City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Rock & Pop


Salon Mika On Bare Feet Street

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The Edinburgh Fringe can be a hard mistress/master. And after the initial exhilaration of the first week, the hard and bitter challenge of this entertainment industry cage fight can begin to bite.

Sex Shells, Underbelly Cowgate, Review

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London’s camp cabaret quartet, Sex Shells is a shameless satirical show certain to have you screaming for more.

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

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

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.

EIFF Reveals Strong Scottish Vein In International Line-up

Kelly Macdonald in Puzzle

With just a week until the full programme launch for the 72nd Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), we’re getting a picture of some of

Hidden Door Festival

Hidden Door, a not-for-profit arts organisation run entirely by volunteers, specialises in discovering disused spaces in Edinburgh and radically transforming them into temporary, but imaginative venue

Edinburgh International Festival 2018 Opening Event: Five Telegrams

Five Telegrams is the Opening Event of the 2018 Edinburgh International Festival.

Edinburgh International Festival Unveils Light on the Shore Line-up

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Mogwai, King Creosote, Django Django and The Jesus and Mary Chain are among bands that will be performing at the Edinburgh International Festival's "Light on the Shore" progr

Edinburgh International Festival 2018 Bursting With Youth

Fergus Linehan

A free, outdoor show by Scots electronic and acoustic composer Anna Meredith (see video below) and laser and light artists 59 Productions will launch this year’s 2018