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New exhibition features local artist

A selection of Scottish artists are showcasing their work at Knock Castle in Perthshire with the launch of a new gallery in the exclusive and upmarket hotel.

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Beth Swan

Beth picked up by BBC’s Janice

Former Cumbernauld teenager Beth Swan had her song Valentina chosen as ‘single of the week’ on Janice Forsyth’s show on BBC Radio Scotland.

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I Am They to make Scottish debut in Kilsyth

I Am They to make Scottish debut in Kilsyth

Christian rock group I Am They are making their first ever Scottish appearance at Kilsyth Church of God later this month.

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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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The Welsh rockers play the Caird Hall next month

Have a nice day! Stereophonics head to Dundee’s Caird Hall

Welsh rockers Stereophonics plus special guests are to play at Caird Hall, Dundee on Tuesday August 22, 2017

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Meet pop rockers The Vamps at Glasgow Argyle Street from noon and the Edinburgh store at 5pm on Tuesday, July 18.

The Vamps' Night & Day album set to knock Ed Sheeran off top spot - meet them at HMV signings in Scotland

Pop rockers The Vamps look set to end Ed Sheeran's rule at the top of the charts with their new album Night & Day and lucky fans can meet them at HMV signings in Scotland.
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Once more Into The Valley...

Once more Into The Valley...

We don’t want to take fans on a nostalgic trip back to 1977,” Richard Jobson said speaking of the Skids’ anniversary tour, when I caught up with him for a chat.

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Columban Singers in fine voice

Columban Singers in fine voice

The Burngreen Welfare Hall in Kilsyth was the venue for the Annual Concert of popular local choir the Burngreen Singers.

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The Time Frequency (left) will headline the main stage

First festival of the summer 
is live and in Stereo(funk)

After the huge success of last year’s event the first festival of the summer returns to Strathclyde Park this month.

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Dead Man Fall’s gig to help visa crisis

Dead Man Fall’s gig to help visa crisis

A Cumbernauld band is to host a fundraising gig as it tries to scrape together the huge cost of US visas.

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Gloria Gaynor

Disco queen Gloria heads to Falkirk

Disco queen Gloria Gaynor will headline a concert at the Falkirk Stadium in June which includes a host of other music favourites.

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Curtis channels Ol’ Blue Eyes

Curtis channels Ol’ Blue Eyes

The timeless cool of Frank Sinatra met the robust swing of the Count Basie Orchestra on the classic album, ‘Sinatra at the Sands’ and it has remained a beloved classic ever since, the perfect marriage of old-school pop and big band jazz.

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The Stranglers are embarking on a tour of Scotland.

Baz: Come and see our ugly mugs!

The Stranglers’ story, which began way back in the early 1970s, is both long and complex. And it’s one that is still being written.

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Amy Macdonald releases her new album on February 17.

Amy Macdonald: I want to write songs that mean something

It was a very cheery Amy Macdonald that came on the phone when I grabbed her for a chat about her new upcoming album. But then, she has a lot to be happy about.

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Billy Bragg and Joe Henry join the Celtic Connections line up next week.

Billy Bragg’s American obsession

Like many a British musician before him, Billy Bragg, bard of Barking, singer songwriter, political activist, and musical historian has made no secret of his obsession with the songs and the mythology of the Americas, not least those of his artistic and philosophical forebear Woody Guthrie. With his friend and collaborator, US singer songwriter Joe Henry, he has made an album that focuses on the transformative part the railroad played in disseminating the songs that gave birth to the rock’n’roll era.

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Strathspey and Surreal play Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Main Auditorium on January 23.

Brazilian beats to warm up Celtic crowd

For most cities, January is a time to bring normality back to life after the festivities of Christmas and New Year.

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Friday is Wear Your Old Band T-shirt to Work Day

Friday is Wear Your Old Band T-shirt to Work Day

Tomorrow (Nov 25) is Wear Your Old Band T-Shirt To Work Day, so get rummaging through the closet tonight to check for armpit stains and moth holes.

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Leona Marie will has been working on the show with a cast of young performers

Leona Marie bringing the magic of Broadway to Cumbernauld

Singing sensation Leona Marie will bring a selection of the best show tunes to Cumbernauld Theatre on November 5.

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Itchycoo Park bring their Rubber Revolver to hometown gig

Itchycoo Park bring their Rubber Revolver to hometown gig

Following recent performances with The Kast-Off Kinks and Mike Pender’s Searchers, Itchycoo Park return to Cumbernauld Theatre this Friday with songs from the Beatles albums Rubber Soul and Revolver.

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Chris Ashton to perform on TV

Chris Ashton to perform on TV

Cumbernauld musician Chris Ashton can be seen making his first TV appearance tomorrow.

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