Posted in Music, Theatre

That’s entertainment: 2017

Not much can compare with the buzz that flows through an audience as the lights go down in a theatre or music venue.

Here’s my round-up of live shows seen in Glasgow and beyond during 2017.


  • 8 February – Thoroughly Modern Millie (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 1 June – Funny Girl (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 6 July – The Railway Children (UK tour; Theatre Royal, Glasgow)
  • 27 July – La Cage aux Folles (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 9 August – Flashdance (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 19 August – Tom, Dick and Harry (Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh)
  • 20 October – Crazy for You (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 27 November – Dreamgirls (Savoy Theatre, London)
  • 9 December – Mamma Mia! (UK tour; Theatre Royal, Glasgow)


  • 12 March – C2C Festival, with Cam, Jennifer Nettles, Chris Young and Brad Paisley (Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow)
  • 31 March – Caro Emerald (Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow)
  • 11 August – The Shires (Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow)
  • 2 October – Little Big Town (Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow)


  • 5 March – Swing Time, with Anton Du Beke, Erin Boag and Lance Ellington (Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow)
  • 8 June – The Red Shoes (King’s Theatre, Glasgow)


  • 14 March – Frankie Boyle and Friends (Glasgow International Comedy Festival; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)


  • 7 February – Jamie Raven (Theatre Royal, Glasgow)


Prone to magpie tendencies, I enjoy nothing more than musing – in pictures and in words – on a few of my favourite things.

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