Gigs This Week
Hampshire-born singer/songwriter, Foxes is scheduled to play Glasgow’s 02 ABC on Thursday (22nd October 2015). Foxes aka Louisa Rose Allen released her debut LP, “Glorious” in February 2014 and second studio effort, “All I Need” is due to follow in February 2016; it includes the singles, “Body Talk” and “Better Love”. Support comes from London soul singer, Izzy Bizu.
American electronic rock band, Ghost Town are due to perform at The Cathouse on Thursday (22nd October 2015). The band, from Hollywood, California, are scheduled to release their third LP, “Evolution” on Friday 6th November 2015. Support comes from Palisades and Twin Heart.
Squeeze are scheduled to play Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall on Friday (23rd October 2015). The London-born band came to prominence with their New Wave/post punk sound in the late 70s and are best known for their signature song, “Up The Junction”. The band released their 13th LP, “Cradle To The Grave” earlier this month. Support comes from special guest, John Cooper Clarke.
Fresh from supporting The Libertines last month, home-grown heroes, Hector Bizerk are at Glasgow’s Oran Mor on Friday (23rd October 2015) with special guests Bombskare and Declan Welsh. The experimental hip hop band formed in Glasgow in 2011 and have released a string of EPs to date, the most recent being, “The Bell The Never Rang”.
Scots’ band, Big Country are due to play King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut on Friday (23rd October 2015). The band, who originally formed in Fife in 1981 and became known (and loved) for fusing traditional Scottish folk music with their sound. Frontman, Stuart Adamson sadly passed away in 2001. Big Country have released nine albums to date, the most recent being 2013’s “The Journey”.
Pennsylvanian punk rockers, Anti-Flag are scheduled to play Glasgow’s Classic Grand on Saturday (24th October 2015). The band, who formed in 1988 are known for their political activism and released their 10th LP, “American Spring” in May of this year.
Devon-born folk singer, Seth Lakeman is at Glasgow’s Oran Mor on Sunday (25th October 2015). Lakeman was originally in the band Equation with his two brothers, Sam and Sean, but left in 2001 after three LPs to embark on a solo career. Lakeman has released seven solo albums to date, the most recent being, “Word Of Mouth”, released last year.
Baltimore-born band, Beach House are scheduled to bring their brand of dream-pop to Glasgow’s 02 ABC on Monday (26th October 2015). The duo (Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally) released their sixth studio LP, “Thank Your Lucky Stars” earlier this month.
King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut play host to The Computers, a band from Exeter who fuse hardcore punk and garage rock. Having formed in the mid-00s, The Computers have released two full-length LPs to date, the most recent being 2013’s “Love Triangles Hate Squares”.
English-born rock trio, The Staves are at The Old Fruitmarket in Glasgow on Monday (26th October 2015). Sisters, Emily, Jessica and Camilla Staveley-Taylor, released their debut LP, “Dead & Born & Grown” in November 2012 followed by sophomore LP, “If I Was” in March of this year.
Singer/songwriter, Lucy Rose is at Glasgow’s Oran Mor on Wednesday (28th October 2015). Rose’s second LP, “Work It Out” was released in July of this year; it was the follow-up to her 2012 debut, “Like I Used To”.
Nova Twins, aka Amy Love and Georgia South, are bringing a slice of urban punk to King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut on Wednesday (28th October 2015). The duo from South East London are responsible for “murderous bass and razor sharp vocals to make your face melt”.
Wolf Alice have announced plans to play Glasgow’s Barrowland next year. The band, formed in 2010 and released their debut LP, “My Love Is Cool” in June 2015. Wolf Alice will play The Barrowland on Thursday 16th March 2016.
Tickets go on-sale on Friday 23rd October 2015 @ 9am