Your definitive guide to the Scottish weekend is back with a bang, as Something For The Weekend returns to its regular slot as of today – aren’t you glad?
To make up for abandoning you over the past month we’ve handpicked some extra special events, gigs and openings, featuring various friends of Scotcampus, in the hope that you will forgive our sorry asses and have a belter of a weekend to boot. Enjoy!
The classic tale of little orphan Annie, mean Miss Hanigan and hero Daddy Warbucks comes to life this weekend at Musselburgh’s Brunton Theatre, thanks to the Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association. Whether you’re fifteen or fifty, there’s fun to be had for all at this production, and plenty of well-known songs for you to sing along to!
Tickets £10-£12, book by calling 0131 665 2240
The latest addition to Glasgow’s bustling West End, The Faktory is billed as a bar, club and canteen, and officially opens its doors on Byres Road this Friday. Staff will be giving out 1000 visitor cards, which entitle the holder to 50% off food, 50p drinks and free entry to all club nights – sounds like a great reason to get down there.
For more info check out the Facebook Page
The Glasgow four-piece play their first home show of the year at Oran Mor, with support from Sunshine Social and Lori McTear. Don’t miss your chance to see them before they seriously blow up; having already appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson in the US, it’s only a matter of time before The Imagineers hit the big time.
Tickets £7 + £2 booking fee from Ticketmaster
If you haven’t managed to catch a game yet, now is the perfect time to see those Auld Reekie Roller Girls in action, as The Cherry Bombers take on the Gravehearts and The Skatefest Club battle the Leithal Weapons, in this epic doubleheader final. Watch out for our feature on the girls in the April issue too, where our editor Jennifer tries her hand at roller derby… with interesting results!
Tickets £5 in advance, £7 on the door. For more info see Arrg.co.uk
Having chatted to this Las Vegas four-piece, in an interview you’ll be reading on the site very shortly, we can safely say that you’re in for one hell of a show. A slightly heavier alternative to fellow Vegas boys The Killers, we can guarantee you’ll fall for their track Radioactive, as well as debut single It’s Time.
Tickets £11 + £1.37 booking fee from TicketWeb