and David Devereaux Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo St, 564 8100. 7pm. £5. A fusion of rock, punk, metal and pop with one of the most unique band names of the scene. ■ Temple Dawn and Trashcan Party O2 ABC, 330 Sauchiehall St, 332 2232. 7pm. £12.50. Powerful, melodic alt.rock. ■ Big Girls Don’t Cry: A Tribute To Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons Pavilion Theatre, 121 Renfield St, 332 1846. 7.30pm. £15.50– £17.50 (£16.50). Oh what a night you’ll have at this tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, with all the hits from ‘Sherry’ to ‘Grease is the Word’. ■ The Eagles Hydro, Exhibition Way, 248 3000. 8pm. £45. The legendary country rockers take it easy (and the like) on their ‘History Of The Eagles’ tour, in support of their career spanning documentary of the same name. ■ More Than Conquerors and Felix Champion Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall St, 333 0900. 8pm. £6. Dynamic alternative rock quartet from Northern Ireland, mining similar territory to Biffy Clyro. FREE The Collectors McChuills, 40 High St, 552 2135. 8.30pm–midnight. Mod, garage and R&B covers from this Glaswegian quintet, plus DJ sets from Gregor Emond (Superfly) before and after the band. ■ Holy Pistol Club, The Hummingbirds and Dionysus King Tut’s , 272a St Vincent St, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7.50. Indie and psych country. FREE Fraser John Lindsay’s Blues Incentive St Louis Café Bar, 734 Dumbarton Rd, 339 1742. 9pm. Glasgow blues guitarist with his band, interpreting blues classics. With vocalist Charlotte Marshall. Edinburgh ■ The Black Arm Band, Universal Thee and The Omega Corridor Opium, 71 Cowgate, 225 8382. 7–10.30pm. Roots rock. ■ The Holy Ghosts Electric Circus, 36–39 Market St, 226 4224. 7pm. tbc. See Fri 30. ■ Mothertone and Hagana The Banshee Labyrinth, 29–35 Niddry St, 558 8209. 7pm. £4. Heavy stoner rock. ■ Edinburgh’s Got Soul The Queen’s Hall, 87–89 Clerk St, 668 2019. 8pm. £12 (£10). Upbeat soul choir tackling songs by the likes of Stevie Wonder, Chakka Khan, Chic, Lauryn Hill and Angie Stone. ■ Martin Metcalfe & The Fornicators Bannerman’s, 55 Niddry St, 556 3254. 8pm. £6. The former Goodbye Mr Mackenzie frontman and his ‘Fornicators’ perform songs from the back catalogues of the Mackenzies, Angelfish & Isa and the Filthy Tongues as well as covers and some solo work from Metcalfe. ■ The iFoundation The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers St, 220 4298. 11.30pm. £5 (£4). Upbeat reggae from Scotland.
Glasgow ■ New Kids on the Block SECC, Finnieston Quay, 0844 395 4000. 7pm. £35. Not-so-youthful pop icons of the 1990s make their return. ■ Ghost Town, Fort Hope and White Light Theory King Tut’s , 272a St Vincent St, 221 5279. 8pm. £8.50. American rock and electronica quartet. Edinburgh 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 Jack Rowberry. ■ The Butterfly & the Wolf 2 Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place. 7–10pm. £15. Charity cabaret concert spanning musicals, classical, jazz and more for Lupus UK. The event is organised by friends of Sarah Heney, former Marketing Manager at Edinburgh
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Playhouse, who in 2010 was diagnosed with systemic lupus. Singers include Jeff Leyton, Susie Dumbreck, Charles Munro and Andrew Gowland. Tickets ‘sold’ via online donations, a minimum of £15 appreciated see thebutterflyandthewolf. co.uk for info/tickets. FREE Paul Montague Pilgrim, 3 Robertsons Close, Cowgate, 557 3768. 7–9pm. See Sun 18. ■ Scream Baby Scream, Trashstars and Dead X111 Bannerman’s, 55 Niddry St, 556 3254. 8pm. £tbc. Make-up clad shock rock horror metal from Italy.
Glasgow ■ John Fullbright Òran Mór, 731–735 Great Western Rd, 357 6200. 7pm. £15. Young Grammy-nominated songwriter from Oklahoma, blending folk, blues, Americana and pop style. ■ Loop and Godflesh SWG3, Studio Warehouse, 100 Eastvale Place, 357 7246. 7pm. £16.50. Double headline show of extreme experimental industrial and psychedelic-influenced alternative rock. ■ The Eagles Hydro, Exhibition Way, 248 3000. 8pm. £45. See Sat 31. Edinburgh FREE Antihoot Open Stage Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8–16 Morrison St, 629 4101. 7.30pm. See Mon 19.
Glasgow ✽ The Phantom Band The Art School, 20 Scott St. 8pm. £10.
Glasgow’s compelling Krautfolk ensemble. See interview, page 80, and review, page 82. ■ Son Lux and Sun Glitters Broadcast, 427 Sauchiehall St, 332 7304. 8pm. £7. Post rock and hip hop aka Ryan Lott.
Edinburgh ■ One Direction Murrayfield Stadium, Roseburn St, Murrayfield, 346 5000. 5pm. £43. Lock up your daughters – the staggeringly popular X-Factor behemoth pops off on a stadium tour. ■ The Orwells Electric Circus, 36–39 Market St, 226 4224. 7pm. £9. The band from Illinois plays lively punk-rock and garage rock revival. Wednesday 4
Glasgow ■ Girl Band Bloc+, 117 Bath St, 574 6066. Times tbc. £tbc. Not really a girl band but an all male four piece from Dublin playing energetic noise rock and post punk.
✽ Future Islands SWG3, Studio Warehouse, 100 Eastvale Place, 357
7246. 7pm. £12.50. Joyous electro and synth pop from the Baltimore three- piece. See 5 Things, page 92. ■ Verses Stereo, 20-28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 7pm. £6. Soaring, evocative rock from the Brighton band as they tour their debut album Feel It Faster. ■ Graeme Clark Woodend Tennis & Bowling Club, 10 Chamberlain Rd, 959 1428. 8pm. £tbc. Solo show from Wet Wet Wet bassist playing tracks from his confessional debut album Mr Understanding. ■ Little Barrie and Gil De Ray King Tut’s , 272a St Vincent St, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £10. Funk, soul and R&B trio.
Edinburgh ■ The Bunker Studio 24, 24–26 Calton Rd, 558 3758. 8pm. £2. See Wed 21. FREE Edinburgh Unlimited Pivo Caffè, 2–6 Calton Rd, 557 2925. 8–11pm. Bands and music showcase. Isle of Mull ■ King Creosote Creich Hall, Fionnphort, 01681 700736. 8.30pm. £10–£12. See Tue 3.
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