Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Hawick Summer Festival

A ten-day festival with events for all the family.

A Hawk And A Hacksaw

New Mexico-based Balkan-influenced duo of Jeremy Barnes (of Neutral Milk Hotel) on accordion and percussion and Heather Trost on violin.


Indie pop band from Dublin influenced by The Verve and Oasis.


Uplifting, emotional R&B and pop topped with Hawkon's gentle falsetto.

Hayden Calnin

Australian singer-songwriter Hayden Calnin playing songs from his albums Cut Love Pt 1 and Cut Love Pt 2.

Hayley Williams

American singer-songwriter who found fame as the lead singer of Paramore gears up for her first-ever solo tour.

The Hazey Janes

Indie-pop by the four-piece group who originate from Dundee.

Hazlehead parkrun

An informal weekly 5k run in Hazlehead Park. Everyone is welcome, no matter how fast or slow (you're welcome to walk the route, bring your dog or push a buggy), so you can use it as a one-off fitness test, a chance to get some fresh air or come every week to try to beat your personal best time. It's friendly and free, and…

The Hazy Shades

Indie rock'n'rollers.

Hazzed Up

Club night with a range of dance music, from deep house to drum and bass.

Head High

Head High, one of the many aliases of Rene Pawlowitz, plays power house classics, choice Pawlowtiz cuts as the likes of Shed, Craft and Evil Fred as well as forthcoming Head High material.


Drum & bass and jungle bangers.


Electronic / dance DJ from the Netherlands.


London-based rock band.

Heads South

Cuban jazz and Latin favourites from the quintet.

Headsessions Soundsystem

Heavy dub and roots.


Edinburgh based three-piece rock outfit.

Healing Powers

Emo, indie and punk from Healing Powers.


Music from Brian J Sulpizio, with pianist Ben Boye, bassist Anton Hatwich and drummer Frank Rosaly.


A health expo featuring Dr Chidi's Life Colours programme and Rhythm of Life, the premiere of Mervyn Weir's singalong musical drama featuring Black Voices.

Hearing Impaired Tours

Free tours of gallery exhibitions with portable loops for the hearing-impaired, led by artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb.

Heart of Rust

Acclaimed Neil Young tribute act.

Hearth Festival

Pick and mix on day two of Hearth! Choose between a workshop and a talk, have dinner with Gladstone’s writers in residence, Melissa Harrison and Neil Griffiths, and then join us round the hearth for an afternoon of stimulating and entertaining conversation.

The Hearts

Trio whose EP Lips was released in early 2015.

Heath Quartet

The highly-rated quartet of Oliver Heath, Cerys Jones, Gary Pomeroy and Christopher Murray have won numerous prizes and collaborated with Ian Bostridge, Stephen Hough, Colin Currie and Sofia Gubaidalina.

The Heather Findlay Band

Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and former Mostly Autumn frontwoman leading her band.

The Heatons Comedy Club

A handful of comedians vie for your love and attention while you enjoy it all with a pint.

Heaven & Earth

Deep Purple and Bad Company influenced heavy rock with a blues swagger from this Califormia quintet.

The Heavy Jets

Newcastle quartet, who won Soundwave in 2015, taking influence from Royal Blood, Oasis and Band of Skulls.

Heavy Metal Kids

Hardly 'kids' anymore, but still pretty heavy metal.

Heavy Trash

Garage supergroup featuring Jon Spencer of Blues Explosion notoriety and Matt Verta-Ray of Madder Rose.

Hecklers Comedy Club

Regular comedy night.

Hector Bizerk

Scot-hop sounds from Hector Bizerk, a stripped back drum and rap duo. Fun, rhythm-filled times. Or as the band itself so eloquently puts it: 'DRUMS. RAP. YES.'

Hector C

Old skool meets nu skool in a good old fashioned house party.

Hector's House

Dedicated to house in its many forms, from vocal to progressive via disco, electro and Chicago grooves.


The residents of this famous clubbing institution spin funky, disco and vocal house.


London-based alt rock band.

Heidi Talbot, John McCusker & Ian Carr

Edinburgh and Kildare-based alt folk singer-songwriter.

Heidi Vogel

Vocalist with the Cinematic Orchestra.

The Heirs of Dust

Four-piece psychedelic rock and blues band.

Heisenberg Ensemble

Founded in 1988 by musical director Gillian Craig, the Heisenberg Ensemble performs a wide range of repertoire from the classical era to new compositions.


Hekety provide the music (and a wee reminder of the steps), and blend trad English and modern sounds.

Helen Burnett

Mainstream jazz by the vocalist.

Helen Duff: Smasher

Storytelling, songs and synchronised swimming from Helen Duff.

Helen McCookerybook

Former member of punk bands The Chefs and Helen & the Horns now performing as a solo artist.

Helen O’Brien: Work In Progress

Helen practices the jokes and gags and other material that'll be in her next Edinburgh Fringe show.

Helen Rodgers

Classic jazz with a pop and soul sensibility from this vocalist and pianist.

Helena Hauff

Electro, acid and techno.

Helena Kay-Barry Green Quartet

The award-winning saxophonist performs with the pianist.

Helene Clark

Mainstream jazz, Latin songs and opera arias by the London-based chanteuse.