Roddy Woomble announces rescheduled live dates – including Edinburgh gig

Roddy Woomble announces rescheduled live dates – including Edinburgh gig

Idlewild mainman Roddy Woomble has confirmed new live dates for Autumn 2020 – including a rescheduled Edinburgh gig. Roddy had been due to tour the UK from 26 March to 6 May in support of upcoming EP: Everyday Sun. In light of the recent events, all dates have now been re-scheduled to the following: Thu 28 May 20 – Strathaven Frets Acoustic @ Strathaven Hotel Fri 05 Jun 20 – Dundee Dundee University’s Chaplaincy Centre…

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Roddy Woomble to visit Edinburgh on tour

Roddy Woomble to visit Edinburgh on tour

Idlewild mainman Roddy Woomble has announced an extensive run of UK dates for 2017 as he prepares to tour his latest solo outing, The Deluder – including a visit to Edinburgh’s The Pleasance on Friday, 13 October. Following on from the brooding, atmospheric Like Caruso single in March, new single Jupiter sees Roddy and his band in a surreal and playful mood, channeling both solo Paul McCartney and Pavement, in a quirky, melodic and memorable pop song. “The song…

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Interview: Fatherson

Interview: Fatherson

If you thought being in a band was all sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll, you’d probably be disabused of the notion after half an hour in the company of Fatherson’s lead singer and guitarist Ross Leighton. Now, no one is suggesting he’s boring (far from it), it’s just not every day a rock star tells you he’s “just staying in the house today” because the weather’s “absolutely rotten”, although he might “play some badminton later on”. It’s admirable,…

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Review: Biffy Clyro, Concert In The Gardens

Review: Biffy Clyro, Concert In The Gardens

In 2010, Biffy Clyro were booked to headline Concert in the Gardens, the showpiece event in Edinburgh’s world famous Hogmanay calendar. The Biffy army rejoiced. This was, after all, confirmation that a band who had been perennial underachievers for nigh on two decades were now in rock’s major league. Since then, the Ayrshire trio have gone on to even greater success – indeed, there’s a strong argument they are now Britain’s No.1 hard-rock band. Certainly,…

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