The Mash House

The Mash House
37 Guthrie Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JG
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The Mash House

This cowgate events space spans three floors and hosts everything from nightclubs to chess classes. Function spaces can be hired for art shows, photography exhibitions, staff parties, film previews, comedy clubs and anything else you can think for them to host. The nightclub opened in 2013 and specialises in electronic music, with previous guests including Slam, Marcus Hawkes, Big Miz, Borrowed Identity, La Fleur, Neil Landstrumm and Modini. There's also a mid-sized live venue, with a 250 capacity for gigs.

The Mash House is a multi-purpose venue with three fully functioning event spaces with state-of-the-art sound systems, lighting rigs and access to a qualified sound technician. Each room has access to a licensed bar. Cloakroom, dressing-rooms and cash-desk staff are also available on request. With our ethos for inclusivity, function spaces may be hired for almost anything. We've hosted everything from world-class DJs to drag shows; photography exhibitions to birthday parties. If you wish to book an event or just want to know more, please get in touch!

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Events at this venue

There are 25 events at this location

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Bad Vibrations Presents: Rats On Rafts

Bad Vibes are Night Terrors have teamed up to bring you Rotterdam's finest; Rats On Rafts. FREE ENTRY. Support to be announced soon. Rats On Rafts Tuesday 29th August 2017 // Door 1930 // The Shacklewell Arms // FREE ENTRY //

Fri 10 Dec

£11 / 0131 220 2514


Celt rockers playing singalong anthems.

Fri 29 Oct

Cancelled / 0131 220 2514

Be Charlotte

Electro pop singer-songwriter from Dundee.

Mon 15 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 220 2514

Black Foxxes

The West Country three-piece plays lyrically intelligent melodic rock.

Thu 25 Nov

£10 / 0131 220 2514

Black Marble

Black Marble is an American music project formed in 2012 in Brooklyn, New York. It is led by electronic musician Chris Stewart and formerly featured Ty Kube of Team Robespierre.

Wed 27 Oct

£16.10 / 0131 220 2514

Bound In Sound presents John Paynter

Bound In Sound presents the first in a series of monthly events at The Mash House, bringing some of the finest underground DJ's from around the UK to Edinburgh. The October edition sees residents Chris Scott and Howie being joined by Leeds-based DJ and producer, John Paytner (Paisley Dark Records) for a night of acid…

Sat 30 Oct

Free / 0131 220 2514

Broken Witt Rebels

Birmingham quartet that mixes classic rock with soulful blues.

Thu 20 Jan 2022

£12 / 0131 220 2514

Chubby and the Gang

English rock band formed in West London in 2019.

Sat 13 Nov

£12 / 0131 220 2514

Deep Jungle Walk

We bring Deep Jungle Back to Edinburgh after a very successful first night in 2019. This will be out first event since the pandemic so we hope to put on a great party for everyone with the best psy trance has to offer!

Sat 1 Jan 2022

£7 / 0131 220 2514

Do Nothing

Nottingham-based art-rock quartet.

Fri 5 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 220 2514

Earl Jeffers [3 hour set] ⥊ Club_Nacht x Fresh Take Records

No matter what Earl Jeffers puts his hand to, you’re guaranteed it’s going to be dripping with soul. The producer and DJ began his musical journey under the name Chesus, releasing rough and ready house grooves on a series of labels including 4 Lux, Local Talk and Ten Thousand. But his output as Earl Jeffers took centre…

Sat 11 Dec

£10 / 0131 220 2514


The New York six-piece, known for creating the theme to TV show Justified, performs a mixture of bluegrass and rap.

Wed 22 Jun 2022

£16.87 / 0131 220 2514


Lo-fi, alt pop outfit from Birmingham.

Wed 24 Nov

£13.50 / 0131 220 2514


Dark, outsider pop from Manchester's Julie Campbell.

Wed 2 Feb 2022

£13.80 / 0131 220 2514

The Lovely Eggs

Quirky DIY lo-fi duo from Lancaster.

Sat 28 May 2022

£14.76 / 0131 220 2514


Motorama are a Russian new wave band that formed in 2008 in Rostov-On-Don and have released five full-length albums, gaining global recognition and performing in South America, Asia and Europe. This is an 18+ event.

Tue 15 Feb 2022

£16.50 / 0131 220 2514

The Mysterines

Four-piece piece alternative rock band from Liverpool.

Thu 28 Oct

£8 / 0131 220 2514

October Drift

October Drift take influence from My Bloody Valentine, The National and Smashing Pumpkins when crafting their melodic, fuzzy soundscapes.

Tue 2 Nov

£8 / 0131 220 2514

Orlando Weeks

Orlando Weeks (The Maccabees) plays indie, pop, punk and funk.

Fri 11 Mar 2022

£22 / 0131 220 2514


Sydney five-piece performing a selection of catchy pop songs.

Sat 21 May 2022

£14.19 / 0131 220 2514

Porridge Radio

Indie rock band from Brighton.

Sun 28 Nov

£12.37 / 0131 220 2514

Samedia Shebeen ft. Village Cuts

This month we continue our residency at The Mash House by inviting London-based DJ/production duo Village Cuts to share the decks. If you have been to any of our dances or parties over the last few years you will have heard their music, and definately danced to it. Village Cuts infuse Afro-Latin and Carribean inspired…

Sat 6 Nov

Free / 0131 220 2514


Alejandro Aranda, known by his stage name Scarypoolparty, is an American singer, musician, and reality television personality from California, and runner-up on the 17th season of American Idol.

Mon 18 Jul 2022

£12.50 / 0131 220 2514

Space Dimension Controller [3hr set] ⥊ + Many More ⥊ Club_Nacht

To celebrate Halloween, the biggest night out of the year, we're delighted to bring you none other than Belfast's Space Dimension Controller! Space Dimension Controller is Mr. 8040 from a planet called Mikrosector-50. OK, he might not be, but his musical storytelling is so evocative you'll be happy to believe him anyway.

Sun 31 Oct

£15 / 0131 220 2514


Liverpool-born, London-based singer Zuzu plays the guitar and is influenced by music from the ‘60s such as The Beatles and The Beach boys, as well as from the ‘90s such as Granddaddy, Bright Eyes and Pavement.

Tue 7 Dec

£11 / 0131 220 2514

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