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Free Fringe Music

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.
Event information


1 Aug - 27 Aug 2018
Various times


Auditorium, Level 1. Entry via Grand Gallery or Lothian Street at rear of Museum after 17:00.

How much

Various prices. See individual show prices on Gilded Balloon website.

Booking information

Programme and booking will be available soon. 

Those attending 10:00 shows should arrive and queue at the Lothian Street Entrance, not the Main Entrance on Chambers Street, to avoid missing the beginning of the performance.

Gilded Balloon

The Gilded Balloon is respected internationally for presenting a stunning annual showcase of theatre, comedy and cabaret.  

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