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18–22 Clerk Street, 668 4786. 9pm. Various singer-songwriter action and covers (call 07792 716013 to book a slot).
Ayr ■ Stars from The X Factor Town Hall, Carrick Street, 01292 611222. 7pm. £20 (£17.50). X Factor finalists Olly Murs, Stacey Solomon, Jamie Archer and Lucie Jones keep the dream alive (they hope). Part of Burns An’ A That.
Dundee ■ Broughty Ferry Ron Bonar Beer Festival The Fishermans Tavern, 10–16 Fort Street, Broughty Ferry, 01382 775941. £5 per day. Try out a variety of cask ales and lagers and enjoy live music from the likes of Simon Kempston and Colour-Coded at the cosy Fishermans Tavern.
Largs ■ Micky Kemp Band Victoria Hotel, 80 Gallowgate Street, 01475 689493. 9pm. £tbc. A rock’n’roll hurricane to leave you breathless from a young group with some old influences: from Johnny Cash to Elvis, these boys have learned from the masters. Stirling ■ davesnewbike Tolbooth, Jail Wynd, 01786 274000. 8pm. £8. Headlined by davesnewbike and their ‘mature pop for the independent traveller’.
Saturday 29 Glasgow ■ Fest for a Fiver 13th Note Café, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 4pm. £5. Theoretical Records present an all-day bill of doom metal, comprising Humanfly, Low Sonic Drift, Ocean Fracture, November Fleet, Triangle Theory, Jackie Treehorn, Mondegreen, Fatalists and Circus Circus. ✽✽ The Wee Chill Queen’s Park Glasshouses, Langside Road, 287 5108. 5pm–midnight. £23. A return to the Queen’s Park Glasshouse for boutique festival the Wee Chill, now with the introduction of a full main outdoor arena. The line-up is (deep breath) Âme, Dixon, Tensnake (live), Mark E, JD Twitch & JG Wilkes (Optimo), Domenic, Sensu, Junior, Jackmaster, Pro Vinylist Karim, Billy Woods, David Barbarossa, Teamy, Dirty Larry, Thunder Disco Club, Ray Harris & the Fusion Experience, The Ray Summers, Vigo Thieves, Admiral Fallow and The Billy Bates Trio. See feature, page 24. ■ Marina & The Diamonds Queen Margaret Union, 22 University Gardens, 339 9784. 7pm. SOLD OUT. Welsh electro pop and piano songstress who made a splash in all the tipsters’ polls at the start of the year. ■ Psycho Candy, The Phaetons and The Urchins O2 ABC2, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £5. Over-14s show. Self-styled ‘fairy grindcore’ from east end psychobillies Psycho Candy. ■ Rewind, Waking Inertia, Remedy, Groove and Headwires Barrowland 2, 244 Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7pm. £6. Over-14s show. Local band line-up. ■ George Benson and Marti Pellow SECC, Finnieston Quay, 0844 395 4000. 7.30pm. £45. Superstar guitarist and soulful crooner Benson in a double headline show with Scots pop vocalist Pellow (Wet Wet Wet). ■ The Rudiments Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 7.30pm. £tbc. Melodic 60s-inspired harmony sounds. ■ The Dirty Suits, Edging on Ecstasy and Ampersand Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, Merchant City, 548 1350. 8pm. £5. Indie rock’n’roll action. ■ Jake & Elwood - The Best Blues Brothers Show in the World...EVER!!! The Ferry, 25 Anderston Quay, 01698 360085. 8pm.
WIN JAPANDROIDS VINYL Noise-rockers Japandroids are a busy bunch, releasing EPs and B-sides compilation ‘No Singles’ and a five-part single series on 7” vinyl, as well as near-constant touring around the UK. In celebration of this (and also just because it’s a damn good garage rock album), we have three vinyl and CD bundles of their album Post-Nothing to give away. To win, just visit list.co.uk/readeroffers.
WIN U2 DVDS
U2 360: U2’s biggest show of 2009, their biggest US show ever, and the first ever live streaming of a full-length concert (which garnered 10 million YouTube hits in one week). Now the phenomenal show is getting a full DVD release, and we have three copies to give away – head over to list.co.uk/readeroffers to win one. WIN KELBURN GARDEN PARTY TICKETS
Kelburn Garden Party has a growing reputation as one of the
best and most eclectic small fests in the country. This year DJ Vadim, Broken Records and Meursault are among the acts performing across Sat 3–Sun 4 July. We’ve got a pair of weekend tickets to give away. For your chance to win, check out list.co.uk/readeroffers. £19. Does what it says on the tin. Hopefully. ■ No Fxd Abode Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. 8pm. £tbc. Alt.rock. ■ Quip, Christian Rock, Wrongbot, Mundo Mono and Unknown Forces of Everyday Life Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £2. First of two STFU nights of eclectic electronica. ■ Rock Gods and AmsterJam Rockers, 14 Midland Street, 221 0726. 8pm. £tbc. Rock, we presume. ■ Sharon Martin Capitol, 468 Sauchiehall Street, 331 1040. 8pm. £tbc. Flesh frontwoman performs her own singer/songwriter material. ■ Oneohtrix Point Never with Tomutonttu Glasgow School of Art, Renfrew Street, G3 6RQ. 353 4500. 8pm. ■ Dan Reed King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £10. After disbanding the Dan Reed Network, this Oregon native took up club promoting and acting, spent time in a monastery and relocated to Jerusalem to record with Israeli and Palestinian musicians. FREE Jojocoke Samuel Dow’s, 67–71 Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Classic rock covers.
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