Edwyn Collins Joins Electric Proms Line-Up

The OJ singer joins likes of Macca, Ray Davies and Kaisers Chiefs this month

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Edwyn Collins is the latest addition to this month’s Electric Proms biil.

The former Orange Juice singer will play Camden’s Dingwalls venue on October 28.

Thie show will be Collin’s first show in three years after suffering two cerebral haemorrhages in 2005. He underwent successful surgery and has since been on a path of rehabilitation.


His new album ‘Home Again’ was recorded prior to his surgery, and he will be playing material from that as well as from his back catalogue.

Tickets for the gig went on sale this morning (October 10).

Collins joins the likes of Paul McCartney, Bloc Party, Kaiser Chiefs and Ray Davies, at the five day festival of music.


For details of all Electric Proms performances and to buy tickets, go to www.bbc.co.uk/electricproms.

Yet more artists are still to be confirmed for the eight venue festival, but the line-up announced so far is:

Wednesday, 24th October – The Roundhouse:

Mark Ronson and the BBC Concert Orchestra and guests

The Coral



Charlie Louvin

Sigur Rós

John Peel Night at the Electric Ballroom:

Siouxsie Sioux

Agaskodo Teliverek

Thursday, 25th October – The Roundhouse:

Paul McCartney

SOIL & “PIMP” SESSIONS with Jamie Cullum


The Enemy

The Chemical Brothers


Tribute to Lal Waterson

Friday, 26th October – The Roundhouse

Kaiser Chiefs via David Arnold

Reverend and The Makers

Cold War Kids

The Metros

Daler Mehndi and The Wolfmen


Basquiat Strings with Seb Rochford, Ellery Eskelin and Simon H Fell

Saturday, 27th October – Roundhouse

Bloc Party


Saturday, 27th October – Barfly

Breed 77


Saturday, 27th October – Jazz Cafe

Kano presents London Town

Craig David


Suday, 28th October – Dingwalls

Edwyn Collins

Sunday, 28th October – The Roundhouse:

Ray Davies with The Crouch End Chorus and special guests

Johnny Borrell

Duke Special

Ben Westbeech


There will also be a BBC Electric Proms film programme showing films such as Daft Punk‘s Electroma, The Flaming Lips‘ UFOs At The Zoo and the brand new film footage of Bob Dylan live at the Newport Festival in The Other Side Of The Mirror.


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