The wondrous thread of Gerry Rafferty's career

Not many musicians provide a thread to link John Byrne of Tutti Frutti fame, Billy Connolly, John Peel, Lieber and Stoller, Quentin Tarantino, Bob...

It’s alright, Ma (he’s only ageing) – 20 facts to mark Dylan at 70

"May you grow up to be righteous, may you grow up to be true. May you always know the truth and see the lights...

T in the Park under threat from 'significant' health and safety concerns

Just days before tickets for this year’s T in the Park festival go on sale, The Caledonian Mercury is able to reveal that the...

From Bono to Great Uncle Bulgaria: ten acts to watch at Glastonbury

Glastonbury being what it is, you can find somewhere to go and watch Wimbledon on one of the big screens, or even catch Rod...

Review: The Stone Roses at Razzmatazz, Barcelona

In terms of waiting, the Prince of Wales is a rank amateur in comparison to Stone Roses fans. The pre-eminent guitar band of the era...

Ditched by Warner, what's the future for Spotify?

It was when writing about Journey t’other day, that the thought of making a compilation of that sort of on shaggy-haired soft-rock, largely from...

THE SINGING BRAVEHEART

In the 'Roman de Fergus', the hero must travel to Dunnottar to retrieve a magic shield Scotland has a new hero. He’s called Fergus and...

EDINBURGH BASED EVENTS COMPANY LAUNCHES NEW YORK TATTOO ON KICKSTARTER

Bringing the best of a Scottish tradition to New York in a fast paced celebration of music and dance! The New York Tattoo will showcase...
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VIDEO: THE ENCHANTED FOREST

The Enchanted Forest is Scotland’s premier sound and light show. The award-winning event has been running since 2002 and this’s year’s programme opens to...

13 boutique Scottish festivals

Now that we're into June, the festival season will soon be in full swing, prompting kids of all ages to unearth their tents, wellies,...