Musselburgh ■ Red2Red Eskmills Bowling Club, Station Road. 7.30pm. £5. Red2Red play a mix of reggae, rock and ska, with a live set from Babylon Dub Punks. Dundee FREE End on Sin Chambers Bar, 59–61 Gellatly Street, 01382 225616. 8pm. Rock and metal with female vocals, drawing influences from Evanescence, Dream Theater and Muse among others. FREE The Five Aces Duke’s Corner, 13 Brown Street, 01382 205052. 9pm. Garage and rhythm’n’blues outfit. Whitburn ■ The Complete Stone Roses Whitburn Miners Welfare, 111–113 West Main Street, 8pm. £tbc. Tribute to the baggy heroes. With support from DSS, Pedantics and Modern Faces.
Saturday 1 Glasgow ■ Whitney Houston SECC, Finnieston Quay, 0844 395 4000. 6.30pm. £50–£100. Rescheduled date for the troubled R&B, pop and soul diva. ■ Chase & Status and 16 Bit O2 ABC, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £13.50. Live show of hard drum & bass, following Pendulum into the charts. ■ Doves and Cherry Ghost O2 Academy, 121 Eglinton Street, 0844 477 2000. 7pm. £18.50. The pounding yet reflective indie types tour in support of their greatest hits collection, The Best of Doves, 12 years after their journey began. ■ Epico, Hollowtin Sorrows, Rebel 69, Communicator and 5 Bar Gate Barrowland 2, 244 Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7pm. £6. Over-14s show. Local band showcase. ■ Mike Sanchez and Little Victor O2 ABC2, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £15 (£25 for weekend
ticket). Birmingham’s Sanchez has regularly supported Eric Clapton and has worked with Jeff Beck and Ben E King, and is joined on the bill by Tennessee blues singer Little Victor. Part of the Glasgow Rhythm & Blues Festival. ✽✽ eagleowl, my Kappa Roots and Rob St John The Flying Duck, 7 Renfrew Court, 572 0100. 7pm. £5. Post- folk ensemble launching their new EP Into the Fold. ■ Bombskare Stereo, 22–28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 7.30pm. £5. Infectious ska action from the eight-piece Bombskare. ■ Pharmacy, Japan Four and Majestic Dandelion Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 7.30pm. £7. Alt art rock from the headliners. ■ Charger Rockers, 14 Midland Street, 221 0726. 8pm. £tbc. Classic rock. ■ Fireside Kicks and Florynce & Lauren City Halls: Recital Rooms, Candleriggs, 353 8000. 8pm. £10. Acoustic Affair gig. ■ Ghosts of Progress, The Jigowatts and King Japan Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. 8pm. £5. Indie and blues. ■ Ring of Fire The Ferry, Anderston Quay, Broomielaw, 01698 360085. 8pm. £14. Johnny Cash tribute act. ■ The Statler Project, No Fxd Abode and Craig McKenzie & band Maggie May’s, 60 Albion Street, Merchant City, 548 1350. 8pm. £5. Dancey indie rock from The Statler Project. ■ The Godfathers and Stuntman Mike King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £12. Veteran alt.rock band from London, credited with being a precursor to the Britpop movement of the 1990s. FREE Trunk Monkey Samuel Dow’s, 67–71 Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Live music.
he An Tobar Sessions featuring Aidan O’Rourke’s An Tobar Band & he Dave Milligan Trio
Friday 7 May, 8pm "Intense, beautiful" (he Independent)
he Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, Edinburgh Tickets & Information 0131 668 2019 www.thequeenshall.net 66 THE LIST 29 Apr–13 May 2010
Tigerfest The three-week Scottish mini-festival returns for its seventh year, having featured Scottish heavyweights
Idlewild, Frightened Rabbit and Dananananaykroyd in the past. The 2010 line up includes one-time Aereogramme members Iain Cook and Craig B’s new band, The Unwinding Hours, as well as former Arab Strap frontman Malcolm Middleton and the increasingly popular Edinburgh-based Withered Hand (pictured) taking to various stages in Aberdeen, Dunfermline and Edinburgh. ■ Various venues, Edinburgh, Dunfermline and Aberdeen, until Fri 21 May. See www.tigerfest.co.uk for more info.
■ Megadeth UK Ivory Blacks, 56 Oswald Street, 248 4114. 9.30pm. £5. Tribute metal act on their first visit to Scotland. ■ The Caezars Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. 10pm. £7. Live music at All Tore Up! Part of the Glasgow Rhythm & Blues Festival. FREE Ace City Racers The Victoria Bar @ the Clutha, 159 Bridgegate, 552 6040. Britpop-influenced band. Edinburgh ■ Remember Chernobyl Teviot Row Union, Bristo Square, 650 4673. 2pm. Sat £10; Sun 8; both days 15. Two day punk benefit gig for Chernobyl Children Lifeline featuring over 20 acts, such as Cress, Contempt, Unkind, Ram- Man, Gin Goblins, Afterbirth, Happy Spastics, Overspill, Threats and many more. ■ William Douglas The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 6pm. Donation. Unplugged session with William Douglas and friends. ■ Jam the Box The GRV, 37 Guthrie Street, 220 2987. 7pm–3am. £6. Five bands play live (Alfonzo, The Set Up, The High Lines, The Albion and The Ragged Army) followed by DJs spinning house, techno, soul and funk. ■ Ian Hunter & The Rant Band The HMV Picture House, 31 Lothian Road, 0844 847 1740. 7pm. £18.50. Ex-Mott the Hoople frontman Hunter with his assembled group of musicians, the Rant Band. ■ Missing Cat Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8–16a Morrison Street, 228 9393. 7pm. £3. Psychedelic blues. ■ Nerina Pallot Cabaret Voltaire, 36–38 Blair Street, 220 6176. 7pm. SOLD OUT. Laura Ashley-floaty songstress, much favoured by Radio 2. FREE Norval Barclay Ghillie Dhu, 2 Rutland Place, 222 9930. 7pm. Acoustic session from Barclay and guests. ■ The Unwinding Hours and Olympic Swimmers Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £7. Ex- Aereogramme members Craig B and Iain Cook tour their new outfit in support of their critically acclaimed new eponymous album. ■ The Alarm Citrus Club, 40–42 Grindlay Street, 622 7086. 7.30pm. £16 (£14 in advance). See Fri 30. ■ Ghillie Gigs Ghillie Dhu, 2 Rutland Place, 222 9930. 10.30pm. £5 (£25 inc dinner from 7.30pm). Live Scottish music including indie rock and covers from Replay (2 May) and Pure (8 May).
Drymen ■ Dave Arcari Memorial Hall, Creityhall Road, Milton of Buchanan, 8pm. £5. Alt.blues guitarist Arcari performs from latest album Got Me Electric.
Dundee ■ Back for Good Caird Hall, City Square, 01382 434940. 7.30pm. £18.50 (£17; under 16s £15; family ticket £60). Take That tribute act. ■ Darling Waste and Our Innocence Lost Chambers Bar, 59–61 Gellatly Street, 01382 225616. 8pm. £tbc. American emo types beloved of many a raven-haired teenage girl, with support from Mancunian five-piece. ■ Dragster Hustlers Snooker & Pool Hall, 66–70 North Lindsay Street, 01382 229 226. 8pm. £tbc. Punk/rockabilly vamps from Coventry, influenced by the august likes of The Stooges and Blondie. ■ Tonka Old Horseshoe Bar, 100–108 Commercial Street, 01382 225500. 8pm. £tbc. Indie and rock covers group. ■ Under the Influence Ska Night featuring The Amphetameanies The Doghouse, 15 Ward Street, 01382 206812. 8pm. £6. Glasgow ska supergroup with a cast of thousands drawn, at various times, from members of Franz Ferdinand and Belle & Sebastian. Dunfermline ■ Idlewild Velocity, 45 Carnegie Drive, 01383 721902. 7pm. £16. See Fri 30.
Stirling ■ Reloaded 2 Tolbooth, Jail Wynd, 01786 274000. 7pm. £4. Stirling’s liveliest showcase of unsigned acts.
Sunday 2 Glasgow ■ 500 Miles for Ciara Rockers, 14 Midland Street, 221 0726. 1pm. £5. Fundraising gig in support of Mac McGearey’s walk across Scotland to raise funds to keep his daughter in a school for the blind. Featuring a bumper line-up, including Big Black Taxi, Charger, Bad Motor Scooter, We Are Jawbone, Ruff Diamondz, Storm In A D Cup, Messiah and others. ■ Words Per Minute Creation Studios, 16 Trongate, 4–6pm. £2. Ewan Morrison, Lisa Foad, Miaoux Miaoux and Colin Begg perform at this brand new monthly spoken word, music, film and performance night run by Glasgow-