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Public Enemy at O2 ABC tomorrow

Public Enemy, the act that rewrote the rules of hip-hop, becoming the most influential and controversial rap group of the late '80s and, for many, the definitive rap group of all time play the O2 ABC Glasgow tomorrow! Building from Run-D.M.C.'s street-oriented beats and Boogie Down Productions' proto-gangsta rhyming, Public Enemy pioneered a variation of hardcore … Continue Reading ››

The Twilight Sad, Honeyblood, Jeff Mills and SOPHIE Complete the Line Up for The Last Big Weekend

The East End Social and Chemikal Underground have announced the final line-up for The Last Big Weekend, and the final additions are ear-pummelling Kilsyth alt-rockers The Twilight Sad and Glasgow grunge-pop duo Honeyblood for the Saturday and one of the biggest names in US techno … Continue Reading ››

The East End Social Presents The Last Big Weekend

The East End Social and Chemikal Underground are delighted to announce an extended line-up for The Last Big Weekend. It will be the culmination of over six months spent enlivening the East End of Glasgow – from community workshops to church performances; from gigs in care-homes to day-long street parties – and a late-summer blow-out that's … Continue Reading ››

SAY Award Shortlist Announced

The Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) have announced the shortlist for this year’s SAY Award.
The winning artist will receive £20,000 and will be announced at The SAY Award ceremony on 19th June at Barrowland Ballroom. The ten shortlisted albums are a reflection of the diverse range of musical genres and great albums … Continue Reading ››

T Break Line Up Unveiled for 2014

Tennent’s Lager put out their annual call in March for Scotland’s unsigned acts to submit their demos to T Break in the hope of landing one of 16 highly coveted slots on the T Break Stage at T in the Park, and today they announced who will be taking to the legendary T Break Stage this summer.
Tennent’s Lager have been proudly supporting Scotland’s grassroots … Continue Reading ››

SAY Awards 72 Hour Public Vote: May 26-28

Following a four-week promotion of the twenty-strong SAY Award Longlist (see below), the time has come for the public to place their favourite album onto the shortlist via a 72 hour public vote. Starting from Monday 26th May, the public have three days to visit The SAY Award website www.sayaward.com and vote for their favourite … Continue Reading ››

First Acts Revealed for Tenement Trail Festival

Tenement Trail festival is back for the second consecutive year with a dynamic line-up of bands. Stretching across four venues on Glasgow’s famous Sauchiehall Street, the festival will see over 30 acts of an eclectic mix of genres take to the stages in October from noon until the early hours to help celebrate Tenement TV’s third birthday. #TT14 sets out to fill the void. Anything … Continue Reading ››