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Small Hours:The Long Night of John Martyn by Graeme Thomson — Glasgow Walking Tours Blog

Graeme Thomson’s excellent new book, Small Hours: The Long Night Of John Martyn, was published earlier this month and has been praised by the Observer, Irish Times, Independent, the Herald, Uncut and MOJO.  Omnibus Press have very kindly given us two copies to give away, check our FB page for details on how to win…

Memphis 68: A soulful evening with Stuart Cosgrove

On Saturday 7th October, Stuart Cosgrove will launch his brilliant new book Memphis 68 at the Admiral bar in Glasgow. We’re chairing the earlier part of the evening when Stuart will read from and answer questions about Memphis 68. From 10pm, djs Lenny Harkins and Andrew Divine will crank up their irresistible Northern Soul club night. Stuart has put together a…

Glasgow Music City…The Movie! Episode II

Glasgow is a great place for music. But don’t take our word for it – listen to what some of the city’s musicians have to say on the subject… Today we’re releasing the second in a series of (very) short films we’ve put together, featuring Glasgow musicians talking about making music and going to gigs…

Glasgow Music City…the Movie!

Glasgow is a great place for music. But don’t take our word for it – listen to what some of the city’s musicians have to say on the subject. We’re pleased to introduce the first in a series of (very) short films we’ve put together, in which Glasgow musicians talk about making music and going…

Godard In Glasgow, Part 4: 2013-2015

Ahead of his show at The Admiral on Friday 13th November (tickets) , we asked Subway Sect legend and all round post-punk muse Vic Godard if he would like to write us something about playing in Glasgow over the years. Today is the last Godard in Glasgow, bringing us right up to date. We’d like to…

Godard In Glasgow, Part 2: Sounds In The Suburbs and the Great B&B Fiasco

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Happy Birthday, Pretty Ugly! Pretty Ugly turns 10

pretty ugly turns 10

Lynne from Pretty Ugly – Glasgow’s longest running alternative club night, which turns 10 this month – tells us about their Decade of Dancefloor Debauchery. Although Pretty Ugly is a Glasgow club night, it was actually born at Born To Be Wide in Edinburgh. Aarti, Lee & Pam all worked at PR firm Burt Greener and were asked to…