Sat 25 Jan 2020

Rhythm Machine

23:00 - 03:00

Rhythm Machine is a monthly club night based in arts venue & former veterinary school Summerhall.Each month resident DJs Yves and William Francis (and guests) play unboundaried dance music across genres on the main... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Thu 23 Jan 2020

SHHE

19:00 - 23:00

SHHE is the alter-ego of Scottish-Portuguese artist and producer Su Shaw. Her upcoming self-titled debut album tracks a period of intense personal change. The resulting record is a sparse, haunting and atmospheric... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Wed 18 Dec 2019

Fleetwood Mac's Rumours: Performed by The Transatlantic Ensemble - Xmas Special

20:00 - 23:00

The outstanding Transatlantic Ensemble, return to Summerhall Edinburgh this Xmas, to perform Fleetwood Mac's iconic Rumours album, live on the evening of Wednesday December 18th. If you’ve were lucky enough to... [more]

Standing only. Contact venue with additional access requirements.

Sat 14 Dec 2019

Siobhan Wilson & Friends

19:00 - 22:00

To celebrate the release of her upcoming EP release this Winter, Edinburgh-based Siobhan Wilson returns to the Summerhall Dissection Room to enchant you with emotionally-driven, ethereal songs. The EP ... [more]

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Fri 13 Dec 2019

Dreadzone

19:00 - 23:00

One of the most energetic, exciting and powerful live bands to emerge from the post-rave scene, Dreadzone have steadily been releasing albums and progressively bettering, refining and perfecting their own unique and... [more]

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Fri 06 Dec 2019

Cold Turkey's Warm Stuffing: Kathryn Joseph, Hollie McNish, Michael Pedersen, Withered Hand

19:30 - late

Kathryn Joseph joins us for Cold Turkey this December - the haunting songs of Kathryn's debut album Bones You Have Thrown Me and Blood You've Spilled won the Scottish Album of the Year Award in 2015 Hollie... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sun 01 Dec 2019

Aldous Harding

15:00 - 18:00 / 19:30 - 22:30 (sold out)

An artist of rare calibre, Aldous Harding does more than sing; she conjures a singular intensity. Her body and face a weapon of theatre, Harding dances with steeled fervor, baring her teeth like a Bunraku puppet's... [more]

Standing only

Fri 29 Nov 2019

World Headquarters & Nat Turner Live

100% Soul with Voices of Virtue Gospel Choir (live)

19:00 - 22:00

100% Soul with Voices of Virtue Gospel Choir (live), returns to Summerhall this November. This amazing show sold out at this Summer's Festival literally weeks in advance... The outstanding Voices of Virtue Gospel... [more]

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Sat 23 Nov 2019

The Dissection: Arab Strap's Philophobia

20:00 - 22:00

The Dissection returns to Summerhall, a series of music and conversation dedicated to exploring classic Scottish albums with the people who made them. Under the microscope this time is Arab Strap’s seminal 1998... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 23 Nov 2019

Rhythm Machine

23:00 - 03:00

Rhythm Machine is a monthly club night based in arts venue & former veterinary school Summerhall.Each month resident DJs Yves and William Francis (and guests) play unboundaried dance music across genres on the main... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Thu 21 Nov 2019

David Thomas Broughton + Thor & Friends

19:30 - 22:30

A double-headline show featuring David Thomas Broughton and Thor & Friends. Support from Faith Eliott. David Thomas Broughton Celebrated live performer exploring awkwardness through songs of beauty and... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Tue 19 Nov 2019

Angel Bat Dawid (CANCELLED)

19:30 - 22:30

Composer, clarinetist, singer & spiritual jazz soothsayer Angel Bat Dawid descended on Chicago's jazz & improvised music scene just a few years ago. In very short time, the potency, prowess, spirit &... [more]

This event has been cancelled

Sun 17 Nov 2019

Aly Bain, Ale Möller & Bruce Molsky

19:30 - 22:30

Shetland fiddle maestro Aly Bain, Swedish multi-instrumentalist Ale Möller, and American fiddler, singer, guitarist and banjo player Bruce Molsky unite to explore their Celtic, Nordic and Appalachian cultures. They... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Fri 15 Nov 2019

The KT Bush Band

19:30 - 22:30

Featuring original members of Kate Bush's 1977 KT Bush Band, this is far more than a Kate Bush tribute act. Guitarist Brian Bath went on, with Del Palmer, to perform on the original Tour Of Life with Kate, as well as on... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Wed 13 Nov 2019

Xylouris White

19:30 - 22:30

Xylouris White is firmly rooted in the past and future. Playing Cretan music of original and traditional composition, the band consists of Georgios Xylouris on Cretan laouto and vocals and Jim White on drum... [more]

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Fri 01 Nov 2019

She Drew The Gun

19:30 - 23:00

She Drew The Gun make impassioned, hypnotic and darkly ornate psych-pop built around the lyrically evocative songwriting of singer-guitarist Louisa Roach. Under the moniker She Drew The Gun, the Wirral native started... [more]

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue

Sat 26 Oct 2019

XO: A Celebration of Elliott Smith In Aid of Tiny Changes

19:00 - 22:00

Some of our favourite Scottish artists come together this October to celebrate the songs of the iconic Elliott Smith, in aid of the mental health charity Tiny Changes. Line up: James Yorkston Rachel... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 26 Oct 2019

Rhythm Machine

23:00 - 03:00

Rhythm Machine is a night of unboundaried dance music and contemporary art. In October guest artist Natasha Ruwona presents new work in the Anatomy Lecture Theatre as DJs Yves & William Francis play everything... [more]

LAST ENTRY 1AM. Standing only.

Fri 25 Oct 2019

Bombskare: Skalloween

19:00 - 23:00

The bishops of bounce, the sorcerers of skank, the undisputed masters of Scottish death reggae come to Summerhall for a special Halloween show. Bomskare returned with a brand new album A Million Ways To Die in March... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Mon 14 Oct 2019

Local Natives

19:30 - 23:00

Face-to-face songwriting and musical interplay put to tape: the classic studio setting is juxtaposed on Local Natives’ fourth full-length, Violet Street [Loma Vista Recordings] with modern production and visuals to... [more]

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue

Sat 12 Oct 2019

Balkanarama

22:30 - 03:00

This Autumn, Balkanarama has the great pleasure of welcoming back to Scotland the riotous Municipale Balnanica - who'll be bringing superb live Balkan music and the heat from the very south of Italy! plus - other... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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 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.

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.