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Viv Groskop's I Laughed, I Cried

Viv Groskop / La Favorita Freestival When should you give up on a dream? Go behind the curtain with BBC Radio 4's Viv Groskop as she revives her childhood ambition and takes on stand-up with an attempt to do 100 gigs in 100 nights. The show of the best-selling memoir described as ‘the definitive book on stand-up next…

Cowgatehead, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Space 4

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Space 4

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Space 4

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 14 Aug

Rocka Hillbillies

Playing rock'n'roll and country classics with few anecdotes thrown in.

The Southsider, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0131 667 2003

  • 21:00

Live at The Loft

Live music from the city's talented songwriters.

The Outhouse, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Free / 0131 557 6668

  • 21:00 – 00:30

Sound to Sea

Glasgow event makers Cryptic celebrate 20 years with a banger of a party featuring over 150 performers, including Treacherous Orchestra, Rachel Sermanni, Miaoux Miaoux, Tigerstyle and more. The 'night-time musical extravaganza' takes place over two summer nights along the River Clyde and quayside, with further…

River Clyde

Fri 1 Aug

Free (ticketed) / 0141 420 5003

Part of Glasgow. Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 21:30

Sat 2 Aug

Free (ticketed) / 0141 420 5003

Part of Glasgow. Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 21:30

Witness

The freshest cuts in bass music, house, garage, funky & grime with residents Ross Blackwax and Fault Lines plus a big guest every month.Upcoming guests include Trash founder Erol Alkan (16 Apr – £15 entry fee), Last Gang's Ryan Hemsworth (23 Apr – £5 entry fee), Space Dimension Controller (30 Apr - £5 entry fee) and…

Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Free / 0131 225 1757

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Wed 6 Aug

Free / 0131 225 1757

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Wed 13 Aug

Free / 0131 225 1757

  • 23:00 – 03:00
…and 5 more dates until 17 Sep back to top

Death Shanties

Death Shanties takes free jazz (Alex Neilson on drums and Sybren Renema on alto/baritone sax) and mixes it up with paintings and projections (Lucy Stein) to create a wildly unique live experience.

Puzzle Hall Inn, Sowerby Bridge

Fri 15 Aug

Free / 01422 835547

  • 21:00

Rebranding Beelzebub

Tim Ralphs / PBH's Free Fringe From Young Storyteller of the Year in 2007 to a British Award for Storytelling Excellence in 2012, Tim Ralphs is one of the most innovative talents on the UK storytelling scene. In Rebranding Beelzebub he shines a spotlight on Him Downstairs as he re-imagines traditional devil stories…

The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Banqueting Hall

Free / 0131 558 8209

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Banqueting Hall

Free / 0131 558 8209

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Banqueting Hall

Free / 0131 558 8209

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

MargOH! Channing is Tipsy!

MargOH! Channing and MAN-ee Champagne / Free Festival MargOH! Channing is Tipsy! is a gin-soaked romp. This is the deconstruction of drag through the life and times of this slightly delusional, often demented, occasionally glamorous and always drunken diva and her gayiancée, MAN-ee Champagne as they tackle topics such…

Laughing Horse @ The Phoenix, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free / 0131 557 0234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Robin Ince & Michael Legge: Pointless Anger, Righteous Ire

The stand-ups join forces to rant about all the things they don't like and the absurdities of modern life.

Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

The Wee Red Bar

Free / 0131 229 1442

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Wee Red Bar

Free / 0131 229 1442

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

The Wee Red Bar

Free / 0131 229 1442

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 12 Aug

Bad Girls: Misandry Madness Showcase

Your host Miss Androus brings you the best up and coming acts who are great at being funny:) But bad at being girls!;) - Variable female bill - Token boy on each night who will be forced into bad drag #GIGGITY

George on the Bridge, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 22:00
…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

Blu Velvet

Classic jazz and the great American songbook from vocalist Carol Stirrat.

The Granary, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0131 554 9465

  • 21:30 – 00:30

Never Mind the Bawbags!

Flick Ma Beans! Jellybean Martinez Liam Withnail After sell-out shows over the last two years at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, as well as Brighton and Glasgow, the Britain's Got F ck All Talent boys are back! The show comprises of fantastic comedian Liam Withnail’s ‘slick, fast paced banter’(Skinny), along with…

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Beehive 1

Free / 0131 225 7171

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Beehive 1

Free / 0131 225 7171

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Beehive 1

Free / 0131 225 7171

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Fuzz On

The band plays various rock covers.

The Carlisle Pub, Hastings

Fri 15 Aug

Free / 01424 420193

  • 21:00 – 00:00

Mungo's Hi Fi

Dancehall, grime, ragga and dubstep for your pleasure.

Boteco do Brasil, Glasgow

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 07772 847311

  • 22:00

Whoever Fights

Young Raheem Ali, aspiring champion boxer, struggles with dark side of boxing. No matter how clean you are, corruption will tempt you. Ali's image destroyed, promotors thirsty for more. Fight? Or get out alive?

Café Camino, Edinburgh

Tue 12 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 523 0102

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:00 – 23:00

Wed 13 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 523 0102

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:00 – 23:00

Thu 14 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 523 0102

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:00 – 23:00
…and 8 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

BattleActs! - Free

BattleActs BattleActs! is an award-winning, multi-five star late-night comedy party show that has performed to rave reviews around the country. Independent Top 10, StageWon Editor's Award. ‘Superior improvised comedy… thank god for BattleActs!’ (FringeReview.co.uk). ‘Rapidly en route to becoming something of a cult…

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

BBC: BBC Presents… Edinburgh 2014

BBC A night celebrating the festivals with some of the biggest breakthrough acts of 2014. Line-up to be confirmed. This is a free event ticketed via random draw. To enter the draw, please visit bbc.co.uk/tickets. Follow @BBCEdFest for listings. This is a free event ticketed via random draw. To enter the draw, please…

BBC @ Potterrow, Edinburgh

Sun 24 Aug

BBC

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

BBC: Radio 1 Comedy

BBC Radio 1 Radio 1 return to the Edinburgh Festival to present a night of the freshest comedy. This is a free event ticketed via random draw. To enter the draw, please visit bbc.co.uk/tickets. Follow @BBCEdFest for listings. This is a free event ticketed via random draw. To enter the draw, please visit…

BBC @ Potterrow, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

BBC

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Free Fringe Music

Music every day at Malones from Edinburgh's finest bands and solo artists, including The Alan David Ross show, Cameron Phair, Pete Nicholson, Mad Tango, Los Compadres, William Douglas, Danny Mcgeever, Victorian Trout Conspiracy and many others

Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 226 5954

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 00:00 – 01:00 (Saturday morning)

Sat 2 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 226 5954

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 21:45
  • 22:00 – 22:45
  • 23:00 – 23:45
  • 00:00 – 01:00 (Sunday morning)

Sun 3 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 226 5954

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 21:45
  • 22:00 – 22:45
  • 23:00 – 23:45
  • 00:00 – 01:00 (Monday morning)
…and 20 more dates until 23 Aug

Juice

Trap, dubstep and grime from Floating Boy and Dan Juice. Upcoming guests include Martyn (31 Jul – £10 entry fee).

Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 0131 225 1757

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Thu 7 Aug

Free / 0131 225 1757

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Thu 14 Aug

Free / 0131 225 1757

  • 23:00 – 03:00
…and 6 more dates until 25 Sep back to top

Memory Lane

Remembered / Imagined Explore Edinburgh’s waterside area of Leith accompanied by the memories of local people as they tell its colourful stories. Pick up your audio track and walking route map from the Living Memory Association (or download from our website) and follow the route at your own pace. Also available from…

Living Memory Association, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Living Memory Assoication

Free / 0131 553 4580

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Living Memory Assoication

Free / 0131 553 4580

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Living Memory Assoication

Free / 0131 553 4580

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 28 more dates until 31 Aug

Open Mic

Weekly open mic with a free drink for every performer.

Ryrie's Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0131 337 0550

  • 21:30 – 01:00

Fri 8 Aug

Free / 0131 337 0550

  • 21:30 – 01:00

Fri 15 Aug

Free / 0131 337 0550

  • 21:30 – 01:00
…and 24 more dates until 30 Jan 2015

Salsa Club

DJ Gareth of Salsa dance school Encuentro Latino plays Latin music, salsa and tropical.

Revolution, York

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 01904 676054

  • 21:30 – 02:00

Thu 7 Aug

Free / 01904 676054

  • 21:30 – 02:00

Thu 14 Aug

Free / 01904 676054

  • 21:30 – 02:00
…and 2 more dates until 28 Aug

Swiss Cheese

Darkly funny drama. When Jo invites four childhood friends for dinner an awkward reunion unfolds. Secrets are revealed, old flames reignited, and petty rivalries resurface under the guise of civility. #SayCheese

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tuesday Jamnastics with Lewis Gibson

An open but orchestrated jam night hosted by Lewis Gibson of The Mighty Midas Touch.

Nobles Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 5 Aug

Free / 0131 629 7215

  • 21:30 – 01:00

Tue 12 Aug

Free / 0131 629 7215

  • 21:30 – 01:00

Tue 19 Aug

Free / 0131 629 7215

  • 21:30 – 01:00
…and 58 more dates until 29 Sep 2015 back to top