The Edinburgh Coffee Festival is now in its second year and offers coffee lovers the chance to meet Scotland’s most knowledgeable experts. Imagine a whole day dedicated to coffee, right here on your doorstep! The festival is expected to attract …
Arthur Johnstone has been at the forefront of Scottish folk music for almost five decades. He has been described as “Scotland’s greatest political singer” and has a voice that is as distinctive as it is passionate.
Jez Lowe is not only one of the busiest live performers in the country, but his songs are among the most widely sung by other performers.
avid Francey is a Scottish-born Canadian carpenter-turned-songwriter, who has become known as “one of Canada’s most revered folk poets and singers”.
Intuition – often considered the psychic “sixth sense” has a history of intrigue and controversy. Intuition is the “just knowing” ability demonstrated occasionally by psychics, witches, or your granny where accurate information is clearly available to them. But how? We …
Phil Hare is an established acoustic guitarist, singer, songwriter, recording artist and teacher based in Cambridgeshire.
ANATOMY is a quarterly live art variety show. We host fearless artists and cockamamie half-baked dogtales; pirates, film-warpers, grotesques, thumpers of technology, immersive weepers, levitating playwrights, jugglers of industrial salvage, puppet dancers and throat gymnasts.
n 2014, Simon Gall (Salsa Celtica) and Jonny Hardie (Old Blind Dogs) created Clype, a new project fusing sounds and styles from around the globe, borrowing from Scottish folk traditions as well as from the rhythms of Latin America and harmonic ideas of jazz.
Sylvia and Sandy have been working together since the 70s, when they were founder members of the seminal Scottish band “Kentigern”. They perform widely at home and abroad, featuring the best of both traditional and modern music and songwriting.
Edinburgh’s 7-piece soulfunk monster playing dance music for the thinking man. Its Brahms with brass! Rachmaninov if you’re ‘man enough’!
Hilary Spencer’s voice is a thing of beauty. Grant Baynham matches the baroque style of his songwriting with a guitar technique of gorgeous intricacy.
Chamberfolk: Three classically trained musicians playing original music, as intricately arranged as a string quartet, lyrically rooted in the singer/songwriter tradition, and wrapped in three-part vocal harmonies reminiscent of both Appalachia and Medieval Europe.
Winter Wilson have a fine repertoire of self-penned songs, telling stories of everyday life which often reflect the bigger picture of this life we lead (“Songs for local heroes”, as one punter said).
Bring In The Spirit combines the incomparable, sophisticated vocals of Rod Paterson and Kirsten Easdale with the sublime, sensitive accordion playing of Gregor Lowrey.
The virtuoso partnership of England’s premier flatpicking guitarist and “the greatest Celtic harper of our age” (LIVE IRELAND) has by now brought its unique musical vision to twenty-two countries on five continents.
his event is part of the Carrying Stream Festival.
Margaret Bennett is a leading Scottish writer, folklorist. ethnologist, broadcaster and singer whose main interest lies in the field of traditional Scottish folk culture and song.
Born and raised in Manchester, England, Clive is an accomplished singer, musician and record producer.
Lee Ranaldo will hit the road to Europe one more time this year with a clutch of brand new songs from his just completed new album Electric Trim produced by Lee and Spanish multi-instrumentalists Raul ‘Refree’ Fernandez and to be released in the next months.
The immensely talented Kristin Hersh returns again to the UK (Ireland) for a rare solo tour in support of her critically-acclaimed new double CD and book, “Wyatt At The Coyote Palace” (Omnibus Press) due out October 4th. From life as the reluctant …
Girl Band are a four piece noise rock band from Dublin, Ireland. Their live show is known for being loud, intense and energetic.
Pickering’s Gin host guided tours and tastings by appointment Monday – Sunday. JOIN US FOR A GIN JOLLY!
‘Locked In Edinburgh’ opens at Summerhall, making it the fifth escape game in the city – but this one is unique! It’s the only one themed and built around a real room. Discover for yourself the secrets hidden within the …
Have you always wanted to learn to dance like it’s 1939?
Edinbop is a non-profit swing dancing organisation which offers classes, workshops and social dancing opportunities in Edinburgh.
Spanish & Latin- American short-film nights. A powerful curated selection of short films all with English subtitles. The Cinemaattic nights are the perfect way to see cinema in a different way, pioneer independent short films accompanied with refreshments, with their famous chit-chat discussion breaks.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.