Kiwi pop sensation Lorde to visit Edinburgh’s Usher Hall on Solar Power world tour

Kiwi pop sensation Lorde to visit Edinburgh’s Usher Hall on Solar Power world tour

Lorde has just announced a massive world tour – and it includes a visit to Edinburgh. The Kiwi singer-songwriter’s Solar Power tour, in support of her upcoming new album of the same name, will include a visit to the Usher Hall on May 26, 2022. The UK leg of the tour also includes dates in Leeds, Manchester and Birmingham, and concludes with two shows in London at Camden’s Roundhouse. Tickets for all UK gigs go…

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Manic Street Preachers announce Edinburgh show and share brand new single – listen

Manic Street Preachers announce Edinburgh show and share brand new single – listen

Welsh rock giants Manic Street Preachers have added new dates to their 2021 UK tour – among them a visit to Edinburgh in September. The Gwent band kick off their run of shows in Newcastle on September 6, before travelling north the following evening for a gig at the Capital’s Usher Hall. The Manics then visit Dundee’s Caird Hall on September 2 and, in between shows in England, return north of the border once more…

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Chubby and the Gang to visit Edinburgh on mammoth UK tour

Chubby and the Gang to visit Edinburgh on mammoth UK tour

London pub punks Chubby and the Gang have announced a mammoth UK tour – and it includes a visit to Edinburgh. The hotly-tipped five-piece, who hit the road this winter on a 40-date jaunt around the UK and Ireland, will stop off at the Capital’s Mash House on November 13. Alongside the tour announcement, Chubby and the Gang have also shared new single Lightning Don’t Strike Twice – and you can listen to it below….

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Watch: Django Django share video for new single and announce Edinburgh gig

Watch: Django Django share video for new single and announce Edinburgh gig

Edinburgh-formed indie band Django Django have announced a headline UK tour – and it includes a visit to Liquid Room in October. The band have built an inimitable live reputation over the years and this will be the first time their much-lauded new album, Glowing in the Dark, will be played to audiences. Alongside the tour announcement, the Djangos have share a video for recent single Waking Up – an album highlight and collaboration with…

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Edinburgh Summer Sessions 2021: Anne-Marie joins line-up as latest headline act

Edinburgh Summer Sessions 2021: Anne-Marie joins line-up as latest headline act

Anne-Marie will perform a massive outdoor gig in Edinburgh this summer. The chart-topper will play Princes Street Gardens on Thursday, August 12. Essex singer-songwriter Anne-Marie, known to millions as one of four judges on ITV talent show The Voice, joins an already impressive line-up at the Edinburgh Summer Sessions 2021. Among the other stars booked to perform at this year’s event – to be held between August 6 and 15 – are Sir Tom Jones,…

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Chart star Tom Grennan to visit Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange on UK tour

Chart star Tom Grennan to visit Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange on UK tour

Tom Grennan has announced a visit to Edinburgh in September as part of a UK tour. The Little Bit of Love singer, whose second album is due for release in March, visits the Corn Exchange on Thursday, September 16. The previous night, Grennan opens his UK tour at Glasgow’s 02 Academy. Tickets will be available for pre-sale from March 3, with first access to tickets to all fans who pre-order new album Evering Road from…

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Midge Ure to revisit Ultravox classics on visit to Edinburgh

Midge Ure to revisit Ultravox classics on visit to Edinburgh

Midge Ure is heading for Edinburgh next year on a UK tour celebrating 40 years since 80s synth-pop legends Ultravox released two of their biggest albums. The iconic Scottish singer will visit The Usher Hall on March 3, 2022, with Band Electronica, to mark the milestone anniversary for both Rage In Eden and Quartet. Speaking ahead of the tour, Midge said: “I can’t begin to tell you how great it feels to be back out…

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Fontaines D.C. announce interactive livestream show ahead of Edinburgh gig

Fontaines D.C. announce interactive livestream show ahead of Edinburgh gig

Dublin post-punks Fontaines D.C. will give fans a glimpse of what they can expect from the band’s May 2021 visit to Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange during an interactive live-streamed event next week. Returning to the scene of their biggest sold-out London headline show to date, the virtual gig will take place on November 23 at 8.30pm from the O2 Academy Brixton. Fans around the globe will be able to experience the performance from the iconic London…

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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark to visit Edinburgh on massive UK tour

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark to visit Edinburgh on massive UK tour

British synth-pop legends OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark) have announced a 15-date UK arena tour scheduled throughout November next year – and it includes a visit to Edinburgh’s Usher Hall. The tour – which will see the band perform songs from their iconic album Architecture & Morality, plus many more hits from their legendary back catalogue – will also stop off at Glasgow’s 02 Academy. OMD’s Andy McCluskey said: “After purgatory without the oxygen…

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Listen: Glasgow duo hit new HYYTS on latest single

Listen: Glasgow duo hit new HYYTS on latest single

Glasgow pop duo HYYTS confront the stigma associated with mental health on powerful new single SOS – and you can listen to it here. Right from the get-go, SOS plunges into its vital message, leading to an expansive bridge and unfurling a nostalgia-inducing climatic chorus with sonic flourishes of 80s synth-pop entwined with modern buoyancy. Discussing the track, Sam says: “It was written about a period of time we’d both simultaneously spent in quite a…

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