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After Fun City Gary joined The Exploited, He is now an actor who has appeared in such films as The Acid House, and Gangs Of New York).1980 13th & 14th September The Thompson Twins, support band Local Heroes SW9 No Nukes Benefit Shows (This band featured Kevin Armstrong, who would later play with Thomas Dolby, and Tin Machine, amongst many others).This mid sixties photo shows Chalmers Close before the buildings on the left were demolished.Aquarius was in Grindlay street, it then became known as Topo's, complete with "phones" in each booth for you to contact people at other tables!!The "phones" were of course nearly all broken and didn't work. One of the first 9th May Fun City ( Fun City featured Kenny Mac Donald from Matt Vinyl & The Decorators, Ronnie Mac Kinnon from The Valves, and Gary Mc Cormack from TV Art who later evolved into Josef K.This production was later broadcast on Scottish television, and is now available as an extra on the David Bowie DVD Love You Till Tuesday.The Hoochie Coochie club was a very popular club in the mid eighties, and played host to the occasional band too.
Parts of the structure date back to the 12thcentury and you’ll also find Scotland’s chivalric company of Knights, the Chapel of the Order of the Thistle, located here too.The club then started to be used for the odd punk gig.Later this venue would become Fire Island and play host to various disco acts, including the late great John Waters star Divine, thundering about the tiny stage in the bay window, sweating, to possibly the loudest synthesized backing track I have ever heard!Please see the poster slide show below, including shows at the Wee Red by the likes of Glasvegas, and The Proclaimers.The West End Club up a flight of stairs in Princes Street was an old sixties club originally called The International, that by the late seventies had fallen on hard times.