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Big Tuna: keeping it together during lockdown blues

We are as dismayed as most people across Scotland about the impact of coronavirus and the affect it’s having on day to day life, including for bands like ours and those who operate live music venues. The pandemic has forced … Continue reading

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New Year bookings coming fast and furious

Big Tuna has announced a series of new bookings for 2019 as the band’s calendar is quickly filling up in the exciting year ahead. The boys will play a number of dates at the hugely popular Edinburgh night spot Finnegan’s … Continue reading

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Tweed Deluxe 57 all valve handwired build

At last, I have a Tweed Deluxe 57 all valve amplifier. All custom made and hand wired by myself and I really don’t know why it took so long. As a lifelong guitarist and electronics engineer, the guitar amplifier has … Continue reading

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Set list – New songs added to the Big Tuna repertoire

Over 100 songs in our set list! Big Tuna’s set list consists of well over 100 songs has just gotten bigger with the addition of some new tunes. To kick start 2013 the band has added Mumford and Sons ‘Little … Continue reading

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Big Tuna to rock Farmer Summer Bash

Big Tuna has been called on to provide the entertainment for one of the year’s liveliest and craziest parties in Scotland, the Young Farmer’s summer bash. The ticket only event takes place on the last weekend of June at the … Continue reading

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An awakening at Finnegan’s Wake

Finnegan’s Wake has been a venue long-targeted by Big Tuna and after a few delays in getting a gig there – not least because of the big Kushi fire in December 2008 which closed the venue for over a year … Continue reading

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How to start your own rock band

Looking to form a live covers band to play in clubs and at weddings? This is the story of how Scottish four man band BIG Tuna got its act together. Drummer Bill Shaw writes. Continue reading

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