Below is the list of gigs i went to in 2006. I think the list is complete, and it is in chronological order. 62 gigs plus 6 days at festivals.

sister! resist (club night) – the tunnels, aberdeen – fri 13th jan
hookers green no.1
giles walker (DJ)
kuda (didn’t see)

nme tour – corn exchange, edinburgh – sat 28th jan
maximo park
arctic monkeys
we are scientists
mystery jets

regina spector – cabaret voltaire, edinburgh – wed 1st feb
regina spector
only son

clap your hands say yeah – liquid rooms, edinburgh – sun 5th feb
clap your hands say yeah
two gallants
the very

broken social scene – temple bar music centre, dublin – sat 11th feb
broken social scene
(no support)

the go! team – barrowland, glasgow – fri 17th feb
the go! team
the grates

battle – moshulu, aberdeen – sat 25th feb
roland shanks (didn’t see)
hookers green no.1 (didn’t see)

editors – barrowland, glasgow – wed 1st march

death cab for cutie – barrowland, glasgow – sat 4th march
death cab for cutie
john vanderslice

the raconteurs – abc, glasgow – tues 21st march
the raconteurs

miss black america – the swamp, edinburgh – sat 22nd april
miss black america
private jackson
the set up

how to swim – cabaret voltaire, edinburgh – wed 26th april
how to swim
mellow submachine

silver jews – bongo club, edinburgh – thurs 27th april
silver jews
alasdair roberts

tarwater – cabaret voltaire, edinburgh – fri 28th april

kool keith & kutmasta kurt – bongo club, edinburgh – fri 28th april
kool keith & kutmasta kurt

long blondes – cabaret voltaire, edinburgh – sat 29th april
long blondes
the rebel

aphex twin – barrowlands, glasgow – sun 30th april
aphex twin
the bug
wolf eyes

low – abc, glasgow – tues 2nd may
my latest novel

toffs can’t dance – the caves, edinburgh – fri 5th may
the revivalists (didn’t see)
the dials
the briganties
tam’s railways

morning runner – the garage, glasgow – sat 13th may
morning runner
the fallout trust

dinosaur jr – the venue, edinburgh – thurs may 18th
dinosaur jr
f o machete

james dean bradfield – king tuts, glasgow – tues 23rd may
james dean bradfield
(no support)

guillemots – liquid rooms, edinburgh – fri 26th may
joan as policewoman

guillemots – cabaret voltaire, edinburgh – fri 26th may
guillemots “secret” improv set in the back room of sugarbeat club

battle – cabaret voltaire, edinburgh – mon 29th may

jim noir – the venue, edinburgh – tues 30th may
jim noir
delta mainline

the research – cabaret voltaire – wed 31st may
the research

the research – avalanche records, cockburn st. edinburgh – thurs 8th june
the research
(instore performance and signing)

hope of the states – liquid rooms, edinburgh – fri 16th june
hope of the states
(support band name unkown, didnt see)

t in the park day 1 – balado, kinross – sat 8th july
maximo park
the twilight singers
cut copy
uncle john & whitelock
sigur ros
clap your hands say yeah
giant drag
tiny dancers •
levellers •
seth lakeman •
forward russia •
duels •
the kooks •
the rifles •

(only saw a few songs from bands marked with a •)

t in the park day 2 – balado, kinross – sun 9th july
we are scientists
morning runner
the crimea
primal scream
death cab for cutie
my latest novel
the spinto band
o.b.e •
some young pedro •
the strokes •
arctic monkeys •
magic numbers •
the proclaimers •
sandi thom •

(only saw a few songs from bands marked with a •)

the pipettes – king tuts, glasgow – wed 12th july
the pipettes
1990s (didnt see)
the young playthings

teenage fanclub – kentish town forum, london – mon 24th july
teenage fanclub perform “bandwagonesque”
the bevis frond

tortoise – koko, london – tues 25th july
tortoise perform “million now living will never die”

low – koko, london – wed 26th july
low perform “things we lost in the fire”
bat for lashes

new young pony club – cabaret voltaire, edinburgh – fri 4th august
new young pony club
the rushes (didn’t see)

lambchop – liquid room, edinburgh – sat 5th august
william elliott whitmore

the bees – liquid room, edinburgh – wed 9th august
the bees
tiny dancers (didn’t see)

belladrum festival day 1 - beauly, nr. inverness - fri 11th august
echo & the bunnymen
lee scratch perry
union avenue
biffy clyro
forward russia
seasick steve
edgar prais
copy haho
kid carpet
camera obscura •
shutter •
the rumble strips •
cord •
paddy rasta •

belladrum festival day 2 - beauly, nr. inverness - sat 12th august
arlo guthrie
the wonder stuff
morning runner
vincent vincent & the villians
seth lakeman •
stereoglo •
stephen fretwell •
errol linton •

richard hawley – liquid room, edinburgh – sun 13th august
richard hawley
my latest novel

euros childs – cabaret voltaire, edinburgh – tues 15th august
euros childs
born ruffians

edgar prais – liquid rooms, edinburgh – sun 20th aug
the automatic
ok go
edgar prais
(i’d like to make it clear i went to see edgar prais, not the automatic)

regina spektor – liquid room, edinburgh – mon 21st august
regina spektor
arkham razor

radiohead – meadowbank stadium, edinburgh – tues 22nd aug

the raconteurs – corn exchange, edinburgh – wed 23rd aug
the raconteurs
be your own pet

maximo park – corn exchange, edinburgh – thurs 24th aug

maximo park
the research
the dykeenies (didn’t see)

snow patrol – meadowbank stadium, edinburgh – fri 25th aug
snow patrol
the hazey janes (didn’t see)

the twilight singers – cabaret voltaire, edinburgh – sun 27th aug
the twilight singers (and mark lanegan)
jeff klein

metric – cabaret voltaire, edinburgh – mon 28th aug
scissors for lefty

jamie t – liquid room, edinburgh – tues 29th aug
jamie t

spank rock – cabaret voltaire, edinburgh – wed 30th aug
spank rock
scotland yard

goulag beat – cocteau lounge, edinburgh – t
hurs 31st aug


edgar prais – king tut’s wah wah hut, glasgow – fri 1st sept
edgar prais
the elvis suicides
yellow bentines

indian summer festival day 1 – victoria park, glasgow – sat 2nd sept
yeah yeah yeahs
the fall
hot chip
ben kweller
scissors for lefty

indian summer festival day 2 – victoria park, glasgow – sun 3rd sept
anthony and the johnsons
yo la tengo
gang of four
tapes n tapes
camera obscura
tilly and the wall
my latest novel
flying matchstick men

teenage fanclub – barrowlands, glasgow – fri 29th sept
teenage fanclub (performing bandwagonesque)
bevis frond (didn’t see)

battle – king tut’s, glasgow – sat 30th sept
edgar prais
i was a cub scout
right hand left

battle – the fly, london – fri 6th oct
(not sure who the support were)

sparklehorse – liquid rooms, edinburgh – thurs 19th oct

the gossip – oran mor, glasgow – tues 31st oct
the gossip

i love you but i’ve chosen darkness – king tuts, glasgow – fri 3rd nov
i love you but i’ve chosen darkness
catfish haven
how to swim

tapes n tapes – liquid rooms, edinburgh – 6th nov
tapes n tapes
the neon hearts

flaming lips – secc, glasgow – fri 10th nov
flaming lips
gryff rhys

josh ritter – cabaret voltaire, edinburgh – 19th nov
josh ritter
the doubtful guest

j spaceman – queens hall, edinburgh – sat 25th nov
j spaceman
lupen crook

arab strap – abc, glasgow – mon 4th dec
arab strap
de rosa

peter, bjorn and john – liquid rooms, edinburgh – tues 5th nov
peter, bjorn and john
saint jude’s infirmary