City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: music


Elsa, Assembly Hall, Review

Isobel Rogers in "Elsa"

This new show, “Elsa" is based on the Open Mic format, where amateurs and professionals can try out songs, stand up comedy or read poetry at a coffee house, bar or pub.

EIF 2017: Mitsuko Uchida in Recital, Usher Hall, Review

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Dame Mitsuko Uchida must be one of the International Festival's favourite pianists and this concert was eagerly awaited.

Oyster Boy, Assembly Omnitorium George Square, Review

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Outside the Omnitorium, Assembly’s latest venue at the back of George Square theatre a sign states ‘This evening the entertainment will be found amusing, instructive and delightful’.

EIF 2017: Festival First, Usher Hall, Review

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Sir James MacMillan conducted the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in three works which had received their first performance an Edinburgh Festival.

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.

The Last Post, Army Reserve Centre, Review

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During the second World War, Denis Marshall wrote a series of letters to his sweetheart back home in Surrey. Marshall was a socialist and a pacifist but served as a signaller.

The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, Traverse Theatre, Review

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The longing lyrics of the sorrowful old love song I’m making believe it’s you top and tail this mesmerising staging of the early life of Marc and Bella Chagall, who are the flying lovers of

My Leonard Cohen, Assembly Rooms, Review

Stewart D'Arrietta and Philip Alexander (accordian/melodica) in My Leonard Cohen (photo credit Richard Daniels)

Arriving back at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a second year, following sell out performances at the Adelaide Fringe and Sydney Opera House, is Stewart D’Arrietta and his band with their powerful,

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

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

Third Wheel, Gilded Balloon Teviot, Review

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The comedy duo behind PREDRINKS/AFTERPARTY,Jude Mack & Eliot Salt, are back this year with Third Wheel, a rom-com of a road trip.