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The Vamps' Night & Day album set to knock Ed Sheeran off top spot - meet them at HMV signings in Scotland

Pop rockers The Vamps look set to end Ed Sheeran's rule at the top of the charts with their new album Night & Day and lucky fans can meet them at HMV signings in Scotland.
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Once more Into The Valley...

Once more Into The Valley...

We don’t want to take fans on a nostalgic trip back to 1977,” Richard Jobson said speaking of the Skids’ anniversary tour, when I caught up with him for a chat.

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Curtis channels Ol’ Blue Eyes

Curtis channels Ol’ Blue Eyes

The timeless cool of Frank Sinatra met the robust swing of the Count Basie Orchestra on the classic album, ‘Sinatra at the Sands’ and it has remained a beloved classic ever since, the perfect marriage of old-school pop and big band jazz.

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The Stranglers are embarking on a tour of Scotland.

Baz: Come and see our ugly mugs!

The Stranglers’ story, which began way back in the early 1970s, is both long and complex. And it’s one that is still being written.

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You can dance, you can jive... the group get stuck into rehearsals ahead of the show.

Get ready to dig the Dancing Queen

Get those dancing shoes on and warm up the vocal chords as AOC productions bring the hits of ABBA and other poular songs to Peterhead Community Theatre.

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Amy Macdonald releases her new album on February 17.

Amy Macdonald: I want to write songs that mean something

It was a very cheery Amy Macdonald that came on the phone when I grabbed her for a chat about her new upcoming album. But then, she has a lot to be happy about.

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Billy Bragg and Joe Henry join the Celtic Connections line up next week.

Billy Bragg’s American obsession

Like many a British musician before him, Billy Bragg, bard of Barking, singer songwriter, political activist, and musical historian has made no secret of his obsession with the songs and the mythology of the Americas, not least those of his artistic and philosophical forebear Woody Guthrie. With his friend and collaborator, US singer songwriter Joe Henry, he has made an album that focuses on the transformative part the railroad played in disseminating the songs that gave birth to the rock’n’roll era.

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Strathspey and Surreal play Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Main Auditorium on January 23.

Brazilian beats to warm up Celtic crowd

For most cities, January is a time to bring normality back to life after the festivities of Christmas and New Year.

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Ben Watt – stripped back, fresh and alive

Ben Watt – stripped back, fresh and alive

Following sell-out shows with his band in 2016, Ben Watt returns in early 2017 with a new stripped-back approach.

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Apex Church will provide two carol services this year following the success of last year's event.

Double helping of carols at Apex Church

A popular Peterhead church is to double its Christmas programme this year following last year’s demand for seats.

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Friday is Wear Your Old Band T-shirt to Work Day

Friday is Wear Your Old Band T-shirt to Work Day

Tomorrow (Nov 25) is Wear Your Old Band T-Shirt To Work Day, so get rummaging through the closet tonight to check for armpit stains and moth holes.

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Rufus Wainwright. Pic: Matthew Welch

Rufus Wainwright’s very special dates in Scotland

When we heard that singer songwriter Rufus Wainwright was heading to Aberdeen and Perth as part of a three-date Scottish Highlands tour, of course we were excited.

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Pupils from Gilcomstoun School, Quarryhill School and Bramble Brae School, who are young ambassadors for the Music Hall Transformation.

Emeli Sande revealed as face of Music Hall Transformation

International superstar Emeli Sande has pledged her support to the multi-million pound redevelopment of Aberdeen’s historic Music Hall.

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No ordinary Christmas for Peterhead man

No ordinary Christmas for Peterhead man

A Blue Toon man has written, recorded and self-published a song described as a modern take on the traditional nativity story.

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Clive John in the Johnny Cash Roadshow.

Arbroath hosts Clive John as Cash

The Johnny Cash Roadshow is the ultimate ode to ‘the man in black’ featuring not just his tell-tale rhythm but a meander through his life, via slideshow.

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Pipe band open evening

Pipe band open evening

Peterhead and District Pipeband will host an Open Evening on Monday, July 28 from 7pm to 9pm at Peterhead Muckle Kirk.

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Scottish Variety Concert

Scottish Variety Concert

The Rotary Club of Peterhead are hosting a Scottish Variety Concert on Thursday, July 24 in the Community Centre Theatre, Peterhead at 7pm.

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Tickets are still available for the Waterside Inn gig

Complete Stone Roses to be adored in Toon

There is still time to grab tickets to see the best Stone Roses cover band ever when it comes to Peterhead in March.

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Gospel singing sensation Matthew James is set to release his first DVD.

Matthew James to launch DVD

Teenage gospel-singing sensation Matthew James McKay is preparing to launch his first music DVD.

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Get Rhythm hosted a concert earlier this summer.

Music school anniversary

A Peterhead music school has celebrated a whole year of teaching North East musicians of all ages.

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