The best pop, rock, jazz and folk


Jay Z
Ignoring his own self-imposed retirement completely by appearing on everyone’s else’s records, the self-professed CEO of hip hop arrives for his first ever Scottish live date. See feature, page 20. SECC, Glasgow, Fri 22 Sep. (Rock & Pop)

The Misfits.
The original shock punks who inspired Marilyn Manson and Dave Grohl. Liquid Room, Edinburgh, Sun 24 Sep. (Rock & Pop)

Going Underground
A unique day of indie entertainment with a plethora of talent including The Hussys, Popup, The Low Miffs and BMX Bandits who play sets in various venues situated around the Glasgow Underground network, starting at Curlers at noon and ending at Oran Mor that night. Oran Mor, Glasgow, Mon 25 Sep. (Rock & Pop)

Teenage Fanclub
The Bellshill Beachboys return for a special one-off show as they play their master work Bandwagonesque in its entirety. Barrowland, Glasgow, Fri 29 Sep. (Rock & Pop)

Davey Graham
Hugely influential guitarist acknowledged as the impetus behind the 1960s folk-rock revolution, whose virtuoso work inspired everyone from The Beatles and Led Zeppelin to Paul Simon and John Martyn. See preview, page 66. Oran Mor, Glasgow, Sun 24 Sep. (Folk)

Public Enemy
Proving that outspoken political opinions are not a thing of the past, the influential Long Island rappers show that hip hop is more than just vacuous bling-bling. Barrowland, Glasgow,
Tue 3 Oct. (Rock & Pop)


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