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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
    The Playhouse Theatre

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. Spectretown

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Musselburgh

    Drama inspired by the bothy ballads of Scotland's North East.

    Dates

    12 Sep 2015
  2. Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Violinist Alexander Janiczek and pianist Llyr Williams lead the SCO in their continued explorations of the Beethoven Piano Concertos.

    Dates

    3 Mar 2016
  3. Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Works by Brahms and Berg.

    Dates

    8 Oct 2015
  4. King Charles III

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Rupert Goold directs the West End transfer of Almeida Theatre's staging of Mike Bartlett's future history play.

    Dates

    16 Nov 2015 to 21 Nov 2015
  5. Gradings

    Edinburgh

    The Edinburgh Singers are delighted to invite singers of all ages and abilities to come and Sing Faure's Requiem.

    Dates

    19 Sep 2015
  6. Kind Of Silence

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    A visual and physical performance accessible to both deaf and hearing people.

    Dates

    11 Sep 2015
  7. Bartosz Worocs, Violin

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Musselburgh

    The violinist performs Bach, Prokofiev and Ysaye.

    Dates

    8 Sep 2015
  8. Gradings

    Edinburgh

    John Storgards conducts the SCO in a programme of Elgar, Vaughan Williams and the world premiere of Halgrimsson's new Song Cycle.

    Dates

    27 Feb 2016
  9. The Bodyguard

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    The Bodyguard musical starring Alexandra Burke

    Dates

    29 Sep 2015 to 10 Oct 2015
  10. Gradings

    Edinburgh

    A fast, funny, slapstick show which encourages children to like books.

    Dates

    15 Sep 2015
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