Del Amitri

Del Amitri

The Whole World Is Quiet – A series of acoustic shows. 

Simon & Garfunkel Through the Years

Simon & Garfunkel Through the Years

Critically acclaimed as one of the world’s greatest tribute shows, Simon & Garfunkel Through the Years makes its return to the Edinburgh Fringe after selling out for six consecutiv… 

Let Me HOWL

Let Me HOWL

Most of us have experienced absence to some degree during the past eighteen months, even if it’s solely the life we once knew. 

Alastair Savage, Scotland and Beyond

Alastair Savage, Scotland and Beyond

Alastair’s only two Fringe performances this year are events not to be missed. 

Dom Prag

Dom Prag

Brilliant singing and superb guitar playing in songs combining folk, blues and classical influences into gripping musical narratives. 

Bach Cello Suites

Bach Cello Suites

The accomplished German-born but London-based cellist Anne-Isabel Meyer returns to the Fringe to perform the complete set of Bach’s Suites for Unaccompanied Cello over three days i… 

When Judas Met John

When Judas Met John

Influenced by the meeting of Bob Dylan and The Beatles, Irish duo Brothers Broke compare, adapt and perform a bluesy fusion of songs by both artists. 

Classical Guitar – Jonathan Prag

Classical Guitar – Jonathan Prag

Including Peter Maxwell Davies’s Farewell to Stromness, a rousing Paco Peña flamenco, a Bach Prelude and Fugue, a beautiful traditional Russian melody, telling a tragic love story… 

Duo Violin Cello

Duo Violin Cello

Charlotte Edwards (violin) and Anne-Isabel Meyer (cello) perform music by Scarlatti (his Sonata K 204a), Mozart (Duo after KV 423), Corelli (Sonata 12 op. 

Virtual Fridays on the Fringe: Euan McLaughlin and Nicky Kirk

Virtual Fridays on the Fringe: Euan McLaughlin and Nicky Kirk

Fiddler Euan McLaughlin and Guitarist Nick Kirk play a selection of folk and traditional tunes at the Scottish Arts Club. 

Guitar Recital: Stephen Morrison

Guitar Recital: Stephen Morrison

A carefully selected programme for everyone returning to live public music events. 

Up on the Blocks

Up on the Blocks

Take a journey of the heart with the band, Rock Salt and Nails, as we share the stories that forged who we are and who we wished to be. 

Treasure Hunt for the Imagination

Treasure Hunt for the Imagination

Treasure Hunt for the Imagination. 

Glorieta Pines in Concert

Glorieta Pines in Concert

The original folk music of Glorieta Pines is inspired by the mysticism of the American Southwest. 

Simon & Garfunkel Through the Years

Simon & Garfunkel Through the Years

Critically acclaimed as one of the world’s greatest tribute shows, Simon & Garfunkel Through the Years makes its return to the Edinburgh Fringe after selling out for six consecutiv… 

Gardyloo!

Gardyloo!

George, from East Lothian, having sold out in 2019, returns to AMC with more self-penned songs about the places and characters found along the Firth of Forth coastline with themes … 

Auf Wiedersehen, Me Duck

Auf Wiedersehen, Me Duck

With their unique on-stage chemistry and widely praised harmonies, the Anglo-German duo Paul Walker and Karen Pfeiffer combine beautifully written songs with traditional and contem… 

The 4 of Us – Hometown on the Border

The 4 of Us – Hometown on the Border

Sensational guitar playing and unforgettable storytelling as the brothers Brendan and Declan Murphy give an uplifting account of their early life growing up on the Irish border dur… 

Iona Fyfe: Movies to Musicals

Iona Fyfe: Movies to Musicals

Iona Fyfe, Scots Singer of the Year at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards, has carved a name for herself in the folk circuit as one of Scotland’s foremost singers, touring extensi… 

Andrew Leslie and Friends

Andrew Leslie and Friends

Edinburgh-based musicians Andrew Leslie and Stephen Roberts have played at AMC since 2013. 

Billy Jones: Now 'n' Then

Billy Jones: Now 'n' Then

Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist Billy’s 12th Fringe appearance. 

Claude Bourbon: Progressive Blues

Claude Bourbon: Progressive Blues

Ready for a unique, talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances that take blues, Spanish and… 

Barry Nisbet: A Shetland Voyage

Barry Nisbet: A Shetland Voyage

Join a 21st-century sea journey exploring joy, sadness and solace through the songs and tunes of Barry Nisbet, acclaimed Shetland songwriter, fiddler and sailor. 

The Music of Trees

The Music of Trees

Guitarist Geoff Robb was the winner of the 2018 Brighton Fringe Live Music Award and since then he has been writing music inspired by trees. 

When Judas Met John: Songs of Dylan and Lennon

When Judas Met John: Songs of Dylan and Lennon

Irish duo Brothers Broke compare, adapt and perform a bluesy fusion of songs by Bob Dylan and The Beatles. 

Sitting on a Cornflake: Songs of Lennon and McCartney

Sitting on a Cornflake: Songs of Lennon and McCartney

Irish duo Brothers Broke compare, adapt and perform an acoustic interpretation of songs composed by Lennon and McCartney throughout their Beatle and solo years. 

Acoustic Blues at Lunchtime

Acoustic Blues at Lunchtime

Returning to the Jazz Bar for the fourth year, Scottish acoustic guitar and double bass duo Malt & Rye will be playing classic blues and roots songs from the last 90 years. 

North Sea Gas: In Concert

North Sea Gas: In Concert

Over the last 40 years, North Sea Gas have travelled the world taking their very own distinctive blend of Scottish music far and wide. 

Alex Yellowlees Hot Club Quartet

Alex Yellowlees Hot Club Quartet

Stephane Grappelli-style violinist Alex Yellowlees, virtuoso guitarists Ged Brockie and Mike Nisbet and wonderful double bassist Kenny Ellis. 

Dean Friedman – Words and Music

Dean Friedman – Words and Music

Every song a classic! Hailed by critics and fans alike as one of the finest songwriters of his generation, Friedman has achieved legendary, pop-icon status for chart-topping hits, … 

Acoustic Blues and Beyond

Acoustic Blues and Beyond

Whisky Road are very pleased to be back for a third year at the Jazz Bar presenting their top-class, sell-out, lunchtime acoustic blues show. 

Gershwin After Lunch

Gershwin After Lunch

Enjoy a relaxing concert of music from one of the kings of jazz and his contemporaries. 

Debussy at Teatime

Debussy at Teatime

ROSL’s exceptional prizewinning classical musicians bring Paris to Edinburgh, performing the music of one of France’s finest composers and his contemporaries. 

Brahms at Teatime

Brahms at Teatime

A teatime concert of the poignant and passionate composer Johannes Brahms; perfect for a reflective afternoon. 

Rachmaninov After Lunch

Rachmaninov After Lunch

Experience the romantic passion of the music of Rachmaninov. 

Beethoven for Breakfast

Beethoven for Breakfast

Start the day with the passionate music of Beethoven and his contemporaries, performed by ROSL’s exceptionally talented prizewinning musicians. 

Bach for Breakfast

Bach for Breakfast

A favourite of the ROSL Recital Series, Bach for Breakfast features the world’s finest young classical musicians performing some of the greatest works in the repertoire. 

Chopin After Lunch

Chopin After Lunch

A post-lunch concert of the romantic and passionate music of Chopin and his contemporaries, performed by the finest international classical talent from ROSL’s renowned Annual Mus… 

Mozart at Teatime

Mozart at Teatime

The beauty of Mozart’s wide variety of music comes to life in this teatime concert, performed by ROSL’s exceptional prizewinning classical musicians. 

The Carole King and James Taylor Story

The Carole King and James Taylor Story

An international sell-out show taking you on a nostalgic journey through the career and music of these two legends. 

Acoustic Blues and Roots

Acoustic Blues and Roots

Main Street Blues, one of Scotland’s top blues bands, will be performing an exciting hour of foot-stomping acoustic blues. 

Elsa Jean McTaggart Presents Hebridean Fire

Elsa Jean McTaggart Presents Hebridean Fire

After a sell-out run in 2019, Elsa Jean McTaggart returns with Hebridean Fire. 

Mike Peters: Hurricane of Change (Act 2 – Upstream)

Mike Peters: Hurricane of Change (Act 2 – Upstream)

This unique one-man performance binds classic 1980s Alarm album Change into a powerful theatrical narrative, backed by emotive electro-acoustic rock concert dynamics. 

Mike Peters: Hurricane of Change (Act 1 – Downstream)

Mike Peters: Hurricane of Change (Act 1 – Downstream)

This unique one-man performance binds classic 1980s Alarm album Eye of the Hurricane into a powerful theatrical narrative backed by emotive electro-acoustic rock concert dynamics. 

The Nashville Story

The Nashville Story

Following countless sell-out shows at Edinburgh Fringe 2019, this five-star show takes you on a guided tour through Nashville so you can experience how Music City influenced the wo… 

Festival Folk at the Oak

Festival Folk at the Oak

August 2nd-30th. 

George Machray (Singer/Songwriter): Singing Off Quay

George Machray (Singer/Songwriter): Singing Off Quay

George is a fine and recognised singer/songwriter from the old fishing and mining village of Port Seton in East Lothian. 

Voices of Hope

Voices of Hope

Come along to an inspirational evening of music making brought to you by the Voices of Hope choir, comprised of people connected with The Salvation Army Homelessness Services in Sc… 

Travelling Troubadour: A Rare Concert of Original Songs

Travelling Troubadour: A Rare Concert of Original Songs

Insightful compositions from ‘One of Scotland’s best singers’ (Tom Paxton). 

Acoustic Queen

Acoustic Queen

Returning after three very successful years at Edinburgh Fringe (AMC sell-out award winners in 2016, 2017, 2018), The Boyds premiere their new show, Acoustic Queen, perhaps their m… 

Free Spirits

Free Spirits

The cruelties of social media could have broken a girl’s spirit. 

Ragazziquintet

Ragazziquintet

The Ragazziquintet is a group of five string musicians from the Netherlands making their Edinburgh Fringe debut at AMC. 

Acoustic Eagles

Acoustic Eagles

Fringe award-winning duo The Boyds re-present their 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe premiere show, Acoustic Eagles. 

Acoustic Beatles

Acoustic Beatles

Fringe award-winning acoustic duo, The Boyds, perform their 55-minute show of all the best of The Fab Four. 

Alastair Savage and Alice Allen, Scotland and Beyond

Alastair Savage and Alice Allen, Scotland and Beyond

Alastair has performed throughout the world as a traditional and classical performer. 

Steve Tilston and Jez Lowe

Steve Tilston and Jez Lowe

Two of the UK’s acoustic/folk scene’s finest songwriters join forces for a concert filled with songs and music, chat and banter and intimate insights into their approach to their c… 

Anais Mitchell

Anais Mitchell

Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter from the world of narrative folk song, poetry and balladry. 

Clive Gregson

Clive Gregson

Clive Gregson returns to AMC displaying the songwriting craft that has impressed music industry giants, critics and discerning listeners alike. 

Soundhouse Presents: John Goldie and the High Plains

Soundhouse Presents: John Goldie and the High Plains

One of the best acoustic guitarists in the world right now, John Goldie, is joined by his brand-new backing band, the High Plains. 

Kooch

Kooch

A performance between Shirin Majd, her ensemble and dancer, Kooch fuses traditional and new songs from the Farsi, Turkish, Spanish and English languages. 

Brack'n'File Sing the Iain Rankin Songbook

Brack'n'File Sing the Iain Rankin Songbook

Celebrating 50 years since the formation of Rankin File in 1969, two members of the band, Tony Mitchell and Rick Nickerson, are joined by the amazing voices of grandmother (Maureen… 

Knowing Me, Knowing Uke

Knowing Me, Knowing Uke

After their sell-out 2018 debut Fringe show Too Many Ukes Spoil The Broth, Ukelear Fusion are back! Their new show Knowing Me, Knowing Uke is full of brand-new covers of songs from… 

One Woman, One Cello, and 500 Years of Music

One Woman, One Cello, and 500 Years of Music

The multi-stylistic, unconventional cellist and singer Johanna Stein returns to the Fringe. 

Claude Bourbon: Medieval and Spanish Blues

Claude Bourbon: Medieval and Spanish Blues

‘Bourbon weaved his songs through the audience as if on a journey through life, taking in different flavours of Europe and beyond. 

Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair, together with long-time collaborators Euan Drysdale (guitar/piano) and Iain Crawford (double bass), celebrates Scotland’s proud fiddle tradition. 

Wayfarin' Strangers

Wayfarin' Strangers

Brian Miller and Ian Young return to AMC with a brand new version of Wayfarin’ Strangers featuring folk songs that tell a great story. 

Charlie Harrigan: Le Cowboy Ecossais

Charlie Harrigan: Le Cowboy Ecossais

Folk and Americana from Scotland and the heart. 

InAbsence

InAbsence

Sell-out at AMC in 2017 and 2018, InAbsence are back again with another all-acoustic set of fan favourites and new tracks making their debut exclusively for this show. 

Simply George

Simply George

George Michael as you’ve never heard him before… From the producers of sell-out show Simply Bowie, recording artist and West End lead Oliver Darley brings his own inimitable st… 

Identity

Identity

With a highly experienced team behind this production it is no wonder that Identity by CTC COMPANY at Greenside, Infirmary St. 

All Chopin Recital

All Chopin Recital

For the seventh year at this wonderful venue, William Alexander again gives a recital of Chopin’s piano music and performs a selection of preludes, waltzes, nocturnes, polonaises a… 

Kim Edgar

Kim Edgar

Described as Scotland’s ‘very own Tori Amos’ (Sunday Herald) and ‘a heady cocktail of Carole King and Regina Spektor’ (SpiralEarth. 

#Pianodrome Live Guest: Hebrides Ensemble

#Pianodrome Live Guest: Hebrides Ensemble

An exceptional international ensemble with its roots in Scottish culture. 

3,300 Miles – New Jersey to Edinburgh: A Transatlantic Songwriters' Circle

3,300 Miles – New Jersey to Edinburgh: A Transatlantic Songwriters' Circle

UK meets USA in this song circle featuring acclaimed songwriters from New Jersey (Dan Sheehan, Andy Krikun) and Scotland (Seán McLaughlin, Annie Booth) exchanging stripped-down re… 

Archie Fisher

Archie Fisher

‘One of Britain’s finest song interpreters’ (Sing Out!). 

Iain Rankin (Singer-Songwriter)

Iain Rankin (Singer-Songwriter)

Born in Scotland, Rankin spent most of his life in Canada but returned to Edinburgh in the halcyon folk days of the 1960s and 1970s. 

The Showhawk Duo

The Showhawk Duo

Edinburgh Fringe veterans and guitar legends The Showhawk Duo return for their eighth Fringe. 

Richard Michael BEM at 70: Celebration

Richard Michael BEM at 70: Celebration

Internationally acclaimed pianist Richard Michael performs a wide-ranging programme of standards looking back on a distinguished career, whilst looking forward to new possibilities… 

Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) – 4

Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) – 4

A wonderful programme of music played by the world’s violin virtuosi at The Carnegie Hall, starring Scots virtuoso violinist Michael Foyle with Somi Kim piano. 

Synesthesia the Musical

Synesthesia the Musical

You see a person, she sees the colour blue. 

North Sea Gas: In Concert

North Sea Gas: In Concert

After last year’s sell-out shows, Scotland’s foremost folk entertainers are back. 

Birdsong and Folk Song

Birdsong and Folk Song

A blend of original solo acoustic guitar pieces and songs, Birdsong and Folk Song reflects two sides of the nylon string guitar. 

Bach, Boccherini and Beethoven

Bach, Boccherini and Beethoven

Join this talented London-based cello/piano duo as they perform a series of three consecutive concerts of music by these composers of the classical era. Not to be missed. 

Bach Cello Suites

Bach Cello Suites

This acclaimed London-based cellist makes her annual visit to the Fringe to perform all Bach’s glorious solo cello suites in three consecutive performances. 

The Singing Sixties: Songs Which Stood the Test of Time

The Singing Sixties: Songs Which Stood the Test of Time

Forty singers including Barbara Dickson, Karine Polwart, Archie Fisher, Adam McNaughtan, Dick Gaughan, Arthur Johnstone, Ian McCalman and Canadian Iain Rankin, singing the great so… 

Bach, Handel and Vivaldi

Bach, Handel and Vivaldi

The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh return to the Festival Fringe for an eighth consecutive year. 

Chameleon Lady (Band) with Special Guests!

Chameleon Lady (Band) with Special Guests!

Chameleon Lady are the latest big noise from Edinburgh with their exciting brand of semi-acoustic pop. 

Unhinged

Unhinged

There’s a sense that we’re missing an altruist authority or controlling system in society today. 

Don't Give Up the Day Job

Don't Give Up the Day Job

A songwriter’s journey through life and art, its hits and misses. 

58 Fordwych Road – Nick Harper

58 Fordwych Road – Nick Harper

‘One of the finest guitarists, soaring vocals, epic songs’ (Mojo). 

Hoolet

Hoolet

Having performed recently to rave reviews at venues around the country, there is a definite buzz around this trio of outstanding musicians: Hoolet. 

Alex Yellowlees Hot Club Quartet

Alex Yellowlees Hot Club Quartet

Sold-out AMC 2017, 2018! Alex – the Scottish modern day Stephane Grappelli on violin, virtuoso guitarists Ged Brockie and Mike Nisbet plus legendary double bassist Kenny Ellis, p… 

Russian String Orchestra at Old Saint Paul's

Russian String Orchestra at Old Saint Paul's

Misha Rachlevsky and the multi award-winning Russian String Orchestra return for seven special evening concerts, each totally different, showcasing major works from the 18th centur… 

Alastair Savage, History and Tradition

Alastair Savage, History and Tradition

A series of informal afternoon performances by one of Scotland’s leading fiddle exponents. 

Dean Friedman – Singing Songs, Telling Tales

Dean Friedman – Singing Songs, Telling Tales

Every song a classic! Hailed by critics and fans alike as a one of the finest songwriters of his generation, Friedman has achieved legendary, pop icon status for chart-topping hits… 

Acoustic Blues and Roots

Acoustic Blues and Roots

Main Street Blues, one of Scotland’s top blues bands, will be performing an exciting evening of foot-stomping acoustic blues and roots. 

Fire in the Grate: The Americana Songbook

Fire in the Grate: The Americana Songbook

Fire in the Grate play their favourite American roots country music. 

Guitar: Postcards from Spain

Guitar: Postcards from Spain

Guitarist Stephen Morrison guides you on a journey with the music of Spain. 

Rhymes and Reasons: The John Denver Story

Rhymes and Reasons: The John Denver Story

A celebration of the life and songs of one of the most influential performers and humanitarians of the 1970s. Performed by ‘one of Scotland’s best singers’ (Tom Paxton). 

Luna Blu

Luna Blu

Luna Blu are a contemporary vocal trio based in the North East of England. 

Richard Michael at 70: Generations

Richard Michael at 70: Generations

Pianist and educator Richard Michael BEM celebrates his 70th birthday by appearing with family members, Paul Michael (bass), Hilary Michael (violin and sax) and Joanna Duncan (viol… 

Turadh

Turadh

Emma and Isbel are both passionate composers of traditional music, which is what initially brought them together as a duo. 

Music from the Heart, Andrew Leslie and Stephen Roberts

Music from the Heart, Andrew Leslie and Stephen Roberts

Music from the Heart with Andrew Leslie and Stephen Roberts is a concert for lovers of acoustic music featuring compositions by Andrew Leslie played on acoustic guitars and double … 

Acoustic Blues'n'Roots With Passion and Humour

Acoustic Blues'n'Roots With Passion and Humour

A return Fringe visit by Scottish duo Malt & Rye to the award-winning Edinburgh Jazz Bar with their highly successful show. 

Geoff Robb – The Music of Trees

Geoff Robb – The Music of Trees

Geoff Robb was the winner of the 2018 Brighton Fringe Live Music Award and since then he has been writing music inspired by trees. 

Akiko Okamoto in Concert

Akiko Okamoto in Concert

This International Japanese pianist gives two recitals of music mainly by Chopin, to include his second Piano Concerto with the Fyrish String Quartet. 

Scotland in 60 Minutes

Scotland in 60 Minutes

Broadcaster Mark Stephen and singer-songwriter Gill Bowman look beyond the haggis and tartan to the real Scotland – stories, secret places and iconic songs. 

Simply Bowie

Simply Bowie

Bowie as you’ve never heard him before… Former NME Male Vocalist of the Year and West End star Oliver Darley brings his own inimitable style to the music of this iconic artist. 

Acoustic Lunch Time Blues

Acoustic Lunch Time Blues

Following their run of sell-out lunchtime acoustic blues shows in Fringe 2018, Whisky Road are back with their lunchtime acoustic blues show. 

Andy Gunn Acoustic: Whashappenin Edinburgo?!

Andy Gunn Acoustic: Whashappenin Edinburgo?!

Though known as a world-class electric player, Scotland’s own blues guitar virtuoso and radgiest of gadgies, here plays acoustic versions of original and obscure cover songs in a s… 

Acoustic Swing

Acoustic Swing

Ice-cool classics and red-hot originals from Scotland’s native guitar-slinging troubadour. 

Free Fringe Festival Music: Live on the Grassmarket

Free Fringe Festival Music: Live on the Grassmarket

Join us for a huge selection of free acoustic music, duos, bands, singers and more through the day and night on this launch day of Fringe Music on the Grassmarket. 

Afternoon Concert Series

Afternoon Concert Series

Afternoon concerts have long been a feature of our day-to-day activities at St Giles’ Cathedral, and each year we continue to welcome artists from all over the world to perform in … 

Hang Drum Virtuoso Milly Hoddo Featuring Guitarist Ryan Gibson

Hang Drum Virtuoso Milly Hoddo Featuring Guitarist Ryan Gibson

This virtuoso duo, returning for their third year, are exploring the rich and mellow sounds of hang drums accompanied by acoustic and bass guitar. 

Latchepen – An Evening of Gypsy Jazz

Latchepen – An Evening of Gypsy Jazz

The word Latchepen is an exclamation of happiness in the Romani language. 

A Songwriters' Circle Presents...

A Songwriters' Circle Presents...

A Songwriters’ Circle returns to the Fringe in a slightly different format for 2019, presenting two of Scotland’s finest songwriters playing a one-off show as a duo. 

Craig on the Cliff

Craig on the Cliff

Craig on the Cliff – Craig Herbertson, Edinburgh singer, presents Cauld Blast Warm Heart, a celebration of the works of Robert Burns, Scotland’s national poet, the genius who gav… 

Matt Dunn

Matt Dunn

Matt is the longest standing member on the entertainment team at The Angels Share, performing every Friday night since May 2014. 

Live Music at The Granary

Live Music at The Granary

Join us down at The Shore for live music every Friday and Saturday evening, and Sunday afternoon during the Fringe. 

Elsa Jean McTaggart Presents McTaggart Sisters

Elsa Jean McTaggart Presents McTaggart Sisters

The McTaggart sisters Elsa Jean McTaggart and her youngest sister Miss Irenie Rose present a rare opportunity to hear these two highly acclaimed singers/songwriters/multi-instrumen… 

Misha's Gang

Misha's Gang

Herald Angel (2017) and Spirit of the Fringe (2018) award winners, Misha Rachlevsky and his Russian String Orchestra return with a new series of captivating afternoon concerts. 

Gone Native

Gone Native

Two native singer/songwriters return to the Fringe for the seventh consecutive year. 

Misha's Gang: Strings on Fire

Misha's Gang: Strings on Fire

A musical treat to really raise the spirits! See Misha Rachlevsky and his renowned ensemble of young Russian string players in a slightly different light. 

Dan Haynes – Had Some Falls Tour

Dan Haynes – Had Some Falls Tour

International touring songwriter Dan Haynes comes to Edinburgh as part of his Had Some Falls tour. 

Simon & Garfunkel Through the Years

Simon & Garfunkel Through the Years

Critically acclaimed as one of the world’s greatest tribute shows, Simon & Garfunkel Through the Years returns to the Edinburgh Fringe after five consecutive sell-out years with … 

Anyways Lounge at The Argyle

Anyways Lounge at The Argyle

Join us for two sets from our top-notch house band, plus swing DJs and special guests with upbeat music from the 1920s-40s. 

#Pianodrome Lunchtime Concerts

#Pianodrome Lunchtime Concerts

Music is theatre in this gigantic travelling walnut-mahogany musical hug made entirely from upcycled pianos. 

The Sandy Brechin Band

The Sandy Brechin Band

Wild man of the accordion, Sandy Brechin, launches a brand new show of fast and funky traditional tune sets, featuring amazing new compositions from the long-awaited forthcoming th… 

Live Music at Southpour

Live Music at Southpour

Join us for a prime selection of acoustic music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night with different musicians and duos specially chosen for the Fringe; performing each night i… 

Anesti Danelis: Six Frets Under

Anesti Danelis: Six Frets Under

‘Brilliant blend of sharp wit, optimism and perfectly dark humour’ ***** (EdFestMag. 

#Pianodrome Live

#Pianodrome Live

Wild and wonderful #Pianodrome house band S!nk bring you to life with a full spectrum of new music and movement in their traveling 100-seat amphitheatre made entirely from upcycled… 

Climb

Climb

Climb is a live album brought to life through compelling characters, storytelling, and original music blending bossa nova, jazz, reggae, and soul, written and performed by Duane Fo… 

Festival Folk at the Oak

Festival Folk at the Oak

Twenty-nine nights of the best local and international folk music showcasing a different artist each night. There are only 30 seats so book early to save disappointment. 

Black Snow

Black Snow

A screening of multi award-winning film Black Snow, about the legacy of Britain’s biggest ever mining disaster (Barnsley, 1866), and how a community absorbed that heritage into t… 

And About Time, Too!

And About Time, Too!

Ronnie and Maggie have been a regular feature around the Midlothian folk scene for a number of years. 

BrÒg

BrÒg

Debut performance by brand-new band, BrÒg, featuring legendary piper Gary West on pipes, whistles, vocals and guitar; virtuoso fiddler Greg Borland on fiddle and bass, and the sen… 

Piano Music of Erik Satie

Piano Music of Erik Satie

Piano music of Erik Satie. 

Festival Lights – The Songs of Nick Keir

Festival Lights – The Songs of Nick Keir

Nick Keir, the Edinburgh folksinger and songwriter, left us too early in 2013. 

Steve Tilston and Jez Lowe

Steve Tilston and Jez Lowe

Two of the UK’s acoustic/folk scene’s finest songwriters join forces for a series of concerts filled with songs and music, chat and banter and intimate insights into their approach… 

Rose Room

Rose Room

‘A dazzling night of classy vintage swing and gypsy jazz played by a band that combines brilliant musicianship and warm personality’ (JazzScotland. 

Clive Gregson

Clive Gregson

Born in Manchester, now based in Texas, Clive Gregson is an accomplished singer, musician and producer of world-renown and one of the most respected songwriters of his time. 

Jed Grimes

Jed Grimes

Twice nominated at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Jed Grimes’s arrangements of mainly traditional songs are innovative and sophisticated, his sometimes flamboyant guitar underpinning… 

Whilst We Were There

Whilst We Were There

A once successful acoustic duo, which was at the top of their game, suddenly breaks up for reasons unknown. 

Rab Noakes: Hitting the Right Note in 2018

Rab Noakes: Hitting the Right Note in 2018

Rab’s delighted to be bringing his current solo show, hot on the heels of a new album, to AMC. 

One Woman, One Cello and 500 Years of Music

One Woman, One Cello and 500 Years of Music

One Woman, One Cello and 500 Years of Music. 

Scotland's Harp – A Celebration 1

Scotland's Harp – A Celebration 1

Superb duo: Catriona McKay (clarsach) and Chris Stout (Shetland fiddle/viola). 

Alastair Savage and Gregor Blamey, Scotland and Beyond

Alastair Savage and Gregor Blamey, Scotland and Beyond

Alastair Savage is one of Scotland’s most versatile fiddle performers. 

The Orchestra of the Canongait

The Orchestra of the Canongait

Technically brilliant, thrillingly passionate and globally in demand, Finnish violin soloist Anna-Liisa Bezrodny is ‘a real and true musician. 

Misha's Gang: Overdrive

Misha's Gang: Overdrive

In Misha’s Gang, the Russian String Orchestra pays homage to the great composers. 

Too Many Ukes Spoil the Broth

Too Many Ukes Spoil the Broth

Ukelear Fusion, the resident ukulele band of the University of St Andrews Music Society, makes their Fringe debut! This ensemble of fun-loving, nerdy, ukulele-toting friends perfor… 

Wayfarin' Strangers

Wayfarin' Strangers

Enjoy folk songs mostly from Scotland and the Americas, with themes of travel, survival and philosophical reflection on what life throws at us. 

InAbsence

InAbsence

A sell-out at AMC in 2017 brings InAbsence back this year with another all-acoustic set of fan favourites and new tracks making their debut exclusively for this show. 

Ibiyemi and Stuart

Ibiyemi and Stuart

Performing stripped back versions of popular songs will be Nigerian-born Ibiyemi with the soulful voice some have described as ‘smooth chocolate’. 

Archie Fisher

Archie Fisher

For two nights only! ‘One of Britain’s finest song interpreters’ (Sing Out). 

Mozart and Elgar String Quartets

Mozart and Elgar String Quartets

Bringing energy and charisma, the Fyrish String Quartet presents a thrilling programme including Mozart’s enigmatic Dissonance quartet, K 465, and Elgar’s quartet in E minor, Op 83… 

Taylor & Leigh’s Country Blues Night

Taylor & Leigh’s Country Blues Night

Taylor & Leigh return to the Fringe, bringing soulful Country Blues. 

North Sea Gas: In Concert

North Sea Gas: In Concert

Another AMC Fringe sell-out in 2017. 

Medieval and Spanish Blues – Guitar and Songs

Medieval and Spanish Blues – Guitar and Songs

It is very hard to describe the almost endless amalgam of different influences in Claude’s playing, all melting into each other as he moves from classical openings, across a whole … 

Alastair Savage, Alone With History

Alastair Savage, Alone With History

An afternoon concert series by one of Scotland’s leading fiddle exponents. 

The Quiggs

The Quiggs

Stephen Quigg, a long established folk singer and former member of the legendary band The McCalmans, and Pernille Quigg, originally from Denmark, a folk singer and songwriter. 

Guitar: A Latin American Voyage

Guitar: A Latin American Voyage

Stephen Morrison performs a diverse array of compositions for classical guitar from this vast and varied cultural landscape. 

Bach and Brahms

Bach and Brahms

The accomplished London-based cellist Anne-Isabel Meyer and Edinburgh pianist Chris Harding return to the Fringe to play three consecutive concerts of Bach’s Gamben Sonatas and … 

Bach Cello Suites

Bach Cello Suites

This acclaimed London-based cellist makes her annual visit to the Fringe to perform all Bach’s glorious solo cello suites in three consecutive performances. 

100 Things – Nick Harper

100 Things – Nick Harper

Fringe Herald Angel Award winner for music returns with a cherry-picked selection from his extensive repertoire of over 100 songs. 

When Judas Met John

When Judas Met John

Influenced by the meeting of Bob Dylan and The Beatles, Irish duo Brothers Broke compare, adapt and perform a bluesy fusion of songs by both artists. 

Violin and Cello

Violin and Cello

Join this talented duo as they play a selection of much-loved pieces from the duo’s repertoire. An afternoon of enjoyment. 

One Note at a Time

One Note at a Time

Join us for an evening of chilled jazz as new Scottish quintet The Misinformed Quintet makes their Edinburgh Festival Fringe and AMC debut with One Note at a Time, a one-time perf… 

Together in Song

Together in Song

Rab and Jill bring their unique collaboration to AMC in 2018. 

A Songwriters' Circle

A Songwriters' Circle

The Circle returns to the Fringe for its sixth year. 

Shamblestone

Shamblestone

Performing together since 2008, the acclaimed young Scottish duo have taken their music across the UK and return to the festival this year to take you on a journey through unique s… 

Heart 'n' Soul

Heart 'n' Soul

Fiery Celtic blues/rock’n’roll. 

Tomfoolery

Tomfoolery

A five-piece harmony group singing original songs by Tom Fairnie. 

Sorella

Sorella

Singing sisters Sorella are a vocal harmony band from the North East of Scotland who emanate a unique and distinctive blend, leaving a lasting impression on their listeners. 

All Chopin Programme

All Chopin Programme

Bill Alexander returns to the Fringe to give a piano recital of a favourite selection of rondos, nocturnes, waltzes, études and the sonata in B minor Op 58. 

Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair celebrates Scotland’s magical fiddle tradition in the glorious Canongate Kirk acoustic. 

Dorec-a-belle – Highland Harmony Heaven

Dorec-a-belle – Highland Harmony Heaven

Winners of Sunday Herald’s Best Unsigned Band Competition, Inverness female fronted indie-folk combo Dorec-a-belle bring their potent combination of gorgeous harmonies, catchy song… 

Alex Yellowlees Hot Club Quartet

Alex Yellowlees Hot Club Quartet

Sold out AMC2017! Alex (the Scottish modern day Stephane Grappelli) on violin and virtuoso guitarists Ged Brockie and Mike Nisbet plus legendary double bassist Kenny Ellis, perform… 

Andy Gunn

Andy Gunn

Scottish guitar virtuoso Andy Gunn brings his soulful bluesy set to the Fringe with a rare stripped-back performance featuring songs from his latest album, Too Many Guitars to Give… 

Scottish Harp and Guitar

Scottish Harp and Guitar

With snappy strathspeys to heartfelt airs, and rip-roaring reels to chripy jigs, Rachel Hair and Ron Jappy are two of Scotland’s most respected traditional musicians. 

Tree

Tree

Tree is a folk-rock guitarist and vocalist, originating from Belfast who with this show makes her Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut at AMC. 

Ty Gill: FingerStyle

Ty Gill: FingerStyle

Original world music from West Texas to West Africa! Ty’s Fingerstyle guitar bridges cultures, genres and styles in original compositions that unite and excite. 

Brack'n'File with Amy Baillie

Brack'n'File with Amy Baillie

Selling out shows in 2014 and 2015 and returning for their fifth year running, Brack’n’File bring a new exciting element featuring the amazing voices of grandmother (Maureen Brack)… 

Russian String Orchestra at Old Saint Paul's

Russian String Orchestra at Old Saint Paul's

A series of very special evening concerts which combine the wonderfully vibrant playing of the Herald Angel Award-winning Russian String Orchestra with the atmospheric and historic… 

Arlen: Skylark

Arlen: Skylark

A musical cocktail of golden standards, sultry blues and 60s grooves arranged for guitar, voice and double bass. 

Dean Friedman's 40th Anniversary

Dean Friedman's 40th Anniversary "Well, Well," Said the Rocking Chair Tour

Hailed by critics and fans alike as a one of the finest songwriters of his generation, Friedman has achieved legendary, pop-icon status for chart-topping hits Ariel, Lucky Stars, L… 

Votadini Guitar Duo

Votadini Guitar Duo

Alfred Lennox Leishman and Finlay Hay invite you to the premiere of The Votadini Classical Guitar Duo! These two young musicians of the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin School, studying … 

Wünderbar Wednesday

Wünderbar Wednesday

An Alpine treat to get over that midweek pisté. 

The Midnight Creeper Tour

The Midnight Creeper Tour

When midnight strikes join Broken Bones Matilda in The Vaults. 

Soul! Heidi Burson Original Soul

Soul! Heidi Burson Original Soul

Award-winning Nashville songwriter, Heidi Burson, tells an artist’s story of shared human experience. 

Edinburgh Quartet: The World's Greatest Chamber Music

Edinburgh Quartet: The World's Greatest Chamber Music

A journey through chamber music gems with the Edinburgh Quartet – featuring works by Mozart, Bruckner, Beethoven, Schubert, Dvorak and Gesualdo over three performances. 

Akiko Okamoto plays Mozart and Chopin Piano Concertos

Akiko Okamoto plays Mozart and Chopin Piano Concertos

This talented, international Japanese-born pianist returns to the Fringe to perform Mozart’s piano concerto No 12 and Chopin’s Piano Concerto No 1. 

Acoustic Blues

Acoustic Blues

Exciting Scottish acoustic blues trio featuring three acclaimed Scottish blues musicians. 

Acoustic Swing

Acoustic Swing

Ice-cool classics and red-hot originals from Scotland’s native guitar-slinging troubadour. 

Main Street Blues: Acoustic Blues and Roots

Main Street Blues: Acoustic Blues and Roots

Main Street Blues, one of Scotland’s top blues bands, will be performing an exciting evening of foot stomping, acoustic blues and roots. 

The Mars Patrol (Acoustic)

The Mars Patrol (Acoustic)

Following their previous sold-out Fringe show, acclaimed Scottish songwriters The Mars Patrol return to perform an intimate one-off hometown show at Merchant’s Hall in the heart of… 

Free Fringe Festival Music: Live on the Grassmarket

Free Fringe Festival Music: Live on the Grassmarket

Join us for a huge selection of acoustic music, duos, bands, rock, folk music, singers and more every day and night of the Fringe. 

Swipe Right Love and Other Comedy Songs

Swipe Right Love and Other Comedy Songs

New Zealand’s foremost comedy singer-songwriter, when ranked alphabetically, presents original comedy songs. 

Joan Baez: A Tribute by Miss Irenie Rose

Joan Baez: A Tribute by Miss Irenie Rose

Miss Irenie Rose sings the well-loved songs written and sung by Joan Baez. 

The Scotsman Sessions

The Scotsman Sessions

Join us every Friday night throughout the festival to enjoy the very best in local live music talent, including classic covers and soulful contemporary jazz, all the way through un… 

Music at Lunchtime

Music at Lunchtime

Visit St Giles’ Cathedral and enjoy a relaxed musical concert from performers from all over the world in a unique and beautiful historical setting. 

Gone Native

Gone Native

Two native singer/songwriters return to the Fringe for the sixth consecutive year. 

Contini Live Lounge

Contini Live Lounge

In the Contini Live Lounge we will be featuring an eclectic mix of genres from some of Scotland’s top musicians. 

Elsa Jean McTaggart: Sing, Strings and New Things

Elsa Jean McTaggart: Sing, Strings and New Things

Take songs that stop conversations, a voice that could stop wars and a fiddle that stops at nothing, and you have the icon Elsa McTaggart. 

Elsa Jean McTaggart: Hebridean Fire

Elsa Jean McTaggart: Hebridean Fire

Five-star reviewed and ThreeWeeks Editors’ Award-winner Elsa Jean McTaggart, returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2018 to launch her well-known folk and Scottish music show,… 

Afternoon Acoustic Blues

Afternoon Acoustic Blues

A return visit by Scottish duo Malt & Rye to the award-winning Edinburgh Jazz Bar with their own brand of acoustic blues and roots music played on acoustic guitar and double bass w… 

Misha's Gang

Misha's Gang

Herald Angel winners on their 2017 Fringe debut, Misha Rachlevsky and his 14-strong Gang (Russian String Orchestra) return to Edinburgh with a completely new set of powerful music … 

Simon & Garfunkel: Through the Years

Simon & Garfunkel: Through the Years

A unique concert, which celebrates the unforgettable music of Simon & Garfunkel. 

Simon Kempston

Simon Kempston

Following previous five-star reviews, this unique talent returns to perform thought-provoking, evocative, original songs in a wonderfully intimate setting. 

Anesti Danelis: Songs for a New World Order

Anesti Danelis: Songs for a New World Order

‘Anesti Danelis delivers the funny with a hefty side of heart. 

Sofía and Marcelo – The World Music Experience

Sofía and Marcelo – The World Music Experience

Sofía & Marcelo are an innovative Mexican duo who combine different musical elements to achieve an experience in the spectator. 

Live Music at SouthPour

Live Music at SouthPour

Join us for a prime selection of acoustic music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night with different musicians and duos specially chosen for the Fringe, performing each night i… 

#Pianodrome Live

#Pianodrome Live

Brilliant multi-instrumentalists S!nk host a nightly cornucopia of new music, movement and more in the world’s first ever #Pianodrome. 

Live Local Musicians

Live Local Musicians

Every night in the main bar, enjoy live music from local Scottish talent. Drop in and be entertained all night long. 

Festival Folk at the Oak

Festival Folk at the Oak

Thirty nights of the best local and international folk music showcasing a different artist each night. There’s only 30 seats, so book early to save disappointment. 

Fairmile at the Fringe

Fairmile at the Fringe

Sold out AMC (2016) and were accordingly awarded a coveted Fringe sell-out laurel. 

Raising Sand: A Tribute to Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

Raising Sand: A Tribute to Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

A faithful and heartfelt tribute to the beautiful Robert Plant and Alison Krauss album Raising Sand. 

Paul Gilbody

Paul Gilbody

From pin-drop delicacy to infectious grooves that leave you smiling, this renowned singer-songwriter brings you songs of love and seafood with some very special guest appearances. 

Alex O'Donnell

Alex O'Donnell

A 45-minute showcase of happiness, heartbreak and adventure as told by songwriter Alex. 

Main Street Blues: High Energy Blues

Main Street Blues: High Energy Blues

Main Street Blues are a high-energy blues band that bring together a powerful mix of acoustic and up-tempo electric blues material. 

I Got Rhythm – Night and Day

I Got Rhythm – Night and Day

One of Scotland’s most respected musicians and a versatile keyboard improviser in all styles, Richard Michael BEM brings his dazzling fingers and presentation skills to the fore in… 

Guitars at St Cecilia's: Two

Guitars at St Cecilia's: Two

Nature, love and life: a programme of 19th-century art song devised by Stephen Morrison (guitar) and Jenny Nex (soprano) who bring an impassioned immediacy to performance of works … 

Alastair Savage and Tom Rathbone: Scotland and Beyond

Alastair Savage and Tom Rathbone: Scotland and Beyond

An exciting collaboration featuring two of the country’s most versatile instrumentalists. 

Scotland’s Harp – A Celebration: One

Scotland’s Harp – A Celebration: One

Superb duo: Catriona McKay (Clarsach) and Chris Stout (Shetland fiddle/viola). 

Antonio Forcione and Sarah Jane Morris

Antonio Forcione and Sarah Jane Morris

Sarah Jane Morris and Antonio Forcione are promoting their collaborative album Compared to What. 

Brodsky Station

Brodsky Station

Brodsky Station is a watery, imaginative space where Joseph Brodsky’s poetry helps characters to tell a story of the struggle against circumstance, finding one’s place in the world… 

Pontoon

Pontoon

Since starting comedy just a few years ago Stu Woodings has managed to win a number of awards, as well as multiple nominations. 

Claude Bourbon: Medieval and Spanish Blues – Guitar and Songs

Claude Bourbon: Medieval and Spanish Blues – Guitar and Songs

Not a same ol’ same ol’ gig! Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performan… 

First Degree Burns

First Degree Burns

Join us for a Burns Night with a difference! Revisit old favourites and discover more about Scotland’s bard in this light-hearted performance of his much loved songs and poems. 

Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No 1

Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No 1

The orchestra of the Canongait and conductor Robert Dick make their 10th consecutive Fringe appearance with a performance of Tchaikovsky’s ever-popular first piano concerto, with p… 

Archie Fisher

Archie Fisher

For one night only! ‘One of Britain’s finest song interpreters’ (SingOut. 

Keyboards at St Cecilia's: Three

Keyboards at St Cecilia's: Three

For His Lordship’s entertainment: In August 1717, Handel joined Lord Carnarvon’s household as what we would now call composer in residence at Cannons where Johann Christoph Pepusch… 

Dean Friedman – Songs for Grownups

Dean Friedman – Songs for Grownups

Dean Friedman is currently playing his fourth year running in the Apex Hotel in Grassmarket, although he has been performing at the Edinburgh Fringe for years before that. 

Alastair Savage, Alone With History

Alastair Savage, Alone With History

A series of solo concerts celebrating the magical Scots fiddle tradition by one of the country’s leading exponents. 

Around the World With the Scottish Clarinet Quartet

Around the World With the Scottish Clarinet Quartet

The story of the clarinet told from a truly global perspective by Scotland’s premier clarinet ensemble, in virtuosic performances on clarinets of all sizes. 

Wéko Tsai

Wéko Tsai

Wéko is a Taiwanese-born singer-songwriter inspired by her multicultural upbringing in Scotland, Taiwan, Scandinavia and California. 

The Quiggs

The Quiggs

Stephen Quigg, a long established folksinger and former member of the legendary band The McCalmans, and Pernille Quigg, originally from Denmark, a folk singer and songwriter. 

Vivaldi and Bach Concertos and Orchestral Suite

Vivaldi and Bach Concertos and Orchestral Suite

The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a sixth consecutive year for two concerts. 

Dorec-a-belle – Highland Harmony Heaven

Dorec-a-belle – Highland Harmony Heaven

From Inverness, capital of the Highlands, this award-winning, indie-folk line-up bring their potent combination of gorgeous harmonies, catchy songs and unique instrumentation to th… 

Keyboards at St Cecilia's: Two

Keyboards at St Cecilia's: Two

Passionate international artist Martyna Kazmierczak has swiftly earned a specialist reputation for historical keyboard performance, mastering instruments from the 16th century thro… 

Alastair Savage: Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair Savage: Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair presents his annual celebration of the Scots fiddle tradition in the Canongate Kirk’s vibrant acoustic. 

Dean Friedman – Songwriting Masterclass

Dean Friedman – Songwriting Masterclass

Master songsmith Dean Friedman delivers a fun, informative, practical take on the art and craft of songwriting. 

Misha's Gang

Misha's Gang

Everything you would expect from a renowned Russian string orchestra. 

A Boy Named Cash: Johnny Cash Experience

A Boy Named Cash: Johnny Cash Experience

A one-man band greatest hits tribute to the legend Johnny Cash featuring Monty Cotton, as seen on The Voice. 

The Complete History of Jazz Piano (Over Three Nights)

The Complete History of Jazz Piano (Over Three Nights)

The History of Jazz Piano is now expanded into a journey over three nights taking in the greatest jazz pianists from Fats Waller to Oscar Peterson and Bill Evans. 

Acoustic Blues and Roots

Acoustic Blues and Roots

Main Street Blues, one of Scotland’s top blues bands, will be performing an exciting evening of foot stomping, acoustic blues and roots. 

Séance

Séance

Theatre today increasingly falls into one of two broad camps. 

Brack'n'File Sing Canadiana

Brack'n'File Sing Canadiana

Selling out shows in 2014 and 2015 and now returning for their fourth consecutive AMC year, Brack’n’File feature material from some of Canada’s foremost singer-songwriters in… 

The Rock 'n' Roll Relationship Show (Unplugged) – Free

The Rock 'n' Roll Relationship Show (Unplugged) – Free

Join Aaron Ayjay as he takes a comedic and sometimes musical journey through dating, marriage, divorce, death and other life experience stuff from his point of view… 

Guitars at St Cecilia's: One

Guitars at St Cecilia's: One

Scottish early guitar/lute specialist and composer Gordon Ferries plays solos by the great 19th-century guitarist/composer Mauro Giuliani including Le Bouquet Emblematique (where e… 

Alex Yellowlees Hot Club Quartet

Alex Yellowlees Hot Club Quartet

Alex – the Scottish modern-day Stephane Grappelli – on violin, and virtuoso guitarists Ged Brockie and Mike Nisbet plus legendary double bassist Kenny Ellis, perform truly into… 

An Audience with Wendy Carle Taylor

An Audience with Wendy Carle Taylor

Wendy’s spellbinding show offers stunning interpretations of contemporary and traditional Scots, French, American and Canadian songs: Leonard Cohen, Mark Knopfler, Robert Burns, … 

In Absence

In Absence

In Absence bring an all acoustic set to AMC for the first time, showcasing in its entirety their upcoming debut album. 

Guitarra Mexicano!

Guitarra Mexicano!

Stephen Morrison performs a recital of evocatively beautiful guitar music from the great nation of Mexico. 

The Roseberry Trio

The Roseberry Trio

These Fife musicians: Kirsty Howe (horn), Alasdair Hill (oboe) Janice Gibson (piano), will play their fifth Fringe, presenting a jazzy number by Paul Basler, romantic Schumann, a h… 

Taylor & Leigh's Country Blues Night

Taylor & Leigh's Country Blues Night

Edinburgh sibilings Taylor & Leigh return to the Fringe after last year’s sell-out show, bringing their blisteringly-hot country blues. 

Anny Celsi and Nelson Bragg with Duncan Maitland

Anny Celsi and Nelson Bragg with Duncan Maitland

Los Angeles pop-rockers Celsi and Bragg team up with Dublin’s Maitland, forming a high-energy, high-flying trio. 

Keyboards At St Cecilia's: One

Keyboards At St Cecilia's: One

Inaugurating the Friends of St Cecilia’s 2017 Fringe season in the stunningly refurbished concert hall on Niddry Street, John Kitchen and David Gerrard will demonstrate the flamboy… 

Rosie Nimmo

Rosie Nimmo

‘A gorgeous way to start the second hour of today’s show. 

Akiko Okamoto in Concert

Akiko Okamoto in Concert

This Japanese-born international pianist returns to the Fringe with a charming programme of music by Chopin, Bach and Mozart and finishes with Pictures at an Exhibition by Mussorg… 

All Chopin's Op Ten Studies

All Chopin's Op Ten Studies

Over two recitals, Stefan Warzycki performs all Chopin’s Op 10 études as recast for the left hand by Leopold Godowsky. 

Migrant Sisters

Migrant Sisters

Two Irish and eastern European women talk about immigration. 

Glenbervie Folk Duo

Glenbervie Folk Duo

Neil and Kathryn offer a unique blending of Scottish smallpipes, clarinet, vocals, guitar, whistles and maybe Highland pipes. 

Afternoon Acoustic Blues

Afternoon Acoustic Blues

New show for this year at the award winning Jazz Bar from Scottish duo Colorblind Slim. 

Violin and Piano in Stockbridge

Violin and Piano in Stockbridge

Violin and Piano. 

A Case of You: The Music of Joni Mitchell

A Case of You: The Music of Joni Mitchell

Returning from Australia after a successful Edinburgh Fringe debut in 2016, A Case of You is a poignant, imaginative and dynamic homage to one of the greatest songwriters of the Wo… 

A Songwriters' Circle

A Songwriters' Circle

Three of the UK’s finest singer-songwriters come together to perform their songs, collaborate and chat about the inspirations and processes behind their songwriting. 

Live @ McSorleys

Live @ McSorleys

McSorleys is Edinburgh’s premiere live music venue, showcasing up-and-coming local acts and the best Irish bands, seven nights a week. Edinburgh’s number one Irish bar! 

Acoustic Swing

Acoustic Swing

Ice-cool classics and red-hot originals from Scotland’s native guitar-slinging troubadour. 

Live Music at SouthPour

Live Music at SouthPour

A good dose of local acoustic talent, join us for a selection of music treats from some of Edinburgh’s finest musicians. 

Carey Marx: The Afterwife

Carey Marx: The Afterwife

As Carey’s marriage crumbles, he swaps his wife for a guitar, elopes with it and writes songs about how he’s definitely not having a midlife crisis. 

Misha's Gang

Misha's Gang

Everything you would expect from a renowned Russian string orchestra. 

Nick Harper

Nick Harper

Nick Harper has a rich acoustic/folk heritage (folk legend Roy Harper’s son) recognised worldwide. 

Matt Dunn

Matt Dunn

Local singer and guitarist Matt Dunn entertains every Friday at Angels Share. His style and repertoire caters to a wide audience. 

Gone Native

Gone Native

Two of Edinburgh’s finest resident songwriters Nicholson and Gore perform songs of freedom and social justice. 

Simon Kempston

Simon Kempston

Following 2016 five-star reviews, this unique talent returns to perform thought-provoking, evocative original songs in a wonderfully intimate setting. 

Nick Cope's Family Song Book

Nick Cope's Family Song Book

‘Nick Cope is the indie-surrealist kids’ entertainer Robyn Hitchcock and Syd Barrett, foolishly distracted by cult status, never were. 

Jamie MacDowell and Tom Thum

Jamie MacDowell and Tom Thum

One is good with his fingers, the other is good with his mouth. 

Google Drive

Google Drive

When choosing the most appropriate art form to explain statistical significance, Dan Attfield settled on hip-hop as having the most educational value. 

Africa Entsha

Africa Entsha

Africa Entsha, a smart, slick a cappella five-piece who reached a global audience in 2010 performing at the World Cup opening ceremony. 

Phoenix Session @ Gem Electric

Phoenix Session @ Gem Electric

Phoenix Session is based in London and works with some of the most exciting emerging artists from the UK’s independent music scene. 

Jacqueline Kroft

Jacqueline Kroft

Jacqueline & the Sensations is a band from the UK that performs Jacqueline’s original songs. 

Carly Smallman: A Work in Progress and Other Terrible Stories About Why I Keep Ruining it for Myself

Carly Smallman: A Work in Progress and Other Terrible Stories About Why I Keep Ruining it for Myself

Star of ITV and BBC, Carly Smallman makes her Brighton Fringe debut with a work-in-progress hour of comedy. 

Mark Lester Steps In

Mark Lester Steps In

The world’s going to hell in a handcart, with climate change, extremism and cliches like ‘going to hell in a handcart’. 

B.fest @ The Level

B.fest @ The Level

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Happy Birthday, Bob

Happy Birthday, Bob

From his first eponymous album in 1962 to his latest, Fallen Angels, via his never-ending tour, Bob Dylan has always divided opinion: Upsetting the Establishment as a Folk/protest … 

Beethoven at the Lunchtime Concerts Chapel Royal

Beethoven at the Lunchtime Concerts Chapel Royal

Beethoven at lunchtimes. 

Ivy Davies: Play Ground

Ivy Davies: Play Ground

“Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground” said Roosevelt. 

New Note Orchestra and Guests

New Note Orchestra and Guests

New Note Orchestra and Guests. 

The Wild & Friends

The Wild & Friends

The Wild is a three piece Americana/Alternative Folk band from Sussex, aged between 16 and 17, playing all original material uniquely arranged and utilising the many instruments th… 

94 Strings Harp Duo: From Bach to the Beach Boys

94 Strings Harp Duo: From Bach to the Beach Boys

Captivating harp duo, 94 Strings, is a collaboration between Sussex-based harpists Alexandra King and Fiona Hosford. 

Paul Prem Nadama

Paul Prem Nadama

Paul Prem Nadama is a singer-songwriter-guitarist of beautiful, soulful acoustic songs, with a new-age twist. 

For all the fires not yet lit: Work in Progress

For all the fires not yet lit: Work in Progress

“Stories can conquer fear, you know. 

An Dhá: Supertigers

An Dhá: Supertigers

Follow multi-award-winning fiddle/cello duo An Dhá as they prowl through an Urban Folk music jungle, hunting perfection and exploring the wilderness of the Celtic tradition. 

Dean Friedman: Songs for Grownups

Dean Friedman: Songs for Grownups

This legendary singer/songwriter/Pop-icon performs his chart hits ‘Ariel’, ‘Lucky Stars’, ‘Lydia’ and more. 

Mairi Orr

Mairi Orr

Mairi is a Scottish singer/songwriter celebrating the vibrant connection between Scots and American roots music. 

The Eclectic Guitar of Tony Mitchell

The Eclectic Guitar of Tony Mitchell

Following his two very successful previous shows, Mitchell returns with another programme of solos, including his own compositions and songs in various styles. 

Hommage à Robert Schumann

Hommage à Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann’s Fairy Tales for clarinet, viola and piano, stormy and tender, set the mood for György Kurtág’s deeply-felt Hommage to R. 

Jimmy Hutchison

Jimmy Hutchison

Jimmy Hutchison will take you on a guided tour through Scottish traditional song, from the Bothy Ballads of the north-east of Scotland, love songs, humorous songs to the great Bord… 

Harpsichords for St Cecilia's 2

Harpsichords for St Cecilia's 2

John Kitchen’s latest programme promises his audience uncommon delights. 

Pernille and Stephen Quigg

Pernille and Stephen Quigg

Former member of the legendary McCalmans, Stephen has formed a new duo with his Danish wife Pernille. 

Clive Gregson

Clive Gregson

Born in Manchester, now based in Texas, Clive Gregson is a world-renowned and accomplished singer, musician and producer. 

Archie Fisher

Archie Fisher

For one night only! ‘One of Britain’s finest song interpreters’ (SingOut. 

Harpsichords for St Cecilia's 1

Harpsichords for St Cecilia's 1

Jean Rondeau has been stirring up the early music scene since winning the Bruges Harpsichord Competition. 

Sandy Brechin and Ewan Wilkinson

Sandy Brechin and Ewan Wilkinson

Driving traditional and original songs, plus breakneck speed tune sets from the highly successful ten-year partnership of accordion ambassador Sandy Brechin and Borders singer and … 

Familiar Ghost

Familiar Ghost

Familiar Ghost is an eclectic mix of the wiliest of musicians bringing together a thoughtful blend of lyrics and melody, augmented with an array of vocal harmonies and instrumentat… 

Scottish Saxophone Ensemble

Scottish Saxophone Ensemble

The Scottish Saxophone Ensemble present haunting psalms and whirling reels by contemporary Irish and Scottish composers Ian Wilson, Ross Ainslie and Eddie McGuire, and welcomes spe… 

Guitars for St Cecilia's

Guitars for St Cecilia's

Gordon Ferries presents a new, mainly solo programme inspired by compositions of the early nineteenth-century Hungarian guitar virtuoso, Johann Kaspar Mertz. 

Complete Beethoven Piano Concerti 3

Complete Beethoven Piano Concerti 3

Conductor Robert Dick and Orchestra of the Canongait’s wider 2016 project encompasses performing nine Beethoven symphonies and five piano concerti. 

Caroline Gilmour

Caroline Gilmour

Caroline Gilmour could be a worldwide smash’ (Sun). 

The Mars Patrol (Acoustic)

The Mars Patrol (Acoustic)

One of Scotland’s best bands make their Fringe debut with an intimate, one-off acoustic show at the Merchant’s Hall, playing songs from their new album, Human Condition. 

Complete Beethoven Piano Concerti 2

Complete Beethoven Piano Concerti 2

Robert Dick and his Orchestra of the Canongait’s wider 2016 project encompasses performing nine Beethoven symphonies and five piano concerti. 

Again... It's Ragged Glory!

Again... It's Ragged Glory!

The band’s fifth consecutive year appearing at the AMC. 

North Sea Gas In Concert

North Sea Gas In Concert

Once again the band take the stage at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with great songs taken from their latest album, Fire in the Glen, and material from previous albums. 

Brian Kennedy – The Essential Collection

Brian Kennedy – The Essential Collection

25 years later and he is only getting started. 

Claude Bourbon: Medieval and Spanish Blues – Guitar and Songs

Claude Bourbon: Medieval and Spanish Blues – Guitar and Songs

Not a same ol’ same ol’ gig! Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performan… 

Alastair Savage, Alone With History

Alastair Savage, Alone With History

2016 sees the release of Alastair’s long-awaited fourth album and his first completely unaccompanied fiddle recording. 

Nick Harper

Nick Harper

Nick Harper is a great guitarist and a good singer, but a middling lyricist. 

Piano Masterworks at the Fringe 2016

Piano Masterworks at the Fringe 2016

USA-based, New Zealand pianist Charles Whitehead programmes an intriguing recital of Bach, Chopin, the grand Liszt Sonata, plus Persian-influenced music by fellow New Zealand piani… 

Double D

Double D

Double D’s performances are always an enjoyable mixture of songs and tunes, mainly Scottish traditional, or modern but in a traditional style. 

Beyond the Blue

Beyond the Blue

A songwriting partnership, forged in the wilds of Scotland. 

Steve Tilston and Jez Lowe – Writes and Songs

Steve Tilston and Jez Lowe – Writes and Songs

Two of the UK’s acoustic/folk scene’s finest songwriters join forces for a concert filled with songs and music, chat and banter and intimate insights into their approach to their c… 

The Power of the Pen: 80 Years of Song

The Power of the Pen: 80 Years of Song

Ian Bruce and Ian Walker combined have been producing songs for 80 years! Their creative partnership is unique in current Scottish folk music, both for the quality and worldwide re… 

Bach Cello Suites

Bach Cello Suites

Come and experience Anne-Isabel Meyer, the London-based cellist who returns again to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to perform all the Bach Cello Suites over three days. 

Bachiana

Bachiana

This acclaimed cellist returns with Bach expert, Peter Lea-Cox, to play Schumann’s accompanied versions of the six Bach cello Suites. 

Missing Pieces – Celebrating Women of Note

Missing Pieces – Celebrating Women of Note

Acclaimed violin and piano duo Sophia Bartlette and Amoret Abis celebrate women composers in an exciting, eclectic mix of genres and great works. 

Depresstival, Tim Loud: Antifolks

Depresstival, Tim Loud: Antifolks

Two antifolk-Punk musicians, Depresstival and Tim Loud, bring their melodic, musical whinge fest to Bob’s BlundaBus. 

PanAcoustic

PanAcoustic

Paul Joseph and Matt Solstone formed PanAcoustic in 2014 through a mutual love of instrumental acoustic music and knowing the infinite possibilities of the guitar duo. 

Absolutely Amazing!

Absolutely Amazing!

Be astounded by Stefan Warzycki’s series of two recitals of virtuoso works from the left-hand piano music repertoire. 

Alastair Savage and Tom Rathbone, Scotland and Beyond

Alastair Savage and Tom Rathbone, Scotland and Beyond

An exciting collaboration between one of Scotland’s most versatile fiddle exponents and virtuoso English cellist Tom Rathbone. 

Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair presents a concert of music from Scotland’s proud fiddle tradition in the wonderful ambience of the Canongate Kirk. 

Home Is Where the Harp Is

Home Is Where the Harp Is

Atmospheric songs, an eclectic range of instruments, beautiful harmonies and arrangements blended with Scottish, Irish and African traditions. 

Rab Noakes

Rab Noakes

Rab Noakes returns to AMC with a show based on his well-received 2015 album I’m Walkin’ Here. 

Missing Pieces – Celebrating Women of Note

Missing Pieces – Celebrating Women of Note

Acclaimed violin and piano duo Sophia Bartlette and Amoret Abis celebrate women composers in an exciting, eclectic mix of genres and great works. 

Complete Beethoven Piano Concerti 1

Complete Beethoven Piano Concerti 1

Conductor Robert Dick and Orchestra of the Canongait’s wider 2016 project encompasses performing all nine Beethoven symphonies and five piano concerti. 

Joni & Me

Joni & Me

Singer/songwriter Joanna Eden traces the musical journey of her hero Joni Mitchell. 

Taylor & Leigh's Country Blues Night

Taylor & Leigh's Country Blues Night

Taylor & Leigh return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with their sell-out show of blisteringly hot country blues. 

Gospel World

Gospel World

Cillis – short for St. 

Paul Gilbody

Paul Gilbody

From pin-drop delicacy to infectious grooves that leave you smiling. 

Gone Native

Gone Native

Gone Native is made up of two Scottish musicians, Kevin Gore and Bobby Nicholson, who decided that there wasn’t enough of a local presence at the Fringe. 

Music of Dowland, Purcell and the Stuarts

Music of Dowland, Purcell and the Stuarts

Countertenor James Laing, theorbo player James Akers and bass violist Susanna Pell’s hour long feast of Dowland was one of the most spectacular concerts I have attended in a whil… 

Coreen Scott and Friends

Coreen Scott and Friends

An acoustic programme of traditional and contemporary songs in French and English presented by singer Coreen Scott and friends. 

Luke Jackson

Luke Jackson

Luke is a young roots singer/songwriter from Canterbury, Kent, and 2013 saw him nominated for both the Horizon Award for Best Emerging Talent and the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award. 

Guitar Selection Box

Guitar Selection Box

Enjoy an indulgently refreshing, mix of luxuriant guitar music. 

Larry Kaplan – Songs for an August Moon

Larry Kaplan – Songs for an August Moon

Highly respected songwriter Larry from today’s American folk tradition returns to AMC and the Fringe with original ballads and powerful contemporary messages, told with the care of… 

Alex Yellowlees Band

Alex Yellowlees Band

‘Simply outstanding jazz musicianship’ (Turin International Jazz Festival). 

The James Taylor Story

The James Taylor Story

This educational, charming piece on an American folk-rock visionary is fittingly presented by an up-and-coming sensation of the same genre, Dan Clews. 

The Roseberry Trio

The Roseberry Trio

These Fife musicians return once again to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

A Songwriters' Circle

A Songwriters' Circle

Three of the UK’s finest singer-songwriters come together to perform their songs, collaborate and chat about the inspirations and processes behind their songwriting. 

Rosie Nimmo

Rosie Nimmo

‘What a gorgeous way to start the second hour of today’s show with studio guest, Rosie Nimmo. 

Sainte Jane, American Folk / Americana Duo

Sainte Jane, American Folk / Americana Duo

Sainte Jane: Born from Lauren St. 

Folk at the Fringe

Folk at the Fringe

We walk down into the stone basement of the Royal Oak; a tiny room, space for a couple of performers and a crowd of about thirty, all crammed in. 

Kiya Heartwood and Tejas

Kiya Heartwood and Tejas

Kiya Heartwood is an award-winning roots folk singer-songwriter who performs with her band Tejas (Anna Harris on fiddle/backing vocals and Jana Pochop on guitar). 

Highland Harmony Heaven

Highland Harmony Heaven

Since winning the Sunday Herald’s Best Unsigned Band Competition in 2013, Inverness’s all-female foursome, Dorec-a-belle, have played across Scotland, including at major festivals … 

Dean Friedman – Story Songs

Dean Friedman – Story Songs

This legendary singer/songwriter and pop-icon performs his chart hits Ariel, Lucky Stars, Lydia and more. 

Cello and Piano Recital

Cello and Piano Recital

This American cello and piano duo, on their Fringe debut, will perform two glorious masterpieces: Beethoven’s Viennese classical Sonata in A major, op. 

Akiko Okamoto in Concert

Akiko Okamoto in Concert

It would be hard to find a piano recital in this year’s festivals better than those by this Japanese-born international soloist. 

Blues! Acoustic Blues and Roots

Blues! Acoustic Blues and Roots

New for this year: Main Street Blues have created a fully acoustic blues and roots show with a powerful set of original material plus blues classics. 

Little Song Webs

Little Song Webs

Let acoustic duo Lunabaï weave you into a world of spirited sound. 

¡Saxo Clásico!

¡Saxo Clásico!

‘Infectious energy!’ (Observer). 

Folk at the Fringe

Folk at the Fringe

Lost Horizons presents some of the finest folk and acoustic music from across the UK. 

Megan Blyth Singer/Songwriter

Megan Blyth Singer/Songwriter

Singer/songwriter from Inverness. Deep, melodic and lyrical songs from a young new talent. Inspirations include PJ Harvey, Stevie Nicks, Lisa Gerard. 

Bach for Solo Violin

Bach for Solo Violin

The accomplished and acclaimed Hungarian-born violinist Tamas Fejes returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to perform from his debut CD a selection of Sonatas and Partitas by JS … 

One Hundred Years of Jazz Song

One Hundred Years of Jazz Song

In the setting of voice, bass and guitar, Sophie Bancroft and Tom Lyne create a dynamic, entertaining and intimate interpretation of beautiful songs. 

Malones PBH Free Fringe

Malones PBH Free Fringe

Part of the PBH Free Fringe, Malones will play host to a variety of musicians from across the globe. 

Acoustic Swing

Acoustic Swing

Ice-cool classics and red-hot originals from Scotland’s native guitar-slinging troubadour. 

Simon Kempston

Simon Kempston

Rare chance to enjoy this unique talent performing thought-provoking, evocative original songs in one of Scotland’s most intimate music venues. 

Bluesy Trio Hot Tin Roof

Bluesy Trio Hot Tin Roof

Three guys playing stripped back, bluesy tunes about life and the world we live in. 

A Boy Named Cash

A Boy Named Cash

Monty Cotton, a seasoned performer and musician woke up one day and realised he could imitate Johnny Cash. 

The Folk side of Classical

The Folk side of Classical

Join Classical Folk for another evening of Schubert, Paganini, Massenet, Boccherini; gipsy and folk songs; tales of composers. 

From Palestine to Brighton

From Palestine to Brighton

An unique opportunity to hear some of the best young musicians from the Gaza Music School, part of the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music. 

Hannah Brackenbury: Jumbled

Hannah Brackenbury: Jumbled

Brighton-based musical comedian Hannah Brackenbury performs silly songs on the themes of pound shops, vodka, selfies, tiny horses, cake, country music, cats and more! 

Harp-Hearted

Harp-Hearted

Professional harpist Alice Kirwan brings an unique and innovative harp recital programme to One Church Brighton. 

Jacko Hooper

Jacko Hooper

Jacko Hooper combines delicate acoustic noodlings with a soulful, emotive voice. 

The Tailor of Gloucester

The Tailor of Gloucester

This award-winning theatre company returns with its hilarious, heart-warming adaptation of the Beatrix Potter tale of a poor tailor, who falls foul of his cat when he rescues the m… 

The Broken Heart Trio

The Broken Heart Trio

Joyful swing and vocal harmony, from a time when men were gentlemen and courteous, and women were true and noble. 

The Joy of Junk

The Joy of Junk

Well-loved street performers, Edinburgh Fringe sell-outs, and ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ semi-finalists, Bang On!, create captivating rhythms using anything from plastic bags and wat… 

Dean Friedman: Story Songs

Dean Friedman: Story Songs

Short stories set to music. 

Sarah Jane Morris and Antonio Forcione

Sarah Jane Morris and Antonio Forcione

Sarah Jane Morris and Antonio Forcione come together in a worldwide tour to promote the launch of their collaborative album, ‘Compared to What’, which includes some wry comedy, lov… 

Know My Neighbour Pop Up Cafe

Know My Neighbour Pop Up Cafe

Join the Know My Neighbour campaign for a week of free activities and performances to encourage neighbourliness in our city! Come and be entertained, connect with others and all wh… 

Simon & Garfunkel: Through The Years

Simon & Garfunkel: Through The Years

Pulling up a stool in front of the intimate, softly lit stage down in the basement of Komedia, reminiscent of so many NYC music venues, the audience and I settled in to enjoy the… 

Airs & Grace Notes

Airs & Grace Notes

Local Brighton pianist, Johan de Cock, presents an hour-long recital of Baroque sonatas by Antonio Soler, a classical sonata by Joseph Haydn, two late elegies by Franz Liszt, selec… 

Mishka Shubaly + Support

Mishka Shubaly + Support

Mishka Shubaly defies easy description. 

Limelight

Limelight

Just the usual open mic night at the Iron Duke. 

Afternoon Recital with Helen Burford

Afternoon Recital with Helen Burford

Critically-acclaimed pianist Helen Burford returns to Brighton Fringe with a fascinating solo programme, featuring works by Somei Satoh, Piazzolla, Handel and Timo Andres. 

In the Smoke

In the Smoke

Since 2007, award-winning a cappella sensation ‘In the Smoke’ has been wowing audiences with its own high-energy take on great songs you know and great songs you don’t . 

Pilgrimage: A New British Tradition of Walking with Soul

Pilgrimage: A New British Tradition of Walking with Soul

Singing minstrels Guy Hayward and Will Parsons of the British Pilgrimage Trust, lead us in an evening about the re-introduction of pilgrimage to 21st century Britain. 

Missing Pieces: Celebrating Women of Note

Missing Pieces: Celebrating Women of Note

Acclaimed violin and piano duo Sophia Bartlette and Amoret Abis return for their third Brighton Fringe recital to celebrate women composers. 

Classical Spectacular

Classical Spectacular

Sublime popular classics by celebrated British composers, featuring professional soloists and instrumentalists, amidst stunning surroundings of St Bartholomew’s Church. 

I Demand a Recount!

I Demand a Recount!

One year on from “the closest election in modern times” ‘I Demand a Recount!’ tackles the questions that can’t wait until GE2020. 

Zaza Music Presents: Martha Tilston

Zaza Music Presents: Martha Tilston

Martha Tilston has carved her unique niche in the modern English folk scene with sharp, original songs that dissect the modern world. 

Brighton Showcase at The Brunswick

Brighton Showcase at The Brunswick

The Brighton Showcase hosts the best in new and up-and-coming local talent every Wednesday evening at award-winning venue, The Brunswick. 

Jazz Jam at The Brunswick

Jazz Jam at The Brunswick

Brighton’s premier ‘Jazz Jam’ with Paul Richards. 

We Are Stardust!

We Are Stardust!

Hullabaloo Community Quire presents ‘We Are Stardust!’ Join Hullabaloo and friends Robb Johnson, Naomi Bedford, Bela Emerson, Steven Grainger and WeBop choir, for a joyful celebra… 

Terry Pack's Trees plus The Cloggz

Terry Pack's Trees plus The Cloggz

Terry Pack’s Trees is an unfeasibly large ensemble, of up to 40 local musicians, which performs exciting, groove-based, new and original jazz. 

Ellie Ford

Ellie Ford

Ellie Ford is an alternative folk artist who fronts a five-piece band of multi-instrumentalists. 

Orchestra of Sound and Light

Orchestra of Sound and Light

Share the excitement of ensemble performance of brand new works by young composers, with the Orchestra of Sound and Light. 

Folk Off Sessions

Folk Off Sessions

The Fiddler’s Elbow plays host to a showcase of alternative folk, blues and roots acts for the third year running, featuring Black Fields, Paul Murray, Edd Mann, Warsaw Radio, Rota… 

An Evening with Preston Reed

An Evening with Preston Reed

The New York master tweaks the nose of musical convention, pokes the eye of received wisdom and burns the rule book of the past. 

The Aurea Quartet with Scottish Voices

The Aurea Quartet with Scottish Voices

Glasgow-based Aurea Quartet comprises of four prize-winning graduates of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. 

Folk to Funk

Folk to Funk

An eclectic mix of great songs with North London’s finest harmonymongers. 

Alex Hodgson Presents a Braw Bricht Moonlicht Nicht

Alex Hodgson Presents a Braw Bricht Moonlicht Nicht

Returning to The Brunton (Musselburgh) with original and traditional Scottish folk music, stories and songs delivered with a charismatic stage presence and unique sense of humour. 

Songs of the Scots

Songs of the Scots

Linten Adie is an Edinburgh-based community singing group. 

Clive Gregson

Clive Gregson

Born in Manchester, now based in Texas, Clive Gregson is an accomplished singer, musician and producer of world-renown. 

Cathal McConnell and Friends

Cathal McConnell and Friends

Renowned traditional music genius, Cathal McConnell, founding member of the Boys of the Lough is joined by Christine Hanson on cello and Duncan Wood on fiddle, for an unmissable co… 

Patsy Reid

Patsy Reid

Described by Lau’s Aidan O’Rourke as having ‘an accuracy and tone that many fiddlers only dream of,’ Patsy is one of the UK’s finest and most in-demand traditional musicians. 

Pernille and Stephen Quigg

Pernille and Stephen Quigg

Former member of the legendary McCalmans, Stephen has formed a new duo with his Danish wife Pernille. 

Simon and Garfunkel – Through the Years

Simon and Garfunkel – Through the Years

Dan Haynes and Pete Richards of Bookends have returned to the Fringe to once again give us their mesmerising renditions of some of Simon and Garfunkel’s most beloved songs. 

Kathy Stewart & Her Frequent Flyers

Kathy Stewart & Her Frequent Flyers

Kathy Stewart, American singer and songwriter from White Plains, New York, brings her music to the Edinburgh Festival. Backed by her band of Frequent Flyers. Pure emotion. 

Dick Gaughan

Dick Gaughan

The only performer to hold the dual honours of a Lifetime Achievement award by BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and induction into the Scots Traditional Music Hall of Fame, Gaughan returns … 

Pianists of Edinburgh Napier University

Pianists of Edinburgh Napier University

Students of Edinburgh Napier University return to the Fringe to perform a wonderful selection of solo piano repertoire, including works by Bach, Mozart, Schumann and Brahms. 

Mendelssohn Cello Sonatas

Mendelssohn Cello Sonatas

Tim Cais and Chris Harding present two recitals of cello and piano music focusing on the works of Felix Mendelssohn, including both Cello Sonatas and the stunning Variations Concer… 

Antonio Forcione and Adriano Adewale

Antonio Forcione and Adriano Adewale

Award-winning guitar virtuoso Antonio Forcione joins dynamic Brazilian percussionist Adriano Adewale to form a breathtaking duo which masterfully blends soul-jazz and Brazilian gui… 

Euan Drysdale – The Music and Words of Burns and Gow

Euan Drysdale – The Music and Words of Burns and Gow

Featuring singer/songwriter Euan Drysdale on vocals, guitar and piano and Alastair Savage on fiddle. 

The Eclectic Guitar of Tony Mitchell

The Eclectic Guitar of Tony Mitchell

Following his AMC 2014 Fringe sell-out show, well-known Edinburgh musician Tony Mitchell (ex Rankin File member) returns with solos, songs and self-compositions in a variety of aco… 

Steph Macleod

Steph Macleod

Steph Macleod is a critically acclaimed singer/songwriter who is getting airplay on Radio 2 as well getting to play gigs all over the UK and Europe. 

Pistol Pete Wearn - Footstomping Acoustic Blues

Pistol Pete Wearn - Footstomping Acoustic Blues

Tearing it up with his own raucous interpretation of traditional blues, Pistol Pete Wearn is a renowned vocalist, slide guitarist, harmonica player and songwriter. 

Ragged Glory

Ragged Glory

This well-established, popular local group have one simple aim: to entertain. 

Rosie Nimmo

Rosie Nimmo

‘Pure of voice and flexible enough to shift her overall tone from a high silky, almost hypnotic lull. 

Taylor & Leigh's Country Blues Night with Special Guest Zara Janjua

Taylor & Leigh's Country Blues Night with Special Guest Zara Janjua

Heather has the voice of an angel with the power of a hurricane. 

Allan Taylor – Endless Highway

Allan Taylor – Endless Highway

Allan will sing his songs of the road, written from a lifetime of travelling throughout the world. 

Larry Kaplan–  Folk Music

Larry Kaplan– Folk Music

Song for The Bowdoin, Old Zeb, and Song for Gale – examples from a writer considered a leading voice in the American folk tradition. 

Amos & Rocks: Hello Stranger

Amos & Rocks: Hello Stranger

Amos and Rocks make a long awaited return to Edinburgh and the Fringe with a superb compilation of songs, with material from their first two albums and also from their exciting new… 

Sandy Brechin and Ewan Wilkinson

Sandy Brechin and Ewan Wilkinson

Driving traditional and original songs, plus breakneck speed tune sets from the highly successful ten-year partnership of accordion ambassador Sandy Brechin and Borders singer and … 

Alastair Savage, Scottish Fiddle Journey

Alastair Savage, Scottish Fiddle Journey

The upstairs room in the historic Arthur Conan Doyle building offers the perfect setting for a relaxed evening of fiddle melodies by one of the country’s leading exponents. 

Claude Bourbon: Medieval and Spanish Blues – Guitar and Songs

Claude Bourbon: Medieval and Spanish Blues – Guitar and Songs

Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances that take blues, S… 

Various Moons

Various Moons

The curious and eclectic musical world of Edinburgh-based duo, Various Moons, comprising artist, songwriter and poet, Colin Donati, and jazz-influenced firebrand classical cellist,… 

Nick Harper

Nick Harper

As the son of legendary folk-rock star Roy Harper, and one-time member of New Wave pop band Squeeze, Nick has a lot to live up to. 

Bach and Brahms

Bach and Brahms

The accomplished London-based cellist Anne-Isabel Meyer and Edinburgh pianist Chris Harding play three consecutive concerts of Bach’s Gamben Sonatas and Brahms’ magnificent Cel… 

Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Old and New

Alastair returns to the wonderful surroundings of the Canongate Kirk for his annual celebration of the Scottish fiddle tradition. 

Bach Cello Suites

Bach Cello Suites

Come and experience once again Anne-Isabel Meyer’s performances of the six Cello Suites over three days in St Cuthbert’s Parish Church. 

C H O cello P I N

C H O cello P I N

Technical wizardry and impressive attention to detail. 

Scotland's Harps – A Celebration 1

Scotland's Harps – A Celebration 1

Siblings Màiri and Calum Macleod present an exciting programme demonstrating the variety of Scottish clàrsach music across a number of genres through original compositions, tradi… 

The Showhawk Duo

The Showhawk Duo

British guitarists The Showhawk Duo have dazzled audiences worldwide with their spectacular approach to playing the guitar. 

Scottish Bagpiping

Scottish Bagpiping

Strangely, apart from the Military Tattoo, there is not much piping in Edinburgh during the Festival. 

Complete Brahms Symphonies

Complete Brahms Symphonies

The Orchestra of the Canongait and its conductor, Robert Dick, have been developing an enviable reputation over the past few years for the quality of their performances of some of … 

Norman Lamont and the Heaven Sent

Norman Lamont and the Heaven Sent

Norman Lamont returns to AMC with more toe-tapping observations. 

Five Happy Dead Boys – the Lo-fi Musical

Five Happy Dead Boys – the Lo-fi Musical

Low fidelity musical based on the horror-romantic comic saga by Davide Toffolo with the songs of Tre Allegri Ragazzi Morti, the popular indie band with the skull masks. 

Guitars for St Cecilia's

Guitars for St Cecilia's

Gordon Ferries and Stephen Morrison return with a new compilation to delight their many followers. 

Paula Ryan – Celtic Singer/Songwriter

Paula Ryan – Celtic Singer/Songwriter

Paula Ryan is a compelling singer/songwriter from Ireland, whose powerful, insightful songs are inspired by the lyricism and passion of her Gaelic roots and driven by funky rhythmi… 

Simon Thacker's Svara-Kanti

Simon Thacker's Svara-Kanti

Scotland’s visionary guitarist/composer returns with an astonishingly powerful new trio line-up of his award-winning Indo-Western ensemble, with Raju das Baul, mesmerising exponent… 

Paul Gilbody

Paul Gilbody

From pin-drop delicacy to infectious grooves that leave you smiling. 

The David Latto Band

The David Latto Band

The David Latto Band bring their brand of celtic-tinged Americana to [email protected] Bride’s and the Fringe for the first time. 

Alex Yellowlees Hot Club Jazz Quartet

Alex Yellowlees Hot Club Jazz Quartet

‘Simply outstanding jazz musicianship’ (Turin International Jazz Festival). 

Dean Friedman – Songs for Grownups

Dean Friedman – Songs for Grownups

This legendary singer/songwriter performs his classic hits Ariel, Lucky Stars, Lydia and more. 

Miriam Jones

Miriam Jones

Critically acclaimed and loved by audiences across North America and the UK, Canadian born, Oxford-dwelling Miriam Jones will open the Connected Arts Festival in 2015. 

Coreen Scott and Friends

Coreen Scott and Friends

A relaxed and informal programme of songs presented by Scottish singer Coreen Scott. 

A Songwriters' Circle

A Songwriters' Circle

Three of Scotland’s finest singer/songwriters come together to perform their songs, collaborate and chat about the inspirations and processes behind their songwriting. 

Sarah-Jane Morris: Bloody Rain

Sarah-Jane Morris: Bloody Rain

The British soul, jazz and r’n’b singer who topped the UK pop charts with The Communards in 1986 with ‘Don’t Leave Me This Way’. 

Bruce & Walker with Fraser Bruce and Moe Walker

Bruce & Walker with Fraser Bruce and Moe Walker

Fringe sell-out show 2014! ‘. 

Acoustic and High Energy Electric Blues

Acoustic and High Energy Electric Blues

Hard-hitting blues from Edinburgh four-piece: Main Street Blues are a high energy blues band that brings together a powerful mix of acoustic and up-tempo electric blues material, w… 

A Quarter Century of Song

A Quarter Century of Song

Irish singer/songwriter, novelist, coach on The Voice of Ireland. 

Colin Kingsley in His 90s and Mozart in His 20s

Colin Kingsley in His 90s and Mozart in His 20s

Come to hear Colin Kingsley at 90 years old playing Mozart at age 22 (Sonata in C K309) and age 31 (Rondo in A minor K511), also stylish Schubert spring-like Grieg, idyllic Chabrie… 

Comicunication

Comicunication

An absurdly hilarious and quite often musical exploration of the inner subtleties of communication. From synonyms to accents, subtext to mood, delivery to… timing. 

Troubadour Blues

Troubadour Blues

Local songwriter Allan Grant. 

Sun Kil Moon

Sun Kil Moon

Over the last 20 years Mark Kozelek has been ploughing his own unique furrow, through his work in the band Red House Painters and through the moniker Sun Kil Moon, leading him to o… 

Graeme Mearns: Acoustic Swing

Graeme Mearns: Acoustic Swing

Ice-cool classics and red-hot originals – not to mention ‘a certain roguish charm’ (Herald) from Scotland’s native guitar-slinging troubadour. 

Acoustic and High Energy Electric Blues

Acoustic and High Energy Electric Blues

Hard-hitting blues from Edinburgh four-piece: Main Street Blues are a high energy blues band that brings together a powerful mix of acoustic and up-tempo electric blues material, w… 

Bluesy Trio: Hot Tin Roof

Bluesy Trio: Hot Tin Roof

Hot Tin Roof is a blues based trio playing stripped back atmospheric music about life and the world we live in. 

Oliver Suddon – For One Night Only!

Oliver Suddon – For One Night Only!

Oliver Suddon, comedian and broadcaster, hosts a relaxing evening of comedy and music with a variety of selected performers from the Fringe and creates radio broadcast inserts for … 

Autumn's Here

Autumn's Here

Alison Chabloz returns to the Fringe this year with bespoke music show Autumn’s Here, a refreshing blend of acoustic song and musical satire. 

OUT of ABINGDON – Small Steps

OUT of ABINGDON – Small Steps

A giant leap in the continuing musical journey of OUT of ABINGDON, back from Australia for their third Fringe! This soulful Australian duo combines intricate melodies and driving r… 

Free Fringe Music Festival

Free Fringe Music Festival

From now until August 31st, visitors can soak in the buzzing atmosphere at Edinburgh’s premiere music venue. 

Lost Horizons Presents Folk at the Fringe

Lost Horizons Presents Folk at the Fringe

Lost Horizons returns with the finest folk/acoustic music from across the UK. 

Gone Native

Gone Native

Two of Edinburgh’s finest resident songwriters perform a showcase of original and traditional Celtic music. 

Lost Horizons Presents Folk at the Fringe

Lost Horizons Presents Folk at the Fringe

Lost Horizons returns with the finest folk/acoustic music from across the UK. 

Simon Kempston

Simon Kempston

Rare chance to enjoy this unique, individual talent performing his thought-provoking, evocative original songs in one of Scotland’s most intimate music venues. 

Matt Dunn

Matt Dunn

Local singer and guitarist Matt Dunn entertains every Friday at Angels Share. His style and repertoire caters to a wide audience. 

Beyond Harlem Nocturne: Terry Edwards and Neil Fraser

Beyond Harlem Nocturne: Terry Edwards and Neil Fraser

Having collaborated on and off since the early 90s on Tindersticks albums and French director Clare Denis’ soundtracks, legendary multi-instrumentalist Terry Edwards (PJ Harvey, … 

Where Are the Villains Now

Where Are the Villains Now

Protest music night taking on the BBC. 

Bizarre Guitar and Terse Verse

Bizarre Guitar and Terse Verse

Bizarre Guitar and Terse Verse. 

Lynn Hazelton

Lynn Hazelton

One of Australia’s finest songsmiths brings you the Open Hearted Way. 

Festival Folk at the Oak

Festival Folk at the Oak

The Royal Oak is one of the most famous hubs of folk music in Edinburgh; the 30-seater downstairs lounge has been dubbed the ‘folk living room’ of Scotland’s capital.