Kylie Minogue announces Edinburgh Castle gig

Kylie Minogue announces Edinburgh Castle gig

Pop superstar Kylie Minogue has announced a massive outdoor gig at Edinburgh Castle next summer. The Australian chart-topper will be playing a headline show in Edinburgh for the first time since 1991 on Sunday, 14 July. Ticket details below. Kylie last played live in Edinburgh in 2003, performing the song Slow at the MTV Europe Awards at Ocean Terminal in Leith. “We are delighted to have Kylie play Edinburgh Castle this summer,” said Mark Mackie, director of…

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Emeli Sande’s Edinburgh Castle gig cancelled

Emeli Sande’s Edinburgh Castle gig cancelled

Emeli Sande’s eagerly-anticipated gig at Edinburgh Castle has been cancelled. The chart-topping Scottish singer was due to perform the massive outdoor concert in the Capital on Thursday, 13 July. Sande, who recently played a sell-out gig at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, had also been due to perform in Cork, in Ireland three days earlier on July 10, but that show has also been cancelled. The bequiffed singer, who was raised in Aberdeenshire before going on to study medicine at…

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Wet Wet Wet to play Edinburgh Castle

Wet Wet Wet to play Edinburgh Castle

Veteran Scottish pop band Wet Wet Wet are set to perform at Edinburgh Castle this summer. The Glasgow band – whose best-known hits include Sweet Little Mystery, Wishing I Was Lucky, With A Little Help From My Friends, Goodnight Girl and Love Is All Around – will visit the Capital on Saturday, 15 July to mark the anniversary of their debut album, Popped In Souled Out, 30 years since its release. Wet Wet Wet last played at Edinburgh…

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Emeli Sandé to play Edinburgh Castle this summer

Emeli Sandé to play Edinburgh Castle this summer

Read all about it… Emeli Sandé has announced a return visit to the Capital – and this time the chart-topping Scottish singer will perform a massive outdoor concert at Edinburgh Castle on Thursday, 13 July. Sandé, who only last week played a sell-out gig at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, returns to this city this summer as part of her Long Live The Angels world tour. The bequiffed singer, who was raised in Aberdeenshire before going on to study medicine at the University…

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Olly Murs to play Edinburgh Castle gig

Olly Murs to play Edinburgh Castle gig

Olly Murs has announced his biggest ever headline tour for 2017, which will see the Heart Skips A Beat singer visit to Edinburgh Castle on Tuesday, 18 July. The former X Factor contestant will also play shows in Aberdeen and Inverness. “Outdoor shows are so much fun and I am looking forward to performing my biggest songs on my biggest outdoor tour,” said Murs. Since he shot to fame in 2009, Murs has recorded four…

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Review: Stereophonics, Edinburgh Castle

Review: Stereophonics, Edinburgh Castle

There were two shocks in store for fans at the Stereophonics gig at Edinburgh Castle earlier this week – the band began their set at 8.30pm prompt and there was strictly no alcohol served for the duration of the gig. “If anyone’s still in the pub, you better hurry up!” announced frontman Kelly Jones, before opening with C’est La Vie and I Wanna’ Get Lost With You. The song choices made for a strikingly slow…

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Preview: Stereophonics, Edinburgh Castle

Preview: Stereophonics, Edinburgh Castle

Welsh rockers Stereophonics have spoken out about performing in the Capital, ahead of their gig at Edinburgh Castle tonight. Speaking to the Daily Record, frontman Kelly Jones said: “We are very excited to be playing Edinburgh Castle because over the last 20 years we’ve always ended up doing Glasgow and Aberdeen because there hasn’t been an arena situation in Edinburgh. I’m looking forward to doing something over a couple of nights there because I love…

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Stereophonics announce second Edinburgh Castle date

Stereophonics announce second Edinburgh Castle date

Welsh rockers Stereophonics have announced that they will play an additional gig at Edinburgh Castle on Saturday, July 16 after tickets to the first date sold out this morning. The chart-topping band played a gig at the Usher Hall just as few weeks ago, so it’s a quick return for Kelly Jones and the boys, who, prior to that, hadn’t performed in Edinburgh since March 2013 in support of their Graffiti On The Train album. Mark Mackie,…

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