Number 1 Scottish superstar Lewis Capaldi to headline Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Number 1 Scottish superstar Lewis Capaldi to headline Edinburgh Summer Sessions

DF Concerts are thrilled to announce Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi will headline Edinburgh Summer Sessions on 14th August.

DF Concerts are thrilled to announce Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi– currently top of the Official UK Charts - will headline Edinburgh Summer Sessions on 14th August.

We Were Promised Jetpacks (CHVRCHES support) + The Lightning Seeds (Madness support) also join the star-studded line-up of Florence + the Machine, CHVRCHES, James, Courteeners, Madness, Primal Scream, Johnny Marr and more.

Edinburgh Summer Sessions will see eight dates of incredible music brought to the capital, against the one of a kind backdrop of Edinburgh Castle in the Ross Bandstand, during Edinburgh International Festival.

With Courteeners’ headline show at Edinburgh Summer Sessions already SOLD OUT, fans should act fast and book tickets for a truly unique set of shows!

Find tickets »

The man of the moment, Lewis Capaldi will headline Edinburgh Summer Sessions on Wednesday 14th August, making his Summer Sessions festival debut and a much-welcomed return to Scottish soil after a whirlwind year for the young Bathgate-born singer. Currently top of the Official UK Charts with his mammoth heart-breaking tune ‘Someone You Loved’, Lewis Capaldi has gone from strength to strength since first appearing at Glasgow’s TRNSMT Festival back in 2017. Now a mainstay on BBC Radio 1 and with an upcoming UK headline tour which sold out in a matter of seconds, Lewis Capaldi is taking the music scene by storm with his down to earth, hilarious take on his new life as a celebrity. Whether it’s his nomination for the BRITs Critics’ Choice Award, an appearance on Top of the Pops, scoring a Number One single, famous fans from Calvin Harris to Bastille or even having Peter Capaldi star in his music videos, Lewis Capaldi hasn’t forgotten where he came from and his debut headline show at Edinburgh Summer Sessions festival is sure to be a real highlight of 2019’s summer music calendar.

The much-loved Scottish outfit We Were Promised Jetpacks have a tremendous cult following and are a welcomed addition to the CHVRCHES date on 11th August. Releasing three stellar albums in five years, the band will bring big tunes and singalongs to the all-Scottish bill. Also added today are The Lightning Seeds, joining Madness on 18thAugust.

We Were Promised Jetpacks said: “We’re very excited to be playing alongside CHVRCHES under the castle in our hometown. It’s been great watching a local band grow into the international stars they are today and we’re looking forward to sharing the stage with them.”

Ian Broudie, from The Lightning Seeds said: “We are delighted to join the brilliant Madness at Edinburgh Summer Sessions this year. We have heard great things about the new festival and can’t wait to play to that famous Scottish crowd in the mighty Edinburgh capital!”

Last Updated: 6 March 2019 18:31

Latest Local News

Santa arrives at Dobbies Braehead

Santa arrives at Dobbies Braehead

It;'s the most wonderful time of the year and Santa’s Grotto is now officially open at Dobbies Garden Centre in Braehead!
Last Updated: 2nd December 2019
Get your hands on some of the hottest tickets in town this Black Friday

Get your hands on some of the hottest tickets in town this Black Friday

This Black Friday sees some amazing offers available on tickets for the biggest and best shows and gigs in Glasgow and Edinburgh!
Last Updated: 29th November 2019
Lewis Capaldi, Liam Gallagher and Courteeners to headline TRNSMT 2020

Lewis Capaldi, Liam Gallagher and Courteeners to headline TRNSMT 2020

Lewis Capaldi, Courteeners and Liam Gallagher bring top drawer headline performances to the heart of the city when TRNSMT returns in 2020!
Last Updated: 26th November 2019
Johnstone set to get festive this weekend

Johnstone set to get festive this weekend

Johnstone will officially mark the start of the festive season as the Christmas lights in the town are switched on this weekend!
Last Updated: 26th November 2019
Enjoy the ultimate grotto experience at Santa and the Snow

Enjoy the ultimate grotto experience at Santa and the Snow

Experience the North Pole like never before at Snow Factor at intu Braehead's unmissable Santa and the Snow grotto extravaganza!
Last Updated: 20th November 2019
Christmas is coming to Renfrew!

Christmas is coming to Renfrew!

Renfrew will shine bright this Saturday, 23 November, as the Christmas lights are switched on in the town!
Last Updated: 19th November 2019
Thousands turn out for the annual Christmas Lights Switch On event in Paisley!

Thousands turn out for the annual Christmas Lights Switch On event in Paisley!

More than 21,000 people headed to Paisley town centre to mark the beginning of the festive season at the town's annual Christmas Lights Switch-On event.
Last Updated: 18th November 2019
Showcase Glasgow East upgraded to state of the art cinema

Showcase Glasgow East upgraded to state of the art cinema

Cinema-goers can now enjoy state of the art comfort at the movies thanks to the recent completion of a luxury refurbishment to Showcase Glasgow East, which has re-branded as a Showcase Cinema de Lux!
Last Updated: 15th November 2019
Cat Hepburn embarks on Scottish student tour as part of Book Week Scotland

Cat Hepburn embarks on Scottish student tour as part of Book Week Scotland

The Scottish Book Trust has announced that award winning scriptwriter and spoken word artist Cat Hepburn will embark on a tour for Scottish students as part of Book Week Scotland.
Last Updated: 13th November 2019
Scotland asked to come together with One Kind Act

Scotland asked to come together with One Kind Act

The people of Scotland are being encouraged to celebrate St Andrew's Day (30th November) by carrying out an act of kindness!
Last Updated: 12th November 2019
Hundreds pay their respects to the Armed Forces in Renfrewshire

Hundreds pay their respects to the Armed Forces in Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire has paid tribute to the Armed Forces as hundreds attended services across the area to mark Remembrance Sunday, with the largest service taking place at the Cenotaph in Paisley town centre
Last Updated: 11th November 2019
Enjoy breakfast with Santa at Dobbies

Enjoy breakfast with Santa at Dobbies

For a festive feast that your little ones won't forget, Dobbies is giving families the chance to enjoy a special breakfast with Santa!
Last Updated: 6th November 2019
Record crowds roll up to Paisley Halloween Festival

Record crowds roll up to Paisley Halloween Festival

Paisley celebrated its biggest ever Halloween Festival as 41,000 people flocked to the town to see the amazing floats, circus performers and spectacular Mardi-Gras style parade!
Last Updated: 27th October 2019
Record numbers attend The Spree festival events across Renfrewshire

Record numbers attend The Spree festival events across Renfrewshire

More than 12,000 festival-goers turned out for The Spree festival as figures show record attendances at this year's events!
Last Updated: 25th October 2019
Blockbuster success for HB Film Festival

Blockbuster success for HB Film Festival

The first year of Paisley's HB Film Festival was a sell out success this weekend, and with over 300 tickets sold over its 2 day run at The Wynd Centre!
Last Updated: 24th October 2019
Paisley set for Fireworks spectacular

Paisley set for Fireworks spectacular

The skies above Paisley Abbey are set to be lit up with a dazzling fireworks display on Saturday 2nd November!
Last Updated: 21st October 2019
The countdown to GlasGLOW is on!

The countdown to GlasGLOW is on!

Marshmallowland, an epic bar and the best of Glasgow's street food, itison unveils GlasGLOW's food and drink line up featuring West End favourites Loop and Scoop!
Last Updated: 21st October 2019
Tickets for new Elfingrove dates on sale tomorrow at 12noon

Tickets for new Elfingrove dates on sale tomorrow at 12noon

Get set for 12noon tomorrow to bag tickets to the biggest Christmas spectacular in town!
Last Updated: 7th October 2019
The Spree Festival set to bring biggest line up yet to Paisley

The Spree Festival set to bring biggest line up yet to Paisley

Paisley's The Spree festival returns next week (11th - 19th October) with its biggest line-up yet!
Last Updated: 4th October 2019
Renfrewshire set for spectacular season of winter events

Renfrewshire set for spectacular season of winter events

Renfrewshire is gearing up for another bumper season of fantastic winter events with an array of free, fun-filled activities for all!
Last Updated: 4th October 2019
New Elfingrove dates added after 120,000 tickets sold in 24 hours

New Elfingrove dates added after 120,000 tickets sold in 24 hours

Following phenomenal demand, itison has announced it's adding an additional seven nights onto Elfingrove – the Christmas spectacular taking over Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum this December!
Last Updated: 3rd October 2019
Over 100,000 tickets sold for Elfingrove and counting...

Over 100,000 tickets sold for Elfingrove and counting...

Over 100,000 early bird tickets have been snapped up this morning for Elfingrove – itison's brand-new world-class Christmas event which takes over Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum this December!
Last Updated: 2nd October 2019
Elfingrove tickets released tomorrow...

Elfingrove tickets released tomorrow...

Set your alarms for 7.30am and get ready to bag tickets for the biggest Christmas spectacular in town...
Last Updated: 1st October 2019
itison reveal part two of the Elfingrove journey...

itison reveal part two of the Elfingrove journey...

itison have revealed the next part of the Elfingrove journey with a UK first... a winter wonderland complete with Silent Snow Disco!
Last Updated: 25th September 2019
Guide Dogs Appeal 2019

Guide Dogs Appeal 2019

Imagine what a difference an hour of your time could make...
Last Updated: 25th September 2019
BBC Scotland Debate Night wants YOU to be part of the audience.

BBC Scotland Debate Night wants YOU to be part of the audience.

BBC Scotland's Debate Night is looking for members of the public from all walks of life and all backgrounds to be part of the programme, hosted by Stephen Jardine.
Last Updated: 23rd September 2019
itison reveal part one of the Elfingrove journey...

itison reveal part one of the Elfingrove journey...

Described as Night at the Museum meets GlasGLOW at Christmas, Elfingrove invites you to discover one of Glasgow's best loved buildings in a whole new light!
Last Updated: 23rd September 2019
Peebles parents bowled over by new kids club

Peebles parents bowled over by new kids club

Macdonald Cardrona Hotel has launched first ever kids’ club ahead of this year’s October break!
Last Updated: 18th September 2019
New addition to Paisley Halloween Festival set to be a Thriller!

New addition to Paisley Halloween Festival set to be a Thriller!

For the first time, this year's Paisley Halloween Festival will feature a spooky silent disco where party-goers can show off their best Monster Mash and Thriller dance moves.
Last Updated: 11th September 2019
 National Musical Theatre Singing Competition comes to Edinburgh

National Musical Theatre Singing Competition comes to Edinburgh

The talent competition, West End Calling is coming to Edinburgh on Sunday 13th October at Out of the Blue Drill Hall and they want to see YOU!
Last Updated: 9th September 2019

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

Paisley First WinterFest
Paisley First's five week Christmas spectacular, WinterFest is returning to the streets of Paisley town centre this festive season!
The Snow Queen
With a whole host of hilarious characters, fantastic original music, and the liveliest, most energetic chorus of young actors you don't want to miss PACE Youth Theatre's pantomime The Snow Queen!
Nativity Trail
Featuring trained actors, amazing costumes and a lantern walk Connect Church Paisley's Nativity Trail promises to be a Christmas experience not to miss!
Santa and the Snow
Back for another White Christmas, Santa And The Snow will take your child on a journey through Elf School, Santa’s Workshop, Meeting Santa himself and a custom built Snow Play Area!
Jack and the Beanstalk
Come and join us for the biggest panto in Inverclyde this festive season with Jack & the Beanstalk at the Beacon Arts Centre!

Advertise With Us

Advertise With Us

Looking to reach new customers? We offer a variety of advertising options with prices starting from just £30 per month!

Click here to find out more »