The thrill and excitement of Rollermania returns to Fife on Friday March 16 when Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers perform at the Alhambra Theatre in Dunfermline.
As weekly music title the NME ceases publication in print after 66 years and joins a growing list of once mighty magazine brands that now only exist online, Michael Alexander asks Tayside music afficionados where it all went wrong.
It’s 18 years since 10CCLO drummer Kev Jager advertised for like-minded musicians to form what was to become the only “Tribute to Progressive Rock’ in Europe – being a tribute to the genre rather than one particular band
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.
A new promoter’s ambition to bring their favourite music to their home town will get under way next week when “three of the nation’s most exciting and promising young bands” play at The Windsor Hotel in Kirkcaldy.
Young musicians should write something to ‘make Simon Cowell choke on his cornflakes’, says legendary punk Captain Sensible
As British punk legends The Damned arrive in Dundee, legendary founder member Captain Sensible tells Michael Alexander why punk remains more relevant than ever today.
Perthshire is in for a double treat on Saturday and Sunday when four of Scotland’s top folk singers and musicians recreate the Scottish folk scene of the 1960s and 1970s with the return of Auld Hat New Heids concerts in Comrie and Auchterarder.
The music of the Bee Gees will be celebrated on January 12 when Jive Talkin’ perform at the Alhambra Theatre in Dunfermline.
‘I do get told a lot I’m more in tune than Ian Brown!’ says Complete Stone Roses front man ahead of Dundee gig
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then what happens if you are a member of a tribute band which at times has been seen as doing a better job than the original?
45th anniversary: New documentary celebrates the Tayside roots of white soul meisters The Average White Band
Forty-five years on, a new BBC Radio Scotland documentary charts the Tayside roots of 1970s funk and soul meisters The Average White Band, who conquered America and remain legends to this day. Michael Alexander reports.