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

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Agora 004: Pangaea (Hessle Audio)

We'd like to say a big thanks to everyone who has came to our last 3 parties; they've all been killer. For our final party of 2019, we invite none other than UK heavyweight, Pangaea! Pangaea (real name Kevin McAuley) is 1/3 of the legendary Hessle Audio, a label responsible for helping shape the sound of UK dance music…

Sat 9 Nov

£8–£10 + £1 booking charge. / 0131 220 2514

Amy Lou & The Monday Club at The Mash House, Edinburgh

Amy Lou is a Scottish singer songwriter with a difference. Combining conversational lyrics, catchy pop melodies, and a strong stage presence, Amy paints the picture of living as a young person who doesn't exactly fit into her given box. With her second EP "Her Stories" out now and a certain song about a marine…

Sat 23 Nov

£7.70 / 0131 220 2514


Alternative rock and indie-pop performing foursome from Uxbridge.

Fri 15 Nov

£8 / 0131 220 2514

Brame & Hamo (3 hour set) ⑊ Hect㋡rs Halloween

Our 5th annual All Hallows' Eve shindig featuring 4 very special guests

Thu 31 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 220 2514

Compression & Floor Friction Presents: Scott Brown

After our successful relaunch event in September we bring you another night of fun.

Fri 29 Nov

£11.25 / 0131 220 2514

David Keenan

David Keenan is an Irish songwriter, a young Artist who uses his lyrics to paint pictures with words on canvases of silence, curating a body of work which is steeped in the poetic tradition of old but delivered in such a way that is entirely his own. Creating an inner world through narrative songwriting while leaving…

Thu 5 Mar 2020

£8 / 0131 220 2514

De Staat

The Dutch quintet, who have played at major venues and festivals across Europe, plays alt rock music.

Sun 10 Nov

£12 / 0131 220 2514

Etc 44: Hammered House Of Horror Ii

It’s our favourite time of year again, time for a Halloween party ETC style. We’re looking for the most terrifyingly trashed fancy dress possible: Gurning Ghouls, Wasted Witches, Muntered Monsters, Werewolves on a Whitey and Zonked Out Zombies. It’s the return of our Hammered House of Horrors. The ETC Residents (plus a…

Fri 1 Nov

£5 £5 with costume / 0131 220 2514

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Feet + The Van T's & Medicine Cabinet

Feet recently released the second single from the album, ‘Ad Blue’ with its superb Wild-West themed video full of highjinks, Stetsons and duelling kettle’s in dusty Main St. Check out the video here. Ad Blue follows recent top 10 (vinyl) single ‘English Weather’ which further solidified the bands status as one of the most…

Thu 7 Nov

£9 + £1 booking charge. / 0131 220 2514

Fickle Friends

The five-piece Brighton-based band performs its 1980s style new wave pop.

Wed 4 Dec

£10 / 0131 220 2514

Glass Caves

The Leeds-based five-piece band plays alternative rock.

Wed 6 Nov

£11 / 0131 220 2514

Haptic & Friends - Label Launch w/ J Wax, Treb & Feena

𝐒𝐩𝐚𝐜𝐞: 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐫. 𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐬𝐞 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐯𝐨𝐲𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐡𝐚𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐜 𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐞. 𝐈𝐭𝐬 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐮𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧: 𝐭𝐨 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐥𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝𝐬. 𝐓𝐨 𝐬𝐞𝐞𝐤 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐬𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐫𝐚𝐮𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐬 𝐠𝐨𝐨𝐝 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞𝐬. 𝐓?…

Fri 25 Oct

£3–£5 OTD / 0131 220 2514

Harvey McKay x We Are The Brave x Drumcode

Harvey McKay is coming to town with a truck load of techno. Drumcode x We Are The Brave x My Favourite Freaks. Lighting Especial for Halloween.

Fri 1 Nov

£7–£11.25 / 0131 220 2514

Hect?rs All Hallows' Eve 2019 ? Brame & Hamo, 1-800 GIRLS + more

Following three hugely successful capacity/sell-out years at our spiritual home on Blair Street and another at the Warehouse, Hectors annual All Hallows' Eve shindig is moving this year to one of Edinburgh's finest venues. The party will take place across the full 3 floors/4 rooms.

Thu 31 Oct

£0–£15 Free before 9.30pm, £10 before 10.30pm, £15 after / 0131 220 2514

Hometown Presents: Tommy Holohan (Rave Selekts)

This November we are proud to welcome one of Ireland's fastest rising young DJ's, Tommy Holohan to the Mash House for his Edinburgh debut.

Fri 8 Nov

£7–£9.05 / 0131 220 2514

Indigo Velvet

Edinburgh indie rock outfit previously known as 'The Kiks'.

Sat 16 Nov

£9 / 0131 220 2514


Lo-fi, alt pop outfit from Birmingham.

Fri 22 Nov

£12 / 0131 220 2514

Jesse Malin

The rocker from Queens, New York and former member of D Generation and PCP Highway performs solo work from his upcoming album.

Sun 8 Mar 2020

£17 / 0131 220 2514

John Power

Solo acoustic show from the ex-Las and ex-Cast man.

Sat 9 Nov

£15 / 0131 220 2514


Beginning their career by busking on the streets of Ireland and LA to craft, refine and develop their sound, the now award-winning, multi-platinum selling collective who remain based in Dublin hit the road to perform their self-penned folk-rock material.

Tue 29 Oct

£15 / 0131 220 2514

Palidrone & Hilltown Disco: DMX Krew [LIVE]

With a career spanning 25 years, DMX Krew has been a key fixture of the DIY electronic music scene since the early '90s, having consistently released records on the likes of Aphex Twin's Rephlex Records, Shipwrec, and his own imprint Breakin' Records for 25 years. Commanding a cult-like following around the world among…

Fri 15 Nov

£5–£10 + £1 booking charge. / 0131 220 2514


Pongo was born in the drunken haze of an Austin, Texas apartment closet in the winter of 2015. After numerous noise complaints and threats from police, they were forced to play music outside the confines of a stale, dimly lit apartment. This is an 18+ event.

Sun 1 Dec

£16.50 / 0131 220 2514

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets

Perth-native psych-rock group.

Sat 26 Oct

£13.75 / 0131 220 2514

Pulse Residents

Free entry residents party. Darrell Pulse & Sean Laird (all night) Shaun Johnston, Chris Bone, Jake Devlin

Sat 26 Oct

£0–£6 Free before 11.30pm. / 0131 220 2514

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Samedia Shebeen

Full power Samedia vibes with a residents only session in the main room and special guests Karawane come down from Inverness to spin in the bar.

Sat 2 Nov

£5–£7 £5 before 12/ £7 after (Students £5 £5 all night for students) / 0131 220 2514

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Self Esteem

Solo electro-pop project from Slow Club's Rebecca Taylor.

Sun 27 Oct

£13.75 / 0131 220 2514

Vandal Palace + Special Guests

Scruff of the Neck presents Vandal Palace Vandal Palace' are a Scottish four-piece Indie Rock/Pop band. The Links The band incorporate the kind of eclectic energy found with the Britpop heroes of the 90’s - Discovery Music

Fri 25 Oct

£8 / 0131 220 2514


London based rock band who supported Royal Blood on tour.

Wed 22 Jan 2020

£12.10 / 0131 220 2514


Psychedelic alt.rock band with connections to Jack White’s Third Man Records.

Tue 12 Nov

£12.50 / 0131 220 2514

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