Dundee ■ The Prodigy, South Central and Foreign Beggars Caird Hall, City Square, 01382 434940. 7pm. £32.50. Over-14s show. The veteran techno rockers, renowned for their blistering live shows, head out on the ‘Run with the Wolves Tour’. ■ This is Colour, to Catch a Predator and Grader Dexter’s Lounge Bar, 24 Castle Street, 01382 228894. 8pm. £tbc. Experimental metal and rock from this Bury St Edmunds five-piece. ■ Oceansize Fat Sam’s, 31 South Ward Road, 01382 228496. £tbc. Epic post-rock from Manchester five-piece Oceansize receiving plaudits from NME and Kerrang!.
350 Sauchiehall Street, 352 4900. Glasgow ■ Pearl & the Puppets, Findlay Napier & the Barroom Mountaineers and Brother Louis Collective Stereo, 22–28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 2.30pm. £6. Young Kirkintilloch singer/songwriter with a light, pop style heads this afternoon bill, completed by Kitty the Lion, Captain & the Kings and AJ Roach. FREE The MeatMen Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, Merchant City, 548 1350. 5pm. See Sat 23. ■ 108 Iotta, Talking Through Tin Cans, Ruthless Young Souls and Raoul Duke Barrowland 2, 244 Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7pm. £6. Over- 14s show. Local band showcase. ■ Illicit Still, The Scruffs, Sinister Flynn, Scott Nicol and Burning Sunrise The Ferry, Anderston Quay, Broomielaw, 01698 360 085. 7pm. £5. Unsigned band night, including rock, funk and ska sounds from SF. ✽✽ The Ex & Brass Unbound CCA, 8pm. £7. A Cry Parrot night. See preview, page 64. ■ Full Metal Racket Rockers, 14 Midland Street, 221 0726. 8pm. £tbc. Rock and metal covers. FREE Hounds of Audio Prime, The New Times, The Twist, The System, Seminole and Models for the Radio Box, 431 Sauchiehall Street, 332 5431. 8pm. Mix of local rock bands. ■ Information Libre Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. 8pm. £5. Flowers in the Dustbin host the new band showcase tonight, with post-punky sounds to be confirmed. ■ My First Tooth Maggie May’s, 60 Albion Street, Merchant City, 548 1350. 8pm. £5. Live music. ■ The Ten to Five Project, Always Me Me Me and Created from Silence Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £6. Happy clappy indie pop from The Ten To Five Project. ■ Phil Vassar and Mike Nisbet King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £10. Mainstream country artist. ■ The OK Social Club, Palace Ballet and Foxgang 13th Note Café, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £tbc. Danceable indie rock from The OK Social Club.
Edinburgh ✽✽ Hidden Door Roxy Art House, 2 Roxburgh Place, 1pm–midnight. £9–£10. Artists, bands, poets and filmmakers congregate under the roofs of the Roxy Art House and Bowery for an interdisciplinary arts festival. Live acts include Joseph Malik, Broken Records and William Douglas. Tickets from email@example.com. See preview, page 63. ■ Teatime Acoustic The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 6pm. Donation. See Sat 23. ■ Imperial Racing Club and 10:04’s Electric Circus, 36–39 Market Street, 226 4224. 7pm. £5. Blistering power pop from these Scottish indie types.
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■ The Prodigy, South Central and Foreign Beggars Corn Exchange, 11 New Market Road, 477 3500. 7pm. SOLD OUT. See Fri 29. ■ Shutter Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £tbc. Heavy post-rock from the Highlands. ■ Warehouse Announcement, Inner Sight, Donnie Willow and Lets Crash the Party Cabaret Voltaire, 36–38 Blair Street, 220 6176. 7pm. £7. Showcase of young indie talent. ■ Sleeping Marty and Psychotropic System The Ark, 3–7 Waterloo Place, 623 7147. 7.30pm. £4. Gothic metal. ■ Storm in a D Cup, Seafield Foxes and Dead on a Live Wire Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8–16a Morrison Street, 228 9393. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). ‘Rock Chick Night II’ of female fronted acts. ■ Jackie Treehorn, Amateur Assassins, Secta Rogue and Vasquez Bannerman’s, Niddry Street, 556 3254. 8pm. £4. Heavy angular stoner rock.
Arbroath ■ Exit Ten and Casino Brawl De Vito’s, Millgate, 8pm. £6. See Thu 28. Kirkcaldy ■ Big Girls Don’t Cry with The Eastcoast Boys Adam Smith Theatre, Arts and Theatres Trust Fife Ltd, Bennochy Road, 01592 583302. 7.30pm. £15.50 (£14.50). Oh what a night you’ll have at this tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, with all the hits from ‘Grease is the Word’, to ‘Sherry’, to ‘Silence is Golden’.
Sunday 31 Glasgow ■ Bloc + Jam Bar Bloc, 117 Bath Street, 574 6066. 5pm–2am. £tbc. See Sun 24. ■ Exit Ten and Casino Brawl Ivory Blacks, 56 Oswald Street, 248 4114. 7pm. £6.50. See Thu 28. ■ The Prodigy, South Central and Foreign Beggars O2 Academy, 121 Eglinton Street, 08444 772000. 7pm. SOLD OUT. See Fri 29.
■ Skinny Molly The Ferry, Anderston Quay, Broomielaw, 01698 360 085. 7pm. £12. Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Mike Estes continues playing southern fried rock’n’roll boogie in his latest band. ■ Club Sublime Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 552 4267. 7.30pm. £6. Musical showcase hosted by Blind Gurl and the Crips. FREE Core and The Spector Box, 431 Sauchiehall Street, 332 5431. 8pm. Metal and punk from the self-proclaimed ‘hottest thing to hit Dundee since teen pregnancy’. Now is it just me or does that not sound too hot?. ■ Oceansize, Vessels and and So I Watch you from Afar King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8pm. SOLD OUT. Over-14s show. Manchester-based skyscraping rockers with a sprinkling of prog influence. FREE Pablo Eskimo, Beautiful By Design and Medusa’s Curse MacSorleys Music Bar, 42 Jamaica Street, 248 8581. 8pm. Pop-punk with ska influence. ■ Rebel 69 Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. 8pm. £3. Loud rock and blues. ■ Whitemare, Rollor and Jackie Onassis 13th Note Café, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £tbc. Brighton noiseniks head this bill. ■ Weave! The Sub Club, 22 Jamaica Street, 248 4600. 11pm. £tbc. Reggae- tinged, Afrobeat-influenced post-punk girl group following in the Slits/ESG tradition play at Optimo. Edinburgh ■ Hidden Door Roxy Art House, 2 Roxburgh Place, 1pm–midnight. £9–£10. See Sat 30. ■ Sick Kids Sunday 2 The GRV, 37 Guthrie Street, 220 2987. 1–11pm. £8–£10. All day event of alternative indie, Americana and acoustica with James Yorkston & Adrian Crowley (playing the songs of Daniel Johnston), Alasdair Roberts, Zoey Van Goey, Men Diamler, Martin John Henry, The Stormy Seas, Eagleowl, Woodenbox with A Fist Full of Fivers, Sparrow & The Workshop
and Meursault plus DJ sets from Come on Gang! and Chutes. All money raised goes to the Sick Kids Foundation. ■ Cursive Hearts and Marshall Chipped The Ark, 3–7 Waterloo Place, 623 7147. 7.30pm. £4. Alt.rock and electronica. FREE Cranachan Bannerman’s, Niddry Street, 556 3254. 9pm. See Sun 24. ■ The Beau Nasties The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11.30pm. £2 (£1). See Sun 24.
Glasgow ■ All Time Low, The Blackout, My Passion and Young Guns O2 Academy, 121 Eglinton Street, 08444 772000. 6.30pm. £15. Over-14s show. Punk pop quartet from Maryland. ■ Lou Barlow Stereo, 22–28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 7pm. £12.50. Solo show from the Sebadoh mainman and ex- Dinosaur Jr member. ■ An Experiment on a Bird in an Air Pump Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £tbc. Gothic post rock meets The Ronettes. ■ Municipal Waste and Victims King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8pm. £11. Over-14s show. Virginian thrash punk metallers who describe their music as ‘the sound of a bong being hit hard as shit’. FREE Open Mic The Brass Monkey, 1004 Argyle Street, 243 2170. 8pm. See Mon 25. Edinburgh ■ Johnny Foreigner Cabaret Voltaire, 36–38 Blair Street, 220 6176. 7pm. £6. ‘Noisy pop songs’. ■ Wildtype and Nixa Bannerman’s, Niddry Street, 556 3254. 8pm. £4. Guitars collide with pop hooks with Wildtype who have drawn comparisons with Muse. ■ The Chans The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11pm. £2 (£1). See Mon 25.
Adam Green Probably best known as one half of The Moldy Peaches (with Kimya Dawson), Adam Green has also released six solo albums since 2002, including Minor Love earlier this month. Here
Green will be performing his own idiosyncratic take on lo-fi indie and shambling folksy punk rock, including ‘Jessica, his ode to Jessica Simpson. ■ Stereo, Glasgow, Fri 29 Jan.