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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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Heroes not all they’re cracked up to be

Heroes not all they’re cracked up to be

Never meet your heroes, they say.

Opinion
Jess Glynne's only Scottish performance will be in Falkirk next year

Jess Glynne announces Falkirk Stadium date

Chart star Jess Glynne’s only Scottish show will be right here in Falkirk next year after announcing a date at the Stadium.

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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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Larbert Opera principals look forward to Peter Pan

Larbert Opera bring slapstick to Peter Pan

Larbert Amateur Operatic Society brings a bit of Christmas magic to the Dobbie Hall, with the famous story of Peter Pan.

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Jake McFarlane (17) and his grandfather, Falkirk football legend Bobby Tasker
Picture: Michael Gillen

Firework gig for new band – and it’s all thanks to proud mum

Behind every budding musician is a proud mum – and Jake McFarlane and his friends have lots to thank his for.

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Ian Matthews of Kasabian will be appearing at Scottish Drumfest 2016 in Falkirk

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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