Fri 29 Mar 2013

Neu! Reekie! 30

19.00

Brought to you by writers Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson, Neu! Reekie! is a medley of spoken word, film, animation, performance and music. The line up for this show is: Readings from: Douglas Dunn Dunn is... [more]

Sat 23 Mar 2013

David Watkin

Bach Cello Suites Performed, Introduced and Explored

7.30pm

David Watkin introduces, explores and performs Bach's Cello Suites Suites nos. 2,3 and 4 He demonstrates how Bach uses the cello to create the illusion of multiple forces, often using the same musical archetypes present... [more]

Fri 22 Mar 2013

Reel Music: City of Salt & Leila Albayaty

9.00pm

Join us for the Reel Music concert, a showcase of the best of contemporary Iraqi music. City of Salt are an experimental and startlingly contemporary Arabic three piece who tear apart the rule book and combine the oud,... [more]

Fri 22 Mar 2013 - Sat 23 Mar 2013

The Final Account of Crimson Skye

Death Row Diva

8pm

She’s here!  Direct from Death Row, for a limited time only. From the woman described by Alice Cooper as, "delightful!" comes disturbed dark comedy and song: Patsy Cline's 'Crazy' as you've never heard it before; a... [more]

Note: the dates have been confirmed as the 22nd and 23rd, not 21st and 22nd as previously advertised.

Sun 17 Mar 2013

St Patrick’s Night Celebration 2013

7.30pm (Traditional Irish Pre-Theatre Dinner at 5.30pm)

Unmissable celebration of Irish and Scottish culture in the distinctive surroundings of Summerhall. A feast of Irish and Scottish Gaelic music and poetry from two giants of traditional music, Cathal McConnell (Boys... [more]

Tickets for the Traditional Irish Pre-Theatre must be booked before 12noon on Wednesday 13th March

Sat 16 Mar 2013

Irish Pages

The Irish Pages 10th Anniversary Party

6pm - 9pm

Come and join us at the Royal Dick, Summerhall 6.00 pm –9.00 pm, St Patrick’s Day Eve, Saturday 16 March 2013 for an evening of traditional music, revelry, mayhem and craic, brief entertainments by Irish and... [more]

Fri 08 Mar 2013

Anatomy 4

20.00

Edinburgh’s night of cutting edge art returns to Summerhall with another line-up of performance in all its wonderful and myriad forms. A contemporary take on the music hall variety show, ANATOMY is a platform for... [more]

Fri 08 Mar 2013

Woodstock Benefit Event for Woodstock Taylor

7:00pm

An evening of Music, Stand Up, Burlesque & Prose. All proceeds going to Woodstock Taylor, a well loved and respected Edinburgh based music teacher and voice coach who recently survived a house fire - sadly all her... [more]

Sat 02 Mar 2013

The Butterfly and the Wolf: An evening of outstanding vocal entertainment

7.30pm until 10.00pm

Seven sensational singers. A cabaret of 40 songs – from musicals, classical and jazz. Twelve super-talented musicians. And the world premiere of a new charity single, The Butterfly and the Wolf. And that’s... [more]

Fri 01 Mar 2013

Neu! Reekie! 29

7pm

**This event is now SOLD OUT** Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson present you with a delicious picnic of spoken word, animation and music - ripe and luscious we come back to you. Line-Up: Scott Hutchison of... [more]

Wed 20 Feb 2013

Presented by Braw Gigs and Summerhall

In Search of Blind Joe Death - The Saga of John Fahey

8pm

Due to unforeseen issues, the film screening and performance scheduled for the 15th February is unfortunately cancelled. The screening has been rescheduled for Wednesday 20th February.  Booked tickets are still valid... [more]

Sat 09 Feb 2013

Summerhall and The Badwills present Carnevale

20.00

Ready to dance, stomp and sing? Summerhall and The Badwills present Carnevale, the second appointment in the Mediterraneo series, a live music masquerade with dance and entrancing stories woven through the rhythms... [more]

Tue 29 Jan 2013

Braw Gigs & Summerhall Present : High Wolf, Wounded Knee & King Rib

8pm

Braw Gigs and Summerhall present 3 unique acts. High Wolf “France’s High Wolf possesses a natural-born ability to zero in on the tones most conducive to inducing transcendental states. Prolific without wearing... [more]

Tue 29 Jan 2013

Braw Gigs & Summerhall Present : High Wolf, Wounded Knee & King Rib

8pm

Braw Gigs and Summerhall present 3 unique acts. High Wolf “France’s High Wolf possesses a natural-born ability to zero in on the tones most conducive to inducing transcendental states. Prolific without wearing out... [more]

Mon 28 Jan 2013

Auricle Ensemble

Auricle Ensemble: The City

20.00

The Auricle Ensemble performs live alongside a showing of seminal documentary ‘The City’. Produced for New York’s 1939 World Fair, it was written by Lewis Mumford who was greatly inspired by Scot, Sir Patrick... [more]

Fri 25 Jan 2013

The Neu! Reekie! Mega Burns Bash!

19.00

**** SOLD OUT **** A curious blend of spoken word, film-animation and music fusions that'll tingle toes and ruffle feathers.   Featuring: Kevin Williamson:  post his hit Festival show Robert Burns: not in my... [more]

Sat 19 Jan 2013

Braw Gigs and Summerhall Present Helm plus guests

8pm

A night of experimental music  from Helm, Phil Minton & Luke Poot Duo and Dead Labour Process. Helm Helm is Luke Younger - a sound artist and experimental musician based in London, working with a vast array... [more]

Sat 05 Jan 2013

sink

Strange Attractor

19.30 - 22.00

Edinburgh's acoustic improv uber-trio s i n k curate their monthly sound and light laboratory in the Anatomy Lecture Theatre. This month s i n k will present a new piece exploring sound and time, devised and co-produced... [more]

Fri 21 Dec 2012

Red Note Ensemble produced in partnership with Summerhall

THE END OF THE WORLD (for one night only)

9pm

Join the Red Note Ensemble, Directed by Andy Arnold as we prepare ourselves for the end of the world. Do you remember the moment you realised the world was going to end? Did you feel panic? Fear? Were you excited... [more]

Sat 15 Dec 2012

Tinderbox Fest

Midday till 11pm

Tinderbox Fest brings an explosion of music, arts and performance to Summerhall. Tinderbox Orchestra, Foxgang, Broken Records (solo) and North Atlantic Oscillation are just some of the 20+ highly acclaimed bands that... [more]

Fri 14 Dec 2012

Anatomy 3

7.30 - 11pm

Edinburgh’s night of cutting edge art returns to Summerhall with another line-up of performance in all its wonderful and myriad forms. A contemporary take on the music hall variety show, ANATOMY is a platform for... [more]

Thu 06 Dec 2012

Edinburgh Women's Aid Benefit Event

8pm till 10.30pm

Celebrating Edinburgh Women’s Aid achievements over the last 40 years. A unique one off gathering of artists, writers and performers will gather, Kate Fox satirical poet from Saturday Live BBC Radio 4, UrBanter:... [more]

Sat 01 Dec 2012

Bassment Carousel

8.30pm till 1.00am

Following an amazing sell-out Halloween launch night, Bassment Carousel is set to impress with another high quality night of music for a new, anti-cool, fun crowd. Taking place on Saturday 1st December in the Dissection... [more]

Sat 01 Dec 2012

"Mediterraneo: Live Tarantella and Flamenco, Stomping Rhythms from the South

8pm till 1am

Summerhall and The Badwills present Mediterraneo: a night of live music, dance, and entrancing stories woven in through the rhythms of tarantella and flamenco. With 15 musicians taking the stage, dance workshops and... [more]

Fri 30 Nov 2012

Celebrate St Andrew's Night with fine Whiskies: Hurricane Sandy Benefit

7.30pm till 10.30pm

Enjoy St Andrew's Night, with some of the finest single malt whiskies, and live Bluegrass music! The informal whisky tasting event will take place at Summerhall - Edinburgh's buzzing creative hub for the arts. Whisky... [more]

Fri 30 Nov 2012

Neu! Reekie! 27 (The End of Year Bash)

7pm till 10.15pm

Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson bring you the Neu! Reekie! end of year bash. Readers: GEORGE GUNN – – EMER MARTIN Music: THE PASTELS – – TEENCANTEEN (with Eugene Kelly/The Vaselines) That and a... [more]

Sat 24 Nov 2012

Edinburgh-Unite Against Fascism: Love MultiCulture Hate Racism Festival

3pm till 7pm

Edinburgh-Unite Against Fascism proudly presents the Love MultiCulture Hate Racism festival, celebrating our multi-cultural society with music, song and dance. The festival line-up just gets better and better. In the... [more]

Sat 24 Nov 2012

Edinburgh-Unite Against Fascism: The Love Comedy Hate Racism gig

Door 7.30pm First act 8pm

This comedy packed evening will start with the BAFTA nominated rapper Northern Xposure who has performed with Dizzee Rascal and Amy Winehouse. Then Scottish Comedian of the Year runner up Rick Molland will MC a night of... [more]

Sat 10 Nov 2012

Noize Gig: Heather Leigh, Kommissar Hjuler + Frau with Violet Storm

20:00

Seminal Noize artists Heather Leigh, Kommissar Hjuler + Frau with special guest Violet Storm play a free gig in the Summerhall Church Gallery. Bar till... [more]

Fri 26 Oct 2012

Neu! Reekie!

19:00

Neu! Reekie! is a mighty mixed medley of avant-garde animation, spoken word and music. After nearly two years tingling toes and ruffling feather Neu! Reekie! are now seen to be a key piece of Scotland's cultural... [more]