Ali Affleck's Storyville Roots of Jazz – Hot Jazz and Cool Blues

Ali Affleck's Storyville Roots of Jazz – Hot Jazz and Cool Blues

Two shows only! Award-winning jazz vocalist, washboarder and early jazz historian Ali resurrects the original outspoken blues and jazz divas who shaped today’s music via their pass… 

Plumbing the Death Star Live

Plumbing the Death Star Live

Sanspants Radio present Plumbing the Death Star Live. 

Ali Affleck's Sirens! Jazz Queens of the 50s

Ali Affleck's Sirens! Jazz Queens of the 50s

Two nights only! Rediscover the immortal jazz divas of Dinah Washington, Nina Simone and Peggy Lee. 

Arturo Tappin

Arturo Tappin

Internationally renowned jazz saxophonist, Arturo Tappin, ushers in carnival fever to Edinburgh once again, taking you on a rousing musical trip around the Caribbean Islands. 

Billie Holiday – Tribute to the Iconic Lady Day

Billie Holiday – Tribute to the Iconic Lady Day

Two shows only! Award-winning Ali, Scotland’s ‘queen of vintage jazz’ (OCWeekly. 

Lisa Scott and Co Ain't Misbehavin'

Lisa Scott and Co Ain't Misbehavin'

Lisa is joined by top-class musicians covering great music from a bygone day to date. This is Lisa’s 14th year at the Fringe, she sings with sophistication and humour. 

Cheek to Cheek – A Tribute to Irving Berlin

Cheek to Cheek – A Tribute to Irving Berlin

Heaven. 

Improvised Improv

Improvised Improv

Australia’s best improvisers are here! After great seasons at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016, Melbourne International Comedy and Adelaide Fringe festivals, Changing Jennifers are e… 

Andrea Carlson: 21st-Century Speakeasy

Andrea Carlson: 21st-Century Speakeasy

‘The first time I heard Andrea Carlson, I was in love!’ (Charlie Silvestri, UpCloseAndAcoustic. 

The Best of Billie Holiday

The Best of Billie Holiday

Acclaimed Scottish jazz singer Mary May and her top-drawer musicians are back with their Billie Holiday show after selling out their last three years at the Fringe. 

Elvis Presley All Shook Up

Elvis Presley All Shook Up

Take well-known Elvis songs, some less known, mix in a boy from Tupelo’s story, add a quartet of musicians and gently shake, rattle and roll. 

The Weegies Have Stolen the One O'Clock Gun

The Weegies Have Stolen the One O'Clock Gun

When Edinburgh’s famous One O’Clock Gun goes missing the city is outraged. 

Natalie Clark: Scotland's Own Returns to Home Ground!

Natalie Clark: Scotland's Own Returns to Home Ground!

Scottish singer/songwriter Natalie Clark returns from America for her first Edinburgh Fringe headline performance. 

Barbara Morrison in When Divas Were Divas

Barbara Morrison in When Divas Were Divas

Remembering their lives, their way. 

Arturo Tappin: Don't Stop the Carnival!

Arturo Tappin: Don't Stop the Carnival!

Arturo Tappin returns to the Fringe bringing the Caribbean sunshine to Edinburgh through his music. 

Enchanted Tales

Enchanted Tales

Journey through fairy tale lands. 

Late to the Party

Late to the Party

Direct from The Brighton Fringe – an autobiographical romp through a midlife diagnosis of ADHD in the Times journalist Emma Mahony. 

Ali Affleck's Billie Holiday – A Celebration in Song

Ali Affleck's Billie Holiday – A Celebration in Song

Scotland’s ‘queen of vintage blues and jazz’ (OCWeekly. 

Ali Affleck's Birth of the Blues! – The Preaching Divas

Ali Affleck's Birth of the Blues! – The Preaching Divas

Award-winning vocalist Ali – ‘stunningly expressive’ (San Diego Union-Tribune) – celebrates the powerful songs of the bold women who laid the ground for today’s music. 

Ali Affleck's Birth of the Blues! – The Divine Divas

Ali Affleck's Birth of the Blues! – The Divine Divas

“Scotland’s ‘queen of Vintage Blues and Jazz’ (OCWeekly. 

Judy Garland: Soundtrack to a Life

Judy Garland: Soundtrack to a Life

Judy began performing on stage before other children had started kindergarten. 

Would You Want Your Daughter to Marry a Weegie?

Would You Want Your Daughter to Marry a Weegie?

Malcolm is from respectable Morningside. 

Cut the Chat Live

Cut the Chat Live

Cut the Chat is a forum to discuss the topics people want to talk about. 

Lillian Boutté's Mississippi Rhythm

Lillian Boutté's Mississippi Rhythm

As the only musician since Louis Armstrong to receive the title New Orleans Jazz Ambassador, Lillian Boutté always showcases the music of her home city with joy, warmth and sass … 

Arturo Tappin: Saxman

Arturo Tappin: Saxman

Arturo Tappin is a world-class jazz saxophonist from Barbados who has performed with Roberta Flack and Luther Vandross. 

Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers –  A Celebration in Song

Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers – A Celebration in Song

Pick Yourself Up, Slap That Bass and Let’s Face the Music and Dance. 

Joni & Me

Joni & Me

Singer/songwriter Joanna Eden traces the musical journey of her hero Joni Mitchell. 

Lisa Scott

Lisa Scott

Thirteen years performing at the Fringe, Lisa sings with passion and humour, bringing a modern sound with a jazz/funk feel, covering material from Burt Bacharach, Sade, Stevie Wond… 

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. 

Doris Day: A Sentimental Journey

Doris Day: A Sentimental Journey

Doris has been making music from the big-band era of the 1940s to her latest album in 2011. 

Looking 4 Dick

Looking 4 Dick

BenT is a small and phallically-challenged man. 

The Good, the Bad and the Weegie

The Good, the Bad and the Weegie

Morningside Malcolm’s daughter has married into a family of Glasgow gangsters. 

Ali Affleck and the New Orleans Speakeasy Sessions – A Masterclass in Real Grassroots Jazz

Ali Affleck and the New Orleans Speakeasy Sessions – A Masterclass in Real Grassroots Jazz

Following outstanding sell-out shows in 2014 and 2015, stunningly expressive vocalist Ali is back to perform gems from early New Orleans jazz and blues with two award-winning bands… 

Barbara Morrison: I Wanna Be Loved

Barbara Morrison: I Wanna Be Loved

Barbara is a three-time Grammy nominated jazz and blues recording artist who has worked with an A-list of jazz greats. 

Arturo Tappin – Caribbean Clipper

Arturo Tappin – Caribbean Clipper

As Arturo says, The Caribbean is in my music. 

I Got Rhythm – A Tribute to George and Ira Gershwin

I Got Rhythm – A Tribute to George and Ira Gershwin

Come and join Pam Lawson, a Little Jazz Bird, as she performs her tribute to the amazing partnership of George and Ira Gershwin, with an hour of timeless songs such as Nice Work If… 

Lillian Boutté – Crescent City Cutie

Lillian Boutté – Crescent City Cutie

The world-class Ms Boutté returns to Edinburgh to spread the joy of New Orleans music. 

Something Cool: The Story of June Christy

Something Cool: The Story of June Christy

If the name isn’t familiar, the tunes will be. 

Billie Holiday – Sweetness and Sorrow: The Two Sides of Lady Day

Billie Holiday – Sweetness and Sorrow: The Two Sides of Lady Day

Award-winning vocalist Ali presents a heartfelt homage to Lady Day with a selection of both rare and familiar songs. 

C'mon Meet the Ugly Bug Ragtime Three

C'mon Meet the Ugly Bug Ragtime Three

Classic jazz from the 20s and 30s from the wee band with the big, big sound featuring the great Jim Douglas on banjo and guitar, (Stephane Grappelli/Henry ‘Red’ Allen/Earl Hines), … 

Ali Affleck's Speakeasy Sessions,  New Orleans Jazz and Blues, Moody Moonshine

Ali Affleck's Speakeasy Sessions, New Orleans Jazz and Blues, Moody Moonshine

Following sell-out shows in 2014, stunningly expressive award-winning vintage vocalist Ali is back to perform early New Orleans jazz and blues with a cheeky mix of renowned local m… 

The Jazz Crooner

The Jazz Crooner

Martin Waugh is an Edinburgh-based vocalist who has worked with some stellar names in jazz, from world class pianist Brian Kellock to Australian maestro trumpeter James Morrison. 

The Comedy Cow: Prime Cut

The Comedy Cow: Prime Cut

Free Fringe comedy can be a risky prospect but it can be a risk worth taking in service of finding a night worth seeing. 

Ali Affleck with Vieux Carre and the Copper Cats

Ali Affleck with Vieux Carre and the Copper Cats

Award-winner Alison, ‘Stunningly expressive’ (Union Tribune, San Diego), with her band of master musicians presents a bright and cheery approach to the hot jazz tradition. 

Arturo Tappin: The Horn of Plenty

Arturo Tappin: The Horn of Plenty

Arturo Tappin has dazzled audiences at the Soho Jazz Festival, the Bob Marley Birthday Bash, Reggae Sunsplash, and headlines jazz festivals throughout the Caribbean. 

Playtime: New Adventures in Music

Playtime: New Adventures in Music

Billing their series of gigs as Playtime, some of Edinburgh’s finest Jazzers are creating very interesting and enjoyable music in the intimate space of The Outhouse’s attic. 

Anything Goes: A Tribute to Cole Porter

Anything Goes: A Tribute to Cole Porter

Pam didn’t get the chance to sing all of her favourite songs last year and returns with her tribute to the genius of Cole Porter. 

Lillian Boutté: The Delta Queen

Lillian Boutté: The Delta Queen

Here she comes again! The Delta Queen. 

Barbara Morrison: Dinah Washington – Queen of the Blues

Barbara Morrison: Dinah Washington – Queen of the Blues

Seven years with Ray Charles, Barbara Morrison demonstrates her full range of musicality and fun. 

I Heard That Song Before

I Heard That Song Before

Journey through the Great American Songbook, captivating jazz vocals with piano trio and anecdotes about songwriters. 

Berlin to Broadway: The Songs of Kurt Weill

Berlin to Broadway: The Songs of Kurt Weill

Kurt Weill, a musical genius.