Acoustic Music Centre @ UCC

Acoustic Music Centre @ UCC
14 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, EH7 5AB
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Absolutely Legless at AMC @ UCC

With its full show of traditional Irish music, song and dance, Absolutely Legless – the Edinburgh-based traditional Irish dance group – has developed an international reputation for exciting, innovative performances. Inspired by the Irish hard and soft shoe traditions, the troupe perform original dances in a relaxed and…

Sat 25 Aug

Main Room

£12 (£10) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Acoustic Beatles

The Boyds Fringe award-winning acoustic duo The Boyds perform their 55-minute show of the best of The Fab Four. Expect to hear classic songs like Strawberry Fields, Let It Be, All You Need Is Love, Yesterday… Plus, the genius of Lennon/McCartney with album tracks like Blackbird, Eight Days A Week, Drive My Car, She's…

Sat 25 Aug

Main Room

£12 (£11) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Acoustic Eagles

The Boyds Fringe award-winning duo The Boyds present their 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe premiere show, Acoustic Eagles. Emulating the sound of the iconic early Eagles songs, these stripped-back interpretations with sweet 'n' tight two-part harmonies coupled with percussive guitar bring a fresh, inspired edge to these…

Fri 24 Aug

Main Room

£12 (£11) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Acoustic Mac

The Boyds The Fringe 2017 sell-out show comes home for a special one-off gig in 2018. This is Europe's only acoustic show of Fleetwood Mac's Rumours album in its entirety. With a voice akin to both Stevie Nicks and Christine Mcvie, Liz Boyd's voice range and sensitivity coupled with husband Gus's high-range voice…

Sat 25 Aug

Main Room

£11 (£10) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Acoustic Sting

Gus Boyd This Fringe 2016 sell-out makes a triumphant return to AMC. One voice, one guitar – totally live, performing songs from The Police and Sting solo albums. Do not expect copycat versions of these iconic songs. Do expect re-worked, stripped back interpretations with a fresh twist. Gus Boyd's voice has a similar…

Fri 24 Aug

Main Room

£11 (£10) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

And About Time, Too!

Ronnie Miller and Maggie Dewar Ronnie and Maggie have been a regular feature around the Midlothian folk scene for a number of years. They never fail to impress with their fine repertoire of traditional tunes, acoustic covers and Ronnie's beautiful original songs. Listen out for the powerful Ballad of Bobby Melville…

Sun 26 Aug

Main Room

£10 / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Auld Hat – New Heids

Ian Bruce, Fraser Bruce and Gregor Lowrey Sell-out AMC2017! Bringing back the wonderfully singable songs of yesteryear and rekindling the atmosphere of those folksong clubs. 'The wit and humour from the Bruce brothers (Fraser and Ian) was excellent. These guys are putting the fun back into folk music', was how Celtic…

Wed 22 Aug

Main Room

£15 (£12) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Black Snow at AMC @ UCC

Jed Grimes and Stephen Linstead A screening of multi award-winning film Black Snow, about the legacy of Britain’s biggest ever mining disaster (Barnsley, 1866), and how a community absorbed that heritage into their lives today. This uplifting show, with songs, laughter, some tears, is a celebration of coal mining…

Sun 26 Aug

Main Room

£10 (£8) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Clive Gregson

Born in Manchester, now based in Texas, Clive Gregson is an accomplished singer, musician and producer of world-renown and one of the most respected songwriters of his time. Mary Chapin Carpenter named him one of her favourite songwriters. Melody Maker described his band Any Trouble as the most exciting new rock'n'roll…

Tue 21 Aug

Main Room

£12 (£10) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Eilidh Steel and Mark Neal

Eilidh Steel & Mark Neal perform a captivating blend of old and new Scottish music and song on fiddle, guitar and vocals. Their music clearly shows their virtuosity, bringing to life old tunes and songs alongside their own compositions.

Mon 20 Aug

Main Room

£8 (£6) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Farafina!

Faso Djarabi An exciting, colourful show from Burkina Faso bursting with the traditional dance and music of the Madinka people of West Africa, the descendants of the 13th-century Mali Empire. With traditional, authentic instruments and traditional costumes, the dancers whirl through dynamic, spirited, exuberant arm…

Tue 21 Aug

Main Room

£12 / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Main Room

£12 / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 23 Aug

Main Room

£12 / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 26 Aug

Festival Lights - The Songs of Nick Keir at AMC @ UCC

The Quiggs with Sangsters and Dick Gaughan Nick Keir, the Edinburgh folksinger and songwriter, left us too early in 2013. However, he left a great legacy of his own lovely songs. At tonight's concert some of his folk friends will gather in his memory to sing Nick's songs – including Dick Gaughan, Sangsters and The…

Thu 23 Aug

Main Room

£12 / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Friel Sisters

Anna, Sheila and Clare Friel are Glasgow born and raised but with deep family roots in the Donegal Gaeltacht. Their repertoire comprises music and songs in English and Irish, many from their family repertoire. Being siblings, they achieve a close blend on fiddle, flute and uilleann pipes. The trio has performed across…

Fri 24 Aug

Main Room

£12 (£10) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Harry Cullen at AMC @ UCC

Harry has been a stalwart of the Edinburgh folk scene since the early 70s and as a member of The Garvies, Town Choice and the Kinsmen he performed throughout Scotland. Eventually, Harry decided to come off the road and get a "proper job" so some may know him better as the "friendly" landlord of The Oxford Bar. There he…

Sat 25 Aug

Main Room

£10 (£8) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Ibiyemi and Stuart at AMC @ UCC

Performing stripped back versions of popular songs will be Nigerian-born Ibiyemi with the soulful voice some have described as 'smooth chocolate'. For this special Fringe show at the AMC, Ibi has joined up with musician and friend Stuart who skillfully distills big arrangements into one instrument, piano or guitar, whilst…

Sun 26 Aug

Main Room

£7 (£5) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Jed Grimes at AMC @ UCC

Twice nominated at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Jed Grimes's arrangements of mainly traditional songs are innovative and sophisticated, his sometimes flamboyant guitar underpinning the stories and emotions within the song while supporting his passionate, powerful singing. Since his days with legendary Geordie folk-rock…

Tue 21 Aug

Main Room

£10 (£8) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mike Whellans

AMC sell-out show 2011-2014! Winnner: Best Act (Mettman Blues Week, 2008, Germany). Unashamedly good, rockin' 12-bar blues on 6/12-string guitars – accurately picked at eye-watering speed, mouth-harps (Mike just packs 'em with great music and blows it at you), and a wee tottie drum-kit. Hear his show-stopping vocal…

Fri 24 Aug

Main Room

£12 (£10) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

North Sea Gas: In Concert

North Sea Gas Another AMC Fringe sell-out in 2017. One of Scotland's most popular folk bands return to the AMC's festival stage with a new show featuring songs from their latest album When We Go Rolling Home and others. Comprising traditional tunes and songs, our trio's show will have your feet tapping and your hands…

Thu 23 Aug

Main Room

£13 (£11) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Praise At The Fringe at AMC @ UCC

The Sound of Many Waters The vision of the Sound of Many Waters is to promote the rediscovery of God's voice through music and the arts. This is music filled with the message of love, faith and hope of the gospel and is a compelling, vibrant mix of contemporary African-American and African gospel music. The exuberant…

Sat 25 Aug

Main Room

£7 (£5) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Rab Noakes: Hitting The Right Note in 2018 at AMC @ UCC

Rab Noakes Rab's delighted to be bringing his current solo show, hot on the heels of a new album, to AMC. Old songs, new songs, plenty of them. After over 50 years as a professional performer, Rab constantly refreshes his repertoire with new material and innovative interpretations. His voice is in great shape and his…

Mon 20 Aug

Main Room

£13 (£11) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Steve Tilston and Jez Lowe

Two of the UK's acoustic/folk scene's finest songwriters join forces for a series of concerts filled with songs and music, chat and banter and intimate insights into their approach to their craft. Head to head, neck and neck (guitar necks, that is!) listen in as they rekindle the spontaneity of their late-night living…

Wed 22 Aug

Main Room

£12 (£10) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tim Edey at AMC @ UCC

Twice BBC Folk Award winner (Best Musician), Tim has again been nominated for the 2018 award! 'Ferocious passion… beautiful tenderness, sensitivity, respect, understanding and love… the music of virtuoso musician Tim Edey' (Sharon Shannon). 'Tim Edey is brilliant – in every which way. As a guitarist he has few peers. As a…

Tue 21 Aug

Main Room

£12 (£10) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Main Room

£12 (£10) / 07968 131737

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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