Fringe Q&A: Steve N Allen, Better Than

Fringe Q&A: Steve N Allen, Better Than

In a time when you can’t do right for doing wrong, Steve N Allen (as seen on BBC Two’s The Mash Report) takes a look at how hard it is to be better. When you want to be PC, right on or woke, it can be tough. Be better than a Weinstein. Be better than an angry Twitter egg. Be better than you. An entertaining and sometimes hard-edged guide to better better than.  AAA caught…

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Fringe Q&A: Dominic Frisby: Libertarian Love Songs

Fringe Q&A: Dominic Frisby: Libertarian Love Songs

From Dominic Frisby come comic songs, stories and stand-up for people who think the government should stay out of it. If you believe in things like free speech, free trade, bitcoin or Brexit, you’ll like this. If you think the government, BBC or EU has the answers, you won’t. AAA caught up with Dominic for a chat… This isn’t your first time at the Fringe? No. I first went to the fringe in 1998. Before…

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Fringe Q&A: Harriet Braine: Les Admirables

Fringe Q&A: Harriet Braine: Les Admirables

In this historical feminist coming-of-age musical comedy show, Harriet Baine brings forth a team of rebellious women from the history of science to help her wage battle against ignorance, patriarchy and her inner demons. She also looks back over her career as a performer, from school plays to now, presenting her achievements alongside those of renowned inventors, healers and technological pioneers. Bold move, idiot. AAA caught up with Harriet for a chat… Is this your…

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Fringe Q&A: Alex Kealy: Rationale

Fringe Q&A: Alex Kealy: Rationale

In his new Fringe show Rationale, Alex Kealy explores the emotional roots of our rational thoughts. AAA caught up with Alex for a chat. Is this your first time at the Fringe? No, this is solo show number four and the 11th consecutive year I’ve got to the fringe in some capacity (moving from punter to occasional gigger to split shows to solo hours). Tell us a bit about the show you’re in this year?…

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Watch: Pixies share new animated video ahead of Edinburgh gig

Watch: Pixies share new animated video ahead of Edinburgh gig

Ahead of their eagerly-awaited return to Edinburgh next month, American alt-rock behemoths Pixies have shared their new single, Catfish Kate, along with its official animated video. You can watch it here. The single is lifted from the US band’s upcoming new album, Beneath The Eyrie, and follows on from the single On Graveyard Hill. Pixies’ new album – their first since 2016’s Head Carrier – is due to be released on September 13 on their…

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Review: Kylie Minogue, Edinburgh Castle

Review: Kylie Minogue, Edinburgh Castle

There aren’t many pop stars whose career can span over 30 years and still manage to sell out consecutive nights at an 8,600-capacity venue – but then not every pop star has gained the same legendary status as Kylie Minogue. And the 51-year-old proved how it’s done last night on the final night of her two-date showcase at Edinburgh Castle. For Edinburgh fans it had been a long time coming, as the Aussie superstar hadn’t…

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Pixies share trailer for new podcast ahead of Edinburgh gig

Pixies share trailer for new podcast ahead of Edinburgh gig

Ahead of their visit to Edinburgh in September, US music legends Pixies have shared a trailer for their new podcast, It’s A Pixies Podcast. The 12-episode series documents the making of their new album, Beneath The Eyrie, which is set to be released on September 13. British music journalist Tony Fletcher was given all areas access in the studio while the band recorded their seventh album. It’s A Pixies Podcast will start streaming on June…

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Frank Iero to bring his new band to Edinburgh on joint tour with Laura Jane Grace

Frank Iero to bring his new band to Edinburgh on joint tour with Laura Jane Grace

Former My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero and his band Future Violents will visit Edinburgh this summer. The US outfit are set to head out on a joint UK tour with Laura Jane Grace and the Devouring Mothers, and, as well as a show at Liquid Room on August 27, further appearances will take place in Glasgow, Manchester, London, Bristol and Birmingham. Iero and his band will then make their way to Amsterdam, beginning a…

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Tenth annual MagicFest brings extra sparkle to Christmas and Hogmanay

Tenth annual MagicFest brings extra sparkle to Christmas and Hogmanay

The first details have been revealed for the 10th annual MagicFest – Edinburgh’s much-loved celebration of all things magical. It will perform a special trick of its own – vanishing from its old spot in the summer only to reappear, transformed, in the festive season at the end of December and early January. The event, which will have lots to entertain adults and children, will add extra sparkle to Scotland’s Christmas and Hogmanay with mind-blowingperformances plus…

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Kaiser Chiefs to visit Edinburgh on 2020 UK tour

Kaiser Chiefs to visit Edinburgh on 2020 UK tour

Kaiser Chiefs will visit Edinburgh early next year in support of their upcoming new album, Duck. The Leeds band will kick off their 2020 arena tour in Hull on January 21 next year, before playing at the Usher Hall the following night. The tour concludes with a show at London’s The O2 on February 1. Support for the gigs will come from Razorlight, and tickets go on Friday (June 21) at 9am. Kaiser Chiefs release…

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