Lily Allen to headline Edinburgh's Hogmanay Concert in the Gardens 2014/15
- Colin Robertson
- 15 August 2014
The Sheezus singer is the first name announced for Edinburgh's New Year's Eve celebrations
The appearance will end a busy year for the British pop star which has seen her release Sheezus, pick up an NME Award for Best British Solo Artist and headline a number of the biggest UK music festivals including Glastonbury, Latitude and V festival.
Globally recognised as a special way to bring in the new year, Edinburgh’s Hogmanay is a three day celebration which also includes a street party, ceilidh, torchlight procession and a concert in St Giles Cathedral.
With its epic backdrop of the castle and midnight fireworks, the concert – which takes place in the city's Princes Street Gardens – is always of the celebration’s most talked about events
Tickets for the concert are £37.50–£42.50, which also covers access the street party. For more information on the concert and other Edinburgh's Hogmanay events, keep an eye on their website.