Are you under 21 and want to start a band?

Then read this! The Collective Gallery and artist/musician Ross Sinclair are giving away enough instruments to start FIVE bands in Edinburgh this summer.  Ross has been a leading figure in the collaboration between art and music in Scotland for many years. 2014 is the 25th anniversary of Ross’s Real Life projects – to celebrate he’s More...

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By David Kettle On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Novice Edinburgh conductor leads the RSNO

It was never going to be an ordinary concert. Tuesday’s early-evening performance from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (or, strictly speaking, a larger-than-normal band expanded with quite a few unfamiliar More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, June 9th, 2014
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Music – Wozniak release EP today

Edinburgh’s Wozniak have taken inspiration from all over the world to craft their new EP, Pikes Peak which is released today. Available from Morningside Young Team Records on CD and download, the EP is named More...

By Douglas Greenwood On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Radio 1′s Big Weekend – Saturday sets

Lorde serenades the crowd during her encore Glasgow has forever been hailed the home of proud Scottish behaviour. Rowdy, good fun and filled with camaraderie, it only seemed natural that Europe’s biggest free More...

By Douglas Greenwood On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Radio 1′s Big Weekend launches in George Square, Glasgow

14,000 music fans descended on Glasgow’s George Square on Friday evening, to celebrate the launch of BBC Radio 1′s Big Weekend – a music festival set to take place at Glasgow Green over the next More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, May 12th, 2014
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Scottish Chamber Choir in concert at Canongate Kirk

A feast of American choral music from Eric Whitacre, Morten Lauridsen and Randall Thompson, Into the Light centres on Thompson’s extraordinary setting of the Prophecy of Isaiah. From pulpit-thumping fire More...

By Reader On Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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Crisis – A new metal band from Edinburgh

I have formed a band called crisis and we think that people who enjoy hard rock , speed metal , thrash metal would enjoy our original content my position in the band are currently Rhythm guitar and lead vocals More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
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Leon T Pearl appearing in Brighton

Creative Scotland are supporting Edinburgh based twenty four year old producer Leon T Pearl so that he can join five other Scottish bands appearing at The Great Escape 2014 in May. He will join Prides, Honeyblood, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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RSNO launch schools programme

Nationwide music programme for schools launched with national composition competition for 12-18 year olds RSNO Engage for Schools most ambitious Scotland-wide orchestral music initiative to date From May, the Royal More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Beating the Retreat at Edinburgh Castle

  YOUNG MUSICIANS JOIN VETERANS AT MILITARY PARADE AT EDINBURGH CASTLE Musicians from the youngest pipe band in the Lothians and a Veteran who is celebrating nearly 50 years of service to charity launched More...