The Pleasance

The Pleasance
60 Pleasance, Edinburgh, EH8 9TJ
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Andy Irvine

A solo performance from this Irish singer and mandolin player who co-founded a succession of acclaimed Irish bands, from Sweeney's Men to Patrick Street.

Wed 18 Apr

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

  • 19:30

Barbara Dymock & Christopher Marra

Scots-Irish vocalist Dymock teams up with guitarist Marra (The Hazey Janes).

Wed 31 Jan

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

  • 19:30

Ben Haenow

Winner of 2014's X Factor.

Fri 26 Jan

£14.85 / 0131 650 4673

Brian O'Headhra & Fiona Mackenzie

Highland-based folk singers in concert.

Wed 4 Apr

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

  • 19:30

Burns Night

An informal folky celebration of the national bard's birthday with live music from George Duff, Kevin McLeod and Leo McCann.

Wed 24 Jan

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

  • 19:30

Frank McLaughlin & Stewart Hardy

Mainly traditional Scots songs and tunes from this guitar and fiddle duo.

Sat 17 Feb

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

  • 19:30

The Friel Sisters

Glaswegian sisters with roots in Donegal playing a mixture of trad songs and music.

Wed 21 Mar

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

Joined by Cathal McConnel and friends.

  • 19:30

Gnoss

Orcadian four-piece playing trad and folk sounds.

Wed 2 May

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

  • 19:30

John James

He's played with Jools Holland and Led Zeppelin, fusing blues, folk, ragtime and jazz, John James has made a name for himself as the Welsh Ragtime Wizard from Lampeter.

Wed 11 Apr

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

  • 19:30

Ken Nicol

The ex-Steeleye Span musician plays covers and folk.

Wed 9 May

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

  • 19:30

Kyle Carey

A mix of American and British, Celtic and Appalachian folk traditions.

Wed 30 May

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

  • 19:30

North Sea Gas

Hugely entertaining Scottish folk band who combine guitars, mandolins, bodhrans, banjos, whistles and bouzoukis with fine vocals. Expect a mixture of traditional and original material and great craic.

Wed 7 Mar

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

  • 20:30

Other Roads

Wide range of instruments coupled to perfect harmonies.

Wed 14 Mar

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

  • 19:30

Paul Downes

Original folk and choice covers from this skilled guitarist (who also plays mandocello, mandolin and banjo).

Wed 14 Feb

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

  • 19:30

Pilgrim's Way

Folk three-piece from the North West of England.

Wed 28 Feb

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

  • 19:30

Rab Noakes

Legendary Scottish singer-songwriter with a career spanning over 20 albums.

Wed 28 Mar

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

  • 19:30

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 Squirrel Hillbillies

Folk, country and blues duo from the urban forest of Pittsburgh's East End.

Wed 23 May

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

  • 19:30

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16 Feb 2011

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15 Sep 2008

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1. Nonie16 May 2010, 11:04pm Report

Miss you all in Edinburgh

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