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 in front of a jam packed Assembly Rooms on Thursday night. First and second runners up were St John’s RC Primary and Trinity Primary More...

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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...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
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Blair Dunlop at Sneaky Pete’s next week

Accomplished writer, guitarist and vocalist, Blair Dunlop will be coming to Sneaky Pete’s in Edinburgh on 27 April performing songs from his upcoming studio album ‘Gilded’, as well as material from his back More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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Anima Mundi coming to Voodoo Rooms

The Cuban progressive  five-piece Rock Band Anima Mundi will be appearing at the Voodoo Rooms on Wednesday 25th May. The Band will begin the tour in their home town of Havana before heading east to Europe and More...

By Keira Brown On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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Review – LIIMA – Summerhall

Liima, a new band formed by Finnish percussionist Tatu Rönkkö plus Mads Brauer, Casper Clausen and Rasmus Stolberg of Danish act Efterklang, took to the stage for their live Scottish debut in Edinburgh’s More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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Big Country to appear at Howden Centre Livingston next month

Big Country will be appearing in Livingston on Sunday 15th May at Howden Park Centre  EH54 6AE  01506 777666  www.howdenparkcentre.co.uk/7.30pm £23  £21Conc The popular band will  perform classic hits More...

By John Hislop On Friday, April 8th, 2016
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Southern Tenant Folk Union to play Edinburgh Folk Club

Southern Tenant Folk Union will play the Edinburgh Folk Club on Wednesday 11th May. The Edinburgh based string band who recently featured on BBC1’s  ‘Andrew Marr’ show, have, over a series of More...