It’s the second week of July, and you know what that means with regards to gigs in Scotland – no fun until the big red T has finished.
(well, apart from Kenny Rogers and Susan Boyle, you can google them yourself)

Heaven’s Basement are at Tunnels in Aberdeen on Tuesday 9th – must confess I don’t know all that much about them, but is this music?’s rawk correspondent should be filing a photoreview from the Glasgow show, so bound to be good…

On Thursday, Fatherson are at Edinburgh’s Caves, while Machines In Heaven are at 20 Rocks in Stirling

And multi-faceted electro-folk duoPumajaw play Berkley Suite in Glasgow, on Friday 12th

Everyone’s favourite power-pop combo Curators are with locals Forest Fires at the newly relaunched (so to speak) Moorings in Aberdeen – also Friday 12th.

Jack James has a rescheduled show, at Glasgow’s Roxy 171, on Friday 12th – try before you buy, see the video below…

And as the scene goes completely into hibernation, Natalie Pryce make the brave stand of a show at Glasgow’s Broadcast on Saturday