We understand the struggle of hunting for an extra special, unique event to sweep you (or your loved ones) off your feet. Luckily, Candlelight concerts are casting their spell on Edinburgh, promising an evening to remember.
You’ll hear classical renditions of some of the greatest traditional and modern-day music by the likes of Vivaldi and Fleetwood Mac. The talented musicians will serenade you with melodic tunes at historic venues including The Caves, St Mary’s Cathedral, and Nicolson Square.
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Featured Candlelight Concerts
Rings and Dragons at St Mary’s Cathedral
Transport yourself to the worlds of Lannisters, Targaryens, and more at this special tribute to hit tv series and films such as Game of Thrones, House of the Dragon, and The Lord of the Rings. A talented string quartet is coming to St Mary’s Cathedral to bring some familiar theme songs and soundtracks to life inspired by fantastical movies and shows. From The Hobbit to Rings of Power, this intimate Candlelight concert is set to be anything but ordinary.
A Tribute to Taylor Swift at St Mary’s Cathedral
Calling all Swifties! While Taylor is occupied dazzling audiences in the US, Candlelight is providing fans with the opportunity to experience Miss Americana’s hits in a brand new way. Listen to classical renditions of some of the star’s chart-topping hits, including “Lavender Haze”, “Love Story”, “Anti-Hero”, and many more. Relive every unforgettable era of Taylor Swift and reintroduce yourself to your favourite songs surrounded by the glow of candlelight.
A Tribute to Elton John at St Mary’s Cathedral
St Mary’s Cathedral is hosting a one-of-a-kind tribute concert to one of the best-selling music artists of all time, Elton John. Prepare to witness awe-inspiring performances of songs like “Bennie & the Jets”, “Rocket Man”, “Your Song”, “Tiny Dancer”, and more. Rediscover the reason you fell in love with Elton John’s legendary music in the first place at this unique event in Edinburgh.
All Upcoming Candlelight Concerts in Edinburgh
Candlelight concerts have been met by countless 5-star reviews, and guests have called it “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience.”
“Amazing. Could have sat there all night.” – Hans Zimmer’s Best Works
“Overall a great night. Lovely venue.” – Hans Zimmer’s Best Works
“This was an insanely good concert. The musicians were so talented and the staff were lovely. I would recommend this so highly!” – A Tribute to Joe Hisaishi
“Super concert & the candlelight added to the amazing venue atmosphere.” – A Tribute to Joe Hisaishi
“Amazing venue, brilliant performers.” – A Tribute to Taylor Swift
“Absolutely loved it!” – A Tribute to Taylor Swift
These enchanting musical evenings, taking place in atmospheric venues all over Edinburgh, bring their own special charm to the occasion. Whether it’s a string quartet putting a sonorous spin on a film score or a pianist recreating a pop hit, you’ll be in for a treat if you grab tickets to one of these concerts.
Note: For the safety of the audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.