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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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The Beach Boys will close the 10th MoFest next month.

Bringing Good Vibrations to Montrose

It won’t be long now until the legendary Beach Boys arrive in Montrose.

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Deacon Blue return to MoFest next month

Deacon Blue to get the party started at MoFest

Montrose Music festival is celebrating its 10 anniversary this year, so it makes sense to roll out the big guns to ensure the event goes with a bang.

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Dave Arcari is set to play the Bonfest main stage ion Kirriemuir on Sunday 30 April along with Hayseed Dixie and AC/DC UK.

Tickets still available for Bonfest

Tickets are still available for this year’s Bonfest.

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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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Piper Craig Weir in the Dining Room of the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania in Vilnius, where he played at a sold-out charity Burns Supper held by the British Chamber of Commerce.

Angus piper performs at Vilnius Burns Supper

Angus VIP piper Craig Weir added a 12th foreign country to his piping passport when he helped bring Burns to Lithuania on Saturday by playing at a sold-out charity Burns Supper in Vilnius.

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Pictured is Dermot OLeary, presenter of The X Factor

The X Factor heads to Tayside

Talent contest The X Factor is coming to Tayside next week, as part of a UK wide search to find singers worthy of landing a life-changing record contract

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The Smokin Bugler Band on stage

Kirrie rockers simply the best...

A Scottish indie funk rock band has emerged victorious at a music competition, which is judged by industry leaders.

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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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Phil Rudd

AC/DC drummer to perform at Bonfest

Bonfest is set to welcome possibly the biggest headliner the festival has ever seen, this year.

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Bon Scott
former AC/DC frontman

Day tickets for Bonfest due to go on sale

Individual day tickets for Kirriemuir’s annual festival celebrating the life of AC/DC singe Bon Scott, go on sale tomorrow (Wednesday, January 25)

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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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Some of the cast from Sinbad the Sailor at Arbroath Harbour. The show opens on Friday.

Your handy list of What’s On in Angus

Looking for something to do this weekend - then check out our handy list of what’s on where in Angus.

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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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it’s panto time again in Kirrie!

Kirriemuir Panto Group is once again gearing up for the annual pantomime.

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Bryan Adams is set to play his only outdoor Scottish gig in Montrose

Canadian rocker Bryan Adams to play one-off Scottish show in Montrose

Rock legend Bryan Adams has announced today that he will be performing a one-off outdoor show in Montrose next summer.

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The clay model of the statue of Bon Scott, which will be cast in bronze.

£45,000 target smashed for Bon Scott statue

One of Kirriemuir’s most famous sons is certain to be commemorated by a bronze statue, now that a crowd-funding appeal has succeeded.

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Musical tribute to TSO founder Ron Walker

Since Ron Walker established a concert series in 1993 to raise funds for the Chest, Heart and Stroke Association (Scotland) following the death of his father, Tayside Symphony Orchestra has played to enthusiastic audiences in Forfar, Montrose, Perth, Dundee, Pitlochry Theatre and Aberdeen.

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