Live Music in Edinburgh

Don't be left speechless when the bells chime and everyone crosses arms to sing in the new year at Hogmanay or when celebrating Burns Night. These are the words to Auld Lang Syne, with glossary for those less obvious Scots words at the end.

Gigs, sessions, worskshops, ceilidhs, talks, stramashes, and a good crack over the course of 3-days in this annual stringed instrumental festival.

Scotland's national day of celebration sees a weekend long government-sponsored fest in Princes Street Gardens West, dubbed the St. Andrew's DO.

Mary Poppins, the musical, is a wonderful feel-good show - brimmed full of entertainment. A spectacle, this award winning production, sparkles from beginning to end with marvellous acting, singing and dancing. An enthralling production, with all the familiar songs, it succeeds in creating a 'fantastical' magical atmosphere where even the statutes come alive.

Dance club favourites Groove Armada will be bringing their big beats to Edinburgh for the Hogmanay celebrations on the last night of the

Rambert Dance Company have a reputation for staging exciting, innovative work and last night's performance was no exception.

There was a Scandanavian feel to tonight's concert by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, with both the Guest Conductor - Eivind Aadland - and the Soloist - Truis Mork - being Norwegian. A traditional chamber concert, the programme began with a Hadyn Symphony.

A quartet of young Israeli musicians making their Edinburgh International Festival debut today were forced to stop playing on seve

The final allocation of tickets for the Bank of Scotland Fireworks Concert go on sale tomorrow at 10.00am. Tickets will be available only from the counter of the Hub.