St Mary’s Music School – finalists for the Directors’ Recital Prize announced

St Mary’s Music School has announced the names of its four senior finalists for the 2016 Directors’ Recital Prize Competition: The finalists are all pupils at the school and include: Aaron Akugbo (trumpet), Violeta Cubarsi (violin), Hugh Mackay (cello) and Sophie Williams (violin). The Directors’ Recital Prize, now in its 16th year, takes place More...

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By Reader On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
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BGT Star Beau Dermott performs in Edinburgh this week

“Golden buzzer” performer and Britain’s Got Talent finalist, Beau Dermott, will perform with Glasgow Philharmonia Orchestra at their concert in Edinburgh this Thursday, 2 June 2016. Since 2012 the Glasgow More...

By Amanda Whitehead On Monday, May 30th, 2016
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Scottish Opera – The Little White Town of Never Weary

A musical adventure based on Jessie M. King’s novel The Little White Town of Never Weary visits Musselburgh this week. The interactive show, aimed at five to eight year olds, encourages children to think More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, May 30th, 2016
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Hard Rock Rising in Edinburgh this week

Hard Rock is gearing up for one day of non-stop live music around the world! On Wednesday 1 June, 2016, more than 425 local artists and music acts will perform live at 107 Hard Rock Cafe and Hotel locations across More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, May 30th, 2016
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Saltire Society bursary on offer from today

Exactly 6 months from today  the winner of a new £2,500 bursary to support young Scottish traditional musicians will be unveiled, coinciding with St. Andrew’s Day 2016. Set up through a partnership between independent More...

By Reader On Sunday, May 29th, 2016
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Davidson’s Mains Primary School choir win at the Assembly Rooms

Davidson’s Mains Primary School were on song as winners in the Edinburgh Primary School Show choir Challenge. The youngsters were judged top of the six primary schools who made it to the final of the Challenge More...

By John Kennedy On Sunday, May 15th, 2016
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Enchanted Island: Rachael Alice Johnson is making waves

Edinburgh based, boho singer/songwriter, Rachel Alice Johnson, has stirred up a canny cauldron of magical themes with Safe Island, her torch-epic debut single. There is a nuanced, moody, soulful nod to Amy Whitehouse More...

By Keira Brown On Sunday, May 15th, 2016
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The Bucky Rage – The Bongo Club – Friday 6th May

Punk, blues boys, who mostly hail from Glasgow astonished the Spanish last Friday down in Cowgate. Unfortunately programmed too early, The Bucky Rage took to the stage of the Bongo Club, playing to a poor show of More...

By John Kennedy On Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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9Bach – Enter The Dragon

9Bach Netversal Communications, Edinburgh May 6th 2016 Six piece, Welsh language singing alt Folk band, 9Bach, bring their ‘spectral, haunting sound canvases’ and ‘ambient sound pictures’ to Edinburgh More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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At The Queen’s Hall 6 May 2016 – The Men from Leith

Dean Owens, Dick Gaughan and Ross Wilson, who performs and records as Blue Rose Code, will all play at The Queen’s Hall on Friday night. Whether they will all play together is yet to be decided – More...