Olly Murs to play Edinburgh Castle gig next summer

Olly Murs to play Edinburgh Castle gig next summer

Olly Murs has announced a massive headline tour for 2021 – and it includes a visit to Edinburgh Castle on July 25. The former X Factor contestant will also play shows in London, Leeds and Belfast, among other cities. Olly kicks off his tour on June 5 in Swansea, and tickets for all shows go on sale from October 9 at www.ollymurs.com. Nick Finnigan, Executive Manager of Edinburgh Castle, said: “We are delighted to be…

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Kylie Minogue announces Edinburgh Castle gig

Kylie Minogue announces Edinburgh Castle gig

Pop superstar Kylie Minogue has announced a massive outdoor gig at Edinburgh Castle next summer. The Australian chart-topper will be playing a headline show in Edinburgh for the first time since 1991 on Sunday, 14 July. Ticket details below. Kylie last played live in Edinburgh in 2003, performing the song Slow at the MTV Europe Awards at Ocean Terminal in Leith. “We are delighted to have Kylie play Edinburgh Castle this summer,” said Mark Mackie, director of…

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Gaz Coombes to open for Noel Gallagher at Edinburgh Castle

Gaz Coombes to open for Noel Gallagher at Edinburgh Castle

Former Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes will open for Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds at Edinburgh Castle this summer. The one-time Britpop star, who has gone on to enjoy a hugely successful career, including a nomination for the Mercury Music Prize, will kick off proceedings for the former Oasis man at the famous Castle Esplanade on Thursday, 19 July. World’s Strongest Man, Coombes’ third and most recent solo album, is his most personal and confessional record….

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds announce Edinburgh Castle gig

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds announce Edinburgh Castle gig

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds are set to return to Edinburgh Castle this summer, performing a massive outdoor gig at the famous Esplanade on Thursday, 19 July. The former Oasis man returns to the Capital as part of this year’s Castle Concerts series, which will also see Bananarama, Del Amitri and II Divo play in the city this summer. Mark Mackie, Director Castle Concerts, said, “We are delighted to be adding Noel Gallagher’s High Flying…

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Emeli Sande’s Edinburgh Castle gig cancelled

Emeli Sande’s Edinburgh Castle gig cancelled

Emeli Sande’s eagerly-anticipated gig at Edinburgh Castle has been cancelled. The chart-topping Scottish singer was due to perform the massive outdoor concert in the Capital on Thursday, 13 July. Sande, who recently played a sell-out gig at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, had also been due to perform in Cork, in Ireland three days earlier on July 10, but that show has also been cancelled. The bequiffed singer, who was raised in Aberdeenshire before going on to study medicine at…

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Wet Wet Wet to play Edinburgh Castle

Wet Wet Wet to play Edinburgh Castle

Veteran Scottish pop band Wet Wet Wet are set to perform at Edinburgh Castle this summer. The Glasgow band – whose best-known hits include Sweet Little Mystery, Wishing I Was Lucky, With A Little Help From My Friends, Goodnight Girl and Love Is All Around – will visit the Capital on Saturday, 15 July to mark the anniversary of their debut album, Popped In Souled Out, 30 years since its release. Wet Wet Wet last played at Edinburgh…

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Emeli Sandé to play Edinburgh Castle this summer

Emeli Sandé to play Edinburgh Castle this summer

Read all about it… Emeli Sandé has announced a return visit to the Capital – and this time the chart-topping Scottish singer will perform a massive outdoor concert at Edinburgh Castle on Thursday, 13 July. Sandé, who only last week played a sell-out gig at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, returns to this city this summer as part of her Long Live The Angels world tour. The bequiffed singer, who was raised in Aberdeenshire before going on to study medicine at the University…

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Olly Murs to play Edinburgh Castle gig

Olly Murs to play Edinburgh Castle gig

Olly Murs has announced his biggest ever headline tour for 2017, which will see the Heart Skips A Beat singer visit to Edinburgh Castle on Tuesday, 18 July. The former X Factor contestant will also play shows in Aberdeen and Inverness. “Outdoor shows are so much fun and I am looking forward to performing my biggest songs on my biggest outdoor tour,” said Murs. Since he shot to fame in 2009, Murs has recorded four…

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Deacon Blue to play Edinburgh Castle gig

Deacon Blue to play Edinburgh Castle gig

Scottish favourites Deacon Blue will perform live at Edinburgh Castle for the very first time next summer, it has been announced. The pop rockers will perform at the iconic venue on Saturday, July 22, as part of their 30th anniversary tour. Mark Mackie, director of Castle Concerts, said: “It is with great delight we are able to announce Deacon Blue as the first act to play Edinburgh Castle this July. “For many years we have…

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Review: Stereophonics, Edinburgh Castle

Review: Stereophonics, Edinburgh Castle

There were two shocks in store for fans at the Stereophonics gig at Edinburgh Castle earlier this week – the band began their set at 8.30pm prompt and there was strictly no alcohol served for the duration of the gig. “If anyone’s still in the pub, you better hurry up!” announced frontman Kelly Jones, before opening with C’est La Vie and I Wanna’ Get Lost With You. The song choices made for a strikingly slow…

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