Recommended Age Guideline 18+

The Relentless Approach of Better Times is Emma Smith’s testimony to the importance of galvanised positive action in response to forced mass migration, climate change, and political corruption. An urgent and compelling solo double bass performance with electronics, it features film and recordings from Smith’s work for Musicians Without Borders in Palestine and El Salvador. Emma gives space to reflect on the effects of trauma and invites you to experience how music is fundamental to our survival.


Notes: Contains distressing themes

Zoo Southside, 117 Nicolson Street Edinburgh EH8 9ER view map
August 14th, 19th, 20th

13:00 (1h) | £13 (£11)

August 15-18th

13:00 (1h) | £12 (£10)



Please note the following show(s):

August 19th,20th – Audio described (unit with headset)

Creative Credits

Writer/Producer/Performer: Emma Smith

Ed McKeon, Founder and Director of Third Ear Music, is talking about the reasons why this show was selected to be a part of Made in Scotland showcase.

On Tour

Zoo Southside

117 Nicolson Street Edinburgh EH8 9ER

  • August 14th, 19th, 20th
  • August 15-18th

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