"THE BIGGEST gig to hit Salisbury since Bowie played in 1973," is what a local historian claims about the Supergrass gig tonight, a warm-up show for their appearance on the main stage at Reading Festival on Saturday. One of only two indoor UK shows that the Oxford trio (right) will be playing this year, they're now established as one of the country's biggest bands after their first two albums went platinum. There should be some brand-new material from their third album, which will be released early next year, plus most their hits, from "Caught by the Fuzz" onwards.
City Hall, Salisbury (01722 327 6767) 7.30pm
Finding a place to do a warm-up gig for a Reading headline performance when you are as famous as Jimmy Page and Robert Plant isn't that easy. The poor things have had to opt for this 7,500-capacity arena to play out material from their recent Walking into Clarksdale album, as well as Led Zeppelin standards.
Point Depot, Dublin (00353 1 836 6777) 7.30pm