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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

Neu! Reekie!

Avant-garde spoken word, film and music fusion night describing itself as 'playing host to the sinister and the sanguine'.

Pilrig St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

Fri 30 May

£7 in advance; £9 on the door / 0131 553 1876

This time 'round Neu! Reekie! offers up hip hop/funk act Bang Dirty; TS Eliot and Costa Prize nominated poet Helen Mort; electroacoustic sounds from Wolf (aka Kim Moore, formerly of Zoey Van Goey); an animation showcase from John Davide; and more to be announced. Plus all ye good people get a free pint of Heverlee.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

£8.50 / 0845 874 3001

This edition, Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson host Fife folktronica act the Pitctish Trail; poet and short story writer Salena Godden; and the launch of a collection from the late Tom McGrath, read by 'assorted cultural bigwigs'; plus more names to be announced.

Dan Stuart

A mix of alternative country and post-punk performed by the American singer-songwriter best known as the frontman of Green On Red.

The Glad Café, Glasgow

Thu 1 May

£12 / 0141 636 6119

With Kathleen Haskard.

Live Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 2 May

Studio Theatre

£13 / 0191 232 1232

With Antonio Gramentieri.

  • 20:00

The Maze, Nottingham

Wed 30 Apr

The Maze

£11 adv / 0115 947 5650

  • 19:30

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Young Kato

Indie and alt.pop by the band with members from Cheltenham and Birmingham.

The Boileroom, Guildford

Thu 24 Apr

£8 adv / 01483 440022

  • 19:00

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Tue 29 Apr

£8 / 0131 226 4224

EPIC Studios, Norwich

Fri 25 Apr

£8 adv / 01603 766400

  • 20:00

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The Big Show

An evening of cabaret.

Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Glasgow

Fri 25 Apr

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Sat 26 Apr

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 0141 552 6165

Bluesy Tuesday

  • 20:30 – 01:00
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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.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 14 May

£24.50–£26.50 / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

City Hall, Salisbury

Fri 2 May

£22.50–£26.50 / 01722 434434

  • 19:30

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 18 May

£23–£27 / 01702 351135

  • 20:00

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Boo Hewerdine

Admired pop/blues songsmith – founder of cult band The Bible and frequent collaborator with Eddi Reader.

Chapel Arts Centre, Bath

Sun 1 Jun

£13 £10, concs £8 / 01225 461700

  • 20:00 – 22:30

The Chattery, Swansea

Wed 7 May

£12 / 01792 473276

  • 19:30

The Green Note Cafe, London NW1

Thu 5 Jun

£14 adv / 020 7485 9899

  • 20:30

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…and at 2 other places

East India Youth

Electro-pop singer-songwriter who refers to himself as 'sound gardener/song architect'.

The Barfly, London NW1

Mon 12 May

£45 / 0844 847 2424

The Bodega, Nottingham

Mon 2 Jun

£7.50 / 0845 413 4444

Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh

Thu 29 May

£7.50 / 0131 247 4704

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Kathleen Ferrier Award 2014: Final

A competition for student singers.

Wigmore Hall, London W1U

Fri 25 Apr

£18–£32 / 020 7935 2141

  • 18:00

Catfish & The Bottlemen

Garage rock and post-punk quartet from Llandudno, with rock'n'roll and indie pop influences.

The Boileroom, Guildford

Sun 18 May

£8 adv / 01483 440022

  • 19:00

Central Station, Wrexham

Wed 28 May

£9 / 01978 358780

  • 19:00 – 23:00

The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne

Mon 26 May

£9 / 0191 230 4474

  • 20:00

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OperaUpClose: La Traviata

  • Directed by: Robin Norton-Hale
  • Written by: Verdi

Verdi's tragic drama about a scandalous love affair from Olivier Award-winning company OperaUpClose.

Cotswold Playhouse, Stroud

Sat 26 Apr

£18 (Children £16 under 18s) / 01453 488040

  • 19:30

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 5 Aug

£15; £25; £29.50 (£22.50; £25) / 020 7478 0100

  • 19:15

Wed 6 Aug

£15; £25; £29.50 (£22.50; £25) / 020 7478 0100

  • 19:15

Thu 7 Aug

£15; £25; £29.50 (£22.50; £25) / 020 7478 0100

  • 19:15
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Theatre Royal, Margate

Sat 17 May

£12–£20 (£18; £15) / 01843 292795

  • 19:30

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Bon Scott Fest

Fans from all over the world descend on the sleepy Angus town of Kirriemuir for a celebration of its most rock'n'roll son, AC/DC front man Bon Scott.

Kirriemuir Town Hall

Fri 15 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

Sat 16 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

Sun 17 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

ListLive

Bust out your best moves guys, cos The List is taking over the country with our tiptop monthly nights. ListLive showcases some of the very best up-and-coming and established musical talent from the city and beyond. Prepare yourself for a regular injection of multi-genred artists with a different theme each time.

The Monarch, London NW1

Thu 24 Apr

£5 / 020 7482 2054

This time 'round we've got power-pop band Peguinsrising, fuzz and punk outfit CuT and dreamy blues/electronic purveyors Fragile Souls playing for your ears' delight.

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Coloursfest

Scotland's longest running dance festival brings together 10,000 clubbers with superstar DJs. 2014's line-up includes Showtek, Martin Garrix, Bingo Players, Markus Schulz, Aly & Fila and Cosmic Gate with more names to be announced.

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Sat 31 May

£44.50 / 0844 499 1700

Bernard Tilley

The organist performs easy listening music on the Wurlitzer organ.

Stockport Town Hall

Mon 12 May

£1.90 / 0161 474 3451

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip

London electro and hip hop duo who scored a cult hit with their commandments single 'Thou Shalt Always Kill'.

East Village Arts Club, Liverpool

Thu 24 Apr

£13.50 / 0151 559 3773

Komedia, Bath

Thu 1 May

£12.50 / 0845 293 8480

The New Roadmender, Northampton

Mon 5 May

£12.50 / 01604 604020

  • 19:00 – 00:00

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RSNO: Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto

Tchaikovsky, they say, always wore his heart on his sleeve; at any rate, he was always able to convince himself that whatever he was wearing on his sleeve was his heart. This concert features the great man's Piano Concerto No 1 with the gifted young Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov, as well as Prokofiev's Symphony No 1 and…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sat 26 Apr

Main Auditorium

£11.50–£35 (students & under 26s £5; under 16s free) / 0141 353 8000

  • 19:30

Perth Concert Hall

Thu 24 Apr

£10.50–£24.50 (Students £5) / 01738 621031

  • 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

£11.50–£36 (students & under 26s £5; under 16s free) / 0131 228 1155

  • 19:30

Ian Gough

The organist performs a selection of easy listening tunes on the Wurlitzer organ.

Stockport Town Hall

Mon 24 Nov

£1.90 / 0161 474 3451

  • 12:00 – 13:00

The Ben Folds Orchestral Experience

Piano rocker Ben Folds presents hits and new material arranged and expanded for orchestral performances as well as his new piano concerto.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Sun 6 Jul

Barbican Hall

£25–£30 / 020 7638 8891

With the Heritage Orchestra

  • 19:30

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Thu 10 Jul

£29–£35 / 0844 907 9000

With the Royal Northern Sinfonia

  • 19:30

Colston Hall, Bristol

Wed 9 Jul

£31.18–£42.46 / 0117 922 3686

With the Royal Northern Sinfonia

  • 20:00

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