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Kirstyn Smith picks some of the best music shows to check out in week one of the festival new album. Part of Nothing Ever Happens Here. See preview, page 93. Summerhall, 5 Aug, 7pm, £16.50.
CAMILLE O’SULLIVAN: WHERE ARE WE NOW? O’Sullivan is the well-established queen of the Fringe, with show after show of cabaret glamour racked up. This year, she takes on not only the final songs of Bowie and Leonard Cohen, but also the work of other important singers and songwriters, including PJ Harvey and Nick Cave. Underbelly Circus Hub, 6–26 Aug (not 9, 14, 21), 7.45pm, £19–£21 (£18–£20). Previews 4 & 5 Aug, £13.
GREEK Mark-Anthony Turnage’s modern opera is performed by Scottish Opera and Opera Ventures, a new charity aiming to change how opera is produced globally. Greek is a contemporary retelling of Oedipus set in inner-city Britain. Festival Theatre, Sat 5 Aug, 7.15pm, Sun 6 Aug, 5pm, £20–£36. ICEAGE Danish punk four-piece who’ve been around since they were teenagers, performing songs from their upcoming
PATTI PLINKO: DREADFUL LITTLE GIRL Patti Plinko uses classical and Middle Eastern sounds to tell erotic, exotic tales inspired by anything and everything from Virginia Woolf and Joan of Arc, to the whorehouses of Paris. Assembly George Square Theatre, 4–27 Aug (not 14, 21), 9.40pm, £12 (£10). Previews 2 & 3 Aug, £10.
PJ HARVEY Accompanied by a nine-piece band, PJ Harvey performs songs from her latest album, The Hope Six Demolition Project, as well as tracks from her extensive back catalogue. Playhouse, 7 & 8 Aug, 8pm, £30–£48. TOKIO MYERS WORLD The winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2017, Tokio Myers’ sound combines classical piano with electronic beats, and he has performed on stage with the likes of Kanye West, Amy Winehouse and Mr Hudson & the Library. The Biscuit Factory, 7–13 Aug, 7pm (also Fri & Sat 9.30pm), £14 (£10).
7-13 AUGUST NORTH BERWICK CELEBRATING TEN YEARS OF SCOTLAND’S COOLEST FESTIVAL ARTISTS INCLUDE: KT TUNSTALL, STEVE HARLEY, CHRIS BARBER, ERIC BIBB, THE HONEYCUTTERS, ZOE LYONS, THE REZILLOS, ELAINE C SMITH, MICHAELA STRACHAN
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