Before 12pm, Music, Rock & pop

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Craft Beer Rising

Sample 200 beers from over 45 breweries as Craft Beer Rising comes to Scotland for the first time. Plus, a music line-up curated by Kiltr features Optimo (Fri); Mia Dora and The Revenge (Sat); Mungo’s HiFi, DJ Andy Smith and Boca45 (Sun).

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sat 20 Sep

£20 per session / 0141 212 8810

Sun 21 Sep

£20 per session / 0141 212 8810

Happy Ears

Live interactive music classes, for ages 0–3 and their parents, with lots of instruments and no pre-recorded music. Saturday classes are drop-in and there's no extra cost for twins or other siblings.

Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 11 Oct

£5 / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50

Sat 1 Nov

£5 / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50

Sat 8 Nov

£5 / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50
…and 6 more dates until 20 Dec

Lindsay Todd: The Living Mountain

In a specially designed record shop in the basement of the Church Gallery, Todd spins his own work and that of other artists. Records also available to buy.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 4 more dates until 26 Sep

Andy Fairweather Low & The Lowriders

The former frontman of 60s group Amen Corner, who has worked with the likes of Hendrix, Dylan and Clapton, playing songs from throughout his 40-year career.

The Robin 2, Wolverhampton

Sun 5 Oct

£20.35 / 01902 401211

Finley Quaye

The Mobo and BRIT award-winning singer-songwriter from Edinburgh performs reggae and jazz fusion.

Jamm, London SW9

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£14.30 / 020 7346 8920

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King Creosote

Eclectic indie folk musician, plaintive troubadour and founder of the esteemed Fence Records.

Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

Wed 8 Oct

£16.87 / 0844 888 4411

London International Tattoo Convention

The body art convention features hundreds tattoo artists from around the world, including Nervio from Roses & Panthers, Adriaan Machete from Machete Death Gallery and Filip Leu from The Leu Family's Family Iron. As well as the chance to get inked by the best, there also a ridiculous amount of entertainment…

Tobacco Dock, London E1W

Fri 26 Sep

£55 for a three-day pass; Fri only £20 in advance (£25 on the door); Sat only £30 in advance (£35 on the door); Sun only £25 in advance (£30 on the…

Sat 27 Sep

£55 for a three-day pass; Fri only £20 in advance (£25 on the door); Sat only £30 in advance (£35 on the door); Sun only £25 in advance (£30 on the…

Africa on the Square

A festival celebrating African culture, featuring food, fashion and live music.

Trafalgar Square, London WC2

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 020 7983 4100

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Albert's Band: To Infinity and Beyond

Music associated with space accompanies this intergalactic experience.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sat 25 Oct

£8.14 (Children £5.08) / 020 7589 8212

This event takes place in the Elgar Room.

Ben Cipolla

The singer-songwriter who is based in Great Bedwyn performs his pop originals.

Salisbury Arts Centre

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 01722 321744

  • 12:00 – 14:00
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Ben Watt

London-born musician and producer, best known as one half of the duo Everything But The Girl. Current collaborator and acclaimed guitarist Bernard Butler (Suede) will be joining Watt on his November solo tour of the UK.

Fibbers, York

Sun 2 Nov

£16.80 / 01904 651250

Big Music Project Live

Learn about the opportunities available in the music industry and the skills necessary to get a career in music. Includes appearances by Plan B and industry professionals. Suitable for ages 14 to 24.

The Arches, Glasgow

Sun 21 Sep

Free via the website / 0141 565 1000

Ages 14-24. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

City Hall, Belfast

Sat 18 Oct

Free, adv booking required / 028 9032 0202

  • 11:00 – 20:00

The Blues Kitchen Set To Rock Around The Clock

To celebrate five years since The Blues Kitchen first threw open its doors to the music loving public of Camden, the venue is tuning-up for the world's longest continuous jam session.

The Blues Kitchen, London NW1

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 7387 5277

  • 12:00

Bradford Roots Music Festival 2015

The town celebrates its richly diverse music scene by welcoming over 40 acts to play, plus kids' shows and activities, jam sessions, workshops, and showcases of local products, real ales and food.

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£18; £13 adv; £18; £8 adv / 01225 860100

  • 11:00 – 22:00

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£18; £13 adv; £18; £8 adv / 01225 860100

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Brighton Tattoo Convention

The 8th Brighton Tattoo Convention promises the best artists around, plus competitions, traders, entertainment, workshops and parties.

Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£45 for a three-day pass; £12.50 Fri only; £25 Sat & Sun only

  • 11:00

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£45 for a three-day pass; £12.50 Fri only; £25 Sat & Sun only

  • 11:00
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Cariad Ink Tattoo Festival

National and international tattoo artists, body modifications, tattoo competitions, vendors selling all sorts of alternative goods, plus live music and performers.

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Sat 29 Nov

£20 for a weekend ticket; £15 for Sat only; £10 for Sun only; under 12s free / 01492 872000

  • 11:00 – 22:00

Sun 30 Nov

£20 for a weekend ticket; £15 for Sat only; £10 for Sun only; under 12s free / 01492 872000

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Cast

Mancunian Britrockers plugging their first album in ten years.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Fri 19 Dec

prices vary / 0113 275 2411

Sub89, Reading

Tue 16 Dec

£19.25 / 0118 959 5395

Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express

Former frontman of cosmic cowboys Green on Red for whom 'all roads lead to Dylan'.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Thu 2 Oct

prices vary / 0113 275 2411

Con Brio

The group plays a range of pop and rock covers.

Under Ground Theatre, Below Eastbourne Central Library

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 01323 737677

  • 10:00
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Conquering Animal Sound

The Glasgow-based twosome of Anneke Kampman and James Scott plays experimental pop and ambient electronica.

City Screen Picturehouse, York

Mon 20 Oct

Basement

£5.95 / 0871 902 5726

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 29 Aug 2015

prices vary

Sun 30 Aug 2015

prices vary

Danny & the Champions of the World

Retro rock, country and Americana.

The Cellars At Eastney, Southsea

Wed 22 Oct

£11.25 / 023 9282 6249

Doodah Farm

Doodah Farm are a band with incredible sleight of hand when it comes to filling a room up and rocking it out in parts country-heavy, featuring a hefty amount of fast-paced folk and cheeky lyrics, these boys are always a delight to see live.

Lantern Theatre, Liverpool

Fri 31 Oct

£5 / 0151 703 0000

  • 09:30 – 23:30

Dreadzone

Dubby dance beats from Dreadzone who charted in the mid-90s with 'Little Britain' but have been making compelling reggae-rooted soundscapes ever since.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Sat 29 Nov

£16.50 / 0113 275 2411

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