An award-winning Tayside song writer who immortalised the 50th anniversary of the Tay Road Bridge in music last year has released an EP which pays tribute to the newly opened Queensferry Crossing over the Forth.
He wasn’t the best known name on the bill, but blues rock guitarist Kris Barras summed up the PKD Festival best as he took to the Dalgety Bay stage late on Saturday afternoon with his blend of soul-wrenching melodies that has recently seen him reach number two in the blues chart.
A former Dundee student who made history by becoming the first member of the public to cross the Tay Road Bridge when it opened in 1966 has been immortalised in song by an award-winning Tayside song writer.
The skirl of the pipes drifted through the Croatian highlands as a Dundee piper from the 7th battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland - 7 Scots - put on several moving performances during Exercise Sava Star attended by The Courier.
Music preview: Why indie folk rocker Scott Hutchison won’t act like a Frightened Rabbit on stage in Fife
Selkirk-raised singer songwriter Scott Hutchison – the founder of indie rockers Frightened Rabbit – tells Michael Alexander why Supping Wi’ Fifers will take him back to his musical roots.
James Yorkston: How the ‘freedom’ of Fife’s East Neuk helped forge a musical and cultural phenomenon
As Tae Sup wi' a Fifer returns with another eclectic line-up in Kirkcaldy, East Neuk-based event founder and musician James Yorkston speaks to Michael Alexander about his Fence Collective roots and how his recent ventures have grown from strength-to-strength.
The mystery behind a cine film that is being used by a Dundee band to promote a track from their forthcoming new album has been solved thanks to a recent appeal for information in The Courier.
A hero sailor from Perth has been recognised for his “outstanding work” averting a potential bomb disaster near a primary school.
My affinity with Dundee: Why Simple Minds legend Jim Kerr hopes to bring ‘luck’ to the opening of the V&A
As Simple Minds release their first album in four years, Michael Alexander chatted to lead singer Jim Kerr about the V&A, KT Tunstall -and the band’s long time affinity with Dundee.
Perth will turn back the clock this weekend to celebrate the 750th anniversary of the Treaty of Perth.