Edinburgh International Festival: St. Vincent

St. Vincent, the Grammy Award-winning musician brings her transgressive pop on a rare visit to Scotland as part of her Fear the Future tour.

Edinburgh International Festival: St. Vincent

About Edinburgh International Festival: St. Vincent

26th August 2018
8pm
Edinburgh Playhouse
18 - 22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh New Town EH1 3AA
£25 - £40 + BF
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Fearsomely intelligent, critically adored, St. Vincent – aka Annie Clark – is one of the most celebrated musicians on the planet, gleefully colliding defiant experimentalism with joyfully accessible pop in her uncompromisingly personal songs. Across six much-admired studio albums, she has created pioneering art-pop that is rich, nuanced and constantly surprising, winning a Grammy award in 2015 for her eponymous fifth album, among a string of other prizes and nominations. She has played with The Polyphonic Spree and Sufjan Stevens, and collaborated with David Byrne and Swans.

Renowned for her flamboyant stage shows – she famously once performed in a toilet costume – St. Vincent brings her transgressive pop on a rare visit to Scotland as part of her Fear the Future tour. This is music full of drama, depth and sonic invention – and it’s lots of fun.

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The Royal Highland Show 2018
One of Scotland's most iconic events 'The Royal Highland Show' is back at the Royal Highland Centre from 21st June!
Don Broco
DF Concerts presents Don Broco plus very special guests Neck Deep and Issues at the Usher Hall on 7th February.
Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival
Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival is back for 2018 at Sighthill Park from 29th June until 8th July.
Paws by the Prom (Open Day)
An exciting day is in store for all the family at this years 'Paws by the Prom', Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home's Open Day, on Sunday 2nd September.
A Night of Dirty Dancing
Join our "All Singing, All Dancing" Boy & Girl tribute show at the Village Hotel Edinburgh on 6th July!

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