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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Heverlee Beer Festival to open in Edinburgh

Heverlee Beer Festival to open in Edinburgh

The Arches are set to host Edinburgh’s first Belgian-inspired food, art and music festival later this month. Four of the iconic East Market Street arches will be transformed into a beer garden and pop-up street food market selling dishes inspired by Belgium including moukes-frites and carbonade flamande for the three-day Heverlee at New Waverley festival which will open on 21 July. Organised by Heverlee Beer, the free event will also feature contemporary street art murals…

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TRNSMT Festival ‘after party’ shows announced

TRNSMT Festival ‘after party’ shows announced

The organisers of TRNSMT Festival have announced that a series of official festival after-parties will be held in Glasgow next month. King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut and the o2 ABC will play host to a number of live gigs and DJ sets to further shine the spotlight on some of the hottest up-and-coming acts in the country over the course of the festival weekend. The events will offer fans the chance to party late into…

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MagicFest to launch inaugural Christmas Special

MagicFest to launch inaugural Christmas Special

As if Christmas in Edinburgh wasn’t magical enough, MagicFest are set to launch their inaugural festive spectacle in the Capital this year. MagicFest Christmas Special: Collection of Wonders will take place at Edinburgh University’s George Square Lecture Theatre from Tuesday 27 – Friday 30 December and will feature a mix of thrilling magic acts and hilarious comedy performances, hosted by Kevin Quantum. The family-friendly show will feature captivating performances from a host of the UK’s…

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Edinburgh beer enthusiasts to launch new festival

Edinburgh beer enthusiasts to launch new festival

Two Edinburgh-based beer enthusiasts are planning on revolutionising the local beer scene with the launch of a brand new festival. Richard Servranckx and Dan Quille have organised The Craft Beer Revolution Festival, which will feature tastings, masterclasses, quizzes, fun games and street food. The three-day event is set to take place in Assembly Roxy from Thursday 24 – Saturday 26 November and will showcase more than 60 different beers from 13 of the duo’s favourite…

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T in the Park Interview: Miracle Glass Company

T in the Park Interview: Miracle Glass Company

As T in the Park 2016 kicks off, AAA: Edinburgh will be chatting to some of the freshest, most exciting bands on the line-up to help you decide who to go and see. Today, we sat down with local rockers Miracle Glass Company ahead of their T in the Park debut. You’re set to perform on the T Break Stage at T in the Park on Saturday. What are you most looking forward to about…

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T in the Park Interview: Stiff Little Fingers

T in the Park Interview: Stiff Little Fingers

Our countdown to T in the Park is continuing all week as we grab chats with some of our favourite bands and artists from this year’s line-up. Today, we caught up with Jake Burns, frontman of punk-rock band Stiff Little Fingers, ahead of their performance in the King Tut’s Wah Wah Tent. You’re set to perform in the King Tuts Wah Wah Tent at T in the Park on Saturday. What are you most looking…

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T in the Park Interview: Lucia Fontaine

T in the Park Interview: Lucia Fontaine

With only days to go until T in the Park 2016 kicks off, AAA: Edinburgh will be chatting to some of the most exciting acts from the line-up to bring you latest news from Scotland’s largest music festival. Today, we sat down with Scottish singer-songwriter Lucia Fontaine to find out how she’s feeling about performing on the BBC Introducing Stage on Sunday and how she came to perform alongside Bay City Rollers in Glasgow last…

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T in the Park Interview: The Lapelles

T in the Park Interview: The Lapelles

With only days to go until T in the Park 2016 kicks off, AAA: Edinburgh will be chatting to some of the most exciting acts from all the stages to bring you latest news from Scotland’s largest music festival. We caught up with Leon Green, lead guitarist of indie-pop band The Lapelles, ahead of their slot on the T Break Stage on Sunday. You’re set to perform on the T Break Stage at T in…

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Preview: MagicFest + win tickets

Preview: MagicFest + win tickets

Scotland is renowned for myths, legends and folklore and, from Friday, there is going to be some seriously spellbinding activity going on in the Capital. MagicFest, which brings together some of the world’s greatest magicians, illusionists and mind-readers, is set to return for its seventh consecutive year with its biggest line-up to date. Here at AAA, we’ve decided to put all our cards on the table and reveal our top picks from this year’s programme……

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