- Telephone 0131 226 4224
- Opening times Sun–Thu 7pm–1am; Fri & Sat 5pm–3am.
- Website www.theelectriccircus.biz
Eclectic dance beats and indie plus private rooms with karaoke for a unique clubbing experience.
Just like the traditional circus we have a lot going on in one very colourful and very exciting space. The only common theme is fun, and we work hard to ensure you leave with uplifting and happy memories of your visit to our very unique circus.
We have seven luxurious private karaoke rooms, a huge variety of acts on our live stage, unashamedly upbeat and light hearted club nights and a huge array of party options and relaxed classes to suit every occasion and any number of guests.
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Inclusive club night organised in collaboration with Places for People Scotland Care & Support providing 'an authentic clubbing experience that focuses on ensuring everyone can join in regardless of background of disability.' DJ Graeme F supplies the commercial/dance tuneage.
Annie Christian, X-Tigers and Sawyer
The Scottish indie types return from retirement (last seen as Last Great Wilderness) at this Cas Rock special harking back to the glory days of Edinburgh's indie scene.
Lo-fi indie pop punk from New Cross, London, fronted by the extravagantly-eyebrowed Eddie Argos.
Baby Loves Disco
Baby Loves Disco is a chance for kids aged six months–seven years (and their parents) to get their respective grooves on, alongside the chance to sample the delights of bubble machines, instruments and a Gymboree chillout zone, with face-painting and healthy snacks included.
Fri 2 Aug
Sun 4 Aug
Fri 9 Aug
Beep Beep, Yeah!
A staunchly retro soundtrack of 50s rock, 60s grooves and 70s psychedelia.
The Blow Monkeys
Once aspiring 80s pop sophisticates who hit big with Digging Your Scene, now moving in a rootsier direction.
Born and Bred
Electric Circus Presents. Born and Bred will play host to two different contemporary folk artists every day during a four-day run. Celebrating the influence of Scottish culture in music, this show will provide a fantastic opportunity for visitors from all over the world to sample authentic home-grown talent, which we…
Mon 12 Aug
Tue 13 Aug
Wed 14 Aug
The White Stripes' favourite indie pop troubadour takes time out from The Raconteurs to concentrate on his solo material.
Bubbly new pop night with classic hits old and new from DJ team The Parma Violets.
Solo show from the former Starsailor frontman.
'The Wheel' decides the playlist be it disco, 80s, rock gods, 90s rave, power ballads, one hit wonders or movie music, at this multi-genre nostalgia fest.
The Pigeon Detectives
Five-piece from Rothwell, West Yorkshire plays indie-rock and garage rock in support of the album *We Met At Sea.
Polish hip hop from former member of JedenSiedem Pih.
Baby Loves Disco UK. Friday afternoons just got funky! The team behind Baby Loves Disco (Fringe sell-out 2009/10/11/12) introduce alternative entertainment for primary school children and their families. An afternoon lock-in at Edinburgh's coolest nightclub… Our resident DJ spins the latest chart tunes and street dance…
Fri 2 Aug
Fri 9 Aug
Fri 16 Aug
Indie folk collective from Glasgow that manages to squeeze eight members on stage each night.
Schtïck öf Röck
Big ballsy covers of classic rock and glam metal (think AC/DC, Whitesnake, Def Leppard and Ozzy).
The Sensational David Bowie Tribute Band
Long-serving Bowie tribute act who used to trade under the name Tigers on Vaseline. Now with new album to get their teeth into.
Speaker Bite Me
The Evol DJs take charge at this alternative disco night of indie, hip hop and a dash of electro, which features everything from Dizzee Rascal to The Cribs.
Spear Of Destiny
Kirk Brandon's mob head out on their 30th anniversary tour, despite only having one minor hit. Muscles bulge, veins pop, fists are clenched, rabbles are roused.
Country vibes, but not necessarily country songs from The Stantons.
The Temperance Movement
Blues drenched rock'n'roll.
Fab Four tribute band from Scotland, offering the audience the chance to witness the transformation of The Beatles from Cavern Club era, to psychedelia and the Apple years.
Bold and brassy musical about a new app for cruising LGBT folks (so think Grindr, but … you know … not Grindr) which leads a couple of flatmates into a spot of bother. Starring X Factor 's Lloyd Daniels.
Reviews & features
Edinburgh's club scene: what happens now?28 Feb 2012
Representatives from Bongo, Cab Vol, Electric Circus, Summerhall and G1 Group have their say
Rob Hoon. Manager of Bongo Club’s parent organisation, Out of the Blue. Despite being a beautiful, blossoming city of international renown and appeal that hosts the biggest arts festival in the world, Edinburgh’s all year round independent music and…