West Lothian band The Snuts on longlist for Scottish Album of the Year Award

West Lothian band The Snuts on longlist for Scottish Album of the Year Award

After being forced to cancel their TRNSMT gig last weekend, The Snuts finally got some good news after their debut album was longlisted for the Scottish Album of the Year award. The West Lothian indie outfit, who cancelled their festival appearance after one band member and a crew member tested positive for Covid-19, will go up against the likes Biffy Clyro, Mogwai and Arab Strap for the prestigious prize. Twenty albums released during the pandemic…

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TRNSMT 2022: The Strokes, Paolo Nutini and Lewis Capaldi announced for next summer’s event

TRNSMT 2022: The Strokes, Paolo Nutini and Lewis Capaldi announced for next summer’s event

New York indie legends The Strokes will be joined by Scots singers Paolo Nutini and Lewis Capaldi at the TRNSMT festival next year, organisers have revealed. The next installment of TRNSMT, which also sees Sigrid, The Snuts and Wolf Alice perform, will take place at Glasgow Green from July 8-10 in 2022. Also in the line-up are Foals, Fontaines D.C., Jimmy Eat World and beabadoobee. The 2021 TRNSMT Festival wrapped up on Sunday evening after…

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TRNSMT 2021: Day 2 round-up

TRNSMT 2021: Day 2 round-up

Saturday’s live action included hometown sets for Primal Scream, Twin Atlantic, Lucia & the Best Boys, Declan Welsh & the Decadent West and more, as well as performances from some of the UK’s brightest stars including KSI, Becky Hill and Sea Girls. Geoff Ellis, Festival Director at TRNSMT said: “It was the night we’ve all been waiting for and it surpassed my wildest expectations. “Today, fans enjoyed some of the most memorable performances to ever grace the stage at Glasgow Green….

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TRNSMT 2021: Festival-goers must take Covid test before attending event in Glasgow

TRNSMT 2021: Festival-goers  must take Covid test before attending event in Glasgow

Music fans will be forced to provide a negative Covid-19 lateral flow test before gaining entry to next month’s TRNSMT festival – with the same rules applying to the Biffy Clyro gig at the same venue. TRNSMT takes place from 10-12 September at Glasgow Green, following a massive outdoor show from Ayrshire trio Biffy the previous evening. Both are Scottish Government Gateway events. Following discussions with the Scottish Government and Glasgow City Council, TRNSMT has…

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Kiwi pop sensation Lorde to visit Edinburgh’s Usher Hall on Solar Power world tour

Kiwi pop sensation Lorde to visit Edinburgh’s Usher Hall on Solar Power world tour

Lorde has just announced a massive world tour – and it includes a visit to Edinburgh. The Kiwi singer-songwriter’s Solar Power tour, in support of her upcoming new album of the same name, will include a visit to the Usher Hall on May 26, 2022. The UK leg of the tour also includes dates in Leeds, Manchester and Birmingham, and concludes with two shows in London at Camden’s Roundhouse. Tickets for all UK gigs go…

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Manic Street Preachers announce Edinburgh show and share brand new single – listen

Manic Street Preachers announce Edinburgh show and share brand new single – listen

Welsh rock giants Manic Street Preachers have added new dates to their 2021 UK tour – among them a visit to Edinburgh in September. The Gwent band kick off their run of shows in Newcastle on September 6, before travelling north the following evening for a gig at the Capital’s Usher Hall. The Manics then visit Dundee’s Caird Hall on September 2 and, in between shows in England, return north of the border once more…

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Chubby and the Gang to visit Edinburgh on mammoth UK tour

Chubby and the Gang to visit Edinburgh on mammoth UK tour

London pub punks Chubby and the Gang have announced a mammoth UK tour – and it includes a visit to Edinburgh. The hotly-tipped five-piece, who hit the road this winter on a 40-date jaunt around the UK and Ireland, will stop off at the Capital’s Mash House on November 13. Alongside the tour announcement, Chubby and the Gang have also shared new single Lightning Don’t Strike Twice – and you can listen to it below….

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Watch: Django Django share video for new single and announce Edinburgh gig

Watch: Django Django share video for new single and announce Edinburgh gig

Edinburgh-formed indie band Django Django have announced a headline UK tour – and it includes a visit to Liquid Room in October. The band have built an inimitable live reputation over the years and this will be the first time their much-lauded new album, Glowing in the Dark, will be played to audiences. Alongside the tour announcement, the Djangos have share a video for recent single Waking Up – an album highlight and collaboration with…

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Edinburgh Summer Sessions 2021: Anne-Marie joins line-up as latest headline act

Edinburgh Summer Sessions 2021: Anne-Marie joins line-up as latest headline act

Anne-Marie will perform a massive outdoor gig in Edinburgh this summer. The chart-topper will play Princes Street Gardens on Thursday, August 12. Essex singer-songwriter Anne-Marie, known to millions as one of four judges on ITV talent show The Voice, joins an already impressive line-up at the Edinburgh Summer Sessions 2021. Among the other stars booked to perform at this year’s event – to be held between August 6 and 15 – are Sir Tom Jones,…

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Chart star Tom Grennan to visit Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange on UK tour

Chart star Tom Grennan to visit Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange on UK tour

Tom Grennan has announced a visit to Edinburgh in September as part of a UK tour. The Little Bit of Love singer, whose second album is due for release in March, visits the Corn Exchange on Thursday, September 16. The previous night, Grennan opens his UK tour at Glasgow’s 02 Academy. Tickets will be available for pre-sale from March 3, with first access to tickets to all fans who pre-order new album Evering Road from…

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