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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

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

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

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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The Whighams Jazz Club

All singers and instrumentalists are welcome at this jazz jam with a different host every week and a stellar trio.

Whighams Wine Cellars, Edinburgh

Sun 3 May

Free / 0131 225 8674

Sun 10 May

Free / 0131 225 8674

Sun 17 May

Free / 0131 225 8674

…and 32 more dates until 27 Dec

The Addams Family

Hamilton District Youth Theatre present the magnificently macabre new musical comedy, The Addams Family.

The Town House, Hamilton

Thu 30 Apr

£10 (£9) / 01698 452299

Fri 1 May

£10 (£9) / 01698 452299

Sat 2 May

£10 (£9) / 01698 452299

KMFM Presents We Love The 90s

For one night only KMFM present 'We Love the 90s'.

Britannia Theatre, Chatham

Fri 1 May

£10 / 07891 149254

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

Fri 29 May

£9–£11

Big Fat Balkan Bash as the club celebrates eight years with special guests Kumpania Algazarra.

Studio 24, Edinburgh

Sat 30 May

£9–£11 / 0131 558 3758

Big Fat Balkan Bash as the club celebrates eight years with special guests Kumpania Algazarra.

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The Correspondents

Eccentric experimental duo, MC Mr Bruce and DJ/producer Mr Chuckles, mixing vintage sounds, electro, swing and drum & bass.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Fri 22 May

£5 earlybird; £8 in advance; £10 on the door / 0131 558 8844

The Trouble DJs provide support. Part of Bongo Lives! x Hidden Door Festival.

John Cooper Clarke

The legendary Mancunian punk poet, who is a spiritual godfather to the likes of Mike Skinner and Plan B hauls his insatiable laconic wit on tour.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sat 20 Jun

£19.50–£22.50 / 01727 844488

Gala, Durham

Wed 15 Jul

£20 / 0191 332 4041

Inchyra Arts Club, Perth

Tue 9 Jun

£24.20 / 01738 860066

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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

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Stereofunk Festival

Club night Stereofunk bring you a full day of DJs and live music. 2015's line-up includes Steerner, Little Eye, Christina Novelli, 2 Faced Funks, George Bowie, Huxley, The Complete Stone Roses, Timmy Trumpet, Concrete Angel, Kings of Lyon, We Came From Wolves, Sunshine Social, Happy Mondaze and more.

Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Sun 3 May

£25 early bird (VIP £40; Super VIP £55) / 01698 402060

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 3 May

Free / 0131 622 6802

Sun 24 May

Free / 0131 622 6802

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Sofi's Nocturnes

A new name and slightly broader format at Sofi's Unplugged Open Stage now welcoming performers of all kinds, from musicians to poets to comedians. House guitar provided (for those who need it) and every performer gets a beer on the house.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Sun 3 May

Free / 0131 555 7019

Sun 10 May

Free / 0131 555 7019

Sun 17 May

Free / 0131 555 7019

…and 32 more dates until 27 Dec

Strule Arts Centre, Omagh

Thu 30 Apr

£16.50 / 028 8224 7831

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

Fri 4 Sep

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

Perth Concert Hall

Fri 31 Jul

£21 / 01738 621031

Part of Southern Fried Festival 2015.

Bon Scott Fest

Fans from all over the world descend on the sleepy Angus town of Kirriemuir for a celebration of its most rock'n'roll son, AC/DC front man Bon Scott.

Kirriemuir Town Hall

Fri 1 May

£19.12

Georgie Fame

The legendary keyboardist/vocalist with his much loved blend of jazz and rhythm & blues. Georgie Fame has enjoyed a varied career for over 50 years, criss-crossing the musical boundaries of pop, rock'n'roll, jazz, rhythm & blues and swing. 'There's no point in doing it when Georgie Fame could do it 10 times…

The Royal Hippodrome, Eastbourne

Sun 10 May

£19.50–£24.50 / 01323 412000

Spoony's House

DJ Spoony plays house, garage, funk and disco.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Fri 29 May

£10 / 0844 847 2514

Fri 26 Jun

£10 / 0844 847 2514

Soul Legends

The ensemble performs classic soul covers.

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

Sun 30 Aug

£22.50 / 01803 328385

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sat 5 Sep

£25 / 01702 351135

Harrow Arts Centre, Pinner

Sat 2 May

ELLIOTT HALL

£18 / 020 8416 8989

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