Edinburgh Youth Music Festival

This weekend marks the second annual Edinburgh Youth Music Festival, which will be held at The South Bridge Centre on Infirmary Street, on Saturday, 12 September from 12 – 5pm.

Edinburgh Youth Music Festival is a celebration of youth music in Scotland’s capital with live music, workshops and activities. It is a great opportunity find out what’s going on for young people in the city and it’s all FREE!

There will be a host of workshops for children and young people aged from 5 – 25 to try their hand at

•             samba drumming with Leith based samba band Pulse of the Place (9 – 18 yrs)
•             song-writing workshops from youth music project Totally Sound (12 – 19 yrs)
•             drop in DJ workshops (13 – 25 yrs)
•             ukulele workshops from the City of Edinburgh Council’s Sounds Like Friday/Saturday project (7 – 12 yrs)
•             talks on careers in the music industry
•             singing workshop with Edinburgh School of Music (12 – 19 yrs)
•             a Frozen sing-a-long! (14 – 25 yrs)
•             and a marketplace with information about youth music projects and opportunities throughout the city.

In addition, the festival is a chance for everyone to see some of Scotland’s freshest young talent perform on stage with bands and musicians covering the full musical range – from hip hop to traditional, from new folk to R ‘n’ B to pop.
We hope to see you there!

For more details on the programme and to sign up to workshops, check out our website at: http://edinburghyouthmusicfestival.org/