Norwegian pop sensation Sigrid announces Edinburgh gig

Norwegian pop sensation Sigrid announces Edinburgh gig

Norwegian pop sensation Sigrid will visit the Usher Hall in Edinburgh in November as part of her biggest headline tour to date. The precociously talented 22-year-old, who is set to release her highly anticipated debut album Sucker Punch on 8 March, will also play dates this winter in Leeds, Nottingham, Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham and London. You can check out the full tour dates below. Having picked up AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week accolade no…

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Nick Cave to visit Edinburgh on UK and European tour

Nick Cave to visit Edinburgh on UK and European tour

Nick Cave is bringing his Conversations tour to Edinburgh’s Usher Hall this summer as part of a UK and European tour. Following from a sell-out run in Australia and New Zealand, the tour sees the Bad Seeds legend answering a selection of questions from fans and performing some of his most iconic tracks on piano. Describing the tour as “an exercise in connectivity”, Cave said: “I thought that a direct conversation with the audience might…

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Hozier to visit Edinburgh this summer on UK tour

Hozier to visit Edinburgh this summer on UK tour

Multi-platinum singer and songwriter Hozier will visit the Usher Hall in Edinburgh this summer on the UK leg to promote second album Wasteland, Baby! The Take Me To Church hitmaker will conclude his UK tour with four very special shows at the London Palladium. In an interview with NME, the Irish singer revealed that Wasteland, Baby! was inspired by the darkened state of the world when he began writing the record in 2016. “It’s trying…

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds announce Edinburgh gig – here’s how to get tickets

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds announce Edinburgh gig – here’s how to get tickets

Noel Gallagher and his band High Flying Birds have revealed they will perform an intimate gig at the Edinburgh Playhouse later this year. The former Oasis man will be joined by special guest Gaz Combes – best known as the lead vocalist of Supergrass. The Capital gig takes place on Tuesday, 7 May, and tickets go on sale this Monday at 10am. Gallagher’s gig at the Playhouse is one of just four all-seated shows in…

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The Slow Readers Club announce huge tour

The Slow Readers Club  announce huge tour

Manchester four-piece The Slow Readers Club have announced an extensive European tour for April and May. It follows their huge UK headline tour starting in March, which includes a visit to Edinburgh. Coming hot on the heels of their sold-out headline gigs in December – which saw them play the biggest shows of their career so far – the band will be playing 16 dates across Europe ahead of their shows at Bearded Theory Festival…

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Watch: Loyle Carner shares video for new single, You Don’t Know

Watch: Loyle Carner shares video for new single, You Don’t Know

Ahead of his visit to Edinburgh later this year, South London rapper Loyle Carner has shared the video for his latest single, You Don’t Know – and you can watch it here. The new track featuring Rebel Kleff and Kiko Bun comes three months on from the release of Ottolenghi, which marked Carner’s first new solo material since the release of his massively acclaimed debut album, Yesterday’s Gone. Later this year, Carner returns to Edinburgh…

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Watch the trailer for Manic Street Preachers’ new film

Watch the trailer for Manic Street Preachers’ new film

Ahead of their visit to Edinburgh later this year, Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers have shared the trailer for their upcoming new flim, Truth & Memory. You can watch it here. The film, which features never-before-seen footage, was directed by long-time collaborator Kieran Evans, and tells the story of the band’s No.1 1998 album This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours. The full film will premiere on Youtube at 7pm on Thursday, 17 January. “It…

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Disney’s The Lion King returning to Edinburgh Playhouse

Disney’s The Lion King returning to Edinburgh Playhouse

Award-winning musical The Lion King will return to the Edinburgh Playhouse in December 2019, the only Scottish dates on the second UK and Ireland tour. Tickets will go on sale in March 2019. Fans can sign up for priority access to tickets at www.thelionking.co.uk The tour coincides with The Lion King celebrating 20 years at London’s Lyceum Theatre. Since the UK premiere in London in October 1999, The Lion King has entertained over 15 million…

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Interview: Paul McCaffrey

Interview: Paul McCaffrey

There are plenty of contemporary comedians talking about the process of getting older but few are doing it quite so brilliantly as Paul McCaffrey. As a man who recently supported the likes of Sean Lock and Kevin Bridges, Paul is now all set to take I Thought I Would Have Grown Out Of This By Now, his first big touring show, on the road (the tour includes a visit to The Stand in Edinburgh on…

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High 5, with Fiona Bevan

High 5, with Fiona Bevan

Fiona Bevan is a songwriter to the stars. She wrote One Direction’s Little Things, with Ed Sheeran, which was No.1 in 13 countries. She wrote Steps’ chart-topping comeback single, Afraid of the Dark last year. And she’s written the new Backstreet Boys single, as well as other songs for the likes of Aurora, Rita Ora and Tom Walker. She’s finally found some time for her own music, with a beautiful new EP – and you can hear that and…

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