Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Crafting Live

Visit a range of exhibitors throughout the weekend and shop, craft and socialise.

Alastair Savage Trio

Traditional and contemporary fiddle music from Savage and his collaborators Euan Drysdale (guitar/piano) and Iain Crawford (double bass).

Baby Art Hour

Monthly art sessions led by artist Eilis Kirby for under fives and their carers.

Tennents Comedy Basement

A gig on the Glasgow scene, with a range of acts every time. Food also available to fuel the laughter.

Cera Impala and the New Prohibition

An accomplished multi-instrumentalist on banjo, guitar and ukulele, as well as distinguished singer, Cera was formerly guitarist, singer, recording artist and contributing songwriter to the Blackberry Bushes Stringband (Seattle).

Egypt

Driving boogie and blues rock from Egypt formed in 1987 by former members of legendary progressive blues outfit The Groundhogs.

Sam Bailey

Big belting songs from the former prisoner officer who won the 2013 X Factor.

Inspire'd

TED meets stand-up in this evening of inspirational, humorous talks, in which five guest speakers share their wisdom in ten minutes.

100 Club Presents

The comedy club presents a series of stand-up comedians.

Kosmos Ensemble

High-energy string trio, blending classical influences with elements of free improvisation, Eastern European, gypsy, klezmer, tango and Arabic music.

Sarah Gillespie

Jazz, folk, beat poetry and blues from the singer-songwriter who often writes politically charged music.

Navarra Quartet

Young, award-winning string quartet.

Arctic Winds

Wind ensemble of Yvonne Robertson (flute), Catherine Earnshaw (oboe), Rebecca Whitener (clarinet), Anthea Wood (bassoon) and Jamie Shield (horn).

Crystal Fighters

East London ensemble updating the folk music of the Basque region on synthesizers. Not as awkward a blend as it sounds.

English National Opera: La Boheme

  • Directed by: Mark Fitzpatrick (cond)
  • Written by: Puccini

Puccini's tragic love story of doomed 19th century hipsters.

Sick of it All

Stern, straight edge New York hardcore punk vets with uncompromising, some would say misanthropic, lyrics.

Brendan Cole: Licence to Thrill

Dancer Brendan Cole performs his new show with a company of 20 musicians and dancers.

AbbaSolute

Tribute act to the Swedish pop lords with replica costumes and unique choreography. Expect the classics including 'Dancing Queen', 'Waterloo' and 'Gimme Gimme Gimme'.

Absolute Blondie

Tribute act to Blondie.

Almost Olly

Tribute to Olly Murs' pop sounds.

Bee Gees Fever

Soulful ballads and hi-energy disco classics from this BeeGees tribute band.

The Born Again Beatles

Tribute to the Fab Four.

Born to Strum

A solo acoustic tribute to the music of Bruce Springsteen.

The BowieXperience

David Bowie tribute act channeling the spirit of the Thin White Duke.

Bringing on Back the 1960s

The New Amen Corner perform hits from the 60s.

Carbonas

Tribute to New York punks the Ramones.

Cats from Japan

London-based David Bowie tribute act.

Cosmic Charlies

Grateful Dead tribute band, who promise some of the ambiance that made the group so special.

Creedence Clearwater Revived

The ultimate CCR tribute band featuring Johnny "guitar" Williamson. They play a setlist dedicated to the legendary CCR and to the Fogerty brothers, including every classic of Creedence: Proud Mary – Bad Moon Rising – Have You Ever Seen the Rain – Green River plus many more.

Darth Elvis & the Imperials

Elvis didn't die, he just turned to the dark side. All the hits, from 'That's Alright Jabba' to 'You Ain't Nothing But A Nerf Herder'.

Destroyer

Scottish tribute act to the monochrome painted foursome that wanted to rock and roll all night. (KISS, we mean).

The Devil Jocks

A tribute to the Misfits.

Doug Perkins and the Spectaculars

A four piece band who take their inspiration from the pioneers of rock'n'roll.

Duran

Duran Duran tribute act.

Fake Thackray

John Watterson presents his Jake Thackray tribute.

The Frank & Ella Show

Two of Britain's leading jazz vocalists, supported by a top-flight quartet of piano, bass, drums and saxophone, present an entertaining tribute to Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald, featuring timeless songs including 'New York, New York'.

Friday's Covered

Covers and tribute acts every weekend.

Gaga

An evening devoted to the music of the Freddie Mercury-fronted rockers.

Genesisn't

Genesis tribute band – whose name has to be up there with the best.

Girlfriend & a Korma

Winning the award for best tribute act name, Girlfriend & a Korma perform the songs of the Smiths.

The Grandmothers of Invention

The music of Frank Zappa played by musicians who worked with him.

Happy Mondaze

Tribute to the Manchester group.

Hard Shoulder

West Yorkshire based covers band performing a varied set of new and old classic hits.

High Street Heroes

The rock covers band perform hits by the Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, Stereophonics and REM among others.

Ikenna Beney

Ikenna performs a Whitney tribute night.

Keith James: The Songs of Cat Stevens

A tribute to the music of Cat Stevens. Proceeds and audience donations from this tour of concerts will go to the UNICEF UK Syrian Children’s appeal.

Knotslip

Tribute to heavy metal act Slipknot.

Ledd Zepp

Tribute to the mighty Zeppelin.

The Life & Music of Jim Reeves

Al Grant takes on Jim Reeves, singing all the favourites like 'Welcome to my World', 'Moonlight & Roses' and 'Danny Boy'.

Like The Beatles

Tribute to the fab four.