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Beerjacket & the Cairn String Quartet / Keeley Forsyth

By • Feb 4th, 2020 • Category: Gig review, gig reviews (Scottish)

It has been ages since I last saw Beerjacket. At one time Peter Kelly seemed to be everywhere and was racking up a lot of good support slots with impressive names.

Robyn Hitchcock / Annie Booth

By • Jan 30th, 2020 • Category: Gig review, gig reviews (Scottish)

In some ways this year’s Celtic Connections line-up isn’t as good as it has been in the past.

WHYTE / Anamoch / IMLÉ

By • Jan 30th, 2020 • Category: Gig review, gig reviews (Scottish)

Ceòl’s Craic have been running interesting looking events in the CCA for a few years now.

Nitin Sawhney

By • Jan 30th, 2020 • Category: Gig review, photoreview

Nitin Sawhney is an artist that I’ve always wanted to see but never had the chance.

The Wandering Hearts / Zoe Graham

By • Jan 29th, 2020 • Category: Gig review, gig reviews (Scottish)

I am pretty certain that I’ve seen Zoe Graham before.

Hannah Read & Andy Monaghan 
/ Cara Rose

By • Jan 26th, 2020 • Category: Gig review, gig reviews (Scottish)

As the band took to the stage, Andy Monaghan said in his little intro: “Thank you for taking a gamble

Tyler Childers

 / Local Honeys

By • Jan 22nd, 2020 • Category: Gig review

I think it was on BBC Alba’s coverage of Belladrum last year that I stumbled across the Local Honeys for the first time. Now I must confess that I’m not really a fan of bluegrass music.
There’s something about it that just doesn’t speak to me. 
Perhaps I’ve just seen too many bad Americana-influenced cover bands? […]

The Dandy Warhols / Juniore

By • Feb 9th, 2019 • Category: Gig review

On each side of the Fruitmarket there are balloons spelling out the number 25.

John Grant / Eric Pulido

By • Feb 8th, 2019 • Category: Gig review

Opening for John Grant was EB the Younger – which is the solo project of Midlake singer Eric Pulido.

VanIves / Liela Moss

By • Feb 7th, 2019 • Category: Gig review

Tonight gave us a first look at the solo project from the Duke Spirit’s front woman Liela Moss.