Upcoming tours, festivals and special events
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Dundee Science Festival
A range of exciting and stimulating events, talks, shows and hands-on exhibits demonstrating the wonderful world of science. Everything from fossils to forensics are covered, with fun for kids as well as stand-up comedy and social events for grown-ups.
Tony Wright (Terrorvision)
Tony Wright is the lead singer and songwriter of rock band Terrorvision, famed for smash hits including 'Tequila', 'Perseverance and Alice', and 'What’s the Matter?' In addition to reunion gigs with Terrorvision, Tony has released three albums with his other band, Laika Dog, and two solo albums.
Tweed Valley Forest Festival
A celebration of the rich woodland culture of the Borders in a variety of locations around the beautiful Tweed Valley. The 2019 event will again feature the Peebles wood market, the Scottish conker championships, Carvefest, woodland walks, activities and much more.
Indie rock swagger from the charismatic Rascals frontman who reached for his inner Scott Walker with Arctic Monkey Alex Turner in The Last Shadow Puppets.
Reverend & the Makers
Meat and potatoes musical outlet for Arctic Monkeys guru Jon McClure.
Strutting rock'n'rollers who have already supported their idols The Rolling Stones.
Captain Morgan's Lost at Sea
Nautical-themed club night.
Experimental electronica from Tahliah Barnett.
Host of The Adam Carolla Show and Spike TV's Catch a Contractor brings his podcast to the UK.
Aly & Fila
Highly-lauded Egyptian trance duo.
Amazing Bubble Man
Bubbles, people in bubbles, square bubbles, round bubbles. Basically all your bubble needs.
Pop rock sounds from Chasing Deer.
Dancetour DJ contest winner 2009 spins his stuff.
Electro-poppers from London.
Electronic / dance DJ from the Netherlands.
J-Dilla Changed My Life
A tribute to hip hop pioneer J-Dilla from those who've been inspired by him.
Chart-topping sunny pop, often with a melancholy lyrical undertone or some caustic social comment, from one of the UK's most idiosyncratic stars.
Margaret Cho: Fresh Off the Bloat
The pioneering stand-up derives humour from gritty and topical subjects including singlehood, Boko Haram, Caitlyn Jenner's transition and female empowerment.
My Morning Jacket
Blissed-out alt country rock from the American quintet.
Multi-platinum selling Brooklyn rapper and part time actor takes his debut album Illmatic on tour for its 21st anniversary.
Ex-Beatle, Ex-Wings, classical composer, poet, artist, animal rights activist, writer of silly love songs – Paul McCartney'll be a name familiar to your brain. Settle back for an evening of classic hits and a few more recent ones thrown in for good measure. It's cool – he'll probably play 'Hey Jude'. Get practicing your…
Rock Trust Sleep Out
Get sponsored and spend the night out in the cold in aid of Rock Trust, a charity supporting young homeless people. Bring a sleeping bag, warm clothing and a groundsheet to lie on. Entertainment and refreshments provided.
A Series of Fortunate Comic Events
The Big Glasgow Comic Page presents a whole day of comic-y goodness, with over 27 vendors selling everything from back issues and graphic novels to fan art, crafts and more.
London-based alt rock quartet.
The Rotterdam group – formed by producers Wessel van Diepen and Dennis van den Driesschen – performs dancepop you'll remember from the 90s.
Write Like a Grrrl
Women-only creative writing classes. Aimed at getting rid of self doubt and fear of the blank page, Write Like a Grrrl also teaches essential writing techniques such as dynamic settings, characterisation and dialogue. Organised by For Books' Sake.
Years & Years
Energetic pop rockers.
Sharp, often devastating emotional observation leavened with a dose of humour from the Louisiana-born songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player.
Blue Jazz Sextet
The backing band at the Blue Jazz Voices course at Sage Gateshead step out of the shadows.
Singer-songwriter with a beautiful voice and great lyrics.
Twee acoustica from this YouTube star.
Eccentric Geordie folk sisters Rachel and Becky Unthank.
Bloomberg New Contemporaries
Annual contemporary art exhibition celebrating the UK's art school students.
A tribute to the music of Black Sabbath.
Folk noir and gypsy jazz quartet.
Pioneering electro rocker, who's finally getting the recognition he deserves.
Alt.indie hip hop mix from K.Flay (aka Kristine Flaherty) who blends smart witty lyrics with an angry, quickfire delivery.
Josie Duncan & Pablo Lafuente
Folk duo and winners of the 2017 BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award singing in Scots, Gaelic and English.
Bigfoot's Tea Party
An eclectic techno and electronic music party.
Dundee and District Philatelic Society
Regular meetings of the local stamp enthusiasts. New members and visitors always welcome. Annual membership is £10 (under 18s free.)
Durand Jones & the Indications
14+ Under 16s with an adult
Lanreath Grand Firework Display
Traditional bonfire night fireworks, with hot food available. The display begins at 7pm.
Blues and folk from the singer and musician.
Folk, bluegrass and Americana.
Stadium style indie tunes with a hint of folk thrown in.
An Evening Shared with Jasper Carrott & Alistair McGowan
Comedy double-bill featuring stand-up and impressions from Jasper Carrott and Alistair McGowan.
The singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist shows off his skills on guitar, saxophone, drums and piano.
Peter Ashtray, Giorgio Zampirolo and Mikey Chestnut make up the punkatronica, art wave dropout trio.
The residents of this famous clubbing institution spin funky, disco and vocal house.