Category: News

Follow the Rainbows charity can be downloaded now for SAMH

You can now buy the brilliant Follow the Rainbows and also donate to charity at the same time. For the first 120 days all proceeds from this single is going to SAMH (Scottish Association Mental Health). After that to Sing…  Read more


Kirsty Baird and Annette Hanley, both Musical Directors of Sing in the City, a successful local choir have launched a charity song ‘Follow the Rainbows’. Inspired by their choir members, the song tells the story of their choir family coming…  Read more

Girls GO Live during the COVID19 quarantine

The Girls committed the first week of lock down to Go Live on the Sing in the City Facebook page every Monday and Friday and to date have done 12 one hour sets and are predicting a few more by…  Read more

Jam House Award Party

Hanley and the Baird played a set to 350 audience all at the Jam House to celebrate the 2020 Sing in the City award winners. A set with covers from Oasis to Freya Ridings and original favourites from Smile to…  Read more

Kirsty Baird puts a little Proclaimers Sunshine on Leith for Ron Gordon’s visit

Kirsty has always been a Hibernian supporter since childhood and has many a 'not so' fond memory of her Dad shoving her and her brother under the turnstiles. Changed days now, she is a season ticket holder with her Dad,…  Read more

Hanley and the Baird at the Brunton Theatre

THIS IS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT This will be the 3rd time they have performed at an event in the Brunton. This performance is with the Sing in the City Aw Blacks which is the only auditioned choir. This…  Read more

Kirsty Baird wins Edinburgh Evening News Local Hero Arts and Music award 2019

Kirsty Baird Arts and Music Award 2019 On Friday 21st June 2019 Kirsty was thrilled to be one of the finalists at the Edinburgh Evening News Local Hero awards ceremony under the category of Music and Arts. She was also…  Read more

Usher Hall March 16th 2019

The Usher Hall show was even better than the show we did there in 2016. We took all the Edinburgh night choirs there with the Hanley and the Baird band and performed to a full house.  It is one of…  Read more

Cabaret Voltaire

Hanley and the Baird band found themselves with a free weekend in November after a busy run with Sing in the City shows.  So they decided to squeeze in a gig of their own. Come and see the girls (and…  Read more

Sing in the City Aw Blacks take the show on the road

After the success of the Sing in the City Aw Blacks show with Hanley and the Baird at the Festival theatre in June this year.  We decided to take the show to smaller theatre. A real family show and a…  Read more