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Scotland's own Mogwai return to the International Festival for two special concerts as part of Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside at Leith Theatre.

Glasgow’s mighty post-rock turned arena-rock gods celebrated the twentieth anniversary of their debut album Mogwai Young Team last year, just as they were putting out album number nine, Every Country’s Sun. The Guardian said it was, “brilliant music to navigate life's chaos”, while Loud & Quiet piled on more praise for their highest charting album so far, calling it, “the sound of a band renewed and a personality reasserted”. After a busy summer spent performing at Primavera, Roskilde and Latitude festivals among others, Mogwai round up their worldwide tour with two special Scottish performances of their trademark skyscaping grandeur on consecutive nights at Leith Theatre. 

With support from Rev Magnetic on 22 August and from Kathryn Joseph on 23 August. 

Timings on Wednesday 22 August as follows:  

Doors Open 7.00 pm   
Rev Magnetic 7.45 pm
Mogwai 9.00 pm

Timings on Thursday 23 August as follows:  

Doors Open 7.00 pm    
Kathryn Joseph 7.45 pm 
Mogwai 9.00 pm

Both concerts will finish by approximately 10.45 pm. Please note these times are approximate and subject to change.

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Doors open
7.00 pm

22-23 August 2018

This event was part of a previous International Festival and is therefore unavailable to book. The 2019 programme is now available to browse and book. Visit What's On to see the programme

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