Chants of ‘Mon the Biffy!’ will be heard all over Aberdeen when Ayrshire rockers, Biffy Clyro, hit the stage of Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre’s (AECC) GE Oil & Gas Arena later this year.
As Opera Bohemia’s La Traviata heads north, conductor and tenor Alistair Digges reveals what audiences can expect.
The award-winning Hebridean Celtic Festival will celebrate its “coming of age” next week with a special birthday present, gift wrapped in Nashville – an updated version of its theme song produced with the help of musicians from both sides of the Atlantic.
As he gets ready for the Stonehaven Folk Festival, Kenn Clark takes our My Weekend Q&A:
Les McKeown spent a few seconds searching for the right word after I asked him about the Bay City Rollers headlining T in the Park.
Having received a knighthood last week, singer Rod Stewart has an important date with the Queen to look forward to, but before then, he’s got a VIP show in Inverness which thousands of fans are eagerly awaiting.
Simply Red are to return to Aberdeen for a special 25th anniversary show to celebrate their iconic album, Stars.
Tinie Tempah has apologised to disappointed north-east fans after pulling out of an Aberdeen music festival at the last minute.
A Skye hotel recently used by rapper Kanye West while filming in Scotland has been named the best island hotel in the country.
Despite being a man of few words, Derek Smith, lead guitarist and singer with Edinburgh-based band, Main Street Blues revealed his ambition was to one day, play the larger Empire Theatre at Eden Court.
Duncan Eagles plays with Partikel. This week he took our My Weekend quiz. When does your weekend start? My weekend starts on Monday and ends on Sunday. Most of the time, I don’t even know what day it is!
This year's Speyfest is just 100 days away and the Ceol Oirghialla ensemble of Celtic musicians have been confirmed as the latest act for the largest traditional event in Moray.
With our love affair with music festivals showing no sign of slowing down, we look at what’s in store at three popular events.
Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie talks about his 30-year career as the band gets set to release its 11th album
Ask Bobby Gillespie how he’s feeling, having just released his 11th album with Primal Scream, and he gives a one-word answer.
An intriguing exhibition is to be unveiled in Moray celebrating a well-known music promoter, top musicians and an iconic venue that played host to The Beatles.
A chance meeting at a pub session in Cornwall led to singer-songwriter Sarah McQuaid being featured in the Legends of Rock photography exhibition alongside the likes of Amy Winehouse, Björk, The Prodigy and Courtney Love.
On Sunday, March 20, the heart of Aberdeen will be transformed into an exhilarating musical showcase of jazz, blues, funk, soul, R&B, swing, bop, vocals and big band.
Singer/songwriter Ben McKelvey takes our My Weekend Q&A:
Scotland has never seen anything like it, nor, come to that, has the rest of Britain, because an event that brings together music, snowsports, mountains, world-class DJs and adrenalin-fuelled stunts has never taken place in this country before.
Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Here are 13 events that you definitely don't want to miss.
The Cult’s Ian Astbury has been singing the praises of getting grounded and reconnecting with simple values for eons. After 33 years in the music business, he explains how the masses are finally starting to agree.
When does your weekend start? On a Friday after work; The Little Kicks usually have band practice and that always seems a good way to start.
Seminal punk legends Stiff Little Fingers are undertaking a nationwide tour from February 25 to March 19, and one of the shows is destined to be saved for posterity, as their gig at Glasgow’s Barrowlands is set to be recorded. Formed in Belfast in 1977, the band was at the forefront of the punk explosion. Martin Hutchinson talks to original frontman Jake Burns about the band
When does your weekend start? Thursday night. It’s the new Friday night, apparently. Perfect night in? I’m into cooking so it would have to involve cooking an amazing recipe. Something from the likes of Yotam Ottolenghi or somebody of that ilk. My close friends round, obviously some top tunes and, last but not least, some good booze. Definitely a nice bottle of single malt whisky. Perfect night out? Probably not too different from the perfect night in, actually, but in an amazing location. As long as there are close friends and family, good drinks and music, I’m happy. Someone else can cook, though. Preferably somewhere hot.
As Elvis tribute act Ben Portsmouth brings his uncanny similarities to The King to Aberdeen and Inverness, Laura Redpath finds out how his hugely successful career began
Sutherland-based singer-songwriter Geordie Jack, founder and lead vocalist of one of Scotland’s most successful-ever bands – Colorado – has caught the music industry entirely by surprise in making an unheralded comeback from retirement – as a solo act – just four months short of his 66th birthday.
With the stage adaptation of The Glenn Miller Story heading to Aberdeen next week, Your Weekend speaks to stars of the show, Tommy Steele and Sarah Soetaert, who play Glenn Miller and his wife, Helen Burger
Emotions will run high in Aberdeen next week when iconic band Runrig mark the end of an era with a concert celebrating their final studio album, writes Susan Welsh
Jason Donovan may no longer be the shirtless sensation he was in the 90s, but the north-east is in for a treat this spring as the former Neighbours actor takes his 10 Good Reasons tour to Aberdeen. Laura Redpath finds out more
When does your weekend start? On a Friday, normally, like everyone else.
A magnificent new production of one of the greatest musicals of all time, The Sound of Music, is on currently at HM Theatre in Aberdeen. Before the curtain goes up today on this timeless classic, Keeley Bolger rounds up everything you need to know
Whatever the weather holds, the outlook is sunny for the Highlands and islands this year, thanks to a host of top-class entertainment and events taking place, writes Susan Welsh