Edinburgh Summer Sessions – The 1975, Tom Jones, Travis, Lionel Richie, Michael Kiwanuka, McFly and Simple Minds to headline

Edinburgh Summer Sessions – The 1975, Tom Jones, Travis, Lionel Richie, Michael Kiwanuka, McFly and Simple Minds to headline

Iconic greats will be topping the bill at this year’s Edinburgh Summer Sessions Festival with Tom Jones, Lionel Richie, Michael Kiwanuka, The 1975, McFly, Simple Minds and Travis all set to headline Princes Street Gardens across 8-20 August. With a plethora of Grammy, BRIT, NME, Ivor Novello, Mercury Music Prize and even Golden Globe and Oscar award winners and nominees on this year’s Edinburgh Summer Sessions bill, the festival will be a truly unique landmark…

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Guns N’ Roses announce huge outdoor gig in Scotland

Guns N’ Roses announce huge outdoor gig in Scotland

Guns N’ Roses have announced they will be returning to Glasgow to play their largest Scottish show to date outdoors at Glasgow Green on Thursday, 25 June. With a career spanning over 30 years, Axel, Slash, Duff and Co. will stop by the Glasgow city centre park as part of their huge European Tour which will see them visit Spain, Germany, Sweden, and much more. Returning to Europe for the third time since their Not…

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Stereophonics announce huge outdoor Scottish gig

Stereophonics announce huge outdoor Scottish gig

Stereophonics have announced a special outdoor show for July 2020. The Welsh rock band will kick off the summer in style with Northern Nights presents Stereophonics, at Bught Park Inverness on Saturday, 11 July. Speaking about the latest show announcements the band said: “We have some special summer shows! We are excited to play to new audiences in new towns and cities – let there be sun!” The band has already confirmed a busy schedule…

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Crowded House announce 2020 UK tour – including Scottish date

Crowded House announce 2020 UK tour – including Scottish date

Iconic Kiwi band Crowded House announced they will visit Scotland next summer as part of a wider UK and European tour. The band will visit some of Europe’s most iconic venues along with featured performances at prestigious summer festivals including Pinkpop. Joining founding members Neil Finn and Nick Seymour will be Mitchell Froom, Liam Finn and Elroy Finn. In addition to touring, the band also recently noted that they are spending time in the studio…

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Review: EH6 Festival, Biscuit Factory, Leith.

Review: EH6 Festival, Biscuit Factory, Leith.

After the flak the organisers had received from punters and artists, upset at both the manner in which the event was curtailed to a one day festival and the less than eclectic line up, the EH6 festival had some making up to do on Saturday. This year’s event was held in Leith’s Biscuit Factory, and with temperatures inside the venue as Baltic as outside, coats were the fashion item of the day. Fortunately, with 17…

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Camila Cabello to visit Scotland on 2020 UK and Ireland tour

Camila Cabello to visit Scotland on 2020 UK and Ireland tour

Senorita hitmaker Camila Cabello has announced she is bringing The Romance Tour to the UK and Ireland in June 2020 – and the tour will see the multi-Grammy-nominated Cuban singer visit Scotland. As well as a show at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on 9 June, Cabello will also play gigs in Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Dublin and London. You can see the full UK tour dates below. Fans can pre-order upcoming album Romance, out December 6 via…

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Interview: Ed Cares, Childcare

Interview: Ed Cares, Childcare

London quartet Childcare bring the Sabi Tour to Sneaky Pete’s in Edinburgh on Saturday, 30 November – and AAA caught up with Ed Cares from the band for a chat ahead of the gig. As part of the group’s Get Well Soon wellness campaign, attendees can expect a mixture of “mindful eating, yogic breathing and mass meditation” alongside the band’s usual brand of leftfield softcore-psych. The Sabi Tour will also offer participants lavender scratch’n’sniff vinyl,…

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The 1975 to play two gigs in Scotland on 2020 UK tour

The 1975 to play two gigs in Scotland on 2020 UK tour

Indie darlings The 1975 will visit Scotland next year as part of a massive arena tour of UK and Ireland. As the Manchester band prepare to unveil fourth album Notes On A Conditional Form, they’ll hit the road in February – with an Aberdeen show on February 29 and Glasgow gig on March 1. Check out the dates in full below. February 2020 15 – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham 16 – Utilita Arena, Newcastle 17 –…

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The Who to visit Scotland on UK tour – here’s how to get tickets

The Who to visit Scotland on UK tour – here’s how to get tickets

Rock legends The Who will visit Scotland next year with a full orchestra as part of a wider UK tour. As well as a visit to Glasgow’s SSE Hydro, the band will also play gigs in Manchester, Dublin, Newcastle, Leeds, Cardiff, Birmingham, Nottingham, Liverpool and London. The Who have also announced their first new album in 13 years entitled Who. It is due for release on 22 November and is preceded by Ball and Chain,…

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Glam rockers The Struts heading to Edinburgh

Glam rockers The Struts heading to Edinburgh

British glam rockers The Struts will visit Edinburgh next month as part of a UK headline tour. Speaking ahead of the gig, lead singer Luke Spiller says: “Finally we are making our way back to our motherland. “Can’t wait for the second tour of the UK this year as it’s sure to be filled with friends, family, and lots of new fans to be made. The tour follows the launch of Harley-Davidson’s global ad campaign…

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