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(Cancelled) Squid

Dissection Room 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

The hotly tipped post-punk, disco-funk phenomenon Squid is the brainchild of Ollie Judge (Drums & Lead Vocals), Louis Borlase (Guitars & Vocals), Arthur Leadbetter (Keyboards, Strings), Laurie Nankivell (Bass & Brass) and Anton Pearson (Guitars & Vocals).

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Sacred Paws

Secret Courtyard

Sacred Paws don’t take things too seriously. You can hear it all the way through a conversation with its two members, guitarist Rachel Aggs and drummer Eilidh Rodgers, punctuated by rolls of giggles and thoughtful pauses, and you can hear it in the light touch they bring to their music. The Glasgow-based band bring that fun and light touch to Summerhall, performing songs from SAY Award-winning album Strike a Match and acclaimed follow-up Run Around The Sun, which showcase their unique blend of shimmering guitar riffs, snappy beats and swooning melodies.

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James Yorkston

Secret Courtyard

James Yorkston is a singer-songwriter and author from the East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. Since signing to Domino Records in 2001, James has released a steady flow of highly acclaimed albums and toured his music worldwide. James’ 2021 album The Wide, Wide River was called ‘another fascinating, curious contribution to the Scottish musician’s constantly eddying catalogue’ by The Guardian, ‘a beautiful experience’ by Clash and ‘another career highlight’ by The Scotsman.

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James Yorkston

Secret Courtyard

James Yorkston is a singer-songwriter and author from the East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. Since signing to Domino Records in 2001, James has released a steady flow of highly acclaimed albums and toured his music worldwide. James’ 2021 album The Wide, Wide River was called ‘another fascinating, curious contribution to the Scottish musician’s constantly eddying catalogue’ by The Guardian, ‘a beautiful experience’ by Clash and ‘another career highlight’ by The Scotsman.

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Admiral Fallow (acoustic)

Secret Courtyard

Admiral Fallow bring an intimate acoustic show to Summerhall’s Secret Courtyard this festival. Admiral Fallow (Louis Abbott, Kevin Brolly, Phil Hague, Sarah Hayes and Joe Rattray) released their much-beloved debut album, Boots Met My Face, in 2011 and its widely acclaimed successor, Tree Bursts In Snow, the following year. Their extraordinary third record, Tiny Rewards,

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Siobhan Wilson

Main Hall

Singer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter, library music producer, Siobhan Wilson was born in Elgin, Scotland, UK. Siobhan has 14 years of live touring and studio production experience. Her 2017 album, There Are No Saints was shortlisted for Scottish Album of the Year and drew attention from the likes of Rolling Stone and BBC Radio 6 Music’s Lauren Laverne, who listed it as her album of the day. Wilson’s a regular live performer at BBC Scotland and BBC Radio 6 Music stations and was shortlisted for Best Musician in The Sunday Herald Culture Awards in the same year.

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Robyn Hitchcock – Unusually Intimate

Demonstration Room

Robyn Hitchcock is one of England’s most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician’s musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rock’s father figures and is the closest thing the genre has to a Bob Dylan.

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Robyn Hitchcock – Unusually Intimate

Demonstration Room

Robyn Hitchcock is one of England’s most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician’s musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rock’s father figures and is the closest thing the genre has to a Bob Dylan.

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(RESCHEDULED) ALL WORK TOGETHER: WITHERED HAND, CARLA J. EASTON + JAMIE SUTHERLAND (BROKEN RECORDS)

Dissection Room 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

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. The second All Work Together event features Withered Hand and Carla J. Easton & a special guest TBA.

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Grace Petrie

Dissection Room 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Grace Petrie’s unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered, have won over an army of loyal fans across the alternative, folk, political and comedy scenes. She’s toured to arenas with Frank Turner, supported comedians Robin Ince, Josie Long and Hannah Gadsby, and has collaborated with Leon Rosselson and Peggy Seeger as well as touring with the hugely successful Guilty Feminist shows.