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Music is one of the Edinburgh Festival’s hidden secrets, with hundreds of great gigs and concerts taking place in the festival city during August. The Edinburgh International Festival offers an excellent programme of classical concerts, while in the Edinburgh Fringe you will find pop, rock, hip hop, jazz, folk, blues, classical and world music.
Guest tips: On the musical Fringe
Guest tips: On the musical Fringe

27 July 2014

People often forget what a great musical programme there is at the Edinburgh Festival, and of all genres too. A lot of it,...

Pale Imitation Festival 2014 line-up announced
Pale Imitation Festival 2014 line-up announced

22 July 2014

The founder of the Edinburgh-based Song, By Toad record label and music blog, Matthew Young, has announced that the Pale Imitation Festival will...

Sinfini offers a menu of SoundBites to help you navigate the EIF's musical line-up
Sinfini offers a menu of SoundBites to help you navigate the EIF's musical line-up

4 July 2014

The Edinburgh International Festival has a 'digital media partner' for the first time this year, in the form of "cutting through classical" website...

Look out for reviews of the music programme at Festival 2014 here from early August.

  • Izzard to lead multinational comedy gala
  • 3 To See ED2014: Storytelling theatre shows
  • Natasha Gilmore: Alternative perspectives
  • Chris Turner: Standing up, not digging down
  • 3 To See ED2014: ThreeWeeks approved comedy
  • Guy Retallack: A musical retelling of the ‘thrill killers’ crime
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