Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Laughing Chili Comedy Club

Stand-up comedy evening featuring a mixed roster of comedians.

Chiaroscuro Quartet

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.

Sean Shibe

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.

Gareth Gates

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.

Autosport International

Annual pre-season event covers all areas of motorsport, both professional and grass roots, from karting right up to Formula 1.

Joke Thieves

In this show of two halves, comedians perform their own sets and then attempt to mimic each others.

Lloyd Griffith: Voice of an Angel

  • 3 stars

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.

NCT 127

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.

Bobby Davro

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.

Nigel Ogden

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.

Fleur Stevenson

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 songsyabass@gmail.com).

Funhouse Comedy Club

Gags, laughs, jokes and all sorts other at this regular comedy night.

Megadeth UK

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.

Rachel Sutton

Mainstream jazz singer.


Two teams of comedy improvisers go head-to-head.

Megaslam Wrestling

Big men in lycra take on big men in lycra.

Animal Farm

A semi-regular house and techno party from the Animal Farm team.

Gwyneth Herbert

Sophisticated jazz-pop singer-songwriter.

Karen Sharp

Award-winning tenor sax player most famous for her work with the Humphrey Lyttelton Band.

Burns an' a' That! Festival

A whole festival dedicated to Scotland’s internationally acclaimed poet Robert Burns with a weekend of music, art, talks and walks.

Sarah Collins and Keep the Faith Northern Soul Band

Classic northern soul tracks performed live by vocalist Sarah Collins alongside the nine-piece northern soul band Keep the Faith.

Judy Collins

Veteran folk pop troubadour who first came to prominence as part of the protest singer boom in the 60s.

The Nash Ensemble

  • Written by: Haydn

Wigmore Hall's resident chamber ensemble are renowned for adventurous programming, playing everything from Haydn to the avant-garde.

Holistic Ways Festival

Featuring psychics, complementary therapies, alternative health products, crafts and more.


The former Smiths frontman and purveyor of bittersweet indie pop continues to enjoy his solo renaissance.