The Struts to visit Edinburgh on UK tour in October

The Struts to visit Edinburgh on UK tour in October

Swaggering glam rockers The Struts have announced a UK tour for October – and it includes a visit to the Liquid Room in Edinburgh. Kicking off in Manchester on the 11 October, the run also features a stop in London, among other UK cities, before the band play a further seven dates in Europe. Singer Luke Spiller comments: “Ladies and Gentlemen, we are very excited to announce these additional dates for our Young & Dangerous…

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Bathgate’s Lewis Capaldi scores his first ever UK number one single

Bathgate’s Lewis Capaldi scores his first ever UK number one single

Lewis Capaldi has scored his first ever No.1 single on the Official UK singles chart with Someone You Loved. The 22-year-old, who grew up in the town of Bathgate, just under 20 miles from Edinburgh, had his song go from number three on the charts to the top spot, registering 58,000 combined sales, including a staggering six million audio streams. Someone You Loved (listen to it below) first entered the Top 100 at Number 66…

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Foo Fighters’ Chris Shiflett announces Edinburgh gig

Foo Fighters’ Chris Shiflett announces Edinburgh gig

Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett has shared new single This Ol’ World and also announced a UK tour – including a show at La Belle Angele in Edinburgh. You can listen to the single and get details of the tour below. This Ol’ World is everything a country song should be: infectious, upbeat and beautifully melancholic. “This ol’ world has lost its mind”, Chris chants, the call and response of the two electric guitars cleverly…

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Cage The Elephant announce intimate gig in Edinburgh

Cage The Elephant announce intimate gig in Edinburgh

Grammy Award-winning retro rockers Cage The Elephant have announced a small run of intimate UK gigs – including a visit to the Liquid Room in June. Alongside details of their upcoming new album, Social Cues, the six-piece confirmed their return to live action. The band, who last played in the UK in 2017, will play three UK dates this summer in promotion of their eagerly-awaited new album. Tickets for the shows – which also include…

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Amélie musical to visit Edinburgh this summer

Amélie musical to visit Edinburgh this summer

Amélie The Musical – an adaptation of the much-loved 2001 award-winning film Amélie – comes to the King’s Theatre in Edinburgh this summer from 25-29 June. With music by Hem’s Daniel Messé, lyrics by Nathan Tysen and Daniel Messé and book by Craig Lucas, this new musical adaptation of the five-time Oscar-nominated film written by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Guillaume Laurant, will be directed by Michael Fentiman. Amélie is the story of an astonishing young woman…

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Listen: Sean McGowan releases new single ahead of Edinburgh gig

Listen: Sean McGowan releases new single ahead of Edinburgh gig

Ahead of his visit to Edinburgh this month, punk poet Sean McGowan has released new single Auto Pilot. You can listen to the track here. Taken from the Southampton-based singer’s warmly-received debut album of last year, Auto Pilot is another prime example of the perfectly preened and poetic indie-pop that made Son Of The Smith such a rewarding listen. Brimful of McGowan’s distinctly wry social observations and set in vividly relatable situations, Auto Pilot is…

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Review: Holy Loaf/Public Practice/Heavy Rapids at Sneaky Pete’s

Review: Holy Loaf/Public Practice/Heavy Rapids at Sneaky Pete’s

Sneaky Pete’s during Independent Venue Week (IVW) always serves up a potent mix of bands that blast out the defining message of the week: small venues make great bands, so lose them at your peril. This year was no exception with Radio 6’s Steve Lamacq kicking off IVW from Sneakys on Monday and the venue packed throughout the week. On Saturday night, it was the turn of local band Holy Loaf, NYC’s punk-funk outfit Public…

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The Slow Readers Club announce huge tour

The Slow Readers Club  announce huge tour

Manchester four-piece The Slow Readers Club have announced an extensive European tour for April and May. It follows their huge UK headline tour starting in March, which includes a visit to Edinburgh. Coming hot on the heels of their sold-out headline gigs in December – which saw them play the biggest shows of their career so far – the band will be playing 16 dates across Europe ahead of their shows at Bearded Theory Festival…

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Watch the trailer for Manic Street Preachers’ new film

Watch the trailer for Manic Street Preachers’ new film

Ahead of their visit to Edinburgh later this year, Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers have shared the trailer for their upcoming new flim, Truth & Memory. You can watch it here. The film, which features never-before-seen footage, was directed by long-time collaborator Kieran Evans, and tells the story of the band’s No.1 1998 album This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours. The full film will premiere on Youtube at 7pm on Thursday, 17 January. “It…

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Review: Hinds at The Caves

Review: Hinds at The Caves

Good tunes and a good time. That was the night those in attendance at The Caves had as Spanish indie rockers Hinds played in the Capital in midweek. Storm Diane may have been battering the streets of Edinburgh, but inside the tiny venue it was all about the sunshine vibe as the all-girl four-piece from Madrid entertained in their own energetic, ramshackle way. With a super-catchy songs such as British Minds, Bamboo and Garden, Hinds…

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