NEHH presents… Mick Harvey

Nothing Ever Happens Here
26th March 2017
20:00 - 23:00

Best known for his collaborative work in with Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Mick Harvey has had a varied career spanning the roles of musician, singer-songwriter, composer, arranger and record producer.

Rachel Hair Trio

Edinburgh Folk Club
22nd February 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

One of Scottish folk music’s most recognised, much-loved bands, The Rachel Hair Trio are renowned for their strong melodies, rootsy songs and majestic instrumental flair.

Neu! Reekie! Where Are We Now?

Neu! Reekie!
24th February 2017
19:30 - 22:00

In a break from their usual format Neu! Reekie! have organised an intimate event at their base of Summerhall asking artists and audience alike the question: Where Are We Now? In the run up to their Where Are We Now …

Jed Grimes

Edinburgh Folk Club
1st March 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

North-East (of England) singer & songwriter Jed Grimes has been a busy man in the past few years, putting together solo albums celebrated for their complex, innovative arrangements of traditional and self-penned songs.

Braw Gigs & NEHH present… Tropic of Cancer + Michelle Hannah

Braw Gigs & Nothing Ever Happens Here
1st March 2017
20:00 - 23:00

Los Angeles-based Tropic Of Cancer is the solo project of Camella Lobo. Though her music has been labeled gothic, shoegaze and drone pop, Lobo’s take on her influences is anything but nostalgic.

Declaration

Mental Health Foundation
Thurs 02 - Fri 03 March 2017

If we all have a ‘right to health’, how do we ensure that right is protected for everybody in society? Declaration, a groundbreaking new festival of ideas at Summerhall, will explore just that. The festival opens with an evening reception …

Re-Act Scotland Ceilidh

The Hillside Ceilidh Band
4th March 2017
19:30 - 23:00

Fundraising Ceilidh with the Hillside Ceilidh Band for Refugee Action (Re-Act) Scotland, a not-for-profit humanitarian aid project launched in response to the worldwide refugee crisis.

NEHH Presents….PAWS + Savage Mansion

Nothing Ever Happens Here
4th March 2017
19:00

PAWS are Phillip Taylor, Josh Swinney and John Bonnar. More than just the third PAWS record, No Grace is representative of a transformative period of time in the bands life and is the gravel-throated affirmation of that ‘do it or die’ attitude …

NEHH Presents… Summerhall’s Mardi Gras Party

Nothing Ever Happens Here
4th March 2017
23:00 - 03:00

Say “farewell to the flesh” as we welcome you to dance off with rivals and romances in Summerhall’s first take on the New Orleans grandiose extravaganza: Mardi Gras.

Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage

Edinburgh Folk Club
8th March 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Huddled round a single microphone, singing intimate duets with just mountain dulcimer, dobro and guitar Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage are a folk duo that look & sound classically timeless, yet feel refreshingly unique.

Wizz Jones

Edinburgh Folk Club
15th March 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Inspired by hearing Big Bill Broonzy and Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, Wizz Jones learnt his guitar licks from the likes of Davy Graham and Long John Baldry whilst playing in the coffee bars of London’s Soho in the late 1950s.

The Fair Rain (ex Old Dance School)

Edinburgh Folk Club
22nd March 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

The Fair Rain is a 7-piece contemporary folk band from England. Until 2015 the band operated under the name The Old Dance School, under which they released three studio albums and a live album.

NEHH Presents….Austra + Support

Nothing Ever Happens Here
23rd March 2017
20:00 - 23:00

Austra is an electronic music project from Toronto, Ontario, founded by Katie Stelmanis in 2009.

NEHH presents… Rachel Sermanni

Nothing Ever Happens Here
24th March 2017
20:00 - 23:00

The music of Folk-Noir Balladeer, Rachel Sermanni, has the flesh of Folk but, if you were to cut the skin, you’d find it pumped with contemporary, genre blended blood.

Simon Thacker’s Svara-Kanti

Simon Thacker
26 March, 2017
19:30

One of Scotland’s most distinctive musical voices and four extraordinary performers tap into the Indian subcontinent’s folk, classical and spiritual traditions to create a gloriously unpredictable, rhythmically thrilling programme of original compositions and radical reimagining.

Judy Cook

Edinburgh Folk Club
29th March 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

A welcome visitor from the USA, Judy Cook has been touring Britain and the US as a professional musician for more than fifteen years.

Gerry Creen

Edinburgh Folk Club
5th April 2017
20:00 (Doors 19:30)

Gerry Creen, Belfast born and bred, is acknowledged as one of Belfast’s finest singer songwriters. Having lived all his life in the city Gerry emerged from the vibrant Belfast folk scene of the 1960s and 70s.

Ella Munro

Edinburgh Folk Club
12th April 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Ella Munro is a young folk singer hailing from the Isle of Skye, on the west coast of Scotland.

Cath & Phil Tyler

Edinburgh Folk Club
19th April 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Cath & Phil Tyler play Anglo-American folk music using guitar, banjo, voice and fiddle.

Fil Campbell & Tom McFarland

Edinburgh Folk Club
26th April 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Irish singer Fil Campbell and her percussionist husband Tom McFarland, have been part of the Irish, British and European folk scene since the early 90s.

Soundhouse Presents: Connla

TradFest
Fri 28 April 2017
20:30 (Doors 20:00) (2 hours)

Following their Celtic Connections performance at Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall in January, Ireland’s Connla arrive in Edinburgh riding a wave of acclaim.

Soundhouse Presents: Kaela Rowan Band

TradFest
Sat 29 April 2017
20:30 (Doors 20:00) (2 hours)

Kaela Rowan presents songs from her critically acclaimed 2016 release The Fruited Thorn, accompanied by her band James Mackintosh (Shooglenifty, String Sisters, Grit Orchestra) and Ewan MacPherson (Shooglenifty, Salt House, Fetch).

NEHH presents… Wild Beasts

Nothing Ever Happens Here
1st May 2017
20:00 - 23:00

Wild Beasts return to Summerhall on the back of their latest, raucous & aggressive record ‘Boy King’.

The Flooers O’ May

Scots Music Group
Mon 1st May 2017
20:30 (Doors 20:00) (2 hours)

Bring in the May flooers with weel-kent performers, including songwriter Karine Polwart reuniting with her old Malinky bandmate Steve Byrne for a one-off duet, fiddler extraordinaire Adam Sutherland, award-winning singer Mairi Campbell and pipe and fiddle maestros Fin Moore and Sarah Hoy.

Soundhouse Presents: Dallahan

TradFest
Tues 2nd May 2017
20:30 (Doors 20:00) (2 hours)

One of the most thrilling forces in the international folk music scene; heavily rooted in traditional Irish music, but with hugely diverse backgrounds.

Tom McConville & Andy Watt

Edinburgh Folk Club
3rd May 2017
20:00 (19:30 doors)

Tom was born on Tyneside and brought up in a pub on the famous Scotswood Road with clientele drawn from the Irish and Scottish communities.

Soundhouse Presents: Fourth Moon

TradFest
Thurs 4th May 2017
20:30 (Doors 20:00) (2 hours)

After years of hiding, Fourth Moon are finally here! And with a killer – albeit unorthodox – line up of musicians, comprising members from Talisk, Ímar, HOLiDAY ON iO and Event Horizon, they certainly raise the bar with concertina, fiddle, whistles, flute, pipes and guitar.

Soundhouse Presents: The Lowest Pair

TradFest
Fri 5th May 2017
20:30 (Doors 20:00) (2 hours)

Steven Blake, Adam Brown, David Foley, Adam Holmes and Jack Smedley’s powerful instrumentals and haunting song craft have impressed at many leading folk festivals.

Roundhouse Presents: Rura

TradFest
Sat 6th May 2017
20:30 (Doors 20:00) (2 hours)

Steven Blake, Adam Brown, David Foley, Adam Holmes and Jack Smedley’s powerful instrumentals and haunting song craft have impressed at many leading folk festivals.

Soundhouse Presents: Anna & Elizabeth

TradFest
Sun 07 May 2017
20:30 (Doors 20:00) (2 hours)

A collaboration between Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth Laprelle, the pair’s growing acclaim springs from a shared quartet of talents; both are historians, storytellers, visual artists, and intuitive musicians.

Fred Morrison

Edinburgh Folk Club
10th May 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Fred Morrison was born and raised near Glasgow, but it’s the celebrated Gaelic piping tradition of his father’s native South Uist, in the outer Hebrides, that forms the bedrock of his intensely expressive, uniquely adventurous style.

Songwriting Competition

Edinburgh Folk Club
17th May 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

A wee feast of brand new songs performed live – judged by a jury for 1st, 2nd and 2rd prize. And the audience has a say, too – awarding a quaich to the most popular song.

Pete Morton

Edinburgh Folk Club
24th May 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Pete sings from the heart, delivering songs that tell compelling stories and speak of the human condition from a very unique perspective. 

Dan McKinnon

Edinburgh Folk Club
31st May 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

From the coffeehouses, pubs, and bars of his early beginnings in Atlantic Canada, Dan, “blessed with a gorgeous baritone voice, and an exceptional command of phrasing, light and shade” continues to convey his “finely crafted songs” to audiences through his yearly tours.

James Hickman & Dan Cassidy

Edinburgh Folk Club
7th June 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Hickman’s emotive, soaring vocals and driving guitar is complemented by Cassidy’s ingenious and virtuosic fiddling.

Steve Hicks & Lynn Goulburn

Edinburgh Folk Club
14th June 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

With a mutual love of folk, roots and acoustic genres, their musical partnership has flourished and taken them to all corners of the UK, to Germany and the USA.

Tildon Krautz

Edinburgh Folk Club
21st June 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Tilden krautz’ music comes from urban, old-time and rural mountain folk/bluegrass.

Cloudstreet

Edinburgh Folk Club
28th June 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Bringing fresh life to the best of the tradition, Nicole Murray, John Thompson and Emma Nixon have carved themselves a niche internationally as outstanding performers of acoustic folk music. With vocal harmonies reminiscent of Steeleye Span and the Seekers, powerful …

Eddie Seaman & Luc McNally

Edinburgh Folk Club
5th July 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Versatility and virtuosity combine so effortlessly on this thrilling tune set from Scottish duo Eddie Seaman and Luc McNally that it belies their short time together

Bob Fox

Edinburgh Folk Club
12th July 2017
20:00 (doors 19:30)

Edinburgh Folk Club is an organisation which exists to foster an interest in the wide international world of folk and related musics.

American Football

Synergy Concerts
Sun 3rd Sept 2017
19:30 - 23:00 (3.5 hours)

Tickets onsale Friday 17th February 2017 at 10am!

Sunday Assembly Edinburgh

Sunday Assembly Edinburgh
Sundays, monthly- please check organisers website for upcoming assembly's
11:15 - 12:30 (60 minutes)

The Sunday Assembly is a secular congregation that celebrates life as the one life we have. Our motto: Live better, Help often, Wonder more. Your own interpretation of this motto is welcome – we are open for everyone. Our mission: …