■ The Chapman Family, Always Me Me Me and Ryan Bisland King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. See Thu 12. FREE Jerusalem Harpoon Samuel Dow’s, 67–71 Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. A ‘musical timewarp’ is assured. ■ Breakdown Bands Soundhaus, 47 Hydepark Street, 221 4659. 9pm–3am. £7 (£5). With live bands The Hype, Huxley, Dirty Suits, Divine Youth and The Joys. With drum & bass from Symbiosis, Yellow Benzene and more in the back room until late. ■ Above Them and Taking Chase 13th Note Café, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £tbc. Self-styled Punk Rammy night with Welsh headliners. ■ The Hype, Huxley, Dirty Suits, Divine Youth and The Joys Soundhaus, 47 Hydepark Street, 221 4659. 9pm. £tbc. Rock’n’roll from the Hype. ■ Faithless Sound System The Arches, 30 Midland Street, 565 1000. 10.30pm–3am. £17. One of the UK’s biggest dance acts with their big, booming commercial sound in a stripped down ‘Sound System’ set up featuring Sister Bliss and Maxi Jazz. DJ support comes from Felix da Housecat and Steve Aoki. See Clubs preview, page 35. Edinburgh ■ Teatime Acoustic The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 5pm. Donation. See Fri 6. FREE Atlas Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, 229 1442. 7pm. Indie with more acts tbc. ■ Jakil Studio 24, 24–26 Calton Road, 558 3758. 7pm. £6. Highly polished funky indie. ■ Peg & the Bouffants and Joe Viterbo Cabaret Voltaire, 36–38 Blair Street, 220 6176. 7pm. £tbc. Explosive live ska act. ■ Colin Hay and Roy Henderson The Caves, Niddry Street South, 557 8989. 7.15pm. £13.50. Solo show from Colin Hay of Men at Work fame. ✽✽ This is Music Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 8pm–3am. £3 (members free after midnight). The indie club/gig crossover night hosts a live set from Vancouver garage duo Japandroids with support from Super Adventure Club and Bronto Skylift. See Exposure, page 64. FREE Open Mic Night The Maltings, 81–85 St Leonards Street, 667 5946. 9pm. See Fri 6.
Bathgate ■ Lena Martell Regal Community Theatre, 24–34 North Bridge Street, 01506 433634. 7.30pm. £14 (£12). The veteran Scottish vocalist, who has performed on Broadway, the West End and Las Vegas and has recorded over 30 albums. Dunfermline ■ The Elvis Collection Carnegie Hall, East Port, 01383 602302. 7.30pm. £15 (£14). A tribute to the king of rock’n’roll, replete with flamboyant costumes and classic tunes from Billy J McGregor and his ten-piece band.
East Kilbride ■ Eilidh Grant East Kilbride Arts Centre, Old Coach Road, 01355 261000. 8pm. £8.50 (£6.50). Hugely talented, award-winning Scottish singer, playing material taken from her debut album Masks & Smiles.
Giffnock ■ The Fortunate Sons Carmichael Hall, Eastwood Park, Rouken Glen Road, 577 4970. 8pm. £10 (£8). Harmonious Glaswegian bluesmeisters. Glenrothes ■ Mica Paris Rothes Halls, Kingdom Centre, 01592 611101. 7.30pm. £17.50. See Thu 12.
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Rutherglen ■ Wilson Tan, Franco Neon and Schnapps Rutherglen Town Hall, 139 Main Street, 613 5700. 8pm. £7.50 (£6). Glasgow’s pioneers of ‘psychedelic country’ Wilson Tan perform alongside Frano Neon and Schnapps, who describe themselves as ‘more of an experience than a band’.
Saturday 14 Glasgow ■ Sydney Devine Pavilion Theatre, 121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. 2pm & 7.30pm. £10.50–£14. See Thu 12. FREE The MeatMen Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, Merchant City, 548 1350. 5pm. See Sat 7. ■ Alabama 3 and Krakatoa O2 Academy, 121 Eglinton Street, 08444 772000. 7pm. £16. Characterful blend of southern-fried preachifying, dancefloor- friendly beats and a whole lotta love. ■ The Electrics Oran Mor, 731–735 Great Western Road, 357 6200. 7pm. £8. Scottish Celtic rock band, who describe themselves as a ‘sober Pogues’, celebrate their 21st birthday. ■ Hugh Cornwell ABC2, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £15. Over-14s show. Ex-frontman of punk stalwarts the Stranglers. ■ Psychedelic Furs ABC, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £22.50. Over-14s show. Early 80s alternative popsters, best known for the hit ‘Pretty In Pink’. ■ The Travels, Casino, Echo Bass, D-Corum and The Green Club Barrowland, 244 Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7pm. £6. Over-14 show. Local band showcase. ■ ACE Concert SECC: Clyde Auditorium, Finnieston Quay, 0870 040 4000. 7.30pm. £10–£16. Easy listening and showtunes from a 150 strong choir and 40 piece orchestra, in support of Parkinson’s Disease Society Scotland. ■ The Hussys Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 7.30pm. £tbc. Melodic indie pop. ■ A Mountain of One Stereo, 22––28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 7.30pm. £8. Sprawling, ambient soundtracks from this London trio. ■ Peter Morrison Show Eastwood Park Theatre, Eastwood Park, Rouken Glen Road, Giffnock, 577 4970. 7.30pm. £14 (£12). Popular Scottish entertainer playing West End and Broadway tunes, music from the movies and maybe even a wee ceilidh. ■ Charger Rockers, 14 Midland Street, 221 0726. 8pm. £5. Classic rock.
■ The Fall The Ferry, Anderston Quay, Broomielaw, 01698 360 085. 8pm. £18. See Fri 13. FREE Them Beatles McChuills, 40 High Street, 552 2135. 8pm. See Fri 6. ■ The Trade, Dirty Violets and Majestic Dandelion Maggie May’s, 60 Albion Street, Merchant City, 548 1350. 8pm. £5. The Trade are old school rockers from Forfar. FREE The Halos Samuel Dow’s, 67–71 Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Angelic rock. ■ Mr Hudson and Malpas King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. SOLD OUT. Mr Hudson, who specialise in hip hop beats and piano pop, has found an unlikely champion in Kanye West who has produced their new album. ■ You Already Know and Sacre Noir 13th Note Café, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £4. Alternative pop. ■ Alabama 3’s Revolver Soul Album Release Party Soundhaus, 47 Hydepark Street, 221 4659. 11pm–3am. £10. Album release party for the Brixton rockers, with a DJ set from the band’s D Wayne Love alongside SMC, Terry and Jason Pussypower, and live bands Schnapps, Carlton Jug Band, CB Radio and Dignitas. FREE Halt Bar Hijack The Halt Bar, 160 Woodlands Road, 352 9996. See Sat 7. ■ The Patriots, Random Guy and Colors Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica Street, 847 0820. £tbc. Catchy rock with Scottish charm from The Patriots.
Woods Electric Circus, 36–39 Edinburgh ■ Teatime Acoustic The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 6pm. Donation. See Sat 7. ■ The Drones, Yuill Scott & The Haight and The Red Well Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £7. Atmospheric Aussie garage rockers headline this bill. ✽✽ Espers, The Cave Singers and Market Street, 226 4224. 7pm. £12. See Fri 13. ■ MacFloyd The HMV Picture House, 31 Lothian Road, 0844 847 1740. 7pm. £14. Internationally acclaimed tribute combo to Pink Floyd, who recreate (on a slightly smaller scale) the stage effects for which the prog rockers were renowned. ■ Norman Silver & The Gold, Confusion, KeNoDeKe Collective and Chandra Tollcross Community Centre, 117 Fountainbridge, 7pm. £5. ‘Morose’ country and western super
Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra The much respected Glasgow Improvisers
Orchestra hold their own two-day festival of free flowing music featuring the likes of Axel Dörner, Susan Alcorn, Pyramidian, Arild Vange, Filario Farinoppo and Yoko Miura. A full weekend of off the cuff musical experimentation all at the bargain price of £5 per day. ■ CCA, Glasgow, Fri 6 & Sat 7 Nov.
group playing this benefit for Columbian Working Children’s Project. ■ Trampoline Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, 229 1442. 7pm. £5. Four band bill still to be announced. ■ Trashcan Sinatras, Brother Louis Collective and The Seventeenth Century Cabaret Voltaire, 36–38 Blair Street, 220 6176. 7pm. £12. Finely-tuned Scotpop from Trashcan Sinatras. ■ Curiosity Cabaret The Ark, 3–7 Waterloo Place, 623 7147. 8pm. £5 (£4). An eclectic evening of cabaret delights, burlesque, magic, mystery, raffle, home- baking (from Cupcake Cuties) plus live music from The Chromium Gods (featuring members of The Rezillos). FREE The Fatalists, United Fruit and Vchecka The Voodoo Rooms, 19a West Register Street, 556 7060. 8pm. Albini-influenced sounds from Edinburgh’s Fatalists. FREE Riley Briggs Carter’s Bar, 185 Morrison Street, 228 9149. 9pm. Solo appearance from the Aberfeldy frontman.
Cumbernauld ■ Feedback Cumbernauld Theatre, Kildrum, 01236 732887. 8pm. £5. Brand new gig night for music fans in Cumbernauld, with a selection of new, young bands to rock your socks off. Ages 14+; under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. East Kilbride ■ Straw Dogs East Kilbride Arts Centre, Old Coach Road, 01355 261000. 8pm. £8.50 (£6.50). Stiff Little Fingers tribute band.
Leven ■ Martyn Joseph Inn at Lathones, Lathones, Largoward, 01334 840494. 9pm. £20. Cult singer-songwriter, described as the ‘Welsh Springsteen’, making social and spiritual comment through his acoustic songs. Sunday 15
Glasgow ■ Defender The Ferry, Anderston Quay, Broomielaw, 01698 360 085. 2pm. £tbc. Rory Gallagher tribute act. ■ Bloc + Jam Bar Bloc, 117 Bath Street, 574 6066. 5pm–2am. £tbc. See Sun 8. ✽✽ Flaming Lips and Stardeath & White Dwarfs O2 Academy, 121 Eglinton Street, 08444 772000. 7pm. £20. The Flaming Lips bring their cosmic current album Embryonic, eccentric live show, furry animals and fake blood back to an expectant Scotland. See preview, page 61. ■ Laura Marling The Arches, 253 Argyle Street, 565 1000. 7pm. SOLD OUT. Engaging alt.folk from the waif- like teenager whose Mercury-nominated Alas I Cannot Swim album is one of last year’s best. ■ A Skylit Drive The Cathouse, 15 Union Street, 248 6606. 7pm. £8.50. Over-14s show. Post-hardcore six-piece from California. ■ Emily Loizeau Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 7.30pm. £tbc. French singer influenced by Bob Dylan, Nina Simone and Tom Waits. FREE Acoustic at the Aragon The Aragon Bar, 131 Byres Road, 339 3252. 8pm. See Sun 8. ■ Dan Mangan, Ross Clark and Jo Mango Brel, 39–43 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 8pm. £5. Recently named ‘Artist of the Year’ by the XM Verge Music Awards (Canada’s Mercury Prize), 23 year old Dan Mangan returns to the UK for a number of solo shows. One for fans of Badly Drawn Boy and Mumford & Sons. FREE Inspired and The Threats MacSorleys Music Bar, 42 Jamaica Street, 248 8581. 8pm. Punk. ■ The King Hats, Penguins Kill Polar Bears and Marvel Heights King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St