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The Electric Frog & Pressure Riverside Festival

Once again The Frog and Pressure pool their resources to bring you the Riverside Festival. The line-up on Sat includes 2ManyDJs, Vitalic (live), Pan-Pot, Slam, Tiga, Matthew Dear, Derrick May, Felix da Housecat and Andrew Weatherall. Sun features Jamie Jones, Laurent Garnier. Visonquest, DJ Sneak bank-to-back with…

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sat 3 May

Weekend ticket £55; day ticket £30 / 0141 287 2660

Sun 4 May

Weekend ticket £55; day ticket £30 / 0141 287 2660

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.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sat 10 May

£12 / 01475 723723

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Sat 6 Sep

£12 / 01383 602302

Sun 7 Sep

£12 / 01383 602302

Corran Halls, Oban

Sat 31 May

£11.50 / 01631 567333

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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

Big Day In

Avoid the mud and head along to this one day mini-festival all under the roof of the Electric Circus. Confirmed so far Roman Nose, Birdhead, Miracle Strip, Indian Red Lopez, Carbs, Man of Moon and Gymnast play live with DJ sets from TYCI, Glasgow Podcart and Kitchen Disco.

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sun 20 Apr

Early bird £8; standard £12 / 0131 226 4224

The Solid Silver 60s Show 2014

Relive the nostalgic sounds of 60s pop in the company of Vanity Fare, Chris Montez, Chris Farlow and Brian Poole & the Tremelos.

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Sun 20 Apr

£24.50–£26.50; £24.50–£28.50 / 01253 290190

  • 16:00

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Sun 4 May

£23–£30 / 0844 871 7645

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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

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

Pulse Party

Pulse 98.4 FM host this entertaining afternoon with a little help from REWIND.

Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

£12.50 / 0141 577 4956

  • 12:30

King Eider

Acoustic folk/blues five-piece.

Coda Music, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0131 622 7246

With Fin-Ray.

Record Store Day instore gig with country punks Fin-Ray.

  • 12:30

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

Kings of Leon

Hirsute country rock'n'rollers touring their sixth studio album, Mechanical Bull.

National Bowl, Milton Keynes

Sun 22 Jun

£55 / 0870 534 4444

St James' Park, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 31 May

£55 / 0844 372 1892

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Daily Lunchtime Concerts

A different school each time, highlighting the wealth of young talent in the local area.

St John's Kirk, Perth

Thu 22 May

Free / 01738 633192

Featuring Glenalmond College. Part of Perth Festival of the Arts.

  • 12:30

Fri 23 May

Free / 01738 633192

Featuring Strathallan. Part of Perth Festival of the Arts.

  • 12:30

Mon 26 May

Free / 01738 633192

Featuring Morrisons Academy. Part of Perth Festival of the Arts.

  • 12:30
…and 4 more dates until 30 May

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment. Featuring guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall with special guest Melanie C.

Chepstow Racecourse

Fri 13 Jun

£39 / 01291 622260

Record Store Day at Underground Solu'shn

Live and DJ sets from the staff and special guests to celebrate Record Store Day, featuring Craig Smith, Wounded Knee, House of Traps, S-Type, Lord of the Isles, Capitol 1212 and more tbc.

Underground Solu'shn, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0131 226 2242

  • 08:00 – 20:00

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

Sat 19 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sun 20 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

  • 12:00 – 00:00

The Good Ole Day Of Rock At The Stiwt

A rock festival featuring 11 bands.

Theatr Stiwt, Wrexham

Sat 19 Apr

£10; £8 adv / 01978 841300

  • 15:00
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Stockton Calling 2014

A one-day music event across multiple venues, featuring headlining acts Space, Public Service Broadcasting, Young Rebel Set, plus performances by Lola Colt, Little Comets, We Are Knuckle Dragger and more.

Various Venues, Stockton-on-Tees

Sat 19 Apr

£15 / 07922 452239

  • 14:00

Topman Argyle Street Relaunch

Help Topman reopen in style as they offer treats and prizes to customers, plus DJ sets all weekend.

Topman, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0141 221 3607

  • 10:30 – 19:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0141 221 3607

  • 10:30 – 19:00

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

Jon Keats

Pop and rock covers performer.

The Cavern, Liverpool

Fri 25 Apr

Cavern Club

Free / 0151 236 1965

  • 17:00

Fri 2 May

Cavern Club

Free / 0151 236 1965

  • 17:00

Fri 9 May

Cavern Club

Free / 0151 236 1965

  • 17:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 May

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
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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
…and 33 more dates until 28 Sep

Lunchtime Concert: Tom Rose, Bernard Rands

  • Written by: Bernard Rands

A performance of Bernard Rands's Memo 6 For Alto Saxophone and Prism For Saxophone Quartet and Tom Rose's new work for saxophone quartet.

Royal Northern College Of Music, Manchester

Tue 17 Jun

Carole Nash Recital Room

Free / 0161 907 5555

  • 12:15

Marc Kenny

Pop covers performer.

Jack Rabbit Slims, Wirral

Sun 20 Jul

£3 / 0151 632 7545

  • 15:00 – 18:00

Nick Robinson

Pop covers performer.

The Cavern, Liverpool

Mon 21 Apr

Cavern Club

Free / 0151 236 1965

  • 14:00

Mon 28 Apr

Cavern Club

Free / 0151 236 1965

  • 14:00

Mon 5 May

Cavern Club

Free / 0151 236 1965

  • 14:00
…and 3 more dates until 26 May

The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show

The return of the UK's finest Rat Pack tribute night, with classic tunes including 'Under My Skin' and 'Come Fly with Me' and plenty of entertaining between-song patter.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£17–£23 / 0844 871 3014

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£17–£38 / 0844 871 7648

Opera House, Manchester

Sat 25 Oct

£17–£23 / 0844 847 2275

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