Cocoon Counter Culture Weekender
Two day celebration of post-rock and experimental music all headlined by Jesu and Crippled Black Phoenix.
The GRV, Edinburgh, Sat 12 & Sun 13 Sep.
Are you ready to rawwwk? Comedy glam metal troupe who put the cock back into rock. Even if you can’t stand the music they will have you grinning from ear to ear with their sleazy banter.
The Garage, Glasgow, Tue 15 Sep.
Coldplay, Jay-Z and White Lies
The final huge stadium gig of 2009 as Chris Martian calls in a few favours from his pals for particularly impressive support from hip hop’s mainman Jay-Z, so make sure you get there early eh?
Hampden, Glasgow, Tue 16 Sep.
Gang of Four
Post-punk heaven as pioneers of the scene play their Entertainment album in full.
HMV Picturehouse, Edinburgh, Fri 18 Sep, ABC, Glasgow, Sat 19 Sep.
Stereo Open Day
Wallow in the best live music and DJs Scotland has to offer for a full day of sonic pleasure at the hands of Correcto, Jacob Yates, DeSalvo, Fox Gut Daata and many more.
Stereo, Glasgow, Sat 19 Sep.
Perfect warm-up for the forthcoming MOBOs as the modern face of UK urban music heads to Glasgow.
The Garage, Glasgow, Tue 22 Sep.
Islay Jazz Festival
The Isle of Islay gets down to the sounds of jazz as local venues, distilleries, hotels and even the RSPB are taken over by this annual three-day festival. Acts include Trygve Seim, Frode Halti, Alan Barnes, Subie Coleman, Trio AAB and more.
Various venues, Islay, Fri 11 Sep-Sun 13 Sep.