Austin Sound Exchange

Austin Sound Exchange

Austin Sound Exchange is comprised of professional musicians and vocalists from Austin, Texas who have collaborated to share their city's unique musical genres with people all over the world... 

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, baião, chôro, and MPB... 

Descent

Descent

A young Jewish woman in Nazi Germany prepares herself for her journey eastwards to a concentration camp. As she packs her suitcase, she lingers over some of her most beloved items – a pencil; old flowers from a gypsy; a medal belonging to her father – and starts to reminisce about the past... 

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, TamTam2000 and Simply Soweto Encha... 

Help Yourself

Help Yourself

This production looks at empowerment through a number of stories, real and imagined, from Zambia, India and the UK. Help Yourself informs and provokes the audience through playful humour and direct storytelling, leaving scope for further discussion and action... 

Dark Lantern

Dark Lantern

The third play in the Denial Trilogy. Lorenzo hears the voices of the saved, the survivors of the Holocaust. Each has a different story clamouring to be heard, an individual story of resistance, dissent or acquiescence burning brightly within the dark lantern... 

Cash Back (Songs I Learned from Johnny)

Cash Back (Songs I Learned from Johnny)

Celtabilly meets country, with a doff of the cap to the Man in Black. Dean Owens and Felsons bandmates reunite for a one-off show. Join them for a ramble through some of their favourite songs, inspired, written or covered by Johnny Cash, including a few of Dean’s own songs from his critically acclaimed solo albums... 

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. Headline acts are popular Fringe performers Samba Sene and Diwan (Senegal) and Rise Kagona (Zimbabwe) – original member of the legendary Bhundu Boys – and his Jit Jive Trio... 

Scarfed for Life

Scarfed for Life

‘The play, Scarfed for Life, is a loud, lively piece about sectarianism in Glasgow ... a mix of broad, mouthy comedy and serious agitprop’ (Joyce McMillan, Scotsman). A modern parable set against the backdrop of the first Old Firm clash of the season... 

Letters to Aberlour

Letters to Aberlour

Ostensibly a community play, there can be little doubt that the impact of Letters to Aberlour will be most keenly felt by people from the area in which the play is set, and by those who have some connection to the real-life people upon whom the characters are based... 

Escape from Wonderland

Escape from Wonderland

Celebrating life on the road in a cabaret of traditional and contemporary circus. Alice and the Joker team up with the best local and international performers. But will they escape from Wonderland? See website for nightly line-ups. 

Denial

Denial

The first play in the Denial Trilogy, three pilgrims visit Auschwitz in the present day. They come not to mourn the dead but to celebrate the architects of the final solution. A powerful and disturbing insight into Holocaust denial... 

After Freedom: New Rhythms of Soweto

After Freedom: New Rhythms of Soweto

Told through the story of a young male character, Sphiwe, this musical takes the audience through the ups and downs of youth life in Soweto. The township of Soweto, where old and new generations intertwine through rhythm and dance, is creating a new vibe... 

Matemáticas de lo Jondo Redux

Matemáticas de lo Jondo Redux

The Charo Cala Flamenco Company Matemáticas de lo Jondo Redux (UK premiere). An exciting, compelling multimedia fusion of film, seductive flamenco dance, music and poetry. Using a background of projections of the experimental film masterpiece Tríptico Elemental de España by film-maker, mystic and inventor José Val del Omar, the renowned Charo Cala Flamenco Company use the language of flamenco dance and music to interpret the elemental and mystical themes of the film... 

Xun

Xun

It is the integration of the oriental opera body movement and Western modern music. The two contrasting styles combine in a performance that explores ideas of collectivity… ‘Not you and me, only us...