Celebrating 18 years at the Edinburgh Fringe, Scotland’s record breaking big swing band brings you a night of music and song from the golden age of Swing.
Scotland’s number-one Bublé tribute act, Michael Hastie, and record-breaking Scottish Big Band Jon Ritchie and That Swing Sensation invite you to a night full of seductive songs…
Possibly the biggest, and certainly the most fun, big jazz band returns to the Fringe.
The music which filled dance halls during the big band era is brought to life again by The Moonlight Serenade Orchestra UK with the Glenn Miller and Big Band Spectacular.
‘If it weren’t for music I would probably have ended up in a life of crime’ (Frank Sinatra).
Sassy swing and jumping jazz! Enjoy an evening with the classics and more, from Basie, Miller and Nestico to Fitzgerald and Earth, Wind and Fire.
Pitchblenders celebrate the slyly humorous, girlish-sounding jazz singer and pianist.
The Buick 55s are a powerhouse rockabilly trio.
They’re back! Philip Contini and his six-piece Be Happy Band in tuxedos live on stage – all-new Rat Pack Show.
Red-hot originals and ice-cool classics as Scotland’s native guitar/vocal legend (‘Electrifying’ **** (ThreeWeeks)) presents unique acoustic arrangements from the 20th-century so…
The Jive Aces swing back into action at the Fringe, full of energy, with their trademark yellow suits! With a mixture of classic swing, hot jazz, honking rhythm’n’blues and boogie-…
Award-winning jazz trombonist Rory Ingham joins forces with ground-breaking Scottish pianist Fergus McCreadie for a night of high-energy, encapsulating and accessible jazz, featuri…
A rare chance to hear the music of two of jazz’s great innovators.
The Great American Songbook is the canon of the most important and influential American popular songs and jazz standards from the early 20th century that have stood the test of tim…
Multi award-winning Pete Storm and Pete Sinclair bring to life the Rat Pack era of The Sands Hotel with their tribute to Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin.
A foot-stomping, barn-storming celebration of some of the most iconic and best-loved Musicians Of Jewish Origin.
Scotland’s number one Bublé tribute act, Michael Hastie, invites you to a night full of seductive songs and big band classics in a fabulous tribute to the Canadian Crooner and t…
Two hours of big band hits to make your weekend go with a swing from Scotland’s record-breaking big band, Jon Ritchie and That Swing Sensation.
Listen to the music of the greatest composers in jazz played by one of Scotland’s best Jazz Quintets.
Louis Prima (Sicilian-American, 1930’s-1950’s, comedy-jazzer), Keely Smith and band stormed Las Vegas.
Join Frank, Dean, Sammy, Peter and Joey for the last great showbiz party.
Back from sell-out shows in 2019, this band are swing jazz sensations, Out of the Blue Jazz, who will be performing the ever-popular Great American Songbook in the style of iconic …
Following their acclaimed Fringe 2019 sell-out performances, The Spatz Quartet of Roy Mac (vocals), Dick Lee (clarinet), Malcolm MacFarlane (guitar) and Ed Kelly (bass) return to p…
Pitchblenders return to Valvona & Crolla’s intimate venue for more beguiling swing, blues and latin vocals from Christine Adams, ably aided and abetted by Colin Steele on trumpet, …
Fresh from his recent successful tour, Scotland’s number one Bublé tribute act, Michael Hastie invites you to a night full of seductive songs and big band classics in a fabulous…
Returning to the Fringe for its fifth year, Inverkeithing Community Big Band promises an incredible evening of exciting jazz and toe-tapping swing from Ellington, Basie and many mo…
After sell-out shows for the last four years, join Scotland’s top jazz stars as they take a trip with everyone’s favourite nanny! Playing all the greatest hits, we guarantee a supe…
With thrilling empathy, phenomenal solos and driving musical energy, Steele’s trumpet fronts a quintet covering classic arrangements of Miles Davis’s seminal albums of the 50s …
Fabulous swing jazz band.
A joyous tribute to the music of Cannonball and Nat Adderley, featuring a quintet of Scotland’s foremost jazz talent fronted by saxophonist M Kershaw and trumpeter Colin Steele.
Grab your dancin’ shoes cos the 20s are here to stay! Taking you back to the golden age of jazz, The Easy Rollers is a roaring seven-piece band performing hits from the speakeasy…
Their iconic songs and swing instrumentals are performed by Roy Mac (Spatz Showband), Dick Lee (Dick Lee’s Sextet), Malcolm MacFarlane (Scottish Guitar Quintet) and Ed Kelly (bass)…
An unmissable evening with Edinburgh’s incredible swing, jazz and blues big bands on rotation every Thursday night.
Edinburgh-born Italian crooner Philip Contini sings a selection of Cole Porter’s best-loved repertoire with anecdotes from the colourfully flamboyant life of one of the world’s gre…
Scottish Jazz Award-winners Rose Room present ‘a dazzling night of classy vintage swing and gypsy jazz played by a band that combines brilliant musicianship and warm personality’ (…
A mix of hits from the Great American Songbook that will have your fingers clicking and toes tapping all afternoon. See website for further details: www.mcsorleysbar.com/events/
Louis Prima, Sicilian-New Orleanian, 1930s-1950s, comedy-jazzer, sung by Philip Contini: ‘his genius makes him so special’ (Scotsman).
Satchmo and Duke, two of the greatest jazz legends of the 20th century, only made one recording together, The Summit (1961).
Ice-cool classics and red-hot originals from Scotland’s native guitar-slinging troubadour.
It’s the cocktail hour, its cabaret o’clock! Starring international showgirl Ivy Paige! ‘Real-life Jessica Rabbit’ (Sun), with legendary pianist Pete Saunders (Dexys), she celebrat…
New Orleans to Dixie to swing, ragtime and more! Dixie Six and Trio, Diplomats of Jazz and a great mix of local and international players including Leif Jorgensen and Lachlan Macco…
The Razz Big Band and Paul Gudgin return with dynamic swing versions of classic Hollywood movie tunes including Chicago, Cabaret, Singin’ in the Rain, Hairspray and La La Land.
A rare chance to hear a concert of original songs from ‘one of Scotland’s best singers’ (Tom Paxton).
Back at the Fringe for a third year, the SLJO bring you an all-new set featuring the finest swing, jazz and Latin from the golden era of big band and beyond.
Relive the era when swing was king, with classic instrumentals and laid-back vocals from Scotland’s popular record-breaking big swing band – everything from Basie to Bublé.
After sell-out shows for the last three years, join Scotland’s top jazz stars as they take a trip with everyone’s favourite nanny! Playing all the greatest hits, we guarantee a sup…
A collection of swinging, bluesy and soulful songs from The Great American Songbook and beyond, delivered in Westwater’s ‘smooth.
A quintet of Scotland’s foremost jazz musicians pays joyous tribute to the bebop/soul music of Cannonball and Nat Adderley.
The UK’s number one jive and swing band, The Jive Aces are teaming up with the all-dancing, all-singing, all-tapping pinup darlings The Satin Dollz to bring you a swingin’ vintage …
Louis Prima, Sicilian-New Orleanian showman and comedy-jazzer (1930s-1950s) sung by Philip Contini.
Philip Contini sings Cole Porter’s most famous, best-loved songs with anecdotes from the colourfully flamboyant life of one of the world’s greatest songwriters and lyricists.
What’s that, old sport? Swing classics and Prohibition-era hits from some of the finest talents in the country? Precisely! Prepare to be transported back to the golden age of jaz…
Grab your dancin’ shoes ‘cos the 20s are here to stay! Taking you back to the golden age of jazz, Dani Sicari and The Easy Rollers is a roaring seven-piece swing band performin…
One of Scotland’s leading piano-led groups, The Fraser Urquhart Trio plays elegant, swinging jazz and bebop.
Treat yourself to a chilled Sunday at Brewhemia.
Following his army demob, Elvis Presley joins Frank Sinatra’s 1960 Timex TV show special.
Expect sharp suits and smooth vocals as Frank, Sammy and Dean hit the stage with their live band.
Imagine a night where Pharrell Williams croons with Judy Garland, Ricky Martin scats with Cab Calloway, and Maroon 5 groove with Ella Fitzgerald – that night is here! In a fusion…
Returning after a second highly successful gig in 2016, the Inverkeithing Community Big Band promises an afternoon of riveting jazz and swing.
Featuring the great host Dean Martin (whom has much to learn about 2017) introducing his duet partner for the evening, Michael Buble – a man he’s obviously never met before.
Classic swing jazz by the likes of Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Django Reinhardt, Glenn Miller et al.
After five Fringe successes, celebrated vocalist James Lambeth returns with pianist Steve Hamilton.
Welcome to the big-band era and beyond! Sound of Seventeen is a jazz orchestra line-up of saxophones, trumpets, trombones and a four-piece rhythm section bringing you swing, jazz a…
‘It’s not every day that a delicatessen has a boogie named after it, even amid the Fringe, but audiences at Lee and Kellock’s intimately convivial romp through more than a century’…
Jump aboard the Chattanooga Choo-Choo and join Scotland’s top jazz musicians Brian Kellock (piano), Colin Steele (trumpet), Roy Percy (bass) and Tom Gordon (drums) to celebrate t…
‘The first time I heard Andrea Carlson, I was in love!’ (Charlie Silvestri, UpCloseAndAcoustic.
A collection of swinging, bluesy and soulful songs from the American deep south set off by Westwater’s ‘smooth…sultry and at times, smouldering voice’ (FringeReview.
UK’s No 1 Jive/Swing band are renowned for their high-energy swinging sounds and spectacular stage show.
There’s only two chances to see the Fringe’s favourite bluesman stand up and sing swing with Campbell Normand on piano and Ed Kelly on double bass.
See Frank, Sammy and Dean’s world-famous recordings brought to life on stage in this sophisticated evening of razor-sharp wit and silky smooth swing.
The Close Shaves brings you its unique ‘Female Barberswing’ sound with 3-part harmony Swing songs from the fabulous Silver Screen era and beyond.
“Anyone else a massive fan of the divine Miss Vogue and her ukulele? Thought so.
THE MAIN THING IS ABOUT BUYING CAKE!
Ragroof take you to LaLaLand (14 May) in our very own City of Stars for an afternoon of Hollywood musical delights: American Smooth, Foxtro…
Join the Brighton Swing Community for a special Fringe afternoon of swing music and dancing with a live swing band, DJs, beginners Lindy Hop dance class, Charleston dancers and a d…
Vintage swingin’ music and dance in thoroughly postmodern style with The Soultastics band and dancers I Charleston Brighton.
A ‘Shirley Valentine’ tale for the 21st century with songs from the Rat Pack repertoire, ‘Sway’, ‘Let’s Fall in Love’ and ‘I’ve Got You Under My Skin’.
Fat 45 is a blistering 11-piece big band bringing back the Jump Jive, Rock & Roll and Rhythm & Blues of the 1940s and 50s.
I Charleston Brighton Speakeasy is back with a bang! The Charleston girls will take you through the A-Z of ’20s dance with a twist of jazz and a dash of electro-swing.
A tribute to the classic big-band music of Duke Ellington.
Tap is visual jazz.
Returning after a sell-out gig in 2015, the Inverkeithing Community Big Band promises an afternoon of riveting jazz and swing.
Scottish Jazz Awards finalists Rose Room have become one of Scotland’s leading ensembles, influenced by the gypsy jazz genre.
The classics of swing jazz swung by this fabulous band.
That Swing Sensation, Scotland’s record-breaking big swing band brings a night of music and song from the golden age of the crooners.
In this performance, three talented musicians play some of Glenn Miller’s greatest hits.
After three sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the UK’s premiere 1940s vocal trio The Three Belles are back for an afternoon of vintage delights, from Glenn Miller to…
How lucky can an audience be? More Dean Martin songs and stories with Philip Contini and his Be Happy Band live on stage with a cracking show after a delicious three-course dinner.
Silky voiced James Lambeth returns, showcasing the genius of Johnny Mercer.
Following her successful 2015 Fringe debut, Shelagh Westwater returns with more sassy and soulful numbers originally sung by Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Jo Stafford, with a…
With a style that’s been described as ‘creative… engaging… conversational’ (Jazz Journal), Vocalist Cindy has captured audiences’ imaginations and won admirers among jazz afi…
Yorkshire-based Sundown Swing return to the Fringe for the third time following two years of near capacity audiences.
Only two chances to see the Fringe’s favourite bluesman stand up and sing swing with Campbell Normand’s outstanding Trio.
The classics of swing jazz swung by this great band.
After his sell-out show at Le Crazy Coqs in Piccadilly London, Gary celebrates Mathis and his enduring legacy of beautiful music such as Misty, A Certain Smile and When a Child is …
Most Chet Baker tributes celebrate the trumpet-playing of the man but rarely showcase his vocal talent too.
Philip Contini and his Be Happy Band introduce to the Fringe for the first time the cha-cha-cha, swing and rock music and stories of the legendary 50s and 60s Neapolitan singer-son…
New Orleans to Dixie to swing, ragtime and more! Ken Ramage Dixie 6 and Trio, Diplomats of Jazz and the great Roy Williams, Europe’s top jazz trombonist.
A selection of pieces dealing with current day issues.
Joyful swing and vocal harmony, from a time when men were gentlemen and courteous, and women were true and noble.
Welcome to the world of Chic BonBons, an experience like no other, taking inspiration from the unique and enigmatic world of cabaret and burlesque.
Launching Edana Minghella’s new album, ‘All or Nothing’, a tribute to Billie Holiday.
Jazz big band, led by effervescent trombonist Mark Bassey, playing exciting contemporary arrangements alongside favourite jazz standards.
Brighton Swing Choir is a brand new community choir specialising in music from the swing era and beyond.
Brighton’s premier ‘Jazz Jam’ with Paul Richards.
Following their 2015 sell-out Edinburgh Fringe performance, the SLJO are back with an all new set featuring tunes from the golden era of Big Band.
On holiday in Greece, Janet meets the woman of her dreams in a suit and tie singing Frank Sinatra songs, but it’s not all plain sailing.
Pull on your spats and tassels and learn to Charleston like it’s 1929.
The trumpet in the history of jazz featuring compositions and arrangements by the kings of jazz as well as new works.
Brighton’s Singing Barber Peter Joannou will be entertaining you from his upstairs window in The Lanes with his show ‘Next Please!’ Specialising in The Great American Songbook.
Join Fife’s biggest, most fabulous big band for a sumptuous afternoon of classic tunes from Count Basie to Maynard Ferguson.
A toe-tapping evening of music from the era when swing was king with classic instrumentals and laid-back vocals – everything from Basie to Bublé.
Many Chet Baker tributes celebrate the trumpet playing of the man but rarely do you get that combined with his vocal talent too.
In 2009, a crack vocal quartet was put on a diet for a crime they didn’t commit.
Jump aboard the Chattanooga Choo-Choo and have fun as top jazz players Brian Kellock (piano), Colin Steele (trumpet) and John Rae (drums) celebrate the greatest American dance band…
This show is reviewer proof.
Yorkshire-based Sundown Swing return to the Fringe following their successful debut last year with near capacity audiences.
The UK’s number one jive and swing band return for four nights with an electrifying new show.
The Three Belles and their live swing band The Bevin Boys present In Full Swing! Let them take you back to the 1940s with the music of The Andrews Sisters, Vera Lynn, Ray Ellington…
There is only one bar in Edinburgh that is fit for a man possessing such talent like James Lambeth: the Jazz Bar.
Welcome to the big band era and beyond! This is a jazz orchestra line up of saxophones, trumpets, trombones and a four-piece rhythm section bringing you swing, jazz and Latin tunes…
Shelagh Westwater sings a collection of sassy and soulful numbers from three great jazz ladies: Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Peggy Lee, with a little extra edge from Nancy S…
Ice-cool classics and red-hot originals – not to mention ‘a certain roguish charm’ (Herald) from Scotland’s native guitar-slinging troubadour.
Dick Lee: clarinets, recorder.
Join CSWO as they celebrate their 20th anniversary of music making in the East Midlands.
How lucky can an audience be? More Dean Martin songs and stories from Philip Contini and The Be Happy Band, live on stage, with a new show for 2015.
The Vegas 3 – the best show in town performing an hour of the finest swing ever sung by Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jnr, as well as some of the other great showmen of th…
Martin Waugh is an Edinburgh-based vocalist who has worked with some stellar names in jazz, from world class pianist Brian Kellock to Australian maestro trumpeter James Morrison.
In short, we’ll let others speak! ‘Doing it his way, the ghost of Sinatra lives on’ (Times).
Fifty minutes of the classic Rat Pack numbers with a full swing orchestra, bringing a little bit of that onstage banter that the trio are known for, and adding in the two Burelli s…
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