The Music of The Incredible String Band
  • Edinburgh International Festival

Whimsical, surreal, truly inspirational: psychedelic pioneers TheIncredible String Band entranced listeners in the late 1960s and early1970s with their visionary, dream-like songs. They remain one of themost influential groups to have come out of Scotland.

For this very special concert paying homage to the group, formerIncredible String Band manager and producer Joe Boyd invites gueststo perform songs alongside collaborators from the groups originalrecordings " including founder member Mike Heron and legendarybassist Danny Thompson.

Guests include Justin Adams, Barbara Dickson, Green Gartside, RobynHitchcock, Janis Kelly, Greg Lawson, Sam Lee, Neil MacColl, David McGuiness,Karine Polwart, Alisdair Roberts, Georgia SeddonandWithered Hand.

The advertised time is approximately when the performance will start. Doors will open at least 30 mins prior to this time.