The Pleasance

The Pleasance
60 Pleasance, Edinburgh, EH8 9TJ
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Aidan Moffat and RM Hubbert

Scottish indie-folk power duo Aidan Moffat and RM Hubbert perform tracks off their new album, Here Lies The Body.

Fri 26 Oct

£17.60 / 0131 650 4673

BrÒg at Edinburgh FC / EFC

Debut performance at Edinburgh Folk Club by the brand-new Edinburgh-based trio, BrÒg: jigs, reels, airs and Scottish songs.

Wed 31 Oct

£5–£10 / 0131 650 4673

The Cabeytu Brothers Show Edinburgh

The Pleasance Theatre in Edinburgh is world famous of course and having just been refurbished it's better than ever! Enjoy some pre-theatre drinks or food in the Pleasance bar area then join us for a great Christmas night out - Cabeytu style! It's right in the city centre too so within a few minutes walk there are loads…

Fri 14 Dec

£15 / 0131 650 4673

CEILIDH - FRIDAY NIGHT - FOOT STOMPIN' CEILIDH BAND - Quaker Hall

CEILIDH WITH FOOT STOMPIN' CEILIDH BAND, Scots Fiddle Festival

Fri 16 Nov

£9.85–£10.62 / 0131 650 4673

CONCERT - FRIDAY NIGHT - PLEASANCE THEATRE - Scots Fiddle Festival

PREMIERE Mike Vass, new commission by ScotsFF, The Four Pillars with soloists Mike, Patsy Reid,Lauren MacColl and Jenna Reid. – Ryan Young with Jenn Butterworth,

Fri 16 Nov

£18.39 / 0131 650 4673

CONCERT - SATURDAY NIGHT - PLEASANCE THEATRE - Scots Fiddle Festival

Saltfishforty, Kinnaris Quintet, Youth Engagement Project,

Sat 17 Nov

£19.42 / 0131 650 4673

CONCERT - SUNDAY NIGHT - PLEASANCE THEATRE - Scots Fiddle Festival

THE POOZIES, SARAH-JANE SUMMERS & JUHANI SILVOLA

Sun 18 Nov

£17.35 / 0131 650 4673

Edinburgh Guitar Night #5

The Edinburgh Guitar Night is the premier event for showcasing guitarists of all genres in the city, presenting acclaimed artists from Scotland, the UK and the rest of Europe. The fifth event in the series presents: JUSTIN ST-PIERRE Justin St-Pierre is a self-taught performer and composer originally from…

Fri 30 Nov

£12 / 0131 650 4673

FESTIVAL SAVER TICKET - Scots Fiddle Festival

FESTIVAL SAVER TICKET, SCOTS FIDDLE FESTIVAL

Fri 16 Nov

£78.42 / 0131 650 4673

Harder They Come + Claudius England Live!

Partnering with Africa in Motion film festival, the Edinburgh Caribbean Association brings you a night of pure Jamaican vibes. Classic film ‘Harder they Come’, that ‘brought reggae to the world’ is followed by live reggae music straight from Jamaica. Fashion and home accessories from Kachbian, books by Caribbean authors…

Fri 2 Nov

£11.07 / 0131 650 4673

Hazel O'Connor

Veteran new wave singer-songwriter.

Thu 22 Nov

£25 / 0131 650 4673

Jane Weaver

Experimental pop singer-songwriter.

Wed 17 Oct

£19.25 / 0131 650 4673

MIKE WILSON & DAMIEN BARBER at Edinburgh FC / EFC

As two of the finest exponents of traditional song in the UK it is hard to believe that these relatively young men have a combined 60+ years experience of performing.

Wed 17 Oct

£5–£10 / 0131 650 4673

Minted Comedy Festival

Line-up of established acts as well as up-and-comers in the Scottish comedy scene. Featuring Phill Jupitus, Gary Meikle, Rachel Jackson and Susan Riddell, compered by Chrissy Ross.

Sun 4 Nov

£10–£20 / 0131 650 4673

Paul Draper

Alt.rock / indie singer-songwriter and former frontman of Mansun.

Fri 23 Nov

£16.50 / 0131 650 4673

Peggy Seeger

The woman for whom 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face' was written is herself a singer-songwriter with a fine line in feminist and activist folk songs.

Sat 10 Nov

£22 / 0131 650 4673

QUICKSILVER at Edinburgh FC / EFC

Hilary Spencer and Grant Baynham are QuickSilver. For 20 years Hilary was the lead singer with internationally acclaimed acappella trio Artisan and Grant is a wonderful songwriter and guitarist extraordinaire.

Wed 24 Oct

£5–£10 / 0131 650 4673

RECITALS SATURDAY TICKET - Quaker Hall - Scots Fiddle Festival

RECITAL TICKET, SCOTS FIDDLE FESTIVAL, KILTEARN FIDDLERS, GREGOR BORLAND, JAMIE LAVAL, ALISTAIR MCCULLOCH, THE FLYTING

Sat 17 Nov

£16.32 / 0131 650 4673

RIBBON ROAD at Edinburgh FC / EFC

Ribbon Road sing beautifully crafted songs drawing from folk music's long tradition yet relevant to our ever-changing modern times.

Wed 7 Nov

£5–£10 / 0131 650 4673

Sam Amidon

New York troubadour, known for reworking traditional folk for the 21st century.

Sat 27 Oct

£15.40 / 0131 650 4673

Sarah Perry: The Essex Serpent Author Returns

The author of smash hit The Essex Serpent launches her new novel.

Tue 6 Nov

£15 (£12) / 0131 650 4673

  • 19:00 – 20:00

Scots Fiddle Festival

This exciting, fiddle-fuelled weekend includes concerts, recitals, workshops, talks, stalls, sessions, festival clubs, and ceilidhs.

Fri 16 Nov

Times & prices vary / 0131 650 4673

Sat 17 Nov

Times & prices vary / 0131 650 4673

Sun 18 Nov

Times & prices vary / 0131 650 4673

The Sons Of Pitches

Inventive pop covers, original numbers and improvised songs from the multi award-winning a cappella YouTube stars and winners of BBC Two's The Naked Choir.

Sun 28 Oct

£27 / 0131 650 4673

Workshop 1 - ALISTAIR MCCULLOCH - Upper Hall

ALISTAIR MCCULLOCH - Teaches tone control, and ornamentation - Intermediate

Sat 17 Nov

£16.32 / 0131 650 4673

Workshop 10 - GREGOR BORLAND - Upper Hall - Scots Fiddle Festival

GREGOR BORLAND, teaches fiddle technique for beginners

Sat 17 Nov

£16.32 / 0131 650 4673

Workshop 12 - Amy Geddes - Lomond Room - Scots Fiddle Festival

Amy teaches - Phrasing & Dynamic in Slow Airs - Confident Beginners - Intermediate

Sat 17 Nov

£16.32 / 0131 650 4673

Workshop 13 - JACK SMEDLEY - Upper Hall

Jack teaches North East Repertoire - Intermediate / advanced

Sun 18 Nov

£16.32 / 0131 650 4673

Workshop 14 - JAMIE LAVAL - Munro Room

Jamie teaches - Playing for dance - beginner

Sun 18 Nov

£16.32 / 0131 650 4673

Workshop 15 - PAUL ANDERSON - Lomond Room

PAUL teaches - North East Tunes - Intermediate

Sun 18 Nov

£16.32 / 0131 650 4673

Workshop 17 - YOUTH WORKSHOP - GRAINNE BRADY - Munro Room

GRAINNE teaches Youth Workshop, Advanced - U18 only

Sun 18 Nov

£11.14 / 0131 650 4673

Workshop 20 - EILIDH SHAW - Munro Room

EILIDH teaches West Coast Tunes - Beginner

Sun 18 Nov

£16.32 / 0131 650 4673

Workshop 21 - SARAH-JANE SUMMERS - Lomond Room

SARAH-JANE teaches Advanced Techniques for Fiddle - Advanced

Sun 18 Nov

£16.32 / 0131 650 4673

Workshop 22 - MAIRI CAMPBELL - Upper Hall

MAIRI teaches Cape Breton Fiddle - Advanced

Sun 18 Nov

£16.32 / 0131 650 4673

Workshop 24 - ALISON CARLYLE - Lomond Room

ALISON teaches Intermediate / Advanced Scottish Step Dance

Sun 18 Nov

£16.32 / 0131 650 4673

Workshop 3 - SHONA MOONEY - Lomond Room, Scots Fiddle Festival

Shona Mooney teaches Borders Fiddling - Beginner / Intermediate

Sat 17 Nov

£16.32 / 0131 650 4673

Workshop 8 - YOUTH WORKSHOP - GRAINNE BRADY - Munro Room

GRAINNE BRADY, Teaches Youth Workshop - Beginner- U18 only

Sat 17 Nov

£11.14 / 0131 650 4673

Workshop 9 - ALISON CARLYLE - Lomond Room - Scots Fiddle Festival

ALISON CARLYLE, teaches beginner Scottish Step Dance

Sat 17 Nov

£16.32 / 0131 650 4673

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