Trumpet virtuoso and former principal of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland John Wallace goes back to his Fife roots when he leads De Profundis – the East Neuk Festival’s ‘Big Project’ for 2017.
He is the celebrated rock and celebrity photographer originally from Dundee who has photographed everyone from Anthony Hopkins to Willie Nelson, Eric Clapton to Johnny Cash, and Bjork to David Bowie.
A specially curated project at this year’s East Neuk Festival pays tribute to generations of Fife coal miners and their brass bands. Michael Alexander spoke to the event’s lead performer.
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.