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The Eden Sessions

What is The Eden Sessions?

The Eden Sessions is a string of small intimate summer concerts set in the wondrous contemporary gardens of the Eden Project in St Austell Cornwall, UK.
The Eden Sessions started way back in the summer of 2002 with acts such as popular Brit Pop band Pulp, and English alternative rock band the doves.
Hidden away in a huge clay pit crater that was originally a working clay quarry, The Eden Sessions has the perfect natural acoustics and mesmerizing back drop of gigantic biomes domes that house the largest indoor rain forest in the world!
Surrounding the outdoor stage, the Eden Sessions boasts the most amazing contemporary gardens of The Eden Project that showcase an array of large stunning colourful plants.
World class music artists have played at The Eden Sessions, and their amazing performances over the years have been regarded as some of the best outdoor open air concerts in the world!

What music artists and bands have played at The Eden Sessions?

Many famous popular international bands have played at The Eden Sessions.
Here is a list of music artists and bands that have played at The Eden Sessions:

The Eden Sessions 2002

Pulp, Spiritualized, Doves, Beth Orton, Simian Mobile Disco, The Rapture.

The Eden Sessions 2003

PJ Harvey, Badly Drawn Boy, Moby, Thrills, Elbow, Womad.

The Eden Sessions 2004

Air, Supergrass, Primal Scream, British Sea Power, Brian Wilson, Womad.

The Eden Sessions 2005

Basement Jaxx, Embrace, Keane, Ian Brown, Editors, Hard-Fi, Live8 Africa Calling hosted by Peter Gabriel.

The Eden Sessions 2006

Muse, Snow Patrol, Magic Numbers, Goldfrapp, Jose Gonzalez.

The Eden Sessions 2007

Peter Gabriel, James Morrison, Rufus Wainwright, Amy Winehouse, Lily Allen, Mark Ronson, Pet Shop Boys, Hot Chip, Dirty Pretty Things.

The Eden Sessions 2008

The Verve, The Raconteurs, Vampire Weekend, Bill Bailey, Kaiser Chiefs, White Lies, Late of the Pier, KT Tunstall, Guillemots, Sons and Daughters.

The Eden Sessions 2009

Kasabian, The Hours, Razorlight, The Maccabees, Paul Weller, Florence and the Machine, Oasis, The Kooks, Ladyhawke.

The Eden Sessions 2010

Jack Johnson, Mika, Diana Vickers, Doves, Mumford and Sons, Calvin Harris, Annie Mac, Audio Bullys, Zero 7, Al Murray, Paolo Nutini, Martha Wainwright.

The Eden Sessions 2011

Jack Johnson, Mika, Diana Vickers, Doves, Mumford and Sons, Calvin Harris, Annie Mac, Audio Bullys, Zero 7, Al Murray, Paolo Nutini, Martha Wainwright.

The Eden Sessions 2012

Tim Minchin, Craig Campbell, Example, Rudimental, Frank Turner, Stornoway, Bellowhead, Chase and Status, Labrinth, Plan B, Ny and Bebe Black, Blink-182, Crowns, Noah and the Whale, The Vaccines.

The Eden Sessions 2013

Eddie Izzard, Kaiser Chiefs, Tom Tom Club, Deap Vally, Sigur Ros, Daughter, Willy Mason, The xx plus CHIC feat. Nile Rodgers, Jessie J, A*M*E.

The Eden Sessions 2014

Dizzee Rascal, Katy B, Skrillex, Pixar in Concert, Ellie Goulding, Pixies, Elbow.

The Eden Sessions 2015

Paolo Nutini, Elton John, Paloma Faith, Motorhead and The Stranglers, Spandau Ballet, Ben Howard.

The Eden Sessions 2016

Lionel Richie, Tom Jones, PJ Harvey, Manic Street Preachers, Jess Glynne.
The Eden Sessions Stage

What is the Eden Sessions lineup for 2017?

The music artists and bands that are planned to play at The Eden Sessions in 2017 are:
Madness: Friday 16th June 2017.
Royal Blood: Wednesday 22nd June 2017.
Bryan Adams: Thursday 6th July 2017.
To find out more about the bands that are playing at The Eden Project in 2017, you can visit The Eden Sessions website and check out their Eden Sessions Lineup Page.

How much does The Eden Sessions Cost?

You can find out the cost of a gig at The Eden Sessions by visiting The Eden Sessions Buy Tickets Page.

How do I get to the Eden Sessions?

Here are directions of how to get to The Eden Sessions:
The full address to The Eden Sessions which are held within the Eden Project are:
The Eden Project
Bodelva, Cornwall, PL24 2SG.
The postcode for your nat nav if you are getting to The Eden Sessions by car id PL24 2SG.
If you are driving from the north, then follow the M5 south bound towards Exeter.
At Exeter take the A30 exit signposted for Okehampton, Launceston and Bodmin.
Continue on the A30 until you reach Lanivet, and exit the A30 by taking the first left at the roundabout signposted for Innis Downs (A391).
Follow signs for The Eden Project which is very close to St Austell.

Does The Eden Sessions Have a YouTube Channel?

Yes, you can view video clips of past concerts that have been played at The Eden Sessions by visiting the The Eden Sessions YouTube Channel.
For more information about The Eden Sessions, please visit The Eden Sessions Website.

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