FREE The Mirror Trap, The Hickies, General and Invidia Box, 431 Sauchiehall Street, 332 5431. 8pm. The headliners were formerly known as Descartes. ■ Audio Bullys King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £12. Nancy Sinatra-sampling electro pop duo with their danceable mash-up of styles. FREE Huey Broon & the Bullets Samuel Dow’s, 67–71 Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Live music. ■ Rollor, Grozny, Hey Enemy, Black International and The Fatalists 13th Note Café, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £tbc. Looped guitar and fuzz bass from Rollor. ■ Sonny Marvello Stereo, 22–28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. £tbc. Bowler- hatted swagger from Sonny Marvello, launching their new single.
Edinburgh ■ William Douglas The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 6pm. Donation. See Sat 6. ■ Fitzroy Soul and Earl Grey Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, 229 1442. 7pm. £5 (£4). Psych-out blues electronica. ■ Four Tet and Pantha du Prince The Bongo Club, Moray House, 37 Holyrood Road, 558 7604. 7pm. £12. The incredibly prolific Kieran Hebden in his minimal, yet melodic electronica guise. See 5 Reasons, Page 68. ■ Gun Studio 24, 24–26 Calton Road, 558 3758. 7pm. £12.50. Reformed Scottish rockers, who gave it some old school muscle in the early 90s. ■ Lipsync for a Lullaby Roxy Art House, 2 Roxburgh Place, 7pm. £5. Lipsync for a Lullaby describe themselves as ‘harmonizing grumbles with strings’. ■ Paul Vickers & the Leg Electric Circus, 36–39 Market Street, 226 4224. 7pm. £8. Launching the album of their post-punk rock opera Itchy Grumble. ■ The Ritalin Kids Cabaret Voltaire, 36–38 Blair Street, 220 6176. 7pm. £tbc. Edgy guitar music. ■ Stephen Lynch The HMV Picture House, 31 Lothian Road, 0844 847 1740. 7pm. £18.50. See Fri 12. FREE Edinburgh Gay Men’s Chorus: Raising the Roof Polwarth Parish Church, Polwarth Terrace, 447 2741. 7.30pm. Fundraising concert for the charity Keymoves, which helps homeless women in Edinburgh. Joining Edinburgh’s gay male vocal group is cabaret group Chi Canta. FREE Soul Foundation The Voodoo Rooms, 19a West Register Street, 556 7060. 7.30pm. Night of Motown-style soul.
Anstruther ■ The Fence Collective’s Homegame Various Venues, Times vary. £75. See Fri 12. Stirling ■ Abba Mania Albert Halls, Dumbarton Road, 01786 473544. 7.30pm. £16.50 (£14.50). See Fri 5. ■ Martin Stephenson & The Daintees Tolbooth, Jail Wynd, 01786 274000. 8pm. £12 (£10). Stephenson and his band playing songs from cult album Boat to Bolivia and more.
Sunday 14 Glasgow ■ UnderOath, We are the Ocean and Blackhole O2 ABC, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £12.50. Over-14s show. No-nonsense, direct heavy rock from UnderOath. ■ You Me at Six, We the Kings and Forever the Sickest Kids O2 Academy, 121 Eglinton Street, 08444 772000. 7pm. SOLD OUT. Over-14s show. MySpace punk pop favourites who have supported Paramore, Reel Big Fish and Enter Shikari. FREE 3 Card Trick Bloc+, 117 Bath
Street, 574 6066. 7pm. Blues. ■ Alasdair Roberts and Kiila Stereo, 22–28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 8pm. £8.50. See Sat 13. ■ The Brute Chorus and White Heath Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £tbc. London folk-blues quartet. FREE Chomsky Allstars, Akolayd, Diligent Escape Plan and Captain Kidd’s Boneyard MacSorleys Music Bar, 42 Jamaica Street, 248 8581. 8pm. Militant beats from Chomsky Allstars. FREE Green Door Clinic, Male Pattern Band and Landslide Box, 431 Sauchiehall Street, 332 5431. 8pm. Bluesy rock sounds. ■ Mars Red Sky, Julien Pras and Alba Lua Mono, 12 King’s Court, King Street, 553 2400. 8pm. £tbc. Triple bill of French bands in the first of a proposed monthly showcase of Gallic talent. ■ Two Door Cinema Club and Two Stripe King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7. Up-beat electronic indie from Northern Irish trio Two Door Cinema Club. FREE The Easy Orchestra Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. 9pm. See Sat 6. FREE The Privates Hammond Orchestra The Wise Monkey, 508 Great Western Road, 334 5125. 9pm. See Fri 5. Edinburgh ■ Quixote The Village, 16 South Fort Street, Leith, 478 7810. 4pm. £5. Harmonies, rockin’ guitars and vintage sounds from this Edinburgh/Dunbar six- piece. ■ The Invisible Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £7. See Sat 13. ■ James McCartney Cabaret Voltaire, 36–38 Blair Street, 220 6176. 7pm. £7. First UK tour from this rock/singer- songwriter who has a famous father that you might have heard of in passing. ■ Miasma, The Otherside, Fireside Aliens and Moya The Ark, 3–7 Waterloo Place, 623 7147. 8pm. £4. Rock, punk and indie. FREE Cranachan Bannerman’s, Niddry Street, 556 3254. 9pm. See Sun 7. ■ The Beau Nasties The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11.30pm. £2 (£1). See Sun 7.
Anstruther ■ The Fence Collective’s Homegame Various Venues, Times vary. £75. See Fri 12.
Largs ■ Henry McCullough Band Victoria Hotel, 80 Gallowgate Street, 01475 689493. 9pm. £tbc. Veteran singer and guitarist who was the only Irishman to play Woodstock. Leven ■ Phoenix (John Verity) Inn at Lathones, Lathones, Largoward, 01334 840494. 9pm. £20. 70s rocker Verity appears playing the songs of his group Phoenix. Part of Fifestock.
Monday 15 Glasgow ■ Who’s Bad Pavilion Theatre, 121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. 7.30pm. £19.50. American tribute to the music and dance skills of Michael Jackson. ■ General Fiasco and Black Box Revelation King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8pm. £6. Over-14s show. Alt.rock and hard hitting pop punk from Belfast outfit General Fiasco. FREE Open Mic The Brass Monkey, 1004 Argyle Street, 243 2170. 8pm. See Mon 8. FREE Red Light Syndrome Box, 431 Sauchiehall Street, 332 5431. 8pm. Live music. FREE Rustic City Fathers, Al Shields and Columbia Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. 8pm. Weekly freestyle night.
■ Wild Palms Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £tbc. London post-punkers with Devo and Gang of Four influences. ■ Raid La Cheetah, 73 Queen Street, 221 4851. 9pm–3am. £3–£2 (£1 with a trade payslip). See Mon 8.
Edinburgh ■ HIM and Dommin The HMV Picture House, 31 Lothian Road, 0844 847 1740. 7pm. £20. Over-14s show. Finnish ‘love metal’ act with gothic overtones. ■ The Chans The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11pm. £2 (£1). See Mon 8. Leven ■ Vinyl Splash Inn at Lathones, Lathones, Largoward, 01334 840494. 9pm. £6. Young whippersnappers voted Fife’s best young band in 2009, with an average age of just 16. Part of Fifestock.
Glasgow ■ Bad Lieutenant The Garage, 490 Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120. 7pm. £17.50. Over-14s show. The closest you’ll get to a New Order surrogate these days, as frontman Bernard Sumner carries on the good work in his new band. FREE Acoustic Sessions and Open Mic Oran Mor, 731–735 Great Western Road, 357 6200. 8pm. See Tue 9. FREE Gillian Christie, Craig White, Drew Ferg, Emma Forman and Florynce and Lauren MacSorleys Music Bar, 42 Jamaica Street, 248 8581. 8pm. Singer/songwriter line-up. ■ Los Mondo Bongo, Fire Exit and The Red Eyes Rockers, 14 Midland Street, 221 0726. 8pm. £tbc. A celebration of the music of Joe Strummer, as performed by members of his band The Mescaleros plus special guests. FREE The Theory and Jiezuberband Box, 431 Sauchiehall Street, 332 5431. 8pm. Post-Britpop sounds from Jiezuberband.. ■ Unite the Divide, Drainpipe, Fistfights with Old Men and Psychotropic System Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. 8pm. £5. Local bands compete for the prize of a single on the Metropolicana label. ■ The Automatic and To Catch a Thief King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £9. Chirpy Welsh emo kids behind the hit single ‘Monster’ return with new album Tear the Signs Down. FREE Glasgow Songwriters Club The Vale, 5 Dundas Street, 332 4928. 8.30pm. Live acts and an open stage for those with original material. FREE The Barents Sea Bloc+, 117 Bath Street, 574 6066. 9pm. Folky sounds at this week’s Slow Club. ■ Miaoux Miaoux and Firebrand Boy 13th Note Café, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £4. Electronica and post- rock at this EP launch for MM. ■ Autechre The Sub Club, 22 Jamaica Street, 248 4600. £tbc. Respected electronica duo. Respected by those who dig the sound of malfunctioning household appliances and the beating of a butterfly’s wings, that is. Have been known to play gigs in total darkness, to lessen further their chances of being mobbed by girls. See Clubs preview, page 36. FREE The Bottleneckers Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. See Tue 9. Got an opinion? You can now Comment on all our articles at list .co.uk
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