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Capital connection finds Elling and SNJO on song

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A connection that was made in Edinburgh back in the 1980s flourishes in spectacular style on the new video from the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra.Released to coincide with Remembrance Sunday this weekend, Somewhere –...

Edinburgh International Festival 2020 – At The Queen’s Hall

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The Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) has already entranced us with My Light Shines On at the beginning of the month.Now it is the turn of the Edinburgh venues which would have been full...

At The Queen’s Hall in September

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Yet again there is a massive wide selection of music at The Queen's Hall which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.7 September doors 7.00pm Last Podcast on the Left Hosts Ben Kissel, Marcus...

Warming up for Tradfest 2019

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Where can you hear an anarchic Irish folk band named after a child-murdering villain, an acoustic Swedish trio whose music is said to defy the laws of physics, a Fair Islander with a penchant...

At The Queen’s Hall this Saturday – Graeme Stephen’s The Penalty

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Leading Scottish composer Graeme Stephen’s brand-new score for guitar (Stephen) and cello (Pete Harvey) for Lon Chaney’s silent film The Penalty premiered at The Hippodrome Silent Film Festival in March 2018 to great acclaim from critics...

The Queen’s Hall is 40

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In 2019 it will be 40 years since the Queen's Hall became one of Edinburgh's favourite music venues. Since then many musicians and other acts have graced the stage there and entertained audiences. Chair of the...

Music – Christine Bovill at The Queen’s Hall in May

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Christine Bovill | The Queen's Hall | 31 May 2018 Christine Bovill brings her fabulous Paris show back to Edinburgh. One of the highlights of the Edinburgh Fringe - including a "must see" recommendation from The Edinburgh...

Tommy Smith returns home triumphant

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Internationally acclaimed Edinburgh-raised saxophonist Tommy Smith will play  a hometown concert with his latest group, Tommy Smith Quartet: Embodying the Light at The Queen’s Hall on Sunday 28 January 2018. Smith formed the group in February last...

At the Queen’s Hall – Ray Mears Born to go Wild tour

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Ahead of the tour date in Edinburgh in October we have a Q & A to share with you which will perhaps give you more insight into the man himself.Q: You are a busy...

COMPETITION – Win two tickets to RANT at The Queen’s Hall

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Four fiddles: one beautiful sound! TWO tickets to be won for Monday 14 August 2017 7.30pm at The Queen's Hall.COMPETITION ENDS ON MONDAY 14 AUGUST AT 11AM.Herald Angel Award Winners for outstanding performance across all...

Edinburgh International Festival 2017 – At The Queen’s Hall

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With just over a week away till the Fringe begins, they are getting very excited at The Queen's Hall. Despite the scaffolding which adorns the outside the inside is very lovely and will welcome...

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...

COMPETITION – Win two pairs of tickets for the UK Premiere of Song of...

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Last performed in 1930, banned by Hitler along with all Gál’s music, Das Lied der Nacht is a powerful romantic drama. It shows Gál at the height of his musical power as an...

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...

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...

The Queen’s Hall Patrons Group now ready to get to work

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Following last month's news that The Scottish Government and Historic Environment Scotland is to grant £650,000 of funding for fabric repairs to the historic Georgian concert hall, the Board is not letting the grass grow under its feet.The...

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...

Scottish Chamber Orchestra announce programme for 2017-18

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The Scottish Chamber Orchestra have launched their exciting new programme for the remainder of this year and the beginning of next.Robin Ticciati has announced this is his last year as Principal Conductor and he...

Tom Chaplin at The Queen’s Hall in May

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It’s been a busy start to the year for Tom Chaplin, just back from an intimate American club tour with his amazing band. Luckily he’s found time to return to the studio and record a new version...

At The Queen’s Hall in April

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1 April 2017 Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Philippe Herreweghe conducts SchumannBach: The Art of Fugue, Contrapunctus I & IV Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No 2 in D minor Schumann: Symphony No 2Philippe Herreweghe: conductor; Martin Helmchen: pianoTickets here.2 April 2017 Rhiannon Giddens plus...

Scottish Government support the refurbishment of The Queen’s Hall

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The Queen's Hall will celebrate its 200th anniversary in 2023 and now in the year of History, Heritage and Archaeology the Scottish Government has  granted it some funding to ensure that it will celebrate that anniversary...

At The Queen’s Hall – Lucy Spraggan

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 Former X Factor contestants appear to be ten a penny these days - but although Lucy Spraggan was on the show sadly she had to withdraw due to illness.This has not held her back...

REVIEW – Fun Lovin Criminals – The Queens Hall ****

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The Fun Lovin’ Criminals had the packed Queen's Hall jumping last Saturday evening as the multi-platinum New York group arrived in the capital as part of their twelve date tour, which ends in Manchester in...

Susan Tomes in concert at The Queen’s Hall this week

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Susan Tomes is an Edinburgh based pianist and writer who will be appearing at The Queen's Hall this week.There are still tickets available for the recital on 9 February at 7.30pm which is preceded by...

At The Queen’s Hall in February

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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, 7.30pmMe for Queen aka Mary Erskine is inspired by...

The Queen’s Hall appoint interim CEO

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The Queen's Hall has announced today that the board has appointed an interim Chief Executive, Karen Wood.Karen joins the Clerk Street team following the recent retirement of Adrian Hall, the much respected former CEO.Experience for...

Barbara Dickson announces February date at The Queen’s Hall

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Barbara Dickson OBE is someone who needs little introduction. A singer with a great back catalogue she is coming to The Queen's Hall on 27 February 2017 as part of her 21 date UK...

Exciting developments at The Queen’s Hall

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The Queen's Hall Board met earlier today and heard about the £50,000 of improvements carried out over the last year, and then announced exciting news.Historic Environment Scotland will fund £240,000 of improvements at the 200...

Our advent calendar – Christmas Gift suggestion #6

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Now here is a gift idea that will go with a swing!Buy tickets for the Hogmanay Ceilidh which is on at The Queen's Hall on 31 December from 9.00pm. Stay in the warm and...

COMPETITION – Win tickets for Afore the Bells : Hogmanay at The Queen’s Hall

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We have your Hogmanay entertainment sown up right here.Win our competition  and you will be spending Hogmanay in the warmth of The Queen's Hall come 31st December to see the New Year in with...

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