City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: music


Blabbermouth 1, The Assembly Hall, review

Blabbermouth V2 - Mark Hamilton.jpg

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.

Summerhall Launches Festival 2014 Programme

Located by The Meadows, Summerhall is Europe's largest private multi-arts venue.

Let It Be, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Seargent Peppers in Let It Be

Authentic sound makes it an easy day’s night.

Assembly Rooms Fringe 2014 Programme Launched

assembly launch 2014.jpg

A fortnight before the complete Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme is launched, the Assembly Rooms has been quick off the mark to reveal their ambitious and exciting line up of shows.

Beethoven's Ninth, Usher Hall, Review

SCO - group photo

The concert at the Usher Hall was conducted by the renowned French conductor Emmanuel Krivine who has recently been appointed as the Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s Principal Guest Conductor.

Rant with Mischa Macpherson trio, Queen's Hall, Review

Having written elsewhere* about a fictional female fiddle trio, it was a natural progression to a concert where the main event was performance by possibly Scotland’s finest female fiddle quartet.

Brassed Off, King's Theatre, Review

Brassed Off band

It’s some 18 years since the film version of ‘Brassed Off’ first appeared, and, as recent reconsiderations remind us, 30 since the 1984 miner’s strike.

The Michael Nyman Band, Queen's Hall, Review

Celebrating his seventieth year, the prolific Michael Nyman’s Band is touring to Gateshead, Liverpool and Bristol, and stopped off at the Queen’s Hall to remind us of his prodigious talent and those o

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