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Love Glasgow Hate Racism Gig: Glasgow St. Pauli Guest Blog

Love Glasgow Hate Racism is happening once again, this time on the 10th August, with this year’s event already shaping up to be bigger than last year’s. We invited Gary from Glasgow St. Pauli to tell us more.

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Help Musicians Scotland Panel at the Glasgow Jazz Festival

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The official charity partner of this year’s Glasgow Jazz Festival, Help Musicians Scotland presents a free panel discussing how to build resilience surrounding your music career – putting your health and welfare before the needs of the industry and how time out for you doesn’t mean time out for your career.

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We Have Your Back: Lynnie Carson on the Scottish Women’s World Cup Anthem

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Ahead of the Scotland Women’s National Football Team’s match against England this Sunday we invited singer-songwriter Lynnie Carson to tell us how her song We Have Your Back  in support of the squad came about and where you can get hold of it. Read More »

Stewart Cruickshank Bursary Winner by Richard Bull

We previously wrote here about the Stewart Cruickshank Bursary so on the day that the winner is announced, we thought we’d provide an update.

If you recall, we set up a bursary in honour of our friend and mentor Stewart Cruickshank, to recognise songwriting in Scotland. Budding songwriters were invited to submit a song and a statement.

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Flying Moon Music and Arts Festival: Nicole Stapinski Guest blog

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The small and mighty Flying Moon Music and Arts Festival returns in June for its second year. We invited its founder, Nicole Stapinski, to tell us how it came about. Thanks Nicole!

HOW I LEFT HOME, GOT SCARED, AND ACCIDENTALLY STARTED A MUSIC FESTIVAL

Six years ago I almost gave up, packed up, and went back home to New Jersey. I’d come to Glasgow to study a masters degree in History of Art, stupidly stayed, and almost landed myself into some serious debt in the process. A kind relative was prepared to pay for my entire plane journey home because I couldn’t even afford that.

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Guest Blog: Songs in the South

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“Songs in The South” is an evening of Americana music from both sides of the Atlantic in the south-side of Glasgow. The event, which takes place at The Glad Café on Thursday 16th May for the second year running, will feature performances by singer-songwriters, David Starr (Arkansas via Colorado), Martha L. Healy (Glasgow) and Al…

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New season tours 2019

Our Saturday tours start again this Saturday, April 20th. We’re looking forward to our new season and catching up with pals from our brilliant working partners at the Britannia Panopticon, the world’s oldest surviving music hall,  King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut ,the CCA and Nice N’ Sleazy. On Saturday mornings at 11am, walking the oldest…

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The Stewart Cruickshank Bursary: Guest blog by Richard Bull

Stewart Cruickshank was a great friend to Glasgow Music City Tours, and his knowledge and generosity of spirit were invaluable when we were starting out. We treasure the memory of Stewart out on our dry-run tour pipping us to the post with stories at every stop before we told them. We’re really pleased to be…

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Kim Edgar: Guest Blog

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We’re big fans of singer-songwriter Kim Edgar over at Glasgow and Edinburgh music tours and to mark the launch of the new single from CARA, we’re delighted she found the time to pen a guest blog for us, over to Kim! Mòran Taing: charity single release for Cancer Research UK, available here.

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Edinburgh Tradfest launches full programme for 2019

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Now in its 7th year, Tradfest, held at various locations across the city, mixes the very best in traditional music, world cinema celebrating folk culture, and storytelling. This year’s music programme kicks off on 26 April…

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