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Come All You Dreamers

As Christy Moore returns to one of his favourite haunts, The Barrowlands in Glasgow this evening, performing once again for a sell-out crowd in 'the grand auld hall', our guest blogger Anna Levin offers some insight...

Walking in tune with the Festival of Architecture

How did we get here?  We are really delighted to see Walking Heads audio tours listed among a wonderfully diverse programme of events happening across Scotland. But what, you might well ask, is Glasgow Music Tour doing in the Festival of Architecture Scotland 2016?  […]

Barony A Frame: a symbol of local pride

It’s visible from a long way off. We catch tantalising glimpses of it as the road winds round fields and farm buildings and then finally we arrive. Dark and stark against a cloudy June sky, the Barony A Frame towers above us; a monument to a way of life that has disappeared but also  – almost against the odds –  a symbol of local pride and hope. […]

Making it at T Break

Back in the mists of time, a young unsigned band loaded their kit into a van and set off on the long and winding road from Kilmarnock, Ayrshire for their first gig at T in the Park.  With this year’s T Break winners just announced it’s worth remembering what a gig in the unsigned band’s tent can lead to.  […]

MacSorleys: The Final Waltz

Gemma Brown pays tribute to MacSorleys and mourns the passing of a venue which brought heart, soul and much good reggae to the city centre. Now read on… […]

Walking music for Celtic Connections 2016

A moment’s déjà vu as we publish our new Glasgow Music Tour. It’s almost exactly four years since we launched the first version of the audio tour in King Tut’s during Celtic Connections 2012 on a night when snow threatened and Yang Guang the male panda at Edinburgh Zoo was trending on Twitter.  There’s less cuddly competition in cyberspace this year but the city is busier than ever.  […]

Perpetual reinvention of the Clyde

We’re currently working on a new version of Glasgow Music Tour which means a lot of rediscovery. Glasgow seems to be in a perpetual state of evolution and you just need to take a stroll along the Clyde to see how dramatically the city has set about reinventing itself. […]

Nottingham audio tour weaves through creative past and present

Walking Heads is delighted to collaborate in a new Nottingham audio tour. As in Glasgow, creative industry is reinventing the post-industrial city.  Here Lucy Brouwer describes the making of Nottingham Creative Quarter audio tour and what it reveals about new life in an old city. […]

Russian Ninjas headline show in Nice N Sleazy

A proper Glasgow debut was a self-set milestone of the Russian Ninjas...

Jukebox Journeys Part 5 – The Snaffle Bit

Continuing on our Jukebox Journeys through some of the best venues Glasgow has to offer, Benny Robb visits The Snaffle Bit on recommendation to see what all the fuss is about...

Knock Knock… What’s behind the door? (Competition)

To celebrate the extensive range of quality music venues featured on our Glasgow Music Tour, Walking Heads have designed a week-long 'guess the venue' competition to test your 'inside' knowledge of the fine city's music scene for the chance to win some rare Scottish music goodies.

Jukebox Journeys Part 4 – King Tut’s

Continuing on our Jukebox Journey through some of Glasgow's most reputable music venues, Benny Robb visits King Tut's to check out it's selection of tunes and sample the much-celebrated atmosphere of the place...