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Somewhere between jazz, folk, gospel and Americana there is an area of music that doesn’t have a name. Kirsty McGee has spent the past fifteen years mapping this place.
The Christians return to The Met to play their back catalogue and songs selected from their latest album.
The legendary Irish accordion maestro is joined Senegal's Seckou Keita for this special show at The Met.
One of the UK's most distinguished and original songwriters, best known as lead singer of Graham and The Rumour who preceded punk rock and new wave.
The Greek is a tender comedy-drama about British identity, and the humanity on both sides of a divided country.
A blistering mix of blues, soul and old school r&b, The Stumble have been wowing audiences with the energy and virtuosity of their live performances for the past twenty years.
Breakfast chat, stories and music with a Peatbog Faeries legend; Peter Morrison. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
In this interview with Phil Brown, Michael Walsh journeys from learning the whistle in the ’70s to his research on Asturian folk music. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
Jenn Butterworth and Laura-Beth Salter have each been a presence on the UK folk scene for a number of years and now they're back for Big Whistle Festival 2019!
Their career trajectory in the relatively short time they have been together has been nothing less than sensational. Acclaim commenced with the coveted BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award in 2015. Part...
Nidd are a trio of young musicians from Lancashire, Cumbria and Yorkshire. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
A Peatbog Faeries gig is an unforgettable experience that invariably results in euphoric audience response. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
An exciting competition for young musical theatre performers.
An electrifying mix of original virtuosic instrumentals, haunting melodies, vivid storytelling and their unique take on old and new folk songs. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
Featuring some of the most iconic songs from shows such as The Greatest Showman, Disney Classics, Moulin Rouge, A Star is Born and more.
First Thursday Comedy Club returns in its original format featuring Roger Monkhouse, El Baldiniho, Red Redmond and Jamie Sutherland
Pat Monahan and John Moloney perform their new Edinburgh fringe festival shows.
‘Ahoy!’ is a not-for-profit production organised by ALFA Education Ltd with and for schools and community choirs in association with us, The Met.
Featuring Edinburgh fringe festival shows from Alfie Moore and Marcus Birdman.
Featuring Edinburgh fringe festival shows from Tiff Stevenson and Jack Gleadow.
A rare appearance from the Lancastrian folk legends; an evening of dry wit and song with lashings of humour to spare.
Uplifting, anthemic tunes punctuate stories and conversation, shedding light on mental health with self-deprecating honesty and dark humour.
It’s a remarkable milestone few bands have achieved… Fifty years of continual touring and recording… and always at the highest level.
Two of the UK's best tribute bands combine forces.
With this tour, Nell Bryden has gone back to her roots and followed the traditional sonic footsteps of her idols Dusty Springfield, Aretha Franklin and Carole King.
Fara's music combines the unique fiddle tradition of the Orkney islands with contemporary and original songs and tunes. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
In this first of four Kaleidoscope Music Memes shows Luke Daniels is joined by South African cellist Abel Selaocoe. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
The band is steeped in the Irish tradition and exude an enthusiasm which is constantly shared by audience members wherever they perform. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
Persephone Baker and Dora Kitson are incarcerated in St. Dymphna’s Hospital for the Criminally Insane. United by circumstance, the women form a bond and adopt alter-egos to escape the mundanity of life.
A Celebration of Cilla Black and The Beatles.
A course in harmonica playing all levels, led by former British blues harmonica champion Mat Walklate.
For adults of all ages and abilities. Learn to play this accessible, fun and...
The Met’s youth theatre is available in two sessions. Discover – Sessions 4.30pm-5.30pm For...
Join us for a day of musical inspiration for all ages, with free drop-in...
Workshop. Take an exotic break in the comfort of The Met, working on African tunes collected by Eliza that suit the characteristics of the whistle. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
Workshop. Get started on one of the most simple yet endearing of all instruments – the old tin whistle. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
Workshop for ages 7-16. Learn about the whistle and other traditional instruments from the students of One Education Music. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
Workshop. Accessible tunes to play with others. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
Meet two of Scotland’s most impressive string musicians. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
Workshop. A world class whistle workshop with Flook’s Brian Finnegan. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.
Led by The Met’s professional Recording Studio Manager, this course teaches techniques and skills for studio sound recording.