RASPY-voiced Canadian Bryan Adams represents this week's biggest gigging deal with his one-off Hongkong show at the Convention and Exhibition Centre on Wednesday. The man whose career got a handy shot in the arm thanks to Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and his theme song, Everything I Do. . . is in town as part of his Waking Up The World tour. At the time of going to press, tickets are still available for the show which will be preceded by a party at the venue. See listings below for details. Today: Elaine Delmar at the Jazz Club. The bubbling, good-natured West End star continues to entertain. Until Sunday. Space Pets at The Wanch, Jaffe Road. Alternative rock. Abeoma at Amoeba. The highly accomplished members of Amoeba's house band in a weekly gig. City Blues at Portico. Andy Ingkavet and friends play as you chew. Tomorrow: Atlantic Bridge at The Wanch. An enduring and accomplished local folk outfit. City Blues at Portico. Sunday: The Soul Commotion at Mad Dogs Kowloon. Back together for their first gigs in 1993, the Soul Commotion promises its usual fun run through Motown and soul classics. A $100 cover charge includes a free standard drink and a ''Hongkong Tour'' t-shirt.From 8.30pm. Eugene Pao and Hollywood Underground at L.A. Cafe. The house band gets a little help from Hongkong's home-grown jazz guitar genius. Monday: The New China Blues Agency at the Cyrano Lounge, Island Shangri-La. 9pm. Covers of songs that used to get people in the mood. Abeoma at Amoeba. May Ip at Brown Sugar. Feisty folksy May has big fun and a big on-stage presence. Tuesday: Blue Wail at Amoeba. William Tang and Hongkong's best-loved blues rock band. Tryangle Quartet at Brown Sugar. Quality mainstream jazz. Wednesday: Bryan Adams at the Hongkong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Doors open at 6.30 pm. Tickets ($380 and $320) available from Watson's. Han Shan at Amoeba. Experimental jazz which incorporates traditional instruments from around the world. Tim Wilson on sax, flutes, Chinese flutes and other wind instruments, Simon Hui on double bass and Nelson on keyboards and percussion. Thursday: Radio Free Hongkong: New Sounds from the Underground at Amoeba. A line-up of local alternative acts hosted by Andy Ingkavet. 9 pm to 1 am. Admission $25. Blue Wail at Brown Sugar from around 10 pm. L.A. Jammers at the L.A. Cafe. Plus, Party band CC Ryders at JJs, the Grand Hyatt. Wednesday is jazz night at the Godown restaurant, Admiralty (9 pm) where you will hear the Victoria Jazz Band; the La Bodega Night Spot is now making an effort to get Hongkong's best bands on stage every Wednesday night. The shows start late - after 11 pm - so be prepared for a night out. Old favourites include folk and rock at Hardy's, D'Aguilar Street, every night, while Ken Bennett and the Kowloon Honkers hammer out trad jazz favourites most nights at Ned Kelly's Last Stand. Organising a show? Please send information to Live Music, Features Desk, PO Box 47, or fax 8111278.