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Breabach Return with Guests for Fringe Performances

By at July 31, 2023 | 3:07 pm | 0 Comment

Scottish folk band Breabach are set to perform as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Acclaimed contemporary Scottish folk band Breabach are set to perform as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer, with three shows lined up at the city’s Summerhall on Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd August 2023. The shows, presented by Nothing Ever Happens Here and Made in Scotland, follow on from a sell-out performance at The Queen’s Hall last autumn,

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Loving Live Events: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

By at December 7, 2022 | 9:14 pm | 0 Comment

Edinburgh Stand Up Comedy Gigs

It was in 1947 that the Edinburgh Festival Fringe had its debut. As an alternative to the infamous Edinburgh International Festival, it’s renowned for celebrating the arts and culture. Aside from the Olympics and World Cup, it’s third in line for most popular ticket sales. But what is the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and why do we like going to live events like

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6 Alternative Things To Do On A Night In Edinburgh

By at October 28, 2018 | 6:15 pm | 0 Comment

Image credit: (CC BY-SA 2.0) by bryan Edinburgh is a wonderful city.  Whether you’re experiencing it at day or night, it’s a place of historical wonder and cultural charm, venues that excite the taste buds and enrich the mind, leisure to entertain and sights to marvel at. Of course, there’s only so much you can do and the Edinburgh guide books will lead

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Sonic Vision returns to Dynamic Earth during Fringe

By at July 15, 2015 | 8:59 am | 0 Comment

Sonic Vision Edinburgh

Following last year’s success, the highly acclaimed fully immersive SonicVision show returns to Dynamic Earth for a four week run as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Featuring music from 17 different artists, the digitally animated planetarium music show takes the audience on a trip through vivid 3D graphic environments pulsating to the rhythm of electronic

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School provides musical intro to Edinburgh’s summer

By at June 6, 2015 | 7:14 am | 0 Comment

Young instrumentalists from St Mary's Music School, Edinburgh

St Mary’s Music School provides a musical introduction to Edinburgh’s Summer A musical introduction to Edinburgh’s summer is on the horizon with three eclectic concerts in June, showcasing the talents of the rising young stars at St Mary’s Music School, Scotland’s specialist music school. Starting off the programme is Cool Sounds for Summer – Jazz at the

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Mendelssohn on Mull Festival Enters a New Era

By at April 2, 2014 | 10:59 am | 0 Comment

Mendelssohn on Mull Festival 2014

Mendelssohn on Mull Festival 7th-12th July 2014 Mendelssohn on Mull is one of the most exceptional music experiences in the world. Inspired by Felix Mendelssohn’s life changing journey to Mull, where he wrote The Hebrides Overture, Fingal’s Cave, the Mendelssohn on Mull Trust invites young professional musicians for an extraordinary week of discovery and

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Review: Hansel & Gretel – The Opera

By at August 14, 2013 | 11:26 am | 0 Comment

Translator/Director, Christopher Moon-Little, brings his modern take on Engelbert Humperdink’s 1891 opera to the Edinburgh fringe for weeks two and three. It features dual cast, largely composed of current or recent music school students – a fact which goes some way toward explaining the slightly uneven level of the performances. The first half of the opening

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BBC at the Edinburgh Festivals: Edinburgh Exclusives

By at August 6, 2013 | 12:16 am | 0 Comment

BBC at the Edinburgh Festivals

New tickets are available for the free late-night BBC Presents shows with some of the best talent from across the Edinburgh Festivals. On Wednesday 7th August Jodie Prenger, star of BBC One's I'd Do Anything, introduces an evening of fabulous musical theatre from across the Fringe. On Thursday 8th August Cerrie Burnell from CBeebies will be presenting family-friendly

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Scotland’s Own Taiko Group at the Edinburgh Fringe

By at July 31, 2013 | 11:30 pm | 0 Comment

Taiko Drummers

Scotland’s own taiko group, Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers to perform at the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Assembly George Square, 1st to 26th August 2013. It is a little known fact that the leading European taiko drumming group is based right here in Central Scotland. Tucked away in the South Lanarkshire countryside, Mugenkyo have created a haven of creativity, pushing the

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