Upcoming tours, festivals and special events
Heavy metal and hard rock extravaganza. 2018's line-up includes headliners Guns N' Roses, Avenged Sevenfold and Ozzy Osbourne.
RSNO: Viennese Gala
The Royal Scottish National Orchestra celebrate the new year with a glittering programme of beloved classics from the famed city, from sweeping waltzes to playful polkas. Featuring works by Strauss, Bizet, Rossini, Massenet, Glinka, Mascagni and more, including the iconic William Tell Overture and The Blue Danube Waltz.
Comedy All Stars
Regular comedy lineup of allstars from across the country.
Wee Dub Festival
Festival dedicated to dub and reggae music, offering a diverse and enjoyable weekend of gigs, clubs, workshops and food.
Swedish battle-metal bruisers.
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Blues rock group from Florida.
Club night that brings to life classic pop videos with projections, dancers and cabaret.
Amicus Orchestra was founded in 2008 by members of Camerata Scotland, and is a chamber orchestra keen to explore new formats and to commission new work.
London-based guitarist in recital.
Dancefloor friendly underground house, electro, minimal and techno cuts on four dex, FX and laptops from residents Mark Balneaves and Martin Lightbody (Audiablo Trax).
Laughing Chili Comedy Club
Stand-up comedy evening featuring a mixed roster of comedians.
Multi-national quartet founded in 2005, consisting of Alina Ibragimova (violin), Pablo Hernán Benedí (violin), Emilie Hörnlund (viola) and Claire Thirion (cello).
London Klezmer Quartet
Formed in 2009, this group celebrate the Jewish music of Eastern Europe.
Young Edinburgh-born guitarist who's been acclaimed for both his technique and his maturity.
Light Bulb: Alternative Comedy Showcase
Comedy show featuring stand-up, character comedy, sketches and improv.
The runner-up of Pop Idol's first series returns to the stage.
Moscow Drug Club
Cabaret-style songs and Gypsy swing from the Bristol-based five-piece.
Annual pre-season event covers all areas of motorsport, both professional and grass roots, from karting right up to Formula 1.
In this show of two halves, comedians perform their own sets and then attempt to mimic each others.
Lloyd Griffith: Voice of an Angel
Songs and self-depreciating gags.
Patrick Monahan: Adventures in Monahan Land
Playful, interactive comedy from the Irish/Iranian star of Splash! and Show Me the Funny.
Paul Foot: Tis a Pity She's a Piglet
Surreal and chaotic humour from the 2013 Sydney Comedy Award-winning stand-up.
Rob Rouse: Ride Of Your Life
Cheeky wit, anecdotes and tales from the 2012 Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival Best New Show nominee.
Simon Evans: Leashed
Quick-witted and cynical, Evans is, in his latest show, Leashed (as opposed, we imagine, to 'unleashed').
American death metal band.
K-pop 10-piece band consisting members Taeil, Johnny, Taeyong, Yuta, Doyoung, Jaehyun, Winwin, Jungwoo, Mark and Haechan.
Quiet Open Mic
An early evening open mic night in a quiet atmosphere.
A free, local literature festival run by West Dunbartonshire Libraries that nevertheless manages to book some big name authors for its programme of talks, signings as well as some more unusual events.
Artists' Moving Image Festival
Work by artists working in the field of moving image, presented in partnership with Lux Scotland.
Dundee Jazz Festival
International jazz names rub shoulders with Dundonian talent in a programme that covers many styles of jazz, including blues, soul, funk, big band and Latin.
Graphic Design Festival Scotland
Festival aiming to inspire young designers through active engagement, all while promoting creativity, collaboration, friendly competition and fun.
Cromarty Film Festival
A film festival that fosters an intimate relationship between audience and guests.
An evening with actor/impressionist/comedian Bobby Davro.
We Should Hang Out More
Expect a night of disco in all forms.
How Does It Feel To Be Loved?
London club night playing indie pop, Northern soul, Tamla Motown and girl groups.
An evening of popular and light classical music on the organ from the former presenter of BBC Radio 2's The Organist Entertains.
Southampton Preloved Vintage Kilo
Give your wardrobe at this fashion event, wherein participants browse through tonnes of vintage and retro clothing and pay by weight rather than item.
Jack and the Beanstalk
Traditional pantomime for all the family.
Another all-star Scottish party for one of the most in demand drum & bass labels in the world, Hospital Records.
The Posh Jumble
Jumble sale with tea and cake.
The vocalist from Wallingford brings her interpretations of mainstream jazz numbers to the stage.
Million Dollar Quartet
Musical based on a recording session that saw Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins working together for the first and only time.
Insane Clown Posse
Chicago's cult hip hop duo, more famed for being controversial and having overly-devoted fans than their music. Get your Faygo ready, we guess.
We Love Little Mix
Tribute to the high-energy British girl group.
Songs Ya Bass
Night aimed at old clubbers who might need to consider babysitters etc (hence the early start) with a democratic playlist (send your requests – three max – to firstname.lastname@example.org).
Funhouse Comedy Club
Gags, laughs, jokes and all sorts other at this regular comedy night.
Thrash metal tribute act.
Darvel Music Festival
A community-led festival, Darvel has been gathering fans over the past 15 years under the stewardship of Neil and Sheila McKenna. 2019's November weekender line-up includes Tide Lines, Project Smok, Blazin’ Fiddles and Skerryvore.
Mainstream jazz singer.
Two teams of comedy improvisers go head-to-head.