Leith Life Center Fundraising : Family Day + Live Music
DOORS 1:00pm // £tbc
Leith Life Centre is a social enterprise project created by Josie O'Neill to bring much needed support services to parents and children in Leith.
There will be organised activities from 1pm - 5pm, with live music throughout the day and well into the evening. There will also be a wide range of other games and activities after 5pm - Leith Depot is child friendly until 8pm, so come and make a day of it with us! The event will end with a community jam session, so bring your instruments & your dancing shoes!! Join us this Thursday, 5th of April for our family fun day at Leith Depot, host to a wide range of games and activities for the whole family to enjoy, more infos here
HomeSlice : Howdy Tour
DOORS 7:30pm // £5 OTD
In celebration of the release of their debut album "Howdy" Homeslice will be throwing a party in the capital at Leith Depot Wylde - Drawing influence from the likes of DIIV and My Bloody Valentine, Wylde are a 4 piece noise pop band based out of West Lothian, Scotland, whose sound solely revolves round dark and intertwining reverb and chorus drenched guitar riffs, untamed feedback and militant drum beats
Homeslice - KNOWN for their versatile and steadfastly inventive material that has saw them surge in acclaim with each passing release, the dawning of the next evolution of Home$lice is upon as they hurtle towards the release of their debut album.
Downstairs Bar : Dimension Doors DJ Set
DOORS 8:30pm // Free
Set the controls for the heart of Leith Walk! Dimension Door returns, as DJs Olly and Jake prepare to delve into into all the hits and misfits, A-sides, B-sides and Z-sides, playing anything and everything in the downstairs bar at Leith Depot.
El Morgan & The Divers + Friends
DOORS 5:00pm //Entry: Sliding scale; e-mail email@example.com for advance tickets
EL MORGAN AND THE DIVERS - El, a true stalwart of the UK DIY scene with a voice that'll send tingles up your spine to boot, is returning to Scotland for the first time in a good 4/5 years or so. This time, she's bringing a gang to back her up - an all-star assemblage featuring members of Personal Best, Just Blankets and Haters.
El will be join by T-Shirt Weather, Bike Notes, Uniforms, Petroleum Genderloss, Turtle Lamone & The Prohibitions + more
5:00pm // £5 ADV Tickets here
Jagger Lips presents Beta Waves, Traaps & Mad Gerald
The Washboard Resonators April Tour
DOORS 8:00PM // £4 OTD
THE WASHBOARD RESONATORS- are a duo that play foot-stomping blues, vaudeville, ragtime, hokum, skif e, swing and folk like it was in the 1920s, 30s & 40s.
On stage, you can expect a varied and entertaining show with upbeat songs, harmonies, tap dancing and an array of old instruments, including; washboard, resonator guitars, banjo, ukulele, snare drum, suitcase bass drum, spoons and our very own invention—the kazoosaphone.
The duo’s material comprises of both original and carefully arranged traditional numbers by their favourite artists. These artists include; Blind Boy Fuller, Louis Armstrong, Fred Astaire, Robert Johnson, Lonnie Donnegan, Tampa Red and The Washboard Rhythm Kings.
Manish Pingle // Earth Wire // Obviate Parade
DOORS 8:00PM // £7 OTD
MANISH PINGLE - Indian Slide Maestro Manish Pingle returns from Bombay for another stellar run of UK shows. You may have heard his unique styling on the soundtrack to "Life of Pi" Support from Edinburgh soulhop types Earthwire and wild improv machine Obviate Parade
Fuzz Bat VI: Balances
DOORS 7:30PM // £3 OTD
So gig number six... Here is the conclusion to the second trilogy of gigs I've put on. Part 6 is when sagas/series/franchises can hit their stride right? Final Fantasy VI is regarded as the best in that series by some, so there's one example... Anyhow four acts will perform at the depot on Wednesday 11th May. They are(in order of appearance)... Unwavering: Solo drony ambience. Chilled and haunted with swirls Fistymuffs: Riot Grrrl Punk trio. Bold and spiky with whooshes Dr.VZX Moist: Noisy punk trio. Loud and furious with oddness Star Rover: Guitar-pop power trio. Engaging and melodic with brightness
Krow & The Electric Temple
DOORS 8:00PM // £3 OTD
KROW - Taking the UK Electronica music scene by storm, critically-acclaimed vocalist and pagan rave sensation Krow is the new incarnation of the infamous and impossibly talented vocalist of UK rock outfit, Rockbitch.
Praised for her rich, rock-operatic vocal style, Krow lends her unique talent to furious 140bmp big-beat influenced punk electronica. With a host of unforgettable performances and recordings under her belt, it is no wonder that she has been featured on the likes of the Jonathan Ross Show, the Girlie Show and several DVD releases. She cites the likes of The Prodigy, Knife Party and H.U.V.A as influences behind her inimitable style.
DOORS 7:30PM // £8 OTD
Stone Soup - 31st EditionHardly seems like yesterday that Stone Soup was born. In fact it was 30 editions ago. Join us for the 31st edition - a splendid time is guaranteed for all.
MARK LEWIS HEAVENOR - (aka Logan Lemon Krink) is a Scottish songwriter and choral composer living in London. His influences are in jazz and flamenco guitar, and he has lived in both America and Spain (where spent time learning at the feet - and hands - of the flamenco masters in Seville and Madrid). His songwriting uses displaced melodic lines, and shifting harmonic centres underpin his vocals, while drawing on the traditional phrasing of song.
MARIE LOUISE COCHRANE - is an Edinburgh storyteller and singer who learned to do a party piece at her granny’s house at a young age and has been carrying on one way or another ever since... She is the resident storyteller at Bijou Bistro's monthly Storytelling Suppers. Sometimes seen in a pinny and answering to the name of Mrs Mash, she can be spotted serenading her butcher in Leith - 'Hey Mr Butcher'
DAVESNEWBIKE - is a Scottish band creating original, rootsy pop for grown-ups. Their second album 'The Tin Can and the Flood' is available as a CD, to stream or download on their own Fogo Records imprint. Kick-started by singer-songwriter Tom Houston and the electric guitar of Kris Jozajtis, the bike is propelled by Sam Wilson on bass and the percussion of Simon Jaquet.