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Cumbernauld FREE Jam Session Cumbernauld Theatre, Kildrum, 01236 732887. 8pm. See Mon 25. Tuesday 2
Dundee ■ Woodenbox with a Fistful of Fivers and Spyamp The Doghouse, 15 Ward Street, 01382 206812. 8pm. £5. The folksy, rhythmic Woodenbox top this bill. orchestral pop of Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood. Part of King Tut’s 20th birthday celebrations. ■ Static Thought 13th Note Café, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £tbc. Bay Area punk quartet.
Glasgow ■ Decapitated, Kataklysm and Man Must Die Ivory Blacks, 56 Oswald Street, 248 4114. 7pm. £12. Death metal from Poland and Canada. ■ Lacuna Coil, Dommin and Dirty Little Rabbits O2 ABC, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £15. Over-14s show. Cult Italian band with an ethereal metal sound. Support includes Slipknot drummer Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan’s latest project DLR. FREE Acoustic Sessions and Open Mic Oran Mor, 731–735 Great Western Road, 357 6200. 7.30pm. See Tue 26. ■ Paul Carrack Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 353 8000. 7.30pm. £26.50. The voice behind hits such as Ace’s ‘How Long’, Squeeze’s ‘Tempted’ and Mike & the Mechanics’ ‘The Living Years’ performs tracks from his extensive back catalogue, plus new album, I Know That Name. ■ David Bazan and Postdata Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £8. The former mainstay of Seattle band Pedro the Lion goes under his own name these days. FREE Ramon Ruiz, Freespirit Graham and Shauna Joy MacSorleys Music Bar, 42 Jamaica Street, 248 8581. 8pm. Motherwell singer/songwriter who digs David Bowie...and The Smurfs. ■ Saving Aimee King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8pm. £7. Over-14s show. Punk pop band from St Albans who say they are ‘like the offspring of The Spice Girls and The Killers’. FREE The Bottleneckers Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. See Tue 26. Edinburgh ■ An Experiment on a Bird in an Air Pump Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £5. See Mon 1.
Glasgow ■ Bonecrusher Fest The Garage, 490 Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120. 5pm. £14. Over-14s show. Metal line-up including The Black Dahlia Murder, 3 Inches of Blood, Necrophobic, Obscura, The Faceless, Carnifex and Ingested. ■ The Sunshine Underground, Dead Sea Souls and Cosmo Jarvis O2 ABC, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £11. Over-14s show. Bouncy indie-pop from Leeds. FREE Major Major Bloc+, 117 Bath Street, 574 6066. 8pm. Catch 22- influenced noiseniks. ■ Iglu & Hartly, The Politics and May 68 King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £8. Bare-chested pop riot from Hollywood, described as ‘Tom Petty meets the Pointer Sisters’. Part of King Tut’s 20th birthday celebrations. ■ Contact Lost 13th Note Café, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £tbc. Live music. ■ Aaron Wright and Michael Cassidy Stereo, 22–28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. £tbc. Local songwriters. ■ Thao Nguyen and The Get Down Stay Down Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. £tbc. CANCELLED. Edinburgh ■ Static Thought, Gutshot, The Terrors and Facehandle Bannerman’s, Niddry Street, 556 3254. 8pm. £5. Bay Area punk quartet. ■ Unpeeled The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8.15pm. £3. Showcase of four new acts of any genre from rock and indie to folk and acoustic.
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Thursday 4 Glasgow ■ Goosedubbs, The Bandits, Trade and Alt O2 ABC2, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £tbc. Over-14s show. Local band line-up. ■ Marduk and Anaal Nathrakh Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica Street, 847 0820. 7pm. £15. Swedish black metal. ■ Miike Snow Stereo, 22–28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 7pm. SOLD OUT. Swedish electro pop outfit who have also penned hits for other artists. ■ These New Puritans and Trailer Trash Tracys Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £tbc. Ambient quartet from Southend with those must-have Afrobeat influences. FREE Thomas Carrigan Box, 431 Sauchiehall Street, 332 5431. 8pm. Live music. FREE Transfer Audio, Too Much Too Young, Casino Queen and Curly’s Heroes MacSorleys Music Bar, 42 Jamaica Street, 248 8581. 8pm. Indie and rock line-up. ■ Truth Be Told, Invain, Hell Above and my Electric Love Affair Rockers, 14 Midland Street, 221 0726. 8pm. £tbc. Varied rock bill. FREE Ultan Conlon and Old Solar Brel, 39–43 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 8pm. Concrete Campfire night of mellow fireside sounds. ■ Codeine Velvet Club King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. SOLD OUT. Classy collaboration between Jon Fratelli and singer Lou Hickey which evokes the
Edinburgh ✽✽ Born to Be Wide The Voodoo Rooms, 19a West Register Street,
556 7060. 7.30pm–1am. £5. Music social club hosting a ‘German Night’ with a German Music seminar (from 7.30pm, spaces limited, please request a place when booking) followed by a live set from Jeans Team, quiz and German music from the DJs. See Clubs preview, page 38. FREE Make Sparks and Atlas Cabaret Voltaire, 36–38 Blair Street, 220 6176. 7.30pm. Free but ticketed. Alternative rock in a Biffy/Twin Atlantic mould from Make Sparks at The Mill. Free tickets from www.themill-live.com. ■ Matanuska Bannerman’s, Niddry Street, 556 3254. 8pm. £4. Deep heavy metal. FREE Out of the Bedroom The Tron, 9 Hunter Square, High Street, 226 0931. 8pm. See Thu 21. ■ The Freaky Family The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11.30pm. £2 (£1). See Thu 21.
Dundee ■ Detroit Social Club, The Phase and I Drive Home The Doghouse, 15 Ward Street, 01382 206812. 8pm. £5. Over-14s show. Tyneside garage rock’n’rollers headline. FREE Merkin, Abbi, Lauri and Edwin Muirhead The Bread, 33 Constitution Road, 01382 200005. A mixed bill covering everything from Merkin, ‘Dundee’s one and only pubic hair metal band’, to the piano-led blues and pop of singer/songwriter Edwin Muirhead.
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