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 …
Local band the Scattered Notes will perform songs from their continually expanding repertoire.
Konkoba, from Upper Guinea, is a rhythm used to encourage farm workers as they toil with the daba (hoe) in the fields.
Unique! One night only! Europe’s only acoustic show of Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours album in its entirety.
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.
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…
Another show from the award-winning Edinburgh Fringe duo, The Boyds.
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.
Drawing on music hall and vaudeville traditions, Skinner & T’witch’s show combines comedy and satire with folk, flamenco and theatre-style songs.
The Willow Trio, three clarsach players – Sophie Rocks, Sam MacAdam, Romy Wymer – present Gaelic music and original new work.
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…
Curmudgeon are an Edinburgh-based trio who play (mostly) Scots songs and tune sets and are popular Fringe regulars at the AMC.
Official book launch.
Sally bullied her dad into buying her a fiddle at age five and she has been playing to anyone who will listen ever since.
N’zrama presents exuberant, vibrant, energetic and lively performances of traditional and contemporary dance from several regions of West Africa’s Ivory Coast.
Kunfetaga means ‘wandering’.
Ross performs tracks from his new album, Provenance, a collection of works for piano and electronics.
Scottish singer/songwriter based in Sweden, finally back home.
Internationally acclaimed award-winning singer-songwriter Colin Clyne has a remarkable way of cutting straight through to the heart of his listeners’ emotions.
John Carnie and Spider Mackenzie explore Dylan’s bluesier side, which has influenced half of his canon of over 500 songs, as well as interpretations of his other classics.
A concert of original and traditional acoustic music from these indefatigable Fringe and AMC regulars.
Chloe Matharu is a singer/songwriter and Celtic harpist from Inverclyde.
‘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…
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.
Jigs, reels, airs and beautiful songs from the Scots tradition by three of Scotland’s finest musicians.
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…
Join Shetland’s Barry Nisbet on a voyage of danger, beauty, heartache and hope.
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…
Clarsach virtuoso Savourna joins forces with saxophonist Steve, previewing their Cooking Vinyl CD.
Kan’s Metaverse 4/20 explores contrived elitism and the consequences of an academic upbringing against a lockdown backdrop.
North Sea Gas are a much-travelled professional trio.
An aural delight of soulful, melodic jazzy-blues, pop and folk-blues to shake your tail-feather.
Award-winning singer/songwriter Jeremy Dion makes his Fringe debut! All the way from Boulder, Colorado, Jeremy is known for his passionate performances, insightful lyrics, and mast…
Welcome to Scarbados! Written and directed by Sam Milnes, brand-new comedy-drama Scarbados is a play about love, life, grief, hope, relationships, and fish and chips! On Shazza and…
‘The voice of Charlie Harrigan is one of rough silk enhanced by a gracious sentimental charm’ (LiverpoolSoundandVision.
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.
Change takes time and courage.
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.
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.
‘Her voice can stop the clock’ (Scotsman).
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.
Following two acclaimed solo music theatre shows, Pulse and Auld Lang Syne, Mairi returns with a concert.
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.
Clarsach virtuoso Savourna joins forces with old friend saxophonist Steve showcasing her compositions – a dynamic blend of haunting melodies, pulsating rhythms and stirring impro…
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.
Local songwriter Arthur Wilson will be joined by members of his band The Scattered Notes to perform songs from their expanding repertoire.
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…
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.
Linda’s music is often described with words like.
Over the last 40 years, North Sea Gas have travelled the world taking their very own distinctive blend of Scottish music far and wide.
‘The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing’ (Albert Einstein).
Jim and Susie Malcolm perform traditional and original Scottish song with guitar, harmonicas, harmony and heart.
Marit Fält and David Chadwick collaborate to perform an acoustic set of Nordic folk music on låtmandola and nyckelharpa.
This pair of renowned musicians met and regularly play in Texas.
Following successful tours of Australia, the USA and the UK, English folk-acoustic duo Skinner and T’witch return to Edinburgh with a live show of original music.
George is a fine and recognised singer/songwriter from the old fishing and mining village of Port Seton in East Lothian.
Since winning BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year (2015) Glasgow-based folksinger-songwriter and ukulele player Claire Hastings has made her name on the folk scene.
Local songwriter Arthur Wilson will be joined by members of his band The Scattered Notes to perform songs from their continually expanding repertoire.
GWC Trad Band is a nine-piece band playing Scottish and traditional music with a vibrant, modern twist.
Great AMC sell-out show in 2018! The vision of the Sound of Many Waters is to promote the rediscovery of God’s voice through music and the arts.
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…
Edinburgh’s very own Harry Cullen returns to the Acoustic Music Centre after his great sell-out show there last year.
AMC sell-out 2011 to 2014! Winner, Best Act Mettman Blues Week 2008 (Germany).
Fringe/AMC sell-out award-winning duo, The Boyds (Fringe Laurels 2016, 2017 and 2018) present their terrific, brand-new show, Acoustic Bowie.
The Ragazziquintet is a group of five string musicians from the Netherlands making their Edinburgh Fringe debut at AMC.
Fringe award-winning acoustic duo, The Boyds, perform their 55-minute show of all the best of The Fab Four.
Fringe award-winning duo The Boyds re-present their 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe premiere show, Acoustic Eagles.
The cruelties of social media could have broken a girl’s spirit.
Stephen Quigg, a long established folksinger and former member of the legendary band The McCalmans, and Pernille Quigg, originally from Denmark, a folksinger and songwriter.
‘The most brilliant left-field Brooklyn band you’ve never heard of’ (Tom Robinson, BBC 6 Music) ‘mix brainy, funny lyrics with a fine sense of what makes pop music wonderful, and a…
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…
Virtuoso duo explore the complimentary, rich and mellow sounds of acoustic double bass and guitar, made by four hands, ten strings and two bits of wood.
The Cheap Part of Town is Louis Rive’s first collection of songs.
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…
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…
Helen Reid, Iyaah Warren, Lucy Pringle, Morag Dempsey (the four Linties) and Scott Murray (the Craw) were in the singing groups Linties and Sangsters, well known throughout Scotlan…
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.
Folk and Americana from Scotland and the heart.
Brian Miller and Ian Young return to AMC with a brand new version of Wayfarin’ Strangers featuring folk songs that tell a great story.
‘Bourbon weaved his songs through the audience as if on a journey through life, taking in different flavours of Europe and beyond.
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…
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.
Sell-out shows at the Fringe 2016 to 2018 (inc)! Voci Voices are four classically trained singers who offer an afternoon of songs from opera, operetta, musicals, jazz, swing and ev…
Join the MG ALBA Scots Singer of the Year 2018 for an intimate performance of Scots Songs of the North East.
Six strong Norwegian voices offering a cappella arrangements ranging from jazz, pop, Scandinavian folk music to classical pieces.
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.
Swinging the Sixties promises to invoke the days of beehives and mini skirts, black eyeliner and cocktail cigarettes.
Allan Taylor is the consummate professional who has taken songwriting to a high level.
After last year’s sell-out shows, Scotland’s foremost folk entertainers are back.
Following triumphant tours of Australia, Europe and the UK, this Scots-English duo returns to Edinburgh (and AMC debut) with a live album recorded on the road with, and featuring, …
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 …
Following two acclaimed solo music theatre shows, Pulse and Auld Lang Syne, Mairi returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with a concert inspired by, and responding to, her curren…
Clarsach virtuoso Savourna joins forces with her old friend, saxophonist Steve, to showcase her compositions.
From Burns to Blondie: how a shy clarsach player ended up playing on the Barrowland stage, by way of a hippy chill-out lounge and an Australian riverboat.
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…
A songwriter’s journey through life and art, its hits and misses.
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…
There’s a sense that we’re missing an altruist authority or controlling system in society today.
The 15-strong troupe bring colourful, rhythmic, authentic local dances from Côte D’Ivoire (West Africa).
Having performed recently to rave reviews at venues around the country, there is a definite buzz around this trio of outstanding musicians: Hoolet.
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…
Korean Poetry is a profound musical project using diverse eastern and western instruments to freely cross musical genres to showcase core themes of traditional Korean music and poe…
Exuberant, vibrant, energetic, youthful! Black Never Die is a 10-piece rap outfit from Conakry, Guinea in West Africa creating seductive, colourful solid, groovy urban music.
Mrs Shaw Herself is a one-woman show exploring the life of Charlotte Payne-Townshend AKA Mrs George Bernard Shaw.
Luna Blu are a contemporary vocal trio based in the North East of England.
25 countries in 10 years, Joseph brings songs from his journey to Edinburgh.
Andre, from Germany, is a “traveller between cultures” because his virtuousity allows him to move amongst styles and cultures without sacrificing identity or style.
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 …
Ronnie and Maggie have been a regular feature around the Midlothian folk scene for a number of years.
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…
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.
The vision of the Sound of Many Waters is to promote the rediscovery of God’s voice through music and the arts.
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…
Fringe award-winning acoustic duo The Boyds perform their 55-minute show of the best of The Fab Four.
The Fringe 2017 sell-out show comes home for a special one-off gig in 2018.
AMC sell-out show 2011-2014! Winnner: Best Act (Mettman Blues Week, 2008, Germany).
Fringe award-winning duo The Boyds present their 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe premiere show, Acoustic Eagles.
This Fringe 2016 sell-out makes a triumphant return to AMC.
Nick Keir, the Edinburgh folksinger and songwriter, left us too early in 2013.
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…
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 BBC Folk Award winner (Best Musician), Tim has again been nominated for the 2018 award! ‘Ferocious passion.
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…
Rab’s delighted to be bringing his current solo show, hot on the heels of a new album, to AMC.
Enjoy folk songs mostly from Scotland and the Americas, with themes of travel, survival and philosophical reflection on what life throws at us.
Scottish duo with fiddle, guitar and vocals.
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.
This duo will lift you up with their ridiculous stories as you transcend with their emotive songs.
Singer/songwriter Zak Younger Banks combines emotionally raw vocals, poetic lyrics and intricate fingerstyle guitar to create original and distinctive songs.
Performing stripped back versions of popular songs will be Nigerian-born Ibiyemi with the soulful voice some have described as ‘smooth chocolate’.
Join MG Alba Scots Singer of the Year nominee, Iona Fyfe, for an intimate performance of Scots Songs of the North East.
Sell-out shows at the Fringe in 2016 and 2017! Voci Voices are four classically trained singers who offer an afternoon of songs from opera, operetta, musicals, jazz, swing and ever…
Sell-out AMC2017! Bringing back the wonderfully singable songs of yesteryear and rekindling the atmosphere of those folksong clubs.
For two nights only! ‘One of Britain’s finest song interpreters’ (Sing Out).
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 …
Another AMC Fringe sell-out in 2017.
The feelings and concerns of women are very much in our thoughts at the moment and their songs have always been at the centre of our tradition.
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 …
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.
With original evocative songs, Avocet explore folk over blues.
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…
Triumphant return after successful AMC 2017 gigs.
One of the UK’s leading, most diverse folk singers and songwriters.
The Greenock-based local luminary tells stories of love, life and laughter with well-crafted songs.
Witches Brew return for their fourth consecutive Fringe show at AMC.
Rab and Jill bring their unique collaboration to AMC in 2018.
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…
Clarsach virtuoso Savourna joins forces with old friend and saxophonist Steve in a new duo showcasing her compositions – a blend of haunting melodies, pulsating rhythms and stirr…
Fiery Celtic blues/rock’n’roll.
A five-piece harmony group singing original songs by Tom Fairnie.
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…
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…
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)…
Tree is a folk-rock guitarist and vocalist, originating from Belfast who with this show makes her Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut at AMC.
Award-winning Nashville songwriter, Heidi Burson, tells an artist’s story of shared human experience.
Two virtuosi guitarists from Germany combining a rousing mixture of musical genres.
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…
An exciting, colourful show from Burkina Faso bursting with the traditional dance and music of the Madinka people of West Africa, the descendants of the 13th-century Mali Empire.
Jazz Proclamation featuring Cécile Nordegg | No-Ce and Band proclaims the diversity of jazz! This international trio brings very personal interpretations and ‘new life to songs by…
Sold out AMC (2016) and were accordingly awarded a coveted Fringe sell-out laurel.
Katie is a Gaelic and Scots singer from Airdrie who is greatly influenced by her connections to North Uist in the Outer Hebrides.
Dallahan is one of the fastest rising forces on the international folk circuit, deeply rooted in traditional Irish music, but with hugely diverse backgrounds and influences.
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…
For one night only! ‘One of Britain’s finest song interpreters’ (SingOut.
A four-piece band that just love singing and playing together.
The show follows up on No Redemption Songs (Fringe sell-out 2014 and 2015) and tells the story of the former mining village of Horden, Co Durham, in the years since the miner’s str…
Wicked musical comedy from the political parody specialists, singing truth to power for their ninth – and final – year at the Fringe, previewing new material targeting Bolshevi…
Eilidh Steel and Mark Neal are a Scottish fiddle, guitar and vocal duo.
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.
Following on from time served with Shooglenifty, Conrad Molleson performs new works as Stringjammer in collaboration with musical partners Mat Clements, Tommy Pickles, (Orkestra De…
Eddie Seaman (pipes/whistles) and Luc McNally (guitar/vocals) hail from Glasgow’s vibrant traditional music scene.
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…
Witches Brew return to the AMC for the third year.
Sangstream is an Edinburgh-based Scots folk choir led by Corrina Hewat, the well-known composer, harper and singer.
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…
Young traditional musicians Anna, Sheila and Clare Friel are Glasgow-born and raised with deep family roots in the Donegal Gaeltacht.
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…
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).
AMC sell-out 2011 to 2014! Best Act winner, Mettman Blues Week 2008 (Germany).
In Absence bring an all acoustic set to AMC for the first time, showcasing in its entirety their upcoming debut album.
Los Angeles pop-rockers Celsi and Bragg team up with Dublin’s Maitland, forming a high-energy, high-flying trio.
Vocals and guitar are performed live (Phil and Dave), along with complex backing tracks to provide a full band sound experience.
Deep African sounds which are well crafted to touch any soul or heart.
‘A gorgeous way to start the second hour of today’s show.
One of the UK’s brightest young female vocalists to have broken through in recent years.
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