Foil Arms and Hog, internet sensations, return to the Edinburgh Fringe to premiere their new show ‘Swines’ in the magnificent McEwan Hall.
Live Music in Edinburgh
Once upon a time there lived a gray cat who liked to organise things and a flounder who liked to draw.
An audience of 15,000 gathered at Tynecastle Park, home to Hearts football team, for the Edinburgh
Edinburgh audiences were treated to a programme of world class contemporary jazz. The quintet tours extensively and a trip to northern Africa inspired Marrakech.
Little could please jazz lovers more than the pick of classic jazz by Duke Ellington and the artists he collaborated with, brought to the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival by band leader and drummer
“Maker, ye maun sing them…
Will flow free again, and new voices
Be borne on the carrying stream.”
The historical development of Western music, visual art, iconography, poetry, drama, and architecture is deeply linked to the theology, culture and worship of the Christian Church.
The Edinburgh Singers were in fine form for a concert centred on Puccini's Missa di Gloria.
For scale, no show in Edinburgh can rival the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Literally hundreds of performers, both from Scotland and bands and outfits from abroad, gather under the dramatic backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. The series of displays, which take place on the castle esplanade (an 18th century parade ground), combine breathtaking shows of military precision, often a battle re-enactment, military bands, traditional dancers, and a rousing finale of mass pipes and drums, topped by the lone piper playing from the castle battlements.
The annual Edinburgh Jazz and Blues festival runs the gamut of jazz persuasions from more traditional Dixie and ragtime bands to up-and-coming stars, from big band concerts to Latin dance music. The EJBF comes the month after the Edinburgh International Film Festival and gets the August Festivals season going.