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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

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 54 more dates until 26 Sep

Replaceable Things

Replaceable Things: two extraordinary works examining the human condition in the 21st century. John De Simone’s deeply personal work Panic Diary is about living with an anxiety disorder where composer and audience immerse themselves in a fragile mind-set. Thomas Butler’s Replaceable Parts for the Irreplaceable You…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Red Lecture Theatre

£10 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Red Lecture Theatre

£10 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

Red Lecture Theatre

£10 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Lindisfarne Story

Former Lindisfarne members Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell perform the songs of the folk-rock band, with stories of its history.

The Robin 2, Wolverhampton

Tue 16 Sep

£20.35 / 01902 401211

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

Glasgow Singing Contest

A contest to find the UK's best singer, duo, vocal group or rapper.

City Halls, Glasgow

Sat 6 Sep

£5 / 0141 353 8000

  • 09:00 – 18:00
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Big Sandy and His FlyRite Boys

Western swing and rockabilly with a retro feel from this long-established five-piece group who originate from California.

100 Club, London W1D

Sat 2 Aug

£16.87 / 020 7636 0933

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 vary

Sun 24 Aug

prices vary

Holifair Family Festival

Live music, talks, cabaret, a barn dance, workshops and much, much more at this family friendly fundraising festival.

Holifield Farm, Helston

Fri 1 Aug

£60 (Ages 5–14 £10; under 5s free; sunday only £10 for adults and £3 for under 14s) / 01326 221017

Sat 2 Aug

£60 (Ages 5–14 £10; under 5s free; sunday only £10 for adults and £3 for under 14s) / 01326 221017

Sun 3 Aug

£60 (Ages 5–14 £10; under 5s free; sunday only £10 for adults and £3 for under 14s) / 01326 221017

Scokendia Ensemble

Bringing together young musicians from Scotland, Kenya and India to connect, collaborate and perform during Culture 2014.

Rachel House Children's Hospice, Kinross

Sat 2 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 01577 865777

  • 10:30

Summer Rock Club

Tuition for wannabe guitarists, bassists, drummers and vocalists. Ages 10–16.

Academy of Music & Sound, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£60 for one week (£54) / 0131 656 0600

  • 11:00 – 13:00
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11th Cambridge Rock Festival

The 11th Cambridge Rock Festival has as much in common with the Commonwealth Games as it does with Glastonbury. Promoting national and local classic rock, prog, blues & acoustic acts, the use of volunteers and its friendliness are key to its success.

Cambridge Rock Festival

Fri 8 Aug

£110

  • 11:00 – 23:30

Sat 9 Aug

£110

  • 11:00 – 23:30

Sun 10 Aug

£110

  • 11:00 – 23:30

The Agonist

Canadian metalcore and melodic death metal unit featuring new vocalist Vicky Psarakis (previous singer Alissa White-Gluz left to join Arch Enemy).

The Robin 2, Wolverhampton

Tue 12 Aug

£16.50 / 01902 401211

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

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

Birmingham Singing Auditions - Open Mic UK

Open Mic UK comes to Birmingham on the lookout for the UK's best singer, duo, vocal group or rapper. The auditions are anticipated to attract over 9,000 entrants this year and audition slots are open to anyone.

NEC, Birmingham

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0121 780 4141

  • 08:00 – 20:00
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Black Submarine

Black Submarine's debut album unites five veteran agents of music. These musicians operate in subsurface currents, with songs that prowl a listener's brain stem long after the needle is lifted and reality resumed.

Stereo, Glasgow

Thu 9 Oct

£18.55 / 0141 222 2254

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 3 Aug

Free / 0141 574 6066

  • 12:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 0141 574 6066

  • 12:00

Bloodstock Open Air

A four-day celebration of all things heavy metal and hard rock with Down, Hatebreed, Prong and Flotsam And Jetsam on Friday, Saturday performances from Emperor, Carcass, Lacuna Coil and Children Of Bodom, and to close the event on Sunday are headliners Megadeth with Amon Amarth, Saxon and Obituary.

Catton Hall, Swadlincote

Fri 8 Aug

£115 weekend ticket (Children £35) / 01332 666370

  • 10:00

Sat 9 Aug

£115 weekend ticket (Children £35) / 01332 666370

  • 10:00

Sun 10 Aug

£115 weekend ticket (Children £35) / 01332 666370

  • 10:00

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

BrookFest

A hog roast and cider festival in the beautiful village of Brookland, Romney Marsh at the stunning 16th century Royal Oak Pub. Live music all day, from bands including Dirty Martini Swing Band, and Beve and the Beatroots.

The Royal Oak, Romney Marsh

Sun 24 Aug

£5

  • 12:00 – 00:00
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The Burning Hell

Acoustic indie-folk duo Mathias Kom and Ariel Sharratt from Canda.

City Screen Picturehouse, York

Thu 18 Sep

Basement

£6 / 0871 902 5726

Cast

Mancunian Britrockers plugging their first album in ten years.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Fri 19 Dec

£18.70 / 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

£14 / 0113 275 2411

Danny & the Champions of the World

Retro rock, country and Americana.

The Cellars At Eastney, Southsea

Wed 22 Oct

£11.25 / 023 9282 6249

Degeneration Festival 2014

Brand new hard rock festival for Lincoln.

Torksey Scout Camp, Lincoln

Fri 29 Aug

£12; £22 Weekend Ticket / 01775 711 794

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Sat 30 Aug

£12; £22 Weekend Ticket / 01775 711 794

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Sun 31 Aug

£12; £22 Weekend Ticket / 01775 711 794

  • 12:00 – 14:00
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