Music within 5 miles of Edinburgh

589 events within 5 miles

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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.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Sat 6 Jun 2015

£24–£25 / 0844 871 3014

Albert Lee & Hogan's Heroes

Guitarist Albert Lee is joined by Gerry Hogan (guitar), Pete Wingfield (piano), Brian Hodgson (bass) and Peter Baron (drums) for an evening of rockabilly/country rock.

The Brunton, Musselburgh (4.1 miles)

Fri 19 Sep

£18 (£16) / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh (1.4 miles)

Wed 1 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00

Thu 2 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00
…and 7 more dates until 12 Oct

Stockfest

Stockbridge gets their party hats on for this week-long festival, including ceilidhs, food & drink markets, poetry readings, workshops, cookery demos and one big closing party.

Various venues, Edinburgh (1.9 miles)

Sat 20 Sep

Times & prices vary

Sun 21 Sep

Times & prices vary

Mon 22 Sep

Times & prices vary

…and 5 more dates until 27 Sep

Hispanic Festival

The Hispanic Festival celebrates its tenth year with a month of events showcasing Spanish and Latin American culture, curated by people who are authentically Spanish and Latin American. Watch out for the Flamenco performances, for which this festival is renowned.

Various venues, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 19 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Sat 20 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Sun 21 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

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Jamie's Scottish Evening

A Scottish evening, with a selection of traditional music, song, dance and dining.

The King James by Thistle, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Thu 18 Sep

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00

Fri 19 Sep

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00

Sat 20 Sep

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00
…and 41 more dates until 31 Oct

Balkanarama

A blend of klezmer, Balkan, gypsy punk and electronic beats featuring live music, bellydancing, VJs and a live jam session.

Potterrow, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 24 Oct

£9 in advance; £10 on the door / 0131 650 4673

Featuring Smash Kafana.

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Coppe' and Christ.

Coppe' ('The legendary Godmother of Japanese Electronica') plays an eclectic set, joined by ex-Boards Of Cananda producer, Christ.

The Fruitmarket Gallery Café, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Sat 11 Oct

£6 in advance; £8 on the door / 0131 226 1843

With A Bad Man.

  • 19:30 – 23:00

James Grant

Ex-Love and Money man ploughs a folkier furrow with his solo career.

The Brunton, Musselburgh (4.1 miles)

Fri 3 Oct

£16.50 (£14.50) / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

SEEP II: Mirrors & Mires

Visual art, poetry, performance and hair-cutting in this multi-disciplinary event.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh (1.8 miles)

Fri 19 Sep

Free

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Sat 20 Sep

Pay what you can

Guided tour for blind visitors.

  • 16:00 – 18:00

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
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We Were Promised Jetpacks

Breakneck alt.rock with strident, jangling guitars from WWPJ.

The Caves, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Fri 19 Sep

£13.50 / 0131 557 8989

Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham

Musical double act Phil and Aly bring together a plethora of musical talent and witty banter.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Sat 27 Sep

£17–£22 / 0131 668 2019

  • 19:30

Fraser Urquhart

Relaxing piano.

Henderson's Vegetarian Restaurant, Edinburgh (1.4 miles)

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 225 2131

  • 18:45

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 0131 225 2131

  • 18:45

Wed 15 Oct

Free / 0131 225 2131

  • 18:45

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 0131 225 2131

  • 18:45

Ken's Ceilidh

Ken Gourlay calls this regular evening of traditional Scottish dancing, with different ceilidh bands each night. Soft drinks are £1 and alcoholic drinks £3, and you're requested not to wear stilettos or high heels.

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh (1.5 miles)

Sat 11 Oct

£8 in advance; £10 on the door / 0131 339 5374

  • 20:00

Sat 18 Oct

£8 in advance; £10 on the door / 0131 339 5374

  • 20:00

Sat 8 Nov

£6–£8 / 0131 339 5374

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Sat 15 Nov

£6–£8 / 0131 339 5374

  • 20:00 – 23:00

One Night of Queen

Tribute to Freddie Mercury et al, starring Gary Mullen – winner of ITV's Stars in Their Eyes – and his band The Works, bringing you all the Queen hits.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Thu 2 Oct

£18.50 / 0844 871 3014

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The RSNO Christmas Concert: The Snowman

A family-friendly concert of carols and seasonal tunes, including the now annual screening of Dianne Jackson's 1982 film of Raymond Briggs' The Snowman with live musical accompaniment, because nothing spells 'Christmas' like a magical fable about the transience of life. Christopher Bell conducts.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Sun 21 Dec

£15–£35 (disabled £7.50–£17.50; under 26s/mature students/unemployed £6; under 16s free) / 0131 228 1155

  • 15:00

BBC SSO: Shostakovich 10

Mussorgsky's A Night on the Bare Mountain is haunted by all sorts of goblins and night creatures, and serves as an up-tempo curtain-raiser to the BBC SSO's 2014–2015 programme. It's followed by Scriabin's Concerto for Piano in F sharp minor Op 20 with soloist Barry Douglas, and Shostakovich's Symphony No 10. Donald…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Sun 28 Sep

£11–£27 / 0131 228 1155

Russian Classics in Edinburgh

Edinburgh/Morningside Rock Choir

Your local Bruntsfield choir is run by choir leader Elaine Williamson. Over the past few years Rock Choir has entered British people's hearts with its unique mix of en-masse singing, fundraising, television appearances, and commitment to community singing in towns like Bruntsfield. With performances at prestigious…

Boroughmuir High School, Edinburgh (1.9 miles)

Wed 29 Oct

The Annex

£25 a month, free taster

Wed 18 Feb 2015

The Annex

£25 a month, free taster

Wed 27 May 2015

The Annex

£25 a month, free taster

Polwarth Parish Church, Edinburgh (2.6 miles)

Wed 24 Sep

£25 a month, free taster / 0131 346 2711

Wed 1 Oct

£25 a month, free taster / 0131 346 2711

Wed 8 Oct

£25 a month, free taster / 0131 346 2711

…and 23 more dates until 24 Jun 2015

Graeme Mearns

Swing, jazz and acoustic sounds.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 18:30

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 18:30

Wed 8 Oct

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 18:30
…and 3 more dates until 29 Oct

Hispanic Festival Fiesta

A Spanish-themed party night with flamenco dancing, live music from cumbia band Secreto Tropical and DJs Dave Howell, Freddy Ramirez and Nano Fernandez.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Fri 19 Sep

£7 cash only on door (£5) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Hispanic Festival.

  • 21:00 – 03:00
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Hot Tin Roof

Stripped back jazz/blues duo.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 20:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 20:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 20:00
…and 3 more dates until 26 Oct

Illegal Eagles

Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Wed 13 May 2015

£22.50–£24.50 / 0844 871 3014

John Cooper Clarke

The legendary Mancunian punk poet, who is a spiritual godfather to the likes of Mike Skinner and Plan B hauls his insatiable laconic wit on tour.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Thu 20 Nov

£22.50–£27.50 / 0131 668 2019

The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Sat 15 Nov

£24.50–£26 / 0844 871 3014

Moon Hop

Homegrown Scottish and British talent to get you moving, with a different line-up each time, plus tracks from the Moon Hop DJs. Booking is essential.

Summerhall, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Thu 18 Sep

£5 / 0131 560 1581

On the night of the Scottish independence referendum, Moon Hop present their Raverendum, featuring MoonHop DJs, a live set from FOUND and poetry from Neu! Reekie!'s Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson.

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