Hanley & the Baird – Mash House

The girls bring their new line up out for the first time for a Hanley and the Baird gig. Kerry Thomson and Stephen Roberts join Kirsty, Annette and Mhairi for an energetic gig full of original songs and some covers.…  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

Hanley and the Baird at the Alhambra theatre

Edinburgh Sing in the City at the Usher Hall Hanley and the Baird are taking their Fife night time Sing in the City choirs to the Alhambra theatre. There are some tickets available but not many as 2 thirds have…  Read more

Acoustic Follow the Rainbows released to fund music, singing and art sessions

Some listeners suggested the acoustic version should be available as they were used to hearing it on the Hanley and the Baird Girls GO Live sessions. So it was released on the 29th May 2020 and the proceeds for this…  Read more

We need a bass player

We are an all female band looking for a bass player to join us. We are not your normal band in any way shape or form from the songs that we play to the venues we play in. Our first…  Read more

Follow the Rainbows No.3 Scottish Chart

Hanley and the Baird did in 10 days something that most bands and artists would do in 10 months. They wrote, recorded, produced and released a single online in 10 days with a budget of £150. With the power of…  Read more


FOLLOW THE RAINBOWS STV interviewed Kirsty Baird on the 26th April about Hanley and the Baird's top 40 single Follow the Rainbows that had been inspired by the members of Sing in the City and all the proceeds to the…  Read more

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

Hanley & the Baird – Usher Hall with Sing in the City

This is our 10th Birthday year and as part of the celebration we are taking as many of our 1000 members as we can to perform in the Usher Hall. Everyone should get the opportunity to see what singing in…  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

Voodoo Rooms

Another chance to come and see what the Hanley and the Baird band do when they are not playing with Sing in the City. It is always great to go and see the high profile bands that you love but…  Read more