Music maverick Roy Harper coming to the Usher Hall next month

The music maverick and radical ultra-folk icon Roy Harper has announced four  live dates in the UK to celebrate his 75th this September.  The tour takes in Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh and London and will feature string and brass ensemble arranged by Fiona Brice. Now a recording artist for over 50 years, Roy has seen many shifts More...

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By John Kennedy On Friday, August 12th, 2016
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‘Hit The Road’ For Skjør – National Youth Music Touring Project

Hit The Road Tour Hits Edinburgh At The ‘Dockers’ 18 August 2016 It Skjør sounds a tasty gig! ( pronounced ‘sure’, it sort of kills the visual pun, does it not?) SKJØR Moving on! Participating in the More...

By John Preece On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
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Edinburgh Festival – Flit at The EICC

Award-winning composer and Lau’s visionary accordionist Martin Green brings together Portishead’s Adrian Utley, Mogwai’s Dominic Aitchison, Becky Unthank from The Unthanks and Edinburgh-born folk singer-songwriter More...

By Mike Smith On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Madness – One Better Day at the Corn Exchange *****

It’s scarcely believable that one of this country’s top bands had their beginnings forty years ago. Back in 1976, the seeds of Madness were sown when The North London Invaders formed. A year later Graham McPherson More...

By Keira Brown On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Kid Canaveral Album Launch – Summerhall – 30th July

With new album Faulty Inner Dialogue now out and available for streaming on several sites the Edinburgh-based band took themselves to the stage of arts venue Summerhall for another blinding gig. Kid Canaveral, a More...

By John Preece On Monday, August 1st, 2016
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The Edinburgh Festival Theatre – Norma

  Italian-born Cecilia Bartoli will sing the title role in a powerful, passionate production of Bellini’s searing opera masterpiece on love, betrayal and revenge. Since its unveiling at the 2013 Salzburg More...

By Keira Brown On Sunday, July 24th, 2016
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July Release from Edinburgh’s Song, by Toad Records

Edinburgh based label, Song, by Toad have released a record, which features the likes of Supermoon, folkster Viking Moses, Virgin of the Birds and digital analogue. Vol.4 of the Song, by Toad Split 12″ series More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 22nd, 2016
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Edinburgh band win part-time title

At June’s council meeting Councillor Steve Burgess lodged a motion requesting that the Lord Provost marks the latest accolade for one of the capital’s bands. His motion read: Congratulates Edinburgh-based More...

By admin On Monday, July 11th, 2016
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Norwich band heading to Scotland for the first time

Norwich band Young States will be playing Edinburgh’s Sneaky Pete’s, which is their first ever show in Scotland on 29 July 2016. Young States released their debut EP ‘Down To You’ in 2015. More...

By admin On Saturday, July 2nd, 2016
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Come and Sing The Sound of Music

Release your inner Maria or Captain von Trapp by coming along to a come and sing of one of the classics of musical theatre! Whether you are a regular singer or simply love to join others in a good old sing song, More...