The 34-year-old claimed he had been 'banned' by American Airlines while trying to fly to a training camp in Colorado.
The show marks a triumphant return to the theatre which has been closed for 547 days.
Russell previously won the award in 2015 with The Ghosts Of Altona and is the first author to win the prize twice.
Chart-topping singer Ed Sheeran is returning to Scotland for the first time since 2018.
Debut albums from the likes of The Snuts, Joesef and Lizzie Reid feature alongside acts such as Biffy Clyro, Mogwai and Arab Strap.
The musician was due to embark on dates around Europe and the UK later this year.
Chicago brings razzle dazzle to the stage as the curtain finally rises after nearly two years.
Author hopes his latest book will inspire people to discover the 'universe' of William McIlvanney.
The festival will take place at Glasgow Green between July 8 and July 10 next year.
TV judge blasts 'disgusting behaviour' of online bullies and says he still gets upset after facing abuse.
Harding died aged 39, having been diagnosed with breast cancer last year.
The couple met on the set of a music video in 2016.
The song has been adopted by Scotland football fans.
Up to 50,000 people a day are expected to attend the festival.
Veteran rock star's alleged assault case in Florida is drawing to a conclusion after almost two years.
The second series of the programme will stream on BritBox from September 11.
Around 150,000 people are expected to attend the Glasgow Green festival over the weekend.
Revellers must provide proof of a negative lateral flow coronavirus test to get into the music festival.
The Oscar-winning actress is expecting her first child with New York City art dealer husband Cooke Maroney.
Around 200,000 music lovers expected at Scotland's biggest live shows for nearly two years.