Gigs This Week
Californian rock band, The Story So Far are scheduled to play Glasgow’s Garage on Thursday (10th December 2015). The band formed in 2007 and have released three studio LPs to date, the most recent being their self-titled studio effort released in May of this year.
Scottish singer/songwriter, Stevie McCrorie is playing King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut on Thursday (10th December 2015). McCrorie, from Falkirk, won the fourth series of BBC’s “The Voice” earlier this year and is scheduled to release his debut LP, “Big World” in early 2016.
Rock heavyweights, Def Leppard and Whitesnake team up for a double-headline gig at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on Thursday (10th December 2015). Def Leppard formed in 1977 and released their 11th self-titled LP in October of this year, while Whitesnake formed in 1978 and released their 12th studio effort, “The Purple Album” in April of this year. Support comes from Black Star Riders.
Glasgow’s Barrowland plays host to post-punk indie band, The Twilight Sad on Saturday (12th December 2015). The band, from Kilsyth, released their fourth LP, “Nobody Wants To Be Here And Nobody Wants To Leave” in October 2014 and are scheduled to support The Cure on their North American Tour next year.
The Moon Kids are at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut on Saturday (12th December 2015). The trio, from Dunfermline, are fast becoming known (and loved) for their brand of “fairground pop” and released their self-titled EP earlier this year. Support comes from Edinburgh-born band, The Indos.
Edinburgh punks, The Rezillos are at Glasgow’s Oran Mor on Saturday (12th December 2015). The band, who formed in 1976, released their third LP, “Zero” in March of this year; it was the band’s first studio effort since 1979’s “Missions Accomplished . . . But The Beat Goes On”.
Merseyside’s China Crisis are at Glasgow’s Oran Mor on Sunday (13th December 2015). The band formed in 1979 and released their seventh studio LP, “Autumn In The Neighbourhood” earlier this year.
Folk/pop pioneers, Mumford & Sons play TWO consecutive dates at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on Sunday (13th) and Monday (14th December 2015). The band, who formed in London in 2007, are out in support of their third LP, “Wilder Mind” which was released in May 2015; it follows their 2009 debut, “Sigh No More” and 2012’s “Babel”.
Indie rock band, The Charlatans are scheduled to play Edinburgh’s Usher Hall on Monday (14th December 2015). The band, who formed in 1989, are out in support of their 12th studio LP, “Modern Nature”, which dropped earlier this year and was their first album in five years. Support comes from Frankie & The Heartstrings.
Former Kassidy frontman, Barrie James O’Neill plays a solo show at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut on Monday (14th December 2015). O’Neill has been performing under the name, NiGHTMARE BOY since 2014; he has released 2 EPs to date, and his debut LP, “Cold Coffee” is expected to drop in 2016.
Dundonian trobadours, The View are at Glasgow’s 02 Academy on Wednesday (16th December 2015). The band are out in support of their fifth studio LP, “Ropewalk” which dropped in September of this year.
Legendary psychedelic rockers, Primal Scream have announced 4 intimate UK Dates for March/April 2016 including a special show at Glasgow’s 02 ABC on Wednesday 30th March 2016. The dates are in support of their forthcoming LP, “CHAOSMOSIS” due to drop on Friday 18th March 2016.
Tickets go on-sale on Friday 9th December 2015 @ 9am