• Mardi Gras
  • Edinburgh Festival Carnival
  • Van Morrison

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New for 2014

New for 2014

Tickets on sale from Festival Theatre: 0131 529 6000

First artists confirmed for the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival 18-27th July, 2014:

Van Morrison (22nd July)
Jools Holland with special guest Mel C (20th July)
Bill Wyman Rhythm Kings (27th July)
Mandela Day Concert (18th July)

To find out more and to book tickets, please see the 2014 programme section

More concerts will be announced in early May, including international jazz supergroup the Mike Stern/Bill Evans Band featuring Dennis Chambers; the Edinburgh debut of Grammy-nominated trumpeter and composer Christian Scott; the popular return, with his exceptional big band, of Chris Barber; old style jazz and blues-fuelled party with Davina and the Vagabonds Plus The Tron Kirk Festival Club The Mardi Gras (19th July) and Edinburgh Festival Carnival (20th July)

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Mardi Gras

Non stop entertainment and a party atmosphere as a host of bands performing on multiple stages bringing a splash of + more

  • Van Morrison

    Legendary singer-songwriter Van Morrison grew up listening to artists such as Ray Charles and Solomon Burke, as wel + more

  • Carnival!

    Music, Dance, Costumes, and Street Entertainment in all shapes, sizes, and sounds on Princes Street and in Princes Street Gardens! + more

Mandela Day Concert

Abdullah Ibrahim Freshlyground Mahotella Queens + more

Bill Wyman Rhythm Kings

With special guest: Hamish Stuart Rock ‘n’ roll icon, author, and restaurateur + more

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