TRNSMT festival: Day 2 round-up

TRNSMT festival: Day 2 round-up

After a hugely successful sold-out opening day, music fans returned to the heart of Glasgow Green on Saturday for another unforgettable day of live music in the glorious Scottish sunshine for day two of TRNSMT Festival. The second day of another sold-out TRNSMT Festival featured yet another outstanding array of international stars, with artists from the likes of Australia, Canada and Norway performing at Scotland’s biggest music festival. And, for the third consecutive year, the…

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TRNSMT Festival reveal official afterparty venues

TRNSMT Festival reveal official afterparty venues

TRNSMT Festival is set to take over Glasgow in two weeks’ time and, today, the festival announced a series of official aftershows that will ensure fans can keep the party going after acts including Stormzy, Catfish and the Bottlemen, George Ezra, Gerry Cinnamon and Lewis Capaldi leave the Glasgow Green stage. As the sun sets on Glasgow Green from 12-14 July, the TRNSMT Festival party will continue at the exclusive midnight shows at the iconic…

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High 5, The 10:04s

High 5, The 10:04s

The 10:04s have been one of the mainstays of the Edinburgh music scene. But rather than peddling the same old, same old, they have continually evolved over the years. They draw from an eclectic blend of influences, and have opened for The Cribs, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Idlewild and, current darlings of the NME, The 1975. But these four fellas are headliners in their own right. Be sure of that. The group is made up of Steven Bolton…

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Kendrick Lamar among the headliners at Glasgow Summer Sessions

Kendrick Lamar among the headliners at Glasgow Summer Sessions

Kendrick Lamar, Kings of Leon and Catfish and the Bottlemen have been confirmed as the headline acts for this year’s Glasgow Summer Sessions. The three international acts will each headline one night of the outdoor musical festival, which is staged annually in Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park and takes place on Wednesday 22th, Saturday 25th and Wednesday 29th August 2018. Previous headliners include Eminem, Paolo Nutini, The Killers and Biffy Clyro. Geoff Ellis, CEO of DF Concerts, said:…

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Django Django, Lorde and The xx feature on FIFA 18 soundtrack

Django Django, Lorde and The xx feature on FIFA 18 soundtrack

Edinburgh-formed indie band Django Django have contributed two new tracks to the soundtrack for FIFA 18. The eagerly-awaited new release from EA Sports will also feature a brand new Run The Jewels song, and tracks from The National, Lorde, The War On Drugs and many more. FIFA 18 is released worldwide on September 29. Meanwhile, EA Sports have announced that fans who preorder FIFA 18 will receive access to all-new, special edition team kits, designed…

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Mumford & Sons among new additions to Radio 1’s Big Weekend

Mumford & Sons among new additions to Radio 1’s Big Weekend

The full line-up for this year’s BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend has been announced, with Mumford & Sons, Iggy Azalea, Chvrches, Tame Impala and The Weeknd among those confirmed. The two day event will take place between May 28-29 at Powderham Castle in Devon, with 25,000 free tickets for the weekend allocated to local fans. Coldplay, Bring Me The Horizon, Ellie Goulding, The 1975, Chase and Status, Craig David and Jake Bugg had previously been confirmed, with new additions now…

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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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