Music within 5 miles of Edinburgh

530 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

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

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)

Sat 25 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Sun 26 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Mon 27 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

…and 4 more dates until 31 Oct

Scots Music Group Ceilidh

Fundraising ceilidh of traditional music and dancing.

St Bride's Centre, Edinburgh (2.3 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

£8 in advance, £10 on door (£6 in advance, £8 on door)) / 0131 346 1405

Featuring the Portobello Ceilidh Band.

Sat 29 Nov

£8 in advance, £10 on door (£6 in advance, £8 on door) / 0131 346 1405

Featuring the Canongate Cadjers.

Sat 13 Dec

£8 in advance, £10 on door (£6 in advance, £8 on door)) / 0131 346 1405

Featuring the Robert Fish Band.

Bow-Tow: A Newhaven Story

Storytelling, theatre and traditional music from Newhaven residents. Also featuring Jed Milroy, Hamish Moore and the new Newhaven Community Choir.

Welch Fishmongers, Edinburgh (2.5 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 552 5883

Various venues, Edinburgh (2.6 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

Free

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Gallus Crows

Original acoustic numbers plus the odd cover.

Captains Bar, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

Free

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)

Tue 28 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

Wed 29 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

Thu 30 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

…and 12 more dates until 15 Nov

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

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

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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Soulsville

DJs Francis Dosoo, Fryer & Mr Mason bring you a night of rapturous soul music, playing rugged rhythms and deep blue grooves long into the midnight hours. Featuring visuals downstairs and the return of Motherfunk upstairs.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

£5 / 0131 558 8844

Sat 22 Nov

£5 / 0131 558 8844

Sat 20 Dec

£5 / 0131 558 8844

Saturday Squeeze

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

48 Below, Edinburgh (1.3 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

£0–£5

Sat 1 Nov

£0–£5

Sat 8 Nov

£0–£5

…and 12 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

The Metropolitan Opera: The Barber of Seville

A onstage performance of Rossini's classic comedy, with Isabel Leonard, Lawrence Brownlee and Christopher Maltman.

Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Sat 22 Nov

0871 902 5723

Tue 25 Nov

0871 902 5723

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

Edinburgh's Hogmanay

Edinburgh's world-famous Hogmanay celebration ushers the new year in with a bang. A Torchlight Procession winds through the historic Old Town and onto a son et lumiere on Calton Hill on 30 Dec, a massive street party with live music from Lily Allen (with more acts tbc) that culminates with Midnight Fireworks from the…

Various venues, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Tue 30 Dec

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 573 8455

Wed 31 Dec

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 573 8455

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 573 8455

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Mike MacFarlane

Finger-style jazz guitar from MacFarlane and Sky Giraffes.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 220 4298

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0131 220 4298

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0131 220 4298

…and 2 more dates until 29 Nov

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

El Ritmo Latino

Monthly club night playing the finest in salsa, Afro-Caribbean vibes and much more.

The Mash House, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

£5 / 0131 220 2987

Norman Silver & The Gold

'Morose' country and western punks.

Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh (1.7 miles)

Sat 25 Oct

£5 / 0131 629 4101

With Full Moon Freaks and Sean Waste.

Tony Conrad: Invented Acoustical Tools 1966–2012

A showing of some of the elegant and enigmatic instruments designed by avant-garde US musician Tony Conrad, one of the most inventive and seminal musicians of the mid-20th century.

Inverleith House, Edinburgh (2.0 miles)

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 248 2971

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0131 248 2971

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 0131 248 2971

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World Premiere Quintet

A different selection of five leading jazz players come together for each session with no rehearsal.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh (0.9 miles)

Sat 1 Nov

£5 (£4) / 0131 220 4298

Sat 8 Nov

£5 (£4) / 0131 220 4298

Sat 15 Nov

£5 (£4) / 0131 220 4298

…and 2 more dates until 29 Nov

Jungle

Modern soul, with elements of hip hop and R&B.

The Liquid Room, Edinburgh (1.2 miles)

Wed 25 Feb 2015

£16 / 0131 225 2564

With DD Dumbo.

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

Carrying Stream Festival

Annual celebration of the life and work of Hamish Henderson, the founding father of the Scottish folk revival. His legacy is celebrated with a range of events including storytelling, gigs, traditional music and poetry.

Various venues, Edinburgh (1.0 miles)

Wed 5 Nov

Times & prices vary

Thu 6 Nov

Times & prices vary

Fri 7 Nov

Times & prices vary

…and 5 more dates until 12 Nov

The Hawklords

Spacey prog-rock from ex-Hawkwind members Jerry Richards, Ron Tree, Ade Shaw, Harvey Bainbridge, Steve Swindells and Dave Pearce.

The Mash House, Edinburgh (1.1 miles)

Sun 26 Oct

£15.75 / 0131 220 2987

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