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Dropkick Murphy's

Dropkick Murphy's (Fringe Venue 289)

7 Merchant St (Off Candlemaker Row). Phone: 0131 225 2002

 Bar AirCon 18+ only

Drop Kick Murphy’s is a fantastic Irish themed bar where you will always find a fun and vibrant atmosphere. It is the perfect place to meet friends for drinks and be entertained by eclectic bands....

Located just off of the Cowgate, and under George IV Bridge, Dropkick Murphy's is right in the centre of Edinburgh and close to Espionage, The Free Sisters and the Underbelly.

The venue has a two large areas off of a bar, in an L-Shape, and one of the areas is used for fringe shows from lunch time to early evening, before the night club opens.

An Irish bar and club, the venue is traditionally decorated, and benefits from an enthusiastic management and staff team, that also help to promote shows and direct people into the venue.

The bar is only open for show audiences during the day.

Performance Space: The Main Room


- 4m Wide & 2.5 m deep, raised to 15cm. There is no backstage or wing space


 - 100 seats in a mixture of movable tables, rows of seats, bar stools and booths. Also additional standing room space.


 - Lighting to flood light the stage.

Sound -

Full PA, Mixer, 2 mics, CD players. Performers own sound equipment can be added easily

Audio Visual -

 There is a projector and screen in the space

Storage -

There is a small shared area for equipment in the venues offices, shared between all shows.

Bar -

There is a bar in the room.  



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