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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.

Niteworks / Mercedes Peón

By • Feb 4th, 2019 • Category: Gig review

The voice of the Gaelic poet Sorley MacLean rings out around the Barrowland ballroom. “Our Gàidhlig language is under threat Our young people are being bred for one thing Emigration Emigration Emigration.” So begins Niteworks’ big show at the Barras. It felt like everything here was subject to careful consideration. The songs tell a story. […]

The Delines / Dori Freeman

By • Feb 3rd, 2019 • Category: Gig review

“We’re a late night lights down low kinda band”, says Amy Boone at the start of the Delines set.

Withered Hand / Hamish Hawk / Bobby Kakouris

By • Feb 2nd, 2019 • Category: Gig review, gig reviews (Scottish)

“Wow I think we’ve witnessed something quite special tonight,” remarks Dan Willson

Mariza / Mischa Macpherson

By • Jan 30th, 2019 • Category: Gig review

“Hello” “As you may have noticed, I am not Mariza” The first words that Mischa Macpherson said as she took to the stage with her band. It’s a bit of an unexpected bonus to see her here and I think the same feeling for them to be here – performing an excerpt from her work […]

Mull Historical Society

By • Jan 29th, 2019 • Category: Gig review, gig reviews (Scottish)

Colin Macintyre might be touring and performing a new album, but I wonder if I’m the only one to notice that his band is actually starting to live up to the name?

Cake / Israel Nash

By • Jan 27th, 2019 • Category: Gig review

Israel Nash is a new name to me but not a stranger to Glasgow,

Elephant Sessions / Dallahan

By • Jan 26th, 2019 • Category: Gig review, gig reviews (Scottish)

Dallahan at first glance are just another young folk group playing up tempo jigs and reels.