Gigs This Week
American singer/songwriter, Father John Misty is scheduled to play Glasgow’s 02 Academy tonight (Thursday 12th May 2016). Misty, aka J. Tillman, is out in support of his latest LP, “I Love You, Honeybear” which dropped in February 2015.
Glasgow’s Stereo plays host to London-born singer/songwriter, Patrick Wolf tonight (Thursday 12th May 2016). Wolf has released six studio albums throughout his career, the most recent being 2012’s double LP, “Sundark And Riverlight”.
Pop punks, Busted are back together and are set to play a double header at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on Friday (13th) and Saturday (14th May 2016). The trio split in 2005 following a 5 year career which spawned two studio LPs, their 2002 self-titled debut and 2003’s “A Present For Everyone”. Busted dropped brand new single, “Coming Home” earlier this month.
Libertine, Pete Doherty is flying solo at The Barrowland this Friday (13th May 2016) following a hugely successful UK Tour with his original band, The Libertines. Doherty is out ahead of the release of his second solo LP, due for release later in 2016.
Homegrown heroes, BMX Bandits are scheduled to play Glasgow’s CCA on Saturday (14th May 2016). The band, from Glasgow, are known for their 1960s inspired guitar pop and have released nine LPs to date, the most recent being 2012’s “In Space”.
Glasgow’s Broadcast has a live set from London rockers, Yuck on Saturday (14th May 2016). The band have drawn favourable comparisons to Pavement, My Bloody Valentine and Sonic Youth; their third LP, “Stranger Things” was released in February of this year.
Foxes is scheduled to play Glasgow’s 02 ABC on Sunday (15th May 2016) as part of her current tour. Foxes, aka Louisa Rose Allen, released her second studio album, “All I Need” in February of this year; it followed her 2014 debut, “Glorious”.
Glasgow’s Oran Mor plays host to indie rockers, The Heavy on Sunday (15th May 2016). The band, from Bath, are best known for their signature 2009 single, “How You Like Me Now?”, and released their fourth studio album, “Hurt & The Merciless” in April of this year.
Birmingham-born soul singer, Laura Mvula is scheduled to play Glasgow’s Oran Mor on Monday (16th May 2016). Mvula released her debut effort, “Sing To The Moon” in 2013; her second LP, “The Dreaming Room” is set to drop next month.
Glasgow’s 02 ABC plays host to Dublin-born quintet, September Girls on Monday (16th May 2016). The band are known for their brand of noise pop and released their debut effort, “Cursing The Sea” in January 2014; their second LP, “Age Of Indignation” dropped last month.
Washington-born indie rockers, Chastity Belt are at Glasgow’s Broadcast on Tuesday (17th May 2016). The four-piece band have released two studio albums to date; their 2013, “No Regerts” and “Time To Go Home” which dropped last year.
Glasgow’s Hug & Pint plays host to Anna Meredith and her brand of electronic/acoustic music on Tuesday (17th May 2016). Meredith is a former composer with The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and released her debut album, “Varmints” in March of this year.
Celtic punk rockers, The Rumjacks are scheduled to play Glasgow’s Audio on Wednesday (18th May 2016). The band, from Sydney, Australia, released their latest LP, “Sober & Godless” last year; it followed their 2010 debut, “Gangs Of New Holland”.
Nottingham born singer/songwriter, Jake Bugg is back with a brand new album and has announced plans to tour later this year, including a date at Glasgow’s 02 Academy on Friday 21st October 2016. Bugg’s third LP, “On My One” is scheduled for release in June 2016.
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