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Weekly playlist #08

Get ready for the 2017 International Festival with our new weekly playlist!

Featuring songs from this year's contemporary music artists including a track from The Magnetic Fields50 Song Memoir, an Anoushka Shankar collaboration with Norah Jones, reggae singer-songwriter Ghetto Priest, influential Scottish psychedelic folk group The Incredible String Band, artist and musician Martin Creed, emotive Mercury Prize winners PJ Harvey and Benjamin Clementine, and a song from former Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker and piano virtuoso Chilly Gonzales' new album Room 29.

On Wednesday 30 May we added a brand new song from Benjamin Clementine called Phantom of Aleppoville; you can learn more about the inspirations behind this new track on our blog.

First show of the 2018 International Festival announced

National Theatre of Scotland's restaging of Midsummer by David Greig and Gordon McIntyre will be part of the 2018 International Festival.

International Festival Photographer Exhibition 2017 opens

Counterpoint, a photography exhibition showcasing the 2017 Edinburgh International Festival opens at The Hub

Edinburgh International Festival Director’s Contract Extended

The Edinburgh International Festival is delighted to announce that Fergus Linehan, Festival Director, is to extend his contract and stay in post until Festival 2022.