Lanterns on the Lake and Jonny & Lucy Electric Circus, 36–39 Market Street, 226 4224. 7pm. £7. See Tue 29. The Staves, Paul Thomas Saunders and Snowgoose Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £7. Touring showcase put together by Ben Lovett of Mumford & Sons. EU SKIP Fundraiser The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £4. Live music and prize draws to raise funds for SKIP (Students for Kids International Projects). Steve Tilston Edinburgh Folk Club, Cabaret Bar, 60 The Pleasance, 650 2458. 8pm. £9 (£7; members £6). Liverpudlian singer-songwriter and highly skilled guitarist. FREE The Jam Jar The Jam House, 5 Queen Street, 226 4380. 9pm. Covers and original music from a selection of young Edinburgh rock bands. Featuring a special DJ set from Carl Barat (The Libertines/Dirty Pretty Things) and live music from The Dave Reid Band. FREE The Pictoids and 3 Card Trick Whistlebinkies, 4-6 South Bridge, 557 5114. 9.30pm. Folk rock and covers.

Thursday 1 Glasgow Pearl & the Puppets Òran Mór, 731-735 Gt Western Rd, 357 6200. 7pm. £8. Acoustic show from young Kirkintilloch singer/songwriter with a light, pop style. Devour, Forevervoid and Scarcinogen Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. 7.30pm. £6. Metal at this Mayhem Underground night. FREE Holly Ogilvie Brel, 39–43 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 7.30pm. Singer/songwriter plays new acoustic showcase night. Jedward Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 353 8000. 7.30pm. £24.50. The be-quiffed teenage


pop twins come to town. Spoek Mathambo, Falconry and Sad City Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 7.30pm. £6. South African rapper and kwaito exponent Nthato Mokgata headlines. Tropical wigouts and ‘world hypnagogic pop’ from John Petrie of Prayer Rug aka Falconry. Counselled Out The Ferry, 25 Anderston Quay, 01698 360085. 8pm. £8 in advance; £10 on door; £21.95 with early dinner at 6. Glasgow’s answer to The Commitments celebrate their 21st anniversary. With special guests Republic of Soul. Sonic Thrill, Dirty Rose, Drop Dead Belles and Something Illustrated The 13th Note Café/Bar, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. Old school rock and metal. The Swellers and Broadway Calls King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8pm. £8.50. Over-14s show. Punk rock band from Flint, Michigan head a bill of like minds. FREE Jam Session Samuel Dow’s, 67–71 Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. See Thu 17. FREE Acoustic Open Mic 1901 Bar and Bistro, 1534 Pollockshaws Road. 9pm. See Thu 17. FREE Open Mic Night The Bay, 142 West Regent Street. 9pm. See Thu 17. FREE Live at Lebowskis Lebowskis, 1008 Argyle Street, 564 7988. 9.30pm. See Thu 17. Edinburgh FREE Henry Ibbs Captains Bar, 4 South College Street. 9pm. See Thu 17. FREE Henry Ibbs The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 6pm. See Thu 17. Loch Awe, Adam Stafford and Reverieme Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £3.50 in advance; £5 on the door. Folky indie goodness as Loch

Awe play their gorgeous début album, Artificial Life from a Digital Sea, in its entirety to celebrate their first headline date. Shed Seven The HMV Picture House, 31 Lothian Road, 0844 847 1740. 7pm. £18.50. York indie rockers finally bow out on this Maximum Hits & Maximum Highs tour, celebrating 15 years since the release of their A Maximum High album. Aynsley Lister The Caves, Niddry Street South, 557 8989. 7.15pm. £11.50. Twentysomething British blues rock guitarist/singer. Born To Be Wide Electric Circus, 36–39 Market Street, 226 4224. 7.30pm. £5 (Musicians Union £3.50; under 18s £2.50). Music industry seminar/social club that brings musos, journalists, promoters, record shop workers and musicians together. Seminar on ‘Studio Time’ covering all the important things artists should know before going into the studio. The seminar will be followed by DJ sets from the panellists. FREE Dakota Beats Whistlebinkies, 4-6 South Bridge, 557 5114. 8pm. Upbeat indie pop from England. Unpeeled The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £5. Showcase of four new acts of any genre from rock and indie to folk and acoustic. Future Heroes The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11pm. £2–£3. See Thu 17.

Friday 2 Glasgow Mechanical Smile and Aid ‘n’ Disaster Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica Street, 847 0820. 7pm. £6. Over-14s show. Dark indie rock from Ayrshire quartet. The Monty Hall Problem, Transmission, Sirens and Jake Beveridge O2 ABC2, 330 Sauchiehall

Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £6. Live music. Only Men Aloud Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 353 8000. 7pm. £19.50–£32.50. The Welsh male voice choir who were the deserving winners of the BBC’s ‘Last Choir Standing’ competition present a repertoire ranging from 17th century works to 21st century pop. Shed Seven Barrowland, 244 Gallowgate, 552 4601. 7pm. £18.50. See Thu 1. FREE First Charge of the Light Brigade Brel, 39–43 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 7.30pm. Former members of The Endrick Brothers play indie, Americana and folk. Global Citizen and Analogue Angel Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 7.30pm. £5. Dark industrial electronica. Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra SECC, Finnieston Quay, 0844 395 4000. 7.30pm. £34.50. Holland and his Orchestra are joined by the slick soul vocals of Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall and special guest Shane MacGowan. The Dirt, Bad Bad Craig & Danger and Gav Hunter The State Bar, 148 Holland Street, 332 2159. 8pm. £4. Acoustic alt.blues and country at the Vagabond Social Club. Franz Nicolay, Chris T-T and Dave Hughes Old Hairdressers, Opposite Stereo Renfield Lane. 8pm. £7 in advance; £8 on door. Solo set from the rather dapper ex-keyboard player from The Hold Steady, at this Friday Night Speakeasy hosted by Last Year’s Girl blog. Group Inerane and Flower- Corsano Duo Kinning Park Complex, Cornwall Street, 419 0329. 8pm. £8.50. Hypnotic Saharan guitar mantras from Niger’s Group Inerane plus experimental noise/drone from guitarist Mick Flower and drummer Chris Corsano.

A St Andrew’s Party with Phil & Aly! Sat 26 Nov 2011: 7.30pm

Join Phil, Aly, the RSNO and special guests for their annual party with the Orchestra. John Logan (cid:298)(cid:38)(cid:50)(cid:49)(cid:39)(cid:56)(cid:38)(cid:55)(cid:50)(cid:53)(cid:299) Phil Cunningham(cid:3)(cid:298)(cid:36)(cid:38)(cid:38)(cid:50)(cid:53)(cid:39)(cid:44)(cid:50)(cid:49)(cid:18)(cid:46)(cid:40)(cid:60)(cid:37)(cid:50)(cid:36)(cid:53)(cid:39)(cid:299) Aly Bain (cid:298)(cid:41)(cid:44)(cid:39)(cid:39)(cid:47)(cid:40)(cid:299) National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Box Office: 0141 353 8000

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