 South Bridge. 557 51 14. 9pm. Indie rock.

I The Freaky Family The Jazz Bar. 1 Chambers Street. 220 4298. 1 1.15pm. £1. ()rganic hip hop and jazzy grooves.

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FEE Holy Mountain, Kylie Minoise, The Black Rat Death Squad and Eddy a The T-Bolts The Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 352 9996. 1pm. llalt Bar llijack Festival with

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Ullapool to Stornoway) before a final assault on Glasgow. So far the indie boys have supported The Pigeon Detectives, The Wombats and The Enemy and are now ready to go it alone and take on the Scottish

crowds. I King Tut '8. Glasgow, Wed 77 Jun.

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line-up completed by Noma. The Radiation Line and Adam & Joe. I Ascension, Burning Earth, Deadly Inscription, Farseer, Switchblade Scream and Syth Classic Grand. 18 Jamaica Street. 847 0820. 6pm. £7. ()ver- 14s show. The final of the fearsome-sounding Bloodstock. I Boyzone and Eoghan Ouigg SIiCC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 6.30pm. £32.50. The original soppy Irish boy band with granny appeal return with their multiplicity of wet ballads and pop hits. Supported by teen X Factor finalist with the bogbrush hair. I The Barents Sea and Johnny Terrell The Twisted Wheel. 73 Queen Street. 221 4851. 7pm. £5. Folky sounds from The Barents Sea. I Down Queen Margaret Union. 22 Ifniversity Gardens. 339 9784. 7pm. £16. New ()rleans sludgemeisters. fronted by Pantera‘s Phil Anselmo. I The Ghosties, Soul Circus and Where’s Frenchie AB(‘2. 330 Sauchiehall Street. 332 2232. 7pm. £6. ()ver- 14s show. The headliners are influenced by everyone from Devo to Duran Duran. Jarvis Cocker ABC. 330 Sauchiehall Street. 332 2232. 7pm. £17.50. The national treasure that is the ex-Pulp frontman brings his solo wares to Scotland. See preview. page 69. I Red Track, Vigo Thieves, The Last National Band and The Underground Jam The Perry. Anderston Quay. Broomielaw. 01698 360 085. 7pm. £6. Southend indie band headline Travisfest. raising money for guide dogs for the blind. I Universal You ()2 Academy 2. 121 Iiglinton Street. 0844 477 2000. 7pm. £6. Metally sounds from Iidinburgh. I Vegas Nights, Reality Killed Us, Fourteen Hours, Ocean Black and Skinny Villains Barrovvland 2. 244 Gallowgate. 552 4601. 7pm. £6. ()ver- l4s show. Local band showcase. I Neil Sturgeon & the lnfomaniacs, Raymonde Meade and Sparrahawk Stereo. 20—28 Renlield Lane. 222 2254. 7.30pm. £5. Goldenhour frontman Neil Sturgeon in new - but surely tuneful -- guise. I Schnapps and The Phar-i-sees Captain’s Rest. 185 Great Western Road. 332 7304. 7.30pm. £tbc. Grungey indie from Glasgow. I Bruce 8. Jamie Watson and Simon Patchett Rockers. 14 .Vlidland Street. 221 0726. 8pm. £8. Big Country guitarist Bruce Watson performs at this acoustic rock night. I Findlay Napier a. the Bar Room Mountaineers, Ohio and Matthew Malone Nice'n'SIeazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 0900. 8pm. £6. Bluegrass. country. funk and folk from a performer whose sound is described as ‘Loudon Wainwright meets Nickel Creek'. I Sons of the Morning Star, Ampersand and John Neville Junior Maggie May‘s. 60 Albion Street. Merchant City. 548 1350. 8pm. £5. Indie and classic rock. FREE The Wasted Natives, Blessed Order of Fallen Stars, Rally and Casino City Box. 431 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5431. 8pm. Indie with a psychedelic Britpop edge from Wasted Natives. FREE Strangers Samuel Dow‘s. 67 ~71 Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Live rock. I Telegraphs, Lights Action, The Japanese Mafia and Belgrade King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. Brighton alt.rock quintet headline. I Blitzkid, The Ruined and The Terrors 13th Note Cafe. 5060 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £4. I'S horror punks play the Wreckin Pit.


FREE Rock Around the Shop Imported Instruments Ltd. 98/46 ()cean 'l‘erminal ( lst floor). Leith. 0800 7561312. 7pm. Live music from local

talent as well and musical masterclasses. Part of the Leith Festival.

I The Shermans, The Hot Lips and The Leads Cabaret Voltaire. 36—38 Blair Street. 220 6176. 7pm. £5. Indie rock‘n'roll headed by the experimental pop of The Shermans.

I Neoviolet, Mayhew and Lindsay Sugden 8. The Storm The Tron. 9 Hunter Square. High Street. 226 0931. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). A night of acoustica with the debut show from Nicky Carder's new band Neoviolet.

I SJ Esau Henry's Cellar Bar. 8—l6a Morrison Street. 228 9393. 7.30pm. £6 (£5). See Thu 11.

I Sun Sons, Skellum, Auxerre and The 14th Goat from the Left The Ark. 3—7 Waterloo Place. 623 7147. 7.30pm. £4. Indie rock.

I Tucker & The Scattered Family with Alex Cornish and The Oran Social The Village. 16 South Fort Street. Leith. 478 7810. 7.30pm. £5. Indie and singer-songwriter action with a folky edge. Part of the Leith festival.

I This is Music vs Crystal Wish Records Sneaky Pete's. 73 Cowgate. 225 1757. 8pm. £3 before 1 1pm; free after. Indie club night meets live gig with sets from 7VWWVW. Albaross. Kyon and Spells Tower. before the DJs take over from 1 1pm.

I Blueflint, Andy Lang 8. The Well, Dream Tobacco and lnge Leith Dockers Club. l7—17a Academy Street. Leith. 8pm. £7. Bluegrass/country-rock line-up. Part of the Leith Festival.

I Transgression Sessions: Battle of the Bands Transgression Skate Park. Ocean Terminal. Leith. 555 3755. 8pm. £6 (£5). Live music battle at Transgression Skate Park. Email sessions@e-h-xcom if you think you‘ve got what it takes. Final on Sun 14 Jun. I’urt aflhe Leith festival.

I Jakil, Jonny Deacon and The Vibe The Granary. 32-34 The Shore. l.eith. 554 9465. 8.30pm. £7 (£5). Funk rock crossover from the charismatic Jakil. Part of the Leith festival.

I A Joker’s Rage and Storm in a D Cup Maggie's Chamber. Three Sisters. I39 Cowgate. 622 6801. 8.30pm. £tbc. Indie rock and metal.

FREE Raise Your Hem Guilty Lily. 284 Bonnington Road. 554 5825. 8.30pm. Four-peice female acoustic act taking cues from Tom Waits and Bertholt Brecht.

I Sad Society, Piss and The Chinese Jocks Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 8-I6a Morrison Street. 228 9393.

l lpm—3am. £5 (£4). Old school punk. plus Scottish Kiss tribute act Piss.

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FRE Findo Gask, Mitchell Museum, Meat Pie, The Low Miffs and Triple School The Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 352 9996. 1pm. Halt Bar Hijack Festival with line-up completed by Tokomak. Bronto Skylift. Hindle Wakes and Tahir Tahira.

I Back to the 80s Braehead Arena. Kings Inch Road. ()870 444 6062. 2pm. £40. Another marathon nostalgia-fest of

B-Iist acts. including soul crooner

Alexander ()‘Neal. Bananarama. ABC. Go West. Curiosity Killed the Cat. Brother Beyond. Kym Mazelle and Fourgoodmen.

FREE The MeatMen Maggie May's.

50 Trongate. Merchant City. 548 1350.

5.15pm. Rockabilly. bluegrass and skiffle from Glasgow trio The MeatMen.

I Boyzone and Eoghan Oulgg SIiCC. Finnieston Quay. 0870 ()40 4000.

6.30pm. £32.50. See Fri 12.

I Day of Days AB(‘2. 330 Sauchiehall Street. 332 2232. 7pm. £6.

' ()ver- 14s show. Dancey rock from

Crieff band.

I lsa 8. the Filthy Tongues Stereo. 20—28 Renfield Lane. 222 2254. 7pm. tbc. The former members of Goodbye Mr MacKenzie minus Shirley Manson. of course get better and better. with