Upcoming tours, festivals and special events
Eliza Carthy & the Wayward Band
The Scarborough-born singer and fiddler performs traditional English folk, backed by an ensemble which includes members of Bellowhead, Mawkin, Blowzabella, Edward II and more.
Veteran folk pop troubadour who first came to prominence as part of the protest singer boom in the 60s.
King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys
A swinging non-stop mix of 40s Kansas City jazz and blues.
Lauren Spencer Smith
Multi-platinum, singer-songwriter and Vancouver native, Lauren Spencer Smith is set to have a landmark year, as the generational talent and breakthrough act of 2022 tours her debut full-length album, ‘Mirror’.
A tribute band powering through Little Mix's biggest pop hits. Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult.
Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club
Mixed line-up of comedians.
Venerable Seattle bar band Supersuckers recorded for Sub Pop throughout the grunge era but are just as comfortable playing scruffy country music. More impressively, they once backed Willie Nelson on The Tonight Show.
Live music from First Fifty.
Jordan Gray – Is it a Bird?
Phil McIntyre Live Ltd After a sold-out run at the 2022 Fringe, a historic performance at The London Palladium, a game-changing set on Friday Night Live, and a triumphant season at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, Jordan returns to Edinburgh once more to take on babies, boobies, bigots and Batman in this blistering music…
Jordan Edwards-Wilks, better known by his stage name Jords, is a Croydon songwriter who has earned his stripes being an effortless and consistent multi-talent; combining clever lyrics with raw emotion and thought-provoking concepts. Jords has presented his supporters with a hybrid of smooth hip-hop with a mixture of…
London teenager Andy Marshall, formerly known as Zoo Kid, and endorsed by Mike Skinner.
Hotly tipped indie-pop band, set for huge things.
The Leicester-born singer-songwriter, who has has collaborated with Ed Sheeran and Rudimental, pens love -soaked pop songs.
The UK's largest music festival.
Hunter & The Bear
Gnarly Scottish rock quartet.
Rhys James: Spilt Milk
Show And Tell in association with United Agents The boy from Mock the Week (BBC Two), Roast Battle (Comedy Central), The News Quiz and star of Rhys James Is… (BBC Radio 4) returns to Edinburgh. I'm not being hyperbolic when I, the editor of this website, tell you that Rhys James is my favourite comedian in the world.
Black feminist punk band, influenced by 90s feminist punk bands and the Riot grrrl movement.
The bogbrush-haired synth pop whizz continues to benefit from 80s nostalgia.
Space-surf band from London.
The world first met Maia when she was a 17-year-old singer with a ukulele and a now-famous screenname: mxmtoon. In 2017, and from the guest bedroom in her parents’ California home, the high-school student began posting covers of pop favorites and her own catchy confessional musings, tunes that spoke frankly of her…
Overmono are fast becoming the duo to define the UK club sound of this era. Already this year, they have sold-out major headline shows and are set to perform at 40+ festivals across the globe. With more to come, 2022 is going to be Overmono’s biggest year yet.
Indie-pop and folk with Celtic overtones by Mike Scott and his band of raggle taggle musicians.
Leicester outfit that combine rock, jazz, funk and punk influences.
Angela Barnes: Hot Mess
Off The Kerb Productions Ltd Following sell-out Fringe shows in 2014, 2015 and 2017, Angela Barnes (Mock The Week, Alan Davies' As Yet Untitled, Russell Howard's Good News, BBC Radio 4's The News Quiz, host of Newsjack on BBC Radio 4 Extra) is back with her brand-new 2018 show Rose-Tinted. Stand-up and stories that look…
Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs
Alt rock quintet from Newcastle.
Martin Stephenson is one of Britain's best-loved musicians. As a solo artist and with his band, The Daintees, he has produced over 40 albums and played thousands of concerts. Stephenson's live performances are an exuberant tour-de-force, combining heart-in-your-mouth intimacy with playful humour and warm self-deprecation.
As Westerman, British singer/songwriter Will Westerman makes low-key, atmospheric indie pop with a cerebral bent à la Steely Dan, one of his influences.
Walking festival that takes place amid the natural splendour of the Cowal peninsula with walks focusing on heritage, wildlife, art, folklore or just a good work-out. As well as an extensive range of guided walks for all ages and abilities, there is a range of musical and arts events.
India Electric Co.
Folk duo from London.
Jamali Maddix: King Crud
IAM Presents Critically acclaimed comedian and host of Viceland’s Hate Thy Neighbour and Channel 4's Adventures in Futureland, Jamali Maddix has just come back from his first world tour. He's working up new material for his latest hour so come and see his new show take shape. As seen on Live at the Apollo (BBC Two), The…
Fin Taylor: Daddy Self-Care
Pleasance in association with PBJ Management Edinburgh's favourite Guardian-approved naughty boy is back! And he's bringing with him a brand-new hour of painfully funny stand-up for 2022. Since his last visit to the Fringe, he's got married, had a kid and watched on with bemusement as comedy evolves into a platform for…
Midlands based Singer/Songwriter Kezia Gill, has been singing professionally for over 15 years. Born in Nottingham to a large musical family of Irish decent, her early years were spent surrounded by music. Her father, a professional musician for over 50 years and her single biggest influence, introduced Kezia to the world…
The Machine Rages On
UK tribute to legendary American rap metal act Rage Against the Machine.
Message in a Bottle: A Tribute To Sting And The Police
Tribute to the ska rock of The Police.
The Edinburgh indie/folktronica band, back again after Neil Pennycook did a stint as Supermoon.
Bex's Chainsaw Moussaka
Comedy hour from Rebekka, who promises there will be no storytelling or deeper messages, but plenty of fast-paced gags and character impressions.
Comedy folk singer-songwriter.
Italian pianist and film score composer playing new age and neoclassical music.
British post-punk band from Brighton.
Haunt the Woods
Alt-rock and folk four-piece from Cornwall, known for their vocal harmonies and heartfelt lyricism.
What ho, homies: straight outta Brighton, it's Professor Elemental, the pith-helmet-wearing, meerschaum-sucking b-boy whose hood is the British Empire (at least, the nice bits of it) and whose rhymin' sorts out the gentlemen from the playas.
Swede Dreamz - Abba Tribute Show
A great party night with all the classic ABBA hits dance come along and dance to your favourites
Motown legend and American pop culture icon who first found fame as the lead singer of the Supremes, releasing hit singles 'Stop! In the Name of Love', 'You Can't Hurry Love' and 'You Keep Me Hangin' On'. Her solo career is equally extraordinary, and is responsible for timeless tunes such as 'Ain't No Mountain High…
Rose Room comprises virtuoso violinist and vocalist Seonaid Aitken, Jimmy Moon on double bass with guitarists Tom Watson and Tam Gallagher. The music embraces the swing jazz era with a dash of western swing.
Indie-rock singer-songwriter based in Dublin.
Aly Bain, Ale Möller & Bruce Molsky
Traditional Celtic and Nordic music with an American fiddling twist.
Highest Point Festival 2023
Highest Point Festival 2023 more details revealed soon…
Band from Denmark who makes dreamy space pop.
So what happens when a band's riotous reputation catches up with them? Precautionary measures are taken and they - of course - get banished, only this time, it's into space! When the greedy ship captain hordes the food rations, the crew kicks into survival mode, commit mutiny, and devour their captain skewing the story…
The first thing that grabs your attention about Amy Montgomery (apart from her Bohemian look) is her raw and beautiful voice honed from relentless busking throughout Ireland. Her vocals seem to channel the spirit of Janis Joplin and Grace Slick whilst also acknowledging her all time favourite Alanis Morissette. Amys shows…