Haddowfest & more

Hello! Edinburgh serves up a truly phenomenal feast of music this week! Haddowfest returns on Friday and Saturday with a huge number of bands playing in various venues across the city. The Rifles, The Holy Ghosts, Dry the River and We Were Promised Jetpacks are the headliners with some quality bands further down the bill including Ded Rabbit, OK Social Club, Caravan Club & Death Ape Disco. You can get all the all the info on who’s playing here at http://www.haddowfest.co.uk/

Outside of Haddowfest Johnny Marr & Ellie Goulding both play on Tuesday night at The Picture House and Usher Hall respectively. On Wednesday one of Jim Gellatly’s new favourite bands, Universal Thee, brace the stage at Bannermans where they deliver music that has been described as “reminiscent of The Pixies at their finest”, With support coming from Headshrinker and Fishing For Seagulls it will be a memorable night. Also on Wednesday the fantastic Redolent and Ruby McKinnell play The Voodoo Rooms. Furthermore Miaoux Miaoux, John Knox Sex Club, Lanterns on the Lake, Siobhan Wilson, Kathryn Williams and Victorian Trout Conspiracy are all playing this week. Rarely does any city anywhere produce such a sumptuous line-up in just one week. Happy Gigging!

Monday 7th

Blue Embrace & Neon Tetras

Bannermans Rock Club 8pm £5

Denys Baptiste

Usher Hall 7.30pm £16.50

Scholars & Copper Lungs

Electric Circus 7pm £6

Lach’s Antihoot Open Stage

Henry’s Cellar Bar 7pm Free

Nordic Giants, Vasa & Tidings

Cabaret Voltaire 7pm £5

Tuesday 8th

Johnny Marr

Picture House 7pm £19.50

Ellie Goulding

Usher Hall 7pm £19.50

Ed Muirhead

Henry’s Cellar Bar 7pm

Scott Cook

Leith Folk Club 7.30pm £7

Crosscut Saw & The Diversions

Whistlebikies 8pm


Wednesday 9th

Universal Thee, Headshrinker & Fishing For Seagulls

Bannermans Rock Club 8pm £5

Splashh, Charlie Boyer,  The Voyeurs & Deathcats

Electric Circus 7pm £9

Victorian Trout Conspiracy

The Blind Poet 10pm Free

Scotia, Redolent, The Rich & Ruby McKinnell

The Voodoo Rooms 7pm £5

Chris Finn, Let Love Rule, Kings Close & Splendid Gentlemen

Whistlebinkies 7pm

Thursday 10th

Miaoux Miaoux, Jonnie Common & Cairn String Quartet

The Pleasance 7.30pm £9

The Jim Jones Revue

The Caves 7pm £14

Bat-Bike & Fats Dominion

Henry’s Cellar Bar 7pm £5

Two Wings

Wee Red Bar 7pm £6


Picture House 7pm £19.50

Friday 11th

Haddowfest 2013 Day One

Various venues around Edinburgh (http://www.haddowfest.co.uk/)

Kathryn Williams & Alex Cornish

The Caves 7pm £15

The Ramonas

Electric Circus 7pm £8

John Knox Sex Club & Over The Wall

The Pleasance 7.30pm £6

The Spook School & Plastic Animals

Henry’s Cellar Bar 7pm £5

The Rifles & The Holy Ghosts

Picture House 6.30pm £15

Saturday 12th

Haddowfest 2013 Day Two

Various venues around Edinburgh (http://www.haddowfest.co.uk/)

Ahab, Matt Norris and the Moon & The Blind Dog

Electric Circus 7pm £7

Brown Brogues

Henry’s Cellar Bar 7pm £5

Rick Redbeard, Honeyblood, Law & Siobhan Wilson

The Pleasance  7.30pm £7

Lipsync For A Lullaby,  Your Loyal Subjects & Numbers Are Futile

The Voodoo Rooms 8pm £4

The Canyon & The Scabby Queen

Bannermans Rock Club 8pm £5

Sunday 13th

Lanterns On The Lake

Electric Circus 7pm £8

Culture Shock, Roots System, Big Fat Panda & Random Scandal

Citrus Club 7pm £10

Hooded Priest, Arkham Witch, Iron Void & Atragon

Bannermans Rock Club 7pm £6

The Simon Brett Band & Bannockburn

Whistlebinkies 9pm

Warsaw Village Band

The Jam House 7pm