Gigs This Week
Tonight (Friday 22nd January 2016) sees indie rockers, The Kooks play Glasgow’s Barrowland. The band, best known for their 2006 single, “Naive”, formed in 2004 and have released 4 studio albums to date, the most recent being, “Listen”, which dropped in September 2014.
Trip hoppers, Massive Attack are scheduled to play Glasgow’s 02 Academy tonight (Friday 22nd January 2016). The band formed in 1988 in Bristol and are best known for their 1991 single, “Unfinished Sympathy”. Their fifth LP, “Heligoland” was released in February 2010. Support comes from Young Fathers.
Canadian singer/songwriter, Frazey Ford will be at Glasgow’s 02 ABC tonight (Friday 22nd January 2016). Former founder of folk music outfit, The Be Good Tanyas, Ford released her debut LP, “Obadiah” in July 2010. “Indian Ocean”, Ford’s second studio solo effort dropped in 2014.
Indie folk band, Daughter will be playing Edinburgh’s Queen’s Hall on Saturday (23rd January 2016). The band, from London, formed in 2010 and released their debut LP, “If You Leave” in March 2013. Daughter are out in support of their latest LP, “Not To Disappear” which dropped earlier this month.
Britpop band, Ocean Colour Scene are at Glasgow’s Garage on Saturday (23rd January 2016). The band, from Birmingham, formed in 1989 and are best remembered for their 1996 single, “The Day We Caught The Train”. Ocean Colour Scene are out on tour to celebrate 20 years since the release of their second LP, “Moseley Shoals” which dropped in April 1996.
Canadian grungers, Dilly Dally are at Broadcast on Sauchiehall Street on Sunday (24th January 2016). The four-piece band formed in 2009 and released their debut LP, “Sore” in October 2015.
Swedish electro duo, Galantis are scheduled to play at Glasgow’s 02 Academy on Sunday (24th January 2016). The pair, Christian “Bloodshy” Karlsson and Linus Eklow, released their debut studio LP, “Pharmacy” in June 2015.
Mercury Prize nominee and Glasgow boy, C Duncan is at Broadcast in Glasgow on Monday (25th January 2016). Duncan released his debut LP, “Architect” last year.
Toronto-born hardcore band, Cancer Bats are at Glasgow’s Garage on Monday (25th January 2016). The band, who formed in 2004, have released five studio LPs to date, the most recent being, “Searching For Zero” which dropped last year.
Home-grown band, Three Blind Wolves are at The Hug & Pint in Glasgow on Monday (25th January 2016) as part of The Celtic Connections Festival 2016. The trio draw influence from Neil Young, My Morning Jacket and Nirvana and recently released their first full-length album, “Sing Hallelujah For The Old Machine”.
Pop-rock sibling, The Corrs are back after a decade long break and make their SSE Hydro debut on Tuesday (26th January 2016). The band, who originally formed in 1990 and released five studio LPs in their career, including 1998’s “Talk On Corners”, reformed last year. The Corrs released their long-awaited sixth studio effort, “White Light” in November 2015.
English/Albanian singer/songwriter, Dua Lipa is scheduled to play Glasgow’s 02 ABC on Tuesday (26th January 2016). Known for her quirky dream pop, Lipa is set to release her debut offering later this year.
Glasgow’s Old Fruitmarket plays host to American singer/songwriter, Rhiannon Giddens this Wednesday (27th January 2016). Known as the lead singer and founding member of country and blues outfit, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Giddens released her debut LP, “Tomorrow Is My Turn” in February 2015.
Folk rocker, Teddy Thompson is scheduled to play Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall on Wednesday (27th January 2016). Thompson is from London and released his self-titled, debut LP in 2000.
Australian rock band, Wolfmother have unveiled plans at play Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on Tuesday 12th April 2016. The band formed in 2000 and are due to release their fourth studio effort, “Victorious” next month.
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