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Local post-punks Cheap Teeth take on Sneaky’s

In aid of Independent Venue Week  On a characteristically baltic Saturday night in Edinburgh, people queue outside Sneaky Pete’s, waiting to be shoveled inside. It is a sold out show and Sneaky’s is unforgiving in space. The venue hugs the crowd and holds them together in its tight, sweaty grip. By the time it’s done […]

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Live: Diamond Dog Sessions Presents Hector Shaw, Live at Sneaky Pete’s, 21/01

To great success, radio station Mojo Edinburgh held the first of their Diamond Dog Sessions; a series of evenings showcasing upcoming musical acts on the Edinburgh underground scene. Organiser and co-founder of Mojo Edinburgh, Milo Hynes spoke of the city’s notable absence of a scene for rising talent and thus his concern to create an […]

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Live Review: Larkins make a strong impression at Sneaky Pete’s

In the past year, Larkins seem to have propelled themselves on an upwards trajectory, going from playing various haunts in their locality of Manchester, to racking up 35 shows in their “Are We Having Any Fun Yet?” tour. Every success is justified; crammed onto the stage at Sneaky’s, it is clear that Larkins are a […]

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Auntie Flo brings worldly tunes to Sneaky Pete’s

Fresh off the back of winning the Scottish Album of the Year Award, Auntie Flo, aka producer Brian d’Souza, descended upon the decks of Sneaky Pete’s to deliver an all-night-long amalgamation of house and melodic world music. In typical Sneaky’s fashion, the sold-out event quickly became a plethora of sweaty bodies, with the venue’s one […]

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Live Review: BLOXX at Sneaky Pete’s

Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh 2nd November 2018 It’s an odd night at Sneaky’s. The atmosphere has been left a bit flat after an uninspiring local supporting troupe bored everyone with some cookie-cutter indie rock. As a result, the excitement of the crowd is deflated as BLOXX set up in the compact staple of the Edinburgh music […]

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Live Review: CHILDCARE take Sneaky Pete’s

Amidst the smoke of Sneaky Pete’s incense burning Pink Panther, CHILDCARE’s support climb on the intimate stage in the form of Lazy Day: a female fronted coming-of-age indie band with a keen desperation to be heard. With the members of CHILDCARE supporting in the crowd, the audience was keen to hear them too. A highlight can […]

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Canadian indie-rockers Peach Pit take Sneaky Pete’s

10th February 2018 Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh We arrived at Sneaky’s just in time to catch Edinburgh locals Nasari, who warmed up the stage with a set of grungy, The Cure-esque headbangers getting the crowd nice and lively for the main event. Their set was short but sweet, and was a good opportunity for the crowd […]

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Diet Cig and The Spook School take Edinburgh with gusto

17th October It’s a drizzly Tuesday evening on Cowgate, but inside Sneaky Pete’s two groups from opposite sides of the Atlantic are busy creating an atmosphere of warmth, celebration and inclusivity. The Spook School and Diet Cig are a well-paired line-up despite their geographical differences: both groups address issues of sexuality and identity, but encapsulated […]