Exhibition
Rip It Up : The Story of Scottish Pop

22 Jun - 25 Nov 2018

Discover the story of Scottish pop music at the National Museum of Scotland as we take you on a musical journey from the 1950s to the present day.

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Free Fringe Music

4 Aug - 26 Aug 2018
14:05 -14:50

Experience the joy of live music at the museum. To celebrate Rip It Up, some of Scotland’s best young contemporary music talents will perform an exciting blend of Scottish pop, traditional Scottish songs and instrumental sets.

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Museum After Hours: Friday Fringe Takeover

10 Aug - 24 Aug 2018
19:30-22:30

Enjoy a unique flavour of the Fringe and explore our galleries after hours across three exhilarating nights, each with handpicked performers, comedy, music, bars and entry to our summer exhibition, Rip It Up.

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Museum After Hours: Friday Fringe Takeover - 17 August

17 Aug 2018
19:30-22:30

Enjoy a unique flavour of the Fringe and explore our galleries after hours with handpicked performers, comedy, music, bars and entry to our summer exhibition, Rip It Up.

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Museum After Hours: Friday Fringe Takeover - 24 August

24 Aug 2018
19:30-22:30

Enjoy a unique flavour of the Fringe and explore our galleries after hours with handpicked performers, comedy, music, bars and entry to our summer exhibition, Rip It Up.

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Rip It Up: Key Note Sessions

27 Sep - 1 Nov 2018
19:30 – 21:00

Experts and music industry figures look back at the key moments in the story of Scottish pop and discuss the tracks and bands they can’t live without.

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Brian Hogg: In Conversation

29 Sep 2018
14:00 – 15:00 (Doors open 13:45)

Brian Hogg, author of All That Ever Mattered: The History of Scottish Rock and Pop, explores the story of Scottish popular music.

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Record Fair

29 Sep 2018
11:00 – 16:00

This one-day record fair in the museum will bring together vinyl collectors and enthusiasts.

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Turntable Pop-Up and Performance

3 Nov 2018

Join our Turntable pop up and performance to explore memory, identity, family and most importantly of all, the joy of music.

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Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave

4 Nov 2018
13:00-14:30 & 15:00-16:30

Big Fish Little Fish brings family rave to the museum with BBC Scotland DJ Vic Galloway.

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Museum Late: Rip It Up

16 Nov 2018
19:00–22:30

Our Museum Lates return in November with a Rip It Up-themed evening extravaganza!

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Musical Mayhem

24 Nov - 25 Nov 2018
10:00-16:30

It's the last weekend of our #RipitUp exhibition so come along for some music mayhem.

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Discover the story of Scottish pop music as we take you on a musical journey from the 1950s to the present day in our new exhibition.

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