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Musicians want to get back to live music

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Morningside School of Music has joined up with musicians from all over Edinburgh hoping to persuade bars to have live music for their customers just as soon as The Scottish Government changes the regulations....

Hanley and the Baird – new single will be released on Friday

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Edinburgh singer songwriters Hanley and the Baird are releasing their second single of the year, aiming to repeat the chart success they had with Follow the Rainbows.Their second single Looking At You, Looking...

Review – Shambolics

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Shambolics at Sneaky Pete’s EdinburghIt’s a rainy night in Edinburgh’s Cowgate but there’s a sense of occasion about to happen in Sneaky Pete’s as Alan McGee checks out the sold-out crowd shortly before his...

Making Tracks – first Scottish event to be held at Queen’s Hall

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Making Tracks announces inaugural Scotland event.Since 2010, Making Tracks has brought world-class, diverse music from all corners of the globe to leading venues throughout the UK.In November, the project will make its way...

Stramash – the place to be for fans of ska music

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Edinburgh music fans are in for a real treat in the coming weeks with Stramash hosting its busiest ever schedule of ska bands.The action kicks off at the Cowgate venue on Friday when Supa...

The LaFontaines playing in Edinburgh in June

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The LaFontaines one of Scotland's top live acts have just released a new single today Alpha ahead of coming to The Caves in Edinburgh next month on their UK tour.The band will release their...

Adrian Cox presents Profoundly Blue at the Jazz Bar

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Profoundly Blue has already received rave reviews and the show has been performed in front of sell-out audiences, including at Ronnie Scott’s. This informed show celebrates the life and music of Louisiana-born clarinettist, Edmond Hall,...

The Scottish Blues Weekend launches in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival have launched a new annual Winter Blues festival. Fans will now be able to enjoy events dedicated to the best of the Scottish Blues scene this month across multiple...

Playtime aims to have the music off Pat this Thursday

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The popular Playtime jazz sessions in the Outhouse in Broughton Street Lane’s latest project turns the spotlight on global superstar guitarist Pat Metheny this Thursday, 5 July. A talent who, while still in his teens, switched from student...

At the National Museum of Scotland – Rip It Up : The Story of...

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The big exhibition of this summer at the National Museum of Scotland is Rip It Up : The Story of Scottish Pop which runs until 25 November 2018.When you stand back and consider the Scottish...

Music – Tide Lines at The Caves

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Tide Lines | The Caves | 18 March 2018 Formed in 2016, Tide Lines are a phenomenal Scottish success story. While their music is heavily influenced by, and rooted in, the Highland places they grew up, they...

Music -Ordinaryson release their second album

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Ordinaryson release their 2nd album entitled 'Round Here' through their own Travelled Music record label.Recorded at Post Electric Studio in Edinburgh, the recording complex set up by Scottish rockers Idlewild, the album was mixed by...

Expect musical fireworks when Hannah takes the stage at Voodoo Rooms this weekend

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Hannah Aldridge is appearing at Voodoo Rooms on Sunday 5 November 2017 - expect musical fireworks!Sassy, sexy and soulful, with a voice and presence to electrify a room, Muscle Shoals singerHannah Aldridge (daughter of...

Jazz Bar-bound band has Quincy Jones’ seal of approval

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Music business endorsements don’t come much bigger than having Quincy Jones hire your band to open his new club. Jones, the Grammy Legend Award winner and mastermind behind Michael Jackson’s multi-million selling Thriller album, was “floored” when...

TV Smith – No One Chord Wonder

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TV Smith is coming to Edinburgh, which means you have the chance to spend the evening with somebody who is a punk legend.But on top of that he is a witty and talented writer and...

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2017: Take Five…

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This year Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival is celebrating the Centenary of Jazz - and the history of the Blues.Jazz 100 offers historic concerts, New Orleans comes to Edinburgh in the shape of a...

Feastival Blog Party returns to Sneaky Pete’s on Friday

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FEAST Record label and music blog celebrates its 5th Birthday this weekend as part of the Annual Glow Festival. Feastival is a celebration and showcase labels two local bands, NOAH NOAH and Posable Action...

At The Queen’s Hall in June

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The Queen's Hall is one of Edinburgh's best-loved music venues. It holds 900 people and so the concerts are intimate and very varied!3 June 2017 Meadows Chamber Orchestra : Evans/Westwell Peter Evans: conductor/soloist; Jack Westwell: pianoLyell...

The Queen’s Hall launch fundraising campaign

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At The Queen's Hall on Nicolson Street last week a fundraising campaign called  "Music To Your Ears" was launched ahead of a sparkling concert by Nicola Benedetti MBE. The funds raised will be used to refurbish...

Theatre preview: La bohème – Festival Theatre

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La bohème (The bohemians) - The course of true love never did run smooth. It's complicated - so why not Jazz it up a little and shake it all over in a Parisian flea market? The...

Nicola Benedetti to give Nigel Murray Masterclass

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During a week when Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti MBE will appear at The Queen's Hall, she has also agreed to give the Nigel Murray Masterclass for five young violinists from St Mary’s Music School. The masterclass will be...

At The Queen’s Hall this month

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12 May 2017 Cara Dillon plus special guestsCara Dillon has won Best Album at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and has a legion of devoted fans from the world of folk, while her angelically...

At The Queen’s Hall – Nicola Benedetti – 16 May 2017

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Next week at The Queen's Hall they are hosting one of their favourite performers. Nicola Benedetti MBE is performing with Alexei Grynyuk on piano. This will be an intimate evening’s recital followed by a Q & A with...

Edinburgh Folk Club – Fred Morrison

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Tonight, Wednesday 10 May, at Summerhall, Edinburgh Folk Club host and evening with Scottish folk legend Fred Morrison.The outstanding tune composer has been performing since the 90s when he released his first solo album...

Pianist to trace Fred Astaire’s footsteps

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Pianist Brian Kellock appears at the Playtime jazz sessions in the Outhouse Bar in Broughton Street Lane on Thursday 4 May 2017. Featuring songs associated with Fred Astaire the concert will mark the first of two significant anniversaries...

South High School Jazz Band coming to Church Hill Theatre

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On 14 April 2017 there will be a concert at the Church Hill Theatre with a Californian jazz band.Entrance is free but there is a collection for Drake Music Scotland an organisation which does...

Redwood Mountain at Tradfest 2017

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27 April 2017 - Summerhall, 8pmRedwood Mountain (aka Dean Owens & Amy Geddes): Transatlantic CrossingsRedwood Mountain is a brand new duo featuring acclaimed troubadour Dean Owens and traditional fiddle player Amy Geddes.Redwood Mountain perform transatlantic folk songs....

Edinburgh Folk Club in April and May

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Fancy a bit of folk music? Then get along to the Edinburgh Folk Club in April and May. April  5 Gerry Creen is Belfast born and bred and acknowledged as one of the city's finest singer songwriters....

Review: Gregory Alan Isakov at Mash House

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Nestled down on Hastie’s close and hidden by the wild Cowgate, The Mash House hosted the Johannesburg born and Philadelphia raised indie folk singer-songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov.As blue smoke filled the air of...

At The Queen’s Hall – Joan Osborne

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Joan Osborne has rightfully earned a reputation as one of the great voices of her generation — both a commanding, passionate performer and a frank, emotionally evocative songwriter.A multi-platinum selling recording artist and seven-time...

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