Events are listed by date, then city. Submit listings at least ten days before publication for Glasgow to Fiona Shepherd at, by post or by fax on 0141 353 2803 and for Edinburgh to Henry Northmore at henry©, by post or by fax on 0131 557 8500. Listings are compiled by Mark Robertson, Henry Northmore and Fiona Shepherd.

Ticket information

Tickets for most shows can be obtained in advance from:

Tickets Scotland 239 Argyle Street. Glasgow om 204 51:31.

Tickets Scotland 12/ Rose Street. Edinburgh. 0131 220 323.1.

Ripping Records 01 South Bridge. 0131 220 7010.

Way Ahead 0141 339 8383.


I Bad Religion, Randal and Frakture (‘arling Academy. l2l liglinton Street. 0905 020 3099/0870 77l 2000. 7.30pm. £14. ()yer- l-lm \l10\\'. ('alit‘ornia punk godtatliers promoting their forthcoming album The lint/tire Sirikm first.

I Dean Owens with the Felsons Ramshorn 'l’heatre. 9% Ingram Street. 353 S000. Spin. £8 (£61. An acoustic set from the lidinhurgh country rockers. I’ui'r of Big Big ('nmitry.

I The Muffin Men featuring Jimmy Carl Black The Ferry. 42 ('lyde Place. 01698 265 51 1. 8pm. £10. Frank Zappa trihute outfit with a guest appearance from one ot‘ his old muckers. I T Break King 'l‘ut’s Walt \Vah llut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8pm. £5. The annual competition that traditionally throws up names to watch in the future.

I Incantation, Hellborn, Supreme Lord and Messiah Torn Barfly. 260 ('lyde Street. 0870 ()07 not»). 8pm. £7.50. ()\‘Cl'— l-l\ \lt()\\'. 'l'ouring thrash and death metal hands.

I Pylot, Kudos and All My Logic .\'ice'n'Slea/y. 42l Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £4. linergetic hluesy grunge from l’ylot.

I Cholo, Phelix Culpa, N.U.M.B., Orchis and Findo Gask 'l‘he (’athouse. l5 l'nion Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £4.50 tadxancel. £6 tdoort. ()Ver- l4.\ Slit)“. .i\lternali\e/lteax y rock line-up.

I Sound Development Agency, Trap 6, How to Swim and Nacoya Ran. Queen Margaret l'nion. 22 l'niyerxity (iardens. 33‘) 978-1. 7.30pm. £3. Weekly showcase of local lttlllllx including the funk insanity ()1 SIM.

I Killer Angels, Them or Us and Killing Ed The I301 .\'ote (are. 50 60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. Heavy rock triple hill.

I Glasvegas Rockers. 14 Midland Street. 221 0726. 8pm. Free. Single launch night.

I The Vendors, Coven, Subbuteo Pitch Invasion and The Fallen l-‘ury .\lurry\. 96 Max“ ell Street. 22l 65l 1. 8.30pm. £4. including entry to post-gig cluh. l’ury’x l7nsigned battle of the hands 200-1.

I Daybreak, Virgin Teeth and Touchstone Soundxet. the Stillltllllillh. 47 Hyde Park Street. 22l 465‘). 8.30pm. £4.50. Weekly showcase of tip—and- coming hands.

I Jupiter & Teardrop The Bunker. 193 l‘)‘) Bath Street. 22‘) 1427. l0pm. l‘ree. Singer/xi)ngwriter (ieol'l~ Martyn and hand.



The Streets How Mike Skinner's (pictured) new, more complex. atmOSpheric tunes will work in the live arena remains to be seen but he's still a charmer on stage. See feature. Barrow/and. Glasgow. Sat 15 May

Policechief, The Magnificents, Hoboken, Little Buddha and Motormark A quintet of local acts. all with one eye on the dancefloor. perform at this NEMIS showcase which rounds off the dance music-related seminars. CCA. Glasgow. Sat 15 May.

Rosie Thomas, Iron and Wine and Sufjan Stevens An excellent triple bill of folksy. altcountry turns from the US. Iron and Wine. the current jewel in Sub Pop's musical crown. alongside the Shins and Sufjan Stevens‘ bewitching plunks and croons are worth getting there early for. See preview. Cabaret Voltaire. Edinburgh. Sat 75 May.

Ten Days in May Put a hat on it and call it a thing. Just under a week and a half of gigs with the aim of raising awareness about mental health charity One in Four. Mother and the Addicts. TV on the Radio. Sons and Daughters. Terra Diablo and Hope of the States are among the bands performing. See previews. Various venues. Glasgow. Fri 2 I—Sun 30 May.

Acoustic Idol It's the time when the capital’s most talented get to shine. The culmination of a year of playing and weeks of voting and the four favoorites and some surprises guests will take to the stage. Cabaret Voltaire. Edinburgh, Mon 24 May.

Graham Coxon He don't need no stinking Blur. no siree. The wee specky one proves he has less to drag him back to Albarn as he presents us with his most accomplished album to date Happiness in Magazines. Venue. Edinburgh. Tue 25 May.“ King Tut's. Glasgow. Wed 26 May.

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