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
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