City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Music


Midsummer, The Hub, EIF Review

Sarah Higgins and Henry Pettigrew as Helena and Bob in Midsummer (photo credit Peter Dibdin)

The premiere of Midsummer – a play with songs in Autumn 2008 at the Traverse Theatre was a magical, romantic comedy about Helena and Rob sharing a lost, drunken weekend, without a fairy tale

Preview: An Evening with Amanda F*cking Palmer

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“I did it the way I wanted to,” says rock/punk, theatrical/musical master and misfit Amanda Palmer, gearing up for a short, but explosive, run at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

EIF 2018 Opening Concert, Usher Hall, Review

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The Opening Concert set a very high standard with a particularly impressive Haydn’s The Creation.

Harry and Chris Save The World, Just The Tonic at The Mash House, Review

Harry and Chris Save The World

Harry and Chris are two genuine best-mates taking their best-matery and their individual talents to create the hottest comedy-rap-jazz duo.

Hot Club Gypsy Swing, Assembly Hall, Review

Dutch violinist Tim Kilphuis stole the show in this double bill afternoon celebrating the music of the legendary Stephane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt.

Edinburgh Jazz Festival 2018 Gets into Swing

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The 40th Edinburgh International Jazz and Blues Festival is officially underway and will get into full swing this weekend with its two headline free events

Edinburgh Festival Carnival

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A free, family music and dance event with a flamboyant, festive flavour, the Edinburgh Festival Carnival takes place on the opening weekend of the Edinburgh Int

Edinburgh Jazz Festival Mardi Gras

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The free Mardi Gras, part of the Edinburgh Jazz Festival, launches Edinburgh's Festival season with the sounds of New Orleans and trad styled jazz in the street.

Beyond Borders International Festival

Beyond Borders Scotland returns to Traquair House in the Scottish Borders for the Beyond Borders International Festival.

The Firrenes (album launch concert)

The Firrenes are a five-piece band from Edinburgh, playing original, song-based rock and pop music and drawing on varied influences including 70s rock, Americana, blues, R&B and classical.