This Week’s Gigs: 24th – 30th January


Hello, how are we all? I’m bloody knackered, I’m getting too old to drink all weekend.

What a weekend it has been though, kicking off with my first solo gig venture on Friday, then the liver damaging Barmellodie gig afterwards, followed up with the Chem19 Showcase at The Captain’s Rest on Saturday and rounded off with the launch of Cargo Crate at The Arches on Sunday. I’d quite like to crawl under a rock for a few days to recover, but sadly I have no such luck.
There is, as usual, plenty to do this week, so let’s get on with seeing what’s on.
Rescheduled after adverse weather caused it to be cancelled back at the start of December. We were looking forward to it then, we still are now.
Glasgow City Scoundrels: Madskull, The Girobabies, The Unstoppable Flying Raincoats, Ghosts of Progress, Portraits. Stereo, £5.
Glasgow City Scoundrels is a new night, with the kind of ethos I can get right behind – promoted by bands, with more focus on having fun than making money. Good luck to them.
Mogwai. Paisley Town Hall.
Oh, yes. To say I’m looking forward to this one would be an understatement.
Pin Up Nights – Pirates! The Flying Duck.
The last Friday of the month wouldn’t be the same without the most fun club in Glasgow, would it? Along with the usual fun and frolics you expect from the Pin Ups crew there’s the standard good selection of bands playing too. This month’s live line-up are Ace City Racers, The Plimptons and Jacob Yates and the Pearly Gate Lock Pickers.
Allo Darlin’, The Orchids. Captain’s Rest
Single launch for Fiction Faction’s “Apparitions”, the video for which we featured the other week.
There Will be Fireworks, Bear Bones, Galleries. The Captain’s Rest.
First gigs in a while from both Miss The Occupier and There Will Be Fireworks. If you can somehow split yourself in two and attend both then do that, and let me know how you do it.