Gigs This Week
Old-school, indie band, The Charlatans are live at The Barrowlands tonight (Wednesday 11th March 2015) The band, who formed in 1989 and were at the height of their fame during the Madchester scene of the 1990s, are out in support of their latest LP, “Modern Nature”, which was released in January and was their first studio album in 5 years.
Pop supergroup, McBusted (a hybrid of McFly and two thirds of Busted) take to The SSE Hydro this weekend for two headline shows (Thursday 12th and Friday 13th March 2015). The band were the surprise success of 2013 when they joined forces and went on to sell out an entire UK tour last year, which spawned a feature-length concert movie. The band released their self-titled, debut album in December.
Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall is undoubtedly a strange setting for electronic outfit, Underworld, but that’s where they’ll be on Thursday (12th March 2015). The band, known for their massive dancefloor hit, “Born Slippy” which featured on Trainspotting soundtrack, are playing to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of their third LP, “Dubnobasswithmyheadman”.
Northern Ireland’s The Answer are bringing their blend of hard rock and blues to Glasgow this weekend (Friday 13th March 2015) when they play The Garage. The band, who formed in 2000, are out in support of their fifth album, “Raise A Little Hell” which came out on Monday (9th March 2015).
Singer/songwriter, Lucy Rose will be live at The Art School this weekend (Friday 13th March 2015). Rose released her debut offering, “Like I Used To Be” in September 2012, which features the singles, “Red Face”, “Lines” and “Bikes”. The Warwickshire-born singer is due to release her sophomore album, “Work It Out” in July.
Fresh from an impressive winning streak at both The Grammys and The Brit Awards last month, the male equivalent of Adele is live at Glasgow’s 02 Academy on Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th March 2015. Sam Smith can do no wrong since releasing his debut album, “In The Lonely Hour” in May 2014; he enjoyed success with singles, “Stay With Me” and “Money On My Mind”, America have embraced him, he has fought off tough competition from Ed Sheeran and is BFFs with Rihanna and Katy Perry.
King Tut’s plays host to indie band, Peace next week (Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th March 2015). The band, who formed in 2009 and released their debut album, “In Love” in March 2013, Peace are out in support of their second LP, “Happy People”, which came out last month.
Scottish, art-school rockers, Franz Ferdinand have teamed up with LA-born, glam rock band, Sparks to form FFS. An idea that has been 10 years in the making will be LIVE at Glasgow’s Art School on 16th June 2015. A creative combo that has to be seen to be believed, and appreciated!
Tickets on sale on Friday 13th March 2015 at 9am.