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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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Treat for disco fans in Falkirk

Treat for disco fans in Falkirk

Village People will be joining disco diva Gloria Gaynor and a host of other groups at Falkirk Stadium this summer.

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Disco queen Gloria heads to Falkirk

Disco queen Gloria Gaynor will headline a concert at the Falkirk Stadium in June which includes a host of other music favourites.

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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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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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Madness will serve up a Falkirk House of Fun

Madness will serve up a Falkirk House of Fun

Falkirk Football Stadium will be transformed into the House of Fun, when Madness arrives in town this summer.

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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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Jess Glynne's only Scottish performance will be in Falkirk next year

Jess Glynne announces Falkirk Stadium date

Chart star Jess Glynne’s only Scottish show will be right here in Falkirk next year after announcing a date at the Stadium.

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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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PATP festival didn’t disappoint

What a party, what an event, what a weekend. Of course it can only be Linlithgow’s Party at the Palace.

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It sure was a party!

Linlithgow’s Party at the Palace has been hailed as another resounding success after revellers raved about this year’s event.

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The Very Rev Albert Bogle

Rockin’ Rev records anthem with Wet Wet Wet guitarist

A former Kirk Moderator who is blessed with an angelic voice has recorded a single with a musician to spread hope across the globe.

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Performers at the Linlithgow Folk Festival

Thumbs up for our partners in Europe

More than £24,000 of financial assistance has been approved by West Lothian Council’s executive to support twinning associations across the district.

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Glasgow cult favourits Colonel Mustard and the Dijon 5

Big names of the future crash palace party

Big names of the future crash palace party

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Deacon Blue’s Ricky Ross hitting the high notes again

Ricky Ross is a busy man these days. Not content with launching his first ever musical ‘The Choir’ at Glasgow Citizens Theatre, the Deacon Blue frontman is also in the middle of an intimate UK solo tour, which will visit Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee and Glasgow this week.

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IN PICTURES: The 17th Linlithgow Folk Festival

The organisers of the 17th Linlithgow Folk Festival are toasting the success of this year’s event and pledging to make it even better next year.

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Chic featuring Nile Rodgers headlined at Party at the Palace on Sunday

Hit after hit at Party at the Palace in Linlithgow

Disco fever hit this year’s Party at the Palace as headliners Nile Rodgers with Chic played an epic two hour set, culminating in Susan Boyle joining the band on stage for a boogie.

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Travis will headline the Saturday night of the festival

Travis and Chic ready to Party at the Palace

This year’s Party at the Palace promises to be the best ever - with music royalty taking the stage in front of adoring fans.

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