W I N S T U F
WIN ASH TICKETS
After the success of Doves’
appearance at the debut Miller Filtered Music gig,
announced the next gig in the series: Ash will play a one-off,
stripped back set for 500 fans at Oran Mor on Tue 9 Nov, supported by Glasgow seven-piece Aerials Up and Edinburgh’s Alan R Davison. Tickets are £5; or click on www.list.co.uk/offers by Mon 8 Nov to win one of three free pairs of tickets. www.facebook.com/ millerfilteredmusic WIN BELLOWHEAD BEER
Ska-inflected folkies Bellowhead have been getting crowds dancing at various festivals this summer. Now they’ve released a 4.5% proof ‘Hedonism Ale’, named after their latest album. If you fancy having a taste prior to their gig at Liquid Room, Edinburgh on Sun 14 Nov you’re in luck, as we have a crate of eight bottles to give away. WIN SVEN VÄTH CDS
Multi-genre dance DJ Sven Väth has issued the latest release in the
Cocoon series, Sound of the Eleventh Season. DJs from Väth’s legendary Cocoon label
parties at Ibiza’s Amnesia feature on this double discer; a collection of ‘ecstatic moments from across the season’ – and we’ve got three copies to give away. See below. WIN GLEE CDS
If previous competitions are anything to go by, List readers love a Glee giveaway, so we’re happy to see some greatest hits have been gathered together for Glee: Best of Season One. It’s 19 tracks of singalong goodness, with a bonus disc of six karaoke tracks to punch the air to, and we have six copies up for grabs. HOW TO ENTER
Log onto list.co.uk/offers. Closing date for competitions is Thu 18 Nov, unless otherwise stated.
64 THE LIST 4–18 Nov 2010
■ Robert Fisher Woodend Tennis & Bowling Club, 10 Chamberlain Road, 959 1428. 8pm. £10. Willard Grant Conspiracy frontman performs solo. ■ Sahbstock Ivory Blacks, 56 Oswald Street, 248 4114. 8pm. £6. Sensational Alex Harvey Band tribute. ■ The Selective Service and Ewan Butler Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £tbc. Launch of debut EP. ■ The Shondes The Winchester Club, 49 Bell Street, 552 3586. 8pm. CANCELLED. Possibly the world’s only Jewish, queer/lesbian/transgender, post-punk band, The Shondes have just released a new album, My Dear One, following appearances at SXSW. Book online at www.glasgay.co.uk or pay at the door. Part of Glasgay! ■ Tokyo Police Club and Dutch Uncles King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £9. Spiky indie garage sounds from this Toronto quartet supported by touted Mancunian band. FREE The Fortunate Sons 1901 Bar and Bistro, 1534 Pollockshaws Road, 9pm. Acoustic folk/rock/blues residency. FREE The Shiverin’ Sheiks Slouch, 203–5 Bath Street, 221 5518. 9.30pm. Rock’n’roll, country and gospel from members of The Five Aces, Bottleneckers and Hidden Masters. Edinburgh FREE Kirsty Almeida Red Dog Music, 1 Grassmarket, 229 8211. 2pm. Interview then instore solo gig of folky, jazzy soul with an indie heart from this Manchester singer. FREE The Last Battle Elvis Shakespeare, 347 Leith Walk, 561 1363. 2.30pm. Edinburgh folk-pop six piece launching their debut album, Heart of the Land, Soul of the Sea. ■ Andrew Connor Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh University, Bristo Square, 650 2427. 6pm. £5 (£3 (weekend ticket £16 or £10 concession)). New animations and electro-acoustic sound. Part of the Soundings. . . Festival 2010. ■ William Douglas The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 6.30pm. Donation. Unplugged session with William Douglas and friends. ■ The Black Diamond Express Roxy Art House, 2 Roxburgh Place, 629 0039. 7pm. £5. CANCELLED. ■ Delta Mainline The Bongo Club, Moray House, 37 Holyrood Road, 558 7604. 7pm. £7. Psych-blues rock. ■ One Way Chemistry and The Ex- Spectators Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, 229 1442. 7pm. £tbc. Alternative rock. ■ Run Lucky Free, The Steals, Callum Beattie, Boy Next Door and Holly The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. 7pm. £5. Five unsigned acts appear as part of Forth One’s ‘The One to Watch’. FREE Stewart MacLennan Henderson’s, 94 Hanover Street, 225 2131. 7pm. Classical guitar and popular song. ■ 6 Day Riot Electric Circus, 36–39 Market Street, 226 4224. 7pm. £3. A blissful blend of folk and pop from 6 Day Riot. ■ Benefit Night for Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8–16a Morrison Street, 228 9393. 7.30pm–3am. £5. Big night of rock, punk and a dash of indie featuring Seafield Foxes, Glassface, The Bludslugs, Roscoe Vacant & The Gantin’ Screichs, Davie Sloan & The Rattlers, Babylon Dub Punks, Acid Fascists and The Fnords. ■ The Anderson Wakeman Project Playhouse, 18–22 Greenside Place, 0844 847 1660. 7.30pm. £31–£33.50. Yes frontman and keyboard player, who between them have been known to play portable harps and mount jousting competitions on ice, join forces for a tour which may be indulgent but will certainly not be dull.
■ Robert Dow Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh University, Bristo Square, 650 2427. 8pm. £5 (£3; weekend ticket £16 or £10 concession). A smorgasbord of sonic curiosities. Part of the Soundings . . . Festival 2010. FREE Wounded Knee Nobles Bar, 44a Constitution Street, Leith, 629 7215. 9pm. Folky swirlings and lo-fi electronica. Dundee ■ Dave Arcari Duke’s Corner, 13 Brown Street, 01382 205052. 8pm. £tbc. Alt.blues guitarist Arcari performs from latest album Devil’s Left Hand. ■ The Fire & I Hustlers Snooker & Pool Hall, 66–70 North Lindsay Street, 01382 229 226. 8pm. £tbc. Energetic power pop duo. ■ MacFloyd Fat Sam’s, 31 South Ward Road, 01382 228496. 8pm. £10. Internationally acclaimed tribute combo to Pink Floyd, who recreate (on a slightly smaller scale) the stage effects for which the prog rockers were renowned. ■ Tempercalm, The Fire and I, In Enso and Ildyessen Call Hustlers Snooker & Pool Hall, 66–70 North Lindsay Street, 01382 229 226. 8pm. £tbc. More screamo than you can shake an angry stick at.
Sunday 7 Glasgow FREE Laura Lee MacSorleys Music Bar, 42 Jamaica Street, 248 8581. 3pm. Afternoon mini-residency. FREE Acoustic Butterfly 1901 Bar and Bistro, 1534 Pollockshaws Road, 4pm. Folk rock. ■ DevilDriver and 36 Crazyfists The Arches, 253 Argyle Street, 565 1000. 6.30pm. £17. Double bill of hard, heavy metal from the US. ■ Cheap Trick O2 ABC, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £17.50. Over-14s show. American power pop/rock veterans, on the road since forever. ■ Edwyn Collins, Frankie & the Heartstrings and The Kinbeats Oran Mor, 731–735 Great Western Road, 357 6200. 7pm. SOLD OUT. Collins returns with Losing Sleep, his first album of all new material since suffering a stroke, partially co-written with the likes of Franz Ferdinand, Johnny Marr and The Cribs. ■ Goo Goo Dolls O2 Academy, 121 Eglinton Street, 0844 477 2000. 7pm. £23.50. Over-14s show. Soporific MOR trio from Buffalo, New York who have been on the go for over twenty years now. ■ Resurex, Zombina & the Skeletones and The Gin Goblins Stereo, 22–28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 7pm. £7. Wreckin’ Pit night of punk and horror rock. ■ Richie Kotzen O2 ABC2, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £12. Over-14s show. Rock/soul from this talented guitarist who has supported the likes of the Rolling Stones. ■ Sham 69 Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica Street, 847 0820. 7pm. £12. The veteran bolshy Cockney punk rockers are still going. ■ Grouper, Lawrence English and Rafael Anton Irisarri Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 7.30pm. £7. Ambient indie. ■ T-Rextasy Pavilion Theatre, 121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. 7.30pm. £16 (£15). Longstanding, respected T-Rex tribute act. Glam rockers brace yourselves. ■ The Woodwards, Signe Tollefsen and Jim Byrne Brel, 39–43 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 7.30pm. £5. Rambling alternative indie folk from Peter Schuyff with backing vocals from Signe Tollefsen. ■ Always Read the Label, Shauna Joy and Always AM Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, Merchant City, 548 1350. 8pm. £tbc. Local alt.rock.
✽✽ Cowboy Junkies City Halls, Candleriggs, 353 8000. 8pm. £23.50. Americana veterans from Toronto return with a new album Renmin Park. ■ The Liberty Club, Ana Trash & the Sociopaths, TV Revo and Crystalline Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. 8pm. £3. Post-punk, indie, garage and pop rock. ■ Tommy Emmanuel Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 353 8000. 8pm. £19.50. Australia’s revered finger picker plays through a dazzling range of styles. ■ Foxy Shazam, Neon Trees and Fires Attract King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7. Cincinnati post-hardcore band, whose name means ‘cool shoes’ in US student speak.
Edinburgh ■ Classic Sounds Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh University, Bristo Square, 650 2427. 6pm. £5 (£3 (weekend ticket £16 or £10 concession)). A performance from student composers at the University of Edinburgh. Part of the Soundings. . . Festival 2010. ■ Jedward The Queen’s Hall, 87–89 Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7pm. £22.50; four tickets 72. The be-quiffed teenage pop twins come to town. ■ Roses Kings Castles, The Ok Social Club and Sebastian Dangerfield Cabaret Voltaire, 36–38 Blair Street, 220 6176. 7pm. £7. See Sat 6. ■ Bob Hillary’s Massive Mellow The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £4 (£3). Electro-acoustic four-piece from this singer-songwriter. See single review, page 60. ■ The Beau Nasties The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11pm. £2 (£1). Mix of folk, blues, rock and Celtic influences. Paisley ■ Kris Drever, John McCusker and Roddy Woomble Paisley Arts Centre, New Street, 887 1010. 7.30pm. £12. Collaborative music from the three great Scots.
Monday 8 Glasgow ■ Freedom Call, Neon Flyer and Farseer Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica Street, 847 0820. 7pm. £10. German metal band whose most recent album was about a 19th century Bavarian king. ■ White Wizzard The Cathouse, 15 Union Street, 248 6606. 7pm. £8. Trad metal band from LA. ■ Jedward Pavilion Theatre, 121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. 7.30pm. £22.50. See Sun 7. ✽✽ Wavves, Other People and Paws The Arches, 253 Argyle Street, 565 1000. 7.30pm. £9. Aka 22- year-old San Diego beach punk Nathan Williams. See preview, page 58. FREE Acoustic Jam Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 8pm. Weekly showcase for local songwriters performing original material. FREE Brel Sessions Brel, 39–43 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 8pm. Folky jam session with an indie edge from Laura Wilkie (Rachel Sermanni Band) and Sarah Hayes (Admiral Fallow). FREE Open Mic The Brass Monkey, 1004 Argyle Street, 243 2170. 8pm. A new open mic night presided over by Martin Mochan and with free beer for all performers. ■ The Vaccines Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £5. As if by magic, the next big indie thing appears...get down the front now to ensure later smugness. FREE Willie G Trio, Rell and Luigi Strauss Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. 8pm. Pivo Pivo continue their XY v XX battle of the sexes to find the Bestest Gender 2010. Tonight: the boys.