Buchanan Burns supper
Feb25

Buchanan Burns supper

REVELLERS descended on Milton of Buchanan’s Memorial Hall for Buchanan community’s biennial Burns supper on Saturday 24 February. Although month after the official celebration a packed programme featured contributions from many local folks.  Our roving reporter was amongst the crowd and grabbed some photos with his phone to record the night…click on the thumbnail images below to see bigger versions of the...

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Free EP taster for ‘Live at Memorial Hall’ album
May04

Free EP taster for ‘Live at Memorial Hall’ album

TOURING musician, songwriter and G63 resident Dave Arcari has released a free EP featuring four live songs recorded at Memorial Hall, Milton of Buchanan back in March. The free promotional EP is a taster for the full-length album and features four exclusive tracks that will not feature on the full-length release – scheduled for 1 September – of the concert album. “It was hard choosing the tracks for each format,” says...

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Buchanan show to record Dave Arcari live album
Feb15

Buchanan show to record Dave Arcari live album

SCOTTISH alt.blues troubadour Dave Arcari is set to play an exclusive show to be recorded (and filmed) for a live album. The specially arranged show is at Buchanan Memorial Hall, Milton of Buchanan, by Drymen on Saturday 4 March. “It’s short notice,” says Arcari. “But we’ve been encouraged by some test recordings from the last couple of shows and had to take the chance to record a show at what is the perfect venue…and it’s pretty much...

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Dave Arcari live at Buchanan Memorial Hall
Jan17

Dave Arcari live at Buchanan Memorial Hall

AFTER kicking off 2016 with shows at the Blues Kitchen, London and Glasgow’s Celtic Connections festival, alt.blues troubadour Dave Arcari and G63 resident returns home for a show at Buchanan Memorial Hall (Milton of Buchanan, by Drymen) on Saturday 6 February. Arcari ended 2015 with a month-long US tour (his second of the year) and a series of Scottish shows culminating with Glasgow on Ice in the city’s George Square. And he can’t...

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Festive full-house
Dec20

Festive full-house

FOLKS from across the G63 area packed Buchanan Memorial Hall for Buchanan’s annual Christmas carol-singing this evening (20 December) to make it one of the busiest in the event’s history. With music led by Fiona Crooks and Ruth Macpherson everyone took part in singing a range of Christmas carols and songs interspersed with poems from Jean Bayfield and Barbara Crooks. After the music there was a chance to chat over mulled...

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