People - quite rightly - rave about Edinburgh's clubs, but the best music in our city isn't just that which comes from a pair of decks. Whether you favour classical recitals, lo-fi folk performances, improv jazz, floor-filling electronica or anthemic pop and rock, Edinburgh has a live music venue for you. Just remember to whet your whistle at one of our best bars - it's the key to getting in the right mood. And then, when you're ready, read on to discover the finest of the city's live music venues.
The best music venues in Edinburgh
From poky wee sweatboxes to grand old concert halls, Edinburgh has music venues for almost every situation. Here is a selection of the city's best live music spaces