August 27, 2012 Orkney's barn-storming, footstompin, award winnning band - the mighty 'Chair' - are out and about in September for some more, if rare this year, live appearances on the UK mainland. The will be visiting Aberdeen, Glasgow and Saltaire in Yorkshire. Read on to find out more.........
March 30, 2012 The new album from Scotland's acclaimed singer / songwriter Kim Edgar - 'The Ornate Lie' is released on Monday 2nd April, 2012.
March 29, 2012 The Shetland Schools Music Festival has been hailed a great success by everyone involved. Over 1000 young Shetland musicians, singers etc etc took part during the four-day annual event.
March 27, 2012 David Gardner - Manager of Atlantic Edge Music Services - will take part in two music industry panels at this year's Wide Days event in Edinburgh in early April
March 15, 2012 This year's 'Shetland Schools Music Festival' will take place from 19th to 22nd March - with over 1000 school-aged young musicians taking part over the four days of the event.
March 13, 2012 Rock Salt & Nails and duo Ross Couper & Tom Oakes are set to make an appearance during this years Ceilidh Culture Festival in the Usher Hall Edinburgh in April.
March 12, 2012 The 'Trans-Atlantic Sessions' show in Shetland on 3rd Feb in Lerwick's Clickimin Centre attracted a rare standing ovation from the capacity 1000 strong local audience at the end of what many claimed to have been one of the most outstanding nights of music ever seen in Shetland.
March 12, 2012 Shetland's 'Rock Salt & Nails' performed a storming gig during the last weekend of Glasgow's 2012 'Celtic Connections' Festival to celebrate their 21st birthday and launch their 21st year together in true racous style.
January 23, 2012 Rock Salt and Nails are set to celebrate their 21st anniversary with a gig at this years Celtic Connections festival on 3rd February
December 2, 2011 Would all those attending (or planning to attend) the Chair concert in the Stirling Tolbooth on Saturday 3rd Dec that the venue for this gig has been changed from the Stirling Tolbooth to the Albert Halls in Stirling.
December 2, 2011 The Lerwick gig featuring Glasgow based singer songwriters Tommy Reilly and Katie Sutherland ('Pearl and the Puppets') proved to be a great evening of music for fans and converts alike.
December 2, 2011 All 1000 tickets for the Trans-Atlantic Sessions concert in Shetland on 3rd Feb 2012 sold out in just under 24 hours when they went on sell last weekend.
November 24, 2011 Celtic Connections legendary show the 'Trans-Atlantic Sessions' is set to visit Shetland as part of it's 2012 tour, the festival has announced.
November 16, 2011 Shetland is to host a terrific double bill of music on Wednesday 24th November when Glasgow based singer / songwriter Tommy Reilly and Katie Sutherland (Pearl and the Puppets) hit town in Lerwick.
November 16, 2011 Orkney's roof raising band The Chair are set to play three gigs on the Scottish mainland in the lead up to Christmas. Where? Read on........
November 14, 2011 In what will be their 21st anniversary year as a band, Shetland's Rock Salt & Nails are set to celebrate the occasion at a special concert at this year's 'Celtic Connections' Festival in Glasgow.
November 14, 2011 Davie Gardner, manager of Atlantic Edge Music Services, will join Jenna and Bethany Reid onstage at the Catstrad Theatre, Dumfries in Nov to provide the narration for their 'Shetland Bus' concert there.
November 14, 2011 Two artists currently on Atlantic Edge Music's roster have been nominated for awards at this year's Scottish Traditional Music Awards, which will be held in Perth Concert Hall on Saturday 3rd Dec 2011.
November 10, 2011 Irish comedian Ed Byrne, star of 'Mock the Week' and 'Have I Got News For You' played to a near capacity audience in Lerwick's Clickimin Centre in late October as part of his nationwide 'Crowd Pleaser' tour
November 10, 2011 Davie Gardner, manager of Atlantic Edge Music Services, Shetland, recently visited Celtic Colours International Festival as part of their "International Delegates' initiative.
November 10, 2011 Atlantic Edge Music Services are now representing Ross Couper and Tom Oakes
November 10, 2011 Atlantic Edge Music Services are now representing The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc
November 9, 2011 2010 X Factor winner Matt Cardle recently performed two sell out shows in Shetland with his new band as part of a short Highlands and Islands tour ahead of the release of his debut single and album.
November 9, 2011 Bodega, who originally formed in 2005 while the members were all students at Plockton Music School, have announced they are to split up following their recent dates in Europe.
November 9, 2011 Fish, ex lead singer with Marillion, performed a gig in Lerwick's Sound Hall in September 2011 as part of his 'Fisheads' acoustic club tour of Scotland
November 9, 2011 The Tall Ships visit to Shetland this year (2011) has been hailed a great success - despite cold and pretty inclement weather throughout the four day event.
November 9, 2011 Al Murray performed to a sell out audience in Lerwick's Clickimin Centre in March 2011 as part of his hugely successful Barrel of Laughs' tour.
September 20, 2011 Bodega are set to play a series of 22 dates across Europe during September and October. These dates will be their final gigs with the current line-up.
June 29, 2011 Fiddlers' Bid have just announced the UK dates for their 20th anniversary tour in October 2011 entitled the 'Stay Young and Fresh' tour.
June 29, 2011 Saltfishforty will be playing this years Hebridean Celtic Festival which takes place from the 13th - 16th July
June 16, 2011 Comedian Al Murray aka The Pub Landlord brought his 'Barrel of Laughs' tour to Shetland in June, playing to a sell-out crowd in Lerwick's Clickimin Centre.
June 3, 2011 Fiddlers' Bid will be out on tour again in October this year as part of their 20th anniversay celebrations.
June 2, 2011 A further 1500 tickets for EACH of the headline bands nights (Friday - 'Levellers' and Saturday - 'Bjorn Again') are due to go on sale shortly due to both overwhelming demand and the event obtaining the necessary permission from the relevant authorities.
June 2, 2011 Comedian Ed Bryne, perhaps best know for his apperances on TV shows such as 'Have I Got News For You, 'Mock the Week' and Live at the Apollo is set to bring his 'Crowd Pleaser' tour to Shetland in October 2011.
June 1, 2011 Fish, ex frontman with 80's / 90's rock sensations 'Marillion' is set to perform in Shetland as part of his Scottish tour in September 2011
June 1, 2011 From 21st - 24th July this year Shetland is set to welcome the Tall Ships Races to Lerwick. A full four-day programme of music is planned to coincide with this. Read on to find out more.........
November 22, 2010 Atlantic Edge Music Services has joined forces with the Shetland Folk Festival to promote a very special 'Christmas Spree' concert in the lead up to this years festive season
November 22, 2010 Fiddlers Bid have been nominated in the category 'Best Live Band' in this years BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.
November 22, 2010 Chart topping singer / songwriter Newton Faulkner recently played a sell-out concert in Lerwick's Clickimin Centre as part of a short Highalnds and Islands tour.
November 22, 2010 The international music magazine 'Songlines' will carry a cover-mount CD of Shetland music in it's January / February issue thanks to a 'Promote Shetland' initiative.
November 22, 2010 Fiddlers' Bid are set to headline the first Saturday night of Celtic Connections 2011
November 22, 2010 Saltfishforty are to make a high profile appearance at Glasgow's famed Celtic Connections festival in January in the company of English duo Spiers & Boden
November 22, 2010 Catriona McKay has been nominated for one of the country's most prestigious awards - the Glenfiddich Awards 2010.
November 20, 2010 Chris and Catriona are heading to Australia for a month in 2011 - a tour which will take in at least two major festivals 'down-under'.
November 20, 2010 Mary Ann Kennedy & Na Seoid are to play a prominent role in a large concert in Perth Concert Hall in November called the St Andrew's Day 'Big Sing'.
November 20, 2010 Atlantic Edge Music Services have been awarded the contract to manage the 2011 Shetland Schools Music Festival
November 19, 2010 'Atlantic Edge Music Services' have been contracted by Shetland Tall Ships Race 2011 Ltd to create and deliver the extensive music programme for the event which takes place in July 2011
November 19, 2010 Fiddlers Bid have teamed up with Shetland Soap Company for a series of tongue-in-cheek adverts to promote both the company and their range of products
September 22, 2010 Bodega are set to appear on a BBC Alba TV programme featuring some of the best of the music from this year's Blas festival.
September 21, 2010 Fiddlers Bid are just about to kick off their autumn tour of the UK - leading into their 20th anniversay celebrations next year.
September 21, 2010 Brit nominated and chart topping singer / songwriter Newton Faulkner is set to play a concert in Shetland in November.
September 21, 2010 American music legend Steve Earle played a gig in Lerwick's Clickimin Centre on Thursday 9th September in front of almost 600 fans.
August 6, 2010 Chris Stout and Catriona McKay made an appearance on STV's daily show the 'Hour'.
August 1, 2010 BBC Alba have now broadcast the programme they filmed of Fiddlers Bid during this years 30th Shetland Folk Festival - a programme which also celebrates the band's own upcoming 20th anniversary.
July 29, 2010 Orkney's acclaimed duo 'Saltfishforty' launch their new album 'Netherbow' on home turf when they play a special gig in Kirkwall on Thursday 29th July
July 20, 2010 American country legend Steve Earle is to return to Shetland in September 2010 to perform the concert he had to cancel last year due to weather related travel problems.
July 20, 2010 Having just returned from a visit to the Kaustinen Festival in Finland, Bodega turn right around and head back Scandinavia way for a weekend at the Korro Festival in Sweden.
July 20, 2010 Fiddlers Bid rounded off this years Shetland 'Hamefarin' in rousing style in front of almost 800 people in Lerwick's Clickimin Centre at the end of June 2010.
July 20, 2010 Atlantic Edge Music Services was once again contracted to programme and manage the live music stage at this years four day 'Flavour of Shetland' event on Victoria Pier in Lerwick.
July 20, 2010 Atlantic Edge Music Services has been contracted by Tall Ships Shetland 2011 to programme their music stages and various associated events for the visit of the Tall Ships Race to Lerwick in July 2011.
July 15, 2010 Orkney duo 'Saltfishforty' will release their new album 'Netherbow' on the 26th July, 2010.
July 15, 2010 The hugely popular Norwegian drama series 'Himmelbla' - a Norwegian remake of '2000 Acres of Sky - recently filmed two episodes of the programme in Shetland and Davie Gardner of AEMS was at the heart of the production.
June 14, 2010 Orkney duo 'Saltfishforty' are to be extensively featured on BBC Scotland's 'Global Gathering' show on Tuesday 29th June at 8.05pm.
June 8, 2010 The long awaited second album from duo Chris Stout and Catriona McKay entitled 'White Nights' will be released in late June at a special album launch in Edinburgh.
April 13, 2010 Fiddlers Bid have just completed one of their longest UK tours to date with the band labelling the tour "....one of the best tours ever"
April 13, 2010 AEMS Orkney based artists 'Saltfishforty' will join English based duo Spiers and Boden for a Tune Up Tour of Scotland in July this year.
April 13, 2010 Fiddler Christopher Stout has just launched his newly revamped website at www.chrisstout.co.uk
April 13, 2010 Bodega recently performed live in Edinburgh Castle at a reception for foreign diplomats hosted by First Minister Alex Salmond.
April 13, 2010 Hot on the heels of winning the title of 'Scottish Folk Band of the Year' 'Bodega' are now looking toward a year of live appearances
April 12, 2010 Atlantic Edge Music Services is proud to announce a working association with London based agents Alan Bearman Music
February 17, 2010 Fiddlers Bid are set to undertake an extensive tour in April 2010 to further promote their award winning album 'All Dressed in Yellow'.
January 13, 2010 Fiddlers Bid played two hugely successful sell-out concerts in Shetland over the new year period - a 'First Fittin' gig in the Muckle Roe hall on new year's night,followed by a 'New Year Celebration' concert in the Whiteness & Weisdale Hall on the 3rd January
December 15, 2009 Fiddlers Bid's most recent album 'All Dressed in Yellow' has scooped another award, this time winning the ' Instrumental Album of the Year' accolade at this years 'Spiral Earth' awards.
December 7, 2009 Fiddlers Bid are to play two concerts in Shetland over the New Year holiday period.
December 3, 2009 AEMS artists triumphed at this years Scottish Traditional Music Awards with both Fiddlers Bid and Bodega winning major awards
December 3, 2009 Chris Stout has just released his first book of music entitled ' The Chris Stout Collection - Volume 1"
December 3, 2009 Atlantic Edge Music Services artists will once again be prominently featured at this years Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow in January.
December 3, 2009 Dean Owens will undertake a songwriting trip to the USA in early 2010 thanks to grant funding from the Scottish Arts Council
December 3, 2009 A free mix tape of music from Navigator Records, home to Dean Owens, is now available the Independant newspaper
October 20, 2009 Bodega return to the festival circuit again in November with an appearance at the St Andrew's Festival in Fife.
October 20, 2009 Chris Stout and Catriona McKay will by undertaking a short Scottish tour in late October and early November, 2009, with further dates planned during summer 2010 to promote their forthcoming new album.
October 20, 2009 Top London indie duo 'Turin Brakes' recently played a sell-out concert in Lerwick as part of a short Scottish acoustic tour
September 1, 2009 The new album from Fiddlers Bid 'All Dressed in Yellow' with be released in early November.
September 1, 2009 Fiddlers Bid are set to play two live gigs in September as part of the launch of their new album 'All Dressed in Yellow'.
September 1, 2009 Legendary American singer / songwriter is set to make his second appearance in Shetland at Lerwick's Clickimin Centre on the 11th December in a gig promoted by Atlantic Edge Music Services
April 15, 2009 Atlantic Edge Music Services have been awarded another three contract to manage events in Shetland in 2009.
April 14, 2009 The Chris Stout 'Theory' will be undertaking an eight-date tour in the UK during May, 2009
April 11, 2009 Dean Owens attracted a great deal of critical acclaim during his recent UK tour.
November 30, 2008 Mairi Campbell is to perform her version of the legendary Scottish ballad 'Auld Lang Syne' at the closing ceremony of Liverpool's 'Year of Culture' on New Years Eve 2008
November 29, 2008 Dean Owens is to support Joan as Policewoman on two of her UK dates in December
November 7, 2008 Three Atlantic Edge Music Services associated artists have been nominated for awards at the 2008 Scottish Traditional Music Awards.
November 6, 2008 Many of Atlantic Edge Music Services artists are on the bill for this next year Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow. Here's full details.....
November 6, 2008 Bodega's USA profile continues to grow with fans setting up their own Fan Club and website for the band.
November 5, 2008 Following on from two successful dates supporting Eddie Reader in England, Dean Owens now finds his track 'Whisky Hearts' about to be featured on the new Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting etc) film soundtrack
November 5, 2008 Fiddlers' Bid are to undertake three UK dates hot on the heels of returning from their Japanese tour in November
September 24, 2008 The acclaimed Orkney duo 'Saltfishforty' are the latest artists to join the ranks of Atlantic Edge Music Services
September 23, 2008 Fiddlers Bid are to tour Japan in November, 2008
September 6, 2008 Dean Owens is featured on a free Navigator Records promo cover CD in the September / October edition of the national music magazine 'Rock n Reel'.
August 7, 2008 Mary Ann Kennedy & Na Seoid, Bodega and the Shetland Sessions all tasted tremendous success at this years Hebridean Celtic Festival in Stornoway during July.
July 12, 2008 Bodega are due to make no less than three trips to the USA and Canada in 2008, making appearances at some major festivals during this time.
July 3, 2008 Chris Stout has just returned from a hugely successful eight date tour of the Highland's and Islands with an additional quartet of musicians titled 'Chris Stout's Run North'.
June 20, 2008 'Bodega' are set to launch their new album in early July. Entitled 'Under the Counter' it is once again released on the Greentrax label.
June 18, 2008 Edinburgh based singer / songwriter Dean Owens has recently signed to Navigator Records based in Derby, one of the UK's leading independent record labels, already home to artists such as Kris Dreaver, Heidi Talbot and Lau.
March 21, 2008 The debut album from Mary Ann Kennedy & Na Seóid will be released on 21st April, 2008 on the Lochaber based record label Watercolour Music.