Lewis Capaldi to headline Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Lewis Capaldi to headline Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Chart-topping Scottish singer Lewis Capaldi will headline Edinburgh Summer Sessions on 14 August. We Were Promised Jetpacks and The Lightning Seeds also join the star-studded line-up of Florence + the Machine, CHVRCHES, James, Courteeners, Madness, Primal Scream, Johnny Marr and more. Edinburgh Summer Sessions will see eight dates of incredible music brought to the Capital, against the one of a kind backdrop of Edinburgh Castle in the Ross Bandstand, during Edinburgh International Festival. Bathgate boy…

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High 5, with Jack Lukeman

High 5, with Jack Lukeman

Irish singer Jack Lukeman will be a familiar face to fans of The Proclaimers. The talented troubadour supported the brothers Reid on their recent tour, going down a storm at venues up and down the country. But the 46-year-old from Athy, Kildare is headline material in his own right – be sure of that. A household name in his native Ireland, the multi-award-winning singer-songwriter is currently touring the UK – and he’s bringing his solo…

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Review: Whitehill Grove at Sneaky Pete’s

Review: Whitehill Grove at Sneaky Pete’s

Sneaky Pete’s is renowned for its raucous gig nights – so no better place to host the farewell show from Musselburgh’s greatest export since Luca’s ice cream, Whitehill Grove. From their first gig in February 2015 they quickly established themselves as a formidable live act and a succession of classy singles and EPs cemented their growing reputation. With a huge demand for tickets, the boys had already squeezed in an additional show the night before…

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Prodigy singer Keith Flint dies aged 49

Prodigy singer Keith Flint dies aged 49

The Prodigy’s Keith Flint has died aged 49, according to reports. He was found dead at his home in Dunmow, Essex, on Monday morning. Police said they were “called to concerns for the welfare of a man” just after 08:00 GMT. “Sadly, a 49-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. “The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.” The band confirmed the news of Flint’s…

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Bathgate’s Lewis Capaldi scores his first ever UK number one single

Bathgate’s Lewis Capaldi scores his first ever UK number one single

Lewis Capaldi has scored his first ever No.1 single on the Official UK singles chart with Someone You Loved. The 22-year-old, who grew up in the town of Bathgate, just under 20 miles from Edinburgh, had his song go from number three on the charts to the top spot, registering 58,000 combined sales, including a staggering six million audio streams. Someone You Loved (listen to it below) first entered the Top 100 at Number 66…

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Foo Fighters’ Chris Shiflett announces Edinburgh gig

Foo Fighters’ Chris Shiflett announces Edinburgh gig

Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett has shared new single This Ol’ World and also announced a UK tour – including a show at La Belle Angele in Edinburgh. You can listen to the single and get details of the tour below. This Ol’ World is everything a country song should be: infectious, upbeat and beautifully melancholic. “This ol’ world has lost its mind”, Chris chants, the call and response of the two electric guitars cleverly…

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Nirvana’s iconic ‘Live at the Paramount’ gig is being released on vinyl

Nirvana’s iconic ‘Live at the Paramount’ gig is being released on vinyl

Nirvana’s legendary Live At The Paramount concert is finally getting a release on vinyl. The 1991 Seattle gig was released on DVD and Blu-ray to coincide with the 20th anniversary celebrations of Nevermind in 2011 – and now, it is set to be released as a double LP set on April 5. According to reports, bonus features on the vinyl release will include a 12X24″ poster insert and a cloth replica Access All Areas pass…

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Cage The Elephant announce intimate gig in Edinburgh

Cage The Elephant announce intimate gig in Edinburgh

Grammy Award-winning retro rockers Cage The Elephant have announced a small run of intimate UK gigs – including a visit to the Liquid Room in June. Alongside details of their upcoming new album, Social Cues, the six-piece confirmed their return to live action. The band, who last played in the UK in 2017, will play three UK dates this summer in promotion of their eagerly-awaited new album. Tickets for the shows – which also include…

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Tom Walker to play intimate Edinburgh gig this weekend

Tom Walker to play intimate Edinburgh gig this weekend

Brit Awards’ breakthrough winner Tom Walker will celebrate the release of his debut album with a trio of Scottish signings and gigs – including a visit to Edinburgh this weekend. The Leave A Light On hitmaker will visit Assai Records on Grindlay Street this Saturday (March 2) from 5-6:30pm. The gig is free, but priority will be given to fans who have per-ordered or purchased the album from Assai Records. The same day, Glasgow-born Walker…

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Pale Waves to return to Scotland on 2019 UK tour

Pale Waves to return to Scotland on 2019 UK tour

Indie darlings Pale Waves have announced details of a UK tour for later this year – and it includes a return visit to Scotland. The Manchester band will kick off at Glasgow’s Barrowlands on September 23, before eventually bringing the tour to a close at Manchester’s Academy on September 27. You can check out the band’s latest tour dates in full below. Tickets go on sale this Friday (March 1) at 9AM. Pale Waves tour…

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