On Monday, Ulster punk legends Stiff Little Fingers play Aberdeen Garage. They then move onto Ironworks in Inverness on Tuesday and on Thursday 17th March, they’re at Glasgow Barrowlands for some reason.

There’s a few treats in store for Fifers this week, most notably Lulu at the Rothes Hall (Glenrothes) on Thursday. Meanwhile, The View are at PJ Molloys in Dunfermline, on Friday, and then onto Falkirk’s Warehouse on Saturday.

Emporium play Edinburgh’s Voodoo Room on Thursday night, and then the
Synth-poppers are in decidedly unfamiliar surroundings, home of alt.folk Ansuruther on Friday (that’s at Legends).

Thursday night also sees a rare live collaboration between The Second Hand Marching Band and Benni Hemm Hemm – new album Faults is on the way and the band(s) are at the Wee Red Bar on Thursday night, followed by Glasgow’s Old Hairdressers the following night.

On Thursday at Inverness Mad Hatters, Adam Stafford is in town to plug excellent new album Taser Revelations. He’s also Downstairs in Aberdeen on Saturday 19th, and then at Glasgow’s Hug and Pint on Sunday night.

The Filthy Tongues play an instore in Glasgow at HMV, on Friday night, a warm-up for their Saturday show at the O2 ABC. Back to Friday, and half-Vaseline Eugene Kelly is at the Art School, while Invernesian rock combo Schnarff Schnarff play King Tut’s.

And one note wonders Sigue Sigue Sputnik are at Audio in Glasgow on Saturday.

Finally, anti-folk forefather Lach has a hometown show, at Edinburgh’s Paradise Palms on Sunday.