Glasgow's international music reputation could be about to hit new heights.


A call has been made for a new summer music festival to be launched in the city .
Hillhead councillor Ken Andrew will this week ask the city council to investigate setting up an event along the lines of the world famous South by Southwest Festival, in Austin, Texas, which has previously attracted bands such as the Foo Fighters, Stone Roses and Lady Gaga.
Launched as an industry showcase in 1987, it is now the largest festival of its kind in the world, attracting over 2200 performers and bands over four days.

5 American Music Festivals To Look Forward To

The warmer months lend themselves to jumping around all day listening to rock and roll and electronic dance music, when younger patrons are out of school and everyone is looking for an excuse to be outside. But now summer is over, and with it go many of the popular music festivals across the US. While that’s a sad thought, that also means it’s time to start looking forward to next year.


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