Texas and James to headline Glen’s Party at The Palace

Texas and James to headline Glen’s Party at The Palace

Following on from the success of last year’s event, double award-winning Glen’s Party at The Palace has announced that the headliners for 2018 will be much-loved Scottish band Texas and iconic Manchester band James. James will headline on the Saturday, while Texas – fronted by singer Sharleen Spiteri – will headline the following night. Now in its fifth year, Glen’s Party at The Palace has become a real family favourite and this year’s two-day spectacular…

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Transport yourself to TRNSMT festival this weekend

Transport yourself to TRNSMT festival this weekend

With just days to go until some of the biggest names in music come to Glasgow for the inaugural TRNSMT festival at Glasgow Green ( 7-9 July), organisers of the festival are encouraging ticket holders to start planning their journey. From today fans will be able to log onto www.TRNSMTfest.com for accurate and up to date travel information, with the organisers providing a comprehensive overview of the best ways fans can get themselves to and from what will undoubtedly be…

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MagicFest Interview: Renz

MagicFest Interview: Renz

All this week, we’re counting down to the opening of MagicFest 2017. The popular festival returns to Edinburgh this Friday so we caught up with Renz, one of the talented magicians set to perform at a show inspired by the work and lives of local authors in The Secret Room at The Writers’ Museum next week. Your act is very unusual in that you often combine poetry and magic. Can you tell us a little…

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MagicFest Interview: Billy Reid

MagicFest Interview: Billy Reid

All this week, we’ll be counting down to the opening of MagicFest 2017. The festival, which is the UK’s biggest magic event, returns to Edinburgh this Friday. Ahead of the opening night, we’ll be chatting to some of the fascinating magicians and illusionists on this year’s line-up to find out what it’s actually like to work in one of the world’s most mysterious industries. First up is Billy Reid, one of the country’s best close-up…

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Bathgate’s Lewis Capaldi added to TRNSMT line-up

Bathgate’s Lewis Capaldi added to TRNSMT line-up

Bathgate’s Lewis Capaldi is the latest addition to TRNSMT’s growing festival line-up. One of the UK’s hottest new stars right now, he is set to play the King Tut’s Stage powered by Utilita on Sunday, 9 July. After racking up more than eight million Spotify plays in a few weeks, Capaldi is garnering new fans and praise globally. It was only in May 2016 that Capaldi played his first ever headline show in King Tut’s,…

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Preview: Meadows Festival 2016

Preview: Meadows Festival 2016

Summer is finally upon us and festival season kicks off this weekend with the annual Meadows Festival, which offers a wide range of activities – including a line-up of local bands and dance groups, quirky performers, a dog show, workshops and family-friendly activities galore. The volunteer-run, free-to-enter event kicks off at 10am on Saturday and continues on through Sunday until 5pm. The Red Dog Music Stage once more brings local artists to the festival, while the Totally Sound Music…

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Johnny Marr to join Noel Gallagher at Glasgow Summer Sessions

Johnny Marr to join Noel Gallagher at Glasgow Summer Sessions

Legendary former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr is the first support act to be announced for Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds show at Glasgow Summer Sessions on Friday 26, August. The show will take place at Bellahouston Park, Glasgow and will see the two Manchester icons join forces for NGHFB’s biggest headline show in Scotland. Marr is responsible for some of the most beloved songs in music and will bring his extensive back catalogue to Bellahouston Park this…

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Primal Scream to headline Electric Fields

Primal Scream to headline Electric Fields

Music lovers are in for a treat as Electric Fields returns for a third year with a stellar line-up featuring legendary Scottish rockers Primal Scream, genre-defying indie outfit Everything Everything, and corduroy-clad electro-archivists Public Service Broadcasting, among many others. Scotland’s most exciting new music festival returns to the picturesque 17th Century Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfries & Galloway on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 August, having this year expanded to two days for the first time, offering festival-goers even more…

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