Five Things To Do in Edinburgh: Saturday September 15

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Your pick of the city’s nights out

• MUSIC: The Mellotones. With the accent quite firmly on swing and cool jazz, Jimmy Taylor and band will keep you entertained with a range of songs by Mel Torme and other great jazz vocalists. The Jazz Bar, Chambers Street, 3pm, free, 0131-220 4298

• COMEDY: kevin bridges After the huge success of his sell-out UK & Ireland tour of 2010, the popular comedian returns to the road in the autumn of 2012 with a brand new show called the The Story Continues... which follows on from his six-part BBC series, Kevin Bridges What’s The Story. Edinburgh Playhouse, Greenside Place, 8pm, £26, 0844 871 3014

• THEATRE: Absolutely Legless. Edinburgh-based dance troupe and musicians bring Irish traditional music, song and dance alive. A high energy show of Irish rhythms, reels and song. With fiddles, flutes and feet the fantastic dancers and live band promise to deliver an exhilarating dance and music experience. The group – made up of both amateurs and professional dancers – have gained international acclaim having performed in the USA, Europe and throughout the UK. The original choreography combined with the energetic live music will guarantee to have the whole family clapping and toe-tapping throughout the show. Scottish Storytelling Centre, High Street, 7.30pm, £10 (£8; Children £5), 0131-556 9579

• MUSIC: Crybaby. Crybaby is the alias of Bristolian singer/songwriter Danny Coughlan. The album Crybaby is a collection of blissfully spare, fully focussed pieces propelled by dramatic imagery and gripping melody. This date will be the first of Crybaby’s first ever headline tour. Electric Circus, Market Street, 7pm, £8, 0131-226 4224

• MUSIC: Miaoux Miaoux. Electronica from Glasgow based Justin Corrie. With a stunning live show, where improvised loops and guitars collide with live drums, fizzing synths and low-slung bass, Miaoux Miaoux looks set to make an indelible mark on 2012. The Voodoo Rooms, West Register Street, 8pm, £5-£7, 0131-556 7060