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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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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The Slow Readers Club announce new album – and Edinburgh gig

The Slow Readers Club announce new album – and Edinburgh gig

Manchester indie band The Slow Readers Club have announced their fifth studio album – and a tour for 2021 that will see them make a welcome return to Edinburgh. 91 Days in Isolation is due to release on October 23 via the band’s own label, SRC Records. The Slow Readers Club will play at the Liquid Room in Edinburgh on March 18, 2021. The band’s forthcoming newbie follows hot on the heels of Top 10…

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Hunter & The Bear share new single and reschedule Edinburgh gig

Hunter & The Bear share new single and reschedule Edinburgh gig

Hotly-tipped alt-rock quartet Hunter & The Bear have shared new single Digital Light, as well as announcing a rescheduled Edinburgh date. The London-based band were due to embark on their first UK-wide tour since May 2019, from 24 March to 3 April 2020. These shows, which included a date at the Mash House in Edinburgh have now been rescheduled to September 2020 in wake of the Covid-19 crisis. In a joint statement, the band said:…

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Roddy Woomble announces rescheduled live dates – including Edinburgh gig

Roddy Woomble announces rescheduled live dates – including Edinburgh gig

Idlewild mainman Roddy Woomble has confirmed new live dates for Autumn 2020 – including a rescheduled Edinburgh gig. Roddy had been due to tour the UK from 26 March to 6 May in support of upcoming EP: Everyday Sun. In light of the recent events, all dates have now been re-scheduled to the following: Thu 28 May 20 – Strathaven Frets Acoustic @ Strathaven Hotel Fri 05 Jun 20 – Dundee Dundee University’s Chaplaincy Centre…

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Beck to visit Edinburgh on 2020 tour

Beck to visit Edinburgh on 2020 tour

Musical chameleon Beck will visit the Usher Hall in Edinburgh this summer as part of a wider UK and European tour. Beck will play in the Capital on Tuesday 7, July in support of his most recent album, 2019’s Hyperspace. The multi-talented Californian has also added a second London date to his summer tour plans. Due to demand for tickets, he will now perform at the O2 Academy Brixton on July 12, in addition to…

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Rising stars The Blinders announce intimate Edinburgh gig

Rising stars The Blinders announce intimate Edinburgh gig

The Blinders have announced their new album, Fantasies Of A Stay At Home Psychopath, out on May 8 via Modern Sky UK. The band have also shared Circle Song, the first single to be taken from the album, as well as a run of live dates throughout May – including a date at The Caves in Edinburgh. A dark blues-waltz underpinned by propulsive bass and evocatively prosaic lyricism, the track straddles the lines between ode…

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M. Ward to kick off 2020 UK tour in Edinburgh

M. Ward to kick off 2020 UK tour in Edinburgh

Southern California-based singer-songwriter M. Ward has announced a string of UK shows for 2020 – and he’ll be kicking off the mini tour at The Caves in Edinburgh on 27 October. The prolific writer, producer and performer’s new album, Migration Stories, will be released on 3 April. In just the last decade alone, Ward has teamed up with Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis, and Jim James to form the beloved supergroup Monsters of Folk, paired with…

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Edinburgh Summer Sessions – The 1975, Tom Jones, Travis, Lionel Richie, Michael Kiwanuka, McFly and Simple Minds to headline

Edinburgh Summer Sessions – The 1975, Tom Jones, Travis, Lionel Richie, Michael Kiwanuka, McFly and Simple Minds to headline

Iconic greats will be topping the bill at this year’s Edinburgh Summer Sessions Festival with Tom Jones, Lionel Richie, Michael Kiwanuka, The 1975, McFly, Simple Minds and Travis all set to headline Princes Street Gardens across 8-20 August. With a plethora of Grammy, BRIT, NME, Ivor Novello, Mercury Music Prize and even Golden Globe and Oscar award winners and nominees on this year’s Edinburgh Summer Sessions bill, the festival will be a truly unique landmark…

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