Tom Jones, Rag’n’Bone Man, Paloma Faith and Kasabian to play Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Tom Jones, Rag’n’Bone Man, Paloma Faith and Kasabian to play Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Tom Jones, Rag’n’Bone Man, Paloma Faith and Kasabian are the first headliners to announced for the Edinburgh Summer Sessions – with even more to be announced soon. Taking place during Edinburgh’s world famous Fringe festival, this exciting new era in the Capital’s music scene will bring these world-class acts to Princes Street Gardens, for a series of truly magical shows, in one of the most beautiful live music locations in the world. These four outstanding artists are…

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Kasabian announce UK tour

Kasabian announce UK tour

As Kasabian prepare to make Reading/Leeds 2017 their own, the Leicester band have announced a 12-date UK arena tour for November/December – including two dates in Scotland. Since releasing recent chart-topping album For Crying Out Loud, Kasabian have been thrilling festival crowds everywhere they’ve played this summer throughout Europe, effortlessly proving why they are one of the world’s very best live acts every time they step on stage. Tickets go on sale at 9.30am, August 31, from www.kasabian.co.uk/live/ Kasabian play the following…

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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: 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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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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Edinburgh gig tribute to tragic Viola Beach

Edinburgh gig tribute to tragic Viola Beach

Viola Beach, who were due to open for Blossoms at Edinburgh’s Liquid Room on 3 March before the group died in a horror accident last weekend, will have their vacant slot marked by a full audio recording of their recent live set at Lemington Spa. The Warrington indie band – who were tragically killed along with their manager Craig Tarry when their car plunged off a bridge into a canal in the early hours of Saturday morning while…

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