■ Ocean Colour Scene and The Rainband Barrowland, 244 Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7pm. £24.50. See Tue 6. ■ Broken Records Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £8.50. Sweeping indie anthems from the Edinburgh six-piece. ■ Lovers Turn to Monsters, Now Wakes the Sea and Theapplesofenergy The 13th Note Café/Bar, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. Experimental trancey soundscapes from Theapplesofenergy. ■ Everytime I Die, Trash Talk, Defeater and Spycatcher King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £14. Partycore headliners from Buffalo, New York, who have toured with My Chemical Romance. FREE The MeatMen Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, 548 1350. 9pm. See Sat 19. FREE Open Mic The Halt Bar, 160 Woodlands Road, 352 9996. 9pm. See Wed 23. Edinburgh ■ Bell X1 Electric Circus, 36–39 Market Street, 226 4224. 7pm. £12.50. Garagey indie rock combo from Dublin named after the first plane to fly faster than the speed of sound. ■ Kenneth Ishak Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £tbc. Norwegian singer-songwriter, bringing echoes of Wilco and Elliott Smith. With support from Seadog and Edinburgh’s Long Distance Runner. ■ Secret CDs The Voodoo Rooms, 19a West Register Street, 556 7060. 7.30pm. £5. A night set up to help sell CDs by Edinburgh-based musicians. Featuring banjo bluegrass from Blueflint, Adam Holmes & The Embers, Emily Scott and Katie (from the Dull Fudds). ■ Napier University Singers Showcase The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £4 (£3). Students from Napier Uni’s Popular Music Course must each perform an original song with a live backing band.
Glasgow ■ Glasgow Popfest Heavenly, 185 Hope Street, 353 0884. 6.30pm, 5pm, 7pm & 7.30pm. £13–£18 or £42 for a three-day pass. Annual celebration of DIY indie pop curated by Glasgow label Bubblegum Records. The welcome party on Thursday features sets from Park, Asleep, Cineplexx and The Understudies, followed by club night Anaphylactic Pop. ■ Bonafide Stereo, 20-28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 7pm. Live music. ■ Ginger Wildheart, Hawk Eyes and Exit_International The Garage, 490 Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120. 7pm. £11. Unpretentious rocking from the Britrock stalwart. ■ Hey! Alaska and Lostboys Soundhaus, 47 Hydepark Street, 221 4659. 7pm. Mix of pop punk, hardcore and rock on this co-headline tour. ✽✽ Omar Souleyman Òran Mór, 6200. 7pm. £15. Street level folk-pop and world beats from Syria. ■ Stephen Fretwell Brel, 39–43 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 7.30pm. £10. Shaggy young Scunthorpian purveyor of heartfelt acoustic tunes who has been likened to Bob Dylan, Nick Drake and James Blunt. ■ Bell X1 King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £12.50. See Wed 7. FREE Jam Session Samuel Dow’s, 67–71 Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. See Thu 17. FREE Acoustic Open Mic 1901 Bar and Bistro, 1534 Pollockshaws Road. 9pm. See Thu 17. FREE Open Mic Night The Bay, 142 West Regent Street. 9pm. See Thu 17. FREE Live at Lebowskis Lebowskis, 1008 Argyle Street, 564 7988. 9.30pm. See Thu 17. 731-735 Great Western Road, 357
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Edinburgh FREE Henry Ibbs Captains Bar, 4 South College Street. 9pm. See Thu 17. FREE Henry Ibbs The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 6pm. See Thu 17. ■ Immodesty Blaize and The Noisettes The HMV Picture House, 31 Lothian Road, 0844 847 1740. 7pm. £22.50. A music and performance collaboration as one of the UK’s leading burlesque acts joins forces with art poppers The Noisettes for a special ‘Looking For Trouble Show.’ ■ My Electric Love Affair and The Colours Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £5. MELA deliver their unique mix of primal electronic psychedelic indie. ■ Conscious Route Band, Lyrikool Lipz, Savage Sound Ft Riddlah and Werd, Jugalbandi and Combo Combo Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8-16 Morrison Street, 228 9393. 7.30pm–1am. £tbc. A mix of hip hop, funk, indie and acoustic plus DJ Miro and a rap battle. ■ The Chans The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £4 (£3). Singer/guitarist Rossco Galloway and his rocking four-piece. Album launch party. ■ Future Heroes The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11pm. £2–£3. See Thu 17.
Friday 9 Glasgow ■ The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus The Garage, 490 Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120. 6pm. £10. Over-14s show. Arbitrarily- named young Florida screamo/punk quintet. ■ Def Leppard, Motley Crue and Steel Panther SECC, Finnieston Quay, 0844 395 4000. 6.30pm. £45. The ultimate hair rock/glam metal touring package rocks like it’s 1983. ■ The Complete Stone Roses O2 Academy, 121 Eglinton Street, 0844 477 2000. 7pm. £12. Stone Roses tribute act officially approved by ex-Roses bassist Mani.Tonight ■ The Felice Brothers and AA Bondy O2 ABC, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £14.50. Over-14s show. Catskill mountain harmonies from the headliners.
■ Glasgow Popfest Heavenly, 185 Hope Street, 353 0884. 7pm. £13–£18 or £42 for a three-day pass. See Thu 8. Friday’s line-up features Spook School, Bubblegum Lemonade, The Starlets, The Hardy Boys, Manda Rin & the Rinettes and The Amphetameanies followed by Popkiss! club night. ■ Esperanza Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. 7.30pm. £5. See Fri 18. ■ Brandt Brauer Frick Stereo, 20-28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 8pm–3am. £10 in advance; £12 on the door. Breathing new life into club music with their unique live show and a sound influenced by both modern techno and classical composers such as John Cage and Steve Reich, showcasing tunes from their highly acclaimed second LP Mr Machine. With an afterparty from the Men & Machines DJs. ■ Iceage The Art School, 168 Renfrew Street, 353 4690. 8pm. £6. Heavy sounds from this teenage four-piece from Copenhagen. ■ Jonnie Common and Conquering Animal Sound The 13th Note Café/Bar, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. Fence Collectee, formerly known as Down the Tiny Steps. ■ Martyn Joseph City Halls: Recital Rooms, Candleriggs, 353 8000. 8pm. £16. Cult singer-songwriter, described as the ‘Welsh Springsteen’, making social and spiritual comment through his acoustic songs. ■ Brooksy & the Sound Collectors, Ward 52, Raj Against the Shereen and Dol Eoin King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £8. New age hippy rockers, donating all proceeds from this gig to Oxjam. FREE Confusion Samuel Dow’s, 67–71 Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Local rock band play covers from the 70s. Edinburgh FREE Rossco Galloway The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 6pm. See Fri 18. ■ All of a Kind, Monkey Genes, Exit the Theatre and IAmDino Cabaret Voltaire, 36–38 Blair Street, 220 6176. 7pm. £tbc. Unplugged Scotland birthday special.
A LuckyMe party from 11pm, featuring three impressive acts on their books; Hudson Mohawke, The Blessings and Éclair Fifi. Read our HudMo interview in the Clubs section, page 56. ■ Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh, Sat 26 Nov.
■ Penny Black The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. 7pm. £5. A little bit cabaret, a little bit rock'n'roll. ■ The Cosmonauts, Thank You So Nice, Jen & The Gents and Little Love & The Friendly Vibes Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8-16 Morrison Street, 228 9393. 7pm. £3. Indie Funday Friday headlined by the alternative and 60s style rock of The Cosmonauts. Proceeds go to a local charity. ■ Mad Ferret Whistlebinkies, 4-6 South Bridge, 557 5114. 7pm. Free before midnight; £4 after. Celtic roots. More acts tbc. ■ Twin Atlantic The HMV Picture House, 31 Lothian Road, 0844 847 1740. 7pm. £13. Biffy and Dinosaur Jr references from the Glasgow alt.rockers, perpetually on the rise. ■ Volts Electric Circus, 36–39 Market St, 226 4224. 7pm. £8. AC/DC tribute. ■ Bandioke Citrus Club, 40–42 Grindlay Street, 622 7086. 7.30–10.30pm. £4 includes entry to Planet Earth. See Fri 18. FREE 15 Times Dead Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 8pm. Dark metal with boisterous riffs from the Glasgow four-piece. ■ Firebrand Super Rock, Gareeda, 15 Times Dead and Death Monkey & The Time Travelling Hornet Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 8pm. £4. Big riffs and power chords from a kindred line- up. FSR celebrate their signing to Rising Records and relaunch their recent album.
Saturday 10 Glasgow ■ Glasgow Popfest Heavenly, 185 Hope Street, 353 0884. 5pm. £13–£18 or £42 for a three-day pass. See Thu 8. Saturday’s line-up comprises Standard Fare, The Hobbes Fanclub, Nico’sBike, Westfield Mining Disaster, Edinburgh School for the Deaf, Zipper and Tender Trap, followed by Hotwire club. ■ Dan Baird & Homemade Sin O2 ABC2, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £12.50. Good time Southern rock from the ex-Georgia Satellites singer-guitarist and his latest band. ■ Front 242, Empirion and Je$us Loves Amerika Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica St, 847 0820. 7pm. £22. Belgian industrial rock pioneers celebrate their 30th anniversary as a band. ■ I Am The Avalanche, Hostage Calm and Apologies, I Have None Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica Street, 847 0820. 7pm. £9. Brooklyn-based emo/alt.rock quintet. ■ Justice Tonight O2 ABC, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. Mick Jones of The Clash and Big Audio Dynamite is joined by Pete Wylie and The Farm on this tour raising awareness of the Hillsborough Justice Campaign for families and survivors of the 1989 Hillsborough Disaster. Clash songs will be played. ■ Kobra & the Lotus Stereo, 20-28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 7pm. Female- fronted metal from Calgary, Canada. ■ Twin Atlantic O2 Academy, 121 Eglinton Street, 0844 477 2000. 7pm. £13. Biffy and Dinosaur Jr references from the Glasgow alt.rockers, perpetually on the rise. With support from Dinosaur Pile-up. ■ The Day I Snapped, Shields Up and Broken Few The 13th Note Café/Bar, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. Emo and alt.rock. ■ Standard Fare Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. Sheffield trio with bolshy boy/girl vocals and rampant hormones. FREE Independence Samuel Dow’s, 67–71 Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Live music. ■ White Vinyl Collective King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. Indie sextet headline.