Music within 5 miles of Edinburgh

572 events within 5 miles

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Children's Classic Concerts: The Monsters' Ball

A spooky concert of music and dance for all the family. Dress up in your scariest costume and join the Monster Ball.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Sun 2 Nov

£10 (Children £6; Family £29) / 0131 228 1155

  • 15:00 – 16:00

Musselburgh Firework Display

Spectacular fireworks display, kicking off at 7pm.

Fisherrow Links, Musselburgh (3.8 miles)

Wed 5 Nov

Prices to be confirmed

  • 19:00

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.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Sat 6 Jun 2015

£24–£25 / 0844 871 3014

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.

  • 21:30

Thu 11 Dec

£18.50–£20.50 (£17.50–£19.50)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

  • 21:30

Fri 12 Dec

£18.50–£20.50 (£17.50–£19.50)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

  • 21:30
…and 5 more dates until 17 Dec

Saturday Squeeze

Live jazz and blues every Saturday night with a different line-up each week.

48 Below, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Sat 1 Nov

£0–£5

  • 20:00 – 00:00

Sat 8 Nov

£0–£5

  • 20:00 – 00:00

Sat 15 Nov

£0–£5

  • 20:00 – 00:00
…and 11 more dates until 31 Jan 2015 back to top

Motown's Greatest Hits: How Sweet It Is

Celebrating over 50 years of Motown music with tributes to The Four Tops and The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, the Jackson 5 and many more.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£24 / 0844 871 3014

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

Green Dream Ceilidh

Fundraising ceilidh in aid of Edinburgh Southside and Newington Greens with music from Garster's Dream.

St Peter's Church, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Sat 1 Nov

£10 (Children £5) / 0131 662 9171

Tickets also available on the door but buy in advance to guarantee entry.

  • 19:00 – 23:00

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 Solid Silver 60s Show 2014

Relive the nostalgic sounds of 60s pop in the company of Vanity Fare, Chris Montez, Chris Farlow and Brian Poole & the Tremelos.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Wed 22 Apr 2015

£25.50–£29.50 / 0844 871 3014

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Thriller Live

  • Directed by: Gary Lloyd
  • Written by: Adrian Grant (adapt)

A celebration of Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5 featuring top hits and some stunning multi-media razzmatazz.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre (0.9 miles)

Sat 1 Nov

£17–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Bondagers

Sue Glover’s play with music and song follows six women land workers as they graft and dance their way through a year on a 19th Century Borders farm. Directed by Lu Kemp.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh (1.6 miles)

Sat 1 Nov

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Tue 4 Nov

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30

Wed 5 Nov

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 8 more dates until 15 Nov

Favela Boteco

Street party levels of Brazilian favelas.

Boteco do Brasil, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Sat 1 Nov

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

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Sat 8 Nov

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

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Sat 15 Nov

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

  • 22:00 – 03:00
…and 6 more dates until 27 Dec

Anything Disco

A night playing the best in disco, nu-disco and edits with DJ Babes and special guests.

Bar Soba, Edinburgh (1.4 miles)

Sat 29 Nov

Basement

Free / 0131 225 6220

  • 20:00 – 01:00

Sat 27 Dec

Basement

Free / 0131 225 6220

  • 20:00 – 01:00

Jacques Greene

Live show for LuckyMe signee, young Montreal house producer Jacques Greene.

The Caves, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Thu 6 Nov

£8 / 0131 557 8989

  • 23:00
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The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show

The return of the UK's finest Rat Pack tribute night, with classic tunes including 'Under My Skin' and 'Come Fly with Me' and plenty of entertaining between-song patter.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£17–£23 / 0844 871 3014

Sing in the City Aw Blacks

The Aw Blacks are the 50-strong Sing in the City Choir backed by the Sing in the City Rock Band performing covers from the 60s to modern hits, plus original material written by Kirsty Baird and Annette Hanley.

Tom Fleming Centre, Edinburgh (2.5 miles)

Sat 1 Nov

£8 (Children £6) / 07889539512

Featuring The ESMS Junior School Show Choir singing songs from the hit musical We will Rock You. All proceeds will go to When You Wish Upon A Star to grant 'Wishes' for children with a life threatening illness in Scotland. Contact scotland@whenyouwish.org.uk to book tickets.

  • 19:00 – 22:00

BBC SSO: Beethoven's Ninth

If Beethoven's Symphony No 9 is one of its composer's most popular pieces, it's not just because of its wealth of great tunes; it's because of its uncanny power to make you want to jump up and down cheering. Hence its suitability for a celebration, in this case conductor Donald Runnicles' 60th birthday. The opening piece…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Sun 16 Nov

£11–£27 / 0131 228 1155

The Graeme Stephen Quartet: Nosferatu

Jazz guitarist Stephen leads his quartet through a live score to FW Murnau's 1922 horror classic German silent Nosferatu

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Wed 19 Nov

£14 (£12) / 0131 668 2019

  • 20:00

Latin Connection

Party the South American way with DJ Don Salazar from Colombia.

Boteco do Brasil, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Fri 7 Nov

Free before midnight; £3 after / 0131 220 2487

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Fri 14 Nov

Free before midnight; £3 after / 0131 220 2487

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Fri 21 Nov

Free before midnight; £3 after / 0131 220 2487

  • 22:00 – 03:00
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Madama Butterfly

  • Directed by: Ellen Kent
  • Written by: Puccini

Ellen Kent presents Puccini's heartbreaking story of a beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant. Starring Elena Dee and Miki Mori.

The Edinburgh Playhouse (1.0 miles)

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£15–£37.50 / 0844 871 3014

Makin' Whoopee

Classic vintage jazz and blues featuring a revolving roster of respected female vocalists (including Ali Affleck, Heather Macleod, Gina Rae, Victoria Bennett and Sophie Bancroft).

48 Below, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Sun 2 Nov

Free

  • 16:00 – 18:00

Sun 9 Nov

Free

  • 16:00 – 18:00

Sun 16 Nov

Free

  • 16:00 – 18:00
…and 10 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

This unique event draws crowds (and performers) from all over the world with massed pipes and drums, massed military bands, display teams, dancers and the haunting lament of the Lone Piper set against the magnificent backcloth of Edinburgh Castle.

Castle Esplanade, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Fri 7 Aug 2015

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

  • 21:00

Sat 8 Aug 2015

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

  • 19:30
  • 22:30

Mon 10 Aug 2015

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

  • 21:00
…and 17 more dates until 29 Aug 2015

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

  • 19:30

Wee Dub Festival

Scotland's only festival dedicated to dub and reggae music in all its forms. Taking place across various venues in Edinburgh's Old Town on one weekend, it offers a diverse and enjoyable weekend of gigs, clubs, workshops, food and more. 2014 featured Iration Steppas, Channel One Soundsystem, African Head Charge…

Various venues, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Fri 6 Mar 2015

Times & prices vary

Sat 7 Mar 2015

Times & prices vary

Sun 8 Mar 2015

Times & prices vary

Mon 9 Mar 2015

Times & prices vary

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