Tom Jones among stars confirmed for rescheduled festival

Michael Kiwanuka, Lionel Richie and Simple Minds also set to perform at Edinburgh Summer Sessions in 2021.

Tom Jones among stars confirmed for rescheduled festival Getty
Pop icon: Tom Jones to return after opening festival in 2018.

Organisers of Edinburgh Summer Sessions have announced rescheduled dates for the festival.

Tom Jones, Michael Kiwanuka, Lionel Richie and Simple Minds will perform at Princes Street Gardens in August 2021.

The third edition of the event has been moved as restrictions remain on mass gatherings in Scotland.

Pop icon Jones is set to return to the festival after opening its inaugural year in 2018, while 2021 is a debut at the event for the likes of Kiwanuka, Richie and Scottish rock band Travis.

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The 2021 dates are as follows:

  • Tom Jones – August 8 and 10
  • Michael Kiwanuka – August 9
  • Lionel Richie – August 11
  • Travis – August 13
  • Simple Minds – August 15

Original tickets remain valid for the new dates, where refunds have not already been issued.