edinburgh gig archive

An utter goldmine of ephemera and memories covering Edinburgh’s music venues and record shops from the 20c.

Kurt Cobain in a Nicholson street bar? David and Angie Bowie living with Lindsay Kemp at the top of Stockbridge? Oh yes.

edinburgh gig archive

I vividly remember seeing Alien at the Odeon in Clerk Street in 1979, so this wee ad just cut through the years. Below, a pic of the ticket queue for the Beatles in Morrison street, appearing at the ABC on Lothian road in 1964.

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images from Edinburgh Gig Archive