The Edinburgh Briefing podcast: is the capital finally getting the music arena it deserves?

In this week’s episode the Edinburgh Briefing team talk about plans for a major new music arena on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

Friday, 6th December 2019, 12:24 pm

The Edinburgh Briefing is a new podcast dedicated to the biggest and most talked-about stories in Edinburgh.

Host Conor Matchett is joined by Brian Ferguson, arts correspondent for The Scotsman, Edinburgh Evening News whats-on reporter Caitlyn Dewar and editor Euan McGrory.

They discuss the proposal for the 8,000 capacity arena at Straiton and consider whether it’s the right location on the edge of the city.

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The Edinburgh Briefing podcast: is the capital finally getting the music arena it deserves?

The panel also question the current music offering in the city before weighing up the chances of this new development being green-lit.

Listen to episode two here - or search for ‘Edinburgh Briefing’ wherever you get your podcasts.

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Euan McGrory, Conor Matchett, Brian Ferguson and Caitlyn Dewar in the studio

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