Glasgow Gigs This Week
Indie-electro outfit Klaxons play 02 ABC on Monday 27th October as part of a headline tour which the band announced this week would be their last. The band released their third studio album, “Love Frequency” in June 2014, following their 2007 debut, “Myths Of The Near Future” and 2010’s “Surfing The Void”. Support comes from Gutter favourites and Glaswegian electro-rock band, Crash Club.
Former Smiths guitarist, Johnny Marr plays 02 Academy this Monday (27th October). Marr is out on the road in support of his second solo album, “Playland” released earlier this month, following his debut offering, “The Messenger” in 2013.
Paisley-boy, Paolo Nutini is set for a spectacular homecoming this week when he plays TWO sold-out shows at The SSE Hydro on Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th October. The tour comes in support of his third album, “Caustic Love” released in April 2014; his first studio album in 6 years following 2008’s “Sunny Side Up”. The singer is fresh from picking up a gong at this week’s Q Awards 2014 for “Best Track” for single, “Iron Sky”.
Katy B is scheduled to bring her blend of dub-step and R & B to Glasgow’s 02 ABC on Tuesday (28th October). The singer released her second studio album, “Little Red” in February of this year and support comes in the form of Becky Hill; she appeared in the first season of BBC’s The Voice in 2012 and scored a number one single, “Gecko (Overdrive)” with Oliver Heldens in January 2014.
American singer/songwriter, Sheryl Crow plays The Royal Concert Hall this Tuesday (28th October). Crow is expected to perform the best bits of her back catalogue including signature songs, “All I Wanna Do”, “A Change Would Do You Good” and “If It Makes You Happy” as well as material from her 2013 album, “Feels Like Home”.
Royal Blood play a sold-out show in 02 ABC on Thursday 30th October. The duo scored a number one album with their self-titled, debut in August of this year and were one of the stand-out acts at Glastonbury this summer.
Announced This Week
Scottish rock band, Gun unveiled plans to tour in 2015 this week with a date scheduled for The Barrowlands on Saturday 28th March 2015 when they will play “Taking On The World” album in full. The band are set to play three consecutive nights at Glasgow’s King Tuts next month where they will play, in full, their albums“Taking On The World”, “Gallus” and “Swagger”, respectively.
The Charlatans have unveiled plans to release their 12th studio album in January 2015, “Modern Nature”, their first album since 2010’s “Who We Touch”. The Madchester-era band have also announced plans to tour in 2015 with two dates at Glasgow’s Barrowlands in March.
Scotland’s own, Nina Nesbitt announced plans this week to give her fans an early Christmas present with her “Christmas Acoustic Tour” this December. It concludes a successful 2014 for the singer/songwriter who scored a number one in The Scottish Charts with her debut album, “Peroxide” in March of this year and played a stellar set at The Ryder Cup Opening Gala at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro last month. Nina will play Glasgow’s Arches on Friday 5th December 2014.