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La Boheme

Festival Theatre 25 and 27 August, 7.15pm; 26 August, 3pm and 8pm The Edinburgh International Festival's resident company Teatro Regio of Turin takes on the Puccini opera, just as it did on its premiere i...
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Africa Entsha

New Town Theatre 3–27 August, 12.15pm Zulu sounds from the five-piece South African a cappella group, getting you dancing with the addition of percussive clapping, foot stamping and microphone effects. ...

Chris Difford and Kathryn Williams

Queen's Hall 2 August, 7.30pm Tempting pairing of the Squeeze lyricist Difford and the Mercury Music Prize nominated Williams for an evening of intelligent pop and folk. He'll be promoting his best-of col...

Charlotte Church’s Late Night Pop Dungeon

Summerhall 25 and 26 August, 10pm The reinvention of Charlotte Church as one of the coolest people in pop continues apace with a night of good songs and bad, plus live music. Presented by Nothing Ever Hap...

Camille O’Sullivan: Where Are We Now?

Underbelly's Circus Hub on the Meadows 4–26 August (not 9, 14, 21) The stunning interpreter of the darker end of the pop canon brings a selection of songs for troubled times by David Bowie, Leonard Cohen....

Puddles Pity Party: Let’s Go!

Assembly George Square 4-29 August 7.25pm The big sad clown is back for his second Fringe run after the success of last year’s show. Weird and wonderful as ever....

Young Fathers

Hub 14 and 15 August, 9.30pm Winners of the 2014 Mercury Music Prize, the Edinburgh trio play two hometown gigs. See feature on p.89...

Thrones! The Musical

Assembly George Square 3-29 August, 5pm You know nothing until you’ve seen last year’s Fringe sell out hit Thrones! Be treated to hilarious songs as you watch everyone trying to either kill or bed each ...

Sunshine on Leith

The Famous Spiegeltent 3–29 August (not 8, 15, 22), 5.15pm Originally a hit for Dundee Rep, then a movie, Stephen Greenhorn’s musical based on the songs of the Proclaimers is revived by Captivate Theatr...

Youssou N’Dour

Usher Hall 24 August, 8pm The master of traditional Senegalese music and modern rhythms of hip hop, jazz and soul...