Built as a church way back in 1823 and transformed into a beloved venue in 1979, The Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh’s Southside has a pretty interesting history, one that makes it a live music venue like no other in the city.
As well as being a fan favourite it’s the place that artists love to play, with musicians including Nina Simone, Nick Cave, Adele, Nicola Benedetti, Robert Plant, Lewis Capaldi and Self Esteem (to name just a few) having graced its stage.
And world class artists continue to flock to the venue, known for its intimacy and great acoustic.
There's not just a packed programme this August, with the Edinburgh International Festival morning concerts and contemporary music, as well as Fringe shows from Martin Compston, Jerry Sadowitz, Christine Bovill, Peatbog Faeries and Beth Nielsen Chapman, but a huge number of events happening all year round.
Always the perfect space for traditional music, this autumn sees a wealth of homegrown and international stars. Firm favourites, Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham make their annual pilgrimage to The Queen’s Hall stage on Wednesday 6 September.
With their musical magic and quick-witted humour these national treasures of traditional music will pull your emotional strings one moment and have you falling off the seat with laughter the next.
On Friday 22nd September, the incomparable Shawn Colvin makes a rare visit to the UK. The triple GRAMMY-award-winning artist will perform... read the rest of the article here