Terry Reid and the Fortunate Sons
Something of a coup of the Scots rock outfit as they back the legendary ‘Superlungs’ through a set of his bruising old school rock classics. Winchester Club, Glasgow, Sat 29 Aug.
The Pastels and the Tenniscoats
Stereo, Glasgow, Wed 2 Sep.
The surprise hit from last year, finally make it round to letting everyone who bought the pretty special eponymously-titled debut album, see them live.
O2 Academy, Glasgow, Tue 8 Sep.
Seventeen years in, Ms Amos shows no sign of losing any of her guile or intensity and returns to showcase her new album Abnormally Attracted to Sin.
Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Tue, 8 Sep.
An instrumental baroque pop outfit with a diverse musical background, its line-up includes two moonlighting members of Arcade Fire on temporary hiatus.
The Arches, Glasgow, Mon 7 Aug.
An 80s-tastic line up including Gloria Gaynor, Heaven 17, Flock of Seagulls, Go West, Rick Astley and more. The action-packed festival also features a karaoke club and the Club Tropicana cocktail bar. Big hair, glitter and shoulder pads are not optional.
Loudoun Castle Family Theme Park, Galston, Fri 28–Sun 30 Aug.
This noisy Scots duo have been creating havoc with their turbo-charged live sets, and they have an even bigger sound to go with it. A debut single is imminent.
13th Note Cafe, Glasgow, Wed 9 Sep.
Hank Williams III
Country and honky-tonk meets punk at this intimate gig from Williams, the grandson of the legendary country crooner Hank Williams.
The Garage, Glasgow, Thu 10 Sep.