In advance of the biggie in August, Edinburgh hosts a mini arts event, The Grassmarket Festival, which will include free music performances from some of Scotland’s most-loved acts.

Friday: 6pm, The Last Battle; 7pm, balllboy

Saturday: 5pm, Star Wheel Press; 6pm, The Gillyflowers; 7pm, Burnt Island

Sunday: 5pm, Edinburgh School For The Deaf; 6pm, Second Hand Marching Band, and at 7pm: TV21