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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

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

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

Tartan Gig 2015

Concert organised by Girlguiding Scotland for its members aged ten and over. Previous performers have included Little Mix, Conor Maynard, Amy Macdonald, Pixie Lott, Scouting for Girls, Cher Lloyd and The Wanted.

SECC, Glasgow

Sat 9 May

Clyde Auditorium

prices vary / 0141 248 3000

The Addams Family

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

The Town House, Hamilton

Sat 2 May

£10 (£9) / 01698 452299

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UB40

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

Chepstow Racecourse

Sat 30 May

£29 / 01291 622260

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

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.

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Fri 12 Jun

£6.50 (£5; Children £5) / 01383 602302

Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre, Peebles

Sat 9 May

£6 (Children £4; Family £16) / 01721 725777

  • 14:30 Hup Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre, Peebles
  • 16:00 Hup Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre, Peebles

Falkirk Town Hall

Sat 2 May

£8–£9 / 01324 506850

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Wokingham Rock Choir

The Wokingham Rock Choir is led by singer/pianist Glen Harvey. The choir will be performing locally again soon so it's a chance for you to join in, sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Glen. Rock Choir members have performed and sung across the country at venues including Wembley Stadium…

St Paul's Parish, Wokingham

Wed 29 Apr

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 6 May

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 13 May

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

…and 25 more dates until 23 Mar 2016

Forth on the Fringe

Radio Forth Ltd Now in its eighth year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment. Featuring a selection of some of the biggest names in comedy, cabaret and entertainment, hosted by Forth One’s breakfast show hosts, Boogie and Arlene. Previous guests have included: Adam Hills, Jason…

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 8 Aug

Auditorium

£19.50 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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RSNO Chamber Series: Goldberg Variations

Bach's incisive set of keyboard variations, as arranged for a string ensemble by Dmitry Sitkovetsky.

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Sun 3 May

£12 (under 26s £6; under 16s free) / 0131 550 3660

St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow

Sun 10 May

£12 / 0141 339 6691

Tfest

Three day tribute music festival featuring over 130 acts across seven stages. There are a further 90+ unsigned acts playing acoustic and folk marquees, DJs in the dance dance marquee comedy performances and capacity for 2,000 dancers.

Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Fri 31 Jul

£85–£125 (Children £0–£85) / 01698 402060

  • 12:00 Tfest Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Sat 1 Aug

£85–£125 (Children £0–£85) / 01698 402060

  • 12:00 Tfest Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Sun 2 Aug

£85–£125 (Children £0–£85) / 01698 402060

  • 12:00 Tfest Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Come Together, Barb Jungr and John McDaniel Perform The Beatles

Lakin McCarthy Entertainment Ltd. In this exciting collaboration, award-winning vocalist and performer, Jungr, and Grammy and Emmy Award winner McDaniel investigate The Beatles; celebrating Paul, John, George and Ringo with new, often unexpected arrangements. John, arranger and music director of some great stars of…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Wed 19 Aug

The Ballroom

£12 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 20 Aug

The Ballroom

£12 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 21 Aug

The Ballroom

£12 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Lost Carnival

An immersive and mysterious experience featuring theatre, circus, music and visual trickery.

Burrs Country Park, Bury

Fri 22 May

£10 / 0161 253 5353

Sat 23 May

£10 / 0161 253 5353

Sun 24 May

£10 / 0161 253 5353

Mon 25 May

£10 / 0161 253 5353

Band on the Boat

The Lochrin Belle becomes a floating music venue as Boorach play while you cruise along the Union Canal. Booking is essential.

Re-Union Canal Boats, Edinburgh

Sun 17 May

£10 / 0131 261 8529

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City Of Birmingham Choir: Zimbe

  • Directed by: Adrian Lucas (cond)

Works by Alexander L'Estrange and George Shearing.

Birmingham Town Hall

Sun 14 Jun

£7.50–£15 / 0121 345 0600

Norwich International Jazz Workshop And Creative Music Festival

The Maddermarket Theatre with Global Music Foundation presents a dazzling series of interactive workshops and performances, featuring The Perico Sambeat Quartet and Guillermo Rozenthuler. The spectacular setting, the outstanding performers and the varied schedule of activity all add up to an unforgettable experience for…

Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich

Sun 10 May

Free / 01603 620917

Shock the City

Indoor music festival of classic rock tribute acts featuring Toxic Twins, AC/DC UK, Motley Crew, Still Marillion, Scorpyons, Bad Name, Guerilla Radio, Straight Shooter and more.

Classic Grand, Glasgow

Sat 23 May

£30 (VIP £55) / 0141 847 0820

Sun 24 May

£30 (VIP £55) / 0141 847 0820

Sing-a-Long-a-Musical

West End On Sea bring London's theatre stars to Brighton. Now it's your chance to shine alongside them! Come join in a sing-along of hits, led by a cast of characters from your favourite musicals. If you like Mamma Mia, Grease, Frozen, Hairspray,Wicked, Joseph and more, you'll LOVE the uplifting experience that is being…

Brighton Spiegeltent

Sat 9 May

£10 (£8)

Stag & Dagger Presents Live At Glasgow

An all-day music event, featuring performances from Django Django, Honeyblood, Iceage, Jim Valentine, JP Cooper and more, as well as an exclusive preview screening of Elliott Smith documentary Heaven Adores You.

Various venues: Glasgow

Sun 3 May

£25.76

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606 Gospel Lunch Special

London-based gospel duo Clif and Marie and their band.

606 Club, London SW10

Sun 10 May

£10 / 020 7352 5953

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 4 May

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 11 May

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 18 May

Free / 0141 429 0275

…and 6 more dates until 29 Jun

Brass Band Contest

The band plays a selection of popular tunes.

The Pavilion Gardens, Buxton

Sun 3 May

Phone for prices / 01298 23114

CBSO Parsifal: Wagner

  • Directed by: Andris Nelsons (cond)
  • Written by: Wagner

Wagner's masterpiece is performed by the orchestra with tenor Burkhard Fritz, mezzo-soprano Mihoko Fujimara, bass-baritone Georg Zeppenfeld, baritone James Rutherford and bass David Wilson-Johnson, with the CBSO Choruses, conducted by Andris Nelsons.

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Sun 17 May

£5–£55 / 0121 345 0600

Lunchtime Recital: Paul Walton And John Griffith: Organ

The organists perform a programme of works.

Bristol Cathedral

Tue 23 Jun

Free / 0117 926 4879

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