The Biggest Concerts in Edinburgh this Summer

Edinburgh Summer Concerts 2023

If you’re planning a trip to Edinburgh this summer, we’ve got good news! There are some fantastic Edinburgh summer concerts on the agenda. And of course, there’s the summer festivals too. So, here are some of the biggest names coming to Edinburgh this summer…

The Proclaimers

Leith Links, 17th-18th June

There’ll be “sunshine on Leith” as Scotland’s own rock duo, The Proclaimers, perform two dates at Leith Links park this June. Charlie and Craig were born in Leith, so this is a chance to see them on home ground! Tickets and information.

The Lumineers

Edinburgh Castle, 5th July

The first of this year’s Edinburgh Castle concerts will take place on 5th July. American alt-folk band The Lunineers will rock Edinburgh Castle Esplanade on their 2023 tour. Tickets and information.

Rod Stewart

Edinburgh Castle, 6th-7th July

Rod Stewart is proud of his Scottish roots and this summer he’ll be playing the iconic Edinburgh Castle Esplanade. See the “Cockney Scot” perform some of his greatest hits at this spectacular concert venue. Tickets and information.

The Who

Edinburgh Castle, 8th-9th July

The Who are widely considered as one of the greatest rock bands of all time, and this is an exciting opportunity to see them live at Edinburgh Castle. Tickets and information.

The Killers

Royal Highland Centre, 29th August

American rock band The Killers, with special guest Johnny Marr, will play the Royal Highland Centre on 29th August this year. Tickets and information.

Lewis Capaldi

Royal Highland Centre, 30th August – 1st September

As summer draws to a close, Lewis Capaldi, singer-songwriter and self-proclaimed “Scottish Beyoncé”, is live at the Royal Highland Centre for two nights. Tickets and information.

Summer accommodation in Edinburgh

Why not book your stay in one of Parliament House Hotel’s spacious hotel rooms today? You’ll be close to all the best Edinburgh summer concerts venues. Just a short walk from the action at the Castle Esplanade, and only a bus trip away from Leith Links and the Royal Highland Centre!