Music

Liz Lochhead and Steve KettleyLiz Lochhead

An unmissable special performance inspired by her hit show, Somethings Old, Somethings New, poet and playwright Liz Lochhead weaves a spellbinding and beguiling show mixing poems, monologues and music. Accompanied by the soulful sax of Steve Kettley, she presents an intoxicating mix of some of her best work over the past 45 years.

 

Ayoub sistersThe Ayoub Sisters

Winners of the 2017 Young Scot Award, come and hear why Scottish-Egyptian sisters Sarah and Laura Ayoub are redefining modern classical music with their unique interpretations of everything from Die Fledermaus to Uptown Funk.

 

Alison and Fiona McNeillSinging the Suffrage

Singing songs uncovered by The People’s Voice project (see Friday’s listings), Alison and Fiona McNeill perform a whirlwind preview of the best historical political tunes and poetry from all persuasions.

 

Martha FfionMartha Ffion

This Glasgow-based Irish songwriter’s music is a fabulous mix of dream Tamla-Motown pop with a Phil Spector sheen.

 

Anna HaywoodAnna Heywood

Uniquely talented Glasgow teenager, Anna Heywood is now a burgeoning star with The Glyndebourne Academy. Listen and be amazed.

 

 

Dee UkesDee Ukes

Love the ukulele? Then you’ll love this 20-strong Dundonian ukulele band armed with amazing tunes and masses of talent.

 

Burnsong

Burnsong presents an hour of new songs composed by young people. Participants from Burnsong, Aberdeen International Youth Festival; Hands Up for Trad’s Tinto Summer School; El Jam (East Lothian Youth Music Forum) and Feisean nan Gaidheal all give their musical take on teenage life in Scotland