Music Hitlist

The best pop, rock, jazz and folk

Make Model, My Cousin, I Bid You Farewell and diAgusto A bill heaving with acts, perhaps in an attempt to provide something for everyone. Sample all shades of the indie and rock spectrum with headliners Make Model (pictured), a Glasgow sextet unafraid to throw in a bit of surly electronica or blissful pop influence into their tasty, indie schmindie mix. Barfly, Glasgow, Fri 3 Aug. (Rock & Pop)

Sue McHugh Quartet Jazz standards done with considerable style from Linlithgow’s most creditable export. Brel, Glasgow, Sat 4 Aug. (Jazz)

Hey You Get Off My Pavement! A day of fine food and fine music in the space outside Mono. See feature, page 6. Mono, Glasgow, Sun 5 Aug. (Rock & Pop)

Piping Live! Six days of sonorous puffing and panting culminating in the Scottish Pipe Band championships on the 11th. Various venues, Glasgow, Mon 6–Sun 12 Aug. (Folk)

Edinburgh Youth Orchestra With Julian Lloyd Webber The world-renowned cellist teams up with the aspirant stars of tomorrow to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Elgar’s birth.

Municipal Waste and SSS We just read this week that thrash metal is hip again so its OK to flag up the music we’ve been listening to on the QT. The headliners are a mucky bunch of smoke hard, play fast wastrels from the wrong side of Virginia. King Tut’s, Glasgow, Wed 8 Aug. (Rock & Pop)

Sue McHugh Quartet

Linlithgow-based vocalist McHugh leads her quartet through a selection of jazz standards.

Hey You Get Off My Pavement!

All day al fresco event at Mono, featuring performances from The Aliens, up and coming Glaswegian rabble-rousers Errors, the super-cool Florida girl group Yo Majesty, plus Mother &The Addicts, Danananaykroyd and very special guests.

Make Model, Galchen and Isosceles

Fresh from appearances at T in the Park and Indian Summer, Make Model promote their new single 'The L.S.B.'.

Municipal Waste, Saviours and Ramming Speed

Virginian thrash punk metallers who describe their music as "the sound of a bong being hit hard as shit".

Edinburgh Youth Orchestra Summer Concerts

The Edinburgh Youth Orchestra is one of the leading youth orchestras in Europe, bringing together young musicians aged between 13 and 21 and teaming them with top international players and singers.

Piping Live! Glasgow International Piping Festival

The skirl of the pipes can be heard across Glasgow at this celebration of piping culture. Piping Live! includes outdoor performances by full bands in Buchanan Street and George Square, and informal evening gigs at the Festival Club. Plus, there are competitions such as the Masters Solo Piping Competition or Pipe Idol…

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