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Son House at Leith Town Hall 1970, by David Beckett: Glasgow Music Walking Tours Guest Blog

We’ve been enjoying the return to live music in Glasgow and Edinburgh recently and wanted to share a blog from friend of the music tours, David Beckett, about the time the legendary Son House played Leith Town Hall. Over to David… I was barely into a year of what turned out to be a fifty…

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August 27, 2021

Nadine Shah: Glasgow Music Walking Tours Guest Blog

Like the majority of her peers, Geordie indie diva Nadine Shah has keenly felt the lack of touring activity through the national lockdowns. But while she hasn’t been doing the job she was born for, she has experienced some key life events on the pandemic rollercoaster – not least leaving London, moving back home to…

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August 10, 2021

Kim Edgar: Guest Blog

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. Songs and…

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March 27, 2019

Edinburgh Tradfest launches full programme for 2019

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 at the Queen’s Hall with anarchic Irish folk band Lankum and continues for the next 11 days with –…

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March 15, 2019

Happy Birthday and Farewell, Song, By Toad

Here at Edinburgh Music Tours, we like to big up the city’s grassroots music movers and shakers and one of the scene’s most passionate advocates is Matthew Young of Song, By Toad Records. This small but mighty independent label has charted and championed some of the best sounds to emerge from Edinburgh and beyond over…

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September 25, 2018

Justin Currie on Del Amitri’s return to Edinburgh Castle

Del Amitri are back in action next month with three Scottish gigs. They play Edinburgh Castle on the 21st of July and then two nights at the Barrowlands in Glasgow on the 28th and 29th of July. In this interview, Justin Currie explains what they have been up to. Del Amitri went on hiatus for thirteen…

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June 18, 2018

The Bevvy Sisters: This Moment album launch & concert

Ahead of the launch party and concert for their new album This Moment,  we’re delighted to welcome our favourites, The Bevvy Sisters..over to you, Sisters… We’re more than excited to announce our BIG news: our third album, This Moment, will be released on Thursday 28th June and we are having a big party at the Queen’s…

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June 14, 2018

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