City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Roots music


Quimeras Review

EIF 2010: Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company

The theme of this year's Edinburgh International Festival is of people crossing borders, assimilating into different cultures, and the essence of Paco Pena's new show 'Qui

Book Festival: Luath Press and Scots Language Centre Party

This reviewer’s previous incarnation as the Stravaigin Reporter for the organisation Scots Tung, has allowed me to be on the mailing list of the Scots Language Centre, the Perth based organis

Shooglenifty Review

Shooglenifty in lift

I met a friend at the bus stop on the way to see Shooglenifty on Friday night.

The Tiger Lillies - Live in Concert Review

Tiger Lillies. The name sums up what they are - a sharp combination of danger and sweetness.

Homecoming at Henderson’s Review

At any other time of the year it would have looked an odd sight - a snake of folk in Thistle Street carrying champagne flutes, trouping into Henderson's Restaurant.

Shooglenifty review, Fringe 2009

Shooglenifty

The Queen's Hall may seem like an unlikely venue to get hot and sweaty in, but on a very dreich and damp Thursday night towards the end of the Edinburgh Fringe, that's exactly what Shooglenifty man

Dance Base presents - Global

This Global collection of four distinctively different companies is certainly eclectic and diverse featuring classic and contemporary dance from India, Korea, United States and Denmark.

Scottish Folk Roots and Offshoots

David Ferrard, one of Scotland's up and coming folk talents, has an amazing
voice... He also has a loyal following in Edinburgh, and gigs regularly at the
folky Royal Oak.