George Square Gardens

George Square Gardens

About George Square Gardens

57 George Square, Edinburgh South EH8 9JU
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George Square is a city square in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is in the south of the city centre, adjacent to the Meadows. It was laid out in 1766 outside the overcrowded Old Town, and was a popular residential area for Edinburgh's better-off citizens. In the 1960s much of the square was redeveloped by the University of Edinburgh.

They have proved during previous Fringe Festivals to be a versatile and stimulating performance space, but it is also maintained to a high standard throughout the year showing off its classical Georgian layout.

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Upcoming Events at George Square Gardens

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Tom McGuire & The Brassholes

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Tom McGuire & The Brassholes

15th July 2022

Catch Tom McGuire & The Brassholes, an 8-piece Glaswegian funk-soul powerhouse deliver untouchable live performances, on Friday 15th July!
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Martin Harley

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Martin Harley

15th July 2022

Blending delta blues and rich acoustic folk, with a snarling rock and roll edge and sweet vocal harmonies, Martin Harley's star is rising.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Don Vappie and Jazz Créole

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Don Vappie and Jazz Créole

15th July 2022

As New Orleans as they come, Don Vappie is a virtuoso of the banjo and larger-than-life character immersed in Creole culture.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: David Bowden European Quartet

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: David Bowden European Quartet

15th July 2022

This new band will deliver a new set of music that inspires and thrills, engrossing audiences with powerful melodies, punchy grooves and shimmering soundscapes.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Secret Night Gang

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Secret Night Gang

16th July 2022

Handpicked by Gilles Peterson to join his Brownswood music label, Manchester jazz-funkers Secret Night Gang are an exciting band on the rise.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Blues Afternoon: Lisa Mills, The Cinelli Brothers, Stacy Mitchhart

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Blues Afternoon: Lisa Mills, The Cinelli Brothers, Stacy Mitchhart

16th July 2022

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival presents it's ever-popular Blues Afternoons with a triple bill of blues bands!
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: West Coast Hot Club

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: West Coast Hot Club

16th July 2022

Super talented guitarist Conor Smith breaks out his pedal steel guitar to deliver a selection of tin pan alley standards reimagined with a country and western aesthetic.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Zara McFarlane

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Zara McFarlane

16th July 2022

The multi-award winning singer-songwriter melds influences ranging from jazz and folk to reggae and neo-soul.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Xhosa Cole Quartet

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Xhosa Cole Quartet

16th July 2022

Since winning the 2018 BBC Young Jazz Musician of the year, saxophonist Xhosa Cole continues to showcase his authentic connection to the lineage of jazz music.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Alan Benzie: Tribute to the Headhunters

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Alan Benzie: Tribute to the Headhunters

17th July 2022

Expect infectious grooves and high energy interaction, with lots of good vibes on classics like Chameleon and Watermelon Man.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: BCUC

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: BCUC

17th July 2022

This seven-piece collective, Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness, have been mesmerising audiences globally. Live they are joyous and unmissable!
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Soweto Kinch Trio

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Soweto Kinch Trio

17th July 2022

One of the most exciting musicians of his generation, multi award-winning alto-saxophonist, MC and composer Soweto Kinch brings exhilarating, hard hitting jazz and hip hop to EJBF22.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Scuba

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Scuba

17th July 2022

Scuba have infectious rhythms with a fiery latin beat, fuelled by throbbing percussion and springy bass lines.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Blues Afternoon: Ian Siegal Band / Stacy Mitchhart Band

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Blues Afternoon: Ian Siegal Band / Stacy Mitchhart Band

17th July 2022

Enjoy a double header of quality blues from the Ian Siegal Band and the Stacy Mitchhart Band!
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Playtime with Laura Jurd

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Playtime with Laura Jurd

18th July 2022

For this very special edition of Playtime, the quartet will be joined by multi-award winning composer and trumpeter Laura Jurd.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Graham Costello’s Strata

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Graham Costello’s Strata

18th July 2022

Bold, innovative, hypnotic and powerful minimal music ranging from ambient and post-rock, to jazz improvisation from leading all-star band.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Zac Harmon Band

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Zac Harmon Band

18th July 2022

The Mississippi guitarist and vocalist, knocks audiences out wherever he goes with the soulful warmth and the consummate brilliance of his shows.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival:  Tenement Jazz Band with special guest Stephanie Trick

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Tenement Jazz Band with special guest Stephanie Trick

19th July 2022

Sensational stride and ragtime pianist Stephanie Trick joins Tenement to revive the sounds of traditional New Orleans jazz.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Georgia Cecile

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Georgia Cecile

19th July 2022

A must for lovers of great songs and great singing. For this special concert Georgia Cecile is accompanied by jazz trio and string quartet.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Matthew Kilner Quintet

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Matthew Kilner Quintet

19th July 2022

Young Aberdonian tenor saxophonist, Matthew Kilner is making waves wherever he plays with his beautiful tone and melodic lines.
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EJBF: Jed Potts and the Hillman Hunters with the Husky Horns and Roosevelt Collier Band

EJBF: Jed Potts and the Hillman Hunters with the Husky Horns and Roosevelt Collier Band

20th July 2022

Don't miss Jed Potts and the Hillman Hunters with the Husky Horns and the Roosevelt Collier Band!
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: David Bowden plays Mingus ‘Ah Um’

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: David Bowden plays Mingus ‘Ah Um’

20th July 2022

Six Scottish musicians pay homage to Charles Mingus in this his centenary year, by playing the music of “Ah Um”.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: African Groove Machine

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: African Groove Machine

20th July 2022

Tom Bancroft and Thomas Annang’s 10-piece band, plus dancer Adie Baako Elias, are committed to getting audiences grooving and moving.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Lights Out By Nine

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Lights Out By Nine

21st July 2022

Lights Out By Nine are one of the best known bands on the Scottish scene. Catch them at Piccolo on 21st July!
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Nubya Garcia

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Nubya Garcia

21st July 2022

The shining star of the British jazz scene, multi award-winning saxophonist and composer Nubya Garcia is one of the leading forces in UK jazz
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Hamish McGregor Plays Barber, Ball and Bilk

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Hamish McGregor Plays Barber, Ball and Bilk

22nd July 2022

Hamish McGregor is an Edinburgh native, clarinettist virtuoso and traditional jazz band leader extraordinaire.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Laura Macdonald’s Cooking with Jazz

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Laura Macdonald’s Cooking with Jazz

22nd July 2022

The stellar saxophonist was a recent finalist on BBC’s Masterchef and has devised a new show combining two of her loves jazz and cooking.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Blue Lab Beats

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Blue Lab Beats

22nd July 2022

With their futuristic melting pot fuelled by hip-hop, Afrobeat and electronica, Blue Lab Beats are probably the fastest-rising production duo in the world right now.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Katie Whittaker Sings Etta James

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Katie Whittaker Sings Etta James

22nd July 2022

Check out the fabulous vocals of Katie Whittaker as she sings Etta James on 22nd July!
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Haftor Medbøe with Sue McKenzie, Eva Malling and Signy Jakobsdottir

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Haftor Medbøe with Sue McKenzie, Eva Malling and Signy Jakobsdottir

23rd July 2022

A new band packed with super-talented musicians led by guitarist Haftor Medbøe and featuring Sue McKenzie, Eva Malling and Signy Jakobsdottir.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Dowdelin

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Dowdelin

23rd July 2022

Fronted by French/Martinique singer Olivya, the band harness Creole language, Caribbean beat, urban energies, dazzling virtuosity, sensual electro.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Nicole Smit: Travelling Tent Show

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Nicole Smit: Travelling Tent Show

23rd July 2022 - 24th July 2022

Acclaimed singer Nicole Smit takes us back in time with a show celebrating the music of 1920s tent shows.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Colin Steele Sextet

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Colin Steele Sextet

23rd July 2022

Trumpeter Colin Steele writes the contemporary anthems of a sophisticated Scotland. His music is a joyous celebration of melody and rhythm.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Blues Afternoon: Dixie Fried / Kara Grainger / Grainne Duffy

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Blues Afternoon: Dixie Fried / Kara Grainger / Grainne Duffy

23rd July 2022

The ever-popular Blues Afternoons are back, with a triple header of powerful rocking blues.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Red Stripe

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Red Stripe

24th July 2022

Long time festival favorite, Red Stripe and his seven-piece band, are back with another rollicking mix of 30's, 40's and 50's music.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Fine Men With Foul Tongues

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Fine Men With Foul Tongues

24th July 2022

Bass player, Brodie Jarvie writes brilliantly; creating absorbing, melodic, and exciting new music that appeals to wide-ranging audiences.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: The Golden Age of Scottish Jazz

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: The Golden Age of Scottish Jazz

24th July 2022

The Batchelor’s of Jazz pay tribute to the golden age of Scottish Jazz recreating the music with love and enthusiasm.
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EJBF: Blues Afternoon: Blue Milk, Blind Boy Paxton, Mud In Your Ear with Brandon Santini

EJBF: Blues Afternoon: Blue Milk, Blind Boy Paxton, Mud In Your Ear with Brandon Santini

24th July 2022

Making their festival debut Blue Milk are a one-of-a-kind roots group harking back to the traditions of turn-of-the-century, down home Delta Blues.
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Abandoman: Svengali

Abandoman: Svengali

3rd August 2022 - 29th August 2022

Ireland's finest hip hop musical comedian, is back in the Cow with his biggest show yet. Combining hip hop, pop, EDM and more, Abandoman will leave you high on life - without leaving George Square.
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The Gruffalo, the Giant and the Mermaid with Julia Donaldson

The Gruffalo, the Giant and the Mermaid with Julia Donaldson

4th August 2022 - 29th August 2022

Author Julia Donaldson and a cast of four return with a brand-new show based on her much-loved books including The Smartest Giant in Town, The Singing Mermaid, The Highway Rat, and The Gruffalo.
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