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Curtis channels Ol’ Blue Eyes

The timeless cool of Frank Sinatra met the robust swing of the Count Basie Orchestra on the classic album, ‘Sinatra at the Sands’ and it has remained a beloved classic ever since, the perfect marriage of old-school pop and big band jazz.

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The Stranglers are embarking on a tour of Scotland.

Baz: Come and see our ugly mugs!

The Stranglers’ story, which began way back in the early 1970s, is both long and complex. And it’s one that is still being written.

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Piper Craig Weir in the Dining Room of the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania in Vilnius, where he played at a sold-out charity Burns Supper held by the British Chamber of Commerce.

Angus piper performs at Vilnius Burns Supper

Angus VIP piper Craig Weir added a 12th foreign country to his piping passport when he helped bring Burns to Lithuania on Saturday by playing at a sold-out charity Burns Supper in Vilnius.

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Pictured is Dermot OLeary, presenter of The X Factor

The X Factor heads to Tayside

Talent contest The X Factor is coming to Tayside next week, as part of a UK wide search to find singers worthy of landing a life-changing record contract

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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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Some of the cast from Sinbad the Sailor at Arbroath Harbour. The show opens on Friday.

Your handy list of What’s On in Angus

Looking for something to do this weekend - then check out our handy list of what’s on where in Angus.

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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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it’s panto time again in Kirrie!

Kirriemuir Panto Group is once again gearing up for the annual pantomime.

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Bryan Adams is set to play his only outdoor Scottish gig in Montrose

Canadian rocker Bryan Adams to play one-off Scottish show in Montrose

Rock legend Bryan Adams has announced today that he will be performing a one-off outdoor show in Montrose next summer.

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The clay model of the statue of Bon Scott, which will be cast in bronze.

£45,000 target smashed for Bon Scott statue

One of Kirriemuir’s most famous sons is certain to be commemorated by a bronze statue, now that a crowd-funding appeal has succeeded.

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Musical tribute to TSO founder Ron Walker

Since Ron Walker established a concert series in 1993 to raise funds for the Chest, Heart and Stroke Association (Scotland) following the death of his father, Tayside Symphony Orchestra has played to enthusiastic audiences in Forfar, Montrose, Perth, Dundee, Pitlochry Theatre and Aberdeen.

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Pictured is Dorec-a-Belle

Band now playing at Platform One...

Platform One at the Bridge of Dun railway station is to be given a musical makeover when Inverness band Dorec-a-Belle perform this weekend.

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Extra Aberdeen date for Andr� Rieu.

André back by popular demand

Due to popular demand, the world’s most successful violinist André Rieu, along with his Johann Strauss Orchestra, will now perform at the GE Oil & Gas Arena in Aberdeen for two nights on December 9 and 10.

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The captivating duo of Anna Massie and Mairearad Green are at Montrose Folk Club on Thursday, April 9.

Captivating duo perform at Montrose Folk Club

Anna Massie and Mairearad Green are the next guests of Montrose Folk Club in the Links Hotel, Montrose on Thursday, April 9.

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Ash headline act for 2015 MoFest

Ash headline act for 2015 MoFest

Northern Irish alternative rock band Ash is the headline act for this year’s Montrose Music Festival.

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Kurt Elling will perform with the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra. Picture by Derek Clark.

Kurt Elling swings Sinatra in nationwide tour

The spring of 2015 is set to burst into wonderful life as the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and their very special guest Kurt Elling celebrate the birth centenary of a truly household name in popular music, Frank Sinatra.

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Rhythm Zoo will perform at the Montrose Spring Blues Event on Saturday.

The best of the blues at Montrose spring event

Montrose is the place to be this weekend if you are a lover of Blues music, for there are not one but three of the U.K’s best Blues bands playing in three venues.

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After a decade of silence, Andrew Montgomery is back. He is at Dundee Beat Generator, 70 North Lindsay Street, Dundee, telephone 01382 229226, on Tuesday, March 31. (Picture Stuart Peck).

Andrew’s new tour and album ruled by dreams

With a unique voice that’s equal parts choirboy and soul boy, Andrew Montgomery made waves in the Britpop era in the 1990s as frontman of Aberdeen band Geneva.

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