Filtering by: Live Music
Hugh Morrison & Kendall Rogers
Jul
18
8:00 PM20:00

Hugh Morrison & Kendall Rogers

Tickets available from Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hugh-morrison-kendall-rogers-tickets-46820329867

Hugh Morrison & Kendall Rogers - Hugh & Kendall play folk/celtic music all across the United States. Hugh is lead singer/guitar/accordion player with Houston, Texas based Celtic rock band, Murder the Stout. Performing at festivals & touring when their schedule allows.
Kendall is a multi-instrumentalist in Houston band, The Jig is Up. They are in much demand at Irish Festivals all across the USA. For this tour they will be playing acoustic originals & covers from their respective bands.

Social Media: http://murderthestout.bandcamp.com

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Lorna Brooks + Kim Edgar
Jul
21
7:30 PM19:30

Lorna Brooks + Kim Edgar

Tickets available from: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lorna-brookes-support-tickets-46991335349 or £8 OTD

A singer -songwriter born in Glasgow - her mother a pianist and a music teacher and her father, who sadly was tone deaf but had a huge appreciation for music (especially jazz) and a very large record collection, influenced Lorna's early years and at quite a young age she grudgingly set off to piano lessons. Her love of music encouraged her to then learn trumpet and guitar. Not until she was in her twenties did she find her voice.

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Live Music: Pressure Valve
Jul
22
8:00 PM20:00

Live Music: Pressure Valve

A firm favourite around Edinburgh, live music with Pressure Valve! Hosted by Phil Ramsey, bringing you some of the best acts from across Edinburgh and beyond! FREE ENTRY

Sun 22nd Brig Below, Leith Walk, Pressure Valve mini showcase night 8pm-11.30pm 

8 Mad Gerald
9 Rachael Bell
9.30 Bulky Matron
10.15 John Hinnie  
10.45 TBC 

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Live Music with the Pressure Pot
Jul
25
to Jul 26

Live Music with the Pressure Pot

We love our Pressure Pot Wednesdays! Hosted by Phil Ramsey, bringing you some of the best music from across Edinburgh and beyond!

Wed 25th Brig Below, Pressure Valve presents: THE PRESSURE POT, 7pm-12am, £5 Entry. 

7 The Kryss Talmeth Experience
8 Bad Actress
9 Bluesmith
10 Norman Lamont & The Heaven Sent
11 TBC 

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Zoo the Group
Jul
27
8:00 PM20:00

Zoo the Group

Tickets available from Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/zoo-the-group-tickets-46496964673

Zoo are an indie band with an 80s feel, our unique sound is beind recognised by a growing fanbase. Check out our reverb nation or fb page.

Social Media: http://Facebook@zoothegroup

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Live Music: Pressure Valve
Jul
29
8:00 PM20:00

Live Music: Pressure Valve

A firm favourite around Edinburgh, live music with Pressure Valve! Hosted by Phil Ramsey, bringing you some of the best acts from across Edinburgh and beyond! FREE ENTRY

Sun 29th Brig Below, Leith Walk, Pressure Valve UNPLUGGED showcase night with guest host Martina Cannon. 8-11.30pm: 

8 Petra Taylor
8.30 Robin Boyle
9 Julie Anne Cambridge
9.30 Ian Sclater
10 Nico G
10.30 Cameron Watt
11 T-J Connell 

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Cat Loud
Aug
3
8:30 PM20:30

Cat Loud

Award-winning Scottish torch singer Cat Loud sings a stripped-back acoustic set of jazz and blues, delivering a soulful take on standards and lesser known songs from the likes of Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Chet Baker and Melody Gardot with guitar accompaniment from Samuel Bance.

“Perfect night cap... Stunning!” Graham Norton

“Cat’s singing is spectacular, effortless and moving... delivered with charisma and great energy.“ The Play’s The Thing

“sharp-tongued and comedic spoken interludes with a brand of dusky torch singing which stuns the room into silence.“ The List

★★★★★
Broadway Baby | West End Wilma | TV Bomb | Breaking the Fourth Wall | Culture By Night | North East Theatre Guide

★★★★
Miro Magazine | edfringereview.com | FreshAirRadio | Female Arts | London Pub Theatres


To the End of the World! Winner of a VAULT Festival Origins Award for Outstanding New Work, 2018
£8 ENTRY

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT https://www.ticketsignite.com/event/382/cat-loud-at-brig-below--edinburgh-fringe

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Live Music: Pressure Valve
Aug
5
8:00 PM20:00

Live Music: Pressure Valve

A firm favourite around Edinburgh, live music with Pressure Valve! Hosted by Phil Ramsey, bringing you some of the best acts from across Edinburgh and beyond! FREE ENTRY

Sun 5th Brig Below, Leith Walk, Pressure Valve mini showcase night 8pm-12am
8 Jack Neil
9 Stephen McLaren
10 Romarzs
11 Colour Carnival (TBC) 

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Showcase of singing talent
Aug
7
7:00 PM19:00

Showcase of singing talent

Tickets available from: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/showcase-of-singing-talent-in-edinburgh-tickets-46449517758

Bird on the Birch is proud to present a showcase of singing talent. 

This showcase is a result of hard-working students coached by Elena Dana as a part of Pop-up singing School in Edinburgh, through workshops, one-to-one sessions, classes and singing courses. 

We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Live Music with the Pressure Pot
Aug
8
7:00 PM19:00

Live Music with the Pressure Pot

We love our Pressure Pot Wednesdays! Hosted by Phil Ramsey, bringing you some of the best music from across Edinburgh and beyond!

Wed 8th Brig Below, Pressure Valve presents: THE PRESSURE POT, 7pm-12am, £5 Entry. 

7 Rachael Bell (TBC) 

7.30 Novus
8.15 The Postcards
9 The Duke of Norfolk
10 Lucy & the Lyrics
11 Sylvester Garfield 

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Chris Mossop + Support
Aug
10
10:00 PM22:00

Chris Mossop + Support

Tickets Available from: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/chris-mossop-support-tickets-47505410963 or £8 OTD

Chris Mossop is a Scottish singer/songwriter who has been compared to the likes of Damien Rice, Ben Howard and Paolo Nutini. He has one of those distinct voices that fully engages the audience and his tone is heartfelt and surprisingly disarming. 

He is hot off the back of two sell out tours in Europe in 2018 and was recently a finalist at the ‘Billy Kelly’ Songwriters award in Glasgow. He’s played at some of the UK’s most prestigious venues such as ‘The Borderline’, ‘Glasgow Royal Concert hall’’ and the ‘The Edinburgh Fringe festival’. 
“Definitely one to watch” - Forth One Radio.

Social Media: http://www.fb.com/chrismossopacoustic

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Live Music: Pressure Valve
Aug
12
8:00 PM20:00

Live Music: Pressure Valve

A firm favourite around Edinburgh, live music with Pressure Valve! Hosted by Phil Ramsey, bringing you some of the best acts from across Edinburgh and beyond! FREE ENTRY

Sun 12th Brig Below, Leith Walk, Pressure Valve mini showcase night 8pm-12am
8 Ian Sclater
9 Simply Ginge
10 Sylvester Garfield
11 Graeme Campbell

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Liam Jordan
Aug
14
to Aug 15

Liam Jordan

Tickets available from Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/liam-jordan-tickets-46657720498

2018 has been an exciting year for Americana/nu-folk singer-songwriter Liam Jordan. Having just released his debut album, Jordan is set to hit the road this year on a tour of the UK & Ireland to promote the record. The album fuses; folk, country, gospel and rock in a travelling blues band style format, forging strong subject matter with powerful and emotive production, and nodding a respectful head to songwriting greats such as Bob Dylan, Van Morrison and Bruce Springsteen. His first single ‘Tap At My Window’ is currently featured on Richer Unsigned’s ‘Best of June’ playlist in association with Q Magazine.
“A superb performer” - Sir Tim Rice
For more info on his album and tour, visit; www.liamjordanmusic.com

Social Media: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cLzNt0-PTIs

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Broken Windows
Aug
16
8:30 PM20:30

Broken Windows

Tickets available from Eventbrite £7: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/broken-windows-tickets-48106146780 or £10 OTD
A Leith born band with fun and powerful original music and songs, swinging between high energy blues inflicted rock and emotive folk. Lead by gritty singer-songwriter, Liz Jones

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Live Music: Pressure Valve
Aug
19
8:00 PM20:00

Live Music: Pressure Valve

A firm favourite around Edinburgh, live music with Pressure Valve! Hosted by Phil Ramsey, bringing you some of the best acts from across Edinburgh and beyond! FREE ENTRY

Sun 19th Brig Below, Leith Walk, Pressure Valve mini showcase night 8pm-12am
8 The View From August
9 Terry Weston
10 Dr Salad
11 Nico G 

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Live Music: Pressure Valve
Aug
26
8:00 PM20:00

Live Music: Pressure Valve

A firm favourite around Edinburgh, live music with Pressure Valve! Hosted by Phil Ramsey, bringing you some of the best acts from across Edinburgh and beyond! FREE ENTRY

Sun 26th Brig Below, Leith Walk, Pressure Valve mini showcase night 8pm-12am
8 Rev Jim
9 Frantic Chant
10 The Gold Rollers
11 Ben Inglis 

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ANDY GUNN
Aug
31
8:00 PM20:00

ANDY GUNN

Tickets available from https://www.musicglue.com/andygunnmusic/events/2018-06-02-andy-gunn-live-in-leith-bar-brig

Scottish guitar virtuoso and singer/songwriter Andy Gunn is taking his soulful bluesy set on tour, to support new album 'Too Many Guitars To Give Up Now’.

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The Lime & The Coconut
Sep
1
8:00 PM20:00

The Lime & The Coconut

£5 OTD
Come and Imerce yourself in the land of the lime and the coconut. We are different from the rest. Hazel, Sam and akin are the band. DJ Halliday spins the record decks. John player takes you on a journey into the stratosphere stratosphere and Wise L Leathermonk and Louisa rap their hearts out to wondrous heartfelt numbers like wizards in the most. Expect coconut, palm trees, Barbie dolls and dinosaurs. We are different. We are unique. We are the lime and the coconut.

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The Matatunes
Sep
7
8:00 PM20:00

The Matatunes

£3 OTD
The Matatunes were formed in Edinburgh in 2012 when a motley crew of Iberian émigrés got together with a simple ethos: make a lot of noise and have a good time. With a very diverse spectrum of musical backgrounds, the band’s sound is an original raucous dancey ska/rock with punk energy and attitude. European gigs and festivals followed where we supported band such as Basque, Antihero, El Drogas and Spanish rock titans Def Con Dos, Bombkare and The Toasters on their UK tours. Now that The Matatunes have recorded their debut album Audio Crime and with their hit single Another Tin -We have new songs, new members and want to get you up dancing so get your dancing shoes on and start to SKA!

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The Party Slogan
Sep
8
to Sep 9

The Party Slogan


£5 Entry OTD
The Party Slogan are an unsigned Edinburgh band formed in 2016. Their sound comprises three guitars and keyboards on top of a powerhouse rhythm section. 

The band have taken song writing influences from 80’s post-punk and alternative rock through to the sonic influence of garage rock revival.

After a successful debut gig in Glasgow early in January, The Party Slogan are set to play many more gigs in the UK in 2018. Their double A-side single A Week In The Sun/Good Thing Going On is out now

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Jack Neil + Support
Sep
22
7:30 PM19:30

Jack Neil + Support

£5 Entry OTD

Jack started his own musical journey when he was just eight years old self teaching himself piano. When he was eleven years old he picked up the guitar and started writing his own songs. 
​Jack also studied alto and tenor saxophone in secondary school which has resulted in him playing for 'Screamareplica', the only Primal Scream tribute band in the UK and AC Rid, a regularly gigging band in and around Edinburgh with over twenty years experience.

Jack released his first single on the fourteenth of December 2017 and is already working on new projects following his single release.

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BIRDHEAD ALBUM LAUNCH
Sep
28
8:00 PM20:00

BIRDHEAD ALBUM LAUNCH

Tickets available from Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/birdhead-album-launch-tickets-46228180733

Birdhead are a 2 piece from Edinburgh who draw influences from the members' shared love of Krautrock, Electronica, New Wave and Punk with The Fall, Georgio Moroder, Kraftwerk and Neu! providing a solid jumping off point. 

Recent live performances include playing stages at T in the Park, Electric Fields and Belladrum. 

The band are launching their 2nd album, Massive Aggressive, at Bar Brig on 29th June 2018, with the new record representing a marked aural progression of the band's sound. 

The album will be released in June 2018 on Good Gear Records and will be available digitally and on vinyl. 

“Birdhead have cult success written all over them.” - The Scotsman

“Our kind of mental.” - The Skinny

“Last year’s LP Pleasure Centre was a masterclass of danceable grooves and good old moshing” - wow247

“Entrancing” - Ravechild

Social Media: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VqUC-1ATcSg

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The Wellgreen Album Launch
Oct
26
8:00 PM20:00

The Wellgreen Album Launch

Tickets £10 OTD

A blend of sixties songwriting, psychedelia, early powerpop The Wellgreen swear byvintage style recording techniques to make their records sound classic and timeless. The Wellgreen strip back the live performances to a completely organic two-piece, powered by their signature two part harmony. Accompanied by guitars, percussion and the retro casio tones, they offer a unique alternative to the full.

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Live Music: Pressure Valve
Jul
15
8:00 PM20:00

Live Music: Pressure Valve

A firm favourite around Edinburgh, live music with Pressure Valve! Hosted by Phil Ramsey, bringing you some of the best acts from across Edinburgh and beyond! FREE ENTRY

Sun 15th Brig Below, Leith Walk, Pressure Valve mini showcase night 8pm-11.30pm 

8 Home Cinema
8.30 Norman Lamont
9 Matthew McGhie
9.40 Ben Inglis
10.20 Dangermule
11 Luke Waterson 

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Live Music: Pressure Valve
Jul
8
8:00 PM20:00

Live Music: Pressure Valve

A firm favourite around Edinburgh, live music with Pressure Valve! Hosted by Phil Ramsey, bringing you some of the best acts from across Edinburgh and beyond! FREE ENTRY

Sun 8th Brig Below, Leith Walk, Pressure Valve mini showcase night 8pm-11.30pm 

8 Lynzie Dray
9 Murray & Fraser
9.40 Kenny McCabe
10.20 Kathy Muir
11 TBC 

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Bootleg Sunday Sessions: Jessie Bates and Haftor Medbøe
Jul
8
5:00 PM17:00

Bootleg Sunday Sessions: Jessie Bates and Haftor Medbøe

Having played together for years, Haftor and Jessie delight audiences with their take on lesser known standards and sunny bossa novas, delivering their sensitive musical arrangements with humour and pathos in equal measure. 
Songstress, Jessie Bates, is held in the highest regard by her audiences and peers alike, and as well as leading his eponymous group, guitarist, Haftor Medbøe is Jazz Musician in Residence at Edinburgh Napier University.

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Showcase of singing talent
Jul
3
7:00 PM19:00

Showcase of singing talent

Tickets available from: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/showcase-of-singing-talent-in-edinburgh-tickets-46449517758

Bird on the Birch is proud to present a showcase of singing talent. 

This showcase is a result of hard-working students coached by Elena Dana as a part of Pop-up singing School in Edinburgh, through workshops, one-to-one sessions, classes and singing courses. 

We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Pressure Valve
Jul
1
8:00 PM20:00

Pressure Valve

A firm favourite around Edinburgh, live music with Pressure Valve! Hosted by Phil Ramsey, bringing you some of the best acts from across Edinburgh and beyond! FREE ENTRY

Sun 1st Brig Below, Leith Walk, Pressure Valve mini showcase night 8pm-11.30pm 

8 The Jacks
8.30 Josie O'Neill
9 Mad Rodents
9.45 Los Tornillos
10.20 Cameron Watt
11 Jack Jones 

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Sketchy Beats Takeover
Jun
29
to Jun 30

Sketchy Beats Takeover

£5 Entry OTD

Sketchy Beats is a non-profit arts space in Leith, run by volunteers for the local community. We have some exciting projects on the horizon but as the cafe only just makes rent each month and all our work for the space is unpaid, we really need your help to make our continuation and growth possible! So come along for a night of live music and good vibes in this new underground venue on Leith Walk.

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Rubber Sol
Jun
24
4:00 PM16:00

Rubber Sol

Tickets £10 available from Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rubber-sol-charity-night-tickets-46496506302

A (loosely) Beatles themed fundraising gig for the wonderful Sol whose brain cancer has returned at the age of only 6. The Beatles are one of Sol’s favourite bands! Come and help raise some money to support Sol and his family

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Irie Yo-Yo
Jun
22
8:00 PM20:00

Irie Yo-Yo

This seven-piece band is not only a collaboration of musical artists, but also an infusion of cultures. Based in reggae and ska, with an eclectic mix of flavours including latin, jazz, drum n bass and dub, their fresh, distinctive sound always gets audiences bouncing. Join us for their single launch this June.

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Cat Loud
Jun
16
8:30 PM20:30

Cat Loud

Award-winning Scottish torch singer Cat Loud sings a stripped-back acoustic set of jazz and blues, delivering a soulful take on standards and lesser known songs from the likes of Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Chet Baker and Melody Gardot with guitar accompaniment from Samuel Bance.

“Perfect night cap... Stunning!” Graham Norton

“Cat’s singing is spectacular, effortless and moving... delivered with charisma and great energy.“ The Play’s The Thing

“sharp-tongued and comedic spoken interludes with a brand of dusky torch singing which stuns the room into silence.“ The List

★★★★★
Broadway Baby | West End Wilma | TV Bomb | Breaking the Fourth Wall | Culture By Night | North East Theatre Guide

★★★★
Miro Magazine | edfringereview.com | FreshAirRadio | Female Arts | London Pub Theatres


To the End of the World! Winner of a VAULT Festival Origins Award for Outstanding New Work, 2018
£8 ENTRY

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT https://www.ticketsignite.com/event/361/cat-loud-at-brig-below

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UnderCurrent Blues: Ali Affleck + Jed Potts
Jun
15
8:00 PM20:00

UnderCurrent Blues: Ali Affleck + Jed Potts

Tickets available from: https://undercurrentbluesjune.brownpapertickets.com/

Scottish jazz award winning vocalist and Early jazz historian Ali has earned her solid reputation as the quintessential ‘go to’ vocalist for authentic early Jazz and blues. Representing the Pioneers of early music (particularly the forgotten heroines!) Ali's fresh interpretations breathe new life into this highly specialized music.

Ali and Dan are offering up an mix of original material, folk and old blues tonight

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Live Music with the Pressure Pot
Jun
13
to Jun 14

Live Music with the Pressure Pot

We love our Pressure Pot Wednesdays! Hosted by Phil Ramsey, bringing you some of the best music from across Edinburgh and beyond!

Wed 13th Brig Below, Pressure Valve presents:  THE PRESSURE POT, 7pm-12am, £5 Entry. 

7.00 Laura Silverstone
7.40 Tiny Feet
8.15 Ol Savanna
9.15 Bluesmith
10.00 GBh
11.00 Jack Neil 

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Bootleg Sunday Sessions: Elaine Crighton
Jun
10
5:00 PM17:00

Bootleg Sunday Sessions: Elaine Crighton

Scottish Jazz Vocalist Elaine Crighton has been steadily growing a name and reputation for herself on the Scottish Jazz scene the last few years.  From her origins in the North East of Scotland she has now performed widely across the country putting her indelible stamp on Modern jazz, vocalising and bringing out the best that The Great American Songbook has to offer.

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The Smoking Jeffreys
Jun
9
8:30 PM20:30

The Smoking Jeffreys

Tickets available from Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-smoking-jeffreys-tickets-46229545816

We are a lively upbeat group of teasers that love to turn the crowed from sitting down to jumping around. We love performing and making the most of our time. We are a Alternative rock & pop reggie ska band with many great Originals and covers if needed. We also have all our own equipment and we a friendly loving people.

Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/smokinjeffreys/

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Showcase of singing talent
Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

Showcase of singing talent

Tickets available from Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/showcase-of-singing-talent-in-edinburgh-tickets-46449517758

Bird on the Birch is proud to present a showcase of singing talent in Edinburgh Brig Below music venue!

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