The Bluesbrokers are a group of seasoned Edinburgh based musicians performing with or without drums as a trio, 4 piece or 5 piece, The band plays classic blues (Freddy King, Robert Johnson, Howlin’ Wolf), rock (Free, Cream, Stones, Beatles, Neil Young) and original material. The classic line up of drums, acoustic and electric guitars, keys and bass is augmented by electric mandolin and cittern.
Yesterday we saw the beer Garden full of people enjoying the sunshine and some good music, which after the last rain event, was a delight for sore ears. We had two of the acts turn up and entertain us and we had an act from a previous rained off day turn up, Ruari McMillan, who filled […]
Well as an after thought I thought not. The bands and music were brilliant and they deserve better than this live stream. Bandwidth is truly our enemy and reliability a distant friend who shows up only now and then. We are going to have to think about an unlimited 4G contract that will let us […]
Well it’s been a few days since I’ve updated everyone on the site so it’s about time. We’ve been busy battling rain and all sorts of technical difficulties, the main one being that we haven’t streamed anything live and we’re working hard on post production stuff from the footage that we were able to grab. […]
Under The Dogwood Tree are an Edinburgh band headed up by Alison Lyles and William Ancell. Since 2006, when they met, they have played extensively and released their debut album which was produced and recorded in various locations across the Lothians and Lanarkshire.
The album is their own original eclectic mix blending British and American folk with trans-Atlantic influences ranging from Neil Young, Joni Mitchell and Fairport Convention. Songs include a gospel chain gang song (“Twenty Pounds for Redemption”), an old-fashioned drinking song (“Werewolf Blues”) and a bluegrass waltz (“Tennessee Waltz”). Read more