Richard Ashcroft to visit Edinburgh during 2019 UK and Ireland tour

Richard Ashcroft to visit Edinburgh during 2019 UK and Ireland tour

Indie icon Richard Ashcroft has announced a UK & Ireland headline tour for 2019, which includes a visit to Edinburgh. The former fromtman of The Verve, who is gearing up to release fifth solo studio album Natural Rebel, will perform at the Capital’s Usher Hall on Tuesday, 23 April. Ashcroft will also play gigs in London, Newcastle, Birmingham and Dublin, among other cities. Natural Rebel will be released on 19 October. It follows Alone With…

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Echo & The Bunnymen share new song ahead of Edinburgh gig

Echo & The Bunnymen share new song ahead of Edinburgh gig

Ahead of their gig in Edinburgh tonight, indie legends Echo & The Bunnymen have shared a new track and announced a fresh set of UK and Ireland tour dates. You can listen to a reworking of the song Seven Seas and see their full touring itinerary below (new dates in bold). The new dates have been announced on the day that their latest tour kicks off at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall. In other news, Echo &…

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Jack White to play at the Usher Hall in October

Jack White to play at the Usher Hall in October

Rock legend Jack White will return to Edinburgh later year as part of wider UK tour. The Whites Stripes founder will visit the Usher Hall on Sunday, 21 October, with tickets to go on sale at 10am this Friday (25 May). White will also play gigs in Brighton, Birmingham, Hull and Liverpool this autumn. Fans won’t be surprised to hear the gigs are likely to be strictly mobile phone-free shows, with no photos, video or…

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Biffy Clyro to visit Edinburgh on ‘MTV Unplugged tour’

Biffy Clyro to visit Edinburgh on ‘MTV Unplugged tour’

Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro have announced details of their first acoustic album – plus a UK and Ireland tour that will see them visit Edinburgh in September. Although their live shows are best known for their electrifying and explosive energy, the Ayrshire tio have often demonstrated that their songs possess an added poignancy when stripped back to their essence. Now the band have announced details of their first acoustic album, MTV Unplugged: Live At Roundhouse…

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Thom Yorke to visit Edinburgh on UK and European solo tour

Thom Yorke to visit Edinburgh on UK and European solo tour

Thom Yorke has announced details of a UK and European solo tour for this summer – including a visit to Edinburgh in June. The Radiohead frontman will be performing a string of headline shows in a live mix with longtime collaborator Nigel Godrich and visual artist Tarik Barri. Yorke will be airing material from across his solo albums The Eraser, AMOK and Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes. UK dates also include shows in London and Manchester. You…

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Joan Baez to visit Edinburgh on 2018 world tour

Joan Baez to visit Edinburgh on 2018 world tour

Legendary singer, songwriter, activist and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Joan Baez has announced an extensive 2018 world tour, including a visit to Edinburgh’s Usher Hall in March. In conjunction with the tour, Baez will release a new studio album, Whistle Down The Wind, (Proper Records), produced by Joe Henry, in early March 2018. This will be her first new record since 2008’s acclaimed Day After Tomorrow. Baez will also play dates in…

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Belle and Sebastian announce Edinburgh gig

Belle and Sebastian announce Edinburgh gig

Scottish indie darlings Belle and Sebastian have unveiled a series of live dates for 2018 – including a visit to Edinburgh’s Usher Hall in March. The Glasgow band have also shared a video for their track We Were Beautiful – you can watch it below. The Belles head out on a tour of Europe from February of next year, playing UK live dates in March. The stint includes the aforementioned Edinburgh gig on March 24. See…

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