Blues and Burlesque

Blues and Burlesque, the saucy, sexy, award-winning live music cabaret is back at the Fringe after sell-out runs in Adelaide, Perth and Brighton!

Blues and Burlesque

About Blues and Burlesque

Saucy, sexy, award-winning live music cabaret. The clue is in the title – great music, plenty laughs and some undressing. Back after sell-out runs in Adelaide, Perth and Brighton! Original music from ex-Dexys jazz reprobate Pete Saunders.

'Saunders’ songs are insightful, his piano playing doesn’t miss a note' (TheClothesLine.com.au).

Together with some fantastic performers, this will be a night to remember! ‘Extraordinary fusion of blues, comedy and burlesque. Highlight of this year’s Fringe’ (Heckler.com.au).

'The blues are soulful, the burlesque thrusting and the comedy plentiful' (BroadwayBaby.com).

The Voodoo Rooms - The Ballroom

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Jimeoin: Ramble On... Some More!

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Jimeoin: Ramble On... Some More!

17th August 2019
Nothing beats seeing Jimeoin live and extra, later, ramblier shows have now been added! Don't miss his incredible 26th Edinburgh Fringe!
Russian String Orchestra at Old St Paul’s

Russian String Orchestra at Old St Paul’s

17th August 2019
Misha Rachlevsky and the multi award-winning Russian String Orchestra return for seven special evening concerts, each totally different, showcasing major works from the 18th century to present day.
Fingers and Thumbs with Andy Gunn

Fingers and Thumbs with Andy Gunn

17th August 2019
Scottish guitar virtuoso Andy Gunn debuts his all new show 'Fingers and Thumbs' at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, exploring in trio format various stringed instruments.
Heat Transfer Printing Young Maker Workshop: Craft Scotland Summer Show 2019

Heat Transfer Printing Young Maker Workshop: Craft Scotland Summer Show 2019

17th August 2019
Maker Kim Gunn will guide you through how to apply dyes to paper before transferring onto a tote bag or t-shirt using heat in this workshop for ages 12 to 16 years.
FiraB Balearic Music Nights: Júlia Colom and Toni Vaquer Duo Live

FiraB Balearic Music Nights: Júlia Colom and Toni Vaquer Duo Live

18th August 2019 - 20th August 2019
Enjoy the warmth and sound of the Mediterranean as FiraB Balearic Music Nights brings you Júlia Colom and the Toni Vaquer Duo as part of the Fringe!
Andy Gunn Presents: From T-Bone To Trucks

Andy Gunn Presents: From T-Bone To Trucks

18th August 2019
Scottish virtuoso Andy Gunn's back with his homage to the greats of electric blues guitar with a multimedia experience featuring projected films, narrator and eight-piece band.
Fringe for Bairns

Fringe for Bairns

18th August 2019
The Three Sisters will be hosting meet and greets for all the little ones to enjoy along with a good old fashioned sing-along as they watch their favourite films!
Fest on Forth

Fest on Forth

18th August 2019
Showcasing an eclectic mix of cabaret and comedy, a different group of quality acts will perform in the Forth Floor Brasserie at Harvey Nichols every Sunday throughout August.
Fringe Dome Nights

Fringe Dome Nights

18th August 2019
Dynamic Earth Dome Nights return every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Fringe, showing three films in Edinburgh's only 360 degree cinema!
Introduction to Paper Folding - Craft Scotland Summer Show 2019

Introduction to Paper Folding - Craft Scotland Summer Show 2019

18th August 2019 - 21st August 2019
Learn the art of paper folding with designer/maker Kate Colin in this workshop at the Craft Scotland Summer Show 2019 on 18th or 21st August!
TalkFest19 - Anatomy of a Play: How Not to Drown

TalkFest19 - Anatomy of a Play: How Not to Drown

19th August 2019
Playwright Nicola McCartney and actor Dritan Kastrati are joined by Professor Sharon Cowan to dissect the process of writing Dritan's astonishing biographical play.
Genesis

Genesis

19th August 2019 - 24th August 2019
London contemporary dance company, Kennedy Muntange Dance Theatre presents this new double bill of work in Edinburgh for the first time. A must see for dance lovers!
James Tait Black Prize for Drama 2019: The Award Ceremony

James Tait Black Prize for Drama 2019: The Award Ceremony

19th August 2019
Join today’s most innovative playwrights for an afternoon of performed readings and interviews with presenter Shereen Nanjiani.
Innovations Contemporary Dance Platform

Innovations Contemporary Dance Platform

19th August 2019 - 24th August 2019
Innovations returns to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival on 19th August for a week long platfrom of contemporary dance works from eight emerging choreographers.
Willow Weaving Workshop: Craft Scotland Summer Show 2019

Willow Weaving Workshop: Craft Scotland Summer Show 2019

20th August 2019 - 24th August 2019
Weave a boat-shaped basket from organically grown Scottish willows, guided by experienced basketweaver Anna Liebmann, in this workshop run by Craft Scotland on either 20th or 24th August.
Waverley Care Comedy Gala

Waverley Care Comedy Gala

20th August 2019
Edinburgh’s biggest comedy event, the Waverley Care Comedy Gala, returns to the Fringe on Tuesday 20th August with Josh Widdicombe and Joel Dommett taking up hosting duties!
Blazin’ Fiddles with Emily Smith

Blazin’ Fiddles with Emily Smith

21st August 2019
Scotland’s most celebrated fiddle band Blazin’ Fiddles joins the twice voted ‘Scots Singer of the Year’ Emily Smith for a special one-off Scottish tour and plays The Queens Hall in August!
FiraB Balearic Music Nights: Ermanno Panta and Banda Zeitun Live

FiraB Balearic Music Nights: Ermanno Panta and Banda Zeitun Live

21st August 2019 - 23rd August 2019
FiraB Balearic Music Nights brings you Ermanno Panta & Banda Zeitun, transforming Mediterranean soundscapes into Mediterranean jazz, as part of the Fringe!
The Golden Fly

The Golden Fly

21st August 2019 - 25th August 2019
Storyteller Alice Fernbank and musician Graham Dickson lead you on a storytelling voyage laden with song and myth, presented through flute and voice.
Walk The Oars

Walk The Oars

21st August 2019 - 25th August 2019
Danish storyteller Svend-Erik Engh and Scottish musician/singer Neil Sutcliffe return to the Fringe to share a story inspired by the Viking’s arrival in Scotland.
Dr Korczak’s Example

Dr Korczak’s Example

21st August 2019 - 25th August 2019
Set in 1942, David Greig’s play tells of Janusz Korczak, a Polish doctor and writer who championed every child’s right to freedom, respect and love.
Fringe Dome Nights

Fringe Dome Nights

22nd August 2019
Dynamic Earth Dome Nights return every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Fringe, showing three films in Edinburgh's only 360 degree cinema!
Russian String Orchestra at Old St Paul’s

Russian String Orchestra at Old St Paul’s

23rd August 2019
Misha Rachlevsky and the multi award-winning Russian String Orchestra return for seven special evening concerts, each totally different, showcasing major works from the 18th century to present day.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Jimeoin: Ramble On... Some More!

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Jimeoin: Ramble On... Some More!

23rd August 2019
Nothing beats seeing Jimeoin live and extra, later, ramblier shows have now been added! Don't miss his incredible 26th Edinburgh Fringe!
Fringe Dome Nights

Fringe Dome Nights

23rd August 2019
Dynamic Earth Dome Nights return every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Fringe, showing three films in Edinburgh's only 360 degree cinema!
Russian String Orchestra at Old St Paul’s

Russian String Orchestra at Old St Paul’s

24th August 2019
Misha Rachlevsky and the multi award-winning Russian String Orchestra return for seven special evening concerts, each totally different, showcasing major works from the 18th century to present day.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Jimeoin: Ramble On... Some More!

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Jimeoin: Ramble On... Some More!

24th August 2019
Nothing beats seeing Jimeoin live and extra, later, ramblier shows have now been added! Don't miss his incredible 26th Edinburgh Fringe!
FiraB Balearic Music Nights: Jansky Live

FiraB Balearic Music Nights: Jansky Live

24th August 2019 - 26th August 2019
FiraB Balearic Music Nights brings you Catalan duo JANSKY, with their rave of sound, verse and a great deal of jazz improvisation, as part of the Edinburgh Fringe!
Fringe Dome Nights

Fringe Dome Nights

24th August 2019
Dynamic Earth Dome Nights return every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Fringe, showing three films in Edinburgh's only 360 degree cinema!
Fringe Dome Nights

Fringe Dome Nights

25th August 2019
Dynamic Earth Dome Nights return every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Fringe, showing three films in Edinburgh's only 360 degree cinema!
Fest on Forth

Fest on Forth

25th August 2019
Showcasing an eclectic mix of cabaret and comedy, a different group of quality acts will perform in the Forth Floor Brasserie at Harvey Nichols every Sunday throughout August.
Tam Petty and the Heartfakers: Full Moon Fever Anniversary Show

Tam Petty and the Heartfakers: Full Moon Fever Anniversary Show

19th October 2019
Tam Petty & The Heartfakers present an evening of Tom Petty's music in the intimate setting of the Speakeasy at Edinburgh's legendary Voodoo Rooms on 19th October!

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Theatre On The Sofa
Theatre On The Sofa
18th Aug 2019 - 21st Aug 2019
NA, Various Locations Edinburgh
Some Kind of Theatre's touring show The Grandmothers Grimm is now available to book for Theatre On The Sofa performances for living rooms, gardens, offices, and care homes.
Fest on Forth
Fest on Forth
18th August 2019
Harvey Nichols, Edinburgh New Town
Showcasing an eclectic mix of cabaret and comedy, a different group of quality acts will perform in the Forth Floor Brasserie at Harvey Nichols every Sunday throughout August.
James Tait Black Prize for Drama 2019: The Award Ceremony
James Tait Black Prize for Drama 2019: The Award Ceremony
19th August 2019
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh West
Join today’s most innovative playwrights for an afternoon of performed readings and interviews with presenter Shereen Nanjiani.
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Playtime at the Fringe
Playtime at the Fringe
17th August 2019
Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Leith
Don't miss the Playtime trio featuring Martin Kershaw, Graeme Stephen and Tom Bancroft when they play an hour of completely improvised music on 17th August at Out of the Blue Drill Hall!
Edinburgh International Festival: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Edinburgh International Festival: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
17th August 2019
Usher Hall, Edinburgh West
Enjoy the Scottish composer’s tumultuous Woman of the Apocalypse and the sonic spectacle and riotous fun of A Scotch Bestiary.
Edinburgh International Festival: Nash Ensemble
Edinburgh International Festival: Nash Ensemble
17th August 2019
The Queens Hall Edinburgh, Edinburgh South
Two glorious chamber classics and the remarkable Fourteen Little Pictures make up the Nash Ensemble’s richly coloured recital.
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Playtime at the Fringe
Playtime at the Fringe
17th August 2019
Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Leith
Don't miss the Playtime trio featuring Martin Kershaw, Graeme Stephen and Tom Bancroft when they play an hour of completely improvised music on 17th August at Out of the Blue Drill Hall!
Edinburgh International Festival: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Edinburgh International Festival: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
17th August 2019
Usher Hall, Edinburgh West
Harry Christophers conducts The Sixteen and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra in the first performance of Sir James MacMillan’s Fifth Symphony.
Moonstruck Exhibition Late
Moonstruck Exhibition Late
17th August 2019
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Edinburgh New Town
Come along to this one-off late opening of the College's mental health exhibition, with workshops, therapy dogs, tours and additional exhibits on Saturday 17 August!
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