Edinburgh News: music
David Essex may be the main attraction but ‘All the fun of the Fair ‘has a lot more going for it!
Just over 700 years ago there began the oldest military treaty in the world, the Auld Alliance - between France and Scotland. It lasted for well over 250 years, largely at the expense of England.
This is living proof that Rock n’ Roll is still king! In what is a tribute concert to six of the all-time greats who are no longer with us, the cast of Rock 'n’ Roll Heaven, backed by talented musicians, deliver an enjoyable evening of nostalgia for some and a great experience for those who missed out first time around.
As retailers say, if you love line-dancing and Country & Western music, then you will like ‘Rhinestone Mondays’. Conversely, the show is probably not for you!
In the pink with Legally Blonde!
Bryan Ferry is, without question, the most effortlessly cool man in his mid-sixties that I have ever laid eyes on.
It’s the first day of September and summer is pretty much semi-officially over.
Building on the success of the first Lammermuir Festival last year, this autumn brings ten days of wonderful music performed in the most stunning venues acr
Yesterday saw the World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow. The event was live webcast by the BBC around the world. This year's winners of the Grade 1 competition were top Northern Ireland Band, the Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band.
As the Festival Season begins it is sometimes easy to forget just how dependent Edinburgh is on its many fine churches and concert halls. They are home to a rich variety of pipe organs, each made by a different organ builder and most, with a few exceptions, no more than one hundred and fifty years old. Some were built and have stayed put, others have moved to their current building.
I had no idea what to expect of this evening concert, but it was recommended by a friend and that was enough to swing me in the direction of the Queen's Hall for my first Edinburgh Jazz Festival gig.
The crowds were out for the Edinburgh Jazz Festival Mardi Gras in the Grassmarket today. After weeks of overcast, wet weather, and the recent deluge that, in Morningside, saw flash floods washing cars down the road and pedestrians wading waist-deep up the street, the festival organisers must have breathed a collective sigh of relief that the event was not another wash-out.
Professor Niall Ferguson, Lord Wilson and Sir Vernon Ellis are among the chairs announced for Edinburgh International Festival’s geopolitical talks series, Continental Shifts.
‘Buddy’ leaves Edinburgh Playhouse rocking and a reeling!
This touring production of Dreamcoats and Petticoats at Edinburgh's Playhouse rolls back the years - 50 years to be exact - to the pre-Beatles era.
Strictly Sensational showcases the nifty footwork of dancers Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace in this production of Midnight Tango.