Bastille, Brian Wilson and The Vaccines join Edinburgh Summer Sessions line-up

Edinburgh’s brand new music festival, Edinburgh Summer Sessions, today announce Bastille plus special guests The Vaccines (9 August) plus Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds (19 August) as the latest headliners for the inaugural festival.

The festival have also added Into The Ark (6 August), Grace Carter and The LaFontaines (14 August) plus Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin (19 August) to the jam-packed bill, creating a phenoemenal line-up of music in August 2018.

Now offering an exciting six days of music in the capital during the world famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival, these new acts join Sir Tom Jones, Rag’N’Bone Man, Paloma Faith and Kasabian for an incredible new era in Scotland’s music scene in one of the most beautiful live music locations in the world.

Providing a new music strand to the world famous Edinburgh Fringe, the shows will take place at the Ross Bandstand, with the breath-taking backdrop of Edinburgh Castle from the 6th–19th August 2018.

Edinburgh Summer Sessions’ artists will be part of festival history as they contribute to the city’s exciting new era of music in Princes Street Gardens.

With Sir Tom Jones, Rag’N’Bone Man, Paloma Faith, Kasabian, Bastille plus Special Guests The Vaccines and Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds now confirmed as headliners at the gigs, fans have even more to look forward to, and should stay tuned to smmrsessions.com / @smmrsessions on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for more announcements coming soon.

These exciting events will take place in one of the most beautiful live music locations in the world – combining a Scottish audience with some of the highest profile artists on the scene today. With Edinburgh’s bustling arts festival and electric city-wide atmosphere in full swing in August, it’s only right that the biggest names in music are brought to Edinburgh’s unique stage this summer at Edinburgh Summer Sessions.

Geoff Ellis, CEO of DF Concerts said: “We’re delighted to be bringing Summer Sessions to Edinburgh and DF Concerts’ return to Edinburgh’s live music circuit this summer is a great addition to the list of incredible events taking place across Scotland this year.

“The Edinburgh Summer Sessions line-up certainly has a diverse variety on offer with legends Brian Wilson and Sir Tom Jones sitting alongside acclaimed acts like Bastille, Rag’N’Bone Man, Paloma Faith and major festival headliners, Kasabian, placing the series of shows right at the heart of Edinburgh during the festival season.”

EDINBURGH SUMMER SESSIONS SHOW INFORMATION – WWW.SMMRSESSIONS.COM

SIR TOM JONES | INTO THE ARK
Monday 6th August 2018
GENERAL TICKETS – £55.00 (+BF)
VIP TICKETS – £80.00 (+BF)

BASTILLE AND SPECIAL GUESTS THE VACCINES
Thursday 9th August 2018
GENERAL TICKETS – £45 (+BF)
VIP TICKETS – £70 (+BF)

RAG’N’BONE MAN | GRACE CARTER | THE LAFONTAINES
Tuesday 14th August 2018
GA – £37.50 (+BF)
VIP – £65.00 (+BF)

PALOMA FAITH
Friday 17th August 2018
GA – £49.50 (+BF)
VIP – £75.00 (+BF)

KASABIAN
Saturday 18th August 2018
GA – £49.50 (+BF)
VIP – £75.00 (+BF)

BRIAN WILSON PRESENTS PET SOUNDS | AL JARDINE | BLONDIE CHAPLIN
Sunday 19th August 2018
GA – £55 (+BF)
VIP – £80 (+BF)

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