Sounds of Jamaica warm up Godown

PUBLISHED : Friday, 07 January, 1994, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 07 January, 1994, 12:00am

WINTER chills got you feeling down? Then head on over to the Godown tomorrow night for a wild evening of non-stop dancing as reggae band Captain Mabullah take to the stage.

Complete with bongos and congas, these groovy guys will be spreading their ''love is lovely and war is ugly'' message with original songs and lots of reggae classics ensuring a ''hot, hot, hot'' night even for this time of year. So be there from 9.30pm for a bit of Jamaican vibe. Tonight: A new band called Junk hits the micro stage at The Wanch amid a flurry of speculation and innuendo. Everybody seems to be keeping mum about just who these guys are and what they play, so it could well be interesting to check them out, from 10pm.

The zany lads from Splash It About hit the stage at Amoeba.Catch Feathers, Fozzie, Lurch and Pavarotti playing their originals and classic covers from 10pm.

For all you love birds, Venus Music Centre will play romantic music in the Fringe Club bar. This flute, piano and violin trio will provide the perfect atmosphere for an enchanting evening from 9pm.

Judgement A.D. features house band Max Tempo from 10.30pm, and Dave Colquhoun will play unplugged rock and blues at Mad Dogs Kowloon at 6pm before moving over to Mad Dogs Central at 9pm.

Tomorrow: The guys from AWOL are revving to get into the swing of things again with their first gig for '94 at The Wanch, from 10pm. Bambi will also be playing his selection of folk-rock classics during happy hour at The Wanch, at 7pm.

Wine, dine and dance the night away at the LA. Cafe with the jazz, soul and funk music of Murcell from 10.30pm.

The Rock Gang will be powering their relentless set of hard rock and heavy metal at Amoeba from 10pm.

Sunday: Dave Colquhoun will play acoustic rock and blues at Mad Dogs Kowloon during happy hour.

Monday: The New China Blues Agency at the Cyrano Bar at the Island Shangri-La from 9.30pm. Musical Mystery Tour at the Jazz Club from 9pm.

Wednesday: Folk-rock songstress May Ip has secured a regular spot in the newly opened F.Stop in Lan Kwai Fong, formerly known as Brown Sugar. Ip will play her own unplugged original stuff from 9pm.

Music Of This Century at the Fringe Club.

Classic pop and rock with Bambi and The Bambinos at The Wanch, from 9pm. Dave Colquhoun at Mad Dogs Central.

Radio Free Hong Kong at Hot Shot will feature the best in underground sounds from 9pm.

Thursday: Instant Moonshine will be playing at F.Stop. These guys are one of the precious few authentic bluegrass and country bands in Hong Kong so check them out from 9pm on.

It's Another Musical Affair with Teresa Norton at the Grand Hyatt's Champagne Bar from 10pm.

Plus: The Wanch's resident guitar man, Sammy, takes to the stage on Sunday through Wednesday from 9pm with his mix of rock, folk and country music.

Music Lights play R&B at the Cyrano Bar, Island Shangri-La, from 9pm, Monday to Saturday. Pianomen Renato D. Sulit and Edwin Gutierrez play contemporary music at the Island Shangri-La Lobby Lounge from 5pm from Monday to Saturday.

Helping diners' digestion will be singer Remedios Villarin accompanied by Samson de Guzman on keyboards at the Island Shangri-La Lobster Bar from 7pm.

Organising a show? Please send information to Live Music, Features Desk, PO Box 47, or fax 8111048.