Music within 5 miles of Edinburgh

571 events within 5 miles

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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)

Mon 20 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Tue 21 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Wed 22 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

…and 9 more dates until 31 Oct

ABBA Mania

Celebrating decades of golden hits with a recreation of the live Abba show.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Fri 24 Apr 2015

£16.50–£20.50 / 0844 871 3014

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.

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.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Wed 10 Dec

£18.50–£20.50 (£17.50–£19.50)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Thu 11 Dec

£18.50–£20.50 (£17.50–£19.50)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Fri 12 Dec

£18.50–£20.50 (£17.50–£19.50)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 5 more dates until 17 Dec

Sixties Gold: 50th Anniversary Show

Stars of the most swingin' decade of them all perform their golden hits. Featuring Gerry & the Pacemakers, The Searchers, PJ Proby, The Fortunes and Brian Poole & Chip Hawkes.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Mon 10 Nov

£30.50 / 0844 871 3014

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Company Chordelia: Dance Derby

  • Directed by: Kally Lloyd-Jones

Company Chordelia recreate the gruelling dance marathon days of Depression-era America.

The Brunton, Musselburgh (4.1 miles)

Fri 24 Oct

£11.50 (£9.50; under 18s £7) / 0131 665 2240

Part of Luminate Festival.

Russian State Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Full-length classical ballet set to Tchaikovsky's music and performed by the renowned company.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£17.50–£42.50 / 0844 871 3014

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

The Cabeytu Brothers

Fancy a bit of Benidorm in the winter, their top act Cabeytu brothers are coming to Durham.

Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Wed 10 Dec

£10 / 0131 225 1757

Paul Montague and friends

Bluesy sounds from Paul Montague and friends.

Pilgrim, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 557 3768

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0131 557 3768

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0131 557 3768

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Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 1

Alexander Janiczek (violin) conducts Stravinsky's Concertino and two concerti by masters of the form: Mozart's Violin Concerto No 3 and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 1, featuring Llŷr Williams.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Thu 6 Nov

£10–£31 / 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

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

The Cancer Research UK Ceilidh Experiment

A hoolie in aid of Cancer Research UK.

Summerhall, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 24 Oct

£10 (£7–£8) / 0131 560 1581

Edinburgh Iranian Festival

A welcome return for this volunteer-run biannual cultural festival, which celebrates the heritage and creativity of Iran. The programme features art, live music, comedy, film and a mini Iranian bazaar with nomadic tents and a teahouse.

Various venues, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 6 Feb 2015

Times & prices vary

Sat 7 Feb 2015

Times & prices vary

Sun 8 Feb 2015

Times & prices vary

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Favela Boteco

Street party levels of Brazilian favelas.

Boteco do Brasil, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

Free before 11pm; £5 after (students £3) / 0131 220 2487

Sat 1 Nov

Free before 11pm; £5 after (students £3) / 0131 220 2487

Sat 8 Nov

Free before 11pm; £5 after (students £3) / 0131 220 2487

…and 7 more dates until 27 Dec

Graeme Mearns

Swing, jazz and acoustic sounds.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0131 220 4298

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 0131 220 4298

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 0131 220 4298

…and 3 more dates until 26 Nov

Kid Canaveral's Christmas Baubles V

An all day indie Christmas party curated by KC. Afrobeat, funk electronica and highlife from headliners Ibibio Sound Machine alongside Kid Canaveral and fellow Lost Mappers Randolph's Leap with more acts still to be announced.

Portobello Town Hall, Edinburgh (1.8 miles)

Sat 13 Dec

Over-18s only

£25

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

The Mick Fleetwood-approved tribute act who cover the gamut of Mac material from the Peter Green era to the Buckingham/Nicks days.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Tue 18 Nov

£22.50–£32.50 / 0131 668 2019

St Giles' at Six

St Giles' Cathedral's regular 6pm concerts of rush hour music are always free.

St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 226 0673

The Nenthorn Ensemble, with guest flautist Lis Dooner, play works by Mozart and Haydn.

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0131 226 0673

Organ recital by Paul Stubbings, playing pieces by Grunenwald, Franck and Jongen.

Fri 7 Nov

0131 226 0673

Michael Harris (organ) plays Messiaen's La Nativité de Seigneur.

…and 4 more dates until 30 Nov back to top

Stanley Odd

Scottish hip hop outfit.

The Liquid Room, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Fri 21 Nov

£10 / 0131 225 2564

After Work Blues

Live acoustic blues from John Hunt, his remarkable homemade guitars, and friends.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Tue 21 Oct

Free / 0131 220 4298

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0131 220 4298

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0131 220 4298

…and 3 more dates until 25 Nov

Allan Stewart's Big Big Variety Show

Allan Stewart presents his big variety show featuring Grant Stott, Andy Gray, Paul Zerdin and more.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Wed 8 Apr 2015

£25 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£25 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 10 Apr 2015

£25 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£25 / 0131 529 6000

And Finally … Phil Collins

Pete Bultitude pays tribute to the ex-Genesis man.

The Brunton, Musselburgh (4.1 miles)

Fri 28 Nov

£16.50 (£14.50) / 0131 665 2240

Bryan Ferry

Super smooth Roxy Music vocalist tours his latest album Avonmore.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Sun 24 May 2015

£35–£65 / 0131 228 1155

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