Franc Cinelli // You Are Lost Be Careful // Laura Silverstone
DOORS 19:30 // £5 OTD
FRANC CINELLI - Following on from his acclaimed The Marvel Age, Franc Cinelli returns with a long-awaited new album. Night Songs was written throughout the last year and recorded once again in his SongCircle Studio in West London and is probably his most soulful collection of material yet. YOU ARE LOST BE CAREFUL - Hailing from Edinburgh, You Are Lost Be Careful is an alternative rock band creating music both fragile and soaring in its intensity. The band’s unique blend of emotional lyrics and creative riffs makes for captivating and passionate performance not to be missed. (Acoustic Solo) LAURA SILVERSTONE - Imagine the lovechild of the primal folk growlings of Bruce Springsteen and the wit and energy of Alanis Morissette. Now imagine her better, with guitarwork that could smash paprika, probably. Laura Silverstone's own musical blend, together with the force of her soulful vocals and powerful stage presence, has made her a must-see live act..
The Wanted Session
DOORS 21:00 // £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!
DOORS 19:30 // £ FREE
OVERLAPS - is an evening of freely improvised music. All improvising musicians with an ear for the experimental are encouraged to participate. Simply turn up with your instruments and put your name on the list. Participants will be put into small groups and performances will take place over the course of the night. Non participating audience members are also encouraged to attend! House guitar and bass amps are provided. Drummers are required to bring breakables, kick pedal, clutch.
The Micro Band EP Fundraiser
DOORS 19:30 // £4/£5 OTD
THE MICRO BAND - are excited to announce our upcoming gig at the beloved Leith Depot on Thursday the 12th March. After being in hiding for some months, spent developing our new sound and style, we're going to be previewing these ahead of our EP Launch, happening on Saturday April 11th! Save the date because the actual EP launch is going to be something special. But this fundraiser will maybe be your last chance to see some of your favourites from the last 7 years before we wave goodbye to the oldies and embrace this new decade. Tickets for the launch will be available on the night at a discount, as well as some limited edition Micro merch.
OK PAL RECORDS presents The Silver Field & Lake Montgomery
DOORS 19:00// £7 (Get your Tickets here)
THE SILVER FIELD - is a sound world of Coral Rose & friends. Voice, tapes, bass, strings, reeds, drums, small sounds, big sounds, sunlight, moonlight, a lot of water. March 2020 sees multi-instrumentalist Coral and drummer Kiran Bhatt (Red River Dialect) take to the road across the UK, sharing songs from their forthcoming second album, to be announced early 2020, as well as selections from The Silver Field's debut Rooms.
Souped Up Ford's
DOORS 20:00 // £3 OTD
Debut gig for the brand new 7-piece Americana Act SOUPED UP FORD'S - are a three piece rock, blues and soul outfit hailing from Scotland. They personify the energy and passion of songwriters such as Johny Winter, Rory Gallagher, Dr.Feelgood and Creedence Clearwater Revival.
TFEH presents: Kcirtap Ts.
DOORS 19:30 // £5 OTD
A sonic portrait of St Patrick 🍀 as a young man. Brought to you by noise 🔈 and mischief 🤡 makers: COLM MAK NOISE/Ali Robertson & Hannah Ellul (duo)/Firas Khnaisser and the very special appearance of Stewart Greenwood.
A night presented by TFEH - an organiser of free improv / free jazz / noise gigs in Edinburgh
The Wanted Session with Sociograss
DOORS 21:00 // £Free
SOCIOGRASS is now hosting the third tuesday session of the month. Sociograss is the rowdy folk music collective sourced from the likes of Wire and Wool, Cucks Bounty, and the Auld Reekie String band, and has formed through a shared love of American folk music and good times.
Lach at Leith Depot #4 w/ Burnt Paw, Apollyclipstapithicus
DOORS 19:30 // £Free
A night of songs, stories and laughs with Antifolk pioneer Lach plus some very special guests. Free entry. Full bar. Plus supporting sets by Apollyclipstapithicus (ft. Paul Montague, and Oliver Farrell) and Burnt Paw.
BURNT PAW - is a songwriter, fingerstyle guitarist, oral historian and loafer. His tunes are influenced by aspects of organic counter-cultural acoustic guitar-based music from both sides of the atlantic, from the ‘American Primitive’ sound developed by John Fahey's Takoma Records, to the wide range of revisionist folk schools of the U.K., including 70's acid psychedelic folk, free folk and contemporary new folk. His songs emerge slowly from fragments of oral histories, conversations and stories encountered while roaming the streets
Chronic Cat Disco 2020!
DOORS 19:00// £5 OTD
Coma cat is proud to introduce for one night only - the new York sensation CHRONIC JOHNNY - The fierce alt-metal/psych-punk trio was spotted by our talent scouts in Newcastle last year and we knew there and then that we had to bring them to Edinburgh. The Chronic Johnny experience is an earthquake, a volcano and a thunderstorm all at the same time. It will leave you changed. You have to witness it to believe it.
FINGERING AT THE DISCO - The coolest queer feminist punk band born out of the Girls Rock School. Expect riot grrl punk, radical politics, a little bit of early 2000s pop classics and a damn good show.
COMA CAT - has awakened to bring you pure catnip. The bassless trio from Edinburgh plays rabid shed rock - a genre-bending type of minimal punk garage conceived for the felines of tomorrow. Or let's just call it music.
The Milk Lizards // The No Things // Secret Admirer // Mariachi Death Squad
DOORS 19:30// £7 OTD or £5 ADV (Get your tickets here)
THE MILK LIZARDS- They shock the depot last time with there reverb soaked Surf Rock Tunes are not to be missed. This trio from the Newcastle are not to be missed under any circumstances.lcano and a thunderstorm all at the same time. It will leave you changed. You have to witness it to believe it.
THE NO-THINGS - These Guys are the Gold Plated Balls of Rock-N-Roll and enough swagger to make Vinne Jones piss his pants. Expect Dirty Rock-N-Roll and Some of the best Music you'll hear all year from this tetrad .
SECRET ADMIRER - Surf Garage sad sacks from Kirriemuir (Where gingerbread is from) offer up a unique blend of "Music" and strange stage antics who have been described as "Alright" on possibly two occasions.
MARIACHI DEATH SQUAD - Are a reverb crashin', point breakin' instrumental power surf trio. The effect of Mariachi Death Squad is akin to the Fujiwara Effect where, after a beautiful and delicate dance, everything is blown away
Monthly Folk Night : Lizabett Russo, Amy Hill and Katie Gregson-MacLeod
DOORS 20:00// £5 OTD
We're back!! With the wonderful news that the Leith Depot doors are staying open, we are excited to be back with a montly folk night of marvelous musicians. In March we are kicking off with a line up of lovely ladies! Lizabett Russo, Amy Hill and Katie Gregson-MacLeod
LIZABETT RUSSO - Scotland-based singer-songwriter Lizabett Russo merges her native traditions with elements of contemporary jazz, avant garde folk and world music, a range of influence effortlessly spanned by her powerfully versatile voice. The BBC have championed her work - featuring on both BBC Radio 3 and Radio 6 as well as the BBC stage at Latitude Festival. She has also toured extensively around Europe and Asia.
AMY HILL - is a folk musician and songwriter from the Scottish Borders. She likes to think her songs reflect the landscapes in which she grew up. In 2017 she released her debut EP, ‘Getting Ready for a Swim’, alongside fiddle-player Cameron Newell. Since then she's been playing gigs and festivals around Scotland, writing new material along the way.
KATIE GREGSON MACLEOD - is a singer-songwriter from Inverness and a new face in the Scottish pop music scene. Katie made her first year in the industry a good one, playing Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival 2019 and supporting some of her favourite artists at shows in both Inverness and Edinburgh. Currently, the young artist is working on her debut single, which will be released in 2020.
Tinnitus Transfer 10th Anniversary Sonic Reduction.
DOORS 19:30// £5 OTD
TINNITUS TRANSFER - are a rock band formed in 2009 by three gentlemen who should have done this years ago, but didn't. Gus made home demos on cassette in the 1980s and 1990s of his own weird kind of music (influenced by Hawkwind, Neu!, Big Black, and anything LOUD!) Peter blew the sax and listened to blues. Mike played in a ceilidh band but wanted to be in Metallica.
Reggae Got Soul
DOORS 20:00// £Donations
REGGAE GOT SOUL - Music to lift your spirits and move yer feet, Music for everyone, full of love and sound so sweet...If you've been before you'll want to come back, and if not then please come along, feel the vibe and dance yourself happy. Expect the usual High-Grade -Reggae from JEREMIYAH, Sizzling Soul sauce from MOD MIKE alongside the Lyrical Lion RAS ISTA on mic duties.
BOOK LAUNCH : Flowers, all sorts in Blossom by Oisin Breen
DOORS 19:30// £Donations
Your attendance is cordially requested to celebrate the publication of Oisín Breen's debut collection of poetry, 'Flowers, all sorts in blossom, figs, berries, and fruits forgotten.' Come, drink, laugh, be merry, buy the book, and enjoy an evening of celebration upstairs in the Leith Depot, featuring the poetry of Oisín Breen and live music from Liam Baker, Ruaridh Ironside, Gaetan Brajus, and Susannah Orr Holland.
"Here, ancient Babylon is paired with the banal brutality of prison guards’ erotic fantasies about Rita Hayworth; shopping trolleys plunged in the Liffey with child sacrifice, and the Dublin Docklands bus number 53 with historical conspiracy."