Conveniently it’s a slow start to the week for the Bank Holiday-makers, so it’s not until Wednesday 28th that the action starts, with Storm the Palace , among others. doing a Save Leith Walk at The Depot.
In Glasgow, Edwyn Collins celebrates hitting 60 years old (!) with a show at the Queen Margaret Union.
On Thursday, Echo Machine have a hometown show at Clark’s on Lindsay Street in Dundee.
In Glasgow, Indian Summer – remember that two day festival from, h, 15 years ago at Victoria Park? A scaled down, indoor version with Courtney Barnett and Baxter Dury among others takes place on Thursday at SWG3.
Also in Glasgow, HYYTS are at King Tuts – that’s part of Summer Nights, another indoor festival – and funky dance duo Shaka Loves You play The Buff Club.
Friday 30th sees The Ruptured Ducklings plus Forest Fires appear at Krakatoa in Aberdeen, and The Spook School begin their final tour before winding up, at old stomping ground Henry’s Cellar Bar in Edinburgh.
Also in the capital, Mull Historical Society are at The Mash House, Edinburgh, and Badly Drawn Boy has a rare show at The Old Dr Bell’s Baths,
In Glasgow Closet Organ, Ex Wives, Slowlight, and Hog Wild are on a bill which somehow hovers between Stereo and the Old Hairdressers, and ’70s indie superstars Scheme head into town from Castlemilk to play St Luke’s.
On the posh southside, Boo Hewerdine is at the Glad Café, and if it’s the same place, then just across the road at The Shed, it’s Kyle Falconer out of The View.
Saturday 31st sees Welsh rockers Fallen Temples – not that much like Man – play Dreadnought Rock in Bathgate, and in Edinburgh the excellent Half Formed Things are at The Mash House.
Glasgow welcomes Skunk Anansie – fronted by the first woman to headline Glastonbury – to the O2 Academy, and somewhat unexpectedly, local 1980s post-punkers Restricted Code are at the 13th Note.
Also, Shaka Loves You are at Nice N Sleazy, and Our Lady of the Stars – alt.country fronted by John McKeown out of The Yummy Fur – are at Mono.
Finally, to Sunday – and Peter Cat is at Some Great Reward – a record shop / cafe affiliated and close to the Glad Cafe on Glasgow’s southside.