City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Rock & Pop


Edinburgh Festival 2019: Rocking Leith and Rousing Tynecastle

EIF 2019 launch - dancer

The Edinburgh International Festival today launched its 2019 programme of dance, theatre, and music for this August.

Love Music Community Choir in concert

Songs by legendary 1980s Manchester rock band James contrast with ancient music from Swedish fishwives, songs from the German cabaret tradition, and a ground-shaking, spirit-soaring hymn from the Amer

American Idiot, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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There is no faulting the music to American Idiot.

A Tribe Called Red at the Caves

Knockengorroch’s annual city session will smash it again with the international ground breaking A Tribe Called Red.

Burns&Beyond Festival

A new six-day festival with a range of activities and entertainment centred around Scotland's national bard Robert Burns.

New Edinburgh Festival Celebrates Robert Burns "And Beyond"

Luke Jerram's Moon (photo by Rob Brewer)

Tickets go on sale tomorrow morning (Friday, 7th December) for a new six-day Edinburgh festival celebrating Scotland’s national bard Robert Burns.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party

Edinburgh's Hogmanay on New Year's Eve

The Street Party (tickets, review) is perhaps the best-known event in the 3-day Edinburgh's Hogmanay Festival. The New Year street party is a ticketed event that in 2018-2019 runs for seven hours the length of Princes Street, with live bands, a carnival atmosphere and dancing in the street.

Symphonic Ibiza

A two hour concert in which a live 20 piece orchestra fuses with high tempo beats from renowned club DJ Andy Joyce, for a selection of Ibiza dance classics from over the last 20 years.

Ear Candy Music Festival

Ear Candy Festival is a grassroots music festival for Edinburgh’s up and coming bands in the Traverse Bar Café.

Love Music Choirs and special guests

The pipes, the pipes are calling! Renowned piper Steven Blake and City of Edinburgh organist John Kitchen join 450 singers of all ages as they breathe life into iconic classical and pop, upturn ancient folk music and celebrate the legendary Scottish musical absurdist Ivor Cutler.