City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: music


Review: Mendelssohn 200, Mendelssohn's Elijah

Mendelssohn, a Christian convert, spent nine years contemplating a work based around the miracles performed by God's prophet Elijah.  When the Birmingham Festival commissioned him to write an Orat

Celtic Connections Festival Celebrates International Roots

The 16th annual Celtic Connections festival gets underway this Thursday in Glasgow. The festival which takes place every January (15 January - 1 February this year) also launches the Homecoming Scotland festivities in 2009.

Video: Hogmanay Kiss on Torchlight Procession

The Torchlight Procession takes place every year on 29th December as part of Edinburgh's Hogmanay festival.

World Music Stars set to play Edinburgh in 2009

Orchestra Baobab (Youri Lenquette)

Many of the biggest names in world music have been
lined up to play Scotland's capital in 2009 for a special season of
concerts at The Edinburgh Picture House, in what is a considerable coup for
Edinburgh's newest venue.

The Witches of Eastwick

Villainous, lascivious, devilish all describe Marti Pellow's interpretation of Darryl Van Horne in the Witches of Eastwick which started runs at the Playhouse over the festive season.

Sunshine on Leith Review

Dundee Rep Theatre's ‘Sunshine of Leith' would win over the hearts of most theatre-goers in a story about the lives and loves of two soldiers returning to home territory after being in Afghanistan and the affect that has on family and friends.

1,000 Pipers at Millennium Edinburgh's Hogmanay

Pipes and drums of the 1,000 Pipers March on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh during the Edinburgh's Hogmanay Millennium celebrations.

Mary Poppins the Musical Review

Mary Poppins, the musical, is a wonderful feel-good show - brimmed full of entertainment. A spectacle, this award winning production, sparkles from beginning to end with marvellous acting, singing and dancing. An enthralling production, with all the familiar songs, it succeeds in creating a 'fantastical' magical atmosphere where even the statutes come alive.

Groove Armada to Play at Edinburgh's Hogmanay

Groove Armada - Hogmanay headliners

Dance club favourites Groove Armada will be bringing their big beats to Edinburgh for the Hogmanay celebrations on the last night of the