Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Edinburgh Summer Sessions will take place at the Ross Bandstand this August bring world-class acts to Princes Street Gardens.

Edinburgh Summer Sessions

About Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Taking place during Edinburgh’s world famous Festival Fringe, this exciting new era in Edinburgh’s music scene will bring these world-class acts to Princes Street Gardens, for a series of truly magical shows, in one of the most beautiful live music locations in the world.

Edinburgh Summer Sessions is a bespoke version of its sister event Glasgow Summer Sessions. The shows will take place at the Ross Bandstand, in front of the breath-taking backdrop of Edinburgh Castle – providing a brand new music strand to the Edinburgh Fringe.

The full line-up for Edinburgh Summer Sessions so far is as follows:

August 6th: Tom Jones, Into The Ark
August 9th: Bastille, The Vaccines
August 11th: The Shires, Newton Faulkner, Catherine McGrath, Andy Brown
August 14th: Rag’N’Bone Man, Grace Carter, The LaFontaines
August 17th: Paloma Faith, Plus Special Guests
August 18th: Kasabian, Plus Special Guests
August 19th: Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds, Al Jardine, Blondie Chaplin

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While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Edinburgh Summer Sessions are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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