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... [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... [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... [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... [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... [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... [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,... [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... [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... [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... [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... [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... [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... [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... [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... [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... [more]

Unreserved seating.

Fri 19 Apr 2019

The Dissection: KC Rules OK

20:30 - 22:00

Join us for the first in new lecture series The Dissection, in which iconic Scottish artists take a look back at the creative process and their artistic choices in the forming of their most seminal... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Thu 18 Apr 2019

Hollie McNish

20:00-23:00

With Benjamin Zephaniah stating ‘I can’t take my ears off her’, Kate Tempest describing her poetry as ‘welcoming, galvanising and beautiful’ and fans ranging from Emma Watson, Robin Ince,... [more]

Unreserved seating. 27 stairs to venue.

Thu 11 Apr 2019

Author & Punisher + Úir

20:00 - 23:00

After leaving a career as mechanical engineer in Boston to focus on art and sculpture, Tristan Shone, the creator and sole artist behind Author & Punisher, moved west to pursue his MFA in... [more]

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue

Fri 05 Apr 2019

The Wedding Present

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

The Wedding Present will be playing a series of concert dates in 2019 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the release of their major label debut long-player,... [more]

Standing only. 27 stairs to venue.

Tue 02 Apr 2019

Tim Hecker

20:00 - 23:00

Few in the field of explorative ambient music have remained as questing and unclassifiable as Canadian composer Tim Hecker. Across his 17-year career he has moved through shades of reflective... [more]

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue

Sat 23 Mar 2019

Rhythm Machine

23:00 - 03:00

Rhythm Machine is a monthly night of unboundaried dance music and performance art based at Summerhall. Guest artists present new work throughout the space every month as resident DJ's Yves &... [more]

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue. LAST ENTRY 1AM.

Sat 16 Feb 2019

Mediterraneo: Carnevale 2019! with The Badwills, Swampfog + Bristol Branch

20:30-01:00

Mediterraneo and Nothing Ever Happens Here present Carnevale 2019! A wild night of Italian Pizzica, New Orleans Brass, Brazilian Forró, and masks... lots of masks! It’s that time of the year... [more]

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue

Sun 03 Feb 2019

Gyða Valtýsdottir

20:00-23:00

Mūm's Gyða Valtýsdottir brings her new project Epicycle to The Dissection Room in February 2019. Gyða Valtýsdottir’s Epicycle project presents the findings of her time spent growing in... [more]

Unreserved seating. 27 stairs to venue

Fri 01 Feb 2019

NEHH presents... The Vaselines

20:00-23:00

The Vaselines formed in Glasgow in 1987 and released two singles and one album, Dum Dum, on Scotland’s legendary 53rd & 3rd label. Their music was a playful, sex-obsessed, and totally catchy... [more]

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Nothing Ever Happens Here

NEHH presents... The Wave Pictures

20:00-23:00

The Wave Pictures come to Edinburgh in celebration of their promised second album of the year, Look Inside Your Heart - a warm, joyous record celebrating friendship, happiness and drunken party... [more]

Standing Only. 27 Stairs to venue

Thu 20 Dec 2018

World Headquarters & Nat Turner Live

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

Doors 8pm, band onstage 8:45pm

Having brought the house down with their Fringe Festival Summerhall show, Westhouse Collective's outstanding 'Transatlantic Ensemble' return by popular demand, for an Xmas special to perform... [more]

This event may include the use of flashing lights. Standing only. 27 stairs up to venue.

Sat 15 Dec 2018

Lost Map

KID CANAVERAL'S CHRISTMAS BAUBLES IX

14:00 - 01:00

Live music + DJs, across multiple rooms, with your hosts Kid Canaveral, from 2pm until 1am. Confirmed Acts KID CANAVERAL BIG JOANIE SEAMUS FOGARTY HAPPY SPENDY JILL LOREAN (SPARROW... [more]

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue

Mon 10 Dec 2018

NEHH presents... Julia Holter

20:00-23:00

Julia Holter returns to Summerhall in celebration of her upcoming record Aviary. Aviary is an epic journey through what Julia Holter describes as “the cacophony of the mind in a melting... [more]

Standing only. 27 stairs to venue

Fri 23 Nov 2018

Nothing Ever Happens Here

NEHH presents... Modern Studies

20:00-23:00

Modern Studies are a chamber pop band from Glasgow-via-Yorkshire. Their quietly experimental landscape songs are played on analogue synths, cello, double bass, drums, guitars, a wine-glass orchestra... [more]

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue