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Our Archive

Here you can discover previous International Festival events

Lau-Land Big Tune Machine

An afternoon event celebrating the folk music and the social community that surrounds it

18 August 2018

SOPHIE, Lanark Artefax, Spencer & Sofay

Presented by Numbers

An evening of exciting names in dance music, with live performance and DJ sets as part of Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside at Leith Theatre.

11 August 2018

Since Yesterday

The Unsung Women Pioneers of Scottish Pop

A live event celebrating the music of woman-fronted Scottish bands and the new generation of musicians who are challenging the gender balance.

24 August 2018

Alan Cumming presents Club Cumming

Alan Cumming returns to the International Festival with his Club Cumming hedonistic extravaganza.

25 August 2018

Hidden Door present The Jesus and Mary Chain

With Honeyblood & Spinning Coin

A special evening at the International Festival from Hidden Door as part of Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside at Leith Theatre.

14 August 2018

Neu! Reekie! #1

With Michael Rother (Neu!), Fire Engines & Lydia Lunch

A special evening at the International Festival from Neu! Reekie! as part of Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside at Leith Theatre.

12 August 2018

Le Vent du Nord & Julie Fowlis

Presented by Celtic Connections

An evening with Celtic Connections, part of Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside.

13 August 2018

Mogwai

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.

22-23 August 2018

Boards of Canada’s ‘Hi Scores’

Performed by stargaze

André de Ridder conducts s t a r g a z e for a re-imagining of Hi Scores by Boards of Canada as part of Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside.

25 August 2018

Martyn Bennett's 'Bothy Culture'

Performed by The Grit Orchestra & Greg Lawson

A unique performance of an epic orchestration of Martyn Bennett’s second album, Bothy Culture. Part of Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside. 

21 August 2018

Lau-Land

Presents Joan As Police Woman, Lau, James Holden & The Animal Spirits, Nadah El Shazly & more...

A special International Festival Lau-Land by Scottish band Lau, featuring Joan As Police Woman, as part of Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside at Leith Theatre.

18 August 2018

Neu! Reekie! #2

With The Vaselines, The Pastels & Linton Kwesi Johnson

A special evening at the International Festival from Neu! Reekie! as part of Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside at Leith Theatre.

17 August 2018

Karine Polwart's Scottish Songbook

With special guests

Karine Polwart performs a soundtrack of seminal Scottish pop songs live as part of Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside at Leith Theatre.

16 August 2018

Anna Meredith & Southbank Sinfonia

Performing 'Varmints'

A specially expanded version of Varmints, the 2016 Scottish Album of the Year, as part of Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside at Leith Theatre.

11 August 2018

Django Django

With C Duncan & Free Love

Genre-blurring band Django Django are joined by C Duncan and Free Love (formerly known as Happy Meals) for an evening of heavy hitting pop acts at Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside.

10 August 2018

King Creosote

With special guests

King Creosote returns to the International Festival as part of Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside at Leith Theatre. 

9 August 2018

Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event Five Telegrams

Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event: Five Telegrams

Leith Theatre Copy 1

Light on the Shore with Edinburgh Gin Seaside