RIFF IT UP AND START AGAIN

Teenage Fanclub finish off their world tour at the EIF with a new member, new material and some old favourites After 30 years as one of Scotland’s most creatively consistent and cherished bands, Teenage Fanclu...

LIKE A PRAYER

Chvrches’ Lauren Mayberry on the importance of live music and why she thinks women should be front and centre at festivals Words Fiona Shepherd     Glaswegian electro pop trio Chvrches may have started life ...
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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...

Hot Brown Honey

These women are what the Fringe Festival is all about. Hot Brown Honey are an explosion of energy and entertainment in the form of five strong women, defying the norm and shouting for change and equality for wo...