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The Other Guys: Reigning Men

The Other Guys: Reigning Men

The Other Guys are an all-male all-student a cappella ensemble from St Andrews, with a balanced programme of medleys, mashups and straight songs, as well as plenty of dad dancing, dad jokes and awkward chat. The group’s arrangements are slick, fun and mostly well-performed, though some of the faster numbers are heavily choreographed, at the expense of the singing… 

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The Katet Plays Stevie Wonder
The Katet Plays Stevie Wonder

When The Jazz Bar springs to mind, it is impossible not to think of the late legend Bill Kyle. The former owner and resident drummer, sadly taken in 2016, left a legacy in bands that still frequent his bar, and therein lies the true spirit of immortalisation… 

Pussy Riot: Riot Days
Pussy Riot: Riot Days

It’s very rare that you go to ‘the theatre’ and feel as though you are witnessing a moment in history; with Riot Days, Pussy Riot successfully creates this feeling… 

Soweto Gospel Choir
Soweto Gospel Choir

The Soweto Gospel Choir was formed in 2002 and embraces the diverse music of South Africa, a country with eleven official languages and subsequent communities… 

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Army @ The Fringe

Army @ The Fringe

When you think of the military and the Edinburgh festivals, it’s natural to think of the Tattoo at the Castle every night, but now there’s a different reason to link the two together. Army @ The Fringe is back for its second and Broadway Baby’s Chris Quilietti spoke to Brigadier Robin Lindsay and others about the venture. 

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Six Shows about the American South
Six Shows about the American South

Looking for a slice of Pecan Pie, Cornbread, or just a feeling like you're back at the homestead? Broadway Baby's found some shows to remind you of the south: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. 

Eight tips to make your adverts more effective.
Eight tips to make your adverts more effective.

We’re incredibly grateful to the theatre companies that support Broadway Baby with their advertising... 

Baby Steps: From North Bridge to the Fruitmarket Gallery.
Baby Steps: From North Bridge to the Fruitmarket Gallery.

You don’t need to be in Edinburgh more than an  a couple of hours before realising that it exists on different levels... 

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The Highs and Lows of Flyering at the Fringe: Interview with a Professional Flyerer

The Highs and Lows of Flyering at the Fringe: Interview with a Professional Flyerer

Handing out flyers on the street is one of the most famously unpleasant parts of putting on a show at the Fringe. But what is it like to do it for a living? Chris Quilietti talks to professional flyerer Aidan Benoit to learn about coping with constant rejection, the best times to flyer, and how to make flyering fun. 

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​Will Pickvance, Piano Whisperer, on the Anatomy of the Piano (for Beginners)
​Will Pickvance, Piano Whisperer, on the Anatomy of the Piano (for Beginners)

Will Pickvance returns to the Fringe this year with his whimsical Anatomy of the Piano (for Beginners), an anatomical lecture about the piano... 

A Capella Radio Special: All The Kings Men & The Magnets
A Capella Radio Special: All The Kings Men & The Magnets

A capella is something of a phenomenon at the Edinburgh Fringe. Some groups start at colleges and universities and become fringe staples, while others have been performing for 30 years or more... 

SpaceDating: Countermeasure: 14 Characters
SpaceDating: Countermeasure: 14 Characters

Broadway Baby has a cheeky little chat to Countermeasure: 14 Characters, an a cappella group from Toronto, Canada... 

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Barstar Of The Day: Aug 27th. Toby Saltonstall

Barstar Of The Day: Aug 27th. Toby Saltonstall

Saying farewell to the Barstars of Edinburgh with a big thank you to them and all their fellow bar staff during the Festival Fringe and all year round, Richard appropriately ends his tour of the city near Ocean Terminal in what is branded as ‘the finest battlecruiser on North Fort St’… 

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Barstar Of The Day: Aug 26th. Agathe Savignac
Barstar Of The Day: Aug 26th. Agathe Savignac

Many businesses have small beginnings, but Richard next found himself in one that started as a mobile brewery in a campervan... 

Barstar Of The Day: Aug 25th. Alex Cox
Barstar Of The Day: Aug 25th. Alex Cox

Richard heads six degrees north, of Brussels, that is, to find Alex, who is one several people involved in this Belgian-inspired brewery in the north Scotland with bar outlets in a number of cities. 

Barstar Of The Day: Aug 24th. Rory Bonass
Barstar Of The Day: Aug 24th. Rory Bonass

Catering for all taste buds and named Scotland’s Pub of the Year at the AA Hospitality Awards 2017, Richard is sent to The Bow Bar... 

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Niteworks

Niteworks

Niteworks are Ruairidh Graham, Allan MacDonald, Christopher Nicolson and Innes Strachan. Formed on the Isle of Skye, they fuse Gaelic language and traditional music with electronic influences to create a fresh and exhilarating sound. Following their first EP Niteworks: Obair Oidhche in 2011 the band were winners of the Up and Coming Artist of the Year Award at the 2012 Scottish Trad Awards… 

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The King and Ol' Blue Eyes
The King and Ol' Blue Eyes

Following his army demob, Elvis Presley joins Frank Sinatra’s 1960 Timex TV show special. Join award-winner for portraying Frank Sinatra, Richard Shelton and internationally renowned interpreter of Elvis, Oliver Harris as they capture the magical legendary performance of Ol’ Blue Eyes and The King, singing hits including Witchcraft, Fly Me to the Moon, Jailhouse Rock, Hound Dog, Blue Suede Shoes and My Way. 

Blues and Soul Revue
Blues and Soul Revue

The show they couldn’t stop. It’s dark, they’re wearing sunglasses and they’re coming to shake your tail feather! With all your favourite hits from the most famous blues movie of all time, don’t miss this fantastic show… 

Music to Watch Girls By
Music to Watch Girls By

After last year’s sell-out show, Pete Sinclair returns with his cool crooners and a new mix of hits from The Great American Songbook: numbers like Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Son of a Preacher Man, Downtown, Night and Day, Born Free and Que Sera Sera, from singers such as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Andy Williams, Dusty Springfield, Doris Day and many more…