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Concert Halls and Live Music

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From classical to rock and pop, Edinburgh is home to a great selection of concert halls and live music venues.

Usher Hall

Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EA

The Usher Hall is Edinburgh’s key venue for visiting national and international orchestras. And it has been one of the main music venues for the Edinburgh International Festival, ever since it was established 1947.

Queen’s Hall

85-89 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9JG

The Queen’s Hall is a live music venue presenting around 200 performances every year. It hosts all types of music from classical, jazz, blues, pop and rock to world and folk music.

Edinburgh Castle

Castlehill, Edinburgh, EH1 2NG

Edinburgh Castle provides a beautiful backdrop to concerts held on the castle esplanade. And many big names have performed here over the years.

Murrayfield Stadium

Murrayfield, Edinburgh, EH12 5PJ

This is Scotland’s main rugby stadium. But Murrayfield has also played host to some of the biggest stars taking their concerts on tour.

Edinburgh Corn Exchange

11 Newmarket Road, Edinburgh, EH14 1RJ

The Corn Exchange hosts many large events throughout the year, including live music sessions and concerts.

Pubs and Clubs

In addition to the traditional concert halls and purpose built music venues, there are many pubs and clubs in Edinburgh that hold regular live events. Many presenting local bands, new acts and stars of the future. Check out Cabaret Voltaire, The Caves, Bannerman’s, Liquid Room, Bongo Club and Voodoo Rooms.