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The Sikh Pipe Band by Peter Ross

o celebrate the launch of his new book The Passion of Harry Bingo and our Piping Live tours, Peter Ross and his publisher Sandstone Press have graciously allowed us to use this wonderful piece by Peter on The Sikh Pipe Band’s appearance at Piping Live in 2015. Thanks also to Michael McGurk for allowing us to use his photograph. Keep…

Belle and Sebastian’s Chris & Sarah chat about TRNSMT

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With T In The Park taking a well-earned rest this year, the festival focus shifts to Glasgow this weekend when the inaugural TRNSMT festival takes over Glasgow Green from Friday to Sunday. Kasabian top the bill on Saturday and Biffy Clyro bring proceedings to a rocking close on Sunday but it’s the Friday line-up we’ve got our…

Bonfest 2017 Competition

The annual celebration of rock’s greatest lead singer returns! Now in its 11th year, Bonfest sees AC/DC fans from around the world descending on Bon Scott’s Scottish hometown to celebrate the life and music of the great man. This year’s festival sees one of the strongest line ups yet, with some genuine AC/DC royalty headlining. The legend…

Big Country 35 at Celtic Connections

Big Country were one of the biggest Scottish noises of the 1980s, renowned for their anthemic singles and the distinctive twin guitar attack of the late Stuart Adamson and Bruce Watson, which seemed to echo the skirl of the bagpipes. The current incarnation of the band, including Watson and his son Jamie, original drummer Mark Brzezicki,…

Live music on our Jazz tours: Fergus McCreadie, Declan Forde & Alan Benzie

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Glasgow Jazz Festival we’re running jazz tours (24, 25, 26 June) and we’ll be kicking off at 2pm with some live music and a refreshment at the brilliant Scottish Music Centre. Guests will have the opportunity to peruse some archive jazz material and listen to a short set by one of…

Live music on our Jazz Tours: Declan Forde

We’re very excited and honoured to announce that Declan Forde will perform on Saturday 25th. Declan Forde was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1992. In 2014, after completing his Bachelor studies at Leeds College of Music, he relocated…

30 under 30: Rachel Lightbody

Rachel Lightbody is a young vocalist based in Glasgow. Growing up in Chicago she was immersed in  American song — from Billie Holiday to James Taylor, the family home was always filled with music which sparked her early…

30 under 30: Brodie Jarvie

Brodie studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland on Tommy Smith’s Scottish Jazz degree under the tutelage of Mario Caribe, Julian Arguelles and Tommy Smith. In a collaboration between the Edinburgh and Oslo Jazz Festivals in 2012, Brodie was one…

Jazz Walking Tours: 24th-26th June

Join us as we celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Glasgow Jazz Festival on our Jazz Walking Tours. Launched in 1987, the Festival is the city’s longest-running annual music event and we are proud to be part of it….

Jazz Festival Walking Tours announced

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We are very excited to announce a new series of walking tours in partnership with Glasgow Jazz Festival. Launched in 1987, the Festival is the city’s longest-running annual music event and we are proud to be part of it. The Festival is a showcase for the best international and home-grown talent. We hope that our tours…