Opium

Opium
Opium
71 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JW
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Acomedytapas

AComedyTapas presents 10 fresh comic tapas every day so you can pick your favourites. A menu helps you find your fun. Served in time order. Concocted by Chris O Neill.

Sat 19 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 8382

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 13:15 – 14:05

Sun 20 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 8382

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 13:15 – 14:05

Mon 21 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 8382

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 13:15 – 14:05
…and 6 more dates until 27 Aug

Australia: Still F*cked

Kieran Butler & Sofie Prints / PBH's Free Fringe Kieran Butler (Che Guevara on the Fringe, ****(Scotsman)) joins his favourite antipodean comedian, Sofie Prints, (Jesus was a Rape Baby) for the sequel to his sold-out cult hit, Australia is F cked. Australia produced the highest ranked Catholic to be charged with…

Tue 22 Aug

Upstairs

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

Bellarose & Mannequin Death Squad

Edinburgh's Bellarose are coming together with Australian's Mannequin Death Sqaud for a co-headline gig at Opium! Four piece rock band based in Edinburgh. Driven equally by Lidl's bakery goods and creating fresh music. Finalists of SoundWaves 2017. EP is out now! Mannequin Death Squad from Melbourne, Australia are…

Thu 28 Sep

£5.90 / 0131 225 8382

Chasing Dragons Plus Painting Rockets + Turbyne

Line-up - Chasing Dragons Painting Rockets "Careering into view like a raging typhoon, female-fronted Leeds based Chasing Dragons are a sprawling beast that incorporate frenetic post-hardcore bursts of penetrating guitars, thunderous vocals and a titan-esque rhythm section; all which entwine with moments of alt-metal…

Mon 9 Oct

£6.96 / 0131 225 8382

CJ Ramone

Bassist who replaced Dee Dee Ramone in the legendary NYC punk band.

Sun 3 Sep

£15 / 0131 225 8382

A Comedy Tapas

Jesters / PBH's Free Fringe A Comedy Tapas lets you see 40 acts for four minutes each over a four day cycle. You pick the ones you love. It could not be simpler. You will get a menu to pick from. All your Fringe fun sorted every day. Come along day after day as people did in 2016. You will even get a menu!

Sat 19 Aug

Upstairs

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

  • 13:15 – 14:10

Sun 20 Aug

Upstairs

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

Mon 21 Aug

Upstairs

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

…and 6 more dates until 27 Aug

Employed to Serve

Nasty hardcore from Woking.

Fri 10 Nov

£8.80 / 0131 225 8382

Fighting Wolves // Sleepless Giants + Groucho Underdog + Burn the Maps

Fighting Wolves are an energetic 4 pieces rock band based in London. Since forming in 2011 they have played Download Festival, SteelHouse Festival twice and supported on 3 sold out UK academy tours off the back of their EP ‘Prologue’. They have gained a lot of interest from all over the UK, fans and press alike and…

Sat 30 Sep

£5.90 / 0131 225 8382

Foxes Follow Plus Special Guests

4 piece band based in Scotland focusing on delivering memorable performances Debut single 'To Fall From Trees" is out now for free - http://FoxesFollow.bandcamp.com/releases also available at https://soundcloud.com/FoxesFollowBand

Sat 21 Oct

£5.90 / 0131 225 8382

Grace & Legend Plus House of Hatchets + New Horizons

Hard hitters, Grace & Legend, are a four piece Scottish hard rock band from Edinburgh, fronted by Bekah Mhairi Comrie and her captivating vocals. Grace & Legend are all about their heavy riffs and alluring melodies and are sure to bring some energy to the stage. They released their epic new EP ‘Path to Solace…

Fri 20 Oct

£5.90 / 0131 225 8382

Harun Musho'd: Harun With a View

Harun Musho'd / PBH's Free Fringe Harun Musho'd's stand-up comedy explores his own identity, weaving politics and history into the story of his family and their antics. Religion is another theme explored, leaving no religion untouched. Possibly not a show for sensitive souls (or indeed anyone who believes they have a…

Sat 19 Aug

Back Room

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

Sun 20 Aug

Back Room

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

Mon 21 Aug

Back Room

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

Heart Beats: Metal Vol. 1

Modulate Records and Heart Beats are returning to Edinburgh for a night of Metal madness!

Fri 15 Sep

£5 / 0131 225 8382

Him, Him & Her

Three of the Southwest’s most upcoming comics are coming together for a split bill. Calum is a young Welshman who loves Barbara Streisand. Stasia is half Polish, half Irish with the voice of an angry East End Fruit Salesman and Darryl spends his life in a truck, frustrated by the world around him.

Sat 19 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 8382

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 18:45 – 19:40

Sun 20 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 8382

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 18:45 – 19:40

Mon 21 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 8382

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 18:45 – 19:40
…and 5 more dates until 26 Aug

Kingdom of Giants

Californian metalcore.

Tue 17 Oct

£9.08 / 0131 225 8382

Korn Again Tribute Mosh

Korn Again Tribute, Animator,Centrilia

Fri 22 Sep

£7 / 0131 225 8382

Matt Hutson & Rob Copland: Pack It in You Two

Matt Hutson and Rob Copland / PBH's Free Fringe Come and spend an hour with us if you like! Third place in the Musical Comedy Awards 2017, Matt Hutson sings intense anthems about love, loss, friendship and the extent to which he struggles with all three. ‘It’s proper songwriting, not a cheap lyric swap…

Sat 19 Aug

Back Room

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

  • 16:15 – 17:15

Sun 20 Aug

Back Room

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

Mon 21 Aug

Back Room

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

…and 5 more dates until 26 Aug

Maxine Jones: Never Been 61 Before

In Eastern tradition, 61 is regarded as the beginning of a new life cycle. With sons gone and job gone, Maxine suspects that it is - especially when she develops surprising new skills. ‘Knocks it out of the park … hilarious and moving’ Limerick Fringe ‘Outstandingly funny’ entertainment.ie

Mon 21 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 8382

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 14:30 – 15:20

Metamorphosis

Rich Wilson Ever made the mistake of taking a good hard look at yourself? Rich did and he didn't like what he saw. With his children now fully grown, the sudden descent into middle age and with a string of failed relationships in his wake, Rich found himself embarking on a calamitous journey of atonement coupled with…

Sat 19 Aug

Upstairs

Free / 0131 225 8382

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 14:30 – 15:30

Sun 20 Aug

Upstairs

Free / 0131 225 8382

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 22 Aug

Upstairs

Free / 0131 225 8382

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

Northern Power Blouse

  • 3 stars

Northern Power Blouse / PBH's Free Fringe Three feisty northern lasses present a right good sketch show that's full of heart, songs, larger than life characters and highly flammable 80s blouses. Between them, Cassie Atkinson, Kat Butterfield and Charlotte Pearson have written for BBC Radio 4, Russ Abbot and Comic…

Sat 19 Aug

Upstairs

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

  • 15:45 – 16:30

Sun 20 Aug

Upstairs

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

Mon 21 Aug

Upstairs

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

…and 4 more dates until 26 Aug

Paul Richards: One Man And a Box

36, losing the plot and has recently tried to impress a girl by drumming a 5/4 groove on her thighs, join drummer-comedian Paul for more stories, rants and 'songs.' "Paul Richards constantly makes you smile" – Get Reading magazine.

Wed 23 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 8382

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:30 – 18:20

Rory O’Hanlon: Getting Serious

Rory O'Hanlon / PBH's Free Fringe Award-winning Irish comedian Rory O’Hanlon is a firm favourite at the Edinburgh Fringe. He's back again this year with a new show. 'Compared to all the acts at the Edinburgh Fringe, Rory O'Hanlon stands out a mile' (BroadwayBaby.com). Described by Chortle.co.uk as having ‘presence…

Sat 19 Aug

Upstairs

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Sun 20 Aug

Upstairs

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

Mon 21 Aug

Upstairs

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

…and 5 more dates until 26 Aug

Rosie Jones: Inspiration

  • 3 stars

A clear audience favourite' (Steve Bennett, Chortle.co.uk). Funny Women finalist, Amused Moose semi-finalist and one of Metro's 9 Hilarious Women To Look Out For In 2017 makes her debut appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Sat 19 Aug

Back Room

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

  • 15:00 – 15:45

Sun 20 Aug

Back Room

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

Mon 21 Aug

Back Room

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

…and 5 more dates until 26 Aug

Scarlet Plus Chuchoter + Machu

Line-up - Scarlet. Chuchoter MACHU Scarlet kicked off the new year by playing in front of 20,000 people at Tbisili Open Air festival (Georgia) along side Steve Vai and released their debut crowd funded album ‘Effigy’ in Japan and the UK. The band secured a licensing deal for the album in Japan with Vinyl Junkie…

Sat 16 Sep

£6.96 / 0131 225 8382

Shambolics Plus the Durty Wurks and Betty & the Bass

Shambolics have just sold out their hometown show in September so they're coming to do one in Edinburgh too! Shambolics are a 4 piece 'Dreamy Rock & Roll' band inspired by the best guitar based music from the 50s onwards. Taking influence from all sorts of genres we base ourselve on 1970's harmonies, 1980's clean…

Fri 29 Sep

£5.90 / 0131 225 8382

Sing Along Mosh

Korn Again Tribute Animator Centrilia

Fri 22 Sep

£7 / 0131 225 8382

The Statler Project

Dance band mixing indie and dance influences.

Fri 8 Sep

£5 / 0131 225 8382

With Stellar and Cheyenne Social Club.

Wisebowm: The Struggle Is Real

Steve Whiteley / PBH's Free Fringe Wisebowm presents the world's first urban poetry musical. Chronicling his heroic struggles with addiction (to gluten), his attempts to win the heart of middle class beauty Samantha and how mindfulness came to his rescue; it's no surprise that Wisebowm is on his way to becoming an…

Sat 19 Aug

Back Room

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

  • 13:45 – 14:45

Mon 21 Aug

Back Room

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

Tue 22 Aug

Back Room

Free / 0131 225 8382

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

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

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