David Byrne, The Streets and The Stranglers set for Edge Festival 2009

  • List.co.uk
  • 10 June 2009
Edge Festival 2009 lineup announced

David Byrne, The Streets, The Stranglers are amongst the highlights of the Edge festival.

Other headliners include Múm, Enter Shikari, Mumford & Sons, Bluetones, Amanda Palmer, Andrew Bird, Emiliana Torrini and Foy Vance. Acts from Scotland confirmed include Calvin Harris, Malcolm Middleton, Young Fathers, Unicorn Kid, Broken Records, Amanda Palmer, Young Fathers, Unicorn Kid and Frightened Rabbit.

The festival takes place between Saturday 1st August and Thursday 27th August 2009 in venues ranging from 250 - 2800 in capacity including Edinburgh Playhouse, HMV Picture House, Sneaky Pete's, Studio 24, Cabaret Voltaire, Queen's Hall and the Corn Exchange.

The ex-Talking Heads frontman David Byrne plays at the Playhouse on Sat 8 Aug - his first visit to Edinburgh in five years - while The Stranglers play Friday 7 Aug at HMV Picture House. The Streets perform at HMV Picture House on Sat 15 August, Calvin Harris plays HMV Picturehouse on Mon 10 Aug, Enter Shikari play HMV Picture House on Thu 27 Aug, Emiliana Torrini plays the Queen's Hall on Sun 9 Aug and Mumford & Sons play Cabaret Voltaire on Fri 8 Aug.

The Edge festival is now in its 2nd year and was formerly known as T on the Fringe. Full listings to follow at www.list.co.uk. Tickets avalable via: http://www.gigsinscotland.com

The Edge Festival lineup announced so far
Fri 07/08/09 - 19:00 Mumford & Sons - Cabaret Voltaire
Fri 07/08/09 - 19:00 The Stranglers - HMV Picture House
Sat 08/08/09 - 19:00 David Byrne - Edinburgh Playhouse
Sat 08/08/09 - 19:00 Mumford & Sons - Cabaret Voltaire
Sun 09/08/09 - 19:00 Emiliana Torrini - Queens Hall - CANCELLED
Mon 10/08/09 - 19:00 Calvin Harris - HMV Picture House
Wed 12/08/09 - 19:00 Telepathe, Dollskabeat - Sneaky Pete's
Thu 13/08/09 - 19:00 The Bluetones - Expecting To Fly Tour - Studio 24
Fri 14/08/09 - 23:00 Soma Records Night - Cabaret Voltaire
Sat 15/08/09 - 19:00 Mum - Studio 24
Sat 15/08/09 - 19:00 The Streets - HMV Picture House
Sat 15/08/09 - 19:00 Young Fathers, Unicorn Kid - Cabaret Voltaire
Mon 17/08/09 - 19:00 Broken Records - Queens Hall
Mon 17/08/09 - 19:00 Juan MacLean - Cabaret Voltaire
Tue 18/08/09 - 19:00 Foy Vance - Cabaret Voltaire
Tue 18/08/09 - 19:00 Frightened Rabbit - Queens Hall
Wed 19/08/09 - 19:00 Monotonix - Sneaky Pete's
Tue 21/08/09 - 19:00 Biffy Clyro - Corn Exchange
Sat 22/08/09 - 19:00 Amanda Palmer - HMV Picture House
Sun 23/08/09 - 19:00 Andrew Bird - Studio 24
Sun 23/08/09 - 19:00 Your Sound Showcase - Cabaret Voltaire
Mon 24/08/09 - 19:00 Starsailor - HMV Picture House
Tue 25/08/09 - 19:00 Faith No More - Corn Exchange
Tue 25/08/09 - 19:00 Ian Broudie - Cabaret Voltaire
Wed 26/08/09 - 19:00 Ian Broudie - Cabaret Voltaire
Thu 27/08/09 - 19:00 Enter Shikari - HMV Picture House
Thu 27/08/09 - 19:00 Malcolm Middleton - Cabaret Voltaire
Sun 30/08/09 - 19:00 Magazine - HMV Picture House

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