Gigs This Week
Stormzy is scheduled to play Glasgow’s 02 Academy tonight (Wednesday 5th April 2017). The grime artist is known for his unique R ‘n’ B spin on his sound, as sampled on his debut LP, “Gang Signs & Prayer”.
Soul singer, Jorja Smith plays King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut on Thursday (6th April 2017) with support from Mari Green. Smith has drawn favourable comparisons to Lauryn Hill, Amy Winehouse and Rihanna and featured on two tracks on Drake’s LP, “More Life”.
Glasgow’s Hug & Pint play host to fresh new talent, The Orielles on Thursday (6th April 2017). The trio, sisters, Sidonie B and Esme Dee Hand Halford and best friend, Henry Carlyle Wade, take inspiration from Sonic Youth, Pavement, Pixies, The Beach Boys and Yo La Tengo.
Reading born-band, The Amazons are scheduled to play King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut on Friday (7th April 2017) with support from Estron and The Hollows. The band are due to release their self-titled debut in May.
Legendary rockers, The Who are scheduled to play Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on Friday (7th April 2017) as part of their “Tommy & More Tour”. Fans can’t expect to hear the best bits of their impressive back catalogue, including “My Generation”, “Pinball Wizard” and “Won’t Get Fooled Again”.
Home-grown indie pop band, Reverieme are scheduled to play Glasgow’s 02 ABC on Friday (7th April 2017). The band, from Ayrshire, formed in 2005 and have released four studio albums to date, the most recent being 2016’s “Straw Woman”.
Brit-born melodic hardcore band, Blood Youth are at Glasgow’s Garage on Saturday (8th April 2017). The band formed in 2014 are out in support of their third LP, “Beyond Repair”.
Singer/songwriter and former “The Voice” runner-up, Leah McFall is at Stereo in Glasgow on Monday (10th April 2017). McFall hails from Northern Ireland and has released two singles, “Wolf Den” and “Happy Human”, taken from her forthcoming mini album, “Ink”.