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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 Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 10 May

£23.50 / 01383 740384

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sun 11 May

£18.50 / 01475 723723

  • 19:30

Bristol Hippodrome

Fri 10 Oct

£25 / 0844 847 2325

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From the Jam

Now featuring only one member From the Jam. Bruce Foxton is joined by Russell Hastings and drummer Steve 'Smiley' Barnard on their 'Setting Sons' 25th anniversary tour.

53 Degrees, Preston

Fri 10 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01772 893000

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Thu 4 Dec

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01539 725 133

The Cavern, Liverpool

Thu 27 Nov

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0151 236 1965

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Future Islands

Joyous electro and synth pop from the Baltimore trio.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Tue 3 Jun

£31 / 0113 275 2411

Concorde 2, Brighton

Sat 7 Jun

£3.50 / 01273 673311

Electric Ballroom, London NW1

Wed 7 May

£14.30 / 020 7485 9006

  • 19:30

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Another Time Another Place

Nineties nostalgia from reformed pop groups All Saints, Atomic Kitten, East 17, Let Loose, Big Brovaz and Jenny from Ace of Base.

LG Arena, Birmingham

Sun 23 Nov

£40.70 / 0844 338 8000

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Sat 22 Nov

£40.70 / 0844 800 0400

Tickets available 11 April

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 18 Nov

£40.70 / 0844 493 6666

Tickets available 11 April

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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.

The Space Lady

After retiring from music for a while, the Space Lady is back, aged 66, and heading out on her first world tour for a night of cosmic space rock.

The Cube Microplex, Bristol

Sat 19 Apr

£6 / 0117 907 4190

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

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

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

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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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Tartan Underground

Scottish acoustic talent.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 18:00

Fri 2 May

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 18:00

Fri 9 May

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 18:00
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Edinburgh Blues Club

Regular monthly live blues events with touring blues acts and the finest local blues artists. Membership for Edinburgh Blues Club is £10 per month; register online.

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Mon 5 May

£11 / 0131 556 7060

Featuring Brothers Groove, Black Cat Bone and Blue Jester.

Tue 17 Jun

£13.50 (Members free) / 0131 556 7060

Tonight's line-up features Hamilton Loomis and Gratefully Not Dead.

Thu 19 Jun

£11 (Members free) / 0131 556 7060

Tonight it's Ryan McGarvey and Brian Rawson Band.

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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

T in the Park

From relatively humble beginnings, T in the Park has become the acknowledged behemoth of the Scottish festival scene and one of the UK's largest events. Now host to 85,000 people on an airfield on the edge of Fife, over the course of its weekend it becomes the fifth largest town in Scotland. T in the Park 2014…

Balado Park, Kinross

Fri 11 Jul

Times vary / £205–£247 / 08444 999990

Sat 12 Jul

Times vary / £205–£247 / 08444 999990

Sun 13 Jul

Times vary / £205–£247 / 08444 999990

We've Only Just Begun: The Carpenters

Relive the magic of one of the greatest female voices in pop music history as Toni Lee becomes Karen Carpenter and sings over 22 hits.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 29 May

£21–£23.50

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

Sun 20 Apr

£19.50 (£18.50; Children £17.50) / 01803 328385

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Mon 5 May

£16–£23.50 / 08441 717620

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Beat-Herder Festival 2014

Picturesque festival packed with surprises. 2014's line-up includes Happy Mondays, The Bloody Beetroots, Timo Maas, Vitalic, DJ Format, Boney M, Riva Starr, Dub Pistols, The Orb, Goldie Lookin' Chain and many more.

Ribble Valley, Clitheroe

Fri 18 Jul

Times vary / £112–£120 / 01535 611100

The Green Man Festival

This year's edition of the contemporary music and arts festival boasts an indie-heavy line-up, featuring Beirut, Neutral Milk Hotel, First Aid Kit, Kurt Vile & the Violators, Daughter, Polica, Anna Calvi, Sharon Van Etten and much more. There's also parkour workshops, steam punk costume workshops, big screen gaming…

Glanusk Estate, Crickhowell

Thu 14 Aug

Times vary / £159 (Students £135; under 18s £85; under 13s £5; under 4s free)

Fri 15 Aug

Times vary / £159 (Students £135; under 18s £85; under 13s £5; under 4s free)

Sat 16 Aug

Times vary / £159 (Students £135; under 18s £85; under 13s £5; under 4s free)

Sun 17 Aug

Times vary / £159 (Students £135; under 18s £85; under 13s £5; under 4s free)

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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.

Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Tue 17 Jun

£45 / 0114 256 5656

National Bowl, Milton Keynes

Sun 22 Jun

£55 / 0870 534 4444

Phones 4u Arena, Manchester

Wed 18 Jun

£45 / 0844 847 8000

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Les-Fest

Scotland throws up the devil horns for its only award-winning rock and metal festival as it enters its third year. A variety of UK and European acts grace the Main Stage and Cackblabbath Stage, which showcases unplugged, acoustic and blues based acts.

Valley International Park, Carluke

Fri 27 Jun

Times & prices vary / 01555 860150

Sat 28 Jun

Times & prices vary / 01555 860150

Sun 29 Jun

Times & prices vary / 01555 860150

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