What to see this week..
Glasgow Green Glasgow Mix Tape Saturday, 10.30am VETERAN crooner Sydney Devine is the unlikely addition to the bill at this festival within a festival. Admiral Fallow, Errors and The Phantom Band are also in the line-up, with legends such as Lloyd Cole, The Bluebells and Edwyn Collins shoring up the nostalgia.
BBC at the Quay Ken Bruce, today, from 9.30am TEXAS and Amy Macdonald perform live at The Quay before a live audience for the Renfrewshire-born Radio 2 veteran's show.
Glasgow Girls, Sunday, 5pm RE-STAGED for one night only, the National Theatre of Scotland's multi-award winning show directed by Cora Bissett, telling the story of how a group of Glasgow teenagers took on the might of the government over detention of asylum seekers.
Kelvingrove Bandstand James Grant and Monica Queen, Saturday, 7.30pm TWO of Scotland's finest vocalists, James Grant and Thrum lead singer Monica Queen, share the bill on the penultimate day of the Festival 2014 programme at the bandstand.
Closing Ceremony, Sunday STARTING at 5pm, actor Tam Dean Burn, the Sirens of Titan Choir, the Orchestra of Scottish Opera and the Glasgow Improvisers Opera, lead into the closing ceremony on the big screen at the bandstand.
Around the city Mural spotting TEAM Recoat, a collective of spray paint artists, have contributed a host of giant murals to the Commonwealth City streets. Visit recoatdesign.com for a map to track them down.
Sound To Sea, Glasgow Science Centre Today & Saturday, 9.30pm A TWO-DAY music extravaganza in the Govan basin behind the science centre featuring a brilliant line-up, including the angelic highland vocals of Rachel Sermanni, the electro-pop of Miaoux Miaoux and the communal voices of Glasgow Phoenix Choir. There'll also be performance art, aerial dance and some pyrotechnics.
News Just In, Arches Until Saturday, 9pm SPOOF news bulletins featuring razor sharp comic turns from Balamory's Julie Wilson Nimmo and River City's Jordan Young. Strong language and nudity "guaranteed".
Beyond the Games East End Social, until Aug 31 THE continuation of the music festival curated by Glasgow record label Chemikal Underground, extends until August 31 with The Last Big Weekend in Richmond Park, featuring local heroes Mogwai, DJ Hudson Mohawke, The Wedding Present and The Twilight Sad.
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|Publication:||Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Date:||Aug 1, 2014|
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