Sun 22 May 2022

(RESCHEDULED) Yorkston Thorne Khan

19:30 - 22:30

Yorkston Thorne Khan are touring the UK in support of their third album, Navarasa: Nine Emotions, tackling Robert Burns and Sufi poetry via Dick Gaughan and Amīr Khusrow Dehlavī, traditional... [more]

This event has been rescheduled. Unreserved seating.

Tue 10 May 2022

(Rescheduled) Andy Shauf

19:00 - 22:00

Few artists are storytellers as deft and disarmingly observational as Andy Shauf. The Toronto-based, Saskatchewan-raised musician's songs unfold like short fiction: they're densely layered with... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with additional access requirements. Please note: this show has been rescheduled from 30th August 2020. All tickets remain valid.

Sat 26 Mar 2022

(RESCHEDULED) Roddy Woomble

19:00 - 23:00

Roddy Woomble is widely regarded as one of Scotland’s finest songwriters.Known for his enigmatic lyrics, warm baritone voice and consummate gift for a tune, Roddy has released five solo albums to... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements. THIS EVENT WAS RESCHEDULED FROM 15TH MAY 2021 - ALL TICKETS REMAIN VALID.

Thu 17 Mar 2022

(rescheduled) Sam Amidon

19:30 - 22:30

Born in 1981 and raised in Vermont by folk-musician parents, Sam Amidon sings and plays fiddle, banjo, and guitar. With his self-titled seventh album, Amidon returns to the vast reservoir of folk... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements. Please note: this show was rescheduled from 13th May 2021 - all tickets remain valid.

Fri 03 Dec 2021

Rachel Sermanni

19:00 - 22:00

Rachel Sermanni is a Scottish based singer/songwriter that makes the mundane moments mystical: shock-positive pregnancy tests in train-station toilets, coffee machine breakages, cold river swims,... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 27 Nov 2021

(RESCHEDULED) The Great Eastern

12:00 - late

A FESTIVAL OF MUSICAL EXPLORATION + DISCOVERY The Great Eastern is a brand new all-day music festival taking place in Edinburgh on Saturday 27 November. The latest venture from... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with additional access requirements. PROOF OF VACCINATION, VACCINE EXEMPTION OR PARTICIPATION IN VACCINE TRIAL REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.

Sat 13 Nov 2021

(RESCHEDULED) 65daysofstatic

19:00 - 23:00

For a decade, 65daysofstatic could generally be found on the peripheries of any scene trying to claim them, headed in the opposite direction. From their immediately recognisable aesthetic of... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements. PLEASE NOTE: THIS SHOW HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED (ORIGINAL DATE: SAT 16 MAY 2020)

Wed 10 Nov 2021

(CANCELLED) Lee Scratch Perry

19:30 - 23:00

Due to the sad passing of Lee Scratch Perry, this event has been cancelled. Regarded with awe throughout the music world, Lee “Scratch” Perry holds status as one of the most enduring and... [more]

Due to the sad passing of Lee Scratch Perry, this event has been cancelled.

Sat 06 Nov 2021

(RESCHEDULED) Admiral Fallow

19:00 - 22:00

Admiral Fallow head to Edinburgh's Summerhall for their first show in the capital in over three years! Glasgow-based 5 piece fronted by Louis Abbott produce heartbreakingly beautiful, sonically... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements. Please note: This show has been rescheduled from 26th August 2020.

Fri 25 Sep 2020

(Postponed) Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5

19:30 - 22:30

Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5 are "the shiny disco ball hat wearing, ultimate genre hopping, twisted festival, live stage machine that puts the emphasis on music, entertaining and laughter - A... [more]

This event has been postponed, with a new date to be confirmed ASAP.

Tue 15 Sep 2020

(postponed) Slum Village x Abstract Orchestra

19:30 - 22:30

Chances are, if you are anywhere near the Detroit music scene, you’ve heard of the influential hip hop trio that makes up Slum Village. The group was founded in the early 90’s by 3 childhood... [more]

This event has been postponed, with a new date to be confirmed ASAP

Wed 09 Sep 2020

(Postponed) Jake Xerxes Fussell

19:30 - 22:30

Durham, North Carolina singer and guitarist Jake Xerxes Fussell (yes, that’s his real middle name, after Georgia potter D.X. Gordy) grew up in Columbus, Georgia, son... [more]

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - A NEW DATE WILL BE CONFIRMED ASAP.

Sat 29 Aug 2020

(postponed) mclusky*

19:00 - 22:00

mclusky were a band between 1999 and 2005, in which time they made a few friends and three albums. slow-forward 14 years and, thanks to the uncanny pull of nostalgia and gravity, they have made more... [more]

This show has been postponed - a new date will be confirmed as soon as possible.

Tue 25 Aug 2020

(cancelled) Swans

19:00 - 22:00

2019's Leaving Meaning was the first Swans album to be released since founder Michael Gira dissolved the line up of musicians that constituted Swans from 2010 – 2017. Swans is now comprised of... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Wed 19 Aug 2020

(cancelled) Lankum

19:00 - 22:00

Lankum are a four-piece group from Dublin, Ireland with an alchemical ability to combine traditional folk roots with contemporary undercurrents to forge music that is dark, mysterious and... [more]

This event has been cancelled due to the ongoing situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic

Sat 25 Jul 2020

(CANCELLED) Kevin Morby

19:30 - 22:30

This event has been cancelled - please see below for a statement from the artist: To all my friends in Europe, I’m sure this comes as no surprise but we have no other choice than to cancel my... [more]

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. TICKET HOLDERS HAVE BEEN EMAILED REGARDING REFUNDS.

Thu 21 May 2020

(Postponed) All Work Together: Eugene Kelly, Rick Redbeard + Faith Eliott

19:00 - 22:00

All Work Together is Summerhall’s new series of Songwriters circles, highlighting some of the best of Scottish music’s established and up and coming songwriting... [more]

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - A NEW DATE WILL BE CONFIRMED ASAP.

Fri 20 Mar 2020

(CANCELLED) Balkanarama

22:30 - 03:00

In March, Balkanarama welcomes back by popular demand LA TROMBA (Chile), who absolutely smashed it last year when they headlined Balkanarama VS Encontro party at Old Fruit Market... [more]

DUE TO THE ONGOING SITUATION SURROUNDING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Thu 19 Mar 2020

(POSTPONED) All Work Together: Hamish Hawk, Emily Scott, Adam Holmes

19:00 - 22:00

All Work Together is Summerhall’s new series of Songwriters circles, highlighting some of the best of Scottish music’s established and up and coming songwriting... [more]

This event has been postponed - a new date will be confirmed ASAP.

Sun 15 Mar 2020

Simon Thacker’s Svara-Kanti

19:30 - 21:30

Simon Thacker's Svara-Kanti unites India, Bangladesh and Scotland in its incarnation expanding on the mystical Bengali Baul folk tradition. Scottish classical guitarist/composer Simon Thacker’s... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 14 Mar 2020

(CANCELLED) Rhythm Machine

23:00 - 03:00 (LAST ENTRY 1AM)

Due to the ongoing situation around the COVID-19 epidemic, this event has been cancelled. Please see Rhythm Machine's full statement at this link. Rhythm Machine is a monthly club night based in... [more]

Fri 13 Mar 2020

Wolfgang Flür (Ex-Kraftwerk)

19:30 - 23:00

A member of Kraftwerk during the group's golden era, Wolfgang Flür was the band's electronic percussionist from 1973 to 1987. Born in Frankfurt, Germany, Flur became the third member of the... [more]

Thu 12 Mar 2020

Blanck Mass

19:30 - 22:30

Electronic artist from the UK and one half of F*ck Buttons. Blanck Mass is a heavy, shimmering and orchestral work defined by manipulated field recordings, warm analogue synth, heavy sub and deep... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Tue 03 Mar 2020

Hot 8 Brass Band

19:30 - 23:00

New Orleans’ Grammy-nominated Hot 8 Brass Band will be returning to Europe in February 2020 following last year’s funktastic Take Cover tour, which celebrated their sixth album of the same name... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements. PLEASE NOTE: This event has been moved to Summerhall (originally at the Liquid Rooms). All tickets still valid.

Fri 28 Feb 2020

London Astrobeat Orchestra celebrate Abbey Road

19:30 - 22:30

It's 50 years since The Beatles’ last ever recorded studio album Abbey Road, so London Astrobeat Orchestra have prepared a special night to celebrate.  The iconic album topped the charts... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 22 Feb 2020

Optimo (Espacio)

23:00 - 03:00

The legendary duo of JD Twitch and JG Wilkes return to Summerhall with another Optimo (Espacio) evening this February. Renowned for their visionary and exploratory musical approach during DJ... [more]

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

Fri 21 Feb 2020

Start to End perform The Blue Nile's Hats

19:30 - 22:30

Start to End return to Summerhall, this time to perform The Blue Nile's classic second album 'Hats' ft. Louis Abbott (Admiral Fallow) on vocals. Start to End are made up on some of Scotland's... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

Black Midi

19:00 - 22:00

London's Black Midi make an otherworldly noise that spans wonky post-punk, funk and math rock, leaving no gap unfilled or un-weird. Their exceptional debut album Schlagenheim was nominated for the... [more]

THIS EVENT WILL NOW TAKE PLACE AT THE LIQUID ROOM. TICKETS STILL VALID.

Sat 15 Feb 2020

Lisa O'Neill

19:30 - 23:00

Lisa O’Neill started writing songs & music at an early age in her native Ballyhaise, Co. Cavan, Ireland. She moved to Dublin, aged 18, to study music on a full time basis. Early... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Fri 14 Feb 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... [more]

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