With only shows that are audience-wise the equivalent of putting the 13th Note inside the SECC on the horizon, it’s all about the internet, like it or not. Still, bands and labels are still getting creative –
We Were Promised Jetpacks are part of a Virtual Popup store organised by their UK label Big Scary Monsters. Opening its ‘doors’ at 4pm on 27th July, there will also be ‘instore’ performances every day from Jetpacks labelmates Kevin Devine and Into It. Over It. In aid of Black Minds Matter UK and #saveourvenues, find out more at bsmrocks.com/popup
Sounds in the Suburbs is involved in another Refuweegee online show on Thursday 30th July – with Jinky Gilmour, Jill Jackson, Adriana Spina, Liz Lochhead and The Kennedys. It’s an hour-long Zoom event, from 8pm – more including login details here.
On Thursday there should be a regular webcast, via Facebook, from Mt. Doubt, in the solo shape of mainman Leo Bargery. The home livestream is scheduled for 8pm on Thursday 30th July.
Carla J Easton continues her Zoom mini-tour celebrating the forthcoming release of new album ‘Weirdo’, with Broken Chanter this week’s guest. The final leg is on Friday 31st with tickets available now.
To another couple of regular slots – one regular Sunday webcast comes via Hamish Hawk, on Instagram Live, from 4pm on Sunday 2nd) and on Facebook.
And Gordon out of ballboy also presents a regular live session, usually available on Sunday @ballboymusic from 9pm on Instagram, and occasionally on Facebook, and always uploaded later the next week to listen to again on Bandcamp.