Konkoba, from Upper Guinea, is a rhythm used to encourage farm workers as they toil with the daba (hoe) in the fields.
The Willow Trio, three clarsach players – Sophie Rocks, Sam MacAdam, Romy Wymer – present Gaelic music and original new work.
Curmudgeon are an Edinburgh-based trio who play (mostly) Scots songs and tune sets and are popular Fringe regulars at the AMC.
Ruciteme Karyenda Culture de Buyenzi is a group of Burundian drummers, founded in 1987.
Kunfetaga means ‘wandering’.
In this concert you will hear a variety of piobaireachd, the classical music of the great Highland bagpipe, Scotland’s national instrument.
Jigs, reels, airs and beautiful songs from the Scots tradition by three of Scotland’s finest musicians.
Ryan Young brings new and exciting ideas to traditional Scottish music, receiving international praise for his spellbinding interpretations on the fiddle.
Join Philip Contini and daughter Olivia for an enchanting journey through the best-loved songs of the Italian and Neapolitan repertoire accompanied by The Be Happy Band Trio: Dick …
Variety E-Seo is a young company taking the Korean traditional performing arts in a new direction: this concert takes the form of four pieces of yeonhee music and dance, with rhyth…
Join Edinburgh’s prestigious Poosie Nansie Burns Club in this their centenary year for a lively celebration of the life and works of Scotland’s National Bard, Robert Burns.
Following her sell-out performance last year, singer/celtic harp player, Maggie MacInnes, returns to the Fringe at the AMC to sing Gaelic songs from her family tradition.
Taking inspiration from the Korean shamanic rituals known as Gut, WeMu reimagines the traditional in a concert combining Western and Korean instruments, creating modern music based…
Come and enjoy a free afternoon concert from quality performers for your delight lasting approximately an hour.
The work is created by Chinese dancer/choreographer Zhibo Zhao, a Chinese National First-Rank Dance Artist now based in London for her PhD research.
Scotland is a land of myths and legends.
In this delightful family show, storytelling and music combine to create an enchanting performance, evoking Scotland’s northern seashores.
After a sell-out run in 2019, The Sorries are delighted to be back again in front of live audiences at Pleasance at EICC! The old Scottish songs offer joy, grand old tales, comfort…
An online global sacred dance community.
The renowned singer and harp player sings some of her favourite Gaelic songs, most of which she learned from her mother, the world-renowned tradition bearer, Flora MacNeil.
Celebrating 40 years on the road, North Sea Gas are back at the AMC again.
BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner (Best Musician, 2012).
After only about four years, Iona Fyfe is very well established as one of Scotland’s finest folk singers.
The Quiggs is the Scottish/Danish folk duo comprising Stephen and Pernille Quigg.
BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2018 winner, vocalist Hannah Rarity, returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe after her sell-out appearances at the Acoust…
A live gig! Wow! I have great memories of audiences singing along.
With caller Ken Gourlay and ceilidh band.
After a sell-out run in 2019, The Sorries are delighted to be back in front of live audiences at the Fringe! The old Scottish songs offer joy, grand old tales, comfort and sometime…
Traditional and contemporary songs that take you on a musical journey through Scotland and beyond from ‘one of Scotland’s best singers’ (Tom Paxton).
Beinn Lee are a six-piece band from Uist.
25 years since the premiere of ‘Toasting The Lassies’, does the costume still fit? Can she still hit the high notes of Ae Fond Kiss? Gill Bowman revisits the material and wonders i…
Romantic and captivating Italian and Neapolitan songs of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, composed by Francesco Paolo Tosti and Ernesto De Curtis.
Scotland’s dramatic history is illuminated by her music and traditional folksong.
Broadcaster Mark Stephen and singer/songwriter Gill Bowman look beyond the haggis and tartan to the real Scotland; stories, secret places and iconic songs.
Celebrating Hamish Henderson’s recent centenary.
With caller/dance teacher Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper.
Jamie MacDougall stars in the story of Sir Harry Lauder, the Portobello boy who became a global superstar, the highest-paid and most popular entertainer of his time.
GWC Trad Band is a nine-piece band playing Scottish and traditional music with a vibrant, modern twist.
This musical theatre applies a double-structured storyline to interpret contemporary understandings of Tang Xianzu, known as Shakespeare of the East.
Sold out in 2018, Philip Contini, one of the UK’s finest exponents of Neapolitan songs, and top Italian guitarist Luca Villani present a romantic programme of beautiful love songs.
Dear diary, definitely going to this! Award-winning musical geniuses who are old friends and two of the best musicians of their generation come together for this rare demonstration…
Two Scotsmen and an Englishman welcome you to a concert of mostly Scottish traditional music and songs played on guitar, mandola, Scottish small pipes, fiddle and whistle.
BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2018 winner, vocalist Hannah Rarity, returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe after her sell-out appearance at the Acousti…
Bell Dance – Ring, ring, ring… the Tibetan boys and girls happily dance and ring their bells.
Join the MG ALBA Scots Singer of the Year 2018 for an intimate performance of Scots Songs of the North East.
Soprano Silvia Mirarchi joins guitarist Luca Villani in a new wonderful duo with poignant Italian arias, refined German lieder and exciting Spanish songs.
The performance clearly displays the musical colours of Rootmerge through their use of sanjo, a popular style of Joseon in the 18th century.
Scotland is a country blessed with abundant natural beauty and mystical landscapes.
Eilidh Steel and Mark Neal are leading lights in the Scottish traditional music scene, playing traditional music and song strongly influenced by the music from Argyll and the west …
In this concert you will hear a wide variety of piobaireachd (pronounced approximately ‘pee-broch’), the classical music of the great Highland bagpipe, Scotland’s national in…
Westward the Light is a remarkable new band – a collaboration between piano/fiddle duo Charlie Grey and Joseph Peach (BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award finalists 2017), fiddle/viola p…
Top Scots traditional singer/guitarist George Duff performs songs featuring classics by Robert Burns, songs from the coal mining industry and Scottish and Irish traditional songs a…
Ryan Young is an emerging young fiddle player bringing new and exciting ideas to traditional Scottish music.
I need to preface with this review with a disclaimer – this is either a one-star or a five-star show, depending on your sense of humour.
An exceptional opportunity to be immersed in classical and Tai Chi contemporary dances performed by talented young dancers.
A historical tragedy, a hero failed in battle, his beautiful lover and the handsome warhorse accompanying him towards the end of the inevitable fall of the kingdom, a heartbroken f…
Emma and Isbel are both passionate composers of traditional music, which is what initially brought them together as a duo.
A night of Romanian traditional music with songs from Maria Tanase, Ileana Sararoiu, Liviu Vasilica, Surorile Osoianu and many more.
With a decade at the Fringe and a host of sell-out shows already under their kilt-belts, the duo return with a selection from The Corries’ songbook.
Broadcaster Mark Stephen and singer-songwriter Gill Bowman look beyond the haggis and tartan to the real Scotland – stories, secret places and iconic songs.
The kilted duo return to the Jazz Bar by popular demand with a different selection of traditional songs, but the same singalong atmosphere.
A popular and traditional service of Choral Evensong from the 1929 Scottish Prayer Book with guest choir, congregational hymn singing and organ voluntary.
Free Fringe Music.
With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper.
A true story of friendship told with an eclectic blend of folk, flamenco and contemporary dance.
The Chinese Orchestra of Shanghai Huangpu Youngster Art Activity Centre has been established for more than 20 years.
The Daily Ceilidh at Stramash every day of the Fringe Festival from 7pm - 9pm.
The Ghillie Dhu’s very own local artists performing every night of the week with a mixture of traditional and popular classics. Come and join us for drams, jigs and reels!
In this delightful family show, storytelling and music combine to create an enchanting performance, evoking the Scottish northern seashores.
Dramatic Highland landscapes, heroic histories, tartan and bagpipes are among the defining images of Scotland for many people around the world today.
A fun-packed feast of traditional music, dance, song and myth with historic Prestonfield House and the magnificent setting for this nightly dinner show.
Meet the man who invented circuses! From cavalry hero to circus founder, Sergeant-Major Philip Astley is the real Greatest Showman, telling first-hand of the dawn and spread of cir…
The traditional band Korean Gipsy Sangjaru set out to create ingenious world music based on the Korean traditional culture and arts.
Music is a journey: across countries, cultures, and time.
A powerhouse instrumental quintet, Ímar’s unmissable synergy centres on the overlapping cultural heritage between Scotland, Ireland and the Isle of Man.
With its full show of traditional Irish music, song and dance, Absolutely Legless – the Edinburgh-based traditional Irish dance group – has developed an international reputatio…
Harry has been a stalwart of the Edinburgh folk scene since the early 70s and as a member of The Garvies, Town Choice and the Kinsmen he performed throughout Scotland.
Join us in a joyful tribute to the late John Macleod in this unique blend of fine traditional harping and incomparable songs.
Come and hear some of our most talented young players perform traditional and contemporary music in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. Refreshments included.
Twice BBC Folk Award winner (Best Musician), Tim has again been nominated for the 2018 award! ‘Ferocious passion.
Based on the painting Akita no Gyoji by Tsuguharu Foujita (1937), Yoshitaka fuses the Japanese folk elements of Namahage, Hanekawa Kenbayashi and Akita Nikatabushi to create a new …
The debut showcase of Birichen coinciding with the release of Hush, the first material from this quirky duo.
One performance only with Philip Contini, one of the UK’s finest exponents of Neapolitan songs, and top Italian guitarist Luca Villani, as they present their long-awaited programme…
Superb duo: Catriona McKay (clarsach) and Chris Stout (Shetland fiddle/viola).
Scottish duo with fiddle, guitar and vocals.
Join MG Alba Scots Singer of the Year nominee, Iona Fyfe, for an intimate performance of Scots Songs of the North East.
Featuring musicians from the internationally acclaimed Complete Songs of Robert Burns (Linn Records). ‘Great voices, great songs… Who could ask for more?’ (fRoots).
Sell-out AMC2017! Bringing back the wonderfully singable songs of yesteryear and rekindling the atmosphere of those folksong clubs.
Wild man of the accordion Sandy Brechin gathers together from all four corners of the car park some of his oldest chums (and a few born more recently) for the usual musical mayhem …
An orchestra like you have never seen before! The 45-piece orchestra from Gwangju, a city known for its rich cultural heritage, performs the ancient melodies of Korea with traditio…
15 years as a touring comic has weaponised Jacques’ ability to sum people up on sight.
Love, hysteria and deception reign in this Victorian reimagining of Shakespeare’s classic.
This gripping drama explores the intimate bonds of family.
In this world premiere at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, licensed master shakuhachi performer Markus Guhe takes Japan’s oldest and quintessential bamboo flute on a journey fro…
Strangely, apart from the Military Tattoo, there is not a lot of piping in Edinburgh during the Fringe.
Malones Irish Bars Edinburgh hosts a large variety of live musical acts all day every day throughout the fringe. This begins at 12pm and continues until late at night!
This is a chance to hear some of the finest exponents of classical pipe music, or piobaireachd (pronounced peebroch).
Anna, Sheila and Clare Friel are Glasgow born and raised but with deep family roots in the Donegal Gaeltacht.
Top Scots traditional singer/guitarist George Duff performs songs from his new album The Collier Laddie featuring classics by Robert Burns, songs from the coal mining industry, and…
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.
A programme telling the adventurous life story of Marjory Kennedy Fraser and illustrated with the lovely Hebridean songs she collected, arranged and published.
Join Edinburgh trio Curmudgeon for an uplifting evening of songs on the old familiar topics of deception, drunkenness (and dangers thereof), disappointment and lost ways of life in…
Celebrating 10 successful years at the Fringe and a host of sold-out shows, the kilted duo return with more selections from the much-loved Scottish songbook.
Whose fault? A ghost beautified by human skin or humans possessing the devil’s heart? Is it ever possible to avoid mistakes or is it destined to happen anyway? Without camouflage, …
Having performed in over 20 countries across the globe, Japan Marvelous Drummers use the traditional instruments of Japan, including drums of all sizes, the Koto harp, bamboo flute…
Experience the joy of live music at the museum as the best young contemporary music talents perform an exciting blend of Scottish pop, traditional Scottish songs and instrumental s…
The Mzansi Ensemble performed a tribute to OR Tambo at the Barbican Theatre in London 2007 and have performed in SA’s prestigious theatres: the SA State Theatre for the 2010 World …
With caller Ken Gourlay, a ceilidh band and piper.
Noel Coward’s Red Peppers gives a glimpse into a day in the life of George and Lily Pepper, a husband and wife vaudeville act who are tired of performing the same old song and danc…
Enjoy a rotating line-up of bands featuring a host of top local musicians doing a collection of familiar and unique covers, a great night to sing along and get your toes tapping at…
In this mixture of drama and black comedy, we meet TV presenter Bill Grundy some three years after his profanity-littered, car-crash interview with the Sex Pistols live on teatime …
New Orleans to Dixie to swing, ragtime and more! Ken Ramage Dixie Six and Trio, Diplomats of Jazz, and the great Roy Williams – Europe’s top jazz trombonist.
There’s more to Scotland than meets the eye, for amidst the bonnie hills, craggy coasts and lush, green glens, dwell some truly curious beings.
The Arbikie Pipers – led by grade one piper, Pipe Major Cammie Ritchie – present a performance of Scottish traditional music with a twist.
Tango-Korean music band, Gena Tango, presents a new look at tango through Korean eyes in a joyful musical experience that combines the urgent passion of Argentinian tango with trad…
If you’re wandering around Edinburgh this August looking for a glimpse into year-round Scottish culture, it might be worth popping into the Scottish Storytelling Centre on the Ro…
Hailing from the Isle of Skye, the legendary Scottish trailblazers have created a glorious mixture of traditional sounds and dance floor grooves that have been embraced worldwide.
A fun-packed evening of traditional Scottish music, legend and dance set within the photo-ready setting of historic Prestonfield House – former mansion to Edinburgh’s Lord Prov…
For more than 40 years Martin Carthy has been one of folk music’s greatest innovators.
Julie Fowlis’s exquisite voice, interpretation of Scottish Gaelic culture and ability to bring folk music out of the past and into the contemporary are what make her a multi awar…
Three of Scotland’s finest folk musicians: Capercaillie fiddler Charlie McKerron, Bùrach accordionist Sandy Brechin and Anam singer/guitarist Brian Ó hEadhra combine their consid…
Katie is a Gaelic and Scots singer from Airdrie who is greatly influenced by her connections to North Uist in the Outer Hebrides.
Superb duo: Catriona McKay (Clarsach) and Chris Stout (Shetland fiddle/viola).
Chinese traditional opera – Wu Opera (intangible cultural heritage).
Scotland’s dark and mysterious past is hidden deep in its songs and legends.
A four-piece band that just love singing and playing together.
Equilibrium combines traditional acoustic instruments with digital technology to create new music inspired by the history, culture and landscape of Scotland.
Eilidh Steel and Mark Neal are a Scottish fiddle, guitar and vocal duo.
Blazin’ Fiddles are one of the world’s most prolific fiddle groups.
Eddie Seaman (pipes/whistles) and Luc McNally (guitar/vocals) hail from Glasgow’s vibrant traditional music scene.
Music of the Great Highland bagpipe in a variety of forms played by members of the Royal Scottish Pipers’ Society and friends, displaying the quality and enduring appeal of the ins…
Join Edinburgh trio Curmudgeon for an uplifting evening of songs on the old familiar topics of deception, drunkenness (dangers thereof), disappointment and lost ways of life, inter…
Traditional Japanese Rakugo comedic sit-down storytelling from a cat’s perspective.
Four fiddles: one beautiful sound! Herald Angel award winners for outstanding performance across all the Edinburgh Festivals, Nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014, RANT is…
Sangstream is an Edinburgh-based Scots folk choir led by Corrina Hewat, the well-known composer, harper and singer.
Young traditional musicians Anna, Sheila and Clare Friel are Glasgow-born and raised with deep family roots in the Donegal Gaeltacht.
After many sell out performances in the past years, the kilted duo return to The Jazz Bar with occasional guest musicians.
Ella Munro, the talented young singer from the Isle of Skye, was an outstanding finalist in the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year (2017).
Powerful like a dragon, supple like a dancer.
The story is told eye to eye, mind to mind and heart to heart.
The king of Celtic ‘ccordion, Sandy Brechin, brings his lightning-fast fingers to the Fringe once again, along with his mad-cap humour, featuring hits from his many albums plus som…
Karine Polwart is one of Scotland’s finest voices with ‘an unflinching social eye’ (Observer).
After eight successful runs with a host of sell-out shows, the kilted duo return with more selections from the Scottish songbook.
Funbox at the Fringe! Join Gary, Anya and Kevin (the former stars of The Singing Kettle) for songs and silliness that all the family can enjoy! The Funbox has everything you need i…
Scottish song, music and comedy at its finest.
Experience the joy of live music at the museum as the best contemporary talents take inspiration from our Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites exhibition to perform traditional …
Beautiful heart-wrenching songs, lively cello tunes and lots of laughter from Edinburgh’s own bubbly queen of folk Wendy Weatherby and her all-star band, featuring Fiona Cuthill on…
Korean children’s classical music club Arisol present a variety of traditional performances, held along with the accompaniment of Samulnori and Korean classic music for free.
Whip out some dancing shoes and get ready to whirl around a dance floor at the fantastic event that is Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall brought to the Fringe by Edinburgh Ceilidhs.
Samurai Drum IKKI rock the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in their 15th anniversary year! For the last year, their show had a record high of 3,167 audiences with ten sold out shows (and…
The Arbikie Pipers – led by Grade 1 piper, Pipe Major Cammie Ritchie – present a performance of Scottish traditional music with a twist.
To Hell in a Handbag shares a most important quality with its inspiration: the infectious nature of the prose.
Somewhere between a social commentary and philosophical essay, but written by a comedian with the purpose of being somewhat funny. A not to be missed hour of comedy.
Mairi Campbell, acclaimed Scottish folk musician, is a joy to listen to.
Celebrating 50 years of Perry and Croft’s quintessential sitcom, which won the Best One-Liner accolade in a poll of comedians conducted earlier this year by Gold, with the immort…
An unmissable traditional Scottish show and dinner.
Constance Lloyd is rarely remembered in literary history.
Beethoven at lunchtimes.
Come and take a look around our beautiful church.
Plunge into tales of the legendary Welsh bard Taliesin.
Multicultural event including music, dance, poetry, comedy and acting.
Guided tours of this magnificent Grade I* listed church - one of the finest Victorian churches in the country.
Aon Teanga or Un Çhengey.
The music of old and new Scotland – misty isles, enchanting glens, awe-inspiring mountains, history, passion and ambition.
Formed in 1997 by experienced and respected dancers and musicians in Edinburgh, this vibrant group has developed a reputation for exciting and innovative performances throughout th…
These three Glaswegian sisters have their family roots deeply embedded in County Donegal in north-west Ireland.
A diverse and innovative Glasgow-based Scottish folk band, embracing both the traditional and contemporary music of Scotland, Ireland and America.
East meets west as Na Clarsairean, the Scottish Harp Orchestra, is joined by zheng player Yi Dong and Lothian Gaelic Choir in a programme of traditional and contemporary tunes show…
This famous traditional music ensemble has thrilled audiences around the world, from China to the USA, with their unique blend of fiddles, smallpipes, harp, flute, concertina, doub…
Dowally’s unique and expressive sound has been described by Leith Folk Club as ‘grin-inducingly fun to watch and listen to’.
Traditional, contemporary Scottish songs by five of Scotland’s celebrated folk musicians.
Fiona Hunter, Mike Vass, and Innes Watson ride high in the pantheon of young musical talent with which Scotland is blessed.
Hari Ho Gati Meri – let my salvation be in the supreme.
Four of Scotland’s most experienced folk performers singing and playing Scottish folk songs which were popular in the early days of the folk revival of the 1960s and 70s, but are…
The award-winning trio with a big band sound, Barrule elevates the Isle of Man’s native music to a new level of performance and musicianship; a knockout live act performing Manx …
Wild man of the accordion and frontman of Burach and the Sensational Jimi Shandrix Experience, Sandy Brechin plays fast and funky favourites from his albums, Out of his Box and Out…
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 …
After spending time in successful collaborative work with musicians and composers all over the world, these two consummate, vibrant and innovative musicians return to present an ac…
Taking their cue from the spontaneity of the traditional music session, two of our finest folk musicians, Hamish Napier (piano, flute, whistle, vocals) and Adam Sutherland (fiddle)…
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.
With a fresh take on world music, Paul (accordion) and Michael (saxophone, violin, whistle, clarinet) take their instruments on an international tour – enjoy the sultry sounds of…
Undoubtedly one of the world’s most prolific fiddle groups, no other band has quite managed to capture the excitement, passion and sensitivity of Scottish music all at once.
Ross and Tom return to the Fringe with a new show after their sell-out performances in 2013 and 2014.
Highland bagpiper and whistle player Eddie Seaman and guitarist and singer Luc McNally met in Glasgow in 2013 and soon developed into a duo captivating audiences across Scotland an…
Archie Roach is a singer, songwriter and storyteller in the tradition of his ancestors.
Our show UTO represents festivals of O-daiko (big drums) and cultures of each season in Uto city in Kumamoto prefecture.
Scotland and China Chamber of Commerce is proud to present to you the second Edinburgh Chinese Arts and Culture Festival.
‘I feel like I’ve been forever a child of exile, a wanderer.
Two of Scotland’s most revered multi-instrumentalists, Mairearad (accordion, bagpipes, voice) and Anna (guitar, banjo, fiddle, voice) are a captivating duo, providing an energetic …
Live Act of the Year at the 2015 Scots Trad Music Awards, Rura are ‘one of the most exciting bands on the Scottish folk scene’ (Songlines).
US national and Scottish fiddle champion Jamie Laval creates rapt audiences with his passionate performances of traditional Celtic music, showcasing his stunning virtuosity, contem…
Herald Angel 2015 award-winning show from traditional legend Cathal McConnell (Boys of the Lough) in concert with Scottish composer/harpist Karen Marshalsay and Glenfiddich fiddle …
The bagpipe is about as intrinsically Scottish as you can get.
Classically trained songstress Heidi Innes and virtuoso accordionist David Vernon bring you a programme of exquisite French song and music, reflecting the exuberance of the Parisia…
Douglas Kay and Martin Philip of The Sorries are likeable, witty, and talented performers, and they put on a great show here.
After seven successful runs with a host of sell-out shows, the kilted duo head for a pint with their selections from the Scottish songbook.
Experience the joy of live music at the museum with the best contemporary talents from Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales.
With caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh bands Flaming Heather, HLI, Scott Leslie, Willie Fraser and piper.
This well-received hour-long concert showcases the impressive skills of the four-person performance group Samurai Drum IKKI.
This informal hour long recital, starring singer Elspeth McVeigh and fiddle player Gabi Maas, features a variety of folk songs, or ‘Broadside Ballads’, from 17th to 19th centur…
Silent Space crosses the boundaries between classical and contemporary Indian dance and between sound and silence.
Part of the PBH Free Fringe, Malones will play host to a variety of musicians from across the globe.
The Royal Oak, an all year round folk music venue, again hosts Festival Folk at the Oak during August, when the Downstairs Lounge becomes the intimate Fringe hub for folk, acoustic…
Award-winning Scottish musician’s solo quest to heal cultural wounds.
Historic 17th-century Prestonfield House, adjacent to Royal Holyrood Park, is the spectacular setting for the Famous Taste of Scotland Cabaret Dinner Show.
Rakugo, a 400-year-old tradition of Japanese comic storytelling, every bit as hilarious today as it ever was - and in English!
Come for an hour of laughter and leave with a piec…
Eddyank productions present Fanti Acrobats Int.
Geoffrey Mead will be conducting a special tour dating back over 90 years of cafe and family history.
The concert, which is being held in the synagogue, is in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the first recorded Jewish family who lived in Brighton at 22 East Street.
There can’t be a more perfect setting for In Conversation With An Acid Bath Murderer than the bowels of Brighton’s Town
Hall, where 368 Theatre Company takes full advantage …
Since launching the band in December 2013, Dallahan have exploded on to the traditional music scene.
Formed by experienced dancers and musicians in Edinburgh (1997), this group has developed a reputation for exciting and innovative performances.
The Cranston Fiddle tells the story of the Cranstons of Haddington – an ordinary family who suffered great loss during the First World War.
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…
This annual concert has built up a wide and loyal following, with listeners surprised by the beauty of melody and power of rhythm growing from the group’s blend of Scottish smallpi…
The Fringe premiere of Scotland’s leading singer/songwriter’s latest project following his performance at Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games closing ceremony and the release of Till Tomo…
Bridges: Mary McCarthy – Stevenson, McGuire, Statkic, Mokranjac and Tajcevic.
Gaelic song, music and dance from Scotland and the diaspora, brought together in a dynamic ensemble showcasing the rhythmical links between puirt-à-beul (Gaelic mouth music) and s…
There is no doubt that Mary McCarthy is a talented pianist whose style of play reflects years of expertise.
For one night only! ‘One of Britain’s finest song interpreters’ (Sing Out).
Melville Pipers – will be playing for three nights only.
Edinburgh’s award-winning band return to the AMC for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, with songs and stories from their latest album, Fire in the Glen and from previous recordings.
Edinburgh’s very own established 40-strong Capital Concert Band plays stirring Scottish themes in an hour’s tour of iconic music, including Highland Cathedral, Braveheart, A Scotti…
Na Clarsairean (the Scottish Harp Orchestra), Lothian Gaelic Choir and invited guests present a programme which is a veritable tapestry of music from around Scotland and beyond.
Classical Music Concert @ connected - musical miscellany with the Rasaratnams. Enjoy a relaxing evening in an intimate venue with a selection of solo and chamber works.
Piano Transcriptions of Irish and Scottish Music by Mary McCarthy.
Following their successful Fringe debut (2014), Fisher Lassies return with A Kindly Welcome.
Wild man of the accordion and front man of Burach and The Sensational Jimi Shandrix Experience, Sandy Brechin plays fast and funky favourites from his albums Out Of His Box and Out…
Eight Tibetan monks present an exciting performance of sacred masked dance from their New Year festival, interspersed with the mesmerising chant and music of the Buddhist monastic …
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…
A diverse and innovative Glasgow-based Scottish folk band who embrace both the traditional and contemporary music of Scotland, Ireland and America.
Beijing Student’s Golden Sail Art Troupe was founded in 1987, and comprises thousands of students from 80 primary and high schools in Beijing.
After six successful runs with a host of sell-out shows, the kilted duo head for a pint with their selections from the Scottish songbook.
This is a performance of the score from the fantasy dance-drama Wild Zebra, showcasing the accomplishments of a troupe of young Chinese performers (8-12 years old).
Yu Cai Primary School, originated in the ancient oriental city of Yan’an, where only about 100 years ago the people moved out from living in cave houses.
Childhood is happy and carefree.
Following last year’s sell-out performance, join Edinburgh trio Curmudgeon for more songs on the old familiar topics of deception, drunkenness (dangers thereof), disappointment and…
Former fire eating Salami Brother Taffy Thomas shares his personal journey from a brush with mortality to Storyteller Laureate – literally his own backstory.
Mairearad Green and Anna Massie know how to put on a show – they combine warmth, wit and banter with supreme musicianship to create an enjoyable, varied, and polished set.
After six successful runs with a host of sell-out shows, the kilted duo are back with more selections from the Scottish songbook.
Since forming in the early 1990s, Old Blind Dogs have stood on the cutting edge of Scotland’s folk and roots revival.
Classic jazz from the 20s and 30s from the wee band with the big, big sound featuring the great Jim Douglas on banjo and guitar, (Stephane Grappelli/Henry ‘Red’ Allen/Earl Hines), …
Experience the joy of live music at the museum.
No matter who you are, where you come from or if you’ve danced The Gay Gordon before, the Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall will inject a traditional Scottish night into your Fringe exper…
There’s something primal about drums.
New Orleans to Dixie to swing, ragtime and more! Ken Ramage Dixie 6 and trio, Diplomats of Jazz and the great Roy Williams Europe’s top jazz trombonist.
Have you ever felt a beat so vigorous and inspiring that your entire being is changed for good? Have you ever heard the passionate fusion of the ancient and the now? Do you know wh…
Jack started comedy in 2010 after he moved from rural Cambridgeshire to Leicester to study Creative Writing at De Montfort University.
Romeo a Montague, and Julieta, a Capulet, are both from San Fernando, CA.
Having performed in over 20 countries across the globe, Japan Marvelous Drummers’ eight performers use the traditional instruments of Japan including drums of all sizes, the Koto…
PAN, the Korean word for festival, is a showcase of traditional dance and drumming and forms an eye-opening if not always compelling introduction to the country’s performance.
Taiwan’s indigenous peoples have inhabited the island for 12,000 years, and seen many new cultures arrive and depart over the centuries.
There is just something about storyteller Callum Lykan.
The Secret Garden from Not Cricket Productions is a faithful and on-the-whole, effective, adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic tale.
An unmissable evening of traditional Scottish music and performance.
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