Retired postmaster Douglas Provan, who recently learned to play the bagpipes, tells Michael Alexander why it’s never too late to learn a new hobby
It was a music genre that originated amongst African Americans in New Orleans, USA, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Since they performed with The Darkness on T in the Park’s main stage in 2004 and walked away with the top prize on UK prime time TV talent show ‘When Will I Be Famous’ in 2007, the Red Hot Chilli Pipers haven’t stopped for breath – other than to inflate their bagpipes!
The 32-strong choir of the St Andrews Renaissance Singers will perform a selection of seasonal music from the Middle Ages to the present day when they arrive at the Museum of the University of St Andrews (MUSA) on Saturday December 10.
RM Hubbert, the winner of the 2013 Scottish Album of the Year Award, returns to Newport as part of his short winter 2016 tour promoting his latest album ‘Telling The Trees’.
It’s three years since 70s pop idol Les McKeown resisted the temptation to burst into a rendition of ‘Pie Pie Baby’ whilst appearing as a guest judge at the World Scotch Pie Championships in Dunfermline.
Veteran ska and two tone legends The English Beat – simply known as The Beat in their native England – are coming to Kirkcaldy.
Ahead of a special concert in Dunfermline, American song writing legend Jimmy Webb pays tribute to his old friend Glen Campbell and tells The Courier's Michael Alexander why he is concerned that music has 'drifted away' from the activism of the 1960's.
They are four of Scotland’s most experienced musicians and now they have teamed up to present a show of Scottish songs seldom now heard, but once the basis of the folk revival in the 1960’s and 1970’s.
Fife singer songwriter KT Tunstall has been confirmed on the line-up for Proms in the Park 2016 on Glasgow Green on Saturday September 10.