South African Jazz comes to Edinburgh

You don’t need a degree in Social Anthropology from Cambridge University to play jazz but it certainly helped pianist and composer Philip Clouts. South Africa-born Clouts, who brings his new quartet to the Jazz Bar in Edinburgh on Sunday, November 2, had just finished his studies at Cambridge when he had an epiphany. Realising that he wanted to contribute More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Listen up! Newhaven Community Choir sing just for you

  The Newhaven Community Choir will be singing in the Harbour tomorrow and Saturday evenings from 7.00pm as part of Bow-Tow. The Edinburgh Reporter met up with the choir during their rehearsals at Victoria More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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RSNO invite families to the MONSTERS BALL!

  Families invited to The Monsters’ Ball Children’s Classic Concerts (CCC) and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) present a Strictly Spooktacular opening to their new season of family concerts Sunday More...

By Kieran Scott On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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REVIEW – The Subways at Electric Circus

  You wouldn’t believe that Young for Eternity has been released for nearly ten years. The Subways reached considerable heights with that album – supporting AC/DC on their previous stadium tour and More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Hot Club of Cowtown coming to St Brides

Hot Club of Cowtown will be appearing at St Brides Community Centre 10 Orwell Terrace  on 15 November as part of their UK tour. The band’s latest release RENDEZVOUS IN RHYTHM is an exuberant collection More...

By Kieran Scott On Saturday, October 11th, 2014
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INTERVIEW – Eliza and the Bear

London band of five, Eliza and the Bear, are half way through their extensive UK tour and they don’t look remotely fatigued by any of it. The only thing that is affecting lead singer, James Kellegher, is More...

By Kieran Scott On Saturday, October 11th, 2014
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REVIEW – Eliza and the Bear at Electric Circus

‘I got friends, I got family here’ rings out the first lines of Eliza and the Bear’s vigorous set at Electric Circus. Beginning with arguably their best known song – solely because it has featured More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 11th, 2014
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Forth Bridges Festival – Bwani Junction up close and personal with the Forth Road Bridge

  Bwani Junction have scaled the heights of the Forth Road Bridge for a final sound check before playing the finale of the Forth Bridges Festival this Saturday. The finale, which brings to a close the 10-day More...

By Reader On Monday, September 8th, 2014
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Edinburgh’s Jazz Bar this September

London-based drummer Ollie Howell, who brings his acclaimed quintet to Edinburgh’s Jazz Bar on September 21, has some high profile admirers. Howell “floored” Quincy Jones, the legendary film soundtrack composer More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
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RSNO announce sponsorship deal

Ahead of the RSNO’s 2014/15 season it has been announced that they have been able to secure some funding for their concert series in Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Brewin Dolphin has agreed to support More...