The Cure announce live box set ahead of Scottish show

The Cure announce live box set ahead of Scottish show

Ahead of their visit to Scotland next week, veteran goth rockers The Cure have announced a new concert film to celebrate some of the band’s 40th anniversary shows. CURÆTION-25: From There To Here | From Here To There will feature footage from The Cure’s set at the 2018 edition of the Southbank Centre’s Meltdown Festival, which was curated by frontman Robert Smith. The concent saw the legendary band play one song from each of The…

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The Cure likely to air brand new material at Scottish gig

The Cure likely to air brand new material at Scottish gig

Fans of veteran goth rockers The Cure could hear new material from the legendary band when they play at Glasgow Summer Sessions in August. Frontman Robert Smith has confirmed that The Cure have finished recording their as-yet-untitled new album – the band’s first studio release in over 10 years and their 14th studio album. Speaking about their recent shows on Cape Town radio station Cape Talk, Smith said: “We’ve enjoyed it and we’ve just recorded…

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The 1975 announced as latest headliners for Glasgow Summer Sessions

The 1975 announced as latest headliners for Glasgow Summer Sessions

Indie darlings The 1975 have been confirmed as the third headliner for 2019’s Glasgow Summer Sessions – and they’ll top the bill on the festival’s second weekend on August 25. The band join the already announced Foo Fighters and The Cure in what is shaping up to be great festival. The Matt Healy-fronted band will be joined at Bellahouston Park by Twin Atlantic, You Me At Six, Pale Waves, Ten Tonnes, and No Rome. Tickets…

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The Cure announce first Scottish gig in 27 years

The Cure announce first Scottish gig in 27 years

The Cure have announced their first Scottish gig in 27 years, with an appearance at Glasgow Summer Sessions 2019. The goth-pop superstars will be joined by local heroes Mogwai and The Twilight Sad on Friday, August 16. The Cure’s appearance at Glasgow Summer Sessions is part of a very select and special run of headline spots at major festivals all over the world during 2019 to celebrate a career now entering its fifth decade. Throughout…

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Kendrick Lamar set for Glasgow Summer Sessions

Kendrick Lamar set for Glasgow Summer Sessions

Hip-hop superstar Kendrick Lamar has been confirmed as the first headliner of this year’s Glasgow Summer Sessions. The Grammy-winning international icon is set to headline the outdoor festival in Glasgow on Wednesday 29, August 2018. One of the defining hip-hop artists of our generation, Lamar is a true visionary and era-defining performer and a massively exciting addition to the bustling Scottish live line-up in 2018. His fourth album, DAMN, saw him reach new heights, picking up Best Rap Album at…

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Review: Eminem, Bellahouston Park

Review: Eminem, Bellahouston Park

Eminem doesn’t perform in Scotland all that often – and it had been four years since his last visit here. There’s always that one familiar part when the boy from the wrong side of Detroit makes it to these shores, though. He puts on an amazing show. Last night’s gig at Bellahouston Park, part of this year’s Glasgow Summer Sessions, was no exception. From beginning to end, the rap superstar prowled the stage with a…

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Eminem to play summer gig in Scotland

Eminem to play summer gig in Scotland

Eminem is to headline this year’s Glasgow Summer Sessions at Bellahouston Park. The superstar rapper, who headlined the same event back four years ago, will be supported on August 24 by Run The Jewels, Danny Brown and Russ. Glasgow Summer Sessions organiser Geoff Ellis said: “We’re delighted to announce that Eminem will be returning to play Glasgow Summer Sessions. “His performance at Bellahouston Park in 2013 was spectacular, so I have no doubt this will…

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Radiohead confirmed as Glastonbury headliners

Radiohead confirmed as Glastonbury headliners

After a day of intense speculation, it has now been confirmed that Radiohead will headline Glastonbury next summer, in what will be their first UK festival appearance in six years. The Oxford band, who played at Edinburgh’s Meadowbank Stadium in 2006, will headline the opening night of the festival on 23 June, 2017 – marking their first UK festival appearance since 2011, when they played a “secret set” on Glastonbury’s small, outlying Park Stage. Rumours…

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Richard Ashcroft to support Noel Gallagher in Scotland this summer

Richard Ashcroft to support Noel Gallagher in Scotland this summer

British indie icon Richard Ashcroft has been announced as the main support act for Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds at Glasgow Summer Sessions on Friday 26, August, Bellahouston Park. Johnny Marr and Circa Waves join the former frontman of The Verve, completing the bill for NGHFB’s biggest Scottish show to date. Ashcroft has penned some of the most iconic songs of the 90s, with Bittersweet Symphony (listen below), Lucky Man and The Drugs Don’t Work all stand out tracks on…

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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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