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.

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Alasdair Roberts, Amble Skuse & David Mcguinness

Scottish singer Alasdair Roberts teams up with Amble Skuse and David McGuinness to tour their recent album What News.

Fri 28 Sep

£13.20 / 0131 225 1757

Mon 1 Oct

£13.20 / 0131 225 1757

Athens of the North Disco Club

Disco shenanigans, appropriately in the Athens of the North.

Fri 17 Aug

£6 / 0131 225 1757

Bloxx

Alternative rock and indie-pop performing foursome from Uxbridge.

Thu 1 Nov

£9 / 0131 225 1757

The Bright Skies & The Capollos

The Bright Skies and The Capollos play the first date of their joint headline tour in Scotland.

Sat 29 Sep

£7 / 0131 225 1757

Charm Offensive

Mick Neven / PBH's Free Fringe Top Australian headline act Mick Neven returns to the Fringe with a brand-new show about love, life, loss and the pitfalls of buying second hand sex robots. Best Comedy nominee – Fringe World, Perth 2018. 'It’s a rollercoaster wizard of a ride from Oz' (International Times, Edinburgh…

Wed 15 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

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

  • 17:00 – 17:50

Thu 16 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

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

Fri 17 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

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

…and 8 more dates until 25 Aug

Childcare

Crisp, thrilling alt.pop and new wave.

Fri 5 Oct

£8 / 0131 225 1757

Colin Macleod

Formerly 'the Boy Who Trapped the Sun' - Macleod is back to using his regular name and still producing languid west coast folk.

Mon 3 Sep

£8 / 0131 225 1757

Dave Arcari

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

Fri 30 Nov

£8.80 / 0131 225 1757

Dave Arcari Live

Scottish alt.blues troubadour Dave Arcari returns from his USA tour for this exclusive Edinburgh show.

Fri 30 Nov

£8.80 / 0131 225 1757

Drahla

Indie rock from Wakefield / Leeds.

Wed 28 Nov

£9 / 0131 225 1757

Eleanor Friedberger

Former frontwoman of The Fiery Furnaces, and subject of Franz Ferdinand's 'Eleanor Put Your Boots On', with an idiosyncratic approach to her music.

Tue 30 Oct

£12.10 / 0131 225 1757

The Fuck It List 2.

Obie is a Scottish comedy legend who is highly regarded as one of the most naturally talented comedians on the circuit today. He will take you on a surreal journey filled with laughter. This show is about getting out of your comfort zone. You’re only one fuck-it away from changing everything. " Laugh out loud" Three Weeks.

Tue 21 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 1757

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

Holy $#!% It’S Music & Comedy

Matt Griffo (Chicago, USA) is an internationally touring musical comedian. Griffo‘s show is what you would get if Ben Folds and Flight of the Conchords had a lovechild. Griffo’s stories and songs on ukulele and piano have been featured on FunnyorDie and Buzzfeed. He is also performing at Zoo Venue, 7:45pm, Aug 19-27.

Tue 21 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 1757

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

Husky Loops

Rock quartet from London.

Wed 3 Oct

£9 / 0131 225 1757

Iglooghost

Irish DJ also known as Seamus Malliagh plays techno, dance, hip hop and electronica tracks.

Mon 22 Oct

£12.65 / 0131 225 1757

Is This the Worst Quiz / Game Show Ever? (Edinburgh Regional Championships) Hosted by Yianni Agisilaou

Yianni Agisilaou / PBH's Free Fringe A cross between Mastermind, Ultimate Cage Fighting, and the Royal Variety Hour in a bar off Cowgate. Come watch guest comedians battle it out on stage in the ultimate comedy quiz/game show. In a series of increasingly-challenging questions and potentially life-threatening tasks…

Wed 15 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

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

  • 19:30 – 20:30

Thu 16 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

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

Fri 17 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

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

…and 8 more dates until 25 Aug

Jacques Barrett is The Confident Profiler

15 yrs as a standup has weaponised Jacques’ ability to sum people up on sight. I’m sure you have good intuition, but let’s go deeper/stupider: Interpret body language, body art and body odour. Conceal gaping character flaws from your new love interests. Spot a sociopath way too late. ★★★★ - Herald Sun ★★★★★ - The West…

Wed 15 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 20:45 – 21:40

Thu 16 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 25 Aug

John Murry

Gospel blues from this Mississippi native.

Mon 17 Sep

£13.75 / 0131 225 1757

L.A Salami

Hailing from London Lookman Adekunle Salami presents his brand of alt-indie music.

Thu 8 Nov

£8 / 0131 225 1757

The Lake Poets

Sunderland singer-songwriter Martin Longstaff knows his Eng Lit and performs as the Lake Poets, with accompanying musicians.

Wed 26 Sep

£11.50 / 0131 225 1757

Mick Neven: Charm Offensive

Top Aussie Headline Mick Neven returns with a brand new show about Love, Life, Loss and the pitfalls of buying second hand Sex Robots. Best Comedy Nominee – Fringeworld, Perth 2018. “It’s a rollercoaster Wizard of a ride from Oz” – The International Times, Edinburgh 2017. ★★★★ - The Age, 2016. ★★★★ - The Herald Sun, 2017.

Tue 21 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 1757

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

Wed 22 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 1757

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

Orphan Colours

A UK alt-country outfit led by songwriter Steven Llewellyn.

Thu 8 Nov

£11–£14.30 / 0131 225 1757

Peter Dobbing: Pleased With Yourself Isn't the Same as Being Happy

"Upbeat and energetic and above all, entertaining" Advertiser, Adelaide. Bristol Underground Comedy brings Peter Dobbing's world tour back to Sneaky Pete's. Centrally located hour of free Fringe stand-up comedy at half two. Geeky and accessible: you should come.

Wed 15 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 14:30 – 15:30

Thu 16 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 25 Aug

Plastic House + special guests

Scruff of the Neck presents

Tue 23 Oct

£8 / 0131 225 1757

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets

Perth-native psych-rock group.

Sat 15 Sep

£8 / 0131 225 1757

Rich Wilson's Still Relevant

Rich Wilson has learned a lot in 46 years and he’d like to share it with you, through the medium of laughing ya socks off. Straight forward, no nonsense comedy.

Wed 15 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 18:15 – 19:15

Thu 16 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 17 Aug

Performance Space

Free / 0131 225 1757

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 25 Aug

Royal T at Heaters

Garage beast Royal T returns to Sneaks with some Heaters.

Sun 23 Sep

£6–£10 / 0131 225 1757

Sam Evian

This Is Tmrw welcome Sam Evian to Hare & Hounds on Monday 21st May 2018.

Tue 16 Oct

£9 / 0131 225 1757

Sean Focus - Passion & Progress TOUR

Edinburgh afro-swing artist, Sean Focus kicks off his tour at Sneaky Pete's in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Sun 2 Sep

£8 / 0131 225 1757

Skinny Pelembe

Afro psychedelic soul from the South-African born, UK-exiled beatmaker/guitarist.

Wed 19 Sep

£11 / 0131 225 1757

Tangerinecat Uk Tour/earth Wire/w O L F N O T E //

Cute Owl Promotions proudly presents: tAngerinecAt, Earth Wire and W O L F N O T E // as part of the Edinburgh leg of tAngerinecAt's UK Tour. An amazing night of highly individual music. Tangerinecat tAngerinecAt was formed in 2008 in Ukraine as a collaboration between Ukrainian born Eugene Purpurovsky and English…

Sat 17 Nov

£6 / 0131 225 1757

This Feeling - Edinburgh

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

Sat 22 Sep

£6.60 / 0131 225 1757

The Velveteers

Grungey aggressive punk rock outfit from Colorado.

Sat 13 Oct

£7 in advance; £9 on the door / 0131 225 1757

With Emme Woods and The Motion Poets.

Virginia Wing

VIRGINIA WING are an inventive psych-pop duo based in Manchester, who take their name from Grace Slick's mother. Consisting of Alice Merida Richards (Vocals, Synths, Organ) and Samuel Pillay (Synths, guitar, noises, bass), their music is a sprawling amalgamation of experimental pop songs with texture, depth and nuance;…

Sun 7 Oct

£8 / 0131 225 1757

The Weather Station

The project of Canadian songwriter Tamara Lindeman, featuring folk music based in classic elements of songcraft.

Sun 26 Aug

£11 / 0131 225 1757

What’S In The Box?

What's in the box? What's in the box? What is in that box? There's a box there - what's in it? What is in the bloody box? Tell me! Tell me what's in the box!! It's a panel show with a box. But what's in it? What's in the box? WHAT'S IN THE FUCKING BOX?

Tue 21 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 1757

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

Yassassin + Sit Down + Support

Our favourite London babes are taking to the stage for us once again to shred you silly. After marking their territory earlier this year, Yassassin are excited to announce their debut EP Vitamin Y alongside new single 'Cherry Pie'. A band that annihilates and re-works controlled chaos, nostalgic new-wave attitudes and…

Mon 24 Sep

£7 / 0131 225 1757

Reviews & features

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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