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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

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

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

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.

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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

Aberdeen Rock Choir

The local Aberdeen choir is run by Aberdeenshire based musician Chris Mutch. Our No.1 Album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart-topping singers, and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things they never thought they could do - from supporting national…

Bon Accord Golf Club, Aberdeen

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 26 more dates until 23 Mar 2016

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

Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham

Fri 15 May

Prices vary / 0121 442 4226

Sat 16 May

Prices vary / 0121 442 4226

Sun 17 May

Prices vary / 0121 442 4226

Clapham Common, London SW4

Fri 24 Jul

Prices vary

Sat 25 Jul

Prices vary

Sun 26 Jul

Prices vary

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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.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 22 May

£12 for an adult and one child; additional children £5; babies in arms £1 / 0131 665 2240

  • 10:30 Hup The Brunton, Musselburgh

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

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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

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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

Herbie Flowers Jazz Breakfast

Jazz session with the double bassist.

Brighton Dome

Sun 26 Apr

Corn Exchange

£7 inc tea/coffee / 01273 709709

National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company: The Gondoliers

  • Written by: W S Gilbert

The Company performs Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera.

Harrogate International Centre

Sat 1 Aug

Phone for prices / 01423 537230

The Royal Hall, Harrogate

Fri 21 Aug

Phone for prices / 01423 500500

The Tap Dancing Mermaid

The Moon narrates a magical story of a tap dancer who can only come out at night. A devised solo show with puppets, live music, storytelling and tap dancing.

Haverhill Arts Centre

Wed 27 May

£5 ( £11)

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

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Hampstead Garden Opera: Xerxes

Richard Hetherington conducts a performance of Handel's Xerxes, presented by the award-winning company.

Upstairs At The Gatehouse, London N6

Sun 26 Apr

£23 (£21 Apr 24, 25, & 26 only) / 020 8340 3488

Sat 2 May

£23 (£21 Apr 24, 25, & 26 only) / 020 8340 3488

Sun 3 May

£23 (£21 Apr 24, 25, & 26 only) / 020 8340 3488

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 2 May

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

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

Sat 9 May

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

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

Sat 16 May

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

  • 10:00 – 10:50 Happy Ears Calton Centre, Edinburgh
…and 31 more dates until 19 Dec

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 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 8 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 15 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
…and 31 more dates until 18 Dec

Singing Workshop

With Brendan Taaffe An inspiring teacher/musician from the USA www.brendantaaffe.com hosted by the Maridadi Singers.

Lower Hardres Village Hall, Canterbury

Sun 26 Apr

£20

Sofi's Saturday Session

An afternoon of live music in the main bar.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Sat 30 May

Free / 0131 555 7019

The Tuesday People play a mixture of covers and originals, all completely acoustic

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

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Aronowitz Ensemble And Tom Poster: Brahms, Britten, Mozart

  • Written by: Mozart

The group performs Mozart's Piano Quartet In G Minor, Britten's String Quartet No 3 and Brahms's Piano Quintet In F Minor.

Holywell Music Room, Oxford

Sun 26 Apr

£20 / 01865 305305

Children's Classic Concerts: Owen & Olly's Christmas Stocking

Have Owen and Olly made Santa's nice list? Or have they been mistreating their marimbas? Find out in this seasonal concert with the two irrepressible percussionists.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sat 5 Dec

£15–£35 / 0141 353 8000

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 6 Dec

£15–£35 / 0131 228 1155

Cox & Box/HMS Pinafore: Cotswold Savoyards

A double bill of works by Sir Arthur Sullivan: The mischievous one-act drama Cox & Box is a collaboration with Punch editor FC Burnand, and HMS Pinafore is one of the most loved Gilbert & Sullivan operettas.

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Sat 13 Jun

£13–£17; £15–£19 / 01242 572573

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

£47.20–£89.60

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Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

Glasgow Green

Wed 21 Oct

Free on Wed; £2.50 Thu & Sun; £5 Fri; £6 Sat / 07435 428290

Part of Oktoberfest.

Thu 22 Oct

Free on Wed; £2.50 Thu & Sun; £5 Fri; £6 Sat / 07435 428290

Part of Oktoberfest.

Fri 23 Oct

Free on Wed; £2.50 Thu & Sun; £5 Fri; £6 Sat / 07435 428290

Part of Oktoberfest.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Oct

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Wed 7 Oct

Free on Wed; £5 Thu & Sun; £10 Fri & Sat / 07435 428290

Part of Oktoberfest.

Thu 8 Oct

Free on Wed; £5 Thu & Sun; £10 Fri & Sat / 07435 428290

Part of Oktoberfest.

Fri 9 Oct

Free on Wed; £5 Thu & Sun; £10 Fri & Sat / 07435 428290

Part of Oktoberfest.

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