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All Back to Bowie’s

David Greig and The Barnett Consequentials David Bowie said ‘Scotland, stay with us’. At the Fringe, a group of Scottish artists take him up on his kind invitation. So pull up a futon, it’s all back to Bowie’s for an #indyref mix of politics, poetry, polemic and pop. Different guests every day make for an hour of…

Stand in the Square, Edinburgh

Sun 24 Aug

£8 (£6)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Alban Gerhardt and Steven Osborne

The German cellist and Scottish pianist come together to perform a programme of Britten's Cello Suite No 1, Tippett's Piano Sonata No 4, Beethoven's Cello Sonata in C Op 102 No 1 and a cello sonata by Britten.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

£8.50 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

11th Cambridge Rock Festival

The 11th Cambridge Rock Festival has as much in common with the Commonwealth Games as it does with Glastonbury. Promoting national and local classic rock, prog, blues & acoustic acts, the use of volunteers and its friendliness are key to its success.

Cambridge Rock Festival

Fri 8 Aug

£110

  • 11:00 – 23:30

Sat 9 Aug

£110

  • 11:00 – 23:30

Sun 10 Aug

£110

  • 11:00 – 23:30

13th Bristol Cider Festival With The Mangledwurzels

A night of real cider and West Country music! Over 100 ciders and perries with Wurzels-flavoured, cider-fuelled Scrumpy & Western entertainment from The Mangledwurze

Brunel Old Station, Bristol

Sat 2 Aug

£8; £7 adv / 01225 330304

  • 11:30 – 23:30

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Sat 6 Sep

£12–£23 / 0121 345 0600

  • 10:00
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The 38th Brass in Concert Championship

A top quality day of brass band presentation featuring many of the finest bands in the land including; reigning Brass in Concert Champions world No. 1 ranked band Cory, Fodens, Grimethorpe Colliery-15 times Brass in Concert champions, Tredegar, Carlton Main Frickley Colliery, Leyland, Virtuosi GUS, Fairey, Flowers, Dutch…

The Sage Gateshead

Sun 16 Nov

Hall One

£15–£28 / 0191 443 4661

9th Bath Cider Festival With The Mangledwurzels

The Bath Cider Festival is one of the largest gatherings of real ciders and perries - and cider and perry drinkers - in the West Country.

Bath Pavilion

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£8; £7 adv / 01225 330304

  • 11:00 – 16:00

ABC, Music and Me

Activities for kids aged 2–5 encompassing music, dance, movement, sound and encouraging hand eye coordination.

St Francis Centre, Glasgow

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Mon 11 Aug

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Mon 18 Aug

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00

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 17 Sep

£25 a month, free taster / 01224 633434

Wed 24 Sep

£25 a month, free taster / 01224 633434

Wed 1 Oct

£25 a month, free taster / 01224 633434

…and 27 more dates until 24 Jun 2015 back to top

Abingdon Rock Choir

Your friendly local Abingdon choir is run by vocal teacher Katherine Penn. A local community choir first and foremost, we are also part of the national Rock Choir network, which has provided some exceptional performance opportunities. Members of Rock Choir have had the chance to meet and sing in front of many celebrities…

Christ Church, Abingdon

Thu 18 Sep

Upper Room

£25 a month, free taster

Thu 25 Sep

Upper Room

£25 a month, free taster

Thu 2 Oct

Upper Room

£25 a month, free taster

…and 27 more dates until 2 Jul 2015

Accordion Open Day

Owen Murray provides insight into the work of the accordion department, including career possibilities, repertoire development and the accordion as a chamber music instrument in general.

Royal Academy Of Music, London NW1

Thu 13 Nov

Richard Lewis Room

Free / 020 7873 7300

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Acid Mothers Temple

Kawabata Makoto leads the Japanese collective to perform psychedelic rock. With support from The Melting Paraiso UFO.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Mon 25 Aug

£11 / 0113 275 2411

Acting Through Song Masterclass: Workshop

Top theatre actor Hadley Fraser leads a theatre workshop based on text and character analysis. Suitable for those over the age of 16. Observers must be over the age of 14 and accompanied by an adult if under 16.

St James Theatre, London SW1E

Sat 13 Sep

Studio

£65 Participant; £15 Observer / 0844 264 2140

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Angles Theatre And Arts Centre, Wisbech

Mon 4 Aug

£70 / 01945 474447

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Tue 5 Aug

£70 / 01945 474447

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Wed 6 Aug

£70 / 01945 474447

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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Aden Youth Music Festival

The inaugural Aden Youth Music Festival, open to bands with members aged 12–25, following a series of auditions.

Aden Country Park, Mintlaw

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 01771 622254

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Adrian Brendel & Aleksandar Madzar: Dohnanyi, Beethoven, Janacek

  • Written by: Janacek

Dohnanyi's Cello Sonata in Bb minor Op 8, Janacek's Pohadka and Beethoven's Cello Sonata in A Op 69.

Wigmore Hall, London W1U

Sun 14 Dec

£12.50 inc refreshments (£10 inc refreshments) / 020 7935 2141

  • 11:30

Adult Summer School: Introduction to Sound Recording

Musicians can get more familiar with basic recording techniques on industry-standard equipment. An Adult Summer School course.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Thu 31 Jul

£1000 / 0141 270 8213

Please note: This course runs 14 Jul–8 Aug 2014.

Fri 1 Aug

£1000 / 0141 270 8213

Please note: This course runs 14 Jul–8 Aug 2014.

Sat 2 Aug

£1000 / 0141 270 8213

Please note: This course runs 14 Jul–8 Aug 2014.

…and 6 more dates until 8 Aug

Adult Summer School: Jazz

A five-day course for jazz musicians (aged 17+) to improve their group performance and improvisation.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Thu 31 Jul

£490 / 0141 270 8213

Please note: This course runs 28 Jul–1 Aug 2014.

Fri 1 Aug

£490 / 0141 270 8213

Please note: This course runs 28 Jul–1 Aug 2014.

Adult Summer School: Making a Music Video

Five-day summer school teaching adults how to make a music video.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Mon 4 Aug

£490 / 0141 332 5057

Please note: This course runs 4–8 Aug 2014.

Tue 5 Aug

£490 / 0141 332 5057

Please note: This course runs 4–8 Aug 2014.

Wed 6 Aug

£490 / 0141 332 5057

Please note: This course runs 4–8 Aug 2014.

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The Africa Centre Summer Festival

Dance, acrobatic performance, mask painting, live music and cuisine that showcases the best of Africa's rich and varied cultures.

Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2E

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 020 7836 1973

  • 12:00 – 22:00

African Drumming Workshop

Abdoul Davies from Gambia leads the workshop to explore various traditional African drumming rhythms and hand-drumming techniques.

Rising Sun Arts Centre, Reading

Sun 3 Aug

£8 / 0118 986 6788

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Afrovibes Festival

Marking 20 years since the end of apartheid and the beginning of democracy in South Africa, Afrovibes festival is a celebration of arts, culture and performance that promises to be thought-provoking, energetic, reflective and exhilarating.

Stratford Circus, London E15

Mon 13 Oct

£0-£10 / 0844 357 2625

  • 09:30 – 22:00

Tue 14 Oct

£0-£10 / 0844 357 2625

  • 09:30 – 22:00

Wed 15 Oct

£0-£10 / 0844 357 2625

  • 09:30 – 22:00
…and 3 more dates until 18 Oct

The Agonist

Canadian metalcore and melodic death metal unit featuring new vocalist Vicky Psarakis (previous singer Alissa White-Gluz left to join Arch Enemy).

The Robin 2, Wolverhampton

Tue 12 Aug

£16.50 / 01902 401211

Aldridge Rock Choir

The Aldridge Rock Choir is led by West Midlands based musician Sonia Eyre. The Aldridge branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Aldridge and Walsall community causes and events, all the local West Midlands choirs come together in regional and even national…

Aldridge Community Centre, Walsall

Wed 17 Sep

£25 a month, free taster / 01922 454337

Wed 24 Sep

£25 a month, free taster / 01922 454337

Wed 1 Oct

£25 a month, free taster / 01922 454337

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