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X Music Festival

A two day music festival of UK artists with over 10,000 people expected to attend the events debut year in Edinburgh. Line-up features Clean Bandit, Andy C, Sigma, DJ EZ, Skepta, Ja Rule, My Nu Leng and Jaguar Skills.

Gypsy Brae Recreation Ground, Edinburgh

Fri 22 May

£29.90–£49.90

Sat 23 May

£29.90–£49.90

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.

The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Sun 24 May

Free / 0131 622 6802

UB40

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

Doncaster Racecourse

Sat 6 Jun

£23 / 01302 304200

Pride Glasgow 2015

Pride Glasgow returns with a two-day main weekend celebrating LGBT equality with a parade, street party and music from Union J.

Glasgow Green

Sat 22 Aug

Prices vary

Sun 23 Aug

Prices vary

Foodies Festival

Michelin starred and award-winning chefs cook up a storm at this year's festival dedicated to epicureans, as well as offerings from local producers and workshops for food lovers young and old.

Alexandra Palace, London N22

Fri 3 Jul

Prices vary / 020 8365 2121

Sat 4 Jul

Prices vary / 020 8365 2121

Sun 5 Jul

Prices vary / 020 8365 2121

Clapham Common, London SW4

Fri 24 Jul

Prices vary

Sat 25 Jul

Prices vary

Sun 26 Jul

Prices vary

The Downs, Bristol

Fri 26 Jun

Prices vary

Sat 27 Jun

Prices vary

Sun 28 Jun

Prices vary

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BBC Music at the Quay

Free festival of all types of music. Some events may require registration.

BBC Scotland, Glasgow

Thu 4 Jun

Free / 0141 422 6000

Fri 5 Jun

Free / 0141 422 6000

Sat 6 Jun

Free / 0141 422 6000

…and 2 more dates until 8 Jun

Glasgow Mela

For 25 years this huge outdoor festival has been celebrating the traditions of Glasgow's many and varied immigrant communities with a mix of international music, dance, activities and stalls.

Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow

Sun 14 Jun

Free / 0141 287 8985

Part of West End Festival.

Millport Country & Western Festival

A rootin' tootin' weekend of country and western gigs across several venues on the Isle of Cumbrae. Bands appearing this year include Ellis County, Paul Taylor, Stillwater, Western Express, Pete Shaw, Carson City, Donna Wylde, Smokin' Gunns, and McKenzie. Diana Dawson will host two line-dance workshops and the Silver…

Millport Town Hall

Sat 5 Sep

£10 Weekend wristband for venue entry; £5 for a single day / 01475 530741

Sun 6 Sep

£10 Weekend wristband for venue entry; £5 for a single day / 01475 530741

Happy Ears

Live interactive music classes, for ages 0–3 and their parents/careers, with lots of instruments and no pre-recorded music. Participants have described it as 'indie for babies'. There's no extra cost for twins or other siblings. A block booking of six classes includes a copy of Happy Ears debut album featuring original…

Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 23 May

£30 for a block of six; £5 drop-in / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50 Happy Ears Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 30 May

£30 for a block of six; £5 drop-in / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50 Happy Ears Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Jun

£30 for a block of six; £5 drop-in / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50 Happy Ears Calton Centre, Edinburgh
…and 28 more dates until 19 Dec

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 29 May

£30 for a block of six; £5 drop in / 07778 117333

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

Fri 5 Jun

£30 for a block of six; £5 drop in / 07778 117333

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

Fri 12 Jun

£30 for a block of six; £5 drop in / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50 Happy Ears Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh
…and 27 more dates until 18 Dec

Hup

Starcatchers and RSNO (SCOTLAND) present a musical performance for wee ones aged 0–2. The relaxed performance includes two violins, a cello, a raccoon and the story of a tree.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Sat 13 Jun

£6.50 (£5; Children £5) / 01592 583302

  • 10:30 Hup Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

£6.50 (£5) / 01592 583302

  • 10:30 Hup Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Fri 12 Jun

£6.50 (£5) / 01383 602302

  • 10:30 Hup Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Sat 13 Jun

£6.50 (£5) / 01383 602302

  • 10:30 Hup Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Lanark Memorial Hall

Sat 4 Jul

£6 Adult (Children £4) / 01555 667999

  • 11:00 Hup Lanark Memorial Hall

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First Street’s First Street Party

First Street's first street party: a family-friendly day of art, music, food and theatre to celebrate Manchester's newest neighbourhood.

Home, Manchester

Sun 24 May

Free / 0161 200 1500

Foxes

Musical moniker of London-based artist Louisa Rose Allen, in the La Roux/Ellie Goulding electro-pop mould. Attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the ‘most live concerts in 12 hours in multiple cities’ where she will perform a 15 min gig in six different venues in association with Citroen C1. All proceeds…

Concorde 2, Brighton

Wed 27 May

£4 / 01273 673311

With Vanquish.

University Of Southampton, Avenue Campus

Wed 27 May

£4

With 96OneDream.

  • 09:30 Foxes University Of Southampton, Avenue Campus

Bless The Funk

Four days of jazz, funk and soul, featuring DJs such as Redd Pepper, Brian Jay, John Douglas, DJ Trix and more.

Azur, St. Leonards-on-Sea

Sat 23 May

£25 day ticket (Weekend ticket £45) / 01424 465 267

Sun 24 May

£25 day ticket (Weekend ticket £45) / 01424 465 267

Mon 25 May

£25 day ticket (Weekend ticket £45) / 01424 465 267

CBSO Notelets: I Got Rhythm!

A performance from the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Notelets.

CBSO Centre, Birmingham

Fri 26 Feb 2016

£8 / 0121 767 4050

Sat 27 Feb 2016

£8 / 0121 767 4050

Hexham Gathering 2015

A celebration of Tyne Valley culture, including concerts, ceilidhs, sessions and informal performances.

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Sat 23 May

£0-£15 / 01434 652477

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HogSozzle Music Festival

Over 100 artists, including The Turner Brothers, No Requests, Shep DJ, Tommy K and many others, perform electro, techno and house and more over the weekend.

Frogmore Hill Festival Site, Hertford

Sat 23 May

£59–£129

Sun 24 May

£59–£129

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

Fri 22 May

Prices vary / 01497 821762

Sat 23 May

Prices vary / 01497 821762

Sun 24 May

Prices vary / 01497 821762

…and 7 more dates until 31 May

Alford Craft Market

Traditional craft market with refreshments and live music.

Alford Corn Exchange

Tue 21 Jul

Free / 01507 462251

Tue 28 Jul

Free / 01507 462251

Tue 4 Aug

Free / 01507 462251

…and 7 more dates until 5 Dec

Alford Manor House

Sat 23 May

Free admission is on a give what you can afford basis / 01507 462251

Sat 29 Aug

Pay what you can / 01507 462251

Dose of Vintage Classic and Vintage Fair

Classic cars, scooters and motorbikes of the past alongside vintage traders showcasing their merchandise. There's also live music, period eateries and a pop-up High Street. Come dressed for the occasion.

The Departure Lounge Cafe, Alton

Sat 23 May

Free

Lost Village

Four Tet, Jamie Jones and DJ Koze headline a weekend of live electronica, techno, house, nu-disco and much more.

Lost Village - Festival, Lincoln

Sat 23 May

£98

  • 12:00 – 00:00 Lost Village Lost Village - Festival, Lincoln

Sun 24 May

£98

  • 12:00 – 00:00 Lost Village Lost Village - Festival, Lincoln
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Love Saves The Day

A two day love-fuelled festival, featuring Jessie Ware, Azealia Banks and whole host of other performers.

Eastville Park, Bristol

Sat 23 May

£39.95 for one day, £79.95 for weekend pass (not including booking fee)

Sun 24 May

£39.95 for one day, £79.95 for weekend pass (not including booking fee)

Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham

Mon 17 Aug

£15–£60 / 01159 589312

Tue 18 Aug

£15–£60 / 01159 589312

Wed 19 Aug

£15–£60 / 01159 589312

Party in the Park

Community event with music, stalls, food and entertainment.

Northolt Village Community Centre, London UB5

Sun 24 May

Free / 020 8845 0643

Scottish Opera Theatre On Wheels

An introduction to opera for little ears featuring stories and music.

Annan Academy

Sat 23 May

£3.45–£5.95 / 01461 202954

Threave Garden & Estate, Castle Douglas

Sun 24 May

£3.45–£5.95 / 0844 493 2245

Sound City

The country's largest city-based festival with performances from The Vaccines, Gaz Coombes and more.

Bramley-Moore Dock, Liverpool

Sat 23 May

£35 day ticket; £65 weekend ticket

  • 11:30 – 03:00 Sound City Bramley-Moore Dock, Liverpool

Sun 24 May

£35 day ticket; £65 weekend ticket

  • 11:30 – 03:00 Sound City Bramley-Moore Dock, Liverpool
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