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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.

Lorde

Much respected New Zealand vocalist and songwriter.

O2 Academy Brixton, London SW9

Fri 6 Jun

£24 / 0844 477 2000

Plug 1: Red Note

Red Note kicks off the RCS' annual season of new compositions, featuring work by Jay Capperauld, Michael McEneny, Hugh Holton, Martin Keary, Lucy Hollingsworth, Tom Butler and Shona Mackay.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Wed 30 Apr

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0141 332 5057

Part of Plug.

Stag & Dagger

An unusual music festival split between London and Glasgow and featuring new live music acts, DJs and visual artists, in which one ticket gives access to several venues and over 100 performances. This year's line-up so far features Albert Hammond Jr, Arc Iris, Courtney Barnett, The Hold Steady, Lanterns on the Lake…

Various venues: Glasgow

Sun 4 May

£22.50

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The Creative Martyrs: The Sinister Wink

An evening of cabaret satire featuring mime, song and sketches in a 1930s style.

The Bungo Bar & Kitchen, Glasgow

Sun 27 Apr

Not free, but pay what you like on departure / 0141 423 0023

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Sun 25 May

Not free, but pay what you like on departure / 0141 423 0023

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Sun 29 Jun

Not free, but pay what you like on departure / 0141 423 0023

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Tectonics Orchestral Concert 1

Shiny new orchestral works, including specially commissioned world premieres from David Behrman (How We Got Here), 'plunderphonics' pioneer John Oswald (I’d love to turn) and Georg Friedrich Haas (Concerto Grosso No 2 for ensemble and orchestra), as well as the UK premiere of Haas' Saxophone Concerto featuring Marcus…

City Halls, Glasgow

Sat 10 May

Grand Hall

£15 (£10; weekend pass £16–£24) / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

Beyoncé: The Mrs Carter Show

Queen Bey arrives in the UK as part of her Mrs Carter World Tour – bow to her.

The Green Room, Liverpool

Fri 8 Aug

£15 / 0151 922 7771

  • 18:30

Courtney Love

Grunge rock from the frontwoman of alt. rock band Hole as she embarks on her UK tour.

Digital, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 22 May

Think Tank

£15 / 0191 261 9755

Manchester Academy

Tue 13 May

£24 / 0161 275 2930

O2 Academy Birmingham

Sun 18 May

£24 / 0121 622 8250

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Miley Cyrus

The latest Disney child star to reject their wholesome image and begin the road to rehab, Cyrus tours her latest album Bangerz. Probably whilst twerking.

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Sat 10 May

£47.50 / 0844 248 1585

National Indoor Arena, Birmingham

Fri 16 May

£47.50 / 0871 945 6000

O2 Academy Leeds

Sat 10 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

Tickets on sale 13 Dec.

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Toumani & Sidiki Diabate

Toumani Diabate is the most famous ambassador of the kora and one of the world's most adventurous and mesmerising musicians. In a rare father-son collaboration he performs a series of duets with his son Sidiki.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Fri 30 May

Barbican Hall

£15–£25 / 020 7638 8891

  • 19:30

Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

Fri 6 Jun

Howard Assembly Room

£17.50

  • 19:45

Royal Northern College Of Music, Manchester

Sat 24 May

£16.20–£20 / 0161 907 5555

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Cate Le Bon

Indie-folk singer-songwriter who was born in Penboyr and is now based in Cardiff.

The Sage Gateshead

Sat 13 Sep

Northern Rock Foundation Hall

£12.50 / 0191 443 4661

With Sea Lion.

Chad VanGaalen

Esoteric country from the Calgary bedroom musician and artist.

Oslo, London E8

Mon 1 Sep

£11.50 / 0115 941 5840

Dolly Parton

The leading lady of country with the phenomenal voice and impeccable songwriting performs evergreen favourites – and perhaps even a rap or two – on her Blue Smoke World Tour.

Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC)

Sun 15 Jun

£50 / 0844 477 9000

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Wed 2 Jul

£50 / 0844 412 4624

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Fri 20 Jun

£50 / 0844 248 1585

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Factory Floor

Electro punk noise trio, influenced by the austere post-punk electronica of Cabaret Voltaire.

The Brighton Coalition

Sat 17 May

£16

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Fischy Music

The music project for kids presents a concert of singalong music for 5–11 year-olds.

Kelvinside Hillhead Parish Church, Glasgow

Sat 31 May

£3 (£1; Children £1) / 0141 334 2788

Gary Numan

Pioneering electro rocker, who's finally getting the recognition he deserves.

53 Degrees, Preston

Tue 1 Jul

£26 / 01772 893000

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Wed 2 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 888 7581

  • 19:00

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Fri 28 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 249 4300

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George Clinton

R&B legend George Clinton whose career has spanned 50 years and is credited with being a major innovator in soul, rock and funk.

The Forum, London NW5

Sat 26 Jul

£30 / 020 7428 4099

Live_Transmission: Joy Division Reworked

Homage to the emotive and musically rich songs of the 80s post-punk gods.

Witchwood, Ashton-under-Lyne

Sat 19 Jul

£10 (£8) / 0161 344 0321

  • 20:30

One Direction

Lock up your daughters – the staggeringly popular X-Factor behemoth pops off on a wee stadium tour.

Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh

Tue 3 Jun

£43 / 0131 346 5000

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Optimo (Espacio) Barrowland Revue

Twitch and Wilkes take over the Barras for an early doors electronica showcase featuring live sets from Norwegian re-edit master Todd Terje (promoting his debut album) and Glasgow's Golden Teacher, plus Ben UFO, Tim Sweeney and the Optimo DJs.

Barrowland, Glasgow

Sun 25 May

Over-14s only

£18 / 0141 552 4601

Real Estate

Psychedelic pop sounds from New Jersey in the vein of Modest Mouse and Yo La Tengo.

Classic Grand, Glasgow

Mon 26 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 847 0820

O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London W12

Wed 29 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

Rick Wakeman's Journey to the Centre of the Earth

The most affable man in prog celebrates the 40th anniversary of his solo concept opus based on the Jules Verne novel, for which he will be joined by the Jules Verne Symphony Orchestra, the English Rock Ensemble and lashings of state-of-the-art effects.

Bournemouth International Centre

Sat 3 May

£40 / 0844 576 3000

Grimsby Auditorium

Thu 1 May

£46 / 0870 607 7461

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Sun 4 May

£45.50 / 02920 224488

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Splendour Festival

A cavalcade of live music featuring Tom Odell and Happy Mondays headlining the main stage, plus the Boomtown Rats, Reverend & the Makers and many more.

Wollaton Park, Nottingham

Sat 19 Jul

£42.50 / 0115 989 5555

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks

Since dissolving the much-loved Pavement, Malkmus has concentrated on The Jicks, who are now on their fourth album Mirror Traffic.

Digital, Newcastle upon Tyne

Wed 27 Aug

Think Tank

£14 / 0141 357 6200

Kazimier, Liverpool

Sat 30 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 357 6200

The Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

Thu 28 Aug

£17.50 / 0141 357 6200