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Organ recital at St Stephen’s Stockbridge next Sunday

November 29, 2014 by


St. Stephen Centre Organ Recital Morley Whitehead – Organist, Morningside Parish Church Music for Advent And Christmas Sunday 7 December 3pm The Recital is free (donations are welcome in aid of the organ fund)

Songs of Praise at Holy Cross in Davidsons Mains

November 26, 2014 by


Christmas Praise at Holy Cross Episcopal Church Monday 1 December at 7 pm in the Church Featuring the Cargilfield School Choir. Followed by mulled wine and mince pies in the Hall. Retiring collection for Pilton Youth and Children’s Project. All welcome! For further information visit

Bye, bye gravy – gravy, goodbye?

November 7, 2014 by


Roller Les says ‘aye’ to a pie – again! Bay City Rollers’ front man Les McKeown has confirmed that he will be a judge at the 16th World Scotch Pie Championships which takes place at Dunfermline’s Carnegie Conference Centre next week . Les, the voice of the 70’s supergroup with hits such as Bye Bye […]

Choirs required for Inverleith charity festival

November 3, 2014 by


The Christmas Charity Festival will be taking place at Inverleith Park on 6 & 7 December and organisers are looking for choirs to help provide some seasonal song at the popular event. A number of slots are available throughout the day – if you’d  like to take part contact Terry Crossley – email – […]

Dead right: Edinburgh trio Young Fathers win Mercury Prize

October 30, 2014 by


Experimental Edinburgh hip-hop trio Young Fathers have scooped this year’s Mercury music prize. The band, described as a  ‘Liberian/Nigerian/Scottish psychedelic hip-hop electro boy band’, saw off competition from R&B artist FKA Twigs, former Blur frontman Damon Albarn’s first solo album and singer/ poet Kate Tempest to win the prestigious music prize for their album, Dead. […]

Transplanted: music at the Botanics this Saturday

October 14, 2014 by


There’s music at the Botanics on Saturday afternoon: Don’t miss Transplanted, a performance by string duo High Heels & Horse Hair (pictured below) which celebrates the rich diversity of Scotland’s plant life and its music. In 1755 Scottish Baroque composer James Oswald published ‘Airs for the Seasons’, a remarkable compendium of 96 duos for violin […]

Traditional music sessions cap Year of Homecoming

October 13, 2014 by


SCOTLAND comes alive with traditional music and song this Autumn as the Homecoming Scotland 2014 Sessions begin their nationwide programme. Presented by the Traditional Music and Song Association of Scotland (TMSA), with support from Homecoming Scotland 2014 and Creative Scotland, around 250 traditional Scottish music and song sessions will take place throughout the country until […]

North Edinburgh Theatre: play your part!

October 7, 2014 by


News from Stephanie at the North Edinburgh Theatre Project: Hello everyone, Music Workshop This is a special reminder for everyone who is interested in the music side of the 1d Tenement Opera project: Lynda Peachey, our Musical Director, is leading a Music Workshop on Saturday 11 October (11a.m. – 2p.m) at North Edinburgh Arts. Design […]

Edinburgh’s Christmas programme launched – and it’s a cracker!

October 1, 2014 by


It’s October, so we can start using the ‘C’ word now, right? Edinburgh’s Christmas programme has been revealed and it promises to be bigger, better and more affordable than ever – especially for families and Edinburgh residents. The Council has worked with event organisers, Underbelly, to ensure city residents get the best value for money […]

Local band to release debut EP

September 14, 2014 by


Twin City Records are pleased to announce the forthcoming release of the debut EP from Edinburgh five piece The Indos. The band – Michael Knowles (Guitar/Lead Vocals), Jamie Gilchrist (Guitar/Backing Vocals), Robbie Gilchrist (bass guitar), Dando Myrillas (guitar) and Greg Atkinson (drums) – all grew up together in North Edinburgh and got together through their mutual love […]