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Edinburgh Music

The Auld Spice Band

A ceilidh and function band available for weddings, parties, ceilidhs, singalongs, community events, and others; with a profile, gig list, and booking contacts.

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

A guide to ceilidhs and sessions around the capital, with dates and venue details, band profiles and links, news, and contacts.

Edinburgh Competition Festival Association

Runs an annual competitive festival of music and speech; with their syllabus, history, contacts, and how to enter.

Edinburgh Folk Club

Meets weekly through the year, with a programme featuring well-known and up-and-coming performers. With a gig guide, reviews, and contacts.

Edinburgh Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra (EMGO)

Enjoys and plays music from Scotland to Latin America, from the Beatles to light classical. Includes an events diary, music resources, and contacts.

The Edinburgh Society of Organists

Promotes organ playing excellence in and around the city; provide their calendar of recitals, list of publications, and details of membership.

Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra

Offers amateur musicians the opportunity to play a symphonic repertoire to a high standard. Includes contacts, concert and rehearsal diary, and a history.

Edinburgh Youth Gaitherin

Organises a year-round programme of workshops and performance opportunities in Scottish traditional music for young people, with two annual festivals.

Edinburgh Youth Orchestra

A full symphony orchestra with players aged 13-21, based in Edinburgh with auditions open to musicians from all over Scotland. Includes a profile, contacts and news, and details of performances, tours and annual workshops.

One Man Ceilidh Band

Offers entertainment from the virtuoso accordionist and Scottish Ceilidh master Charlie Abel.

The Royal Oak

A city centre pub steeped in history, and active live music venue, with acoustic and traditional music every night; also hosts a folk club, and folk concerts during The Fringe.


An Edinburgh-based Scots folk choir. Includes a guide to their weekly sessions open to all, with contacts and resources.

The Scots Fiddle Festival

Annual event held in the city; includes their programme of performances, ceilidhs, and workshops, with details of tickets and venues.

Scots Music Group

A community-based charity offering an extensive range of classes, sessions, ceilidhs, and other social events; with a programme and contacts.

Song Works

An Edinburgh community choir; includes details of rehearsals and performances, their repertoire and recordings, and contacts.

Usher Hall

Edinburgh's premier concert venue, offering a wide ranging programme including visiting national and international orchestras, rock, folk and jazz; includes schedule, ticket details, and a history.

The Voice House Community Choir

An a cappella choir with a repertoire from a variety of styles, traditions and places; with news and events, lyrics, and contacts.

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