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Brightly dressed performers take part in the Edinburgh Festival Carnival on the city's Princes Street © Kenny Lam
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  • The Mardi Gras Carnival at the opening of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival, the Grassmarket
    The Mardi Gras Carnival, the Grassmarket © Kenny Lam
  • Musicians perform in a pub during the Edinburgh Festival
    Musicians in the Edinburgh Festival
  • A pipe band marches along Princes Street
    Pipers on Princes Street
  • An athletic dancer from the Scottish Ballet performing 'Troy Game'
    Scottish Ballet
  • The Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh
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Enjoy top quality entertainment at music, dance and theatre events in Edinburgh & The Lothians, a region filled with shows at a range of exciting venues.

Take a look through the list of events and find one to fit your tastes and the timing of your trip here. Edinburgh & The Lothians offer a variety of choice from local, national and touring groups, local bands, and much, much more.

Edinburgh’s international community comes together during the Edinburgh Mela Festival to celebrate diversity with music and style. One of Europe’s largest and most important multicultural events, the Edinburgh Mela Festival offers a dazzling display of international and local talent.

Part of the Edinburgh Festivals programme and official centerpiece of Edinburgh’s summer festivals, the Edinburgh International Festival was founded in 1947 and continues to go from strength to strength each year. This magnificent festival is quite possibly the most exciting, accessible and innovative festival of the performing arts anywhere in the world. A whole host of dance, music, theatre and opera lies before you.

Described by The Scotsman as an indispensable part of the Scottish and international theatre scene, the Imaginate Festival offers the chance to see award-winning productions from across the globe. This family-friendly festival, part of the wider Edinburgh Festivals programme, aims to ensure that children of all ages can experience the delights of live theatre.

The Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival originally started out in 1978 as a host of jazz events held in pubs, but it has since grown to become the longest running jazz festival in the country.

Browse the great selection of music, dance and theatre events in Edinburgh & The Lothians and book your tickets now.

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  1. Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Livingston

    Traditional folk duo.

    Dates

    18 Sep 2014
  2. The Songs Of Sister Act

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Musselburgh

    The music from the West End musical.

    Dates

    18 Oct 2014
  3. Gradings

    North Berwick

    Fundraiser for registered charity Radio Saltire.

    Dates

    24 Sep 2014
  4. Gradings

    Musselburgh

    Tribute act.

    Dates

    4 Oct 2014
  5. Kory Clarke

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Bathgate

    American rock singer.

    Dates

    29 Aug 2014
  6. Hope's Beautiful Daughters

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Some of the Europe's finest artists join forces to tell tales and sing songs about the female gender in all its strength and vulnerability.

    Dates

    13 Sep 2014
  7. Gradings

    Livingston

    A production full of disturbing events, skeletons in closets and things half glimpsed.

    Dates

    31 Oct 2014
  8. The Amazing Snakeheads

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Garage-rock trio from Glasgow.

    Dates

    5 Oct 2014
  9. Gradings

    Bathgate

    The champion European Elvis Rob Kingsley performs.

    Dates

    2 Nov 2014
  10. Only Men Aloud

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Pop choir.

    Dates

    3 Dec 2014
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