■ Das Contras The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers St, 220 4298. 11.30pm. £5 (£4). Fife-grown six-piece with a Latin temperament and a rock’n’roll heart. Sunday 18
Glasgow FREE Livin On Tootsie Time Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, 548 1350. 6pm. Local band playing CBGBs – country, bluegrass and blues. FREE Shake Your Tail Feather Slouch, 203–205 Bath St, 221 5518. 6pm. Shake Your Tail Feather Promotions presents a weekly line-up of live bands playing rock’n’roll, indie, metal and everything in between. With Gar Hunter and Robbie Flanagan ■ NonStuff The Glad Café, 1006a Pollokshaws Rd, 636 6119. 6.30pm. £7 in advance; £9 on the door. Special series of gigs raising funds and awareness for Forgotten Works NonStuff festival featuring acoustic music (from Alasdair Roberts and Forgotten Works themselves), craft workshops and sea shanties. ■ Fish O2 ABC, 330 Sauchiehall St, 332 2232. 7pm. £22.50. The ex-Marillion singer embarks on his Moveable Feast tour. ■ HEAT The Cathouse, 15 Union St, 248 6606. 7pm. £7. Swedish rockers. ■ S Carey CCA, 350 Sauchiehall St, 352 4900. 7.30pm. £12.50. Bon Iver drummer Sean Carey blends jazz, modern classical and Americana. ■ Albert Lee & Hogan’s Heroes The Ferry, 25 Anderston Quay, 01698 360085. 8pm. £17 in advance; £19 on the night. Guitarist Albert Lee is joined by Gerry Hogan (guitar), Pete Wingfield (piano), Brian Hodgson (bass) and Peter Baron (drums) for an evening of rockabilly/country rock. ■ Scottish Entertainment Awards SECC, Finnieston Quay, 0844 395 4000. 8pm. £30–£100. Big variety show
hosted by Des Clarke featuring a mixed bill of comedy and music including Lee Nelson, X-Factor runner-up Nicholas McDonald and Britain’s Got Talent classical singing duo Richard & Adam. ■ The Spitfires and Common Ground The 13th Note Café/Bar, 50–60 King St, 553 1638. 8pm. £5. Post punk and mod from the Watford three piece. ■ Sundara Karma King Tut’s , 272a St Vincent St, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. CANCELLED. Edinburgh ■ Ian Anderson Festival Theatre, 13–29 Nicolson St, 529 6000. Times tbc. £26–£30. Flute-playing, denim-averse Jethro Tull frontman performs with his band. FREE Hard Rock Rising George St, 6–10pm. A custom truck will tour the UK offering a unique way to watch up- and-coming local bands plus a pop up bar, a rock shop and giveaways on every date. 2013’s Hard Rock Rising winners The Carnabys will will be playing live. Titus Pullo, Shooting Stansfield and We Were Kings play live. FREE The Blackbird Acoustic Sessions The Blackbird, 37–39 Leven St, 228 2280. 7pm. Unplugged stripped down music from a selection of local acts. Stuart Goodall guests. FREE Paul Montague Pilgrim, 3 Robertsons Close, Cowgate, 557 3768. 7–9pm. Bluesy sounds from Paul Montague and friends. ■ Trust Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £tbc. See Sat 17. ■ Freddie Stevenson and Georgia Gordon The Voodoo Rooms, 19a West Register St, 556 7060. 7.15pm. £9. Former RADA actor turned country, blues and folk influenced singer- songwriter who cut his musical teeth in Nashville and New York. ■ Estrella and Storm Zone Bannerman’s, 55 Niddry St, 556 3254.
8pm. £tbc. Rock influenced by 70s and 80s sounds replete with big hair and bigger riffs. Monday 19
Glasgow ■ Eden’s Curse Ivory Blacks, 56 Oswald St, 248 4114. 7pm. £6. Melodic metal five-piece who have supported Dream Theater and Stratovarius now on their debut headline Symphony Of Sin tour. ■ Neutral Milk Hotel Barrowland, 244 Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7pm. £19.50. Experimental indie rockers from Athens, Georgia on their first UK tour since 1998. See preview, page 81. ■ Graham Gouldman Òran Mór, 731–735 Great Western Rd, 357 6200. 7.30pm. £23.50. 10cc man jointly responsible for hit ‘I’m Not in Love’, as well as songs that became hits for The Yardbirds, The Hollies and Herman’s Hermits, tours his new solo material and impressive back catalogue. ■ Barry Manilow Hydro, Exhibition Way, 248 3000. 8pm. £15. Easy listening pop hits, emotive piano ballads and glitzy showmanship from the camp commander. ■ La Dispute and O’ Brother King Tut’s , 272a St Vincent St, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £10. Post-hardcore band from Michigan. Edinburgh ■ Little Mix Usher Hall, Lothian Rd, 228 1155. 7pm. £23.50. Pop with an R&B twist from the first girl group to win the The X-Factor, back in 2011. ■ NonStuff Counting House, West Nicolson St, 667 7533. 7pm. £7 in advance; £9 on the door. See Sun 18. FREE Antihoot Open Stage Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8–16 Morrison St, 629 4101. 7.30pm. Anti-folk hero Lach hosts this open mic free-for-all featuring music, comedy, poetry, stories, magic and more.
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Glasgow ■ Nine Inch Nails and Cold Cave Hydro, Exhibition Way, 248 3000. 6.30pm. £30. American industrial rock and metal group out on tour to support latest album Hesitation Marks. See preview, page 81. ■ Georgia Gordon, Woodwife and Benny Mayhem Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo St, 564 8100. 7pm. £5. The Borders-born teenage singer-songwriter mixes folk, indie and pop. ■ Little Mix SECC, Finnieston Quay, 0844 395 4000. 7pm. £23.50–£33.50. See Mon 19. ■ Mac DeMarco and Tonstartssbandht The Arches, 253 Argyle St, 565 1000. 7.30pm. £10. Downbeat indie rock from the Canadian singer-songwriter. Moved from original venue Mono. All tickets still valid. ■ Decade, Only Rivals, Brawlers and Picnic Basket Nosedive King Tut’s , 272a St Vincent St, 221 5279. 8pm. £7. Indie rock outfit from Bath. ■ Nels Andrews The Admiral, 72a Waterloo St, 221 7705. 8pm. £12. Brooklyn-based troubadour presents his self-styled ‘bespoke folk’. FREE The Sparrowhawk Orkestrel and Sonic Templars Bloc+, 117 Bath St, 574 6066. 9pm. Dundonian indie rockers who describe themselves as ‘the sound of a three headed Tyrannosaur’. Edinburgh ■ Drowners Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £6.50. Post- punk pop by the four-piece group who originate from New York.
Wednesday 21 Glasgow ■ Little Mix SECC, Finnieston Quay, 0844 395 4000. 7pm. £23.50–£33.50. See Mon 19.
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