MUSIC | Rock & Pop
■ The Wave Pictures and Nice Church Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, 229 1442. 7pm. £7. See Thu 30. ■ Fortune Unsigned Bannerman’s, 55 Niddry Street, 556 3254. 8pm. £5. Unsigned bands night. ■ Lou Hickey The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11.30pm. £5 (£4). Bittersweet songs with a subtle jazz influence from burlesque singer Lou Hickey, better known as the co-vocalist in Codeine Velvet Club. Dundee ■ King Kurt Beat Generator Live, 70 North Lindsay Street, 01382 229226. 8pm. £10. Frankly mad psychobilly five- piece who guarantee a great night.
Glasgow ■ Clutha Benefit All-Dayer at Classic Grand Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica Street, 847 0820. 4pm. £10. Benefit gig with 18 bands rocking two stages including performances from BMX Bandits, St Deluxe, Lenzie Moss and Jeye T. FREE The Basement Boogie Men Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, 548 1350. 6pm. Playing country, blues and boogie- woogie. ■ Cash O2 ABC, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 6.30pm. £24. Johnny Cash tribute. ■ Kylesa, Sierra and Jagged Vision Ivory Blacks, 56 Oswald Street, 248 4114. 6.30pm. £10. Heavy rock and sludge metal from the American combo. ■ We Are the In Crowd and Neck Deep The Garage, 490 Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120. 7pm. £12. Pop punk quintet from Poughkeepsie. £8. Bass and electro heavy hip hop trio from Edinburgh. The first of two album launch events. ■ Karan Casey and Paul McKenna Band St Andrews in the Square, 1 St Andrews Square, 559 5902. 7.30pm. £13. Soulful Irish singer, who first came to wider attention in the Irish/American band Solas. FREE The Hellfire Club Bon Accord, 153 North Street, 248 4427. 9–11pm. Live music from Glasgow’s alt. country band.
✽ Young Fathers and Law Stereo, 20-28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 7pm.
POLIÇA Channy Leaneagh (pictured) fronts this Minnesota band, whose icy synth-pop and keening vocals first charmed our ears with their debut album, Give You the Ghost in 2012. They returned late last year with Shulamith, another dose of eerie electropop, named after the Canadian feminist writer Shulamith Firestone, who died in 2012. ■ The Arches, Glasgow, Fri 7 Feb.
■ Codejak and Monkey Puzzle Bannerman’s, 55 Niddry Street, 556 3254. 8pm. £5. Driving alt.rock from the hard rock foursome. ■ Nomad Fundraiser The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £4 (£3). Live bands to raise funds for the Edinburgh Uni student publication.
Glasgow ■ Thy Art Is Murder, Aversions Crown and Aegaeon Ivory Blacks, 56 Oswald Street, 248 4114. 6.30pm. £8. Australian deathcore unit. ■ Louise Distras, The Dual, The Media Whores and Nine Bullets Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica Street, 847 0820. 7pm. £7. CANCELLED. 78 THE LIST 23 Jan–20 Feb 2014
■ The Tripps, Simple October and Cambell’s Wild The Garage, 490 Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120. 7pm. £6. Ayr quintet with mod and northern soul influences. ■ Scottish Green Party Benefit Gig The Glad Café, 1006a Pollokshaws Road, 636 6119. 7.15pm. £8 (£5). A night of live music with all proceeds going to support the Scottish Green Party. Glaswegian singer-songwriter Andrea Marini and his band headline with support from Adam Stafford and Sonny Carntyne. ■ Holy Esque Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 7.30pm. £tbc. Glasgow four-piece with an epic post-rock sound. ■ East India Youth King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. Electro pop singer-
songwriter who refers to himself as ‘sound gardener/song architect’. Edinburgh ■ Bwani Junction The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. 7–10pm. £7 in advance; £8 on the door. Rock and Afrobeat from this Edinburgh outfit. Tongue of Bombie album launch. ■ Casino, The Rich, Blues Alive and Mechanical Arms Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8–16 Morrison Street, 629 4101. 7pm. £5. Bainbridge Music Studios showcase of blues and indie rock. ■ The Deep Dark Woods and Trembling Bells Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £8. The Canadian five-piece will perform their alternative brand of country and rock fusion.
Edinburgh ■ Decagram Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8–16 Morrison Street, 629 4101. 7pm–3am. £3–£6. Night of independent film, live music and clubbing. ■ Sonic Hearts Foundation, Wozniak and Inuit Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, 229 1442. 7–10pm. £tbc. Effects- drenched guitar-wielding Glasgow four- piece headline. ■ The Shiverin’ Sheiks Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11.30pm. £5 (£4). Rock’n’roll, country and gospel from members of The Five Aces, Bottleneckers and Hidden Masters. East Kilbride ■ The Underground Jam East Kilbride Arts Centre, Old Coach Road, 01355 261000. 8pm–midnight. £9 (£7). The Jam tribute act.
Musselburgh ■ The Counterfeit Sixties The Brunton, Ladywell Way, 665 2240. 7.30–10pm. £14–£16. A nostalgic night of 60s music, interspersed with video clips from the era. The band performs songs by the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Monkees and many more.
Paisley ■ Vagabond Poets, Knock on Effect and The Twisted Melons The Bungalow, 15 Shuttle Street, 237 6909. 8pm. £3 advance; £6 on the door. Psychedelic rock band based in