The Pleasance

The Pleasance
60 Pleasance, Edinburgh, EH8 9TJ
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Brooks Williams at Edinburgh FC / EFC

At the crossroads of blues and American roots music youll find Brooks Williams. Setting new standards and a fresh direction for the blues, says Blues In Britain, and creating a beautiful fusion (Keys And Chords). Just when you think he cant sing a blues-ier note, he sings it. Just when you think he cant strum a deeper…

Wed 30 Jan

£5–£10 / 0131 650 4673

Burns' Supper feat: Oor Rabbie at Edinburgh FC / EFC-

The EFC annual Burns' Supper over many years has become of the most popular events we present. Always a sell-out!

Wed 23 Jan

£11.14–£17.35 / 0131 650 4673

Jenny Sturgeon Trio at Edinburgh FC / EFC

Jenny Sturgeon is a singer-songwriter described as a significant new talent (Bright Young Folk) on the folk and acoustic scenes. Her passion for music lies in her interest in traditional folk song, combined with creating fresh, new compositions.

Wed 6 Feb

£5–£10 / 0131 650 4673

Malinky at Edinburgh FC / EFC

Since forming out of the Edinburgh session scene of the late 90s Malinky has, for the past 20 or so years, been the leading group focusing on Scots traditional song.

Wed 13 Mar

£5–£10 / 0131 650 4673

Northern Streams

Festival featuring Scottish and Nordic music, song and dance with concerts, workshops and sessions from up-and-coming and established local and visiting artists.

Fri 26 Apr

Times & prices vary / 07951 918366

Sat 27 Apr

Times & prices vary / 07951 918366

Sun 28 Apr

Times & prices vary / 07951 918366

Scots Fiddle Festival

This exciting, fiddle-fuelled weekend returns in 2019 with concerts, recitals, workshops, talks, stalls, sessions, festival clubs, and ceilidhs.

Fri 15 Nov

Times & prices vary / 0131 650 4673

Sat 16 Nov

Times & prices vary / 0131 650 4673

Sun 17 Nov

Times & prices vary / 0131 650 4673

The Tannanhill Weavers at Edinburgh FC / EFC

The Tannahill Weavers are one of Scotland's premier traditional bands and just last year, 2018, celebrated 50 years of touring, playing to audiences worldwide.

Wed 20 Feb

£4.80–£11.80 / 0131 650 4673

Tannara at Edinburgh FC / EFC

Bold, creative and original; Tannara (Owen Sinclair, Robbie Greig, Becca Skeoch and Joseph Peach) have established themselves as one of the UKs most interesting and unique contemporary folk groups.

Wed 6 Mar

£5–£10 / 0131 650 4673

Tom McConville & Tony Wilson at Edinburgh FC / EFC

Tom and Tony present an entertaining, rich and varied collection of music and song that they have absorbed, developed and written during their long and varied careers, bringing together all of their skills and expertise to display a refreshingly dynamic and unique take on folk music old and new.

Wed 27 Feb

£5–£10 / 0131 650 4673

Tony McManus and Julia Toaspern at Edinburgh FC / EFC

From the west of Scotland, but currently residing in Canada, Tony McManus has come to be recognised throughout the world as one of the leading guitarists in Celtic Music. While Tony is known as a soloist, his frequent collaborations with diverse musicians have always been a significant part of his work.

Wed 13 Feb

£5–£12 / 0131 650 4673

The Unthanks

Eccentric Geordie folk sisters Rachel and Becky Unthank.

Sat 11 May

£22 / 0131 650 4673

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Around Edinburgh Festivals with Edinburgh Gin

17 Aug 2018

Come with us on a gin trail in celebration with Edinburgh Gin

Founded in 2010, Edinburgh Gin is a multi-award-winning distillery that boasts a vibrant and varied portfolio of the classic spirit. EG's unique distilling methods put flavour and colour at the forefront to produce products that enrich the gin drinking…

Where to find traditional music nights in Edinburgh

16 Feb 2011

The venues full of traditional live Scottish music every night of the week

Every night of the week, the walls of the Royal Oak bar reverberate to the sound of live music, most of it with a Scottish, folk and traditional flavour. Long a focal point for folk music in the city, this cosy little bar also attracts other acoustic…

In the swing of it - Jazz, Blues and Folk venues

15 Sep 2008

Boasting some of the finest new names and most exciting stalwarts of the jazz, blues and folks scene, Edinburgh and Glasgow have long set an impressive stall with some of the most diverse festivals and year round line-ups.

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