Tuesday, February 28, 2006
Big name CD releases this month
ALAN JACKSON's superb gospel album, "Precious Memories" is released in the UK on March 6th. Originally recorded as a Christmas present for his mother, the album features some of the most popular hymns, including "The Old Rugged Cross" and "How Great Thou Art".
MARTINA McBRIDE's "Timeless" also gets a UK release this month. Martina has gone back to record some of her long time favourite classics, including "Rose Garden", "Once A Day", "Today I Started Loving You Again" and "Make The World Go Away".
Also coming out this month is WILLIE NELSON's tribute to legendary songwriter Cindy Walker. "You Dont Know Me", "Sugar Moon" and "I Dont Care" are just a few of the titles.
Wednesday, February 22, 2006
March Club dates in Forth Valley
Frank Welshman is back at The SAN QUENTIN CWC in Maddison on Friday March 3rd, whilst the ever popular Route 65 will be playing at The PRAIRIE STAR, in Alloa the following evening.
Thursday, February 16, 2006
GRAMMY WINNER CONFIRMS GLASGOW GIG
Tim O'Brien Featuring John McCusker with The Moonshiners :
Grammy Award winner Tim O'Brien will play in Glasgow in May. His Fallen Angels Club gig, featuring top Scots fiddler, John McCusker will take place at the Riverside Club on May 5.
Laura Kenny is a very talented Glasgow based singer songwriter. Her first album, "Drive" has been out for a couple of months now, and she'll be promoting it during the next few weeks at the following gigs:
Feb 23rd Beanscene, South Bridge, Edinburgh (9pm)
Feb 28th Beanbscene, Skirving Street, Shawlands (9pm)
Mar 12th Tron, Glasgow (8pm)
Catch her if you can ! (PS the Beanscene gigs are FREE)
Big names coming
Emmylou Harris has confirmed a date at Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall on August 4th & the week before you can catch Dwight Yoakam at the Glasgow ABC on July 26th
Saturday, February 04, 2006
Central FM's audience slump
According to the new RAJAR audience figures released this week, Central FM has lost a further 5,000 listeners in the last 3 months since dropping Country Gold, and taking networked evening programmes.
The station has lost 27,000 listeners in the last 2 1/2 years, and is now listened to by 41,000 adults in the Forth Valley.
Bootleggers venue change
The Bootleggers Festival next Saturday (Feb 11th) will now be held in The Devonvale Hall, Tillicoultry, and NOT Alva's Cochrane Hall as advertised. The all day event is a sellout, and ticket holders have been notified.
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