Best Autumn Gigs in Scotland
Carbs, Honeyblood, Heather Peace, Sleaford Mods and Ghostpoet play Scottish dates
Jonnie Common and Jamie Scott (Conquering Animal Sound) tout smart hip hop and eccentric pop in their own off-kilter fashion. Their debut features songs about pizza and Mr Whippy which sounds like the perfect combination to us.
The Glad Café, Glasgow, Sat 12 Sep.
The Glasgow-based crunch pop duo featuring Cat Myers on drums and Stina Tweeddale on guitar and vocals were nominated for this year’s SAY Award for their eponymous debut album.
Art School, Fri 18 Sep.
Joanna Gruesome met on a wine-tasting holiday, which is definitely the best place to decide to form a band, and they play noise-punk, indie-pop fuzz, chock full of chunky guitar and right-on lyrics.
Summerhall, Edinburgh, Wed 23 Sep.
Also a successful actor, a singer Peace is just as accomplished, lending her voice to everything from Motown-infused tracks to heart-wrenching ballads.
St Andrews in the Square, Glasgow, Thu 1 Oct.
Gig crawl, promoted by Tenement TV, taking in Nice’n’Sleazy, O2 ABC, Broadcast, Flat 0/1 and King Tut’s. You can see WHITE, Man of Moon, Young Aviators, Atom Tree, Be Charlotte, The Van T’s and hordes more along the way.
Glasgow, Sat 3 Oct.
Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat
The gruff former Arab Strap man Moffat and gentle jazz man Wells tour their new album The Most Important Place in the World, their long-awaited follow-up to 2011’s Everything’s Getting Older.
Arts Centre, Paisley, Sun 11 Oct.
Nottingham’s punk / spoken word duo Jason Williamson and Andrew Fearn provide a soundtrack to modern Britain.
La Belle Angele, Edinburgh, Wed 14 Oct.
Yo La Tengo
The New Jersey-based trio explore the extremes of feedback-heavy rock and sweetly melodic pop.
The Garage, Glasgow, Fri 16 Oct.
Mercury-nominated Obaro Ejimiwe performs his unique and intoxicating blend of hip hop and electronica.
Art School, Glasgow, Wed 25 Nov.
The legendary singer-songwriter and political activist still has plenty to sing and shout about.
Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, Tue 1 Dec.
Six months after the release of second album Born Under Saturn, the four piece pop back up to Scotland for this Barras date. We’re expecting a storming, tropical rave.
Barrowland, Glasgow, Thu 3 Dec.