An unusually busy Monday 16th to kick off the gig-going week, and it’s unusually busy in Clydebank, with A New International at Clydebank Town Hall.
In Edinburgh, Chastity Belt are at the Electric Circus, while in Aberdeen, American but Fence and Song, By Toad recording actViking Moses are at the Advocates Library…
Viking Moses are also at the Glad Cafe on Tuesday, and also in Glasgow on Tuesday, Anna Meredith basks in the SAY Award longlist nomination for album ‘Varmints’ with a show at the Hug and Pint.
On Wednesday, witty Canadian wordsmiths The Burning Hell are punting current album ‘Public Library’ at the Lemon Tree in Aberdeen.
Thursday sees Tim Booth lead James‘ comeback all the way to a show at the Hydro.
Randolph’s Leap are at St Lukes (just opposite the Glasgow Barras) on Friday , doubtless trailing a new album which is out real soon, and The Burning Hell are at the Hug and Pint. In Edinburgh, Foreignfox are at the Electric Circus to launch new single ‘Monsoon’, and at Stramash, it’s Jamie and Shoony.
Saturday 21st sees Book Group, along with Adam Stafford, at Beat Generator in Dundee to plug debut long-player ‘The Great Indoors’ while at Dumfries Theatre Royal, it’s Emma Pollock – another SAY award longlister. And down that way but surely too far to take in both shows(?), a rare appearance from glitchcore maestro Frog Pocket at The Mill on the Fleet in Castle Douglas.
And in Glasgow, multi-celebrity ensemble The Grand Gestures make what’s billed at their final ever performance, while the Manics are at the Hydro.
In Edinburgh, Wecamefromwolves are at the Electric Circus.
Sunday is a somewhat quieter gig night – your choices boiling down to US sisters Larkin Poe at Stereo and Adam Donaldson playing a hometown show at Falkirk’s Artisan Tap.