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Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Posted on August 9th, 2012 in News, Recent posts by .

While the world seems completely transfixed on London and a certain sporting event, the largest arts festival on the planet kicked off last Friday in Edinburgh – the Fringe.

The three-week festival boasts truly Olympic proportions – 2011 saw a record-breaking 2,542 different shows, staging 41,689 performances in 258 venues by 21,192 performers.

This year looks like another mind-boggling affair, so here’s a selection of some of the musical highlights the Songlines team would be making a beeline to (if we weren’t all holed up in London, putting the next issue together):

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