Category: Music Review

Celtic Connections 2019

Celtic Connections 2019

“It’s an ancient language and it’s oors!” The City Life annual pilgrimage to Glasgow’s Celtic Connections Festival earlier in the...

Dundee Jazz Festival 2019

Dundee Jazz Festival 2019

Dundee came alive to the vibrant sound of jazz once again when this annual musical extravaganza rolled into town. Travellers from all over...

Simple Minds – ‘Walk Between Worlds’

“Did we think those days would last forever? And there, across the bridge under the bold neon stars” Not often does a Scottish band of...

Kyle Falconer No Thank You

Kyle Falconer – ‘No Thank You’

One of the most anticipated solo albums in a generation finally hit the paveys of Dundee this year. Kyle Falconer, of The View, finally...

KT Tunstall WAX

KT Tunstall – ‘WAX’

“I want to jump into the river and feel it on my skin” Relocating to Los Angeles from London in autumn 2014 had been a life-saving move...

The Soul Voices of Dundee Jazz Festival 2017

The 2017 festival was a celebration of 100 years of American jazz and also an insight into the exciting new horizons opening up in the jazz...

Ged Grimes – Acoustic World Tour with Simple Minds

Ged Grimes; born and bred in Dundee, and schooled at St. Matthews Primary and St. Saviours High; has now undoubtedly become one of...

Gary Clark – Live at Edinburgh Castle

Gary Clark, of the 1980s band Danny Wilson, has rarely played live, never mind solo, in the last couple of decades. However, this summer...

Simple Minds Acoustic Tour – Final Note with Jim Kerr

City Life were delighted to catch up with Jim Kerr after the Simple Minds ‘Acoustic’ world tour… CL: After all these...

Music Life – Celtic Connections 2017

“The future of our past is in very safe hands” Founded in 1994, Celtic Connections is now our Scottish nation’s foremost...