Shooglenifty

Shooglenifty

“30 years together and still one of the most exciting bands on the scene’ (Billy Rough, Folk Radio UK). 

Rumba Magica

Rumba Magica

Experience a passionate and exhilarating fiesta performed by seven top musicians fusing fiery, exuberant South American rhythms with the unmistakable essences of Flamenco music and… 

Gabo Variety Show

Gabo Variety Show

Afro-fusion pan-global music and dance fever at La Belle Angele. 

Kora in the Evening

Kora in the Evening

Tunde Jegede (kora and cello). 

Celebrating Okoe

Celebrating Okoe

Celebrating Okoe’ is a tribute to a great drum master, mixing Ghanaian rhythms with Scottish Jazz spirit, Afrobeat vibes, singing, funky horns, jazz improvisation and incredible da… 

Pashyanti On Guitar

Pashyanti On Guitar

Drawing on a deep lifelong immersion in diverse cultures and an array of pioneering experiences, Scotland’s ‘musical alchemist’ (World Music Report) offers a revelatory new vision … 

Pashyanti On Guitar

Pashyanti On Guitar

Drawing on a deep lifelong immersion in diverse cultures and an array of pioneering experiences, Scotland’s ‘musical alchemist’ (World Music Report) offers a revelatory new vision … 

Destroying Demons: Songs for Cello and Carnatic Violin

Destroying Demons: Songs for Cello and Carnatic Violin

In this world premiere, the shimmering beauty of South Indian melodies blends with electronic sound effects and virtuosic improvisation. 

Bonnie Bayou Blues

Bonnie Bayou Blues

Scots-Cajun music, Louisiana French classics and vintage blues jostle with distinctively Scottish straight-from-the-heart original songs by Jennifer Ewan and the blues-drenched Caj… 

Ensemble Su

Ensemble Su

Discover this blend of Korean traditional instruments and western instruments that will bring music to life. 

Flamenco Guitar Concert

Flamenco Guitar Concert

Award-winning flamenco guitarist and composer Daniel Martinez presents a truly special guitar concert. 

David Vernon and Dick Lee: The Sound of Musicals

David Vernon and Dick Lee: The Sound of Musicals

This brilliant accordion and clarinet duo perform much-loved favourites from the musicals with their legendary skill and infectious enjoyment. 

Bonnie Bayou Blues

Bonnie Bayou Blues

This year Jennifer and her band bring a blues theme to their bonnie bayou. 

Nordic Nyckelharpa

Nordic Nyckelharpa

Marit Fält and David Chadwick collaborate to perform an acoustic set of Nordic folk music on låtmandola and nyckelharpa. 

American Folk and Gospel Traditions with the Mystic Chorale

American Folk and Gospel Traditions with the Mystic Chorale

The Mystic Chorale is an interactive 50-voice chorus from Boston, Massachusetts which has been bringing their audiences into the singing experience for 30 years, creating living co… 

Chamberlain and Haywood

Chamberlain and Haywood

Performing their unique take on world music, Paul (accordion) and Michael (saxophone, violin, whistle and clarinet) return to the Fringe with another thrilling, virtuosic musical j… 

Praise at the Fringe

Praise at the Fringe

Great AMC sell-out show in 2018! The vision of the Sound of Many Waters is to promote the rediscovery of God’s voice through music and the arts. 

Ragazziquintet

Ragazziquintet

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

Soundhouse Presents: Three Times Five

Soundhouse Presents: Three Times Five

Edinburgh-based promoter The Soundhouse Organisation presents Three Times Five, featuring Moishe’s Bagel, Kinnaris Quintet and John Goldie and the High Plains. 

Violetta's Last Tango – El Concierto

Violetta's Last Tango – El Concierto

The artists have collaborated intensely on tango projects nationally and internationally, especially with the opera/tango/dance-fusion show Violetta’s Last Tango. 

Soundhouse Presents: Kinnaris Quintet

Soundhouse Presents: Kinnaris Quintet

Soundhouse presents one of Scotland’s hottest new folk bands. 

Brian Molley Quintet Play Jazz Samba – Celebrating a Masterpiece of Brazilian Jazz

Brian Molley Quintet Play Jazz Samba – Celebrating a Masterpiece of Brazilian Jazz

Brian Molley Quintet recreate and reimagine one of the bestselling jazz albums of all time, Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd’s Jazz Samba. 

Soundhouse Presents: Moishe's Bagel

Soundhouse Presents: Moishe's Bagel

Soundhouse favourites Moishe’s Bagel return with their thrillingly original, cutting-edge klezmer and folk music. 

Scottish Jazz and Beyond – Part 2 – Fergus McCreadie Trio

Scottish Jazz and Beyond – Part 2 – Fergus McCreadie Trio

Fergus McCreadie is Scotland’s next global jazz superstar. 

Amazing Summer! Classical Fusion Hits

Amazing Summer! Classical Fusion Hits

Award-winning PipaRimba is an innovative and masterful pipa/marimba duo. 

Aindrias de Staic; Shtax the LedgeHammer

Aindrias de Staic; Shtax the LedgeHammer

Legendary performer and well-travelled fiddle player Aindrias de Staic (AKA Shtax) is back on the Fringe after winning a few awards seven years ago and being busy with TV and film. 

Scottish Jazz and Beyond – Part 1 – Graeme Stephen's The River

Scottish Jazz and Beyond – Part 1 – Graeme Stephen's The River

Scotland’s jazz guitar genius creates magical worlds with his loops and harmonies. 

Scottish Jazz and Beyond – Part 3 – Tom Bancroft's In Common

Scottish Jazz and Beyond – Part 3 – Tom Bancroft's In Common

A vibrant mixture of jazz, Scottish folk and Indian classical music featuring Sharat Chandra Srivastava (violin), Gyan Singh (tabla), Sophie Bancroft and Gina Rae (vocals) plus Gra… 

Gukak Wears a New Flow

Gukak Wears a New Flow

The performance clearly displays the musical colours of Rootmerge through their use of sanjo, a popular style of Joseon in the 18th century. 

Bardd

Bardd

Bardd’s unique dualingual global music fusion takes the audience on a journey from the bardic roots of Wales to a freedom funk disco. 

Scottish Jazz and Beyond – A Night at the Queens Hall (Parts 1-3)

Scottish Jazz and Beyond – A Night at the Queens Hall (Parts 1-3)

Three of Scotland’s leading contemporary jazz groups each play a 40-minute set in one stunning concert with world-class musical guests from India and Shetland. 

Isiqalo – The Beginning

Isiqalo – The Beginning

Isiqalo (or beginning in Xhosa and Zulu) takes us back to South Africa under Mandela’s leadership. 

Classical Pipe Music – Scotland's Hidden Treasure

Classical Pipe Music – Scotland's Hidden Treasure

In this concert you will hear a wide variety of piobaireachd (pronounced approximately ‘pee-broch’), the classical music of the great Highland bagpipe, Scotland’s national in… 

Black Never Die

Black Never Die

Exuberant, vibrant, energetic, youthful! Black Never Die is a 10-piece rap outfit from Conakry, Guinea in West Africa creating seductive, colourful solid, groovy urban music. 

Bala Baile

Bala Baile

Bala Baile is an Edinburgh-based Latin trio. 

Korean Poetry Series Part 1

Korean Poetry Series Part 1

Korean Poetry is a profound musical project using diverse eastern and western instruments to freely cross musical genres to showcase core themes of traditional Korean music and poe… 

Fira B! Balearic Music Nights

Fira B! Balearic Music Nights

Everybody knows Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza, our beaches and landscapes, but the Balearics are not only sand and sun. 

The Shakuhachi Experience

The Shakuhachi Experience

Licensed master shakuhachi performer Markus Guhe takes Japan’s oldest and quintessential bamboo flute on a journey from its mythical beginnings through its long and fascinating his… 

Phamie Gow and Phriends

Phamie Gow and Phriends

Phamie Gow, one of Scotland’s most gifted and versatile composers/performers has played in venues around the world, including New York’s Carnegie Hall, with Ray Davies, Philip Glas… 

Reeds United – David Vernon and Dick Lee

Reeds United – David Vernon and Dick Lee

For the 16th year, this brilliant accordion and clarinet duo perform their world music mix with virtuoso skill and infectious enjoyment. 

Lizabett Russo Trio: A Night of Romanian Traditional Music

Lizabett Russo Trio: A Night of Romanian Traditional Music

A night of Romanian traditional music with songs from Maria Tanase, Ileana Sararoiu, Liviu Vasilica, Surorile Osoianu and many more. 

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. 

Ayman Jarjour, Syrian Guitarist

Ayman Jarjour, Syrian Guitarist

The concert includes music with Middle Eastern, Latin American, European and African flavours. 

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. 

India Flamenco – A Gypsy Tale

India Flamenco – A Gypsy Tale

Come on a journey of discovery across the globe, in search of the essence of flamenco. 

A Cappella Around the World

A Cappella Around the World

Using only their voices and innovative live looping techniques, international vocal sensation FreePlay sings you around the world without leaving your seat. 

Global Grooves, Ancient Voices

Global Grooves, Ancient Voices

Internationally-renowned, Canadian-based Autorickshaw is on the cultural cutting edge with their seamless and downright cool sounding blend of jazz, folk, pop and Indian classical … 

Bonnie Bayou

Bonnie Bayou

The Jennifer Ewan Band is back with another exhilarating melting pot of heartfelt original songs and old-time Louisiana Creole and Cajun dance classics. 

Mat Ewins: Actually Can I Have Eight Tickets Please?

Mat Ewins: Actually Can I Have Eight Tickets Please?

‘I reiterate my request for a full refund and look forward to your theatre’s explanation [for] why you chose to market this show as suitable for 16-year-olds’ (Audience review). 

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers: Beat Grrrls

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers: Beat Grrrls

The high-voltage rhythm sisters of Mugenkyo rock the Bijou, flexing their muscles on huge taiko drums, with stamina, skill and precision. 

Modern Maori Quartet: Garage Party

Modern Maori Quartet: Garage Party

Maori garage parties are hotbeds of undiscovered talent and a central part of our cultural and musical legacy back home in Aotearoa, New Zealand. 

Electric Swing Circus

Electric Swing Circus

The Electric Swing Circus is a six-piece live band fusion of classy 20s swing and stomping electro beats. 

Camino de Sangjaru

Camino de Sangjaru

The traditional band Korean Gipsy Sangjaru set out to create ingenious world music based on the Korean traditional culture and arts. 

Praise at the Fringe

Praise at the Fringe

The vision of the Sound of Many Waters is to promote the rediscovery of God’s voice through music and the arts. 

David Vernon and Dick Lee – Accordion Souffle with Clarinet Marmalade

David Vernon and Dick Lee – Accordion Souffle with Clarinet Marmalade

‘Combined blistering pace with beautifully crafted melodies’ (BroadwayBaby. 

Chamberlain and Haywood

Chamberlain and Haywood

With their fresh take on world music, Paul (accordion) and Michael (saxophone, violin, whistle and clarinet) return with another exciting, energy-filled tour around Europe. 

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’. 

Dodo Street Band - The Last Word in Celtic Gypsy Klezmer

Dodo Street Band - The Last Word in Celtic Gypsy Klezmer

The last word in Celtic Gypsy Klezmer. 

Rootless

Rootless

A unique ensemble of worldwide artists who, in the search for their purest artistic origins found that their traditions have crossed paths since the beginning of time. 

Journeys in Hand – A Musical Fusion from Scotland and Rajasthan

Journeys in Hand – A Musical Fusion from Scotland and Rajasthan

This unique collaboration between two outstanding groups, Glasgow’s Brian Molley Quartet and the Asin Langa Ensemble from Jodhpur, combines music from Scotland and India to create … 

Gwangju Metropolitan Korean Traditional Orchestra

Gwangju Metropolitan Korean Traditional Orchestra

An orchestra like you have never seen before! The 45-piece orchestra from Gwangju, a city known for its rich cultural heritage, performs the ancient melodies of Korea with traditio… 

Evros | The Crossing River

Evros | The Crossing River

Follow Doaa who dreams of a better life amongst a backdrop of war, terror and enduring love. 

The Shakuhachi Experience

The Shakuhachi Experience

In this world premiere at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, licensed master shakuhachi performer Markus Guhe takes Japan’s oldest and quintessential bamboo flute on a journey fro… 

Samba Sene and Diwan: Senegalese Shindig

Samba Sene and Diwan: Senegalese Shindig

Exuberant fusion of funky mbalax/ Afrobeat rhythms with undercurrents of ska, rock, Senegalese soul; original songs with impassioned vocals, infectious guitar licks and irresistibl… 

Savourna Stevenson and Steve Kettley

Savourna Stevenson and Steve Kettley

Clarsach virtuoso Savourna joins forces with old friend and saxophonist Steve in a new duo showcasing her compositions – a blend of haunting melodies, pulsating rhythms and stirr… 

Ayman Jarjour, Syrian Guitarist

Ayman Jarjour, Syrian Guitarist

Guitar music journey featuring Middle Eastern, Spanish, Latin American and classical flavours. 

Renata Rosa

Renata Rosa

A rare visit to the UK for this deeply expressive Brazilian singer-songwriter and her band. 

Tibetan Monks Sacred Dance

Tibetan Monks Sacred Dance

Tibetan Monks Sacred Dance is a special experience, not quite a religious rite and not quite a performance show as five Tibetan monks from the Tashi Lunpo Monastery in South India … 

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. 

Rhythm of the Dance

Rhythm of the Dance

This stunning Irish spectacular Rhythm of the Dance is a fully live show that celebrates Irish culture through music and dance, featuring world champion dancers, a traditional Iris… 

Pushan Bose Live at Fringe 2018

Pushan Bose Live at Fringe 2018

Pushan Bose is a South Asian music composer, producer, singer and rapper who has been creating and releasing original music on digital platforms with a reach of 20 million listener… 

We Are

We Are

A high-octane hour of drumming, singing, storytelling and dance. 

Blueswater Presents: Bala Baile

Blueswater Presents: Bala Baile

Bala Baile is an Edinburgh-based Latin trio. 

Fellswater Celtic Ensemble in Concert

Fellswater Celtic Ensemble in Concert

Fellswater Celtic music ensemble from Boston, Massachusetts, USA will perform tunes and songs from all the Celtic nations and beyond. 

Farafina!

Farafina!

An exciting, colourful show from Burkina Faso bursting with the traditional dance and music of the Madinka people of West Africa, the descendants of the 13th-century Mali Empire. 

Japan Marvelous Drummers

Japan Marvelous Drummers

Having performed in over 20 countries across the globe, Japan Marvelous Drummers use the traditional instruments of Japan, including drums of all sizes, the Koto harp, bamboo flute… 

Sounds from Gold Coast

Sounds from Gold Coast

African rhythms and harmonies in gospel arrangements performed by Ghanaian a cappella sensation. 

The Japanese Dance with Hoppy Kamiyama

The Japanese Dance with Hoppy Kamiyama

A legendary musician, Hoppy Kamiyama and an awesome traditional dancer, Kashichiro; the artists representing Japan from the Hachijojima Island appear at Greenside in the Edinburgh … 

Sowhereto Africa

Sowhereto Africa

Old and new beats meet performance poetry paying tribute to South Africa’s legends. 

Bonnie Bayou

Bonnie Bayou

The Jennifer Ewan Band presents a stirring mix of original songs and old-time Cajun dance classics with a Celtic tint. 

India Flamenco

India Flamenco

The symbolic ritual of Indian dance is represented via a graceful routine which flows like a temple carving brought to life, then is followed by a flirtatious and celebratory gyspy… 

SuzanneVega&Me

SuzanneVega&Me

Tour guides need good voices but there’s only one who amazes her audiences with crystalline singing. 

Mandela Celebration

Mandela Celebration

The Mzansi Ensemble performed a tribute to OR Tambo at the Barbican Theatre in London 2007 and have performed in SA’s prestigious theatres: the SA State Theatre for the 2010 World … 

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. 

Peatbog Faeries – Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Peatbog Faeries – Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Hailing from the Isle of Skye, the legendary Scottish trailblazers have created a glorious mixture of traditional sounds and dance floor grooves that have been embraced worldwide. 

Rumba Caribeña

Rumba Caribeña

Take yourself on a journey to the Caribbean. Experience the music and dance of Latin America with audience participation welcomed. Music, dance and fiesta. 

Soweto Gospel Choir

Soweto Gospel Choir

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

Bob Slayer Is Bob Slayer (The Eponymous Show)

Bob Slayer Is Bob Slayer (The Eponymous Show)

‘Everyone should spend an hour with Bob, loveably chaotic master of one unique Fringe experience after another. 

Classical Guitar – Jonathan Prag

Classical Guitar – Jonathan Prag

Prag’s programme is chosen from the pieces that inspired him in his early days: including a Bach Prelude and Fugue, masterpieces by Barrios and Albeniz, and lyrical contemporary … 

Sweet Tango

Sweet Tango

Tango-Korean music band, Gena Tango, presents a new look at tango through Korean eyes in a joyful musical experience that combines the urgent passion of Argentinian tango with trad… 

African Rise

African Rise

Afripella presenting African Rise is a celebration of song, rhythm and dance. 

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers: Tribe

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers: Tribe

UK’s original touring Taiko Tribe returns to the Fringe with a brand-new show of skill, stamina and red-hot rhythms to stir your soul! As Mugenkyo approach their 25th year as Eur… 

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. 

8th Glamour of Jasmine Chinese Arts Festival / A Midsummer Night's Dream from China by Whispering Lotus Artists (Guqin, Dizi, Xiao, Pipa and Zheng)

8th Glamour of Jasmine Chinese Arts Festival / A Midsummer Night's Dream from China by Whispering Lotus Artists (Guqin, Dizi, Xiao, Pipa and Zheng)

Three elegant women musicians from Suzhou, costumed in Whispering Lotus Chi-pao will give us a concert on Chinese guqin, zheng, dizi and xiao (bamboo flute and end-blown bamboo flu… 

8th Glamour of Jasmine Chinese Arts Festival / Dong Yi's Special Programme on the Zheng for Chinese Lovers' Day

8th Glamour of Jasmine Chinese Arts Festival / Dong Yi's Special Programme on the Zheng for Chinese Lovers' Day

Playing an instrument with over 2,500 years of recorded history, after some 100 public recitals in the UK, international classical Zheng performer Yi Dong, a soloist with five albu… 

Soweto Gospel Choir

Soweto Gospel Choir

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

Classical Accordion at the Fringe

Classical Accordion at the Fringe

Accordionist Paul Chamberlain returns to the Fringe with a programme of original works and transcriptions from Russia, France, Spain and Argentina - including pieces by Khachaturia… 

Moishe's Bagel

Moishe's Bagel

Moishe’s Bagel are a thrilling mix of klezmer, folk and jazz. 

Dallahan

Dallahan

Dallahan is one of the fastest rising forces on the international folk circuit, deeply rooted in traditional Irish music, but with hugely diverse backgrounds and influences. 

Perfect as You Are

Perfect as You Are

Perfect As You Are is an internationally touring production by Massive Vibe Live! with production and lyrics by Queen Be! It brings alive everyone’s power to benefit all. 

My Journey Throughout China

My Journey Throughout China

Yi Dong makes her 16th annual return to Edinburgh to ‘indulge us with a rich spa of the spirits and mind’ (China Xinhua News Agency) and to take us on a journey through the spirit … 

Senegalese Shindig

Senegalese Shindig

Diverse international band of musicians, led by charismatic Senegalese singer Samba Sene. 

UnSpun

UnSpun

Following on from time served with Shooglenifty, Conrad Molleson performs new works as Stringjammer in collaboration with musical partners Mat Clements, Tommy Pickles, (Orkestra De… 

Yu Kyung-hwa and E-Do

Yu Kyung-hwa and E-Do

E-Do is an ensemble of six incredibly talented musicians who combine traditional and contemporary rhythms with consummate ease. 

Brian Molley Quartet – Colour and Movement

Brian Molley Quartet – Colour and Movement

Scottish saxophonist Brian Molley returns to the Fringe with his outstanding quartet, featuring Tom Gibbs (piano), Mario Caribe (Bass) and Stuart Brown (Drums). 

Wind and Fire: Nicholas Parsons – Peter and the Wolf

Wind and Fire: Nicholas Parsons – Peter and the Wolf

Nicholas Parsons, Radio 4 legend, narrates the children’s classic tale Peter and the Wolf, arranged by Tom David Wilson for double-reed and brass ensemble and conducted by John Gru… 

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. 

Gala Concert

Gala Concert

Jamaya come from Petah Tikva near Tel Aviv and have been playing together since they were 16. 

Reely Jiggered

Reely Jiggered

Scottish band Reely Jiggered will take you on a journey through the streets of Mexico, the furious fiddling of gypsies, haunting melodies of Celtic Britain mixed with the soaring v… 

ONE: The Man Chosen by the Spirit of the Japanese Drum Vol 2

ONE: The Man Chosen by the Spirit of the Japanese Drum Vol 2

Powerful like a dragon, supple like a dancer. 

Rose Room

Rose Room

Scottish Jazz Awards finalists Rose Room have become one of Scotland’s leading ensembles influenced by gypsy jazz. 

Bwani Junction Perform Paul Simon's Graceland Album With Special Guests

Bwani Junction Perform Paul Simon's Graceland Album With Special Guests

After sell-out shows at last year’s Fringe and Celtic Connections festivals, Bwani Junction return with their joyful rendition of Paul Simon’s Graceland album. 

Luke Kempner: Take a Long Hard Luke at Yourself

Luke Kempner: Take a Long Hard Luke at Yourself

Luke Kempner takes a Luke in the mirror in this gently funny show, poking fun at himself and the impressions he uses to express himself. 

David Vernon and Dick Lee

David Vernon and Dick Lee

‘From tango to polka, Bulgarian Horo to hot New Orleans jazz – great skill. 

Spices from Istanbul

Spices from Istanbul

Mesmerising and lively, Meskhane perform a variety of Gypsy dancing tunes and Turkish folk pieces with members from Bulgaria, France, Denmark, and Scotland, playing kanun, saxophon… 

Blueswater Presents: Bala Baile

Blueswater Presents: Bala Baile

Bala Baile is an Edinburgh-based Latin quartet. 

Fusion

Fusion

Steve Skinner (vocals, guitars, Indian harmonium), Seamus Corr (saxophones, flutes, pipes), John Bradford (percussion) and Ruth Ker (double bass) came together in Leeds to explore … 

Cell Block Soweto: An A Cappella Gang Show

Cell Block Soweto: An A Cappella Gang Show

Cell Block Soweto: An A Cappella Gang Show by After Freedom is a new a cappella show telling stories of five prisoners confined in one of Johannesburg’s prisons. 

Bonnie Bayou

Bonnie Bayou

The Jennifer Ewan Band presents an exhilarating melting pot of heartfelt original songs and old-time Louisiana Creole and Cajun dance classics. 

Music Diaspora

Music Diaspora

Internationally acclaimed British/Syrian musicians Waseem Kotoub (piano) and Ayman Jarjour (guitar) in concert, accompanied by a visual display of Syria before and after the war. 

Flamenco Global Connect

Flamenco Global Connect

Ricardo Garcia, Spanish Embassy-endorsed internationally travelling flamenco guitarist collaborates with performers from all over the globe, demonstrating the power of music to con… 

Nostalgie! Chansons Françaises.

Nostalgie! Chansons Françaises.

One hour of pure nostalgia! Come listen to the best French songs of Edith Piaf, Mireille Mathieu and other divas interpreted by Dr. Zahida. 

India Flamenco

India Flamenco

The symbolic ritual of Indian dance represented via a graceful routine flows like a temple carving brought to life. 

Zipang Rock

Zipang Rock

Samurai Drum IKKI rock the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in their 15th anniversary year! For the last year, their show had a record high of 3,167 audiences with ten sold out shows (and… 

Ensemble SU: The Party

Ensemble SU: The Party

This quintet crosses international boundaries with its blend of Korean traditional instruments (strings and percussion) and western instruments (cello and piano). 

George McGoldrick: The Good Herb

George McGoldrick: The Good Herb

Hello, I’m doing a solo show where I play a synth for a while and read some comedic short stories that I’ve written. 

Jonathan Prag Classical Guitar - Homage to the Dance

Jonathan Prag Classical Guitar - Homage to the Dance

Movement and grace: a Dowland galliard, rousing Bach gavottes, a rippling Russian polka, the compelling rhythms of Cuba and South America. 

Layale Chaker & Sarafand Ensemble

Layale Chaker & Sarafand Ensemble

Led by Lebanese violinist Layale Chaker, The Sarafand Ensemble brings you a concert of new original musical compositions where Western classical and contemporary music, Jazz, and A… 

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. 

In the Round: Last Summer's Tealights

In the Round: Last Summer's Tealights

Part Classical, part Folk - part Hymnal. 

Shooglenifty

Shooglenifty

Shooglenifty’s 2017 started with a sell-out gig at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 

Sacred Music Sessions

Sacred Music Sessions

Music can nurture us, music can uplift us. 

Osibisa Tribal

Osibisa Tribal

Osibisa first exploded onto the music scene in 1971 and is seen by many as the godfather of today’s UK-Afrobeat scene. 

Fado with Claudia Aurora

Fado with Claudia Aurora

Claudia Aurora and her band return to Brighton for an evening of soulful Fado music. 

Beethoven at the Lunchtime Concerts Chapel Royal

Beethoven at the Lunchtime Concerts Chapel Royal

Beethoven at lunchtimes. 

Lingua Franca Ensemble: Ephemera

Lingua Franca Ensemble: Ephemera

Lingua Franca Ensemble ‘Ephemera’ album launch concert. 

Afternoon Recital with Helen Burford

Afternoon Recital with Helen Burford

Pianist/composer/musical-explorer Helen Burford performs a programme of global exotica and new commissions for solo piano, toy piano and Indian santoor. 

Musa Mboob + Saidi Kanda

Musa Mboob + Saidi Kanda

In February 2017, West African master-drummer Musa gathered the latest incarnation of his band XamXam and flew to Gambia to collaborate with local musicians. 

Little Wing

Little Wing

Little Wing finds herself alone in the forest with a trio of warring dragons. 

Fiesta Fringe

Fiesta Fringe

Brighton meets Bristol for an evening of brassy skanks, intense grooves, conscious lyricism and wild rhythm. 

Beauty of Mantra

Beauty of Mantra

A magical, candlelit evening of uplifting, meditative and devotional Buddhist mantra with beautiful, soulful harmonies. 

Kakande West African Drummers

Kakande West African Drummers

Nominated for best music at Brighton Fringe 2016. 

Dallahan

Dallahan

Dallahan is one of the fastest rising forces on the international folk circuit, deeply rooted in traditional Irish music, but with hugely diverse backgrounds and influences. 

Reflections

Reflections

Reflections concert UK tour is the result of a creative collaboration between two young and beautiful singers from Russia and the Ukraine. 

Scotland’s Harp – A Celebration 3

Scotland’s Harp – A Celebration 3

East meets west as Na Clarsairean, the Scottish Harp Orchestra, is joined by zheng player Yi Dong and Lothian Gaelic Choir in a programme of traditional and contemporary tunes show… 

NEHH Presents… Mediterraneo Festival Edition: A Wild Night of Live World Music

NEHH Presents… Mediterraneo Festival Edition: A Wild Night of Live World Music

Mediterraneo is bringing Africa, Cuba and southern Italy to Summerhall for a huge festival edition of their world music concert. 

JJ and the Dancing Stick

JJ and the Dancing Stick

JJ dances to create fascinating and mysterious illusions using magic stick levitation. 

Rachel Hair Trio: Harp, Guitar and Double Bass

Rachel Hair Trio: Harp, Guitar and Double Bass

One of Scottish folk music’s most recognised, much loved bands, the Rachel Hair Trio are renowned for their strong melodies, rootsy songs and majestic instrumental flair. 

My Journey Through China: Dong Yi in Zheng Recitals

My Journey Through China: Dong Yi in Zheng Recitals

The most celebrated international soloist of any Chinese national musical instrument of her generation, playing an instrument of over 2,500 years of recorded history, makes her ret… 

Mandela in Me

Mandela in Me

Directed by Emmy award-winner and musical director of the multiple Grammy award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir, Jimmy Mulovhedzi. 

Fusion of Strings

Fusion of Strings

Marking his global tour, China’s legendary composer, Tu Shanxiang, comes to Edinburgh to perform his own traditional Chinese music piece. 

Discovery!

Discovery!

BE United’s Discovery! is a musical celebration of culture, diversity, creativity and harmony. 

Barra to Bengal

Barra to Bengal

Barra to Bengal: a fictional Scottish-Indian cultural musical telling the story of two people from opposite ends of the globe as one travels the globe finding friendship with the o… 

Melody of Love and Shadows

Melody of Love and Shadows

Saudha, ‘one of the prominent Indian classical music promoters in the country’ (BBC Radio), offers a hypnotic and ‘breath-taking’ presentation (Rhapsody of Soul, Guardian) of India… 

ONE – The Man Chosen By the Spirit of the Japanese Drum

ONE – The Man Chosen By the Spirit of the Japanese Drum

A masked figure, all in white, carries the biggest drumstick you’ve ever seen and drops it on the biggest drum you’ve ever seen. 

Chamberlain & Haywood

Chamberlain & Haywood

With a fresh take on world music, Paul (accordion) and Michael (saxophone, violin, whistle, clarinet) take their instruments on an international tour – enjoy the sultry sounds of… 

Lunchtime Recitals – East Meets West Rainbow

Lunchtime Recitals – East Meets West Rainbow

A fantastic opportunity to hear Chinese classical music, played by professional musicians on Chinese and Western instruments, accompanied by a short performance by the talented Rai… 

The Power of Japanese Drums

The Power of Japanese Drums

This well-received hour-long concert showcases the impressive skills of the four-person performance group Samurai Drum IKKI. 

Jeeseok Kim East-West Quartet

Jeeseok Kim East-West Quartet

Acclaimed Korean/New Orleans saxophonist Jeeseok’s funky, melodic, energetic quartet brings Miles Davies, Coltrane and Ella up to date, with a sprinkle of Korean folk music too! … 

¡Viva La Canción!

¡Viva La Canción!

UK based Chilean singer/songwriter Valentina Montoya Martínez, foremost voice of contemporary Latin American progressive folk music performance in Scotland, performs an evening of… 

UTO

UTO

Our show UTO represents festivals of O-daiko (big drums) and cultures of each season in Uto city in Kumamoto prefecture. 

Mandela in Me

Mandela in Me

Directed by Emmy award-winner and musical director of the multiple Grammy award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir, Jimmy Mulovhedzi. 

Moishe's Bagel

Moishe's Bagel

2012 and 2013 Fringe sell-out. 

Are We Stronger Than Winston?

Are We Stronger Than Winston?

The British might be renowned for talking and complaining about the weather, but if you come from Fiji there are more heightened concerns than just cold rainy days. 

Flamenco Escocia

Flamenco Escocia

High energy blend of Flamenco rhythms with a Scottish twist. 

Karmana, Songs of the Roma

Karmana, Songs of the Roma

Scottish virtuoso guitarist/composer Simon Thacker returns to create a new Romani musical journey in this dazzling world premiere featuring reimagined Gypsy songs and original work… 

Senegalese Shindig

Senegalese Shindig

Diverse international band of musicians, led by charismatic Senegalese singer Samba Sene. 

Brian Molley Quartet at The Outhouse

Brian Molley Quartet at The Outhouse

The acclaimed Scottish saxophonist returns to the Fringe following international tours in the US and India. 

NEHH Presents... Orkestra del Sol & The Jellyman's Daughter

NEHH Presents... Orkestra del Sol & The Jellyman's Daughter

Orkestra del Sol, a joyous reinvention of global brassy street music, has left a trail of pummelled dancefloors across Europe and countries including India, Australia and China. 

Afro-Latin Funk with Poción de Fe

Afro-Latin Funk with Poción de Fe

Poción de Fe is a seven-piece band concocting an original spicy mix of afrobeat, Caribbean rhythms, Cuban salsa, and African mambo. 

Jamie Laval: Master Fiddler

Jamie Laval: Master Fiddler

US national and Scottish fiddle champion Jamie Laval creates rapt audiences with his passionate performances of traditional Celtic music, showcasing his stunning virtuosity, contem… 

Chechelele World Music Choir

Chechelele World Music Choir

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

Ron Davis' Symphronica

Ron Davis' Symphronica

Ron Davis’ Symphronica is an exciting fusion of his electric acoustic jazz quartet and a scintillating string quartet (all members of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra), unique in its… 

Triveni: An Indian Classical Trio

Triveni: An Indian Classical Trio

Triveni, the Indian classical trio, returns to Edinburgh after a successful year in 2015! Prabhat Rao is one of the leading Indian classical vocalists of the younger generation in … 

My Journey Through China: Dong Yi in Zheng Recitals

My Journey Through China: Dong Yi in Zheng Recitals

The most celebrated international soloist of any Chinese national musical instrument of her generation, playing an instrument of over 2,500 years of recorded history, makes her ret… 

David Vernon and Dick Lee

David Vernon and Dick Lee

This brilliant accordion and clarinet duo perform an eclectic mix of music with infectious enjoyment – French, jazz, Jewish, traditional, Balkan, tango etc. 

Paul Harrison’s Trio Mágico Play the Music of Gismonti

Paul Harrison’s Trio Mágico Play the Music of Gismonti

The music of Egberto Gismonti is like a microcosm of his native Brazil – diverse, joyful and unique. 

Dong Yi's Special Programme on the Zheng for Chinese Lovers' Day

Dong Yi's Special Programme on the Zheng for Chinese Lovers' Day

This celebrated international soloist returns to Edinburgh to ‘indulge us with a rich spa of the spirits and mind’ (Xinhua, China). 

Taiwan Season: Sounds of Taiwan

Taiwan Season: Sounds of Taiwan

Three expert musicians from France, Japan and Taiwan blend the sounds of three of the world’s most distinctive string instruments: erhu, sitar and cello. 

Africanised!

Africanised!

Let us Africanise you this summer with South African arrangements of African and popular tunes. 

Musical Anthology

Musical Anthology

Musical Anthology is a performance of sacred, secular, classical, contemporary and world music with organ, trumpets and voice – Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Purcell, Galuppi, Boëllman… 

Ha'upu

Ha'upu

Ha`upu is the third Hawaiian opera performed by Kamehameha Schools Hawai`i. 

Bwani Junction: Graceland

Bwani Junction: Graceland

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of its release, Edinburgh indie-rock band Bwani Junction and friends play Paul Simon’s classic album Graceland, joined on stage by one of the origi… 

India Flamenco

India Flamenco

The performance begins with a narrative, delivered off-stage and set to the music of the sitar. 

Blueswater Presents: The Blueswater Porch Band

Blueswater Presents: The Blueswater Porch Band

A three-piece version of award-winning band The Blueswater plays a mix of original songs and arranged covers, with a raucous sound reminiscent of Mississippi Hill Country blues. 

Super-cussion

Super-cussion

We are the performance group of the Japanese Drum HIBIKI. 

Around the World by Guitar

Around the World by Guitar

Arriving from sell-out performances at the Adelaide Fringe, Jonathan’s love of travelling is a clear inspiration to his choice of music. 

Guitar Multiverse

Guitar Multiverse

As seen on BBC Four television and winner of the 2015 Adelaide Fringe Weekly Award for Best Music Show, Declan Zapala returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with his fourth conse… 

One World Jazz Suite - Part 2: Paul Busby's Bigger Band

One World Jazz Suite - Part 2: Paul Busby's Bigger Band

A selection of pieces dealing with current day issues. 

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. 

Lakuta

Lakuta

A truly global mix of musicians who draw on influences from jazz, funk, soul and world music. 

Involuntary Noises: The Songs of Jody Trehy

Involuntary Noises: The Songs of Jody Trehy

“Cracking good songs in the style of Brecht, Bowie and Brel” (Irish Times) - Jody Trehy plays Brighton with a sublime international band as part of his 2016 tour. 

The Rosegarden of Light Project

The Rosegarden of Light Project

A unique fusion of live traditional and classical music from Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Syria and the UK alongside video performances from Kabul. 

More Beautiful Music

More Beautiful Music

Internationally-acclaimed proponent of the steel pan (steel drum) Rachel Hayward returns to the Fringe with a solo recital in the beautiful setting of Brighton’s oldest building, p… 

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. 

Funk The Format Festival 2016

Funk The Format Festival 2016

Hot on the heels of their sell-out Club Tropicana events and Funk The Family festivals, Funk The Format curates a magical, musical shindig. 

Funk The Family Festival 2016

Funk The Family Festival 2016

Funk The Family returns for another magical instalment of fantastical fun for all the family. 

Kakande West African Drummers

Kakande West African Drummers

Ali Bangoura, from Guinea, with his troupe of Brighton-based drummers, are bringing the excitement and dynamic energy of Africa to Brighton. 

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… 

Club Cairo

Club Cairo

Club Cairo offers an exotic array of entertainment from Arabia. 

Balkan Cypriot Greek & Traditional Ottoman Music: Michalis Kouloumis: Solo Violin

Balkan Cypriot Greek & Traditional Ottoman Music: Michalis Kouloumis: Solo Violin

Virtuoso solo violinist Michalis Kouloumis performs traditional music from the Balkans, Cyprus, Greece and Turkey. 

Voodoo Love Orchestra

Voodoo Love Orchestra

The big band sound of 1960s Latin America via the back streets of New Orleans, this irresistibly swinging street music will have the crowd baying for more. 

Mishka Shubaly + Support

Mishka Shubaly + Support

Mishka Shubaly defies easy description. 

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. 

Carnival Collective vs. Orkestra Del Sol: UK Street Band Sound Clash!

Carnival Collective vs. Orkestra Del Sol: UK Street Band Sound Clash!

Orkestra del Sol’s explosive reinvention of global brass band music has captured imaginations and left a trail of pummeled dance floors across continents. 

Mostly David Ephgrave

Mostly David Ephgrave

The back end of the comic duo Doggett and Ephgrave turns the spotlight on himself for an hour of solo stand-up. 

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. 

Beauty of Mantra

Beauty of Mantra

A magical candlelit evening of uplifting, meditative and devotional Buddhist mantra with beautiful soulful harmonies. 

The Blues Corporation Returns!

The Blues Corporation Returns!

The Blues Corporation returns! New material, new show. 

BabbittBabbittBabbittBabbittBabbitt

BabbittBabbittBabbittBabbittBabbitt

Guitars, video, computer music and improvised live art combine in a multi-sensory celebration of Milton Babbitt’s centenary. 

Mediterranean and Middle Eastern folk music from Oudolin

Mediterranean and Middle Eastern folk music from Oudolin

Hastings-based Oudolin will be bringing you authentic music from a range of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries including Egypt, Syria, Greece, Lebanon, Turkey and Moorish S… 

Brazil: Encounter of Cultures

Brazil: Encounter of Cultures

Brighton-based percussion and dance group, Maracatu Cruzeiro do Sul, brings you a colourful and exciting array of dances and sounds from the North East of Brazil with a British tou… 

Stockhausen's 'Inori' with Alain Louafi

Stockhausen's 'Inori' with Alain Louafi

Stockhausen’s Inori is an incredibly intense show. 

Jazz Jam at The Brunswick

Jazz Jam at The Brunswick

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

Moving into Stillness

Moving into Stillness

Join Sevanti and the Unity team for the beautiful, meditative fusion of yoga and contemporary dance, including Unity Partner Yoga™. 

Fado with Claudia Aurora

Fado with Claudia Aurora

Join us for an evening of soulful Fado music from one of its most exciting young singers and her band. 

Amazing Bubble Man

Amazing Bubble Man

Louis thrills audiences with bubble art, magic and science. 

Bloco Branco Live

Bloco Branco Live

Urban bateria playing high-octane samba, funk and breakbeats with a soul-coaxing singer and a life-affirming, gotta-dance vibe. 

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… 

Balkanarama

Balkanarama

Come experience the sights and sounds of the Balkans at this riotous night of live Balkan, klezmer and gypsy music, exquisite gypsy belly dancing, fabulous Balkan Beats DJs, live v… 

Violin Variations

Violin Variations

In Violin Variations, Ian Peaston invites the audience to share his passion for experimenting with his electric violin and looping set-up. 

Pipa (Jing-hua Gao) and Erhu (Zhi-qin Zhu)

Pipa (Jing-hua Gao) and Erhu (Zhi-qin Zhu)

Pipa and erhu are commonly nicknamed as Chinese lute and Chinese violin. 

Afro-Latin Funk from Poción de Fe

Afro-Latin Funk from Poción de Fe

The overriding resonance of Ponción de Fe can only be described as dynamic. 

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. 

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… 

Hackney Colliery Band

Hackney Colliery Band

London’s brass juggernaut makes its Fringe debut for three shows only, fresh from floor-filling gigs across Europe. 

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… 

Zambra!

Zambra!

A pick of Latin music and dance at the Fringe, headlined by the Boteco Trio – a multi-talented group of musicians whose vast Brazilian repertoire draws from samba, bossa nova, ba… 

Korean Breath

Korean Breath

Bringing jazz and Korean traditions together, SE:UM have found the perfect recipe in their atmospheric show Korean Breath. 

Bossas, Tangos and Reels

Bossas, Tangos and Reels

This show is an eclectic mix of music from around the world played by two of Scotland’s best known traditional players fom bands like Ceilidh Minogue and Bringing in the Spirit. 

The Sun Ra Arkestra with Richard Youngs

The Sun Ra Arkestra with Richard Youngs

Summerhall is proud to present the Sun Ra Arkestra, live in the Dissection Room. 

BE United and Discover!

BE United and Discover!

BE United and Discover is a celebration of music, dance, performance skills and talents! The one time only showcase will host an eclectic mix of artists including Mellow Chants, Ta… 

Farah Rigal in Concert

Farah Rigal in Concert

Come and join French singer/songwriter Farah Rigal as she takes you on a special voyage to the world of folk-rock. 

Chechelele World Music Choir

Chechelele World Music Choir

Ranging from pleasantly slow and soothing to fast and excitable and even angry, the sounds produced by the Chechelele World Music Choir were vibrant and vast. 

Dong Yi's Special Programme on the Zheng for Chinese Lovers' Day

Dong Yi's Special Programme on the Zheng for Chinese Lovers' Day

Classical zheng performer, Yi Dong, is one of the only five soloists who has given a recital in China’s Great Hall of the People, and the soloist with the biggest number of public … 

Aceh Meukondroe

Aceh Meukondroe

World music from Kande, folk-ethnic group from Aceh, Indonesia. 

My Journey Throughout China

My Journey Throughout China

Playing an instrument of over 2,500 years of recorded history and some 36,000,000 active participants, classical Zheng performer, Yi Dong, makes her 14th annual return to Edinburgh… 

Tibetan Monks Sacred Music and Masked Dance

Tibetan Monks Sacred Music and Masked Dance

Eight Tibetan monks present an exciting performance of sacred masked dance from their New Year festival, interspersed with the mesmerising chant and music of the Buddhist monastic … 

Ruby Zajac

Ruby Zajac

‘Her voice has a sultry, husky undertone, and her lyrics are filled with witty metaphors which make her songs both playful yet touching at the same time’ (CamCreatives. 

John Rae’s The Troubles Featuring Brian Kellock

John Rae’s The Troubles Featuring Brian Kellock

The Troubles play 21st-century jazz and are New Zealand’s leading contemporary jazz group. 

China Young

China Young

Beijing Student’s Golden Sail Art Troupe was founded in 1987, and comprises thousands of students from 80 primary and high schools in Beijing. 

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… 

Classical Guitar – Jonathan Prag

Classical Guitar – Jonathan Prag

If you like classical guitar and want to escape the bustling madness that is the Mile at 1pm in the middle of the Fringe, then you are going to enjoy Jonathan Prag’s hour long re… 

Africa Live!

Africa Live!

Whistle-stop tour of some of the best African music at the Edinburgh Fringe, with a different line-up each night. 

Orkestra Del Sol – Larger Than Life

Orkestra Del Sol – Larger Than Life

Globally inspired, but distilled in Scotland. 

Triveni

Triveni

Prabhat Rao is one of the leading Indian Classical vocalists of the younger generation in the UK today. 

Music of Two Nations

Music of Two Nations

Eddie McGuire, former Chairman of the Musicians’ Union (Scottish Region), and classical zheng performer Dong Yi, the first and so far only musician of any Chinese instrument to g… 

Samba Sene and Diwan

Samba Sene and Diwan

Diverse international collection of musicians, led by charismatic Senegalese singer Samba Sene. 

Guitar Multiverse

Guitar Multiverse

Declan Zapala is one hell of a talented guitarist. 

Bhundu Boy Rise Kagona

Bhundu Boy Rise Kagona

Rise Kagona is a guitar hero to many on two continents! In Zimbabwe, Rise transferred traditional jiti rhythms to guitar, and his band The Bhundu Boys toured the world extensively. 

Flamenco Escocia

Flamenco Escocia

Ricardo Garcia doesn’t introduce himself when he walks on stage: he’s not here to show off, he’s here to guide you through Scotland’s history and folklore with flamenco rhythms. 

David Vernon (Accordion) and Dick Lee (Clarinet and Recorder)

David Vernon (Accordion) and Dick Lee (Clarinet and Recorder)

Jimmy Shand to Johnny Dodds, a virtuoso mix of music unfolds before you: French, jazz, Jewish, traditional, Balkan. 

The Sino Profusion Show

The Sino Profusion Show

Performed by Shanghai’s Hand in Hand Troupe, a famous young artists’ association in China. 

Nordic Raga Trio

Nordic Raga Trio

Nordic Raga Trio is an inspired meeting between one Indian and two Swedish folk musicians, who want to experiment with bringing more improvisation into Nordic folk music. 

Nordic Raga Trio

Nordic Raga Trio

Nordic Raga Trio is an inspired meeting between one Indian and two Swedish folk musicians, who want to experiment with bringing more improvisation into Nordic folk music. 

Flamenco Escocia

Flamenco Escocia

High energy blend of Flamenco rhythms with a Scottish twist. 

Okinawa Sansan

Okinawa Sansan

Follow Sanla and his wife on a journey of love, life and Okinawa tradition. 

Haus of Chi-Chi

Haus of Chi-Chi

Seda Yildiz and Mawaan Rizwan bring their daring and surreal show to the Fringe. 

Real Japanese Drum Beat!

Real Japanese Drum Beat!

Have you ever felt a beat so vigorous and inspiring that your entire being is changed for good? Have you ever heard the passionate fusion of the ancient and the now? Do you know wh… 

Japan Marvelous Drummers

Japan Marvelous Drummers

Having performed in over 20 countries across the globe, Japan Marvelous Drummers’ eight performers use the traditional instruments of Japan including drums of all sizes, the Koto… 

Leodo: The Paradise

Leodo: The Paradise

Magical Korean performance combining powerful drums with healing dances. 

Soweto Spiritual Singers: The African Dream

Soweto Spiritual Singers: The African Dream

These singers know how to dazzle and excite their audience. 

Tshwane Gospel Choir

Tshwane Gospel Choir

‘Slick, stylish and definitely cool, modern without diluting their roots and with a diverse repertoire taking in jazz, Afrobeat and gospel. 

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. 

Sound of Suvarnadvipa

Sound of Suvarnadvipa

A concert with a difference! Riau Rhythm Chambers Indonesia has successfully developed a contemporary music based on Melayu roots. 

Helene: Bonsoir Monsieur Nightfall

Helene: Bonsoir Monsieur Nightfall

Fringe favourite previously known as Patti Plinko. 

Seed: Advancement

Seed: Advancement

Exhilarating Japanese taiko drumming and stunning swordplay dramatically combined by an award-winning group.