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Blue Rose Code to headline at Denholm

Denholm Folk Festival organisers have announced their guest list for this year’s festival, always held over the first weekend in November.

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The Coal Porters - the worlds first alt-bluegrass band.

Dynamic bluegrass combo

The world’s first “alt-bluegrass” band, The Coal Porters, can be heard at The County Hotel, Selkirk, on Saturday, October 7.

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Philip Attard (saxophone) with Christina Zerafa (piano) .

Season ends with Fuzzy bird

The last concert in the Borders Music and Arts Society’s 2017 Season at Mellerstain is arguably the most interesting.

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Rag�n�Bone Man to headline Edinburgh�s Hogmanay 2018.

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay stars Rag’n’Bone Man

Following his triumphant year as the biggest UK breakout star of 2017, Rag’n’Bone Man, aka Rory Graham, is set to headline Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, the biggest New Year celebration in the UK.

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Judy Dinning, one of Britains legendary folk singers.

Memorial concert for folk star Judy

The fifth Judy Dinning Memorial Concert will be held in Denholm Village Hall on Saturday, September 23.

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Award winning nu-folk singer/songwriter and musician Zoe Bestel.

International stars play at Innerleithen

St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Innerleithen, are delighted to announce details of their autumn programme of concerts, which include some of the biggest musical names they have featured yet.

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The Red Hot Chilli Pipers will play Hawick Town Hall in December.

Bagrock at Hawick with the Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Combining traditional bagpipe music and classic rock, the Red Hot Chilli Pipers are set rock Hawick this December.

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Hellbucket in action at High Street Busking Competition, Peebles.

Alive with the sound of music

Peebles High Street was filled with the sound of music on Saturday, September 2, as the annual busking competition attracted singers, guitarists, two ukulele players, a recorder group, musical families, a violinist and a colourful three piece.

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It’s all Indie at the Hemelvaart Cafe

Yorkshire Indie-rock band, King No-one’s explosive live show comes to the Hemelvaart Bier Cafe, Ayton, on September 20.

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Village field was indeed Stowed Out

Village field was indeed Stowed Out

An estimated 1,400 people helped the weekend’s Stowed Out festival live up to its name – and they were treated to a huge helping of fantastic entertainment.

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Lucy Spraggan hits the road with her Acoustic Tour.

X Factor’s Lucy hits the road again

Following the success of her latest album ‘I Hope You Don’t Mind Me Writing’, Lucy Spraggan hits the road with her Acoustic Tour.

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The View will close the mainstage on Friday evening of this year's Lindisfarne Festival.

Lindisfarne Festival’s crowdfunding campaign

With only one week to go until the third Lindisfarne Festival returns to Beal Farm in Northumberland, organisers are already looking ahead and setting ambitious plans for the 2018 event.

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The massed pipes and drums perform.

Thousands flock to Floors for massed bands day

More than 3,000 visitors enjoyed a day of entertainment in Kelso on Sunday as the skirl of the pipes once again filled the grounds of Floors Castle.

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Naomi Morgan, Sophie Ward-Murray and Freya McLennan preparing to perform to a huge audience at Wilton Park.  bmcb 69

Borders brass bands hit a high note

More than 100 musicians had a blast last weekend at the first Borders Massed Brass Bands concert held this century.

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Liam Gallagher performing at Leeds Festival.

Liam Gallagher proves he’s still a rock’n’roll star at Leeds Festival

There’s no doubting that Liam Gallagher is a rock’n’roll star, but it never does any harm to remind people of that seemingly obvious fact, and that’s exactly what the former Oasis frontman did to introduce himself last Friday at this year’s Leeds Festival.

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Massed Brass in Wilton Lodge Park.

Over 100 musicians expected

Eight brass bands from across the Borders will gather together for the first massed bands performance this century on Sunday at Wilton Lodge Park.

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Former Hawick DJ Ally Brown is releasing a single in memory of friend Sally Brown.

Sammy is remembered in a song

A young St Boswells woman who died earlier this year is being remembered with a charity single released in her memory.

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Alice Cooper is returning to Glasgow in November for the first time since 2011.

Alice Cooper back in Scotland for first time in five years

US rock veteran Alice Cooper hadn’t put a new album out for six years until the end of last month or headlined a tour this side of the Atlantic for almost as long, but, to quote his 1986 single of that name, he’s back.

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Dutch street orchestra Ricciotti Ensemble performs an open air concert in Galashiels as part of its Scottish tour.

Dutch orchestra’s pop-up performance proves a hit

The self-proclaimed “craziest orchestra in the world”, the Ricciotti Ensemble, were in Galashiels last Thursday evening on the final leg of their Scottish tour.

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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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