Wed 18 Jul 2018

Edinburgh Folk Club

Miriam Erasmus

20:00-23:00

Miriam Erasmus' musical career spans 6 decades of touring, teaching, and creating clubs and venues for other artists to share their talents. Miriam, born in Lewes, made her first public appearance at the... [more]

Unreserved seating.

Wed 06 Sep 2017

Edinburgh Folk Club

Tannahill Weavers

20:00 - 22:30 (doors 19:30)

As they approach their 50th anniversary in 2018, the Tannahill Weavers are one of Scotland's premier traditional bands. Their diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs, and... [more]

Wed 12 Jul 2017

Bob Fox

20:00 (doors 19:30)

One of Britain’s most respected and internationally acclaimed performers Bob has twice been nominated as Folk Singer of the Year at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and was invited to sing and play at Celtic... [more]

Wed 05 Jul 2017

Eddie Seaman & Luc McNally

20:00 (doors 19:30)

Highland bagpiper and whistle player Eddie Seaman and guitarist and singer Luc McNally – both part of Scottish band Barluath – met in Glasgow in 2013 and soon developed into a duo captivating audiences across... [more]

Wed 28 Jun 2017

Cloudstreet

20:00 (doors 19:30)

Bringing fresh life to the best of the tradition, Nicole Murray, John Thompson and Emma Nixon have carved themselves a niche internationally as outstanding performers of acoustic folk music. With vocal harmonies... [more]

Wed 21 Jun 2017

Tildon Krautz

20:00 (doors 19:30)

Tilden krautz' music comes from urban, old-time and rural mountain folk/bluegrass. The high lonesome happiness of an American songwriting family in Europe. Songwriters from Brooklyn, NY and side-men from Southwest... [more]

Wed 14 Jun 2017

Steve Hicks & Lynn Goulburn

20:00 (doors 19:30)

Fingerstyle guitar virtuoso Steve Hicks and singer songwriter Lynn Goulbourn met at a gig in 2007.  With a mutual love of folk, roots and acoustic genres, their musical partnership has flourished and taken them to all... [more]

Wed 07 Jun 2017

James Hickman & Dan Cassidy

20:00 (doors 19:30)

Hickman’s emotive, soaring vocals and driving guitar is complemented by Cassidy’s ingenious and virtuosic fiddling. Their sound flows from the connection between British and American folk and is bursting with all... [more]

Wed 31 May 2017

Dan McKinnon

20:00 (doors 19:30)

Dan McKinnon grew up in a slightly extended family, his maternal grandmother becoming an important part of his home-life after the sudden and tragic death of her husband in 1960. She beguiled Dan and his siblings with... [more]

Wed 24 May 2017

Pete Morton

20:00 (doors 19:30)

According to British music magazine, Froots, Leicester-born Pete Morton "is amongst the best that the British roots music scene has produced in living memory." His live performances are not only dynamic and intense,... [more]

Wed 17 May 2017

Songwriting Competition

20:00 (doors 19:30)

A wee feast of brand new songs performed live – judged by a jury for 1st, 2nd and 2rd prize. And the audience has a say, too – awarding a quaich to the most popular song. Entries (conditions on the EFC website... [more]

Wed 10 May 2017

Fred Morrison

20:00 (doors 19:30)

Fred Morrison was born and raised near Glasgow, but it’s the celebrated Gaelic piping tradition of his father’s native South Uist, in the outer Hebrides, that forms the bedrock of his intensely expressive, uniquely... [more]

Wed 03 May 2017

Tom McConville

20:00 (19:30 doors)

Tom was born on Tyneside and brought up in a pub on the famous Scotswood Road with clientele drawn from the Irish and Scottish communities. This is where he first experienced traditional singing and fiddle music; the... [more]

Wed 26 Apr 2017

Ragged Glory

20:00 (doors 19:30)

Ragged Glory have kindly stepped in at the last minute for this week’s Edinburgh FC gig since our original guests, Fil Campbell and Tam McFarland, had to cancel due to unforeseen circumstances. If you have... [more]

Wed 19 Apr 2017

Cath & Phil Tyler

20:00 (doors 19:30)

Cath & Phil Tyler play Anglo-American folk music using guitar, banjo, voice and fiddle. Coming together musically through a shared love of traditional narrative song, full voiced sacred harp singing and sparse... [more]

Wed 12 Apr 2017

Ella Munro

20:00 (doors 19:30)

Ella Munro is a young folk singer hailing from the Isle of Skye, on the west coast of Scotland. After studying for five years at the prestigious national centre of excellence in traditional music in Plockton she then... [more]

Wed 05 Apr 2017

Gerry Creen

20:00 (Doors 19:30)

Gerry Creen, Belfast born and bred, is acknowledged as one of Belfast’s finest singer songwriters. Having lived all his life in the city Gerry emerged from the vibrant Belfast folk scene of the 1960s and 70s. Gerry... [more]

Wed 29 Mar 2017

Judy Cook

20:00 (doors 19:30)

A welcome visitor from the USA, Judy Cook has been touring Britain and the US as a professional musician for more than fifteen years. Judy lifts the spirit and entertains with splendid traditional ballads and songs... [more]

Wed 22 Mar 2017

The Fair Rain (ex Old Dance School)

20:00 (doors 19:30)

The Fair Rain is a 7-piece contemporary folk band from England. Until 2015 the band operated under the name The Old Dance School, under which they released three studio albums and a live album. The change of name came... [more]

Wed 15 Mar 2017

Wizz Jones

20:00 (doors 19:30)

Inspired by hearing Big Bill Broonzy and Ramblin' Jack Elliot, Wizz Jones learnt his guitar licks from the likes of Davy Graham and Long John Baldry whilst playing in the coffee bars of London's Soho in the late... [more]

Wed 08 Mar 2017

Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage

20:00 (doors 19:30)

Huddled round a single microphone, singing intimate duets with just mountain dulcimer, dobro and guitar Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage are a folk duo that look & sound classically timeless, yet feel refreshingly... [more]

Wed 01 Mar 2017

Damien Barber & Mike Wilson

20:00 (doors 19:30)

Two of the finest exponents of Traditional Song in the United Kingdom; it is difficult to accept that these relatively young men, have a combined 40+ years experience of performing at folk venues. Raised in Norfolk... [more]

Wed 22 Feb 2017

Rachel Hair Trio

20:00 (doors 19:30)

One of Scottish folk music’s most recognised, much-loved bands, The Rachel Hair Trio are renowned for their strong melodies, rootsy songs and majestic instrumental flair. Harnessing their repertoire from traditional,... [more]

Wed 15 Feb 2017

Charlie Stewart, Ross Miller & Luc McNally

20:00 (19:30 doors)

Aye, the best laid plans o' mice and men...the show on February 15 (Calum Stewart & Heikki Bourgault) has been cancelled. This gig was to have been part of an album launch tour but the album has been delayed, ergo... [more]

Thu 26 Jan 2017

NEHH Presents... Girl Band

20:00 - 23:00

Girl Band are a four piece noise rock band from Dublin, Ireland. They are made up of Dara Kiely, Alan Duggan, Daniel Fox and Adam Faulkner . The band formed in late 2011 and have since toured Europe and the United... [more]

Wed 04 Jan 2017

George Machray & Friends

20:00 (doors 19:30)

Whether it’s quirky and funny ditties or poignant ballads, George Machray is your man. Hailing from east Lothian, singer-songwriter George Machray is best kent for his comedy and parody songs like ‘Hawkeye the... [more]

Wed 21 Dec 2016

Wendy Weatherby & Friends

20:00 (Doors 19:30)

Wendy’s wide musical interests have led her to sing and play at folk and jazz events worldwide. She has composed music for theatre and film and has vast recording experience as a guest on albums ranging from ‘The... [more]

Wed 14 Dec 2016

Alastair McDonald

20:00 (Doors 19:30)

Alastair McDonald is firmly established as Scotland's leading musical minstrel. In addition to Television, Radio & stage appearances world wide, he is a prolific recording artiste & can be heard on a variety of... [more]

Thu 03 Nov 2016

WinterWilson

20:00 (doors 19:30)

Winter Wilson's latest tour showcases their latest album "Ashes and Dust", the follow up to "Cutting Free" which made the Daily Telegraph's ten recommended folk albums for Summer 2014. Having honed their craft during... [more]

Thu 27 Oct 2016

Harpeth Rising

20:00 (doors 19:30)

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... [more]