Burns&Beyond – Red Red Rose Street – free entertainment this weekend

Burns&Beyond are putting on a weekend of free live entertainment on and around Rose Street this weekend.

Red, Red Rose Street, supported by Essential Edinburgh, offers free live music entertainment over the afternoons and evenings of Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 January in bars and cafés in and around the west end of Rose Street including Auld Hundred, Element, The Huxley and the Scottish Café and Restaurant.

Audiences can enjoy the stunning sounds of Edinburgh singer and R&B artist Nikhita, or Tam Dean Burns’ anarchic post-punk super group The Bum-Clocks in their quest to mash Robert Burns with Iggy Pop and Rock ’n’ Roll poets, or singer songwriter Cara McBride.  

Red, Red Rose Street is free and unticketed and  the full line-up of artists, venues and set times can be found at www.burnsandbeyond.com/events/red-red-rose-street/

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