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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

This unique event draws crowds (and performers) from all over the world with massed pipes and drums, massed military bands, display teams, dancers and the haunting lament of the Lone Piper set against the magnificent backcloth of Edinburgh Castle.

Castle Esplanade, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Sat 8 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Mon 10 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

…and 17 more dates until 29 Aug

Barluath

A diverse and innovative Glasgow-based Scottish folk band who embrace both the traditional and contemporary music of Scotland, Ireland and America. The band consists of five young musicians who met whilst studying at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Barluath were also winners of a prestigious Danny Kyle Open Stage…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Sat 15 Aug

Big Room

£10 (£8) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Bruce & Walker with Fraser Bruce and Moe Walker

Bruce & Walker Fringe sell-out show 2014! ‘…wonderful rhythm and lyrics allied to some of the most listenable voices on offer today…’ (Irish Music Magazine). Two of Scotland's finest singer-songwriters are back! Ian Bruce and Ian Walker are powerful solo performers with over 30 albums between them. Their duo…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Thu 13 Aug

Back Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 14 Aug

Back Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 19 Aug

Back Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 24 Aug

Back Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

BuskingBrahms Sings Art Song

BuskingBrahms BuskingBrahms sings art song melodies from great classical and traditional composers and poets of the 18-20th centuries and beyond. Art song is the relationship between music and the written or spoken word, where each is of equal importance to the other.

SpaceTriplex, Edinburgh

Tue 18 Aug

SpaceTriplex 'Studio'

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 19 Aug

SpaceTriplex 'Studio'

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 20 Aug

SpaceTriplex 'Studio'

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 22 Aug

Claude Bourbon: Medieval and Spanish Blues – Guitar and Songs

Claude Bourbon Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances that take blues, Spanish, Middle Eastern and Russian stylings into uncharted territories. Experience an evening of exploration in the unique…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Thu 20 Aug

Back Room

£10 / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The David Latto Band

The David Latto Band bring their brand of celtic-tinged Americana to AMC@St Bride's and the Fringe for the first time. This will almost be a hometown gig for the Fife band who have toured across the UK and Europe winning over many, many fans with their unique sound. ‘Latto evinces an ability to tap into the melodic and…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Fri 14 Aug

Back Room

£10 (£8) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 15 Aug

Back Room

£10 (£8) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Dick Gaughan

The only performer to hold the dual honours of a Lifetime Achievement award by BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and induction into the Scots Traditional Music Hall of Fame, Gaughan returns for his annual hometown solo Fringe appearance. 'One of the five or six great voices of our time.' (John Peel). 'How music from the gut really…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Mon 24 Aug

Big Room

£15 (£13) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 25 Aug

Big Room

£15 (£13) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

John Hunt Four O'Clock Afternoon Blues and Swing

21st Century Blues Legends 'Boogie-woogie. John Hunt… slide-guitar master… DIY explosion' ★★★★ (Scotsman). John's Fifth Fringe, following 40 full-house Fringe concerts. 'Hunt has mojo, a funky version of Got You Under my Skin’ ★★★★ (Edinburgh Evening News). 'Fantastic gig, understated and cool' ★★★★ (BroadwayBaby.com).

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Aug

Main Floor

£9 (£7) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Main Floor

£9 (£7) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 14 Aug

Main Floor

£9 (£7) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 29 Aug