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Gutter Gig Guide : 13/02/2017

Gigs This Week

New Yorkers Taking Back Sunday are scheduled to play Glasgow’s 02 ABC on Tuesday (14th February 2017). The band are out in support of their seventh studio LP, “Total Wave”, which dropped last September. Supports comes from former My Chemical Romance guitarist, Frank Iero and his band The Patience and Black Foxxes.

Californian-born singer/songwriter, Chuck Prophet is at Glasgow’s 02 ABC on Wednesday (15th February 2017). Prophet released his latest studio effort, “Bobby Fuller Died For Your Sins” earlier this month.

Heavy metal band, Anthrax are scheduled to play Glasgow’s legendary Barrowland Ballroom on Wednesday (15th February 2017). The band released their latest LP, “For All Kings” last February, their first to feature guitarist, Jon Donais. Support comes from The Raven Age.

Trivium keep the heavy metal vibe going in Glasgow this week with a scheduled show at The Barrowland on Thursday (16th February 2017). The band, from Florida, released their seventh studio album, “Silence In The Snow” in October 2015; it features the singles, “Blind Leading The Blind”, “Until The World Goes Cold”, “Dead And Gone” and the LP’s title track. Support comes from Sikth and SHVPES.

Indie rock trio, Little Comets are at St Luke’s on Thursday (16th February 2017). The band, who formed in 2008, released their fourth studio LP, “Worhead” earlier this month. Support comes from Eliza And The Bear.

Seattle-b0rn rockers, Band Of Horses play Glasgow’s 02 Academy on Thursday (16th February 2017). The band, who formed in 2004, are supported by Isreal Nash. Band Of Horses released their fifth studio effort, “Why Are You OK?” last June.

Identical indie rockers, Tegan and Sara are at Glasgow’s 02 ABC on Friday (17th February 2017), The sisters, Tegan and Sara Quin, are from Canada and released their eighth studio effort, “Love You To Death” in June of last year. Support comes from Alex Lahey and Ria Mae.

Britpop gems, Dodgy are scheduled to play The Record Factory on Friday (17th February 2017). The band formed in Hounslow, London in 1990 and released their sixth studio LP, “What Are We Fighting For?” in September last year; their first studio album in 4 years.

Glasgow’s 02 ABC play host to English alt-rockers, Deaf Havana on Saturday (18th February 2017). The band are out in support of their latest studio effort, “All These Countless Nights” which dropped earlier this month; its features the tracks, “Trigger” and lead single, “Sing”.

Sunday will see Dundee’s finest, The View kick off the first of sixth consecutive sold out gigs at Glasgow’s King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut. Kyle Falconer and Co are out to celebrate a decade since they released their debut album, “Hats Off To The Buskers”.

 

 

Live Review : Mexrrissey, 02 ABC (25/01/2017)

Who knew that the mariachi movement of Mexico married so perfectly with the Mancunian misery of Morrissey?

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Taking the best of Morrissey and the band with which he made his name, Mexrrissey took to the stage in front of a packed house at Glasgow’s 02 ABC last Wednesday, and it didn’t take long for the frost of Sauchiehall Street to melt away thanks to this upbeat, vibrant twist of a tribute.

Delivering a blistering set that doubled as a Spanish lesson, Mexrrissey put their spin on classic solo and Smiths tracks, including, “Cada Dia es Domingo”, “El Primero del Gang”, “Ask”, “Panic” and “Estuvo Bien”, to the delight of the crowd who danced, flounced, swayed and sang-a-long in bi-lingual unison.

Mexrrissey is more than a a Mexican spin on Manchester’s finest, it’s a reminder that the legacy of both The Smiths and Morrissey transcends time, genre and even language.

 

 

 

 

The View In Special Barrowland Show

Hot on the heels of their sold out string of dates at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut in Glasgow next month, The View have unveiled plans to play Glasgow’s legendary Barrowland Ballroom to celebrate a decade since they released their debut LP, “Hats Off To The Buskers”.

The tour will see the Dundee-born band play across the UK in May of this year, including dates at Aberdeen’s Garage (5th), Manchester’s Ruby Lounge (7th), Tramshed in Cardiff (12th), Carlisle’s Old Fire Station (16th) and Edinburgh’s Liquid Rooms (17th).

Having formed in 2005, The View released “Hats Off To The Buskers” in January 2007; the album scored them a UK number one album, was nominated for The Mercury Prize and spawned the singles, “Same Jeans”, “Face For The Radio”, “Wasted Little DJs”, “The Don/Skag Trendy” and “Superstar Tradesman”

The View play Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom on Thursday 4th May 2017

Tickets go on-sale on Friday 27th January 2017 @ 9am

Live & Local : 25/01/2017

The Clutha Bar, Stockwell Street

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The Jimmy Woods Band are bringing the rock ‘n’ roll vibe on Friday night (27th January 2017). Spirit Of Slim Chance are providing the Saturday (28th January 2017), while Overdrive are LIVE on Sunday (29th January 2017) bringing their take on classic rock tracks from AC/DC to ZZ Top, and everything in-between!

Sweeney’s On The Park, Pollokshaws Road

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On Friday (27th January 2017) Stairhead Rumpus will be providing the live entertainment from 9pm; the duo will be playing the BEST music from the 1950s to the present day! The Cahoots are providing the Saturday (28th January 2017) soundtrack from 4pm and The O’Cajunals are LIVE from 9pm.

McChuill’s, High Street

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DJs Paul Molloy and Mickey Collins will be playing “Shakermaker” this Friday night (27th Janaury 2017) at McChuills while The Sectors will be playing a live set! Volt will be playing an eclectic set of electronic music on Saturday night (28th January 2017), while DJ Thistle Stew will be spinning the tunes on Sunday (29th January 2017).

The Scotia Bar, Stockwell Street

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The Java Tones will be providing the Friday night (27th January 2017) soundtrack at The Scotia from 9.30pm. On Saturday (28th January 2017), Ecotone are LIVE from 4pm, while Tons Of Slobs take the stage from 9.30pm. 3 Card Trick will be winding down the weekend from 5pm.

 

The Killers In Hyde Park Headliner

Las Vegas’ finest, The Killers have announced plans to headline Hyde Park this summer as part of British Summer Time; the band’s ONLY UK date for 2017.

The band, fronted by Brandon Flowers and formed in 2003, are currently working on their fifth studio effort, their follow-up and first LP since 2012’s “Battle Born” which spawned anthemic single, “Runaways”. Frontman Flowers flew solo during the band’s hiatus last year, releasing his second solo effort, “The Desired Effect”.

Supporting The Killers at Hyde Park are Elbow, Tears For Fears and White Lies, with more to be announced in the coming weeks; the gig is the second BIG GIG in London that weekend with Irish legends, U2 playing Twickenham Stadium the same night as part of their “The Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary Tour”.

The Killers will play London’s Hyde Park on Saturday 8th July 2017.

Tickets go on-sale on Friday 27th January 2017 @ 9am.

Joana Serrat Kicks Off UK Tour

Bringing her brand of dreamy folk/pop to The UK this month is singer/songwriter, Joana Serrat, including a date at Glasgow’s Broadcast as part of 2017’s Celtic Connections Festival.

Serrat is out in support of her latest LP, “Cross The Verge” and will take in shows in Nottingham (24th), London (25th), Exeter (26th), Bexhill (27th), Manchester (28th) and Newcastle (29th) before concluding in Glasgow (30th). With support from The Handsome Family, Serrat will play a string of European shows including Hamburg (10th Feb), Berlin (11th), Brussels (15th) and Paris (16th).

“Cross The Verge” was recorded in Montreal, Canada with producer, Howard Bilerman, known for his work with Arcade Fire and The Barr Brothers, and features duets with Neil Halstead and Ryan Boltd.

Joana Serrat is at Glasgow’s Broadcast on Monday 30th January 2017.

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