Edinburgh’s newest music festival, Edinburgh Summer Sessions have today announced The Shires as headliners for 11th August, joined by Newton Faulkner, Catherine McGrath and Andy Brown.
The festival’s latest addition means Princes Street Gardens will host seven shows in the capital, ensuring a truly unmissable summer in Edinburgh in 2018.
Taking place during the world renowned Edinburgh Fringe Festival (6 – 19 August 2018), Edinburgh Summer Sessions’ headliners are; Sir Tom Jones, Bastille, The Shires, Rag’N’Bone Man, Paloma Faith, Kasabian and Brian Wilson.
Already breaking records as Britain’s biggest-selling country music act, The Shires will add another string to their bow as one of the first artists to headline the first ever Edinburgh Summer Sessions. The duo became the first English artists signed to a major label in the unparalleled home of country, Nashville and their second album became the UK’s fastest selling country album ever.
The Shires’ latest release, third album Accidentally On Purposehit No.2 in the UK Charts, and in 2017 they became the first UK act to win a prestigious Country Music Association award. They will bring hits including ‘Guilty’ and ‘Beats To Your Rhythm’ for an unforgettable set at Edinburgh Summer Sessions.
THE SHIRES | NEWTON FAULKNER | CATHERINE MCGRATH | ANDY BROWN
Saturday 11th August
GENERAL TICKETS – £39.50 (+BF)
VIP TICKETS – £65 (+BF)