Jazz Festival @ Assembly Hall

We are delighted to host the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival at Assembly Hall for the first time ever! Box office will open 2 hours before performances starts.

Check out the other Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival shows on at Assembly George Square!

SHOWING AT Jazz Festival @ Assembly Hall...

Vijay Iyer Sextet & Zoe Rahman Trio

“***** Spine-tingling jazz for heart, head and feet at the dizzying pinnacle of contemporary jazz ” (The Guardian). Pianist, Iyer’s outstanding Sextet is the contemporary jazz group of the moment. Thei...

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A Night In New Orleans

Alison Affleck Copper Cats with special guests, from New Orleans Chloe Feoranzo and Haruki Kikuchi Plus: all-girl New Orleans sensations: The Shake Em Up Jazz Band. THIS IS A RIOT! Edinburgh-based American s...

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A Night In New Orleans

00:00

19 Jul

40th Anniversary Blues Gala

Commemorating the Festival’s milestone 40th anniversary, we’ve put together a special programme packed wall-to-wall with Festival Blues favourites. Join Maggie Bell, Bernie Marsden, Tim Elliot, J...

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40th Anniversary Blues Gala

00:00

20 Jul

Blues from Chicago: Mud Morganfield Band & John Primer Band

Chicago Blues sparked the British blues boom in the 1960s – the Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac, John Mayall, and hundreds more “blues-rock” bands – and it was Muddy Waters who personif...

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New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band 22nd

“An exuberant and unstoppable force” (The Scotsman). Imagine a hot 1920s New Orleans speakeasy, with a band that’s resoundingly joyous and independent, soulful and rebel...

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New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band 21st

“An exuberant and unstoppable force” (The Scotsman). Imagine a hot 1920s New Orleans speakeasy, with a band that’s resoundingly joyous and independent, soulful and rebel...

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Dave Holland & Zakir Hussain & Chris Potter / Tommy Smith solo

An extraordinary new group! Legendary jazz bassist, Holland (with his own groups, and with Miles Davis, Sam Rivers, Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny) and Indian tabla master, Hussain (with John McLaughlin’s...

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Curtis Stigers: One More For The Road - The Songs of Frank Sinatra with The Ryan Quigley Big Band

The timeless cool of Frank Sinatra and the robust swing of the Count Basie Orchestra made the perfect marriage of old-school pop and big band jazz in the 60s. Curtis Stigers has been bringing those worlds to...

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Seonaid Aitken What Is This Thing Called Love?

Scotland’s must popular jazz singer debuts a new programme, complementing her singing – and swinging violin playing – with a String Orchestra featuring the cream of Scottish professional cl...

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The Chinese Festival Cultural Show

The Silk Road brings leading performers from China to present a spectacular Festive show of dance, drama, circus, and music, supported by outstanding performers from the Chinese commu...

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