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Rayguns Look Real Enough: Hall of Fame

Not only have the world’s greatest mash-up band been nominated for the London Cabaret Awards, and won the Time Out Alternative Eurovision 2010, they are also being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And they'll need to give the performance of their lives. Will Ray Gunn suffer another diva meltdown? Can Luke…

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

£10 / 0131 556 7060

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

£10 / 0131 556 7060

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

£8 / 0131 556 7060

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

One Man Breaking Bad

Miles Allen Sixty Episodes in 60 Minutes. One Man Breaking Bad. See your iconic favourites come to life: Walt, Jesse, Saul, Skyler, Hank, Walt Junior, Mike and Gus Fring! LA actor Miles Allen has had over a million hits on YouTube, displaying both his acting and his incredible mimicking abilities. See him in Edinburgh…

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 11 Aug

LOUD Poets

Slam-style poetry devoid of pretension. Ages 15+.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sat 2 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sun 3 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

Edinburgh Book Fringe

Taking place in radical bookshop Word Power, the Edinburgh Book Fringe brings together writers and activists from around the world for a host of daily readings and discussions, all of which are free.

Word Power Bookshop, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

Free / 0131 662 9112

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Orc Mischief

Spicy four-piece comedy band with impeccable timing seek audience for fun, frolics and Lord Of The Rings themed banter. Must be open to new experiences and dry ice. This is it lads. This is the one. To the IBIS we ride.

Hotel Ibis, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 19:30 – 20:30

Sun 3 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 19:30 – 20:30

Mon 4 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 19:30 – 20:30
…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug back to top

Dinner Jazz at Le Monde

Molly Duncan and Roger Ball, featuring Hamish Stuart. Please book directly with Le Monde 0131 270 3900. Three of the original members of Average White Band get together for a special set of classic soul, funk and jazz. Molly and Roger are playing great saxophone right now, and they’ve teamed with former AWB singer and…

Le Monde, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Jul

Dirty Martini

£42.50 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

  • 19:30 – 21:00

The Generation of Z: Edinburgh

New Zealand Season | Royale Productions Have you got what it takes to survive a zombie apocalypse? The Generation of Z hurls you head first into a world ravaged by the undead. Fight for your future as you journey through a battle against extinction. Set within a maze-like security containment depot swarming with…

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Container Yard

£8 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Container Yard

£8 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Container Yard

£12 / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Forth on the Fringe

Radio Forth Ltd Now in its seventh year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment available at this year's festival. This year’s shows feature a selection of some of the biggest names in music, comedy and entertainment hosted by 97.3 Forth One’s breakfast show hosts, Boogie and…

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Fri 1 Aug

Auditorium

£17.50 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Auditorium

£17.50 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Glen Matlock: I Was a Teenage Sex Pistol

Neil O'Brien Entertainment Glen was a founding member of the Sex Pistols and co-wrote most of their iconic songs. This is his personal tale of how the band formed, exploded onto the music scene worldwide and then disintegrated. A tale of growing up in a London long lost, of meetings with remarkable people, many of them…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£9 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£18 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£18 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 6 Aug

Jason Byrne: You Name the Show

Stand-up from the comic who has asked his audiences to name his show. The best name will win £500, there will be a leaderboard on stage each night and by the end of the tour the show will have a name.

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£18.50 (£17.50) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

What Does The Title Matter Anyway?

Brett Vincent for Get Comedy Hosted by Clive Anderson, this improv show will be nothing like you have seen before… It's at this year's Fringe for a 14 night run of ad-libbed comedy, games and music. What Does The Title Matter Anyway? will feature improv favourites such as Greg Proops, Josie Lawrence, Mike McShane…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

McEwan Hall

£17.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 19 Aug

Sunshine on Leith

Stephen Greenhorn's uplifting musical based on the music of The Proclaimers.

Broughton High School, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10) / 07546213274

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10) / 07546213274

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10) / 07546213274

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10) / 07546213274

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Warwick Revue Presents: Sketchual Tension

The Warwick Revue put the “Warwick Revue” in the phrase “The Warwick Revue are performing an hour of sketch comedy.” Warwick University’s sketch group are sketching about love, death and other vague but important-sounding themes.

Citrus Club, Edinburgh

Sun 17 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 622 7086

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:15 – 18:15

Mon 18 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 622 7086

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:15 – 18:15

Tue 19 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 622 7086

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:15 – 18:15
…and 3 more dates until 22 Aug

The Bad Plus

Ethan Iversen (piano), Reid Anderson (bass) and Dave King (drums) form this radical and inventive piano, bass and drums trio. The three musicians, all from the American midwest, established The Bad Plus in 2000 and have recorded eleven albums since. They play original music along with a series of iconoclastic covers of…

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Jul

£20–£22.50 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

Nina Conti - Work in Progress

PBJ Management Award-winning comedian, groundbreaking ventriloquist and Bafta nominated filmmaker Nina Conti is trying out material for her new show. See the first incarnations! Nina has appeared on BBC’s Live at the Apollo, QI, Russell Howard’s Good News and HBO’s Family Tree, enjoyed a sell-out UK tour and received a…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 15 more dates until 17 Aug back to top

Brazouka

Brazouka UK The World Premiere of Braz Dos Santos' extraordinary true story from the toughest streets of Brazil. Sixteen dazzling dancers take audiences on a breathtaking journey of intense passion, sizzling sensuality, pulsing music and explosive energy. This unique dance drama is performed by Brazil's most thrilling…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£18 (£15) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Christian O'Connell: Breaking Dad

Bound & Gagged Comedy 10-times Sony Award winning DJ Christian O'Connell (Absolute Radio) returns after his 2013 sold out acclaimed debut. O'Connell is a dad on the edge and if you've ever been a dad/had a dad/known a dad, this is the show for you. A show featuring beloved pet death, pensioner sex advice and the…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

The Dairy Room

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

The Dairy Room

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Dairy Room

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 15 more dates until 16 Aug

Fragile

Old Joint Stock Theatre Company Bafta winning writer Geoff Thompson’s chilling new semi-autobiographical drama charting a broken man’s journey through abuse, reconciliation and redemption. Abandoned and alone, he tells his story to a tape recorder in the hope of finding peace. Fragile premiered at Belgrade Theatre…

The Zoo, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Monkey House

£8.50 / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Monkey House

£8.50 / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Monkey House

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 662 6892

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Mik Artistik's Ego Trip

Mik Artistik's Ego Trip are about!.The show is unique,funny, rocky and poignant. Mik rants, recites and rambles around his strange and beautiful songs while Ben and Jonny manfully try and keep him grounded with their consummate grooves.

Hotel Ibis, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:00 – 18:00
…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

Ben Prestage

Ben Prestage "preachin" the blues like only he can!

Tron Kirk, Edinburgh

Wed 7 Oct 2015

£10 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

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Inala

A mix of Western ballet and traditional Zulu song and dance with live music from Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sun 10 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Mon 11 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Tue 12 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

No Guts, No Heart, No Glory

Common Wealth 'We are sick of it, being ignored. Sick of it, being indoors'. A site-specific play staged in a boxing gym, based on interviews with Muslim female boxers, 'No Guts, No Heart, No Glory' is devised in collaboration with four 16-19 year old Muslim female performers and explores being young, fearless and…

Sandy's Boxing Gym, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Boxing Gym

£12 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Boxing Gym

£12 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Boxing Gym

£12 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Ortonandon: Toot Sweet Suit Suite

Ortonandon help you customise your business suit using office supplies in this 'exhibition of alteration'. Email to take part.

Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 16 Aug

Free / 0131 650 2210

Part of Generation & Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Divallusion with Christina Bianco and Velma Celli

Christina Bianco and Ian Stroughair YouTube sensation Christina Bianco and cabaret star Velma Celli present a selection of your favourite pop divas in 60 minutes. Through humour, versatile vocals and impressions they'll honour these timeless divas, presenting familiar hits in ways you're unlikely to have seen or heard…

Assembly Checkpoint, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

0131 225 7053

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

0131 225 7053

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£14 / 0131 225 7053

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 21 Aug

Hand-Made in China: Moons, Migration and Messages

An evening of myth and modern tales, with Dumpling Dreams Theatre and Migration Project and Hua Dan, in celebration of the Night of the Moon Festival. Performed in English and Mandarin.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

The Street

£3 / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

The Street

£3 / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

The Street

£3 / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 24 Aug back to top