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Elephant Sessions / Dallahan

Celtic Connections @ Glasgow QMU (19th January 2019)

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

Pete Wylie

Glasgow King Tut's Wah Wah Hut (Wednesday 23rd January 2019)

So Wylie was back at King Tut’s – after a very entertaining show several years ago

Sona Jobarteh / The Como Mammas

Celtic Connections @ Glasgow Queen Margaret Union (Sunday 20th January 2019)

This was one of those moments when you find yourself watching something that you never expected.

Moxie / 
Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar

Celtic Connections @ Glasgow Òran Mór (Friday 
18th January 2019)

Another January, another run of gigs, clubs, late nights and hangovers that makes up the annual Celtic Connections festival.

Spare Snare / De Rosa / Broken Chanter

Dundee Beat Generator (Saturday 5th January)

If you were to select the best of Scottish indie pop, one decade at a time, you’d probably not do so in reverse chronological order,


Dolina Trzech Stawów, Katowice (August 3rd 2018)

For those who take their festing seriously, the decline and eventual demise of T In The Park presented both crisis and opportunity

The Raptors / The Trama Dolls / Youth of America

Glasgow Hug and Pint (Friday 28th December 2018)

Sometimes it is necessary in this season of overstuffed turkeys, internet shopping binges and warring families to take a rock n roll trip

Colonel Mustard and the Dijon 5 / Stanley Odd / Medicine Men

Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom (Saturday December 22nd 2018)

Party time! The Mustards, with some decent support acts, it is Xmas !

Kaputt / Current Affairs / Hairband / Overwhelmed / The Lawnmover

Glasgow Old Hairdressers (Friday 21st December 2018)

This was Kaputt’s Christmas show and they invited some musical friends, four other bands in fact

Aidan Moffat and RM Hubbert

'Ghost Stories For Christmas' album launch @ Glasgow Mono (December 6, 2018)

This was a great night – the advance sales of the album (sold along with the tickets, circumventing chart rules maybe) gave RM and AM an early Xmas no. 1