The Nova Scotian folk duo blend acoustic instrumentation and their signature stunning two-part harmonies to tell provocative stories, choosing modern tales of human experience, as …
With their unique onstage-chemistry and widely praised harmonies, the Anglo-German duo Paul Walker & Karen Pfeiffer combine their beautifully written songs with traditional and con…
After three sell-out shows at the Fringe (AMC 2016/2017/2018), Gus Boyd returns to the touring circuit with a brand new show performing songs from Police and Sting’s solo albums.
Unique! One night only! Europe’s only acoustic show of Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours album in its entirety.
The Willow Trio, three clarsach players – Sophie Rocks, Sam MacAdam, Romy Wymer – present Gaelic music and original new work.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe award-winning (four sold-out shows) acoustic duo, The Boyds, perform their 55-minute show of all the best of the fab four.
Another show from the award-winning Edinburgh Fringe duo, The Boyds.
The Scottish/Danish folk duo are back at the AMC for an hour of the best of folksong and fine singing.
Ready for a unique, talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances that take blues, Spanish and…
Official book launch.
Curmudgeon are an Edinburgh-based trio who play (mostly) Scots songs and tune sets and are popular Fringe regulars at the AMC.
Join Geoff Robb, winner of the 2018 Brighton Fringe Live Music Award, for an evening of magical storytelling and guitar mastery that promises to transport you into the forest.
A concert of new music for solo piano.
A beautifully melodic, rich programme of universally loved music: Heitor Villa-Lobos’ Suite Populaire Bresilienne and Sublime arrangements of classic George Gershwin songs by local…
Internationally acclaimed award-winning singer-songwriter Colin Clyne has a remarkable way of cutting straight through to the heart of his listeners’ emotions.
Scottish singer/songwriter based in Sweden, finally back home.
Alastair is an award-winning Scots fiddle player who has performed folk and classical music throughout the world to critical acclaim.
Chloe Matharu is a singer/songwriter and Celtic harpist from Inverclyde.
Traditional and contemporary songs that take you on a musical journey through Scotland and beyond from ‘one of Scotland’s best singers’ (Tom Paxton).
‘One of Britain’s finest song interpreters’ (Sing Out!).
One of Scotland’s most gifted and versatile composer/performers, internationally celebrated multi-instrumentalist and singer Phamie Gow offers a rare chance to listen close-up as s…
The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh return to Canongate Kirk for their ninth Edinburgh Festival Fringe with a baroque programme of Bach, Handel and Vivaldi.
Taylor & Leigh return to the festival with blisteringly hot country blues.
Every song a classic! Hailed by critics and fans alike as a one of the finest songwriters of his generation, Friedman has achieved legendary, pop-icon status for chart-topping hit…
Dom, who released his superb second album, Needle and Thread, produced by Phil Beer, in the Spring, is ‘A rising star on the folk circuit’ (Folking.
Clive Gregson returns to AMC displaying the songwriting craft that has impressed music industry giants, critics and discerning listeners alike.
Paul Brown Sings Andy Williams is a solo acoustic concert showcasing many of Andy Williams’ greatest hits.
Frank Foucault is a serious musician now.
Acclaimed guitarist/singer and double Edinburgh Fringe award winner plays emotionally charged songs on solo electric guitar inspired by Scottish author George MacDonald’s seminal a…
Returning for their seventh year at the Fringe, and celebrating 10 years together, the band features the amazing voices of grandmother (Maureen Brack) and granddaughter (Amy Bailli…
Dougie is a fine traditional singer, drawn to Scots ballad language and the stories it carries to us from the past.
Take an old rocker, a princess of traditional music, an exquisite classical violinist and what do you get? Hoolet! Yes, this fabulous group are in flight again for this year’s Frin…
N’zrama presents exuberant, vibrant, energetic and lively performances of traditional and contemporary dance from several regions of West Africa’s Ivory Coast.
North Sea Gas are a much-travelled professional trio.
‘The voice of Charlie Harrigan is one of rough silk enhanced by a gracious sentimental charm’ (LiverpoolSoundandVision.
A celebration of the life and songs of one of the most influential performers and humanitarians of the 1970s.
One of Scotland’s leading fiddle exponents returns to the wonderful Canongate Kirk with a spectacular line-up and new 2022 album release.
Traditional Scottish song with guitar, harmonicas, harmony and heart.
Stephane Grappelli-style violinist Alex Yellowlees, virtuoso guitarists Ged Brockie and Mike Nisbet and wonderful double bassist Kenny Ellis.
The London-based, Irish-born natural singer, songwriter and storyteller debuts at AMC2022.
Veteran performer, singer and guitarist, Jack Badcock, toured extensively on four continents, predominantly as frontman and founding member of renowned world-folk band Dallahan.
Best known as the developer of the innovative Lindsay System which extends the range of the Scottish smallpipes from one octave to three, Donald WG Lindsay returns to Scotland this…
Up-and-coming harpist Romy Wymer presents captivating, solo compositions, traditional tunes from Scotland and Netherlands in her Fringe/AMC debut.
Red-hot originals and ice-cool classics as Scotland’s native guitar/vocal legend (‘Electrifying’ **** (ThreeWeeks)) presents unique acoustic arrangements from the 20th-century so…
Influenced by the meeting of Bob Dylan and The Beatles, Irish duo Brothers Broke compare, adapt and perform a unique interpretation of songs by both artists.
Influenced by the songwriting of Lennon and McCartney, Irish duo Brothers Broke compare, adapt and perform a unique interpretation of songs by both artists from their Beatles and s…
Following their sell-out Fringe shows from 2018 / 2019, Whisky Road are back to perform their latest acoustic blues show at The Jazz Bar.
Edinburgh’s favourite folk music night returns, packed with outstanding singer-songwriters, acoustic musicians and poets.
The UK’s leading Beach Boys tribute act The Beached Boys comes to the Edinburgh Fringe.
Join us for free music every Saturday night during the Fringe at Southpour with great acoustic artists playing great pop covers.
From a dream over 25 years ago, it has been a long journey! The time has finally come that a number of the eleven McTaggart Siblings are now in a position to sing from the same pag…
Boiler suits, beanies and a barrow! That’s what was waiting for this musical duo when lockdown hit! From a sunny party land in Gran Canaria to the cold, wet, windy Western Isles …
Festival Folk at the Oak.
Returning to the Jazz Bar for the fourth year, Scottish acoustic guitar and double bass duo Malt & Rye will be playing classic blues and roots songs from the last one hundred years…
Two of Scotland’s foremost acoustic guitarists, Simon Kempston, ‘a master of fingerstyle guitar’ (Scotsman), and Paul Tasker, ‘one of the leading guitarists of his generation’ (Mav…
Scottish singer-songwriter and leading acoustic fingerstyle guitarist Simon Kempston has toured the world performing his highly original, contemporary acoustic folk/blues songs and…
Drop in daily to enjoy emerging and established artists playing for free at our specially curated lunchtime concerts.
Pianodrome Live is back – each night of the Fringe we showcase local and international acts, sharing uniquely intimate performances with you in our bespoke, in-the-round amphithe…
Join us for a huge selection of free music every Friday and Saturday night during the Fringe at The Golf Tavern with different rock/pop cover bands with a great selection of music …
Join us for free music every Friday night during the Fringe at The Granary with our house musician playing great acoustic pop covers.
Discover new artists from around the world! Come and enjoy the warmth of the world through a hand-picked selection of of bands, singers and instrumentalists, and soak up their soun…
The Whole World Is Quiet – A series of acoustic shows.
Most of us have experienced absence to some degree during the past eighteen months, even if it’s solely the life we once knew.
Critically acclaimed as one of the world’s greatest tribute shows, Simon & Garfunkel Through the Years makes its return to the Edinburgh Fringe after selling out for six consecutiv…
Alastair’s only two Fringe performances this year are events not to be missed.
Brilliant singing and superb guitar playing in songs combining folk, blues and classical influences into gripping musical narratives.
The accomplished German-born but London-based cellist Anne-Isabel Meyer returns to the Fringe to perform the complete set of Bach’s Suites for Unaccompanied Cello over three days i…
Influenced by the meeting of Bob Dylan and The Beatles, Irish duo Brothers Broke compare, adapt and perform a bluesy fusion of songs by both artists.
Including Peter Maxwell Davies’s Farewell to Stromness, a rousing Paco Peña flamenco, a Bach Prelude and Fugue, a beautiful traditional Russian melody, telling a tragic love story…
Charlotte Edwards (violin) and Anne-Isabel Meyer (cello) perform music by Scarlatti (his Sonata K 204a), Mozart (Duo after KV 423), Corelli (Sonata 12 op.
Fiddler Euan McLaughlin and Guitarist Nick Kirk play a selection of folk and traditional tunes at the Scottish Arts Club.
A carefully selected programme for everyone returning to live public music events.
The original folk music of Glorieta Pines is inspired by the mysticism of the American Southwest.
Take a journey of the heart with the band, Rock Salt and Nails, as we share the stories that forged who we are and who we wished to be.
Treasure Hunt for the Imagination.
George, from East Lothian, having sold out in 2019, returns to AMC with more self-penned songs about the places and characters found along the Firth of Forth coastline with themes …
With their unique on-stage chemistry and widely praised harmonies, the Anglo-German duo Paul Walker and Karen Pfeiffer combine beautifully written songs with traditional and contem…
Sensational guitar playing and unforgettable storytelling as the brothers Brendan and Declan Murphy give an uplifting account of their early life growing up on the Irish border dur…
Iona Fyfe, Scots Singer of the Year at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards, has carved a name for herself in the folk circuit as one of Scotland’s foremost singers, touring extensi…
Edinburgh-based musicians Andrew Leslie and Stephen Roberts have played at AMC since 2013.
Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist Billy’s 12th Fringe appearance.
Join a 21st-century sea journey exploring joy, sadness and solace through the songs and tunes of Barry Nisbet, acclaimed Shetland songwriter, fiddler and sailor.
Guitarist Geoff Robb was the winner of the 2018 Brighton Fringe Live Music Award and since then he has been writing music inspired by trees.
Irish duo Brothers Broke compare, adapt and perform a bluesy fusion of songs by Bob Dylan and The Beatles.
Irish duo Brothers Broke compare, adapt and perform an acoustic interpretation of songs composed by Lennon and McCartney throughout their Beatle and solo years.
Returning to the Jazz Bar for the fourth year, Scottish acoustic guitar and double bass duo Malt & Rye will be playing classic blues and roots songs from the last 90 years.
Over the last 40 years, North Sea Gas have travelled the world taking their very own distinctive blend of Scottish music far and wide.
Every song a classic! Hailed by critics and fans alike as one of the finest songwriters of his generation, Friedman has achieved legendary, pop-icon status for chart-topping hits, …
Whisky Road are very pleased to be back for a third year at the Jazz Bar presenting their top-class, sell-out, lunchtime acoustic blues show.
Enjoy a relaxing concert of music from one of the kings of jazz and his contemporaries.
ROSL’s exceptional prizewinning classical musicians bring Paris to Edinburgh, performing the music of one of France’s finest composers and his contemporaries.
A teatime concert of the poignant and passionate composer Johannes Brahms; perfect for a reflective afternoon.
Experience the romantic passion of the music of Rachmaninov.
Start the day with the passionate music of Beethoven and his contemporaries, performed by ROSL’s exceptionally talented prizewinning musicians.
A favourite of the ROSL Recital Series, Bach for Breakfast features the world’s finest young classical musicians performing some of the greatest works in the repertoire.
A post-lunch concert of the romantic and passionate music of Chopin and his contemporaries, performed by the finest international classical talent from ROSL’s renowned Annual Mus…
The beauty of Mozart’s wide variety of music comes to life in this teatime concert, performed by ROSL’s exceptional prizewinning classical musicians.
This unique one-man performance binds classic 1980s Alarm album Eye of the Hurricane into a powerful theatrical narrative backed by emotive electro-acoustic rock concert dynamics.
Following countless sell-out shows at Edinburgh Fringe 2019, this five-star show takes you on a guided tour through Nashville so you can experience how Music City influenced the wo…
This unique one-man performance binds classic 1980s Alarm album Change into a powerful theatrical narrative, backed by emotive electro-acoustic rock concert dynamics.
An international sell-out show taking you on a nostalgic journey through the career and music of these two legends.
Main Street Blues, one of Scotland’s top blues bands, will be performing an exciting hour of foot-stomping acoustic blues.
After a sell-out run in 2019, Elsa Jean McTaggart returns with Hebridean Fire.
George is a fine and recognised singer/songwriter from the old fishing and mining village of Port Seton in East Lothian.
Come along to an inspirational evening of music making brought to you by the Voices of Hope choir, comprised of people connected with The Salvation Army Homelessness Services in Sc…
Insightful compositions from ‘One of Scotland’s best singers’ (Tom Paxton).
Returning after three very successful years at Edinburgh Fringe (AMC sell-out award winners in 2016, 2017, 2018), The Boyds premiere their new show, Acoustic Queen, perhaps their m…
Alastair has performed throughout the world as a traditional and classical performer.
Fringe award-winning duo The Boyds re-present their 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe premiere show, Acoustic Eagles.
Fringe award-winning acoustic duo, The Boyds, perform their 55-minute show of all the best of The Fab Four.
The cruelties of social media could have broken a girl’s spirit.
The Ragazziquintet is a group of five string musicians from the Netherlands making their Edinburgh Fringe debut at AMC.
Two of the UK’s acoustic/folk scene’s finest songwriters join forces for a concert filled with songs and music, chat and banter and intimate insights into their approach to their c…
Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter from the world of narrative folk song, poetry and balladry.
The multi-stylistic, unconventional cellist and singer Johanna Stein returns to the Fringe.
Celebrating 50 years since the formation of Rankin File in 1969, two members of the band, Tony Mitchell and Rick Nickerson, are joined by the amazing voices of grandmother (Maureen…
After their sell-out 2018 debut Fringe show Too Many Ukes Spoil The Broth, Ukelear Fusion are back! Their new show Knowing Me, Knowing Uke is full of brand-new covers of songs from…
One of the best acoustic guitarists in the world right now, John Goldie, is joined by his brand-new backing band, the High Plains.
A performance between Shirin Majd, her ensemble and dancer, Kooch fuses traditional and new songs from the Farsi, Turkish, Spanish and English languages.
‘Bourbon weaved his songs through the audience as if on a journey through life, taking in different flavours of Europe and beyond.
Alastair, together with long-time collaborators Euan Drysdale (guitar/piano) and Iain Crawford (double bass), celebrates Scotland’s proud fiddle tradition.
Brian Miller and Ian Young return to AMC with a brand new version of Wayfarin’ Strangers featuring folk songs that tell a great story.
Folk and Americana from Scotland and the heart.
Sell-out at AMC in 2017 and 2018, InAbsence are back again with another all-acoustic set of fan favourites and new tracks making their debut exclusively for this show.
George Michael as you’ve never heard him before… From the producers of sell-out show Simply Bowie, recording artist and West End lead Oliver Darley brings his own inimitable st…
For the seventh year at this wonderful venue, William Alexander again gives a recital of Chopin’s piano music and performs a selection of preludes, waltzes, nocturnes, polonaises a…
Described as Scotland’s ‘very own Tori Amos’ (Sunday Herald) and ‘a heady cocktail of Carole King and Regina Spektor’ (SpiralEarth.
An exceptional international ensemble with its roots in Scottish culture.
UK meets USA in this song circle featuring acclaimed songwriters from New Jersey (Dan Sheehan, Andy Krikun) and Scotland (Seán McLaughlin, Annie Booth) exchanging stripped-down re…
Born in Scotland, Rankin spent most of his life in Canada but returned to Edinburgh in the halcyon folk days of the 1960s and 1970s.
After last year’s sell-out shows, Scotland’s foremost folk entertainers are back.
Edinburgh Fringe veterans and guitar legends The Showhawk Duo return for their eighth Fringe.
Internationally acclaimed pianist Richard Michael performs a wide-ranging programme of standards looking back on a distinguished career, whilst looking forward to new possibilities…
A wonderful programme of music played by the world’s violin virtuosi at The Carnegie Hall, starring Scots virtuoso violinist Michael Foyle with Somi Kim piano.
You see a person, she sees the colour blue.
A blend of original solo acoustic guitar pieces and songs, Birdsong and Folk Song reflects two sides of the nylon string guitar.
Join this talented London-based cello/piano duo as they perform a series of three consecutive concerts of music by these composers of the classical era. Not to be missed.
This acclaimed London-based cellist makes her annual visit to the Fringe to perform all Bach’s glorious solo cello suites in three consecutive performances.
With a highly experienced team behind this production it is no wonder that Identity by CTC COMPANY at Greenside, Infirmary St.
Forty singers including Barbara Dickson, Karine Polwart, Archie Fisher, Adam McNaughtan, Dick Gaughan, Arthur Johnstone, Ian McCalman and Canadian Iain Rankin, singing the great so…
The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh return to the Festival Fringe for an eighth consecutive year.
Chameleon Lady are the latest big noise from Edinburgh with their exciting brand of semi-acoustic pop.
Having performed recently to rave reviews at venues around the country, there is a definite buzz around this trio of outstanding musicians: Hoolet.
‘One of the finest guitarists, soaring vocals, epic songs’ (Mojo).
There’s a sense that we’re missing an altruist authority or controlling system in society today.
A songwriter’s journey through life and art, its hits and misses.
Sold-out AMC 2017, 2018! Alex – the Scottish modern day Stephane Grappelli on violin, virtuoso guitarists Ged Brockie and Mike Nisbet plus legendary double bassist Kenny Ellis, p…
Misha Rachlevsky and the multi award-winning Russian String Orchestra return for seven special evening concerts, each totally different, showcasing major works from the 18th centur…
A series of informal afternoon performances by one of Scotland’s leading fiddle exponents.
Every song a classic! Hailed by critics and fans alike as a one of the finest songwriters of his generation, Friedman has achieved legendary, pop icon status for chart-topping hits…
Main Street Blues, one of Scotland’s top blues bands, will be performing an exciting evening of foot-stomping acoustic blues and roots.
Fire in the Grate play their favourite American roots country music.
Guitarist Stephen Morrison guides you on a journey with the music of Spain.
A celebration of the life and songs of one of the most influential performers and humanitarians of the 1970s. Performed by ‘one of Scotland’s best singers’ (Tom Paxton).
Luna Blu are a contemporary vocal trio based in the North East of England.
Pianist and educator Richard Michael BEM celebrates his 70th birthday by appearing with family members, Paul Michael (bass), Hilary Michael (violin and sax) and Joanna Duncan (viol…
Emma and Isbel are both passionate composers of traditional music, which is what initially brought them together as a duo.
Music from the Heart with Andrew Leslie and Stephen Roberts is a concert for lovers of acoustic music featuring compositions by Andrew Leslie played on acoustic guitars and double …
Geoff Robb was the winner of the 2018 Brighton Fringe Live Music Award and since then he has been writing music inspired by trees.
A return Fringe visit by Scottish duo Malt & Rye to the award-winning Edinburgh Jazz Bar with their highly successful show.
This International Japanese pianist gives two recitals of music mainly by Chopin, to include his second Piano Concerto with the Fyrish String Quartet.
Broadcaster Mark Stephen and singer-songwriter Gill Bowman look beyond the haggis and tartan to the real Scotland – stories, secret places and iconic songs.
Bowie as you’ve never heard him before… Former NME Male Vocalist of the Year and West End star Oliver Darley brings his own inimitable style to the music of this iconic artist.
Following their run of sell-out lunchtime acoustic blues shows in Fringe 2018, Whisky Road are back with their lunchtime acoustic blues show.
Though known as a world-class electric player, Scotland’s own blues guitar virtuoso and radgiest of gadgies, here plays acoustic versions of original and obscure cover songs in a s…
Ice-cool classics and red-hot originals from Scotland’s native guitar-slinging troubadour.
Join us for a huge selection of free acoustic music, duos, bands, singers and more through the day and night on this launch day of Fringe Music on the Grassmarket.
Afternoon concerts have long been a feature of our day-to-day activities at St Giles’ Cathedral, and each year we continue to welcome artists from all over the world to perform in …
This virtuoso duo, returning for their third year, are exploring the rich and mellow sounds of hang drums accompanied by acoustic and bass guitar.
The word Latchepen is an exclamation of happiness in the Romani language.
Critically acclaimed as one of the world’s greatest tribute shows, Simon & Garfunkel Through the Years returns to the Edinburgh Fringe after five consecutive sell-out years with …
International touring songwriter Dan Haynes comes to Edinburgh as part of his Had Some Falls tour.
The McTaggart sisters Elsa Jean McTaggart and her youngest sister Miss Irenie Rose present a rare opportunity to hear these two highly acclaimed singers/songwriters/multi-instrumen…
A musical treat to really raise the spirits! See Misha Rachlevsky and his renowned ensemble of young Russian string players in a slightly different light.
Two native singer/songwriters return to the Fringe for the seventh consecutive year.
Herald Angel (2017) and Spirit of the Fringe (2018) award winners, Misha Rachlevsky and his Russian String Orchestra return with a new series of captivating afternoon concerts.
A Songwriters’ Circle returns to the Fringe in a slightly different format for 2019, presenting two of Scotland’s finest songwriters playing a one-off show as a duo.
Join us down at The Shore for live music every Friday and Saturday evening, and Sunday afternoon during the Fringe.
Matt is the longest standing member on the entertainment team at The Angels Share, performing every Friday night since May 2014.
Craig on the Cliff – Craig Herbertson, Edinburgh singer, presents Cauld Blast Warm Heart, a celebration of the works of Robert Burns, Scotland’s national poet, the genius who gav…
Join us for two sets from our top-notch house band, plus swing DJs and special guests with upbeat music from the 1920s-40s.
Music is theatre in this gigantic travelling walnut-mahogany musical hug made entirely from upcycled pianos.
Wild man of the accordion, Sandy Brechin, launches a brand new show of fast and funky traditional tune sets, featuring amazing new compositions from the long-awaited forthcoming th…
Join us for a prime selection of acoustic music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night with different musicians and duos specially chosen for the Fringe; performing each night i…
‘Brilliant blend of sharp wit, optimism and perfectly dark humour’ ***** (EdFestMag.
Wild and wonderful #Pianodrome house band S!nk bring you to life with a full spectrum of new music and movement in their traveling 100-seat amphitheatre made entirely from upcycled…
Climb is a live album brought to life through compelling characters, storytelling, and original music blending bossa nova, jazz, reggae, and soul, written and performed by Duane Fo…
Twenty-nine nights of the best local and international folk music showcasing a different artist each night. There are only 30 seats so book early to save disappointment.
A screening of multi award-winning film Black Snow, about the legacy of Britain’s biggest ever mining disaster (Barnsley, 1866), and how a community absorbed that heritage into t…
Ronnie and Maggie have been a regular feature around the Midlothian folk scene for a number of years.
Debut performance by brand-new band, BrÒg, featuring legendary piper Gary West on pipes, whistles, vocals and guitar; virtuoso fiddler Greg Borland on fiddle and bass, and the sen…
Piano music of Erik Satie.
Nick Keir, the Edinburgh folksinger and songwriter, left us too early in 2013.
The Symphony No.
Two of the UK’s acoustic/folk scene’s finest songwriters join forces for a series of concerts filled with songs and music, chat and banter and intimate insights into their approach…
‘A dazzling night of classy vintage swing and gypsy jazz played by a band that combines brilliant musicianship and warm personality’ (JazzScotland.
Born in Manchester, now based in Texas, Clive Gregson is an accomplished singer, musician and producer of world-renown and one of the most respected songwriters of his time.
Twice nominated at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Jed Grimes’s arrangements of mainly traditional songs are innovative and sophisticated, his sometimes flamboyant guitar underpinning…
A once successful acoustic duo, which was at the top of their game, suddenly breaks up for reasons unknown.
Rab’s delighted to be bringing his current solo show, hot on the heels of a new album, to AMC.
One Woman, One Cello and 500 Years of Music.
Superb duo: Catriona McKay (clarsach) and Chris Stout (Shetland fiddle/viola).
Alastair Savage is one of Scotland’s most versatile fiddle performers.
Ukelear Fusion, the resident ukulele band of the University of St Andrews Music Society, makes their Fringe debut! This ensemble of fun-loving, nerdy, ukulele-toting friends perfor…
A sell-out at AMC in 2017 brings InAbsence back this year with another all-acoustic set of fan favourites and new tracks making their debut exclusively for this show.
Enjoy folk songs mostly from Scotland and the Americas, with themes of travel, survival and philosophical reflection on what life throws at us.
Technically brilliant, thrillingly passionate and globally in demand, Finnish violin soloist Anna-Liisa Bezrodny is ‘a real and true musician.
In Misha’s Gang, the Russian String Orchestra pays homage to the great composers.
Performing stripped back versions of popular songs will be Nigerian-born Ibiyemi with the soulful voice some have described as ‘smooth chocolate’.
For two nights only! ‘One of Britain’s finest song interpreters’ (Sing Out).
Bringing energy and charisma, the Fyrish String Quartet presents a thrilling programme including Mozart’s enigmatic Dissonance quartet, K 465, and Elgar’s quartet in E minor, Op 83…
Taylor & Leigh return to the Fringe, bringing soulful Country Blues.
Another AMC Fringe sell-out in 2017.
It is very hard to describe the almost endless amalgam of different influences in Claude’s playing, all melting into each other as he moves from classical openings, across a whole …
An afternoon concert series by one of Scotland’s leading fiddle exponents.
Stephen Quigg, a long established folk singer and former member of the legendary band The McCalmans, and Pernille Quigg, originally from Denmark, a folk singer and songwriter.
Stephen Morrison performs a diverse array of compositions for classical guitar from this vast and varied cultural landscape.
The accomplished London-based cellist Anne-Isabel Meyer and Edinburgh pianist Chris Harding return to the Fringe to play three consecutive concerts of Bach’s Gamben Sonatas and …
Join us for an evening of chilled jazz as new Scottish quintet The Misinformed Quintet makes their Edinburgh Festival Fringe and AMC debut with One Note at a Time, a one-time perf…
Join this talented duo as they play a selection of much-loved pieces from the duo’s repertoire. An afternoon of enjoyment.
Fringe Herald Angel Award winner for music returns with a cherry-picked selection from his extensive repertoire of over 100 songs.
Rab and Jill bring their unique collaboration to AMC in 2018.
The Circle returns to the Fringe for its sixth year.
Performing together since 2008, the acclaimed young Scottish duo have taken their music across the UK and return to the festival this year to take you on a journey through unique s…
Fiery Celtic blues/rock’n’roll.
A five-piece harmony group singing original songs by Tom Fairnie.
Singing sisters Sorella are a vocal harmony band from the North East of Scotland who emanate a unique and distinctive blend, leaving a lasting impression on their listeners.
Bill Alexander returns to the Fringe to give a piano recital of a favourite selection of rondos, nocturnes, waltzes, études and the sonata in B minor Op 58.
Alastair celebrates Scotland’s magical fiddle tradition in the glorious Canongate Kirk acoustic.
With snappy strathspeys to heartfelt airs, and rip-roaring reels to chripy jigs, Rachel Hair and Ron Jappy are two of Scotland’s most respected traditional musicians.
Sold out AMC2017! Alex (the Scottish modern day Stephane Grappelli) on violin and virtuoso guitarists Ged Brockie and Mike Nisbet plus legendary double bassist Kenny Ellis, perform…
Scottish guitar virtuoso Andy Gunn brings his soulful bluesy set to the Fringe with a rare stripped-back performance featuring songs from his latest album, Too Many Guitars to Give…
Winners of Sunday Herald’s Best Unsigned Band Competition, Inverness female fronted indie-folk combo Dorec-a-belle bring their potent combination of gorgeous harmonies, catchy song…
Tree is a folk-rock guitarist and vocalist, originating from Belfast who with this show makes her Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut at AMC.
Original world music from West Texas to West Africa! Ty’s Fingerstyle guitar bridges cultures, genres and styles in original compositions that unite and excite.
Selling out shows in 2014 and 2015 and returning for their fifth year running, Brack’n’File bring a new exciting element featuring the amazing voices of grandmother (Maureen Brack)…
A series of very special evening concerts which combine the wonderfully vibrant playing of the Herald Angel Award-winning Russian String Orchestra with the atmospheric and historic…
A musical cocktail of golden standards, sultry blues and 60s grooves arranged for guitar, voice and double bass.
Hailed by critics and fans alike as a one of the finest songwriters of his generation, Friedman has achieved legendary, pop-icon status for chart-topping hits Ariel, Lucky Stars, L…
Alfred Lennox Leishman and Finlay Hay invite you to the premiere of The Votadini Classical Guitar Duo! These two young musicians of the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin School, studying …
An Alpine treat to get over that midweek pisté.
When midnight strikes join Broken Bones Matilda in The Vaults.
Award-winning Nashville songwriter, Heidi Burson, tells an artist’s story of shared human experience.
A journey through chamber music gems with the Edinburgh Quartet – featuring works by Mozart, Bruckner, Beethoven, Schubert, Dvorak and Gesualdo over three performances.
This talented, international Japanese-born pianist returns to the Fringe to perform Mozart’s piano concerto No 12 and Chopin’s Piano Concerto No 1.
Exciting Scottish acoustic blues trio featuring three acclaimed Scottish blues musicians.
Main Street Blues, one of Scotland’s top blues bands, will be performing an exciting evening of foot stomping, acoustic blues and roots.
Following their previous sold-out Fringe show, acclaimed Scottish songwriters The Mars Patrol return to perform an intimate one-off hometown show at Merchant’s Hall in the heart of…
Join us for a huge selection of acoustic music, duos, bands, rock, folk music, singers and more every day and night of the Fringe.
New Zealand’s foremost comedy singer-songwriter, when ranked alphabetically, presents original comedy songs.
A unique concert, which celebrates the unforgettable music of Simon & Garfunkel.
Herald Angel winners on their 2017 Fringe debut, Misha Rachlevsky and his 14-strong Gang (Russian String Orchestra) return to Edinburgh with a completely new set of powerful music …
A return visit by Scottish duo Malt & Rye to the award-winning Edinburgh Jazz Bar with their own brand of acoustic blues and roots music played on acoustic guitar and double bass w…
Five-star reviewed and ThreeWeeks Editors’ Award-winner Elsa Jean McTaggart, returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2018 to launch her well-known folk and Scottish music show,…
Take songs that stop conversations, a voice that could stop wars and a fiddle that stops at nothing, and you have the icon Elsa McTaggart.
Join us every Friday night throughout the festival to enjoy the very best in local live music talent, including classic covers and soulful contemporary jazz, all the way through un…
Two native singer/songwriters return to the Fringe for the sixth consecutive year.
Visit St Giles’ Cathedral and enjoy a relaxed musical concert from performers from all over the world in a unique and beautiful historical setting.
In the Contini Live Lounge we will be featuring an eclectic mix of genres from some of Scotland’s top musicians.
Miss Irenie Rose sings the well-loved songs written and sung by Joan Baez.
Following previous five-star reviews, this unique talent returns to perform thought-provoking, evocative, original songs in a wonderfully intimate setting.
‘Anesti Danelis delivers the funny with a hefty side of heart.
Sofía & Marcelo are an innovative Mexican duo who combine different musical elements to achieve an experience in the spectator.
Join us for a prime selection of acoustic music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night with different musicians and duos specially chosen for the Fringe, performing each night i…
Brilliant multi-instrumentalists S!nk host a nightly cornucopia of new music, movement and more in the world’s first ever #Pianodrome.
Every night in the main bar, enjoy live music from local Scottish talent. Drop in and be entertained all night long.
Thirty nights of the best local and international folk music showcasing a different artist each night. There’s only 30 seats, so book early to save disappointment.
Sold out AMC (2016) and were accordingly awarded a coveted Fringe sell-out laurel.
A faithful and heartfelt tribute to the beautiful Robert Plant and Alison Krauss album Raising Sand.
From pin-drop delicacy to infectious grooves that leave you smiling, this renowned singer-songwriter brings you songs of love and seafood with some very special guest appearances.
Main Street Blues are a high-energy blues band that bring together a powerful mix of acoustic and up-tempo electric blues material.
A 45-minute showcase of happiness, heartbreak and adventure as told by songwriter Alex.
One of Scotland’s most respected musicians and a versatile keyboard improviser in all styles, Richard Michael BEM brings his dazzling fingers and presentation skills to the fore in…
Nature, love and life: a programme of 19th-century art song devised by Stephen Morrison (guitar) and Jenny Nex (soprano) who bring an impassioned immediacy to performance of works …
An exciting collaboration featuring two of the country’s most versatile instrumentalists.
Superb duo: Catriona McKay (Clarsach) and Chris Stout (Shetland fiddle/viola).
Sarah Jane Morris and Antonio Forcione are promoting their collaborative album Compared to What.
Brodsky Station is a watery, imaginative space where Joseph Brodsky’s poetry helps characters to tell a story of the struggle against circumstance, finding one’s place in the world…
Since starting comedy just a few years ago Stu Woodings has managed to win a number of awards, as well as multiple nominations.
Not a same ol’ same ol’ gig! Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performan…
Join us for a Burns Night with a difference! Revisit old favourites and discover more about Scotland’s bard in this light-hearted performance of his much loved songs and poems.
The orchestra of the Canongait and conductor Robert Dick make their 10th consecutive Fringe appearance with a performance of Tchaikovsky’s ever-popular first piano concerto, with p…
For one night only! ‘One of Britain’s finest song interpreters’ (SingOut.
For His Lordship’s entertainment: In August 1717, Handel joined Lord Carnarvon’s household as what we would now call composer in residence at Cannons where Johann Christoph Pepusch…
A series of solo concerts celebrating the magical Scots fiddle tradition by one of the country’s leading exponents.
The story of the clarinet told from a truly global perspective by Scotland’s premier clarinet ensemble, in virtuosic performances on clarinets of all sizes.
The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a sixth consecutive year for two concerts.
From Inverness, capital of the Highlands, this award-winning, indie-folk line-up bring their potent combination of gorgeous harmonies, catchy songs and unique instrumentation to th…
Stephen Quigg, a long established folksinger and former member of the legendary band The McCalmans, and Pernille Quigg, originally from Denmark, a folk singer and songwriter.
Wéko is a Taiwanese-born singer-songwriter inspired by her multicultural upbringing in Scotland, Taiwan, Scandinavia and California.
Passionate international artist Martyna Kazmierczak has swiftly earned a specialist reputation for historical keyboard performance, mastering instruments from the 16th century thro…
Alastair presents his annual celebration of the Scots fiddle tradition in the Canongate Kirk’s vibrant acoustic.
Master songsmith Dean Friedman delivers a fun, informative, practical take on the art and craft of songwriting.
Everything you would expect from a renowned Russian string orchestra.
A one-man band greatest hits tribute to the legend Johnny Cash featuring Monty Cotton, as seen on The Voice.
The History of Jazz Piano is now expanded into a journey over three nights taking in the greatest jazz pianists from Fats Waller to Oscar Peterson and Bill Evans.
Selling out shows in 2014 and 2015 and now returning for their fourth consecutive AMC year, Brack’n’File feature material from some of Canada’s foremost singer-songwriters in…
Scottish early guitar/lute specialist and composer Gordon Ferries plays solos by the great 19th-century guitarist/composer Mauro Giuliani including Le Bouquet Emblematique (where e…
Join Aaron Ayjay as he takes a comedic and sometimes musical journey through dating, marriage, divorce, death and other life experience stuff from his point of view…
Alex – the Scottish modern-day Stephane Grappelli – on violin, and virtuoso guitarists Ged Brockie and Mike Nisbet plus legendary double bassist Kenny Ellis, perform truly into…
Wendy’s spellbinding show offers stunning interpretations of contemporary and traditional Scots, French, American and Canadian songs: Leonard Cohen, Mark Knopfler, Robert Burns, …
In Absence bring an all acoustic set to AMC for the first time, showcasing in its entirety their upcoming debut album.
Stephen Morrison performs a recital of evocatively beautiful guitar music from the great nation of Mexico.
These Fife musicians: Kirsty Howe (horn), Alasdair Hill (oboe) Janice Gibson (piano), will play their fifth Fringe, presenting a jazzy number by Paul Basler, romantic Schumann, a h…
Los Angeles pop-rockers Celsi and Bragg team up with Dublin’s Maitland, forming a high-energy, high-flying trio.
Edinburgh sibilings Taylor & Leigh return to the Fringe after last year’s sell-out show, bringing their blisteringly-hot country blues.
Inaugurating the Friends of St Cecilia’s 2017 Fringe season in the stunningly refurbished concert hall on Niddry Street, John Kitchen and David Gerrard will demonstrate the flamboy…
Dean Friedman is currently playing his fourth year running in the Apex Hotel in Grassmarket, although he has been performing at the Edinburgh Fringe for years before that.
‘A gorgeous way to start the second hour of today’s show.
This Japanese-born international pianist returns to the Fringe with a charming programme of music by Chopin, Bach and Mozart and finishes with Pictures at an Exhibition by Mussorg…
Over two recitals, Stefan Warzycki performs all Chopin’s Op 10 études as recast for the left hand by Leopold Godowsky.
Two Irish and eastern European women talk about immigration.
Neil and Kathryn offer a unique blending of Scottish smallpipes, clarinet, vocals, guitar, whistles and maybe Highland pipes.
New show for this year at the award winning Jazz Bar from Scottish duo Colorblind Slim.
Violin and Piano.
Returning from Australia after a successful Edinburgh Fringe debut in 2016, A Case of You is a poignant, imaginative and dynamic homage to one of the greatest songwriters of the Wo…
Three of the UK’s finest singer-songwriters come together to perform their songs, collaborate and chat about the inspirations and processes behind their songwriting.
A good dose of local acoustic talent, join us for a selection of music treats from some of Edinburgh’s finest musicians.
As Carey’s marriage crumbles, he swaps his wife for a guitar, elopes with it and writes songs about how he’s definitely not having a midlife crisis.
McSorleys is Edinburgh’s premiere live music venue, showcasing up-and-coming local acts and the best Irish bands, seven nights a week. Edinburgh’s number one Irish bar!
Nick Harper has a rich acoustic/folk heritage (folk legend Roy Harper’s son) recognised worldwide.
Local singer and guitarist Matt Dunn entertains every Friday at Angels Share. His style and repertoire caters to a wide audience.
Two of Edinburgh’s finest resident songwriters Nicholson and Gore perform songs of freedom and social justice.
Following 2016 five-star reviews, this unique talent returns to perform thought-provoking, evocative original songs in a wonderfully intimate setting.
‘Nick Cope is the indie-surrealist kids’ entertainer Robyn Hitchcock and Syd Barrett, foolishly distracted by cult status, never were.
One is good with his fingers, the other is good with his mouth.
Theatre today increasingly falls into one of two broad camps.
Africa Entsha, a smart, slick a cappella five-piece who reached a global audience in 2010 performing at the World Cup opening ceremony.
When choosing the most
appropriate art form to explain statistical significance, Dan
Attfield settled on hip-hop as having the most educational value.
Phoenix Session is based in London and works with some of the most exciting emerging artists from the UK’s independent music scene.
Jacqueline & the Sensations is a band from the UK that performs Jacqueline’s original songs.
Star of ITV and BBC, Carly Smallman makes her Brighton Fringe debut with a work-in-progress hour of comedy.
The world’s going to hell in a handcart, with climate change, extremism and cliches like ‘going to hell in a handcart’.
From his first eponymous album in 1962 to his latest, Fallen Angels, via his never-ending tour, Bob Dylan has always divided opinion: Upsetting the Establishment as a Folk/protest …
Beethoven at lunchtimes.
“Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground” said Roosevelt.
New Note Orchestra and Guests.
The Wild is a three piece Americana/Alternative Folk band from Sussex, aged between 16 and 17, playing all original material uniquely arranged and utilising the many instruments th…
Captivating harp duo, 94 Strings, is a collaboration between Sussex-based harpists Alexandra King and Fiona Hosford.
Paul Prem Nadama is a singer-songwriter-guitarist of beautiful, soulful acoustic songs, with a new-age twist.
“Stories can conquer fear, you know.
Follow multi-award-winning fiddle/cello duo An Dhá as they prowl through an Urban Folk music jungle, hunting perfection and exploring the wilderness of the Celtic tradition.
This legendary singer/songwriter/Pop-icon performs his chart hits ‘Ariel’, ‘Lucky Stars’, ‘Lydia’ and more.
Mairi is a Scottish singer/songwriter celebrating the vibrant connection between Scots and American roots music.
Following his two very successful previous shows, Mitchell returns with another programme of solos, including his own compositions and songs in various styles.
Robert Schumann’s Fairy Tales for clarinet, viola and piano, stormy and tender, set the mood for György Kurtág’s deeply-felt Hommage to R.
Jimmy Hutchison will take you on a guided tour through Scottish traditional song, from the Bothy Ballads of the north-east of Scotland, love songs, humorous songs to the great Bord…
John Kitchen’s latest programme promises his audience uncommon delights.
Former member of the legendary McCalmans, Stephen has formed a new duo with his Danish wife Pernille.
Born in Manchester, now based in Texas, Clive Gregson is a world-renowned and accomplished singer, musician and producer.
Jean Rondeau has been stirring up the early music scene since winning the Bruges Harpsichord Competition.
Driving traditional and original songs, plus breakneck speed tune sets from the highly successful ten-year partnership of accordion ambassador Sandy Brechin and Borders singer and …
Familiar Ghost is an eclectic mix of the wiliest of musicians bringing together a thoughtful blend of lyrics and melody, augmented with an array of vocal harmonies and instrumentat…
The Scottish Saxophone Ensemble present haunting psalms and whirling reels by contemporary Irish and Scottish composers Ian Wilson, Ross Ainslie and Eddie McGuire, and welcomes spe…
Gordon Ferries presents a new, mainly solo programme inspired by compositions of the early nineteenth-century Hungarian guitar virtuoso, Johann Kaspar Mertz.
Conductor Robert Dick and Orchestra of the Canongait’s wider 2016 project encompasses performing nine Beethoven symphonies and five piano concerti.
Caroline Gilmour could be a worldwide smash’ (Sun).
Once again the band take the stage at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with great songs taken from their latest album, Fire in the Glen, and material from previous albums.
The band’s fifth consecutive year appearing at the AMC.
Robert Dick and his Orchestra of the Canongait’s wider 2016 project encompasses performing nine Beethoven symphonies and five piano concerti.
One of Scotland’s best bands make their Fringe debut with an intimate, one-off acoustic show at the Merchant’s Hall, playing songs from their new album, Human Condition.
25 years later and he is only getting started.
2016 sees the release of Alastair’s long-awaited fourth album and his first completely unaccompanied fiddle recording.
USA-based, New Zealand pianist Charles Whitehead programmes an intriguing recital of Bach, Chopin, the grand Liszt Sonata, plus Persian-influenced music by fellow New Zealand piani…
Double D’s performances are always an enjoyable mixture of songs and tunes, mainly Scottish traditional, or modern but in a traditional style.
A songwriting partnership, forged in the wilds of Scotland.
Ian Bruce and Ian Walker combined have been producing songs for 80 years! Their creative partnership is unique in current Scottish folk music, both for the quality and worldwide re…
Come and experience Anne-Isabel Meyer, the London-based cellist who returns again to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to perform all the Bach Cello Suites over three days.
This acclaimed cellist returns with Bach expert, Peter Lea-Cox, to play Schumann’s accompanied versions of the six Bach cello Suites.
Acclaimed violin and piano duo Sophia Bartlette and Amoret Abis celebrate women composers in an exciting, eclectic mix of genres and great works.
An exciting collaboration between one of Scotland’s most versatile fiddle exponents and virtuoso English cellist Tom Rathbone.
Be astounded by Stefan Warzycki’s series of two recitals of virtuoso works from the left-hand piano music repertoire.
Paul Joseph and Matt Solstone formed PanAcoustic in 2014 through a mutual love of instrumental acoustic music and knowing the infinite possibilities of the guitar duo.
Two antifolk-Punk musicians, Depresstival and Tim Loud, bring their melodic, musical whinge fest to Bob’s BlundaBus.
Alastair presents a concert of music from Scotland’s proud fiddle tradition in the wonderful ambience of the Canongate Kirk.
Nick Harper is a great guitarist and a good singer, but a middling lyricist.
Atmospheric songs, an eclectic range of instruments, beautiful harmonies and arrangements blended with Scottish, Irish and African traditions.
Rab Noakes returns to AMC with a show based on his well-received 2015 album I’m Walkin’ Here.
Conductor Robert Dick and Orchestra of the Canongait’s wider 2016 project encompasses performing all nine Beethoven symphonies and five piano concerti.
Singer/songwriter Joanna Eden traces the musical journey of her hero Joni Mitchell.
Taylor & Leigh return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with their sell-out show of blisteringly hot country blues.
Cillis – short for St.
From pin-drop delicacy to infectious grooves that leave you smiling.
Highly respected songwriter Larry from today’s American folk tradition returns to AMC and the Fringe with original ballads and powerful contemporary messages, told with the care of…
An acoustic programme of traditional and contemporary songs in French and English presented by singer Coreen Scott and friends.
Luke is a young roots singer/songwriter from Canterbury, Kent, and 2013 saw him nominated for both the Horizon Award for Best Emerging Talent and the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award.
Enjoy an indulgently refreshing, mix of luxuriant guitar music.
‘Simply outstanding jazz musicianship’ (Turin International Jazz Festival).
These Fife musicians return once again to the Edinburgh Fringe.
‘What a gorgeous way to start the second hour of today’s show with studio guest, Rosie Nimmo.
Sainte Jane: Born from Lauren St.
Kiya Heartwood is an award-winning roots folk singer-songwriter who performs with her band Tejas (Anna Harris on fiddle/backing vocals and Jana Pochop on guitar).
This legendary singer/songwriter and pop-icon performs his chart hits Ariel, Lucky Stars, Lydia and more.
Countertenor James Laing, theorbo player James Akers and bass violist Susanna Pell’s hour long feast of Dowland was one of the most spectacular concerts I have attended in a whil…
Since winning the Sunday Herald’s Best Unsigned Band Competition in 2013, Inverness’s all-female foursome, Dorec-a-belle, have played across Scotland, including at major festivals …
This American cello and piano duo, on their Fringe debut, will perform two glorious masterpieces: Beethoven’s Viennese classical Sonata in A major, op.
It would be hard to find a piano recital in this year’s festivals better than those by this Japanese-born international soloist.
New for this year: Main Street Blues have created a fully acoustic blues and roots show with a powerful set of original material plus blues classics.
Let acoustic duo Lunabaï weave you into a world of spirited sound.
‘Infectious energy!’ (Observer).
The accomplished and acclaimed Hungarian-born violinist Tamas Fejes returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to perform from his debut CD a selection of Sonatas and Partitas by JS …
Lost Horizons presents some of the finest folk and acoustic music from across the UK.
We walk down into the stone basement of the Royal Oak; a tiny room, space for a couple of performers and a crowd of about thirty, all crammed in.
Singer/songwriter from Inverness. Deep, melodic and lyrical songs from a young new talent. Inspirations include PJ Harvey, Stevie Nicks, Lisa Gerard.
In the setting of voice, bass and guitar, Sophie Bancroft and Tom Lyne create a dynamic, entertaining and intimate interpretation of beautiful songs.
Gone Native is made up of two Scottish musicians, Kevin Gore and Bobby Nicholson, who decided that there wasn’t enough of a local presence at the Fringe.
This educational, charming piece on an American folk-rock visionary is fittingly presented by an up-and-coming sensation of the same genre, Dan Clews.
Part of the PBH Free Fringe, Malones will play host to a variety of musicians from across the globe.
Rare chance to enjoy this unique talent performing thought-provoking, evocative original songs in one of Scotland’s most intimate music venues.
Three guys playing stripped back, bluesy tunes about life and the world we live in.
Monty Cotton, a seasoned performer and musician woke up one day and realised he could imitate Johnny Cash.
Join Classical Folk for another evening of Schubert, Paganini, Massenet, Boccherini; gipsy and folk songs; tales of composers.
An unique opportunity to hear some of the best young musicians from the Gaza Music School, part of the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music.
Brighton-based musical comedian Hannah Brackenbury performs silly songs on the themes of pound shops, vodka, selfies, tiny horses, cake, country music, cats and more!
Professional harpist Alice Kirwan brings an unique and innovative harp recital programme to One Church Brighton.
This award-winning theatre company returns with its hilarious, heart-warming adaptation of the Beatrix Potter tale of a poor tailor, who falls foul of his cat when he rescues the m…
Jacko Hooper combines delicate acoustic noodlings with a soulful, emotive voice.
Joyful swing and vocal harmony, from a time when men were gentlemen and courteous, and women were true and noble.
Well-loved street performers, Edinburgh Fringe sell-outs, and ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ semi-finalists, Bang On!, create captivating rhythms using anything from plastic bags and wat…
Short stories set to music.
Sarah Jane Morris and Antonio Forcione come together in a worldwide tour to promote the launch of their collaborative album, ‘Compared to What’, which includes some wry comedy, lov…
Join the Know My Neighbour campaign for a week of free activities and performances to encourage neighbourliness in our city! Come and be entertained, connect with others and all wh…
Local Brighton pianist, Johan de Cock, presents an hour-long recital of Baroque sonatas by Antonio Soler, a classical sonata by Joseph Haydn, two late elegies by Franz Liszt, selec…
Mishka Shubaly defies easy description.
Pulling up a stool in
front of the intimate, softly lit stage down in the basement of Komedia, reminiscent
of so many NYC music venues, the audience and I settled in to enjoy the…
Just the usual open mic night at the Iron Duke.
Critically-acclaimed pianist Helen Burford returns to Brighton Fringe with a fascinating solo programme, featuring works by Somei Satoh, Piazzolla, Handel and Timo Andres.
Since 2007, award-winning a cappella sensation ‘In the Smoke’ has been wowing audiences with its own high-energy take on great songs you know and great songs you don’t .
Sublime popular classics by celebrated British composers, featuring professional soloists and instrumentalists, amidst stunning surroundings of St Bartholomew’s Church.
Acclaimed violin and piano duo Sophia Bartlette and Amoret Abis return for their third Brighton Fringe recital to celebrate women composers.
Singing minstrels Guy Hayward and Will Parsons of the British Pilgrimage Trust, lead us in an evening about the re-introduction of pilgrimage to 21st century Britain.
One year on from “the closest election in modern times” ‘I Demand a Recount!’ tackles the questions that can’t wait until GE2020.
Martha Tilston has carved her unique niche in the modern English folk scene with sharp, original songs that dissect the modern world.
The Brighton Showcase hosts the best in new and up-and-coming local talent every Wednesday evening at award-winning venue, The Brunswick.
Brighton’s premier ‘Jazz Jam’ with Paul Richards.
Hullabaloo Community Quire presents ‘We Are Stardust!’
Join Hullabaloo and friends Robb Johnson, Naomi Bedford, Bela Emerson, Steven Grainger and WeBop choir, for a joyful celebra…
Terry Pack’s Trees is an unfeasibly large ensemble, of up to 40 local musicians, which performs exciting, groove-based, new and original jazz.
Ellie Ford is an alternative folk artist who fronts a five-piece band of multi-instrumentalists.
Share the excitement of ensemble performance of brand new works by young composers, with the Orchestra of Sound and Light.
The Fiddler’s Elbow plays host to a showcase of alternative folk, blues and roots acts for the third year running, featuring Black Fields, Paul Murray, Edd Mann, Warsaw Radio, Rota…
The New York master tweaks the nose of musical convention, pokes the eye of received wisdom and burns the rule book of the past.
Glasgow-based Aurea Quartet comprises of four prize-winning graduates of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Returning to The Brunton (Musselburgh) with original and traditional Scottish folk music, stories and songs delivered with a charismatic stage presence and unique sense of humour.
An eclectic mix of great songs with North London’s finest harmonymongers.
Linten Adie is an Edinburgh-based community singing group.
Born in Manchester, now based in Texas, Clive Gregson is an accomplished singer, musician and producer of world-renown.
Renowned traditional music genius, Cathal McConnell, founding member of the Boys of the Lough is joined by Christine Hanson on cello and Duncan Wood on fiddle, for an unmissable co…
Described by Lau’s Aidan O’Rourke as having ‘an accuracy and tone that many fiddlers only dream of,’ Patsy is one of the UK’s finest and most in-demand traditional musicians.
Kathy Stewart, American singer and songwriter from White Plains, New York, brings her music to the Edinburgh Festival. Backed by her band of Frequent Flyers. Pure emotion.
The only performer to hold the dual honours of a Lifetime Achievement award by BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and induction into the Scots Traditional Music Hall of Fame, Gaughan returns …
Students of Edinburgh Napier University return to the Fringe to perform a wonderful selection of solo piano repertoire, including works by Bach, Mozart, Schumann and Brahms.
Tim Cais and Chris Harding present two recitals of cello and piano music focusing on the works of Felix Mendelssohn, including both Cello Sonatas and the stunning Variations Concer…
Award-winning guitar virtuoso Antonio Forcione joins dynamic Brazilian percussionist Adriano Adewale to form a breathtaking duo which masterfully blends soul-jazz and Brazilian gui…
Featuring singer/songwriter Euan Drysdale on vocals, guitar and piano and Alastair Savage on fiddle.
Following his AMC 2014 Fringe sell-out show, well-known Edinburgh musician Tony Mitchell (ex Rankin File member) returns with solos, songs and self-compositions in a variety of aco…
Steph Macleod is a critically acclaimed singer/songwriter who is getting airplay on Radio 2 as well getting to play gigs all over the UK and Europe.
Tearing it up with his own raucous interpretation of traditional blues, Pistol Pete Wearn is a renowned vocalist, slide guitarist, harmonica player and songwriter.
This well-established, popular local group have one simple aim: to entertain.
‘Pure of voice and flexible enough to shift her overall tone from a high silky, almost hypnotic lull.
Heather has the voice of an angel with the power of a hurricane.
Allan will sing his songs of the road, written from a lifetime of travelling throughout the world.
Song for The Bowdoin, Old Zeb, and Song for Gale – examples from a writer considered a leading voice in the American folk tradition.
Amos and Rocks make a long awaited return to Edinburgh and the Fringe with a superb compilation of songs, with material from their first two albums and also from their exciting new…
The upstairs room in the historic Arthur Conan Doyle building offers the perfect setting for a relaxed evening of fiddle melodies by one of the country’s leading exponents.
Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances that take blues, S…
The curious and eclectic musical world of Edinburgh-based duo, Various Moons, comprising artist, songwriter and poet, Colin Donati, and jazz-influenced firebrand classical cellist,…
The accomplished London-based cellist Anne-Isabel Meyer and Edinburgh pianist Chris Harding play three consecutive concerts of Bach’s Gamben Sonatas and Brahms’ magnificent Cel…
Alastair returns to the wonderful surroundings of the Canongate Kirk for his annual celebration of the Scottish fiddle tradition.
Come and experience once again Anne-Isabel Meyer’s performances of the six Cello Suites over three days in St Cuthbert’s Parish Church.
Technical wizardry and impressive attention to detail.
Strangely, apart from the Military Tattoo, there is not much piping in Edinburgh during the Festival.
Siblings Màiri and Calum Macleod present an exciting programme demonstrating the variety of Scottish clàrsach music across a number of genres through original compositions, tradi…
British guitarists The Showhawk Duo have dazzled audiences worldwide with their spectacular approach to playing the guitar.
Gordon Ferries and Stephen Morrison return with a new compilation to delight their many followers.
The Orchestra of the Canongait and its conductor, Robert Dick, have been developing an enviable reputation over the past few years for the quality of their performances of some of …
Norman Lamont returns to AMC with more toe-tapping observations.
Low fidelity musical based on the horror-romantic comic saga by Davide Toffolo with the songs of Tre Allegri Ragazzi Morti, the popular indie band with the skull masks.
Paula Ryan is a compelling singer/songwriter from Ireland, whose powerful, insightful songs are inspired by the lyricism and passion of her Gaelic roots and driven by funky rhythmi…
Scotland’s visionary guitarist/composer returns with an astonishingly powerful new trio line-up of his award-winning Indo-Western ensemble, with Raju das Baul, mesmerising exponent…
The David Latto Band bring their brand of celtic-tinged Americana to [email protected] Bride’s and the Fringe for the first time.
This legendary singer/songwriter performs his classic hits Ariel, Lucky Stars, Lydia and more.
Critically acclaimed and loved by audiences across North America and the UK, Canadian born, Oxford-dwelling Miriam Jones will open the Connected Arts Festival in 2015.
The British soul, jazz and r’n’b singer who topped the UK pop charts with The Communards in 1986 with ‘Don’t Leave Me This Way’.
A relaxed and informal programme of songs presented by Scottish singer Coreen Scott.
Fringe sell-out show 2014! ‘.
Three of Scotland’s finest singer/songwriters come together to perform their songs, collaborate and chat about the inspirations and processes behind their songwriting.
Irish singer/songwriter, novelist, coach on The Voice of Ireland.
Hard-hitting blues from Edinburgh four-piece: Main Street Blues are a high energy blues band that brings together a powerful mix of acoustic and up-tempo electric blues material, w…
Come to hear Colin Kingsley at 90 years old playing Mozart at age 22 (Sonata in C K309) and age 31 (Rondo in A minor K511), also stylish Schubert spring-like Grieg, idyllic Chabrie…
An absurdly hilarious and quite often musical exploration of the inner subtleties of communication. From synonyms to accents, subtext to mood, delivery to… timing.
Local songwriter Allan Grant.
Over the last 20 years Mark Kozelek has been ploughing his own unique furrow, through his work in the band Red House Painters and through the moniker Sun Kil Moon, leading him to o…
Ice-cool classics and red-hot originals – not to mention ‘a certain roguish charm’ (Herald) from Scotland’s native guitar-slinging troubadour.
As the son of legendary folk-rock star Roy Harper, and one-time member of New Wave pop band Squeeze, Nick has a lot to live up to.
Hot Tin Roof is a blues based trio playing stripped back atmospheric music about life and the world we live in.
Oliver Suddon, comedian and broadcaster, hosts a relaxing evening of comedy and music with a variety of selected performers from the Fringe and creates radio broadcast inserts for …
Having collaborated on and off since the early 90s on Tindersticks albums and French director Clare Denis’ soundtracks, legendary multi-instrumentalist Terry Edwards (PJ Harvey, …
Two of Edinburgh’s finest resident songwriters perform a showcase of original and traditional Celtic music.
Dan Haynes and Pete Richards of Bookends have returned to the Fringe to once again give us their mesmerising renditions of some of Simon and Garfunkel’s most beloved songs.
Rare chance to enjoy this unique, individual talent performing his thought-provoking, evocative original songs in one of Scotland’s most intimate music venues.
Lost Horizons returns with the finest folk/acoustic music from across the UK.
Alison Chabloz returns to the Fringe this year with bespoke music show Autumn’s Here, a refreshing blend of acoustic song and musical satire.
From now until August 31st, visitors can soak in the buzzing atmosphere at Edinburgh’s premiere music venue.
A giant leap in the continuing musical journey of OUT of ABINGDON, back from Australia for their third Fringe! This soulful Australian duo combines intricate melodies and driving r…
Protest music night taking on the BBC.
Bizarre Guitar and Terse Verse.
One of Australia’s finest songsmiths brings you the Open Hearted Way.
The Royal Oak is one of the most famous hubs of folk music in Edinburgh; the 30-seater downstairs lounge has been dubbed the ‘folk living room’ of Scotland’s capital.
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