What’s On Top 10

Country legend Johnny Cash
Country legend Johnny Cash

Our top 10 events happening over the next seven days.

Legends of American Country Tribute Show

A fantastic night of toe tapping Country classics showcasing highly acclaimed tributes to Johnny Cash, pictured above, Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, Kenny Rogers and lots more backed by the Keltic Storm band with an authentic stage set that gives the real Nashville feel.

Details: Falkirk Town Hall, West Bridge Street, Falkirk FK1 5RS, Thursday, 7.30pm, (01324) 506850.

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Secret Affair

Faces and the rest will motor to Larbert as post punk mod revivalists Secret Affair go public, performing classic hits My World, Time For Action, Let Your Heart Dance and Going to A Go-Go. Support acts are Seaside Sons and Dogtooth.

Details: Dobbie Town Hall, Main St, Stenhousemuir, Larbert FK5 4BL. Friday, 6.30pm, 07949 025635.

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NT Live: Saint Joan

Former St Trinians troublemaker Gemma Arterton stars as the epitome of French girl power Joan of Arc in this cinematic broadcast of a live theatre performance about the young mademoiselle who fought tooth and nail to rid France of the English. She should have just hung about a few centuries for Brexit.

Details: Hippodrome, Hope Street, Bo’ness EH51 0AA, Thursday, 7pm, (01324) 506850.

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Edinburgh Blues Club presents: Ina Forsman

She may be Finnish, but Ina Forsman pictured right, has just started, having released her self-titled debut album last year. See her at the Voodoo Rooms before bigger Bonamassa-esque halls beckon.

Details: Voodoo Rooms, West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA, Friday, February 17, 7.45pm, 0131 556 7060, www.edinburgh-blues.co.uk.

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I Will Survive!

All singing, all dancing proof that great friends and a good night out can help mend a broken heart.

Details: Falkirk Town Hall, West Bridge Street, Falkirk FK1 5RS, Saturday, February 18, 7.30pm, (01324) 506850.

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Pet Shop Boys

Those 1980s and 90s keyboard kings the Pet Shop Boys bring their epic electronica to Edinburgh for a show that will provide a nostalgic soundtrack for many 40 somethings.

Details: Edinburgh Playhouse, 18 to 22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, Wednesday, February 22, 7pm, 0844 871 3014.

7 FILM

Glasgow Film Festival presents: Best (George Best: All By Himself) (12a)

A must for all fans of the beautiful game and those once-in-a-generation players like Georgie Best who made it almost magical.

Details: Glasgow Film Theatre, Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6RB, Sunday, February 19, 3.45pm, 0141 332 6535.

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FistyMuffs

This Riot Grrl band of feminists write and perform songs about emotional abuse, unwanted groping and social injustice. Just the night to take your bird out and give her a treat when she’s finished the dishes and done the hoovering.

Details: Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43 to 45 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR, Sunday, February 19, 0131 556 9579.

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Chicago Blues Brothers

The high octane performances of Jake and Elwood Blues live on thanks to these committed musicians who dare to wear dark sunglasses at night.

Details: Edinburgh Playhouse, 18 to 22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, Saturday, February 18, 7.30pm, 0844 871 3014.

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Glasgow Film Festival presents: Predator (18)

A film from 1987 that defined the 18 rating. Trying watching it from the Predator’s perspective and get angry at how Arnie callously spoiled his annual intergalactic hunting trip.

Details: Glasgow Film Theatre, Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6RB, Friday, February 17, 11.15pm, 0141 332 6535.