SEPTEMBER
2015



   

NEWS...

 

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We will add news about bands, gigs, recording studios, tuition, rehearsal rooms, venues - in fact anything to do with the Scottish music scene to this website under the "NEWS" section. It will also be added to our monthly emailed newsletters. Keep it brief, a maximum of 200 words only, please!
(It would help us if you put "NEWS" as the subject of your email.)

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JDRF supporter Karen Moloney, is organising a 'Tribute to Rory Gallagher' music concert at the Classic Grand in Glasgow

Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica Street, Glasgow G1 4QD
Sunday 27 September 2015 7.30pm

Rory Gallagher was regularly credited as one of the most influential Irish rock and blues musicians of all time.  Bands on the night will include Defender from Scotland, the Jed Thomas Band from England and the Dave McHugh Band from Ireland.

A raffle will be held on the evening in support of JDRF. Karen is also looking for volunteers to help her on the evening. Please get in touch with Karen on 075464 65814 if you're interested in helping.

Don't miss out on a brilliant night of rocking blues music and entertainment!
Tickets are available from Ticket Scotland for £12.50 online
or alternatively they can be bought at the door.

 

 

 

 

Event name: Bernie Marsden
Date(s): 28 September 2015
Performers (where applicable):
Bernie Marsden & Jim Kirkpatrick (acoustic set)
Description: Acoustic set with Bernie Marsden & Jim Kirkpatrick with support from The Smokehouse Blues Band.  This event is hosted by local charity Rockin' for Tots
(Scottish Charity Ref No. SC045422). 
Rockin' for Tots charity raises funds for neo natal units and associated charities in Scotland. 
Tickets available from
Ticket Scotland https://tickets-scotland.com/bern3
Website: http://www.rockinfortots.co.uk/index.html  
Event venue website: http://www.thevoodoorooms.com/www.facebook.com/rockinfortots

Venue name and city: Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh
Start and end times: 7pm – 10pm Price: £15

 

 

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 globalrockstar.com ; 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:  http://www.globalrockstar.com/i/Ori4Mim6
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 global.rockstar.scout@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

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. 
Find us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/289402087759974/?fref=ts

 

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.iainsguitarrepairs.com 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 why.......click here

 


 

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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!

 

 

Big Mouth Coffee Company
167 Dumbarton Road, G11 6AA Glasgow, United Kingdom

Join us on Wednesday 23rd of September when Steve Grozier & friends will be playing in the café!

Steve Grozier is a Folk/ American/ Country Songwriter/Singer from Glasgow - you might have seen him playing with some great Scottish bands!

The gig starts at 8pm and as always there's B.Y.O.B too (corkage fee applies)!

0141 337 7023 for more information or check out http:// www.bigmouthcoffeecompany.c om/

 

 

 

 

 




 

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'Live at the Star'

All gigs are held in The Admiral Bar, Waterloo Street, Glasgow G2 7DA and start at 8.00pm.

1 st September Mick West Band £8

Mick West is a powerhouse of traditional song, with a catalogue of highly acclaimed recordings to his name. Mick has one of Scotland's most distinctive voices, and, in his trio, his rich, warm and expressive singing is complimented on guitar and fiddle by the highly creative playing of Frank McLaughlin and Stewart Hardy. The trio has a long standing musical kinship which shines through their arrangements, and makes for a joyous and inspiring performance.

8 th September Jez Lowe  £10

Jez Lowe has built an enviable reputation as a songwriter and performer in the world of acoustic music, and as a recognised musical ambassador for his native North East England.

15 th September The Mairs Family Band  £8

The Mairs Family are one of Scotland's longest running bluegrass bands and are at the present time the leading band currently performing on the Scottish Bluegrass scene. A family band whose members are Alan and Louise Mairs together with their daughter Hazel.





 

NEW!!!   THE GIG GUIDE e-SHOP
Have a look at our new Amazon e-Shop! 
You can search for:

mp3 downloads
albums and singles
musical instruments & accessories
DVDs
computer & video games
books
software
sport & leisure
electronics

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!

 

Benny Gallagher @ Perthshire Amber Festival

Date: Saturday 7th November 2015
Event: Dougie MacLean & Friends - Benny Gallagher - Karine Polwart, The Mae Trio, Dallahan, Elliott Morris
Venue: Perth Concert Hall
Time: 8.00pm
Tickets: £24.00
Link: http://tinyurl.com/ooajyez


Legendary Scottish Singer-Songwriter Benny Gallagher makes a welcome return visit to the Perthshire Amber Festival in an evening of songs and stories about his days as a Staff Writer with The Beatles Publishing Co. Apple, a founder member of
McGuinness Flint, Gallagher and Lyle and an original member of Ronnie Lane and the Slim Chance Band, performs a wide selection of the hits he penned for McGuinness Flint and Gallagher & Lyle - songs that have since been recorded by:
Art Garfunkel, Bryan Ferry, Colin Blunstone, Donavon Frankenreiter, Don Williams, Elkie Brooks, Garth Brooks (Concert in Central Park), Judith Durham, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Mary Hopkin, Phil Everly, Ricky Nelson, Ringo Starr, Rita Coolidge,
Status Quo, Simon and Garfunkel (Concert in Central Park), The Fureys, and Lemon Jelly to name but a few.....

 

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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
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CLASSY, COOL JAZZ FOR FUNCTIONS, RESTAURANTS, HOTELS & BARS
We can play at: hotels, wine bars, pubs, weddings, birthday parties, anniversaries, engagements, leaving parties, special dinners, the opening of a new business
etc.

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:

admin@millarandspencer.co.uk

tel: 01968 679 299

http://www.millarandspencer.co.uk


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NEW!!!   THE GIG GUIDE e-SHOP
Have a look at our new Amazon e-Shop! 
You can search for:

mp3 downloads
albums and singles
musical instruments & accessories
DVDs
computer & video games
books
software
sport & leisure
electronics

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!