Edinburgh Fringe 2019

Scary Biscuits Promotions is delighted to be back at Edinburgh Fringe for 2019, with a choice selection of top quality music and dance, with strong international flavours, and award winning performers, including some stunningly talented women. There are 5 music and 2 dance shows, including 3 World Premieres and a Made in Scotland presentation (see below for info and links).

I’ll be based at some of my favourite venues – Queen’s Hall, Dance Base, New Town Theatre (run by The Stand Comedy Club) and one of Edinburgh’s newest (and definitely one of its quirkiest) venues, Pianodrome at The Pitt.

PRESS and MEDIA PEOPLE: Please go to Press & Media Page for individual press releases and links to hi res photo downloads


Slanjayvah Danza: 6 Feet 3 Shoes

Dance Base (Venue 22)
Fri 2- Sun 18 Aug, 4pm (not Mons)

A celebration of friendship across borders told through feisty, percussive flamenco, Scottish and contemporary dance, with three dancers, in colourful costumes that combine threads of Scottish tartan and Spanish frills, and two musicians on exhilarating live guitar and fiddle. Dance, storytelling and foot-stomping rhythms in traditional and contemporary forms bring to life a heart-warming story that resonates across generations and cultures.
Click here for info/tickets from Ed Fringe site

Phil Sanger: For Only An Hour

Dance Base (Venue 22)
Fri 2- Sun 25 Aug, 7.35pm (not Mons)

Fusing dance, design, art and word to tell stories that are moving and entertaining. For Only An Hour is a defiant, celebratory pseudo-glamorous, one-man romp through childhood dreams, pop culture and queer art, danced to an eclectic soundtrack of Angela Lansbury, Delia Smith and Bette Midler.
Warning: Contains distressing themes, nudity, scenes of a sexual nature, strong language/swearing

Click here for info/tickets from Ed Fringe site


Phamie Gow and Phriends

The Queen’s Hall (Venue 72)
Wed 7 Aug, 8pm (10.30pm)

A phenomenally gifted and versatile composer/performer, Phamie Gow is one of Scotland’s most unique musical talents. This special performance will feature Phamie on piano, harp and vocals, with a classical, celtic, folk with an African jazz twist. Phamie is joined by Scotland’s Fraser Fifield, Su-a-Lee and award winning singer James Graham, with friends from Cameroon, France and Senegal, on bass, drums and electric guitar.
full of melody and surprise… Philip Glass
One of the great women composers… Classic FM
Breathtaking work, wonderfully mellifluous and captivating… The Living Tradition
Click here for tickets from Ed Fringe site
Click here to buy direct from Queen’s Hall site
Note: seating is reserved, so early booking is recommended for good seats

Christine Bovill: Tonight You Belong To Me

New Town Theatre (Grand Hall) – Venue 7
Fri 16- Sun 25 Aug, 7.10pm (8.25pm)

The brand new show from the award winning, 5 star Glaswegian chanteuse who has toured the world with her celebrated PARIS and PIAF shows. A heartmelting, smoky, evocative voice combined with sultry stories and seductive songs from the Roaring 20s Jazz Age.
***** Scotsman, Herald, Times, Edinburgh Reporter, Edinburgh Guide
She is becoming the stuff of Fringe legend‘ – Broadway Baby
Spirit of the Fringe Award 2017
Booking now at Edinburgh Fringe (click for tickets)

Tonight You Belong To Me is also performing at Fringe by the Sea (North Berwick) for one night only, on Sun 4 Aug. Click here for Fringe by the Sea tickets

Soundhouse Organisation presents 3 x 5 (Three Times Five)

Pianodrome at the Pitt (Venue 391)
Fri 16, Mon 19 & Tues 20 Aug
Part of Made In Scotland’s curated showcase programme

4 chances to hear 3 of Scotland’s best 5-piece acoustic bands – Moishe’s Bagel, Kinnaris Quintet and John Goldie & the High Plains – in the extraordinary setting of The Pianodrome, Edinburgh Fringe’s newest venue, with three individual concerts, and one almighty showcase of all three in one show.
Click here for info/tickets from Ed Fringe site

Dean Owens – A Hatful of Songs

New Town Theatre (Lower Hall) – Venue 7
Sat 17 & Fri 23 Aug – 10.25pm (11pm)

Internationally acclaimed, award winning Scottish singer songwriter Dean Owens is a man of many songs, and many hats. Come and help him pick a selection of songs from his favourite stetson, from his glittering 9 solo album back catalogue, including his most recent 5-star Nashville-recorded release, Southern Wind.
The unfettered enthusiasm of a rock n roller, with the sympathetic delivery of folk’s best storytellers, distilled into a unique blend of celtic Americana.
Click here for info/tickets from Ed Fringe site
a unique blend No Depression
a little bit country, a little bit rock and soul **** Mojo
Scotland’s most engaging and haunting singer songwriter Irvine Welsh
Fabulous Bob Harris

Samba Sene & Diwan

Pianodrome at the Pitt (Venue 391)
Sat 24 Aug – ONE SHOW ONLY

Diverse international collection of musicians, led by charismatic Senegalese singer Samba Sene. Exuberant fusion of funky mbalax/Afrobeat grooves, with undercurrents of ska, rock and Senegalese soul.