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Rock&Pop Events are listed by date, then city. Submit listings at least 14 days before publication for Glasgow to firstname.lastname@example.org and for Edinburgh to email@example.com. Listings are compiled by Fiona Shepherd and Henry Northmore. For ticket outlet information, see Book Now. ✽✽ Indicates Hitlist entry
Thursday 18 Glasgow ■ Boyce Avenue and Nick Howard Oran Mor, 731–735 Great Western Road, 357 6200. 7pm. £17. Over-14s show. Florida-based fraternal trio playing melodic and acoustic rock. ■ For The Fallen Dreams The Cathouse, 15 Union Street, 248 6606. 7pm. £10. Over-14s show. Michigan metalcore quintet. ■ Times New Viking Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 7.30pm. £6. Lo-fi indie racket from Ohio, much indebted to early Sonic Youth. FREE The Albion, The Bangs, The Cairos, The Jaconellis and Sinister Flynn MacSorleys Music Bar, 42 Jamaica Street, 248 8581. 8pm. Rock, funk and ska sounds from SF, now with added trumpet and sax. ■ Cake Free Bakesale Tchai Ovna, 42 Otago Lane, 357 4524. 8pm. £2. Bands hosted by Johnny Terrell. FREE Jam Session Samuel Dow’s, 67–71 Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8pm. Hosted by Independence. FREE Mabel Love, Nation’s Capital and Nine Deaths of the Ninja Box, 431 Sauchiehall Street, 332 5431. 8pm. Live music. ■ Marlena Shaw The Ferry, Anderston Quay, Broomielaw, 01698 360085. 8pm. £20. Old school soul diva best known for her song ‘California Soul’. ✽✽ Paper Planes, Findo Gask and French Wives Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £6.15. Power punk surf quartet Paper Planes and synth popsters Findo Gask play to raise funds for the relief charity Mary’s Meals. ■ Suzi Won, Expectiators and Bootleg Wonderland Rockers, 14 Midland Street, 221 0726. 8pm. £tbc. Electro rockers from Newcastle headline. ■ The Regiments, Codeen and Liam Ferns Maggie May’s, 60 Albion Street, Merchant City, 548 1350. 8pm. £5. Atmospheric indie sounds from Codeen. ■ Withered Hand Mono, 12 King’s Court, King Street, 553 2400. 8pm. £5. Wry, lyrical anti-folk from the Edinburgh-based troubadour. ■ Babybird King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £11. Stephen ‘You’re Gorgeous’ Jones returns with a new album of offbeat pop, entitled Ex-Maniac. FREE Creation Open Mic Creation Studios, 16 Trongate, 8.30pm. Becca Bird, lead singer of The Agents, hosts an open mic at this new music studio . FREE The Rudiments Firewater, 341 Sauchiehall Street, 354 0350. 8.30pm. Melodic 60s-inspired harmony sounds at this EP launch. FREE Pensioner and Cavalcades Bloc+, 117 Bath Street, 574 6066. 9pm. Formerly Dundonian electro punks Alamos. FREE The MeatMen The Wise Monkey, 508 Great Western Road, 334 5125. 9pm. Rockabilly, bluegrass and skiffle from Glasgow trio The MeatMen. ■ Kitty the Lion The Goat, 1287 Argyle Street, 357 7337. £12. Folk pop five-piece fronted by singer/songwriter Anna Meldrum, playing as part of the RAW Live festival. ■ Why? Stereo, 22–28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. £12. Berkeley hip-hop/indie
WIN NORTH ATLANTIC OSCILLATIONS ALBUM AND EP This Edinburgh- based trio bring ‘a subtle yet powerful kaleidoscope of purring electronics, atmospheric layers and hook-laden melodies’ and are playing Edinburgh’s Sneaky’s (Fri 26 Mar) and Glasgow’s Captain’s Rest (Sat 27 Mar). We’ve got five copies of debut album Grappling Hooks to give away, plus their latest EP. To enter, see below.
WIN HINTERLAND TICKETS In its new one- day format, Hinterland festival (various venues, Glasgow, Sat 3 Apr) will be cramming in shows from Mystery Jets, British Sea Power (pictured), GrecoRoman Soundsystem, Hot Club de Paris and more. See www.
thehinterlandfestival.com/blog for the full line-up. We’ve got two pairs of tickets (worth £30) up for grabs. WIN MY SONGS ALBUM
Don’t have the patience to put together a playlist of your favourite pop tracks? Look no further – we’re giving away three copies of chart compilation album My Songs. Featuring pop nuggets from Florence & The Machine, Rihanna and Cheryl Cole, plus golden oldies like Boyzone’s ‘No Matter What’. ■ To enter, head to www.list.co.uk/offers. Closing date for competitions is Thu 1 Apr.
outfit, fronted by Yoni Wolf, who are part of the Anticon stable. Edinburgh FREE The Gothenburg Address and The Elements Cabaret Voltaire, 36–38 Blair Street, 220 6176. 7pm. Post- rock instrumentals from ex-members of Arab Strap and The Zephyrs as The Gothenburg Address headline The Mill. Free tickets from www.themill-live.com.. ■ La Shark, White Heath and Selective Services Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £5. Quirky electro rock collective from London. ■ Lead by Example The Bongo Club, Moray House, 37 Holyrood Road, 558 7604. 7pm. £3. Vic Galloway hosts this night of indie and alternative music featuring special guests Bwani Junction. ■ Dancing Queen Festival Theatre, 13/29 Nicolson Street, 529 6000. 7.30pm. £18.50–£22.50. Celebrate timeless hits from the Swedish super- group. ■ Jammin’ The Voodoo Rooms, 19a West Register Street, 556 7060. 8pm. £5. Live jam session. ■ Jewel & Esk Showcase The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £4 (£3). Mixed line-up of bands from the respected music course. ■ The Lie Detectors, Face The Sun and Acid Fascists Bannerman’s, Niddry Street, 556 3254. 8pm. £4. Pop punk from Glasgow headliners The Lie
+ JAMIE WOON
O 2 academy Glasgow
Sunday 2nd may
Debut Album Out Now www.laroux.co.uk
EDINBURGH PLEASANCE THEATRE MONDAY 3RD MAY GLASGOW ORAN MOR TUESDAY 4TH MAY
GLASGOW QMU FRIDAY 7TH MAY Debut album out now www.codeinevelvetclub.com
GLASGOW ARCHES THURSDAY 29TH APRIL
O2 ACADEMY GLASGOW FRIDAY 9TH APRIL
EDINBURGH USHER HALL WEDNESDAY 26th MAY New album ‘Leave Your Sleep’ released on Nonesuch Records on 12 April. www.nataliemerchant.com
GLASGOW KING TUTS SATURDAY 17TH APRIL
EDINBURGH CABARET VOLTAIRE SUNDAY 18TH APRIL
O2 ACADEMY GLASGOW SUNDAY 9TH MAY
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