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Assembly Hall

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Enter this iconic Edinburgh building through the coutyard from Mound Place. The courtyard will be transfred into an impromptu bar and house the box office. Then ascend the stairs into the auditorium which boasts a wide stage and excellent accoustis. It was originally developed as a new theological college for the emergent Free Church of Scotland in 1858-59. Nowadays the building plays host to a range of events all year round including Edinburgh Fringe and for the first time in 2018 the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

Seating: Reserved seating across two levels – stalls and balcony

Venue Box-Office
In Person: Opens two hours prior to first performance of the day, until curtain up.
Telephone: 0131 623 3030 (from July 1)

Doors Opening Times: 30 minutes before the concert starts.

Accessibility: Wheelchairs users can access the venue via a rear entrance on Lawn Market. Please arrange access in advance on access@assemblyfestival.com or 0131 623 3030 and please arrive a full 30 minutes before the show.

Age Restrictions: This venue is available to all ages.
Babes in Arms: Babies do not require a ticket - policy applies to children under 2 years.
Food/Drink: There will be one bar on site in the courtyard offering a selection of drinks and snacks.
Lost Property: Please visit the venue directly or contact 0131 623 3030.

Getting There

Bus: Lothian Buses operate the following services close to the venue: 6, 23, 27, 41, 42, 67.
Plan your journey here > 

Train: The closest station to the venue is Waverly station. Plan your journey here >

Car: There are limited car parking spaces in the streets surrounding the venue. We recommend taking public transport or taxi to avoid disappointment.

For all travel planning check out Traveline Scotland

13 July
40th Anniversary Jazz Gala

40th Anniversary Jazz Gala

Assembly Hall

20:00 (120 mins)
// £22.50, £27.50

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14 July
Hot Club Gypsy Swing

Hot Club Gypsy Swing

Assembly Hall

15:00 (120 mins)
// £16.50, £18.50

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14 July
The Kings Of Swing

The Kings Of Swing

Assembly Hall

20:00 (120 mins)
// £20.50, £22.50

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15 July
Kurt Elling Quintet

Kurt Elling Quintet

Assembly Hall

20:00 (120 mins)
// £25.50, £27.50

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16 July
Bettye Lavette

Bettye Lavette

Assembly Hall

20:00 (120 mins)
// £25.50, £27.50

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17 July
Vijay Iyer Sextet & Zoe Rahman Trio

Vijay Iyer Sextet & Zoe Rahman Trio

Assembly Hall

20:00 (120 mins)
// £21.50, £23.50

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18 July
Curtis Stigers: One More For The Road

Curtis Stigers: One More For The Road

Assembly Hall

20:00 (120 mins)
// £30, £32

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19 July
A Night In New Orleans

A Night In New Orleans

Assembly Hall

20:00 (120 mins)
// ££20.50, £22.50

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20 July
40th Anniversary Blues Gala

40th Anniversary Blues Gala

Assembly Hall

20:00 (120 mins)
// £22.50, £27.50

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21 July
New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band

New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band

Assembly Hall

14:00 (120 mins)
// £18.50, £21.50

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22 July
New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band

New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band

Assembly Hall

11:00 (120 mins)
// £18.50, £21.50

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22 July
Seonaid Aitken, with the Clockwork Strings

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Assembly Hall

20:00 (120 mins)
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