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Justin Currie on Del Amitri’s return to Edinburgh Castle

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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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The Bevvy Sisters: This Moment album launch & concert

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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…

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Traceyanne Campbell: Guest blog

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Hi, I’m Tracyanne (Camera Obscura) and I want to tell you that I have a new record coming out. Myself and Danny Coughlin from Crybaby have become Tracyanne & Danny. After hearing a rumour we were all Indie purists up here in Glasgow, Danny from Bristol sent me a handwritten letter along with…

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Young Fathers on Leith, cabin fever and Hidden Door festival

Young Fathers play Hidden Doors in Leith. We have a Hidden Doors comp and a quick interview with Young Fathers about working in Leith. The stars have aligned… We’re not ones to play favourites but it has been a joy to watch the rise and rise of the brilliant Edinburgh trio Young Fathers. To…

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Glasgow Jazz Festival 2018: Competition

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We’re very excited about the 32nd Glasgow Jazz Festival,  the longest-running music event in the city. To celebrate its return we have a competition on our Facebook page to win a pair of tickets to see the fabulous Orchestre Poly-Rythmo at the Old Fruitmarket on Friday 22nd June.   From Wednesday…

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Flashback: Glasgow 96 & The Original 13th Note

The end of the year is traditionally the time for looking back, and with that in mind we asked Glasgow-based writer Damien Love if he had anything lurking in his archives that might be a good fit for our last blog post of 2017. He’s had a rummage and pulled us out a cracker:…

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Govanhill International Carnival

The inaugural Govanhill International Carnival and Govanhill Against Racism festival takes place from August 26-28. On Saturday 26 August, Govanhill International Carnival 2017, will bring Govanhill’s diverse communities together for a celebration of its unique community.  On Saturday 26 August a colourful and lively Parade will weave its way through…

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Glasgow Music City…The Movie! Episode III

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 third in a series of (very) short films we’ve put together, featuring Glasgow musicians talking about making music and going to gigs…

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Butefest 2016

Acts confirmed to date for this year’s Butefest include: Idlewild, The Magic Numbers, The Rezillos, Skerryvore, Tom McRae, Recreations (formerly ‘Get Cape.Wear Cape.Fly’), Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5, Baghdaddies, Scott Wood Band and many many more. To mark the occasion we’re running a competition to win a pair of Full Weekend Adult Tickets…

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Tenement and Temple

Tenement and Temple are Monica Queen (“one of the greatest singers ever” Gary Lightbody- Snow Patrol) and guitarist, producer and writer Johnny Smillie, both formerly of country-indie pioneers, Thrum. This weekend, drawing on influences including Elvis, Willie Nelson, Neil Young, The Everly Brothers and Emmy Lou Harris, they indulge their love of guitars and harmony with…

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