The Edge Festival (formerly T on the Fringe) 2008

Friday 1st to Sunday 31st August 2008
unknown, Scotland MAP
£6 to £17.50
last updated: Mon 17th Aug 2009

The Edge Festival will be replacing T on the Fringe in Edinburgh. This year marks the 10th anniversary of a dedicated popular music programme at the Edinburgh Festival, and takes place across various venues ranging from 250 - 2800 in capacity, from the 1st – 27th August, the contemporary music strand to the Edinburgh Festival will feature a phenomenal fifty performances over the festival period with tickets ranging in price from £6 to £17.50.

The programme of events includes:
Friday 1st August - Ratatat - Cabaret Voltaire
Sunday 3rd August - Longview - Cabaret Voltaire
Monday 4th August - Paul Haig - Cabaret Voltaire
Wednesday 6th August - Melee - Cabaret Voltaire
Thursday 7th August - Shout Out Louds - Cabaret Voltaire
Thursday 7th August - Scouting for Girls - Edinburgh Corn Exchange
Thursday 7th August - Nouvelle Vague + Rachel Unthank - Liquid Room
Friday 8th August - Jackie Leven + Lee Patterson - Cabaret Voltaire
Monday 11th August - The Presets + Heartbreak - Cabaret Voltaire
Monday 11th August - Angus and Julia Stone - Liquid Room
Tuesday 12th August - Bo Pepper - Cabaret Voltaire
Tuesday 12th August - Sergeant + Kizzy Star - The Liquid Room
Tuesday 12th August - Laura Marling - Bannerman's
Wednesday 13th August - Laura Marling - Bannerman's
Wednesday 13th August - Kristin Hersh: Paradoxical Undressing Preview Show - Cabaret Voltaire
Wednesday 13th August - Lostprophets - Edinburgh Corn Exchange
Wednesday 13th August - Kevin McDermott - Liquid Room
Thursday 14th August - Shed Seven - Edinburgh Corn Exchange
Thursday 14th August - The Twilight Sad + Frightened Rabbit - Liquid Room
Thursday 14th August - Julian Velard - Cabaret Voltaire
Thursday 14th August - Noah and The Whale - Cabaret Voltaire
Friday 15th August - Newton Faulkner + Natty - Edinburgh Corn Exchange
Saturday 16th August - Your Sound Showcase with We See lights + Wooden Box + Y'all is Fantasy Island + Sparrow and the Workshop - Liquid Room
Sunday 17th August - Broken Records - Liquid Room
Sunday 17th August - Isosceles - Cabaret Voltaire
Sunday 17th August - Lostprophets - Edinburgh Corn Exchange
Sunday 17th – Saturday 23rd August - Kristin Hersh: Paradoxical Undressing - St. Cecilias Church
Monday 18th August - Louis XIV + Les Gars - Cabaret Voltaire
Monday 18th August - Maximo Park + Young Knives + Wild Beasts - Edinburgh Corn Exchange
Monday 18th August - Sam Sparro - Liquid Room
Tuesday 19th August - Xavier Rudd - Edinburgh Corn Exchange
Tuesday 19th August - Santogold - Liquid Room
Wednesday 20th August - One Republic + The Script - Edinburgh Corn Exchange
Wednesday 20th August - Michael Franti & Spearhead + Kraak & Smaak (DJ set) - Liquid Room
Thursday 21st August - Pendulum - Edinburgh Corn Exchange
Thursday 21st August - Dizzee Rascal - Liquid Room
Friday 22nd August - Deadmau5 (Live) - Liquid Room
Friday 22nd August - Midnight Juggernauts - Cabaret Voltaire
Monday 22nd August - N*E*R*D - Corn Exchange
Saturday 23rd August - Digitalism - Liquid Room
Sunday 24th August - An Evening with Stephen Lynch - Liquid Room
Sunday 24th August - Jay Brannan - Cabaret Voltaire
Monday 25th August - Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip - Cabaret Voltaire
Monday 25th August - Kate Nash - Edinburgh Corn Exchange
Monday 25th August - Clare & The Reasons + Brendan Campbell - Cabaret Voltaire
Tuesday 26th August - Bombay Bicycle Club - Cabaret Voltaire
Tuesday 26th August - The Raconteurs + Sons & Daughters - Corn Exchange
Wednesday 27th August - Paolo Nutini - Corn Exchange
Monday 31st August - The Streets (rescheduled show) - HMV Picture House

To buy tickets click here.

The Edge Festival takes on the baton from T on the Fringe and offers music fans an opportunity to experience the best live music around within the setting of Edinburgh's festival season.

The Edge gigs at Cabaret Voltaire are being brought to music fans this year in association with 32 Music: the exciting new grass-roots music campaign that fuses the energy of IRN-BRU 32 and the dynamism of live music in Scotland. Founded to bring the best in emerging music talent to Scottish fans, 32 Music looks forward to welcoming a diverse range of artists and festival fans to the venue.

There will be more information here when available.

Friday 1st to Sunday 31st August 2008
unknown, Scotland MAP
£6 to £17.50
last updated: Mon 17th Aug 2009


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