■ The Set-Up and The Fusiliers Cabaret Voltaire, 36–38 Blair Street, 220 6176. 7pm. Free but ticketed. Glasgow indie power pop from The Fusiliers at The Mill. Free tickets from www.themill- live.com. ■ Chasm, The Colour Pink is Gay, Doubts Cast Shadows and AWOL Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8–16a Morrison Street, 228 9393. 7.30pm. £4. Metal. ■ Ian Ryan & Pulsar and Action Group The Ark, 3–7 Waterloo Place, 623 7147. 7.30pm. £tbc. Robotic electronica and electro from Ian Ryan. ■ Jay Brown Bannerman’s, Niddry Street, 556 3254. 7.30pm. £5. Local singer-songwriter. ■ The Felsons Guilty Lily, 284 Bonnington Road, 554 5825. 7.45pm. £tbc. Dean Owens and Calais Brown from The Felsons will perform songs from The Felsons new mini album Good to Be Back and their back catalogue, plus material from Owens’ solo albums. FREE Fire & Rain The Three Sisters, 139 Cowgate, 622 6801. 8pm. See Thu 22. ■ The Freaky Family The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11.15pm. £1. See Thu 22.
Dundee ■ The Tennessee Three Whitehall Theatre, 12 Bellfield Street, 08717 029486. 7.30pm. £18.50 (£16). See Sat 24. ■ Viking Skull, The Morning After, Planet Loud and Hellatus Hustlers Snooker & Pool Hall, 66–70 North Lindsay Street, 01382 229 226 . 8pm. £8. See Mon 26.
Paisley ■ Benny Gallagher Paisley Arts Centre, New Street, 887 1010. 7.30pm. £17.50. See Tue 27. Stirling ■ Talon – The Best of the Eagles Albert Halls, Dumbarton Road, 01786 473544. 8pm. £16. On this, their ‘Greatest Hits Tour Volume III’, Eagles tribute band Talon once again perform their popular tribute to the beardy country rockers.
Friday 30 Glasgow FREE The Moonshiners Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, Merchant City, 548 1350. 6pm. Glasgow-based bluegrass band playing traditional and modern tunes. ■ Amon Amarth and Entombed The Garage, 490 Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120. 7pm. £15.50. Over-14s show. Viking metal band from Stockholm. ■ Who’s Who ABC2, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £11. Tribute band performing Quadrophenia and the Who’s greatest hits. ■ Elvis on Tour Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 353 8000. 7.30pm. £19.50–£23.50. Elvis (as played by Lee ‘Memphis’ King’) swivels his hips through the King’s early hits, 1968 comeback and Las Vegas swansong. ■ Five on the Ferry The Ferry, Anderston Quay, Broomielaw, 01698 360 085. 7.30pm. £12. A selection of tribute and nostalgia acts, including The Counterfeit Clash, aRe wE theM? plus Led Zep tribute Black Dog, glam punk folk’n’roll from The Manhattan Country Boys and pop-punkers The Felz. ■ Long Way Home, Preacher and Denizen Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 7.30pm. £4. Rock and punk. ■ Rock’n’Shock Stereo, 20–28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 7.30pm. £8. Annual ghoulist fiesta, this year featuring live performances from electro rockers Fangs, Ali Renault of Heartbreak and The Evil Eye. ■ Alan McKim, Tragic O’Hara and Rebecca Pollock Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £6. Trio of troubadours. ■ Efterklang and Nancy Elizabeth Oran Mor, 731–735 Great Western Road, 357 6200. 8pm. £9. New Age, classical
and post-rock influences from this Danish ensemble. ■ Goldblade, Fire Exit and The Red Eyes Rockers, 14 Midland Street, 221 0726. 8pm. £10. Goldblade were doing the ramalama rock’n’roll thing long before the Datsuns rolled into town, combining it with some vigorous soul influences and the admirable wearing of brothel creepers. ■ Salon Society, Ashoka, Sandra McBeth and Jill Jackson Arta, 62 Albion Street, 552 2101. 8pm. £5. Line- up of fab (at least partially) female bands and singer-songwiters and album launch for Salon Society’s Promenade. Part of Glasgay!. ■ The Terrors, Gin Goblins, Raah Raah Lion Bar and Eddy & the T- Bolts Capitol, 468 Sauchiehall Street, 331 1040. 8pm. £5 (£4 in costume). The Terrors launch their CD at this Hallowe’en punk night. FREE The Latecomers Lauries Bar, 34 King Street, 552 7123. 8.15pm. Acoustic set of originals and classic covers. ■ Paradise Lost, Katonia and Engel King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £14. Darkwave metal overlords from Halifax, goth central. FREE 3 Card Trick Samuel Dow’s, 67–71 Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Blues. ■ Pinup Nights The Flying Duck, 7 Renfrew Court, 572 0100. 9pm–3am. £5. Welcome to Pinup Frights, as Glasgow’s longest running indie night spooks it up. Starring live bands RBRBR, The Plimptons, Louise against the Elements, Louise McVey and The Cracks in the Concrete and guest DJs Grahame Ferguson, Craig McGee and Bjorn Sandberg. ■ Chris Bradley, X-Lion Tamer, Dirty Cuts and Escape Act 13th Note Café, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £tbc. Melodic folky pop from Aberfeldy member Bradley. ■ Aerials Up and Belgrade Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica Street, 847 0820. £6. Edgy, emotive pop from Belgrade. Edinburgh ■ Teatime Acoustic The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 5pm. Donation. See Fri 23. ■ Bong, Sister Iodine, Interstellar Nightmare, Lords of Bastard, The Radiation Line and Guanoman Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8–16a Morrison Street, 228 9393. 7pm–3am. £6. Brown Note Halloween Party of live psychedelic, doom, drone, noise and more from Newcastle, France, Germany and Scotland. Line-up completed by Aafrugg, Mills & Boon and AGTA. ■ Bowerbirds and Eagleowl Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £10. Acoustic Americana trio from North Carolina. ■ Deacon Brown, Pog and Son of Portslade Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, 229 1442. 7pm. Donations. Melodramatic pop from the gravelly baritone of Deacon Brown and his own electro punk folk outfit Pog. ■ Reverend & the Makers and Yves Kline Blue The HMV Picture House, 31 Lothian Road, 0844 847 1740. 7pm. £12. Reverend & the Makers is the musical alias of Arctic Monkeys guru Jon McClure. ■ Cherenkov Drive, Storm in a D Cup and Moya The Ark, 3–7 Waterloo Place, 623 7147. 7.30pm. £tbc. Indie and rock. ■ The Stagger Rats and Kerrie Lynch The GRV, 37 Guthrie Street, 220 2987. 7.30pm. £5. Psychobilly headliners. ■ Hellatus, Adastra and Monsterone Bannerman’s, Niddry Street, 556 3254. 8pm. £4. Triple bill of Scottish metal and heavy rock. FREE Open Mic Night The Maltings, 81–85 St Leonards Street, 667 5946. 9pm. See Fri 23. ■ Come Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 11pm–3am. £3 (free to members).
Heavy psych-rock and African beats from live guests BLK JKS. Dundee ■ The Banter Thiefs and Up to The Rafters Dexter’s Lounge Bar, 24 Castle Street, 01382 228894. 8pm. £tbc. Indie sounds. ■ The Whereabouts, Beautiful by Design and Loose Cannons Fat Sam’s, 31 South Ward Road, 01382 228496. 8pm. £tbc. Power-pop-punk from the Montreal-based headliners. ■ The Would Be Kings Hustlers Snooker & Pool Hall, 66–70 North Lindsay Street, 01382 229 226 . 8pm. £4. Indie rock with a Mansun/Muse edge from WBK.
Paisley ■ The Complete Stone Roses Fury’s, 13 Shuttle Street, 01698 403120. 7pm. £13.50. Stone Roses tribute act officially approved by ex-Roses bassist Mani perform. ■ MacFloyd Paisley Town Hall, Abbey Close, 887 1010. 7.30pm. £12 (£10). Internationally acclaimed tribute combo to Pink Floyd, who recreate (on a slightly smaller scale) the stage effects for which the prog rockers were renowned. ■ Peter Morrison Paisley Arts Centre, New Street, 887 1010. 7.30pm. £9. Morrison is joined by his friends Alistair McDonald and Alan Kitchen for some good old fashioned entertainment in an evening of music and chat, with hits from the West End and Broadway shows, light opera, and a Scots song or two.
Saturday 31 Glasgow FREE The MeatMen Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, Merchant City, 548 1350. 6pm. See Sat 24. ■ Bentowe’en Stereo, 20–28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 7pm. £5. The Creeping Bent Organisation celebrates Hallowe’en with live performances from Li’l Ze, Abel Soul and producer Stephen Lironi’s new project Flesh. ■ Cannibal Corpse, Dying Fetus, Annotations of an Autopsy and Trigger the Bloodshed ABC, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £15. Over-14s show. Veteran gorehound thrash metallers, obsessed with all things bloody and cadaverous. ■ Dead City Radio Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 7.30pm. £tbc. Melodic rock’n’roll followed by the famous Sleazys Hallowe’en party. ■ Andy White and Radoslav Lorkovic Woodend Tennis & Bowling Club, 10 Chamberlain Road, 959 1428 . 8pm. £10. A little bit of politics and a lot of wit from the perennially likeable Irish folk rock singer-songwriter. ■ Bowerbirds and Olympic Swimmers Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £tbc. See Fri 30. ■ Charger Rockers, 14 Midland Street, 221 0726. 8pm. £tbc. Classic rock. ■ Figure 5, Selective Service, The Moscow Club and The Dead Leaves Maggie May’s, 60 Albion Street, Merchant City, 548 1350. 8pm. £5. Indie bill, headlined by the mod-ish Figure 5. ■ Isa & the Filthy Tongues, XMRV and The Number Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. 8pm. £3. Former members of Goodbye Mr MacKenzie, with lead singer Stacey Chavis offering fiery rock chick appeal. FREE Crisis Samuel Dow’s, 67–71 Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Live music. ■ Los Campesinos!, Copy Haho and Sparky Deathcap King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £8. Cardiff teen septet with a busy indie sound. FREE End of the Month Club Hallowe’en Spooktacular 13th Note Café, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. EOTMC returns for this seasonal extravaganza.
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