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Edinburgh News: music


Tales of a Grandson, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

Grandson

Mr. Cannon’s passion for all things historical is infectious, as he makes real the sort of magical history lesson you thought was only possible in your dreams.

The Pop Group & Finitribe, The Voodoo Rooms, Review

I am having a weird altered states flashback to an evening in Sativa circa 1995. My states altered purely by the conflict between nostalgia and the aged reality both within and around me.

Haydn's Harmony Mass, Queen's Hall, Review

The programme spanned centuries and began with ‘Solfeggio’, an a cappella composition for a choir written in 1963 by the Estonian composer Arvo Part.

Transplanted Concert, Royal Botanic Garden Lecture Theatre, Review

High Heels.jpg

Known for their love of shoes together with the hairs of a stringed instrument's bow, Alice Rickards and Sonia Cromarty are High Heels and Horse Hair.

Top Hat, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

Alan and Charlotte with group - Top Hat

It may seem incredible that a 1930s musical showing the farcical shenanigans of the privileged few is still popular in the 21st century but when it arrives with the sumptuousness of this classy produc

Julie Fowlis, Queen's Hall, Review

Performing for over ninety minutes to a near-capacity Queen’s Hall audience, Julie Fowlis confirmed her standing as one of our finest interpreters of Gaelic repertoire.

Dance and sing through October at The Brunton

October brings to The Brunton a really varied programme kicking off with one of the best songwriters in Britain and a highly acclaimed classical quartet.

Blabbermouth 1, The Assembly Hall, review

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From midday to midnight on the day before Scotland’s Referendum on Independence, The National Theatre of Scotland hosted a live twelve-hour celebration of Scottish music and spoken word written by Sco

Moon Duo, The Caves, 4 September 2014, Review

Moon Duo

San Francisco drone-rockers Wooden Shjips have spent the past ten years slowly building a reputation for being the modern motorik beat fan’s transportive brain-hammerer of choice, so much so that lea

Tribute Bands Flock to the Brunton This Autumn!

Maybe Rolling Stones fans couldn’t get tickets to see the actual band on their sell out tours, but this Autumn The Brunton in Musselburgh is offering what looks to

Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing festival

Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing festival is now in its third year.

EIF Director Jonathan Mills Bows Out at Festival 2014 End

EIF Fireworks 2014 - View from Ross Theatre

Last night's Fireworks Concert marked the end of the Edinburgh International Festival and the end of Festival Director Sir Jonathan Mills’s eight year te

4 Tonnes of Fireworks Being Readied For Festival Finale

EIF Fireworks Concert waterfall

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra will be playing classic favourites such as Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture at this Sunday's Fes

Edinburgh Fringe Smashes Two Million Ticket Mark

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society announced that by Monday afternoon, with hundreds of performances still to take place, an estimated 2,183,591 tickets had been issued for shows this month.

Flying Artichoke 2014 Shortlist Is Announced

From an array of eligible Scottish shows on this year’s Fringe, the following 8 productions are on this year’s shortlist for EdinburghGuide.com and the SAC

Only One Dog In This Pleasance Fringe Preview Show

Pleasance 30 year cake cutting interrupted by dog

It was The Pleasance's turn to hold its Fringe press launch / preview this morning.

The Tin Forest Puppet Theatre Experience, South Rotunda Glasgow, Review

The Tin Forest Show photo

The metamorphosis of the South Rotunda on the Clydeside from long vacant 19th century building to a surreal and magical space hosting The Tin Forest Puppet Theatre Experience is the perfect metaphor f

Edinburgh’s Italian Cultural Institute Supports Italian Artists at the 2014 Festival Fringe

Last year’s Fringe saw an impressive showcase of Italian theatre that came under the umbrella name Impatto Totale.

Fringe By The Sea Returns to North Berwick in 2014

Fringe by the Sea returns to North Berwick, from the 4th to the 10th of August.

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