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Donald Shaw

14 January 2021

Celtic Connections 2021: Top Picks of the Festival


Celtic Connections 2021 kicks off this week with a digital-first programme for the annual winter...

Donald Shaw

13 January 2020

Top five places to see live music for free in Glasgow


As the UK’s first UNESCO City of Music, it’s easy to stumble upon the sounds of the city at one of the...

Tom Joyes

15 October 2019

Six things you didn't know about the Barrowlands


Glasgow is the UK's first UNESCO City of Music and the Barrowland Ballroom is one of city’s most iconic...


24 July 2015

My top five music venues in Glasgow


  I’ve been writing about music in Glasgow for the past 25 years and going to gigs for even...