• Festival Programme 2018

    01 -26 August 2018

    We launch Summerhall’s 8th festival into an unpredictable and challenging world. Our programme brings together a diverse group of artists who are doing their best to make sense of what’s going on.

  • Kathryn Joseph

    Fri 14 Sep 2018

    Award-winning singer-songwriter Kathryn Joseph returns to Edinburgh in a poignantly staged, live performance of her new album, From When I Wake The Want Is.

  • Godflesh

    Fri 29 July 2018

    Godflesh are an English experimental metal band from Birmingham. Melding influences ranging from electronic music to dub, Godflesh’s innovative music is widely regarded as a founding influence on both industrial metal and post-metal.

  • Mark Kozelek

    Sun 14 Oct 2018

    Over the last 20 years Mark Kozelek has been ploughing his own unique furrow, through his work in the band Red House Painters and through the moniker Sun Kil Moon.


Upcoming Events


Fri 20 Jul 2018

Braw Gigs & NEHH present... Godflesh

Standing only. 27 stairs up to venue
Godflesh are an English experimental metal band from Birmingham. Melding influences ranging from electronic music to dub, Godflesh’s innovative music is widely regarded as a founding influence on both industrial metal and post-metal.
20:00-23:00

Fri 31 Aug 2018

NEHH presents... The Lone Bellow

Standing Only. 27 Stairs to venue
The Lone Bellow burst onto the scene with their self-titled debut in 2013. The Brooklyn-based band quickly became known for their transcendent harmonies, serious musicianship and raucous live performance — a reputation that earned them their rabid fan base.
20:00-23:00

Tue 04 Sep 2018

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.
20.00 - 23.00

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.
20.00 - 23.00

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.
20.00 - 23.00

Tue 25 Sep 2018

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.
20.00 - 23.00

Sun 30 Sep 2018

French Film Festival UK

Vive le Cinéma at Summerhall

Unreserved seating.
Discover an appetising avant-goût of the 26th edition of the French Film Festival. This event is a screening of writer-director Carine Tardieu's 'Just To Be Sure (Ôtez-moi d'un doute)'.
17:00-19:00

Tue 02 Oct 2018

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.
20.00 - 23.00

Thu 04 Oct 2018

NEHH presents... Jon Boden

Unreserved seating. 27 Stairs up to venue.
Jon Boden, best known is the lead singer of the progressive folk juggernaut Bellowhead, launched his solo career in 2016, playing the self-penned songs of the albums Painted Lady and Songs From The Floodplain and latest album Afterglow (Oct ’17, Hudson Records), material from Bellowhead, Spiers & Boden and his A Folk Song A Day project.
19:30-23:00

Tue 09 Oct 2018

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.
20.00 - 23.00

Sat 13 Oct 2018   -  Sun 14 Oct 2018

Ellie Dubois

No Show

A show for anyone who has tried, failed and failed better.
19:30 - 20:30 (Sat 13th) & 14:00 - 15:00 (Sun 14th)

Sun 14 Oct 2018

NEHH presents... Mark Kozelek

Standing only. 27 stairs up to venue
Over the last 20 years Mark Kozelek has been ploughing his own unique furrow, through his work in the band Red House Painters and through the moniker Sun Kil Moon. In 2017, Mark released a self-titled record in collaboration with Ben Boye (of Bonnie 'Prince' Billy) and drummer Jim White (Dirty Three).
20:00-23:00

Tue 16 Oct 2018

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.
20.00 - 23.00

Tue 23 Oct 2018

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.
20.00 - 23.00

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.
20.00 - 23.00

Sun 09 Dec 2018

Summerhall

Summerhall Christmas Market 2018

Admission on the door
Applications for Summerhall’s Christmas Market 2018 open at 10:00 on Thursday 12th April. Apply here:  SHChristmasMarket2018 Submissions will close on Thursday 3rd May at 10:00.     This years Christmas Market will be as jam packed as ever with  local businesses selling top quality unique products and  food vendors serving up delicious food and drink alongside
11:00-17:00

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Synergy Concerts

Start to End perform Jeff Buckley - Grace

Standing only. 27 stairs up to venue
Some of Scotland’s leading young musicians perform their favourite albums in full from Start to End. Featuring Sam West on vocals and members of Admiral Fallow, Roddy Hart & the Lonesome Fire, Fat-Suit and Pronto Mama.
19:30-23:00

Sun 10 Mar 2019

Scottish Ensemble

Continental Drift

Unreserved seating.
Keyvan Chemirani, Bijan Chemirani and Sokratis Sinopoulos are exceptional musicians: intuitive, agile, inventive. Together, they'll join Scottish Ensemble musicians to explore the connections between the music of Baroque Europe and the Eastern musical traditions of the same era; the results are astonishing, shedding new light on history, music and our perceptions of both.
15:30-17:30