City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Music


Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival

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The annual Edinburgh Jazz and Blues festival runs the gamut of jazz persuasions from more traditional Dixie and ragtime bands to up-and-coming stars, from big band concerts to Latin dance music. The EJBF comes the month after the Edinburgh International Film Festival and gets the August Festivals season going.

Edinburgh Mela

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2018 dates and times to be confirmed.

As the names suggests, the annual "Mela" is a "festival" or "fair" with a South Asian flavour, but incorporating Scottish and international performances and artists for a multi-cultural flavoured mix. It was founded in 1995.

Edinburgh Quartet: Dance!, Summerhall, Review

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The Edinburgh Quartet were centre stage for a special work by Shostakovich.

Join an Alliance of Defiance with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 70th Anniversary Programme

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The official 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Programme, which launched today, will bring shows from around the world catering for all ages and appetites to celebra

Hans Gál’s Opera Song of the Night, The Queen's Hall, Review

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This, the third of Hans Gál's four opera was given its first performance in Breslau in 1926; several performances followed.

RSNO Season Finale: Mahler Three, Usher Hall, Review

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The final concert of the 2016/17 had just one work. Mahler's Symphony No 3 is considered the longest symphony of all.

RSNO’s transport partner host musicians’ performances on Scotland’s main railway lines

Musicians from Scotland’s national orchestra will take the train to various destinations across Scotland to perform concerts for the very young to the more mature this week and will provide fellow pas

Scottish Opera La Bohème, Festival Theatre, Review

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This production of Bohemian life is centred on a flea market in Paris in the 1920s, the Roaring Twenties.

Bounce, Edinburgh International Children's Festival, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Bounce, from French company Acrosm, is a playful blend of music, dance and song aimed at young people aged 7-13years.

Edinburgh International Film Festival

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The Edinburgh International Film Festival, the longest continuously run film festival in the world, takes place over a 12 day period in the second half of June and early July. The festival's artistic director is Mark Adams.