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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. Gilby Clarke

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    American rock guitarist.

    Dates

    9 Nov 2014
  2. Gradings

    Musselburgh

    A selection of standards and new arrangements.

    Dates

    11 Oct 2014
  3. The Slab Boys

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    John Byrne's play paints a vivid picture of the tough, working-class culture of 1950s industrial Scotland.

    Dates

    10 Mar 2015 to 14 Mar 2015
  4. Bernie Torme

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Well-established Irish rock guitarist.

    Dates

    15 Nov 2014
  5. Beans On Toast

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Folk music.

    Dates

    22 Nov 2014
  6. Cirque Eloize: Cirkopolis

    Type

    Dance Event

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    A stream of acrobatics, music, images and drawings.

    Dates

    1 Apr 2015 to 4 Apr 2015
  7. Czech Philharmonic

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Works by Mendelssohn, Dvorak, Smetana and Vaughan Williams.

    Dates

    19 Apr 2015
  8. Capercaillie

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Celtic folk group. With support Dick Gaughan.

    Dates

    29 Nov 2014
  9. Regeneration

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    A dramatisation of Pat Barker's novel.

    Dates

    30 Sep 2014 to 4 Oct 2014
  10. The History Boys

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Alan Bennett's popular story of a group of bright, funny and unruly sixth-formers in pursuit of sex, sport and a place at university.

    Dates

    17 Mar 2015 to 21 Mar 2015
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