June 17, 2009 8:00

Faith No More and Biffy Clyro to play Edge Festival

Headline acts announced for Edinburgh fringe festival

Faith No More and Biffy Clyro to play Edge Festival
Faith No More have been confirmed as one of the headline acts at The Edge Festival in Scotland.

The Edge Festival is the new name for Edinburgh's T On The Fringe event and will take place at various venues across the city throughout August.

Faith No More will play the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on August 25 for what will be their first Scottish show in over ten years.

Biffy Clyro will also play the Corn Exchange, on August 21, offering fans the chance to hear their new material before their full UK and Irish tour later in the year.

The announcements follow the news that Faith No More are to play the Reading And Leeds Festivals, headlining the NME/Radio One Stage, at the end of August.

Mike Patton and co made their live festival comeback at the Download festival on June 12.

The The Edge Festival line-up is:

David Byrne
Magazine
The Streets
The Stranglers
Calvin Harris
Malcolm Middleton
Múm
Frightened Rabbit
Broken Records
Amanda Palmer
The Bluetones
Mumford & Sons
Enter Shikari
Frank Turner
Young Fathers
Unicorn Kid
Andrew Bird
Foy Vance
The Juan MacLean


To check the availability of The Edge Festival tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

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