TRNSMT festival to become a permanent fixture

TRNSMT festival to become a permanent fixture

TRNSMT boss Geoff Ellis has said that Scotland’s newest festival, which kicks off tomorrow at Glasgow Green, will become a permanent fixture. Ellis, CEO of DF Concerts who run TRNSMT and T in the Park, said TRNSMT was ‘never a replacement’ for the long-running Scottish festival and both can ‘coexist’ if the Strathallan event returns. He said: “It absolutely definitely is coming back next year. That was always the intention of TRNSMT – to be…

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TRNSMT Festival ‘after party’ shows announced

TRNSMT Festival ‘after party’ shows announced

The organisers of TRNSMT Festival have announced that a series of official festival after-parties will be held in Glasgow next month. King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut and the o2 ABC will play host to a number of live gigs and DJ sets to further shine the spotlight on some of the hottest up-and-coming acts in the country over the course of the festival weekend. The events will offer fans the chance to party late into…

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T in the Park to ‘take a break’ for 2017

T in the Park to ‘take a break’ for 2017

Scotland’s biggest music festival, T in the Park, is to take a break next year, organisers confirmed today. In a press statement, DF Concerts said it needed to “take stock” and that the two years since the festival moved from Strathallan to Balado “have had their challenges.” The promoter said “continued restrictions” had had a “negative impact” on those attending the event. It added that the “limitations placed on their fans’ experience was “too great”….

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Bay City Rollers’ guitarist “Woody” explains why he quit band

Bay City Rollers’ guitarist “Woody” explains why he quit band

Former Bay City Rollers guitarist Stuart “Woody” Wood has spoken out about his recent departure from the 70s sensations – branding the treatment his wife has received since he quit the Shang-A-Lang hitmakers last weekend as “disgusting”. He also had harsh words for bandmembers Les McKeown (“selfish”) and Alan Longmuir (“a liar”). Wood, who only hours before the Edinburgh band’s appearance at T in the Park used social media to announce the show would be his…

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Les McKeown leaves door open for Woody’s Rollers return

Les McKeown leaves door open for Woody’s Rollers return

Saturday’s backstage fall out at T in the Park may have led to one tabloid dubbing them the ‘Bay Splitty Brawlers’, but lead singer Les McKeown has left the door open for Stuart ‘Woody’ Wood to return to the Bay City Rollers – if he can keep his gobby wife under control. As reported on AAA, Wood quit the Seventies sensations at Scotland’s biggest music festival last weekend after wife Denise launched a stinging social media attack on…

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‘Les McKeown’s greed forced me to quit Bay City Rollers’, says Woody

‘Les McKeown’s greed forced me to quit Bay City Rollers’, says Woody

It’s all gone horribly wrong in the Bay City Rollers’ camp – and not for the first time. Back in their heyday, the band split after Stuart ‘Woody’ Wood punched singer Les McKeown on stage – and now, 40 years on, the dream reunion has turned sour as well, with Wood telling The Sun that McKeown’s ‘greed’ has forced him to quit the 70s sensations for a second time. Yes, despite the fact the Bay City…

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Fatherson announce Barrowlands gig

Fatherson announce Barrowlands gig

As anyone who witnessed their epic set at T in the Park will tell you, Fatherson are fast becoming Scotland’s best live band. Hot on the heels of their triumphant appearance at this country’s most popular music festival, the Kilmarnock outfit have announced their biggest headline show to date. The trio, who are currently promoting second album Open Book, will play at Glasgow’s Barrowlands on December 23. Fatherson’s self-released debut album, I Am An Island, was nominated for…

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Stuart “Woody” Wood quits Bay City Rollers ahead of T in the Park

Stuart “Woody” Wood quits Bay City Rollers ahead of T in the Park

A few months back, speculation was rife that all was not well in the Bay City Rollers camp – and now those rumours appear to be true, with Stuart “Woody” Wood announcing that tonight’s (July 9) appearance at T in the Park will be his last ever gig with the reformed rockers. The 58-year-old, who lives in Edinburgh, posted the following on social media site Twitter: ‘Hi All…just to say TITP is my last gig. Disappointed…

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T in the Park Interview: Indigo Velvet

T in the Park Interview: Indigo Velvet

With T in the Park in full swing, AAA: Edinburgh will be getting to know some of the most exciting new bands performing at the festival over the weekend. Today, we sat down with Indigo Velvet ahead of their anticipated slot on the T Break Stage on Sunday. You’re set to perform on the T Break Stage on Sunday. What are you most looking forward to about performing at the festival? Jason: We love going…

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T in the Park Interview: Miracle Glass Company

T in the Park Interview: Miracle Glass Company

As T in the Park 2016 kicks off, AAA: Edinburgh will be chatting to some of the freshest, most exciting bands on the line-up to help you decide who to go and see. Today, we sat down with local rockers Miracle Glass Company ahead of their T in the Park debut. You’re set to perform on the T Break Stage at T in the Park on Saturday. What are you most looking forward to about…

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