The Pleasance

The Pleasance
60 Pleasance, Edinburgh, EH8 9TJ

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There are 11 events at this location

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Alastair Savage Trio

Traditional and contemporary fiddle music from Savage and his collaborators Euan Drysdale (guitar/piano) and Iain Crawford (double bass).

Wed 24 Feb

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

Colin Hay

Solo show from Aussie / Scottish singer-songwriter Colin Hay of Men at Work fame.

Fri 6 May

£18.89 / 0131 650 4673

Dick Gaughan

Gaughan plays an eclectic mix of styles and stringed instruments combining his classic orchestration skills with a love of the Scots ballad.

Wed 30 Mar

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

Ewan McLennan

Folk, ballads and airs from guitarist/singer McLennan.

Wed 17 Feb

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

Fiona Hunter & Mike Vass

Traditional and contemporary folk from this brother and sister duo, who both have links to Malinky.

Wed 23 Mar

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

Joined by Innes Watson.

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Kris Drever

Orkney's singer/guitarist export, bringing a fresh new sound to the folk scene.

Sat 14 May

£15.75 / 0131 650 4673

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 9 Mar

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

Other Roads

Wide range of instruments coupled to perfect harmonies.

Wed 16 Mar

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

Simon Thoumire & Ian Carr

Folky concertina and guitar pairing.

Wed 2 Mar

£10 (£9; Members £7) / 0131 650 4673

The Very Magic Flute

A new take on Mozart's classic, with puppets and integrated sign language. Ages 3–7.

Fri 6 May

The Young'uns

Beguiling audiences with humour, bold vocals, gripping storylines and innate musicality plus a growing reputation in the folk world for sublime a cappella harmonies.

Sat 16 Apr

£13.50 / 0131 650 4673

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 Edinburgh

16 Feb 2011

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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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1. Nonie16 May 2010, 11:04pm Report

Miss you all in Edinburgh

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