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.
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’.
‘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.
Brass in Pocket? Keep your phones there too, rock icon tells Dundee gig fans ahead of Slessor Gardens show
Pretenders legend Chrissie Hynde is urging music fans to put their phones away when the band perform in Dundee next month.
Is music festival tourism in Courier Country at saturation point or is there scope for further expansion? Michael Alexander tuned in to find out.
Hundreds of people are expected to take part when Dundee joins the Big Sleepout campaign to end homelessness later this year.
The first ever major exhibition dedicated to Scottish pop music has opened at the National Museum of Scotland. Michael Alexander tuned in.
Gary Barlow's 2018 tour of "intimate" venues took him to Perth and Dundee. Our reporter took in both gigs.
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.
It's not even the end of January, but already 2018 is shaping up to be one of the biggest years for live music that Courier Country has experienced in a long time.