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Robbie Shepherd Q&A

January 30, 2015

WHEN DOES YOUR WEEKEND START? My weekend disna usually start till Monday, as I am mostly in at the BBC by 7.30am on Saturday and Sunday.

Entertainment

BURNS CELEBRATIONS

January 23, 2015

When you think of events organised to celebrate Robert Burns you tend to think of formal dinners, when everyone gets dressed up to the nines and waxes lyrical about the Bard. In Inverness, they’re going to celebrate in a much more lively way, thanks to Eden Court’s creative team.

Music

TWIN ATLANTIC

January 23, 2015

Fans of Glaswegian alternative rock band sensation Twin Atlantic are rejoicing as a spate of new gigs have been announced ahead of the release of their latest single, Oceans.

Music

GOULD PIANO TRIO

January 16, 2015

Internationally acclaimed Gould Piano Trio give the first Music Nairn concert of 2015 on Friday, January 16, which will be their seventh visit to the Highland town.

Music

Q&A WITH RICK WAKEMAN

January 15, 2015

Martin Hutchinson talks to Rick Wakeman about his life in music and his upcoming visit to Aberdeen

Music

THE PAVRI DUO

January 9, 2015

Aberdeen Chamber Music Concerts (ACMC) kicks off 2015 with a wonderful evening of piano and cello music.

Celebrity

FIVE MINUTES WITH… SOPHIE ELLIS BEXTOR

December 23, 2014

Sophie Ellis Bextor, 35, is about to step back on to the dance floor for the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special. The singer talks to Carrie Gregory about why she will have a lot more fun on the show this time around and why 2014 has been a great year for her

Music

PHIL CUNNINGHAM’S CHRISTMAS CONCERT

December 19, 2014

Following the huge success and popularity of his Christmas Concert show over the last six years in Edinburgh, Phil Cunningham is calling his pals together once again to open their Christmas songbook to Aberdeen audiences.

Music

AC/DC

December 19, 2014

Rock legends AC/DC are coming back to Scotland next year, and intend making a triumphant return to Glasgow’s Hampden Park on Sunday, June 28, to celebrate the release of their new album, Rock or Bust. The highly anticipated album was released earlier this month and is the band's 50th internationally released studio album.

Comedy

FINISH THE YEAR WITH A FLOURISH

December 18, 2014

While thoughts are focused currently on Christmas Day, there’s still plenty of red-letter days to come before 2015, writes Susan Welsh

Music

STEVI RITCHIE Q&A

December 18, 2014

The X Factor’s wildcard, Stevi Ritchie, speaks of his excitement ahead of next year’s The X Factor 2015 Live Tour

Music

ROLLING BACK THE YEARS

December 11, 2014

Jersey Boys brings the music for the generations singing into the future. Andrew Youngson catches up with the cast ahead of their appearance in Aberdeen this spring

Music

RGU CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE

December 5, 2014

Members of the public are invited to Robert Gordon University's (RGU) annual Christmas Carol Service next Thursday, December 11, at its Garthdee campus.

Music

HebCelt @ EDINBURGH’S HOGMANAY

December 5, 2014

Musicians from the multi-award-winning Hebridean Celtic Festival will be among Edinburgh’s first-foot guests during the capital’s Hogmanay celebrations. Artists representing the internationally renowned HebCelt on Lewis will perform at a special ceilidh being held as part of a series of free live gigs “hidden” in 11 buildings and outdoor spaces in the city’s Old Town on January 1.

Music

LISA MILNE

December 5, 2014

Ahead of her concert with the Aberdeen Choral Society on December 16, soprano Lisa Milne, 43, tells Andrew Youngson why she likes nothing more than to perform in her home city

Music

Les comes rollin’ into town

November 27, 2014

Pop band the Bay City Rollers were huge in the 70s. Martin Hutchinson talks to singer Les McKeown about reliving those heady days

Music

Elton John

November 27, 2014

Elton John and his band will perform at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) next June in an outdoor venue as part of their European tour.

Music

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

November 21, 2014

Having performed 500 major concert shows to more than half a million fans around the world since they formed over a decade ago, Rumours of Fleetwood Mac are returning to the UK next year to present a spectacular new stage show and, including on the tour, visits to Inverness and Aberdeen.

Music

S Club 7

November 21, 2014

After months of feverish speculation and their triumphant performance on BBC’s Children In Need last weekend which resulted in the greatest hits album surging up the chart, pop powerhouse S Club 7 have confirmed their hotly-anticipated return to the music scene with their 2015 ‘Bring It All Back’ arena tour.

Cinema

THE POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS

November 21, 2014

An extraordinary new film featuring songwriter and musician Edwyn Collins, receiving rave reviews both at home and abroad, is having its Sutherland second premiere at Timespan in Helmsdale on Thursday, November 27.

Music

INVERNESS CHORAL SOCIETY

November 21, 2014

It’s often written that there’s a ‘rare opportunity’ to see or hear something when, in reality, it’s not the case. But it is true of Inverness Choral Society’s next concert as the choir will perform Bach’s Christmas Oratorio in Inverness for the first time in more than 20 years.

Music

PETER GABRIEL Q&A

November 20, 2014

Peter Gabriel visits Aberdeen next week with his Back to Front Tour which features some of his greatest hits, including Sledgehammer. Andrew Youngson catches up with the musician and activist

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