Usher Hall

The Usher Hall is Edinburgh's key venue for visiting national and international orchestras and has been the main venue for the Edinburgh International Festival since 1947.

Usher Hall

About Usher Hall

Usher Hall Lothian Road, Edinburgh West EH1 2EA
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Since 1896, when Andrew Usher made his historic gift of £100,000 to the City of Edinburgh to found a concert hall, the Usher Hall has become one of the most outstanding concert halls in the world.

Our beautiful Beaux Arts concert hall was completed in 1914 and remains one of Edinburgh 's architectural gems. The much praised acoustics make it one of the best concert halls in Europe with many of the world's finest musicians performing here.

Today the Usher Hall is a centre of excellence embracing the widest range of music and events, including rock, pop, jazz, world, blues, comedy, talks, school concerts, conferences, sponsorship events, ceremonies, lectures and recording sessions.

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Upcoming Events at Usher Hall

Children’s Classic Concerts: The Night Before Christmas - CANCELLED

Children’s Classic Concerts: The Night Before Christmas - CANCELLED

6th December 2020

CCC's Owen Gunnell has left the festive preparations to the last minute, with the help of his friends from the RSNO, will he make it a happy Christmas to all and to all a good night?
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Believe - The Cher Songbook

Believe - The Cher Songbook

22nd January 2021

Join us at the Usher Hall on Friday 22nd January for a stunning concert as we turn back time and celebrate the Goddess of Pop, Cher!
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Bowie Experience

Bowie Experience

23rd January 2021

Bowie Experience is a breathtaking concert celebrating the music of the world’s greatest pop icon, David Bowie.
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The Johnny Cash Roadshow - CANCELLED

The Johnny Cash Roadshow - CANCELLED

28th January 2021

The Johnny Cash Roadshow is back on top form for 2021 with a brand new show. Catch it at The Usher Hall in January!
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From The Jam + The Selecter

From The Jam + The Selecter

29th January 2021

From The Jam are bringing their 'Sound Affects' 40th Anniversary tour to the Usher Hall on Friday 29th January featuring special guests The Selecter!
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Sasha Velour - Smoke & Mirrors

Sasha Velour - Smoke & Mirrors

2nd February 2021

Smoke & Mirrors, Sasha Velour's first one-queen theatre tour, is an effortless blend of drag, visual art and magic, catch it at the Usher Hall on February 2nd!
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Passenger

Passenger

18th February 2021

For over a decade Passenger has been performing his much loved one-man show across the globe, don't miss him live at Edinburgh's Usher Hall on 8th February!
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Rocketman in Concert - Film with live orchestra

Rocketman in Concert - Film with live orchestra

20th February 2021

For the first time ever in the UK and Ireland, Rocketman, will be presented live in concert across the country, with a full orchestra performing its iconic soundtrack live to picture.
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Fast Love - A Tribute to George Michael - CANCELLED

Fast Love - A Tribute to George Michael - CANCELLED

27th February 2021

Relive the passion, the flare and the unique sensitivity of George Michael in this tribute show at the Usher Hall!
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The Elvis Years - The Story of the King

The Elvis Years - The Story of the King

10th March 2021

The Elvis Years is an outstanding musical production which brings to the stage the incredible and compelling story of the ‘king of rock and roll’ - Elvis Presley.
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Clannad

Clannad

11th March 2021

Don't miss the multi-award winning Clannad when they come to the Usher Hall on Thursday 11th March!
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UB40

UB40

14th March 2021

This winter, UB40 are embarking on one of their biggest UK tours, catch them at the Usher Hall Edinburgh on 14th March!
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Anton and Erin - Showtime

Anton and Erin - Showtime

20th March 2021

Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag, the nation's favourite ballroom couple, bring their brand new tour to Edinburgh's Usher Hall on Saturday 20th March 2021!
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Steve Steinman’s Anything For Love - The Meat Loaf Story

Steve Steinman’s Anything For Love - The Meat Loaf Story

24th March 2021

The highly acclaimed Steve Steinman brings you his brand-new production featuring over 25 of Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman’s greatest hits.
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William Shatner and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

William Shatner and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

28th March 2021

Set your phasers to fun! Prepare to be beamed up for an unforgettable night with the original ‘Captain James T. Kirk’, award-winning actor William Shatner.
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Goldfrapp

Goldfrapp

30th March 2021

Goldfrapp ‘Felt Mountain: The 20th Year Tour’ has been postponed and will now take place in 2021 with a date at the Usher Hall on Tuesday 30th March.
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10cc

10cc

5th April 2021

The legendary 10cc have announced a mammoth 25-date UK tour for Autumn 2020 and stop off at the Usher Hall in April!
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Teenage Fanclub

Teenage Fanclub

6th April 2021

Teenage Fanclub have announced they will be embarking on a UK & European tour in April including a night at Edinburgh's Usher Hall!
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Barbara Dickson

Barbara Dickson

10th April 2021

Multi million selling recording artist Barbara Dickson along with her accomplished band returns to Edinburgh's Usher Hall on Saturday 10th April!
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Suede

Suede

19th April 2021

The Usher Hall is delighted to announce that Suede will performing here on Monday 19th April.
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Diversity - Connected 2021

Diversity - Connected 2021

Selected dates between 24th April 2021 - 8th June 2021

After nine sell out UK tours, Diversity have announced one of their biggest UK tours to date including two nights at The Usher Hall.
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Foals

Foals

28th April 2021 - 29th April 2021

Foals will be taking ‘Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost’ on the road in the UK and stop off at the Usher Hall on 28th & 29th April 2021.
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Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets - The Echoes Tour

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets - The Echoes Tour

9th May 2021

Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets have announced their largest UK and Ireland tour to date and will be stopping off at the Usher Hall on 9th May!
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Enter Shikari

Enter Shikari

15th May 2021

Enter Shikari have announced a tour of the UK which will come to Edinburgh's Usher Hall on 15th May!
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Rock the Opera

Rock the Opera

28th May 2021

The mesmerizing symphonic rock show: Rock the Opera, is coming for the first time to Edinburgh's legendary Usher Hall on Friday 28th May!
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Pink Martini - Silver Jubilee Tour

Pink Martini - Silver Jubilee Tour

31st May 2021

Pink Martini will celebrate an incredible 25 years since they first began with a very special Silver Jubilee Tour and come to the Usher Hall on 31st May 2021.
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Opera North - Parsifal

Opera North - Parsifal

2nd June 2021

Uncover the tale of the knights who guard the Holy Grail. This was Richard Wagner's final opera, and the overwhelming power and beauty of his music reaches new heights of intensity in this work.
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Randy Newman

Randy Newman

5th June 2021

Randy Newman has announced a series of international ‘An Evening With Randy Newman’ tour dates for 2021 and comes to the Usher Hall on Saturday 5th June!
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Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

15th June 2021

Join Ladysmith Black Mambazo as they celebrate the life and music of their founder Joseph Shabalala in this concert at the Usher Hall on 15th June 2021!
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Here Come The Boys

Here Come The Boys

23rd June 2021

Here Come the Boys returns with three Strictly dance superstars, a brand-new cast and a brand-new dazzling production in 2021.
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Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

1st July 2021

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, the world’s finest tribute to Fleetwood Mac, returns to the stage in 2021 with a brand new show celebrating the very best of Fleetwood Mac and brings it to the Usher Hall!
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The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square

The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square

2nd July 2021

The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square are on tour and will visit Edinburgh in 2021.
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Paul Weller

Paul Weller

5th July 2021

Paul Weller is coming to the Usher Hall on Monday 5th July 2021 as part of his UK and Ireland tour.
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Beck

Beck

6th July 2021

Don't miss Beck, american singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer, when he comes to the Usher Hall!
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And In The End

And In The End

16th July 2021

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and The Bootleg Beatles bring a celebration of 50 years of Abbey Road and Let It Be to the Usher Hall on Friday 16th July 2021!
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The Specials

The Specials

7th September 2021

The Specials are hitting the road again in 2021 and stop off at the Usher Hall on Tuesday 7th September!
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elbow

elbow

8th September 2021 - 9th September 2021

elbow have announced a twenty-one date UK tour ahead of the launch of their new album 'Giants of All Sizes', catch them at Edinburgh's Usher Hall.
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Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox

10th September 2021

To usher in the upcoming Twenty-Twenties, famed time-twisting musical collective Postmodern Jukebox will circumnavigate the globe in 2021 on their 'Welcome to the Twenties 2.0 Tour'.
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Ansell’s Les Musicals

Ansell’s Les Musicals

16th September 2021

Come and immerse yourself into the world of Musical Theatre with classics from Les Miserables, Phantom Of The Opera, Wicked, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Greatest Showman and many more…
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Black Stone Cherry

Black Stone Cherry

18th September 2021

Black Stone Cherry will return to Scotland to play a headline show at the Usher Hall Edinburgh on Saturday 18th September 2021.
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Paloma Faith

Paloma Faith

19th September 2021

Paloma Faith has announced a UK tour for 2021, catch her live at the Usher Hall Edinburgh on 19th September!
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A Celebration of Music from Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit

A Celebration of Music from Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit

20th September 2021

The music of Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit will be celebrated in a special orchestral concert at the Usher Hall.
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Dr Hook starring Dennis Locorriere

Dr Hook starring Dennis Locorriere

25th September 2021

Dr Hook will be on the road again in 2021 with a spectacular show that will cover their rich musical history, catch them at Edinburgh's Usher Hall on 25th September!
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Queen Machine Symphonic feat Kerry Ellis

Queen Machine Symphonic feat Kerry Ellis

5th October 2021

The music of rock legends Queen is to be celebrated like never before as West End leading lady Kerry Ellis joins Scandinavian tribute stars Queen Machine for a fully orchestrated UK tour!
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Erasure

Erasure

6th October 2021 - 7th October 2021

Erasure celebrate the release of their 18th studio album, The Neon, with the announcement of the first leg of their eagerly anticipated tour! Catch them at Edinburgh's Usher Hall in October 2021!
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Rufus Wainwright - Unfollow the Rules Tour

Rufus Wainwright - Unfollow the Rules Tour

9th October 2021

Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, and composer Rufus Wainwright brings his 'Unfollow the Rules Tour' to the Usher Hall on 9th October!
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Belinda Carlisle - The Decades Tour

Belinda Carlisle - The Decades Tour

12th October 2021

Belinda Carlisle embarks on a 16-date UK tour in winter 2021 to mark 35 years as a solo artist and stops off at the Usher Hall on Tuesday 12 October!
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Joker In Concert - The Film with live orchestra

Joker In Concert - The Film with live orchestra

15th October 2021

Don't miss Todd Phillips’ ground-breaking, award-winning film Joker, screened with the accompaniment of a live orchestra.
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What’s Love Got To Do with It?

What’s Love Got To Do with It?

16th October 2021

What's Love Got To Do With It? The not-to-be missed musical experience celebrating the music of the incredible Tina Turner comes to the Usher Hall on 16th October 2021!
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OMD

OMD

2nd November 2021

OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark) are on a 15 date UK arena tour in November 2021 and stop off at the Usher Hall on Tuesday the 2nd!
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Jason Donovan - ‘Even More Good Reasons’

Jason Donovan - ‘Even More Good Reasons’

14th November 2021

Don't miss your chance to catch Jason Donovan perform his most-loved hits at the Usher Hall in November 2021!
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Marillion - The Light At The End Of The Tunnel

Marillion - The Light At The End Of The Tunnel

15th November 2021

Marillion will shed some light across the stages of Britain with a 10-date tour in November 2021 and stop off at the Usher Hall on the 15th!
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The Forth Awards

The Forth Awards

18th November 2021

The Forth Awards 2021 - What are you waiting for? An afternoon with the stars awaits at the Usher Hall in November!
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The Australian Pink Floyd

The Australian Pink Floyd

20th November 2021

The critically acclaimed Australian Pink Floyd Show comes to the Usher Hall on Saturday 20th November 2021!
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Idlewild

Idlewild

27th November 2021

Idlewild will be celebrating their landmark 25th anniversary, with a tour culminating at a homecoming gig at the Usher Hall!
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Deacon Blue

Deacon Blue

8th December 2021

Deacon Blue will now tour in 2021 and come to the Usher Hall on Wednesday 8th December!
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Il Divo

Il Divo

12th December 2021

The original and the best classical cross over group of all time Il Divo return to the UK in December 2021 for the Christmas With Il Divo tour and stop off at the Usher Hall!
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Bootleg Beatles

Bootleg Beatles

14th December 2021

With a little help from their own orchestral ensemble, and featuring a special set to mark the 50th anniversary of Let It Be, this show is an absolute must-see for Beatle-maniacs of all ages.
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The Musical Box: A Genesis Extravaganza

The Musical Box: A Genesis Extravaganza

6th February 2022

The Musical Box, the only group in the world granted a licence from Peter Gabriel and Genesis, will recreate in its entirety, the original 1975 performance.
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Queen Extravaganza

Queen Extravaganza

17th February 2022

Queen Extravaganza, the official Queen tribute band produced by Roger Taylor and Brian May, return to the UK in 2022 and the tour comes to the Usher Hall on 17th February!
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Magic of Motown

Magic of Motown

19th February 2022

Celebrating 60 magical years of Motown, immerse yourself in the sound of a generation as The Magic of Motown returns to the stage at the Usher Hall!
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Big Girls Don’t Cry

Big Girls Don’t Cry

26th February 2022

Come and experience the iconic sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons authentically recreated by a phenomenal cast and live band at the Usher Hall!
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