Dance the night away at The Bungalow tonight with 7 Piece Glasgow Soul Band, Northern Soul. They are ready to have a Christmas Party and play some Classic Soul, Natty Ska and Stompin Rock and Roll. Stick on your favourite Christmas jumper and join in the fun. You pay on entry from 7pm. 

Join Byres Road Big Band for a festive themed gig with a set of their usual big band classics with a peppering of Christmas tunes Doors are at 1pm and is free entry.

It’s a doubler at The Bungalow tomorrow night starting with the top UK Simple Minds tribute Simple Minded.  For the past five years Simple Minded has been thrilling audiences across the UK with their lively, exciting and authentic tribute to Scotland’s own Simple Minds. Simple Minded pride themselves on delivering an entertaining show and giving the audience what they want; and that means the hits. Classics such as Don’t You Forget About Me, Alive and Kicking, Up on the Catwalk and Promised You a Miracle from the entire Simple Minds back-catalogue right back to 1979.

Also you get on the night a helping of Deacon Blue classic hits by another great tribute act The Deacon Blues. The band have played all over the UK to fantastic acclaim, whipping festival audiences into a frenzy, singing along with every word, with their authentic reproduction of the greatest hits, such as Chocolate Girl, Fergus Sings the Blues, Real Gone Kid, Dignity and many more. You can pay on entry and doors are at 7pm. 

The Bungalow Club is on Wednesday afternoon from 2pm. Charlie Gorman and Alaine Wells from The Happy Band are the entertainment. The Bungalow Introducing Night on Thursday is Mya Brown, Roisin McCarney and Maudlin Dog for a night filled with indie music. Tickets: £5/3 student
Doors: 7pm

Rocknrollas have a fantastic tribute act in tonight and they are the shape of Frankly, The Smiths who are a Scottish tribute act to The Smiths. The band formed in 2017, and since then have been performing all over Scotland on a regular basis, namely at the famous Ironworks in Inverness and the popular Sneaky Pete’s in Edinburgh. The four pieces delve deep into the indie legend’s back catalogue, performing lengthy shows which please both the casual and devoted fan. The band have gained a dedicated following, all of whom believe that this is the only tribute act to see for the ultimate Smiths experience. You can pay on entry and doors are 7pm.

At The Swan tonight is Dirty Jewels from 7pm and tomorrow in ‘The Shopper’s Slot’ from 4pm is Memphis.  Clyde are in their usual slot on Monday at 6pm Lee James is performing his ‘Swing Show’ on Tuesday and on Thursday at 3pm he will be singing ‘Through The Decades’ also at 3pm. Duncan McLellan kicks off at 4pm on Wednesday.

Big Del has come out of retirement to do a Dj set at The |cave tonight from 8pm. Tomorrow The Lynsey Dolan Band are back to belt out some of their fantastic songs tomorrow from 6pm. There are bands still to be announced so check with The Cave for details for Saturday night at 9pm and Sunday at 6pm. 

Canyon who are a big favourite at The Keg are back again for some more wide ranging guitar driven rock classics and tomorrow night Bad Boy Boogie will be pounding out a rock show that will blow you away. Local band Monkey Business will be at The Anchor on Sunday from 4.30pm. Rockabilly band Cherry Red ’53 are at Kennedy’s on Sunday from 3pm. 

This week’s open mics are: Local singer-song writer Stephen Hendry at Tannahill’s on Monday from 8pm. The Abbey Bar on Monday with Dunky Hunter at 8pm, Jason Flood is the host at Gantry on Tuesday from 9pm; Johnny Barr will be at The Keg on Wednesday from 8.30pm.  Have a great weekend and Keep Music Live. 

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