After 5pm, Music

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Hot Dub Time Machine. Best. Party. Ever.

An all night long mashup of instantly recognisable tunes from the 60s to the present day, presented against a video backdrop.

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

McEwan Hall

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

McEwan Hall

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

McEwan Hall

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 24 Aug

LOUD Poets

Slam-style poetry devoid of pretension. Ages 15+.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sat 2 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sun 3 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Church

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Fri 22 Aug

Church

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Rocka Hillbillies

Playing rock'n'roll and country classics with few anecdotes thrown in.

Ryrie's Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0131 337 0550

  • 20:00

The Southsider, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0131 667 2003

  • 21:00

Tanners Lounge Bar, Juniper Green

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 453 3152

  • 20:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 453 3152

  • 20:00

Hawk Eyes

The four-piece band from Leeds plays contemporary rock originals. With support from Bovine, This Be The Verse.

The Old Blue Last, London EC2A

Wed 23 Jul

Free / 020 7739 7033

  • 20:00 – 00:00

Glasgow Green Closing Ceremony Celebration

Treacherous Orchestra lead a rousing party celebrating the XX Commonwealth Games. It's your last chance to experience Glasgow Green Live Zone before the Closing Ceremony is shown on giant screens.

Glasgow Green

Sun 3 Aug

£10 (£5; Family £5–£6.66 each)

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Proms On The Roof

Leave the rush of the city behind, and while away the summer evenings at Proms on The Roof at The Roof Gardens 100ft above London. Listen to live opera, soft jazz, a Celtic harpist, Spanish guitarist and string quartet.

The Roof Gardens, London W8

Wed 6 Aug

£29.50 / 020 7368 3971

  • 18:30 – 22:00

Wed 13 Aug

£29.50 / 020 7368 3971

  • 18:30 – 22:00

Wed 20 Aug

£29.50 / 020 7368 3971

  • 18:30 – 22:00

Wed 27 Aug

£29.50 / 020 7368 3971

  • 18:30 – 22:00

Magners' Summer Nights

A new music festival held at the recently refurbished, 2500 capacity bandstand in Kelvingrove Park. The festival takes place across two weekends in August with performances from Steve Earle (Thursday 7), The Waterboys (Friday 8), Alison Moyet (Saturday 9), Capercaillie (Thursday 14), Teenage Fanclub (Friday 15) and…

Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre, Glasgow

Thu 7 Aug

£25–£35

Fri 8 Aug

£25–£35

Sat 9 Aug

£25–£35

…and 3 more dates until 16 Aug

Electric Frog Summer Festival

Celebrate summer the Electric Frog way.

SWG3, Glasgow

Fri 25 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 357 7246

  • 22:00 – 02:00

Glen Matlock: I Was a Teenage Sex Pistol

Neil O'Brien Entertainment Glen was a founding member of the Sex Pistols and co-wrote most of their iconic songs. This is his personal tale of how the band formed, exploded onto the music scene worldwide and then disintegrated. A tale of growing up in a London long lost, of meetings with remarkable people, many of them…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£9 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£18 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£18 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 6 Aug

Alba Flamenca

Flamenco rhythms from highly skilled dancers.

Alba Flamenca, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£14 (£12) / 07540 335270

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£14 (£12) / 07540 335270

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£14 (£12) / 07540 335270

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Ceilidh at The Counting House

The Annasach Ceilidh Band provide the live music at this ceilidh dance with a caller. Under 18s are welcome but must be accompanied by two adults over 25.

Counting House, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Jul

£8 (£6) / 0131 667 7533

  • 20:00

Fri 24 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0131 667 7533

  • 20:00

The Latecomers

Acoustic set of originals and classic covers.

Avant Garde, Glasgow

Tue 5 Aug

Free / 0141 552 7123

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Tue 2 Sep

Free / 0141 552 7123

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Shoot Your Shot

Shoot Your Shot returns with resident Ean (The Void/Magic Waves) playing Italo disco and Hi- NRG.

The Poetry Club, Glasgow

Sat 2 Aug

£4 / 0141 357 7246

With François Pleasurechest, Ewan Chambers and Chester Face.

  • 22:00 – 02:00

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 13 Nov

£24.50 (£22.50) / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 27 Sep

£22.50 / 01383 740384

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£24.50 / 01256 844244

  • 19:45

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Bratislava Hot Serenaders

Hot jazz and sweet dance music played with pinpoint precision and pizzazz by a 19-piece sizzling hot band, in period 20’s costume, with vintage instruments, and a single microphone. In other words, this is the real deal. Like walking into a dance hall in the 1920’s or 30’s, with the most fabulous musicians playing the…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Jul

Spiegeltent

£15 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

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Club Spiegel presents Shooglenifty

Shooglenifty The Shoogles return with a brand new album. The band are looking forward to some late night hijinks, low bass and dark grooves at their fave Fringe haunt. Celebrating a new album release, the band will be joined by the beautiful vocal chords of Kaela Rowan and guest DJ Dolphin Boy. Join them for the…

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Tue 19 Aug

£15 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

£15 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

£15 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

£15 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Diana Schad

Singer/pianist performing originals and covers.

Urban Bar & Brasserie, Glasgow

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 0141 248 5636

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Fri 8 Aug

Free / 0141 248 5636

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0141 248 5636

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0141 248 5636

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Fusion Guitar: Classical and Percussive Guitar

Declan Zapala After his highly successful and critically-acclaimed debut run at last year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe, YouTube viral sensation Declan Zapala returns with his exciting and unique solo guitar show concept. Expect arrangements of music by Claude Debussy, Isaac Albeníz, Carlos Domeniconi and Eric Roche, not…

C Too, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

church

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

church

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

church

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 16 Aug

Withered Hand

Edinburgh’s Dan Willson returns to The Queen’s Hall for his annual Fringe mega-gig with a shipping crateful of excellent reviews for his amazing second album New Gods. Expect more extra special guests! ‘King Creosote, Eugene Kelly and members of Belle and Sebastian bring deep-pile, micro-orchestration to the sardonic…

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Queen's Hall

£13 / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Andales

The band plays alternative pop originals. With support from Hula Girls, Sleepover Soundtrack.

Taylor John's House, Coventry

Fri 25 Jul

Phone for prices / 024 7623 0699

  • 20:00 – 23:00
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Blu Velvet

Classic jazz and the great American songbook from vocalist Carol Stirrat.

Browns Bar & Brasserie, Edinburgh

Wed 23 Jul

Free / 0131 225 4442

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Thu 24 Jul

Free / 0131 225 4442

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Wed 30 Jul

Free / 0131 225 4442

  • 19:00 – 22:00
…and 9 more dates until 28 Aug

The Granary, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0131 554 9465

  • 21:30 – 00:30

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0131 554 9465

  • 21:30 – 00:30

Bravado

Dundee rock act featuring the guitar talent of Paula Knight and lead vocalist Pamela Stewart.

Redd Function Suite, Dundee

Mon 4 Aug

£3

With The Beautiful Word, Jemma Tweedie and Nicola Madill.

  • 20:00 – 00:00

Capitano & Friends

The now notorious Capitano and his wayward crew invites you on a maiden voyage of unshackled musical merriment.

The Forge, London NW1

Sat 2 Aug

£5 Free before 9pm / 020 7383 7808

Hannah Williams & the Tastemakers

Deep soul's funkiest new diva has a raw, edgy, authentic vocal prowess, and she dominates every stage, with blistering live shows. No wonder she’s a favourite at Festivals and clubs all over Europe: "A soul sensation" (Listed), "a funkbomb waiting to go off" (Blues & Soul).

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Wed 23 Jul

Spiegeltent

£12.50 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

Hot 8 Brass Band

New Orleans heavy duty brass band plays feel good music that’s dirty and funky one minute, bright and up the next. A bevvy of trombones, saxophones, trumpets, snare and bass drums, all buoyed up by immense tuba baselines, Hot 8 are feted in New Orleans. Mixing the traditional brass band sound with soul, jazz and funk…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Jul

Spiegeltent

Cancelled / 0131 473 2000

Hot 8 Brass Band founder and band leader Bennie Pete announced that serious illness will prevent him from performing, effective immediately and for the foreseeable future. The Hot 8 Brass Band will not be touring at this time and until further notice. Part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

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