Live Music in Edinburgh
Edinburgh’s reputation as a festival city is renowned – each year, spectacular displays of literature, science, performing arts & film dazzle and enthral the city’s residents and visitors. But look deeper and you’ll find the city is also a hotbed of live music.
Whatever genre of music gets you on the dancefloor, you’ll find Edinburgh’s world-class large venues and small-scale basement clubs, speakeasies & bars are showcasing an eclectic range of music from both established artists and up and coming new talent.
So, whether you’re captivated by country, excited by electro-pop or fascinated by folk music, next time you’re looking for some live music entertainment, be sure to check out Edinburgh – the city that sure knows how to hit the right notes.
The Edinburgh Music Map
In partnership with local music site, Edinburgh Music Lovers, we are delighted to launch The Edinburgh Music Map – a guide to a selection of the city’s much-loved music venues, bars, places of interest & record shops.
Live Music Bars in Edinburgh
Prefer your music on a small and intimate level? Find a range of top notch performers at Edinburgh's fantastic selection of bars.
Live Music Venues in Edinburgh
From small intimate venues, to large scale halls hosting some of the world's top performers, Edinburgh has an outstanding range of live music venues.
Music Festivals in Edinburgh
Whether you’re a festival newbie or a seasoned pro, Edinburgh has a music festival for everyone.
Nightclubs in Edinburgh
From 80s classics to techno, whatever keen of club music you’re into, Edinburgh is packed with an array of clubs where you’ll be able to dance away into the wee small hours!
Edinburgh Music Reviews
Meet Stuart Niven, Edinburgh’s official Reviewer In-Residence