Music: Reviews

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The Creative Martyrs: Kabakunst

Violins, guitars and a warm heart: those are the main features of this two-man martyrdom. Kabakunst, an honest outcry of true musicianship, leaves the audience unsure whether to laugh or cry. Dark echoes fro...

Daniel Cainer: More Gefilte Fish and Chips

Daniel Cainer’s show opens on a bright note: we are all going on a journey to who knows where. The rest of his show is eclectic accordingly, but through family stories and personal recollections he brings out t...

Concerto a Tempo d’Umore

Classical music doesn’t just have to be for grown ups. Concerto a Tempo d’Umore will have all of the family, even the littlest ones, buzzing about Bach as they fuse their first class musical expertise with clow...

Julie Byrne

Julie Byrne invites us to slow down. Her voice has crossed the Atlantic with the deep affection of acclaimed blogs (Tom Johnson of GoldFlakePaint can be found behind the merch desk) and contemporaries alike, wi...

Jenny Hval

Norway’s Jenny Hval arrives in Edinburgh with a string of critically acclaimed avant-garde albums to her name, the latest of which – Blood Bitch, influenced by old vampire films and the place of menstrual blood...

Cast A Dark Shadow by Carla Lippis

Adelaide’s Carla Lippis returns to the Fringe for a second year, holding court in the intimate and elegant confines of the Boards, and though this is an inspired fit, from the moment her presence is made known,...

Courtney Act: The Girl From Oz

Australian diva and star of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Courtney Act has landed in Edinburgh. Act is a superstar in her own right: it’s hard to believe this is her first Edinburgh Fringe. With an informative and hilari...

PJ Harvey

From the shadows, a marching band emerges from stage left, bearing snares and saxophones.  Among their number is Polly Jean Harvey, ethereal in black, striding solemnly towards the microphone as the cavernous a...

Frank Sanazi: Stuck in ze Bunker With You

Frank Sanazi, a charismatic hybrid of Frank Sinatra and Adolf Hitler, returns to the Fringe this year armed with a delightfully silly armada of self-proclaimed ‘comedy classics’ including You’ve Got Me Under Be...