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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…

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Bonfest 2017 Competition

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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…

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Big Country 35 at Celtic Connections

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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,…

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

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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…

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Live music on our Jazz Tours: Declan Forde

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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 to…

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30 under 30: Rachel Lightbody

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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 interest…

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30 under 30: Brodie Jarvie

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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 of …

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Jazz Walking Tours: 24th-26th June

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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. The…

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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…

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Restless Natives…coming soon…

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Next week Restless Natives kick off seven days of brilliant events in a multi-venue cultural festival, which champions independent purveyors of music, film, food, drink and business across Glasgow’s East End. We’re really chuffed to be participating and will run a Restless Natives tour on May 13. We managed to have a quick chat with the very busy people pulling it all…

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