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Ram Weekender

A drum'n'bass set from Andy C.

The Steelyard, London EC4R

Fri 6 Mar

£15–£23

Bad Boy Pub Quiz

The Bad Boy Pub Quiz: an evening of fun and frolics, musical statues, pass the pineapple, and the chance to win 'hunners' of money. Loads of great prizes to be won, and plenty of crap ones too!

Home, Glasgow

Mon 9 Mar

Free / 0141 552 1734

Mon 16 Mar

Free / 0141 552 1734

Mon 23 Mar

Free / 0141 552 1734

…and 40 more dates until 28 Dec

The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Tue 10 Mar

Free / 0131 622 6802

Tue 17 Mar

Free / 0131 622 6802

Tue 24 Mar

Free / 0131 622 6802

…and 40 more dates until 29 Dec

Josh Howie – AIDS: A Survivor's Story

  • 4 stars

Stand up comic who loves a controversial topic.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 21 Apr

£11–£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 22 Apr

£11–£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 23 Apr

£11–£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

…and 2 more dates until 25 Apr

The Burlesque Ball

Fishnets and top hats galore at this series of lavish burlesque balls.

The Empire, Middlesbrough

Sat 18 Apr

£11.25–£22.50 / 01642 253553

The Grand Hall, London WC1H

Sat 23 May

£11.25–£50.62

The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

Sat 2 May

£13.50–£27 / 0161 834 1392

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Donuts

Residents and guests play a mash up of pop, indie, funk, R&B and dance.

The Faversham, Leeds

Thu 12 Mar

£4 / 0113 243 1481

  • 23:00 – 04:00 Donuts The Faversham, Leeds

Thu 19 Mar

£4 / 0113 243 1481

  • 23:00 – 04:00 Donuts The Faversham, Leeds

Thu 26 Mar

£4 / 0113 243 1481

  • 23:00 – 04:00 Donuts The Faversham, Leeds
…and 5 more dates until 30 Apr back to top

MC Soom T and Laya & The Booya

Double bill of female fronted reggae/dub soundsystems with back-up from Red Eye Hi-Fi ft. Kathika & Fox, Escape Roots Sound, DJ Nem and Electrikal Sound System.

La Belle Angèle, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

£8 in advance; £11 on the door

Part of Wee Dub Festival.

A:M

Promising 'the naughtiest party for the dirtiest boyz', there's an amateur strip contest, giveaways, gogo dancers and the intriguingly named 'Scally Alley'.

Fire, London SW8

Fri 6 Mar

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00 A:M Fire, London

Fri 13 Mar

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00 A:M Fire, London

Fri 20 Mar

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00 A:M Fire, London
…and 22 more dates until 21 Aug

Nightvision

House and techno heavyweights Musika have banded together with bass titans Xplicit to create a series of events across the city with an aim to pave the way for a new era of electronic music.

La Belle Angèle, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

prices vary

With Hannah Wants.

Sing For Your Life

Cabaret with taxidermy artist Charlie Tuesday Gates.

The Vaults, London SE1

Fri 6 Mar

£16.50 / 020 7401 9603

Sat 7 Mar

£16.50 / 020 7401 9603

Sun 8 Mar

£16.50 / 020 7401 9603

Student Band Night

Weekly night of local upcoming bands.

Teviot, Edinburgh

Thu 12 Mar

Free / 0131 650 4673

Thu 19 Mar

Free / 0131 650 4673

Thu 26 Mar

Free / 0131 650 4673

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 0131 650 4673

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Channel One Soundsystem

The Channel One return with selector Mikey Dread and MC Ras Kayleb supplying heavy dub and reggae classics old and new.

The Caves, Edinburgh

Sun 8 Mar

£10 in advance; £13 on the door / 0131 557 8989

Joined by Earl Gateshead, Big Toes Hi-Fi and Messenger Sound for this festival show. Part of Wee Dub Festival.

The Friday Show

Friday night sparkles with the promise of comedy in a basement, courtesy of those good folk at The Stand. Hurrah!

The Stand, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With Jason Cook, Jarred Christmas, Jim Park, Daniel Webster and host JoJo Sutherland.

Fri 13 Mar

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With Carl Hutchinson, Andrea Hubert, Peter Philipson and host Bruce Devlin.

Fri 20 Mar

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With Owen O'Neill, Stu & Garry, Katherine Tanney, Will Setchell and host Scott Agnew.

…and 6 more dates until 1 May

Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted

Lee Nelson, the creation of comedian Simon Brodkin, is the chavvy catch-phrase monger whose Well Good Show has become a BBC3 hit. Now the South London geeza takes his banter to the live stage where it all works best. Brodkin has appeared as Nelson in a host of TV programmes including Al Murray's sketch show Al Murray's…

Brighton Dome

Thu 22 Oct

£21.50 / 01273 709709

Peter Powers

Hypnotist act from Powers, who has been called 'the Ali G of stage hypnosis'. Please note the Fri show is a 'Fun Night Friday', Sat 7.30pm show is 'Saucy Saturday' (safe for teens) and the Sat 'Midnight Madness' is over 18s only.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 7 Mar

£12.50–£16 / 0141 332 1846

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning) Peter Powers Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

This unique event draws crowds (and performers) from all over the world with massed pipes and drums, massed military bands, display teams, dancers and the haunting lament of the Lone Piper set against the magnificent backcloth of Edinburgh Castle.

Castle Esplanade, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Sat 8 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Mon 10 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

…and 17 more dates until 29 Aug back to top

The StAnza Slam

The StAnza Slam has become a highlight of the festival and a fixture of the Scottish slam scene, proving a milestone for such rising stars as Carly Brown, who went onto compete in the national and then world slam championships. A weird and wonderful night is guaranteed whether you come to compete for the coveted StAnza…

Byre Theatre, St Andrews

Sat 7 Mar

£4 (£3)

Part of StAnza: Scotland's Poetry Festival.

Best of the Fest

Assembly The biggest and best comedy line-ups in Edinburgh! This Festival favourite returns and maintains its status as the place to be at midnight. Stellar line-ups listed daily at www.assemblyfestival.com. Recent years featured the likes of Dylan Moran, Jimmy Carr, Adam Hills, Milton Jones, Katherine Ryan, Chris…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 30 Aug

Christian O’Connell: Breaking Dad

Stories, anecdotes and warm humour about beloved pet death, pensioner sex advice and the inherent evil of Peppa Pig.

Blackfriars Basement, Glasgow

Fri 13 Mar

£9 (£7) / 0141 552 5924

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Fri 20 Mar

£18.50 / 0844 873 3433

Marcus Bonfanti

Fast-rising blues singer and guitarist from London with a Tom Waits rasp and beautiful, beautiful hair.

The Flower Pot, Derby

Fri 1 May

£13.20

21 Years of House & Garage

A celebration of the last 21 years of house and garage tunes.

Building Six, London SE10

Sat 14 Mar

£22.25–£39 / 020 8463 3070

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Big Red Bath

  • Written by: Julia Jarman

Come with us on a bubbly, barmy bath time adventure around the world and home again celebrating all things bath time.

Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 8 May

£8.50 (Children £6.50) / 0191 230 5151

Sat 9 May

£8.50 (Children £6.50) / 0191 230 5151

Bloc+ Jam

Open mic night hosted by Louis Abbott (Admiral Fallow) and Jamie Sturt (This Silent Forest) with a free drink for performers.

Bloc+, Glasgow

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 0141 574 6066

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 0141 574 6066

Sun 22 Mar

Free / 0141 574 6066

Sun 29 Mar

Free / 0141 574 6066

Bourbon 'n' Razors

A night of krautrock, post-punk and twisted disco.

The Safari Lounge, Edinburgh

Sat 21 Mar

Free / 0131 661 4741

Sat 18 Apr

Free / 0131 661 4741

Hector's House

Dedicated to house in its many forms, from vocal to progressive via disco, electro and Chicago grooves.

Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh

Tue 10 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 247 4704

Tue 17 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 247 4704

Tue 24 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 247 4704

Tue 31 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 247 4704

Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

£10 / 0131 225 1757

Mr C guests.

Hot Mess

Queer dance party where the focus is on the music, which is a heady mix of pop classics, obscure synthwave, house, techno and disco from the safe hands of DJ Simonotron.

The Poetry Club, Glasgow

Sat 14 Mar

£6 / 0141 357 7246

  • 22:00 – 02:00 Hot Mess The Poetry Club, Glasgow

Sat 11 Apr

£6 / 0141 357 7246

  • 22:00 – 02:00 Hot Mess The Poetry Club, Glasgow

Sat 9 May

£6 / 0141 357 7246

  • 22:00 – 02:00 Hot Mess The Poetry Club, Glasgow
…and 2 more dates until 11 Jul back to top