Glasgow first – Turning Plates (particular favourites over at play the Flying Duck on Wednesday 6th.

Wide Days – the industry event taking place all day in Edinburgh on Thursday 7th April – has a clutch of Scotland’s upcoming acts playing, for free, in the evening. The shows are open to regular punters as well as seminar attendees. All you need do is email Letters, Paws, Withered Hand, Rachel Sermanni, Capitals or GoGoBot to secure your place.

Full details can be found at Also in Edinburgh, the following night,Sucioperro, He Slept On 57, Aviation For Kids form an attractive 3-band bill at Sneaky Pete’s – Friday April 8th.