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Reid Concert Hall


On selected days during termtime, you can wander in and enjoy a free lunchtime concert from students at the University of Edinburgh's music faculty, or from...

Bristo Square

Royal Oak

Bars & pubs, Music

Fall through the doors of this tiny, two-floor pub and you're virtually guaranteed to be regaled with a flurry of fiddles, squeezeboxes and guitars. There...

1 Infirmary Street

Sandy Bell's

Critics' choice
Bars & pubs, Music

Like the Royal Oak, this is a folkies' hangout: there's an open session every night from around 9pm. Also like the Royal Oak, there are no frills, but if...

25 Forrest Road
Tags: Folk, Old Town, Pub
Major venue

Sneaky Pete's

Clubs, Music

Once upon a time, this bijou bar was the last port of call for Saturday-night desperadoes who weren't too fussy about the company they kept. However, a...

73 Cowgate

St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral


St Mary's is unique in Scotland in maintaining daily sung services. Organ recitals at 4.30pm on Sundays during the Festival are another musical highlight.

Palmerston Place

Studio 24


Two decades ago, as Calton Studios, this venue hosted early shows from the likes of Mudhoney and Teenage Fanclub. During the early 21st century, the...

24-26 Calton Road

Usher Hall


A great deal of time and money has been spent in recent years returning the Usher Hall to its former glory, from cosmetic refurbishments of the hall to the...

Lothian Road
FreeMajor venue



Currently the home of Leith Folk Club, this bijou second room of a compact bar plays host to an increasing amount of shows these days, with artists from...

16 South Fort Street
Tags: Folk, Leith

Voodoo Rooms

Bars & pubs, Cabaret & circus, Music, Restaurants & cafés

This glorified pub function room and its assorted bar and restaurant areas comprise the plushest venue in town. The booking policy stretches to relatively...

19a West Register Street


Bars & pubs, Music

Edinburgh's primary live music pub, Whistlebinkies takes in rock and pop acts along with singer-songwriters, troubadours and indie kids. On Fridays and...

7 Niddry Street