Celtic Connections rumbles on, with Glasgow shows for Mull Historical Society at Glasgow’s O2 on Feb 3rd, and the Treacherous Orchestra in the same venue the following night.
And The Wendys, Scottish 80s Factory Record signings, reform and mark the reissue of their album on the Pop Pills label with a show at the Berkeley Suite on Saturday night.
The Barents Sea play Dundee Dexters on Thursday 2nd with local heroes Fat Goth and Our Future Glory.
Or, further north, Paws are at Aberdeen’s Cafe Drummond (the band also play Inverness Mad Hatters the following night (Friday 3rd).
At Dunfermline’s Carnegie Hall on Friday 3rd Feb, an unusual one – Be a Hobo is a tribute of sorts to maverick, blind, musical poet Moondog – a cult figure with devotees as diverse as Steve Reich, Leonard Bernstein, Julie Andrews, the Coen Brothers, Damon Albarn, Jerry Dammers and Mr Scruff. Paying tribute are The Art Ensemble of Fife covering the jazz side of things while Davie Scott, Duglas T Stewart and friends the more melodic side of the man’s work. More here
Friday 3rd, at Edinburgh’s Citrus Club, also sees Steve Strange (er, yes, him out of 80s synthpoppers Visage) perform. And, apparently, doing all The Hits, as well as new material by his current incarnation, the dance-oriented Detroit Starrzz
Pumajaw are NOT on the bill with Still Corners at Glasgow’s Captain’s Rest on Saturday 4th February – the Perthshire duo having to cancel due to illness.
On the same night, The Twilight Sad are at new venue the Jam Jar – that’s in Dunfermline again.
And up the road (a bit), Martin John Henry (yes, him out of De Rosa) plays Aberdeen’s Peacock Visual Arts.