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THREE AGES POETRY SLAM Tron Theatre, Sun 7 Apr, tron.co.uk MABEL O2 Academy Glasgow, Sat 1 Feb, Three teams of poets go head-to- academymusicgroup.com Breakout head in this poetry slam competition, artist on tour to support her debut divided up into age categories album High Expectations. ‘Teens’n’Twenties’, ‘Thirtysomethings’ and ‘Old Enough to Know Better’. JACQUES GREENE Hosted by Robin Cairns. Stereo, Tue 4 Feb, stereocafebar. com The acclaimed DJ and producer from Montreal celebrates his influences with a set dedicated to the best of house and techno.
KIM PETRAS SWG3, Wed 5 Feb, swg3.tv Los Angeles-based German pop singer, model and songwriter. See feature, page 77.
EROL ALKAN Sub Club, Fri 7 Feb, subclub.co.uk London-based artist, producer, remixer, DJ and founder of Phantasy.
ASHANTI O2 Academy Glasgow, Sat 8 Feb, academymusicgroup.com The American singer-songwriter’s sound is a mix of soul, rap, hip hop and pop.
THE GAME O2 Academy Glasgow, Wed 12 Feb, academymusicgroup.com West coast rap legend and actor on his Born 2 Rap Tour.
EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Wed 12 Feb, glasgowconcerthalls.com American post-rock quartet from Texas.
BABYMETAL Barrowland Ballroom, Wed 19 Feb, barrowland-ballroom.co.uk Japanese pop-metal trio.
com Punk-rock-garage quartet from Kyoto, Japan.
LENNON STELLA SWG3, Mon 24 Feb, swg3.tv Young Canadian pop singer known for her role on TV’s Nashville and as one half of the sister duo Lennon & Maisy.
LANA DEL RAY SSE Hydro, Fri 28 Feb, thessehydro.com Seductive, self- styled ‘Hollywood sadcore’ sounds from the pop siren.
OTOBOKE BEAVER SLEATER-KINNEY
CCA, Thu 20 Feb, cca-glasgow. Barrowland Ballroom, Fri 28
Feb, barrowland-ballroom.co.uk American indie rock band led by Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker, carrying on following the departure of drummer Janet Weiss in 2019.
CHARLOTTE DE WITTE SWG3, Fri 28 Feb, swg3.tv Belgian techno DJ and producer.
HEATHER WOODS BRODERICK The Hug and Pint, Sat 29 Feb, thehugandpint.com American musician and composer who has worked with Efterklang, Horse Feathers, Loch Lomond, Laura Gibson, Sharon Van Etten and Lisa Hannigan.
A WINGED VICTORY FOR THE SULLEN
Saint Luke’s & the Winged Ox, Sun 1 Mar, stlukesglasgow.com Ambient post-rock soundtracks from duo Dustin O’Halloran and Adam Wiltzie.
IAMDDB SWG3, Sun 1 Mar, swg3.tv British rapper and singer based in Manchester who was listed number three on the BBC Music Sound of 2018 list.
BIG THIEF Old Fruitmarket, Mon 2 Mar, glasgowconcerthalls.com American indie-rock four-piece made up of
XXX ANGEL OLSEN Xxxx Xxxx Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow, Fri 14 Feb, barrowland-ballroom. co.uk Chicago-based electro pop singer- songwriter touring her critically acclaimed fourth album All Mirrors. See feature, page 26.
BLACK MIDI The Liquid Room,
Edinburgh, Mon 17 Feb, liquidroom.com London post-punk band whose debut album Schlagenheim was nominated for the prestigious Mercury Prize last year. See preview, page 82.
DJ SHADOW SWG3, Glasgow, Thu 27 Feb, swg3.tv The
American DJs play eclectic cut-and-paste hip hop-influenced soundscapes. See feature, page 78.
GOLDFRAPP Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Fri 27 Mar, usherhall. co.uk The glitter-pop pioneers perform their aureate blend of disco,
folk and electronic balladry.
MAXIMUM PRESSURE SPRING
EDITION SWG3, Glasgow, Sat 28 Mar, swg3.tv Club night with a line-up including Jeff Mills, Slam, Dr Rubinstein, Miss Djax, Volvox, IDA (UK), AISHA and KAI.
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