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  • Belle and Sebastian back for West End Festival shows

    The West End Festival – Glasgow’s largest multi-cultural event – launches a month-long programme today marking their 21st anniversary. And the city’s own Belle and Sebastian will feature in a special collaboration with a series of shows (from June...

    • Posted 2 years ago
  • Electric Gardens will be back to light up the Botanics

    West End Festival organisers have announced this winter’s light and sound experience in the Botanic Gardens – The Electric Gardens II: Lux Botanicum, which will run from Friday, November 13 until Sunday, December 6. Following last winter’s successful event, this experience...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • West End Festival 2015 wraps up in style

    As music drifted out over the park from Kelvingrove Bandstand yesterday, the 20th West End Festival bowed out in style. After  the biggest festival so far – with more than 400 exhibitions, performances, talks, tours, workshops and screenings at more...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Bloodlines video Cathedral – starring Oran Mor

    Glasgow band Bloodlines have shot their latest video for ‘Cathedral’ in Oran Mor …  So along with the great sound there are some great visuals too, with Alasdair Gray’s work in this former Kelvinside Free Church providing an atmospheric backdrop.

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • The Electric Gardens – a magical display

    Amid sweeping search lights and throbbing music, you can experience a Close Encounter of the dramatic kind at The Electric Gardens, writes Russell Stewart. Created by the West End Festival, this spectacular sound and light show is taking place in the Botanic...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Celtic Music Radio live at Celtic Connections for 10th year

    Celtic Music Radio is all set to broadcast live for the 10th year in a row at Celtic Connections which gets under way on Thursday (Jan 15). The Glasgow-based community radio station, which broadcasts to Glasgow on 95FM, will be...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Christine Bovill’s Piaf – an evening of chanson

    Edinburgh, London, Paris – and now Glasgow, as the ‘mesmerising’ Christine Bovill brings the songs of Edith Piaf to Oran Mor next Tuesday (Sep 23). This performance will help raise funds for the School Club Zambia to...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Glasgow Americana – blues, folk … and a little bit country

    Oran Mor will open and close this year’s Glasgow Americana with Jimmy LaFave up first on October 1 and Sturgill Simpson marking the end of this eagerly-awaited festival four days later. Glasgow Americana 2014 will feature seven gigs at five...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Celtic Thunder duo gig for Children’s Wood

    Celtic Thunder duo Colm Keegan and Laura Durrant are playing a special fundraising gig for the Children’s Wood at Oran Mor on Sunday night. The North Kelvin Meadow project hope local people bring friends and family to...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Stef Smith … a woman of the moment

    Mid-life angst may seem a curious subject for a young playwright but Stef Smith has already demonstrated a skill for the remarkable, writes GINNY CLARK. With numerous awards under her belt, Smith – creator of Roadkill, Falling-Flying...

    • Posted 5 years ago