Gigs This Week
Thursday (22nd January) will see Professor Green take centre stage at Glasgow’s Queen Margaret Union. Professor Green, real name Stephen Manderson, released his third studio effort,“Growing Up In Public” last year; the LP features the singles “Lullaby”, “Little Secrets” and “Dead Man’s Shoes”. The English rapper has collaborated with Lily Allen, Example, The Streets and Lily Allen since launching his career in 2005.
Indie-folk singer, Emmy The Great will be making an appearance in Glasgow on Thursday (22nd January)at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. The English– based songwriter, originally from Hong Kong, launched her music career in 2005 and has since released two studio albums, “First The Love” and “Virtue”, as well as a host of EPs. Emmy The Great’s fifth EP, “S” is scheduled to be released this month.
English singer/songwriter, Shannon Saunders will be bringing her show to The Garage this Saturday (24th January). Saunders’ career started out with her uploading her take on well-known songs onto YouTube; she quickly built up a large following and released her debut single in 2013. Saunders’ debut album, “Kryssalis” is due to be released this year.
Canadian electro- pop, singer/songwriter, Lights is bringing her UK Tour to King Tut’s on Tuesday 27th January. “Little Machines” is the latest and third studio effort, which peaked at #5 on The Canadian Billboard Chart. Lights’ debut album, “The Listening” sold over 40, 000 copies, gaining her Gold Certification from The Canadian Recording Industry Association.
Announced This Week
Aussie duo, The Veronicas announced plans to tour in 2015, including a date at Glasgow’s Garage on 6th March 2015. Twin sisters, Lisa and Jessica Origliasso will be out on “The Sanctified Tour” in support of their forthcoming third, self-titled album, due for release on 16th March 2015.
Indie-rock favourites, The Vaccines unveiled the promo for their brand new single, “Handsome” earlier this week as well as a string of UK Dates for March 2015. The band will be live in Glasgow on 29th March 2015 at The Old Fruitmarket.