A Shakespeare Song

A Shakespeare Song

Cantica Alba, the Edinburgh-based, ten-voiced, a cappella ensemble, directed by Michael Harris, return for their annual Fringe performance. With a programme of part-songs inspired by Shakespeare including music by Vaughan Williams, Mäntyjärvi, Chilcott, and John Rutter. 

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... 

Audacity

Audacity

One of Edinburgh's newest choirs, Audacity is appropriately named for its bold approach to musical presentation and arrangements that dare to break away from tradition. With an international membership and a repertoire of unique arrangements across several musical genres, Audacity will entertain and delight audiences of all ages and musical tastes... 

Nuns and Roses II

Nuns and Roses II

Five exquisite female voices sing an intriguing cocktail of sacred and profane, medieval, classical, folk and contemporary music from Hildegard of Bingen to Joni Mitchell, Byzantine hymns to Norwegian lullabies... 

Academy and Pitch Fight Present: Buy One, Get One Free

Academy and Pitch Fight Present: Buy One, Get One Free

Having only been in existence for three years, both Academy and Pitch Fight have already shaken up the UK a cappella scene. From appearing on television, to advancing to The Voice Festival UK semi-finals and ICCA UK finals, these two groups have made their mark all over the country... 

By Process of Illumination

By Process of Illumination

In their second consecutive Fringe show, Exeter’s mixed contemporary a cappella group deliver musical mastery in a series of unmissable performances. The contenders on Sky One’s Sing: Ultimate A Cappella revitalise modern favourites with fresh arrangements, from hip mashups of Rihanna and Nelly Furtado to the intensity of Muse... 

The Hummingbirds A Cappella: Voices

The Hummingbirds A Cappella: Voices

The University of St Andrews\\\\\\\' all-female a cappella group present Voices. Our human connection to music is visceral and transformational. In this show we express our individual stories and memories of that relationship through song... 

The Beatbox Collective: What's Your Sound?

The Beatbox Collective: What's Your Sound?

Spend an evening in the company of the world team beatbox champions, The Beatbox Collective. Individually they have won almost every beatbox competition on the planet. Together, this vocal supergroup creates a wall of sound that simply has to be seen to be believed... 

Consort of Voices Presents

Consort of Voices Presents

Consort of Voices return to the historic Canongate Kirk in what will be our tenth year of Fringe performances. To celebrate this anniversary we will be revisiting some of our favourite pieces – and hopefully yours too – from the past ten years... 

Loud and Proud on the Fringe

Loud and Proud on the Fringe

Scotland's LGBT choir, Loud and Proud, is back in support of Waverley Care, Scotland's HIV and Hepatitis C charity. Expect Scottish songs from Burns to The Proclaimers, as well as favourites from a wide range of genres, all performed a cappella with the choir's trademark enthusiasm and warmth – and more than a dash of silliness! The music may make you smile, surprise you or bring tears to your eyes, but most of all, you will experience their joy in singing together as a community... 

Pitchcraft

Pitchcraft

Edinburgh's stunning and versatile choir has sold out every concert and show they've done since they began at the end of 2015. This year, Pitchcraft presents another spectacular combination of unique, powerful a cappella arrangements to suit every age and musical taste... 

Sweet Nothings

Sweet Nothings

Sweet Nothings are back and better than ever. Get your fix of sass as the girls showcase their best arrangements of the year, from golden oldies, to nineties throwbacks and this year's hits! 

Voices Only

Voices Only

Using nothing but their voices and innovative live looping techniques, genre-bending FreePlay takes you from the concert halls of Europe to the jazz clubs of Manhattan, the temples of India and back to their native Toronto... 

The Bristol Suspensions present: Love Aca-tually

The Bristol Suspensions present: Love Aca-tually

Roses are red, violets are blue, The Bristol Suspensions have a show to do – but what happens when Cupid shoots his arrow into the rehearsal room? Fresh from their US tour, join the 2016 UK champions to see what goes on behind the scenes of a cappella... 

Cadenza: Cambridge University\\\'s Premier A Cappella Group

Cadenza: Cambridge University\\\'s Premier A Cappella Group

Cadenza is Cambridge University’s premier a cappella group. Formed in 1997, the group has become known for their beautiful arrangements and striking choreography, as well as a unique sense of humour and jaw-dropping mashups... 

A Series of Unaccompanied Events

A Series of Unaccompanied Events

'The highlight of my Fringe' (Audience Review, 2017). If you come to one a cappella show during your time at the Fringe, make it this one. A 2017 sell-out show, Durham's award-winning Northern Lights return to the Fringe for their biggest and best show to date... 

Close Harmony Comes Alive!

Close Harmony Comes Alive!

Canadian-based a cappella, close-harmony jazz quartet Hampton Avenue dazzles with their unique timbre, impeccable musicianship and jazz chops to boot. From fresh originals to cool standards, they've been compared to such vocal giants as The New York Voices and Singers Unlimited... 

Through the Kaleidoscope

Through the Kaleidoscope

Take a journey with Imperial College London’s premiere mixed a cappella group through a spectrum of genres and themes in their debut Fringe show! 

Bluebelles Present: Girl Put Your Records On

Bluebelles Present: Girl Put Your Records On

The Bluebelles are bringing midnight snacks and jazzy tracks to the Edinburgh Fringe with a fantastic a cappella night in! Returning to Edinburgh for their fourth year, following sold-out performances and five-star reviews, expect a sleepover like no other with music ranging from Elton John to Meghan Trainer and Michael Bublé... 

All In: Sing Like Nobody's Listening

All In: Sing Like Nobody's Listening

Fringe newcomers all the way from Canada, Yonge Guns packed their bags full of all that influences them as musicians, teachers and accountants. Bringing an enthusiastic mix of new and newer, this award-winning quartet injects Dean Martin with a little Pentatonix and One Direction with a little bit of the Dapper Dans... 

Pitch Purple

Pitch Purple

Brought to you by the winners of the Voice Festival UK 2017 and 2015, Pitch Purple presents a fun-filled show of unique arrangements of their favourite songs – from Daft Punk to Coldplay – there's something for everyone! Regulars at the National Festival of Music for Youth and the Brandenburg Choral Festival of London, they are excited to be making their Fringe Debut this year... 

Semi-Toned: Sidetracked

Semi-Toned: Sidetracked

Internationally renowned a cappella sensation Semi-Toned returns to the Fringe for its sixth year. Fresh from last year’s five-star, sell-out run, the 11-strong burgundy blazer-clad group sing their way through a brand new show – Sidetracked... 

Voice Festival UK – An A Cappella Extravaganza

Voice Festival UK – An A Cappella Extravaganza

The Voice Festival UK once again returns to the Fringe with an evening of a cappella for all the family to enjoy. Featuring a variety of a cappella groups from across the country, experience a wonderful showcase to introduce you to some of the UK's best a cappella. 

The Oxford Belles: Women of Note

The Oxford Belles: Women of Note

Oxford’s award-winning, all-female a cappella group is back to take you on a musical journey through time. To commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the Representation of the People Act, the Belles will be celebrating pioneers of female empowerment through original arrangements of inspiring music, all written and performed by women... 

A Pitch in Time

A Pitch in Time

Join multi award-winning Amersham A Cappella as they celebrate their Fringe debut. A sensational hour of spine-tingling vocal harmonies and foot tapping rhythms awaits you. From Motown to contemporary rock and pop... 

Sounds from Gold Coast

Sounds from Gold Coast

African rhythms and harmonies in gospel arrangements performed by Ghanaian a cappella sensation. Passionate singing accompanied by dance steps and anecdotes will take you on an unforgettable journey into the heart and soul of the African continent... 

Bluebelles Present: Girl Put Your Records On

Bluebelles Present: Girl Put Your Records On

The Bluebelles are bringing midnight snacks and jazzy tracks to the Edinburgh Fringe with a fantastic a cappella night in! Returning to Edinburgh for their fourth year, following sold-out performances and five-star reviews, expect a sleepover like no other with music ranging from Elton John to Meghan Trainer and Michael Bublé... 

Wünderbar Wednesday

Wünderbar Wednesday

An Alpine treat to get over that midweek pisté. We're going to have a Wünderbar Wednesday! Our live musicians will get you into that aprés ski mood! Come on down and listen to Edinburgh's finest dynamic duo – BLEEKER! 

The Alleycats: Champions by Default

The Alleycats: Champions by Default

The Alleycats, Scottish A Cappella Champions 2017, bring to you the thrilling tale of a title defence gone astray. After a year of Brexit, blizzards and broken dreams, The Alleycats return for their ninth consecutive Fringe... 

Speakeasy Sessions

Speakeasy Sessions

Treat yourself to a chilled Sunday at Brewhemia. Our Speakeasy Sessions feature a mixture of a capella, choirs, and jazz from the legendary Ali Affleck, afternoon to night! Whether you want to sing your heart out or have a jive – our Sunday music sessions are right for you. 

Voices of Lions

Voices of Lions

Voices of Lions is an outstanding male voice choir of 40 young singers based in south-west London. They have performed at the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall and on BBC Radio 3... 

The Oxford Gargoyles – Jazz A Cappella

The Oxford Gargoyles – Jazz A Cappella

Oxford’s internationally renowned jazz a cappella group are back! Having toured internationally and competed across the UK as finalists in BBC Choir of the Year 2012 and 2014, the Gargoyles have confirmed themselves as a staple of the UK and Edinburgh a cappella scene, and are delighted to be returning for their 13th consecutive Fringe... 

Acapocalypse

Acapocalypse

The University of Birmingham A Cappella Society is returning to the Edinburgh Fringe for our third year after a successful 2016 and 2017! You will experience a late afternoon or evening of some of our magical groups singing a cappella arrangements with beatboxing and possibly some freestyle a cappella... 

Acapocalypse

Acapocalypse

The University of Birmingham A Cappella Society is returning to the Edinburgh Fringe for our third year after a successful 2016 and 2017! You will experience a late afternoon or evening of some of our magical groups singing a cappella arrangements with beatboxing and possibly some freestyle a cappella... 

Sounds from Gold Coast

Sounds from Gold Coast

African rhythms and harmonies in gospel arrangements performed by Ghanaian a cappella sensation. Passionate singing accompanied by dance steps and anecdotes will take you on an unforgettable journey into the heart and soul of the African continent... 

Soweto Gospel Choir

Soweto Gospel Choir

The spectacular two-time Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir returns to Edinburgh with a special concert, Songs of the Free, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Nelson Mandela, the Father of the rainbow nation... 

The Magnets: Naked 80s Volume 2

The Magnets: Naked 80s Volume 2

Back with more bangers than a Now! double cassette, the hit a cappella show of the Edinburgh Fringe 2017 returns to present the 80s remixed. Like Pitch Perfect with shoulder pads, vocal harmony supergroup The Magnets strip away the synths to honour the decade of big snares and bigger hair with their voices alone... 

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

Oxford's premier all-male a cappella sensation are back for their 15th year in a row! With over 16 million hits on YouTube, the Fringe's biggest selling student show is sure to bring smiles all around... 

Alternotive A Cappella

Alternotive A Cappella

The Oxford Alternotives are back for their ninth consecutive year at the Fringe. The 15-strong ensemble is renowned for their creative arrangements and close harmonies, performing everything from pop to house to R’n’B to old-school classics... 

Aquapella: I Wouldn't Be

Aquapella: I Wouldn't Be

Forget Pitch Perfect. Forget Glee. Get rid of any cheesy preconceptions, this is the real enchilada. From Broadway to their smash-hit 2018 Tour, the UK National Champions of A Cappella are back for their fourth year at the Fringe and are changing the game... 

All the King's Men

All the King's Men

Returning to Edinburgh for their eighth year, All the King’s Men are the voices that are defining a genre. With five-star reviews and official sell-outs, their all-vocal covers from Bowie to Beyonce are a must-see! The United States, Moscow, Milan, Cannes, Seoul and many more have enjoyed this slick eight-piece live on tour... 

Cantica Alba: Heavenly Harmony

Cantica Alba: Heavenly Harmony

This Edinburgh-based ten-voiced a cappella ensemble directed by Michael Harris, present Heavenly Harmony, a programme of sacred music, from the Renaissance to the present day, from Byrd and Bruckner to Ešenvalds and Miskinis. 

Semi-Toned: Stay Tuned

Semi-Toned: Stay Tuned

If the boys of Semi-Toned ever tire of a cappella they could always take up comedy. Their new show, Semi-Toned: Stay Tuned, has all the smooth harmonies expected of this stunning ensemble woven into a humorous scenario of dry wit, repartee and self-effacing rhetoric... 

A Pitch-Piper's Guide to the Melody

A Pitch-Piper's Guide to the Melody

In their Fringe debut, Exeter’s mixed contemporary a cappella group showcase their unique style in a series of unmissable shows. The ICCA semi-finalists electrify modern favourites with fresh arrangements, from sparking a revolution with the indie rock of Imagine Dragons to reworking the old school classics of Evanescence... 

Cheap Trills

Cheap Trills

Bristol Uni's oldest and largest contemporary a cappella group return to the Fringe in their 10th year, covering hits from Bastille, Queen and more from classic rock to modern pop, plus legendary tracks from the silver screen. 

A Young Man Dressed as a Gorilla Dressed as an Old Man Sits Rocking in a Rocking Chair for 56 Minutes and Then Leaves... 9

A Young Man Dressed as a Gorilla Dressed as an Old Man Sits Rocking in a Rocking Chair for 56 Minutes and Then Leaves... 9

One performance only. Turn up early, sell-out expected. 

The Other Guys: All Night Long

The Other Guys: All Night Long

The Other Guys from the University of St Andrews return to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for the third time, with more energy and excitement than ever before. After a jam-packed year with shows around the country, they are thrilled to be returning to home turf to finish the year off in style... 

The Bristol Suspensions in: I Can't Believe It's Not Instruments!

The Bristol Suspensions in: I Can't Believe It's Not Instruments!

What happens when you combine juicy reality TV drama and award-winning a cappella? Join the 2016 UK champions, The Bristol Suspensions, to find out… Fresh from their sell-out 2016 Fringe run, the group are back to reveal the truth of what goes on behind the closed doors of a cappella... 

Dangerous Women

Dangerous Women

The Accidentals are so excited to be back in Edinburgh performing at the Festival Fringe for their sixth consecutive year! In the past they've had three sell-out, five-star runs and this year promises to be bigger and better than ever! As always, their show will be fun, fierce and full of great a cappella tunes for all the family to enjoy... 

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

I remember the time when, several years ago, Out of the Blue came to my school and did an assembly. One of its members had been a student there, and wanted to come and visit again. In an arduous disarray of teenage angst, I remember distinctly thinking that I was far too cool for acapella, and swore I wouldn’t ever be caught at one of their shows, even if you paid me... 

Aberdeen A Cappella

Aberdeen A Cappella

The award-winning choir the Aberdeen Chorus of Sweet Adelines presents It's Showtime! a varied, lively and light-hearted performance of show songs sung in four-part close harmony.  

Loud and Proud on the Fringe

Loud and Proud on the Fringe

Scotland's LGBT a capella singing sensation is back at the Fringe! Loud and Proud, Scotland's LGBT choir, performs its annual Fringe concert in support of Scotland's HIV and Hepatitis C charity Waverley Care... 

Pitchcraft

Pitchcraft

Humour, versatility and originality weave through a polished and spellbinding performance from a choir that's a bit different from any you've heard before. This show covers uniquely crafted arrangements of popular contemporary songs and some beautiful classics, each given its own twist and soaked with humour, passion and surprise... 

Radio Rewind

Radio Rewind

A musical journey through the decades with everyone's favourite hits. The University of Nottingham a cappella group, RadioOctave present: Radio Rewind. Going live August 2017! As seen on BBC Two's The Choir: Gareth's Best in Britain, RadioOctave are a young and vibrant mixed group from every corner of the country... 

The Alleycats: Mixed Felines

The Alleycats: Mixed Felines

The Alleycats, Scottish A Cappella Champions 2017, return to the Fringe for the eighth consecutive year! The Cats are back, but something is amiss. When a mysterious force sends ripples through time, everything is thrown into jeopardy! Join in as The University of St... 

Northern Lights Present: Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them

Northern Lights Present: Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them

'The vocals are fantastic' (Palatinate.org.uk). 'The highlight of my Fringe' (Audience Review 2016). If you come to one a cappella show during your time at the Fringe, make it this one... 

Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them

Join us on a bewitching journey as we return to the Fringe for the 12th time, fresh from a year of sell-out gigs! Expect a veritable potion of songs, with a sprinkling of magic and a dash of girl power... 

Sweet Nothings: Who Run the World?

Sweet Nothings: Who Run the World?

Exeter's longest-running all female a cappella group are back for their fourth year, ready to give the boys a run for their money! Performing songs sung by men, but with the style and sass of women, they will pay tribute to some of the best male talent around, whilst never forgetting who run the world! Having featured on BBC Two's The Choir: Gareth's Best in Britain and as Voice Festival and International Collegiate Competition semi-finalists, they know a little something about performing and will entertain you no matter your age or taste in music! 

Voice Festival UK - An A Cappella Extravaganza

Voice Festival UK - An A Cappella Extravaganza

The Voice Festival UK once again return to the Fringe with an evening of a cappella for all the family to enjoy. 

Pitch Purple

Pitch Purple

Brought to you by the winners of the Voice Festival UK 2017 and 2015, Pitch Purple present a fun-filled show of unique arrangements of their favourite songs. From Daft Punk to Coldplay, there's something for everyone! This feel-good show combines unique arrangements of contemporary classics and old-time standards... 

AcaDemic Two: Cambridge A Capella Returns!

AcaDemic Two: Cambridge A Capella Returns!

'Filled almost to excess with cheesy-rom-com-buckets-of-feel-good, this act put a smile on every face' (TheTab.com). A fun and fabulous afternoon of jazz, soul and pop with the two oldest and best a cappella groups of the University of Cambridge... 

Cell Block Soweto: An A Cappella Gang Show

Cell Block Soweto: An A Cappella Gang Show

Cell Block Soweto: An A Cappella Gang Show by After Freedom is a new a cappella show telling stories of five prisoners confined in one of Johannesburg’s prisons. Presented in a lighthearted and entertaining manner through stories and music, the show engages the audience in a musical journey into the South African past and present... 

Voices of Lions

Voices of Lions

Voices of Lions is an outstanding male voice choir of 40 young singers based in south-west London, with performances broadcast on BBC Radio 3. They have a wide repertoire and present sacred and secular music from many different genres, including show tunes, spirituals, traditional songs and barbershop... 

The Oxford Gargoyles: Jazz A Cappella

The Oxford Gargoyles: Jazz A Cappella

Oxford’s internationally-renowned jazz a cappella group. Having toured internationally and competed across the UK, including as finalists in BBC's Choir Of The Year in 2012 and 2014, the Gargoyles have confirmed themselves as a staple of the UK and Edinburgh a cappella scene, and are excited to be returning for their 12th consecutive Fringe... 

Bells Present: Gospel

Bells Present: Gospel

Bells gained national prominence in its first year as a fully mixed ensemble after winning the 2016 Scottish A Cappella Championships. Combining a wide range of musical genres with original compositions and evocative arrangements, the group is known for weaving stories through their performances... 

Moulin Blues

Moulin Blues

The Bluebelles return to take Edinburgh for the third year running! Following sold-out performances and 5-star reviews, this year expect a night of vintage cabaret, as you are whisked away to a New Orleans jazz bar... 

Acaholics Anonymous

Acaholics Anonymous

After a successful debut at the Fringe Festival in 2016, the University of Birmingham A Cappella Society return with a brand-new showcase! You will experience an afternoon or evening of ingenious a cappella arrangements from two or three of our performing groups (Score, The Uptone Girls, Trebleution, AbraCappella, The Blair Pitch Project, One Note Stand and Acapitches)... 

Bows and Braces

Bows and Braces

Rolling up to Edinburgh for their Festival debut, the UK's number one all-female a cappella group from King’s College London present a slick, sharp performance of diverse music, kick-starting your afternoon with an electric atmosphere! Named after their signature look, Bows and Braces showcases the same performance excellence that has won The Rolling Tones numerous awards at the ICCAs and Voice Festival UK... 

Acaholics Anonymous

Acaholics Anonymous

After a successful debut at the Fringe Festival in 2016, the University of Birmingham A Cappella Society return with a brand-new showcase! You will experience an afternoon or evening of ingenious a cappella arrangements from two or three of our performing groups (Score, The Uptone Girls, Trebleution, AbraCappella, The Blair Pitch Project, One Note Stand and Acapitches)... 

Africa Entsha

Africa Entsha

Africa Entsha deliver a Cappella with attitude. Hailing from South Africa they offer songs in English and their native Zulu (entsha means new in Zulu) with an energy and optimism that is entertaining and infectious... 

Alternotive A Cappella

Alternotive A Cappella

This award-winning, fourteen-strong ensemble brings you innovative a cappella, reimagining songs from a whole host of genres, from 90s R&B, to indie rock, jazz and current chart toppers... 

The Magnets: Naked 80s

The Magnets: Naked 80s

The ultimate 80s mixtape, entirely a cappella! Vocal harmony supergroup The Magnets strip away the synths to honour the decade of big snares and bigger hair, with their voices alone... 

All the King’s Men

All the King’s Men

Returning to Edinburgh for a 7th year, All The King’s Men are the voices that are defining a genre. With 5 stars and official sell-outs, their all-vocal covers from Bowie to Beyoncé are a must-see! The United States, Moscow, Milan, Cannes, Seoul and many more have enjoyed this slick 9-piece live on tour... 

Aquapella: Happy Hour

Aquapella: Happy Hour

What does Happy Hour mean to you? To us it only means one thing: karaoke! But there's been a catastrophe, the karaoke machine is broken! But don't worry, Aquapella is here to save the day, fresh from competing at the world finals of the ICCAs in New York... 

Kinsey Sicks: Things You Shouldn't Say

Kinsey Sicks: Things You Shouldn't Say

If you love Donald Trump, you'll hate this show! Get ready for a hilarious, thought-provoking, heartbreaking yet inspiring experience – in glorious four-part harmony and over-the-top drag! America's favorite Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet (and Edinburgh, Off-Broadway and Vegas favourites!) return with their provocative new musical that takes a searing journey into Trumpism, racism, AIDS, giraffes, Bette Midler, oblong vegetables and so much more! Limited run: 2nd-13th only! 'All-you-can-enjoy bundle of fabulousness; amazing voices' (Scotland on Sunday)... 

Consort of Voices Presents – Shakespeare Songs

Consort of Voices Presents – Shakespeare Songs

Consort of Voices return to Canongate Kirk for our eighth consecutive year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In this, the 400th anniversary year of the death of William Shakespeare, we present diverse settings of his words from a range of composers... 

Semi-Toned Presents: Sing Theory

Semi-Toned Presents: Sing Theory

Exeter University’s a cappella sensation Semi-Toned return to the Fringe with Sing Theory! Using their trademark combination of vivacious humour, vocal mastery and velvety charm, the 2015 UK Champions and Broadway Baby Bobby Award winners are back to once again prove you don’t need instruments to make a fool of yourself in the name of musical entertainment... 

The Hummingbirds A Cappella: Love Is Not Our Forte

The Hummingbirds A Cappella: Love Is Not Our Forte

To be fair to the Hummingbirds, I’m not really the right demographic for their show. I’m not a 15 year-old girl who watches teen comedies on the Disney channel, which is sort of what this show is like in between songs... 

The Oxford Belles: Blame It On the Belles

The Oxford Belles: Blame It On the Belles

Oxford University's sassiest all-female a cappella group are back! The bad girls of Oxford a cappella are here to give you a vocal treat not to be missed. With varied and versatile arrangements of everything from current chart hits to R'n'B classics this is a show like no other... 

The Beatbox Collective

The Beatbox Collective

Watching beatboxing is fun for most of us in the same way that watching acrobatics is – it’s the enjoyment that comes from thinking ‘I could never do this in a million years’... 

Crapappella

Crapappella

Crapappella is an all-singing, all-dancing, altogether groundbreaking, chart smashing, hit music BBC Radio 4 worthy a cappella show. Featuring timeless classics such as Diarrhoea, The Comic Sans Song, and Ballad to Beige, Crapappella isn't any ordinary a cappella show... 

Countermeasure: 14 Characters

Countermeasure: 14 Characters

Award-winning a cappella that will bring you to your feet! Countermeasure has won worldwide acclaim and sold-out houses in the UK, Canada and US with their upbeat blend, sophisticated harmonies and infectious energy onstage... 

Tone Down For What

Tone Down For What

The Accidentals can't wait to return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for their fifth year. They are an all-female a cappella group from the University of St Andrews that pride themselves on their close, friendly and diverse group dynamic... 

Semi-Toned Presents: Sing Theory

Semi-Toned Presents: Sing Theory

Exeter University’s a cappella sensation Semi-Toned return to the Fringe with Sing Theory! Using their trademark combination of vivacious humour, vocal mastery and velvety charm, the 2015 UK Champions and Broadway Baby Bobby Award winners are back to once again prove you don’t need instruments to make a fool of yourself in the name of musical entertainment... 

The Techtonics: Don't Push the Button

The Techtonics: Don't Push the Button

The boys in maroon are back in town, and this time they have an all-powerful big red button. The ICCA UK 2016 champions and CARA award-winning a cappella group, The Techtonics, were founded to help sociopathic male science students at Imperial College escape the library and discover life after labs... 

Well Sung

Well Sung

Following their 2014 sell-out show and recent tour of North America, The Other Guys are back! A sensational blend of exquisite harmony, hilarious parody and suspect dancing awaits you! This truly is a cappella at its best... 

Pitchcraft

Pitchcraft

A spellbinding show from the stirring new choir with a twist from Edinburgh is exciting, funny and brilliantly different. This is a new genre of choir that oozes passion and performance, and draws on a (mainly) modern repertoire that’s energetic, beautifully emotive and sometimes outrageous... 

Nuns N' Roses

Nuns N' Roses

Sparkling a cappella vocalists Papagena perform an intriguing cocktail of sacred and profane, medieval, classical, folk and contemporary music, from Hildegard of Bingen to Imogen Heap, Purcell to Katy Perry... 

Kinsey Sicks: Lady Cocks of Bang Boys

Kinsey Sicks: Lady Cocks of Bang Boys

I have binge-watched six series of RuPaul’s Drag Race on Netflix and I love drag queens. They’re sassy as hell, have a supernaturally good skill for contouring and drawing on eyebrows (I think one time I managed to make my eyeliner winged but we’re talking sixth-form olden days) and they’ve introduced lip-syncing to the wider world... 

The Voice Festival Edinburgh Showcase

The Voice Festival Edinburgh Showcase

The Voice Festival returns to Edinburgh with another stellar a cappella showcase featuring groups of all ages. Come along for an unforgettable evening! Full details of line-up and workshop will be announced on our website. 

A Little Byrd told me... An Evening of Renaissance Music

A Little Byrd told me... An Evening of Renaissance Music

Escape into the Renaissance for an hour with music from Octavoce in the beautiful surroundings of the Robin Chapel, Edinburgh. The eight-part ensemble return to their roots, bringing you choral music by Byrd, Palestrina and other composers of the age... 

Chechelele World Music Choir

Chechelele World Music Choir

For over twenty years Chechelele have been delighting audiences with songs about love, freedom, slavery and everyday life: music with stories and meaning performed with energy and joy... 

Valentine Singers Lunchtime Recital

Valentine Singers Lunchtime Recital

Valentine Singers travel from London bringing a cornucopia of a cappella choral delights from around the world: spirituals, part-songs, classical, folk songs and popular standards. Comments on the show include: ‘Sensitive singing’, ‘A high quality of performance’ and ‘The audience were gripped from beginning to end’... 

Valentine Singers Lunchtime Recital

Valentine Singers Lunchtime Recital

Valentine Singers travel from London bringing a cornucopia of a cappella choral delights from around the world: spirituals, part-songs, classical, folk songs and popular standards. Comments on the show include: ‘Sensitive singing’, ‘A high quality of performance’ and ‘The audience were gripped from beginning to end’... 

The Voice Awakens

The Voice Awakens

Durham University's Northern Lights return to the Fringe, ready to electrify audiences with an attack of dulcet tones, smooth harmonies and slick choreography. With award-winning soloists and vocal percussionists, the Lights provide great entertainment for all ages... 

Voices of Lions

Voices of Lions

Voices of Lions is an outstanding youth male voice choir of 40 singers from south-west London. Finalists in the Choir of the Year 2014, with performances broadcast on BBC Radio 3. The choir has a wide repertoire and presents sacred and secular music from many different genres; show tunes, spirituals, traditional songs and barbershop... 

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue are something of a Fringe staple by now. It’s their thirteenth consecutive year here, they tell us, and judging by the roar from the audience when asked if anyone’s seen them perform before, some of the crowd might be here for the thirteenth consecutive year as well... 

Africanised!

Africanised!

Let us Africanise you this summer with South African arrangements of African and popular tunes. Travel with us all the way from Soweto to Edinburgh on an unforgettable music and dance journey and immerse yourself in African culture! 

Countermeasure: 14 Characters

Countermeasure: 14 Characters

Award-winning a cappella that will bring you to your feet! Countermeasure has won worldwide acclaim and sold-out houses in the UK, Canada and US with their upbeat blend, sophisticated harmonies and infectious energy onstage... 

Doo-Wops and Lollipops

Doo-Wops and Lollipops

The Bluebelles are returning to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with their second show! Following last year’s five-star debut, this jazzy, adorable, all-female a cappella sensation from the University of Exeter are back to wow the Fringe again... 

Sweet Nothings: We Need to Talk

Sweet Nothings: We Need to Talk

Exeter’s first, all female a cappella group are getting vocal about breakups. But don’t think they’re all heartache and tears. Join them in a breakup breakdown, exploring the whos, feuds, and it’s not me, it’s yous, of relationships... 

Acaholics Anonymous (UoB)

Acaholics Anonymous (UoB)

Thanks to Hands Up funding from generous UoB alumni, the University of Birmingham A Cappella Society present their debut Edinburgh Festival Fringe run! You will experience an afternoon of ingenious a cappella arrangements from the unforgettable Uptone Girls, the sensational Score and the magical AbraCappella... 

The Bristol Suspensions in: Netflix and Trill

The Bristol Suspensions in: Netflix and Trill

Snuggle in, unwind and let the award-winning a cappella sensations and 2016's Voice Festival University champions, The Bristol Suspensions, give you a night you won't forget. From Muse and Michael Jackson to a viral internet mega mix, watch these talented students make music using nothing but their mouths... 

Gobsmacked!

Gobsmacked!

Featuring world-class voices, jaw-dropping beatboxing and heart-stopping harmonies, Gobsmacked! is an all-singing all-amazing theatrical experience that redefines the limits of the human voice... 

The Magnets – Audiocity

The Magnets – Audiocity

Like Pitch Perfect with cahoonas, six-man a cappella stars The Magnets are back with a hot new line-up of vocal talent ready to take you on an audacious aca-adventure through music... 

Alternotive A Cappella

Alternotive A Cappella

The award-winning Alternotives are back for their seventh consecutive Edinburgh Fringe! Full of sass and infectious charm this mixed a cappella ensemble from the University of Oxford bring you a show bigger than ever... 

All the King’s Men: The 11 Tour

All the King’s Men: The 11 Tour

Fresh from London, Boston, New York performances, returning to Edinburgh for a sixth year. The first British group ever to compete at the Boston Sings International A Cappella Festival... 

Aquapella: Mash-Up, Mix and Blend

Aquapella: Mash-Up, Mix and Blend

Since their Edinburgh debut last year, vocal sensations Aquapella from the University of Bath have toured, won highest-placed UK mixed a cappella group at ICCA, and were a Voice Festival UK finalist... 

AcaDemic: Cambridge A Cappella On Tour ft. Fitz Barbershop and The Fitz Sirens

AcaDemic: Cambridge A Cappella On Tour ft. Fitz Barbershop and The Fitz Sirens

'Filled almost to excess with cheesy-rom-com-buckets-of-feel-good, this act put a smile on every face' **** (TheTab.com). A fun and fabulous afternoon of music with the two oldest and best a cappella groups of the University of Cambridge: Fitz Barbershop and The Fitz Sirens... 

Cantica Alba

Cantica Alba

Cantica Alba, the Edinburgh-based a cappella ensemble, directed by Michael Harris, present Music for a Summer’s Afternoon, a programme of part-songs from a variety of traditions, including Mendelssohn Sechs Lieder Op 59, Reger Nachtlied, Delius To Be Sung of a Summer Night on the Water, Saint-Saens Calme des Nuites, Frank Bridge four part-songs and Veljo Tormis Estonian Lullabies. 

Aberdeen Calling!

Aberdeen Calling!

Aberdeen A Cappella – the award-winning choir, The Aberdeen Chorus of Sweet Adelines, presents I’ll Be Calling You: a varied, lively and light-hearted performance of women's barbershop singing... 

Another Big Night in With the Silver Darlings

Another Big Night in With the Silver Darlings

Settle back and enjoy another big night in with the Silver Darlings. They've performed their own unique, electrifying close harmony to audiences throughout Scotland and Scandinavia, and packed out halls at their sell-out Fringe shows at AMC... 

Amber Knights vs Brambelles

Amber Knights vs Brambelles

Two, highly acclaimed vocal groups share the stage for one night only. From Andrews Sisters, through Flying Pickets to Ed Sheeran; this is an a capella battle of the sexes you won't want to miss... 

The Spooky Men's Chorale

The Spooky Men's Chorale

The Spooky Men's Chorale, from the Blue Mountains in Australia, employ a devastating combination of immaculate musical sensibilities, cavernous vocal chords and extreme silliness to explore the paradoxes of latter day masculinity... 

Happy Hour with InChorus

Happy Hour with InChorus

Happy Hour with InChorus. This large contemporary choir performs an intoxicating cocktail of popular songs in an exciting blend of arrangements. A polished performance served with undiluted spirit and zest, this is the perfect entertainment aperitif to your Fringe evening... 

TUBBS A Cappella

TUBBS A Cappella

Bristol University's award-winning close harmony a cappella society present their debut fringe show! From classic rock to the latest pop, West End musicals to Disney's finest, expect tight vocals, crazy choreo, and an utterly sensational show!  

Face – All Vocal Rock

Face – All Vocal Rock

Straight from USA’s Rocky Mountains and season one of NBC’s The Sing-Off, Face creates a high-octane vocal rock phenomenon punctuated by an endearing love of performance. Their infectious energy and soaring voices have garnered numerous awards back home, including Best Local Band/Musician for the past three years (Boulder Weekly, Denver’s A-List Awards, and Yellow Scene Magazine)... 

Loud and Proud on the Fringe

Loud and Proud on the Fringe

Loud and Proud, Scotland’s LGBT choir, performs its annual Fringe concert in support of Scottish HIV and Hepatitis C charity, Waverley Care. This year the choir will celebrate their 10th birthday in style with a walk down memory lane, revisiting some of their favourite songs from the past 10 years... 

Consort of Voices at the Fringe

Consort of Voices at the Fringe

Based in Edinburgh and founded in 1991, Consort of Voices specialise in performances of a cappella music and small-scale choral repertoires from the 15th century to the present day; it is one of the most versatile groups of its kind... 

Twa Rebellions!

Twa Rebellions!

1745 and 2014. The Jacobites have the best songs, but what about Alex Salmond? Edinburgh’s Rolling Hills Chorus and Mac4 Quartet take you on a journey of historical twists, musical highs and comedy lows... 

Pitch Please

Pitch Please

Ever since that Fox Network show choir series that will not be named, it seems like a capella groups are a dime a dozen. Despite the punny name, you could be forgiven for not expecting much from St... 

The Bristol Suspensions in: A Suspension of Disbelief

The Bristol Suspensions in: A Suspension of Disbelief

A group of seventeen students from Bristol University that formed in September last year, The Bristol Suspensions are fairly new to the a cappella scene, but that does nothing to diminish their talent... 

Buzzology

Buzzology

What better combination is there for a feel-good show than a group of men singing a cappella Britney and a book of alpaca facts? London-based singers and all-round fun guys, the Buzztones, give an eye-wateringly funny show at the Gilded Balloon that you’d be a fool to miss... 

A Kindly Welcome

A Kindly Welcome

Following their successful Fringe debut (2014), Fisher Lassies return with A Kindly Welcome. This a cappella group has a well-established reputation in the Scottish Borders with songs drawn mostly from traditional sources, some with interesting local connections... 

In the Pink A Cappella Presents Tuniversity Challenge

In the Pink A Cappella Presents Tuniversity Challenge

Oxford University's finest all female a Cappella group takes on University Challenge. With tight harmonies and heated riff offs, don't miss this iconic quiz show as you've never seen it before... 

Black Magic: Songs Unchained

Black Magic: Songs Unchained

Black Magic: Songs Unchained is an important piece of theatre, unfortunately hampered by an uneven acting performance. Recounting for her audience the history of oppression against black people in the United States of America, using songs traditionally sung by the black community, Katt Tait explores the way in which cultural heritage and music are inherently entwined... 

Plainsong at Crichton

Plainsong at Crichton

Beautiful Crichton Church is host to the Scottish Plainsong Choir, recreating a mediaeval vespers for the Feast of the Assumption in this numinous setting. Scotland's leading proponent of plainsong revival, Alan Tavener, conducts... 

Spanish Gold

Spanish Gold

This acclaimed Cumbrian chamber choir returns to the Fringe with a programme of lively and sun-filled choral works from Spain, composed over the last hundred years. Based on traditional texts and beautiful Lorca poems, they evoke the joys, humour and pains of love and life, the summer perfumes of orange and pomegranate, and even a hint of guitar and castanets! 'Extraordinary richness in choral breadth and volume … fine music-making and vibrant programming' (Cumberland News)... 

Gobsmacked!

Gobsmacked!

When I was in high school Glee became really popular, and I loved it because it seemed so new and cool and sexy.Glee wishes it were as new and cool and sexy as Gobsmacked!. Bringing together talent from across the globe, Gobsmacked! delivered a stupendous hour of high production value, pure unadulterated entertainment... 

Divas

Divas

Divas charts the relationship of two men from first meeting to last parting. Following the structure of Jason Robert Brown's Last Five Years, we see Damien and Adam tell their own story but in opposite directions, one starting at the beginning of their relationship and one at the end... 

The Sons of Pitches

The Sons of Pitches

The Sons of Pitches took the Fringe by storm last year. Performing in the back room of a pub as part of the PBH Free Fringe programme, their unique blend of comedy and close harmony brought a new lease of life to the a cappella scene... 

All the King's Men presents: Radio Gaga

All the King's Men presents: Radio Gaga

Collegiate a cappella has become a major trend in recent years at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. When walking down the Royal Mile, you’re bound to bump into a group or two on one of the pop-up stages... 

Melody

Melody

Jemima Foxtrot is a poet and singer presenting her first Edinburgh show on the PBH Free Fringe. Melody is a mixture of spoken word and a cappella music. Decidedly quirky Foxtrot’s performance takes a few moments to get used to, but the open minded will be rewarded because the show is charming, funny and poignant... 

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

Out Of The Blue could well be classed as Fringe veterans, returning year after year over the past decade for an afternoon of singing, dancing and suggestive hip-wiggling to guaranteed crowd-pleasers... 

The Northern Lights Display

The Northern Lights Display

From the frosted Northern landscape of County Durham come the Northern Lights. Still fresh to the scene of a cappella, they are elated to be performing for only the second time on the Fringe stage and welcome the opportunity to show off entirely new material to the Scottish capital... 

Simply Soweto Encha

Simply Soweto Encha

‘Ten-legged, ten-armed, five-headed creative beast’ (FringeReview.co.uk). ‘True sound sensation you don’t want to miss’ (ThePublicReviews.com). Simply Soweto Encha are a five-piece a cappella group combining gospel, soul, jazz, doo-wop, and r’n’b in both African and popular styles... 

The Voice Festival Edinburgh Showcase

The Voice Festival Edinburgh Showcase

The Voice Festival returns to Edinburgh with another stellar a cappella showcase featuring groups of all ages, plus a special collaborative number created at our earlier daytime workshop... 

Simply Blue

Simply Blue

Simply Blue is a four-part a cappella group from Bishops Diocesan College, Cape Town. It is made up of hand-picked senior boys from the Chapel Choir who all share a love for close-harmonies and the thrill of a cappella singing... 

The Sound of Hungary in Choral Music and Choral Singing

The Sound of Hungary in Choral Music and Choral Singing

The New Liszt Ferenc Chamber Choir was established on 1 February 2010 from the members of the Liszt Academy’s Alma Mater Choir and from the freshly graduated students of the Liszt Academy... 

Voices of Lions

Voices of Lions

Voices of Lions is an outstanding male voice choir of 30 young singers based in south-west London. Finalists in The Voice Festival 2015 and Choir of the Year 2014; two broadcasts on BBC Radio 3... 

Semi-Toned: Game of Tones

Semi-Toned: Game of Tones

In the Game of Tones, you win or you die… or you sing! Semi-Toned are the University of Exeter’s all-male a cappella ensemble, and they’re returning to the Fringe after two years of five-star performances to prove, once again, that you don’t need instruments to make a fool of yourself in the name of entertainment... 

Afropella Night

Afropella Night

An a cappella concert with a unique sense of indigenous African rhythms, beats and sounds all of which are vocally generated. A musical journey into the spirit of Ghana. 

Sweet Nothings: Unwrapped

Sweet Nothings: Unwrapped

Following the huge success of last year’s debut Fringe run, Exeter’s finest all-female a cappella group is back! Sassy, sensational and just that little bit sweet, these girls have firmly landed themselves on the a cappella map, having reached the semi-finals of national and international competitions... 

Simply Soweto Encha

Simply Soweto Encha

‘Ten-legged, ten-armed, five-headed creative beast’ (FringeReview.co.uk). ‘True sound sensation you don’t want to miss’ (ThePublicReviews.com). Simply Soweto Encha are a five-piece a cappella group combining gospel, soul, jazz, doo-wop, and r’n’b in both African and popular styles... 

Get Jazzy On It!

Get Jazzy On It!

Hailing from the rolling hills of Devon, The Bluebelles are Exeter University’s finest female a cappella group. Taking songs old and new and transforming them into jazz and female barbershop wonders, this show will take you on a journey from Ella Fitzgerald to Taylor Swift and back again... 

The Alleycats: A Cappella 2.0

The Alleycats: A Cappella 2.0

The Alleycats make a triumphant return to invite you on an audiovisual journey through the technological era. From the invention of the wheel to the dawn of Tinder, the Cats will delight with their velvety blend and lighthearted progressive brand of a cappella... 

PDA: Public Displays of A Cappella

PDA: Public Displays of A Cappella

PDA: Public Displays of A Cappella is the debut show for Bath's premier mixed a cappella group, Aquapella. Featuring original arrangements of contemporary music often in the form of mash-ups and quirky arrangements, this show has everything from the hilarious and absurd to the tear jerking and beautiful... 

Alternotive a Cappella

Alternotive a Cappella

The award-winning Alternotives are back for their sixth consecutive Edinburgh Fringe! Full of sass and infectious charm this mixed a cappella ensemble from the University of Oxford bring you a show bigger than ever... 

The Oxford Gargoyles: Jazz a Cappella

The Oxford Gargoyles: Jazz a Cappella

The Oxford Gargoyles have delighted Fringe audiences for nine years. Appearing in the Choir of the Year Finals on BBC Two in December, and having had rave reviews over many years, the Gargoyles have confirmed themselves as a staple of the UK and Edinburgh a cappella scenes... 

The Kinsey Sicks: America's Next Top Bachelor Housewife Celebrity Hoarder Makeover Star Gone Wild!

The Kinsey Sicks: America's Next Top Bachelor Housewife Celebrity Hoarder Makeover Star Gone Wild!

Critically acclaimed off-Broadway and Vegas runs, two feature films, and now a long-awaited Fringe debut! An unforgettable hour of 'dragapella', a unique take on a cappella: stunning four-part harmonies, wicked parodies, brilliant original songs and over the top drag! Join our four lovably bizarre heroines in reality TV hell as they compete in challenges involving dating, dieting and, of course, animal tricks...