Kate Nash, Shed Seven and Maximo Park set for Scottish Festival

Lostprophets, Dizzee Rascal and Digitalism also on The Edge's bill

Kate Nash, Shed Seven, Maximo Park and a whole load of other bands are to play Edinburgh‘s The Edge Festival this summer.

The event, taking place in venues across the Scottish capital, from August 1 to 27 will see 50 performances from a range of acts.

Starting off the celebrations this year will be Ratatat, who are opening the festival with a gig at Edinburgh‘s Cabaret Voltaire on August 1.

Tickets go on sale Friday (June 6).

For more information go to Theedgefestival.com

The full line-up is as follows:


Ratatat, Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire (August 1)

Longview, Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire (3)

Paul Haig, Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire (4)

Melee, Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire (6)

Scouting for Girls, Edinburgh Corn Exchange (7)

Shout Out Louds, Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire (7)

Jackie Leven + Lee Patterson, Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire (8)

The Presets + Heartbreak, Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire (11)

Bo Pepper, Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire (12)

Lostprophets, Edinburgh Corn Exchange (13)

Kevin McDermott, Edinburgh Liquid Room (13)

Kristin Hersh: Paradoxical Undressing Preview Show, Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire (13)

Shed Seven, Edinburgh Corn Exchange (14)

Newton Faulkner, Edinburgh Corn Exchange (15)

Your Sound Showcase, Edinburgh Liquid Room (16)

Broken Records, Edinburgh Liquid Room (17)

Isosceles, Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire (17)

Kristin Hersh: Paradoxical Undressing, Edinburgh St. Cecilias Church (17 to 23)

Maximo Park, Edinburgh Corn Exchange (18)

Louis XIV + Les Gars, Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire (18)

Xavier Rudd, Edinburgh Corn Exchange (19)

One Republic + The Script, Edinburgh Corn Exchange (20)

Michael Franti + Spearhead, Edinburgh Liquid Room (20)

Pendulum, Edinburgh Corn Exchange (21)

Dizzee Rascal, Edinburgh Liquid Room (21)

Deadmau5 (Live), Edinburgh Liquid Room (22)

Midnight Juggernauts, Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire (22)

Digitalism, Edinburgh Liquid Room (23)

An Evening with Stephen Lynch, Edinburgh Liquid Room (24)

Kate Nash, Edinburgh Corn Exchange (25)

Clare & The Reasons + Brendan Campbell, Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire (25)

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