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Glasgow FREE Radio 1’s Big Weekend Glasgow Green, Greendyke St. Noon—11pm. Free but ticketed. See Fri 23. Sat features Coldplay, Calvin Harris, One Direction, Example, Lorde, Jake Bugg and more. Alabama 3 Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica St, 847 0820. 7pm. £13. Characterful blend of southern-fried preachifying, dancefloor-friendly beats and a whole lotta love. The band play acoustic and unplugged versions of their classic albums Over the Wall Òran Mór, 731–735 Great Western Rd, 357 6200. 7pm. £30. Garage electro pop. Swans and Jenny Hval The Arches, 253 Argyle St, 565 1000. 7pm. £18. Michael Gira’s influential no wave band return with their harsh mix of proto-industrial rock and atmospheric acoustica. See review, page 83. The Unknown, Mesmerene, Blind Daze, The Joules and Brian Gatens Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo St, 564 8100. 7pm. £5. No nonsense rock’n’roll with twin guitar harmonies. Killer Queen Pavilion Theatre, 121 Renfield St, 332 1846. 7.30pm. £17.50 (£16.50). Tribute to the rock stylings of Freddie Mercury and co. Boo Hewerdine Woodend Tennis & Bowling Club, 10 Chamberlain Rd, 959 1428. 8pm. £tbc. See Thu 22. Radiola, Dirty Boots and Midnight Men The 13th Note Café/ Bar, 50–60 King St, 553 1638. 8pm. £tbc. Melodic alternative country rock. The Riptide Movement Broadcast, 427 Sauchiehall St, 332 7304. 8pm. £8.50. Folk rock complete with from the Irish outfit as they tour their latest album Getting Through. Neon Waltz, The Tripps, Alan Smithee and Park Planet King Tut’s, 272a St Vincent St, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6.50. See Fri 16. FREE Bloodoo St Louis Café Bar, 734 Dumbarton Rd, 339 1742. 9pm. Blues rock. FREE Brawth Bon Accord, 153 North St, 248 4427. 9–11.30pm. Dark alt. country. FREE So Many Animal Calls Bloc+, 117 Bath St, 574 6066. 9pm. Glaswegian emo indie outfit. EP launch and afterparty Edinburgh Excellent Cadaver, Disposable, The Falling Rain and Our Sun is Dead Opium, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7–10.30pm. £4. Metalcore lineup headed by thrash and groove sounds of EC. Jack Rowberry Electric Circus, 36–39 Market St, 226 4224. 7pm. £6. Singer-songwriter and guitarist who won a Scottish Alternative Music Award in 2014. Home town EP launch for Staring at the Sun. Foxes Potterrow, Bristo Square, 650 4673. 7.30pm. £10. Musical moniker of London-based artist Louisa Rose Allen, in the La Roux/Ellie Goulding mould. See review, page 83. The Rezillos The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria St, 225 2564. 7.30pm. £17.50. See Fri 23. Sound Collision: End of School Year Party Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8–16 Morrison St, 629 4101. 7.30pm–3am. £3 in advance via Sound Collision; £5 on the door. A mix of electric blues, alt. rock, indie and folks sounds from six bands and one solo act. The DeRellas, Buzzbomb, The Brothel Corpse Trio and Hello Creepy Spider Bannerman’s, 55 Niddry St, 556 3254. 8pm. £7. Anglo- American punk and sleaze-rock quintet.

Sunday 25 Glasgow FREE Radio 1’s Big Weekend Glasgow Green, Greendyke St. Noon—11pm. Free but ticketed. See

Fri 23. The closing day features Katy Perry, Paolo Nutini, Kings of Leon, Kasabian, Sub Focus, Chvrches, Rita Ora and more.

✽Night School All Day The Art School, 20 Scott St. 1pm. £7.50–£9.

See preview, page 94. Lost Map Records Showcase Bowlers Bar, 100 Tullis St, Bridgeton, 556 1857. 1.30–5pm. £8. Lost Map Records show off the best of their roster with performances from Tuff Love, Pictish Trail and Monoganon. Part of East End Social. The Sundowners, The Hollows, The Lemon Haze, The Responsibe, Anthony Moore, Panic Anchor and Lucy Palmer Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo St, 564 8100. 2pm. £6. Psychedelic rock’n’rollers from Liverpool. All day event Optimo (Espacio) Barrowland Revue Barrowland, 244 Gallowgate, 552 4601. 5–11pm. £18. Twitch and Wilkes take over the Barras for an early doors electronica showcase featuring live sets from Norwegian re-edit master Todd Terje (promoting his debut album) and Glasgow’s Golden Teacher, plus Ben UFO, Tim Sweeney and the Optimo DJs. See Clubs preview, page 57. Part of East End Social. FREE Livin On Tootsie Time Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, 548 1350. 6pm. See Sun 18. FREE Shake Your Tail Feather Slouch, 203–205 Bath St, 221 5518. 6pm. Weekly line-up of live bands playing rock’n’roll, indie, metal and everything in between. With Gar Hunter and Robbie Flanagan The Upload Tour 3 O2 ABC, 330 Sauchiehall St, 332 2232. 6pm. £8. Featuring Emma Blackery, BriBry, Dave Giles and Luke Cutforth. Deviant UK, Method Cell, Cellcyferdyne and Advance Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica St, 847 0820. 7pm. £8.50. Alternative electronica. Followed by an AnalogueTrash after party FREE Beatroot Soup The Roxy 171, 171 Great Western Rd, 331 1901. 7.30–11.30pm. IDM, beats, gabba and other electronic shenanigans. Southside Americana Club The Glad Café, 1006a Pollokshaws Rd, 636 6119. 7.30pm. £6. A night of live Americana and country music. Yeehaw! Featuring Daisywheels, Deep River and John Mitchell & Sophie Jonsson. FREE McKenzie & Garrity Acoustic Songbook St Louis Café Bar, 734 Dumbarton Rd, 339 1742. 9pm. Linda McKenzie on vocals and Ronnie Garrity on guitar provide the acoustic sounds. Edinburgh Edinburgh School of Music Showcase The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers St, 220 4298. 3pm. £3. ESM Director Kira Easson brings in four of her top music students to showcase their vocal and instrumental talents. FREE The Blackbird Acoustic Sessions The Blackbird, 37–39 Leven St, 228 2280. 7pm. Unplugged stripped down music from a selection of local acts. Featuring Chris Buckley (The Strays). Crippled Black Phoenix The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria St, 225 2564. 7pm. £tbc. Post-rock outfit featuring members of Iron Monkey, Gonga and Electric Wizard. FREE Paul Montague Pilgrim, 3 Robertsons Close, Cowgate, 557 3768. 7–9pm. See Sun 18. Sky Larkin Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £7. Indie trio from Leeds. Electric Eel Shock and The Amorettes Bannerman’s, 55 Niddry St, 556 3254. 7.30pm. £8. High voltage Japanese garage rockers. So Many Animal Calls Opium, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 8–10.30pm. £5. See Sat 24.


CHRISTINE TOBIN Wed 28 May, 8pm “Christine Tobin is inspiring on her own material. But she is in a class of her own singing Leonard Cohen” (The Guardian) JOHN DOYLE Fri 30 May, 8pm "Doyle on guitar has risen to a level occupied by him alone. No one in Irish traditional music is a better guitarist than him right now" (Wall Street Journal)

HAMISH STUART BAND Thu 26 June, 8pm The voice of the Average White Band.


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