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10 of the best gigs and tours this month

This month’s pick of the best live music, gigs and tours across the UK, including Manic Street Preachers, Withered Hand and Manchester Orchestra. Don’t forget it’s Record Store Day on Saturday, April 19. Look out for more on that on the blog. Manic Street Preachers Ahead of the release of their twelfth album Futurology later …

Gigs April 1, 2014

Aberfeldy Festival 2013 – live review

The fourth year of the Aberfeldy Festival featured the likes of King Creosote, Aidan Moffat, Ian Rankin and local favourites Star Wheel Press. Review by Jay Richardson Returning bigger and bolder for its fourth year, with the schedule extended to three days, Aberfeldy’s autumnal, boutique music festival suffered a washout for its acoustic sets on …

WOW247 recommends: Things to do in Scotland this week, 24 – 30 June

The pick of the one-off events and festivals in Scotland this week, including the Scottish Chamber Orchestra‘s tour, another Edinburgh Zoo Lates party, the Fife Regatta, the Wee Chill in Glasgow and the second week of the Edinburgh International Film Festival. [The Fife Regatta returns to Largs this weekend] Theatre: Being Tommy Cooper Royal Lyceum …

Theatre June 24, 2013

Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite leads line-up for stone circle concert

Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite has used his influence in the Scottish music scene to help organise a special fundraising concert in aid of Glasgow’s Sighthill Stone Circle, which is under threat from the proposed regeneration of the area. The campaign has personal significance for Braithwaite, as his late father John was Technical Supervisor on the 1979 …

Gigs June 14, 2013

Radar weekly: T Break, Doune, Wee Chill, gig picks

In this week’s round-up of new music: T Break line-up revealed; Wee Chill plans 10th birthday; more acts for Doune the Rabbit Hole; new music from Camera Obscura, Sparrow and the Workshop and Garden of Elks; plus this best gigs across Scotland. [Machines in Heaven are among the bands chosen for T Break – picture: …

Gigs Radar May 21, 2013

Malcolm Middleton on his solo debut, touring again, and Arab Strap

It’s over a decade since Malcolm Middleton recorded his debut solo album, the difficult-to-say 5:14 Fluoxytine Seagull Alcohol John Nicotine, and the memories of that breakthrough are evidently a little hazy for its protagonist. “Was it 2002? Aye it was, sorry,” says Middleton on the phone from his new base in Fife. The reason 39-year-old …

Gigs April 26, 2013

WOW247 recommends: Things to do in Scotland this week, 18 – 24 March

This week’s arts, entertainment and leisure picks from across Scotland, including music from Johnny Marr, FOUND and Yo La Tengo, a site-specific theatre work in Shetland, a cinematic tribute to David Bowie and the start of the Edinburgh International Science Festival. [David Bowie in Labyrinth, showing at the Filmhouse this week] Music: Johnny Marr O2 …

Comedy Theatre March 18, 2013

Tectonics Glasgow festival aims to blur boundaries

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra has revealed it is to launch a major new experimental music festival in Glasgow. Conductor Ivan Volkov is masterminding the event, which will see classical composers, electronica musicians and rock performers join forces to stage two days of performances. [Aidan Moffat will perform at Tectonic Glasgow – picture: TSPL] The …