Weekend of sacred music, opera & food

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Winning Welsh double bill makes festival one to remember

Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison on stage in Edinburgh in December.

Kendal calling again for Borders band Frightened Rabbit

Selkirk’s Frightened Rabbit play their first British festival show of the summer next Thursday, July 27, and they can’t wait to get back among the mud, sweat and beers that come with such events.

Berwick Animal Rescue Kennles first Mini Music festival was an outstanding success.

Berwick BARK Mini Music Festival success

The first BARK Mini Music Festival held at Castlehills Farm, Berwick was such an outstanding success that there have been calls for it to be an annual event.


Trad music legends at Kelso

PDF Productions is delighted to present Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham in concert this summer.

Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham in concert  at Tait Hall, Kelso on Saturday, August 5.

Kelso concert for trad music legends

PDF Productions is delighted to present Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham in concert this summer.

Another amazing Newcastleton Music Festival filled with music, pipe bands and competitions.

Festival fun for everyone

Expect concerts, ceilidhs, workshops and lots of singing at Newcastleton Traditional Music Festival.

Participants wanted for November Clubs brand new musical Beyond the End of the Road.

Participants wanted for new musical on Holy Island

If you have what it takes to be a part of November Club’s brand new musical, ‘Beyond the End of the Road’, then they want to hear from you.

Scottish Chamer Orchestra  returns to Langholm.

Concert will put a skip in your step

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO) makes a welcome return to the Buccleuch Centre, Langholm, on Friday, June 23.

Scottish singer-songwriter Karine Polwart.

Hawick park to host two series of shows

Four-time BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards winner Karine Polwart is to kick off a series of three shows in the walled garden at Hawick’s Wilton Lodge Park on Sunday, June 25.

BBC Ten Pieces Workshop visited Galashiels on Saturday, June 3.

Classical music inspires

Members of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra visited Galashiels last Saturday to work with young musicians from the Borders Youth Orchestra, Junior String Orchestra and Junior Wind Band.

Cellist John Myerscough.

Midsummer music at majestic Mellerstain

The Borders Music and Arts Midsummer Concert at Mellerstain House, Gordon, will be staged on Thursday, June 22, when cellist John Myerscough will be accompanied by pianist Alisdair Beatson.

Borders pianist John Bryden.

Concert will mark pianist’s 70th birthday

On Saturday, June 24, in Melrose Parish Church, a concert will be given by two pianists and four singers to celebrate the 70th birthday of internationally renowned Borders’ pianist, John Bryden, and raising funds for two charities that help children in need across the world.

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