A wee plug for an event which will doubtless be of interest to some of the readership of these pages.

Lord Cut-glass himself, Alun Woodward, is organising the second mini-festival Eastern Promise II at Platform in Glasgow at the end of the month. As well as series of bands, the festival will also feature a Scottish Independent Record Fair on the Saturday.

Details of the line up are as follows:

Friday 30th September
The Thing
Withered Hand (Solo)
Nancy Elizabeth

Saturday 1st October
To Rococo Rot
The Pastels
Silje Nes
Conquering Animal Sound
Animal Magic Tricks

Saturday has a Scottish Independent Record Fair

Tickets are £10 per night or £15 for the weekend with under 16’s paying £3 per night or £5 for the weekend. Doors are at 7pm and a bus will leave Mono at 6.30pm and cost £4 return.

Tickets are available from Monorail, Tickets Scotland and See Tickets.