Little Fire album launch – Oran Mor Glasgow 05 Dec 14

Everyone loves a celebration! And whilst Christmas celebrations may have started for some, the Oran Mor played host to a very special birthday celebration on Friday night. But it was really only very briefly a birthday celebration when the crowd that had gathered, burst into song to wish the evenings main event many happy returns. …

Summer Solstice 2014

I’ve always loved these words of George Bernard Shaw. “We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” The 21st Jun this year was Summer solstice. It also happened to be the date that 50000 fans descended upon Leicester’s Victoria Park to watch local band Kasabian. It was a …

Embrace Come Back to What They Know – King Tuts Glasgow 12 Feb

Embrace’s first gig back in nearly eight years took place on Wednesday night. As they took to the stage, arms aloft, lead singer Danny McNamara told the crowd “First gig back in nearly eight years, where do we want to go first? We want to go to fucking Glasgow don’t we.” And then, (not that …

Celtic Connections – A Concert for Alliance – Glasgow Royal Concert Hall 20 Jan 14

As part of this years Celtic Connections, Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall played host to a concert for Alliance this evening. Some of Scotland’s finest musicians, both young and a little less young had come out to support a number of charities including Age Scotland, Sense Scotland, Carers Trust, Quarriers and Unity. A celebration of all …

Welcome back Embrace!

Eight years after their last material, Embrace announced the details of the long awaited follow up album today. And for dedicated fans, that’s been a very long 8 year wait indeed. Over the last year, the band have emerged onto social media, making plans to release new material well known. But the questions on everyone’s …