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Balkanarama

A blend of klezmer, Balkan, gypsy punk and electronic beats featuring live music, bellydancing, Balkan rakija brandy tasting and a live jam session.

The Art School, Glasgow

Sat 4 Apr

£9–£10

Joined by Tantz (live).

Studio 24, Edinburgh

Fri 3 Apr

£9–£10 / 0131 558 3758

Joined by Tantz (live).

Old Town Street Food Festival

Edinburgh gets on the street food train in a big way with a multi-vendor street food festival. Get your paws on a range of delish dishes as you jam out to over 20 acts, including the Holy Ghosts, Crash Club, Acrylic, Indigo Velvet and Have Mercy Las Vegas.

The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0131 622 6802

Sun 3 May

Free / 0131 622 6802

Sun 24 May

Free / 0131 622 6802

Magners' Summer Nights

The second annual Magners-sponsored festival features a series of live music gigs in Glasgow and Edinburgh open-air venues. The lineup features Roddy Frame, Glasvegas, James, The Flaming Lips, The Waterboys, Echo & the Bunnymen, King Creosote, Joan Armatrading and Ben Folds with yMusic.

Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre, Glasgow

Thu 6 Aug

£25–£35

Fri 7 Aug

£25–£35

Sat 8 Aug

£25–£35

…and 3 more dates until 15 Aug

Ross Theatre Bandstand, Edinburgh

Wed 26 Aug

£32.50–£40

Thu 27 Aug

£32.50–£40

Fri 28 Aug

£32.50–£40

Vintage Newbiggin: Easter by the Sea

A three day vintage festival held in the Victorian seaside village of Newbiggin-by-the-Sea. Featuring a swing jazz ball, vintage market, motor display, pop-up museum, walks music and more.

Newbiggin Town Centre, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea

Sat 4 Apr

Prices vary

Sun 5 Apr

Prices vary

Mon 6 Apr

Prices vary

Electric Frog & Pressure Riverside Festival

The Electric Frog crew and Pressure once again join forces to present their outdoor music festival. This year's line-up features Ricardo Villalobos, Sven Väth, Siriusmodeselektor (live), Len Faki, Julio Bashmore, Karenn (live), Robert Hood: Floorplan, Prosumer, Carl Craig, Nina Kraviz, Ben UFO, Joy Orbison, Midland…

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Fri 29 May

£35 for a day ticket; £60 for a weekend ticket / 0141 287 2720

Sat 30 May

£35 for a day ticket; £60 for a weekend ticket / 0141 287 2720

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That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 11 Jun

£22.50–£24.50 / 01727 844488

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 2 Jun

£23–£40

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Thu 30 Apr

£24.50 / 0844 854 2776

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Woven Entity + Prescott + Music To Ease Your Disease DJs

A double bill; ritualistic astro-jazz grooves from Woven Entity and intricate multi-dimensional post-prog explorations from Prescott - a chance to see two of London's finest on the same bill.

Total Refreshment Centre, London N16

Thu 2 Apr

£6

Bandstand Beer and Music Festival

The largest indie beer and music festival in the Highlands, boasting more than 140 real ales, ciders and craft beers from all over the world, including some brewed right here at home. Expect live music, specialty food, whisky, charity stalls and a barbecue.

Bandstand Bar and Restaurant, Nairn

Thu 2 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

Live music programme includes The Kitty Black Band (3 Apr), Nairn District Pipe Band (4 Apr), Niz, Nico, Jim & Bert (4 Apr), Robin Lawrie (5 Apr), BIRO (10 Apr) and Dredd or Alive (11 Apr).

Fri 3 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

Live music programme includes The Kitty Black Band (3 Apr), Nairn District Pipe Band (4 Apr), Niz, Nico, Jim & Bert (4 Apr), Robin Lawrie (5 Apr), BIRO (10 Apr) and Dredd or Alive (11 Apr).

Sat 4 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

Live music programme includes The Kitty Black Band (3 Apr), Nairn District Pipe Band (4 Apr), Niz, Nico, Jim & Bert (4 Apr), Robin Lawrie (5 Apr), BIRO (10 Apr) and Dredd or Alive (11 Apr).

…and 8 more dates until 12 Apr

Stag & Dagger

A music festival featuring a host of live music acts. The 2015 line-up includes Django Django, The Thurston Moore Band, Honeyblood, Iceage, Jim Valentine and more.

Various venues: Glasgow

Sun 3 May

Times vary / £23

Pop Factor: The Concert

A musical show aimed at families, in which an ensemble cast of sing and dance their way through the charts.

City Hall, Salisbury

Thu 28 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01722 434434

Epsom Playhouse

Tue 26 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01372 742555

Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford

Sun 12 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 020 8553 4466

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UB40

Reggae journeymen still slogging round the touring circuit, but now with a reduced line-up

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Fri 17 Apr

£37.38 / 0871 945 6000

With The Brand New Heavies + Indica Campbell.

Bedford Park

Sun 2 Aug

£35 / 01234 221749

Bournemouth International Centre

Sun 12 Apr

£37.38 / 0844 576 3000

With Radio Riddler.

  • 19:00 UB40 Bournemouth International Centre

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Pressure & Electric Frog Easter Weekender

Three days of techno and house from Pressure and the EF crew.

SWG3, Glasgow

Fri 3 Apr

£10 Fri earlybird; £12 Sat earlybird; £15 Sun earlybird / 0141 357 7246

Fri features Surgeon, Truss and Edit Select. Sat: Steve Bug, Lee Curtiss, Danny Krivit, Al Kent, Pistols at Dawn and Ivan Kutz. Sun: Vitalic (live), Josh Wink, Slam, Kr!z, O, Animal Farm and I Am back-to-back with Stay Fresh.

Sat 4 Apr

£10 Fri earlybird; £12 Sat earlybird; £15 Sun earlybird / 0141 357 7246

Fri features Surgeon, Truss and Edit Select. Sat: Steve Bug, Lee Curtiss, Danny Krivit, Al Kent, Pistols at Dawn and Ivan Kutz. Sun: Vitalic (live), Josh Wink, Slam, Kr!z, O, Animal Farm and I Am back-to-back with Stay Fresh.

Sun 5 Apr

£10 Fri earlybird; £12 Sat earlybird; £15 Sun earlybird / 0141 357 7246

Fri features Surgeon, Truss and Edit Select. Sat: Steve Bug, Lee Curtiss, Danny Krivit, Al Kent, Pistols at Dawn and Ivan Kutz. Sun: Vitalic (live), Josh Wink, Slam, Kr!z, O, Animal Farm and I Am back-to-back with Stay Fresh.

Simple Minds

The Scotrock stalwarts make the rounds on this greatest hits tour, following their popular 5x5 tour in 2012.

Brighton Dome

Tue 14 Apr

£49.50 / 01273 709709

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Tue 21 Apr

£49.50 / 01223 357851

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sat 25 Apr

£39.50–£49.50 / 01702 351135

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…and at 10 other places

Bach's St Matthew Passion: Bach

  • Written by: Bach

The Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, the Bournemouth Symphony Youth Chorus, Southern Sinfonia Baroque and six soloists perform the work.

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Fri 3 Apr

£15–£36 / 0844 406 8666

Ceilidh Mhor

Lively ceilidh.

Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 7 Apr

£5 includes a choice of beverage / 0131 226 5954

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Ceilidh Mhor Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 14 Apr

£5 includes a choice of beverage / 0131 226 5954

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Ceilidh Mhor Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 21 Apr

£5 includes a choice of beverage / 0131 226 5954

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Ceilidh Mhor Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh
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Gig At The Grand

Battle of the bands.

Classic Grand, Glasgow

Thu 2 Apr

£3 / 0141 847 0820

Fri 3 Apr

£3 / 0141 847 0820

Kelburn Garden Party

Kelburn Castle provides the fairytale setting for this eccentric music festival. The graffiti project for which Kelburn is known is just one of the items of hand-made décor, art and lighting that make the event a feast for all the senses. Four stages and various pop-up nooks host the musical programme – an eclectic mix of…

Kelburn Castle and Country Centre, Largs

Fri 3 Jul

Times & prices vary / 01475 568685

Sat 4 Jul

Times & prices vary / 01475 568685

Sun 5 Jul

Times & prices vary / 01475 568685

Allan Stewart's Big Big Variety Show

Allan Stewart presents his big variety show featuring Grant Stott, Andy Gray, Paul Zerdin and more.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 8 Apr

£25 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 9 Apr

£25 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 10 Apr

£25 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 11 Apr

£25 / 0131 529 6000

West End Festival

Taking over the West End of Glasgow each year, the festival treats the ears to a great musical line-up, tantalises all the senses with a carnival and delves into the creative depths of local studios and exhibitions with the Hidden Lane open days.

Various venues: Glasgow

Fri 5 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

Sat 6 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

Sun 7 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

…and 21 more dates until 28 Jun

Eagles of Death Metal

Queens of the Stone Age-affiliated sleazy rock'n'rollers.

The Garage, Glasgow

Tue 16 Jun

£17.50 / 0141 332 1120

KOKO, London NW1

Wed 17 Jun

£20 / 0870 432 5527

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RMP Caribbean Weekender

Annual three day festival of Caribbean music and culture including live music, club nights, DJs, soundsystems, variety show, comedy, sports day and more. Prices include coach trip to venue in Southport.

Pontins - Southport Holiday Park

Fri 24 Apr

Times vary / £160–£170

Confirmed DJs include Tag Team, King Tubbys, Blondie, Gal Flex, NWR, Younger Melody, Jamo Star, G Ents, Ceesix, TimelessDJ and Allan Brando.

Sat 25 Apr

Times vary / £160–£170

Confirmed DJs include Tag Team, King Tubbys, Blondie, Gal Flex, NWR, Younger Melody, Jamo Star, G Ents, Ceesix, TimelessDJ and Allan Brando.

Sun 26 Apr

Times vary / £160–£170

Confirmed DJs include Tag Team, King Tubbys, Blondie, Gal Flex, NWR, Younger Melody, Jamo Star, G Ents, Ceesix, TimelessDJ and Allan Brando.

Beats & Boxing

Student and young professional boxing. Afterparty with Idiot Savant DJs.

The Scala, London N1

Thu 16 Apr

£28.12 / 020 7833 2022

Jess Glynn

The British singer-songwriter made famous for her vocals on other artists records tours her solo work after featuring on two number one hit singles, Clean Bandit's 'Rather Be' and Route 94's 'My Love'.

The Venue, Middlesbrough

Fri 10 Jul

£16.50

ABC, Music and Me

Activities for kids aged 2–5 encompassing music, dance, movement, sound and encouraging hand eye coordination.

St Francis Centre, Glasgow

Mon 6 Apr

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 13 Apr

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 20 Apr

Free / 0141 429 0275

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