Before 12pm, Music, Rock & pop

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Buskers Hogmanay Party

Bring in 2015 with Bad Manners.

Buskers, Dundee

Wed 31 Dec

£20 / 01382 226451

With Max Splodge.

Electric Fields

One day music festival set in the Dumfriesshire hills, with a focus on Scottish talent.

Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate, Dumfries

Sat 29 Aug 2015

prices vary / 01848 331555

Aberdeen Rock Choir

The local Aberdeen choir is run by Aberdeenshire based musician Chris Mutch. Our No.1 Album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart-topping singers, and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things they never thought they could do - from supporting national…

Bon Accord Golf Club, Aberdeen

Wed 14 Jan 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

…and 27 more dates until 25 Nov 2015

Happy Ears

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

Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 13 Jan 2015

£25 for five classes / 07778 117333

  • 09:40 – 10:30 Happy Ears Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£25 for five classes / 07778 117333

  • 09:40 – 10:30 Happy Ears Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£25 for five classes / 07778 117333

  • 09:40 – 10:30 Happy Ears Calton Centre, Edinburgh
…and 2 more dates until 10 Feb 2015

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£5 / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50 Happy Ears Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£5 / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50 Happy Ears Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£5 / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50 Happy Ears Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh
…and 2 more dates until 13 Feb 2015

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

Thu 2 Apr 2015

By donation / 01667 452341

Fri 3 Apr 2015

By donation / 01667 452341

Sat 4 Apr 2015

By donation / 01667 452341

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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

Sun 18 Jan 2015

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

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 / 01273 709709

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£45 for a three-day pass; £12.50 Fri only; £25 Sat & Sun only / 01273 709709

The Chief Of Seattle

Melodic indie folk weaving stories and songs.

The Deaf Institute, Manchester

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£7 / 0161 276 9350

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

Crookfest Rock Jam

One day festival featuring over 20 tribute bands playing across two stages.

Crook Town FC

Sun 3 May 2015

£15 / 01388 762959

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The Doors Alive

Tribute to Jim Morrison's seminal LA rock crew.

Sub89, Reading

Fri 16 Oct 2015

£10 / 0118 959 5395

Download Festival

Heavy metal and hard rock extravaganza. 2015's line-up includes headliners Slipknot (Fri), Muse (Sat) and Kiss (Sun) plus Judas Priest, Faith No More, Motley Crue, Slash, Marilyn Manson, Black Stone Cherry, Enter Shikari, A Day to Remember and Five Finger Death Punch.

Donington Park Circuit, Derby

Mon 15 Jun 2015

£2100 / 01332 810048

Duke Special

AKA Peter Wilson from Belfast, who has impressed the White Stripes and the Hives with his gramophone-backed after-hours balladeering and jaunty piano pop.

The Bowery District, Reading

Sat 25 Apr 2015

£14

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Tue 21 Apr 2015

£14 / 0113 275 2411

The Fall

Gruff indie diehard Mark E Smith is back with the latest incarnation of the Fall, whoever that might involve. No change in musical status though – it's iconic ramshackle indie punk all the way.

Tivoli, Buckley

Fri 9 Oct 2015

£22.50 / 0844 543 4830

Fiende Fatale + Big Mouse Tree House + Pangea + Huw Joseph

An indie and rock'n'roll showcase, headlined by North London newcomers Fiende Fatale.

The Good Ship, London NW6

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£5 / 07949 008253

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Finley Quaye

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

Jamm, London SW9

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£13 / 020 7346 8920

Franco Battiato: Joe Patti Experimental Group

New wave and neo-classical-pop from the Italian singer.

SECC, Glasgow

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Lomond Auditorium

£10.50–£12.50 / 0141 248 3000

Future Islands

Joyous electro and synth pop from the Baltimore trio.

Plug, Sheffield

Sun 29 Mar 2015

£16.50 / 0114 276 2676

Garage Dayz Re-Visited

One-day celebration of NWOBHM (ie the 70s/80s New Wave of Heavy Metal) headlined by Tygers of Pan Tang with Tysondog, Tokyo Blade, Witchfynde, Desolation Angels, Savage, Jaguar and Deep Machine.

The Garage, London N5

Sat 27 Jun 2015

£20 / 0844 847 1678

Glasgow West End Rock Choir

Your local Glasgow West End choir is run by choir leader Elaine Williamson. A local community choir first and foremost, we are also part of the national Rock Choir network, which provides some unequalled performances for choir members. Members of Rock Choir have had the chance to meet and sing in front of many celebrities…

Wellington Church, Glasgow

Wed 14 Jan 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

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Glastonbury Festival

The UK's largest music festival returns for its 32nd year and will feature performances from the world's most popular rock, pop, electro, hip hop and R&B acts. There's performances by Pixies, Elbow, Dolly Parton, London Grammar, The Black Keys and Foster The People with Arcade Fire, Metallica and Kasabian taking the…

Worthy Farm, Shepton Mallet

Wed 24 Jun 2015

£220 register at www.glastonburyregistration.co.uk by Oct 1, tickets on sale Oct 5, 9am at glastonbury.seetickets.com, £50 deposit required

Thu 25 Jun 2015

£220 register at www.glastonburyregistration.co.uk by Oct 1, tickets on sale Oct 5, 9am at glastonbury.seetickets.com, £50 deposit required

Fri 26 Jun 2015

£220 register at www.glastonburyregistration.co.uk by Oct 1, tickets on sale Oct 5, 9am at glastonbury.seetickets.com, £50 deposit required

…and 2 more dates until 28 Jun 2015

How The Light Gets In

A giant festival of philosophy and music, with live concerts, discussions, talks, breakfasts and all forms of rumination, punditry and talking head (but not Talking Heads, who remain broken up.) Previous performers include Robin Blackburn, Laurie Penny, Andrew Weatherall, Sara Pascoe and Mike Figgis, among many, many…

Globe at Hay, Hay-on-Wye

Thu 21 May 2015

£28–£80 EarlyBird Festival Passes / 01497 821762

Fri 22 May 2015

£28–£80 EarlyBird Festival Passes / 01497 821762

Sat 23 May 2015

£28–£80 EarlyBird Festival Passes / 01497 821762

…and 8 more dates until 31 May 2015

Hydrafest

A one-day rock and pop event. Bands appearing include The Skimmity Hitchers, The Feminists, Will Tun & The Wasters, The Hysterical Injury, Clayton Blizzard, Flowerpot, Evie Woods, Drunken Butterfly, Jimmy Brewer, iDestroy and QELD.

Exchange, Bristol

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£5 / 0117 987 4144

Kent Voice Studio

Vocal coaching workshop.

Weald of Kent Grammar School, Tonbridge

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£50 / 01732 373500

A fun and interactive one day workshop for singers and teachers wanting to improve vocal technique and performance with coaches from the The Voice and X-Factor. Focussing on range extension, belting, troubleshooting, overcoming vocal breaks, style and interpretation.

Kiddstock Beach Festival

The festival for beach-bound lovers of hard dance returns after a five year break.

Majuba Beach, Redcar

Sat 1 Aug 2015

£30–£49

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