Usher Hall

REVIEW: Live_Transmission: Joy Division Reworked, Usher Hall


It’s all about the layers. The two screens between which the musicians are sandwiched, used to project images which interact and play with dimensions. The slices of Joy Division’s songs, deconstructed and reassembled into new sonic shapes. And the complementary and frequently mesmerising interplay between the music and the visuals, which seamlessly slip together to […]

PREVIEW – Live_Transmission: Joy Division Reworked

Few bands have left such a lasting legacy as Joy Division, thanks largely to the enigmatic charisma of tragic frontman Ian Curtis and his emotionally-wrought songs. On Tuesday 1st October at the Usher Hall, that legacy continues to evolve with Live_Transmission: Joy Division Reworked, an aural and visual collaboration between the Heritage Orchestra, electronic musician […]

REVIEW – Dr Bunhead, Pyromania at The Usher Hall


Dr Bunhead at the Usher Hall – Edinburgh Science Festival 9 April 2011: Pyromania By our family review team, the McNaughtons   Helen (aged 12  3/4) says: We arrived at the Usher Hall where there were people standing giving out multi-coloured glasses and glow sticks. When you first looked though the glasses you could see […]

REVIEW – Billy Connolly At The Usher Hall, Edinburgh


Tonight I had the pleasure of attending the Usher Hall to see the Big Yin himself, Mr Billy Connolly.  I used to listen to the records of his shows growing up and I have always been determined to see him live. It was also the first time I had been to the Usher Hall since […]