August is here, and naturally, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the place to be. Several of our a cappella groups have seized upon this fantastic opportunity and are performing to enthusiastic audiences every night! Here are the details of who you can find and where at the biggest arts festival in the world:
Young, mischievous and singing everything from 80s rock to motown and hip-hop – a cheeky something for everyone. With appearances on Last Choir Standing and numerous awards, this is energetic a cappella with attitude!
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Oxford’s original all-female a cappella group bring their unique blend of classics and chart hits, choreography and beatboxing back to Edinburgh, having showcased at acclaimed international venues. Be entertained by a musical sensation!
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Bright, young, all-female close-harmony quartet perform a variety of show tunes, old classics and modern hits in this exciting family-friendly show. Expect laughs, tears and a whole lot of harmony from these quality free fringe first-timers.
Laughing Horse @ Room at 34
Oxford’s gorgeous singing sensations return for their seventh year at the Fringe! With lush harmonies, cheeky humour and quirky choreography, they guarantee a toe-tapping performance – all polished with their signature girl next door charm.
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Oxford’s crazily cool award-winning a cappella group returns! Having thoroughly thrilled the people of Edinburgh, New York and Boston last year, the group are back bigger and better than ever, bringing you an electric mix of pop, funk, soul and r’n’b! Come and see for yourself. An hour of dazzling harmonies and ridiculous dancing, it’s all about having a laugh!
theSpace @ Venue 45
The Oxford Gargoyles return to the Fringe to dazzle with their impeccable charm, intricate harmonies and infectious energy. Traditionally singing jazz, this ‘delectably light-voiced, well blended’ group (Times, 2011) also groove to Disney, pop and soul, and have picked up countless awards for their soloists and arrangements along the way (Voice Festival Winners 2010). Having supported both The Real Group and The Swingle Singers, this enthralling ensemble has delighted crowds at the Fringe for the last five years.
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Fresh from a successful USA tour, Voice Festival UK award-winners All the King’s Men are back! Following their sell-out 2010 Fringe debut, King’s College London’s premier a cappella group return with a show of boundless energy, a diverse selection of music and entertaining choreography, all seasoned with humour and mischief. A regal performance fit for a king!
theSpaces @ Surgeons Hall
Oxford’s all-male vocal sensation return to Edinburgh! Serving an unbeatable cocktail of hot harmonies and outrageous choreography, prepare to be amazed by their electrifying energy, irrepressible enthusiasm and vibrant vocals. These fifteen sharp-suited undergraduates provide a musical experience like no other. Their enjoyment is contagious, their musicality infectious. Hold on to your seats – this is a cappella like you’ve never heard it before!