In Pictures:  The stars who have performed at Rothes Halls

It has been a long year with no live shows thanks to the pandemic.

Wednesday, 3rd March 2021, 8:31 pm
The theatre may be more used to tribute acts these days, but, for a short spell, it pulled in some big names ... including  Stereophonics who warmed up for a UK tour with a live gig just as they were poised t break through.
The theatre may be more used to tribute acts these days, but, for a short spell, it pulled in some big names ... including Stereophonics who warmed up for a UK tour with a live gig just as they were poised t break through.

While we wait for the day we can return to our theatres, we took a stroll down memory lane for this archive of images from some of the big names who have all performed at the Rothes Halls in Glenrothes.

They also feature some of your own favourites – our thanks to all who responded to our appeal on Facebook

We hope the pictures bring back memories of some great nights!

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So, who was there the night Runrig rocked at Rothes Halls?
Much loved, and still much missed - Michael Marra's shows always had a warmth to them few performers could match. A true Scottish legend.
Former Stone Roses frontman Ian Brown once played at Rothes Halls.
Sergeant brought the whole of Leslie to Rothes Halls for a sold-out gig as they sat on the cusps of a major breakthrough. One of very few nights tumblers of beer have flown in the air at the Fife venue!
The theatre was packed, and some guys even turned up in teddy boy outfits for a night of 1970s nostalgia with Showaddywaddy a few years ago - t was brillian! Cheesy, but sheer, utter fun!
Fife's finest, The Proclaimers, played to a packed house - and it was a belter of a gig!
The National Theatre of Scotland's production of Black Watch by Fife playwright, Gregory Burke, was one of the finest pieces of theatre ever staged at Rothes Halls. Its revival also played to full houses and packed just as much of a punch.
Jimmy Osmond's show a few years ago was possibly one of the most professional you will ever see as he celebrated 50 years in the business.
Leo Sayer dug deep into his 1970s chart topping hits to deliver a smashing show back in 2018.
2002 brought Belinda Carlisle, chart star and former leader of The Go Go's to Rothes Halls when she also took time to sign a t-shirt to help raise funds for our Maggie's Cancer Care Centre campaign
Heather Small's remarkable voice rang round the stage one evening a good few years ago
These days he plays venues such as the SECC, but Rothes Halls was one of the many smaller venues Kevin Bridges came to as his career started to take off (Pic: John Devlin)
Two brilliant voices - Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - who delivered a memorable gig at the Fife venue (Pic: Paul Husband)
The music of Billy Ocean can still get folk up dancing after all these decades - he too is part of Rothes Halls' history (Pic: Michael Gillen)
A true legend of the British jazz scene -Chris Barber (Pic: Michael Gillen)
If there was an award for 'most performances at Rothes Halls' then Charlie Landsborough would be a strong contender - the country stalwart was an annual visitor right up until he retired from the road.
Toploader are still remembered for their hit Dancing In The Moonlight - and fans got to hear it live at Rothes Halls
Many comedians have hit the stage of Rothes Halls, but safe to say none of them could ever match the performances of Jerry Sadowitz
Fife's greatest folk rockers, Dunragan, headlined a series of brilliant Hogmanay gigs which had folk dancing on the tables.
Many comedians have graced the venue, including Fringe favourite Ed Byrne who played to a packed house
911 brought their chart hits to the stage a few years ago
The Fun Lovin Criminals are among the major acts to have played Rothes Halls (Pic: Michael Gillen)