Stirling’s Le Weekend Festival, which has been running annually since 1998, has its final fling on 14 – 17 October at the Tolbooth. The organisers claim that hey have pushed the boat out for the swansong performance, and it would be hard to argue.

The bill includes internationally-acclaimed artists Faust, Tarwater, Murcof, and Ben Frost, plus local stalwarts like Bill Wells and RM Hubbert.

The full details, then:

Thurs 14th October
The Room
RM Hubbert
Critical Mass: Agustí Fernández & Mats Gustafsson
Ben Frost
Sten Sandell’s Hammond Organ Trio
Johan Berthling & Paal Nilssen-Love

Fri 15th
Bill Wells & Stefan Schneider
Andreas Söderström Ass
Murcof & Francesco Tristano
Alphabet Dust

Sat 16th
The Music of Alvin Lucier 1
The New String Theory: Rhodri Davies, Angharad Davies, Lina Lapelyte
Oceans of Silver & Blood: Mark Wastell & Joachim Nordwall
Claudia Molitor
Film Screenings
Peter Nicholson
Marilyn Crispell
Raymond MacDonald
Tetuzi Akiyama & Chris Forsyth

Sun 17th
Notes From the Underground
The Music of Alvin Lucier 2
John Butcher & Gerry Hemingway
Paul Metzger

Festival Passes: £40/£30; Day Passes: £15/£10
Full details at