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Hot Dub Time Machine. Best. Party. Ever.

An all night long mashup of instantly recognisable tunes from the 60s to the present day, presented against a video backdrop.

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

McEwan Hall

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

McEwan Hall

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

McEwan Hall

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 24 Aug

Merchant City Festival

Glasgow's swanky part of town continues to round together culture in its diverse festival. Previous years have seen comedy, theatre and art events cramming themselves into the area's fashionable buildings, while street performers add to the festival atmosphere.

Various venues, Glasgow

Thu 24 Jul

Times & prices vary / 0141 287 9808

Fri 25 Jul

Times & prices vary / 0141 287 9808

Sat 26 Jul

Times & prices vary / 0141 287 9808

…and 8 more dates until 3 Aug

Big Big Sing

Big Big Sing is a UK-wide singing project that aims to inspire thousands of people across the country to join in the celebrations for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games through singing. Join a choir of hundreds for an evening of song, including workshops with inspirational choirmasters. No experience needed.

Glasgow Green

Sun 27 Jul

Free

  • 08:00 – 21:00

LOUD Poets

Slam-style poetry devoid of pretension. Ages 15+.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sat 2 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sun 3 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Church

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Fri 22 Aug

Church

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Divallusion with Christina Bianco and Velma Celli

Christina Bianco and Ian Stroughair YouTube sensation Christina Bianco and cabaret star Velma Celli present a selection of your favourite pop divas in 60 minutes. Through humour, versatile vocals and impressions they'll honour these timeless divas, presenting familiar hits in ways you're unlikely to have seen or heard…

Assembly Checkpoint, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

0131 225 7053

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

0131 225 7053

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£14 / 0131 225 7053

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 21 Aug back to top

Johnnie Eisenhower's Phoenix Blues Band

6 piece band playing Blues/Rock covers.

Hollycroft Park, Hinckley

Sun 3 Aug

Free

  • 14:00 – 16:00

King's Head, London N1

Wed 24 Sep

£22.50 (£19.50) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:15

Thu 25 Sep

£22.50 (£19.50) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:15

Fri 26 Sep

£22.50 (£19.50) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:15
…and 36 more dates until 8 Nov

Rocka Hillbillies

Playing rock'n'roll and country classics with few anecdotes thrown in.

Ryrie's Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0131 337 0550

  • 20:00

The Southsider, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0131 667 2003

  • 21:00

Tanners Lounge Bar, Juniper Green

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 453 3152

  • 20:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 453 3152

  • 20:00

Tshwane Gospel Choir

If you're looking for the heartbeat of Africa then look no further than the drumbeats of Tshwane Gospel Choir. From the capital city of South Africa, Pretoria this youth ensemble brings you harmonious voices presented raw and with band accompaniment. The energetic African dances will surely get you moving and the message…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

One

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

One

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

One

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Chick Lyall Quintet

Top Scottish pianist leads a new band playing great jazz melodies, and featuring the wonderful trumpet sound of Colin Steele.

Tron Kirk, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Jul

£6 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

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Culture 2014

A national celebration counting down to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Culture 2014 will showcase dance, theatre, music, visual arts, comedy and so much more in the run up to the Games. Everyone’s invited!

Various venues: Glasgow

Mon 21 Jul

Times & prices vary / 030 3333 2014

Tue 22 Jul

Times & prices vary / 030 3333 2014

Wed 23 Jul

Times & prices vary / 030 3333 2014

…and 39 more dates until 31 Aug

Darkside

Rock and metal covers band.

Fab Cafe, Leeds

Thu 24 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0113 244 9009

Thu 31 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0113 244 9009

Thu 7 Aug

Times to be confirmed / Free / 0113 244 9009

…and 3 more dates until 28 Aug

Efa Supertramp, Mark Ayling, Brian Curran, Norman Silver & the Gold, Breagha Cuinn

House of Crust present an almost acoustic punk line-up.

The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Jul

£5 / 0131 558 8209

  • 19:30 – 00:00

Pivo Pivo, Glasgow

Sun 27 Jul

£5 / 0141 564 8100

  • 19:30 – 00:00

Kiki Ebsen with Graham Deatcher

The keyboard musician who has played with Michael McDonald (Doobie Brothers) Christopher Cross and supergroup Chicago performs tracks from her most recent album Scarecrow Sessions as well as previous work. She is joined on guitar by session musician Graham Deatcher.

Cafe Bonjio, Greenock

Fri 22 Aug

£7 / 01475 520011

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Sat 23 Aug

£7 / 01475 520011

  • 21:00 – 22:30

Tue 26 Aug

£7 At the door / 01475 520011

  • 21:00 – 22:30

The Glad Café, Glasgow

Wed 27 Aug

Times to be confirmed / £7 / 0141 636 6119

The Inn at Lathones, St Andrews

Sat 30 Aug

£13.20 / 01334 840494

  • 21:00 – 22:30

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Movin' Melvin Brown: The Tap-Dancing Preacher

Movin' Melvin Brown (USA) Movin' Melvin Brown's brand new show filled with gospel and inspirational songs. Tap and comedy will make this an unforgettable experience! Song, dance, tap and story you'll sing, dance, and laugh along to. An uplifting show that will see you dancing long after you've left the theatre.

C, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

–1

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

–1

£14.50 (£12.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

–1

£14.50 (£12.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

Assembly @ Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Thu 2 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Fri 3 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

…and 7 more dates until 12 Oct

Glasgow Green

Thu 16 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Fri 17 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Sat 18 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

…and 5 more dates until 26 Oct

Potting Shed Open Mike

Open mic session hosted by local singer-songwriter Sam Porter.

The Potting Shed, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Jul

Free / 0131 662 9788

  • 19:30

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 0131 662 9788

  • 19:30

Thu 7 Aug

Free / 0131 662 9788

  • 19:30
…and 6 more dates until 18 Sep

Sixties Gold: 50th Anniversary Show

Stars of the most swingin' decade of them all perform their golden hits. Featuring Gerry & the Pacemakers, The Searchers, PJ Proby, The Fortunes and Brian Poole & Chip Hawkes.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 1 Dec

£33.40

  • 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Wed 26 Nov

£29.50 / 0844 907 9000

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 9 Oct

£28.50–£30.50 / 0844 847 2325

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…and at 14 other places

Yoruba Arts Festival

African festival of music, arts and culture with activities and entertainment for all the family.

Clissold Park, London N16

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 07943 054045

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 07943 054045

  • 11:00 – 21:00

6Ft Small

Belfast based band.

Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast

Fri 25 Jul

Phone for prices / 028 9024 7447

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Fri 1 Aug

Phone for prices / 028 9024 7447

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Fri 8 Aug

Phone for prices / 028 9024 7447

  • 20:00 – 22:00
…and 7 more dates until 26 Sep back to top

BBC at the Quay

Live music, food and drink and a big screen show all of your favourite BBC shows for free. The high-punching programme includes sets from Texas, Simple Minds, Paloma Faith and Amy Macdonald, plus loads of BBC-centric activities for the whole family. Access is free, but some events are ticketed.

Glasgow Science Centre

Mon 21 Jul

Times vary / Free / 0141 420 5000

Part of Festival 2014.

Tue 22 Jul

Times vary / Free / 0141 420 5000

Part of Festival 2014.

Wed 23 Jul

Times vary / Free / 0141 420 5000

Part of Festival 2014.

…and 11 more dates until 3 Aug

Big Burns Supper

Stars from across the country congregate as Dumfries celebrates the birth of the Baird with a vast selection of dance, theatre, visual arts, live art and comedy, turning Burns' Night into a festival of contemporary arts.

Various venues, Dumfries

Fri 23 Jan 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01387 271820

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01387 271820

Sun 25 Jan 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01387 271820

…and 6 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Brushy One String

Blues, calypso, folk and reggae singer from Jamaica.

The Prince Albert, Brighton

Thu 7 Aug

£9 / 01273 730499

  • 19:30

Ceile House

Traditional Irish music.

Fibber Magees: Robinson's Bar, Belfast

Thu 24 Jul

Phone for prices / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:30

Sun 27 Jul

Phone for prices / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:30

Thu 31 Jul

Phone for prices / 028 9024 7447

  • 22:30
…and 17 more dates until 28 Sep

Celebrate: Kool & The Gang Tribute

A tribute to the American jazz, R&B, disco, soul and funk group.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Sat 16 Aug

£15 / 0844 847 2514

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