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Finnegan's Wake

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9b Victoria Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2HE  / 0131 225 9348

  Accessible  Wifi  Licensed  Air Conditioned
Open from 11:00 to 02:00
18+ only

Located on Victoria Street, Finneganís wake is right in the heart of town and seconds from Espionage and the Underbelly. The bar is open all day during the Fringe and serves a huge variety of drinks, and after the Fringe shows finish each day the bar hosts live music and bands all night until very late into the night. Definitely the place to go for a laugh and a party at the Fringe!

Shows at Finnegan's Wake
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The Back Room 

Aaah Sure, It's the Irish Comedian of the Year! COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
A show about finding the funny in failur. Join Steve Bennett, Irish Comedian of the year 2016, and giggle about all the parts of life that don't quite work. From technology to religion to politics the...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Andrew White - It Was Funnier In My Head COMEDY 
AUG 8 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
Andrew White's 'It Was Funnier in My Head' takes a look at life as a parent dependent teenager, being only 17 himself! Covering everything from passing out in PE to the banes of elderly neighbours, an...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

David Sheeran: I Am Donut COMEDY 
AUG 14 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Skyfall and Love Actually: three films President Trump will encourage the Prime Minister to stream during his state visit to the UK (probably). Luckily, these ...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Irish Comedy @ Finnegan's Wake COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Multi-Award Winning Irish Comedians present a compilation of Irish comedy, in an Irish pub. What more do you need? Join Donal Vaughan, Pat McDonagh and guests for Craic, Laughs and Pints! And with dif...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Jordan Brookes: Body Of Work COMEDY 
AUG 3-13 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
In August 2015 Jordanís Nanna, Gwendoline Martha Brookes, passed away. She was 95. This show is a genuine attempt to pay tribute to her. That canít be the whole thing can it? I thought Jordan Brookes...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Laft Punk COMEDY 
AUG 15-27 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Late Night laughs as Matt Duwell brings the best in alternative and off the wall comedy from the fringe that embody the spirit of punk. Expect stand up, satire, sketch, musical comedy and everything e...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Martha McBrier: Balamory Doubtfire COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Why give, only to get kicked in the teeth? Is that saft (soft) or daft? This is the story about the limits of one womanís kindness. ĎGloriousí ***** (Scotsman). ĎA naturally charismatic storyteller **...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Not Quite Mass COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Save your soul with laughter. Witness Ireland's finest stand-ups, along with holy discussions and blessed games. Handpicked by Irish Comedian of the Year 2016, Steve Bennett. Join the congregation or ...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Old Jewish Jokes COMEDY 
AUG 3-7, 9-14, 16-21, 23-27 at 13:30 (60 min) - FREE TICKETED 
Return of the Fringe's all-time favourite, longest-running Jewish comedy show. Traditional Jewish gags plus revealing insights into life for the modern Jewish comic. **** (Scotsman), **** (Mirror), **...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Robyn's Bad Decision Time COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 14:45 (45 min) - Free (OPTION to reserve seat) 
Everyone has a crazy family. Some are bad at relationships. But few justify their emotional decisions with stats and scientific research. Join robyn on this [informative] journey of unbelievable, yet ...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Stateless COMEDY 
AUG 19 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
Born in Iceland, educated in the U.S, grown a beard in China; Helgi Steinar is a borderless comedian who has now found himself living in Edinburgh, trying to understand Scots as much as he tries to un...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

The Free Fringe Festival Music Stages MUSIC 
AUG 4-27 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Live music across the Festival, every day at a selection of Free Festival Venues. Enjoy The best in music for free at our indoor and outdoor stages, with an ever-changing variety of performers showc...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

The Parsnip Ship presents: Tea with Iyvon-ka Trump THEATRE 
AUG 20 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

The Silly Iles COMEDY 
AUG 3-18, 21-27 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
A fun stand-up comedy show from Sarah Iles where she shares her brand of silly humour and stories to all audiences about the various japes she gets herself in to. Ultimately, she IS The Silly Iles. A...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Too old to be a Power Ranger COMEDY 
AUG 15, 22 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
Debut Stand-up hour from Ben Shannon about cats, growing up and being easily distracted. Itíll be really good, you should come. Oh, look a Goose! Ah no itís a duck, shame. I've been doing stand-up co...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

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