The Merchants' Hall

The Merchants' Hall
22 Hanover Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2EP
  • Telephone 0131 225 7202
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  • Website www.mcoe.org.uk
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Built in the nineteenth century the building's grand interior features ornate panels and pillars, sculptures and portraits by accomplished artists Allan Ramsay and Raeburn. The Merchant's Hall is available to hire for weddings and corporate or private events.

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ABBA A-Rival

Abba A-Rival ABBA A-Rival are Scotland’s top Abba tribute, performing an explosive show packed with all your favourite ABBA hits, sensational singing and authentic costumes. One of the most glamorous young ABBA tributes out there, they bring back ABBA as they were in their heyday – gorgeously leggy, hot-panted 70s…

Fri 4 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 5 Aug

Main Hall

£20 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Adoring Angels / Despairing Demons – The Greatest Songs of Love and Sorrow

Ali Affleck and Speakeasy Swing Award-winning vocalist Ali presents a showcase of the most powerful songs ever written on love and loss, within blues and jazz. These songs are hardwired into our culture, with strong emotion, bypassing the brain and speaking directly to the heart: Piaf, Judy Garland, Louis Armstrong…

Tue 8 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 225 7202

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 13 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 17 Aug

Main Hall

£20 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 22 Aug

Arbikie Gin Masterclass

Arbikie Highland Estate Arbikie Highland Estate is the world’s first single estate distillery producing vodka, gin and whisky from ingredients grown on our farm. Join us at the prestigious Merchant's Hall on a journey from field to bottle as we explore our international award-winning gin. The Arbikie team will guide…

Fri 11 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Arbikie Pipers Game of Drones

Arbikie Pipers The Arbikie Pipers – led by Grade 1 piper, Pipe Major Cammie Ritchie – present a performance of Scottish traditional music with a twist. The performance includes well-known and loved traditional tunes, which are mixed with lively modern compositions, featuring both the Great Highland bagpipes and the…

Fri 4 Aug

Main Hall

£20 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 12 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 15 Aug

Main Hall

£20 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 23 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Bacharach in the Groove

Show that features the work of the multi-award winning duo Burt Bacharach and Hal David, promising a fresh take on some well-known, classic tunes.

Sat 5 Aug

Main Hall

£10 (£7) / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 6 Aug

Main Hall

£15 (£10) / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Charlotte Marshall & the 45s

Two dates at The Merchants Hall in 2017 for this award-winning Glasgow-based singer, as Charlotte Marshall makes a triumphant return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with her soul-funk-blues and R’n’B band, the 45s. Marshall and the seven-piece 45s have continued to wow audiences across the UK with television and radio…

Tue 8 Aug

Main Hall

£20 / 0131 225 7202

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 18 Aug

Main Hall

£20 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Die Gl'Amouresque

Die Gl'Amouresque is a Berlin-based burlesque and cabaret act with vintage charm and a modern twist. Seductive, playful and classy, Die Gl'Amouresque will take you on an unforgettable journey through the golden years leaving you wanting more! Partial nudity.

Tue 22 Aug

Main Hall

£20 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 23 Aug

Main Hall

£20 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Main Hall

£20 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 26 Aug

Dorec-a-belle – Highland Harmony Heaven

Dorec-a-belle From Inverness, capital of the Highlands, this award-winning, indie-folk line-up bring their potent combination of gorgeous harmonies, catchy songs and unique instrumentation to the Fringe. Performing their own songs, the girls of Dorec-a-belle have supported Squeeze, The Staves, Magic Numbers and many…

Thu 17 Aug

Main Hall

£15 (£10) / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

Main Hall

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Girls From Oz

Spend a five-star evening with the most dinky-die singing sheilas this side of the black stump. Full of sass and armed with killer harmonies, they are a force to be reckoned with. These Sheila's can sing, they can joke and they can sure put on one hell-uv-a show! They put a unique vintage spin on songs by Aussie legends…

Sat 12 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 15 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 16 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The M8s

Formed ten years ago for the sheer fun of playing, the M8s provide a guided tour of your favourite covers from Elvis to Adele; from Bay City to Chelsea via Dakota and the jailhouse. Travelling by van, by ferry and by motorway, you will encounter Kids and Kings, Monkees and Talking Heads; so come up and see us and feel the…

Sat 26 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

McKerron, Brechin and Ó hEadhra

Three of Scotland's finest folk musicians: Capercaillie fiddler Charlie McKerron, Bùrach accordionist Sandy Brechin and Anam singer/guitarist Brian Ó hEadhra combine their considerable talents to bring you a breathtaking selection of fiery tune sets and beautiful songs from the Gaelic and Scots tradition. Irishman and…

Sat 26 Aug

Main Hall

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Polis Live at Merchant's Hall

The Polis The Polis are Scotland's number one Police tribute act. The band perform an energetic and dynamic set with all the urgency and angst of The Police at their best. They invite you on a journey from Roxanne through to the iconic Every Breath You Take. A visually striking band onstage who are all about the music…

Sat 12 Aug

Main Hall

£20 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 18 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Pretenders – By Talk of the Town

Pretenders by Talk of the Town are the UK's only tribute to the music of Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders, covering classics like: Brass in Pocket, Don’t Get Me Wrong, Back on the Chain Gang, Stop Your Sobbing and many more. Let us take you back to the 80s, recreating the authentic and unmistakable sound of the…

Fri 11 Aug

Main Hall

£20 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Reely Jiggered

Scottish band that play a fusion of funk, rock, pop and jazz.

Wed 9 Aug

Main Hall

£20 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 10 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Rose Room

Scottish Jazz Awards finalists Rose Room have become one of Scotland’s leading ensembles influenced by gypsy jazz. Sharing a love of Swing music and the style of the great Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, their vigorous and vivacious performances go down a storm with all audiences as they serve up their 1930s Hot…

Thu 10 Aug

Main Hall

£20 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 25 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Ryan Young (with Jenn Butterworth)

Ryan Young Scots Trad Music Awards' Up and Coming Artist of the Year, Ryan Young is an emerging young fiddle player bringing new and exciting ideas to traditional Scottish music. He has recently recorded his debut album with triple Grammy winner, Jesse Lewis, who has worked with the likes of Yo-Yo Ma and Bela Fleck.

Sat 5 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 27 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Sandy Brechin Band

The king of Celtic 'ccordion, Sandy Brechin, brings his lightning-fast fingers to the Fringe once again, along with his mad-cap humour, featuring hits from his many albums plus some brilliant new tunes. Accompanied by his customary rocking rhythm section of Andrew Mill on guitar, William Oke on bass and Ross Anderson on…

Wed 9 Aug

Main Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Sensational David Bowie Tribute Band

The Sensational David Bowie Tribute Band is the UK’s premier tribute to David Bowie. Witness first-hand all the glamour, passion, excitement and sheer electric atmosphere of the archetypal 1970s Bowie experience. All the early material is covered, in its wonderful, melodic, eclectic, yet easily accessible majesty. From…

Wed 16 Aug

Main Hall

£20 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sorella

Vocal harmony band from Scotland that perform a mix of popular songs and classics.

Sat 19 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Wendy Weatherby Band

Beautiful heart-wrenching songs, lively cello tunes and lots of laughter from Edinburgh's own bubbly queen of folk Wendy Weatherby and her all-star band, featuring Fiona Cuthill on fiddle, Stevie Lawrence on guitar and Sandy Brechin on accordion and keyboards. Expect to hear fantastic traditional Scots songs and cracking…

Sat 5 Aug

Main Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 225 7202

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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