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KOBI ONYAME Stereo, Thu 1 Nov, stereocafebar. com Ghana-born, Glasgow-based hip hop artist. THE PRODIGY SSE Hydro, Fri 2 Nov, sec.co.uk Veteran techno rockers, renowned for their blistering live shows.
FATHERSON Barrowland, Fri 2 Nov, barrowland- ballroom.co.uk Indie power pop trio from Kilmarnock. See preview, page 108. FOODBANK FUNDRAISER Glasgow Autonomous Space, Fri 2 Nov, glasgowautonomous.weebly. com Fundraiser for Drumchapel Foodbank featuring performances from Crywank, Heir of the Cursed and Sam Small.
BLACKBERRY SMOKE O2 Academy, Sat 3 Nov, academymusicgroup.com/ o2academyglasgow The American band plays Southern rock and country- rock with hints of bluegrass.
SLAVES Barrowland, Thu 8 & Fri 9 Nov, barrowland-ballroom.co.uk Raw riff heavy garage rock from Kent two-piece Isaac Holman and Laurie Vincent. KING CRIMSON Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Mon 12 Nov, glasgowconcerthalls.com Robert Fripp’s pioneering intense psych-rockers return with a new seven- piece, three-drummer line-up. Also Edinburgh Playhouse, Tue 13 Nov, atgtickets.com/edinburgh
GRUFF RHYS SWG3, Thu 15 Nov, swg3.tv The frontman of Super Furry Animals
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gov.uk/alberthalls; Caird Hall, Dundee, Sat 15 Dec, cairdhall.co.uk
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presents original solo material of the indie-rock persuasion. OBIE TRICE Stereo, Thu 15 Nov, stereocafebar. com Detroit rapper associated with Eminem and D12.
WOMAN TO WOMAN Òran Mór, Thu 15 Nov, oran- mor.co.uk Judie Tzuke, Beverley Craven and Julia Fordham perform their hits and album tracks with a five-piece band. Also Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, Wed 14 Nov, thequeenshall.net
Stefflon Don THE PROCLAIMERS O2 Academy, Fri 16 & Sat 17 Nov, academymusicgroup.com/ o2academyglasgow Scotland’s unforgettable musical twins return to the stage with their singalong Caledonian anthems. Also Edinburgh Playhouse, Fri 9 & Sat 10 Nov, atgtickets.com/edinburgh; Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline, Thu 15 Nov, alhambradunfermline. com; Perth Concert Hall, Thu 22 Nov, horsecross.co.uk; Motherwell Concert Hall, Thu 13 Dec, whatsonlanarkshire.co.uk; Albert Halls, Stirling, Fri 14 Dec, stirling.
FLORENCE + THE MACHINE SSE Hydro, Sat 17 Nov, thessehydro.com Big blustering vocalist with a fine line in stage gear and one of the most distinctive voices in pop. MS LAURYN HILL SSE Hydro, Fri 23 Nov, thessehydro. com The American singer-songwriter, rapper and former member of the Fugees performs her solo material.
CHRISTINE & THE QUEENS Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Fri 23 Nov, glasgowconcerthalls. com French singer-songwriter touting shimmering synth noises and gender politics. Also Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Sat 24 Nov, usherhall.co.uk
THE WOMBATS O2 Academy, Thu 23 & Fri 24 Nov, academymusicgroup.com/ o2academyglasgow Perky Scousers known for indie rock hits ‘Let’s Dance to Joy Division’ and ‘Moving To New York’. STEFFLON DON SWG3, Sat 24 Nov, swg3.tv London- based rapper performs her material.
BROKEN20 The Old Hairdresser’s, Fri 30 Nov, theoldhairdressers.com Glasgow’s ‘eroded electronics’ label Broken20 takes over two floors of The Old Hairdressers. Featuring live sets from Rose & Sandy, Spatial and James Sandford. GROOVE ARMADA SWG3, Sat 30 Nov, swg3.tv Return to live gigs for big beat duo Andy Cato and Tom Findlay.
MABEL The Garage, Fri 30 Nov, garageglasgow.co.uk Soulful pop singer-songwriter. See feature, page 106.
MC50 O2 Academy, Glasgow, Sat 10 Nov, academymusicgroup. com/o2academyglasgow Original MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer celebrates 50 years of Kick Out the Jams with this special tour and very special band featuring guitarist Kim Thayil (Soundgarden), drummer Brendan Canty (Fugazi), bassist Billy
Gould (Faith No More) and frontman Marcus Durant (Zen Guerrilla). See feature, page 104. SLAYER SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Mon 12 Nov, thessehydro. com Your last chance to see thrash metal pioneers Slayer as they head on their final world tour. Solid metal line-up with Lamb of God, Anthrax and Obituary in support.
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IT UP National Museum of Scotland, Fri 16 Nov, nms.ac.uk Enjoy a night out with 2017 Scottish Album of the Year award winners Sacred Paws and indie legends the Pastels, along with bars, food, themed activities and a chance to explore the National Museum of Scotland after dark. GARDENS Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, Mon 31 Dec, edinburghshogmanay. com See in 2019 with headliners Franz Ferdinand, supported by Metronomy and Free Love. Plus you can catch Gerry Cinnamon, Judge Jules, the Mac Twins, Miracle Glass Company and more at the official street party. See feature, page 52.
CELTIC CONNECTIONS Various venues, Glasgow, Thu 17 Jan–Sun 3 Feb, celticconnections. com Glasgow’s annual celebration of folk, trad, Americana and world music with added jazz, indie and more. Highlights include John Grant, CAKE, Judy Collins, Bassekou Kouyate and the Dandy Warhols. See preview, page 103.
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