Assembly Checkpoint

Assembly Checkpoint
3 Bristo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 1EY
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African Rise

Afripella Afripella presenting African Rise is a celebration of song, rhythm and dance. An international phenomenon that aims to sweep across the globe like a tidal wave of soaring voices and stomping feet. A free blend of traditional African elements fused with the best covers in world music makes for a diverse set…

Thu 2 Aug

£10

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 3 Aug

£10

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 4 Aug

£13 (£12)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 27 Aug

Chris Difford: Some Fantastic Place, My Life in and Out of Squeeze. With Boo Hewerdine

Sharon Burgess Productions Chris Difford celebrates the release of his autobiography with some very special shows. A stand-up evening of stories and songs covering his career over the last 45 years. He will be joined by Boo Hewerdine. Although Squeeze have been the backbone of his life, this story tells how he managed…

Mon 6 Aug

£16 (£14)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 7 Aug

£16 (£14)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 8 Aug

£16 (£14)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 12 Aug

Hannah Gadsby – No Bones About It

Hannah Gadsby Last year Gadsby won every major live comedy award. How do you follow that? You quit. Get serious. Write an art lecture about that massive blind spot in the male gaze. And make it hilarious. This year Gadsby wants to show you how to value what cannot be measured, how to look at art through closed eyes and…

Thu 2 Aug

£7.50

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 3 Aug

£7.50

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 4 Aug

£11.50 (£10.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 26 Aug

Iconic – A Brief History of Drag

Joe C Brown and Robin Rayner A triple threat of heavenly vocals, theatrical swagger and razor-sharp wit. Direct from sell-out performances, Velma Celli celebrates the iconic drag moments of film, stage and popular culture. Join Velma, her voluptuous backing singers and band for an electrifying cabaret featuring the…

Wed 1 Aug

£10

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 2 Aug

£10

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 3 Aug

£12

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 26 Aug

The Jive Aces: Swingin’ the Fringe

The Jive Aces with The Satin Dollz The UK's number one jive and swing band, The Jive Aces are teaming up with the all-dancing, all-singing, all-tapping pinup darlings The Satin Dollz to bring you a swingin' vintage revue! Right in-between swing and rock'n'roll, you'll be unable to resist the foot-tapping tunes of…

Mon 13 Aug

£15 (£12.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 14 Aug

£15 (£12.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 15 Aug

£15 (£12.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

John Partridge: Stripped

The Jons Ltd Stripped is a new beginning. A reintroduction of myself. Life has a way of hardening you, at least mine has. This is my attempt at shedding those skins, saying goodbye to part of myself and embracing someone I knew a long time ago. Through film, music, poetry, song and dance, I share my story and in turn…

Wed 1 Aug

£10

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 2 Aug

£10

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 3 Aug

£14 (£12)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 26 Aug

Midnight Marauders

The Furies Cabaret's international riot girl Carla Lippis finally brings her late-night, sleazy rumble to Edinburgh! Featuring the hottest hand-picked acts from across the fringe, plus a live house band playing everything from The Cramps to Iggy Pop to the Dead Kennedys. Expect trash glamour, filthy comics, drag…

Thu 2 Aug

£8

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 3 Aug

£12

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 4 Aug

£12

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 26 Aug

Misha Glenny: McMafia

Misha Glenny Journalist and author Misha Glenny has spent years courageously investigating the most dangerous and sophisticated organised crime networks around the world. His international bestseller McMafia, now a hit BBC TV series, is known to millions and in this illuminating talk Glenny will shed further light on…

Mon 20 Aug

£14 (£12)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 21 Aug

£14 (£12)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

£14 (£12)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 26 Aug

Sweet Tango

Gena Tango | Korean Season presented by AtoBiz Ltd Tango-Korean music band, Gena Tango, presents a new look at tango through Korean eyes in a joyful musical experience that combines the urgent passion of Argentinian tango with traditional Korean instruments and music. The result is a fascinating fusion of Korean and…

Thu 2 Aug

£6

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 3 Aug

£6

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 4 Aug

£10 (£9)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 26 Aug

Yana Alana – Between the Cracks

Briefs Factory Australia's favourite feather-ruffling, rabble-rousing, cabaret anarchist and neo-punk diva, Yana Alana bares all in this bent night of blues, boobs and blame. Exposing mental health, sexual politics, feminism and identity. Queer as hell, demonically talented, rudely brilliant. 'It's a shame we can only…

Thu 2 Aug

£10

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 3 Aug

£10

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 4 Aug

£12

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 26 Aug

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