Hour by hour guide to The Edinburgh Mela

From Bhangra super-stars to Bollywood spectaculars, catch the biggest and best acts from around the world live on the Main Stage.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 31st August 2018, 11:10 am
Updated Friday, 31st August 2018, 11:15 am
Indian Circus
Indian Circus


7pm-10pm: Shooglenifty & Dhun Dora


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All Day: Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band

1pm-1.30pm: Lion Dance

1.30pm-2pm: Edinburgh Chinese Arts Association

2pm-2.45pm: Belrocks' classic rock and roll/rockabilly

4.35pm-4.50pm: Faraz Khan, Europe’s No.1 Bollywood Entertainer

5pm-6pm: Bhangra Beatles - The Beatles meet Punjabi Folk Music

6pm-7pm: Soul Nation Choir

7pm-7.45pm: Chart topping bhangra star H-Dhami

8pm-9pm: The Reggae/Carribean beats of Claudius England and Band


All Day: D & F Bros Grand Indian Circus

1pm-2pm: International renowned singer of Sufi/

Qawali Salim Sabri

2pm-3pm: Swaryatra - Bollywood numbers with a touch of Indian classical music.

3pm-3.40pm: Singer Nurjahan Shilpi

3.45pm-4.15pm: Miss Scotland and Bollywood star Rameet Sandhu

4.30pm-5pm: Royal Dhol Force drummers

5-5.20pm: BollyFeat Dancers

5.20pm-6pm: DJs/Mcs/producers collective Gtown Desi

6pm-7pm: India Flamenco and Lucia and Scot

7pm-7.50pm: Sahara (band)

8pm-8.45pm: Juggy D, widely regarded as one of the most influential Punjabi vocalists who features on tracks by Britney Spears, Ricky Martin, Craig David, Mary J Blige, Missy Elliot and Timbaland.

The Edinburgh Mela, Leith Links, Friday 31 August-Sunday 2 September