The 2018 Press Release!

The Balerno Music Festival

26thSeptember -14th October.


The 11thBalerno Music Festival moves into its second decade with a star studded selection of gifted musicians in events which cater for all ages and musical tastes.


On 29thSeptember ‘The Legends’make their debut performance at the Festival with a show which captures the spirit of the swinging 60s and 70s.


Returning this year with a Scottish flavour: The Tourie Band  on 29thSeptember with Jim McColl as compere ‘Artie’s Tartan Tales’of  ‘Singing Kettle’renown on 7thOctober; ‘Sangsters and George Machray’with a repertoire of Scottish Traditional songs on 12thOctober.


Bringing a classical genre to the festival are ‘Scozzesi‘ a highly accomplished group of singers and ‘Sirocco Winds‘ a dynamic wind ensemble who appear for the second year running by popular acclaim.


On 13thOctober ‘The Forth Valley Chorus’ A Cappella women’s choir will entertain us with a glittering performance of  Barbershop music at the ‘Gala Concert’. In 2017 they gained 11thplace in the Barbershop International competition in Las Vegas. The choir will perform  at the Usher Hall, Edinburgh in October 2018.


Box office

Online until the 13th October

Information online about pop up box officeswithin the Balerno Village area.

The Farmer’s Market,Balerno: on the second Saturday of the month, 9.00-1pm

Box Office:9.30-12.30 from now until 12thOctober outside St Joseph’s Church Hall, Balerno;

at the door of most venues before performances.


The festival takes place within the Balerno Village and Juniper Green with local amenities nearby.

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