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Harp and saxophone duo Baba Yaga interpret Mussorgsky

Hawick Music Club eagerly await the performance of BabaYaga at Tower Mill Theatre, Hawick, on Sunday, November 19.

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Brass bands set to lock horns in Jed

Brass bands set to lock horns in Jed

Eighteen brass bands from across Scotland will be making their way to Jedburgh Town Hall early on Saturday, November 4, where they will lock horns in the 17th Borders Entertainment Contest.

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The Three English Tenors take to the stage in St. Andrews Church Kelso  on April 7.

Weekend of sacred music, opera & food

Ednam House Hotel and St Andrew’s Church, Kelso, are to host a spring weekend of classic concerts.

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Sound of music fills town for sessions

Sound of music fills town for sessions

Souters hit a high note on Sunday when the 11th annual Selkirk Sessions came to a close following a performance-packed weekend.

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Search for young composer with the piping x factor begins in Scotland.

Search for composer with piping X factor

A competition to find Scotland’s next superstar young composer for our national instrument has launched today - Piping Hit 2018.

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Nicky McMichan trio opens Kelso Accordion & Fiddle Clubs new season.

Great opening night for Kelso Accordion Club

The opening (September) night of Kelso Accordion and Fiddle Club’s season went with a swing with the wonderful Nicky McMichan Trio playing some great music.

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Laura deals in the Dance Cards

Laura deals in the Dance Cards

Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards are one of the busiest and most popular bands on the roots music circuit – and they are heading to the Haining.

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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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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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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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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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Stow Borders Pipe Band take sixth place at the Scottish Pipe Band Championships in Dumbarton on Saturday.

Championship success is music to pipe band’s ears

Borders pipers and drummers are celebrating this week after claiming a top-six placing at a major pipe band championship on Saturday.

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Frightened Rabbit at 2017's Kendal Calling. Photo courtesy of Kendal Calling.

Winning Welsh double bill makes festival one to remember

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