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

NYOS Spring Concert - CANCELLED

NYOS Spring Concert - CANCELLED

9th April 2020
The National Youth Orchestras of Scotland is delighted to continue it's partnership with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and welcomes Conductor Christian Kluxen to the podium at The Usher Hall.
Christy Moore - Magic Nights - CANCELLED

Christy Moore - Magic Nights - CANCELLED

16th April 2020
Regular Music presents Christy Moore - Magic Nights at the Usher Hall on Thursday 16th April.
RSNO Special Events: Classic FM Hall of Fame - CANCELLED

RSNO Special Events: Classic FM Hall of Fame - CANCELLED

17th April 2020
Classic FM’s John Suchet is your host as the full RSNO presents a whole evening of great tunes by Howard Shore, Dvořák, Massenet and many, many more.
The Hollies - CANCELLED

The Hollies - CANCELLED

18th April 2020
The Hollies, one of Britain’s best-loved bands, bring their tour to the Usher Hall on Saturday 18th April.
RSNO Beethoven Revolution: Piano Concerto No4 - CANCELLED

RSNO Beethoven Revolution: Piano Concerto No4 - CANCELLED

24th April 2020
RSNO’s leader Sharon Roffman directs the whole concert from the violin, just as they would have done in Beethoven’s day.
Assassin’s Creed Symphony - CANCELLED

Assassin’s Creed Symphony - CANCELLED

26th April 2020
Experience the iconic video game saga, Assassin's Creed, as never before when the live multimedia symphonic concert comes to the Usher Hall!
Foals - CANCELLED

Foals - CANCELLED

29th April 2020 - 30th April 2020
Foals will be taking ‘Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost’ on the road in the UK and stop off at the Usher Hall on 29th & 30th April.
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

26th May 2020
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, the world’s finest tribute to Fleetwood Mac, returns to the stage in 2020 with a brand new show celebrating the very best of Fleetwood Mac and brings it to the Usher Hall!
Engelbert Humperdinck - The Angel On My Shoulder Tour

Engelbert Humperdinck - The Angel On My Shoulder Tour

27th May 2020
Engelbert Humperdinck brings his 'The Angel On My Shoulder' tour to the Usher Hall, Edinburgh on Wednesday 27th May!
The Overtones

The Overtones

4th July 2020
Multi-platinum selling vocal harmony group, The Overtones are on their 11th UK tour in summer 2020 and you can catch them at the Usher Hall on Saturday 4th July!
What’s Love Got To Do with It? - Re-Sheduled

What’s Love Got To Do with It? - Re-Sheduled

26th July 2020
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 28th March!
Passenger

Passenger

2nd September 2020
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 September 2nd!
Queen Machine Symphonic feat Kerry Ellis

Queen Machine Symphonic feat Kerry Ellis

5th October 2020
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!
elbow

elbow

15th October 2020 - 16th October 2020
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.
Fortunately with Fi and Jane: LIVE

Fortunately with Fi and Jane: LIVE

18th October 2020
Fi and Jane guarantee you an evening of behind-the-scenes revelations and inconsequential, but strangely compelling, chat about living some of their lives behind the microphone.
Teenage Fanclub

Teenage Fanclub

4th November 2020
Teenage Fanclub have announced they will be embarking on a UK & European tour in November and December including a night at Edinburgh's Usher Hall on November 4th!
The Forth Awards

The Forth Awards

12th November 2020
The Forth Awards 2020 - What are you waiting for? An afternoon with the stars awaits at the Usher Hall in November!
Paul Weller

Paul Weller

16th November 2020
Paul Weller is coming to the Usher Hall on Monday 16th November as part of his UK and Ireland tour.
Enter Shikari

Enter Shikari

18th November 2020
Enter Shikari have announced an Autumn / Winter tour of the UK which will come to Edinburgh's Usher Hall on November 18th!
UB40

UB40

30th November 2020
This winter, UB40 are embarking on one of their biggest UK tours, catch them at the Usher Hall Edinburgh on November 30th!
Il Divo

Il Divo

8th December 2020
The original and the best classical cross over group of all time Il Divo return to the UK in December 2020 for the Christmas With Il Divo tour and stop off at the Usher Hall on 8th December!
Bootleg Beatles

Bootleg Beatles

9th December 2020
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.
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.
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

6th February 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 on Saturday 6th February.
The Musical Box: A Genesis Extravaganza

The Musical Box: A Genesis Extravaganza

11th February 2021
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.
Queen Extravaganza

Queen Extravaganza

14th February 2021
Queen Extravaganza, the official Queen tribute band produced by Roger Taylor and Brian May, return to the UK in 2021 and the tour comes to the Usher Hall on 14th February!
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.
Goldfrapp - Rescheduled

Goldfrapp - Rescheduled

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.
Diversity - Connected 2021

Diversity - Connected 2021

24th April 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.
Diversity - Connected 2021

Diversity - Connected 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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Popular Events

A Celebration of Music from Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit
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Murder of a Music Mogul! Interactive Online Murder Mystery
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Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show - CANCELLED
Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in April 2020, immersing you in the extraordinary and elemental power of its music and dance!
The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon, Broadway’s smash-hit musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, is coming to Edinburgh Playhouse with performances from 17th June to 4th July!

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