Oh La La

Oh La La

Parisian cabaret star Isabelle Georges returns to Edinburgh with her trademark soaring vocals, theatrical delivery and a stunning all-star band. 

Paul Kelly in Concert

Paul Kelly in Concert

Paul Kelly has recorded over 20 albums as well as several film soundtracks. 

Simon Munnery and Friends: 30 Not Out

Simon Munnery and Friends: 30 Not Out

Simon Munnery marks his 30th year of Fringe shows with an unmissable, one-off gala. 

Sing and Dance Along with Mr Boom

Sing and Dance Along with Mr Boom

Mr Boom – the children’s one-man band from the moon – is no stranger to The Famous Spiegeltent. 

Les Misérables School Edition

Les Misérables School Edition

Captivate brings the world’s longest-running musical Les Misérables following last year’s five-star reviews and standing ovations. 

Archie Roach

Archie Roach

Archie Roach is a singer, songwriter and storyteller in the tradition of his ancestors. 

Step into My Parlour: Michelle Burke

Step into My Parlour: Michelle Burke

‘Irish stew for the soul’ ***** (ThreeWeeks). 

Christine Bovill’s Paris

Christine Bovill’s Paris

Award-winning chanteuse, Christine Bovill has built her reputation on the massively successful sell-out show, Piaf. 

Bugsy Malone

Bugsy Malone

There are plenty of musicals that have versions suitable for younger companies, but Alan Parker’s Bugsy Malone is possibly unique in that it’s a piece that only really works if… 

Oliver!

Oliver!

The Spiegeltent is a far cry from the workhouse and rarely can a setting have been better used than in this stunning production of Lionel Bart’s Oliver! by Captivate Theatre. 

Bad Luck Cabaret

Bad Luck Cabaret

Laurie Black taunts the gods of bad luck in her first ever show at the Fringe. 

Peter Straker Sings Brel

Peter Straker Sings Brel

There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening of the heartbeat. 

Club Spiegel

Club Spiegel

Live, up late and luscious. 

Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

Captivate Theatre’s five-star sell-out show returns to The Spiegeltent for the duration of the Fringe. 

La Clique Encore!

La Clique Encore!

This Edinburgh Festival phenomena, born in 2003, keeps on giving. 

Christine Bovill: Midnight Coffee – Album Launch

Christine Bovill: Midnight Coffee – Album Launch

Christine Bovill has built her reputation on her interpretation of classic 20th century songs. 

Christine Bovill’s Piaf

Christine Bovill’s Piaf

Christine Bovill has returned to the Fringe once again to grace us with her incredibly heartfelt renditions of some of Piaf’s greatest songs, on the centenary of the icon’s bir… 

Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

Of course there would have to be a torrential downpour on the day I viewed Sunshine on Leith, sadly only adhering to the typical fickleness of Scottish weather that betrayed the na… 

Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

An exhilarating electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock’n’roll, Spring Awakening is an edgy, rock musical adaptation of the seminal play about the trials and tribul… 

Shakespeare in the Garden: Cheer Up, Hamlet

Shakespeare in the Garden: Cheer Up, Hamlet

It can be hard for a children’s show to be entertaining for both adults and children simultaneously, but Captivate Theatre’s latest addition to their Shakespeare series is effo… 

The Stray Birds

The Stray Birds

The Stray Birds are one of the hottest bands on the US roots music circuit. 

Silver Darlings: Alexander McCall Smith and James Ross

Silver Darlings: Alexander McCall Smith and James Ross

In Silver Darlings, celebrated writer Alexander McCall Smith has joined forces with innovative Scottish composer James Ross, to write a song cycle about Scotland and the sea. 

Late Night Phantasmagoria With Jack Lukeman

Late Night Phantasmagoria With Jack Lukeman

The moment Jack Lukeman enters the stage, it’s clear this is going to be a fantastic show. 

La Clique and The Famous Spiegeltent presents VELVET

La Clique and The Famous Spiegeltent presents VELVET

La Clique has been a feature on the Fringe for over ten years and has a well deserved reputation for slick circus cabaret and variety. 

The Five-Thirty Cabaret at the Famous Spiegeltent

The Five-Thirty Cabaret at the Famous Spiegeltent

The perfect appetizer for your evening on the Fringe. 

The Black Sorrows

The Black Sorrows

Old-time blues rockers The Black Sorrows have been playing since the early 80s – plenty of time for them to tighten up on chords, learn the rhythm and throw in some obligatory cl… 

Les Misérables (School Edition)

Les Misérables (School Edition)

Les Misérables is a musical based on the 1862 French novel by Victor Hugo that tells the tale of an ex convict who flees his parole, meets a generous priest, becomes mayor of a to… 

James Campbell's Comedy 4 Kids

James Campbell's Comedy 4 Kids

Stories old and new for anyone over six who enjoys stand-up comedy without rude words from the man who invented the genre. 

Old Blind Dogs

Old Blind Dogs

Since forming in the early 1990s, Old Blind Dogs have stood on the cutting edge of Scotland’s folk and roots revival. 

The Troubles

The Troubles

Herald Angel award winner John Rae returns to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival having played to sell-out crowds and glowing reviews at last year’s Edinburgh Jazz Festival with his N… 

Shakespeare in the Garden: Romantic Romeo

Shakespeare in the Garden: Romantic Romeo

Romeo loves Juliet, but does she love him too? Romantic Romeo gets its debut this year in the Famous Spiegeltent as part of Captivate’s musical Shakespeare series. 

Lorraine McCauley & The Borderlands

Lorraine McCauley & The Borderlands

Not your usual folk band, Lorraine McCauley & The Borderlands are distinctive outstanding performers. 

Shakespeare in the Garden: Brave Macbeth

Shakespeare in the Garden: Brave Macbeth

Brave Macbeth returns to The Famous Spiegeltent in St Andrew Square after a successful run in 2014. 

Bx: Becc Sanderson

Bx: Becc Sanderson

An incandescent star of The Famous Spiegeltent’s La Clique, chanteuse Becc Sanderson returns this year for four nights of unbridled revelry. 

Mr Boom!

Mr Boom!

Ahead of the Fringe in St Andrew Square, in The Famous Spiegeltent, you’ll find him there; dear old Boom still singing his song, wee and big earthlings do all come along. 

Bob Downe: Bob, Sweat and Tears

Bob Downe: Bob, Sweat and Tears

He claims he’s now been knighted as Sir Robert Downe (you can call him Count Downe, geddit?) but that isn’t the only outlandish claim made at this fabulous frolic of a cabar… 

James Rhodes

James Rhodes

Using his trademark stand-up style, insights and anecdotes on classical music, maverick pianist James Rhodes makes his fringe debut. 

Rura

Rura

Rura are one of the most sought-after bands of their generation. 

Old Blind Dogs

Old Blind Dogs

Since forming in the early 1990s, Old Blind Dogs have stood on the cutting edge of Scotland’s folk and roots revival. 

Club Spiegel presents Shooglenifty

Club Spiegel presents Shooglenifty

The Shoogles return with a brand new album. 

Damian Helliwell’s Metta

Damian Helliwell’s Metta

Damian Helliwell’s Metta is a pioneering project breaking new ground in contemporary Scottish music. 

Moriarty Sings Moriarty

Moriarty Sings Moriarty

From his first foray as a punk clarinettist in Canberra band The Slammers, through a twenty year career co-fronting the Gadflys, to current incarnation as The Great Muldavio in Kab… 

One Man Breaking Bad

One Man Breaking Bad

One Man Breaking Bad is impressionist Miles Allen’s attempt to squeeze 60 Breaking Bad episodes into 60 minutes. 

Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

We are delighted to present the Fringe premiere of Sunshine on Leith. 

The Perch Creek Family Jug Band

The Perch Creek Family Jug Band

Direct from Melbourne, Australia, The Perch Creek Family Jugband are a band of five energetic multi-instrumentalists and vocalists, four of whom happen to be siblings. 

The Bevvy Sisters

The Bevvy Sisters

Scotland-based four-piece group The Bevvy Sisters (not all sisters, or even all women) enthrall and amaze as they bring us their unique stamp on Americana classics and their own so… 

The Poozies

The Poozies

The Poozies first burst on to the folk scene in the early 90s and have been well respected pioneers ever since. 

Lorraine McCauley and The Borderlands

Lorraine McCauley and The Borderlands

BBC Introduced, Lorraine McCauley and The Borderlands released their debut album Light in the Darkest Corners to rave reviews including four stars in the Scotsman. 

Macmaster/Hay with Rachel Newton and Calum McIntyre

Macmaster/Hay with Rachel Newton and Calum McIntyre

Mary Macmaster and Donald Hay are brilliant innovators who mix electroharp, atmospheric percussion, organic samples and emotive vocals creating magical, new Scottish music. 

Nuala Kennedy

Nuala Kennedy

Irish born Edinburgh resident, Nuala Kennedy is an internationally renowned ‘singer, flute player and composer of remarkable finesse, fearless of the unknown’ (Irish Times). 

Mary Coughlan

Mary Coughlan

This is the best I’ve seen and heard of the great Irish jazz and blues singer. 

The New Mendicants

The New Mendicants

The New Mendicants are a Canadian-based indie rock supergroup, consisting of singer-songwriters Joe Pernice and Norman Blake on acoustic guitar and vocals. 

James Campbell's Comedy 4 Kids

James Campbell's Comedy 4 Kids

More merriment for anyone over six who enjoys stand-up comedy without rude words. 

Club Spiegel Present The Loveboat Big Band

Club Spiegel Present The Loveboat Big Band

Sumptuously celebrating the golden age of shipboard romance, while forging full steam into the future, Scotland’s premier swing sensation The Loveboat Big Band invite you aboard … 

La Clique

La Clique

‘Best show on the Fringe’ (Scotsman). 

Club Spiegel

Club Spiegel

The legendary late, live and luscious Club Spiegel will present a series of live bands, DJs and dancehall shenanigans throughout the festival. 

Brave Macbeth

Brave Macbeth

Brave Macbeth returns to the Fringe following a five-star run in 2013. 

The Five-Thirty Cabaret at the Famous Spiegeltent

The Five-Thirty Cabaret at the Famous Spiegeltent

The perfect appetiser for your evening on the Fringe. 

The Thinking Drinkers' Guide to the Legends of Liquor

The Thinking Drinkers' Guide to the Legends of Liquor

Alcohol: One minute a soul mate, the next a psychopath; it can be both creative muse and pesky mischief-maker. 

Mr Boom

Mr Boom

Mr Boom - the children’s one-man band - arrives from the moon in his spaceship Imagination.