Edinburgh Fringe 2016 programme unveiled

Edinburgh Fringe 2016 programme unveiled

The programme for this year’s Edinburgh Fringe has been officially unveiled, boasting 50,266 performances of 3,269 shows in 294 venues across the Capital. Despite a small drop in the number of shows – down 1.3% from 3,314 last year – the Fringe remains the largest arts festival in the world. Shona McCarthy, the festival’s new chief executive, said: “The breadth and diversity of talent that comes to the Fringe is unparalleled, and this year is…

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Exclusive interview: Dave Graney returns to Edinburgh for Voodoo Rooms gig

Exclusive interview: Dave Graney returns to Edinburgh for Voodoo Rooms gig

Dave Graney is one of rock’n’roll’s great scintillators. Over a career spanning nearly 40 years – almost all of that working with his wife Clare Moore – the maverick Australian musician has built up one of the most eclectic bodies of work in the business. A long-standing caporegime in what he calls the Melbourne music Mafia, Graney has channelled everyone from Charles Aznavour to Captain Beefheart and the manic messianism of the final days of…

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