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Eddi Reader

The popular folk pop chanteuse, known for her work with Fairground Attraction and often called upon to add her voice to other people's records tours her latest album Vagabond.

The Stables, Milton Keynes

Sat 12 Jul

£20 / 01908 280800

  • 12:00

Dum Dum Girls

Buzzsaw guitars and girl group harmonies from this Californian band.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Sun 4 May

£30 / 0113 275 2411

One Direction

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

Etihad Stadium, Manchester

Fri 30 May

£43–£65.50 / 0844 477 5775

  • 12:00

Sat 31 May

£43–£65.50 / 0844 477 5775

  • 12:00

Sun 1 Jun

£43–£65.50 / 0844 477 5775

  • 12:00

Stadium Of Light, Sunderland

Wed 28 May

£43–£65.50; £24 disabled

  • 12:00

Wembley Stadium, London HA9

Fri 6 Jun

£43–£70 tickets for Jun 6 on sale Sep 28, 10am

  • 12:00

Sat 7 Jun

£43–£70 tickets for Jun 6 on sale Sep 28, 10am

  • 12:00

Sun 8 Jun

£43–£70 tickets for Jun 6 on sale Sep 28, 10am

  • 12:00

Blackjack London

Monthly line-up night with the best new artists and DJs they can find.

The Fishbowl, Brighton

Fri 9 May

£7 / 01273 777505

Featuring Krept and Konan, Chasing Grace, J2K and Prose all held together by Rob Pursey.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

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

Sun 20 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

  • 12:00 – 00:00
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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

  • 12:00 – 23:00

Isle Of Wight Festival

Eclectic music line-up for the island festival.

Seaclose Park, Newport

Sat 14 Jun

£75 / 0844 499 9955

Sun 15 Jun

£75 / 0844 499 9955

LoveBox

London's boutique dance festival founded by Groove Armada. 2014's line-up features MIA, Chase & Status, Nas (performing Illmatic), A$ap Rocky, Katy B, The Horrors, Bonobo, Sub Focus, Annie Mac, Cyril Hahn, BANKS, Crystal Fighters and more.

Victoria Park, London E9

Fri 18 Jul

£45

LoveBox - Friday Day Ticket

Sat 19 Jul

£55

LoveBox 2014 - Saturday Day Ticket

Europe's Tribute to Elvis Festival

The second annual championship and festival, celebrating the life of The King. Includes the Ultimate Elvis preliminary contest, the winner of which will represent Europe's Tribute to Elvis in the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest held in Memphis in 2014, the 60th anniversary of Elvis' first recording date.

Opera House & Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Fri 4 Jul

£135 for full three day pass / 0870 380 1111

  • 11:00 – 02:00

Sat 5 Jul

£135 for full three day pass / 0870 380 1111

  • 12:00 – 02:30

Sun 6 Jul

£135 for full three day pass / 0870 380 1111

  • 11:00 – 02:30

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

£52.50–£55

Sun 24 Aug

£52.50–£55

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Kendal Calling

Three days of live music and DJs in the Lake District. 2014's line-up includes Suede, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Example, De La Soul, 2ManyDJs, Miles Kane, Happy Mondays, Agustines, Tom Odell, Andy C, Mr Scruff, Jimi Goodwin, Frightened Rabbit and more.

Lowther Deer Park, Penrith

Thu 31 Jul

£6–£115 / 0871 424 4444

Sun 3 Aug

£6–£115 / 0871 424 4444

Sundown Festival

Chase & Status headline the main stage on Saturday with Tinie Tempha, Katy B, Zane Lowe and Foxes. On Sunday, the main stage features Ellie Goulding alongside John Newman, Clean Bandit, Ella Eyre and Neon Jungle.

The Norfolk Showground, Norwich

Sat 30 Aug

£36.50 / 01603 748931

Sun 31 Aug

£36.50 / 01603 748931

The Scribbler's Picnic Music Festival and Funday

A music and fun festival for all ages aimed at family entertainment and raising money for cancer charities. Last year's line-up included the Oasis tribute band Stop the Clocks, Ryan School of Irish Dancing, Tipping Point and many others, with details of 2014's line-up forthcoming.

Stirling County Rugby Club

Sun 11 May

£10 (Children £5; Family £25) / 01786 471323

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Fairport's Cropredy Convention 2014: Fairport Convention, Australian Pink Floyd

Veterans Fairport Convention host a three-day folk and rock extravaganza and headline the Saturday line-up. Also appearing are Australian Pink Floyd and Chas And Dave on Friday, with Al Stewart and Marillion on Saturday.

Cropredy Festival Site, Banbury

Fri 8 Aug

£110 weekend ticket; £145 weekend ticket, w/camping; £100 2 day ticket; £110 weekend ticket; £145 weekend ticket, w/camping; £70 day ticket; £100 2… / 0900 637 1644

  • 12:00

Sat 9 Aug

£110 weekend ticket; £145 weekend ticket, w/camping; £100 2 day ticket; £110 weekend ticket; £145 weekend ticket, w/camping; £70 day ticket; £100 2… / 0900 637 1644

  • 12:00

Brooks Williams

The Georgia-born singer-songwriter puts his considerable guitar chops to good use, rustling up a blues-inspired Americana style.

RSPB Old Moor, Barnsley

Tue 22 Apr

£4 (Children £2; £8) / 01226 751 593

  • 11:00
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Creamfields

One of the biggest dance music festivals in the UK organised by Liverpool's legendary superclub Cream. 2014's line-up features a monumental array of DJs and live acts playing house, trance, Hardcore and dubstep. Playing Sat Avicii, Afrojack, deadmau5, Steve Aoki, Showtek, Armin van Buuren, Steve Angello, Hardwell, Annie…

Various venues: Daresbury, Halton

Sat 23 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

Sun 24 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

CuT, Mourning Birds, Bad Wolf, Weatherbird

Rock n roll line-up with host/DJ Simon Price.

Latest Music Bar, Brighton

Sat 10 May

Free / 01273 687171

  • 12:00 – 15:00

EMA

Having teased us with a new track 'Satellites' last month, released to rave reviews and selected by Pitchfork's as Best New Music, EMA returns with her highly anticipated second album The Future's Void, released on 7 April via City Slang.

Southwark Cathedral, London SE1

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 020 7367 6700

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 020 7367 6700

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 020 7367 6700

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 38 more dates until 30 May

Hit The Deck Festival

A one-day pop and rock event over several venues. Featuring Brand New, Saves The Day, Kids In Glass Houses, The Blackout, Brutality Will Prevail, Ghouls, Gnarwolves and many more.

Various Venues, Bristol

Sun 20 Apr

£27.50; £20 early bird; £32.50 with aftershow

  • 12:00

McBusted

Fans of early-noughties fresh-faced pop punk – hold onto your hats. Busted and McFly are only merging together to create probably the most inoffensive supergroup ever.

Weston-Super-Mare Beach, Weston-super-Mare

Sat 28 Jun

£67.75 / 01934 750833

With Backstreet Boys, Scouting for Girls, 5ive and Diversity.

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Pride Glasgow

Pride Glasgow returns for 2014 with a 16-day festival of events celebrating LGBT equality including the usual parade and street party, as well as Pride Day which includes a fairground, a community expo, a cabaret stage, marketplace, a youth space, a trans safe space and a great big concert featuring Blue, Heather Peace…

King Street, Glasgow

Sat 19 Jul

£5

Reload Festival

New retro music festival of soul and pop. Sat features Kool & The Gang, Soul II Soul, Rick Astley, ABC, Go West, Hot Chocolate, Imagination, Odyssey and From the Jam. Sun's line-up includes Human League, Billy Ocean, Sister Sledge, Five Star, Aswad, Heaven 17, Jason Donovan, Bjorn Again, The Real Thing and headliner…

The Norfolk Showground, Norwich

Sat 6 Sep

£90 for a weekend camping ticket; (£65; day ticket £35) / 01603 748931

Sun 7 Sep

£90 for a weekend camping ticket; (£65; day ticket £35) / 01603 748931

Augustines

The Seattle-based three-piece, formerly known as We Are Augustines, performs a mix of guitar-led indie-rock and alternative rock to promote its self-titled album.

Plug, Sheffield

Sat 10 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0114 276 2676

Blochestra/ Block Jam

Bring along any instrument you might have (from tubas to triangles) for an open door orchestra jam from 12pm followed by an open mic at 9pm.

Bloc+, Glasgow

Sun 20 Apr

0 / 0141 574 6066

  • 12:00

Sun 27 Apr

0 / 0141 574 6066

  • 12:00

Sun 4 May

0 / 0141 574 6066

  • 12:00
…and 3 more dates until 25 May

Electric Daisy Carnival UK

Electric Daisy Carnival sets sail from America and lands in the UK, bringing along with it the biggest electronic music talent the world has to offer. The line-up includes Avicii, Fatboy Slim, Calvin Harris, Paul van Dyk, Steve Angelo and many more.

National Bowl, Milton Keynes

Sat 12 Jul

£55 / 0870 534 4444

Sun 13 Jul

£55 / 0870 534 4444

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