The Concert in the Gardens, part of the 3-day Edinburgh's Hogmanay Festival, takes place in a ticketed area in Princes Street Gardens West within the Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party arena. The Ross Band stand provides a dramatic setting under Edinburgh Castle rock.
In 2018/2019, Mercury Prize and BRIT Award winners, Franz Ferdinand headline. Supported by Metronomy and Glasgow based Free Love. Doors open at 8pm. This is a standing room only gig.
2017/2018: Headline act was Rag’n’Bone Man.
2016/2017: West Coast star Paolo Nutini played two Edinburgh's Hogmanay concerts in Princes Street Gardens on 30th and 31st.
2015/2016: Biffy Clyro headlined with special guests Idlewild and Honeyblood.
2014/2015: Lily Allen headlined, with Australian ABBA group Björn Again, kicking off the evening, followed by Grammy award winning dance/R&B superstars Soul II Soul.
2013/2014: The Pet Shop Boys headlined, with Edinburgh's own Nina Nesbitt and The 10:04's also performing.
2012/2013: Headliners Simple Minds were joined by The Maccabees and The View.
2011/2012: Primal Scream headlined the Concert in the Gardens, along with Bombay Bicycle Club. Read the Concert in the Gardens 2011/2012 review.
2010/2011: Scottish Rockers Biffy Clyro headlined, with The Charlatans joining them at the Hogmanay bash.
2009/2010: London ska band Madness headed, supported by the Noisettes. Read Euan Andrews' review
2008-2009: Concert in the Gardens was headlined by big beat electronic dance act Groove Armada; shaggy, West Coast groovester Paolo Nutini, and St. Albans, indie-pop band Friendly Fires.
£65 (£60 + £5 booking fee) for The Gardens area.
£75 (£70 + £5 booking fee) Enclosure area. Access stage side bars, food stalls and toilets.