Lift To Experience set for first Scottish show in 15 years at Fringe

Lift To Experience set for first Scottish show in 15 years at Fringe

Nothing Ever Happens Here – the ever-excellent series of year-round concerts at Summerhall – has confirmed the latest of its headliners for this year’s Edinburgh Fringe live music programme. Indie supergroup Lift To Experience will be bringing their fabled shoegaze to Summerhall’s Dissection Room on 17 August. This is NEHH’s second confirmed headliner for their curated run of fringe events, joining Charlotte Church’s Pop Dungeon two-night run, and following in the footsteps of last year’s headliners…

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Arcade Fire’s Sarah Neufeld announces Edinburgh gig

Arcade Fire’s Sarah Neufeld announces Edinburgh gig

Summerhall continue its ever-excellent Nothing Ever Happens Here (NEHH) series with the visit of Arcade Fire’s Sarah Neufeld in February. The violinist has released two albums under her own name – and will be touring with her latest release, The Ridge, to Summerhall on February 3. As well as playing with Arcade Fire since the band’s early days, Montreal-based Neufeld is a founding member of the acclaimed contemporary instrumental ensemble Bell Orchestre, and most recently has released new music…

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Gig preview: Dirty Three, Summerhall

Gig preview: Dirty Three, Summerhall

Aussie legends Dirty Three make a rare appearance in the Capital tonight (July 5) as part of Summerhall’s excellent Nothing Ever Happens Here (NEHH) series. The instrumental trio made up of violinist Warren Ellis, guitarist Mick Turner and drummer Jim White last played live in Scotland at Glasgow’s Oran Mor in 2012. When tonight’s gig was announced a few months back, it came as a surprise to some fans after the band announced they’d be taking an indefinite break…

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Mercury Prize-nominee Eska announces Edinburgh Fringe gig

Mercury Prize-nominee Eska announces Edinburgh Fringe gig

Soon-to-be-massive neo-soul singer Eska Mtungwazi has announced a special live show at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, in partnership with Nothing Ever Happens Here, Summerhall’s ever-excellent live music initiative. Dubbed the “finest female vocalist in the UK” by none other than Laura Mvula, Eska will take to the stage in venue’s Dissection Room on 26 August. With a breathtaking live performance, an astonishing album and one of the most memorable voices in the UK right now, it is easy to see why…

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Dirty Three announce Edinburgh gig

Dirty Three announce Edinburgh gig

Australian legends Dirty Three have announced a summer gig in Edinburgh. The instrumental trio made up of violinist Warren Ellis, guitarist Mick Turner and drummer Jim White will take part in Summerhall’s exciting Nothing Ever Happens Here (NEHH) series on Tuesday, 5 July. It’s a rare visit to Scotland from Dirty Three, whose last live outing here saw them play Glasgow’s Oran Mor in 2012. The Edinburgh date will perhaps come as a surprise to some fans after the band announced they would…

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