The King's Head
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Alasdair Roberts was born to be a folk musician. The music is in the blood of this highly original Scottish artist making his first appearance at the Kalamazoo. He is the son of singer and guitarist Alan Roberts, who performed and recorded with the legendary Dougie MacLean and Alex Campbell. Hardly surprising, then…
Carl Orr, Lily Dior
The Australian jazz singer links up with the talented guitarist and composer and his band to perform a mixture of soulful originals and eclectic covers.
Chris Martin & Rhys James: Edinburgh Previews
The stand-ups present their latest shows, The One And Only Chris Martin, and Wiseboy.
Weekly celebration of the best in stand-up and variety.
Sat 3 Jun
Sat 10 Jun
Comedy Variety Cabaret
Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.
Sun 28 May
Sun 4 Jun
Sun 11 Jun
Ed Byrne & Cary Marx: Edinburgh Previews
A range of new observations from the critically acclaimed Byrne in Spoiler Alert, and introspective, musical, post-divorce venting from Marx in The Afterwife.
Erich McElroy & Geoff Norcott: Edinburgh Previews
Or insightful social and cultural observations from American-born and London-based stand-up and writer Erich McElroy, plus energetic impressions and satire from writer and former English Literature teacher, Geoff Norcott.
Gareth Richards Lonely Hearts Podcast: The Musical
Join Gareth for the recording of a brand new musical comedy chat show podcast, including performances and chat from three top musical comedians and extra chat show nonsense from sidekick and house band David Trent.
Tue 30 May
Tue 27 Jun
Gordon Southern & Mike Gunn: Edinburgh Previews
Observational humour, quick wit and improvisations from energetic and upbeat stand-up, writer and actor Gordon Southern, and bone-dry cynicism from self-confessed pessimist Mike Gunn.
International Edinburgh Previews
A selection of comedians preview their shows before heading to Edinburgh.
A regular open stage for jazz musicians.
John Wort Hannam
Canadian folk and roots singer-songwriter.
Kalamazoo Klub: Acoustic Legends
Folk and blues music.
Fri 9 Jun
Thu 25 May
Fasten your seat belts for a fast-paced comedy ride with rising acts performing fresh material in five minute slots. With The Bi-Polar Cat, Rebecca Shortall, Geoff Alderman, Joe Foster, John Holloway, Rachel Creeger, Jim Hooper, David Hamilton, Icy Jones, Nadia Said, Richard Perry, Graham Collard and Neil McFarlane.
Thu 1 Jun
Fasten your seat belts for a fast-paced comedy ride with rising acts performing fresh material in five minute slots. With Matt Stellingwerf, Judith Walker, Dave Black, Gurdip Dhami, Alexander Bennett, Joseph Parsons, Darren Hanley, Rakhesh Martyn, Amanda Hurwitz, Sarah Keyworth, Bert Satsuma, Alex Theo and MC Paul T Eyres.
Thu 8 Jun
Fasten your seat belts for a fast-paced comedy ride with rising acts performing fresh material in five minute slots. With Luke Oliver, Lauren Pattison, Lucy Pearman, Jonathon Cohen, Dom Patmore, Jenan Younis, Boyce Bailey, Neil Benson, Harun Muscho'd, Martin Wratten, Cheryl Mclennan, Matthew Harrison and MC Ria Lina.
Lucy Porter & Simon Clayton: Edinburgh Previews
In Choose Your Battles, Porter questions what is truly important to her, considering when to let things go and when to take a stand, and in Simon Clayton Is A Coconut? the half-Jamaican, half-English comedian reflects on a confusing upbringing.
Mary Bourke & Steve Gribbin: Edinburgh Previews
Intelligent and dry wit from Dublin-born and Buckinghamshire-based stand-up and writer Mary Bourke, and satirical observations and offbeat musical comedy from guitar-playing Liverpudlian stand-up Steve Gribbin.
Mitch Benn & Milo McCabe: Edinburgh Previews
In I'm Still Here, musical satirist Benn contemplates how he got this far and survived, while in The Talented Mr Hawke, McCabe scrutinises the economic landscape, honing in on Poundland, bingo and Waitrose.
Nick Helm & Andrea Hubert: Edinburgh Previews
Aggressive humour from 2013 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Show nominee, Nick Helm, and half-finished thoughts about consent from winner of the What's On London Best Debut Show 2016, Andrea Hubert.
Paul Thorne & Phil Nichol: Edinburgh Previews
Intelligent topical observations and witty satire from Paul Thorne. Plus energetic humour and surreal improvisations as Canadian stand-up Phil Nichol presents his brand of mischievous rantings.
The band plays an eclectic mix of country, folk, jazz and blues.
Richard Herring & John Hastings: Edinburgh Previews
Herring takes stock of his life a decade on in Oh Frig I'm 50!, and Canadian Hastings contemplates feminism and being in love.
Tue 11 Jul
Simon Evans: Edinburgh Preview
In Genius, Evans puts forth his case for why he should be considered one, regardless of any trivial distractions.
Tom Toal & Stephen Carlin: Edinburgh Previews
In Better Than Before, Amused Moose Best Show nominee Toal, explores the true cost of following your dreams, and in The Rise Of The Autistic, Carlin reflects on the quagmire of resentment and self-justification into which society is sinking.