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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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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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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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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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Pictured are The Blockheads

Blockheads to hit Brechin with their rhythm stick

North East Promotions is set to bring 80s legends The Blockheads to Brechin on November 21, with a gig at the City Hall.

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Choral Union to resume rehearsals

Angus Choral Society resume rehearsals for the forthcoming 2015/2016 season, on Friday, August 28, at 7.45pm until 9.30pm in Forfar East and Old Parish Church of Scotland church hall, Chapel Street, Forfar.

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S Club competition at Youth Concert

Music lovers are being offered the chance to win two tickets to the S Club performance at this year’s Brechin Music Fest.

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Angus DJs react to Angus Music Festival

An announcement to bring a ‘Festival of House’ two day music event to Angus has been supported by DJ’s across the county.

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Flicks Revival last year

S Club ready to
‘Bring it all back’ to Brechin

Members of pop group, S Club, are to perform at the Flicks Revival night at this year’s Brechin Music Fest .

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The all girl choir will perform in Brechin

Norwegian choir to sing in Cathedral

An all-girl Norwegian choir is set to perform in Brechin Cathedral as part of this year’s Aberdeen International Youth Festival.

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Pictured is Dorec-a-Belle

Band now playing at Platform One...

Platform One at the Bridge of Dun railway station is to be given a musical makeover when Inverness band Dorec-a-Belle perform this weekend.

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Rural musicians urged to apply for Agar Trust funding

The Agar Trust is appealing for talented musicians in remote and rural areas of Scotland to apply for funding to help further their musical education.

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Drum Major Colin Ross introduces youngsters Harrison Cairney and Neave Townsley to the drums at Saturday's open day at the Band Hall in Brechin. ''Copyright Andy Thompson Photography / ATIMAGES

Open day held by Pipe Band

The City of Brechin and District Pipe Band held an open day on April 25 at the Band Hall at the Inch.

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