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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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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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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Cast to visit Edinburgh on All Change anniversary tour

Cast to visit Edinburgh on All Change anniversary tour

Liverpool indie legends Cast have rescheduled their eight-date UK tour – and added new shows in Edinburgh, Oxford, Leicester, Southampton and Sheffield. The tour scheduled for October 2020 will now take place in April and May 2021. The live dates will see the band celebrating the 25th Anniversary of debut album All Change. Originally released on 16 October 1995 (with a deluxe edition released in November 2010), it became the highest-selling debut album in the…

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Edinburgh festivals cancelled due to coronavirus

Edinburgh festivals cancelled due to coronavirus

For the first time in over 70 years, the five festivals that transform Edinburgh into the world’s leading cultural destination every August are not going ahead this year due to concerns around the Covid-19 pandemic. Edinburgh Art Festival, The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Edinburgh International Festival and The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo are not happening as planned in 2020. Together, the five August festivals comprise over 5,000 events across Scotland’s capital each…

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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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