Singin’ in the Rain makes a splash in Edinburgh

There are few touring shows that are as visually stunning as Jonathan Church’s Singin’ in the Rain. Based on the classic 1952 MGM film starring Gene Kelly, the fun show is set in 1920’s Hollywood and tells the story of the film industry’s difficult move away from the silent movie era towards talking motion pictures.

Jake Bugg Review – The Corn Exchange, Edinburgh

For someone who has been unwittingly hailed as the spokesman for his generation, Jake Bugg is a man of very few words. Sauntering onto the stage at Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange on Saturday night, he launched into There’s a Beast and We All Feed It without saying a single word, and continued to play tracks from his two albums pretty much...

Swedish House Mafia to Premier Leave the World Behind Documentary

Swedish House Mafia, the legendary electronic dance trio who made music history by selling over 1,000,000 tour tickets in just one week, are set to premier their Leave the World Behind documentary in March. The music documentary, which will be released in cinemas nationwide later this year, follows the defunct band on what was to become their final world tour....

Evita review – Edinburgh Playhouse

Arriving at The Edinburgh Playhouse to see Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita, I didn’t know what to expect other than hordes of swooning middle-aged women, there purely to see Marti Pellow take on the narrator role of Che.

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story review

The Buddy Holly Story may now just be one of several “jukebox musicals” touring the country on a conveyer belt-like basis but, in actuality, it was one of the first West End shows to help establish the popular sub-genre that has made music theatre so accessible for casual fans. It seems somewhat fitting that the musical based on the life...

Hard Rock Café Glasgow to host Scottish Music Weekend

The Hard Rock Café in Glasgow, which opened its doors to the public in November, is set to officially celebrate its launch with a series of fun music master classes, exclusive gigs, money-can’t-buy competitions, parties and DJ sets.