City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Jazz Festival

Rumba Caliente, EJBF 2012, Review

Rumba Caliente

The Latin Quarter descended on the Queens Hall last night for Rumba Caliente’s tour de force performance.

Havana Swing, EJBF 2012, Review

Havana Swing

George Square’s Spiegel Tent rang to the tones of manouche last night as the Havana Swing Band welcomed fans of gypsy jazz from everywhere.

Lazy Lester, EJBF 2012, Review

Lazy Lester

The Spiegel Tent in George Square was honoured to have the one and only Lazy Lester in residence last night as part of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival<

Aga Zaryan, EJBF 2012, Review

Aga Zaryan

George Square’s Salon Elegance became an ocean of smoothness as Polish-born Aga Zaryan took to the stage last night as part of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival.

Dr John and the Lower 911, EFT, Review

Dr John (musician)

Edinburgh's Festival Theatre played home to the deep southern drawl of Dr John and The Lower 911 on Saturday as part of the Capital's Jazz and Blues festival.

Jools Holland to Close Edinburgh Jazz Festival 2012

Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra will bring this year’s Jazz & Blues Festival (20-29 July) to a close on Sunday 29th July.<

Edinburgh’s Festivals Get Government Funding Boost

Edinburgh's Festivals have received a funding boost, it was announced on Thursday as an ambitious programm

EJBF: Hidden Orchestra, Red Snapper, Queen's Hall, Review

Hidden Orchestra

I had no idea what to expect of this evening concert, but it was recommended by a friend and that was enough to swing me in the direction of the Queen's Hall for my first Edinburgh Jazz Festival gig.

George Square's Triple-tented Nostalgia Trip

Spiegel Tent in George Square

With the sun still with us it seemed like an opportune time to investigate the recently erected tented village at George Square.