Looking for some inspiration for a night out soon? Here’s what’s coming at up The Queen’s Hall over the next few weeks.

Me For Queen

Wednesday 8 February, 7.30pm

Me for Queen aka Mary Erskine is inspired by people and their stories. Me For Queen’s piano-based songs draw obvious comparisons to Regina Spektor and Carol King but manages to fuse hints of Kate Bush and Laura J Martin. Mary made her Queen’s Hall debut back in 2013 supporting fellow Fifer James Yorkston. Plus special guests.

This performance takes place in the Hope Scott Room.

Book tickets here (http://www.thequeenshall.net/whats-on/shows/me-for-queen-plus-support-2017)

Susan Tomes Recital

Thursday 9 February, 7.30pm

Debussy: Preludes, Book Two; Schubert: Impromptus in G flat and in A flat, D899 Nos 3 and 4; Beethoven: Sonata in E major, Op 109

Pre-Concert talk, 6.30pm by Robert Philip – free to ticket holders

Book tickets here (http://www.thequeenshall.net/whats-on/shows/susan-tomes-piano-recital-2017)

The Classic Rock Show

Friday 10 February, 7.30pm

The classic rock fan’s ultimate live juke box!

The critically acclaimed show returns to The Queen’s Hall in February to deliver up its eagerly awaited new show, the A-Z of Rock.

Book tickets here (http://www.thequeenshall.net/whats-on/shows/the-classic-rock-show-the-a-z-of-rock-2017)

Madeleine Peyroux

Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 February, doors open 7pm

Madeleine Peyroux continues her musical journey of exploring beyond the ordinary with Secular Hymns, a spirited and soulful masterwork of loping, skipping, sassy, feisty and sexy tunes delivered in a captivating mélange of funk, blues and jazz.

Book tickets for Saturday 11 (http://www.thequeenshall.net/whats-on/shows/madeleine-peyroux-11feb2017) and Sunday 12 (http://www.thequeenshall.net/whats-on/shows/madeleine-peyroux-12feb2017) February

Scottish Ensemble : Music is Power

Thursday 16 February 2017 at 7.30pm

Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No 6 in E flat major, MWV N6
Arvo Part: Silouan’s song
Hartmann: Concerto Funebre
Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No 10 in B minor, MWV N10
Peter Vasks: Viatore
Bach: Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042
Book tickets here

Tim Kliphius Sextet

Friday 17 February 2017 at 8pm

Award-winning violinist Tim Kliphuis and his friends improvise on themes by Vivaldi, Bartok, Ellington, John McLaughlin and other great of the music world, drawing from Baroque, Northern European Gypsy Jazz and folk traditions.  Joining Tim are Greg Lawson, Seonaid Aitken, Su-a Lee, Nigel Clark and Roy Percy.
Book tickets here

Omid Djalili – Schmuck For a Night

Award winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili known for his legendary stand-up performances is back on a nationwide tour! Intelligent, sometimes provocative and always entertaining, his stand-up is a hugely energetic and captivating comedy masterclass. His credits range from Hollywood to television and the West End stage. Earning praise across the world for his performances Omid recently starred in Dickensian (BBC1), Lucky Man (Sky1) and Going Forward (BBC4) with Jo Brand.

Book tickets here.

Varsity Vocals Quarter Finals

Friday 19 February 2017 at 5.00pm

The Varsity Vocals International Championship of A Cappella is the only international tournament that showcases the art of student a cappella singing.

Tickets here.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor plus support

20 February 2017 at 7.00pm

Sophie Ellis-Bextor returns to The Queen’s Hall with her new album Familia, her sixth studio album which was co-written, produced and arranged by acclaimed singer-songwriter and good friend Ed Harcourt and was recorded in London with a close-knit group of musician friends.

Tickets here

Scottish Chamber Orchestra : Richard Egarr conducts Mozart

23 February 2017 at 7.30pm

Beethoven: Overture, Coriolan
Mozart: 
Symphony No 36 in C ‘Linz’, K425
Overture, The Magic Flute, K620
Mass in C ‘Coronation’, K317

Richard Egarr: conductor; Elizabeth Watts: soprano; Daniela Lehner: mezzo soprano; James Gilchrist: tenor; Andrew Foster-Williams: bass baritone

SCO Chorus; Gregory Batsleer: chorus director

Tickets here.

Siobhan Miller with special guests

24 February 2017 at 8.00pm

This special concert celebrates the launch of her hotly anticipated second album, which features an astounding cast of guest musicians. Of those, joining her in The Queen’s Hall will be Louis Abbott (Admiral Fallow), Kris Drever (Lau), Aaron Jones, Euan Burton, Tom Gibbs and Megan Henderson (Breabach).

Tickets here

Scottish National Jazz Orchestra : Mancini & Mandel

25 February 2017 at 7.30pm

Wonderful music that transcends the cinematic era including Mancini’s Moon River and Pink Panther and Mandel’s Shadow of Your Smile and the theme tune Suicide is Painless from M*A*S*H will be amongst the iconic works performed.

Tickets here.

Barbara Dickson : In Good Company

27 February 2017 at 7.30pm

The one and only Barbara Dickson with some of her classic hits and some new songs. Multi-million selling recording artist Barbara Dickson returns to The Queen’s Hall with her accomplished band.

Tickets here

Apolcalyptica with support

28 February 2017 at 7.00pm

Finnish cello-based heavy rock band. Twenty years into an inimitable and formidable career, they are still reinventing themselves and finding new sources of inspiration. That’s not easy to do!

Tickets here

Here is the Spring and Summer brochure for 2017

And some of their latest shows just announced –  tickets are on sale now:

Rhiannon Giddens: Sunday 2 April 2017 (http://www.thequeenshall.net/whats-on/shows/rhiannon-giddens-plus-special-guests-2017)

Colin Hay: Friday 7 April (http://www.thequeenshall.net/whats-on/shows/colin-hay-2017)

John McCusker Band: Saturday 15 April (http://www.thequeenshall.net/whats-on/shows/john-mccusker-band-2017)

The Unthanks: Saturday 22 April (http://www.thequeenshall.net/whats-on/shows/the-unthanks-how-the-wild-wind-blows-2017)

Skipinnish: Friday 5 May (http://www.thequeenshall.net/whats-on/shows/skipinnish-live-2017)

Manran: Thursday 25 May (http://www.thequeenshall.net/whats-on/shows/manran-2017)

Meadows Chamber Orchestra: Saturday 3 June (http://www.thequeenshall.net/whats-on/shows/meadows-chamber-orchestra-evans-westwell-2017)

Phil Cunningham & Aly Bain: Sat 30 September (http://www.thequeenshall.net/whats-on/shows/aly-bain-phil-cunningham-2017)