What's On Scotland 3-10 Feb: FLY CLUB at Sub Club & more

FLY CLUB returns to Glasgow with a three-stint lineup at Sub Club. Elsewhere, Zinnie Harris takes on Lady Macbeth and Independent Venues Week continues

Feature by Anahit Behrooz | 03 Feb 2023
  • FLY Club x Sub Club

Returning to Sub Club for the first time since 2016, FLY CLUB celebrate ten years of partying with this series of meticulously curated club nights. Taking place on the 9, 16 and 23 February, the nights promise excellent music in Sub Club's vibey venue, staying true to FLY's original 2013 ethos as "a party by friends for friends".

Kicking things off is Leeds electronic duo Prospa, with support from local gems DJ Suzie and Aurum E. The next week, catch Glasgow-based DJ, producer and Radio Buena presenter Gloss on the decks along with Robbie McGrory and Lucas Elliott. Keeping things local the final day are Glasgow’s rising stars Dominique, Kane Kirkpatrick and Kamilla to round off the month.

Find your tickets for each of the nights here, here, and here - happy partying!!

Macbeth (an undoing)
Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh. 4-25 Feb
Zinnie Harris is known for her feminist reinterpretations of the canon - this year sees her tackle one of early modern theatre's most famous women, intertwining new writing with Shakespeare to place Lady Macbeth’s haunted interiority in a whole new light. Image: Laurence Winram.

Maja Lena
The Hug and Pint, Glasgow. 6 Feb, 7:30pm
Part of The Hug and Pint's Independent Venues Week lineup, dreamy singer Maja Lena plays from her two albums The Keeper and Pluto, exploring ideas of nature and the affective boundaries between the human and nonhuman through a pastoral kind of folk. Image: Martha Webb.

ADVERTISEMENT | A Mother's Song: A New Folk Musical
Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling. 23-26 Feb


The World Premiere of A Mother’s Song spans 400 years from 17th-century Stirling to 21st-century New York City. This bold and life-affirming story follows three remarkable women at different moments in history, tracing the incredible journey of Scottish folk music across the Atlantic. Created by Finn Anderson (Islander) and Tania Azevedo (&Juliet, But I’m A Cheerleader).

Grace & The Flat Boys
Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh. 5 Feb, 7pm
Repping Independent Venues Week today for Edinburgh is Sneaky Pete's, whose incredible lineup includes Edinburgh-based outfit Grace & The Flat Boys. Over a year after their debut EP, and with a new one pending this year, their music is a unique blend of jazz, R'n'B, rock and soul. Image: Courtesy of artist.

Ornamental Breakdown
Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh. 2 Feb-16 Mar
Edinburgh-based artist Bernie Reid uses painting methods normally associated with graffiti to consider the bounds of artistic representation. Featuring new commissioned works, this exhibition uses abstracted and psychedelic figurative forms to explore ideas of identity. Image: Bernie Reid.

Catherine Cohen: Come For Me
Glee Club Glasgow, Glasgow. 9 Feb, 7pm
Having released her Netflix special The Twist...? She's Gorgeous, New York comedian Catherine Cohen is now touring the equally iconic Come For Me, a wry musical exploration of what it means to enter your thirties as a woman both online and off. Image: Evan Murphy.

Kings, Dundee. 4 Feb, 11pm
Dundee mainstays Acid Boner and Stalker throw the summeriest party you can get in Scottish February, with dance floor faves and deep cuts from the history of Italo disco. Is this Dundee...is this Rome...who can say.

Benjamin Soedira: Jongen
CCA: Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow. 3-25 Feb
Through a series of striking photographs, Glasgow-based artist Benjamin Soedira unravels histories of colonialism, intergenerational trauma, and the ability of the ground to hold onto the past.