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Celtic Connections: Trad Trail Tours

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It’s our third year at Celtic Connections, and we’re very proud to run our Merchant City Trad Trail tours again. The tours have sold out for the last two years and we’re expecting to do so again in 2018. Places on the tours are limited, but there are still some tickets available  More »

The Sikh Pipe Band by Peter Ross

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To 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…

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The Barrowland Ballroom by Peter Ross. Photographs by Anne Ward

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We’re really looking forward to The Passion of Harry Bingo, the new book from award-winning writer, Peter Ross, due in August. In the meantime to keep you going we’re re-running the popular photo essay by Peter and photographer Anne Ward on the legendary Barrowland Ballroom.   For more of Anne’s writing and photographs check…

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Glasgow Jazz Festival 2017: The Bevvy Sisters

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The audience know they’ve seen something special * * * * * BROADWAY BABY Energetic yet measured. Skillful and exuberant* * * * THE SCOTSMAN Mixing equal measures of sweetness and sass, grit and glamour, heartbreak and hilarity – cut with a dash of potent Scottish spirit – Since 2006 The Bevvy Sisters have…

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Glasgow Jazz Festival 2017: Jazz Tour

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My name is Alison Eales, and I’m one of the regular guides for Glasgow City Music Tours. I’ve been involved with Glasgow’s various music scenes since moving here in 1999, mainly by playing keyboards with Butcher Boy and singing with Glasgow Madrigirls. I’ve been lucky enough to play at some of the city’s best-loved venues,…

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Save Barrowland Park 2017

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The Album Pathway, created by Glasgow artist Jim Lambie, pays homage to the iconic Barrowland Ballroom and its role in Glasgow’s musical history. Arranged like the spines of records on a shelf, the Pathway lists the names and dates of bands who played Barrowland from 1983 until the Pathway was installed for the Commonwealth Games…

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Christmas Competition!

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We’ve selected a few of our favourite books this year for one bumper bundle for one lucky winner. To enter all you have to do is sign up for our newsletter: we promise not to bombard you with information.  A winner will be picked at random & the closing date is Sunday 11th December. Enter…

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Music Tourist Summit

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We’d like to say a very big THANK YOU to Olaf Furniss and his team for the very first Music Tourism conference in Glasgow. It was an honour to participate and we thoroughly enjoyed 2 days of events including guest speakers, an intimate gig at Tenement TV and a look behind the scenes…

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Aye Write! Presents Peter Hook

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On Thursday 6 October Peter Hook, one of the founding members of Joy Division and New Order, talks about his new book Substance: Inside New Order, as part of the continuing Aye Write! Presents season.  To mark the event, we are running a fab competition. We have a pair of tickets for the…

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We’re 1!

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It’s a year since we embarked on our first walking tours, and we’d like to thank everyone who has helped make them possible including; The Britannia Panopticon, CCA, The Clutha & Victoria Bar, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, King Tut’s, Mono, Nice’N’Sleazy, The Scotia Bar and The Scottish Music Centre. Thanks to everyone who has guest-blogged for us, the musicians who agreed to be filmed for…

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