Lone Pigeon – Beta Band founder, and King Creosote’s brother, as it happens – undertakes a rare UK tour, which takes in Blue Lamp in Aberdeen, on Friday, 15 April. Support comes from The Pictish Trail, and Lomond Campbell (Found). It’s an Interesting Music promotion, as many good things in Furryboots City are.

The Stantons bring their collection of songs about evil clowns, middle class protesters and school bullies to their hometown for a free show, at Edinburgh’s Noble’s Bar (in Leith), on Saturday 16th.