Review: Independent Venue Week @ Sneaky Pete’s, with King Creosote, Tom Joshua and Annie Booth

Review: Independent Venue Week @ Sneaky Pete’s, with King Creosote, Tom Joshua and Annie Booth

The penultimate night of Independent Venue Week (IVW) on Saturday at Sneaky Pete’s saw a stripped-back stage for three solo performers armed only with acoustic guitar and accordion. The accordion belonged to Anstruther’s biggest export since fish’n’chips, the enigmatic King Creosote, a veteran of 40-plus albums with a brand of wistful folk-pop that has attracted a Mercury Prize nomination and a host of adoring fans. First up as support is Edinburgh artist Annie Booth, who…

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Review: Independent Venue Week at Sneaky Pete’s – featuring Wylde, The Ninth Wave and Rituals

Review: Independent Venue Week at Sneaky Pete’s – featuring Wylde, The Ninth Wave and Rituals

Crash, bang, wallop… welcome to Independent Venue Week 2018, which opened in great style at Sneaky Pete’s on Monday night with three top bands pulling in the punters. And Sneakys is what it’s all about – a small, independent venue that packs a mighty punch. Loud, hot and sweaty, it’s the perfect place to enjoy up-and-coming bands and gives a much needed edge to Edinburgh’s music scene. The Cowgate venue, in association with the BBC’s…

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