Upcoming tours, festivals and special events
Rose Room comprises virtuoso violinist and vocalist Seonaid Aitken, Jimmy Moon on double bass with guitarists Tom Watson and Tam Gallagher. The music embraces the swing jazz era with a dash of western swing.
Six day festival celebrating documentary and factual storytelling. The 2017 programme features 35 world premieres, 21 international, 24 European and 73 UK premieres, not to mention a second-to-none lineup of guests, including Louis Theroux, Sir Lenny Henry, Nick Broomfield and Walter Murch.
Tom Allen: Absolutely
Sharp of both tongue and suit, Tom Allen (you'll have seen him on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Live at the Apollo and Channel 4's Comedy Gala) presents a brand new show. Ages 14+.
Paul Sinha: The Two Ages of Man
Paul Sinha (a familiar face on ITV quiz show The Chase) contemplates life after the end of a long-term relationship.
Biggar Little Festival
The name is something of a red herring as this small Lanarkshire festival is really punching above its weight with a large programme of varied arts events put on by different community groups and local businesses, plus a couple of big name touring artists booked by the festival committee. Covering comedy, theatre…
Black Star Riders
New hard rock project from former Thin Lizzy members Ricky Warwick, Damon Johnson, Scott Gorham and Marco Mendoza (along with Alice Cooper/Megadeth drummer Jimmy DeGrasso).
An authentic tribute to the music of Fleetwood Mac! It doesn't get much better than this!
John Hackett Band
Electronic duo comprising of Andy Barlow and Lou Rhode.
Hip hop and rap duo, part of NYC's Beast Coast collective.
Barbara Nice: Raffle
Character comedy from Janice Connolly about a housewife. Entrance price includes a raffle ticket.
Experimental metal band from Seattle.
Tenement Jazz Band
Traditional jazz band composed of young jazz musicians aiming to recapture the energy of early jazz.
The Glasgow-born singer-songwriter performs acoustic versions of his back catalogue.
Midge Ure: Songs, Questions & Answers
Midge Ure plays songs and talks about his career.
Solent Male Voice Choir
Founded in 1961 by a group of Portsmouth postmen who discovered that they liked singing while sorting the mail, the Solent Male Voice Choir now draws its membership from all over the Solent area.
Glasgow Chamber Choir
The amateur choir was founded in 1994 and plays four to five concerts per year, with a repertoire that stretches from Taverner to the 21st century.
R&B / hip hop sounds from Glasgow-based Amandah Wilkinson and John Baillie Jnr.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
- Written by: Eric Carle (book), Jonathan Rockefeller (adapt)
Based on Eric Carle's hand-painted books, Jonathan Rockefeller's family-friendly stage production uses a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets to faithfully bring to life the four stories: The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse, Mister Seahorse, The Very Lonely Firefly and The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
Group featuring singer Tali Atzmon, Jenny Bliss (violin, viola da gamba), Yaron Stavi (bass) and Gilad Atzmon (bass clarinet, soprano sax and accordion.)
A mixed programme from the Czech trio.
Bristol-based electronic jazz outfit.
The Brodsky Quartet was founded in 1972, and during their long career they've set benchmarks for enterprising repertoire, discipline, tone and style. They've been acclaimed as the world's number one interpreters of Shostakovich's quartet music, and a thriving educational programme enables them to go on introducing their…
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The Boy George Experience
Keith George presents a tribute to Boy George.
A night of comedy with open mic opportunities and a different line-up every time.
Blues and boogie piano from Dom Pipkin.
Bon Jovi tribute act.
R&B, pop and soul from the British singer-songwriter whose career has spanned four decades.
Spiders on Mars
Bowie tribute act.
Variety and comedy musical show that combines elements of classical, gypsy-folk romp, opera, stand-up comedy and dance.
Steve Walker's Big Swing Band
Seventeen-piece band, led by Steve Walker and featuring trumpeter with Syd Lawrence, offering a a selection of old-time favourites from the big band era plus hits from the musicals, movies and more.
British indie rock band.
Glasgow-based grunge rock from Stina Tweeddale on guitar and vocals
Of Monsters and Men
Icelandic indie folk/pop band
Folky sounds, inspired by Dylan and Joni from Pixx.
Coco & The Butterfields
Folk with a little difference
Welsh electro pop and piano songstress Marina Diamandis, formerly known as Marina and the Diamonds and currently going by the mononym Marina.
The National Pet Show
Animal show, for pet lovers, owners and families.
Soulful vocals with synth string backing from the Los Angeles singer-songwriter.
Gratitude/Far ex-frontman turned solo acoustic artist.
Seun Kuti and Egypt 80
The Nigerian-based outfit, led by the son of Fela Kuti, performs its Afrobeat originals.
The annual family fair promises a full range of music, dance, crafts, theatre and non-stop entertainment for all. In 2015, there's an American theme.
A night of hard driving blues from the steel guitar maestro.
The Tannahill Weavers
The Tannahill Weavers' arrangements blend the beauty of traditional melodies with the power of modern rhythms.
The grime artist from London performs in support of his Lil Tracey EP.
Born in Omaha, Nebraska JoJo was bound to be a star from the very beginning. As a child, she loved to dance, sing and wear her signature BOW’s! Her mom, Jessalynn Siwa, and JoJo moved to California as JoJo grew in popularity. She joined the Nickelodeon family and most recent adventure will be an animated series called…
Kid Canaveral's Christmas Baubles
An all day indie Christmas party curated by Kid Canaveral.
MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards
The annual Scots Trad Music Awards, featuring performances from a host of traditional musicians as well as an awards ceremony celebrating the best in Scottish folk.