South Stage at Hidden Door 2021

What’s on – day by day

We’ll be back from 31 May – 4 June 2023, transforming the former Scottish Widows office complex on Dalkeith Road for a five-day spectacular event more immersive and atmospheric than any Hidden Door so far. 

Each day from 6pm, explore a series of immersive Environments as you venture deeper into The Complex, also discovering stunning visual art throughout the venue from a wide range of artists.

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Day by day

Wednesday 31 May

Music: Porridge Radio / Pozi / Watermachine / Dinosaur 94 / DEADLETTER / Wombo / Acolyte / Late Night Party with Blue Giant Orkestar, Paradise Palms Records presents Jacuzzi General and the Jets, and Prosumer

Poetry & Spoken Word: Caitlin Stobie, Patrick Romero McCafferty, Clare O’Brien, Gray Crosbie and Sean Wai Keung

Thursday 1 June

Music: Hot 8 Brass Band / AKU! / Azamiah / Berta Kennedy / Butch Kassidy / Flasher / The Micro Band / More TBC / Late Night Party with O and Samedia Shebeen in the Club Space

Poetry & Spoken Word: Bibi June, Rupert Smith, Fiona Robertson and Jay Whittaker

Friday 2 June

Music: Max Cooper / corto.alto / Becky Sikasa / Josef Akin / Billy Got Waves / Sarah Carton / More TBC / Late Night Party with Maranta + SISU presents Melati, Penstkart and TSUNIMAN in the Club Space

Poetry & Spoken Word: Éadaoín Lynch, Genevieve Carver, Zaki El-Salahi and Sal

Saturday 3 June

Music: Nine8 / Frozemode / Spencer Mason / Jelani Blackman / Queen of Harps / Goodnight Louisa / Peplo / Blush Club / Late Night Party with Fat Dog + EPiKA presents ona:v, Dark Ali and Violet Haze in the Club Space

Poetry & Spoken Word: Andrés N Ordorica, Ross McCleary, Annaliese Broughton and Allie Kerper

Sunday 4 June

Music: Pillow Queens / Sweaty Palms / Cowboy Hunters / Rozi Plain / Former Champ / Josephine Sillars / Rhona Macfarlane / Blair Coron / Closing Night Party with Free Love + SISU presents Kavari (live) and Guyz in the Club Space

Poetry & Spoken Word:  Patrick James Errington, Oliver Robertson, Janette Ayachi, Elspeth Wilson and Alyson Kissner