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Culross Festival

The Culross Festival has been bringing top UK and Scottish acts to the picturesque setting of Culross for over 20 years. The open-air lawn of Abbey House and the presence of catering facilities lend themselves to a late summer picnic, and previous festivals have included Eddi Reader, Ruby Turner and Capercaillie.

Abbey House, Culross

Thu 11 Jun

Times & prices vary / 01592 111101

Fri 12 Jun

Times & prices vary / 01592 111101

Sat 13 Jun

Times & prices vary / 01592 111101

Sun 14 Jun

Times & prices vary / 01592 111101

David Greed And Simon Lindley: Elgar, Hollins, Kreisler, Bach, Lloyd Webber

  • Written by: Lloyd Webber

The violinist and organist pairing performs Bach's Concerto In E, Hollins's Spring Song, Elgar's Violin Concerto II, Andante and Song Of Sunshine, Lloyd Webber's Benedictus and Kreisler's Praeludium And Allegro.

Leeds Town Hall

Dominic Kirwan & Mary Duff Together

The two artists perform their country and folk material.

Belfast Waterfront

Fri 27 Mar

£20 / 028 9033 4400

Sat 28 Mar

£20 / 028 9033 4400

Brookside Theatre, Romford

Thu 7 May

£19.50 / 01708 755 775

Millennium Forum, Londonderry

Sun 1 Mar

£16–£20 / 02871 264455

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Dreadzone

Dubby dance beats from Dreadzone who charted in the mid-90s with 'Little Britain' but have been making compelling reggae-rooted soundscapes ever since.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Sat 4 Apr

£15 / 01284 758000

The Boileroom, Guildford

Sat 28 Feb

£15 adv / 01483 440022

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Fri 20 Mar

£17; £15 adv (Children £14 under 16s) / 01539 725 133

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Dreadzone Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

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The Edinburgh Contemporary Choir – Central Choir

Register for a free taster rehearsal with this rock and pop-singing choir. Choir membership after the taster session is £25 per month. There are 40 rehearsals throughout the year split over four terms, and during term time, rehearsals run weekly on Thursdays. Membership runs on a month to month basis. All levels of…

Café Camino, Edinburgh

Thu 2 Apr

Free taster; 25 monthly membership / 0131 614 0085

Thu 9 Apr

Free taster; 25 monthly membership / 0131 614 0085

Thu 16 Apr

Free taster; 25 monthly membership / 0131 614 0085

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Edinburgh/Morningside Rock Choir

Your local Bruntsfield choir is run by choir leader Elaine Williamson. Over the past few years Rock Choir has entered British people's hearts with its unique mix of en-masse singing, fundraising, television appearances, and commitment to community singing in towns like Bruntsfield. With performances at prestigious…

Boroughmuir High School, Edinburgh

Wed 27 May

The Annex

£25 a month, free taster

Polwarth Parish Church, Edinburgh

Wed 4 Mar

£25 a month, free taster / 0131 346 2711

Wed 11 Mar

£25 a month, free taster / 0131 346 2711

Wed 18 Mar

£25 a month, free taster / 0131 346 2711

…and 10 more dates until 24 Jun

The Essence Of Ireland

  • Directed by: Ross Mils
  • Written by: Susie Parsley

Traditional Irish dance and music show, following the tale of Sean Dempsey and Cora McGowen, friends who are forced apart when Sean moves to New York to find work, and their ongoing friendship through their letters.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Thu 16 Apr

The Anvil

£21.50 / 01256 844244

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 26 Mar

£21–£38

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Wed 8 Apr

£21.50 / 0844 854 2776

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Fairport Convention

Veteran folk group whose current line-up features founding member Simon Nicol with Gerry Conway, Chris Leslie, Dave Pegg and Ric Sanders.

The Boileroom, Guildford

Sat 23 May

£20 adv / 01483 440022

The Borderline, London W1D

Fri 22 May

£27.25 / 0870 060 3777

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Sat 6 Jun

£20 / 01539 725 133

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Friday Night Is Music Night: Swashbucklers

The BBC Concert Orchestra is joined by special guests for an evening of music composed for the swordsmen of the silver screen.

Watford Colosseum

Wed 18 Mar

£22.50–£27.50 / 0845 075 3993

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Garland Jeffreys

Confessional singer-songwriter and an explorer of the links between rock, race and rebellion.

The Musician, Leicester

Sun 1 Mar

£14; £12 adv / 44 1 16 251 0080

Glasgow International Jazz Festival

The Glasgow Jazz Festival has hosted some of the biggest names in jazz, blues, soul, funk, R&B and world music, from Miles Davis, Sarah Vaughan, Elvin Jones and Pat Metheny to Tony Bennett, Buddy Guy, Pee Wee Ellis and Tito Puente. With major concerts, a late night jazz club, film screenings and talks, it's one of the…

Various venues: Glasgow

Wed 24 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 353 8000

Thu 25 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 353 8000

Fri 26 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 353 8000

…and 63 more dates until 28 Aug

Gospel Fest Goes West

Gospel music from local and international performers including Live Issue, Justified, Paul Silcock, Laura Dowey and Kathryn Mitchell.

Strule Arts Centre, Omagh

Sat 28 Feb

£10 / 028 8224 7831

Haddington Festival

A local festival with a range of activities and musical concerts, exhibitions, craft fairs and a daily café and sporting competitions.

Various venues: Haddington

Thu 28 May

Times & prices vary

Fri 29 May

Times & prices vary

Sat 30 May

Times & prices vary

…and 8 more dates until 7 Jun

Hank, Cash, Cline

Three covers act for the price of one! Marc Robinson, Pete Jackson and Patsy Lee each take on a role for the night and perform the legendary country stars' best loved hits.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 11 Apr

£18 (£17) / 0131 668 2019

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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…

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

£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 13 Mar

£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 20 Mar

£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 2 more dates until 3 Apr

Harry Allen Quartet

The tenor saxophonist and his group performs jazz.

Bull's Head, London SW13

Sat 7 Mar

£18; £16 adv / 020 8876 5241

The Hawthorne Theatre, Welwyn Garden City

Sun 1 Mar

Hawthorne Studio

£3–£13 / 01707 357117

Pizza Express, Maidstone

Sat 28 Feb

£16 / 01622 683548

Hats Off to Led Zeppelin

One of the top UK Zeppelin tribute bands, managed by no other than the real band's manager's son.

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Sun 1 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01463 234234

Empire Music Hall, Belfast

Sat 25 Apr

£11 / 028 9024 9276

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Fri 13 Mar

Brooklyn Bowl

£9 / 0844 856 0202

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Heaven 17

Eighties synthpop trio.

Concorde 2, Brighton

Fri 22 May

£22.50 / 01273 673311

  • 19:00 – 22:00 Heaven 17 Concorde 2, Brighton

The Garage, London N5

Fri 2 Oct

£25.75 / 0844 847 1678

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Fri 17 Apr

£25 / 0844 847 2514

Sat 18 Apr

£25 / 0844 847 2514

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Hip Hop 'N' Bowl

Late night bowling sessions with a hip hop soundtrack from DJ Emily Rawson (Supa Dupa Fly) and host Julie Adenguga (Rinse).

Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes, London WC1H

Sat 28 Feb

£5.50 / 020 7183 1979

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Hornchurch Jazz Club

Traditional jazz sessions.

The Hornchurch Conservative Club

Sun 1 Mar

£8 / 07913 558616

Essex outfit Downhome Jazz Band, led by bass guitar player Ken 'Slow Drag' Collins, perform jazz standards.

Sun 8 Mar

£8 / 07913 558616

Robin Coombs leads the Phoenix Jazz Band as the septet play music from the 20's to 50's.

Sun 15 Mar

£8 / 07913 558616

The Ken Turner Big Band, Hornchurch's very own 17-piece big band, perform live. Featuring the vocals of Mark Stratford, playing the music of Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, Glen Miller, Duke Ellington and Count Basie.

£8 / 07913 558616

The Ken Turner Big Band. Hornchurch’s very own 17-piece big band featuring the vocals of Mark Stratford, playing the music of Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, Glen Miller, Duke Ellington and Count Basie.

Sun 22 Mar

£8 / 07913 558616

Kit Packham’s One Jump Ahead. Kit’s alto sax and vocals leads this popular band featuring the tenor sax of Tracey Mendham. They play the swinging tempos of Louis Jordan as well as Rhythm & Blues and classic Rock’n’Roll.

£8 / 07913 558616

Live jazz from Kit Packham's One Jump Ahead. Kit's alto sax and vocals leads this band, which also features the tenor sax of Tracey Mendham.

Ian McCulloch

The Echo & The Bunnymen frontman performs a selection of the band's songs in a solo performance.

The Citadel, St Helens

Sat 7 Mar

prices vary / 01744 735436

Darwen Library Theatre

Fri 13 Mar

£20 / 01254 706006

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Thu 19 Mar

£19.50 / 0151 666 0000

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Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 28 Mar

Ashcroft Theatre

£25 / 020 8688 9291

The Forum, London NW5

Sun 22 Mar

£22.50–£25 / 020 7428 4099

Joe McElderry

Winner of series six of The X Factor and series two of Popstar to Operastar, the young popster is probably best-known for singles 'The Climb' and 'Ambitions'.

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

Sat 20 Jun

£19 (£15) / 01803 328385

Buccleuch Centre, Langholm

Fri 22 May

£18 (£15–£16) / 01387 381196

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Sat 17 Oct

£19.50 (£18.50) / 01383 602302

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