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Any Classic Rock live bands in bar/pubs

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Any Classic Rock live bands in bar/pubs

We use to come every year to visit family in Ayrshire but this visit has us in Edinburgh for multiple nights this time without anyone to visit before we head off to the north. Husband plays classic rock music in a local band at home so thought we might have time to see some local talent in a bar/pub. Any recommendations on places to hear some rock music from live bands in Edinburgh. Appreciate all suggestions provided. Seen plenty in Glasgow in past years.

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1. Re: Any Classic Rock live bands in bar/pubs

Hi frqtvisitor

Whistlebinkies can usually be a good bet..

http://whistlebinkies.com/

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Thank you hoopsharwich. We will definitely check it out while there.

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3. Re: Any Classic Rock live bands in bar/pubs

Here’s the Saturday Gig Guide for December. If you scroll to the bottom you can select other days and dates.

gigguide.co.uk/Edinburgh%20Listings/edinburg…

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Try a very new venue, a bit chaotic (hey, it's rock'n'roll) called the fireplace at waverley arches, google / fb has some stuff, pot luck but worth a go

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The BMC Club & Leith Dockers club have regular Sunday afternoon gigs [We all have to be home in bed by 8.30pm, its an age thing] With 'This n' That' mostly soul, Hipple people, Very Mersy sound, Fane and the Cruisers, Mid American, sound.

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Depending on when you are coming most Saturday's in Bannerman's they have a cover band caled the Rab Howat Bans which are quite good and very popular.

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7. Re: Any Classic Rock live bands in bar/pubs

Thank you all for your suggestions. We apparently won’t lack any live entertainment. We will be arriving on a Saturday and driving off on Wednesday in mid May next year. Always love Scotland in the spring!

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Brewhemia is a great new pub with live music, sorry not sure what type of music but worth checking their website as it’s a great atmosphere, there’s decent food if you want to eat also?

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9. Re: Any Classic Rock live bands in bar/pubs

Whistlebinkies also have another good music venue called Stramash

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10. Re: Any Classic Rock live bands in bar/pubs

Looks like it will be a tough decision based on how interesting the recommendations appear on their websites. Thank you all for these great suggestions!

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