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]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

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]

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.

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 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.

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

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]

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.

Thu 23 May 2019

Easy Star All-Stars playing 'Dub Side of the Moon'

19:30 - 22:30

Easy Star All-Stars perform their classic tribute record Dub Side of the Moon at Summerhall, Edinburgh. Blending musical versatility, instrumental prowess, beautiful vocal harmonies and a premier rhythm section, the... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Fri 17 May 2019

NEHH presents... Grace Petrie

20:00-23:00

Grace Petrie is a  folk singer, songwriter and activist from Leicester, UK, she has been writing, recording and touring relentlessly ever since. Her unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with... [more]

unreserved seating.

Sat 11 May 2019

PAWS

20:00 - 23:00

After several long years marked by devastating losses, broken relationships, lineup changes and numerous tours across the globe playing shows alongside bands like Frightened Rabbit, The Cribs, Death Cab For Cutie and... [more]

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue

Thu 02 May 2019

NEHH presents... James Yorkston

20:00-23:00

James Yorkston returns to Summerhall to celebrate the release of his new album The Route to the Harmonium on Feb 22nd 2019; produced by Yorkston and David Wrench, it is James’ first solo record since 2014’s... [more]

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue

Wed 24 Apr 2019

NEHH presents... The Sun Ra Arkestra

19:30-22:30

Sun Ra was one of the greatest and least known jazz artists of the last four decades, whose influence on diverse musicians is little known to the general public. A pianist and band leader, his style ranged from retro... [more]

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue

Sat 20 Apr 2019 - Sat 20 Apr 2019

Rhythm Machine

23:00 - 03:00

Rhythm Machine is night of unboundaried dance music and contemporary art. In April, guest artist Lana Hughes presents video work throughout the space, as resident DJ's Yves and William Francis play everything from... [more]

LAST ENTRY 1AM. Standing only.

Fri 19 Apr 2019

Samantha Crain & Hamish Hawk

20:00 - 23:00

Join us for an intimate evening with two songwriters from either side of the pond - Samantha Crain and Hamish Hawk. Samantha Crain is a Choctaw singer, songwriter, poet, producer, and musician from Oklahoma. She... [more]

Unreserved seating.