Pop band the Bay City Rollers were huge in the 70s. Martin Hutchinson talks to singer Les McKeown about reliving those heady days
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stonehaven's annual Hogmanay bash has added two star Scottish performers to its line up.
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
Jazz-pop chart-topper Paloma Faith gave the Granite City a taste of her dazzling, retro style last night.
An Aberdeen band could be on its way to stardom after reaching the final of a prestigious talent contest.
Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Julia Fordham is to perform at an up-close-and-personal gig at Aberdeen’s Lemon Tree on Monday, as part of a UK homecoming tour after years living and working in Los Angeles.
Regarded as one of the world’s best guitarists and an inductee of the Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame, Steve Cropper joins some well-known friends to present an unforgettable night of good music, writes Susan Welsh
Don’t miss a rare opportunity to catch the ‘Godfather of British Blues’ in Aberdeen this weekend, writes Martin Hutchinson
It seems Highland fans can’t get enough of the fabulous music of Marc Bolan and T. Rex. Following hot on the heels of the lavish stage show 20th Century Boy, the Musical, which played at Eden Court this year, comes another top UK tribute band, T.Rextasy, who play The Ironworks, Inverness, on Saturday, November 8.
A north-east band who relocated to Glasgow several years ago will return to Aberdeen for their largest ever city gig tonight.
The beauty of the land will converge with that of arts and culture this month at the Hielan’ Ways symposium.
Roaring into the Highlands are big, high-energy band the Treacherous Orchestra, writes Susan Welsh
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO) makes a welcome return to the Music Hall, Aberdeen, on Saturday, November 8, to kick-start its 2014/15 concert season in the city.
Finding her inner rock chick has helped Cordelia Farnworth show the entertainment industry who’s boss, writes Andrew Youngson
With a sparkling score and new take on the famous children’s tale, Scottish Opera breathes new life into Cinderella, writes Susan Welsh
Boy band fans will be in seventh heaven as seven big names from the 1990s play Aberdeen on Wednesday evening. 5ive, Blue, 911, A1, Damage, 3T and 5th Story will play a one-night gig at the AECC as part of The Big Reunion Boy Band Tour.
Following a project working with prisoners, Highland songbird Rachel Sermanni tells Susan Welsh she’s had her eyes opened by the experience
From teaching Kylie Minogue a song to celebrating four decades in showbusiness and performing live in front of a billion people, it has been a special year for Dougie MacLean, writes Susan Welsh
New music might seem scary, but it doesn’t bite, as Sound Festival director Fiona Robertson tells Andrew Youngson
A Manchester four-piece band will play Aberdeen this weekend - ahead of supporting one of the greatest rock groups in history.
Charlie Landsborough has played all over the world and, as a regular visitor to Scotland, is a firm favourite with Highland audiences.
Forget Octoberfest – head to Beauly and experience Folktoberfest instead, writes Susan Welsh
Martin Hutchinson talks colourful clothes and hit songs with Showaddywaddy, as they prepare for their Aberdeen date
After a five-year gap, Idlewild are back recording and touring once more, playing intimate gigs across the Highlands and islands, writes Susan Welsh
Something wicked is coming this way – and it features schoolchildren from Inverness, writes Susan Welsh
Ullapool will be filled with the sound of music once more this weekend, this time courtesy of hundreds of guitars. The 15th annual Ullapool Guitar Festival runs from Friday, October 3, until Sunday, October 5, with daytime events taking place in the Macphail Centre and a late-night festival club in the Arch Inn on the town’s Shore Street. The programme has five concerts, plus a variety of workshops and a trade show. Friday night’s lineup features Wingin’ It (Adam Bulley and Chaz Mackenzie) and Lulo Reinhardt Latin Swing Project, with hosts the Remi Harris Trio, at the Festival Club. Saturday’s programme includes workshops, a screening of the film Harlem Street Singer with Woody Mann, and students from Berklee College of Music, Boston USA; Brigitte DeMeyer with Pat Bergeson, Clive Carroll, and the John Goldie Band with Hugh Burns. There are workshops with tutors Hugh Burns, Will McNicol, Clive Carroll, Tristan Seume and John Goldie on Sunday morning and, from noon, music from Allan Neave and students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Sean Shibe and the inaugural performance of a new piece for four guitars commissioned by the festival and composed by Clive Carroll. The Carl Verheyen Band, John Jorgenson, the Webb Sisters and Alan Thomson appear in the evening while the festival club, which runs until midnight on Sunday, will be hosted by Tristan Seume.