Bannermans Bar

Bannerman's Bar is Edinburgh's premier music venue, located in the heart of the city!

Bannermans Bar

About Bannermans Bar

202 Cowgate, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1NQ
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Hosting bands and solo artists six nights a week, we are dedicated to bringing you the very best in up-and-coming local talent, rising national stars and famous acts from around the world.

Every genre of music is welcome, and we pride ourselves on providing everything a band needs for a performance with a full backline, 5K P.A. and lighting rig, and some of the best sound engineers in town. No other venue in town does as much for the local scene as we do, a fact borne out by the sheer number of bands and promoters that keep coming back.

Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are always happy to help out with any of your requirements or needs, so if you're simply grabbing a quiet pint in the afternoon, having a big night out, playing or putting on your first gig, or even just curious, come and check us out – you won’t be disappointed!

Upcoming Events at Bannermans Bar

Planet Rock Presents - These Wicked Rivers

1st June 2024

These Wicked Rivers are heading back out on the road again on the “Peace, Love & Lampshades” tour with a date at Bannermans Bar on 1st June!


The Paul Weller Experience

6th September 2024

The Paul Weller Experience play a dynamic and authentic set from highly acclaimed musicians in their own right. Don't miss them at Bannermans Bar on 6th September!


Black Rose - Live & Dangerous

22nd November 2024

Black Rose bring their 2 hour show of class Thin Lizzy to Bannermans, Edinburgh on Friday 22nd November. Expect all the hits plus way more!


The Kymatiks & Mothman

13th December 2024

The Kymatiks return again for the first time since the Fringe 2022. Join them and local band Mothman for an eclectic mix of rootsy rock & roll at Bannermans Bar on 13th December!


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