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The Iain Duncan Smiths

Edinburgh Lebowski's Bar (Wednesday 22 August 2018)

The Edinburgh Festival madness was in full effect when one of BM’s favourite comedy song parodists made this storming appearance.



Beldon Haigh and The Mother Of All Bands

Edinburgh Liquid Room (Saturday, 11th August 2018)

Beldon Haigh and The Mother of All Bands appeared at The Liquid Room as part of the Official Edinburgh Fringe



King Ayisoba / Painted X-ray / Howie Reeve

Glasgow Glad Cafe (6th birthday party) (Friday 17th August)

After saying last week that the Garden Festival album launch was the best night at the Glad Cafe ever, period



Jimmy Cliff

Summer Nights @ Glasgow Kelvingrove Bandstand (Wednesday 9th August)

It’s not often we’re in the presence of that old cliche, a living legend



Ross Woodhouse / The Lower Depths / Chrissy Barnacle / Gardening For Bumblebees

Chem 19 night @ Glasgow Glad Cafe (Saturday 5th August 2018)

This was the second of two nights where Chem19 gave bands who had recorded through the Creative Scotland-backed demo fund at the Blantyre studio the chance



Mugstock 2018

Mugdock Country Park (Friday 27-Sunday 29 July)

This was Mugstock no 4, a small music festival with a capacity of a bit over a thousand people



Painted X-Ray / Barbara Morgenstern / RM Hubbert

Glasgow 2018 (Friday 3rd August)

The weather was a bit sunny and a bit breezy, the stage was huge, the atmosphere was laid back



Come Rain or Shine

Last Night from Glasgow at Kelvingrove Bandstand, Glasgow (Saturday 21 July 2018)

So Last Night from Glasgow invited anyone who was interested (ticketed but free) to an afternoon/early evening gig at the West End sweet spot of Kelvingrove Bandstand.



Doune the Rabbit Hole

Cardross Estate (Sunday 15th July 2018)

It’s summer in Port of Menteith. You can tell by the way the downpour has eased off to a drizzle.



Friendly Fires / Franz Ferdinand / Chvrches / The Killers

TRNSMT (Sunday 8 July 2018 ()

This was BM’s first trip to TRSMT, which calls itself a festival but it really a series of outdoor gigs at Glasgow Green