Foals announce support act for Edinburgh gig

Foals announce support act for Edinburgh gig

Foals have revealed the support act who will join them on their 2020 tour, which kicks off at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh in April. Posting on social media site Twitter, the Yannis Philippakis-fronted outfit wrote: “Pleased to announce Everything Everything as main support on select 2020 UK dates, tickets on sale this week!” The band also announced a “new deadline” for fans to purchase latest album Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part…

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Review: The King and I, Edinburgh Playhouse

Review: The King and I, Edinburgh Playhouse

Tradition states that your head should never be above the King of Siam’s but on this occasion you would be forgiven for a more relaxed meeting with his majesty as the The King and I rolls into Edinburgh for the latest part of its world tour. Set in the 1860s, this classic musical tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a young English widow and the King of Siam after she accepts a job…

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Thom Yorke to kick off solo tour in Scotland next summer

Thom Yorke to kick off solo tour in Scotland next summer

Thom Yorke has announced a series of solo dates in the UK and Europe for 2020, with the tour kicking off in Glasgow. The Radiohead frontman will be taking his Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes live project featuring producer Nigel Godrich and audiovisual composer Tarik Barri on the road next summer – calling at Glasgow’s SEC (Scottish Events Centre) and Manchester’s O2 Victoria Warehouse before two nights at the Eventim Apollo in London. They’ll be touring material…

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Foals to kick off 2020 UK tour at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall

Foals to kick off 2020 UK tour at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall

Ahead of the release of their eagerly-anticipated new album, Oxford indie band Foals have announced a major UK tour for 2020 – and kicks off at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh in April. The Yannis Philippakis-fronted outfit release new album Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 2 on October 18, and fans who pre-order the record from the band’s website until October 21 will gain early access to tickets for the UK headline…

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Biffy Clyro confirm release date for eighth studio album

Biffy Clyro confirm release date for eighth studio album

Scottish alt-rockers Biffy Clyro have confirmed that their eagerly-awaited eighth album will be released in the “first half” of 2020. The Ayrshire band revealed they were back in the studio last month, sharing a video of lead singer Simon Neil laying down vocals in Los Angeles. Speaking to music magazine NME, bassist James Johnston confirmed that Biffy fans won’t have long to wait long to hear the band’s new material. When pushed for a release…

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Yungblud to visit Edinburgh on ‘Intimate As Fuck’ tour

Yungblud to visit Edinburgh on ‘Intimate As Fuck’ tour

Dominic Harrison, otherwise known as Yungblud, has announced a trio of intimate UK shows for 2019 – including a visit to Edinburgh’s Liquid Room. The Doncaster musician, who releases new EP The Underrated Youth next week, will be showcasing his latest material on The Intimate As Fuck Tour, due to begin later this month. Yungblud will perform at Kingston’s Pryzm venue on October 23, before playing Edinburgh’s Liquid Room on November 26 and The Wardrobe…

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Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul says fans shouldn’t expect sequel series after El Camino

Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul says fans shouldn’t expect sequel series after El Camino

Aaron Paul has shot down the chances of a Breaking Bad sequel series on the back of the cult show’s spin-off movie that premieres on Netflix this month. The actor, who reprises his role as Jesse Pinkman in the new film El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, said the Netflix film doesn’t ratify another Breaking Bad series. “People were just so passionate, and wanted answers,” he told The Guardian as he recalled fans’ responses to…

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Josh Widdicombe to visit Edinburgh on mammoth UK tour

Josh Widdicombe to visit Edinburgh on mammoth UK tour

Josh Widdicombe, the guy everyone can do an impression of, is back with a brand new stand up tour. Josh’s Bit Much…tour began on October 3 with a sold-out show in York and the rest of the dates have been met by exceptional demand, so now he is adding a further run of UK shows taking the tour in to spring 2020, and ending with a huge show at the Edinburgh Playhouse. Details below. Josh…

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Irvine Welsh hints at another Trainspotting film

Irvine Welsh hints at another Trainspotting film

Edinburgh-born author Irvine Welsh has said that a third Trainspotting, which would complete a “Holy Trinity” of films, is on the cards. T2 Trainspotting opened in cinemas in 2017 and followed on from the hit 1996 original, directed by Danny Boyle. The sequel saw the original cast (including Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle and Jonny Lee Miller) return, with Boyle again at the helm. Now, Leith-raised novelist Welsh has hinted that the story might not be…

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Simple Minds announce huge 2020 world tour

Simple Minds announce huge 2020 world tour

Simple Minds celebrate 40 iconic years in music by embarking upon a major world tour in 2020. Today the band announce details of the tour’s European dates, which covers 38 shows across 12 countries and culminate with a homecoming show at Glasgow’s The SSE Hydro on April 25. Tickets will go on sale from 9am on Friday October 4 and will be available from www.simpleminds.com, www.gigsinscotland.com and www.ticketmaster.co.uk . “Simple Minds are different now,” says…

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