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What a year for Karen-Marie!

Karen-Marie Keenan only took up Drum Major competition in February this year and entered her first competition in June, but has already won a host of awards.

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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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Eden Festival 2017

Festival muddy but fun

Thousands of music fans flocked to Eden Festival on the Raehills Meadows of Dumfries and Galloway this month.

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Example to headline Dumfries Youth Beatz

Rapper Example is to headline the Youth Beatz festival in Dumfries along with 2014 X Factor winner Ben Haenow.

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Rise Kagona

Midsummer Festival at Gatehouse welcome African star

Gatehouse of Fleet is set to welcome an international star from Africa for the 11th annual Midsummer Music Festival on June 23rd -25th.

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Fiddle player Charlie Stewart, will perform at the 4th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music Festival, accompanied by the wonderful Becky Hill on harp.

Award-winning acts make their way to Wigtownshire

Taking place over July 7-9, in venues throughout Newton Stewart and Minnigaff, this year’s traditional music festival looks set to be the best yet.

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Maidens of Music,  Jo Smith, Lizzie Birkett, Alix Adair, Linzie Watson.

Who will be the first ever Maiden of Music?

The search has begun for a new female musical star – to be crowned the first ever Maiden of Music.

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Her Crooked Heart - the new name; the new music of Rachel Ries.

New name, new music, same voice

Rachel Ries, singer/songwriter, has reinvented herself as Her Crooked Heart.

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Toploader headline 2017 RNLI Park Fest at Agnew Park in Stranraer.

Toploader heads up RNLI Park Fest

Organisers of Stranraer’s biggest music festival have announced that Toploader will headline this year’s event.

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Toploader heads up RNLI Park Fest

Organisers of Stranraer’s biggest music festival have announced that Toploader will headline this year’s event.

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The Friel Sisters.

A full weekend of folk music and fun for all the family in Girvan

Scotland’s friendliest festival is here again and promises a full weekend of traditional folk music and fun for all the family.

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The Friel Sisters.

Warm welcome to Scotland’s friendliest folk festival

Scotland’s friendliest festival is here again and promises a full weekend of traditional folk music and fun for all the family.

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Primary School Choirs - Hymn & Folk Song class 51 competing for Wigtownshire Music Festival Trophy class 51 winners Whithorn Primary Choir

Talented young musicians light up Newton Stewart’s festival of music

Galloway Music Festival 2017 saw local musicians play for audiences and take part in competitions in Newton Stewart and Stranraer this week.

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Primary School Choirs (1-3 Teachers) class 49 competing for Lindsay Singers Trophy 1st Glenluce Primary Choir

Music festival shows Galloway’s got talent

Galloway Music Festival 2017 saw local musicians play for audiences and take part in competitions in Newton Stewart and Stranraer this week.

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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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Pictured left to right are Euan Donald, Ellen Carr and Benjamin Garside.

Kirkcudbright Academy hosts Rotary Club young musician competition

Last Thursday the annual Kirkcudbright Rotary Club and Kirkcudbright Academy Young Musician Competition was held in the Cochran Hall at Kikcudbright Academy.

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Frightened Rabbit are returning to Kendal Calling in the summer.

Frightened Rabbit, Stereophonics and Manic Street Preachers on bill for 2017’s Kendal Calling festival

Borders band Frightened Rabbit are among the acts announced for this year’s Kendal Calling festival south of the border in Cumbria.

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Dutch bassoon professor Joost Bosdijk

Young generation come to Gatehouse

Two of the most exciting performers of the new generation of classical music come together for the December series of Absolute Classics.

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Friday is Wear Your Old Band T-shirt to Work Day

Friday is Wear Your Old Band T-shirt to Work Day

Tomorrow (Nov 25) is Wear Your Old Band T-Shirt To Work Day, so get rummaging through the closet tonight to check for armpit stains and moth holes.

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Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie.

Electric Fields festival offering double the entertainment this year

Dumfries and Galloway’s Electric Fields music festival is now in its third year, and it’s bigger and better than ever this time round.

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