High 5, with Joey Landreth

High 5, with Joey Landreth

Originally forming one half of Juno Award-winning roots-rockers The Bros. Landreth, guitarist Joey Landreth has spent the last few years discovering his own sound as a solo act. After delivering his critically-praised debut album Whiskey in 2017, Joey recently returned with a new set of songs on his latest full-length album, Hindsight. Last week, Joey went down a storm during his gig at Audio Glasgow – and afterwards, AAA caught up with him for a…

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Gerard Love to leave Teenage Fanclub, due to “a continuing and sadly unresolvable difference of opinion”

Gerard Love to leave Teenage Fanclub, due to “a continuing and sadly unresolvable difference of opinion”

Scottish indie veterans Teenage Fanclub have announced that bassist Gerard Love will leave the band at the end of the year after nearly 30 years. Love, who co-founded the much-loved indie outfit back in 1989, is leaving the Fannies due to “a continuing and sadly unresolvable difference of opinion”. The move come into effect following Teenage Fanclub’s last scheduled show of 2018, which takes place on 15 November at London’s Electric Ballroom. Before then, Love will play three…

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Kendrick Lamar among the headliners at Glasgow Summer Sessions

Kendrick Lamar among the headliners at Glasgow Summer Sessions

Kendrick Lamar, Kings of Leon and Catfish and the Bottlemen have been confirmed as the headline acts for this year’s Glasgow Summer Sessions. The three international acts will each headline one night of the outdoor musical festival, which is staged annually in Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park and takes place on Wednesday 22th, Saturday 25th and Wednesday 29th August 2018. Previous headliners include Eminem, Paolo Nutini, The Killers and Biffy Clyro. Geoff Ellis, CEO of DF Concerts, said:…

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High 5, with Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman

High 5, with Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman

Winners of ‘Best Duo’ at the 2013 and 2016 BBC Radio 2 Folk Award, Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman visit Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre next month as part of 12-week UK in support of their new eight-track EP, Saved For A Rainy Day. AAA caught up with the hugely talented husband and wife duo for a quick chat of their visit to the Capital. You can see the gig details below, and check out a few of…

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Frank Turner to visit Edinburgh on UK tour

Frank Turner to visit Edinburgh on UK tour

Frank Turner will return to Edinburgh later this year as part of his upcoming UK tour. The singer-songwriter will also play dates in Dublin, Belfast, Newcastle, Sheffield, Manchester, Liverpool, Southampton – and more. See full tour dates below. Turner is set to perform live at Liquid Room on Saturday, 21 April in support of his eighth studio album, Be More Kind. The album, which is due to be released in May, was inspired by the…

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RavenEye to visit Edinburgh on UK tour

RavenEye to visit Edinburgh on UK tour

Milton Keynes rockers RavenEye have announced a string of live dates for early 2018 – the tour concluding at The Mash House in Edinburgh on 12 February. Check out the official video for Come With Me below. Since releasing their wildly successful EP, Breaking Out, and debut album NOVA, RavenEye has toured globally, supporting Slash, Deep Purple, The Darkness, KISS , Bush, Aerosmith, Chevelle and Halestorm, amongst others. The band has headlined their own tours through Europe and America as well as…

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My Edinburgh: Worbey and Farrell

My Edinburgh: Worbey and Farrell

Worbey and Farrell are internationally acclaimed concert pianists with a wicked sense of humour. The Edinburgh-based duo have performed in over 150 countries and achieved millions of hits on YouTube with their utterly sensational piano playing and barnstorming blend of sparky humour. The accredited Steinway ensemble bring to the Usher Hall on Thursday 30 November their astonishing arrangements of the world’s greatest music. Expect exhilarating rhapsodies, dazzling toccatas, beguiling boogie-woogies and sensational piano-playing. The ingenuity of…

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Morrissey UK tour tickets on sale now

Morrissey UK tour tickets on sale now

Tickets for Morrissey’s 2018 UK tour – including his two gigs in Scotland – are on sale now. The former Smiths singer won’t be visiting Edinburgh this time around, but kicks off his tour at Aberdeen’s BHGE Arena on February 16, before heading to Glasgow’s SSE Hydro the following night. The Manchester indie icon recently shared a new track called I Wish You Lonely. You can listen to it below. The song is taken from…

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Prince’s sisters demand return of £169m master tapes taken from Paisley Park

Prince’s sisters demand return of £169m master tapes taken from Paisley Park

Prince’s sisters are demanding the return of £169 million ($200m) master tapes moved from the late musician’s home – and have threatened legal action against the executors of his estate. Prince‘s half-sisters – and heirs to his vast fortune – have demanded the return of valuable items moved from a vault inside the singer’s Paisley Park studio-home. Sharon and Norrine Nelson have said that four trucks pulled up at Paisley Park last month and removed the contents of…

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World premiere of Morrissey biopic to close EIFF

World premiere of Morrissey biopic to close EIFF

It has been announced that a biopic based on the early life of The Smiths frontman Morrissey will close the 71st Edinburgh International Film Festival. The world premiere of England is Mine, which is directed by Academy Award and BAFTA Award nominee Mark Gill (The Voorman Problem), will be held at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre on Sunday 2 July. It has been confirmed that key cast members will attend the event. England is Mine will take…

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