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Budding performers will be taught at Conservatoire’s Broch hub

As predicted last week, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is to widen access to high quality performing arts education in the north east with the launch of its second arts hub, based at the Dalrymple Hall.

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Scottish Opera with ‘greatest hits’ show

Scottish Opera with ‘greatest hits’ show

Scottish Opera’s annual Opera Highlights tour to smaller, more remote venues the length and breadth of Scotland has kicked off.

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You can dance, you can jive... the group get stuck into rehearsals ahead of the show.

Get ready to dig the Dancing Queen

Get those dancing shoes on and warm up the vocal chords as AOC productions bring the hits of ABBA and other poular songs to Peterhead Community Theatre.

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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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Ben Watt – stripped back, fresh and alive

Ben Watt – stripped back, fresh and alive

Following sell-out shows with his band in 2016, Ben Watt returns in early 2017 with a new stripped-back approach.

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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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Rufus Wainwright. Pic: Matthew Welch

Rufus Wainwright’s very special dates in Scotland

When we heard that singer songwriter Rufus Wainwright was heading to Aberdeen and Perth as part of a three-date Scottish Highlands tour, of course we were excited.

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Pupils from Gilcomstoun School, Quarryhill School and Bramble Brae School, who are young ambassadors for the Music Hall Transformation.

Emeli Sande revealed as face of Music Hall Transformation

International superstar Emeli Sande has pledged her support to the multi-million pound redevelopment of Aberdeen’s historic Music Hall.

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Mod rockers Target 5

Night of mod music in Fraserburgh

An Aberdeen-based band are coming to the Broch for a night of live music.

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SCO to return to Broch next month

SCO to return to Broch next month

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra are returning to Fraserburgh United Reformed Church on Friday 10 July.

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Mary May Quintet to launch new CD

It’s been an exciting year for Fraserburgh singer Mary May with the release of her new CD ‘This is What You Are’.

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An evening of Lithuanian music is to be held at the Leisure Centre in Fraserburgh.

Lithuanian music event to be held at Leisure Centre

An evening of Lithuanian music is set to take place at the Fraserburgh Leisure Centre later this month.

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Andrew Buchan sells out St. Combs Village Hall

Andrew Buchan sells out St. Combs Village Hall

When St. Combs student Andrew Buchan was set a project to complete in his final year at Aberdeen City Music School, he looked no further than his home town for inspiration.

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Big Country to play Broch leisure centre in May

Scottish rock band Big Country are coming to Fraserburgh to play the leisure centre in May.

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Broch lad accepted to National Pipe Band

A Fraserburgh Academy pupil who auditioned for the National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland las month has been accepted into the prestigious outfit.

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Rock tribute band to play in Broch

Hells Bells - A Tribute to AC/DC will perform at Fraserburgh Leisure Centre on Saturday, August 8.

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John Oswald's 'I'd Love To Turn' performed by the BBC SSO, conducted by Ilan Volkov at Tectonics Glasgow at City Halls, Glasgow on Saturday 10th May 2014

BBC orchestra in Aberdeen Friday

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra continue their Aberdeen season at the Music Hall on Friday 6 February.

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Rock tribute band to play in Broch

Hells Bells - A Tribute to ACDC will perform at Fraserburgh Leisure Centre on Saturday, August 8.

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