Lucy Ribchester’s AAA Edinburgh

Lucy Ribchester’s AAA Edinburgh

Lucy Ribchester was born in Edinburgh and grew up in Fife. She studied English at St Andrews and Shakespearean Studies at the Globe in London. In 2013 she won a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award. This year her short story The Glassblower’s Daughter was shortlisted for the Costa Short Story Award, and her first novel The Hourglass Factory was published. Her new novel The Amber Shadows has just been published. She lives in Edinburgh…

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AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week

Okay, break-time everyone. Stop that work, work, work, work, work, work for minute… the video for the brand new Rihanna track has just dropped – and it’s our Hottest Record Of The Week. The second single cut from new album ANTI, Kiss It Better is Prince-like in its balladry, and the video, shot entirely in black and white, focusses only on Rihanna (no bad thing, that). Admittedly, it’s a tad explicit (hey, it’s Rihanna!), so you…

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Ronnie Corbett’s Best Jokes

Ronnie Corbett’s Best Jokes

Edinburgh-born entertainer Ronnie Corbett, best known for BBC TV sketch show The Two Ronnies, sadly died today aged 85. “Ronnie Corbett CBE, one of the nation’s best-loved entertainers, passed away this morning, surrounded by his loving family,” Corbett’s publicist said in a statement. “They have asked that their privacy is respected at this very sad time.” Corbett, who was educated at the James Gillespie School and the Royal High School, appeared alongside the late comedian Ronnie Barker in…

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High 5, with (Boyce Avenue’s) Alejandro Manzano

High 5, with (Boyce Avenue’s) Alejandro Manzano

YouTube sensations Boyce Avenue went down an absolute storm last weekend during their gig in the Capital, treating a packed-out crowd at Liquid Room to a set featuring originals such as Be Somebody, Cinderella and Imperfect Me, and covers like Avicii’s Wake Me Up and Tracy Chapman’s Fast Car. The band, composed of brothers Alejandro, Daniel, and Fabien Manzano,  started their career uploading covers onto YouTube in 2007, which quickly started building a huge following…

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Interview: Fear The Walking Dead boss Dave Erickson

Interview: Fear The Walking Dead boss Dave Erickson

As the season two premiere of Fear The Walking Dead approaches, here’s an exclusive Q&A with the drama’s Executive Producer and showrunner, Dave Erickson. Discussing the dramatic development of the series and some of the new season’s ocean-set scenes, Erickson’s insights into the Mexico-based production are revealed alongside the drama’s brand new Key Art. How is Fear The Walking Dead distinct from The Walking Dead – and is it easy to become hooked on Fear if…

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High Five, with Adem

High Five, with Adem

As well as collaborating with Kieran ‘Four Tet’ Hebden in their original band (Fridge) and Johnny ‘Pictish Trail’ Lynch in Silver Columns, Adem has previously released three solo albums. But, something of a pop polymath, he’s had his fingers in loads of other pies, too: producing an album for Radiohead’s drummer (Philip Selway), composing the score for Armando Iannucci’s In The Loop film, scoring a season for the RSC and also working with the likes…

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Be a Bay City Roller VIP

Be a Bay City Roller VIP

AAA has teamed up with I Ran With The Gang, the smash hit sell-out Fringe show telling the story of the Original Bay City Roller, Alan Longmuir, to allow you access to this exclusive pre-sale offer. I Ran With The Gang returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2016. Due to popular demand, for the first time ever 10 VIP tickets will be available for each of the 19 performances during August. Each ticket will cost…

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High Five, with Billy Bibby (ex-Catfish And The Bottlemen)

High Five, with Billy Bibby (ex-Catfish And The Bottlemen)

Having cut himself loose from the hugely popular Catfish And The Bottlemen, Billy Bibby brings his new band, the Wry Smiles, to Sneaky Pete’s on Friday, 12 February as part of his UK Tour. “These lads I’ve taken on board are the real deal with exciting futures ahead of them,” says Billy of his new four-piece line-up. “I’m really looking forward to going on tour with this great bunch of guys. I’m sure we’ll turn a few heads with our…

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Chris Blair from The Deadly Winters’ AAA Edinburgh

Chris Blair from The Deadly Winters’ AAA Edinburgh

Chris Blair is frontman of Edinburgh alt-folk outfit The Deadly Winters. BBC Radio One, Radio Scotland (Roddy Hart, Tom Morton and Iain Anderson’s shows), Mike Harding’s Folk Show and Scottish DJ Jim Gellatly are all champions of the five-piece, having playlisted and reviewed various releases from the band. And here at AAA Towers we think they’re pretty awesome, too. The Ters’ have shared stages with lauded Scottish singer/songwriter Dougie Maclean and The Staves and have appeared at Celtic…

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Review, An Experience with Arnold Schwarzenegger

Review, An Experience with Arnold Schwarzenegger

The story of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s rise to fame, fortune and power reads like one of the most unlikely, muscle-bound fairy tales in the history of pop culture. So, who better to explain how the hell it all happened than The Terminator himself? “This is the story you know, so are you ready for the story you don’t?” teased Arnie, as a glitzy montage of clips from his most memorable films was screened before he walked…

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