4th - 11th April 2020

(CANCELLED) Elemental

11:00 - 17:30 / 11:00 - 20:30 (7th-9th)

See Edinburgh Science Festival statement on the festival cancellation at this link. Commissioned by Edinburgh Science The Ancient Greeks saw the world comprised of four elements – earth, air, fire and water... [more]

DUE TO THE ONGOING SITUATION SURROUNDING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Tue 07 Apr 2020

(CANCELLED) Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

Due to the ongoing situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, this event has been cancelled. Please see Edinburgh Ceilidh Club's full statement at this link. The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Wed 08 Apr 2020

(POSTPONED) Extremely Pedestrian Chorales

19:30 - 20:25

Extremely Pedestrian Chorales is a collaborative performance project by Karl Jay Lewin and Matteo Fargion presenting the commonplace experience of the pedestrian as an act of beauty, meaning and gentle... [more]

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - A NEW DATE WILL BE CONFIRMED ASAP. Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Thu 09 Apr 2020

(POSTPONED) Endurance with Markus Stitz

19:00 - 21:00

Edinburgh-based endurance athlete and author, Markus Stitz has travelled over 34,000km around the world to 26 countries on a single speed bike and to the mountains of Central Asia, Patagonia and Norway. In 2017, he... [more]

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - A NEW DATE WILL BE CONFIRMED ASAP.

Fri 10 Apr 2020

(POSTPONED) March of the Penguins (U) - screening

19:00 -20:30

At the end of each Antarctic summer, the emperor penguins of the South Pole journey to their traditional breeding grounds in a fascinating mating ritual that is captured in this documentary by intrepid filmmaker Luc... [more]

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - A NEW DATE WILL BE CONFIRMED ASAP.

Sat 11 Apr 2020

(POSTPONED) The Day After Tomorrow (12) - screening

19:00 - 21:05

As Paleoclimatologist Jack Hall is in Antartica, he discovers that a huge ice sheet has sheared off. But what he does not know is that this event will trigger a massive climate shift that will affect the world... [more]

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - A NEW DATE WILL BE CONFIRMED ASAP.

Tue 14 Apr 2020

(CANCELLED) Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

Due to the ongoing situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, this event has been cancelled. Please see Edinburgh Ceilidh Club's full statement at this link. The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Wed 15 Apr 2020

(POSTPONED) Like Animals

19:30 - 20:30

Like Animals by SUPERFAN is a funny and poignant theatre piece inspired by the true stories of research scientists’ attempts to communicate with animals. Returning to Summerhall after a successful Fringe 2019... [more]

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - A NEW DATE WILL BE CONFIRMED ASAP. Warning: Strobe lighting. Unreserved Seating. BSL Signed Performance. Please contact venue with additional access requirements.

Fri 17 Apr 2020

(POSTPONED) Finding Nemo (U)

19:00 - 20:40

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home. Finding Nemo won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, the first Pixar film to... [more]

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - A NEW DATE WILL BE CONFIRMED ASAP.

Sat 18 Apr 2020

(POSTPONED) Bong Joon-ho's The Host (15) - screening

19:00 - 21:00

The Host is both a creature-feature thrill ride and a poignant human drama from Oscar winner Bong Joon-ho (Parasite, Snowpiercer). The film follows snack bar owner Gang-du Park (Kang-Ho Song) and his... [more]

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - A NEW DATE WILL BE CONFIRMED ASAP.

Tue 21 Apr 2020

(CANCELLED) Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

Due to the ongoing situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, this event has been cancelled. Please see Edinburgh Ceilidh Club's full statement at this link. The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Thu 23 Apr 2020

David Ford & Jarrod Dickenson

19:30 - 23:00

A special double headliner show featuring two astounding songwriters from either side of the Atlantic. David Ford David Ford's exquisite songwriting and powerful live performances ensure he remains one of... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sun 26 Apr 2020

(CANCELLED) A Faithful Man / L’Homme fidèle (15) - screening

17:00 - 18:15

Nine years after she left him for his best friend, journalist Abel (Louis Garrel) gets back together with his recently widowed old flame Marianne (Laetitia Casta). It seems to be a beautiful new beginning, but soon... [more]

DUE TO THE ONGOING SITUATION SURROUNDING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Tue 28 Apr 2020

(CANCELLED) Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

Due to the ongoing situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, this event has been cancelled. Please see Edinburgh Ceilidh Club's full statement at this link. The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Thu 30 Apr 2020

(Postponed) Stories We Tell (12) - screening

19:30 - 21:20

In this inspired, genre-twisting film, Oscar-nominated writer/director Sarah Polley discovers that the truth depends on who’s telling it. Polley is both filmmaker and detective as she investigates the secrets kept by... [more]

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - A NEW DATE WILL BE CONFIRMED ASAP.

Tue 05 May 2020

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best regular ceilidhs. Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands at Summerhall. The bands have a caller who will teach the dances, so the event is... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Fri 08 May 2020

The Sun Ra Arkestra

19:30 - 22:30

Sun Ra was one of the greatest and least known jazz artists of the last four decades, whose influence on diverse musicians is little known to the general public. A pianist and band leader, his style ranged from... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Fri 08 May 2020

Jake Xerxes Fussell

19:30 - 22:30

Durham, North Carolina singer and guitarist Jake Xerxes Fussell (yes, that’s his real middle name, after Georgia potter D.X. Gordy) grew up in Columbus, Georgia, son of Fred C. Fussell,... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 09 May 2020

The Great Eastern

12:00 - late

A Festival of Musical Exploration + Discovery BEAK> | FREE LOVE | WARMDUSCHER | BC CAMPLIGHT | RACHEL SERMANNI | BOY AZOOGA | BROKEN RECORDS BABii | KAPUTT | JFDR | PENELOPE ISLES | QUICHE | SWIM SCHOOL | SUPER... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Tue 12 May 2020

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best regular ceilidhs. Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands at Summerhall. The bands have a caller who will teach the dances, so the event is... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Tue 19 May 2020

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best regular ceilidhs. Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands at Summerhall. The bands have a caller who will teach the dances, so the event is... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Thu 21 May 2020

All Work Together: Eugene Kelly, Rick Redbeard + Faith Eliott

19:00 - 22:00

All Work Together is Summerhall’s new series of Songwriters circles, highlighting some of the best of Scottish music’s established and up and coming songwriting talents.  All artist will... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements. PLEASE NOTE: This show has been rescheduled from 14th February.

Tue 26 May 2020

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best regular ceilidhs. Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands at Summerhall. The bands have a caller who will teach the dances, so the event is... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Tue 02 Jun 2020

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best regular ceilidhs. Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands at Summerhall. The bands have a caller who will teach the dances, so the event is... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Tue 09 Jun 2020

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best regular ceilidhs. Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands at Summerhall. The bands have a caller who will teach the dances, so the event is... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Sat 13 Jun 2020

Robyn Hitchcock - Unusually Intimate

Matinee (17:30 - 20:00) / Evening (20:30 - 23:00)

Robyn Hitchcock is one of England's most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician's musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rock's... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Tue 16 Jun 2020

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best regular ceilidhs. Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands at Summerhall. The bands have a caller who will teach the dances, so the event is... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Thu 18 Jun 2020

Viagra Boys

19:00 - 23:00

Viagra Boys are a Swedish post-punk band from Stockholm. The band formed in 2015, with several members coming from the bands Les Big Byrd, Pig Eyes and Nitad. In 2018, they released their debut album Street Worms.... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Tue 23 Jun 2020

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best regular ceilidhs. Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands at Summerhall. The bands have a caller who will teach the dances, so the event is... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Tue 30 Jun 2020

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best regular ceilidhs. Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands at Summerhall. The bands have a caller who will teach the dances, so the event is... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Tue 07 Jul 2020

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best regular ceilidhs. Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands at Summerhall. The bands have a caller who will teach the dances, so the event is... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Tue 14 Jul 2020

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best regular ceilidhs. Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands at Summerhall. The bands have a caller who will teach the dances, so the event is... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Sat 18 Jul 2020

The National Whisky Festival

12:00-15:30 / 16:15 - 19:45

Following popular previous editions in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, NWF will be making its way back to both Edinburgh and Glasgow year. Maintaining the format of previous festivals, these editions will each offer two... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 25 Jul 2020

Kevin Morby

19:30 - 22:30

With his four acclaimed solo albums and myriad records of various collaboration, Kevin Morby has become a true musical auteur. Each record possesses its own unique persona and explores intriguing themes and fertile... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 08 Aug 2020

Field Music

19:00 - 22:00

Field Music, brothers Peter and David Brewis, hail from Sunderland in the north-east of England. the band’s music draws on influences as wide-ranging as Stravinsky, Stax R&B, Fleetwood Mac, Serge... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Wed 19 Aug 2020

Lankum

19:00 - 22:00

Lankum are a four-piece group from Dublin, Ireland with an alchemical ability to combine traditional folk roots with contemporary undercurrents to forge music that is dark, mysterious and transcendental. Made up of... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 22 Aug 2020

Jim Bob (Carter USM) - Full Band Show

19:00 - 22:00

As singer with Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine, Jim Bob had 14 top 40 singles, 4 top ten albums (including a number one), sold over a million records, toured the world and headlined Glastonbury. In 2007, ten years... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Tue 25 Aug 2020

Swans

19:00 - 22:00

2019's Leaving Meaning was the first Swans album to be released since founder Michael Gira dissolved the line up of musicians that constituted Swans from 2010 – 2017. Swans is now comprised of a revolving cast of... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Wed 26 Aug 2020

Admiral Fallow

19:00 - 22:00

Admiral Fallow head to Edinburgh's Summerhall for their first show in the capital in over three years! Glasgow-based 5 piece fronted by Louis Abbott produce heartbreakingly beautiful, sonically audacious and... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 29 Aug 2020

mclusky*

19:00 - 22:00

mclusky were a band between 1999 and 2005, in which time they made a few friends and three albums. slow-forward 14 years and, thanks to the uncanny pull of nostalgia and gravity, they have made more friends but ... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sun 30 Aug 2020

Andy Shauf

19:00 - 22:00

Few artists are storytellers as deft and disarmingly observational as Andy Shauf. The Toronto-based, Saskatchewan-raised musician's songs unfold like short fiction: they're densely layered with colorful... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sun 13 Sep 2020

(RESCHEDULED) Squid

19:00 - 22:00

The hotly tipped post-punk, disco-funk phenomenon Squid is the brainchild of Ollie Judge (Drums & Lead Vocals), Louis Borlase (Guitars & Vocals), Arthur Leadbetter (Keyboards, Strings), Laurie Nankivell (Bass... [more]

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM 22ND MARCH. Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Tue 15 Sep 2020

Slum Village x Abstract Orchestra

19:30 - 22:30

Chances are, if you are anywhere near the Detroit music scene, you’ve heard of the influential hip hop trio that makes up Slum Village. The group was founded in the early 90’s by 3 childhood friends: Baatin, T3,... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements. PLEASE NOTE: This show has been rescheduled (originally taking place on 11th Feb 2020)

Fri 25 Sep 2020

(RESCHEDULED) Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5

19:30 - 22:30

Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5 are "the shiny disco ball hat wearing, ultimate genre hopping, twisted festival, live stage machine that puts the emphasis on music, entertaining and laughter - A party at its most... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements. Please note: THIS SHOW HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED (ORIGINALLY TAKING PLACE ON 18TH APR 2020)

Fri 25 Sep 2020

(RESCHEDULED) All Work Together: Rachel Sermanni, Withered Hand, Carla J. Easton

19:00 - 22:00

All Work Together is Summerhall’s new series of Songwriters circles, highlighting some of the best of Scottish music’s established and up and coming songwriting... [more]

This event has been rescheduled from 3rd April 2020. Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Mon 28 Sep 2020 - Tue 29 Sep 2020

Erland Cooper

19:30 - 23:00

Hailing from the archipelago of Orkney in Scotland, award-winning composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Erland Cooper explores the natural world of birds, the sea and landscape in his... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Tue 13 Oct 2020

(RESCHEDULED) Lee Scratch Perry

19:30 - 23:00

Regarded with awe throughout the music world, Lee “Scratch” Perry holds status as one of the most enduring and original reggae producers and artists of all time. From his early days in the 1960’s as a singer and... [more]

THIS EVENT WAS RESCHEDULED FROM 29TH MARCH. Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Thu 29 Oct 2020

(RESCHEDULED) Grace Petrie

19:30 - 22:30

This event has been rescheduled from 21st April 2020. Grace Petrie’s unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered, have won over an army of loyal fans across the... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Mon 02 Nov 2020

The Rifles

19:00 - 22:00

British indie outfit The Rifles rose to popularity in the mid-2000s with a jaunty garage rock & roll sound that's equal parts Jam-like swagger and a playfulness not unlike contemporaries the... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Fri 04 Dec 2020

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs

19:30 - 22:30

“I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig” reasoned George Bernard Shaw. “You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.”   True to form, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs have left the wiser of... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Thu 17 Dec 2020

(RESCHEDULED) 65daysofstatic

19:00 - 23:00

For a decade, 65daysofstatic could generally be found on the peripheries of any scene trying to claim them, headed in the opposite direction. From their immediately recognisable aesthetic of glitches and urgent guitars... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements. PLEASE NOTE: THIS SHOW HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED (ORIGINAL DATE: SAT 16 MAY 2020)