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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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.

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Alex Rex

With a dark new alter ego, Trembling Bells' Alex Neilson pushes himself into uncomfortable places for his bold and brilliant debut as a solo artist The Guardian Alex Rex is the solo project from Alex Neilson (Trembling Bells/ Bonnie 'Prince' Billy) and friends. Singing songs of love, loss and loathing. This is their…

Sun 19 Apr

£9 / 0131 225 1757

Tue 5 May

£11 / 0131 225 1757


Beatroots is back for a night of worldly sounds and rhythms. Taking over Edinburgh's favorite dance floor: Iced Gem and Duggy Dubs are joined by Hiba

Thu 16 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 225 1757

The Covasettes

Indie-rock four-piece from Manchester.

Sun 26 Apr

£7.70 / 0131 225 1757


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 Feb

Free (after midnight £5) / 0131 225 1757

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Dry Cleaning

Nothing clean about it. Dry Cleaning's divisive, scuzzy indie goodness is coming to you. Good luck trying to get yourself in the know online, they're super elusive, so you best get down there. This is an 18+ event.

Thu 13 Feb

£11 / 0131 225 1757

En Attendant Ana

Parisian quintet playing dreamy indie-pop.

Mon 10 Feb

£7 / 0131 225 1757


The Mansfield singer-songwriter performs her indie-folk songs.

Tue 28 Jan

Cancelled / 0131 225 1757

Italia 90

Scuzzy punk quartet from London.

Sat 8 Feb

£7 / 0131 225 1757


Surf grooves, sunshine pop, sizzling psychedelia and garage rock - buoyant, sleek and undeniably sexy.

Mon 20 Apr

£10 / 0131 225 1757



Wed 18 Mar

£9 / 0131 225 1757

The Lottery Winners

Melodic indie-pop quartet from Leigh.

Wed 8 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 225 1757

Neon Waltz

Indie rock from the Caithness-based band.

Tue 7 Apr

£12.50 / 0131 225 1757


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

Fri 20 Mar

£11 / 0131 225 1757


OpenPlan are a hotly tipped indie band from the most Northern part of mainland UK. We're delighted to announce Scottish dates with them. Get involved

Thu 28 May

£7.70 / 0131 225 1757

Fri 29 May

£8 / 0131 225 1757


This Is Tmrw presents Pregoblin at Hare & Hounds on Tuesday May 7th.

Wed 12 Feb

£11 / 0131 225 1757

Thu 5 Mar

£11 / 0131 225 1757

Public Practice

Public Practice Distance Is a Mirror The debut EP from New York band Public Practice, Distance is a Mirror, is a confident, juried testimony of love steeped in dark optimism. Dry, deadpan vocals chant over skittish guitar and danceable 70s groovessongs snapping like rubber bandsseesawing between post-punk and…

Sun 10 May

£10 / 0131 225 1757

Rosalie Cunningham

English singer-songwriter formerly of the band Ipso Facto.

Sat 23 May

£14.30 / 0131 225 1757

The Seamonsters

Quirky Indie-pop Fun

Sat 7 Mar

£7.70 / 0131 225 1757


Grunge and post-punk group from London.

Sun 9 Feb

£10.12 / 0131 225 1757

Spinning Coin

Dark indie action on Domino Records.

Thu 12 Mar

£9 / 0131 225 1757

The Starlight Magic Hour

The Starlight Magic Hour beckon you into a world of victims turned perpetrators, heroes and villains switching roles on a whim and an ongoing battle between love and hate. A world where the line between good and evil is so blurred and yet so clear. These, sometimes, horrific tales of abuse and conflict are a mutated…

Thu 9 Apr

£9 / 0131 225 1757

This Feeling

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

Sat 29 Feb

£7.70 / 0131 225 1757

Sat 28 Mar

£7.70 / 0131 225 1757

Velveteen Riot, Eat The Friek and The Homoromantics

A special indie-rock, garage, pop and punk night featuring the newest voices on the Scottish music scene.

Sun 15 Mar

£6 / 0131 225 1757

  • 19:00 – 22:00

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

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