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Support your record store

The area’s last remaining independent record shop will be celebrating its continued survival with a day of music next weekend.

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The exciting line-up for Shuffle Down Festival 2017

Much kerfuffle over great Shuffle Down 2017 line-up

The full line-up for this year’s Shuffle Down Festival will have music fans scrambling for tickets so they do not miss the big Larbert bash.

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The Cavern Beatles are playing Falkirk Town Hall in April

Fab Four tribute at Falkirk Town Hall

A top tribute to Liverpool’s – and let’s face it the world’s – most famous four-piece pop band are taking the long and winding road to Falkirk next month.

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Treat for disco fans in Falkirk

Treat for disco fans in Falkirk

Village People will be joining disco diva Gloria Gaynor and a host of other groups at Falkirk Stadium this summer.

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Gloria Gaynor

Disco queen Gloria heads to Falkirk

Disco queen Gloria Gaynor will headline a concert at the Falkirk Stadium in June which includes a host of other music favourites.

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Curtis channels Ol’ Blue Eyes

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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Online radio invite for Falkirk bands and singers

Online radio invite for Falkirk bands and singers

A call is going out to Falkirk bands and musicians to come along and rock out online for an up and coming internet radio station.

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Secret Affair will be visiting the Dobbie Hall

Public gig for Secret Affair

Mods will motor to Larbert next week when Secret Affair go public to played with power, passion and precision.

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Falkirk musician Calum Baird is going on a European tour this spring

Falkirk musician on his travels to play three European festivals

A politically active singer songwriter is literally flying in the face of Brexit and taking off on a tour of Europe.

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Northern Soul spinning back into Dobbie

Northern Soul spinning back into Dobbie

Larbert’s historic Dobbie Hall will host a night of nostalgic Northern Soul later this year.

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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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The Beatles wave to fans after arriving at Kennedy Airport. 7 February 1964

Beatles pal’s tale coming to FTH

Poptastic nostalgia tale A Life with the Beatles hits Falkirk Town Hall next month.

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Madness will serve up a Falkirk House of Fun

Madness will serve up a Falkirk House of Fun

Falkirk Football Stadium will be transformed into the House of Fun, when Madness arrives in town this summer.

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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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Brian and Tommy at FTH

Two jazz greats come to town hall

Scottish jazzmen Tommy Smith and Brian Kellock will bebop until they drop at Falkirk Town Hall next week.

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The famous Co-op Funeralcare Brass Band are coming to Larbert

Brass band knows the score

The renowned Co-op Funeralcare Brass Band will be adding their own metallic magic to famous film scores in Larbert later this month.

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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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Weird Decibels will be playing at Artisan Tap

The top ten events for the week ahead

Here are some events you don’t want to miss.

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20 Christmas songs you never hear at Christmas

20 Christmas songs you never hear at Christmas

You’d be forgiven for thinking there were only a dozen or so Christmas songs that get played non-stop every year. But there are a lot more out there.

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