City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Live Music

Hidden Door Festival

Hidden Door, a not-for-profit arts organisation run entirely by volunteers, specialises in discovering disused spaces in Edinburgh and radically transforming them into temporary, but imaginative venue

Sister Act Live Choir @Edinburgh

See the brilliant film 'Sister Act' on a large screen whilst a live 25-piece gospel choir and band accompany the on-screen nuns, sing hit songs from the film!

Northern Streams 2018 - festival of Nordic and Scottish music, song & dance

A unique festival of Nordic and Scottish music, song and dance based in Edinburgh – celebrates its 15th anniversary this month and we’ve got some very special guests.

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.