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There are 18 events at this location
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The Business: Futures in Publishing
One-day event hosted by the University of Edinburgh, for anyone interested in a career in publishing or writing.
Solo show from Aussie / Scottish singer-songwriter Colin Hay of Men at Work fame.
Edinburgh Folk Club Songwriting Competition
The award-winning Edinburgh Folk Club's annual songwriting competition, featuring up to 25 brand new songs performed by up-and-coming and established songwriters.
A veritable cornucopia of comedic delights..
Orkney's singer/guitarist export, bringing a fresh new sound to the folk scene.
Singer-songwriter Knott performs dark poetic ballads and roots driven folk.
Scots/Irish group with a vibrant, fresh approach to traditional Celtic music.
The respected English folk singer and guitarist.
Brilliant mix of English tradition and American music from the virtuoso fingerstyle guitarist and singer, a former BBC Radio 2 Folk Musician of the Year.
Neil Henry: Mindwangler
YouTube sensation Neil Henry is back following his five-star sell-out show Mindsquirm, the hilarious and brain-scratchingly mystifying show that What'sOnStage.com simply described as 'Jaw-dropping'. Over 200 million clickers online saw Neil's incredible on stage proposal in Edinburgh; the most magical Alphabetti Spaghetti…
Nobody is safe: from Trump's tweets to the EU tango, politicians and celebrities alike come under fire in a turbo-charged barrage of bladder-threateningly funny songs and sketches brimming with punchlines. One of the best-reviewed shows in the Fringe. NewsRevue is flawlessly delivered by four outstanding performers at…
Contemporary and traditional folk by the London-based singer-songwriter.
Orlando Baxter: Suspensions, Detentions and Summer Vacations
Orlando Baxter is America's coolest teacher. In Suspensions, Detentions and Summer Vacations, he candidly delivers his provocative, laid-back brand of comedy in an uproarious debut show centred around his chaotic experiences teaching in American classrooms. Finalist in the New York Comedy Contest and the Boston Comedy…
Wed 3 Aug
Thu 4 Aug
Fri 5 Aug
Like a modern-day travelling bard, Pete Coe plays narrative folk songs, ballads, rural yarns, travellers' tales and other songs he's picked up from a life on the road.
The Snail and the Whale
A new piece of theatre created in Tall Stories' charming storytelling style with live music and plenty of laughs. Ages 4+.
Southern Tenant Folk Union
Gospel-influenced seven-piece with their own mix of old-time, bluegrass and Celtic folk music.
The Squirrel Hillbillies
Folk, country and blues duo from the urban forest of Pittsburgh's East End.
Reviews & features
Win tickets to the Pleasance at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016
The Pleasance will be presenting over 200 vibrant and exciting new shows across their 23 performance spaces in 2016 celebrating their 32nd year.
Where to find traditional music nights in Edinburgh16 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 venues15 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.