Pop; THE FIVE BEST GIGS
Saturday 15 August 1998
Weather permitting, a perfect setting. Asian Dub Foundation, Lionrock and the Levellers are among the top names.
Carlyon Bay, St Austell, Cornwall (01736 350 984)
Ringo Starr All-Star Band, Fri
Bearded and bespectacled Ringo and mates (including Peter Frampton) run through songs from past and present.
Shepherd's Bush Empire, London W12 (0171-771 2000)
Thin Lizzy, Sun
The Boys are back in town - minus Phil, of course - to run through their Seventies' classics. John Sykes moves to vocals, Marco Mendoza plays bass.
The Forum, London NW1 (0171-344 0044)
Supernaturals, Sat, Wed
Energetic guitar-laden pop rock from these recent visitors to the Top 30 with "I Wasn't Built To Get Up".
Zodiac, Oxford (01865 420 042) Sat; Fleece & Firkin, Bristol (0117-927 7150) Wed
Dandy Warhols, Wed, Thur
Despite wonderful singles, these Oregonians still have to prove their live potential in the run-up to V98.
Attic, Cheltenham (01242 516 465) Wed; Woughton Centre, Milton Keynes (01908 670 150) Thur
Review: Of Mice and Men
By opportunistic local hoping to exhibit the work
Fans will be hoping the role finally wins him an Oscar
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Finnish Postal Service praises the 'self irony and humour' of the drawings
The actor has confessed to his own insecurities
Allotments are the focus of a new reality show
Arts & Ents blogs
The Hobbit: There and Back Again set for possible title change
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Game of Thrones season 4 episode 2 breaks torrent record as fans watch online
Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy attacked as 'sinful'
Mrs Doubtfire 2: Robin Williams set to star in sequel to 1993 comedy
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Nigel Farage on Have I Got News For You: Ukip leader ridiculed over expenses and party 'fruitcakes'
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
- 1 Poveglia: 'World's most haunted island' up for sale...is anyone brave enough to buy it?
- 2 The Hobbit: There and Back Again set for possible title change
- 3 Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy attacked as 'sinful'
- 4 24 people applied for the 'world's toughest job', here are their interviews
- 5 Andre Johnson: Wu-Tang Clan-discovered rapper severed his penis and jumped from LA building