Category Archives: acoustic

Barenaked at the Beach

A wet and windy autumnal Monday evening may not be everyone’s idea of a good night to head down to the beach but, come 7pm, I joined the line of windswept people queuing to get into the Beach Ballroom, all … Continue reading

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Baubles Around The Xmas Tree

Deck The Halls and all that jolly stuff. Christmas has arrived after what seems to have been a very short year and for the 5th year running Kid Canaveral have got their baubles out. Dark Secret and Still Burning got the FnS-mobile … Continue reading

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A Monday evening found Dark Secret and Still Burning out at the AECC for a trip down memory lane as Peter Gabriel reached Aberdeen in the only Scottish date of 2014 in their two year ‘Back to Front’ tour. Support was provided by singer Jennie Abrahamson and … Continue reading

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Lovers and Fighters

We first discovered The Temperance Movement last year when they played a rammed Tunnels in Aberdeen. A few short months later and they are back in the city at a larger venue and a with few more songs but the … Continue reading

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Declaring War on Cancer

All this week I’ve been reading about cancer, seeing all the various photo campaigns to raise awareness on social media sites, with some fantastic sums of money raised as well. But this weekend someone I admire for fighting his own … Continue reading

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Lost Map Presents…

As we’ve said recently we’ll be having some gig reviews with pictures only, and here’s one of the first and what a cracker it was. A Friday night trip to The Tunnels in Aberdeen for Dark Secret and Still Burning … Continue reading

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Shoot to Thrill

A roadtrip to Peterhead to catch His Name Is Codeine at the latest Dangerous Club event. With an album due out soon you’d do well to catch them live if you can. Also on the bill was Chaser and Emma Hogarth. … Continue reading

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Local Hero(ines)

Two sold-out homecoming gigs in one day at the Music Hall, Aberdeen for Emeli Sande with local support Cara Mitchell for the first one and Mahalia for the evening performance. Words and pictures can be found here.

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Freshly Squeezed

Another gig for Stupid Girl at Aberdeen’s largest venue, the AECC, this time its Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra. Support on the night was Clive Gregson. Read her review and see some images of the event here.

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Conquering Every Kingdom

Justboy57 marks his return to the pages of FnS with a trip to the Music Hall to see Mercury Prize nominated Ben Howard with support from Willy Mason. Read his review of the evening here.

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