A 2 hour 30min live music tour around Edinburgh old town's genuine Scottish bars where people appreciate talented musicians. This is the opportunity for guests to plug into the city’s flourishing acoustic contemporary and traditional music scene. Ranging from traditional singing - old folk songs, contemporary folk, acoustic covers and original song writing. Part of the tour will consist of live music sessions where guests can just sit back and listen or borrow the house guitar and play a song or two. (no pressure) Your guide is an Edinburgh born professional musician and enthusiastic live music fan. During the tour you will also have the opportunity to listen to him sing and perform songs . Each of the 3/4 bars visited during the tour are traditional Scottish bars in the old town area of Edinburgh. Each venue hosts quality live music which are also famous for their warm atmosphere and traditional welcome. For over 18s only due to Scottish licensing laws.
I am an Edinburgh born singer/songwriter and experienced live performer of original/contemporary and traditional folk songs. I have played to audiences in the UK, Europe, USA and Australia. Much of my songwriting is influenced by my personal belief in equality and social justice. My songs have gained accolades from Author - Irvine Welsh, The Former First Minister of Scotland - Lord Jack McConnell and Champion of Social Justice - Tommy Sheridan. “A radical alternative to mainstream folk music" Leith Folk Club "Protest songs rooted in the 60s folk revival" The List "Gore is a knockout"Fest
Each guest will receive an alcohol/non alcoholic drink during the tour
You will visit old traditional Scottish bars in the old town area of Edinburgh. Each venue hosts quality live music which are also famous for their warm atmosphere and traditional welcome.
Although we visit bars during the tour please don't feel pressured into drinking alcohol. Fun time with or without.