One of Edinburgh’s newest venues is set to play host to some of Scotland’s finest folk acts this Hogmanay. The Picture House on Lothian Road will showcase Shooglenifty, Annie Grace, Corrina Hewat and Karine Polwart; alongside the award-winning Malinky and ceilidh band Chuting Blancs, featuring Calum McCrimmon, Mike Vass and Anna Massie.
Elsewhere, Edinburgh’s Hogmanay has announced that Friendly Fires will complete the line-up for this year’s Concert in the Gardens, playing alongside headliners, Groove Armada and Paolo Nutini. In yet another addition to the new-for-08 West End DJ stage,The Hoosiers’ Irwin Sparkes and Alphonso Sharland are also set to take to the decks alongside Hot Chip.
Famed as one of the best New Year celebrations in the world, thousands of revellers bring in the New Year in the centre of Edinburgh with a mix of live music, DJs and varying knowledge of the lyrics to 'Auld Lang Syne'.
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 that culminates with Midnight Fireworks from the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle and 'Auld…
Another full blown world music jazz party as DL take over the Caves for another Hogmanay with live music from Orkestra del Sol, Soul Foundation and Edinburgh Samba School featuring MC Concious Route not forgetting DJ sets form Astroboy, Jiminez, Mr Zimbabwe and DJ Wastepicker. This is also the last Departure Lounge so…
Once again Edinburgh gets its glitter on for a packed festive season: fairy lights, ice rinks, Victorian fairgrounds, festive markets, concerts, Santa and loads more events, all leading up to Hogmanay.
Cheer up that weird bit between Christmas and Hogmanay with a spot of comedy, from fine Scottish acts JoJo Sutherland and Stu Who? There'll be dancing after to burn off that tin of Quality Street you downed.