Blazin' Fiddles with Hannah Rarity

Blazin' Fiddles with Hannah Rarity

Blazin’ Fiddles celebrate 22 years of touring and recording and are delighted to honour this birthday with a string of special performances with special guest singer Hannah Rarity. 

Daniel Sloss: HUBRIS

Daniel Sloss: HUBRIS

All-new 11th solo show! Following his groundbreaking global smash hit, Daniel Sloss: X (UK cinema release, streaming on HBO in USA and Canada), whose tour sold out shows across an … 

Armistead Maupin

Armistead Maupin

The bestselling, much-loved author and LGBT activist Armistead Maupin has announced his first ever UK tour this autumn. 

Anais Mitchell

Anais Mitchell

Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter from the world of narrative folk song, poetry and balladry. 

Blue Rose Code Presents: This is Caledonian Soul

Blue Rose Code Presents: This is Caledonian Soul

What is Caledonian Soul? Ross Wilson (AKA Blue Rose Code) will, with help from some very special guests, attempt to answer this question by offering his unique take on generations … 

Lars Vogt (replacing Jeremy Denk)

Lars Vogt (replacing Jeremy Denk)

Jeremy Denk has had to withdraw from his recital on Monday 19 August at The Queen’s Hall due to illness. 

Blazin' Fiddles with Emily Smith

Blazin' Fiddles with Emily Smith

Scotland’s most celebrated fiddle band Blazin’ Fiddles will be joined by the twice-voted Scots Singer of the Year and two-time BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominee Emily Smith for a … 

Steven Osborne (replacement for Beatrice Rana)

Steven Osborne (replacement for Beatrice Rana)

Steven Osborne has agreed to step in at extremely short notice to take the place of Beatrice Rana who had to withdraw due to illness. 

Scottish Jazz and Beyond – A Night at the Queens Hall (Parts 1-3)

Scottish Jazz and Beyond – A Night at the Queens Hall (Parts 1-3)

Three of Scotland’s leading contemporary jazz groups each play a 40-minute set in one stunning concert with world-class musical guests from India and Shetland. 

The Singing Sixties: Songs Which Stood the Test of Time

The Singing Sixties: Songs Which Stood the Test of Time

Forty singers including Barbara Dickson, Karine Polwart, Archie Fisher, Adam McNaughtan, Dick Gaughan, Arthur Johnstone, Ian McCalman and Canadian Iain Rankin, singing the great so… 

Phamie Gow and Phriends

Phamie Gow and Phriends

Phamie Gow, one of Scotland’s most gifted and versatile composers/performers has played in venues around the world, including New York’s Carnegie Hall, with Ray Davies, Philip Glas… 

Andreas Ottensamer & Yuja Wang

Andreas Ottensamer & Yuja Wang

Programme to include works by Weber, Brahms, Schubert, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Debussy, Chopin and Horowitz Two of classical music’s most charismatic, fiery talents launch The Queen… 

Henning Wehn: Get on With It

Henning Wehn: Get on With It

Surely the German comedy ambassador Henning Wehn hasn’t bosched out yet another new show? And what’s he still doing here anyway? Well, his lack of transferable skills keep him … 

Amber Wagner & Malcolm Martineau

Amber Wagner & Malcolm Martineau

Bellini Song selectionStrauss Four Last SongsBarber Song selectionIves Song selectionWagner Wesendonck Lieder A native of Oregon, the American soprano Amber Wagner has been feat… 

Amatis Piano Trio & friends

Amatis Piano Trio & friends

Franck Piano QuintetDvořák Piano Quintet No 2 Op 81 The Netherlands-based Amatis Trio is one of the leading chamber groups of its generation, formed as recently as 2014 but exa… 

Sheku Kanneh-Mason & Isata Kanneh-Mason

Sheku Kanneh-Mason & Isata Kanneh-Mason

Beethoven Variations in F major Op 66 Lutoslawski GraveDebussy Sonata in D minor Fauré  Élégie, Op 24Mendelssohn Cello Sonata No 2 in D major Op 58 Sheku Kanneh-Mason is … 

Llŷr Williams

Llŷr Williams

Grieg Lyric Pieces (selection)Wagner (tr. 

Michael Volle & Helmut Deutsch

Michael Volle & Helmut Deutsch

Schubert Der TaucherMahler Selection from Des Knaben WunderhornStrauss Three Lieder from Op 87 Mahler Selection from Rückert-Lieder  Powerhouse German baritone Michael Volle … 

The Sixteen

The Sixteen

Lotti Crucifixus a 8Melgás Popule meus — ImproperiaScarlatti Iste ConfessorMelgás Lamentações de Quinta-Feira SantaMelgás Salve Regina Rebelo Panis angelicus Caldara… 

Christiane Karg & Gerold Huber

Christiane Karg & Gerold Huber

Schubert Lieder Bavarian-born Christiane Karg is one of today’s most sought-after lyric sopranos, a fast-rising international star of Covent Garden, La Scala and Glyndebourne, a… 

Maxim Emelyanychev & Principals of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Maxim Emelyanychev & Principals of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Schumann Adagio and Allegro Brahms Trio for clarinet, cello and piano Dohnányi Sextet Russian conductor Maxim Emelyanychev has quickly risen to international prominence with h… 

Dunedin Consort

Dunedin Consort

Bach Geschwinde, ihr wirbelnden Winde BWV 201 Zerreißet, zersprenget, zertrümmert die Gruft BWV 205 Performances that entertain, amuse, provoke and surprise: Scotland’s Duned… 

Bach’s Multiple Concertos

Bach’s Multiple Concertos

Bach Concerto in C for three harpsichords BWV 1064 Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D BWV 1050Concerto in D minor for three harpsichords BWV 1063 Italian Concerto (arranged for four… 

Nash Ensemble

Nash Ensemble

Beethoven Clarinet Trio in B-flatSir James MacMillan Fourteen Little PicturesDvořak Piano Trio in E minor ‘Dumky’ With a distinguished history stretching back more than fiv… 

Lawrence Brownlee & Iain Burnside

Lawrence Brownlee & Iain Burnside

Schumann DichterliebeSongs by Poulenc, Liszt and Ginastera US tenor Lawrence Brownlee is one of the world’s leading bel canto stars, his agile, honeyed voice, radiant with s… 

Doric String Quartet

Doric String Quartet

Stylish, dazzling, gloriously supple in its evocative playing, the Doric Quartet is one of today’s finest British quartets, and winner of several major international awards. 

META4

META4

Fanny Mendelssohn QuartetKaija Saariaho Terra memoriaSchumann String Quartet No 3 Zesty, stylish playing; snappy, bracing interpretations. 

Cuarteto Casals

Cuarteto Casals

Haydn String Quartet in C major Op 33 No 3 ‘Bird’Bartók String Quartet No 3Beethoven Quartet in F major Op 59 No 1 ‘Razumovsky’ With its astonishingly fresh, sometimes … 

Europa Galante & Fabio Biondi

Europa Galante & Fabio Biondi

Mozart & Monza Milanese Quartets Sizzling energy; blazing vitality. 

Lindisfarne

Lindisfarne

Lindisfarne’s power to galvanise festival and concert audiences remains undimmed and is guaranteed to get a crowd on its feet and singing along. 

Hebrides Ensemble

Hebrides Ensemble

Hebrides Ensemble J’Nai Bridges Mezzo sopranoAlex Otterburn BaritoneJames Baillieu PianoPhilip Moore Piano  Bernstein Piano TrioCopland Appalachian SpringCopland Piano VariationsB… 

Blazin' Fiddles with Karen Matheson

Blazin' Fiddles with Karen Matheson

Blazin’ Fiddles celebrate 20 years of touring and recording and are delighted to honour this birthday with a string of special performances with special guest singer Karen Matheson… 

Pierre-Laurent Aimard & Tamara Stefanovich

Pierre-Laurent Aimard & Tamara Stefanovich

Pierre-Laurent Aimard PianoTamara Stefanovich Piano Brahms Sonata for Two PianosMessiaen Visions de l’Amen  Angels, saints, songbirds; orbiting planets, stars, pealing bells. 

James Ehnes & Steven Osborne

James Ehnes & Steven Osborne

James Ehnes Violin Steven Osborne Piano Brahms Violin Sonata No 3 Prokofiev Violin Sonata No 1 Debussy Violin Sonata Prokofiev Five Melodies Ravel Tzigane, rapsodie de conce… 

Pavel Haas Quartet

Pavel Haas Quartet

Pavel Haas Quartet Shostakovich String Quartet No 7Schubert String Quartet No 13 in A minor D804 ‘Rosamunde’Ravel String Quartet  One of the world’s most exciting string qu… 

Dorothea Röschmann & Roger Vignoles

Dorothea Röschmann & Roger Vignoles

Dorothea Röschmann SopranoRoger Vignoles Piano  Schubert Mignon LiederSchumann Frauenliebe und -lebenWolf Mörike & Mignon Lieder One of today’s most distinctive and celebr… 

Pierre-Laurent Aimard

Pierre-Laurent Aimard

Pierre-Laurent Aimard Piano Obouhow RévelationObouhow Création d’or, 2 piecesScriabin Two Pieces: Désir and Caresse dansée Op 57Scriabin Poeme-nocturne Op 61Debussy Études… 

Christian Blackshaw & Soloists of the Berliner Philharmoniker

Christian Blackshaw & Soloists of the Berliner Philharmoniker

Christian Blackshaw PianoNoah Bendix-Balgley ViolinMáté Szucs ViolaMartin Löhr CelloMatthew McDonald Double Bass Mozart Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor K478Schubert Piano Sonata … 

An Evening With Amanda F*cking Palmer

An Evening With Amanda F*cking Palmer

The un-pinndownable musical force known as Amanda F*cking Palmer (Dresden Dolls, Eveyln Evelyn) returns to the Fringe, this time armed with only a piano and a ukulele. 

Eivind Ringstad & David Meier

Eivind Ringstad & David Meier

Eivind Ringstad ViolaDavid Meier Piano Tartini Sonata in G minor ‘Devil’s Trill’Schumann MarchenbilderPeder Barratt-Due Correspondances (world premiere)Franck Sonata in ASchu… 

Robert Levin

Robert Levin

Robert Levin Fortepiano Mozart Piano Piece in C major [Fragment, completed by Robert Levin]Mozart Four Preludes K284aMozart Sonata in B flat K333Mozart Sonata in E flat K282/189gMo… 

Catriona Morison & Simon Lepper

Catriona Morison & Simon Lepper

Catriona Morison Mezzo sopranoSimon Lepper Piano  Songs by Brahms, Schumann and Mahler. 

Jean-Guihen Queyras & Alexander Melnikov

Jean-Guihen Queyras & Alexander Melnikov

Jean-Guihen Queyras CelloAlexander Melnikov Piano Beethoven Cello Sonata in D Op 102 No 2Chopin Cello SonataRachmaninov Cello Sonata  Both respected international soloists in thei… 

Blue Rose Code Presents: This Is Caledonian Soul

Blue Rose Code Presents: This Is Caledonian Soul

What is Caledonian Soul? Ross Wilson (aka Blue Rose Code) will attempt to answer this question with the help of a 14-piece band and some well-known musical friends. 

Ronald Brautigam

Ronald Brautigam

Ronald Brautigam Fortepiano Mendelssohn Rondo capriccioso Op 14Chopin Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor Op 31Chopin Nocturnes Op 27Mendelssohn Variations sérieuses Op 54Mendelssohn Son… 

Elephant Sessions, Siobhan Miller and WhYte

Elephant Sessions, Siobhan Miller and WhYte

Three brilliant bands – two multi award-winning instrumental and singing sensations with cutting edge Gaelic cultural pioneers – share one stage in a Scottish Showcase Expo eve… 

Takács Quartet & Marc-André Hamelin 2

Takács Quartet & Marc-André Hamelin 2

Takács QuartetMarc-André Hamelin Piano Mozart String Quartet in B flat K589Dvořák String Quartet in E flat Op 51Dohnányi Piano Quintet No 2  Dazzling dexterity, bristling pow… 

Show And Tell at The Queen's Hall

Show And Tell at The Queen's Hall

The Edinburgh Comedy Award winner, Live at the Apollo star, the Lidl Enya, the broken Bublé… DAVID O’DOHERTY headlines. 

Red Blue Balance

Red Blue Balance

Mr McFall’s Chamber are acquiring a formidable and deserved reputation for adventurous programming. 

Takács Quartet & Marc-André Hamelin 1

Takács Quartet & Marc-André Hamelin 1

Takács QuartetMarc-André Hamelin Piano Mozart String Quartet in D K575Dvořák String Quartet in F Op 96 ‘The American’Dohnányi Piano Quintet No 1 The glorious, golden melod… 

Ilker Arcayürek & Simon Lepper

Ilker Arcayürek & Simon Lepper

Ilker Arcayürek TenorSimon Lepper Piano  Songs by Schubert and Wolf Winner of 2016’s International Lieder Competition in Stuttgart, Ilker Arcayürek has been compared to Ian Bo… 

Viktoria Mullova & Katia Labèque

Viktoria Mullova & Katia Labèque

Viktoria Mullova ViolinKatia Labèque Piano Prokofiev Sonata in D for solo violin Op 115Schumann Violin Sonata No 1Takemitsu Distance de féeArvo Pärt FratresRavel Violin Sonata i… 

Beth Nielsen Chapman

Beth Nielsen Chapman

Twice Grammy-nominated, Nashville-based Beth Nielsen Chapman has released thirteen albums and written seven number one hits and songs recorded by Willie Nelson and Elton John and i… 

Piotr Anderszewski

Piotr Anderszewski

Piotr Anderszewski Piano Bach Preludes and Fugues in C, A flat major and D sharp minor from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2Bach English Suite No 3 in G minorBeethoven Diabelli V… 

Dover Quartet

Dover Quartet

Dover Quartet Haydn String Quartet in F minor Op 20 No 5Bartók String Quartet No 2Zemlinsky String Quartet No 2 Winner of the prestigious Banff International String Quartet Compet… 

Nicola Benedetti

Nicola Benedetti

Academy of Ancient MusicRichard Egarr Director / HarpsichordNicola Benedetti Violin Vivaldi Violin Concerto in D ‘Il grosso mogul’Vivaldi Harpsichord Concerto in A RV780Teleman… 

Tubular Bells For Two

Tubular Bells For Two

Two Aussie blokes (Daniel Holdsworth and Tom Bamford) juggle over 20 instruments in a spellbinding performance of Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells For Two - a show that is a multi-… 

Martin Carthy

Martin Carthy

For more than 40 years Martin Carthy has been one of folk music’s greatest innovators. 

Julie Fowlis

Julie Fowlis

Julie Fowlis’s exquisite voice, interpretation of Scottish Gaelic culture and ability to bring folk music out of the past and into the contemporary are what make her a multi awar… 

Joshua Bell, Steven Isserlis & Dénes Várjon

Joshua Bell, Steven Isserlis & Dénes Várjon

Three of today’s most admired musicians – each an international soloist in his own right, and with a long history of accomplished chamber performances together – bring the 20… 

Venera Gimadieva & Pavel Nebolsin

Venera Gimadieva & Pavel Nebolsin

Songs and piano music by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Rimsky-Korsakov, Glière, Vlasov and Vasilenko. 

Playing Politics – The Last Hurrah

Playing Politics – The Last Hurrah

Wicked musical comedy from the political parody specialists, singing truth to power for their ninth (and final) Fringe year and raising their game with a one-off, full-length extra… 

Iestyn Davies sings Bach 2

Iestyn Davies sings Bach 2

Iestyn Davies joins legendary British period-performance ensemble the Academy of Ancient Music for the second of two International Festival concerts celebrating the solo counterten… 

Moishe's Bagel

Moishe's Bagel

Moishe’s Bagel are a thrilling mix of klezmer, folk and jazz. 

Trio Zimmermann

Trio Zimmermann

Trio Zimmermann is a remarkable chamber group: three performers – violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann, violist Antoine Tamestit and cellist Christian Poltéra – who are revered in… 

Iestyn Davies sings Bach 1

Iestyn Davies sings Bach 1

With his vocal finesse, his flawless tone and the disarming directness of his performances, English countertenor Iestyn Davies is one of today’s true vocal stars, both on the ope… 

Scotland's Wild Heart

Scotland's Wild Heart

Folk traditions meet orchestral grandeur in this audio-visual spectacular. 

Bert Inspired – A Tribute to Bert Jansch

Bert Inspired – A Tribute to Bert Jansch

Since bursting onto the music scene at Edinburgh’s legendary Howff club, Bert’s unique style of folk, blues and jazz has inspired generations of genre-defining musicians. 

Joshua Bell & Dénes Várjon

Joshua Bell & Dénes Várjon

Joshua Bell is quite simply a musical phenomenon – not only one of the world’s great violin soloists, but also a respected chamber musician and an accomplished orchestra direct… 

I Fagiolini

I Fagiolini

Music from Monteverdi’s Selva morale e spiritual (1640), including music by Monteverdi, Palestrina, Frescobaldi, Giovanni Gabrieli, Viadana, and Donati One of Britain’s true… 

Chiaroscuro Quartet

Chiaroscuro Quartet

Headed by acclaimed international soloist Alina Ibragimova, the Chiaroscuro Quartet is one of today’s most respected period-instrument chamber groups, famed for its fiery, unforg… 

Benjamin Appl & Pavel Kolesnikov

Benjamin Appl & Pavel Kolesnikov

Charismatic, perceptive, and performing with a striking identification with his songs, young German baritone Benjamin Appl has been hailed as one of the finest of his generation of… 

François Leleux & Eric Le Sage

François Leleux & Eric Le Sage

François Leleux is a remarkable musician, undeniably the finest oboist of his generation, and an astonishingly expressive, charismatic player. 

Blazin' Fiddles

Blazin' Fiddles

Blazin’ Fiddles are one of the world’s most prolific fiddle groups. 

Andreas Haefliger

Andreas Haefliger

Vivid musical picture-painting lies at the heart of this typically wide-ranging recital from Swiss pianist Andreas Haefliger, famed worldwide for his searching insights and his pia… 

The Light Comes Back

The Light Comes Back

Scottish poet and playwright Liz Lochhead collaborates with Dundee indie-pop band The Hazey Janes centering on the poem The Optimistic Sound that Lochhead composed in memory of her… 

RANT

RANT

Four fiddles: one beautiful sound! Herald Angel award winners for outstanding performance across all the Edinburgh Festivals, Nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014, RANT is… 

René Pape & Camillo Radicke

René Pape & Camillo Radicke

With an astonishingly rich, powerful voice, German singer René Pape is one of the world’s leading basses, as subtly nuanced in his singing as he is commanding in his vocal energ… 

Gringolts Quartet

Gringolts Quartet

Led by international violin soloist Ilya Gringolts, the Gringolts Quartet has dazzled audiences from Salzburg to London’s Wigmore Hall with its remarkable technical prowess and i… 

Seong-Jin Cho

Seong-Jin Cho

Aged just 23, South Korean Seong-Jin Cho has already been hailed as one of pianism’s true greats, following his victory at the 2015 International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competitio… 

Karen Cargill & Simon Lepper

Karen Cargill & Simon Lepper

Much-loved Scottish mezzo soprano Karen Cargill is a powerful Wagnerian with a voice that can fill the Met or Covent Garden. 

Mikhail Pletnev

Mikhail Pletnev

Compelling conductor, virtuoso pianist and respected musical thinker, Mikhail Pletnev is an extraordinary all-round musician – and celebrated for his many exceptional past perfor… 

Karine Polwart Trio

Karine Polwart Trio

Karine Polwart is one of Scotland’s finest voices with ‘an unflinching social eye’ (Observer). 

Apollon Musagète Quartet

Apollon Musagète Quartet

Polish foursome the Apollon Musagète Quartet have been hailed as one of the most exciting young quartets on the planet – winners of numerous international awards; BBC New Genera… 

Henning Wehn: Westphalia is Not an Option

Henning Wehn: Westphalia is Not an Option

You know you’ve made it as a comedian when you can include an interval and encore in your Edinburgh Fringe show. 

Christian Tetzlaff & Leif Ove Andsnes

Christian Tetzlaff & Leif Ove Andsnes

Two of today’s most accomplished soloists with a typically wide-ranging, distinctively individual recital. 

Dunedin Consort

Dunedin Consort

Edinburgh’s own Dunedin Consort, under scholar and charismatic director John Butt, is fast becoming one of the UK’s most respected early music groups, renowned for its vivid, p… 

Chris Difford and Kathryn Williams

Chris Difford and Kathryn Williams

Chris Difford is a rare breed. 

Niteworks and Inyal

Niteworks and Inyal

Niteworks are Ruairidh Graham, Allan MacDonald, Christopher Nicolson and Innes Strachan. 

Capercaillie

Capercaillie

Capercaillie have long ranked in the very top echelon of contemporary Celtic acts, illuminating the timeless allure of ancient traditions within today’s global musical context. 

King Creosote

King Creosote

Fife’s Kenny Anderson, aka King Creosote, has become one of Scotland’s most acclaimed and prolific singer-songwriters: a squeezebox Casanova and a seafaring pop heart-breaker who… 

Settin’ the Woods on Fire: The Songs of Hank Williams

Settin’ the Woods on Fire: The Songs of Hank Williams

One of Scotland’s best-loved troubadours with his hit show, singing some of his favourite songs by the Hillbilly Shakespeare. 

Paul Simon Treatment

Paul Simon Treatment

A scintillating 13-piece live band, featuring percussion and brass sections and fronted by Stu Goodall pay reverence to the songs of Paul Simon with an explosive show. 

The Barra MacNeils

The Barra MacNeils

Canada’s Celtic ambassadors! Celebrating three decades in 2016, Cape Breton-based family group the Barra MacNeils have been thrilling audiences of all ages with their sparkling rep… 

Eric Bogle in Concert

Eric Bogle in Concert

Born just down the road in Peebles one dark, stormy night in 1944, Eric’s path through life since has been a bit of a twisty one. 

Treacherous Orchestra

Treacherous Orchestra

Winners of the BBC Alba Album of the Year Trad Music Award 2015, Treacherous Orchestra are a powerful force in Scottish music. 

Blazin' Fiddles

Blazin' Fiddles

Undoubtedly one of the world’s most prolific fiddle groups, no other band has quite managed to capture the excitement, passion and sensitivity of Scottish music all at once. 

Roddy Hart & The Lonesome Fire and Honeyblood

Roddy Hart & The Lonesome Fire and Honeyblood

A band defiantly in the classic mould, RHLF have been lauded for their compelling and darkly anthemic sound. 

Brubeck: the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra

Brubeck: the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra

Brubeck: an incredible jazz legacy. 

Rura

Rura

Live Act of the Year at the 2015 Scots Trad Music Awards, Rura are ‘one of the most exciting bands on the Scottish folk scene’ (Songlines). 

Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Red Hot Chilli Pipers

The bagpipe is about as intrinsically Scottish as you can get. 

An Evening of Ryan Adams With Easy Tigers

An Evening of Ryan Adams With Easy Tigers

A brief introduction to Ryan Adams for the uninitiated - he’s a rock/country singer from Carolina who’s released a new album every year or two since the turn of the century; so… 

The Peatbog Faeries

The Peatbog Faeries

Celebrating their 25th anniversary, they bring Celtic dance music into the 21st century, from jigs and reels through jazz, hip hop, reggae and more. 

The Chair

The Chair

The Chair on stage is an experience that will have even the most reserved audience beating a path to the dance floor. 

The Dougie MacLean Project

The Dougie MacLean Project

The Fringe premiere of Scotland’s leading singer/songwriter’s latest project following his performance at Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games closing ceremony and the release of Till Tomo… 

Janis Joplin: Full Tilt

Janis Joplin: Full Tilt

Angie Darcy returns to the fringe with her stellar tribute to and exploration of Janis Joplin. 

Camille O'Sullivan – Brel

Camille O'Sullivan – Brel

The ‘Queen of the Fringe’ (BBC) returns to Edinburgh for five nights only, performing the mesmeric, passionate and poetic songs of Jacques Brel – master of emotional storytel… 

Alba: Songs of Scotland

Alba: Songs of Scotland

Join the internationally acclaimed Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, director Tommy Smith, and special guest Eddi Reader as together, they richly reimagine Scotland through uplifti… 

Henning Wehn: Eins, Zwei, DIY!

Henning Wehn: Eins, Zwei, DIY!

The same show as last year? Well, not exactly. 

Richard Thompson in Concert

Richard Thompson in Concert

Critically acclaimed prolific songwriter, Ivor Novello Award winner, recipient of BBC’s Lifetime Achievement Award and named one of Rolling Stone Magazine’s Top 20 Guitarists of Al… 

Justin Currie

Justin Currie

Del Amitri front man and solo artist in his own right with 14 top 40 singles and four top 40 albums, Currie’s latest Lower Reaches shows the singer/songwriter at the peak of his po… 

The Chair

The Chair

Following their astonishing 2013 Fringe debut, Orkney Islands award-winning, barnstorming, dance floor filling, whirlwind of a band return to The Queen’s Hall. 

Withered Hand

Withered Hand

Edinburgh’s Dan Willson returns to The Queen’s Hall for his annual Fringe mega-gig with a shipping crateful of excellent reviews for his amazing second album New Gods. 

RM Hubbert with Emma Pollock

RM Hubbert with Emma Pollock

Scottish Album of the Year award winner RM Hubbert is joined by former Delgado and Chemikal Underground labelmate Emma Pollock for this unmissable solo/duo double-bill. 

Rachel Sermanni

Rachel Sermanni

There’s certainly more than a touch of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl to 22-year-old Rachel Sermanni: the floaty blue dress, the bare feet, the frequent tipping of toes. 

Far, Far From Ypres

Far, Far From Ypres

This remarkable show features WW1 songs, poems and stories from a Scottish perspective. 

Tommy Smith and Brian Kellock

Tommy Smith and Brian Kellock

Two of Scotland’s greatest jazz artists, saxophonist Tommy Smith and pianist Brian Kellock, team up for this unique late night Fringe show they’ll perform 100% unplugged in the b… 

Battlefield Band

Battlefield Band

One of the great institutions of Scottish traditional music. 

King Creosote

King Creosote

In January 2014, Mercury Music Award nominee Kenny Anderson (AKA King Creosote) completed his first ever film soundtrack for Virginia Heath’s poetic documentary, From Scotland With… 

Meursault and Plastic Animals

Meursault and Plastic Animals

In cahoots with Edinburgh’s most innovative record label Song, by Toad, we’re presenting a night of our city’s finest independent musical adventurers. 

Orkestra Del Sol

Orkestra Del Sol

Established Edinburgh favourites Orkestra del Sol present a show of Balkan-inspired brass and visual spectacle infused with a love of theatricality. 

Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Red Hot Chilli Pipers

From a cameo appearance at T in the Park in 2004 with The Darkness to opening the main stage in their own right in 2014, the past ten years has seen the Red Hot Chilli Pipers becom… 

Karine Polwart

Karine Polwart

‘One of the finest singer/songwriters in Britain’ **** (Guardian). 

Broken Records

Broken Records

A homecoming show for Edinburgh’s Broken Records to celebrate the release of their eagerly anticipated third album. 

Dougie Maclean in Concert

Dougie Maclean in Concert

Dougie MacLean is Scotland’s pre-eminent singer-songwriter and a ‘national musical treasure’ (Sing Out, USA) who has developed a unique blend of lyrical, roots based songwritin…