Music

  • 4 July 2015

    It's been three years since Alabama Shakes first brought their soulful roots rock to T in the Park - three years in which they have played for a president, been nominated for a Grammy Award, contributed to the soundtrack of Steve McQueen's Oscar-winning film 12 Years A Slave and travelled the world performing their powerful debut album, Boys & Girls.

  • 4 July 2015

    The vast majority of the musicians truckin' on up to Strathallan next weekend are based in the British Isles, but Alabama Shakes are not the only visitors from across the pond.

  • 4 July 2015

    "It's not my scene at all but I think it will bring some benefit to the area," the lady of pensionable age is saying, just after we interrupt her in the act of crossing Auchterarder's douce, lengthy High Street.

  • 1 July 2015
  • 1 July 2015

    Fans of raucous rackets of a retro kind should head to Leith this week for the first ever Franklin-Fest, which brings together some fourteen beat combos for three days and nights of live music.

  • 30 June 2015

    A new orchestra that aims to transform children's lives made its performing debut in Aberdeen yesterday.