Ímar

Ímar

A powerhouse instrumental quintet, Ímar’s unmissable synergy centres on the overlapping cultural heritage between Scotland, Ireland and the Isle of Man. All five musicians share a strong background in traditional Irish music, underpinning the group’s distinctive qualities in both instrumentation and material... 

Just You, Just Me

Just You, Just Me

British jazz diva Jacqui Dankworth and American vocalist/pianist Charlie Wood get together for a husband and wife duet concert celebrating some of the great musical partnerships of the 20th century... 

Big Girls Don’t Cry – Celebrating the Music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Big Girls Don’t Cry – Celebrating the Music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Tenth anniversary tour celebrating a decade of Big Girls Don’t Cry featuring The East Coast Boys. Experience the iconic sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons authentically recreated by a phenomenal cast and live band... 

The Nick Ross Orchestra present Sounds of the Glenn Miller Era

The Nick Ross Orchestra present Sounds of the Glenn Miller Era

Recapture the sounds of a bygone era with this unmissable evening of classic big band of the 1940s and 1950s, including: In the Mood, Moonlight Serenade, New York, New York. There are those who watch and listen and tap a shy finger to the melodies, others who follow with a silent foot-beat, still others who murmur softly through the lyrics, and those who simply permit a fleeting smile... 

The Rat Pack is Back With Special Guest Anita Harris

The Rat Pack is Back With Special Guest Anita Harris

David Alacey, Des Coleman and Paul Drakeley star as Frank, Sammy and Dean in the original Rat Pack show, now celebrating its 21st record-breaking year. Together they amaze audiences with their recreation of the music of Sinatra, Davis and Martin in a fabulous show that brings the style and excitement of the Las Vegas heyday to vivid life... 

Songs fir a Summer's Nicht

Songs fir a Summer's Nicht

With his-larger-than life stage presence, Alex brings another absolute treat. Packed with laughter, theatre, spoken word, music and a bit of everything in between. A must see during this year’s Fringe... 

Classical at One

Classical at One

A showcase of the finest piano and chamber music from Royal Conservatoire Scotland and St Mary’s Music School rising stars, featuring great composers such as Bach, Rachmaninov and Mozart... 

Red Blue Balance

Red Blue Balance

Mr McFall's Chamber are acquiring a formidable and deserved reputation for adventurous programming... and for razor-sharp performance. Jazz trio meets string quartet, featuring clarinettist Maximiliano Martín, to perform two new commissions from jazz artists Paul Harrison and Mike Kearney, favourites from Tim Garland, Martin Kershaw and Frank Zappa, and to premier Red Blue Balance by Vivian Barty-Taylor... 

Dougie MacLean in Concert

Dougie MacLean in Concert

'Scotland's pre-eminent singer/songwriter and a national musical treasure' (Sing Out!, USA) with a unique blend of lyrical, roots-based song writing and instrumental composition. He is internationally renowned for his song Caledonia, music for The Last of the Mohicans and inspired performances... 

Islands in the Stream

Islands in the Stream

The ultimate tribute to country legends Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers. Leave your 9 to 5 worries behind and get ready for a night in the company of country music royalty! This thigh-slapping show brings together the beloved glamour and personality of Dolly, along with Kenny’s charisma and energy with hit after hit including Jolene, Ruby, 9 to 5, Lucille, Here You Come Again, The Gambler, I Will Always Love You, and Coward of the County, plus the smash-hit Islands in the Stream. 

Rhythm of the Dance

Rhythm of the Dance

This stunning Irish spectacular Rhythm of the Dance is a fully live show that celebrates Irish culture through music and dance, featuring world champion dancers, a traditional Irish band, singers and a most gifted cast who have been wowing audiences all over the world since 1999... 

Scocha in Concert

Scocha in Concert

One of Scotland’s leading folk’n’roll bands entertain you with traditional songs and their own material. Foot stomping and lower tempo, heart warming numbers combine with good humour and on-stage banter. 

Main Street Blues: High Energy Blues

Main Street Blues: High Energy Blues

Main Street Blues are a high-energy blues band that bring together a powerful mix of acoustic and up-tempo electric blues material. The band performs a range of original numbers plus new and old blues classics... 

Celebrating 60 Years of Edinburgh Grand Opera

Celebrating 60 Years of Edinburgh Grand Opera

Celebrate 60 years of EGO with highlights from much-loved operas by Verdi, Mozart, Puccini, Tchaikovsky, Bernstein and Bizet. Soloists Ivor Klayman, Susan McNaught, Angela Estrada and David Lynn join the chorus for this sparkling concert. 

Oh! Carol

Oh! Carol

Oh! Carol, the musical story of Sedaka & Greenfield. From their humble beginnings in Brooklyn to the dizzying heights of their success in the 50s & 60s, the songwriting genius of Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield will go down in musical history as one of the most successful partnerships of all time... 

MacFloyd

MacFloyd

MacFloyd return to The Brunton with their new show for 2017. The show celebrates the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd's Animals album. The band perform this classic album in its entirety as well as favourites from The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, The Wall and many more... 

The Nick Ross Orchestra Presents: Sounds of the Glenn Miller Era

The Nick Ross Orchestra Presents: Sounds of the Glenn Miller Era

The Nick Ross Orchestra presents Sounds of the Glenn Miller Era. Recapture the sounds and memories of a bygone era, as the Nick Ross Orchestra present an unmissable evening of music and song, the classic big band sound of the Glenn Miller era. 

Pianos @ One

Pianos @ One

Showcasing the finest piano and chamber music from RCS and St Mary’s Music School students. Cafe at venue for lunch followed by a delightful concert featuring great composers such as Scarlatti, Schumann, Mozart and Chopin... 

The Kilkennys: The Very Best of Irish Folk and Ballads

The Kilkennys: The Very Best of Irish Folk and Ballads

Ireland's newest balladeers come from a city steeped in music, history and folk culture. The band's following is growing internationally and their upward curve has been sure and steady... 

Islands in the Stream: The Music of Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers

Islands in the Stream: The Music of Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers

The music of Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers. Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of country music royalty! This thigh-slapping stage show brings together the beloved glamour and personality of Dolly, along with Kenny’s charisma and energy with hit after hit including Jolene, Ruby, 9 to 5, Lucille, Here You Come Again, The Gambler, I Will Always Love You and more. 

Dougie MacLean in Concert

Dougie MacLean in Concert

‘Dougie MacLean is Scotland's pre-eminent singer-songwriter and a national musical treasure’ (SingOut USA) who has developed a unique blend of lyrical, roots based songwriting and instrumental composition... 

Alex Hodgson's Summertime Special

Alex Hodgson's Summertime Special

Alex returns from his recent tour of New Zealand with another extravaganza showcasing old, new and traditional songs and stories. As always his show is woven and entwined with laughter and fun for the whole family to enjoy... 

Islands in the Stream

Islands in the Stream

Celebrating the queen and king of country music – Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers with hits: Jolene, Ruby, 9 to 5, Lucille, The Gambler, I Will Always Love You, Coward of the County, Love is Like a Butterfly and Lady... 

Auld Hat New Heids

Auld Hat New Heids

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 now seldom heard... 

The Ivor Novello Story (By Arrangement With Samuel French Ltd)

The Ivor Novello Story (By Arrangement With Samuel French Ltd)

Sometimes a little simplicity can go a long way in the theatre, and in this case, the title of this piece about the life of composer and performer Ivor Novello is very apt, as it really is a case of an interesting story being very well told... 

Old Herbaceous

Old Herbaceous

‘Downton Abbey with gardening tips’ (Guardian). Pottering amongst the seeds and cuttings in his ramshackle greenhouse in the garden of a manor house, Herbert Pinnegar is full of memories and tales of a bygone era... 

The Magic of The Beatles

The Magic of The Beatles

Join the authoritative Beatles live concert show, celebrating the golden anniversary of Yesterday. 1966 saw Lennon and McCartney come of age as songwriters – the Beatles’ EP, Yesterday, and album, Revolver, both topping the charts... 

An Evening With the Dreamers

An Evening With the Dreamers

Alan Mosca and Bryan Byng are joined by Steve and Colin Temple, with unique harmonies and musicianship, performing all the hits of Freddie and The Dreamers alongside timeless classics from the 50s and 60s... 

MacFloyd

MacFloyd

MacFloyd return with their new show for 2016, On the Horizon. It promises to be another unforgettable evening as the band journey through a catalogue of Pink Floyd classics from albums such as The Dark Side Of The Moon, Wish You Were Here, The Wall and many more... 

The Wonderful World of Lapin

The Wonderful World of Lapin

Tania has just arrived from Paris for a very special occasion: The World’s Tastiest Carrot Competition! In her leather trunk, she carries her very own garden, from which a whole world is revealed... 

Des McLean

Des McLean

Multi award-winning stand-up comedian, TV and radio presenter. Having spent the last few years starring as Tommy Sheridan in the hit comedy show I-Tommy and touring USA, New Zealand, Australia and Canada with his stand-up tour, this is Des at his best; a master storyteller with endless funny observations on life... 

Pianos at One Lunchtime Concerts

Pianos at One Lunchtime Concerts

Showcasing the finest piano and chamber music from RCS and St Mary’s Music School students. Cafe onsite for lunch (call The Brunton for info 0131 6652240) followed by a delightful concert featuring great composers such as Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy and Tchaikovsky... 

An Evening with Phil Differ

An Evening with Phil Differ

Phil Differ is not someone you’d immediately recognise. Certainly Joan Collins didn’t, back in the day, assuming that – given he was standing next to Robbie Coltrane at some BAFTA ceremony in the 1980s – he just must be Billy Connolly... 

Rapid Departure

Rapid Departure

Most theatre audiences have an anonymous – some might even suggest voyeuristic – role, viewing the action on stage from the safety of a darkened auditorium. Not so with this latest touring production by Moray-based Right Lines Productions... 

At the Mountains of Madness

At the Mountains of Madness

I’ve long been a fan of Howard Phillips Lovecraft’s At the Mountains of Madness, in which an Antarctica exhibition uncovers the still-living legacy of a previously unknown non-terrestrial civilisation... 

Cinderella

Cinderella

“Smells like Seton Sands” is precisely the kind of line you expect in a pantomime at The Brunton theatre in Musselburgh; it’s hooked on local rivalries, and grounds the ubiquitous fairytale of Cinderella in a somewhat Technicolor™ version of the East Lothian town... 

The MsFits: Fur Coat & Magic Knickers

The MsFits: Fur Coat & Magic Knickers

A criticism sometimes made about Edinburgh – especially by Glaswegians – is that, while the city appears sophisticated and morally upstanding, this is just a facade hiding a far more vulgar and immoral reality – that the Scottish capital is “all fur coat and nae knickers”... 

Alex Hodgson Presents a Braw Bricht Moonlicht Nicht

Alex Hodgson Presents a Braw Bricht Moonlicht Nicht

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. His other sell-out shows which led to his recent tour of New Zealand can only result in another fantastic evening for all the family... 

Big Girls Don't Cry

Big Girls Don't Cry

The iconic sound of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons recreated in this feel-good concert. Four phenomenal singers and a fantastic live band. Featuring many hits from both sides of the Atlantic: Sherry, Grease is the Word, Bye Bye Baby, Stay, Silence is Golden, Working My Way Back to You Babe, Oh What a Night, plus many, many more… A night not to be missed. 

Volts – Scotland’s No.1 AC/DC Tribute Act

Volts – Scotland’s No.1 AC/DC Tribute Act

The following is a true story, only the names have been changed to protect the guilty! In the beginning, back in 1955, man didn’t know about a rock’n’roll show, but five guys from Edinburgh are giving it a fair crack! It was always gonna be a long way to the top if they wanted to rock’n’roll, but with a sound that will kick you in the teeth and shake you all night long, Volts will walk all over you! 

The World's Most Popular Musicals

The World's Most Popular Musicals

A company of past members of the West End production of Les Miserablés draw on that show’s passion and music to create an inspired evening featuring all your favourites: Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, Blood Brothers, We Will Rock You, Wicked, Hairspray, Thriller Live, Evita ... 

An Evening of Melody with the Wee Three Tenors

An Evening of Melody with the Wee Three Tenors

West End and opera star John Marshall returns with tenors Fraser Simpson, Bruce Davis, and Richard Lewis, piano, to perform favourite opera, Broadway and movie hits. 

An Evening of Melody with the Wee Three Tenors

An Evening of Melody with the Wee Three Tenors

West End and opera star John Marshall returns with tenors Fraser Simpson, Bruce Davis, and Richard Lewis, piano, to perform favourite opera, Broadway and movie hits. 

Pianos at One Lunchtime Concerts

Pianos at One Lunchtime Concerts

Enjoy a showcase of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s finest piano students in this exciting nine concert series. Enjoy soup and sandwich at noon (extra charge, call The Brunton on 0131 665 2240 to book) followed by a delightful hour long concert of classical music featuring two musicians... 

MacFloyd

MacFloyd

MacFloyd celebrate the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s classic Wish You Were Here, album performing the masterpiece in its entirety. The show also includes a varied mix of Floyd classics including material from The Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall, Animals and the newly released The Endless River albums amongst others... 

John Rae’s The Troubles Featuring Brian Kellock

John Rae’s The Troubles Featuring Brian Kellock

The Troubles play 21st-century jazz and are New Zealand’s leading contemporary jazz group. Over a long residency in New Zealand's capital city Wellington, The Troubles developed and honed their quasi-anarchistic brand of meticulously composed music... 

Anita Harris

Anita Harris

Anita Harris has had a breathtaking career spanning over 50 years. She has been a film star, television star, graced the top of the pop charts, a pantomime legend as Peter Pan, starred in Cats in the West End and featured in seven Royal Command Performances... 

Jukebox Sixties

Jukebox Sixties

Jukebox Sixties is a new show for 2015 performed by The Hollywood Bees, one of the UK's leading tribute shows. This warm and nostalgic two hour show features timeless hits from those unforgettable years – the 1960s... 

The Counterfeit Sixties

The Counterfeit Sixties

Take a large helping of the best pop music ever recorded. Toss in four musicians playing 100% live. Add a light show and sound system that Pink Floyd would envy. Stir in a generous amount of footage of the stars from a bygone era... 

Pianos at One Lunchtime Concerts

Pianos at One Lunchtime Concerts

Enjoy a showcase of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s finest piano students in this exciting nine concert series. Enjoy soup and sandwich at noon (extra charge, call The Brunton on 0131 665 2240 to book) followed by a delightful hour long concert of classical music featuring two musicians... 

Simply Soweto Encha

Simply Soweto Encha

‘Ten-legged, ten-armed, five-headed creative beast’ (FringeReview.co.uk). ‘True sound sensation you don’t want to miss’ (ThePublicReviews.com). Simply Soweto Encha are a five-piece a cappella group combining gospel, soul, jazz, doo-wop, and r’n’b in both African and popular styles... 

Fancy Dress Fun

Fancy Dress Fun

Fancy Dress Fun – the brand new family sing-a-long show from Anya, Gary, Kevin and Bonzo (formerly of The Singing Kettle). Find the keys to open the magical Funbox – which contains everything you need for an adventure or to sing a song... 

Alex Hodgson 'n' The Craws Return

Alex Hodgson 'n' The Craws Return

Alex returns to The Brunton with another extravaganza showcasing some songs from his newly released album from Greentrax. The show is woven and entwined with stories, laughter and fun for the whole family to enjoy... 

Jungle Party

Jungle Party

The Singing Kettle’s Jungle Party - Anya, Kevin and Gary are ready to have a grrrrreat time and to party - you are all invited! Fun and frolics, heaps of actions to a massive singalong at this Singing Kettle Party series show... 

Brunton Lunchtime Classical Concerts

Brunton Lunchtime Classical Concerts

Enjoy a showcase of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s finest piano students and staff in this exciting nine concert series. Escape the hustle and bustle with soup and a sandwich at 12 noon (extra charge applies, call venue on 0131 665 2240 to book) followed by an hour long classical concert... 

Blazin' Fiddles in Concert

Blazin' Fiddles in Concert

A musically intoxicating evening for all. Each member of Blazin’ Fiddles draws on the distinct flavour of music from their part of the Highlands and Islands. Blending solo and ensemble sets with the occasional insightful tale, they come together in a fiery blend to excite your senses... 

The Dolly Parton Story Featuring Andrea Pattison and The Partoners

The Dolly Parton Story Featuring Andrea Pattison and The Partoners

This new show pays tribute to one of the greatest icons of popular music: Dolly Parton. The stunning vocals of Andrea Pattison are backed by an all live four piece band. You can expect to hear accurate versions of Dolly’s most celebrated material, from her early country classics such as Coat of Many Colours, through to her later smash hits such as Islands in the Stream and 9 to 5... 

The Story of Swing

The Story of Swing

The story of how big band music became the first worldwide pop phenomenon, inspired the first ever youth culture revolution and became a byword for sexual liberation and teenage excess well before the Swinging Sixties... 

Them Beatles

Them Beatles

Clap your hands or rattle your jewellery to one of the UK's most sought after authentic Beatles tribute shows. With unparalleled attention to detail, both musically and visually, Them Beatles have been hailed as the next best thing to seeing the original Fab Four, guaranteeing to make every show an unforgettable experience... 

Niki King Quintet: The Songs of Duke Ellington

Niki King Quintet: The Songs of Duke Ellington

King's exciting new show pays tribute to the timeless songs and musical genius of one of the greatest jazz musicians and composers of the 20th century, Duke Ellington. King's incredible quintet features a stellar line-up of award-winning Scottish and international players... 

We Three Tenors

We Three Tenors

Phantom of the Opera star John Marshall is joined by Scottish tenor Fraser Simpson, American Bruce Davis and renowned pianist Richard Lewis in a magical night of melody. Having performed on operatic stages all over the world, they bring you the greatest hits from opera: La Donna è Mobile, The Pearl Fishers Duet, O Sole Mio, and Broadway: The Student Prince, New Moon, Jekyll and Hyde and Chess... 

Keep Smiling Through

Keep Smiling Through

Journey into the hearts of the people on the home front. Rationing, bombing, digging for victory, making do and mending. The people of Britain confided in their diaries. Keep Smiling Through surrounds those diaries with extracts from local newspapers and radio news bulletins... 

MacFloyd: Scotland's Tribute to Pink Floyd

MacFloyd: Scotland's Tribute to Pink Floyd

MacFloyd return to The Brunton with a new show looking back over the career of Pink Floyd. The show is a varied mix of Floyd classics covering this timeless music from 1967-1994 including material from Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall and The Division Bell albums... 

Brunton Lunchtime Classical Concerts

Brunton Lunchtime Classical Concerts

Enjoy a showcase of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s finest piano students and staff in this exciting nine concert series. Escape the hustle and bustle with soup and a sandwich at 12 noon (extra charge applies, call venue on 0131 665 2240 to book) followed by an hour long classical concert...