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Events are listed by city, then date. Adrianne Lenker, Buck Meek, Max Submit listings for your event at Oleartchik, and James Krivchenia. list.co.uk/add GEORGIA King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, Wed 4 Mar, kingtuts.co.uk London synth- GLASGOW pop singer and songwriter. See feature, page 81. THREE AGES POETRY SLAM Tron Theatre, Sun 7 Apr, tron.co.uk JPEGMAFIA SWG3, Wed 4 Mar, swg3.tv American Three teams of poets go head-to- rapper and record producer from head in this poetry slam competition, Baltimore, Maryland. divided up into age categories ‘Teens’n’Twenties’, ‘Thirtysomethings’ LEWIS CAPALDI and ‘Old Enough to Know Better’. SSE Hydro, Thu 5 & Fri 6 Mar, Hosted by Robin Cairns. thessehydro.com The self-proclaimed ‘Scottish Beyoncé’ who sold out his first arena tour before releasing his debut album in 2019.
MALKA Stereo, Fri 6 Mar, stereocafebar. com Glasgow album launch party for I’m Not Your Soldier.
KISSTORY PRESENTS THE BLAST OFF! TOUR SSE Hydro, Sun 8 Mar, thessehydro. com Tour featuring Nelly, Salt N Pepa, Shaggy, Mya, Blu Cantrell, Fatman Scoop, Oxide and Neutrino. ARLO PARKS King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, Tue 10 Mar, kingtuts.co.uk Young British musician and poet from South London recently included in BBC Music’s Sound of 2020 list.
MICHAEL KIWANUKA Barrowland Ballroom, Sat 14 Mar, barrowland-ballroom.co.uk Acclaimed British singer-songwriter and record producer touring his third album.
SEED ENSEMBLE The Blue Arrow, Sun 15 Mar, thebluearrow.co.uk Mercury Award- nominated ten piece band led by alto saxophonist and composer Cassie Kinoshi.
NADA SURF St Luke’s & the Winged Ox, Sun 15 Mar, stlukesglasgow.com Pop melodies and skewed guitar licks from NYC outfit who sound like REM on an Americana tip. XXX Xxxx Xxxx
M HUNCHO SWG3, Tue 17 Mar, swg3.tv London hip hop artist and rapper. H
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GRACE CARTER SWG3, Fri 20 Mar, swg3.tv British soul and R&B singer and songwriter from London. ASH SWG3, Fri 20 Mar, swg3.tv Alt.rock with indie and punk vibes from the
multi-million selling trio and Brit rock favourites.
THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN Barrowland Ballroom, Fri 20 Mar, barrowland-ballroom.co.uk Psychedelic noise rock from the Scottish band formed by brothers Jim and William Reid.
NINTH WAVE Òran Mór, Wed 25 Mar, oran-mor. co.uk Noise pop four-piece from Glasgow influenced by 80s new wave and goth pop music. KOJEY RADICAL SWG3, Fri 27 Mar, swg3.tv London- based poet, rapper, musician and mixed media artist.
LEE ‘SCRATCH’ PERRY The Classic Grand, Fri 27 Mar, 432presents.com The godfather of dub, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry supplies a night of eccentric reggae sounds. Also Summerhall, Edinburgh, Sun 29 Mar, summerhall.co.uk EDINBURGH
HAAI The Caves, Fri 7 Feb, sneakypetes. co.uk London-based former psych- rocker turned DJ and producer originally from Australia.
SORRY Sneaky Pete’s, Sun 9 Feb, sneakypetes.co.uk Grunge and post- punk group from London. See preview, page 82. DRY CLEANING Sneaky Pete’s, Thu 13 Feb, sneakypetes.co.uk Scuzzy indie rock band from London. Also The Hug and Pint, Glasgow, Fri 14 Feb, thehugandpint.com
JULIAN COPE Liquid Room, Sat 15 Feb, liquidroom.com One of contemporary rock and pop’s true mavericks and the former leader of the Teardrop Explodes. Also St Luke’s & the Winged Ox, Glasgow, Sun 16 Feb, stlukesglasgow.com
LIGHTHOUSE FAMILY Usher Hall, Thu 20 Feb, usherhall. co.uk British pop duo made up of vocalist Tunde Baiyewu and keyboardist Paul Tucker.
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unusualvenuesedinburgh.com Brighton singer-songwriter in the nu- folk vein. THE BIG MOON Summerhall, Sat 29 Feb, summerhall. co.uk London four-piece whose debut album Love in the 4th Dimension was shortlisted for the prestigious Mercury Prize. See preview, page 82.
SWIM SCHOOL Sneaky Pete’s, Sat 22 Feb, sneakypetes.co.uk Rising Edinburgh four-piece indie pop band. JON HOPKINS Usher Hall, Wed 4 Mar, usherhall. co.uk Electronica and ambient music performer.
MARIKA HACKMAN The Caves, Wed 26 Feb, KING CREOSOTE Usher Hall, Sat 7 Mar, usherhall.
PODCASTS WORTH LENDING YOUR EARS TO
co.uk Eclectic indie folk musician, plaintive troubadour and founder of the esteemed Fence Records. Also Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Thu 12 Mar, glasgowconcerthalls.com BLANCK MASS Summerhall, Thu 12 Mar, summerhall.co.uk Beautiful, complex organic sounds from this solo project from Benjamin John Power (Fuck Buttons).
WOLFGANG FLÜR Summerhall, Fri 13 Mar, summerhall.co.uk Kraftwerk’s electronic percussionist from 1973 to 1987. xxxx
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