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. 

The Eclectic Guitar of Tony Mitchell

The Eclectic Guitar of Tony Mitchell

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

Mairi Orr

Mairi Orr

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

Absolutely Legless

Absolutely Legless

Formed in 1997 by experienced and respected dancers and musicians in Edinburgh, this vibrant group has developed a reputation for exciting and innovative performances throughout th… 

The Friel Sisters

The Friel Sisters

These three Glaswegian sisters have their family roots deeply embedded in County Donegal in north-west Ireland. 

Jimmy Hutchison

Jimmy Hutchison

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

Barluath

Barluath

A diverse and innovative Glasgow-based Scottish folk band, embracing both the traditional and contemporary music of Scotland, Ireland and America. 

Singing Scots

Singing Scots

The Scots Music Group class, Sing Solo, has been preparing all year for this show. 

Acoustic Sting

Acoustic Sting

Performing songs from The Police and Sting solo albums. 

Mike Whellans

Mike Whellans

AMC sell-out 2011-2014! Best Act winner at Mettman Blues Week (2008). 

Kenny Young and the Eggplants

Kenny Young and the Eggplants

Herald Angel award winners! Brooklyn’s intergalactic folk-and-rollers were additionally honoured when Tom Robinson selected an Eggplants live radio session for a Best of the BBC Ar… 

The Dream Team

The Dream Team

Fiona Hunter, Mike Vass, and Innes Watson ride high in the pantheon of young musical talent with which Scotland is blessed. 

Dowally

Dowally

Dowally’s unique and expressive sound has been described by Leith Folk Club as ‘grin-inducingly fun to watch and listen to’. 

Pernille and Stephen Quigg

Pernille and Stephen Quigg

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

JJ and the Dancing Stick

JJ and the Dancing Stick

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

Clive Gregson

Clive Gregson

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

Special Delivery

Special Delivery

Charting a journey of frustration, emotion, negotiation, memory, love, loss and the passage of time, culminating in the arrival of a very important package. 

Archie Fisher

Archie Fisher

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

Fairmile at the Fringe

Fairmile at the Fringe

Foot-tapping, sing-along folk with music ranging from Scotland to America, traditional and contemporary, with the emphasis on tuneful harmony, social comment and a liberal sprinkli… 

Sandy Brechin Band

Sandy Brechin Band

Wild man of the accordion and frontman of Burach and the Sensational Jimi Shandrix Experience, Sandy Brechin plays fast and funky favourites from his albums, Out of his Box and Out… 

Mrs Bruce's Boys

Mrs Bruce's Boys

Fraser and Ian Bruce (Mrs Bruce’s Boys) released three albums in the 1980s and appeared at festivals, clubs and concerts in many countries. 

Dick Gaughan

Dick Gaughan

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

Sandy Brechin and Ewan Wilkinson

Sandy Brechin and Ewan Wilkinson

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

Amy Duncan

Amy Duncan

Performing songs from her latest Creative Scotland supported album Undercurrents, Amy revisits older material and includes a showcase of new songs all unique to this Fringe show. 

Familiar Ghost

Familiar Ghost

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

Euan Drysdale: Songs from the Boarwood

Euan Drysdale: Songs from the Boarwood

Glasgow-based singer/songwriter Euan performs songs from his recently released Songs from the Boarwood album, a collection of heartfelt and uplifting songs that draw inspiration fr… 

North Sea Gas In Concert

North Sea Gas In Concert

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

Colin Clyne

Colin Clyne

Award-winning Scottish singer/songwriter (folk, Americana) Clyne recently came home from California after winning Best Acoustic Act twice at the San Diego Music Awards. 

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… 

Again... It's Ragged Glory!

Again... It's Ragged Glory!

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

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… 

Jack Lukeman: King of Soho and Other Stories

Jack Lukeman: King of Soho and Other Stories

One of Ireland’s most respected, best-loved singers, this renowned international entertainer, ‘a mixture of all the great voices of the 20th century’ (Guardian), has few peers for … 

Allan Taylor – Endless Highway

Allan Taylor – Endless Highway

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

Along the Silk Road: Classic Poems in Song and Dance

Along the Silk Road: Classic Poems in Song and Dance

You have been cordially invited to a time travel to where the poetry of the Tang dynasty, an artistic pinnacle on par with Shakespeare and Dante, is brought to life by this troupe … 

Jack Lukeman: King of Soho and Other Stories

Jack Lukeman: King of Soho and Other Stories

One of Ireland’s most respected, best-loved singers, this renowned international entertainer, ‘a mixture of all the great voices of the 20th century’ (Guardian), has few peers for … 

Claude Bourbon: Medieval and Spanish Blues – Guitar and Songs

Claude Bourbon: Medieval and Spanish Blues – Guitar and Songs

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

Playing Politics

Playing Politics

Wicked topical musical comedy from the political parody specialists, singing truth to power for the eighth year at the Fringe with an all-new set targeting parliamentarians and pre… 

Beyond the Blue

Beyond the Blue

A songwriting partnership, forged in the wilds of Scotland. 

Double D

Double D

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

Steve Tilston and Jez Lowe – Writes and Songs

Steve Tilston and Jez Lowe – Writes and Songs

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

Along the Silk Road: Rhythm of the Orient

Along the Silk Road: Rhythm of the Orient

The troupe, founded in 1987, is drawn from thousands of students from 80 Beijing primary and high schools. 

The Power of the Pen: 80 Years of Song

The Power of the Pen: 80 Years of Song

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

Eddie Seaman and Luc McNally

Eddie Seaman and Luc McNally

Highland bagpiper and whistle player Eddie Seaman and guitarist and singer Luc McNally met in Glasgow in 2013 and soon developed into a duo captivating audiences across Scotland an… 

PanAcoustic

PanAcoustic

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

A Show of Two Halves (Somethings Old, Somethings New)

A Show of Two Halves (Somethings Old, Somethings New)

Ranging from the bittersweet to the rude and raunchy, Scotland’s former national poet and recent recipient of the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry weaves a spellbinding and beguiling … 

Fraser Bruce

Fraser Bruce

Fraser Bruce has been singing folk songs since the 1960s, when his idols were Pete Seeger and Alex Campbell. 

Ms Fi & the Lost Head Band

Ms Fi & the Lost Head Band

Edinburgh singer/songwriter Fiona J Thom brings the Lost Head Band together for the fourth year in a row to perform her songs influenced by the songwriting traditions of the Americ… 

Home Is Where the Harp Is

Home Is Where the Harp Is

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

Women of the Hebrides

Women of the Hebrides

The Women of the Hebrides were famed for their spinning and weaving of fine linen. 

Rab Noakes

Rab Noakes

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

Blue Rose Code (Extra)

Blue Rose Code (Extra)

Following extraordinary interest in his 2016 Fringe show, Blue Rose Code has added a second gig at AMC @ St Bride’s for the Fringe. 

Moishe's Bagel

Moishe's Bagel

2012 and 2013 Fringe sell-out. 

Brack 'n' File – This Old Guitar

Brack 'n' File – This Old Guitar

After Fringe sell-out shows in 2014 and 2015, plus releasing their debut EP This Old Guitar this year, the trio return to AMC for two shows. 

Nathan Priestley

Nathan Priestley

Appearing for the fourth year at the Acoustic Music Centre, Nathan Priestley (Andrew Leslie and Stephen Roberts) play a unique and diverse blend of acoustic music styles on guitar,… 

Babar the Elephant

Babar the Elephant

Babar the Elephant is a fun new depiction of Francis Poulenc’s musical adaption of the children’s story. 

Our Streets Are Numbered

Our Streets Are Numbered

The show follows up on No Redemption Songs (Fringe sell-out 2014 and 2015) and tells the story of the former mining village of Horden, Co Durham in the years since the miner’s stri… 

Taylor & Leigh's Country Blues Night

Taylor & Leigh's Country Blues Night

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

Blue Rose Code

Blue Rose Code

‘I feel like I’ve been forever a child of exile, a wanderer. 

Ian Bruce – Solo

Ian Bruce – Solo

Ian Bruce is undoubtedly one of the finest singers ever to appear on the Scottish folk scene. 

Mairearad and Anna

Mairearad and Anna

Two of Scotland’s most revered multi-instrumentalists, Mairearad (accordion, bagpipes, voice) and Anna (guitar, banjo, fiddle, voice) are a captivating duo, providing an energetic … 

Luke Jackson

Luke Jackson

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

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… 

Larry Kaplan – Songs for an August Moon

Larry Kaplan – Songs for an August Moon

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

Coreen Scott and Friends

Coreen Scott and Friends

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

Alex Yellowlees Band

Alex Yellowlees Band

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

Sainte Jane, American Folk / Americana Duo

Sainte Jane, American Folk / Americana Duo

Sainte Jane: Born from Lauren St. 

Rosie Nimmo

Rosie Nimmo

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

Kiya Heartwood and Tejas

Kiya Heartwood and Tejas

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

TG McEwan – Promises

TG McEwan – Promises

Promises is McEwan’s seventh album. 

Along the Silk Road: Songs, Soldiers and Legends

Along the Silk Road: Songs, Soldiers and Legends

A mix of ancient music, legends and history as this troupe of 80 young performers recreate the excitement of an ancient imperial parade during the reign of Emperor Qin, almost 1,30… 

Along the Silk Road: Dance and Sing at a Tibetan Festival

Along the Silk Road: Dance and Sing at a Tibetan Festival

Kids love to be involved when watching a show and we provide you with such a chance! Dance and sing together and even try on traditional ethnic costumes with this group of young da… 

Cycling from Land's End to John O'Groats With a Piano

Cycling from Land's End to John O'Groats With a Piano

From street musician to concert artist and back again, the man who was Marvin Hanglider is celebrating his 60th birthday by becoming a fundraiser for Children in Need. 

An Evening with Preston Reed

An Evening with Preston Reed

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

Dallahan

Dallahan

Since launching the band in December 2013, Dallahan have exploded on to the traditional music scene. 

Dream a Little Dream

Dream a Little Dream

All This Jazz present a wonderful set of sumptuous songs and dazzling duets by vocalists Alison Bishop and Shelagh Westwater, featuring fabulous virtuoso playing from Robbie Hether… 

Jimmy Hutchison

Jimmy Hutchison

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

Absolutely Legless

Absolutely Legless

Formed by experienced dancers and musicians in Edinburgh (1997), this group has developed a reputation for exciting and innovative performances. 

Another Big Night in With the Silver Darlings

Another Big Night in With the Silver Darlings

Settle back and enjoy another big night in with the Silver Darlings. 

Folk to Funk

Folk to Funk

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

No Redemption Songs

No Redemption Songs

A powerful and evocative mixed media performance performed by Ribbon Road with songs by songwriter Brenda Heslop, and a film by Keith Pattison. 

Songs of the Scots

Songs of the Scots

Linten Adie is an Edinburgh-based community singing group. 

Mike Whellans

Mike Whellans

AMC sell-out 2011 to 2014 (inc)! Winner – Best Act (Mettman Blues Week 2008, Germany). 

Kenny Young and the Eggplants

Kenny Young and the Eggplants

Herald Angel award winners! Brooklyn’s intergalactic folk-and-rollers were additionally honoured when Tom Robinson selected an Eggplants live radio session for a Best of the BBC Ar… 

Patsy Reid

Patsy Reid

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

Clive Gregson

Clive Gregson

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

Pernille and Stephen Quigg

Pernille and Stephen Quigg

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

Stepping Across the Atlantic

Stepping Across the Atlantic

Gaelic song, music and dance from Scotland and the diaspora, brought together in a dynamic ensemble showcasing the rhythmical links between puirt-à-beul (Gaelic mouth music) and s… 

Dick Gaughan

Dick Gaughan

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

The Spooky Men's Chorale

The Spooky Men's Chorale

The Spooky Men’s Chorale, from the Blue Mountains in Australia, employ a devastating combination of immaculate musical sensibilities, cavernous vocal chords and extreme silliness t… 

Euan Drysdale – The Music and Words of Burns and Gow

Euan Drysdale – The Music and Words of Burns and Gow

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

Figaro Fugit

Figaro Fugit

VoiceArc have compacted their production of Le Nozze di Figaro to just 70 minutes of fast furious Figaro fun for the Fringe: Figaro Fugit. 

Archie Fisher

Archie Fisher

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

The Eclectic Guitar of Tony Mitchell

The Eclectic Guitar of Tony Mitchell

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

Café del Mundo

Café del Mundo

For a third year Edinburgh singer/songwriter Fiona J Thom brings the Lost Head Band together to perform her songs influenced by the songwriting traditions of the American Songbook,… 

North Sea Gas: Scottish Spirit

North Sea Gas: Scottish Spirit

Edinburgh’s award-winning band return to the AMC for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, with songs and stories from their latest album, Fire in the Glen and from previous recordings. 

Ragged Glory

Ragged Glory

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

Rosie Nimmo

Rosie Nimmo

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

Larry Kaplan–  Folk Music

Larry Kaplan– Folk Music

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

Allan Taylor – Endless Highway

Allan Taylor – Endless Highway

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

Sally Barker - The Voice That Made Sir Tom Jones Cry

Sally Barker - The Voice That Made Sir Tom Jones Cry

She brought Tom Jones to tears on BBC’s The Voice. 

Dan Abrahams and Rachel Walker Plus Special Guests

Dan Abrahams and Rachel Walker Plus Special Guests

New kids on the block in Edinburgh’s bustling folk scene, Dowally make unclassifiable, thrillingly energetic music, fusing their love of traditional Scottish music with jazz harmon… 

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

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

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

Playing Politics

Playing Politics

Wicked, topical musical comedy from the political parody specialists, singing truth to power for the seventh year at the Fringe with an all-new set targeting parliamentarians and p… 

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. 

Mike Vass: In the Wake of Neil Gunn

Mike Vass: In the Wake of Neil Gunn

Inspired by a sea voyage around Scotland’s west coast, retracting a route sailed by author Neil Gunn in 1937, award-winning musician/composer Mike Vass’s captivating new work integ… 

Amos & Rocks: Hello Stranger

Amos & Rocks: Hello Stranger

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

Claude Bourbon: Medieval and Spanish Blues – Guitar and Songs

Claude Bourbon: Medieval and Spanish Blues – Guitar and Songs

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

Sandy Brechin and Ewan Wilkinson

Sandy Brechin and Ewan Wilkinson

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

Blueflint

Blueflint

‘If you are going to The Proclaimers get there early to see Blueflint’ (Steve Lamacq, BBC Radio 2). 

A Kindly Welcome

A Kindly Welcome

Following their successful Fringe debut (2014), Fisher Lassies return with A Kindly Welcome. 

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,… 

Blue Rose Code

Blue Rose Code

Ross Wilson of Blue Rose Code has gone through quite a transformative journey in the past 18 months. 

Sandy Brechin Band

Sandy Brechin Band

Wild man of the accordion and front man of Burach and The Sensational Jimi Shandrix Experience, Sandy Brechin plays fast and funky favourites from his albums Out Of His Box and Out… 

Mairearad and Anna

Mairearad and Anna

Mairearad Green and Anna Massie know how to put on a show – they combine warmth, wit and banter with supreme musicianship to create an enjoyable, varied, and polished set. 

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. 

Song Tales from the American Edge

Song Tales from the American Edge

Texan Kiya Heartwood (Stealin’ Horses, Wishing Chair) is ‘an award-winning American singer/songwriter who writes smart, funny and poignant songs about the famous and not-so-famou… 

Norman Lamont and the Heaven Sent

Norman Lamont and the Heaven Sent

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

Boundary Riders: NZ Pioneer Women

Boundary Riders: NZ Pioneer Women

‘An invaluable body of work that traverses genres and captures untold stories of Kiwi pioneer women’ (NZ Herald, September 2014). 

Barluath

Barluath

A diverse and innovative Glasgow-based Scottish folk band who embrace both the traditional and contemporary music of Scotland, Ireland and America. 

(Re)Experimentalista!

(Re)Experimentalista!

After five years, Susanna Macdonald (The Marvellous Mrs Mulvihill), returns to the Fringe with her unique brand of manic musical mishaps for two nights only. 

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. 

Harping on Again!

Harping on Again!

Charming singer/songwriter duo Witches’ Brew return to the Fringe with atmospheric songs and an eclectic range of instruments. 

Alex Yellowlees Hot Club Jazz Quartet

Alex Yellowlees Hot Club Jazz Quartet

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

Luke Jackson

Luke Jackson

AMC sell-out 2014! Luke, a rising young roots singer/songwriter from Canterbury, Kent, who was nominated at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards (2013) for both the Horizon Award (Best Emer… 

Pete Morton

Pete Morton

Pete Morton is a folk singer/songwriter with a wealth of powerful songs and stage presence. 

The David Latto Band

The David Latto Band

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

Oriental Fairy Tales: Wild Zebra (Symphonic Excerpts)

Oriental Fairy Tales: Wild Zebra (Symphonic Excerpts)

This is a performance of the score from the fantasy dance-drama Wild Zebra, showcasing the accomplishments of a troupe of young Chinese performers (8-12 years old). 

Coreen Scott and Friends

Coreen Scott and Friends

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

Bruce & Walker with Fraser Bruce and Moe Walker

Bruce & Walker with Fraser Bruce and Moe Walker

Fringe sell-out show 2014! ‘. 

Oriental Fairy Tales: Legend and Modern

Oriental Fairy Tales: Legend and Modern

Yu Cai Primary School, originated in the ancient oriental city of Yan’an, where only about 100 years ago the people moved out from living in cave houses. 

Nathan Priestley

Nathan Priestley

Appearing for the third year at the Acoustic Music Centre, Nathan Priestley (Andy Leslie and Steve Roberts) play a unique and diverse blend of acoustic music styles on guitar, mand… 

Oriental Fairy Tales: Happy Hours in Childhood

Oriental Fairy Tales: Happy Hours in Childhood

Childhood is happy and carefree. 

The BIG Sing-a-long!

The BIG Sing-a-long!

Fun for all the family – a hugely popular, inspirational hour. 

Curmudgeon in Concert

Curmudgeon in Concert

Following last year’s sell-out performance, join Edinburgh trio Curmudgeon for more songs on the old familiar topics of deception, drunkenness (dangers thereof), disappointment and… 

Backstory

Backstory

Former fire eating Salami Brother Taffy Thomas shares his personal journey from a brush with mortality to Storyteller Laureate – literally his own backstory. 

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. 

A Tale of Two Halves

A Tale of Two Halves

An hour of storytelling that will begin by transporting the audience around the British Isles through fairy stories provided by Taffy Thomas, first Laureate for Storytelling, and m… 

Oriental Fairy Tales: The Charming Oriental City

Oriental Fairy Tales: The Charming Oriental City

The ancient East, full of myth and charm. 

Brack 'n' File

Brack 'n' File

Returning to AMC after their debut 2014 Fringe sell-out show, the trio comprises: Maureen Brack, a fine singer from Edinburgh with a wide repertoire covering many styles; Rick Nick… 

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. 

Elective Affinities

Elective Affinities

Alice Hauptmann (Helena de Crespo) invites you, her acquaintances, to tea in this one-woman play by American playwright David Adjmi. 

Roddy Woomble and Band

Roddy Woomble and Band

Familiar to many thousands of music fans as the front man in the Scottish rock band Idlewild, Roddy Woomble is also a celebrated solo songwriter and performer. 

Absolutely Legless

Absolutely Legless

Bringing Irish traditional music, song and dance alive. 

An Evening with Preston Reed

An Evening with Preston Reed

To watch Reed perform is to witness the bending of reality. 

Archie Fisher

Archie Fisher

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

Coreen Scott and Friends

Coreen Scott and Friends

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

One Night with Ragged Glory

One Night with Ragged Glory

This well-known, local band simply enjoy entertaining their audiences. 

Songs to Steal Your Heart By

Songs to Steal Your Heart By

Jonathan Wood’s songs have accumulated over four decades. 

Kenny Young and the Eggplants

Kenny Young and the Eggplants

Herald Angel award winners! Brooklyn’s intergalactic folk-and-rollers were additionally honoured when Tom Robinson selected an Eggplants live radio session for a Best of the BBC Ar… 

A Big Night in with the Silver Darlings

A Big Night in with the Silver Darlings

Settle back and enjoy ‘a big night in with the Silver Darlings’. 

Jamalan

Jamalan

The songs of both Neil Simpson and Jonathan Wood come out of the Scottish and English folk traditions, while embracing a wide range of world music influences, including jazz and bl… 

John Renbourn and Wizz Jones

John Renbourn and Wizz Jones

Septuagenarian guitar folk legends John Renbourn and Wizz Jones deliver a night of folk and blues, with varying degrees of success. 

The Eclectic Guitar of Tony Mitchell

The Eclectic Guitar of Tony Mitchell

A rare chance to catch well-known Edinburgh musician Mitchell in a solo outing with solos, songs and self compositions and a variety of acoustic guitar styles. 

Dick Gaughan

Dick Gaughan

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

Alex Yellowlees Hot Club Jazz Quartet

Alex Yellowlees Hot Club Jazz Quartet

Alex Yellowlees and his band take us back in time to the swinging twenties with a collection of hot club swinging jazz tracks, played with a lightness of touch and a lot of skill… 

Barluath

Barluath

A diverse and innovative Glasgow-based Scottish folk band, who embrace both the traditional and contemporary music of Scotland, Ireland and America. 

Harping On!

Harping On!

Pauline Vallance and her trusty clarsach return to the Fringe - this time with singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Clare Robertson. 

No Redemption Songs

No Redemption Songs

A powerful and evocative mixed-media performance performed by Ribbon Road with songs by Brenda Heslop, and a film by Keith Pattison. 

Clive Gregson

Clive Gregson

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

Luke Jackson

Luke Jackson

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

Pianist/Guitarist Dave Stewart

Pianist/Guitarist Dave Stewart

If you’ve been searching and waiting for a concert full of beautiful music - this is it! The show for fans of Italian composer Ludovico Einaudi and lovers of all styles of acoustic… 

Scotland's Choice

Scotland's Choice

North Sea Gas once again take to the stage in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with a selection of material from their latest album The Fire and the Passion of Scotland and previous a… 

Burns for Beginners

Burns for Beginners

Want to know more about Robert Burns but don’t understand the lingo? Don’t understand the context? Then Burns for Beginners is for you! Burns’ key poems and songs are performed to … 

Café del Mundo

Café del Mundo

For a second year Edinburgh singer-songwriter Fiona J Thom brings the Lost Head Band together to perform her songs influenced by the song writing traditions of the American Songboo… 

Playing Politics

Playing Politics

Wicked, topical musical comedy from the political parody specialists, singing truth to power for the sixth year at the Fringe with an all-new set targeting tabloids and tax-dodgers… 

Allan Taylor– Endless Highway

Allan Taylor– Endless Highway

For over 40 years Taylor has been considered to be the consummate performer, a writer of literary gracefulness whose troubadour chronicles encapsulate the realism of otherwise unsu… 

IntsåRing and Andrew Mill

IntsåRing and Andrew Mill

Danish and Scandinavian folk music with a reel or jig here and there - fun, beautiful, entertaining, and crazy, all with a swing and not-so-traditional rhythms. 

Nordic Raga

Nordic Raga

‘Only at the Fringe,’ you might hear from the uninitiated, shaking their heads at the madcap eccentricities on display daily and greyly on the Mile. 

Claude Bourbon: Medieval and Spanish Blues

Claude Bourbon: Medieval and Spanish Blues

Claude Bourbon grew up in Switzerland, where he was classically trained. 

Sally Barker - The Voice That Made Sir Tom Jones Cry

Sally Barker - The Voice That Made Sir Tom Jones Cry

The Poozies singer-songwriter, fresh from her flawless performances on prime time TV’s The Voice, (including a duet with her mentor Sir Tom Jones). 

Fisher Lassies

Fisher Lassies

The Fisher Lassies are an a cappella group with a well-established reputation in their home territory of the Scottish Borders. 

Pipes and Slippers

Pipes and Slippers

Join Edinburgh trio Curmudgeon for an uplifting evening of songs on the old familiar topics of deception, drunkenness (dangers thereof), disappointment and lost ways of life, inter… 

The Sma Room Seance

The Sma Room Seance

Madame Lozatska’s musical seance is getting out of hand. 

Martin Carthy

Martin Carthy

A BBC Folk Awards Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Carthy has been one of folk music’s best-loved, most enthusiastic and most quietly controversial figures for over 40 years. 

Heroes and Heroines

Heroes and Heroines

A celebration in contemporary and traditional song of a wide selection of worthy Scots, ranging from John Rae, Canadian Arctic explorer, to an international brigader, to environmen… 

Summer Scent of Edinburgh

Summer Scent of Edinburgh

Ensemble Lotus is scheduled to appear in the beautiful city of Edinburgh, performing pieces from a variety of genres and generations, including not only modern pieces in the intens… 

Sandy Brechin Band

Sandy Brechin Band

Wild man of the accordion and frontman of Burach and The Sensational Jimi Shandrix Experience, Sandy Brechin plays fast and funky favourites from his albums Out of His Box and Out … 

Brack 'n' File

Brack 'n' File

Formed in 2012, the trio comprises of: Maureen Brack, a fine singer from Edinburgh, has a wide repertoire covering many styles; Rick Nickerson, formerly bass guitarist with Rankin … 

Rab Noakes

Rab Noakes

A solo show from an acclaimed songwriter/performer. 

Norman Lamont and the Heaven Sent

Norman Lamont and the Heaven Sent

Lamont returns to AMC with a new album, All The Time In Heaven, and more toe-tapping observations about dead horses, mysterious monks, mystical fish, Bob Dylan and even love– of … 

The Wrigley Sisters

The Wrigley Sisters

With the fresh vitality they brought to the folk scene as whippersnappers, Jennifer and Hazel Wrigley are still one of the hottest, most assured duos on the international tradition… 

Nathan Priestley – Acoustic Songs and Instrumentals

Nathan Priestley – Acoustic Songs and Instrumentals

Following 2013’s successful performances, Nathan Priestley (Andy Leslie and Steve Roberts) return to the Fringe with more original songs and instrumentals and interpretations of cl… 

La Karina

La Karina

Student dancers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel reveal their explorations into the language of movement, which have led to the creation of a distinctive internati… 

Ballads for the Heart

Ballads for the Heart

Lyneste is a unique duo from the heart of Europe. 

Taekwon Percussion Performance: BIGABI

Taekwon Percussion Performance: BIGABI

Look for BIGABI, the finest Taekwondo players! These players will combine the beauty and spirit of traditional Korean percussion instruments with the power of Taekwon movements. 

Born to Rottenrow!

Born to Rottenrow!

They’re back! Two of Scotland’s finest singer songwriters. 

Artie's Tartan Tales

Artie's Tartan Tales

The Singing Kettle’s creator and former star, Artie Trezise, is back with his exciting new production. 

Taylor & Leigh's Country Blues Night

Taylor & Leigh's Country Blues Night

Taylor & Leigh return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with their blisteringly hot country blues. 

Sandy Brechin and Ewan Wilkinson

Sandy Brechin and Ewan Wilkinson

Traditional and contemporary folk from the Edinburgh-based partnership of accordion ambassador Sandy Brechin and the emotive voice and delicate guitar of Ewan Wilkinson. 

Blue Rose Code

Blue Rose Code

Blue Rose Code is not folk music. 

Dallahan Debut Album Launch

Dallahan Debut Album Launch

Since they started in late 2013, Dallahan have exploded onto the traditional music scene. 

Mike Whellans

Mike Whellans

AMC sell-out 2011, 2012, 2013! Winnner of Best Act, Mettman Blues Week 2008, Germany. 

Mata Hari In Eight Bullets

Mata Hari In Eight Bullets

Presented by Gallus Global Productions, award-winning chanteuse Onalea Gilbertson (heir apparent of Ute Lemper) conjures up a fever-dream into the heart, mind and soul of Mata Hari… 

Rogers & Hart and Waits

Rogers & Hart and Waits

Are Richard Rogers, Lorenz Hart, and Tom Waits strange bedfellows or simply the finest song writers of the last century? You can decide. 

The Joe Corrie Project

The Joe Corrie Project

Described by TS Elliott as ‘the greatest Scots poet since Burns’, Joe Corrie was a Fife miner who influenced and inspired thousands through his plays and poems. 

Fèis Rois

Fèis Rois

Celebrating the 15th year of its innovative Ceilidh Trail project, Fèis Rois has commissioned accordionist and former Ceilidh Trail participant, John Somerville (Treacherous Orche… 

Monika Cefis

Monika Cefis

Armed with voice, ukulele and a trusty pineapple shaker, this Montreal-based musician is recognised for her simple yet magnetic sound. 

Sitara Acoustic

Sitara Acoustic

Australian sisters, Erin and Tess Fowler - Sitara - from Adelaide, take a lifetime of shared experience to create music that resonates with emotion and honesty. 

China Young

China Young

Beijing Student’s Golden Sail Art Troupe was founded in 1987, comprising thousands of students from eighty primary schools and high schools in Beijing, including choral, band and s… 

Écouter Ensemble in Edinburgh

Écouter Ensemble in Edinburgh

Eclectic trio (piano, flute, cello) on their European debut tour.