EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL 2022!

05 – 28 August

2pm to 5am – 8 shows per day!


Venue Info

Click here to view our venue information page on edfringe.

Ticket information

Tickets can be purchased in advance from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival website: tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on. Links to each show page are included below. Please note that tickets are digital and will be received via email after purchase. Be prepared to show the email QR code or event information on the email as you enter. If a show is not sold out, tickets will be available to purchase in cash at the time of entry. Ticket-holders have priority entry and we strongly advise purchasing your tickets in advance.
Age limits are listed alongside each show.

Late night performances

We are open til 5am every night of the festival, therefore performances listed in am hours are at NIGHT. A performance listed at any time between 00:00 and 05:00 on ‘Tuesday’, will refer to a performance that is technically in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Please be aware of this when using calendar apps and reminders as they may misenterpret these times.

Check our timetable layout below to confirm your show dates:


FRINGE SHOWS

  1. 10th Year! John Hunt Four O’Clock Afternoon Blues And Swing
  2. 2am at The Jazz Bar
  3. A Century of Swing
  4. A Songwriters’ Circle
  5. Acoustic Blues in the Afternoon – Malt & Rye
  6. Afternoon Acoustic Blues – Whisky Road
  7. The AKI Project
  8. Ali Affleck Celebrates Nina Simone – Little Girl Blue
  9. Ali Affleck Celebrates the Queens of Swing – Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Dinah Washington and Blossom Dearie
  10. Billie Holiday – Best Loved Songs
  11. Bird ‘n’ Diz – The Music of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie
  12. Blue Note Nights – JazzMain on the Fringe
  13. Blueswater Presents: Live at the Jazz Bar
  14. Blueswater Presents: Queens of the Blues Live at the Jazz Bar
  15. Bonnie Bayou Blues
  16. Brass Gumbo Plays the Music of The Beatles
  17. Cat Stevens Reconstructed
  18. Colin Steele Quintet Play Miles Davis
  19. The Easy Rollers: Drop Me Off in Harlem
  20. Feli y Los Malos
  21. Gecko 3
  22. The Gil Scott-Heron Songbook
  23. Good Morning Heartache
  24. Hendrix and Us
  25. Intercontinental
  26. It’s in the Trees
  27. Jazz Messenger: Valery Ponomarev
  28. Jazz Undercover: 70s Songwriters
  29. Joseph Martyn: Songs From the Road
  30. The Katet vs John Williams
  31. Kings of the Blues
  32. Lights Out by Nine – Live!
  33. Milen Kirov – Between East and West
  34. Nick Harper – Phantastes
  35. Niki King: Time
  36. Riding With the King: The Music of Eric Clapton
  37. Rory Ingham / Fergus McCreadie Plus Special Guests!
  38. Some Like it Hot – Brian Kellock / Colin Steele
  39. Tenement Jazz Band: Red Hot Roots of Jazz

2am at The Jazz Bar!

Weekday 2am
Weekend Midnight
Weekend 2am
The Jazz Bar Big Band – Monday 29th


FRINGE SHOWS


1 – 10th Year! John Hunt Four O’Clock Afternoon Blues And Swing

Blues, Vocal
‘Fantastic!’ (Jools Holland). ‘Boogie-woogie slide-guitar master’ **** (Scotsman). Celebrating John’s 10th Fringe. Selection of his greatest blues and swing songs. Playing his papier-mache and B&Q-shelf guitars. **** (Herald). **** (List). [Ages 12+]

🎟️ Aug 6,10,13-14,17,19-20,26-27 16:00 (1h) £9.00 (£7.00) (£24.00F)
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2 – 2am at The Jazz Bar!

Jazz, Funk
Edinburgh’s iconic Jazz Bar showcases the city’s phenomenal local talent with nightly, danceable, late-night live funk, soul, blues, and special jazz performances – including a 17-piece big band! Please visit the venue website for details. [Ages 18+]
Please see the bottom of the page for full listings of this show.

🎟️ Nightly funk & soul!
🎟️ 17-Piece Big Band – Aug 29 20:00 £12 (£8)
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3 – A Century of Swing

Acoustic, Swing
Red-hot originals and ice-cool classics as Scotland’s native guitar/vocal legend presents an intimate and wide-ranging set celebrating 100 years of great swing-jazz-acoustic music in all its guises. ‘Electrifying’ **** (ThreeWeeks). ‘Superb’ **** (Skinny). ‘Captivating’ **** (TheWeeReview.co.uk). [Ages 12+]

🎟️ Aug 8,13-14,17,19,21,27-28 17:30 (1h) £9.00 (£7.00) (£24.00F)
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4 – A Songwriters’ Circle

Acoustic, Storytelling
Hear three of Scotland’s most accomplished singer-songwriters come together to perform their songs, collaborate and reveal something of the inspirations and processes behind their songwriting, introducing each song with some background on how it was written. [Ages 18+]

🎟️ Aug 5 22:00 (1h30m) £12.00 (£10.00)
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5 – Acoustic Blues in the Afternoon – Malt & Rye

Blues, Acoustic
The Scottish acoustic guitar and double bass duo’s fourth Fringe playing classic blues from the last one hundred years by greats like Robert Johnson and Willie Dixon. Expect passionate playing and also some humour. [Ages 12+]

🎟️ Aug 5,9,11,13,22,24,26 14:30 (1h) £10.00 (£9.00)
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6 – Afternoon Acoustic Blues – Whisky Road

Acoustic, Blues
Whisky Road are back with their sell-out fringe show from 2018/2019, performing foot-stomping original and classic acoustic blues. Featuring acclaimed Scottish blues musicians, Derek Smith (guitar/ vocals), Pete Caban (guitar/vocals) and Jim Harcus (harmonica). [Ages 12+]

🎟️ Aug 8,10,12,15,21,23,25 14:30 (1h) £12.00 (£10.00)
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7 – The AKI Project

Funk, Soul
Alongside sell-out tribute shows to Gil Scott-Heron and Jimi Hendrix, Remally returns to the Fringe with a whole set of new original funk and soul music! Expect massive grooves, heartfelt words and all the vibes! [Ages 18+]

🎟️ Aug 7-8,28 00:00 (1h30m) £15.00 (£12.00)
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8 – Ali Affleck Celebrates Nina Simone – Little Girl Blue

Jazz, Blues
The mighty Nina Simone’s vast repertoire is lovingly and respectfully celebrated by award-winning Ali and all-star band. ‘Stunningly expressive’ ***** (San Diego Union-Tribune). ‘Musical storyteller’ (Scotsman). ‘Gorgeous voice’ (LA Times). [Ages 18+]

🎟️ Aug 15-16 22:00 (1h30m) £15.00 (£12.00)
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9 – Ali Affleck Celebrates the Queens of Swing – Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Dinah Washington and Blossom Dearie

Jazz, Blues
Award-winning vocalist’s vibrant homage to trailblazing jazz divas. ‘Stunningly expressive’ ***** (San Diego Union-Tribune). ‘Musical Storyteller’ (Scotsman). ‘Such authenticity’ (BBC Jazzhouse). [Ages 18+]

🎟️ Aug 7,22-23,25,28 20:30 (1h) £15.00 (£12.00)
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10 – Billie Holiday – Best Loved Songs

Jazz, Blues
Scotland’s ‘Queen of vintage blues and jazz’ (OC Weekly) pays heartfelt homage to the legendary Lady in Satin. Best Jazz Vocalist 2014 and Nominee 2017-20 (Scottish Jazz Awards). ‘Astounding vocals’ ***** (San Diego Union-Tribune). [Ages 18+]

🎟️ Aug 9,27 20:30 (1h) £15.00 (£12.00)
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11 – Bird ‘n’ Diz – The Music of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie

Jazz, Swing
Saxophonist Kershaw and trumpeter Steele’s tribute to the founding fathers of bebop. Fiery, fast and dynamic classics like A Night in Tunisia, Moose the Mooche, Yardbird Suite. [Ages 8+]

🎟️ Aug 6-7,23,27-28 19:00 (1h) £12.00 (£10.00)
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12 – Blue Note Nights – JazzMain on the Fringe

Jazz
Blue Note Nights finds local quartet JazzMain exploring the 50s and 60s Blue Note Jazz era, defined by exceptional artists like Dexter Gordon and his contemporaries. [Ages 18+]

🎟️ Aug 6,8,17 20:30 (1h) £14.00 (£12.00)
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13 – Blueswater Presents: Live at the Jazz Bar

Blues
Award-winning Edinburgh band The Blueswater perform five high-energy gigs in Edinburgh’s best live music venue The Jazz Bar. Expect a full-on party. ***** (ThreeWeeksEdinburgh.com). ‘Wonderful’ (Claire Cavanagh (BBC)). [Ages 18+]

🎟️ Aug 11,18 00:00 + 12-14 22:00 (1h30m) £12.00 (£11.00)
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14 – Blueswater Presents: Queens of the Blues Live at the Jazz Bar

Blues, Jazz
Celebrating women who shaped blues and popular music as we know it, featuring The Blueswater led by formidable singer Nicole Smit. ***** (TheWeeReview.com). ‘Excellent vocals’ (Craig Charles, BBC). [Ages 8+]

🎟️ Aug 5,11-12 17:30 (1h) £15.00 (£14.00) + Aug 7,14,28 14:30 (1h) £15.00 (£14.00)
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15 – Bonnie Bayou Blues

Blues, Folk
Jennifer Ewan Band performs a stirring mixture of heartfelt originals, Louisiana blues and old-time Cajun dance music with a Celtic tint. They combine their own modern Scottish songs with traditional Cajun melodies and foot-stomping French Louisiana honky-tonk. [Ages 8+]

🎟️ Aug 15,18,20,23,25-26 17:30 (1h) £15.00 (£13.00)
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16 – Brass Gumbo Plays the Music of The Beatles

Jazz, Revue
Scottish funk brass band Brass Gumbo finally get back to the legendary Jazz Bar for a magical (instrumental) musical tour through The Beatles’ back catalogue using only horns and drums. [Ages 12+]

🎟️ Aug 21-25 16:00 (1h) £14.00 (£10.00) (£32.00F)
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17 – Cat Stevens Reconstructed

Jazz
Wild World, Father and Son, How Can I Tell You… New York vocalist Jess Abrams, ‘…the real deal, a stone delight’ (Jazzwise), sings enchanting interpretations of a beloved 70s songwriter. Apt songs for today’s wild world… [Ages 16+]

🎟️ Aug 15,18 20:30 (1h) £11.00 (£9.00) + Aug 22 19:00 (1h) £11.00 (£9.00)
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18 – Colin Steele Quintet Play Miles Davis

Jazz, Swing
With thrilling empathy, phenomenal solos and driving musical energy, Steele’s trumpet fronts a quintet covering classic arrangements of Miles Davis’ seminal albums of the 50s and 60s, like Milestones and Kind of Blue. [Ages 18+]

🎟️ Aug 6,10 22:00 (1h30m) £12.00 (£10.00)
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19 – The Easy Rollers: Drop Me Off in Harlem

Jazz, Cabaret
Roaring seven-piece jazz outfit performing speakeasy hits from the Prohibition era and beyond – expect theatrical interludes, raucous showstoppers and some of the finest jazz this side of the Atlantic! [Ages 16+]

🎟️ Aug 8-12 19:00 (1h) £12.00 (£10.00) (£36.00F)
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20 – Feli y Los Malos

Latin, Jazz
Led by Colombian-American Felipe Schrieberg, Feli y Los Malos is a latin-pop quartet blending together blues, boogaloo and Cuban son into something altogether unique. ‘Excellent! This is great.’ (Clive Anderson, BBC Radio 4). [Ages 18+]

🎟️ Aug 15-17 00:00 (1h30m) £12.00 (£10.00)
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21 – Gecko 3

Jazz, Hip Hop
Gecko 3 play a dance-friendly mix of funk, latin, hip hop, jazz and reggae. The trio get things moving with double bass, guitar, drums and vocal dexterity. ‘Seriously catchy’ (IndieLaunchpad.com). ‘Sumptuous double bass’ (Edinburgh Evening News). [Ages 18+]

🎟️ Aug 9-10 00:00 (1h30m) £15.00 (£12.00)
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22 – The Gil Scott-Heron Songbook

Funk, Jazz
Aki Remally and Fraser Urquhart (and band) play a whole set of jazz, funk and soul from the songbook of the Godfather of hip hop. The revolution won’t be televised but it may happen on stage… [Ages 12+]

🎟️ Aug 5,7,16,18,28 16:00 (1h) £12.00 (£10.00)
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23 – Good Morning Heartache

Jazz
Edinburgh vocalist Victoria Bennett spins delicate, moving tales of love and heartbreak, accompanied by a jazz quartet of top instrumentalists. Beautiful ballads, torch songs and classic jazz standards. [Ages 16+]

🎟️ Aug 13-14 19:00 (1h) £15.00 (£12.00)
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24 – Hendrix and Us

Funk, Jazz
Scottish jazz funk guitarist Aki Remally reconstructs the music of Jimi Hendrix with a funk-heavy approach, featuring Scotland’s finest musicians! A psychedelic funk odyssey to behold with grooves galore… [Ages 18+]

🎟️ Aug 11,17,20-21 22:00 (1h30m) £15.00 (£12.00)
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25 – Intercontinental

Jazz, World
Glasgow’s internationally acclaimed BMQ alongside world-renowned Indian percussionist Krishna Kishor perform an exhilarating, innovative and original ‘east meets west’ jazz/world-music fusion, blending Indian vitality with Scottish style. ‘Mesmerising… an incredible experience’ (Huffington Post). ‘A Treat’ (Rolling Stone). MadeInScotlandShowcase.com [Ages 16+]

🎟️ Aug 19-20 20:30 (1h) £15.00 (£12.00)
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26 – It’s in the Trees

Poetry, Jazz
Harpist/pianist Aurora Engine sculpts soundscapes from inside pianos and outside the mainstream. Collaborating with award-winning poet Ash Dickinson (‘Impressive wordplay’ (Times)), they blend jazz, blues and spoken word into beguiling and immersive worlds. auroraengine.com ashdickinson.com [Ages 12+]

🎟️ Aug 8-9,11-12,15 16:00 (50m) £10.00 (£8.00) (£28.00F)
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27 – Jazz Messenger: Valery Ponomarev

Jazz
An unmissable exclusive performance from legendary Russian-American trumpeter and Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers alumnus, Valery Ponomarev. This elite quintet celebrates one of jazz’s most influential institutions. This is the jazz event of the Fringe! [Ages 18+]

🎟️ Aug 24-28 22:00 (1h30m) £15.00 (£12.00)
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28 – Jazz Undercover: 70s Songwriters

Jazz
A great song is a great song forever! Acclaimed London-based jazz/blues/soul vocalist Kerry-Jo Hodgkin, with long-time collaborator, guitarist Malcolm MacFarlane, creates unique jazz/blues interpretations of songs from classic singer/songwriters prominent in the 1970s. ***** (SouthsideAdvertiser.biz). [Ages 8+]

🎟️ Aug 6-7 17:30 (1h) £10.00 (£8.00) (£30.00F)
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29 – Joseph Martyn: Songs From the Road

Jazz, Blues
A rare solo performance in an intimate venue. Guitar work incorporating fingerstyle, bass runs and blues licks combined with a rhythmic pulse and topped off with a lyrical melody. One to watch for 2022. [Ages 16+]

🎟️ Aug 24-25 19:00 (1h) £10.00 (£9.00)
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30 – The Katet vs John Williams

Jazz, Funk
Eight-piece Edinburgh superband funks up the music of Star Wars, Jurassic Park, ET and more. All your favourite film scores like you’ve never heard them before! Expect pounding grooves, jazzy horns and duelling guitars. [Ages 18+]

🎟️ Aug 21-25 00:00 (1h30m) £10.00 (£9.00)
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31 – Kings of the Blues

Blues
Electric Blues tribute to the three blues masters: Albert King, Freddy King and BB King. Featuring the band’s full horn section, these shows will sell out fast. ‘The band received standing ovations’ (Press and Journal). [Ages 18+]

🎟️ Aug 14,16,21,24,26 20:30 (1h) £15.00 (£13.00)
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32 – Lights Out by Nine – Live!

Blues, Jazz
LOBN are an eight-piece soul and rhythm’n’blues band with horns, harmonies and the Hammond organ performing a selection of original songs plus classics from our favourite songwriters. Many great years at the Fringe! [Ages 12+]

🎟️ Aug 5,26 19:00 (1h) £12.00 (£10.00) + Aug 6,27 14:30 (1h) £12.00 (£10.00)
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33 – Milen Kirov – Between East and West

Jazz, World
Described as a pianist with superhuman coordination, Los Angeles-based Milen Kirov combines his Bulgarian music heritage with American jazz and blues, creating a union of cultures that is deeply personal and wholly distinct. [Ages 18+]

🎟️ Aug 5 20:30 (1h) £10.00 (£5.00) (£20.00F)
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34 – Nick Harper – Phantastes

Acoustic, Rock
Acclaimed guitarist/singer and double Fringe award winner plays emotionally charged songs inspired by Scottish novel Phantastes. ‘His songs are the musical equivalent of Carroll’s Looking Glass, peer through and you’ll find a fantastical, magical world’ (Maverick). [Ages 8+]

🎟️ Aug 15-21 19:00 (1h) £12.00 (£10.00)
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35 – Niki King: Time

Jazz, Blues
Brand-new show from award-winning singer/songwriter, hailed as ‘the outstanding Scottish female vocalist of our times’ (List), straight from the soul, like a heady mix of Etta James/Michael Kiwanuka/Pink Floyd on a journey through love, loss and time. [Ages 16+]

🎟️ Aug 10-13 20:30 (1h) £15.00 (£12.00)
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36 – Riding With the King: The Music of Eric Clapton

Jazz, Rock
Guitarist Honza Kourimsky fuses the music of Eric Clapton with high-energy acid jazz. Featuring some of Scotland’s most exciting talent, the show pays tribute to an outstanding pioneer of blues music. [Ages 18+]

🎟️ Aug 7,18-19,22-23 22:00 (1h30m) £15.00 (£13.00)
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37 – Rory Ingham / Fergus McCreadie Plus Special Guests!

Jazz, Swing
Award-winning jazz trombonist Rory Ingham joins forces with ground-breaking Scottish pianist Fergus McCreadie for a night of high-energy, encapsulating and accessible jazz, featuring very special guests! [Ages 18+]

🎟️ Aug 8-9 22:00 (1h30m) £15.00 (£10.00)
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38 – Some Like it Hot – Brian Kellock / Colin Steele

Jazz, Swing
Pianist Kellock and trumpeter Steele will be Running Wild paying homage to this classic. Featuring Marilyn Monroe favourites I Want to be Loved by You and I’m Through with Love. [Ages 8+]

🎟️ Aug 16-20 14:30 (1h) £12.00 (£10.00)
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39 – Tenement Jazz Band: Red Hot Roots of Jazz

Jazz, Variety
Returning after a sell-out 2018 show, Tenement Jazz Band continue their exploration of the roots of jazz, ragtime and blues, delving deeper into the archive presenting this hot new set for 2022. [Ages 5+]

🎟️ Aug 9-10,16,22,24 17:30 (1h) £12.00 (£10.00) (£32.00F)
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2am @ The Jazz Bar!

These shows are organised by The Jazz Bar, featuring some of the very best musicians of Edinburgh and Scotland, playing alongside international VIP guests.

Caution! – Due to our late opening hours, our days don’t end until 5am, so a show listed at 2am on a Friday is technically in the early hours of Saturday. Take care when using digital calendars or reminders for these dates.
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Weekday 2am

Mondays – The Fresh Squeeze

Fronted by the high-energy vocals of Kat Brooks, The Fresh Squeeze mix up funk classics and up-tempo R&B ranging from the 70s to the present day. Backed up by Alex James (guitar) and a solid rhythm section made up of Ali Todd (bass), Joe Revell (keys) and Carter Skillicorn (drums), there’s no doubt, you won’t be spending the night in your seat.

🎟️ Aug 8th, 15th, 22nd 2am-5am £5(£4) [Ages 18+]

Tuesdays

– Los Chichanos

Mixing a live latin rhythm section, psychadelic guitar solos and mesmerizing Peruvian melodies, the 7-piece Los Chichanos perform “chicha” music or Jungle Cumbria. This style of South American music was written to make bodies move and minds travel. Jungle sounds, guitar-driven songs, vintage organ leads and hot Latin percussion.

🎟️ Aug 9th 2am-5am £5(£4) [Ages 18+]

– Mahuki Cadre

Czech-born multi-instrumentalist and composer, Honza Hourimsky brings together musicians from the New Wave of Scottish Jazz, combining elements of jazz with psychedelia, funk and Eastern European folk music. 

🎟️ Aug 16th, 23rd 2am-5am £5(£4) [Ages 18+]

Wednesdays – Glamour & The Baybes

5-Piece funk with ripping horns and massive vocals that grab you by the soul and drop you on the dance floor! Sultry Saxophonic Soloing, Gastronomically Gorgeous Guitar-Grooving and featuring the spectacular voice and eclectic madness of Angus Munro. “Soulful and outrageous… the largest vocal range I’ve ever heard!” (Scotsman)

🎟️ Aug 10th, 17th, 24th 2am-5am £5(£4) [Ages 18+]

Thursdays

– 101st Airborne

Fat grooves, jazzy excursions, soulful vocals and bags of pocket from guitarist Aki Remally’s soul-funk four-piece band… with the baaaadest rhythm section in town supplying ALL of your Thursday funk with a set covering everything from Funkadelic to Vulfpeck. midnight until late…

🎟️ Aug 11th, 25th 2am-5am £5(£4) [Ages 18+]

– Future Heroes

Superbly creative guitarist Aki Remally fronts this five-piece funk monster. Featuring Jonny White on saxophone, these guys will keep your feet moving all night long with the deep-funk rhythms of Scott Jamieson (drums) and Tom Wilkinson (bass). Occasional guests ensure a night of heavy funking for all…

🎟️ Aug 18th 2am-5am £5(£4) [Ages 18+]

Sundays – The Sunday Sinners

Neo-soul, trip-hop grooves and re-edited classics are delivered to your ears, feet and hips by this vocals-fronted band with a rhythm section to die for. Guaranteed to keep your feet moving and your jaw dropped.

🎟️ Aug 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th 2am-5am £5(£4) [Ages 18+]
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Weekend Midnights

The Foo Birds

Following a string of sold-out headline gigs, The Foo Birds have been back in the studio. The London-based five-piece have been releasing fresh tunes and getting high praise for their signature in-the-pocket, move-your-body, soulful sound.

🎟️ Aug 5th Midnight – 1.30am £10(£8)

The Shiverin’ Sheiks

High-energy, dancefloor-filling Glasgow 4-piece with guitars, double bass and drums plus 3-part vocals, delivering pumping 50s/60s RnB, Rockabilly, Gospel, and Doo Wop – with a touch of Gypsy Swing.

🎟️ Aug 6th, 13th Midnight – 1.30am £10(£8)

Nicole & The Backup Crew

Lively and soulful blues party, paying homage to the most important women in blues history featuring stunning singer, Nicole Smit and her band consisting of some of the finest blues musicians in Scotland!

🎟️ Aug 12th Midnight – 1.30am £10(£8)

The Katet: The Originals

Maestro Mike Kearney leads The Katet, Edinburgh’s 7-piece soul/funk Monster. Expect high-octane, life and death super-funk fusion with relentless groove, gnarly guitars, and triple-horn acrobatics. “There’s Jazz, there’s Funk, and then there’s The Katet” – James Corden *****

🎟️ Aug 19th, 26th Midnight – 1.30am £10(£8)

The John Motors Band

John Motors is an exciting funk organ trio based in London. With hard-hitting grooves and endless energy and drive, they have the singular aim of blowing the roof off every venue they enter. Prepare for a heavy dose of soul, blues and face-melting funk, in an original set of electrifying groove music.

🎟️ Aug 27th Midnight – 1.30am £10(£8)
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Weekend 2am

Samba Sene & Diwan

Dancefloor filling African rhythms from charismatic frontman, Senegal’s Samba Sene (voc) and his percussion-driven 6-piece band.

🎟️ Aug 5th 2am-5am £8 (£6)

Carter and the Killer-Horns

Lead by local funk drummer Carter Skillicorn, Carter and the Killer-Horn are bringing some late night instrumental funk to Jazz Bar. He’s joined by Alex Finlay on bass, Michael Watson on keys, Alex James on guitar and Jonny White on sax. It’s not a Friday night to miss!

🎟️ Aug 12th 2am-5am £8 (£6)

The Smoking Pockets

Old school funk for your soul. Old school soul for your funk. A smoking hot 8-piece band with top shelf vocals and heavy horns.

🎟️ Aug 19th 2am-5am £8 (£6)

Chakalaka Funk

DJs Simon Hodge and friends handpick live acts from the current cream of the funk and soul scene, in a celebration of all things exhilarating that can be found in soul, funk, latin, afro and boogie.

🎟️ Aug 20th 2am-5am £8 (£6)

Los Chichanos

Mixing a live latin rhythm section, psychadelic guitar solos and mesmerizing Peruvian melodies, the 7-piece Los Chichanos perform “chicha” music or Jungle Cumbria. This style of South American music was written to make bodies move and minds travel. Jungle sounds, guitar-driven songs, vintage organ leads and hot Latin percussion.

🎟️ Aug 26th 2am-5am £8 (£6)

Das Contras

Tightly arranged, totally rockin’ original funk/soul/reggae stylings from impressive 7-piece fronted by singer Sher Watson, with punchy 3-horn trumpet, sax, trombone brass section.

🎟️ Aug 27th 2am-5am £8 (£6)

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The Jazz Bar Big Band

For one night only The Jazz Bar’s own Big Band comes to the Fringe Festival! Wonderful sounds from this great resident band with a huge brass section! It’s a variable line-up of top-class pro players, who travel in from Glasgow, Borders, Perth, Fife (and Edinburgh!), to participate in this outstanding gig. There’s just nowhere else you can hear this standard of regular Big Band playing. Led by sax player Keith Edwards, the personnel changes weekly, as does their selection of fantastic arrangements.

Open Rehearsal 20:00 – 21:00
Full Performance 21:15 – 22:45
🎟️ Aug 29th £12 (£8), Ages 18+

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