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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

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

Pete Corrigan & The Band Of Hope

Dixieland jazz performed by the ensemble.

Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch

Sun 26 Apr

£4 / 01708 443333

Sun 3 May

£4 / 01708 443333


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

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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

BBC Radio Ulster School Choir Competition

A contest for student choirs.

Ulster Hall, Belfast

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 028 9032 3900

Bournemouth Rock Choir

The local Bournemouth choir is run by Dorset based musician Jenny Deacon. A local community choir first and foremost, we are also part of the national Rock Choir network, which provides some unequalled performances for choir members. Members of Rock Choir have had the chance to meet and sing in front of many celebrities…

St Andrew's Church, Bournemouth

Tue 28 Apr

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Tue 5 May

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Tue 12 May

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

…and 26 more dates until 22 Mar 2016

Budapest Café Orchestra

Recreating the stirring sounds of their home town, the band mix violin, accordion and balalaika to create Hungarian, Russian and Ukrainian folk songs and dances.

Crail Community Hall

Sun 28 Jun

£15 (under 18s £5) / 01333 451 206

Part of East Neuk Festival.

Euan Stevenson Trio: Ellington To Evans

Relax and enjoy chamber jazz of the highest quality as award-winning pianist/composer Euan Stevenson (Emerging Artist Scottish Jazz Awards 2013) hosts another season of Sunday Jazz at the Tron. Featuring, among others, the individual swinging piano styles of: Errol Garner, Bud Powell, Oscar Peterson and George…

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sun 26 Apr

Victorian Bar

£7.50 / 0141 552 4267

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John Kitchen

Organ recital.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sat 2 May

£24.95 high tea & concert; concert only £12 / 0131 665 2240

Performing works by Bach, Couperin, Handel and more.

Glasgow University Memorial Chapel

Wed 6 May

Free / 0141 330 5419

  • 13:05 – 13:50 John Kitchen Glasgow University Memorial Chapel

Lunchtime Concert

St Giles' Cathedral offers free lunchtime concerts from visiting artists.

St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh

Mon 27 Apr

Free / 0131 226 0673

Music from Sink (Daniil Doumnov, accordion; Tim Vincent-Smith, violin; Matt Wright, soprano saxophone).

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 0131 226 0673

TheSpina-Benignetti Piano Duo plays works by Mozart, Schubert and Barber.

Fri 1 May

Free / 0131 226 0673

The Hydro Choir of Oslo in concert.

Mon 4 May

Free / 0131 226 0673

Nabillah Jamal (piano) in recital.

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

Rally & Broad

A literary-flavoured cabaret night, boasting spoken word, 'live literature', new music and dancing into the wee small hours. Hosted by Jenny Lindsay and Rachel McCrum.

Stereo, Glasgow

Sun 26 Apr

£5 / 0141 222 2254

Can't Buy Me Love: With Luke Wright, Jonnie Common, Kirstin Innes, Katy Hastie and The Creative Martyrs

Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra: Schubert, Beethoven

  • Directed by: Jacek Kaspszyk (cond)
  • Written by: Beethoven

The orchestra plays Schubert's Symphony No 3 and Beethoven's titanic Symphony No 9. Jacek Kaspszyk conducts.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 10 May

£12–£32 (Students £10) / 0131 228 1155

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Big Girls Don't Cry: A Tribute To Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Oh what a night you'll have at this tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, with all the hits from 'Sherry' to 'Grease is the Word'.

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Sat 30 May

£22–£24 / 01792 475715

Chilled in a Field

Family friendly camping weekend with a festival feel. The location is secret, so keep checking the website for updates.

Bentley Country Estate, Halland

Fri 31 Jul

£75 weekend (Children £1–£30)

Elton John

Classic tunes from the veteran singer-songwriter's five decade career.

Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC)

Sat 20 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 9000

Banks' Stadium, Walsall

Sat 13 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01922 622 791

Eirias Stadium, Colwyn Bay

Sat 6 Jun


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The Fall

Mark E Smith's veteran Manchester-based band plays its brand of acerbic post-punk and alternative rock.

The Boiler Shop, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 23 May


  • 17:00 The Fall The Boiler Shop, Newcastle upon Tyne

Free Lunchtime Concert: GMT Brass Ensemble Play Williams, Debussy, Saint-Saens

The youth ensemble from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance performs a selection of classical works.

St James' Church, London W1J

Wed 6 May

Free / 020 7381 0441

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Hina Matsuri Japanese Spring Festival

Take part in this celebration of Japanese culture by checking out a spot of taiko drumming, trying your hand at origami, sampling some Asian sweets and testing out some Japanese fashion.

Wellington Church, Glasgow

Sat 13 Jun

Free / 0141 334 0454


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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Jazz on a Sunday Afternoon

Jazz sounds for a Sunday Afternoon featuring a selection of local talent playing, funk and Latin to Dixieland.

Blue Lamp, Aberdeen

Sun 3 May

£4–£5 / 01224 641122

Sun 7 Jun

£4–£5 / 01224 641122

John Scofield Meets Pablo Held Trio

The guitarist joins the pianist's dynamic trio featuring bassist Robert Landfermann and drummer Jonas Burgwinkel.

Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham

Sun 3 May

£22 ( £19.80) / 01242 575779

Matt Palmer's Millenium Jazz Band

Classic jazz from the early 20th-century.

The Walnut Tree Inn, Northampton

Sun 26 Apr

£8 / 01604 858549

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