For anyone living in the Republic of Leith, lucky you.
Lush Purr are at the Depot, you see. Similarly, You Me At Six are in Inverness, at Ironworks in what is a very busy Monday night. Also, Justin Currie plays Paisley Abbey, and Jamie T in Glasgow, at the at O2 Acadeny.

On Tuesday, Lush Purr head north, to Aberdeen’s Vulture Lounge and in Glasgow, The Bathers are at St Lukes. In Edinburgh, Richmond Fontaine are on what is supposedly their last-ever tour and say goodbye to

Wednesday night and listeners of a certain age (and disposition) will be overjoyed to hear that Alien Ant Farm are at The Garage in Aberdeen. In Inverness, ceildh-core brothers JR Green play Mad Hatters. Sleaford Mods are at the O2 ABC in Glasgow.

Also on Wednesday night, as part of Paisley’s Spree festival, the Scottish Music Industry Association host a showcase at the Spiegeltent with chairman Dougal Perman, introducing past winners of the Scottish Album of the Year award, including this year’s winner Anna Meredith, Kathryn Joseph (2015) and RM Hubbert.

Thursday sees former Icicle Works mainman Ian McNabb in Dundee, at Clerks on Lindsay Street (he’s also at Glasgow’s Admiral on Saturday).
JR Green continue their wee sojourn around the country with a Dundee show at the Reading Rooms – the following night (Friday) they’re at Edinburgh’s Electric Circus with a show in Glaagow at King Tut’s on Saturday night. Same night, same city, Stanley Odd are at Edinburgh Bongo Club. And fresh from a double support slot with Arab Strap at the Barras, Man of Moon are at Stirling Tolbooth.

FiniTribe return, on Friday 21st with a performance of new album ‘Suilven’. It’s a Neu Reekie show – ‘Suilvens Ascent‘ – is on 21st October, at Leith St Andrew’s Church.
Also on the bill: Andrew Weatherall’s new band project’s The Woodleigh Research Facility who are giving their first UK live performance. There’s also spoke word performances by Jenni Fagan and Sabrina Mafhouz.

Also on Friday, Man of Moon are at Dundee Buskers, and Roddy Woomble plays the Bonar Hall.
Doon the coast, King Creosote has a show at the Byre Theatre in St Andrews, and it’s Petula Clark at the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow.

On Saturday, Man of Moon‘s small tour continues, with a set at Aberdeen’s Cafe Drummond. Fat Goth will be playing their new album in its entirety at Edinburgh’s Electric Circus. 70s glam punks The Tubes are at Glasgow Art School, and the Treacherous Orchestra are next to play at Paisley Spree.
And in Inverness on Saturday, A Guy Called Gerald re-emerges after who knows how many years. Wonder if he’ll do ‘Voodoo Ray’ (or get out alive if he doesn’t?

On Sunday: Warpaint are at Edinburgh Queen’s Hall. Heaven 17 are at Glasgow O2 ABC along with the BEF, whose rotating band of guest vocalists includes Glen Matlock. Jamie & Shoony are in Stirling, and Ian McNabb brings the rock (again!) to the Village Inn in East Kilbride.