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
The Playhouse, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Playhouse Major venue, situated at the top of Leith Walk, that hosts many big-name and West End touring shows, be it dance, musical, rock, or Edinburgh International Festival. Live Music
Queen's Hall One of Edinburgh's leading live music venues and one of the main venues for a variety of Edinburgh's festivals throughout the year, on account of the relatively large size of its auditorium/concert... Live Music
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The Usher Hall This imposing and rotund building combines elegance and grandeur. The concert hall is named after its benefactor Andrew Usher, a whisky distiller who donated £100,000 in 1896 for the building... Live Music
North Edinburgh Arts Centre Purpose-built local arts centre in Pennywell Court (behind Muirhouse Shopping Centre). Live Music
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
Canongate Kirk
Canongate Kirk Built in 1688, this beautifully light and spacious Kirk serves both Holyrood Palace and Edinburgh Castle. Live Music
Edinburgh Corn Exchange All-purpose venue with a standing capacity of up to 2800 from live rock concerts to trade shows. Live Music
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Festival Theatre 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
Luna Edinburgh Central Edinburgh club, right opposite the Omni Complex and Jongleurs at the top of Leith Walk. Live Music
The Lot Located at the west end of Edinburgh's historic Grassmarket area in a converted church. Live Music
Pleasance Courtyard
Pleasance Theatre, Pleasance Courtyard Perhaps best known during the festival for its huge fringe festival programme, Edinburgh University's 300-capacity student union building at the Pleasance is also the venue for public events (such Live Music
Cramond Island Cramond Island has been used as an informal venue for 'Punx Picnics' for many years but with the addition of a stage built by the organisers of the European City of Punk has now become a fully fledged 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
Whistlebinkies Large, late-night opening central bar with typical Edinburgh stonewall interior and alcoves. Usually has live music - often local rock or folk rock - played loud. Live Music
Ross Theatre and Edinburgh Castle
Ross Theatre The Ross Theatre (aka the Ross Band Stand) is the outdoor concert venue, with a capacity of 2000, in West Princes Street Gardens. The venue has an impressive backdrop of Edinburgh Castle and the... Live Music
The Liquid Room Like many clubs in the area, this Victoria Street live-music and clubbing venue is based in a deep, subterranean vault of the old town. Live Music
Jam House front
The Jam House Live music and dining across from Queen Street Gardens, with diners being entertained with an acoustic set followed by a live band from about 10pm. 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 Live Music
The Voodoo Rooms Attractively refurb'ed restaurant, bar, live music, and club venue housed in a 200 year-old building above Cafe Royal (just off the East end of Princes Street). Live Music
Reid Concert Hall Live Music