Popular corporate host  and TV presenter , Alex Jones is to host the concert with an collection of celebrities performing live,  ahead of the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on 19th July

 

Edinburgh will be welcoming an array of international musical acts, including, Kaiser Chiefs, Smokey Robinson, Culture Club, Rizzle Kicks, Paloma Faith, Ella Henderson, Katherine Jenkins, Il Divo, One Republic, Alfie Boe and Pumeza. The music will also be interspersed with comedy, as Bill Bailey performs with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and hugely popular conference host, comedian and TV personality, Fred MacAulay makes a special guest appearance. The concert will be shown on BBC One