Sneaky Pete's

Sneaky Pete's
73 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JW
  • Telephone 0131 225 1757
  • Opening times Mon–Sun 11pm–3am
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  • 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

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Advance Base

Advance Base is the electronic solo project of Chicago, IL singer/songwriter Owen Ashworth (formerly of Casiotone for the Painfully Alone). Using a two-handed arsenal of electric pianos, autoharps, Omnichords, loops, samples & drum machines, Ashworth builds minimalist, heavy-hearted, & nostalgia-obsessed tunes…

Fri 19 Jul

£11.25 / 0131 225 1757

Annie McGrath: Shepherd

Strip Light Productions / PBH's Free Fringe Deadpan comic Annie McGrath returns with her third stand-up show. Dark and charmingly offbeat, Annie tackles issues of male toxicity, consent and sheep herding. The big three! Dry jokes, silly anecdotes and some potentially serious underlying themes from a young(ish) comedian…

Sun 4 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Tue 6 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

Boogarins

Acid Box Promotions presents our favourite kind of Brazilian.. the psychedelic rock kind in the form of Boogarins! They were first introduced to Brighton in March 2018 as tour support for Tune-Yards and we are proud to host their first Brighton headline show! Thursday 18 July The Hope & Ruin Tickets: £8 + bf…

Mon 22 Jul

£11 / 0131 225 1757

Chance Mccoy (old Crow Medicine Show)

Chance McCoy is a Grammy winning Indie Folk musician from West Virginia. After receiving a grant to study with old master musicians from the Appalachian Mountains, he went on to win the Fiddle, Banjo and Dulcimer championships in his home state. His studies and deep love for the traditional ways of the mountaineer soon…

Sun 6 Oct

£13.50 / 0131 225 1757

Colin Chadwick: Quick Thinker

Colin Chadwick / PBH's Free Fringe Irish comedian Colin Chadwick is a quick thinker… but not a quality thinker. Think Wile E Coyote but instead of Road Runner, he's wildly pursuing normal social interaction. As seen on RTÉ Two, BBC Three, The AV Club and heard on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 4 Extra. 'Thick and fast' ★★★…

Sat 3 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Dave Arcari

Alt.blues guitarist whose influences include punk, rockabilly and trash country.

Wed 27 Nov

£9 / 0131 225 1757

Definition

Dancefloor friendly underground house, electro, minimal and techno cuts on four dex, FX and laptops from residents Mark Balneaves and Martin Lightbody (Audiablo Trax).

Sat 22 Jun

£0–£5 Free before 12, £5 after. / 0131 225 1757

  • 23:00 – 03:00

The Faim

Four-piece indie rock band.

Thu 29 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 225 1757

Felix And The Sunsets

Fortune Promotions Presents  Felix & The Sunsets headline Edinburgh show at Sneaky Petes  Imaginative garage rock from Leith, Edinburgh in Scotland. If you like dark, atmospheric and punky vibes then check ou

Sat 15 Jun

£6.98 / 0131 225 1757

Frankly, The Smiths-Sneaky Pete's

Frankly, The Smiths are a Scottish Smiths tribute act. The band have been together a short time, but have established themselves as Scotland's premier tribute to The Smiths, playing regular shows across the country. The four piece delve deep into the indie legend’s back catalogue, performing lengthy shows that are sure to…

Sat 14 Dec

£12 / 0131 225 1757

Gaygirl

South London quartet making dark, melodic pop.

Thu 27 Jun

£7 / 0131 225 1757

Guadalupe Plata

A gang of misfits from Úbeda's dusty streets, Guadalupe Plata blend voodoo blues, bebop, psych and rockabilly.

Tue 11 Jun

£13.75 / 0131 225 1757

Heavy Lungs

Alt.rockers from Bristol.

Thu 4 Jul

£8 / 0131 225 1757

Hometown with Bobby Analog (Body Fusion) (3 hour Set)

We welcome Bobby Analog back to Edinburgh in June for an unmissable 3 hour set at Sneaky Pete's.

Mon 3 Jun

£6–£7 / 0131 225 1757

Joe Wells Doesn't Want to Do Political Comedy Anymore!

Joe Wells / PBH's Free Fringe The news is too horrible to joke about, so Joe's looking for a new shtick. Support for Frankie Boyle, Stephen K Amos and Alexei Sayle. Writer for BBC1's Have I Got News for You. As seen on BBC3's Quickies. 'Some of the most surprising and thought-provoking material coming from any…

Sat 3 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Mellor

Reading four piece MELLOR are already causing a bit of a stir currently being featured on Spotify's "The Indie List", "Transistor" and "Hot New Bands" playlists (which have a combined following of over 250,000 listeners!). What's more they had a busy 2017 releasing six singles including the highly rated "Fire On Fire…

Fri 26 Jul

£6 / 0131 225 1757

Midi Paul EP launch

Precog records present Midi Paul's debut EP launch 'Old Future'.

Thu 6 Jun

£6 / 0131 225 1757

With Chuchotor and Krowne.

The Physics House Band

Experimental prog rock outfit.

Mon 15 Jul

£11 / 0131 225 1757

Red Rum Club

Liverpudlian alt rock quintet.

Mon 27 May

£9 / 0131 225 1757

Thu 23 May

£10 / 0131 225 1757

Saint Agnes + Dirty Boots

SAINT AGNES DIRTY BOOTS & support Wednesday 7th March 2018 The Moon, Cardiff All ages 7pm-10pm http://www.facebook.com/themooncardiff http://www.twitter.com/themooncardiff http://www.instagram.com/themooncardiff

Fri 18 Oct

£9 / 0131 225 1757

Sugarspun UK Tour Edinburgh

Subconscious Sounds Presents Sugarspun Live at Sneaky Pete's Edinburgh

Thu 25 Jul

£7 / 0131 225 1757

This Feeling - Edinburgh

“The best club in the UK for future rock n roll stars” Noel Gallagher

Sat 25 May

£6.60 / 0131 225 1757

Trampled Daisy

Fortune Promotions Presents  Trampled Daisy Headline Edinburgh show at Sneaky Petes!   

Sun 7 Jul

£5.92 / 0131 225 1757

Trudy & The Romance

Grungy garage rock and doo-wop.

Fri 11 Oct

£10 / 0131 225 1757

The Vaunts

The venue is 14+, those aged 14-17 must be accompanied by an 18+. Any under 18's might be breathalysed.

Wed 29 May

£5.92 / 0131 225 1757

Violet Gang Edinburgh: Cora Pearl

Violet Gang Edinburgh presents Cora Pearl + Special Guests at Sneaky Pete's. Tuesday 25th June. £6 ADV // £8 OTD. // 7.00pm - 10.00pm.

Tue 25 Jun

£6.72 / 0131 225 1757

Vistas

Edinburgh based indie-rockers for those who like Catfish and the Bottlemen or Biffy Clyro. The band are made up of members Prentice Robertson, Dylan Rush and Jamie Law and they've supported the likes of Delamere and Hector Bizerk.

Sun 16 Jun

£9 / 0131 225 1757

Reviews & features

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

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