Review: Kylie Minogue, Edinburgh Castle

Review: Kylie Minogue, Edinburgh Castle

There aren’t many pop stars whose career can span over 30 years and still manage to sell out consecutive nights at an 8,600-capacity venue – but then not every pop star has gained the same legendary status as Kylie Minogue. And the 51-year-old proved how it’s done last night on the final night of her two-date showcase at Edinburgh Castle. For Edinburgh fans it had been a long time coming, as the Aussie superstar hadn’t…

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X Factor’s Lucy Spraggan to visit Edinburgh on UK tour

X Factor’s Lucy Spraggan to visit Edinburgh on UK tour

Singer-songwriter Lucy Spraggan will visit the Liquid Room in Edinburgh later this year as part of a 32-date UK and Ireland tour. The former X Factor star is enjoying a hugely successful year, having released fifth studio album Today Was A Good Day, played Glastonbury and SXSW, toured Europe and Scandinavia with Melissa Etheridge, and completed her own US and UK headline tours. Now she continues that momentum by announcing a tour which kicks off…

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My Edinburgh: Magpie Blue (aka Millie Hanlon-Cole)

My Edinburgh: Magpie Blue (aka Millie Hanlon-Cole)

Millie Hanlon-Cole, the artist known as Magpie Blue, is very much one to watch. The 19-year-old, whose music has drawn comparisons to Anna Calvi and PJ Harvey, released stunning debut single Just In Time on June 14, and she went down a storm a day later when supporting The Proclaimers in Melrose. Just In Time was produced in Edinburgh by Rod Jones of Idlewild and features drummer Michael Reid of Man of Moon and guitarist…

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Kylie Minogue heading to No.1 ahead of Edinburgh Castle concerts

Kylie Minogue heading to No.1 ahead of Edinburgh Castle concerts

Ahead of her visit to Edinburgh, Australian pop superstar Kylie Minogue is heading towards a seventh UK No.1 with her latest album Step Back In Time – The Definitive Collection. The 51-year-old is believed to be outselling her closest rival, Scottish singer Lewis Capaldi, whose debut album Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent is currently atop the charts. Kylie’s new album was released only two days before she performed to a massive Glastonbury crowd in…

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Pixies share trailer for new podcast ahead of Edinburgh gig

Pixies share trailer for new podcast ahead of Edinburgh gig

Ahead of their visit to Edinburgh in September, US music legends Pixies have shared a trailer for their new podcast, It’s A Pixies Podcast. The 12-episode series documents the making of their new album, Beneath The Eyrie, which is set to be released on September 13. British music journalist Tony Fletcher was given all areas access in the studio while the band recorded their seventh album. It’s A Pixies Podcast will start streaming on June…

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Frank Iero to bring his new band to Edinburgh on joint tour with Laura Jane Grace

Frank Iero to bring his new band to Edinburgh on joint tour with Laura Jane Grace

Former My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero and his band Future Violents will visit Edinburgh this summer. The US outfit are set to head out on a joint UK tour with Laura Jane Grace and the Devouring Mothers, and, as well as a show at Liquid Room on August 27, further appearances will take place in Glasgow, Manchester, London, Bristol and Birmingham. Iero and his band will then make their way to Amsterdam, beginning a…

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Fat White Family to visit Edinburgh on UK tour

Fat White Family to visit Edinburgh on UK tour

Fat White Family have announced details of a UK tour which will bring them to Edinburgh in early November. The south Londoners will visit Potterrow in support of their third album, Serfs Up!, which was released in April. Fat White Family kick off the tour in Leeds on November 20, and will visit Glasgow, Newcastle, Kendal, Liverpool, Cardiff, Birmingham and Brighton, before winding up with a four-night residency at London’s EartH Hall from December 2-5….

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Kaiser Chiefs to visit Edinburgh on 2020 UK tour

Kaiser Chiefs to visit Edinburgh on 2020 UK tour

Kaiser Chiefs will visit Edinburgh early next year in support of their upcoming new album, Duck. The Leeds band will kick off their 2020 arena tour in Hull on January 21 next year, before playing at the Usher Hall the following night. The tour concludes with a show at London’s The O2 on February 1. Support for the gigs will come from Razorlight, and tickets go on Friday (June 21) at 9am. Kaiser Chiefs release…

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Cage The Elephant cancel upcoming Edinburgh gig – and UK tour

Cage The Elephant cancel upcoming Edinburgh gig – and UK tour

Cage The Elephant have announced the cancellation of their UK tour – which included a visit to Edinburgh next week – after guitarist Nick Bockrath sustained a serious leg injury. Grammy Award-winning retro rockers called off a string of dates after Bockrath injured himself while performing at Sweden’s Pinkpop Festival last weekend. Cage The Elephant said in a statement: “We regret to inform the fans that Cage The Elephant will be cancelling the upcoming European…

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Edinburgh-bound Pixies announce new album – watch video for first single

Edinburgh-bound Pixies announce new album – watch video for first single

Ahead of their visit to Edinburgh in September, US music legends Pixies have officially announced their seventh studio album, Beneath The Eyrie. The eagerly-awaited follow-up to 2016’s Head Carrier will be released on September 13 on their new label, Infectious/BMG. Beneath The Eyrie will feature 12 new songs and was recorded in December at Dreamland Recordings near Woodstock, New York. Tom Dalgety, who also worked on Head Carrier, produced the record. In a press release,…

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