Fri 20 Sep 2019

Aidan Moffat & RM Hubbert

19:30 - 22:30

The story’s almost over. The music begins to swell as the camera drifts to a final, poignant shot. Soon the screen will turn black; soon the credits will roll. A year on from the release of their first album – a... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Fri 20 Sep 2019

Rhythm Machine

23:00 - 03:00

Rhythm Machine returns to Summerhall after 4 excellent nights in August. In September Yves & William Francis play unboundaried dance music in the Dissection Room as guest artist Sgàire Wood presents her new... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Thu 19 Sep 2019

The Ex (40th Anniversary Tour)

20:00 - 23:00

The adventurous, innovative Dutch band The Ex exists 40 years this year and is still going strong. New projects, new songs and new adventures. The Ex have defied categorisation ever since they started playing in... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Tue 17 Sep 2019

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 17 Sep 2019

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 10 Sep 2019

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 03 Sep 2019

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.

Sun 25 Aug 2019

Cate Le Bon

19:00 - 22:00

It was on a mountainside in Cumbria that the first whispers of Cate Le Bon’s fifth studio album poked their buds above the earth. “There’s a strange romanticism to going a little bit crazy and playing the piano to... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Mon 12 Aug 2019

Bodega

19:30 - 23:00

New York's art rockers Bodega come to Summerhall this August for the Festival. with support from Working Men's... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Fri 09 Aug 2019

Niteworks

19:00 - 22:00

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... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Fri 02 Aug 2019

Free Love

19:00-22:00

Free Love is the latest manifestation of Scottish duo Suzanne Rodden and Lewis Cook (FKA Happy Meals) - a continuation and progression of their utopian dance pop experiments released on Night School Records and Optimo... [more]

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue

Thu 04 Jul 2019

Macmillan Fundraiser Ceilidh

19:00 - 23:00

You are invited to join us for a family-friendly ceilidh this July at Summerhall.  Ahead of doing the Rob Roy Mighty Hike in August, we (Amber & Anna) are holding this ceilidh to fundraise for Macmillan cancer... [more]

Wed 03 Jul 2019

Ensemble Thing

systems_theory

19:30 - 20:30

A meditation for cello, electronics and video, performed by Emily De Simone. This hour-long programme includes: Michael Gordon’s Light is Calling, which was composed close to Ground Zero in New York in September... [more]

Fri 28 Jun 2019

Anatomy Arts

Anatomy #20: Mollycoddler

20:00 - 23:00

The Mollycoddler descends to consume you. All red velvet drapery and sequences of shattered wrists, the Mollycoddler swaddles you in frilly padding and pockmarks the skin with peepholes. Peek into the flesh of your... [more]

Unreserved seating. BSL interpreted performance.

Sat 22 Jun 2019

Budapest Café Orchestra

Budapest Café Orchestra

20:00 - 22:00

In their 10th glorious anniversary year The Budapest Café Orchestra embark on their 9th consecutive annual tour of wondrous Scotlandia and since 2011 have already chalked up some 150 concerts across St Andrew’s fair... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Fri 21 Jun 2019 - Sat 22 Jun 2019

Southern Exposure

Fri (18:00-01:00) / Sat (14:00-22:00)

Southern Exposure returns to Summerhall's Dissection Room this June with 2 packed days of the best in Scottish talent. As well as a wealth of the country's best musicians on offer, Summerhall's courtyard will keep you... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Wed 19 Jun 2019

Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts

20:00 - 23:00

Born and raised New Yorker Jeffrey Lewis leads a double-life, as both a comic book artist and an indie-rock musician. Beginning with homemade cassettes in the late 90s, and moving on to touring the world and releasing... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sun 19 & 26 June 2019

Summerhall Singers

Summerhall Singers Summer Concerts

19:30 - 20:30

Join the Summerhall Singers community choir for their annual Summer Concert. With an eclectic mix of songs, a choir that loves music, and two performances to choose from, there is no reason to miss out! Suitable for all... [more]

Unreserved seating.

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Sacred Paws

20:00 - 23:00

Sacred Paws return to Summerhall's Dissection Room in June 2019 in celebration of Run Around The Sun, the follow-up to their SAY Award-winning debut album Strike a Match. The album brims with upbeat reflections on... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Aslan

19:30 - 23:00

Aslan, who took their name from the heroic lion in C.S. Lewis’s series of books chronicling the fictional land of Narnia (Aslan is the Turkish for ‘Lion’), emerged from the working class areas of Finglas and... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 08 Jun 2019

A.A. Bondy

20:00-23:00

Nobody remembers if Gladys Broussard won the bingo game by going across or down. She might have even won by going diagonal, which has always been kind of like cheating to me. Anyhow, they had to give her the prize: two... [more]

Standing only

Sat 08 Jun 2019

The Orb - 30th Anniversary Tour

19:00 - 22:00

Ambient House pioneers The Orb come to Summerhall, Edinburgh as part of their 30th anniversary tour. Please note this performance is now SOLD... [more]

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue. This performance is sold out.

Thu 06 Jun 2019

Shakey Graves

19:00-23:00

Shakey Graves Is Just Here For The Spice Girls Mini Solo Tour comes to Summerhall, Edinburgh this June. Alejandro Rose-Garcia (aka Shakey Graves) announced his newest album Can't Wake Up (out now on Dualtone) with a... [more]

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue

Mon 03 Jun 2019

Honeyblood

(Doors 19:00) 19:30 - 23:00

Originally started as a two-piece in 2012, Glaswegian Honeyblood has a sound that has been described as 'slacker-grunge-garage-rock', but founding member Stina Tweeddale prefers to call it ‘crunch-pop’. Her sound... [more]

Standing only. 27 stairs to venue.

31 Jul - 25 Aug 2019

NEHH Fringe Programme 2019

This year, Nothing Ever Happens here, along with 432 Presents, Braw Gigs, Sneaky Pete's, Cryptic Glasgow and World Headquarters, present an exciting programme of music from Scotland and beyond. August sees... [more]

Sun 26 May 2019

Auricle Ensemble

Auricle Ensemble: Rewrite

20:00 - 21:45

The Auricle Ensemble perform Steve Reich's Radiohead inspired work 'Radio Rewrite', alongside classical works composed by Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead), Stewart Copeland (The Police), Richard Reed Parry (Arcade Fire) and... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 25 May 2019

WHQ & Nat Turner Live Events

Fleetwood Mac's Rumours : Performed by the Transatlantic Ensemble

19:30 - 22:00

Having brought the house down at both last year's Fringe Festival & Xmas Summerhall shows, the outstanding Transatlantic Ensemble make a welcome return, by popular demand to perform Fleetwood Mac's iconic... [more]

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue. This performance includes flashing lights.

Sat 25 May 2019

Rhythm Machine

23:00 - 03:00

Rhythm Machine is night of unboundaried dance music and performance art. In May, guest artists Andy Grace Hayes, Kirsty Paterson and Jo Ruessmann present new performance work throughout the space, as resident DJ's... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements. LAST ENTRY 1AM.

Fri 24 May 2019

Erol Alkan

23:00 - 03:00

Sneaky Petes are throwing a big party at Summerhall to welcome back producer, DJ and label founder Erol Alkan. This is the third time Erol has played all night long in Edinburgh, after last year’s sell-out party at... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Thu 23 May 2019

Severed Heads + NOL (Cancelled)

19:30 - 22:00

Since 1979 Australian music pioneers Severed Heads has thumped out a noisy disco sound that's inspired dance styles from EBM to Chicago House. Back in '79 there were no samplers, no computers, and the Severed Heads... [more]

Please Note: This performance has been cancelled.