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(It would help us if you put "NEWS" as the subject of your email.)


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The Edinburgh Kevock Choir
Saturday 14th May
at 7.30pm in the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh.
Tickets available at the door. £14(£12), £10(£8) and £6.

Enjoy an evening of varied music with the Edinburgh Kevock Choir, one of Edinburgh's foremost mixed voice choirs. Songs from all genres - traditional, popular, sacred and secular.
With guests, tenor Glen Cunningham and instrumental duo Chamberlain and Haywood.

The choir is based in the Lasswade Centre, Bonnyrigg and we will be celebrating our 50th anniversary later this year.




Restless Natives Festival : Stretched Presents - WorldService Project and Thunkfish @
Mono, 12 Kings Court, Glasgow, G1 5RB
Doors at 7:30, £6 OTD

WorldService Project have been quietly achieving many exciting projects over the last few years; a 35 date tour of the USA across 17 states, appearances at some of Europe's most thrilling festivals (Ljubljana, Umea, Tampere, Jazz sur son 31 to name a few) and most recently a huge tour of China, visiting reknowned clubs and festivals in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Shenzhen and Guangzhou. Oh, as well as launching the European touring network/festival Match&Fuse and performing 150 other gigs across another 12 countries
WSP are about to release their highly anticipated third album, ‘For King and Country' on Rare Noise Records, April 2016. This year they will be presenting new material with Chris Sharkey as a guest, who produced the new album. 




Some rather eccentric tour guides take to Greenock during the tourist season

Beyond the Green Oak – A surreal, musical walking tour .

Local residents and visitors to Greenock may think they are seeing things between May and August this year. That's because there will be some rather eccentric characters at large in the area. A ukulele playing prawn, a selkie who is obsessed with selfies and a beatboxing Burns are just some of the cast of Beyond the Green Oak - a surreal, musical walking tour of Greenock delivered by Beacon Arts Centre in partnership with Creative Scotland and Inverclyde Place Partnership.

The tours are led by tour guide Hector McMonigal who will introduce the sites & highlights of Greenock town centre. Along the way, audiences will meet the likes of self-styled diva Selkie Stick – half woman, half seal who loves to sing & take selfies (listen to her song Guiding Light here) a Beatboxing Burns will then tell you some stories with some impressive vocal percussion and Folk duo Green Oak get lyrical about the area, whilst R&B act Tape & Style & DJ Jim ‘Electro' Watt will introduce the riverside town through their sweet, soul sounds and banging beats. (Downloadable images on Flickr here ).

The tours are the brainchild of award-winning artist and musician Louise Quinn. She describes the inspiration behind the tours:

“A wee trip doon the watter' to Greenock always gives me a slightly surreal feeling of being on holiday, even though it's only half an hour away on the train! I wanted to recreate this feeling for visitors whilst letting the residents see their home town through fresh eyes. I hope this tour will give the participants a smile, a song & a fondness for all things Greenock. ”

Organisers hope to attract the many cruise ship passengers to join them on the tour, but also stress that the tour is open to all visitors to Greenock and local residents as Rikki Payne from Inverclyde Place Partnership confirms:

““With the numbers of cruise ships in Greenock almost doubling in the next couple of years, it's really important that we're able to offer visitors something that shows Inverclyde as a vibrant and creative place. But this tour isn't just for tourists. The songs in the show are brilliant, irreverent observations about local life and attitudes. I think local people will take them to heart and adopt these crazy characters into their lives.

“Beyond the Green Oak is colourful, fun and different. It is certainly not your usual run of the mill tour – I mean we have a man dressed as a prawn playing the ukulele! However we promise everyone involved will learn something about Greenock – although some facts may not necessarily be true!”

Beyond the Green Oak is part of a wider project – All Hands, a celebration of Inverclyde's rich local heritage and strong cultural traditions. In addition to the walking tours there will be workshops in watercolour painting and free music performances in the Beacon Bistro. Anyone interested in joining should contact Beacon Centre or call 01475 723 723



HELLBOUND Train , the brand new EP from Scottish alt.blues troubadour Dave Arcari, is released on Buzz Records on Friday 10 June 2016.

The four song EP – five including the radio edit (no bad words!) of the title track – features three new tracks (Hellbound Train, Good Moonshine & Travellin' Man) from Arcari plus a version of Son House's classic Pearline .

Other than the release of McPherson's Lament as a digital single to mark Burns' Day earlier in the year, this is Arcari's first release in three years – and pre-empts a full-length album Givers & Takers which is scheduled for an Autumn release.

“I've been working on a whole bunch of new songs for a while,” says Arcari. “But despite plans to record and release them long before now, things have been so busy on the road there just hasn't been time – not that I can complain about that!”

Hellbound Train will be launched at a  series of three Scottish shows – The Tunnels, Aberdeen (Thursday 9 June) , Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh (Friday 10 June) and The Hug & Pint, Glasgow (Saturday 11 June) .

Then in July Arcari will play Fat Sam's, Dundee (Friday 1 July) , Clark's, Dundee (Saturday 2 July) , The Blues Kitchen, Camden, London (Tuesday 12 July) , The Cluny, Newcastle (Wednesday 13 July) and Fibbers, York (Thursday 14 July).

RIght after the York show he heads to Estonia for a short tour including Parnu Blues Festival before another run of UK shows in September and a US tour (October/November) to be announced soon.



Touring Canadian and New Yorkers 
Canadian Mimi Oz and Ray Brown
are performers based in Brooklyn NY, travelling together to the UK in july of 2016 .  They are great songwriters with records out.  Mimi is touring her new album, Ray is finishing a record in Ireland.  Both are strong solo performers in the genres of Country folk, Roots, Americana, Anti-Folk and Country punk.  
They are travelling solo and looking to connect with people, bookers, venues, bands.  Have a great time and share their music.  
Here are some links to their work, my name is Ursa Bar, you can contact me here
Dates are july 10-13th. area. 

Mimi  Website New Album FAcebook:




Singers- Enter the Let'z Focus open mic competition in London & Aberdeen Scotland.

Win paid gigs along with TV & Media promotion.
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At Art Village Music Room you will find a growing collection of the best recorded music from Scotland's independent, small label and unsigned scene. The Music Room will exclusively stock the music that is being played now, new music by the most exciting new bands in Scotland.

If you have CD/Vinyl/Tape that we can add to our collection please drop by or contact Art Village Music

You will find us

Art Village

Shawlands Shopping Centre

104 Kilmarnock Road

Glasgow  G41 3NN

Tel : 0141 632 1680


The records collected by Art Village so far include a variety of music genres such as indie, pop, folk and alternative country, as well as electronic drum and bass, techno or experimental pieces in cooperation with local record labels, and our vibrant collection is still developing. We also stock unique examples of limited edition DIY tapes, CDs and vinyls.


Our latest release, a fast paced punk EP from

Groucho Underdog !

Please have a listen

haun Evans
Bloo Coo Records




Edinburgh Blues Club presents every shade of blues in most versatile programme yet.

Edinburgh Blues Club has released its eagerly anticipated
Nov 2015-May 2016 schedule, showcasing some of the biggest names in the global blues scene and underlining its reputation as one of Scotland's most successful
new live music ventures.
Highlights include an intimate 
acoustic set from blues legend Paul Jones,
the searing blues rock of Danny Bryant,
the fluid Weissenborn lap slide guitar of Martin Harley 
and the deeply groovy funk blues of Ron Sayer Jr. &
Charlotte Joyce.

The growing national and international reputation of the Edinburgh Blues Club has enticed the likes of Texan multiple Blues Music Award winner Mike Zito, the deep primal Mississippi Delta grooves of Big Joe Louis,
Radio 2 Blues Show legend Paul Jones, renowned roots and blues live act Martin Harley & Daniel Kimbro and recent
British Blues Award winners Paul Lamb & Dani Wilde.
As well as established high profile headline acts, Edinburgh Blues Club continues to showcase the best up and coming new acts including the Scottish debut from Blues Matters 
magazine's ‘Best New UK Act 2014' winners ‘Red Butler'.

The Edinburgh Blues Club is a Social Enterprise established to harness popular support for regular blues events in Edinburgh. The club provide a monthly blues event, featuring touring blues acts from the UK and beyond. It truly is an Edinburgh success story at a time of concern for live music events in Scotland's capital, adding a new dimension to the scene with a prodigious and growing membership, regular full houses and the ability to attract some of the biggest names in the business.
From the downhome sound of the Delta to contemporary blues rock riffage, the Edinburgh Blues Club showcases every shade of blues with its eagerly anticipated new programme.

All concerts will be held in the blues club's regular venue
‘The Voodoo Rooms' 19a West Register Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2AA. Doors open at 7.15pm.

Full schedule as follows;

Sun 1st Nov 2015 - Mike Zito and the Wheel with support from Mud In Your Ear
Fri 4th Dec 2015 - Big Joe Louis with support from
The Simon Kennedy Band
Wed 20th Jan 2016 - Paul Jones and Dave Kelly with support from John Alexander
Fri 12th Feb 2016 - Danny Bryant with support from Red Butler
Fri 18th Mar 2016 - Dani Wilde with support from
Linda Jackson
Thurs 24th Mar 2016 Martin Harley & Daniel Kimbro with support from Neil Warden & Gus Munro
Fri 8th April 2016 - Paul Lamb and The King Snakes with support from The Chilli Dogs
Sat 21st May 2016 - Ron Sayer Jr. & Charlotte Joyce with support from The Andy Gunn Band

For press queries, contact Richard Tweeddale on
or email me at
More details on these events and The Edinburgh Blues Club are available at




Professional Drum Tuition with Adrian Treacher - Looking for teaching studio

  • Qualified Music Teacher
  • Drum Kit Specialist
  • CRB / DBS Checked
  • Learn different techniques and styles of music
  • Learn to play various tracks from today's artists
  • Trinity Guildhall & Rockschool Exams covered and guaranteed success rates
  • ABRSM Music Theory Grades 1 to 5
  • Competitive Rates
For more information, testimonials, audio, video, biography and an extensive CV, please visit:
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Get Lilygun's debut album on sale now! 
This album has sold out in shops so this is the only place where Cds are available.

Visit the Shop here: shop
and get your copy while it's on sale now!

Here's what they said about it...

“There have been many debut albums that bring you that "wow" factor and Lilygun is right up there with the best. The songs are atmospheric, played brilliantly but above all sung to perfection by front woman Anna-Christina. Lilygun are getting the attention and recognition from the music industry for all their qualities and hard work. About bloody time too”.
Neil Richardson. Roomthirteen

"Escaping the genre trap with consummate ease, Lilygun's self-titled debut deals in freedom of expression and a feast of guitar-driven emotion dredged from the depths of London's underground live music scene. Impossible to pigeon-hole and yet easy to admire, Lilygun could be the shot in the arm British rock is searching for".
Gun-Ho. Rush On Rock

"What's most striking about the album from Lilygun is how they've combined a real sense of catchiness with their technical approach to things, combining their signature sound with an almost mainstream like quality, something which will stand them out as more than a simple rock band. This ability, and the resulting sound is what makes this such a stand out album, and one which I have a feeling is going to do remarkably well once it's in the public domain from the 10th of September. If you only ever listen to one album we review, then make it this one – believe me when I say it's worth your while!"
Dave Nicholls. Loud-Stuff

“Few bands in recent memory have grabbed my attention like London rockers Lilygun. There is so much depth to this record. It's dark and cerebral, it's moody and pensive, it's operatic and it rocks balls. Musically, there is an evident solid chemistry with gorgeous bass lines by Aaron John and David Ryder Prangley and drummer Belle Star laying down the foundation for massive orchestral highs and magnificently simple lows. Add to this a deliciously balanced mix of guitar sounds, ranging from haunting background growls to full bore wall-o'-sound solos. Then there is the tour-de-force that IS Anna-Christina. With song writing chops that, for me, rival those of the great Tori Amos, she is certain to be a force to be reckoned with. This is not to mention the fact that she is one of the most gorgeous bad-ass rocker women I've ever seen”.
Kevin. Nanobot Rock Reviews

“This is a set of songs written by the band's dynamic and charismatic singer, Anna-Christina, demonstrating such variety that it's difficult to pin the sound down to 1 genre. The arrangements squeeze every last drop out of a fairly traditional line-up and create a huge dynamic range across the album. This is a great first album from an original and inventive band and I haven't heard anything else this year to surpass this in terms of raw power and dynamic range; they've been on the horizon for a while now and this should be the breakthrough. This is a great album”.
Allan McKay. Music Riot

“Anna-Christina's voice is both unique and unexpected. The album only hints at the intensity this band could create live; it's a tease, a promise of better things, an album that will leave you on the hunt for tickets to see them play live. Lilygun know how to lead their listeners, drawing them intimately close before hitting them hard with a punk riff or two. Lilygun's debut album is an insight into just what they can do, varied and exciting, it clearly sets them up as one to watch.”
Keller. EGL Magazine

"This band is going places, no doubt about it and I strongly suggest that radio stations and festival organisers start checking them out now! The band deliver 8 tracks of Rock music that brims with attitude and melody."
Dave. Ravenheart Music





Venue available in Glasgow city for hire available most weekends for local or bands outwith to play.
The venue has two floors which can hold more than
200 people.

For more info call shaun on 07980203043 or






Hi everybody!
I would like to give you great musicians the chance to get visibility on the net for their work, and to win great prizes!

I am currently looking for artists from all around the world to participate with their original songs in the world's largest online music contest from Global Rockstar.

Every information on last year's edition and participants can be found on ; you can also simply check out Global Rockstar's page on FB.
In last year's edition, the Argentinian singer Jhanniel won 25.000 US $ - This year's winner will also receive 25.000 US $ plus equipment worth 10.000 US $!
The participation is free and you keep all rights to your song.
Here is your personal invitation link:
It's easy: Register, Verify your account with the email you'll get, Click on "Participate" in the "backstage" section, upload the youtube link of your video and your Song's nominated.
I would be very happy if you check it out! And should you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me.
All the best,
Manu Global Rockstar





Traditional Song and Tunes session
First Sunday of the month, 3-6pm Upstairs at Ryrie's, No.1 Haymarket All welcome to sing, play or listen. 
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Piano jazz at Shore Bar, Leith
Shore Bar, Leith, Edinburgh

Residency jazz every Thurs. 8:30-10:30pm.

Each month:
1st and 3rd Thurs: Brian Kellock and Kenny Ellis
2nd and 4th Thurs: John Elliott trio.


Guitar Repairs
Based Inside Kenny's Music Glasgow (old Soundcontrol building) Iain's Guitar Repairs Over 10 years experience working on hundreds of guitars. www.facebook/iainsguitarrepairs
Good Prices - fast turn around time - Quality workmanship 61 Jamaica St Glasgow G1 4NN




How To Become A Concert Promoter
If you ever wanted to find a way to make a comfortable living working full or part time in the entertainment industry, then this will be the most importantletter you will ever read. Here's here



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Jam With A Professional Band, Anytime, Anywhere At Your Own Time And Pace ...
If blues is your passion, then you'll appreciate the value this amazing package gives you. 50Blues presents over 50 Rock/Jazz/Classic Funk Blues Styles, Jamming Tracks and Blues Guitar. Essential Course for the guitarist and it also works great for harmonica, harp or any blues instruments. more...






Have a look at our new Amazon e-Shop! 
You can search for:

mp3 downloads
albums and singles
musical instruments & accessories
computer & video games
sport & leisure

Everything is securely controlled by Amazon - the most trusted online store.  You can also see product descriptions, reviews, recommended products, up-to-date product information etc, just by clicking on the photo of the product. 
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Make Rap Beats Now!
SonicProducer is an incredible cutting edge music sequencer with mp3 export capability. SonicProducer also features music production tutorials with different keyboards, studios as well as tutorials on how to use the application. SonicProducer works on all computers and operating systems. It does not matter if you have a PC, Mac or other platform. You won't leave your computer for 4 days straight............. watch the video here





Have you experienced problems with your XBox 360?
This XBOX 360 Repair Guide & Videos will help you to fix your XBOX 360 in Less than 1 Hour, or give you a Complete Refund. The guide shows you how to easily fix the 3 Red Light Error or even repair broken XBOX 360s purchased from eBay for a discount.............find out more here


Dynamic T-Shirts are a custom T-Shirt design and printers.
Band, wedding band and musician T-Shirts


We can play at: hotels, wine bars, pubs, weddings, birthday parties, anniversaries, engagements, leaving parties, special dinners, the opening of a new business

Perhaps you would like live jazz played by us:
before or during a meal, or to welcome people as they arrive, or in between events etc. 

We perform well-known jazz tunes by: Cole Porter, Johnny Mercer, George Gershwin, A.C. Jobim, Henry Mancini, Harburg & Arlen, Jerome Kern, Rodgers & Hart, Jimmy Van Heusen, etc.

We are based near Edinburgh, Scotland, but are happy to travel. We have all our own equipment (sax, keyboard, PA etc).

Please email or phone us for a quote:

tel: 01968 679 299

Most professionals agree that a good sense of pitch is one of the most important qualities of good musicianship. The Pure Pitch Method includes 39 daily lessons which encompass exercises designed to strengthen your inner ear and enable you to master the art of absolute pitch and relative pitch with ease! Not only will you learn how to identify any note by name, but also any interval, or common chord! more info...


Have a look at our new Amazon e-Shop! 
You can search for:

mp3 downloads
albums and singles
musical instruments & accessories
computer & video games
sport & leisure

Everything is securely controlled by Amazon - the most trusted online store.  You can also see product descriptions, reviews, recommended products, up-to-date product information etc, just by clicking on the photo of the product. 
To visit, just click on e-Shop at the top of any page.  Or CLICK HERE!