Festival Home

Festival Info

Perform with us

Venue Details

Help & Advice

Downloads

Login

Finnegan's Wake Fringe Venue 101   Accessible Bar WiFi Air Conditioned
9b Victoria Street. 0131 225 9348
Age Restrictions: 18+ only
A Free Festival venue since 2011, and a fully refurbished Irish bar re-opened in late 2010, Finnegan's Wake is a large music bar with free music and bands in the evenings, and during the day Free Festival show performances in their back room area. The venue contains a popular and intimate performance space, and is exceptionally well located next door to our Espionage venue, moments from the Royal Mile and Grassmarket, and very close to The Underbelly
Types of Performances possible at Finnegan's Wake
Comedy Theatre Music Musicals and Opera Nightclubs Cabaret Spoken Word 

Finnegan's Wake is well known for it's music and Irish sports on TV. It is a large, central and popular bar with a small room at the back where Fringe performances take place during the day until 7pm. (The bands start at 7.30pm meaning that performances cannot take place later).

The venue is exceptionally well located and is nearly next door to our Espionage venue, it's also moments from the Royal Mile and Grassmarket - The back room is located on the same floor as the main bar, and is an intimate room which is fully wheelchair accessible, in a venue with full facilities for disabled customers.

accessible.gif (3336 bytes)Performance Space: The Back Room

Stage - 2m (wide) by 1m (deep) stage, recessed into back of room. Raised to 3 inches. No wing space - exit to public toilets foyer area can be used as a back stage or for stage entrance (no entry to room for audience via this route).

Seating - Capacity is 35 seated, plus standing room for 5-10. 

Lighting - 2xFixed Light to Flood light the stage. Additional Lighting can be supplied by companies and fixed as required.

Sound - The room is supplied with a 2 channel mixer (2xJack, 2xPhono/jack Inputs). The room has connection for an MP3 player, 2xMicrophones and 2xMic stands. Any additional sound equipment can be supplied by performing companies and stored at the venue.

Audio Visual - There is a LCD screen fixed at the back of the stage area that can be used. Sight lines are good in this space for video etc. 

Storage - There is a very small area for equipment at the venue for props and equipment, shared with other groups.

Bar - There is no  bar in the room but is adjacent to the main bar separated by a wall and doors.

Finnegan's Wake Video:

Finnegan's Wake Images:

 
Audience waiting for a show to start View From Stage

fw4.jpg (44090 bytes)

Looking at Stage Area The Main Bar

Festival Home

Festival Info

Perform with us

Venue Details

Help & Advice

Downloads

Login

      

 Website Design & Development by Craig Shaynak and Alex Petty

Sponsorship & Advertising About Us Press and Media Area
Kingswell Productions Laughing Horse Comedy Become a Free Festival Venue
Google+ Australian Festivals Brighton Fringe