Your pick of the festival nights out
AND THEY PLAYED SHANG-A-LANG: Doo wop be dooby do ay! The words of the catchy Bay City Rollers smash hit ring round The Stand 3 during local company Craft Theatre’s positive, punchy and poignant tale of youth hysteria in 1970s Edinburgh. The show tells Jim’s story of youth, love, loss and laughter as he narrates the events that made him the man he became. The Stand 3, 12.50pm, £10 (£8), 0131-226 0000
ANDREW MAXWELL: That’s The Spirit: Nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award last year, Maxwell (above) hopes to go one better with another fiercely funny show. Assembly George Square, 9.05pm, £16 (£15), 0131-226 0000
LAPIN WANTS ICE-CREAM: Join the French rabbit in this fun puppet show, peppered with repeated French key words. Institut Francais d’Ecosse, 10am, £7 (£5), 0131-226 0000
GOOD GRIEF: Chaos ensues as three siblings come together at the wake of their estranged father’s funeral. Years of suppressed tensions bubble to the surface with explosive consequences. Lover’s tiffs, hash cookies, and a horny cougar. This is a fast-paced comedy musical that’s a lot of fun. C eca, 12.15pm, £9.50 (£7.50), 0131-226 0000
THE WRIGLEY SISTERS: Fiddler Jennifer Wrigley and her guitarist/pianist twin sister Hazel (below) toured the world several times over, before founding their successful music school, The Reel, back home in Orkney.
Having recently released their sparkling fifth album, Idiom, the Wrigleys are raring to be back on the road.
Don’t miss the internationally acclaimed duo during their one-off Capital show tonight. Acoustic Music Centre, St Bride’s, 8.30pm, £12 (£10), 0131-226 0000