Start your week with a nice choice of heritage rock… pop? Anyway, on Monday June 27th, in Glasgow, it’s Brian Wilson out of the Beach Boys, at the Armadillo, or Gladys Knight at the Royal Concert Hall.
OnTuesday 28th, Graham Costello’s STRATA play Bloc+, while in Edinburgh, St. Vincent is at the Usher Hall.
On Wednesday, almost five years to the week that their last attempt to play open-air in Glasgow was cancelled at the last minute off, Green Day, with Fall Out Boy and Weezer in tow, are at Bellahouston Park. Hopefully the rain will stay off this time…
Sensibly under cover, the Legendary Shack Shakers are at Audio, and Adam Ant plays the Royal Concert Hall.
On Thursday 31st it’s the first of two nights for Primal Scream at Queen’s Park Recreation Ground, which begs the question: where are the local amateur football teams going to play? (Maybe like the band, that’s an 80s thing?)
In the city centre, Michael Cassidy plays The Blue Arrow, while Walthamstow’s finest The Bevis Frond are at Stereo, and Adam Ant moves north for a show at the Music Hall in Aberdeen.
Falkirk’s finest, Pleasure Heads, make the short journey up the M9 and off at the Lathallan Roundabout (presumably) as they head to Bathgate for a gig at the Midnight Breakfast Club.
Up north, even for the Highland quartet, Tide Lines have a show at Tain Links, while closer to civilisation, Michael Cassidy‘s meanderings take him to Mad Hatters in Inverness.
This weekend it’s the big one, but long since sold out, so don’t know why we’re mentioning it really… anyway, Howlin’ Fling – Pictish Trail‘s Island Family Gathering – takes place at the Isle of Eigg Community Hall on Friday and Saturday.
In Edinburgh, on Saturday Meursault are at Summerhall, and more Highland action – Duran Duran are at Inverness Caley’s stadium.
Also doing the stadium rock thing on Saturday night, and on the hallowed turf rather than the red blaes, Calvin Harris is at Hampden Park.
In Aberdeen on Saturday 1st, Michael Cassidy plays Cafe Drummond, while back in Glasgow, Outblinker, plus Gravelle, are at Nice n’ Sleazy.
Kathryn Joseph plus Lizabett Russo, play the new-to-us venue Galgael, which we at least know is in Glasgow. Govan, in fact?
Finally, on Sunday, more the Highlands are again the centre of the gigging action with Texas are at The Big Top in Inverness Bught Park. And in Glasgow, at G2, Jedward. Yup.