Category: News

Hanley and the Baird and the Aw Blacks at Brewhemia

Our Sing in the City Aw Blacks are at Brewhemia bar in Edinburgh on Sunday 8th May. We will be performing 3 half hour sets over the afternoon. Why not book a lunch or pop in and have a drink?…  Read more

Free Choir in Leith

Chief Radio (Our Sister CIC company) was given funding to start a FREE choir in Leith. The Leith Benevolent Association were very kind to give us the money and we will spend it wisely with a new community choir which…  Read more

Audition for our Sing in the City Aw Blacks

The Aw Blacks (their name comes from the fact they wear the black T Shirts and a Scottish mickey take of the All Blacks Rugby team) This is the only auditioned group at Sing in the City. They still take…  Read more

COMMUNITY GROUP GUITAR CLASS

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the guitar? During the pandemic Kirsty Baird tried various things to keep her members engaged and one of them was a group guitar class. She taught them online and watched as…  Read more

UKCISA singing workshop

I think most people possibly have zoom fatigue by now? However, Sing in the City provide zooms that are like no other. UKCISA asked for a zoom choir workshop to end their conference. Now we had worked with them in…  Read more

Outside singing rehearsals started

Our online choirs have been amazing and zoom has helped us to keep people connected and singing from the safety of their own homes but there is nothing like singing with our friends. So at long last we waited till…  Read more

Sing in the City and Chief Radio Daunder for Cancer Research UK

This April Cancer Research UK organise their virtual Race for life. Can you help us support them? We encouraged our members to set their own distance and Daunder. While they daundered they could raise money and think and remember people…  Read more

Sing in the City founder Kirsty recalls time her mum talked down a gunman at one of her gigs

Edinburgh Evening New story Our Director made it to the front page and had a double page spread after she spoke to Liam Rudden at the Evening News after receiving her BEM. She started singing professionally in bars at the…  Read more

Kirsty Baird awarded the British Empire Medal

2020 has been a year that nobody is going to forget in a hurry but what better way to end it than being awarded with a BEM? So yes it's true, when Kirsty first receive and email saying that she…  Read more

Sign the Chief Radio station petition to save the Scottish Chart

In July 2020 our Director Kirsty Baird started her own radio station. www.chiefradio.com One of the reasons Kirsty Baird set up Chief Radio was because she wanted a platform to feature and focus on the Scottish Chart. It seemed nobody…  Read more