Off Axis and New Found Sound present: Mark Sharp & The Bicycle Thieves, The Roov, The Northern Threads, Jonnie Wallace Music
DOORS 19:30 // £SOLD OUT (Get Tickets)
MARK SHARP & THE BICYCLE THIEVES - Taking inspiration from Foals, Bombay Bicycle Club & Stereophonics, Mark Sharp – accompanied by his Bicycle Thieves – released their debut EP ‘Lost Cause’ to critical acclaim with a sell-out show at Glasgow’s Hug & Pint. With live shows playing a huge part of the bands’ stature, the rockers never fail to capture the imagination of every crowd they play to – and have enjoyed supporting the likes of Lewis Capaldi, The View & The Snuts, as well as a host of festival slots including TRNSMT, Tenement Trail & EH6.
THE ROOV - Disco, soul and rock 'n' roll band from the North-East of Scotland.
THE NORHTERN THREADS - are a young 4 piece Indie Rock ‘n’ Roll band formed in the slightly grim yet beautiful fells of West Cumbria back in 2016.
LEITH FESTIVAL OFFICIAL Artist Moving Image Screening<
DOORS 15:00pm untill 17:00pm // £Free Entry
As part of the Leith Festival at the Leith Depot PAUL MAGUIRE will be screening new moving image works by Edinburgh based artists, followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.
Americana Night with Joel Evry, The Humors, Callum Makinnon, Megan Johnson
DOORS 19:30pm // £Free Entry
JOEL EVRY - is one of Edinburgh's top country singer songwriters. He put out his "Low End Living" E.P. in late 2017, later winning Leith Recording Company's "Song of the Year".
THE HUMORS - are surely Edinburgh's darkest Americana duo - murder ballads, love, death and betrayal, all told through Nicola's stunning vocals and Corry's haunting guitar lines.
CALLUM MACKINNON - put out his debut mini album last year, "Under the Winter Sun", packing the Leith Depot out for the launch. Expect mournful country-tinged ballads from this record as well as new tracks from the follow-up, currently being recorded.
MEGAN JOHNSON -'S "day job" is fronting Coldsville, who put out "Places We Used To Go" early 2018. One of their main songwriters, this is a rare chance to see her with a stripped back sound and new songs.
LEITH FESTIVAL OFFICIAL Resound A Silent : Charlie Chaplin with Live Music
DOORS 4:00pm // £8 Ticketed (Get Tickets)
RESOUND A SILENT -rescores classic films that either had no original music, or the original music has been lost. This time, The origins of cinema are brought to life with a collection of short films starring Charlie Chaplin and will be accompanied with live music from Dave Abbott.
Downstairs Sunday Session hosted by Mike Kearney
DOORS 8:00pm // £Free
Weekly Open Music Session Hosted by Mike Kearney, Edinburgh musician with fingers in a lot of pies! Projects include; The Katet; Tinderbox Collective; The White Album Live: The GD Jam; Blursday Thursday; The Hoistey Boys; The Chambers Street Collective; No Gender; The 200; The Big Stream etc
PETER CAT // ERRANT BOY // COMA CAT
DOORS 19:00pm // £5 OTD
PETER CAT -is a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist from Glasgow, Scotland who has been making lyrical, ornamental pop music since 2015 while dressed like that mildly attractive supply teacher you once had for Standard Grade geography. His poetic, studiously crafted songs are as sure to appeal to fans of The Divine Comedy, John Grant and Rufus Wainwright as they are to disappoint anyone looking for a comprehensive explanation of glacial erosion.
ERRANT BOY - plays melodic, guitar pop from east of Scotland. Chris Harvie - Rickenbacker 330 Sean Ormsby - voice/cheap guitars/the very odd synth Sarrah McLaren - drums
COMA CAT -describe themselves as a “rabid rock band” so make sure you’re inoculated, otherwise you may be in danger! They’ve been tearing up the Edinburgh music scene at a rate of knots recently, so be absolutely sure not to miss them.
LEITH FESTIVAL OFFICIAL : LEITH VERSUS THE WORLD
DOORS 8:00pm // £5 OTD
Leith vs The World: an inter-disciplinary, inter-planetary, literary tug-of-words! 11th June 2019 in Leith Festival @ Leith Depot 8pm It will be wordy; it will be messy; it will be totally entertaining! £5 door
The Wanted Session
DOORS 9:00pm // £Free
Weekly Open Music Session Hosted by the finest Edinburgh's musicians. All Outlaws, Musicians, Poets, Story Tellers Welcome. Every Tuesday from 9pm Bring instruments, Bring ears and Come and get sessioned!
LEITH FESTIVAL OFFICIAL : The Victor Pope Band, 'Erb & Ting qnd debut set from Lizards of Alba
DOORS 19:30pm // £Entry By Donation
The Victor Pope Band - is an Edinburgh based band pumping out an alternative post punk lo-fi indie anti-folk silly confusing vaguely psuedo-intellectual sound.
ERB N TING - are here to shake the room with an eclectic mix of homegrown beats and fresh hip hop esque vocals! multi instrumentalist/producer Al Roberts as Erb and mc/producer Mike Daniel (aka MC M.A.D. from Groove Armada) as Ting! Boooyah!!!
LEITH FESTIVAL OFFICIAL : ARMCHAIR CIRCUS
DOORS 19:30 // £Free Entry
ARMCHAIR CIRCUS - 5 piece original compositions and rock covers band from Edinburgh covering 5 decades Floyd Bowie Buzzcocks Silencers and more! Blockheads. Radio Head White Stripes ...
an Evening of music with Mishka Shubaly
DOORS 19:30pm // £ Ticketed (Get Tickets)
There is good reason that songwriter, best selling author and comedian (number 1 album on the Amazon Charts) MISHKA SHUBALY -has been lauded with praise by artists as diverse as Johnny Depp, Joe Perry, Mark Lanegan, Tom Robinson and Doug Stanhope. This is in addition to critical plaudits from publications including Time Out Magazine, The New York Times, The Guardian and Rolling Stone. Mishka brings his unique blend of bleak yet warm songs and weary tales of the road to the capital. Featuring hand picked support from Edinburgh duo Emma Irving and Andy Cronin and a closing set by Edinburgh Blues Band 'The Allegations' this is a night of music not to be missed!
Leith Festival Official : NOT A SLAVE an exhibition by Andy Mckay
DOORS 14:00pm untill 17:00pm // £Free Entry
NOT A SLAVE -'An ex-cartoonist’s angry take on modern day existence (painted)' Exhibition running from the 10th-15th of June (12pm-5pm) 15th of June Meet the artist with live music from the artist and friends
Save Leith Walk Fundraising night with Jd Meatyard, The Mind Sweepers, Paul Winter, Andrew McCulloch
DOORS 19:00pmm // £5 OTD
JD MEATYARD -song writer/ artist from Glasgow. Jd’s songs mine the eternal themes of ‘love songs and rage’ but with heart-rending detail and, indeed, no little rage as in ‘waves’ and ‘4 kids playing on a Gaza beach’.Love songs, loss songs and protest songs - they are all here in ‘Taking The Asylum’.Taking The Asylum is the third album by jd meatyard, long time cult favourite of the late great John Peel.
THE MIND SWEEPERS - are a four-piece from Dumfries, comprising Paul Winter (vocals, lyrics, acoustic guitar), John McInally (lead guitar, backing vocals), Mark Jardine (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Bryn Thorburn (drums, percussion). They were formed in 2015, have gigged plenty, and released an album entitled ‘States of Mind’ in early 2018. Influences are varied, as are the songs, which range from psyche-rock, to contemporary folk