Ian’s ready to rock Falkirk

The drummer from world-renowned indie rockers Kasabian is returning to Falkirk to help Scottish Drum Festival 2016 go with a swing.

Picture: Michael Gillen

Falkirk Live! brings town alive to the sound of music

The first Falkirk Live! music festival proved to be a huge hit with audiences who turned out in force for the variety of concerts.

Launch of FalkirkLive! with saxophonist Konrad Wiszniewski. Picture: Michael Gillen

Falkirk Live! hits right notes

Falkirk is preparing for an invasion of music fans this weekend for the first-ever Falkirk Live!

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Derek Steel with the first Razur Cuts. Picture: Michael Gillen

New magazine to hit the street

An underground magazine for raw music, literature, poetry, photography, short stories and artwork will be hitting Falkirk streets soon.

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Eighties superstars Bucks Fizz are coming to Falkirk

Make your mind up to see Fizz in Falkirk

Eighties pop superstars Bucks Fizz are coming to Falkirk and there’s nothing make believe about that.

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The Buzzcocks

Going Steady

There are few groups who were born in the chaotic early days of the British punk scene that have created a more lasting impact than the Buzzcocks.

Falkirk band The Media Whores

Capital gig for Media men

Falkirk’s favourite political punk rockers The Media Whores are heading for the home of Holyrood to launch their new album.

Sarah Em has matured into a confident solo performer

A time of reflection for Sarah

If fledgling singer songwriter of five years ago Sarah Monteith could look at a live performance by Sarah Em in 2016 she probably would not recognise herself.


Never too old for good music

Jazz icon Chris Barber is proof that, no matter your age, if you are a talented musician you just want to keep entertaining audiences.

Falkirk Operatic Society members

Falkirk Operatic sets sail for South Pacific

As autumn approaches Falkirk Operatic Society’s next all-singing, all-dancing production will keep temperatures from falling too far.

David Bowie, eligible for airplay on Radio Dead

Radio Dead - the new station playing only deceased artists

Dead air - that moment when the music unexpectedly stops - is the greatest fear of the radio DJ.

Fairweather and the Elements at Sanctuary

The Elements will go down a storm in church Sanctuary

Falkirk’s new band of local music scene all-stars Fairweather and the Elements will seek Sanctuary in a church near you later this month.

Falkirk band The Media Whores

Razor sharp music of the Media men

Remember when music used to mean something.

Saxophonist Konrad Wiszniewski helps launch Falkirk Live! from the top of the Steeple. Picture: Michael Gillen

Festival is hitting the high notes

Music fans will be heading for Falkirk in October for the launch of a weekend festival which organisers hope will become an annual event.

Live and kicking: Passacaglia bring new life to old tunes

A feast for music lovers to see them through winter

A feast of classical music, with a sprinkling of jazz, is being prepared for local audiences by Classic Music Live! Falkirk.

The International Pop Assassins new album We Believe in the Power of Rock and Roll to Move Heads, Hearts and Feet

The Assassins pop up after four long years of lying low

A blast from the recent past appeared in the Falkirk Herald office this week – another mysterious package from those International Pop Assassins.

The Very Rev Albert Bogle

Rockin’ Rev records anthem with Wet Wet Wet guitarist

A former Kirk Moderator who is blessed with an angelic voice has recorded a single with a musician to spread hope across the globe.

Folk singer Calum Baird

Folk singer Calum’s 30 gigs will fire up this year’s Fringe

The Fringe is always a busy time for Falkirk folk singer Calum Baird and this year he’s pulling out all the stops to get his message out there.

Fairweather and the Elements will join Ghost Writer at BTW

BTW can expect frighteningly good music from Ghost Writer

Falkirk’s fast rising indie folk rockers Ghost Writer headline a massive music night at Behind the Wall next week.

The young musicians taking part in the Feis Fhoirt Ceilidh Trail 2016

Ceilidh kids keep traditional music alive as tour hits town

A handpicked group of dedicated young musicians is touring the area to keep the traditional music flame burning brightly.

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