Les McKeown to attend hit Bay City Rollers Fringe show

Les McKeown to attend hit Bay City Rollers Fringe show

Bay City Rollers fans attending hit Fringe play I Ran With The Gang are in for a rare treat tonight with the news that Les McKeown, legendary frontman of the 70s sensations, is jetting in to Edinburgh to support bandmate Alan Longmuir. McKeown will be promoting his just-released new solo album, The Lost Songs. The 60-year-old last appeared at the show back in 2014 when he surprised the audience by getting up on stage with the…

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Bay City Rollers: Alan Longmuir interview

Bay City Rollers: Alan Longmuir interview

Alan Longmuir, founder of the Bay City Rollers, is turning the Fringe tartan alongside a stellar cast in I Ran With The Gang – a smash-hit play capturing the nostalgia of a period in musical history that will forever be known as the time of  ‘Rollermania’. The show, written by award-winning playwright Liam Rudden (Thief, Silence In Court, Conflict In Court), is a celebration of those heady days of hit songs like Shang-A-Lang, Saturday Night and Bye Bye Baby, hectic touring…

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Edinburgh Fringe: I Ran With The Gang review *****

Edinburgh Fringe: I Ran With The Gang review *****

In the last eight or nine months, fans of veteran rockers the Bay City Rollers have been well and truly spoiled. Indeed, after years of silence, 2016 has been a vintage one for followers of the tartan-clad Seventies sensations; what with the big reunion which saw Les McKeown, Alan Longmuir and Stuart ‘Woody’ Wood rocking once again to the Shang-A-Lang sound of the music at a series of sell-out gigs in the UK, talk of a new world tour,…

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AAA to run with Bay City Rollers’ legend Alan Longmuir at Fringe

AAA to run with Bay City Rollers’ legend Alan Longmuir at Fringe

Here at AAA Towers, we’re all set for a Seventies-tinged summer as official online media sponsors of I Ran With The Gang – a play capturing the nostalgia of a period in musical history that will forever be known as the time of  ‘Rollermania’. That’s right, AAA Edinburgh will be rockin’ to the shang-a-lang sound of the music when the smash-hit production returns to Le Monde for its third Edinburgh Fringe season – and we invite you to  dig out your tartan flares and join…

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Alan Longmuir’s AAA Edinburgh

Alan Longmuir’s AAA Edinburgh

“Legendary” is overused in the music world, but it’s hard to find another way to describe the Bay City Rollers. The Edinburgh band sang Shang-A-Lang, made tartan scarves trendy, stole the hearts of teeny-boppers everywhere, and then self-destructed in spectacular fashion before making an unlikely comeback last year. Alan Longmuir was at the core of the band back in their 70s heyday – and he’s still running with the gang to this day. The Rollers – and the…

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