‘Tis the season to eat haggis, falalalala la la la la… Get your rocks off, your kilt on and party like you’re Rabbie Burns – it’s the weekend!
Big Burns Supper
25th-27th January, Various Locations, Dumfries
From a Friday night performance by Eddi Reader, to children’s show The Enormous Turnip, there’s something for everyone at this Dumfries festival celebrating all things Scottish. Our pick of the programme? Comedy trio An Englishwoman, Scottishwoman and Irishwoman. Big laughs guaranteed.
For the full programme of events and tickets visit Bigburnssupper.com
Free Electric Frog Party
Saturday 26th January, SWG3, Glasgow
The ultimate warehouse party throwers, Electric Frog, are thanking their loyal supporters with a free event this Saturday night. An impressive line-up of DJs, including JG Wilkes (Optimo), Thunder Disco Club, Vitamins, Bigfoots Tea Party, Simon Cordiner (Melting Pot), GPMG, Craig Moogroove and Kev Stevens, will be raising the roof of SWG3 from 8pm – get down early or you may not get in at all.
Tickets must be reserved and printed here
Rock Chic Presents: Another Night With The Soul Foundation
Saturday 26th January, Sloans, Glasgow
Rock Chic is back for a third year of fun and frolics, again with a little help from Scotland’s answer to The Temptations, The Soul Foundation. Expect magicians, cakepops, raffles and dancing into the wee small hours, all in aid of the Paul O’Gorman Leukaemia Research Centre. Not to be missed.
Tickets are priced at £15 and can be reserved by emailing [email protected]
Saturday 26th January, The Electric Circus, Edinburgh
The Manchester four-piece hit Edinburgh on Saturday night and Glasgow’s King Tut’s on Sunday, as part of their UK tour. Expect to hear sneak peeks from their upcoming debut album, as well as tracks from last year’s critically acclaimed EPs, Facedown and Sex.
Tickets are priced at £7 from Seetickets.com
LAID: Late Burns Nicht
Wednesday 30th January, Bar Bloc, Glasgow
Incase you don’t get a chance to celebrate Rabbie Burns Day over the weekend, those lovely LAID ladies are serving up an ode to the big lad on Wednesday night, complete with a Burns rap battle, haggis, neeps and tattie calzones and Glesga Kiss shooters. Music comes courtesy of Hector Bizerk, Erin Friel, The Banjo Lounge 4, Finn LeMarinel and DJ Doug Wilson.