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Whitburn Band, the Scottish brass band champion, is looking forward to performing at this year’s Edinburgh International Festival.

Whitburn will be a guest of folk band Lau at a concert in the city’s Leith Theatre on Saturday, August 18.

The West Lothian band’s appearance at the Edinburgh Festival follows a successful collaboration with Lau, which saw Whitburn perform at Celtic Connections in Glasgow earlier this year.

The concert will also feature Egyptian experimental artist Nadah El Shazly, Joan As Police Woman, avant-folk star Alasdair Roberts and the unaccompanied vocal quartet Landless.

Traditional folk singer Siobhan Wilson, electro DJ Some Chick Called Bob, James Holden and Lau themselves are also on the bill.

Whitburn will perform Time for Outrage! by Marco Pütz, a piece the band performed at the European Brass Band Championships in Utrecht earlier this year.

David Kinross, Whitburn Band’s President, said: “The players in the band thrive on playing at events high in artistic quality.

“They thoroughly enjoyed performing to a knowledgeable and enthusiastic audience at Celtic Connections, and are looking forward to a similar experience at the Edinburgh International Festival.”