■ DC79 Rockers, 14 Midland Street, 221 0726. 8pm. £tbc. AC/DC tribute. FREE Models for The Radio and Kristina Cox Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. 8pm. Indie rock. ■ Phosphorescent Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £9. Spectral Americana in the vein of Will Oldham from Brooklyn resident Matthew Houck. ■ The Trade and The Foxes Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, Merchant City, 548 1350. 8pm. £tbc. Album launch for The Trade, joined on the bill by a band with members hailing from various English parishes. FREE The Psychedelic Ballroom MacSorley’s, 42 Jamaica Street, 248 8581. 8.30pm–midnight. A live set by hosts The Balladeers, then DJs play an eclectic mix of 60s garage psyche, freak ‘n’ roll and heavy 70s prog-psyche. With live guests Wilson Tan. FREE Maxwell’s Wheels Samuel Dow’s, 67–71 Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Rock covers. ■ Stonesthrow King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Nineties-style indie rock. ■ Nacional and Evol 13th Note Café, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £tbc. Indie six-piece headline. FREE Make Sparks, Lightguides and Right Hand Left Bloc+, 117 Bath Street, 574 6066. 11pm. Alternative rock in a Biffy/Twin Atlantic mould from Make Sparks. ■ You Say Party! We Say Die! Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. £tbc. CANCELLED.
Edinburgh ■ Rossco Galloway The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 6pm. Donation. See Fri 28. ■ This is Music Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm–3am. £5 before 11pm; 3 (members free) after. See Fri 28. ■ Black Sea Sailors, Machar Granite and Satyroi Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, 229 1442. 7pm. £3–£4. Spoken word rants over guitar soundscapes from Black Sea Sailors. ■ Constant State Cabaret Voltaire, 36–38 Blair Street, 220 6176. 7pm. £5. Indie guitar outfit from Wester Hailes. FREE Freight Ghillie Dhu, 2 Rutland Place, 222 9930. 7pm. Edinburgh acoustic duo, Adam Morris and Norval Barclay. ■ Holden, Emelle, Aaron Wright & The Aprils and Rebel Underdog Maggie’s Chamber, Three Sisters, 139 Cowgate, 622 6801. 7pm. £6. Mixed line-up of indie, rock, acoustic and more with a line-up completed by Matt Norris & The Moon, Hailey Beavis, Mark Corbett and DJ Brendan Calvey. All raising funds for Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centre. ■ Dave Arcari Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8–16a Morrison Street, 228 9393. 7.30pm. £4. See Sat 29. FREE Soul Foundation The Voodoo Rooms, 19a West Register Street, 556 7060. 8pm. Night of Motown-style soul. FREE Open Mic McEwans Ale House, 18–22 Clerk Street, 668 4786. 9pm. See Fri 28. Dundee ■ The Getback Band The Doghouse, 15 Ward Street, 01382 206812. 8pm. £7. Paul McCartney and The Beatles tribute act take to the stage.
Greenock ■ The Magic of Motown: Reach Out – 50th Anniversary Tour Arts Guild Theatre, Campbell Street, 01475 723038. 8pm. £17.50 (£16.50). Celebrating 50 years since Motown’s first million-selling single, this show includes covers of the hits of The Jackson Five, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder and the like.
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Glasgow ■ Dancing Queen King’s Theatre, 297 Bath Street, 0844 871 7648. 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £11–£26. See Tue 1. ■ InMe, Fei Comodo, Envy of the State and Dividing the Silence Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica Street, 847 0820. 7pm. £10. Over-14s show. See Thu 3. ■ Proud Mary, The Hardy Souls, John Rush and Machine for a Day O2 ABC2, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £9. Over-14s show. Sub- Oasis bunch, endorsed by the real thing, performing an acoustic gig. ■ Mi Ami and Divorce Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 7.30pm. £6.50. San Franciscan alt trio joined by acclaimed Glaswegian noiseniks. ■ AmsterJam Rockers, 14 Midland Street, 221 0726. 8pm. £tbc. Rock. ■ Counselled Out The Ferry, 25 Anderston Quay, 01698 360085. 8pm. £9. Glasgow’s answer to The Commitments. ■ Dave Arcari Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £5. See Sat 29. ■ Jackie Leven King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £8. Respected blues/rock vocalist presents material from his new album Gothic Road. FREE Other People Bloc+, 117 Bath Street, 574 6066. 11pm. Big riffs and quirky songs. ■ The Magic Numbers O2 ABC, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. £tbc. POSTPONED. ■ Swanton Bombs Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. £tbc. CANCELLED. Edinburgh ■ William Douglas The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 6.30pm. Donation. See Sat 29. FREE Adrian Edmondson & The Bad Shepherds The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. 7pm. CANCELLED. ■ Salute Mary, Kick to Kill, Katy Bar the Door and The Forth Wall Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £tbc. Alternative rock. ■ The Void, Jump: Press A and Le Salon du Jazz Refuse The Bongo Club, Moray House, 37 Holyrood Road, 558 7604. 7pm. £4–£5. Night of indie rock (and quirky jazz). ■ Your Loyal Subjects Roxy Art House, 2 Roxburgh Place, 629 0039. 7pm. £5. Edinburgh rock duo.
■ Arbelos and Fire & Rain Magic House Band The Pleasance Cabaret Bar, 60 Pleasance, 556 6550. 7.30pm. £5. Prog-folk from Arbelos and their tunes from ‘now, long ago and far away’. ■ Emelle Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8–16a Morrison Street, 228 9393. 8pm–3am. £4. Local rock act Emelle play this Raft anniversary party. ■ Ghillie Gigs Ghillie Dhu, 2 Rutland Place, 222 9930. 10.30pm. £5 (£25 inc dinner from 7.30pm). See Sat 29.
Largs ■ The Viewpoint Sessions Kelburn Castle and Country Centre, Fairlie, 01475 568685. noon. Earlybird £10; standard price £15. An outdoor club night/mini-festival that’s a warm-up for the Kelburn Garden Party, returning for a second year at the beginning of July. The line-up for tonight includes DJ Smoove, DJ Astroboy, Digital Jones, Beefy & Wolfjazz, Kazoo Funk Orchestra. There’s an on-site cocktail bar, live visuals, campfire sessions, food and drink available all day, and free camping on the night of the event. Music begins at 7pm, site open from noon. Tickets available from Ticketweb, Ripping Records and Rub a Dub. Prestonpans ■ Jim Bryce Prestoungrange Gothenburg, 227–229 High Street, 07748 013 042. 8–10pm. Donations. An entertaining melange of folk, rock and comedy from Jim Bryce.Part of 3 Harbours Arts Festival.
Sunday 6 Glasgow ■ Words Per Minute Creation Studios, 16 Trongate, 4–6pm. £2. Second edition of the spoken word, music, film and performance night run by Glasgow- based writer-performers Anneliese Mackintosh and Kirstin Innes. This month includes a preview of a new graphic novel by Rodge Glass, poetry from Emily Ballou and music and an award-winning film from Adam Stafford. ■ Club Sublime Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 552 4267. 7.30pm. Donations. Musical showcase hosted by Blind Gurl and the Crips. ■ One Night with Elvis Pavilion Theatre, 121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. 7.30pm. £19.50 (£18.50). An evening in the company of top Elvis impersonator Lee ‘Memphis’ King, performing a selection of Presley’s hip-shaking greatest hits. ■ Abagail Grey Stereo, 22–28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 8pm. £5. Indie folk
Mi Ami seem to travel at two speeds: they’re either trudging through swamps of sonic sludge, heavy with feedback and Mi Ami foreboding; or they’re zipping through the outer reaches of space, creating a cosmic wall of sound with effects-laden guitars and bass, speeding drum rhythms, and a mixture of howls, yelps and screams of delight from front man Daniel Martin-McCormick. ■ With Divorce, Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Glasgow, Sat 5 Jun.
band launch their debut album Long Case Clock Suspension, produced by Chris Geddes of Belle & Sebastian. ■ Lost City Lights Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £tbc. LCL describes themselves as ‘an explosion of sheer flavour’. FREE Razorblade Smile and The Emmas MacSorleys Music Bar, 42 Jamaica Street, 248 8581. 8pm. Punk. ■ Murder By Death King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7. Indiana ensemble with a Cave, Cash and Radiohead-inspired sound. ■ The Little Yellow Ukuleles, Pacific Theatre and He Slept on 57 13th Note Café, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 9pm. £tbc. Local alternative sounds. Edinburgh ■ Right Left Hand and Make Sparks Electric Circus, 36–39 Market Street, 226 4224. 7pm. £5. Aberdonian indie rockers Right Left Hand launch their new single ‘Lipstick’. ■ Slow Club Roxy Art House, 2 Roxburgh Place, 629 0039. 7pm. £5. Folky alt.pop. ■ The Wave Pictures Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £7. Indie pop with an anti-folk/country edge from this London trio. ■ The Drift Benders, Rob Howell and Jeff Miller The Voodoo Rooms, 19a West Register Street, 556 7060. 7.30pm. £10. Acoustic power duo consisting of Joey Molland (Badfinger) and Phil Solem (The Rembrants). ■ Acoustic Coconut The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £4 (£3). Night of acoustic singer- songwriters and bands. FREE Roxymoron Roxy Art House, 2 Roxburgh Place, 629 0039. 8pm. Open mic and live jam. FREE Open Mic Mezz Bar, 49–51 London Street, 556 9808. 9pm. See Sun 30. ■ The Beau Nasties The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11.30pm. £2 (£1). See Sun 30.
Glasgow ■ Ellie Goulding O2 ABC, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. SOLD OUT. Over-14s show. Wispy folktronica from girl-of-the-moment Goulding who won the Brits Critics Choice Award at the start of the year. ■ The Mountains & The Trees Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 7.30pm. £tbc. Canadian folk rock troubadour Jon Janes and band. FREE Acoustic Jam Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 8pm. See Mon 31. FREE Galoshins Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. 8pm. Galoshins have been described as ‘Captain Beefheart in a Rab C vest’. That’s some thought. FREE Open Mic The Brass Monkey, 1004 Argyle Street, 243 2170. 8pm. See Mon 31. ■ Twenty Twenty and Living is Hiding King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8pm. £7.50. Over-14s show. Fresh-faced teen pop punks. FREE Blochestra Bloc+, 117 Bath Street, 574 6066. 9pm. Bring along any instrument you might have (from tubas to triangles) for a workshop/jam session with Craig Grant (Union of Knives) teaching two songs each week, before planned gigs for this ad hoc multi- member orchestra.
Edinburgh ■ The Chans The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11pm. £2 (£1). See Mon 31. Dundee ■ Willie Nelson Caird Hall, City Square, 01382 434940. 8pm. £43. The