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CATRIN FINCH / ROBIN HUW BOWEN MERCHISTON CASTLE SCHOOL, EDINBURGH ****
BBC SCOTTISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA USHER HALL, EDINBURGH ****
DIEGO LAVERDE / TRISTAN LE GOVIC & LISE ENOCHSSON MERCHISTON CASTLE SCHOOL, EDINBURGH ****
FOR 19-year-old Carrbridge singer Rachel Sermanni, a little networking has gone a long way. Two years ago, at the Loopallu festival in Ullapool, she and a friend set out to find their idols Mumford & Sons.
LOVE LETTERS TO THE PUBLIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM **** COUNT ME IN *** TRAVERSE, EDINBURGH
Royal Scottish National Orchestra Usher Hall, Edinburgh ****
REMEMBERING TOMMY SAMPSON – THE TOMMY SAMPSON BIG BAND QUEEN'S HALL, EDINBURGH
Now into its tenth year, the Edinburgh Schools' Battle Of The Bands competition saw eleven aspiring young groups take to the Picture House stage last night.
*** The Village
*** Henry's Cellar Bar
THERE was a sense of pomp at the Usher Hall last night. The performers of Carols By Candlelight not only dressed for the occasion, but quite literally pulled out all the stops with a series of melodies ideally suited to the venue's 97-year-old organ too.
LOOKING for something cockle-warming this bleak midwinter? Then this show is definitely for you. Mix together some brass with some of Scotland's top folk talent, sprinkle liberally with carols and festive favourites and the result is toastier than being baked in a mince pie.
SPARKS weren't just blazing through the sky last night, they were lighting up the stage at the Usher Hall as the Nolan sisters brought their first joint tour in 25 years to Edinburgh.
HALLOWEEN came early to the Capital in the gothic form of The Dead Weather. The supergroup, consisting of Jack White, Alison Mosshart, Dean Ferita and Jack Lawrence, brought their dark materials to the Picture House and it was just the thing to cheer up a dismal October evening.
THE TIGER LILLIES – THE SONGS OF SHOCKHEADED PETER AND OTHER GORY VERSES **** PLEASANCE COURTYARD (VENUE 33)
MUSIKA are putting on another massive night at Ocean Terminal tomorrow – and they could hardly have booked a bigger calibre guest than Swedish heavyweight Eric Prydz.
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