Fourth Planet Pop festival features indie alternative to Edinburgh Festival...

Sparklehorse headline the last night of the fourth Planet Pop festival in Edinburgh on August 31.

The festival continues showcasing local music and promoting Edinburgh as a centre for musical creativity alongside the official and Fringe Edinburgh International Festival.

The full line- up is


Frank Satan (opening night party) (August 7)

Subcircus Rico Buddah Crush (9)

Roots Manuva Blacka’nized (10)

Astrid Mylar Cinnamon Skin (11)

Cha Cha Cohen Suckle The Zephyrs (12)

Monk & Canatella Scientific Support Department (13)


Snow Patrol 1 am Scientist Laeto (14)

Magicdrive The Gents Django Kill (17)

Eliza Carthy Appendix Out(18)

Superstar Ellis (19)

Newtown grunts Amphetameanies

The Lanterns (at The Spiegeltent, midnight show) (20)

Scanner Koombaya Gasgiant Think Tank DJs (21)

Brassy Gilded Lil Moniack (23)

Huckleberry Valuta Khaya (24)

The Thanes The Wildebeests Pink Kross (25)

Bardo Pond Ligament Houdini (29)

Sparklehorse Pilotcan Go Commando (31)

Tickets available from Fopp! record shops in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen.