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Edinburgh Blues Academy aims to help musicians of all abilities and ages to improve their blues playing! Taking in all its history and styles of blues, with a focus on group performance, the weekly sessions give musicians a great opportunity to play with like minded peers.The tutors are the leading young musicians on the Edinburgh Blues scene, including Thomas Lucas

Edinburgh Blues Academy: May-July 2019
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Jazz School is back!Scotland’s leading young jazz musician Fergus McCredie returns with his band of high quality tutors to offer accessible and affordable jazz education to all comers.We especially welcome young people, who have at least a basic command of their instrument.Improve your playing and have a lot of fun in the company of some of

Edinburgh Jazz School: May-July 2019
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Countdown to 2019

08 Apr 2019

This week we will be announcing some of the first names for the 2019 edition of the Festival. Please sign up to the email list below - or follow us on Facebook

Countdown to 2019
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It is with great regret that we announce the passing of a member of the EJBF family, our friend Ian Napier. Ian was a wonderful soul who helped at many festivals over the past years, driving artists around and always sharing some great stories that cheered everyone up.  If you would like to say good bye to Ian, the funeral will be held on Friday 5th April, at

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If you attended Thrill, The Scottish Blues Weekend or the Chinese Festival of Lanterns at St Bride's Centre, we want to know what you thought Please complete our survey: and enter a prize draw to win two tickets to Afro Live.

Feedback on our Winter 2019 Season
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We are looking for a full time Marketing Manager and for two people to join our team to deliver the 2019 Festival.  Click here for more information.

We are hiring for our 2019 edition
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St Bride’s is transformed into an African cultural centre for a day and then intothe coolest place in downtown Lagos at night. Dance clases with the brilliant Divine Tasinda; short films presented by the Africa In Motion Festival; Lisa Williams talking about Black History in Edinburgh; and African market stalls with crafts, fashion, hairdressing, and much

Afro Live! Ramuyapiko + Sugar Hill DJ’s: Master B, DJ Yemster + Samedia Shebeen
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