■ Meursault, Barn Owl and Brother Louis Collective 13th Note Café, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £tbc. Edinburgh folktronica group headline.
Edinburgh ■ The Enemy Corn Exchange, 11 New Market Road, 477 3500. 7pm. £18. Typically laddish indie three-piece from Coventry who just about get away with their lack of originality with brute passion. ■ Yellowman The Bongo Club, Moray House, 37 Holyrood Road, 558 7604. 7pm. £12.50. ‘King of the Dancehall’ as Yellowman makes his Edinburgh debut with his Sagittarius Band. ■ The Proclaimers Usher Hall, Lothian Road, 228 1155. 7.30pm. £22.50–£25. Scotland’s unforgettable musical twins return to the stage, reminding the country that actually they did write more than that one song. ■ White Noise Electric Circus, 36–39 Market Street, 226 4224. 10pm–3am. £4. The finest up-and-coming Scottish acts perform live with Come on Gang! and Stormy Seas (10 Nov) followed by Edward & The McCalls and Haight Ashbury (17 Nov). Leven ■ Dennis Locorriere Inn at Lathones, Lathones, Largoward, 01334 840494. 9pm. £36. See Sun 8.
Wednesday 11 Glasgow ■ Life Among People Ivory Blacks, 56 Oswald Street, 248 4114. 6.30pm. £6. Mancunian rockers. ■ Emmure, Caliban and After the Burial The Cathouse, 15 Union Street, 248 6606. 7pm. £15. Over-14s show. Caliban are a German metalcore band in the vein of Slayer and Poison the Well.
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■ The Enemy, Akael and General Fiasco O2 Academy, 121 Eglinton Street, 08444 772000. 7pm. £18. See Tue 10. ■ Deep Purple and The Crave SECC: Clyde Auditorium, Finnieston Quay, 0870 040 4000. 7.30pm. £38. Old school monsters of rock justly famed for the killer riffola of ‘Smoke on the Water’ and Ian Gillan’s classic rock wail. ■ Frankmusik and Killa Kela Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica Street, 0779041103. 7.30pm. £10. Over-14s show. Uber-kitsch pop trooper headlines with beatbox support from the remarkable Killa Kela. ■ Tukoo Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 7.30pm. £tbc. Americana. FREE Buffleheid Box, 431 Sauchiehall Street, 332 5431. 8pm. Live music. ■ Speck Mountain Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £tbc. Psychedelic space rockers from Chicago. ■ Tamakai Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. 8pm. £3. Indie electro pop from Plymouth. ■ Jay Reatard and Paper Planes King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £8. Over-14s show. Lo-fi indie punk reprobate from Memphis, Tennessee. FREE Open Stage The Halt Bar, 160 Woodlands Road, 352 9996. 8.30pm. Weekly open mic night. ■ The Macrazy Vaudeville Orchestra The Victorian Bar, Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 552 4267. 9.30pm. £8 (£6). Alt.folk and roots as MVO perform debut album Popstardombeckons. Edinburgh ■ Screaming Lights Electric Circus, 36–39 Market Street, 226 4224. 7pm. £5. Liverpudlian four-piece following in the wake of White Lies and Editors. ■ The Proclaimers Usher Hall, Lothian Road, 228 1155. 7.30pm. £22.50–£25. See Tue 10. ■ Cuddly Shark Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8–16a Morrison Street, 228 9393. 8pm. £4. Hillbilly punk rock (from Glasgow). ■ The Luchagors, The Terrors, Zombina & the Skeletons and The Dirty Pick-Ups Bannerman’s, Niddry Street, 556 3254. 8pm. £tbc. See Tue 10.
Cumbernauld FREE Acoustic Night Cumbernauld Theatre, Kildrum, 01236 732887. 8pm.
Cumbernauld Performers’ Forum presents a fortnightly programme of acoustic music from local musicians. Newcomers are always welcome, both to the audience and the bill.
Dundee FREE Dormant Figure and Ildessyen Call Chambers Bar, 59–61 Gellatly Street, 01382 225616. 8pm. Post-punk influenced indie. Leven ■ Dennis Locorriere Inn at Lathones, Lathones, Largoward, 01334 840494. 9pm. £36. See Sun 8.
Thursday 12 Glasgow ■ Kasabian SECC, Finnieston Quay, 0870 040 4000. 6.30pm. SOLD OUT. Lairy indie combo return with their new album West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum. ■ Alice in Chains Barrowland, 244 Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7pm. £22.50. Over-14s show. Heavy rockers from Seattle who have returned following the death of their frontman Layne Staley, with a new vocalist William DuVall. ■ Trashcan Sinatras, Jo Mango and The Seventeenth Century Oran Mor, 731–735 Great Western Road, 357 6200. 7pm. £12.50. Over-14s show. Finely-tuned Scotpop from Kilmarnock’s Trashcan Sinatras. ■ Will Young SECC: Clyde Auditorium, Finnieston Quay, 0870 040 4000. 7pm. £35. The terribly nice young Pop Idol graduate looks back at his seven-year career with the release of a greatest hits album, imaginatively called The Hits. ■ Sydney Devine Pavilion Theatre, 121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. 7.30pm. £10.50–£14. Scotland’s very own rhinestone cowboy returns for his annual Pavilion residency. ■ The Cinnamons Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 7.30pm. £tbc. Lo-fi indie pop on laptops. Single launch. ■ Codeen, Another Love Party and Unknown Method Maggie May’s, 60 Albion Street, Merchant City, 548 1350. 8pm. £5. Atmospheric indie sounds from Codeen. ■ Colin Hay The Ferry, Anderston Quay, Broomielaw, 01698 360 085. 8pm. £17. Solo show from Colin Hay of Men at Work fame.
Tuesday 10 Glasgow ■ The Airborne Toxic Event ABC, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £9. Over-14s show. Dark cloud of a band taking their name from the Don Delillo novel White Noise. ■ Lisa Mitchell and Blueflint Brel, 39–43 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 7.30pm. £7. Aussie singer-songwriter who has just supported Newton Faulkner, with support from banjo duo Blueflint. FREE Acoustic Sessions and Open Mic Oran Mor, 731–735 Great Western Road, 357 6200. 8pm. Free acoustic night hosted by Ross Clark. ■ Andy Miller Tchai Ovna, 42 Otago Lane, 357 4524. 8pm. £2. Acoustic guitar virtuoso and singer/songwriter presents some of his favourite bands. ■ The Luchagors, Zombina & The Skeletones, The Terrors, The Dirty Wee Middens and The Dirty Pickups Stereo, 22––28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 8pm. £7.50. Punk and metal sounds from a band fronted by former WWE wrestling star Lita, aka Amy Dumas. FREE The Other Side and Portcullas MacSorleys Music Bar, 42 Jamaica Street, 248 8581. 8pm. Live music. ■ Red2Red, The Mercury City, Epico and Midnight Thursday Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. 8pm. £3 (£1.50). Reggae and ska, pop punk, catchy indie and anthemic rock respectively. ■ VV Brown, The Stow and Jay Brown King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7.50. Retro pop diva covering a number of rhythm’n’blues-style bases. FREE The Bottleneckers Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. 9pm. Fifties-style rhythm’n’blues band play a residency.
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w e a r e . . . e l e c t r i c 4th November 11pm-3am MIKE KHOURY listed, chicago
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Johnny Foreigner 29th Nov Over 14s
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Muse The lords of ultra bombastic cosmic space rock return, invoking the gods of rock’n’roll thunder and the spirit of Rachmaninoff with their full force prog assault. Spinning out more extraterrestrial conspiracy theories from their latest album The Resistance the Muse live experience is something every rock fan should experience at least once in their life. ■ SECC, Glasgow, Mon 9 Nov.