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Instruments For Scottish Schools

Posted:02/11/2012 15:03

SCOTTISH BANDS OFFERING FREE DOWNLOADS!

Posted:23/04/2012 20:39

Launched in July 2009, Amazing Radio is the world's only DAB and internet radio station dedicated to finding and playing the best in emerging, independent music...

FESTIVAL PROFILES

Dunedin Dancers organises an International Folk Dance Festival every two years. We usually invite three European folk dance groups to our festival, the visiting groups representing different folk dance backgrounds...
The Scots Fiddle Festival takes place for one week-end every November, occupying every square inch of the Assembly Rooms, George Street, Edinburgh. It features: Two evening concerts highlighting the very best traditional fiddlers (previous programmes have included Aly Bain, Kevin Burke, Tommy Peoples, Chris Stout, Alastair Fraser, Liz Carroll...

FOLK CLUB PROFILES

Balerno Bowling Club, Ladycroft, Balerno Edinburgh. The Balerno Folk Club meet on the last Tuesday of each month except July and August. In December we do not book a guest but have a Christmas Ceilidh on a Friday near to Christmas. In January we have our own “home-grown” Burns night – see newsletter. The Club meets in...

MAJOR VENUE PROFILES

FESTIVAL THEATRE, VENUE INFO...

Posted:09/05/2011 22:01

13/29 Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9FT Tel 0131 529 6000 The Edinburgh Festival Theatre opened in 1994, on Edinburgh’s longest continuous theatre site. The Nicolson Street locale has been a theatre site since 1830 – in sixty years it was unedin Hall, the Royal Amphitheatre, Alhambra Music Hall, the Queen’s Theatre and Newsome’s Circus...
KING'S THEATRE VENUE INFO...

Posted:09/05/2011 21:58

2 Leven Street, Edinburgh, The King's Theatre, Edinburgh was built in 1905 by Edinburgh builder, William Stewart Cruikshank. Andrew Carnegie laid the foundation stone and the Theatre was opened in 1906 with a performance of Cinderella and managed by A Stewart Cruikshank. Initially the programming of the theatre was undertaken under contract by Howard & Wyndham...
THE JAMHOUSE, EDINBURGH, VENUE INFO...

Posted:08/05/2011 20:15

5 Queen Street Edinburgh EH2 1JE Tel 0131 2264380 Based inside the 24,000sq ft former BBC Broadcasting House on Queen Street, the Jam House is a music club based on a similar American concept called House of Blues which can be found in LA and Chicago. The unique Jam House concept began in 1999 as an amalgamation between Jools Holland and designer Neil Tibbatt...
THE HMV PICTURE HOUSE VENUE INFO...

Posted:08/05/2011 19:30

31 Lothian Road Edinburgh EH1 2DJ Tel 0131 221 2280 The HMV Picture House re-opened in September 2008 as a 1500 capacity live music space when Travis played the newly refurbished venue. The HMV Picture House has a musical history stretching back three decades and is once again bringing the best international acts to the Scottish capital with acts as diverse as Franz Ferdinand to Amadou and Mariam having graced its stage.
THE EDINBURGH PLAYHOUSE VENUE INFO...

Posted:08/05/2011 19:27

18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3AA The Edinburgh Playhouse has had a colourful history. Designed by Glasgow architect, John Fairweather as a variety theatre, it was largely modelled on the Roxy Theatre in New York, but caught up in the new craze sweeping the country, it opened as a cinema on August 12th 1929 with the ‘talkie’ The Doctor’s Secret.

PUBS WITH LIVE MUSIC

WHISKI'S,

Posted:16/05/2011 23:32

Entertainment - Live Music 7 Days A Week Everything From Traditional Scottish To Bluegrass, Rock, Pop And Blues - See Website For Full Details - Facilities - Fresh Scottish Food Available All Day - Website www.whiskibar.co.uk...
THE CAVES

Posted:16/05/2011 23:30

Entertainment - Live Bands And Djs All Weekend - Big Names And Mixed Genre...
CABARET VOLTAIRE

Posted:16/05/2011 23:28

Mixed genre bands and DJs 7 nights a week, visit website for full information - www.thecabaretvoltaire.com...
HENRY'S CELLAR BAR

Posted:16/05/2011 23:27

Entertainment - live bands 7 days a week see website for details- www.theraft.org.uk...
THE HIVE

Posted:16/05/2011 23:25

Mixed genre live bands and DJs 7 nights a week, visit website for full information- http://clubhive.ning.com...
MCEWAN'S ALE HOUSE, EDINBURGH

Posted:16/05/2011 21:46

Weekly open mic featuring Edinburgh's top singer songwriters and musicians. All welcome, slots are 15 minutes or three songs from 9pm until 12:30am Sign up on the night or contact the venue to book...