I Fingathing & Fiends, Spank Rock 8: the Low Budget Crew and Boom Monk Ben The Arches. 253 Argyle Street. 0870 240 7528. l0pm. £8 lady). £|0 (doori. An impressiye mix of scratching skills and liye double bass for a uniqtte funk meets hip hop jam. Supported by funky. foul-mouthed ay'ant hip hop dtto.

I Catalyst, TWisted Rainbow, 13:13 and Naked Ambition lyory Blacks. 56 ()swald Street. 248 4] l4. Ska punk hill.

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Subway (‘owgate. (i9 (‘owgate. 225 moo. (1pm. £3. Hard rock.

I Eagleowl and Scrim Wee Red Bar. lidinburgh (‘ollege of Art. l.auriston Place. 229 I442. hpm. l'it'ee. l.o-li post-folk.

I Lee Patterson, Distant Soul and Crevice Inspection \\'liistlehiiikies.

4- (i Sottth Bridge. 557 5] l4. 6pm. Free before midnight: £4 after. (‘oy'ers. originals and indie.

I Friday Night Gunfight, The February Solution and Solacy Studio 24. 24 -2o (’alton Road. 558 3758. 7pm. £5. Friday Night (iunlight are a hardcore project with influences of hands like Botch and (me In.

I Jakil, Turboshandy and Tie for Jack ligo. l4 Picardy Place. 478 7434. 7pm. £4. Punk rock crossoy er from the charismatic Jakil.

I Carl Palmer and Who’s Who The lixchange. 55 (it'oy e Street. 443 0404. 7.30pm. £12. (‘A.\'('lil.l.lil).

I Y’all is Fantasy Island, Curtis Eller and Richard Haswell (‘al'e Royal Bistro Bar. l7 \Vest Register Street. 557 4792. 8.30pm. £5. lieaturing NY‘s acclaimed one-man hanjoist/yocalist (‘urtis liller.

I The Remnant Kings, The Highlines and The Albion Bannerman's. Niddry Street. 556 3254. 9pm. l-‘ree. Local rock and indie.

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I Gomez Barrow land. 244 (iallowgatc. 552 4(i0l. 7pm. £lo. Seyen alhttms on and still going though perhaps not as strongly as they did in their Mercury Music Pri/e-winning early days.

I The Highwatters, The Long Walk Home, Decent Souls, Them Over There, Soviet and The Scuffers Renfrew l‘erry. Anderston Quay. The Ht'oottiielayy, 0|(i98 300 085. 7pm. £5. l.oca| unsigned hand showcase. I Jimmy Cliff AB(’. 330 Sauchiehall Street. 332 2232. 7pm. £l8.50. Still sprightly reggae legend who became an international star following his lead role in The Hun/(tr 'I'Iu'y ('mm' oyer thirty years ago. The songs he recorded for the soundtrack alhutn sound as fresh as they did on first contact. Sure to put smiles on faces.

I Maranchez and The Scruffs AB(‘2. 330 Sauchiehall Street. 332 2232. 7pm. £6. ()yer- l4s show. Hard rockers who describe themselves as sounding like ‘the Beatles dragged down an alley and battered by Iron Maiden’.

I Shutter, Call to Mind, Strong Like Ox, on This Day we Met Gambas Pil Pil and Gasgiant (‘lassic (irand. l8 Jamaica Street. 847 0820. 7pm. £4. including free entry to Porno club night. Local rock and post-rock hill. I Dominic Kirwan Payiliott 'l‘heatre. l2l Renlield Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £15 £l7.50. See l-‘ri I7.

I Rhythm of Life Sli(‘(‘: (‘lyde Auditorium. liinnieston Quay. 0870040 4000. 7.30pm. £l0 £lo. An eyening of songs from musical theatre performed by the Artistic (‘oncert lisperiences chorus and orchestra. hosted by (‘hannel 4's .lIusiru/iiy winner Donna Ha/elton. in support of Yot'khill Hospital .

I Ali Love, Wrong Hands and The Heebies Jeebies Barlly (upstairs). 260 (‘Iyde Street. 0870907 0999. 8pm. £5. l.o-li troubadour. recently singing ahottt being in a ‘K Hole'.

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Bluegrass, folk and country from all girl '- trio The Be Good Tanyas. Trish Klein, Frazey Ford and Samantha Partori play heart-breaking Americana and

traditional alt.country standards, imbued with humanity and cracked gothic ambience straight from the Canadian mountains. It’s the simplicity and honesty of their music that makes them such a beguiling

proposition. Usher Hall, Edinburgh. Sat 18 Nov.

I Hollow Earth Theory, Sanguinus, Black Science and Bekon The Yale. 5 Dundas Street. 332 4928. 8pm. £4. Melodic hardcore outfit. with local supports.

I Puressence and Viva Stereo Barfly. 200 (‘Iy'de Street. 0870 907 0999. 8pm. £9. Mid-league indie sorts who haye been quiet of late bttt are now back for

I The Riotones Rio (‘afe. 27 Hy ndland Street. 334 9909. 8pm. Free. (ilasgow hand playing ja/I. soul and funk.

I Bromhead’s Jacket and The Oxfam Glamour Models King 'l‘ut‘s Wah \Yah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 22l 5279. 8.30pm. £7. See 'l‘hu lo.

I The Mercury League, The Alpacinos and I Stand Alone ()'Henry‘s. l4 l)rury Street. 248 3751. 8.30pm. £4. \Yearside melodic hardcore quartet headline. supported by party punks and straight edge hand respectiyely.

I Snowden, Galchen and Future Site of Rome Nice‘n'Slea/y. 42] Sauchiehall Street. 333 0900. 8.30pm. £o. Atlanta shoega/ers with a touch of Yeah Yeah Yeahs spunk.

I The Arguments (‘arniyal Arts ('entre. 2nd l‘loor. 34 Albion Street. 552 8(i37. 9pm. £5. Local rock hand.

I Say Jansfield, Sodium Nights and The Hector Collectors 13th Note ('afe. 50 (i0 Kittg Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £4. l’olky pop frotn Say Janslield supported by the endearing shambles of The Hector (’ollectors and electronica act Sodium Nights. Plus l)riye ('arefully l)ls. I B-loco and Samba Ya Bamba Queen Margaret l'nion. 22 l'niyersity (iardens. 33‘) 9784. l0pttt. £8 lUil. The Behado club night celebrates its fifth birthday with two samha fusion hands and resident l)Js.

I Clean George IV Barfly. 200 (‘lyde Street, 0870907 0999. l lpm. Self-styled ‘schemie prog stoner pop' hand play this Popl'p-ctirated I My Spitfires night.

I Fields of the Nephilim 'lihe (iarage. 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332

1 I20. (‘A.\'('Iil.l.lil).


I Alex Hodgson, Athens and The Flavours The Jam House. 5 Queen Street. 220 4380. 5.30pm. liree before 10pm; £5 before Iain: £7 alter. Singing guitarist Hodgson starts things off. followed by pop coy ers from Athens and finally househand 'l'he l-‘layours.

I The Belgranos, Roadhouse and The Demons Eye \\'liistlebitikies. 4 0 South Bridge. 557 51 I4. opni. l-‘rcc before midnight; £4 after. Indie and rock.

I The Kays Lavelle, Underbelly and Futuro (‘aharet Voltaire. 3o 38 Blair Street. 220 (il7h. 7pm. £thc. The Kay‘s l.ayelle are an lidinhurgh quintet hlending fragile and dark guitar rock.

I Judas Point, Firebrand Superock and Vantage Point Henry‘s ('ellar Bar. 8 Ilia Morrison Street. 228 9393. 7.30pm. £4. Judas Priest trihute night.

I Penknifelovelife Studio 24. 24 2t» ('alton Road. 558 3758. 8pm. £5. Screamo your heart otit to Leeds Penknifelmelife. I The Bowmans, Christopher Bernhard and Das Contras (‘al‘e Royal Bistro Bar. l7 \Yest Register Street. 557 4792. 8.30pm. £5. Double hill of New York anti-folk (with lidinhurgh support). I The Ballentines, Tinenty 43 and Rocketfox Bannerman's. .\'iddry Street. 550 3254. 9pm. £4. Acoustic indie pop from The Ballentines.


I The Scuffers Brel. 39 43 Ashton l.ane. 342 4960 6pm. liree. l.iye honky tonk bluegrass at this lil Rancho Relaso eyening.

32': Scissor Sisters Sl-Z(‘(‘. liinnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. (3.30pm. £23.50. Treat yourself to a night in the company of the best party hand to emerge in eons. merging funk. rock. disco and Iilton Johnesque ballads with effortless charisma.

I Bullet for my Valentine, As I Lay Dying and Protest the Hero Barrowland. 244 (iallowgale. 552 4(i0l. 7pm. £17.50. 'l‘ipped \Yelsh metal outlit on

the rise. with support from San Diego‘s AND.

I Firing Blanks and Sythian Soundhatts. 47 Hydepark Street. 22l 4659. 7pm. ()yer- l4s show. Metal hill with tnore acts to he confirmed.

I Sonsie Collective, Laki Mera, The Mode and Magma Child AB(‘2. 330 Sauchiehall Street. 332 2232. 7pm. £6. ()yer- |4s show. l-‘unk grooyes with a twisted rock edge from Sonsie (‘ollectiye. plus cinematic electronica from l.aki Mera.

I Chief, Polar Lights and The Jaks (‘apitoL 468 Sauchiehall Street. 331 [040. 8pm. £5. Self-styled ‘rock soul rey‘olution' from ('hief.

I Esther O’Connor and Starsky The l'niyersal. 57 .59 Sauchiehall l.ane. 332 8899. 8pm. £7 (£5). Former .Ashton l.ane frontwoman performs acoustically.

I Large Number, Black Noise and Nick Fells Mono. l2 King's (‘ourt. King Street. 553 2400. 8pm. £5. l.aunch night ‘happening' for I'I/(‘t‘Imsmiic. a long lost recording by l)ru‘lur ll'lm theme composer l)elia l)erhyshire. headlined by large Number. AKA Add .\' 'l‘o X's Ann Shenton. staging a BB(‘ Radiophonic Workshop piece called "l'he Snail is Jammed Again' which. we are excited to report. will feature snail costumes.

I Soft Option Acoustic Sessions The Yale. 5 Dundas Street. 332 4928. 8pm. l'nplugged session.

I Tiny Dancers, Slow Club, Traquair and The Sea Kings Barlly. 2o0 ('lydc Street, 0870 907 0999. 8pm. £5. (Elam-influenced pop from 'l‘iny Dancers.

I Trilogy, 5th’n’Pontiac and Andrea Marini The Butterfly and the Pig. I53 Bath Street. 22! 77l 1. 8pm. Free. Acoustic Affair session.

I Misty’s Big Adventure, Envy 8. Other Sins, KateGoes and The Blimp King Tut’s Wait Wait lltit. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Psychedelic Birmingham nine-piece. sttpported by linyy & ()ther Sins. who haye been described as ‘the Monty Python of rock'n’roll’ plus blues rockers 'l'he Blimp.

I Stopstartacceleratorl, Household, Gdansk and Over The Wall Nice’n‘Slea/y. 42l Sattchiehall Street. 333 0900. 8.30pm. (irungey rock. I Nerina Pallot AB('. 330 Sauchiehall Street. 332 2232. P()S'I‘P()f\'lil) to 7 Feb 2007.

I The Unstoppable Flying Raincoats and Sirkus Queen Margaret [him]. 22 l'niyersity' (iardens. 339 9784. Indie rock at Raw.


I Josh Ritter (‘abaret \‘oltaire. 3o 38’ Blair Street. 220 MW). 7pm. £13.50. Much admired young l'S folk troubadour in intimate setting.

I Bossk, Ix and The Ocean Fracture Henry's (‘ellar Bar. 8 loa Morrison Street. 228 9393. 8pm. £5. Hardcore and heavy rock.

I North Foundation, The 8 Line Poem and Jack Butler (‘al'e Royal Bistro Bar. 17 West Register Street. 557 4792. 8.30pm. £4. Alt.pop.

I Morgan Finlay and Raven \\'liistlebiitkies. 4 6 South Bridge. 557 5l l4. 9pm. l‘t'ee. Rock and other coyers. I Yahoo Serious, Monosonic and Doc Daneeka Bannerman's. .\'iddry Street. 556 3254. 9pm. £4. l)unfermline's Yahoo Serious headline this indie night.

MOnday 20


5;: Scissor Sisters Barrowland. 244 (iallowgate. 552 4o0l. 7pm. S()l.l) ()l'T. ()yer- l4s show. See Stilt l9. Special additional show from the Sisters. to raise awareness of the (ilobal (‘ool campaign regarding reducing our carbon footprint.

I Shiny Toy Guns AB(‘2. 330 Sauchiehall Street. 332 2232. 7pm. £7. ()yer- l4s show. lndie/rock/electronica outfit from l.os Angeles.