Top 5 music shows at Edinburgh Fringe 2017

We take a look at our top five music-related shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017.

From beatboxing to mass karaoke, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe truly has something for all musical tastes.

Alongside the free live music daily, we take a look at this year’s music shows to whittle down our top five pre-Fringe discoveries.

Jamie MacDowell and Tom Thum
Assembly George Square Studios 8pm | Aug 2-8, 10-14, 16-20 | Tickets

Prepare to be astounded as Jamie and Tom treat you to a musical show like no other. Showcasing their jaw-dropping musical talents, their cleverly written tracks are performed with impeccable timing introducing you to the surreal world of beatboxing.

Massaoke’s Club La La
Assembly George Square Gardens 11.45pm | Aug 3-6, 10-13, 17-20, 24-27 | Tickets

Warm up your vocal chords and get ready to belt out the greatest anthems from the 80s, 90s, 00s and beyond with Massaoke’s new night Club La La. With a live band providing the soundtrack to your night as lyrics are broadcast on a giant screen, get ready to sing your heart out.

Thumpasaurus
Underbelly Cowgate 12.15am | Aug 4-5, 10-12, 17-19, 24-28 | Tickets

Get your funk on at the Fringe with Los Angeles’ Thumpasaurus. Soul meets funk to create a foot-stomping night ready to get rowdy into the wee small hours of the Fringe.

Tokio World
The Biscuit Factory 7pm | Aug 4-14 | Tickets

Fusing classical piano with electronic sounds, multi-instrumentalist Tokio World creates a compelling show bound to leave you amazed. The former winner of Britains Got Talent is gearing up to release his debut record and will enchant the venue with his skilful sounds. It’s classical music like you’ve never heard it before.

Indie as F*ck
C Venues C Royale | 10.25pm | Aug 2-14, 16-28 | Tickets

With a live band and original songs, Indie as F*ck takes you on a musical journey with the tale of Cold Light, a fictitious indie band trying to make it in Scotland’s unsigned music scene. Tonight is their last gig and and you’re invited…

Know a show we should be shouting about? Get in touch to tell us more!

Post Author: Claire White

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