City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Rock & Pop


All We Ever Wanted Was Everything, Summerhall, Review

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Part play, part musical, part indie rock concert, All We Ever Wanted Was Everything is the ultimate in immersive gig theatre.

Elsa, Assembly Hall, Review

Isobel Rogers in "Elsa"

This new show, “Elsa" is based on the Open Mic format, where amateurs and professionals can try out songs, stand up comedy or read poetry at a coffee house, bar or pub.

My Leonard Cohen, Assembly Rooms, Review

Stewart D'Arrietta and Philip Alexander (accordian/melodica) in My Leonard Cohen (photo credit Richard Daniels)

Arriving back at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a second year, following sell out performances at the Adelaide Fringe and Sydney Opera House, is Stewart D’Arrietta and his band with their powerful,

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 2017-2018 runs for seven hours the length of Princes Street, with live bands, a carnival atmosphere and dancing in the street.

Edinburgh Festival Carnival

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A free, family music and dance event, the Edinburgh Festival Carnival takes place on the opening weekend of the Edinburgh International Jazz and Blues Festival<

Love Music Community Choir & Punkit present: Punks, Rebels & Radicals

A night of hair-raising musical adventures featuring internationally renowned percussionist Joby Burgess, Love Music Community Choir and Punkit, an explosive extravaganza with massed youth percussion

Careful, Review, 2017

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It's a truth generally acknowledged that the love that once dared not speak its name nowadays just won't shut up.

Seventieth Edinburgh Festival Starts With a Bloom, Ends with a Bang

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The Edinburgh International Festival will mark its 70th year by remembering the spirit of 1947 when the first Edinburgh Festival was introduced aga

The Firrenes (plus support: Ross Arthur)

The Firrenes are a new five-piece band from Edinburgh, playing original, song-based rock music and drawing on influences as varied as folk, soul, Americana, 70s rock, blues and classical.

Heavy Scotland

Held in Edinburgh's Corn Exchange across the first weekend of April, Heavy Scotland is Scotland's biggest new heavy metal festival.