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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

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

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

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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Milngavie/Bearsden Rock Choir

The Milngavie Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Jennifer Sim. We are the local community choir with the national reputation - join the Milngavie Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as 'Fantastic'. Whilst retaining our community spirit, we come together en masse for national and…

Virgin Active, Glasgow

Thu 30 Apr

£25 a month, free taster, Virgin Active membership not required / 01252 714276

Thu 7 May

£25 a month, free taster, Virgin Active membership not required / 01252 714276

Thu 14 May

£25 a month, free taster, Virgin Active membership not required / 01252 714276

…and 6 more dates until 25 Jun

Virgin Active, Milngavie

Thu 30 Apr

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Thu 7 May

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Thu 14 May

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

…and 24 more dates until 24 Mar 2016

Glasgow West End Rock Choir

Your local Glasgow West End choir is run by choir leader Elaine Williamson. 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…

Wellington Church, Glasgow

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

Strawberry Fields Festival

Music and comedy festival featuring Bombay Bicycle Club. Mistajam, the Daydream Club, Mark Knight, Frankie & the Heartstrings, Jojo Georgiou, Kane Brown, Graeme Matthews and more.

Cattows Farm, Coalville

Fri 7 Aug

£25–£50

Sat 8 Aug

£25–£50

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

Camden Rocks Festival 2015

A one-day celebration of rock across Camden headlined by hardcore, Bridgend-formed four-piece Funeral For A Friend. Also on the bill are Turbowolf, Heaven's Basement, Lucie Barat & The Au Revoirs, Dead Sea Skulls and many more.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Sat 30 May

£30 / 0844 847 2514

Proud Camden, London NW1

Sat 30 May

£33.90–£41.81 / 0207 482 3867

The Underworld, London NW1

Sat 30 May

£30 / 020 7482 1932

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Creamfields

One of the biggest dance music festivals in the UK organised by Liverpool's legendary superclub Cream. 2014's line-up features a monumental array of DJs and live acts playing house, trance, Hardcore and dubstep. Playing Sat Avicii, Afrojack, deadmau5, Steve Aoki, Showtek, Armin van Buuren, Steve Angello, Hardwell, Annie…

Various venues: Daresbury, Halton

Sat 29 Aug

prices vary

Sun 30 Aug

prices vary

Electric Daisy Carnival UK

Electric Daisy Carnival sets sail from America and lands in the UK, bringing along with it the biggest electronic music talent the world has to offer. The line-up includes Avicii, Fatboy Slim, Calvin Harris, Paul van Dyk, Steve Angelo and many more.

National Bowl, Milton Keynes

Sat 11 Jul

£60 / 0870 534 4444

Gosfest

Local artists and bands play across two stages and four days at this family-friendly festival featuring over 96 bands. This year opens with the Gosport Carnival.

Venue TBC, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Jul

£15 day ticket (Children £5) / 02393 787613

  • 12:00 – 23:00 Gosfest Venue TBC, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Aug

£15 day ticket (Children £5) / 02393 787613

  • 12:00 – 23:00 Gosfest Venue TBC, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Aug

£15 day ticket (Children £5) / 02393 787613

  • 12:00 – 23:00 Gosfest Venue TBC, Edinburgh

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

Thu 21 May

£28–£80 EarlyBird Festival Passes / 01497 821762

Fri 22 May

£28–£80 EarlyBird Festival Passes / 01497 821762

Sat 23 May

£28–£80 EarlyBird Festival Passes / 01497 821762

…and 8 more dates until 31 May

Jordan Marsh

The pianist and singer performs boogie woogie, jazz-blues and upbeat rock'n'roll.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Sun 21 Jun

£12–£15 / 020 7439 0747

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Kiddstock Beach Festival

The festival for beach-bound lovers of hard dance returns after a five year break.

Majuba Beach, Redcar

Sat 1 Aug

£30–£49

Lene Lovich Band

Detroit-born post-punk pop singer, best known for her bonkers 80s hit 'Lucky Number'.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Thu 7 May

prices vary / 0113 275 2411

LoveBox

London's boutique dance festival founded by Groove Armada. 2014's line-up features MIA, Chase & Status, Nas (performing Illmatic), A$ap Rocky, Katy B, The Horrors, Bonobo, Sub Focus, Annie Mac, Cyril Hahn, BANKS, Crystal Fighters and more.

Victoria Park, London E9

Fri 17 Jul

£45–£75

Sat 18 Jul

£45–£75

New Look Wireless Festival

Three day music festival of pop, rap and dance. This years festival is headlined by Drake, Avicii, Kendrick Lamar, David Guetta and Nicki Minaj.

Finsbury Park, London N4

Fri 3 Jul

£62.50–£69.50

Sat 4 Jul

£62.50–£69.50

Sun 5 Jul

£62.50–£69.50

SSW5 Summer Weekender

House, funk and plenty of sweet soul music all played out over a 30K Incubus Void sound stystem. Guests include Jose Padilla, Shur I Kan (live), Robert Owens, Nicky Siano & Kenny Carpenter, Sam Soul, Roland Clark, Marcel Vogel, Ian Dewhirst, Keb Darge, Stuart Cosgrove and many more.

Stanwix Park Holiday Centre, Silloth

Fri 5 Jun

£100 weekend; £112 weekend & afterparty / 07540 112220

Sat 6 Jun

£100 weekend; £112 weekend & afterparty / 07540 112220

Sun 7 Jun

£100 weekend; £112 weekend & afterparty / 07540 112220

Stanwix Park Holiday Centre, Wigton

Sat 6 Jun

£101.50 weekender ticket without accommodation / 07540 112220

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T in the Park

From relatively humble beginnings, T in the Park has become the acknowledged behemoth of the Scottish festival scene and one of the UK's largest events. In 2015 the festival moves from its longstanding Balado location to the exciting new grounds of Strathallan Castle in Perthshire. Friday night is headlined by…

Strathallan Castle, Auchterarder

Fri 10 Jul

£82.50 / 08444 999990

Sat 11 Jul

£82.50 / 08444 999990

Sun 12 Jul

£82.50 / 08444 999990

3 Chord Festival

Punk festival in Penzance. This year's line-up includes the Restarts, TV Smith, Goldblade, the Lurkers, the Bus Station Loonies, Dirt Box Disco, Dragster, Eastfield, the Lagan, B-Movie Britz, Control, Wonk Unit, Hearts Under Fire, Skaciety, Bobby Funk, Noise Agents, Hazard, Trioxin Cherry and Eat Defeat.

Trereife House, Penzance

Fri 28 Aug

£55 Weekend pass with three days camping; under 5s free (Children £5)

Sat 29 Aug

£55 Weekend pass with three days camping; under 5s free (Children £5)

Sun 30 Aug

£55 Weekend pass with three days camping; under 5s free (Children £5)

Almost Summer Festival

Celebrate the start of the festival season with two days of music from 30 acts, including Nick Howe, Kit Rice, Dana McKeon, The Vex and more.

Cargo, London EC2A

Sat 2 May

£12–£20 / 020 7739 3440

BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend 2015

The UK's biggest free ticketed festival hosts seven-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift, Norwich-based band Context plus a host of stars, who will be confirmed throughout spring 2015.

Earlham Park, Norwich

Sat 23 May

Free, ticketed, allocated by lottery, information about applying for tickets will be announced in spring 2015 / 01603 766400

Sun 24 May

Free, ticketed, allocated by lottery, information about applying for tickets will be announced in spring 2015 / 01603 766400

Benny Gallagher

A songwriter of sheer class whose songs have been covered by Bryan Ferry, Don Williams, Garth Brooks, Phil Everly and Simon & Garfunkel.

Stirling County Rugby Club

Sun 10 May

£10 / 01786 478866

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