Highlights | MUSIC
FOO FIGHTERS Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Tue 8 Sep, murrayfieldexperience. com Big boisterous rock from the nicest man
in music – and former Nirvana sticksman – Dave Grohl and co. Royal Blood and Honeyblood provide support. his Simon & Garfunkel back catalogue and his subsequent solo career, including the immortal ‘Bright Eyes’.
ART GARFUNKEL Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Thu 24 Sep, usherhall. co.uk An evening with the sweet-voiced Art Garfunkel, who will be running through hits from DARWIN DEEZ Electric Circus, Edinburgh, Sun 18 Oct, theelectriccircus. biz New York indie troupe with added cheesy choreography
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and ‘nice’ hair. See review, page 71. KATHRYN JOSEPH Electric Circus, Edinburgh, Thu 22 Oct, theelectriccircus.biz Fundraising music event with SAY Award winner Kathryn Joseph, plus Yusuf Asak and the Son(s). Money raised goes to Edinburgh Carers Council.
DEATHCRUSHER TOUR Barrowland, Glasgow, Sat 24 Oct, glasgow- barrowland.com Ridiculously heavy tour of death metal, grindcore and other head-crushing noise pollution, featuring masters of the extreme Carcass, Obituary, Napalm Death, Voivod and Herod.
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PAUL SMITH & THE INTIMATIONS Òran Mór, Wed 2 Sep, oran-mor. co.uk Solo project from the Maxïmo Park frontman. See review, page 70. TAME IMPALA Barrowland, Tue 8 Sep, glasgow- barrowland.com The award-winning five-piece from Perth, Australia perform a mixture of alternative rock, neo- psychedelia and ethereal dream pop.
GIRLPOOL Broadcast, Wed 9 Sep, broadcastglasgow.com Raw, stripped-back guitar and bass duo Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad.
ALVVAYS Òran Mór, Wed 9 Sep, oran-mor. co.uk Canadian fuzz-pop quintet. FUTURE ISLANDS Barrowland, Wed 9 Sep, glasgow- barrowland.com Joyous electro and synth pop from the Baltimore trio.
CARBS The Glad Café, Sat 12 Sep, thegladcafe.co.uk Aka Jonnie Common and Jamie Scott’s (Conquering Animal Sound) off-kilter pop / rap outfit launching their new album. See review, page 70.
HONEYBLOOD The Vic Cafe Bar, Glasgow School of Art, Fri 18 Sep, theartschool. co.uk Glasgow-based grunge rock duo featuring Cat Myers on drums and Stina Tweeddale on guitar and vocals. B DOLAN Stereo, Sat 19 Sep, stereocafebar. com American rapper and spoken word artist, B Dolan, known for working with Scroobius Pip, Dan le Sac and Sage Francis as well as records The Failure,
Fallen House, Sunken City and Kill the Wolf. Also Electric Circus, Edinburgh, Fri 18 Sep, theelectriccircus.biz
JOANNA GRUESOME The Glad Café, Thu 24 Sep, See Wed 23, thegladcafe.co.uk Noise punk, indie-pop fuzz five-piece from Cardiff. Also Summerhall, Edinburgh, Wed 23 Sep, summerhall.co.uk. JOHN LEMKE Mono, Thu 24 Sep, monocafebar. com Intricately woven electronica from Lemke. Nomad Frequencies album launch.
BARENAKED LADIES O2 ABC, Thu 1 Oct, o2abcglasgow.co.uk Canadian quirky popsters who inject their songs with lashings of humour. Also Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, Sat 3 Oct, thequeenshall.net
HEATHER PEACE St Andrews in the Square, Thu 1 Oct, standrewsinthesquare. com Concert from singer and actress Heather Peace, star of Lip Service, London’s Burning and Waterloo Road. GRANDMASTER FLASH Audio, Fri 2 Oct, musicglue.com/ audioglasgowWidely regarded as the man who invented the genre, the Bronx hip hop legend is behind the decks.
TENEMENT TRAIL Various venues, Sat 3 Oct, tenementtv.com/tenement-trail The likes of WHITE, Atom Tree, Crash Club, Monogram, Pinact, Other Humans, Team Player, Lisa Mitchell, AmartArt, Be Charlotte, The Van T’s, Declan Walsh and Aylee play this Tenement TV-promoted gig crawl, which takes in Nice’n’Sleazy, O2 ABC2, Broadcast, Flat 0/1 and King Tut’s. Latest additions to the lineup include Neon Waltz, Man Of Moon, Holy Esque, Pronto Mama, Nimmo, Young Aviators, Laura St Jude, ULTRAS, Medicine Men, The Ravels, Harry & The Hendersons, Tribal High, WOMPS, Kelvin, Our Future Glory, The Bar Dogs and Evil Edison.
ROZI PLAIN The Hug & Pint, Mon 5 Oct, thehugandpint.com Enchanting understated music from Fence Records’ Plain.
BRIAN WILSON The SSE Hydro, Sun 27 Sep, thessehydro.com Former Beach Boy and solo artist Brian Wilson sets off on an arena tour with America (‘Horse with No Name’) and Edwyn Collins (‘A Girl Like You’), in support of latest album No Pier Pressure.
WHEATUS O2 ABC, Thu 1 Oct, o2abcglasgow.co.uk Whiny American fratrock combo who scored a massive hit with ‘Teenage Dirtbag’ in 2000 and are still touring on the back of it. WEIRD AL YANKOVIC O2 ABC, Fri 9 Oct, o2abcglasgow. co.uk Weird Al parodies popular rock songs in mostly amusing and good- natured ways. Think ‘Eat It’, ‘Amish Paradise’, ‘Another One Rides the Bus’, ‘Polka Face’ and ‘Word Crimes’.
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