REVIEW – James Morrison at The Queen’s Hall

James Morrison was until recently a forgotten pop star who had three platinum albums nearly four years ago. The singer-songwriter has just returned with a new album, Higher Than Here, and times have changed. He’s a father who says he has spent the last few years “mowing the lawn” and now has to compete with new pop stars who were More...

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By Kieran Scott On Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Fortune Promotions to host New Year event

Fortune Promotions will host a special Hogmanay party to send the old year off at The Counting House, just above the Pear Tree pub. The event will showcase some local Edinburgh acts, as well as some enchanting More...

By Reader On Friday, November 20th, 2015

What’s on in Edinburgh? Free concert with The Priests and Sir James MacMillan

Northern Ireland choir Cappella Caeciliana will be joined by its founder members The Priests for a free concert on the eve of St Cecilia’s Day. The concert takes place in St. Mary’s Metropolitan Cathedral (York More...

By Reader On Friday, November 20th, 2015

What’s on in Edinburgh? Chris T-T at the Wee Red Bar

Since 1999, Chris T-T has released nine studio albums. He writes for books and magazines, including for four years a weekly column on the arts for UK socialist newspaper The Morning Star. T-T’s most recent album More...

By Kieran Scott On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

REVIEW – Beans on Toast at Voodoo Rooms

Photo by Storm Boyd The Essex singer-songwriter Jay McAllister, who uses the moniker Beans on Toast as his stage name, barrelled through varying protest songs in his typical folk punk style that seemed to me to  become More...

By Elaine Downs On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Admiral Fallow on a nationwide tour

Admiral Fallow have been taking their distinctive brand of Scottish music around Europe, and have now returned to their native Scotland for a nationwide tour. Since their beginnings in Glasgow in 2007, their fresh More...

By Kieran Scott On Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

REVIEW – Garbage at The Usher Hall

Garbage have spent the last few months setting aside the recording of their upcoming album to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their eponymous debut album, Garbage. The tour to commemorate the album, called ’20 More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Intimate Voices: The Edinburgh Quartet at The Queen’s Hall

‘That’, said the man sitting next to me, ‘was extraordinary’. The Edinburgh Quartet had just finished a breathtaking performance of Sibelius’s String Quartet in D minor Op 56, ‘Voces More...

By John Hislop On Friday, November 13th, 2015

Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook returns to Edinburgh

Following the huge success and popularity of Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook over the last 9 years, he has announced that they will be returning once again and this time taking to the road for 5 shows More...

By Reader On Thursday, November 5th, 2015

What’s on in Edinburgh – Plastic Barricades

Plastic Barricades, an alternative/indie band from London will be playing Edinburgh’s Opium Club in Cowgate on the 13 November 2015, as part of their UK tour to promote their new single ’Needles In Haystacks’ More...