Just You, Just Me

Just You, Just Me

British jazz diva Jacqui Dankworth and American vocalist/pianist Charlie Wood get together for a husband and wife duet concert celebrating some of the great musical partnerships of the 20th century... 

Nuns and Roses II

Nuns and Roses II

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

The Land, The Sea, The City: Stories and Songs of Scotland

The Land, The Sea, The City: Stories and Songs of Scotland

Original and collected songs and stories from father-daughter duo: with Margaret drawing from her album Brigid’s Birds and Russell sharing some of his very favourite stories. Margaret is a multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter... 

The Beatbox Collective: What's Your Sound?

The Beatbox Collective: What's Your Sound?

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

Sing Sistah Sing!

Sing Sistah Sing!

Internationally renowned singer Andrea Baker celebrates the extraordinary breadth of the African American female voice. A joyous mix of storytelling, jazz, blues, gospel, featuring singers including: Leontyne Price, Donna Summer, Nina Simone and the great Billie Holiday, with rollicking piano virtuosity from Richard Lewis and directed by Carolyn Sittig... 

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 performs hits from all kinds of genres: classic rock, pop, metal, country and even musical theatre... 

The Wendy Weatherby Band

The Wendy Weatherby Band

Beautiful heart-wrenching songs, lively cello tunes and lots of laughter from Edinburgh's own bubbly queen of folk Wendy Weatherby and her all-star band, featuring Fiona Cuthill on fiddle, Stevie Lawrence on guitar and Sandy Brechin on accordion and keyboards... 

Missa Brasileira and Songs of Love and Longing

Missa Brasileira and Songs of Love and Longing

Join St Andrew's and St George's West Choir as they perform a programme of contemporary choral music. Hear the Scottish premiere of a jazz- and Latin American-inspired mass by Jean Kleeb and works by MacMillan, Todd and Carvel... 

Triplicity: Everyone Has a Book Within

Triplicity: Everyone Has a Book Within

Our budding authors create a marriage of music and words to weave a story of burgeoning romance. Will the path of love run smoothly? Will there be a happy ending? Britten, Berlioz, Gershwin and other musical masters play their part in telling the tale... 

Gie's Peace

Gie's Peace

Following her sell-out show Bonnie Fechters at last year’s Fringe, performer/writer/director Morna Burdon returns with more inspiring stories about women of courage. The focus this time is women worldwide who have walked for peace, rebelled against war and sometimes risked everything... 

La Vieille Alliance

La Vieille Alliance

Come and hear this recital of Franco-Scottish music of the late 19th to 21st centuries for voice, violin and piano. Conceived and devised by Ian McFarlane, produced and funded by McFarlane Productions... 

A Series of Unaccompanied Events

A Series of Unaccompanied Events

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

Le Centenaire de la Grande Guerre

Le Centenaire de la Grande Guerre

Come and hear this exciting recital of music for voice, violin and piano written in or around 1918. Conceived and devised by Ian McFarlane, produced and funded by McFarlane Productions. 

All Time Greatest Hits

All Time Greatest Hits

Vocal Force returns to the Fringe with an all-new line-up of songs! These young, enthusiastic performers from the USA harmonise their way through beloved hits that will inspire and uplift audiences of all ages! A great way to start your day at the Fringe! Fun for the whole family! 

All In: Sing Like Nobody's Listening

All In: Sing Like Nobody's Listening

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

Pitch Purple

Pitch Purple

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

Ainsley Hamill

Ainsley Hamill

One of the UK's leading, most diverse folk singers and songwriters. In October 2013, Ainsley won The Silver Pendant at The Royal National Mòd in Paisley. She has received numerous award nominations including BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year Finalist (2015) and Gaelic Singer of the Year at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards (2015)... 

Acoustic Americana – Brass Buttons

Acoustic Americana – Brass Buttons

Experienced Edinburgh duo Kerill Winters and David Clater (vocals, guitars, mandolin) from Americana band Flagstaff bring you two Sundays of good-time melodic country. We’ll be exploring the gentler byways of the genre – songs by Gram Parsons, Merle Haggard, Neil Young and others - some old favourites, some surprise gems... 

Voice Festival UK – An A Cappella Extravaganza

Voice Festival UK – An A Cappella Extravaganza

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

The Oxford Belles: Women of Note

The Oxford Belles: Women of Note

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

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. Accompanied by accomplished musicians on acoustic guitar and cajon, their sound is stripped back and pure... 

NEHH Presents... The Kevin Rowland DJ Show

NEHH Presents... The Kevin Rowland DJ Show

Kevin Rowland – Style icon and leader of the band Dexys (formerly Dexy's Midnight Runners) is renowned for his vast wealth of musical knowledge and a highly charged eclecticism, which in turn has secured his standing as a fascinating and entertaining DJ... 

Best of Broadway

Best of Broadway

After sold-out performances and rave reviews at Fringe 2017, we're excited to return to Edinburgh with this revue of Broadway hits! Join us as we bring the best of Broadway to the Fringe... 

Best of Movie Musicals

Best of Movie Musicals

American Performing Arts International is thrilled to bring their newest musical revue to Edinburgh. A great way to start off the day for those of us who love musicals! We’ll highlight the best songs from the big screen... 

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, Lydia and more... 

Jazz at the Movies

Jazz at the Movies

Hollywood glamour and the sultriness of jazz have been inextricably linked since talking pictures began. Acclaimed London-based jazz/blues/soul vocalist Kerry-Jo Hodgkin collaborates with leading Scottish jazz musicians, Malcolm MacFarlane (guitar), Kenny Ellis (bass) and Tom Potter (drums), on timeless movie songs in this 2016/17 hit show... 

Cry Me a River: The Songs of Julie London

Cry Me a River: The Songs of Julie London

Acclaimed London-based jazz/blues/soul vocalist Kerry Jo Hodgkin pays tribute to the legendary, sultry-toned jazz and popular music singer/actress Julie London. Collaborating with leading Scottish jazz musicians, Malcolm MacFarlane (guitar) and Kenny Ellis (double bass), on just five performances of this 2014-17 hit show... 

Soul Nation Choir: All Fired Up

Soul Nation Choir: All Fired Up

Scotland's own Soul Nation Rock Choir are back again with a sizzling hot show to lift you even higher and higher. It just gets hotter every year and now in 2018 you are going to really feel the burn from this inferno of young, raw Scottish talent... 

21st-Century Speakeasy

21st-Century Speakeasy

‘The first time I heard Andrea Carlson, I was in love!’ (Charlie Silvestri, UpCloseAndAcoustic.com). Dare to be transported to another time and place. Andrea leads her Love Police jazz band with sassy, sultry, silken vocals, witty lyrics and enchanting melodies to a 21st-century speakeasy world and the golden age of jazz! An award-winning Memphis, Tennessee-born, songwriter/singer/guitarist, Andrea blends musical adventure, intrigue and the sensitive wonders of the human heart... 

John Hunt Four O'Clock Afternoon Blues and Swing

John Hunt Four O'Clock Afternoon Blues and Swing

'Boogie-woogie, slide-guitar master' **** (Scotsman). John's eighth Fringe, following seven years of full house concerts. 'Ingenious 21st-century blues. Inventive, unique, soulful' **** (ThreeWeeks)... 

Acapocalypse

Acapocalypse

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

Acapocalypse

Acapocalypse

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

Elvis Presley All Shook Up

Elvis Presley All Shook Up

Take well-known Elvis songs, some less known, mix in a boy from Tupelo's story, add a quartet of musicians and gently shake, rattle and roll. The result is a fan's tribute to The King taking you from the early days in Memphis, onto Vegas... 

Best of Movie Musicals

Best of Movie Musicals

American Performing Arts International is thrilled to bring their newest musical revue to Edinburgh. A great way to start off the day for those of us who love musicals! We’ll highlight the best songs from the big screen... 

Best of Broadway

Best of Broadway

After sold-out performances and rave reviews at Fringe 2017, we're excited to return to Edinburgh with this revue of Broadway hits! Join us as we bring the best of Broadway to the Fringe... 

Best of the West End

Best of the West End

After sold-out performances and five-star reviews at Fringe 2016 and 2017, our performers are excited to return to Edinburgh with a new line-up of songs! Featuring world-class voices and breathtaking harmonies, these professional performers showcase the very best from the West End... 

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 in the cosy surrounds of SouthPour... 

The FlyBoys: A Postmodern Swing Sensation!

The FlyBoys: A Postmodern Swing Sensation!

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 of unforgettable showmanship, these four masters of mashup, with their effortless vocals and sublime harmonies, will whisk you back to the golden age of big bands but with an incredibly unique twist! Come and hear swing reimagined – it's like Sinatra started a band with Bruno Mars! 

Irving Berlin – 100 Years of Song

Irving Berlin – 100 Years of Song

Following last year’s popular success with The Magic of MGM, Fife’s leading operatic concert group, Ensemble (ensembleinfife.org.uk), reverts to a programme based on a single composer... 

Cry Me a River: The Songs of Julie London

Cry Me a River: The Songs of Julie London

Acclaimed London-based jazz/blues/soul vocalist Kerry-Jo Hodgkin launches her new album and pays tribute to the legendary, sultry-toned jazz and popular music singer/actress Julie London... 

Jazz at the Movies

Jazz at the Movies

Hollywood glamour and the sultriness of jazz have been inextricably linked since talking pictures began. The team behind the hugely successful Cry Me a River: The Songs of Julie London return... 

Songs from: A Shropshire Lad

Songs from: A Shropshire Lad

Sam Hird (baritone) and Sam Johnson (piano) perform songs by British composer George Butterworth, whose death on the Somme 100 years ago robbed us of one of our most promising musical talents... 

Cheap Trills

Cheap Trills

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

The Other Guys: All Night Long

The Other Guys: All Night Long

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

NeoFolk Harpist Calvin Arsenia

NeoFolk Harpist Calvin Arsenia

Unbridled to genre or tradition, Calvin Arsenia came of age in Kansas City, studying classical voice, piano and guitar. ‘My job on the stage is to find the end of myself – to bleed for my audience – and by doing so, give the audience permission to feel all of the emotional landscapes that we experience to the farthest extent... 

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. Joining Lauren, Emily and Meghan are accomplished musicians on acoustic guitar and cajon, giving their music a current, stripped back and pure sound... 

Again – Ragged Glory!

Again – Ragged Glory!

A four-piece band that just love singing and playing together. Well regarded for the variety of songs that they perform and their glorious harmonies. A very recent critique, following a gig in Fife, reads: 'That was a great night from Ragged Glory... 

Riversong

Riversong

Rivers have always inspired artists, poets and composers. Enjoy City Chorus performing beautiful music on a riparian theme, from classical works to show tunes, jazz standards to folk songs, spirituals to new compositions... 

Aberdeen A Cappella

Aberdeen A Cappella

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

Triplicity: Voyages à Trois

Triplicity: Voyages à Trois

Looking for adventure? Join us on our modern day musical Grand Tour. Does a trip to Paris appeal? Or perhaps a life on the ocean waves? Share our travels in song through Europe and America in the company of cosmopolitan composers including Purcell, Ravel and Hoagy Carmichael... 

Siobhan Owen - Girl of the World

Siobhan Owen - Girl of the World

This Australian singer/harpist is bringing her successful Adelaide Fringe show to Edinburgh! Siobhán is what you get when you combine Celtic passion and Classical training! Throw in a harp and you get an ethereal blend of haunting melodies, ancient and new! Having performed at major festivals, concerts and events around Australia, Siobhán is now receiving international acclaim with performances in UK, Europe, USA, Japan and Siberia! She recently received the 2017 Australian Celtic Music Award for ‘Female Artist of the Year’... 

Bonnie Fechters – Songs and Stories of Hope and Resistance

Bonnie Fechters – Songs and Stories of Hope and Resistance

'In the 1970s there was a wee bit of a stooshie here in Scotland. I understand it reached other parts of the world too... it was called the Women’s Liberation Movement.' Inspiring stories and songs about women’s activism and struggle from Edinburgh’s Magdalene institutions for "fallen women” to the Vietnam war, from the medieval witch killings to zero tolerance... 

The MKC Experience

The MKC Experience

The ultimate choir experience with the UK’s most versatile and captivating vocal group. A fully immersive musical adventure taking you on a rollercoaster ride of emotions and styles using rich harmony to paint pictures in sound... 

19th-21st Century Song Recital

19th-21st Century Song Recital

A programme of Finnish, German, English, Scottish and Russian 19th to 21st-century songs conceived and devised by Ian McFarlane, produced and funded by McFarlane Productions. Part of the baroque to 21st-century recital series... 

A Rosenkavalier Extravaganza

A Rosenkavalier Extravaganza

A rare chance to hear some of the loveliest Romantic music ever written, in the glorious acoustic of St Andrews and St George's West Church in the heart of Edinburgh's Georgian New Town... 

Diva Las Vegas

Diva Las Vegas

Diva Las Vegas delivers The Sundaes back to Edinburgh for 2017 with the return of their boldest show to date. Sassy, sexy and sensational, The Sundaes pay homage to the biggest divas on the planet with their trademark stunning vocals, coupled with a generous scoop of comedy and the outrageous costumes that they are known for... 

Best of the West End

Best of the West End

theSpace at Symposium Hall is an ideal setting for music appreciation. After being here last year the American Performing Arts International return for two shows. Best Of The West End is their lunchtime slot with a selection of hits from British musical theatre... 

It's Wonderful: the Songs of Paolo Conte

It's Wonderful: the Songs of Paolo Conte

It's Wonderful: the Songs of Paolo Conte is Espresso Manifesto's tribute to and transformation of the legendary Italian artist. It's a passionate, spirited, five-star pick for reviewers and fans around the world, a chart-topper in North America and is coming to EdFringe 2017... 

Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them

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

Bach and Vivaldi Cantata and Concertos

Bach and Vivaldi Cantata and Concertos

The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a sixth consecutive year for two concerts. Here they perform Bach Cantata Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten BWV202 with Electra Lochhead (Soprano); three concertos from Vivaldi L'Estro Armonico Op 3, Nos 1, 2 and 3 with violin soloists Robert Dick, Claire Docherty, Simon Graham, Sheena Jardine and Kirsty Main, and Bach Keyboard Concerto in A BWV1055 with Richard Beauchamp (piano), performing in the historic and atmospheric setting of Canongate Kirk. 

Radio Rewind

Radio Rewind

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

Pitch Purple

Pitch Purple

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

The Werbeck Ensemble in Concert. Under the Direction of Cristiaan Boele.

The Werbeck Ensemble in Concert. Under the Direction of Cristiaan Boele.

The Werbeck Ensemble sings folk and religious repertoire from around the world including Barber, Britten, Elgar, Rachmaninov, Rheinberger and Stravinsky. The Werbeck Ensemble is an international ensemble comprising of singers from France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands and Switzerland... 

100 Years of Balfour

100 Years of Balfour

Dramatised reading of letters exchanged between the British, Palestinian and Zionist parties 100 years ago sheds more light on the events that led to the present geopolitical relations in the Middle East... 

Beyond Enigma – Judith Gardner Jones Sings Elgar, With Pianist Richard J Lewis

Beyond Enigma – Judith Gardner Jones Sings Elgar, With Pianist Richard J Lewis

Elgar songs for solo and trio featuring Judith Gardner Jones and pianist Richard J Lewis, with Madeleine Trépanier, and Alicia Pettit.  

Karine Polwart Trio

Karine Polwart Trio

Karine Polwart is one of Scotland’s finest voices with ‘an unflinching social eye’ (Observer). She returns to play a rare intimate trio show at The Queen’s Hall. Four-time winner at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, twice for Best Original Song, her most recent album, Traces, was shortlisted for both Scottish Album of the Year and BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Album of the Year... 

Anthems – The Movie Musicals

Anthems – The Movie Musicals

Following sell-out success in 2016, Edinburgh Music Theatre will be returning with another evening of marvellous movie and musical theatre classics. Songs from stage and screen will be brought to you by Edinburgh’s finest vocal talents... 

Fringe Fantasmic

Fringe Fantasmic

Following sell-out success in 2016, Edinburgh Music Theatre will be returning with another fantastic musical production for all the family this August. Join us for this concert of classic and current songs from the house of mouse, a must see for anyone who loves the Fantasmic world of Walt! Including sing-along favourites from Mary Poppins and Beauty and the Beast, to name but a few... 

Brian Kellock and Fionna Duncan

Brian Kellock and Fionna Duncan

After four years of sell-out shows with his acclaimed trio, multi award-winning pianist Brian Kellock has invited legendary Scottish jazz singer Fionna Duncan to make her Fringe debut with him! Join them plus daily surprise guests for an hour of swinging jazz and banter... 

American Broadway Hits

American Broadway Hits

American Performing Arts International return to Edinburgh with their musical theatre revue American Broadway Hits. A well-structured and smoothly run show that provides a large scope of songs from Guys and Dolls to Little Shop of Horrors, Newsies to Singin’ In the Rain – a variety that any musical theatre fan would be satisfied with – as well as throwing in some less familiar numbers from shows such as Forever Plaid and A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder... 

John Hunt Sings Swing. Campbell Normand Piano, Ed Kelly Double Bass

John Hunt Sings Swing. Campbell Normand Piano, Ed Kelly Double Bass

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. Their intimate set of classic songs include Frank Sinatra, Cole Porter, Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Julie London, Tom Waits, Fred Flintstone and James Bond... 

Judy Garland: Soundtrack to a Life

Judy Garland: Soundtrack to a Life

Judy began performing on stage before other children had started kindergarten. By 16 she was a star of vaudeville, film and radio. Her life had its own epic storyline, taking her from Minnesota to Europe via Oz with the highs and lows being played out for all to see... 

Vocal Masterclass for Singers and Actors

Vocal Masterclass for Singers and Actors

Whether you're an amateur or a professional, our intensive courses from qualified voice professionals can show you how to sing better, stay match-fit for performances and enhance your own unique sound... 

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! 

John Hunt Four O'Clock Afternoon Blues and Swing

John Hunt Four O'Clock Afternoon Blues and Swing

'Boogie-woogie. Slide-guitar master... DIY explosion' **** (Scotsman). John's seventh Fringe, following six years of full-house concerts. 'Hunt has mojo, a funky version of Got You Under my Skin’ **** (Edinburgh Evening News)... 

ABBA A-Rival

ABBA A-Rival

ABBA A-Rival are Scotland’s top Abba tribute, performing an explosive show packed with all your favourite ABBA hits, sensational singing and authentic costumes. One of the most glamorous young ABBA tributes out there, they bring back ABBA as they were in their heyday – gorgeously leggy, hot-panted 70s icons! (And that was just Benny and Bjorn!)... 

Rock Choir Live!

Rock Choir Live!

Witness a spectacular display of uplifting, feel-good pop, rock and contemporary chart songs performed by national phenomenon, Rock Choir. Local singers from Scotland and the North East will be making their Edinburgh Fringe debut this year by presenting an explosion of entertainment that will guarantee to get the crowd on their feet... 

Acaholics Anonymous

Acaholics Anonymous

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

Acaholics Anonymous

Acaholics Anonymous

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

Africa Entsha

Africa Entsha

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

All the King’s Men

All the King’s Men

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

Jamie MacDowell and Tom Thum

Jamie MacDowell and Tom Thum

One is good with his fingers, the other is good with his mouth. Beatbox sensation and one-man orchestra Tom Thum – best known for the most watched TEDx talk of all time, Beatbox Brilliance – joins bohemian singer-songwriter Jamie MacDowell to form an award-winning partnership that is 'redefining musical parameters' (Nouse)... 

Apples and Snakes and NWS Workshop

Apples and Snakes and NWS Workshop

Apples and Snakes and New Writing South present a 2 hour workshop aimed at spoken word artists and those interested in writing for performance. The workshop will be practically based with excercises and discussion and led by a professional artist... 

Twonkey's Christmas in the Jungle

Twonkey's Christmas in the Jungle

His conniving manager, Mr. Pines, has sent Twonkey to the Iquitos Fringe deep in the hallucinogenic Peruvian jungle. Will he survive? Imagine if Malcolm McLaren had directed an episode of Rupert the Bear set in an abandoned theme park and you’re somewhere close... 

La Voix’s Red Hot Globe Trot

La Voix’s Red Hot Globe Trot

Show: La Voix is a woman on a mission - To bring back the glamour! In this hilarious one-woman show, La Voix will take you on a journey exposing, analysing and satirically delivering an evening of Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli, Shirley Bassey, Cher and many more! La Voix delivers dazzlingly precise sound-alike performances along with an abundance of Laughter and the chance to be up close with La Voix herself... 

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. Africa Entsha are distinct from the other African music shows that have stormed the Fringe in recent years in that they freely blend western pop elements of the male vocal harmony tradition into their performance... 

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. Like its Soho showcase events, Phoenix Session @ Gem Electric will feature original music from a diverse mix of acts, each performing a short set... 

Jacqueline Kroft

Jacqueline Kroft

Jacqueline & the Sensations is a band from the UK that performs Jacqueline's original songs. Having just completed a new album, they are preparing for its release in February 2017. Jacqueline & the Sensations has performed in Paris, London and Stroud and is preparing a tour for 2017... 

Diva Las Vegas

Diva Las Vegas

A round of applause for The Sundaes. This show had everything from glitz and glamour to sassy stage antics, and when coupled with breathtaking vocals and mind blowing costumes, it really encompassed what the Spiegeltent is all about... 

Sing-A-Long-A-Musical

Sing-A-Long-A-Musical

We are back to lead you in a sing-a-long of hits from all the best musical shows, with a live band of West End theatre musicians backing you. But this time there'll be a kids show at 2pm (Annie, Oliver, Disney etc) and an adults show at 4pm (Grease, Mamma, Mia, Les Mis etc)... 

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'. Enter South West London's favourite songwriter (possibly), to sort things out (possibly) with catchy tunes and tortuous rhymes... 

Baby Carla's Bad Girl Rumble: Carla Lippis

Baby Carla's Bad Girl Rumble: Carla Lippis

Serge Gainsbourg in sequins brandishing a flick-knife; Duane Eddy brawling on with the Shangri-Las; Connie Francis fresh from juvy hall with only vengeance on her mind. The rebel-rousing twang of surf colliding with the hip-shaking go-go grooves of European Yé-Yé... 

Jazz for Lunch: Julie Roberts and Michael Hinton

Jazz for Lunch: Julie Roberts and Michael Hinton

A new relaxing lunchtime concert. Following last year's "sold-out" success, another opportunity to enjoy the mellow voice of Julie Roberts with the superb piano accompaniment of Michael Hinton... 

Tricyclic Transform

Tricyclic Transform

Solo musical cabaret exploring genderqueer identity with songs and drag. Miss Liliane, "biologically-challenged drag-queen", has penis envy and that makes her slightly unhinged! Join them round the gender wheel as they try on alternate personas by performing iconic torch songs... 

All Talk: Apples and Snakes and NWS presents...

All Talk: Apples and Snakes and NWS presents...

Apples and Snakes and New Writing South team up to present a programme of poetry, spoken word and live literature. Spoken word shows, stand-up poetry showcases and scratch events will all feature close-up and personal in this bijou venue... 

Louder: Apples and Snakes and NWS presents...

Louder: Apples and Snakes and NWS presents...

Apples and Snakes and New Writing South team up to present a programme of poetry, spoken word and live literature. Spoken word shows, stand-up poetry showcases and scratch events will all feature, close-up and personal in this bijou venue... 

Wayward: a Surreal Musical Cabaret

Wayward: a Surreal Musical Cabaret

In this slightly surreal, politically-charged musical cabaret, seemingly wholesome Scottish lass Cat Loud is still on the prowl for her next big adventure. A chance encounter with a white rabbit after dark entices her into a secret speakeasy, the playground of subversive mythical figures with mischief in mind... 

Kate Dimbleby: Songbirds

Kate Dimbleby: Songbirds

Delightful show about the songs we all keep inside ourselves that define who we are. "With a voice of pure velvet, she has magnetic stage presence and captivates her audience" (Glasgow Herald). 

The 19th Century: Beethoven and Others

The 19th Century: Beethoven and Others

Music of the 19th century: the Laplace String Trio: Andrew Biggs - Violin, Beatrice Sales - Viola, NickCooper - Cello, with Sue Mileham - Soprano, Jane Money - Mezzo-Soprano, Tim Wilcox - Tenor and Andrew Robinson - Baritone and Hugh O'Neal - Piano come together to celebrate the bi-centenary of St... 

Duo Maddalena: A Feast of Medieval Music

Duo Maddalena: A Feast of Medieval Music

In the beautiful, atmospheric church of St Nicholas, dating back to 1091, Duo Maddalena recreate the soundscape of medieval France, England and Spain. Music by Troubadours and Trobairitz such as the Comtessa Beatrice de Dia are intertwined with lute-songs by Binchois, up-beat dances by Machaut, a contemporary setting of a Trobairitz poem, and a range of serious, humorous and devotional anonymous pieces... 

Frank Sanazi's 'Songs From The Bunker'

Frank Sanazi's 'Songs From The Bunker'

Frank Sanazi brings his comedy war machine to Brighton for an attack on the South Coast, with his Iraq Pack buddy Saddami Davis Jnr. 

Seven Crazy Bitches

Seven Crazy Bitches

Take Shakespeare's 'Seven Ages of Man'. Put it in a variety of cheap wigs. Teach it the juke box of a regional gay bar. Then roll it in a whole lot of glitter. Join The Diva on a Budget as she 'guides' you through the Seven Ages of Woman... 

Two Singular Sensations

Two Singular Sensations

Statistically, January is the month in which tickets to musicals sell best, largely due to the miserable weather and post-Christmas blues. Two Singular Sensations, in the intimate Purple Playhouse Theatre, proved once again that in these gloomy times, both politically and weather-wise, musical theatre is an excellent antidote... 

Can't Take My Eyes Off You

Can't Take My Eyes Off You

If you thought a night with the Rainbow Chorus couldn't get any better, then get ready for a departure from our usual concerts as we roll out an evening of songs from the familiar, the not so familiar to the downright quirky as the marvellous beautiful-sounding and often hilarious Yorkshire-based, lesbian a capella singing group, the Deep C Divas join the fun for one night only! BSL (British Sign Language) Interpreted. 

Edana Minghella Quartet presents From Ella to Elvis

Edana Minghella Quartet presents From Ella to Elvis

Two nights at The Verdict for Edana Minghella’s quartet. With 'From Ella to Elvis', Edana brings her unique style to beautiful songs of love and longing from Jazz standards to contemporary classics... 

Neurovision: Boom-Bang-A-Brexit!

Neurovision: Boom-Bang-A-Brexit!

Remember Brighton Fringe 2013? Music comedy duo Eccentronic tried to write the UK’s song for Eurovision by identifying what it means to be British, while musing on how we can co-exist as part of Europe (mainly with songs about public transport networks)... 

The Dove in Spring: American Chamber Music in Recital

The Dove in Spring: American Chamber Music in Recital

Soaring soprano and passionate cello lines intermingle with sumptuous piano writing in a recital programme featuring Esther Ward-Caddle (cello)and Nicole Panizza (piano) performing Ned Rorem's song cycle 'Last Poems of Wallace Stevens', Samuel Barber's Sonata for Cello and Piano Op... 

Massaoke

Massaoke

Massaoke is the club night sensation where the crowd is the star of the show. A brilliant live band plays the greatest Rock, Pop and Indie anthems with giant video lyrics, and the whole audience sings as one... 

Children's Sing-Along Fun with Dave Benson Phillips

Children's Sing-Along Fun with Dave Benson Phillips

The well-known children’s entertainer and TV presenter Dave Benson Phillips ('Playdays', 'Playhouse Disney', 'Fun Song Factory', 'Boj!') performs popular children's songs on his trusty guitar... 

Barb Jungr sings Bob Dylan

Barb Jungr sings Bob Dylan

“One of the best interpreters of Bob Dylan” (Billy Bragg), “Exquisite” (Jazz Review USA). Jungr’s “Most important vocal album of the 20th Century thus far” (Wall Street Journal) is released on vinyl... 

Sexy Beasts

Sexy Beasts

The untamed and inimitable Jet Black Pearl from the port of Amsterdam sings about macho roosters, ecstatic slugs and other voluptuous creatures, while squeezing one hot accordion. Her smartly wacky songs are like a mad hatter's European gypsy tea party with a punk attitude... 

re:Verse

re:Verse

Ever wondered what a pavlova recipe sounds like in bossa nova? Or craved fitness tips set to industrial techno? Part improv, part concert, 're:Verse' is an interactive musical comedy show performed by a pianist and vocalist... 

Angel to Vampire!

Angel to Vampire!

Nigel Osner reveals a lifetime of yearnings through original songs and stories by characters ranging from an angel to a vampire. “Tremendously talented and very entertaining..... 

Lazarus

Lazarus

After having a nearly fatal illness, he thought things would be different ... they weren’t. In frustration Luke has taken to the road to find meaning in his experience. Join him on his way as he discusses Little Mix, drinking, not drinking and more. 

Reading Phoenix Choir

Reading Phoenix Choir

Come and hear Reading Phoenix Choir in its only weekend at Brighton Fringe. The choir’s repertoire includes Classical, Jazz, madrigals, and Pop. There is always something for everyone! "The first thing you notice is the focused radiance of sound that comes from a well-trained group of voices who are clearly cruising and not having to push the tone at all... 

Canciones Amatorias. Eline Vandenheede: Soprano

Canciones Amatorias. Eline Vandenheede: Soprano

The songs of Enrique Granados, Donizetti and Mozart brought to life with the signature warmth and power of the ravishing voice of Eline Vandenheede, a young soprano with a world class voice... 

Colour Me Choral: A Choral Concert of Gospel, Classics & New Music

Colour Me Choral: A Choral Concert of Gospel, Classics & New Music

Did you know that every sound has a colour? What are your true colours? And what happens when all those colours blend together in a choir? Come and discover an amazing choral rainbow experience in a truly sense-ational event of sound, light and rhythm with original compositions as well as popular classics, in a multimedia concert with over 200 singers. 

Beauty of Mantra

Beauty of Mantra

A magical, candlelit evening of uplifting, meditative and devotional Buddhist mantra with beautiful, soulful harmonies. We will chant a mantra in a beautiful sacred space and light candles as a symbol of our highest aspirations... 

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. Discover what legions of devoted fans have known for years - the sophisticated, funny and profound work of a master songsmith... 

Renegade Brass Band

Renegade Brass Band

8 horns, 2 drummers, scratch-DJ and MC. Renegade are a 12-pce Jazz, Funk & Hip-Hop band from Sheffield. RBB have headlined festivals around Europe, including Secret Garden Party, Black Sea Jazz, Soundwave Croatia and Glasto... 

Jam Tarts Choir

Jam Tarts Choir

Jam Tarts has enjoyed a string of successful shows in 2015 and 2016, including festival appearances and a critically-acclaimed collaboration with Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta. The choral collective is now pleased to confirm a return to Brighton Fringe for a third time in 2017... 

A European Pilgrimage

A European Pilgrimage

Cantica Alba, the Edinburgh-based a cappella ensemble directed by Michael Harris, present A European Pilgrimage, a journey through six centuries of sacred choral music from around Europe, from Renaissance polyphony to contemporary colours... 

Songs of Travel

Songs of Travel

Two of Scotland's finest musicians come together for a magical recital, featuring Vaughan Williams' song cycle Songs of Travel, based on poems by Robert Louis Stevenson and other songs relating to travel and separation by Schubert, Borodin, Haas and Robert Burns... 

Sexy Beasts

Sexy Beasts

‘The most eccentric and equally the most talented woman you will see in Edinburgh this month’ **** (BroadwayBaby.com). This fabulous accordion diva from the port of Amsterdam has performed on more than a thousand stages all over Europe and the United States... 

The Great Hipster Songbook

The Great Hipster Songbook

Angus Munro and band offer you a medley of ‘Hipster’ songs reimagined as 20th Century Jazz classics. It’s not entirely clear why they do this, but hey – it’s fun, and they play some great music, music you won’t have heard before, and also Biffy Clyro... 

John Hunt Four O'Clock Afternoon Blues and Swing

John Hunt Four O'Clock Afternoon Blues and Swing

The Jazz Bar is packed for this one, and no wonder: this is music you can’t help but tap your feet to. John Hunt comes on a few minutes early and chats to the crowd; he seems to capture the mood of this dark room – “The Jazz Bar is like a country, it has its own time-zone”... 

Triplicity: A Problem Shared

Triplicity: A Problem Shared

A troubled heart? Unhappy with your lot? Never fear, the agony aunts are here, dispensing words of wisdom in song, ably assisted by Bernstein, Rossini, Purcell and Balfe. Advice on life, love and accounting, all offered in glorious harmony and with great panache by the members of Triplicity in their 13th Fringe programme... 

Choral Celebration

Choral Celebration

Light out of darkness: music exploring Easter themes, including works by Bach (Jesu, meine Freude), Schütz (Psalm 100), Brahms (Warum ist das Licht gegeben), and Rutter (Wells Jubilate)... 

Schubert in Stockbridge

Schubert in Stockbridge

Vocal and instrumental music by Schubert performed at lunchtime in St Vincent's Church. Featuring the Shepherd on the Rock, the Fantasia in F minor, D.940. 

Vivaldi, Handel and Bach

Vivaldi, Handel and Bach

Presented by The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh, the programme for this concert comprised of lesser-known and hugely underappreciated works by the three baroque greats: Antonio Vivaldi’s L’Estro Armonico Nos... 

Soul Nation: Choir On Fire

Soul Nation: Choir On Fire

As an Edinburgh based act performing in the Edinburgh Fringe there's always going to be a certain level of expectation from the local crowd. Usually there's a local following and occasionally even friends and family in the audience... 

The Oxford Belles: Blame It On the Belles

The Oxford Belles: Blame It On the Belles

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

The Oxford Gargoyles: Jazz A Cappella

The Oxford Gargoyles: Jazz A Cappella

Oxford's internationally renowned jazz a cappella group. Having toured internationally and competed across the UK, including as finalists in BBC's Choir Of The Year in 2012 and 2014, the Gargoyles have confirmed themselves as a staple of the UK and Edinburgh a cappella scene, and are excited to be returning for their 11th consecutive Fringe... 

The Techtonics: Don't Push the Button

The Techtonics: Don't Push the Button

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

Shlomo: #NewRules

Shlomo: #NewRules

Record-breaking beatboxer and looping technologist Shlomo has collaborated with Bjork, Damon Albarn, Rudimental and Ed Sheeran. A world looping champion, Shlomo returns to Edinburgh with his latest solo show #NewRules, exploring his unique relationship with technology as he pushes the concept of voice vs machine to new limits... 

A Transatlantic Spectacle

A Transatlantic Spectacle

Join Rachael Liddell (mezzo-soprano) and Jamie Lang (piano), both recent graduates from Edinburgh Napier University with Bachelor of Music degrees, as they present a selection of American and British songs in their debut Fringe recital... 

Nuns N' Roses

Nuns N' Roses

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

Cry Me a River: The Songs of Julie London

Cry Me a River: The Songs of Julie London

Acclaimed London-based jazz/blues/soul vocalist Kerry-Jo Hodgkin pays tribute to the legendary, sultry-toned jazz and popular music singer/actress Julie London. Collaborating with leading Scottish jazz musicians on just two performances of this 2014/15 hit show... 

The Voice Festival Edinburgh Showcase

The Voice Festival Edinburgh Showcase

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

The Descent o' Orpheus tae the Underwarl

The Descent o' Orpheus tae the Underwarl

Scotland's fresh new opera company present a unique production of Charpentier's Descent Of Orpheus to the Underworld in an exciting Scots language translation. Roll up! Roll up! Come and see the weird and wonderful characters of the circus bring the legend to life as never before... 

Doris Day: A Sentimental Journey

Doris Day: A Sentimental Journey

Doris has been making music from the big-band era of the 1940s to her latest album in 2011. Taking a sentimental journey through her life of highs and lows, Sally McGreevy and her band pay tribute to the woman and her sounds... 

Jazz at the Movies

Jazz at the Movies

Hollywood glamour and the sultriness of jazz have been inextricably linked since talking pictures began. The team that brought you EdFringe 2014/15 hit show, Cry Me A River: The Songs of Julie London, return... 

John Hunt Sings Swing with Campbell Normand's Trio

John Hunt Sings Swing with Campbell Normand's Trio

Only two chances to see the Fringe's favourite bluesman stand up and sing swing with Campbell Normand's outstanding Trio. John Hunt (vocals), Campbell Normand (piano), Ed Kelly (double bass), Bill Kyle (drums)... 

Cat Stevens Reconstructed

Cat Stevens Reconstructed

Wild World, Father and Son, How Can I Tell You, The Wind and more... The works of Cat Stevens reinterpreted by New York vocalist Jess Abrams, who '...finds her own meaning in each lyric and makes it her own' (Jazz UK) and '... 

The African Dream Musical

The African Dream Musical

South African sensations return. A story of modern South Africa, its people and aspirations. ‘These singers know how to dazzle and excite their audience. Pitch perfect songs in a variety of tones and paces unfold, each as pleasing as the previous... 

Little Song Webs

Little Song Webs

Let acoustic duo Lunabaï weave you into a world of spirited sound. Original material combining soothing melodies, striking harmonies, with an eclectic mix of instruments – Indian tampura, guitar, mbira, singing bowl, shruti box, drum and rainstick... 

Melodies of Scotland: From Folk Song to Art Song

Melodies of Scotland: From Folk Song to Art Song

A programme of spoken word and song deeply rooted in the Scottish folk tradition. Scotland has captured the imagination of the world for centuries. Our poets and mythology have crossed borders and traveled afar... 

Diva Las Vegas

Diva Las Vegas

Diva Las Vegas delivers The Sundaes back to Edinburgh with their boldest show to date. Sassy, sexy and sensational, The Sundaes pay homage to the biggest divas on the planet with their trademark stunning vocals, coupled with a generous scoop of comedy and the outrageous costumes that they are known for... 

Blissful Harmonies

Blissful Harmonies

For one night only we invite you into the blissful, exciting musical worlds of Johannes Brahms, Frank Bridge and Hermann Reutter. We bring you their most touching works written for contralto, viola and piano... 

What the Funk?

What the Funk?

Do you know your Green Onions from your Uptown Funk? We got the funk and it’s all here, played by Scotland’s finest eight-piece live band, Lights Out by Nine. The story of funk evolves from the roots of Hammond organ, through bass and brass, to timeless club favourites from across the decades... 

Acaholics Anonymous (UoB)

Acaholics Anonymous (UoB)

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

Voices of Soweto Presents Ubuntu

Voices of Soweto Presents Ubuntu

Ubuntu, meaning compassion and humanity, is a show that speaks about unity amongst the African continent and the world. Fused with a heart-piercing poem, the pulsating musical celebration of South African music and dance, the potent rhythms of traditional choral music to the intricate thumping of traditional dance and the heart-warming joyful voices of the choristers, Voices of Soweto hopes Ubuntu achieves its goal of one happy nation... 

The African Dream Musical

The African Dream Musical

South African sensations return. A story of modern South Africa, its people and aspirations. ‘These singers know how to dazzle and excite their audience. Pitch perfect songs in a variety of tones and paces unfold, each as pleasing as the previous... 

Alternotive A Cappella

Alternotive A Cappella

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

Aquapella: Mash-Up, Mix and Blend

Aquapella: Mash-Up, Mix and Blend

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

Soweto Spiritual Singers: The African Experience

Soweto Spiritual Singers: The African Experience

‘These singers know how to dazzle and excite their audience. Pitch perfect songs in a variety of tones and paces unfold, each as pleasing as the previous. Energetic, playful soloists relay one another with professionalism and unwavering confidence... 

All the King’s Men: The 11 Tour

All the King’s Men: The 11 Tour

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

Shlomo's Beatbox Adventure for Kids!

Shlomo's Beatbox Adventure for Kids!

Shlomo is a world record-breaking beatboxer who makes all kinds of music using just his mouth and a mic. Join this sonic superhero and become one of his sidekicks in a world of funny sounds, brilliant noises and cool music, whether you’re aged 1 or 101! 

Maxx Silver

Maxx Silver

Maxx Silver writes and performs all of his own music. The concert features an eclectic mix of atmospheric songs, electronic rhythm-driven synth epics, tracks from his new album 'Psychology' and fan favourites, performed here for the first time... 

Marilyn Carino with band

Marilyn Carino with band

Marilyn Carino's torchy, existential electro-soul has been likened to "Nina Simone coming back from the dead to front Morcheeba"; her latest album, 'Leaves, Sadness, Science' deemed, "a haunting, atmospheric gem"... 

Bouffe!

Bouffe!

"Highly recommended. Great performances of Donizetti, Martini, and Offenbach. If you missed it, you'll be kicking yourself!" (Fringe Review 2015) Redblonde Productions and West Sussex Opera present the triumphant return of last year's hit... 

Piaf: Love Conquers All

Piaf: Love Conquers All

This character-driven play from Moving On Theatre had something for everyone. From romance to hatred, happiness to tragedy, there was no emotion left unturned in this provocative production detailing Edith Piaf’s life both on and off the stage... 

The Funniest Number

The Funniest Number

In a dynamic and totally charming free performance, Owen Elton spreads half-truth and misinformation in original song. Armed only with a piano, several hats, and riotous rhymes, he unleashes his bold and theatrical tenor in a feast of comedy, leaving everyone in fits of delighted laughter. 

Maria: The Life, Loves, and Music of Callas

Maria: The Life, Loves, and Music of Callas

Laurene Hope, who amazed as Piaf, is now 'La Divina' Callas - from unwanted child to opera Goddess and her obsession with Onassis. With 'O Mio Babbino Caro', and more... For promo videos visit our website. 

Dean Friedman: Story Songs

Dean Friedman: Story Songs

Short stories set to music. This legendary pop-icon performs hits Ariel, Lucky Stars, Lydia and more. Discover what fans have known for years – the sophisticated, funny, profound work of a master songsmith... 

Rattle Tales

Rattle Tales

Short story and flash fiction readings with audience participation. 

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, love songs and some memorable covers, notably Stevie Wonder and Bob Dylan. 

John Callaghan's Cabaret Electro

John Callaghan's Cabaret Electro

Quirky, wistful, witty, jubilant songs; dynamic performance; unique arrangements; ingenious costumes. "Eccentric and artful. High on classic pop melody with plenty of smart electronic concepts and whimsical introverted lyrics... 

Rainbow Chorus Sings Out!

Rainbow Chorus Sings Out!

Brighton and Hove’s very own LGBT choir swing open the doors of St George’s Church, Kemptown for a medley of songs. We will also add fun to the evening with some audience participation... 

The Glamour of Yesteryear

The Glamour of Yesteryear

Welcome to the world of Chic BonBons, an experience like no other, taking inspiration from the unique and enigmatic world of cabaret and burlesque... Parisian style! We encompass all performing arts genres but pay homage particularly to dance and an ultimate celebration of femininity. 

Cabalesque

Cabalesque

The cabaret is tucked away in a Brighton back street, with a softly lit sign that reads “Wotever Club”. It is a dark place, full of smoke, mirrors, and sensual enlightenment, but tinged by newcomers' apprehension... 

Kianja

Kianja

Kianja is an emerging young singer/songwriter making waves on the live London scene, fusing jazz and urban flavours with a twist of vintage style. A stunning voice and captivating presence... 

Leaving Home Party

Leaving Home Party

Belle and Sebastian/God Help the Girl's lead singer performs a story set to song, celebrating our modern day notions of home and belonging. Accompanied by multi-instrumentalist Ignacio Agrimbau, this is for anyone who has ever left home or is still hoping to find it... 

The Close Shaves

The Close Shaves

We sing close, three-part harmonies, sometimes accompanying ourselves with a ukelele and percussion, but half the time we are singing in a barbershop style. Our show is interactive and we often do sing-alongs, which the audience love... 

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 . All our songs are arranged by members of the group... 

Beauty of Mantra

Beauty of Mantra

A magical candlelit evening of uplifting, meditative and devotional Buddhist mantra with beautiful soulful harmonies. “I was totally immersed in a very blissful state and could have gone on all night!” NB: this event is participatory. 

Beauty of Baroque

Beauty of Baroque

Beauty of Baroque, Saturday 14 May: Katherine Nicholas - soprano, Janet Omerod - mezzo-soprano and Nick Andrews - piano, present arias and duets by Purcell, Bach and Handel. Saturday 28 May: Sophie Kay - piano: Beethoven: Sonata Op... 

Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Actor/singer/storyteller Richard Spaul tells stories from Edgar Allan Poe’s macabre masterpiece. A man is haunted by fear of premature burial. A murder victim returns from the dead to expose his killer... 

Classical Spectacular

Classical Spectacular

Sublime popular classics by celebrated British composers, featuring professional soloists and instrumentalists, amidst stunning surroundings of St Bartholomew’s Church. Walton's exuberant 'Crown Imperial', Elgar's moving 'Nimrod' and Chilcott's uplifting 'Requiem' - regarded by many as equal to Fauré's. 

Dusty Limits: Grin

Dusty Limits: Grin

For one sensational night only, cabaret legend Dusty Limits graced the stage of a very chilly Republic venue on Brighton’s seafront. With an opening number that cried for him to be aborted before he was born, it became immediately apparent that this was no ordinary show... 

It's Bound to be Right on the Night

It's Bound to be Right on the Night

“Actually” Gay Men’s Chorus are celebrating their 10th anniversary with performances dating back to the very beginning. After their phenomenal concert with the London Gay Symphony Orchestra at the Brighton Dome in January, come and join them as guests from the past appear through the magic of Dr Who! 

9

9

Rebelles is a folk, jazz and classical singing group of 9; Julia, Natalie, Michelle, Marina, Andrea, Meredith, Sibyl, Sally and Cat. 9 voices. 9 busy lives. 9 women with nothing in common but a shared joy in singing... 

The Ruby Darlings

The Ruby Darlings

The Ruby Darlings give an outrageously honest yet totally sexy look at life with a vagina. They are committed to making women feel empowered, men feel educated and generally everyone having a naughty time... 

All The Nice Girls

All The Nice Girls

Fascinating, touching and truly enlightening, this lesbian musical romance tells the story of forgotten Variety stars Gwen Farrar and Norah Blaney. Nominated for Outstanding Local Talent at Brighton Fringe 2015... 

Soulful Singing

Soulful Singing

African, sacred, uplifting and fun group-harmony singing for all, with the unique and inspiring Mahasukha touch. A joyful, tribal and meditative experience, guaranteed to put a smile on your face, uplift your soul and get you dancing! Beautiful harmonies, beautifully simple, simply magic! 

Deep in The Heart of Me

Deep in The Heart of Me

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. New work from Behind The Lines, Nominated for Outstanding Local Talent at Brighton Fringe 2015 and Best Arts Stage Event L-Fest 2015... 

Invisible Voices

Invisible Voices

A platform for Brighton's homeless to make their voices and stories heard during Brighton Fringe. Highlighting the plight but also the resilience as people get back on their feet with the help of prevention and recovery programmes... 

Musical Refuge: A Choral Concert of Gospel, Classics & New Music

Musical Refuge: A Choral Concert of Gospel, Classics & New Music

We all know the refuge that music and singing can bring. In a time of terrible flux and uncertainty, where people are fleeing for their lives, music and singing can be a great solace... 

Broadway Lunchbox

Broadway Lunchbox

A Musical Mash Up: West End and Broadway in under 50 minutes. A different show each week. 

The Paul Laight Show

The Paul Laight Show

London-based comedian Paul Laight and guests deliver a free hour of jokes, puns, observations and a song or two about the horrors of everyday life. 

The Great American Songbook

The Great American Songbook

Following highly successful evenings with Berlin, Porter, Kern and Gershwin, Fife’s premier operatic concert group Ensemble, (www.ensembleinfife.org.uk) returns for a 26th successive year, in the superb setting of St Andrew’s and St George’s West, with a programme dipping into the Great American Songbook... 

Aberdeen Calling!

Aberdeen Calling!

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

Lasses, Love and Life

Lasses, Love and Life

A recital by Karen West, Elizabeth Woollven and George Ross, accompanied by Helen Maddox and Alan Graham, to include Schumann’s Frauen-Liebe und Leben and John Maxwell Geddes’ clever and quirky Scots songs on a similar theme. 

Fauré Requiem by Candlelight

Fauré Requiem by Candlelight

There can be few more atmospheric settings in which to experience Fauré’s Requiem Mass than by candlelight in the historic St Giles' Cathedral. Composed purely for the pleasure of it, and much loved for its serenity and soothing gentleness, his Requiem interprets death as a happy deliverance... 

Songs of Scotland

Songs of Scotland

Join the National Youth Choir of Scotland as it presents a patriotic programme of Scottish songs, including John Gardner's A Burns Sequence, a dynamic setting of eight poems by Scotland's favourite son, Robert Burns... 

Art Song and Operatic Arias

Art Song and Operatic Arias

A programme of varied art song and a smattering of Operatic favourites from around the world including Mozart, Ravel, Shostakovich, Korngold, Schumann, Berlioz and Bizet. Jemma and Maryam met whilst studying at the formerly named Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (now Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) and quickly established a strong partnership... 

Soweto Spiritual Singers: The Return

Soweto Spiritual Singers: The Return

The Soweto Spiritual Singers are at the Fringe with two shows, this later one at the Assembly Rooms called The Return, is an uplifting and enjoyable hour of African spirituality.The South African singers and musicians put on a show that is full of energy and African culture... 

Township Voices

Township Voices

The Dloko High School Choir from Umlazi Township, South Africa, return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, having performed sell-out shows in the Assembly Rooms in 2014, where it was not uncommon for the entire hall to be on their feet... 

In Paradisum

In Paradisum

Enjoy a heavenly performance of Fauré’s Requiem in the Georgian splendour of St Andrew’s and St George’s West. The choir will also sing newly commissioned spirituals by Andrew Carvel and Stuart Murray Mitchell... 

L'invitation au Voyage

L'invitation au Voyage

Let us transport you to France with a journey through some of the most beautiful French chanson of the 19th and 20th centuries including favourites of the repertoire from Fauré, Liszt, Duparc and Poulenc. 

Coco Rouzier: Reaching Out to You!

Coco Rouzier: Reaching Out to You!

American jazz and soul singer, Coco Rouzier, debuts her long-awaited original album at the Fringe! It's soul music with jazzy phrasing and timing! ‘Coco is the Real Thing!’ (Jeff Jones, Grammy-winning producer, Jazz @Lincoln Center, NYC). 

Americana Nights

Americana Nights

Flagstaff returns to the Fringe this year with a rusty, broken bottle blues feel that takes you down south and out west. The band adheres to their bluegrass roots whilst diversifying their setlist to provide a night of country-western, honky-tonk and southern boogie... 

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, Robin Mason... 

Bach Concertos and Cantata

Bach Concertos and Cantata

An exciting all Bach programme: Concerto in C major for two Keyboards BWV 1061 with pianists John Cameron and Richard Beauchamp, Solo Cantata Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen with soprano Electra Lochhead and Brandenburg Concerto No... 

In the Pink A Cappella Presents Tuniversity Challenge

In the Pink A Cappella Presents Tuniversity Challenge

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

Songs of Love and War

Songs of Love and War

Songs of Love and War will touch on poetry and stories from wars in Iraq, Vietnam, Korea, Sri Lanka and the Boer War as well as WWI and WWII, interspersed with love songs from the 30s, 40s and 50s... 

Movin' Melvin Brown: The Tap-Dancing Preacher

Movin' Melvin Brown: The Tap-Dancing Preacher

Movin' Melvin Brown's hit show, filled with gospel and inspirational songs, tap and comedy will make this an unforgettable experience! Song, dance, tap and story you'll sing, dance, and laugh along to... 

Triplicity – A Garden of Song

Triplicity – A Garden of Song

In their 12th Fringe recital, the talented trio of Frances Cooper (soprano), Anne Lewis (mezzo-soprano) and Colin Dundas (piano) sow the seeds of a musical garden: a floral bouquet from Schubert, Schumann and Delibes, and an arboretum planted by Handel and Grainger... 

The Sons of Pitches

The Sons of Pitches

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

Dean Friedman – Songs for Grownups

Dean Friedman – Songs for Grownups

This legendary singer/songwriter performs his classic hits Ariel, Lucky Stars, Lydia and more. Discover what legions of devoted fans have known for years, the sophisticated, funny and profound work of a master songsmith: ‘Entirely unique, utterly brilliant’ (ThreeWeeks)... 

All the King's Men presents: Radio Gaga

All the King's Men presents: Radio Gaga

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

Something Cool: The Story of June Christy

Something Cool: The Story of June Christy

If the name isn't familiar, the tunes will be. June Christy sang solo and with the Stan Kenton Orchestra. Tribute is paid by vocalist Sally McGreevy through June’s tunes from the Great American Songbook... 

Decisions! Decisions!

Decisions! Decisions!

Decisions! Decisions! Returning to the Fringe with a relaxed evening of musical theatre songs, Marjory Watson, accompanied by her band, sings her way through some all-too-familiar dilemmas. 

Cry Me a River: The Songs of Julie London

Cry Me a River: The Songs of Julie London

Acclaimed London-based jazz/blues/soul vocalist Kerry Jo Hodgkin pays tribute to legendary, sultry-toned jazz/popular music singer/actress Julie London, with two of Scotland's leading jazz musicians: Malcolm MacFarlane (guitar) and Kenny Ellis (bass)... 

Fringe Fantasmic!

Fringe Fantasmic!

Don’t miss this fantasmagorical show full of classic and current songs from the house of mouse! A fringeful of fun for all the family including sing-a-long favourites from Frozen, The Little Mermaid and The Lion King. 

Flamin' Dames Sing Coward and Novello

Flamin' Dames Sing Coward and Novello

The show explores a selection of songs by Noël Coward and Ivor Novello through humour, glamour and elegance, as the Flamin' Dames Helen Whittington and Hilary Fisher combine music with pieces of storytelling and theatre... 

Troubadour Blues

Troubadour Blues

Local songwriter Allan Grant. Deeply rooted in the blues, country, and jazz traditions, his music transcends these labels with stunning originality! A rich, distinctive voice combines with his guitar playing to deliver songs with shapely melodies and thought-provoking lyrics that are engaging, tender, powerful and memorable... 

Oriental Fairy Tales: The Charming Oriental City

Oriental Fairy Tales: The Charming Oriental City

The ancient East, full of myth and charm. In the oriental grassland, there is an almighty goddess, whose power can save all people from misery: her name is Drolma. In the oriental region of rivers and lakes, there is a group of girls, who can embroider all the beauties of the world... 

Whither Must I Wander?

Whither Must I Wander?

Canadian baritone David John Pike and pianist Stephen De Pledge present a moving programme centred around Robert Louis Stevenson’s Songs of Travel set by Vaughan Williams, and Butterworth’s settings of poems from Housman’s A Shropshire Lad... 

The Voice Festival Edinburgh Showcase

The Voice Festival Edinburgh Showcase

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

John Hunt Four O'Clock Afternoon Blues and Swing

John Hunt Four O'Clock Afternoon Blues and Swing

'Boogie-woogie. John Hunt... slide-guitar master... DIY explosion' **** (Scotsman). John's Fifth Fringe, following 40 full-house Fringe concerts. 'Hunt has mojo, a funky version of Got You Under my Skin’ **** (Edinburgh Evening News)... 

Psalms for All Seasons Worship Gig

Psalms for All Seasons Worship Gig

Dutch worship collective, The Psalm Project, famed for their powerful contemporary reworking of the Genevan Psalter, are joined by Scottish band, Satellite, for this worship gig rooted in the Psalms of David. 

From Geek to Goddess – Free

From Geek to Goddess – Free

Kooky, french horn-playing, little Miss K from Massachusetts never imagined she’d become a 1950s-style blonde bombshell with shows in New York and Milan, and a residency at Ronnie Scott’s... 

PDA: Public Displays of A Cappella

PDA: Public Displays of A Cappella

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

Christina Bianco: Party of One

Christina Bianco: Party of One

Broadway performer and YouTube sensation Christina Bianco takes you on a hilarious musical comedy journey, showing you what led her to become a multi-faceted, multi-voiced party of one! Christina performs an eclectic selection of your favourite pop, standard and Broadway tunes in her own voice as well as impersonating great divas who have inspired her... 

Soweto Afro Pop Opera

Soweto Afro Pop Opera

A harmony quartet offering as wide-ranging a repertoire as their name suggests, coming across like a South African Il Divo and a sleepy Ave Maria. Accompanied by a string quartet, or a township boy band with cheesy moves on some diluted soul pop numbers... 

Alternotive a Cappella

Alternotive a Cappella

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

MacMillan Cantos Sagrados Vivaldi Gloria

MacMillan Cantos Sagrados Vivaldi Gloria

Juxtaposing poetry of political repression against religious texts, MacMillan's Cantos Sagrados protests against the disappearances of the politically inconvenient. The striking dissonance propels us unceremoniously into the violence of 1970s Latin America... 

(The Boy with) Green Hair Poems

(The Boy with) Green Hair Poems

A light broadcasts from Mars. At first it falters, is interfered with, then it becomes clear. It is The Boy with Green Hair, anti-war. A short film.