Making music in Loanhead

A grassroots celebration of music and music-makers takes place in Midlothian this week.

The 13th staging of Loanhead Music Festival runs on Friday and Saturday, with a mixture of entertainment, workshops and drop-in sessions for budding musicians.

Loanhead Miners Club is the venue for the opening night concert and Saturday’s open stage event, song writing and recycled instrument competitions and craft fair.

Several more local pubs and clubs will be hosting informal music sessions.

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