Here's what is going on this week, most of which I can't afford to go to.
As usual if I miss something then no one told me about it. You can let me know about any upcoming gigs by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and I won't miss them out.
French Wives. LOVEmusic, 5pm, free.
French Wives release their first EP Feel Safe Small on Monday, and celebrate with an instore gig at LOVEmusic (the shop formerly known as Avalanche for those not paying attention) at 5pm.
theapplesofenergy. Mono, free.
The Shape of Folk To Come: Shambles Miller, Shooting Stansfield, Lovers Turn to Monsters. Slouch, free.
Read a wee bit more about this, and the Edinburgh gig on Saturday here.
This should be a good one, the line up is ace. Catch some video previews of the bands involved here.
Cheap tickets available if you contact Johnny Reb (johnnyrebmusik (at) yahoo.com), tell 'em I sent you
The Scottish Alternative Music Awards. Classic Grand.
Visit the SAMA website for all the details, and to vote.
Pin Ups Ladies Night. The Flying Duck.
You should know by now that we love the Pin Ups crew. As usual there's an excellent selection of DJs along with live sets from Hannah Peel, Any Color Black and Boycotts. All the details and tickets on the Pin Ups website.
Burnt Island. Avalanche, Edinburgh.
Free instore gig as part of Chaffinch Records taking part in Avalanche's Scottish Label week.
John Cage Musicircus. Tramway.
Night Noise Team. Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh.
Night Noise Team also happen to have a brand spanking new website, go have a look.
This will also be ace. Being poor is rubbish.
More aceness with a trio of bands we really like round here.
John Knox Sex Club. Captain's Rest
Brain Burner Present: Cheer, Cosmic Dead, Mr Peppermint, Tangles, Small Scale Collisions. The Liquid Ship. Free entry.