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Glasgow Green Opening Ceremony Party

Celebrate the start of the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow Green with live performances from Scottish musicians including Lulu, Eddi Reader, James Grant, Rab Noakes, Sarah Hayes (Admiral Fallow), Roddy Hart & the Lonesome Fire, Emma Pollock and RM Hubbert. The official Opening Ceremony is shown live on giant screens and…

Glasgow Green

Wed 23 Jul

£20 (£10; Family £11.25–£13.33 each)

  • 16:00

Alba Flamenca

Flamenco rhythms from highly skilled dancers.

Alba Flamenca, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

£14 (£12) / 07540 335270

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£14 (£12) / 07540 335270

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

£14 (£12) / 07540 335270

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 24 Aug

Underneath the Stars Festival

New festival curated by Kate Rusby with an emphasis on good food, music and entertainment.

Cannon Hall Farm, Barnsley

Fri 25 Jul

£50–£110 / 01226 767872

  • 14:00 – 23:30

Fapy Lafertin

One of the world’s top gypsy guitarists, drops into The Tron for an hour of dazzling virtuosity.

Tron Kirk, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Jul

£10 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

Diana Schad

Singer/pianist performing originals and covers.

Glasgow Green

Sat 26 Jul

Free

  • 16:00 – 17:00

Fri 1 Aug

Free

  • 16:30 – 17:30
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GlobalGathering

One of the UK's biggest dance music festivals as trance, house, techno, electro and dubstep are blasted out from multiple arenas, tents and stages. 2014's line-up includes Chase & Status, The Prodigy, David Guetta, Alesso, Eric Prydz, Knife Party, Katy B, Sub Focus, Green Velvet, High Contrast, James Zabiela and many…

Long Marston Airfield, Stratford-upon-Avon

Sat 26 Jul

£120 early bird (VIP £195) / 0871 789 1010

Scokendia Ensemble

Bringing together young musicians from Scotland, Kenya and India to connect, collaborate and perform during Culture 2014.

Glasgow Green

Tue 29 Jul

Prices to be confirmed

  • 16:30

Wed 30 Jul

Prices to be confirmed

  • 13:00

Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre, Glasgow

Fri 1 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

  • 17:00

Blu Velvet

Classic jazz and the great American songbook from vocalist Carol Stirrat.

Browns Bar & Brasserie, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 0131 225 4442

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 225 4442

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 0131 225 4442

  • 13:00 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 31 Aug

The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Red Hot Kisses Tour

The Lady Boys of Bangkok The Ladyboys of Bangkok are back in an inferno of fun and frolics, Red Hot Kisses the blazing hot new production, a show like no other! With more than 200 specially designed lavish costumes – everything from fabulous feathers to designer inspired couture and with more songs and production…

The Meadows Theatre Big Tops, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Studio Big Top

£20

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Studio Big Top

£20

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

Studio Big Top

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 24 Aug

Fascinating Aida: Charm Offensive

The satirical cabaret trio – Dillie Keane, Adèle Anderson and Liza Pulman – take their new show on tour.

Theatre Royal, Bath

Sun 26 Oct

£17.50–£19.50 / 01225 448844

  • 16:00

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Sat 8 Nov

£21.50 / 01483 440000

  • 14:30
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Jazz Daniel Puddlers

We welcome back the great French hot jazz band playing their award winning New Orleans and classic jazz from the 1920’s - music by Clarence Williams, Johnny Dodds etc – with real verve and panache. Age restriction: 14+

Tron Kirk, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Jul

£6 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

Randolph's Leap

Indie folk collective from Glasgow that manages to squeeze eight members on stage each night.

Bowlers Bar, Glasgow

Sun 27 Jul

£10 / 0141 556 1857

With State Broadcasters, Skinny Dipper, BMX Bandits and Meursault. Part of East End Social.

Ryan Quigley Quintet

Mainstream jazz outfit.

Pizza Express Jazz Club, London W1D

Sat 26 Jul

£10 / 020 7437 9595

  • 13:30

South London Jazz Orchestra

Harking back to the golden era of Big Band, the SLJO bring you an afternoon of swing, jazz and funk. Regulars on the jazz and swing dance scene, the band has graced the stages of London’s iconic 100 Club, Ealing Jazz Festival, and the Montreux and Stockholm Jazz Festivals. In high demand for their soaring soloists…

St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh

Sun 10 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£7 (£5) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

South West Four

House, techno, trance, dubstep and drum & bass festival. Sat headliners Above & Beyond are joined by Alesso, Arty, Booka Shade (live), Fedde le Grand, Jamie Jones, Sasha, Markus Schulz and Paul Kalkbrenner (live). Sun is headed by Deadmau5 with Andy C, Eric Prydz, Laurent Garnier, Maya Jane Coles, Marco Carola…

Clapham Common, London SW4

Sat 23 Aug

£57.50

Sun 24 Aug

£57.50

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Stranraer RNLI Park Fest

Stranraer Inshore Lifeboats adopt their land legs for a fundraising music festival featuring a range of local and familiar artists as well as craft stalls, fun fair rides and The Marine Lake with its pirate ship.

Agnew Park, Stranraer

Sat 23 Aug

Prices vary / 01387 253862

  • 12:00 – 23:30

Sunday Blues Afternoon: Kris Dollimore, Hat Fitz and Cara, Coco Montoya Band

Old time hill country and delta blues with a soulful twist, with Australian blues-man, Hat Fitz and Irish singer, Cara Robinson. Del Amitri’s guitarist, Kris Dollimore is a mean country blues guitarist and singer. Long time John Mayall Blues Breaker, Coco Montoya's singing is completely commanding; "his strat leads rage…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Jul

Spiegeltent

£13.50 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

AdLibitum

Violin/accordion duo.

St Mark's ArtSpace, Edinburgh

Sat 16 Aug

Church

£10 (£8) / 0131 659 7600

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Andre Rieus 2014 Maastricht Concert

http://www.atgtickets.com/shows/andre-rieus-2014-maastricht-concert/aylesbury-waterside-theatre/

Perth Playhouse

Thu 24 Jul

01738 623126

  • 13:00

Ben Prestage

Ben Prestage "preachin" the blues like only he can!

Tron Kirk, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Jul

£6 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

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Blues Night With - The Brothers Grimm

Blues Brothers tribute band.

The Two Brewers, Rochester

Sun 10 Aug

Phone for prices

  • 16:00

Sun 28 Sep

Phone for prices

  • 16:00

Sun 16 Nov

Phone for prices

  • 16:00

Cargo, Camera … Action!

A preview of specially commissioned artist collaborations. Featuring short films and live music, with, throughout the day, Gypsy Romania (2pm), Golden Teacher (3.45pm), Halfrican (5.15pm), Mungo's Hi-Fi (6.45pm) and Capone & the Bullets (8.15pm).

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0141 332 6535

Part of Festival 2014.

  • 14:00
  • 15:45
  • 16:15

Daniel Padden and Wounded Knee: And Blithely Spend the Gowden Day

A new song cycle celebrating the seasons, inspired by Edinburgh and the Pentland Hills. The musicians draw on diverse influences including African guitar minimalism, cosmic jazz and folk traditions.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 12 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Dhol Drumming and Bagpipes – Glasgow Dholies

Dhol drumming and bagpipes from the Glasgow Dholies. Presented by the Asia Scotland Institute.

The North Rotunda, Glasgow

Wed 30 Jul

Free

  • 16:00 – 20:00

Frank White Clarinet Quartet

Led by clarinettist Frank White, the quartet performs a selection of songs.

St John's, Stratford, London E15

Wed 30 Jul

Free, donations welcome / 020 8552 9993

  • 13:10 – 13:40
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