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Trevor Noah: Lost in Translation

Mick Perrin Worldwide in association with Chambers Management Following a sell-out debut UK tour with his critically acclaimed show, The Racist, South African megastar and Daily Show regular Trevor Noah returns to Edinburgh with a brand new show. His sharp wit, intelligent commentary and unmistakable charm have…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 24 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 25 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 26 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 30 Aug

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

This unique event draws crowds (and performers) from all over the world with massed pipes and drums, massed military bands, display teams, dancers and the haunting lament of the Lone Piper set against the magnificent backcloth of Edinburgh Castle.

Castle Esplanade, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Sat 8 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Mon 10 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

…and 17 more dates until 29 Aug

Beardyman: One Album Per Hour

Mick Perrin Worldwide Total sell-out 2013 and 2014. Travelling at the speed of thought in his music production spaceship, the world-class multi award-winning musician and comedian transcends mere mimicry to produce studio quality compositions faster than most could imagine them. The vocal shaman emits and manipulates…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 13 Aug

The Grand

£13 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 14 Aug

The Grand

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 15 Aug

The Grand

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 17 Aug

Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

Edinburgh Ceilidhs With caller Ken Gourlay and ceilidh bands Flaming Heather, HLI, Scott Leslie, Willie Fraser and piper. All dances walked through and called. Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3. Hall has air-conditioning! Fringe groups welcome. Good exercise, great fun.

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Large Hall

£8 (£6) / 0131 339 5374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Large Hall

£8 (£6) / 0131 339 5374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 10 Aug

Large Hall

£8 (£6) / 0131 339 5374

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 14 more dates until 29 Aug

Jason Byrne: 20 Years a Clown

Phil McIntyre Entertainments by arrangement with Lisa Thomas Management As featured on Live at the Apollo (BBC One), The Royal Variety Show (ITV), Wild Things (Sky) and Snaptastic (TV3). Sony Radio Gold Award-winning, The Jason Byrne Show (BBC Radio 2) and Father Figure (BBC One) of which he is the creator and star.

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Main Hall

£18.50 (£17.50) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Best of the Fest

Assembly The biggest and best comedy line-ups in Edinburgh! This Festival favourite returns and maintains its status as the place to be at midnight. Stellar line-ups listed daily at www.assemblyfestival.com. Recent years featured the likes of Dylan Moran, Jimmy Carr, Adam Hills, Milton Jones, Katherine Ryan, Chris…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 30 Aug

Le Concert Spirituel

Tuesday 11 August 9.00pm Hervé Niquet Conductor Striggio Mass in 40 Parts Written to uplift and inspire, Striggio’s recently rediscovered Mass in 40 Parts is one of the late Renaissance’s grandest, most sumptuous choral works, performed here by leading French early music ensemble Le Concert Spirituel under…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Tue 11 Aug

£12 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

The Absence Of

Plexus Theatre Company Do you feel there was anything missing between you and your parents? The Absence Of is the first piece of work created by eight BRIT School theatre students: Plexus Theatre Company. This work shows a new and sophisticated teenage opinion yet to be heard. The Absence Of explores the relationship…

theSpaces on the Mile, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Aug

Space 1

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8316

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 11 Aug

Space 1

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8316

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 12 Aug

Space 1

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 15 Aug

After We Danced

NoLogo Productions Fran and Finn met in 1952. He had just completed his national service, she was living with her overly protective father. They spent one glorious summer together then never saw each other again. Sixty years later they are getting married. What are the secrets that kept them apart? NoLogo Productions…

theSpaces on the Mile, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Space 3

£5 (£4) / 0845 508 8316

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Space 3

£5 (£4) / 0845 508 8316

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 10 Aug

Space 3

£8 (£6.50) / 0845 508 8316

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 22 Aug

Afterhours Comedy

Hils Jago for Amused Moose Comedy Legendary and unmissable in a splendid new roost and shimmering plumage, Afterhours again delights by showcasing the Fringe's highest flying stand-ups while launching 2015's soaring fledgling comedians towards stardom. 'Awesome late night hilarity' (ThreeWeeks). 'Stellar!’ (Scotsman).

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Aug

Upstairs

£14 (£12.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 15 Aug

Upstairs

£14 (£12.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 22 Aug

Upstairs

£14 (£12.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 29 Aug

Upstairs

£14 (£12.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Alexi Murdoch

Live performance from the singer-songwriter.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Thu 27 Aug

£25 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Thu 13 Aug

£25 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

The Animotion Show

Presented by Aurora Nova ‘A mesmerising visual and aural feast’ (Scotsman). The live chemistry between renowned virtuoso percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie and acclaimed Russian visual artist Maria Rud, delivers a sound and image fusion that is truly unforgettable. Maria’s evolving paintings are beamed live, by…

George Heriot's School, Edinburgh

Fri 14 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0131 229 7263

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 15 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0131 229 7263

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 16 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0131 229 7263

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 29 Aug

Anna Calvi and Heritage Orchestra

Critically acclaimed star Anna Calvi gives a special concert with the innovative and eclectic Heritage Orchestra, conducted by Jules Buckley. Famed for her operatic song, virtuoso guitar playing and theatrical stage presence, in this concert Calvi’s distinctive songs sound quite different. New orchestral versions of…

The Hub, Edinburgh

Tue 18 Aug

£25 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Wed 19 Aug

£25 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Thu 20 Aug

£25 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Avenue Q

Viva Touring Company Award-winning Viva Touring are back for their eighth year, this time with Avenue Q. Princeton, a bright-eyed college graduate comes to New York City with big dreams and a tiny bank account. He soon discovers that the only neighbourhood in his price range is Avenue Q. Still, the neighbours seem…

Greenside @ Infirmary Street, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Aug

Main Hall

£10 (£8)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 11 Aug

Main Hall

£10 (£8)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 12 Aug

Main Hall

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 14 Aug back to top

Chambers | Chilly Gonzales

All-round piano virtuoso and entertainer Gonzales teams up with the Kaiser Quartett to present his hotly anticipated new project Chambers performing material inspired by Bach to Daft Punk and much in between. Gonzo re-imagines chamber music as if it were today’s pop, with his array of rap, classical, ambient and more.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Aug

£25 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 9 Aug

£25 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

From Scotland with Love | King Creosote

Love and loss, war, resistance, emigration, work and play – but most of all, Scotland, in a film that brings out not only the vividness of the past in the present but also very much the personal. With archive footage from the Scottish Screen Archive, Virginia Heath’s poetic documentary From Scotland with Love is screened…

The Hub, Edinburgh

Fri 14 Aug

£25 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sat 15 Aug

£25 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Full Spectrum

An audio-visual experience with light, sound and structure combining with top class DJs and live acts. Line-up includes Crazy P Soundsystem, Davie Miller and more.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 17 Apr

£10 (£8) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

The Harmonium Project

The Harmonium Project is a free outdoor event marking the opening of the 2015 Festival and the 50th anniversary of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus. Created by 59 Productions, the event combines John Adams’s mesmerising choral work Harmonium with a series of spectacular animations, projected onto the outside of the Usher…

Festival Square, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Free / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

A Wicked Little Town Presents The internationally ignored song stylist from Berlin is back. Join Hedwig and the band on their anatomically incorrect rock odyssey. The musical tells the story of Hansel Schmidt, a young man from East Berlin who seizes an opportunity to escape communist Germany by getting a sex change and…

Greenside, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Studio One

£8 / 0131 557 2124

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Studio One

£8 / 0131 557 2124

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Studio One

£8 / 0131 557 2124

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 29 Aug back to top

Ken Ramage Jazz at The Guildford 12th Year

Ken Ramage And Friends Annual Jazz Jamboree New Orleans to Dixie to swing, ragtime and more! Ken Ramage Dixie 6 and trio, Diplomats of Jazz and the great Roy Williams Europe's top jazz trombonist.

The Guildford Arms, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Free / 0131 556 4312

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Free / 0131 556 4312

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Free / 0131 556 4312

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 19 Aug

Luke Jackson

AMC sell-out 2014! Luke, a rising young roots singer/songwriter from Canterbury, Kent, who was nominated at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards (2013) for both the Horizon Award (Best Emerging Talent) and the Young Folk Award. With a bold, show-stopping voice and honed guitar skills, Luke is a confident and captivating performer…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Fri 14 Aug

Back Room

£10 (£8) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Magnetic Rose | Oneohtrix Point Never

Experimental American composer Daniel Lopatin (aka Oneohtrix Point Never) performs a new live soundtrack to accompany a screening of the Katsuhiro Otomo film Magnetic Rose. Oneohtrix, recently cited by NME as one of the ‘100 most influential artists’, creates futuristic soundscapes that continuously conjure mystical…

The Hub, Edinburgh

Sat 22 Aug

£25 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Mike Whellans

AMC sell-out 2011 to 2014 (inc)! Winner – Best Act (Mettman Blues Week 2008, Germany). Unashamedly good rockin' 12-bar blues on 6/12-string guitars (accurately picked at eye-watering speed), mouth-harps (Mike just packs 'em with great music and blows it at you), and a wee tottie drum-kit. Hear his show-stopping vocal…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Thu 27 Aug

Back Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 28 Aug

Back Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 29 Aug

Back Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 30 Aug

Back Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Rameau & Charpentier

Scottish Chamber Orchestra William Christie Conductor Scenes from Charpentier ’s Médée and Rameau ’s Les Boréades William Christie, the great pioneer of the French Baroque revival, conducts the Scottish Chamber Orchestra in an evening of vocal and instrumental music from two of the finest early French operas…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Aug

£12 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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