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.
Australian singer-songwriter Hayden Calnin playing songs from his albums Cut Love Pt 1 and Cut Love Pt 2.
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.
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
Club night with a range of dance music, from deep house to drum and bass.
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.
Cuban jazz and Latin favourites from the quintet.
Heavy dub and roots.
Edinburgh based three-piece rock outfit.
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.
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.
Trio whose EP Lips was released in early 2015.
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.
Garage supergroup featuring Jon Spencer of Blues Explosion notoriety and Matt Verta-Ray of Madder Rose.
Hecklers Comedy Club
Regular comedy night.
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.'
Old skool meets nu skool in a good old fashioned house party.
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.
Vocalist with the Cinematic Orchestra.
The Heirs of Dust
Four-piece psychedelic rock and blues band.
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.
Mainstream jazz by the vocalist.
Helen Duff: Smasher
Storytelling, songs and synchronised swimming from Helen Duff.
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.
Classic jazz with a pop and soul sensibility from this vocalist and pianist.
Electro, acid and techno.
Helena Kay-Barry Green Quartet
The award-winning saxophonist performs with the pianist.
Mainstream jazz, Latin songs and opera arias by the London-based chanteuse.