City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Live Music

Free concert: Australian Big Band & Leith Concert Band

Australian Big Band to make a stop in Edinburgh

EIF 2017: Joshua Bell, Steven Isserlis & Denes Varjon, Queen's Hall, Review

The final chamber concert in the Edinburgh International Festival Queen’s Hall series was with three outstanding musicians.

Choir of Man, Assembly Rooms, Review


Imagine if the local pub had a glee club….and we’re in The Jungle, a makeshift pub on the big stage at Assembly Rooms.

EIF 2017: The Music of The Incredible String Band, Review

The Incredible String Band

It’s 1967, the Edinburgh International Festival is a youthful 20 years old.

EIF 2017: Chiaroscuro Quartet, Queen's Hall, Review

Chiaroscuro Quartet - Agnese Blaubarde

The programme changes every day at the Queens Hall during the International Festival period, but all concerts involve chamber music. This morning it was the Chiaroscuro Quartet.

EIF2017: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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Last night’s concert at the Usher Hall was with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Founded in 1765 it is one of the world’s oldest orchestras.

EIF 2017: Seong-Jin Cho, Queen's Hall, Review

Seong-Jin Cho

The Edinburgh International Festival morning chamber concerts and recitals at the Queens Hall are always a delight to attend.

Massaoke's Club La La, Assembly George Square Gardens, Review


Massaoke returns to the Fringe with a night of unadulterated, unison audience-belting!

EIF 2017: Meow Meow's Little Mermaid, The Hub, Review

Meow Meow's Little Mermaid by Pia Johnson

This is the Little Mermaid as you have never seen it. The original Anderson tale of 1837 is, a Meow Meow points out, of its time.

Singer/guitarist Toby Mottershead Grabs Audiences at the Roots


Toby Mottershead was a stand-out at the Space Media launch, impressing audiences with a passionate performance.