Niteworks are Innes Strachan (Synth/Keys), Allan MacDonald (Pipes),Christopher Nicolson (Bass)and Ruairidh Graham (Drums). Childhood friends and long-term fellow musicians from the Isle of Skye, Niteworks blur the lines between Scottish traditional, folk and Gaelic music with contemporary electronica, creating a unique and exhilarating sound.
In August 2018, the band released their greatly anticipated second album Air Fàir an Là.
The album, which contains contributions from high profile artists such as Julie Fowlis, Iain Morrison and Ellen MacDonald, is further textured with the strings of Glasgow’s own Kinnaris Quintet, and vocals of Gaelic song trio SIAN. To oversee production, the band enlisted the help of Scottish DJ legend and electronic producer Alex Menzies (Alex Smoke) to create an album with an entirely original sound, described in The National as “redefining trad music”.
Cate Le Bon comes to Edinburgh’s Summerhall this August, as part of Summerhall’s Festival programme. She brings songs from her latest record, Reward.
New York’s art rockers Bodega come to Summerhall this August for the Festival. ‘Riot grrrl rant meets deadpan satire’ ★★★★ – The Observer. With support from Working Men’s Club.
She Drew The Gun make impassioned, hypnotic and darkly ornate psych-pop built around the lyrically evocative songwriting of singer-guitarist Louisa Roach.