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Choir serving up a musical feast

Cupar Choral Society is preparing a feast for music lovers with a spring concert on April 22.

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Dizzee Rascal has already performed at T in the Park. Pic: Greg Macvean.

Dizzee to play Electric Fields

Electric Fields, Scotland’s best small festival, are excited to announce Dizzee Rascal as the second headliner for this year’s festival.

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Curtis channels Ol’ Blue Eyes

Curtis channels Ol’ Blue Eyes

The timeless cool of Frank Sinatra met the robust swing of the Count Basie Orchestra on the classic album, ‘Sinatra at the Sands’ and it has remained a beloved classic ever since, the perfect marriage of old-school pop and big band jazz.

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The Stranglers are embarking on a tour of Scotland.

Baz: Come and see our ugly mugs!

The Stranglers’ story, which began way back in the early 1970s, is both long and complex. And it’s one that is still being written.

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X Factor star Emily Middlemas with The Kings Beards - Dave Clark and Stephen Barbour - and eight-year-old Maci Fotheringham from Lochgelly

X Factor star visits Kirkcaldy theatre

X Factor star Emily Middlemas took time out before heading off on tour with other contestants from the TV show to drop in on Kirkcaldy’s Kings Theatre on Sunday.

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Levenmouth band Break The Butterfly, who will be playing one of their biggest gigs before a 67,000 crowd at the Scotland v Ireland rugby match at Murrayfield on Saturday. From left Billy Underwood,  Craig Thomson, Andy Low and Cameron Barnes. (Picture: Cameron Brisbane.)

Fife band set to rock biggest crowd of 67,000

Levenmouth’s Break The Butterfly have had their share of big gigs but excitement is building for their biggest to date – a crowd of 67,000.

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Amy Macdonald releases her new album on February 17.

Amy Macdonald: I want to write songs that mean something

It was a very cheery Amy Macdonald that came on the phone when I grabbed her for a chat about her new upcoming album. But then, she has a lot to be happy about.

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Billy Bragg and Joe Henry join the Celtic Connections line up next week.

Billy Bragg’s American obsession

Like many a British musician before him, Billy Bragg, bard of Barking, singer songwriter, political activist, and musical historian has made no secret of his obsession with the songs and the mythology of the Americas, not least those of his artistic and philosophical forebear Woody Guthrie. With his friend and collaborator, US singer songwriter Joe Henry, he has made an album that focuses on the transformative part the railroad played in disseminating the songs that gave birth to the rock’n’roll era.

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The ultimate Blondie tribute act Dirty Harry return to Fife to play PJ Molloys next month. Pic: Michael Gillen

What’s on in Fife...

There’s lots going on in Fife over the next few weeks. Here’s our extensive listings.

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Space, supported by Moonlight Zoo, The Shambolics and The Dicksons, will play at Society on Sunday, March 5.

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Big Country are headlining the Live stage. Picture: Michael Gillen

Line-up revealed for new Fife music festival

The line-up for the music festival planned for Fife Airport near Glenrothes is taking shape, with organisers promising a big line-up which caters to a wide range of musical tastes.

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Strathspey and Surreal play Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Main Auditorium on January 23.

Brazilian beats to warm up Celtic crowd

For most cities, January is a time to bring normality back to life after the festivities of Christmas and New Year.

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Ina Forsman is playing Cupar.

Finnish blues performance

A touch of Finnish blues is to coming to the Kingdom as part of the Fife Jazz Festival next month.

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Jackie Storrar with husband Steve Thiebault

Fife country star Jackie Storrar wins posthumous award

Fife singing sensation Jackie Storrar has been given a posthumous award recognising her as one of the UK’s most successful country music stars, just a few months after she lost her brave battle with cancer.

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Lachlan translated the carol into English

Kirkcaldy man credited for bringing Christmas carol to the masses

A Kirkcaldy man has been credited for bringing one of the world’s most popular Christmas carols to the masses.

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20 Christmas songs you never hear at Christmas

20 Christmas songs you never hear at Christmas

You’d be forgiven for thinking there were only a dozen or so Christmas songs that get played non-stop every year. But there are a lot more out there.

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Midge Ure in action during his Something from Everything gig.

Something old and new with Midge Ure

This return to the Kingdom sees the former Ultravox frontman promising Something From Everything – a song from each of the 14 studio albums he has released in various guises, going all the way back to 1978 to his first album with the Rich Kids.

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Al Murray comes to the Alhambra in February

What’s on in Fife...

Looking for a night out this festive period? Take a look at our listings...

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The Columbos, who will be playing at the Maggies Centre fundraising night at OConnells on December 27. Pic: FPA

What’s on in Fife...

There’s lots of live music, comedy and more on in Fife over the festive period - read our listings and fill up your diary!

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