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Edinburgh Summer Sessions 2020 just got even bigger, as today the festival has announced Tom Jones will play a SECOND date on Monday 10th Augustafter his show on the festival’s opening date has sold out.
Set to return to Edinburgh Summer Sessions after opening the festival’s inaugural year, Tom Jones will now headline on Saturday 8th August with his second appearance on Monday 10th August. One of the most influential showmen in music, the Welshman is clearly in high demand, as he promises non-stop entertainment for fans in the picturesque setting of Princes Street Gardens. Bringing timeless classics like ‘It’s Not Unusual’ and ‘Sex Bomb’ to the stage, Tom Jones is an Edinburgh Summer Sessions favourite and these look set to be two unforgettable shows.

Joining Tom Jones at this year’s Edinburgh Summer Sessions Festival are Lionel Richie, Michael Kiwanuka, The 1975, McFly, Simple Minds and Travis across 8th – 20th August 2020.

With a plethora of Grammy, BRIT, NME, Ivor Novello, Mercury Music Prize and even Golden Globe and Oscar award winners and nominees on this year’s Edinburgh Summer Sessions bill, the festival will be a truly unique landmark event in the UK’s 2020 music calendar.

Lionel Richie will make his Summer Sessions festival debut on 9th August while London singer-songwriter Michael Kiwanuka joins the line-up on 11th August. One of the country’s biggest bands The 1975 play on 12th August and pop-rockers McFly make their debut on 13th August. Rounding off an outstanding set of shows in the capital, homegrown heroes Simple Minds take to the stage on 18th August and none other than Travis will bring the festival to a close on 20th August

Taking place in the heart of Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh Summer Sessions pops up against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle during the world-renowned Edinburgh International Festival as six of the seven artists will make their Edinburgh Summer Sessions debut. With some of the hottest artists in the world right now joining bona-fide music legends, Edinburgh Summer Sessions is the festival to get excited about this summer.

Situated within Princes Street Gardens in the heart of Scotland’s bustling capital city, Edinburgh Summer Sessions is the perfect destination for music fans with the location offering food, drink and activity options to create around the Edinburgh Summer Sessions experience.

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