Niteworks: Comann

Niteworks: Comann

This celebratory performance closes our Leith Theatre series in a joyful collaboration between artists from the Gaelic music scene. 

The Cinematic Orchestra

The Cinematic Orchestra

The British nu-jazz group bring their signature combination of jazz improvisation and electronica to Leith Theatre. 

Lucy Dacus

Lucy Dacus

The indie singer-songwriter blends poetic lyrics with captivating melodies to create moving, spellbinding performances. 

Ezra Furman

Ezra Furman

Exploring themes of identity, religion, political angst, love and anxiety, Furman has become an icon for the misunderstood and the oppressed. 

Arooj Aftab

Arooj Aftab

The composer and singer blends ancient Eastern music with contemporary American influences to create a transcendent sound. 

Kae Tempest

Kae Tempest

Kae Tempest has been nominated twice for the Mercury Prize and won the Ted Hughes Award for poetry. 

Arab Strap

Arab Strap

The much-loved cult indie rock duo of Aidan Moffat and Malcolm Middleton return with their first new album in 16 years. 

Ibeyi

Ibeyi

Twin sisters weave musical influences from across the globe together with multilingual lyrics and hypnotic harmonies. 

Princess Nokia

Princess Nokia

Following the biggest year of her career so far, the New York rapper brings one of her searingly honest and energetic performances to Leith. 

Martin Hayes & The Common Ground Ensemble

Martin Hayes & The Common Ground Ensemble

One of Ireland’s most significant and accomplished fiddlers brings a Celtic element to the Leith Theatre stage. 

Sons of Kemet

Sons of Kemet

A supergroup of British jazz talents, Sons of Kemet are famed for their incendiary live sets and complex, genre-bending sound. 

Squarepusher

Squarepusher

The genre-defying electronic artist fuses hypnotic dance music with futuristic sounds to create an ecstatic, fast-paced performance. 

Jeff Mills: Tomorrow Comes The Harvest

Jeff Mills: Tomorrow Comes The Harvest

Witness a hugely versatile, forward-looking, space-obsessed, electronic pioneer give one of his iconic performances. 

Taraf de Caliu

Taraf de Caliu

The Romany folk supergroup showcase music from a tradition dating back hundreds of years. 

Alan Cumming presents Club Cumming

Alan Cumming presents Club Cumming

Club Cumming began in Alan’s Studio 54 dressing room after performances of Cabaret on Broadway in 2015, where pals like Sting, Gareth Pugh and Monica Lewinsky would come backst… 

Boards of Canada’s ‘Hi Scores’

Boards of Canada’s ‘Hi Scores’

Berlin-based classical collective, s t a r g a z e have teamed up with an extraordinary mix of musical talents over the years; Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo, The Magnetic North, Juli… 

Since Yesterday

Since Yesterday

With Sacred Paws, Bossy Love, and The Van T’s, and a special performance from the Since Yesterday Supergroup playing the music of Strawberry Switchblade, Ettes, Sophisticated Boom… 

Mogwai

Mogwai

Glasgow’s mighty post-rock turned arena-rock gods celebrated the twentieth anniversary of their debut album Mogwai Young Team last year, just as they were putting out album numbe… 

Lau-Land

Lau-Land

WITH BRIGHDE CHAIMBEUL, RANT & RONA LIGHTFOOT An evening part of the all-day takeover by the fabulous Lau, a trio of folk adventurers with roots in Oban, Orkney and Edinburgh… 

Neu! Reekie! #2

Neu! Reekie! #2

The second of two specially curated lineups see much loved local arts collective Neu! Reekie! assemble some mighty cult icons for one glorious evening. 

Karine Polwart's Scottish Songbook

Karine Polwart's Scottish Songbook

Scottish folk singer-songwriter Karine Polwart has a knack of delivering sucker punches in the gentlest, subtlest of ways. 

Hidden Door present The Jesus and Mary Chain

Hidden Door present The Jesus and Mary Chain

Edinburgh multi-arts festival Hidden Door was instrumental in getting the long out-of-action Leith Theatre open to the public again, after years of being used as a council storage … 

Le Vent du Nord & Julie Fowlis

Le Vent du Nord & Julie Fowlis

For this specially curated evening, Celtic Connections brings its festival favourites Le Vent du Nord (The North Wind), a francophone folk music group from Saint-Antoine-sur-Richel… 

Neu! Reekie! #1

Neu! Reekie! #1

Avant-garde collective Neu! Reekie! have been busy feeding and nurturing an exciting grassroots scene in Edinburgh since 2011, and they’re bringing a typically delicious, eclecti… 

SOPHIE, Lanark Artefax, Spencer & Sofay

SOPHIE, Lanark Artefax, Spencer & Sofay

Glasgow record label Numbers presents an evening of exciting names in electronic music, with innovative live performance and DJ sets from a selection of national and international … 

Anna Meredith & Southbank Sinfonia

Anna Meredith & Southbank Sinfonia

Anna Meredith performs her debut album Varmints, in a specially expanded version for her band and the 30-piece Southbank Sinfonia orchestra. 

Django Django

Django Django

Three heavy hitting pop acts, all made in Scotland, come together for this dazzling indie line-up. 

King Creosote

King Creosote

King Creosote, aka Kenny Anderson, returns to the International Festival three years after he performed his glorious soundtrack to the nostalgia-soaked film, From Scotland With Lov… 

Kate Tempest

Kate Tempest

Born and bred in south east London, poet, rapper, novelist and playwright Kate Tempest is one of the UK’s most innovative and celebrated artists. 

Neneh Cherry

Neneh Cherry

The Swedish singer, rapper and audacious 80s icon Neneh Cherry makes her International Festival debut to perform songs from her three-decade career. 

Anna Calvi

Anna Calvi

Her eponymous debut album, Anna Calvi, was a record of raw power that signalled the arrival of an ambitious and inventive songwriter, and was nominated for the Mercury Prize. 

This Is The Kit

This Is The Kit

An exceptional songwriter and gifted storyteller, This Is The Kit is the much-beloved musical project of Kate Stables, whose intriguing lyrics and minimalist arrangements make her … 

Sharon Van Etten

Sharon Van Etten

Emotionally raw harmonic melodies abound on New Jersey songwriter Sharon Van Etten’s songs of love and loss. 

Teenage Fanclub

Teenage Fanclub

The legendary Scottish alternative rock band, described by Kurt Cobain as ‘the best band in the world’, play songs from their three-decade career. 

Villagers

Villagers

The musical project of Dublin singer/songwriter Conor O’Brien, Villagers first came to prominence with the release of their debut album Becoming a Jackal which was shortlisted fo… 

Efterklang

Efterklang

Returning from a six-year hiatus, the Danish indie rock group from Copenhagen play otherworldly, ambitious, exceptional pop songs. 

Jarvis Cocker presents JARV IS...

Jarvis Cocker presents JARV IS...

JARV is an experiment JARV is a night to remember JARV is a live experience with no barriers JARV is .