Folk Music in Edinburgh – where to go
Folk music plays an important part in Scottish culture. There are a number of places in Edinburgh where you can enjoy this genre of music. It’s definitely a great way to meet people and have a good time.
Here are the venues where you can enjoy folk music on a regular basis:
1 Infirmary Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1LT
Folk music every day of the week.
Sandy Bell’s Edinburgh
25, Forrest Road
Edinburgh, EH1 2QH
Sandy Bell’s is one of the great folk music venues in Edinburgh, known by musicians and lovers of traditional music worldwide. Every night from 6pm.
South College Street
Edinburgh, EH8 9AA
Traditional Scottish music sessions on various days of the week from 8.30pm, please check calendar.
Edinburgh Folk Club
at the Pleasance Cabaret Bar
Edinburgh, EH8 9TJ
Every Wednesday from 8pm.
Leith Folk Club
at Victoria Park House Hotel
221, Ferry Road
Edinburgh, EH6 4NN
Folk music every Tuesday from 7.30pm.
185, Morrison Street
Edinburgh, EH3 8DZ
Folk music on Sundays from 5-8pm.
119 High Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1SG
Every day of the week from 9.30pm.
The Black Cat Bar
168 Rose Street
Edinburgh, EH2 4BA
Mondays and Wednesdays from 9.30pm.
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