City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Live Music


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

Photo Edinburgh Venue Venue Description Venue type Edinburgh Fringe Venue
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
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
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
Sneaky Pete's One room club 90 capacity live music and nightclub venue down in the Cowgate. Live Music 437
Electric Circus Central, multi-purpose live music and club venue alongside Waverley Station in Edinburgh's Old Town. Live Music 98
EIFF: Film Festival Under the Stars
Mound Precinct The Mound precinct is a public space by the National Galleries on Princes Street that is frequently used by buskers, street performers and for other outdoor events. In August, the free entertainment... Live Music 55
Rat Pack Recently renovated, basement piano bar with a theme that riffs on the Rat Pack era with cocktails influenced by songs from the 1950s, and bar staff dressed in uniforms of braces, trilbies and ties. 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
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
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
Summerhall in summer
Summerhall Formerly the Royal Dick Veterinary College, this historic building has been transformed into a vibrant multi-arts venue with and its cafe/bar a meeting point. Live Music 26
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
Captain's Bar Nightly live acoustic folk music in a cozy setting. Live Music 62
Stockbridge House Community centre situated off Raeburn Place, which is used by a variety of community groups for dance lessons, ceilidh dances, yoga groups, and suchlike. Live Music
Victoria Park Hotel Hotel with 10 rooms set in a turreted 1897 home in Leith. Regularly hosts live folk and roots gigs in its bar. Live Music
Artspace Community theatre and arts venue in Craigmillar. 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
St Vincent's Chapel Small Scottish Episcopal church in Edinburgh's Stockbridge area, on the border of the Georgian New Town, at the junction of St Stephen Street and St Vincent Street. Live Music 197
Whistlebinkies Whistlebinkies is a late-licence, live music venue. Bands play a wide selection from covers to original music; rock to folk and traditional Scottish music. Live Music 158
The Boards Recently refurbished function space located at the front of the Playhouse theatre above the main foyer. Open throughout the year as a candlelit piano bar, offering cabaret, music and comedy. Live Music 59