It's teeny tiny and very very loud. Wedged down in the mouth of the Cowgate, you'll have to wrestle through some weekend stag parties to reap the rewards to be had at Pete's; what rewards they are though. PCL took hold of the reins a while back and the programming has been going from strength-to-strength ever since, with schooped-up electro pop kids sitting comfortably next to indie guitar bands and the odd bit of dub.
Hudson Taylor7:00pm – 10:00pm, £8Sneaky Pete's
Dublin-based brother duo made up of Harry and Alfie Hudson-Taylor, who honed their craft at an early age busking the streets of their hometown.
Coalition11:00pm – 3:00am, FreeSneaky Pete's
Weekly cross-genre of bass from a cast of Edinburgh's best underground DJs.
Nu Fire11:00pm – 3:00am, FreeSneaky Pete's
DJ Fusion and Beef move from hip-hop to dubstep with a plethora of live MCs.
Soul Jam Hot11:00pm – 3:00am, FreeSneaky Pete's
Fresh mix of funk, soul and boogie from The Players Association team.
Witness11:00pm – 3:00am, FreeSneaky Pete's
Sneaky's resident bass spectacular of house, garage and bass adventures.
Juice11:00pm – 3:00am, FreeSneaky Pete's
Pumped Thursday nighter playing a mighty mix of everything from Hud Mo to Fly Mo.
Permwhale Recordings' Christmas Party7:00pm – 10:00pm, £5Sneaky Pete's
The diminutive local label host a wee Christmas knees-up, with dream-pop Edinburgh trio Collar up at the helm – rich with suitably festive sweeping pianos and dreamy vocals.
Teesh11:00pm – 3:00am, £3 (members free)Sneaky Pete's
DJ Cheers – frequent flyer at many a Sneaky's night – finally gets his own show on the road, launching a clothing line on the night to boot.
Bass Syndicate11:00pm – 3:00am, £3 (members free)Sneaky Pete's
The regular Edinburgh breaks and bassline Manga crew takeover.
Witness (Lil Silva)11:00pm – 3:00am, £3 (members free)Sneaky Pete's
Sneaky's resident bass spectacular of house, garage and bass adventures welcomes Rinse-associated producer Lil Silva for a one-off festive airing.
Juice (Daniel Avery)11:00pm – 3:00am, £8Sneaky Pete's
The weekly pumped Thursday nighter pulls out the big guns for a December special, welcoming a certain Mr. Daniel Avery and his acid-flecked tunnelling soundscapes for a one-off set of...
Etiket11:00pm – 3:00am, £5 (members free)Sneaky Pete's
Etiket residents Laurence Nolan and Jonny Herd knuckle down for their monthly outing, playing the very best in authentic house.
Wasabi Disco11:00pm – 3:00am, £3 (members free)Sneaky Pete's
Heady bout of cosmic house, punk upside-down disco and, er, Fleetwood Mac with yer man Kris 'Wasabi' Walker.
Vitamins11:00pm – 3:00am, £5Sneaky Pete's
The Vitamins party starters do their usual (i.e transforming the decor of venue space and playing the latest underground dance), a secret guest or two likely in tow.
Ride11:00pm – 3:00am, £3 (members free)Sneaky Pete's
The Ride girls play hip-hop and dance, all night long – now in their new party-ready Saturday night slot.
- 73 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JW
- 0131 225 1757