NEHH presents… Indigo Velvet + Ayakara

NEHH presents… Indigo Velvet + Ayakara

Sat 24 Mar 2018
20:00 - 23:00 (3h)
Indigo Velvet
Credit: Cameron Brisbane
"Effervescent, sparkling, tropical indie-pop..they’re young, talented, ambitious and going places!"
BBC Introducing (on Indigo Velvet)
"Furious, frantic and f***ing great. Ayakara are fast becoming one of Scotland's must see new live acts"
This Feeling (on Ayakara)
Book Tickets
Standing only. 27 stairs up to venue
_ Price: £12
_ Age Group: 16+ (under 18s accompanied)
_ Venue: The Dissection Room

Dubbed ‘Tropical-pop’ thanks to fun, upbeat songs, African rhythms and varied indie influences, Leith’s Indigo Velvet brought 2017 to a triumphant close with a BBC Introducing live session, their biggest hometown show, a feature on ITV’s This Morning and over half a million plays via Spotify – 2018 is set to be a landmark year.


Ayakara are a band of 5 school friends from Leith who have been performing their ‘Adrenaline Groove for the Soul’ for 4 years. With influences like Jack White and The Rolling Stones they have captured and distilled their experiences of youth into an uplifting 21st century rock and roll.

Ayakara have created a passionate fanbase and have demonstrated emphatically their creativity and unique worldview with their 2017 singles, Dressed From ’67, Dark Glamour, Who Are You? and Caroline’s Summer Nights. Their fresh take on rock and roll has won over crowd’s at festivals across the UK and they’ve won acclaim from This Feeling and BBC Introducing as well as The Scotsman On Sunday and The Scottish Sun new music columns and also coverage and song premieres from The Skinny. Their single ‘Dressed From ’67’ was played on Vic Galloway’s BBC Radio Scotland show.