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 talents.  All artist will... [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 (Glasgow)! Expect riotous live... [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 innate gift for... [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 arts venue &... [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 band in 1973,... [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 drone. Power has... [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 and included sell... [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 for months after its... [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 sets, as well as... [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 leading young... [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 Mercury Prize and they... [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 on she was welcomed... [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 across genres on the main... [more]

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

Fri 31 Jan 2020

The Ninth Wave + Savage Mansion + Heir of the Cursed

19:30 - 22:30

The Ninth Wave, Savage Mansion & Heir of the Cursed come to Summerhall this January. The Ninth Wave are a four-piece band whose music is majestic dark post-punk laced with stealth pop hooks and a... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Thu 30 Jan 2020

MICHAEL HEAD & THE RED ELASTIC BAND

19:30 - 23:00

Liverpool’s Michael Head brings his band The Red Elastic Band to Edinburgh in 2020. Making his name as a member of The Pale Fountains alongside Chris “Biffa” McCaffrey, Head has built a cult following of loyal... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

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]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

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]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

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]

Standing only. Contact venue with additional access requirements

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.