City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Live Music


Find Edinburgh venues by type (e.g. Cinemas).

Photo Edinburgh Venuesort icon Venue Description Venue type Edinburgh Fringe Venue
Artspace Community theatre and arts venue in Craigmillar. Live Music
Balado Park Disused airfield up in Fife which is best known, since 1997, as the scene of annual music festival T in the Park.  Getting there Live Music
Big Red Door
Big Red Door The Big Red Door is an old Victorian warehouse situated in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle on Lady Lawson Street. Live Music
Broughton St Mary's Church New Town church with tall spire that opened for worship as Bellevue Church in 1824. Live Music 105
Cabaret Voltaire entrance at night
Cabaret Voltaire Cabaret Voltaire is one of Edinburgh’s subterranean club and rock venues. An intimate cave-space with its low-ceilings and booths, it is situated in the underground caverns of the Cowgate. Live Music 338
Canongate Kirk
Canongate Kirk Built in 1688, this beautifully light and spacious Kirk serves both Holyrood Palace and Edinburgh Castle. Experience its wonderful 'cathedral' acoustic at a concert or a regular service. Live Music 60
Captain's Bar Nightly live acoustic folk music in a cozy setting. Live Music 62
City of Edinburgh Music School Council-run, specialist music school attached to Broughton High School offering classical teaching as well as rock, jazz and traditional Scottish music. Live Music
Columcille Centre Located in an old church building, the Columcille Centre operates as a community center and event space throughout the year and during the Fr Live Music 336
Edinburgh Corn Exchange All-purpose venue with a standing capacity of up to 2800 hosting major events, from live rock concerts to trade shows, rave nights to wedding fairs. Live Music
The Playhouse, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Playhouse Major venue with a capacity of 3,000, situated at the top of Leith Walk, that hosts many big-name and West End touring shows, be it dance, musical, rock, the Fring Live Music 59
Electric Circus Central, multi-purpose live music and club venue alongside Waverley Station in Edinburgh's Old Town. Live Music 98
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
Festival Theatre Edinburgh The site of the current Edinburgh Festival Theatre was extended to create the largest stage of any presenting house in Britain at the time, reopening in June 1994. Live Music
Forest Fringe
Forest Cafe Situated in an old building (former Edinburgh Congressional Church) on several floors, in the Edinburgh University area, the co-operatively run Forest Cafe established itself as a hub for Edinburgh Live Music
Henry's Cellar Bar Longstanding music venue located in a basement bar on Morrisson Street ("dive bar supreme" is how its owners describe it) that has branched out from a purely jazz orientated line-up - it was Live Music 218
La Belle Angèle Live music, performances, and late night DJs at long-running Edinburgh nightclub. Background Live Music 301
Lauriston Hall The century old Lauriston Hall in Edinburgh's West Port is a large city centre community space which hosts among other things popular ceilidh dances (Scottish dances). Live Music 163
Leith Dockers Club Established in 1956, Leith Dockers Club is still largely run by dockers, but regularly hires out its premises for functions and events. Live Music
Luna Edinburgh Central Edinburgh club, right opposite the Omni Complex and Jongleurs at the top of Leith Walk. Live Music
Malone's Irish Bar As the name says, an irish bar complete with fittings and furniture shipped over from Ireland. Bustling bar on two floors, straddling Edinburgh University and Old Town tourists. Live Music