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.

Judy Collins

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’.

Little Fix

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.

Supersuckers

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.

First Fifty

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…

Jords

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…

King Krule

London teenager Andy Marshall, formerly known as Zoo Kid, and endorsed by Mike Skinner.

Spyres

Hotly tipped indie-pop band, set for huge things.

Mahalia

The Leicester-born singer-songwriter, who has has collaborated with Ed Sheeran and Rudimental, pens love -soaked pop songs.

Glastonbury Festival

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.

Big Joanie

Black feminist punk band, influenced by 90s feminist punk bands and the Riot grrrl movement.

Howard Jones

The bogbrush-haired synth pop whizz continues to benefit from 80s nostalgia.

Japanese Television

Space-surf band from London.

mxmtoon

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

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.

The Waterboys

Indie-pop and folk with Celtic overtones by Mike Scott and his band of raggle taggle musicians.

Easy Life

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

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.

Westerman

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.

CowalFest

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…

Kezia Gill

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.

Meursault

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.

Richard Digance

Comedy folk singer-songwriter.

Ludovico Einaudi

Italian pianist and film score composer playing new age and neoclassical music.

Squid

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.

Professor Elemental

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

Diana Ross

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

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.

Adrian Crowley

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…

Moon Panda

Band from Denmark who makes dreamy space pop.

Municipal Waste

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…

Amy Montgomery

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…