After 5pm, Festival

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

This unique event draws crowds (and performers) from all over the world with massed pipes and drums, massed military bands, display teams, dancers and the haunting lament of the Lone Piper set against the magnificent backcloth of Edinburgh Castle.

Castle Esplanade, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug 2015

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Sat 8 Aug 2015

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Mon 10 Aug 2015

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

…and 17 more dates until 29 Aug 2015

Helensburgh & Lomond Real Ale Festival

A charity event run by the local Round Table, this year there's over 50 of Scotland's finest real ales on offer as well as a range of ciders and food, all in a lochside setting. Music accompaniment includes blues, rock and ceilidh.

Helensburgh Sailing Club

Fri 15 May 2015

Prices vary

Elegies and Inspirations: Martyn Bennett

An evening of films and conversations centering around the world of music, and the notion of finding the right images to work alongside it.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Mon 2 Feb 2015

£8 (Film pass £25) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Manipulate.

Kew the Music

A five-day festival of music and comedy. In 2014, the line-up included Elvis Costello, Jools Holland and Bill Bailey.

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond

Wed 8 Jul 2015

£25.85–£52.25 / 020 8332 5655

Fri 10 Jul 2015

£25.85–£52.25 / 020 8332 5655

Sat 11 Jul 2015

£25.85–£52.25 / 020 8332 5655

Sun 12 Jul 2015

£25.85–£52.25 / 020 8332 5655

La Linea

The London Latin Music Festival which takes place in venues across Central London. Founded in 2001 the festival showcases contemporary Latin music.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Sat 25 Apr 2015

£25 / 020 7638 8891

Mexico Goes Morrissey

Mon 27 Apr 2015

£15–£24 / 020 7638 8891

Buika (La Linea Festival)

KOKO, London NW1

Thu 23 Apr 2015

£18 / 0870 432 5527

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Moniaive Michaelmas Bluegrass Festival

Bluegrass, old time, Americana and gospel music in Moniaive, the beautiful music village of southwest Scotland.

Moniaive Institute

Fri 25 Sep 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 441 7052

Sat 26 Sep 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 441 7052

Perth Festival of the Arts

Music, comedy, theatre, dance and visual arts are all up for grabs at this festival. Highlights include English Touring Opera's new production of La Boheme, world-class choir The Sixteen and Artay the contemporary art marquee full of contemporary Scottish Art.

Perth Concert Hall

Thu 21 May 2015

Prices vary / 01738 621031

Fri 22 May 2015

Prices vary / 01738 621031

Sat 23 May 2015

Prices vary / 01738 621031

…and 8 more dates until 31 May 2015

Southampton German Beer Fest

Enjoy a stein or two at this German beer festival.

O2 Guildhall Southampton

Fri 15 May 2015

£12 / 023 8063 2601

Thomas Fraser Memorial Festival

A family-run festival to commemorate Burra crofter, fisherman and country blues legend Thomas Fraser, whose posthumously released cassettes became such a sensation in the blues world that his nephew couldn't keep up with demand for them. An eclectic mix of musicians travel from across the globe to play and pay tribute to…

Burra Public Hall

Thu 12 Nov 2015

£12–£20

Fri 13 Nov 2015

£12–£20

Sat 14 Nov 2015

£12–£20

Sun 15 Nov 2015

£12–£20

Totally Serialized

The fourth Totally Serialized features a special screening of Series 5 Episode 1 of the breakout French cop show Spiral, plus screenings of Russell T Davies' Banana. You can meet creators and actors such as Spiral's Caroline Proust and Southcliffe's Tony Grisoni.

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni, London SW7

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£0–£8 / 020 7871 3515