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The Valves – Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh – 23 April 2022

Always try to catch the rare Valves gigs, especially after covid layoff, so really enjoyed this one at The Wee Red Bar again. Great to hear the old, old tunes again and meet some old, old friends again ! Attended … Continue reading

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Wet Leg – The Mash House, Edinburgh – 17 April 2022

Bought tickets immediately on sale knowing Wet Leg were just about to blow up massively and amazingly they stayed with the Mash House when they surely could have sold out a much bigger venue. And the small club environment was … Continue reading

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Maeve Gilchrist – George Watson’s, Edinburgh – 11 April 2022

I’ve been captivated by the mesmerising Celtic Harp playing of Maeve since hearing first then seeing her playing at two amazing concerts with Arooj Aftab. The fact she is from Edinburgh and had composed a special piece for the Edinburgh … Continue reading

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The Postcards – Whistlebinkies, Edinburgh – 10 April 2022

We had an absolute blast at @whistlebinkies on Sunday. Superb crowd from 18 to 80 who were a singing and a dancing. Apologies to the Irish ladies for refusing their request to play Gerry Cinnamon…wrong era!! Here’s the setlist next … Continue reading

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Midlake – Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh – 9 April 2022

Chris’s idea to see Midlake, a band I knew nothing about, but I liked videos of their new album after their long hiatus, and as expected they were very good. Laid back but varied Southern rock with inventive playing and … Continue reading

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Aurora – SWG3, Glasgow – 29 March 2022

Aurora Asknes is a unique one off artist and I loved her first album and performances since I saw her superb show at the Art School in 2016. She has grown in popularity since but I’ve not been so moved … Continue reading

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Hanley & The Baird – PJ Molloy’s, Dunfermline – 26 March 2022

Thanks for having us PJ Molloys and thanks guys for coming. #yourock 🤘🎸Really enjoyed that and a great set from Braw too. Shall we come back later in the year?

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The Postcards – Pierhead Tavern, Lamlash, Arran – 19 March 2022

Back from our weekend trip to Arran and two gigs at The Pierhead Tavern. Thanks to everyone that came to watch us for the 2 electric sets on Saturday and an acoustic one on Sunday. We debuted the sublime Mary’s … Continue reading

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CHVRCHES – O2 Academy, Edinburgh – 14 March 2022

Their latest album ‘Screen Violence’ was my favourite of 2021 and I just couldn’t wait to see them again live and even better than at The Hydro in those distant pre-covid days. Their latest songs have a more indie guitar … Continue reading

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh – 23 Feb 2022

Karen is such a Rocky Horror fan forever … we had to go to this new production and were not disappointed! A brilliant interpretation with super acting, singing, dancing, sets and spot on live band … what more could you … Continue reading

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