Pop: The Five Best Gigs

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1

Robbie Williams Tomorrow and Mon

"Mr Entertainment" should repeat his Glastonbury performance. The Divine Comedy are in support.

Westpoint Arena, Exeter (0990 3232) tomorrow; Brighton Centre, Brighton (0870 900 900) Mon

2

Levellers Wed, Fri

Two rescheduled dates for the eclectic punky folk-rockers who never fail to give value for money.

Pavilion, Plymouth (0752 229922) Wed; Brixton Academy, London SW9 (07- 77 2000) Fri

3

Junior Delgado Tue

The reggae veteran unveils new material at his only UK show. See Single of the Week, page 34

Pressure Point, Brighton (0273 677800) Tue

4

Skint Records tour Mon, Thur, Fri

Latest recruits Indian Ropeman and Space Raiders play live.

Thekla, Bristol (0870 444 400) Mon; Dingwalls, London NW (07-267 577) Thur; Waterfront, Norwich (0603 764 764) Fri

5

Terrorvision tonight, Mon

Riding high on the success of their hit single "Tequila", Bradford's rocking goodtimers end a successful and practically sold-out tour of mid-sized venues.

Uni, Leicester (05 92 922) tonight; Uni, Exeter (0392 425309) Mon

FIVE AMERICANA SOUNDS

Gillian Welch

Purveyor of fine folk-rock on a rare UK visit.

Dingwalls, London NW (07-267 577) Mon & Tue

Arco/White Hotel/Tram

Inspiring triple-bill of dreamscapes.

Water Rats, London WC (07-837 7269) Wed

Grand Drive

Beautiful melodic country-ish rock from a band that should break through in '99.

Shepherd's Bush Empire, London W2 (07-77 2000) tonight

Hank Wangford

The good doctor is on as good form as ever.

The Weavers Arms, London N (07-226 69) tonight

YSR

Acoustic American-style rock in the vein of John Hiatt and Neil Young.

2 Bar Club, London WC2 (07-96 6989) Mon

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