Mrs Brown’s Boys to visit Scotland on new arena tour

Mrs Brown’s Boys to visit Scotland on new arena tour

The award-winning Brendan O’Carroll and Mrs Brown’s Boys will return to Scotland next year, with their brand new production Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Musical? Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Musical?, which comes to Glasgow’s SSE Hydro as part of a UK tour, promises to take audiences on an exhilarating, side splitting and musical adventure. Brendan O’Carroll said: “Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Musical? will have you crying with laughter, tapping your toes and you will leave the show singing and…

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The Cure announce first Scottish gig in 27 years

The Cure announce first Scottish gig in 27 years

The Cure have announced their first Scottish gig in 27 years, with an appearance at Glasgow Summer Sessions 2019. The goth-pop superstars will be joined by local heroes Mogwai and The Twilight Sad on Friday, August 16. The Cure’s appearance at Glasgow Summer Sessions is part of a very select and special run of headline spots at major festivals all over the world during 2019 to celebrate a career now entering its fifth decade. Throughout…

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David Byrne shares new playlist ahead of Scottish gig

David Byrne shares new playlist ahead of Scottish gig

Ahead of his eagerly-anticipated visit to Scotland this summer, David Byrne has shared a new playlist – and there’s some interesting choices. The 30-song ‘David Byrne Presents: Pop Music’ playlist, uploaded to his website, includes the likes of Rihanna, Grimes, Childish Gambino, The Weeknd, Drake, Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen and Migos. Byrne also included Selena Gomez’s hit song Bad Liar, which sampled Talking Heads’ Psycho Killer. In an accompanying post to the playlist, Byrne…

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Listen: Franz Ferdinand release synthy new single

Listen: Franz Ferdinand release synthy new single

Scottish indie favourites Franz Ferdinand have released synth-led new single Feel The Love Go – and you can listen to it here. The Mercury Prize winners are gearing up to release fifth studio album Always Ascending (out of February 9), and their sax-heavy new single follows on from the release of the album’s title track. With founder member Nick McCarthy quitting the band recently, Franz are back with a new line-up – the latest incarnation of the band featuring…

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Listen: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club share new single Haunt

Listen: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club share new single Haunt

Ahead of tonight’s sell-out Scottish gig, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club have shared new single Haunt. You can listen to it right here. The San Francisco garage-rock band, who play at Glasgow’s Barrowlands tonight, are currently putting the finishing touches to their forthcoming eighth studio album, Wrong Creatures, which will be released on January 12. The band have already treated fans to first single Little Thing Gone Wild – a dirty, sexy, rollicking ride of big…

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Listen: The Slow Readers Club release new single ahead of Scottish gig

Listen: The Slow Readers Club release new single ahead of Scottish gig

Ahead of their sell-out Scottish gig in December, Manchester-based four piece The Slow Readers Club have released what’s arguably their most potent and powerful single to date – Lunatic. You can listen to it below. The band – comprising of Aaron Starkie (vocals), Kurtis Starkie (guitar and vocals), James Ryan (bass) and David Whitworth (drums) – have drawn comparisons with Interpol, The Killers and The National. They count among their fans Jim and Saul from…

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Dua Lipa to visit Scotland on UK and Ireland tour

Dua Lipa to visit Scotland on UK and Ireland tour

Hotter Than Hell hitmaker Dua Lipa has announced a UK and Ireland tour for 2018 – and it includes a visit to Scotland in April. The New Rules chart-topper, who went down an absolute storm on the festival circuit this summer, drawing one of the biggest crowds at Glastonbury, will be touring her self-titled debut album, which includes the hits Be The One and Hotter Than Hell, as well as collaborations with Chris Martin and Miguel. Dua…

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Radiohead tease “little tour” in 2018

Radiohead tease “little tour” in 2018

Following their triumphant headline set at TRNSMT festival in Glasgow on Friday night (watch footage below), Radiohead have said they are planning a “little tour” for 2018. That “little tour” aside, Thom Yorke and co will otherwise focus on their own solo projects next year. The Oxford band are due to wrap up their tour in support of A Moon Shaped Pool when they will play a controversial gig in Tel Aviv next week. Speaking to Edith Bowman for…

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TRNSMT: Belle and Sebastian can’t wait to open for “amazing” Radiohead

TRNSMT: Belle and Sebastian can’t wait to open for “amazing” Radiohead

Scottish indie darlings Belle and Sebastian will warm up the crowd Radiohead at TRNSMT tomorrow (July 7) – 20 years after they bottled out of supporting the mighty Oxford outfit. The Bellshill band were first invited to support Thom Yorke and co in 1997, but didn’t feel ready to go out on such a big arena tour. Tomorrow, the Belles will finally support their heroes when Scotland’s newest festival kicks off at Glasgow Green –…

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Transport yourself to TRNSMT festival this weekend

Transport yourself to TRNSMT festival this weekend

With just days to go until some of the biggest names in music come to Glasgow for the inaugural TRNSMT festival at Glasgow Green ( 7-9 July), organisers of the festival are encouraging ticket holders to start planning their journey. From today fans will be able to log onto www.TRNSMTfest.com for accurate and up to date travel information, with the organisers providing a comprehensive overview of the best ways fans can get themselves to and from what will undoubtedly be…

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