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The Singing Kettle: Fantastic Funfair

Thrills and spills as the Kettle gang take on the helter skelters and merry-go-rounds of the funfair! With old songs including 'Apples and Bananas' and 'My Aunt Came Back' as well as some brand new ditties, plus the all-important chance for kids to join the team onstage.

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Sun 7 Sep

£12 / 01383 602302

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Sat 16 Aug

£12.50 / 01463 234234

Sun 17 Aug

£12.50 / 01463 234234

Falkirk Town Hall

Sun 14 Sep

£12 / 01324 506850

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Record Store Day at VoxBox

VoxBox celebrate Record Store Day with a mixed bill live bill featuring Stanley Odd, LAW Holt, Tuff Love, Pictish Trail (solo set) and Book Group. Plus a book launch at noon as Ian Rankin talks to Simon Goddard about his new book Simply Thrilled: The Preposterous Story of Postcard Records.

VoxBox Music, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0131 629 6775

Jim Colquhoun, Patrick Jameson, Steve Hollingsworth and Ellis Luxemburg: Kling Klang

Installation featuring a 3D lasercut rendering of an album cover by Kraftwerk, together with an open-access electronic music studio for the public to interact with. Check the gallery's website for details of performance events.

Queens Park Railway Club, Glasgow

Fri 18 Apr

Free

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sonic Bothy Open Sessions

Open performance by the ensemble which incorporates musicians of all levels of ability, including those with learning difficulties.

City Halls, Glasgow

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 07756 944787

  • 10:00 – 14:30

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 07756 944787

  • 10:00 – 14:30

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 07756 944787

  • 10:00 – 14:30

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 07756 944787

  • 10:00 – 14:30

Katie Paterson: Earth-Moon-Earth

This early work by Paterson consists of Beethoven's Sonata for Piano No 14, better known as the 'Moonlight' Sonata, translated into Morse code and beamed at the moon; the reflected transmission is then re-translated back into musical form and played on a piano, complete with missing notes where the moon's surface has…

Jupiter Artland, Wilkieston

Thu 31 Jul

Included in admission / 01506 889900

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 1 Aug

Included in admission / 01506 889900

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Included in admission / 01506 889900

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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The Cavern, Liverpool

Sat 19 Apr

Cavern Club

Free / 0151 236 1965

  • 12:00

Sun 20 Apr

Cavern Club

Free / 0151 236 1965

  • 12:00

Fri 25 Apr

Cavern Club

Free / 0151 236 1965

  • 12:00
…and 14 more dates until 25 May

Foodies Festival

Michelin starred and award-winning chefs cook up a storm at this year's festival dedicated to epicureans, as well as offerings from local producers and workshops for food lovers young and old.

Battersea Park, London SW11

Fri 15 Aug

£12–£15 (£12; VIP £45–£48; festival pass £18–£22) / 0844 995 1111

Sat 16 Aug

£12–£15 (£12; VIP £45–£48; festival pass £18–£22) / 0844 995 1111

Sun 17 Aug

£12–£15 (£12; VIP £45–£48; festival pass £18–£22) / 0844 995 1111

Bristol Harbourside

Fri 11 Jul

£10–£12 (£10; carers and accompanied under 16s free) / 0844 995 1111

Sat 12 Jul

£10–£12 (£10; carers and accompanied under 16s free) / 0844 995 1111

Sun 13 Jul

£10–£12 (£10; carers and accompanied under 16s free) / 0844 995 1111

Clapham Common, London SW4

Fri 6 Jun

£12–£15 (£12; carers and accompanied under 16s free) / 0844 995 1111

Sat 7 Jun

£12–£15 (£12; carers and accompanied under 16s free) / 0844 995 1111

Sun 8 Jun

£12–£15 (£12; carers and accompanied under 16s free) / 0844 995 1111

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Kansas Smitty's Presents: Bank Holiday Backyard BBQ

The sounds of New Orleans, Chicago and Kansas will be drifting over North East London, as the Kansas Smittys House Band perform for your entertainment, whilst you partake of some tasty barbecue food and Juleps.

Kansas Smitty's, London N16

Fri 18 Apr

Free

  • 12:00 – 02:00

The Modfathers: Paul Weller Tribute

The band plays the songs of the singer-songwriter and former frontman of The Jam and The Style Council.

The Tunnels, Bristol

Sat 17 May

£12 / 0845 177 0801

Aberdeen Rock Choir

The local Aberdeen choir is run by Aberdeenshire based musician Chris Mutch. Our No.1 Album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart-topping singers, and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things they never thought they could do - from supporting national…

Bon Accord Golf Club, Aberdeen

Wed 30 Apr

£25 a month, free taster / 01224 633434

Wed 7 May

£25 a month, free taster / 01224 633434

Wed 14 May

£25 a month, free taster / 01224 633434

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Andy Fairweather Low & The Lowriders

The former frontman of 60s group Amen Corner, who has worked with the likes of Hendrix, Dylan and Clapton, playing songs from throughout his 40-year career.

The Robin 2, Wolverhampton

Sun 5 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01902 401211

Bandstand Beer and Music Festival

The largest indie beer and music festival in the Highlands, boasting more than 100 real ales from all over the world, including some brewed right here at home. Expect live music, specialty food, charity stalls and a barbecue.

Bandstand Bar and Restaurant, Nairn

Fri 18 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sat 19 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sun 20 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Blochestra/ Block Jam

Bring along any instrument you might have (from tubas to triangles) for an open door orchestra jam from 12pm followed by an open mic at 9pm.

Bloc+, Glasgow

Sun 20 Apr

0 / 0141 574 6066

  • 12:00

Sun 27 Apr

0 / 0141 574 6066

  • 12:00

Sun 4 May

0 / 0141 574 6066

  • 12:00
…and 3 more dates until 25 May

Blues and Burlesque

Cabaret show featuring live music from ex Dexys Midnight Runners' Pete Saunders, 2013 Burlesque Games winner Scarlett Belle and compère Vicious Delicious.

Cellar Door, London WC2E

Thu 1 May

Free / 020 7240 8848

  • 09:30 – 23:30

Bruncheon! Featuring The Songs of the Beatles

The Bruncheon team present an event dedicated to the legendary Beatles. Some of Edinburgh's best and brightest tackle their vast array of famous tunes, including 'Hey Jude', 'Here Comes The Sun' and 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds'. The cafe will serve up a special Beatles themed menu, perhaps with some 'Mean Mr Mustard'.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0131 555 7101

  • 11:30 – 15:00
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An Evening of Movies and Musicals

An evening of movie music featuring Lorna Luft (sister of Liza Minnelli), X Factor winner Joe McElderry and Britain's Got Talent winner Jai McDowell.

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Fri 18 Apr

£20–£60 / 0131 629 6003

  • 07:30 – 21:30

HAPi Experience Presents: Red Riding Hood vs The Big Bad Wolf

Mystical madness featuring global beats, interactive performances and magic. Prepare to stray far from the path and delve into the unknown. Fancy Dress: Wolfs and Riding hoods.

Shapes Warehouse, London E9

Sat 19 Apr

£10 early bird; £12 adv; £13 on the door in fancy dress; £14 on the door

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Herbie Flowers Jazz Breakfast

Jazz session with the double bassist.

Brighton Dome

Sun 20 Apr

Corn Exchange

£6.50 inc tea or coffee / 01273 709709

  • 11:00

Ian Bostridge and Julius Drake

The tenor and pianist perform Mahler's Songs of a Wayfarer, Weill's Four Walt Whitman Songs and Britten's Who Are These Children.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Tue 12 Aug

£8.50 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Jessie J

The urban pop diva and TV talent show 'coach' belts out the hits on this arena tour.

Carlisle Racecourse

Sun 27 Jul

£30

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Kent County Show

'The Garden of England' shows off its best livestock in this three-day showcase. Alongside the critters (including camels!), expect a flower show, food tent, craft show, vintage vehicles and the Kent Spitfire flying overhead.

Kent Showground, Maidstone

Fri 11 Jul

£11.50–£20 (Children £5–£6) / 01622 630975

  • 08:00 – 18:00

Sat 12 Jul

£11.50–£20 (Children £5–£6) / 01622 630975

  • 08:00 – 18:00

Sun 13 Jul

£11.50–£20 (Children £5–£6) / 01622 630975

  • 08:00 – 18:00

Kilmacolm Rock Choir

The Kilmacolm Rock Choir is led by Inverclyde based musician Jennifer Sim. Over the past few years Rock Choir has become firmly ingrained on the national consciousness, with its unique mix of en-masse singing, fundraising, television appearances, and commitment to community singing in towns like Kilmacolm. With…

Kilmacolm Community Centre

Tue 29 Apr

Room 204

£25 a month, free taster / 01505 873994

Tue 6 May

Room 204

£25 a month, free taster / 01505 873994

Tue 13 May

Room 204

£25 a month, free taster / 01505 873994

…and 7 more dates until 1 Jul

Lancaster Music Festival

Over 150 acts play across Lancaster and most events are free. Music appreciation is a thirsty business but luckily Thwaites Brewery have created a festival ale and Atkinsons Coffee Roasters a festival coffee blend. Visit the website for details on how to apply to perform.

Various Venues, Lancaster

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 01524 380990

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 01524 380990

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 01524 380990

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 01524 380990

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Lankykats

Seven Live Bands make the annual pilgrimage.

The Cavern, Liverpool

Sun 6 Jul

£2 / 0151 236 1965

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Michael Houstoun

Praised as one of New Zealand's finest musicians, Houston plays a programme which includes Vaughan Williams, Ravel's Le tombeau de Couperin, Lilburn's Chaconne and Rachmaninov's Piano Sonata No 2.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Tue 19 Aug

£8.50 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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