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The Black Keys Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, 4 Feb.

James Morrison O2 Academy, Glasgow, 15 Feb.

Bjorn Again Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 9 Mar. You Me At Six SECC, Glasgow, 27 Mar.

3 Doors Down HMV Picture House, Edinburgh, 9 Mar. Seether King Tut’s, Glasgow, 10 Mar.

Chris Rea SECC, Glasgow, 29 Mar. La Dispute King Tut’s, Glasgow, 29 Mar.


The Saw Doctors Barrowland, Glasgow, 16 Dec. Saxon HMV Picture House, Edinburgh, 16 Dec.

Kassidy Barrowland, Glasgow, 17 Dec.

Gun King Tut’s, Glasgow, 17 & 18 Dec.

Fatherson Arches, Glasgow, 18 Dec. The View O2 ABC, Glasgow 19 & 20 Dec.

Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat Arches, Glasgow, 20 Dec.

Mogwai Barrowland, Glasgow, 22 Dec.

Primal Scream Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, 31 Dec. JANUARY

One Direction SECC: Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, 13 & 14 Jan.

A Winged Victory for the Sullen Oran Mor, Glasgow, 15 Jan. Katherine Jenkins SECC: Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, 18 Jan; Playhouse, Edinburgh, 19 Jan.

M83 Arches, Glasgow, 19 Jan.

Thin Lizzy Barrowland, Glasgow, 19 Jan. Lawson King Tut’s, Glasgow, 21 Jan.

The Xcerts King Tut’s, Glasgow, 22 Jan.

Explosions in the Sky O2 Academy, Glasgow, 23 Jan.

The Maccabees QMU, Glasgow, 23 Jan. Wiley O2 ABC, Glasgow, 23 Jan.

Roots Manuva Arches, Glasgow, 26 Jan.

Snow Patrol SECC, Glasgow, 27 Jan. Alfie Boe SECC: Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, 29 Jan.

Ed Sheeran HMV Picture House, 10 & 11 Jan. All Time Low O2 Academy, Glasgow, 13 & 14 Jan.

Wild Flag Oran Mor, Glasgow, 30 Jan. FEBRUARY

Biohazard King Tut’s, Glasgow, 1 Feb.

Big Country Barrowland, Glasgow, 6 Feb.

Mastodon Barrowland, Glasgow, 7 Feb. Dream Theatre SECC: Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, 8 Feb.

Two Door Cinema Club, Metronomy and Tribes O2 Academy, Glasgow, 8 Feb. Kaiser Chiefs HMV Picture House, Edinburgh, 9 Feb; O2 Academy, Glasgow, 10 Feb.

Newfound Glory and Sum 41 41 O2 ABC, Glasgow, 13 Feb. Pulled Apart by Horses King Tut’s, Glasgow, 13 Feb.

Ben Howard Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 18 Feb; Oran Mor, Glasgow, 19 Feb.

Charlene Soraia Arches, Glasgow, 20 Feb. Band of Skulls Arches, Glasgow, 21 Feb.

Rodrigo Y Gabriela O2 Academy, Glasgow, 21 Feb.

Jason Derulo SECC, Glasgow, 23 Feb.

Rizzle Kicks Arches, Glasgow, 23 Feb; Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 24 Feb. Kathleen Edwards Oran Mor, Glasgow, 24 Feb.

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds SECC, Glasgow, 24 Feb. Olly Murs SECC, Glasgow, 25 Feb.

The Wanted SECC, Glasgow, 27 Feb. Little Dragon Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 28 Feb.

Joan Baez Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 29 Feb.


Boots Electric King Tut’s, Glasgow, 11 Mar. Killing Joke O2 ABC, Glasgow, 12 Mar.

Enter Shikari Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, 17 Mar. X-Factor Live SECC, Glasgow, 17 Mar.

Four Tops and The Sensations SECC: Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, 18 Mar. Noah & the Whale HMV Picture House, Edinburgh, 20 Mar.


Il Divo SECC, Glasgow, 1 Apr. JLS SECC, Glasgow, 4 & 5 Apr.

Steps SECC, Glasgow, 6 Apr; Braehead Arena, Glasgow, 23 Apr.

McFly SECC: Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, 13 Apr. Bombay Bicycle Club Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, 20 Apr.

Little Comets Oran Mor, Glasgow, 21 Apr. The Osmonds Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 22 Apr; Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 25 Apr.

JLS Braehead Arena, Glasgow, 24 Apr. MAY

Alkaline Trio HMV Picture House, Edinburgh, 7 May. JUNE

Blink 182 SECC, Glasgow, 20 Jun. Andre Rieu SECC, Glasgow, 12 Dec.

Brand New O2 Academy, Glasgow, 14 Feb. Gabrielle Aplin King Tut’s, Glasgow, 5 Mar.

Mark Hole King Tut’s, Glasgow, 27 Mar.

FREE Fistfights & Foreplay Samuel Dow’s, 67–71 Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8.30pm. Rock with a capital RAWK! GoGoBot, Queen Jane and Brown Bear & the Bandits King Tut’s, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £6. Alt.rock trio from Glasgow trading in strident synth anthems. Edinburgh Devlin, Madhat McGore, Silvertongue and Riddlahn The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. 6.30pm. £8. Latest Britrapper to come to the fore. FREE Electric Circus Live Lounge Electric Circus, 36–39 Market St, 226 4224. 5pm. Start the weekend early with a mix of musicians, comedians and DJs. Rocking for Heroes The HMV Picture House, 31 Lothian Rd, 0844 847 1740. 6pm. £10. Charity gig, details tbc. FREE Rossco Galloway Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers St, 6pm. See Fri 18. The Friday Fix Voodoo Rms, 19a W. Register St, 556 7060. 6.30pm. £9. A regular night of comedy fun, with up-

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and-comers and expert types, followed by a storming band. The Christmas extravaganza is led by Bruce Morton, teller of tall tales with biting punchlines. Plus Stand favourite Michael Redmond, Pearse James and more. Meursault Cabaret Voltaire, 36–38 Blair Street, 220 6176. 7pm. £tbc. Edinburgh folktronica group headline. Young Fathers and Patricia Panther Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £5. Old school hip hop with electro backing from Young Fathers. Bandioke Citrus Club, 40–42 Grindlay St, 7.30–10.30pm. £4 includes entry to Planet Earth. See Fri 18. The Fnords, Glassface, Babylon Dub Punks and Sam Barber & The Outcasts Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8-16 Morrison Street, 228 9393. 7.30pm–3am. £5. Punk and rock in aid of Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty. Pussy Whipped Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Pl, 229 1442. 8–10.30pm. £2. A new night for queer and female bands in Edinburgh,

happening right before queer club Hot Mess. The first edition welcomes Munich riot-grrls Elcassette, queer-feminist electro-punk one-man-band Ste McCabe and surf punks the Fnords. FREE Velvet Scooter The Morningside Glory, 1 Comiston Road, 447 1205. 9.30pm. Classic rock covers, featuring songs by the likes of Steely Dan, Santana and The Doobie Brothers.

Saturday 3 Glasgow Coldplay and Emeli Sande SECC, Finnieston Quay, 0844 395 4000. 6.30pm. £47.50–£65. The anthemic indie quartet continue to steamroller all before them with the all-new banal singalong chest-beating of their fifth album Mylo Xyloto. Supported by Scotland’s soul pop girl of the moment. The Drums O2 ABC, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £13.50. Brooklyn indie pop band who dig all things Scottish and jangly from the 80s. So much so that they have

invited veteran janglers The Orchids to support them on this date. See interview, page 84. Jill Jackson Òran Mór, 731-735 Gt Western Road, 357 6200. 7pm. £12.50. Ex-Speedway frontwoman Jill Jackson punts her solo country and folk wares. Radge Against the Machine and Sintonic Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica Street, 847 0820. 7pm. £6. Edinburgh tribute to Rage Against the Machine, plus thrash metal support. Riverside O2 ABC2, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. Young four-piece. Vetiver Stereo, 20-28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 7pm. £10. Beguiling, fragrant folk sounds from Vetiver, whose line-up sometimes includes Devendra Banhart. Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra SECC, Finnieston Quay, 0844 395 4000. 7.30pm. £34.50. See Fri 2. FREE Juan Zelada Brel, 39–43 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 7.30pm. London-based Spanish singer/songwriter who has worked with Amy Winehouse and Duran Duran.