The Dundee bass player with rock icons Simple Minds has revealed that it will be a “huge buzz” for him to end the band’s Grandslam tour with an open air gig in his home city on Sunday September 9.
Ahead of McGonagall’s Chronicles (Which Will Be Remembered For a Very Long Time) arriving at Dundee Rep on March 31, multi-award winning writer/performer Gary McNair talks to Michael Alexander about his “love” for the notorious poet William Topaz McGonagall.
‘We had some heady times in Dundee – it used to be quite rough!’, says Simple Minds guitarist Charlie Burchill
Ahead of Simple Minds’ long-awaited gig at Slessor Gardens on September 9, guitarist Charlie Burchill tells Michael Alexander about the “heady times” in Dundee during the band's early days –and explains why he’s “fallen in love again” with Scotland.
KT Tunstall in Dundee: Why performing with Simple Minds and The Pretenders is ‘like going to rock school’
Ahead of her appearance at Slessor Gardens in Dundee with Simple Minds and The Pretenders, St Andrews-raised singer-songwriter KT Tunstall talks to Michael Alexander about ‘losing’ her Brit Award, her 'worst ever' busking experience in Dundee – and reveals why a forthcoming collaboration with 1970's rocker Suzi Quatro is a ‘real pleasure’.
Spare Snare return to play Dundee, the first time after the release of their Steve Albini produced album 'Sounds' released on their own Chute Records last year.
In search of new beginnings: 135th anniversary of last emigrant ship to sail from Dundee to Australia
It's the 135th anniversary of the ‘Duntrune’ - the last emigrant ship to leave Dundee bound for Australia. Michael Alexander reports.
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.
Glasgow-based theatre company Solar Bear comes to Dundee with their brand new stage adaptation of Shaun Tan's award-winning wordless graphic novel The Arrival.
Close links between Frankenstein author Mary Shelley and Dundee are explored in BBC Radio Scotland documentary
Michael Alexander tunes in to a new BBC Radio Scotland documentary airing today which examines the close links between Frankenstein author Mary Shelley and Dundee.
The lead singer of a globally renowned Foo Fighters tribute band says it was an “honour and a privilege” to perform in front of thousands at the opening ceremony of the WUKF World Karate Championships 2018 at Dundee Ice Arena on Friday.