Sneaky Pete's

Sneaky Pete's
73 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JW
  • Telephone 0131 225 1757
  • Opening times Mon–Sun 11pm–3am
  • Email
  • Website www.sneakypetes.co.uk
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Sneaky Pete's

Small capacity club and live music venue that is open and busy every night, regularly playing host to some of the best DJs around.

Events at this venue

There are 47 events at this location

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Alex Rex

Solo folk project of Alex Neilson of the Trembling Bells.

Wed 13 Oct

£0–£9 / 0131 225 1757

Arxx

Alt rock gal pal duo Hanni and Clara.

Tue 14 Sep

£0–£8 / 0131 225 1757

Avalanche Party

Garage-rock outfit from North Yorkshire.

Wed 20 Oct

£9 / 0131 225 1757

Bambara

Post-punk three-piece hailing from Brookyn.

Tue 22 Jun

Cancelled / 0131 225 1757

Wed 23 Jun

Cancelled / 0131 225 1757

Thu 14 Apr 2022

£0–£11 / 0131 225 1757

Fri 15 Apr 2022

£0–£11 / 0131 225 1757

Bananagun

Psychedelic Aussies whose debut album The True Story of Bananagun carries Afrobeat and Fela Kuti influences.

Sat 23 Oct

Cancelled / 0131 225 1757

Sun 6 Feb 2022

£0–£11 / 0131 225 1757

Bdrmm

Dream-pop outfit from Hull.

Sun 24 Oct

£0–£8 / 0131 225 1757

Beach Riot

Brighton-based fuzz-pop band with plenty of hooky, loud, fuzz-laden pop tunes.

Tue 30 Nov

£8 / 0131 225 1757

Bryde

Fierce and fragile songs from one girl and her electric guitar.

Mon 7 Mar 2022

£0–£11 / 0131 225 1757

The Capollos

The Capollos are an Aberdeen based alternative rock band, hotly tipped for big things. A must see live band.

Fri 26 Nov

Sold out / 0131 225 1757

Club Beirut

Fife based indie-pop with irresistible catchy melodies that will have you bouncing. Get ready for a huge live show.

Fri 29 Oct

Sold out / 0131 225 1757

Coach Party

Four-piece indie band from the Isle of Wight.

Thu 30 Sep

£0–£10.50 / 0131 225 1757

Columbia

Liverpool's very own Columbia head to Glasgow's famous Broadcast.

Sat 24 Jul

£7 / 0131 225 1757

Connor Fyfe

At such a young age, Connor Fyfe has already appeared and sold out some of the countries leading venues including support slots with The Snuts.

Thu 14 Oct

£10 / 0131 225 1757

The Covasettes

Indie rock four-piece from Manchester.

Tue 27 Jul

£7.70 / 0131 225 1757

Daxx & Roxane

Hard and heavy Swiss metal blending soaring vocals with outrageous guitars and showcasing influences including Led Zeppelin, Iron Maiden and Metallica.

Thu 9 Dec

£11.25 / 0131 225 1757

Frankly , The Smiths (Smiths Tribute) Sneaky Pete'

Frankly, The Smiths are a Scottish tribute act to The Smiths. The band formed in 2017, and since then have been performing all over Scotland on a regular basis, namely at the famous Ironworks in Inverness and the popular Sneaky Pete's in Edinburgh. The four piece delve deep into the indie legend's back catalogue…

Fri 5 Nov

Sold out / 0131 225 1757

Freya Beer

Freya Beer mixes poetical lyrics with a distinctive sound, often drawing influence from the likes of Patti Smith, Bat for Lashes and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.

Thu 25 Nov

£8.80 / 0131 225 1757

Goan Dogs

Shambolic indie pop quintet from Bristol.

Mon 18 Oct

£0–£8 / 0131 225 1757

Greentea Peng

Aria Wells (known as Greentea Peng) is a neo-soul and self-described 'psychedelic R'n'B' singer and songwriter from London.

Tue 23 Nov

Sold out / 0131 225 1757

Helicon

Glaswegian psychedelic heavyweights.

Fri 22 Oct

£4.40–£8.25 / 0131 225 1757

Jake Roberts (+Sintide)

'West Lothian Rising Star' Jake Roberts headlines Sneaky Pete’s in Edinburgh, with support from rising Edinburgh-based band Sintide

Fri 19 Nov

£6 / 0131 225 1757

Jockstrap

Musical duo consisting of Georgia Ellery and Taylor Skye.

Sun 17 Oct

£0–£9 / 0131 225 1757

Julia Bardo

Pop-folk singer from Manchester with a nostalgia-soaked sound.

Mon 11 Oct

£10.12 / 0131 225 1757

Just Mustard

Irish rock band from Dundalk in County Louth.

Thu 21 Oct

£0–£13.20 / 0131 225 1757

Katie Malco

Katie Malco tours following the release of critically acclaimed debut album 'Failures. For fans of Soccer Mommy, Alvvays & Phoebe Bridgers.

Fri 4 Feb 2022

£8.80 / 0131 225 1757

Lewsberg

Four-piece rock group from Rotterdam.

Mon 15 Nov

£10 / 0131 225 1757

Liz Lawrence

Midlands-born singer-songwriter and guitarist performing acoustic folk-rock with mild punk roots.

Mon 4 Oct

£0–£12.10 / 0131 225 1757

Mark Morriss

The Bluetones frontman performs with a live band.

Sat 19 Jun

Cancelled / 0131 225 1757

Thu 2 Dec

Cancelled / 0131 225 1757

Sat 12 Mar 2022

£11 / 0131 225 1757

Memes

Post-punk duo from Glasgow.

Fri 2 Jul

Cancelled / 0131 225 1757

Wed 8 Dec

£8.80 / 0131 225 1757

Mr Ben & The Bens / Sun Drift

MR BEN & THE BENS SUN DRIFT & support Thursday 31st October 2019 The Moon, Cardiff Ages 18+ 7pm Fully accessible venue. Gender neutral toilet. Venue & Access info: http://www.themooncardiff.com/about-contact

Sat 18 Sep

£0–£10 / 0131 225 1757

Mush

Leeds UK post-punk outfit.

Wed 27 Oct

£0–£9 / 0131 225 1757

Nathan Fake

Norfolk-born electronic artist.

Thu 7 Oct

£13.75 / 0131 225 1757

Nieves

Following a sold out show here in February, Nieves are back with a pre Christmas headline gig.

Fri 12 Nov

£11 / 0131 225 1757

OpenPlan

Hotly tipped indie band from the most Northern part of mainland UK.

Fri 25 Mar 2022

£7.70 / 0131 225 1757

Pan Amsterdam

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Wed 15 Sep

£0–£11 / 0131 225 1757

Paris Street Rebels

Paris Street Rebels are a 5 piece rock'n'roll band from Ballingry, Fife. Fiery punk rock with something to say

Sat 11 Dec

£8.80 / 0131 225 1757

The Recreation

The Recreation head to the capital to play Edinburgh's famous Sneaky Pete's.

Fri 18 Jun

Cancelled / 0131 225 1757

Robert Vincent

English singer-songwriter.

Sat 2 Oct

£11.25 / 0131 225 1757

Rosalie Cunningham

English singer-songwriter formerly of the band Ipso Facto.

Mon 20 Sep

£13.20 / 0131 225 1757

Shygirl

British rapper, DJ, singer, songwriter and co-head/founder of record label and collective NUXXE.

Sun 31 Oct

£0–£13.75 / 0131 225 1757

Sink Ya Teeth

https://www.facebook.com/sinkyateeth/ Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult "f you have even a passing interest in the last 40 years of dance culture, Norwich duo Sink Ya Teeth's debut is sure to sound familiarand that's the point. Maria Uzor and Gemma Cullingford's self-titled album is a veritable archive of au…

Fri 8 Oct

£0–£11 / 0131 225 1757

Sprints

Post-punk four-piece from Dublin.

Tue 26 Oct

£8.50 / 0131 225 1757

The Surfing Magazines

The quartet that contains members of Slow Club and The Wave Pictures performs its garage-rock originals.

Sat 15 Jan 2022

£0–£13.20 / 0131 225 1757

This Feeling

London's rock'n'roll/indie/mod night tours the country.

Sat 25 Sep

Sold out / 0131 225 1757

Sat 30 Oct

£7.70 / 0131 225 1757

Wed 10 Nov

£7.70 / 0131 225 1757

Sat 27 Nov

£7.70 / 0131 225 1757

Venus Grrrls

Venus Grrrls hail from Leeds, bringing a positive energy of feminism and activism through hard hitting alt rock and punk influenced music.

Fri 18 Feb 2022

£8 / 0131 225 1757

Virginia Wing

Psych-pop duo based in Manchester.

Tue 28 Sep

£0–£9 / 0131 225 1757

White Novels

White Novels are a Dark pop / shoegaze / Dream pop project. Rich musical landscapes, dreamy guitar tones and echoing vocals. One to watch in 2021.

Sat 4 Sep

£8.80 / 0131 225 1757

Reviews & features

Sneaky Pete's: 'If you come along for a dance, have a laugh and be respectful; you'll be part of the family before you know it'

4 Sep 2019

Edinburgh's finest sweatbox continues to inspire and impact the city's diverse musical landscape

It would be fair to say that the Edinburgh music scene is having a bit of a moment. Local community radio station EH-FM is continuing to flourish as it celebrates its first birthday, and Paradise Palms is masterfully maintaining its tropical blend of…

Independent Venue Week 2019: Glasgow and Edinburgh Highlights

18 Jan 2019

The Vaselines, Makeness and Vital Idles perform in support of small British music venues

Independent Venue Week is upon us once more, as grassroots music venues across the UK play host to emerging and established artists from Mon 28 Jan to Sun 3 Feb. This seven-day nationwide series of gigs pays homage to the small music venues and the…

Edinburgh venue Sneaky Pete's celebrates its 10th birthday

11 Jun 2018

Owner Nick Stewart talks about keeping the music live, loud and safe

Much is often made of Edinburgh's legendary 100-capacity 'sweatbox' on the Cowgate and rightly so. Functioning as both a space for live music – with around 250 gigs a year – and also as a busy nightclub seven nights a week, Sneaky Pete's has spent the…

Hogmanay Clubs: Edinburgh 2014

4 Dec 2014

Featuring Witness, Mungo Hi Fi, Microtrauma, Craig Smith and Gasoline Dance Machine

If Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party isn't your cup of champagne and you'd rather see in the new year dancing underground, up close and personal with disco lights for fireworks, here's your guide to the best clubs to get your groove on...

The best club nights and venues in Edinburgh

6 Sep 2013

Where to go for the best late-night music and dancing in Scotland's capital

With an eclectic scene that caters for all tastes, Edinburgh’s clubbers are just as happy in dinky wee spaces as they are in superclub caverns. Kirstyn Smith checks out the top haunts