Gig Preview: Don’t miss out on great live music nights

West Coast Rock Cafe, Abingdon St, Blackpool.
West Coast Rock Cafe, Abingdon St, Blackpool.
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Get set for a lively night at West Coast Rock Cafe tomorrow – Swedish punk-rockers Fornicators are in town.

Tim, Hampus, Daniel and Erik are touring the UK with No Decorum from Manchester, and will be playing at the Abingdon Street venue tomorrow.

Highlights of their tour so far included a headline slot at this year’s Nice ‘n’ Sleazy Festival in Morecambe.

The Blackpool show will be the penultimate performance before their gig at The Bird’s Nest in London on Saturday. They describe their influences as Rancid, NOFX and The Dropkick Murphys

If that’s your thing, doors are at 8pm and it’s £3 on the door.

Support comes from three local acts – the Drop Out Wives, Dischord and The Senton Bombs, who were recently signed to STP records.

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• Ska Face, one of the most popular acts on the local scene are in action on Saturday when they play 53 Degrees in Preston.

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Liz Lawrence, Beach House, Blackpool

Tonight. The London singer-songwriter is tipped to go on to big things. Catch her in intimate surroundings, supported by local favourites Jess Harwood and Russ Erwin. Tickets £6 on the door, doors open 7.30pm.

Laura Catlow and friends, Toast, St Annes

Saturday. One of Blackpool’s most well-liked young singers hits the St Annes bar with another selection of covers and self-penned tunes.

Hats Off To Led Zeppelin, Lowther Pavilion

Tomorrow. Winners of the National Tribute Awards 2013, these boys are meant to be the real deal. Call the Lowther Pavilion box office on 01253 794 221 for tickets.

Triphazard, Blue Room

Three-piece electro-pop band from Liverpool. Formed in 2006 they have been picked out by NME and been played on TV and radio, as well as sharing the stage with artists like Franz Ferdinand and Bastille. Also on the bill are The Effect, The Trap and The Fuse.

Blue Pig Orchestra, Norbreck Tennis Club

Saturday. The Blackpool five-piece have a reputation for powerful, exciting live performances. Influenced by folk, Americana and rock n roll, they write songs which have a story to tell.