DUNDEE has always punched above its weight musically and it still has a thriving scene.  With a compact city centre, it’s possible to catch several excellent live bands on weekend nights, and all for free in venues such as Clarks on Lindsay Street, Fat Sams LIve, Number 57, Dukes Corner and Buskers

The home of The View, Model Aeroplanes, Ricky Ross, Danny Wilson, the Average White Band, The Associates and more, it’s not unusual to see some big names taking part in weekend jams.

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A Launchpad for Great Talent

Dundee has been the launchpad for great talent. Snow Patrol met at the University of Dundee, where the four-times platinum selling indie-rock band started off playing gigs at some of the famous local pubs.  Mercury Music Prize nominees, The View were former St John's RC High School pupils and wrote...

Almost Blue Festival

Now in its fifth year, Almost Blue Festival at the beginning of July sees around 10,000 Blues and music fans descend on the cities pubs and clubs for a free festival of live music from bands from Dundee as well as visiting international musicians.The 2016 weekend event saw over 100 performances in...