Madchester legends Northside return

Which side? This side? That side? No. Northside. Coming from the North side of the Republic of Mancunia, Blackley and Moston’s finest return to Scotland taking in shows at The Classic Grand Glasgow and The Liquid Rooms Edinburgh. Their Northern baggy groove offering funky, danceable ‘choons’ tinged with punk, reggae and psychedelia. The original More...

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By Elaine Downs On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

James Grant plays Edinburgh’s Queen’s Hall

An evening in the company of James Grant is always a time for reflection. He is one of Scotland’s finest songwriters, which is no faint praise in a nation steeped in song writing tradition. He may be best known More...

By Reader On Friday, May 22nd, 2015

George Heriot’s School pipers answer the call

Brodie Watson-Massey (left) and Paul Christie (right) of George Heriot’s School Pipe Band will be playing at The Scottish-American WW1 Memorial Day Service at ‘The Call’ Memorial in West Princes Street Gardens More...

By Douglas James Greenwood On Saturday, May 16th, 2015

Cannes 2015: Amy (Asif Kapadia, 2015)

It may have been nearly four years ago, but to this day I still remember the palpably discomforting atmosphere when I visited Amy Winehouse’s home in the days following her death. The pavement was festooned More...

By Reader On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

At Cabaret Voltaire in June

John Power is the lead singer from the Britpop/indie legends Cast, originally formed in 1992 from the ashes of two of the most legendary and lauded guitar bands of all time, The La’s and Shack. Cast released four More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, May 10th, 2015

Hard Rock Café Late and Live

Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh is launching ‘Late and Live’, a brand new, monthly, live music series kicking off on Friday 15 May at 10pm. The programme will be a platform for undiscovered talent, rising stars More...

By Kieran Scott On Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

REVIEW – Nick Cave at the Playhouse

The intimate setting and tranquillity of The Playhouse before Nick Cave’s arrival didn’t exactly feel like 3,000 people are at a concert. Within the confines of theatre it has the ambience of a Phantom More...

By Kieran Scott On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

The Edinburgh Reporter in conversation with Peasant’s King

After nearly three weeks on the road with Young Kato, tonight at Edinburgh’s Electric Circus is the third last night of the tour for Peasant’s King. There is deep reflection in the eyes of vocalist More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Boot-Led-Zeppelin coming to the Liquid Room

Boot-Led-Zeppelin, the ultimate tribute band will be appearing at the Liquid Room, 9C Victoria Street on Saturday 23rd May. When Led Zeppelin performed a series of five concerts at London’s Earls Court Arena More...

By Reader On Monday, April 20th, 2015

Pianist returns to Edinburgh to launch debut album

He became a star student at one of America’s most prestigious music schools but Alan Benzie will never forget the lessons he learned at the piano in the Jazz Bar in Chambers Street where he launches his debut More...