Upcoming tours, festivals and special events
Linlithgow Book Festival
Small, volunteer-run literary festival that manages to pull in an impressive roster of guests.
A three-day festival showcasing 14 established and upcoming artists, including Billy Walton Band, Bernie Marsden, Hayseed Dixie.
Mixed choir based in the Scottish borders, conducted by Prof Murray Campbell.
Lion Eats Bear
Electric beats and classic strings inspired by Nirvana, the Jesus and Mary Chain and the Vaselines.
The Lion Music Quiz
Test your grey matter at the music quiz.
The Lion Papers
Acoustic duo from York.
Edinburgh-based record label with a penchant for house, boogie, Afro and techno jams.
Bringing the noble art of lip-synching bang up to date in this comedy cabaret.
Lipsync for a Lullaby
Lipsync for a Lullaby describe themselves as 'harmonizing grumbles with strings'.
The group plays Cure covers, so expect 'Love Cats', 'Friday I'm In Love', etc.
Cool jazz outfit playing standards and classic jazz.
Star of the Oscar-winning Twenty Feet from Stardom, Lisa Fischer.
London-based folk singer-songwriter.
Acoustica from the London-based singer-songwriter.
Country singer from Glasgow who won Female Vocalist of the Year, at the Irish Country Music Awards.
Southern singer steeped in the Mississippi blues.
Aussie singer-songwriter who has supported Newton Faulkner.
Lisa Stanley is undoubtedly one of Irelands top female vocalists. Born into the business, with both her parents being Irish showbiz stars (Maisie McDaniel and Fintan Stanley), Lisa is a natural performer and entertainer. Also a very familiar face on Keep It Country TV, where Lisa hosts her own weekly TV show The Lisa…
R&B, pop and soul from the British singer-songwriter whose career has spanned four decades.
Laid back acoustic folk-pop from the London-based singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Indie-pop quartet from Whitley Bay.
Big house night.
House, techno and garage.
The trio promote new album Time Is a Machine.
Jazz-funk / soul-dub / hip-hop fusion.
Return of the Californian alt.rock act.
Outdoor activities for wee ones ages 2–5.
Little & Loud
Songs, music, moving, singing and dancing to engage little ones and their carers. Join in with percussion instruments, toys and other props and have a truly creative experience.
Alt folk group from St Davids who take inspiration from their home town and transform that into grungey folk goodness.
Little Beat Different
Techno and house night.
Little Brother Eli
The four-piece perform gritty, bluesy rock.
Little Explorer Days
Little Explorer Days offer fun, hands-on science based activities that encourage learning through play and are suited for little scientists aged 3–5 years. Each Little Explorer Day workshop lasts approximately 30 minutes and is supported by related activity tables on the Exhibition Floor.
Power pop four-piece who won the Clyde 1 In Demand Band of the Year title.
Acoustic performance from the youthful Ayr poet and singer-songwriter Little Fire.
A tribute band powering through Little Mix's biggest pop hits. Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult.
Little Folk With Albo
American folk musician Al Clogston (aka Albo) offers a first concert experience for wee people and their families. Albo performs a mixture of folk songs, American summer camp songs, traditional children’s songs and original songs for kids with guitar accompaniment. For ages 0–5.
Little Green Cars
Dublin-based indie rock quintet.
Hot, live, authentic bands heat up the venue.
Little House of Science: Little Maths, Rhythm & Shapes
Little House of Science use games, play, props, music and rhythm to help teach 2–4 year olds about maths.
Little Howard's Big Show for Kids
Real human Big Howard and interactive animation Little Howard are putting on the show of their lives.
Folk five-piece with a foot stomping take of traditional Scottish music.
Catchy, folky retro-pop singer-songwriter.
New band formed by Snow Patrol's Nathan Connelly.
Indie-folk band from Sydney, Australia.
The Little Mix Experience
The Little Mix tribute band play all of the original group's big pop hits.
The X-Factor winning pop quartet only got going in 2011 and already have numerous tribute acts. The quartet have become one of Britain's best-loved pop acts and became one of the most enduring earworms of 2016 with 'Shout Out To My Ex', as well as selling millions of albums worldwide.
The Little Orchestra
Ensemble that plays classical music in an informal setting.
The Little People
Edinburgh tribute to The White Stripes with Louise Hunter on guitar and vocals and Craig Walker on drums and vocals.
Little Red Riding Hood
Pantomime adventure following the young Red Riding Hood to Grandmother's house, with laughs, fun and audience participation galore.
Ruby performs rock, pop, jazz and soul.