Edinburgh Summer Sessions – The 1975, Tom Jones, Travis, Lionel Richie, Michael Kiwanuka, McFly and Simple Minds to headline

Edinburgh Summer Sessions – The 1975, Tom Jones, Travis, Lionel Richie, Michael Kiwanuka, McFly and Simple Minds to headline

Iconic greats will be topping the bill at this year’s Edinburgh Summer Sessions Festival with Tom Jones, Lionel Richie, Michael Kiwanuka, The 1975, McFly, Simple Minds and Travis all set to headline Princes Street Gardens across 8-20 August. With a plethora of Grammy, BRIT, NME, Ivor Novello, Mercury Music Prize and even Golden Globe and Oscar award winners and nominees on this year’s Edinburgh Summer Sessions bill, the festival will be a truly unique landmark…

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Slow Readers Club share new single – and announce Edinburgh gig

Slow Readers Club share new single – and announce Edinburgh gig

Manchester four-piece The Slow Readers Club will visit Edinburgh this spring as part of a wider UK to promote their fourth album, The Joy Of The Return. The band will play at Liquid Room on March 25. You can check out the full tour dates below. The band have also shared new single All I Hear, which is the the first track to be taken from the album. Listen below. “All I Hear is about…

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Kettle of Kites to visit Edinburgh’s Sneaky Pete’s during Independent Venue Week

Kettle of Kites to visit Edinburgh’s Sneaky Pete’s during Independent Venue Week

Making a rare live appearance in support of Independent Venue Week, Kettle of Kites will be bringing the sci-fi inspired, cinematic alt-rock of their recent album Arrows to Sneaky Pete’s in Edinburgh next week. The band fronted by ex-Admiral Fallow man Tom Stearn have unveiled a new re-work of Supernova, courtesy of London based producer Pour Atom Oil. Following a meeting of minds at a recent London show together, the two artists have collaborated on…

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Twin Atlantic to launch new album with intimate Edinburgh gig

Twin Atlantic to launch new album with intimate Edinburgh gig

Hot on the heels of their new single Barcelona, Twin Atlantic have announced they will play a string of special UK album launch shows in January in the lead up to the release of fourth album Power – including a visit to The Caves in Edinburgh. A swelling mixture of emotion and colour, Barcelona is as pulsating as it is anthemic. Speaking on the themes of the track, frontman Sam McTrusty comments; “This is a…

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Lewis Capaldi shares new song ahead of Edinburgh gig

Lewis Capaldi shares new song ahead of Edinburgh gig

Bathgate chart-topper Lewis Capaldi has shared a new song ahead of his upcoming UK tour. You can listen to the track, titled Before You Go, here. The singer-songwriter, who has enjoyed an incredible year with mega-selling debut album Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent and his first UK and US No.1 single Someone You Loved, says the new track is his “most personal” offering to date. Before You Go is set to feature on an…

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Interview: Ed Cares, Childcare

Interview: Ed Cares, Childcare

London quartet Childcare bring the Sabi Tour to Sneaky Pete’s in Edinburgh on Saturday, 30 November – and AAA caught up with Ed Cares from the band for a chat ahead of the gig. As part of the group’s Get Well Soon wellness campaign, attendees can expect a mixture of “mindful eating, yogic breathing and mass meditation” alongside the band’s usual brand of leftfield softcore-psych. The Sabi Tour will also offer participants lavender scratch’n’sniff vinyl,…

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Goldfrapp to visit Edinburgh on 2020 UK tour

Goldfrapp to visit Edinburgh on 2020 UK tour

British electronic duo Goldfrapp have announced a UK tour for spring 2020 – and it includes a visit to Edinburgh in March. Felt Mountain: The 20th Year Tour will see Goldfrapp play tracks from the album for the first time since its original release in a brand new show featuring lush and intimate takes on classics from across their 20-year career. “Looking back, Felt Mountain represents a very special period in my life,” says Alison…

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Foals announce support act for Edinburgh gig

Foals announce support act for Edinburgh gig

Foals have revealed the support act who will join them on their 2020 tour, which kicks off at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh in April. Posting on social media site Twitter, the Yannis Philippakis-fronted outfit wrote: “Pleased to announce Everything Everything as main support on select 2020 UK dates, tickets on sale this week!” The band also announced a “new deadline” for fans to purchase latest album Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part…

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Foals to kick off 2020 UK tour at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall

Foals to kick off 2020 UK tour at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall

Ahead of the release of their eagerly-anticipated new album, Oxford indie band Foals have announced a major UK tour for 2020 – and kicks off at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh in April. The Yannis Philippakis-fronted outfit release new album Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 2 on October 18, and fans who pre-order the record from the band’s website until October 21 will gain early access to tickets for the UK headline…

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Yungblud to visit Edinburgh on ‘Intimate As Fuck’ tour

Yungblud to visit Edinburgh on ‘Intimate As Fuck’ tour

Dominic Harrison, otherwise known as Yungblud, has announced a trio of intimate UK shows for 2019 – including a visit to Edinburgh’s Liquid Room. The Doncaster musician, who releases new EP The Underrated Youth next week, will be showcasing his latest material on The Intimate As Fuck Tour, due to begin later this month. Yungblud will perform at Kingston’s Pryzm venue on October 23, before playing Edinburgh’s Liquid Room on November 26 and The Wardrobe…

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