What’s On

Have you filled your planner for October yet? If not, don’t worry – we have a fully packed month for you.

Tuesday 21st




Jersey Boys are coming to the Edinburgh Playhouse until the 25th of October, so grab your tickets to see the story of four boys from the wrong side of the track here.

The Subways are playing for one night only at Electric Circus, bringing their explosive rock sound and wild stage performances. Don’t miss out on the chance to get your ticket from the Electric Circus website.

Wednesday 22nd




Heyrocco, the garage formed band will be appearing at Electric Circus to have one crazy night. They said, ‘We play loud, we kiss girls, and we like to party’ so it looks like it’ll be a top night. Don’t miss out on this one! Grab tickets on Electric Circus’ website here.

Thursday 23rd



Scott Matthews, one of the greatest acoustic musicians will take to the stage at the Voodoo Rooms for a breathtaking show. You can buy your tickets here.

Withered Hand (solo) and more musicians are playing for an Annual Fundraising Music Event for Edinburgh Carers Council at Electic Circus, so you can have an enjoyable evening whilst doing something good for other people. Grab your tickets here.

Friday 24th


Scottish International Storytelling Festival is running from the 24th of October to the 2nd of November, telling tales and songs from across the continents in a celebration of our common humanity. You can find up more information on their website.

Saturday 25th

heather peace

Credit to @barrowman_angel


Heather Peace is an accomplished singer/songwriter has been the star of London’s Burning, Waterloo Road and Lip Service, has reached number seven in the UK Independent Charts with her single Fight For (Jack Guy Remix) and is now back from a successful tour to Australia to perform at The Queens Hall for you! You can find ticket information here.

Daniel Sloss is coming to the Brunton for a night of comedy. Previously seen on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, BBC’s Stand up for Comic Relief, Russel Howard’s Good News, Mock the Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats and Conan O’Brien, this is a night to remember for everyone involved. Grab the Scottish comedian’s tickets here.

Sunday 26th

billy lockett

Credit to @billylockett


Billy Lockett is playing Electric Circus on his road to stardom. His recent song Pathways is being extremely popular with Radio 1, and this is your chance to see it being played live. For more information and tickets head over to their website.

Monday 27th

ben watt

Credit to @ben_watt


Ben Watt Trio has returned from his summer tours of the US, Japan and Australia to return to the road in the UK and Ireland, with a new variation of his recent live line-ups. For more information on this exciting night that will be held at The Voodoo Rooms, head over to their website.

Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap is back on high demand after a sell-out run in 2012. This brilliantly intricate murder mystery is about to take the King’s Theatre by a storm, so pick up your tickets quickly before they run out! Buy them here.

Tuesday 28th


Credit to Edinburgh Playhouse


Barnum, the record-breaking production is back from the 28th until the 31st of October at the Edinburgh Playhouse. This exhilarating musical follows the dreams and imagination of America’s Greatest Showman. Starring Brian Conley (Oliver!, Hairpsray) and Linzi Hateley (Mary Poppins, Mamma Mia!, Chicago, Les Misérables) this wonderful musical is just waiting for you to sit in the audience. If you have a free night, check out their website for tickets.

The Excitements are a new sensation of the national soul scene, and are one that people would kill to see live. Held in the quirky music venue, Sneaky Pete’s, you can buy tickets here.

The Barr Brothers, a band that consists of guitar, vocals, drums, a classical harp, piano and bass are playing at The Voodoo Rooms, taking to the stage to explore the far reaches of folk, laced with West African influences, hypnotic modernist pulsing and beyond. If this is your idea of a good night, click here for more information.

Flyte are at Electric Circus for an infectiously melodic, exuberant live performance. Having just announced the release of their debut single ‘We Are The Rain’, this upcoming band are not one to miss. For tickets to see this London four piece, visit the Electric Circus website.

Wednesday 29th

raleigh ritchie

Credit to @RaleighRitchie


Raleigh Ritchie effortlessly straddles genres across the Urban umbrella, and after several festival appearances including Wireless and Reading, he’s appearing at Electric Circus. To buy your tickets click here.

Thursday 30th

the black lips

Credit to @TheBlackLips


The Black Lips are a self-described ‘flower punk’ band from Atlanta, Georgia. The manic band have spent the last few years in a cloud of sweat, smoke, blood and beer in front of massive crowds. To witness the craziness for yourself, the band are playing Electric Circus and you can buy your tickets here.

Friday 31st


Credit to Flickr- Black Choas

For information on where exactly you should be on Halloween this year, check out our article on Edinburgh’s Halloween Haunts. We have lots of spooky suggestions for you.



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