Venue: Usher Hall
Edinburgh: Festival City Composer Tod Machover, conductor Peter Oundjian and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra take us through the creation of a new piece of music celebrating the City of Edinburgh and its Festival and co-created by members of the public. Tuesday 27 August 5.00pm45 minutes approximately Usher HallTickets £6
Venue: Pleasance Courtyard
Eighth elephantine year! Dinner jackets donned, Tim and Duncan are back for one week only with all the favourites: Gnu, Gasman, Hippopotamus (and some surprises) in their award-winning, hilarious show. 'Marvellous' (Express). 'A certain winner' (Daily Mail).
Venue: Lauriston Halls
Your favourite songs as you've never heard them before. The men of Edinburgh’s Rolling Hills Chorus deliver a blast of wonderful, unaccompanied barbershop singing. ‘Funny, charming and … brilliant’ ***** (ThreeWeeks).
Venue: C venues - C
Everything from hip hop mash-ups to Motown and pop - dance moves included. This high energy act of award-winning contemporary a cappella guarantees a purrr-fect afternoon of entertainment. 'Infectiously entertaining' (Fest). www.thealleycats.co.uk
Venue: Assembly George Square
Oxford's all-male, all-vocal sensation and stars of Britain's Got Talent return with their unique blend of dazzling harmonies, comical choreography and boyish charm. ‘Thank God for you’ (Simon Cowell). ‘An absolutely unforgettable musical experience’ (ThreeWeeks).
Venue: Gilded Balloon Teviot
Sotho Sounds are funky shepherds from the Kingdom of Lesotho who have quite literally invented their own music, crafted their own instruments and now continue to follow their own mission - turning junk into funk.
Venue: C venues - C
Extraordinary fusion of traditional and modern music from across the genres. 'Exceptionally dynamic, versatile, charismatic and in total connivance with each other and the general public who took part in this remarkable show' (La Depeche, France). www.awakeproject.com
Venue: Valvona & Crolla
Classic swing jazz from Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman and Django Reinhardt, played con brio by four masters of swing, featuring guest vocalist Ali Affleck's inspired interpretations of the songs of Billie Holiday.
Venue: St Cecilia's Hall
Eric Satie: 3 Sarabandes, 3 Gnossiennes, 3 Danses de travers, 3 Gymnopedies. www.peterbream.com
Venue: C venues - C too
Guitar player capturing the grace, beauty and drama of the instrument in a programme including Satie, Bach, Lauro, Gershwin, a beautiful brace of Scottish pieces, a Russian lament. 'One the Fringe's finest musicians' (LothianLife.co.uk). www.jonathanpragclassicalguitar.blogspot.com