Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

The Marian Consort

Young vocal ensemble specialising in early music, directed by Rory McCleery.

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

  • Written by: Haydn

The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1893, has a remit to serve the south and southwest of England, and in 2014 was voted the winner in Bachtrack's World's Favourite Orchestra poll.

Let's Hang On: The Music Of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

This award-winning production is a musical journey through the prolific career of one of the most successful bands of all time - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

Ramshackle

DJs Patrick Nazemi, Chezney and Midas provide house, dance and electro.

The Silencerz

Nine-piece ska and reggae band.

Taste of Grampian

The largest food festival in the north of Scotland showcasing local produce and offering much fun entertainment for all the family. After 20 years at Thainstone Exchange, the festival has moved to P&J Live for 2020.

The Jigantics

Quintet that fuse blues, rock, folk and Americana.

Kill For A Seat Comedy

Presumably not literally. But with a name like that, the line-up's bound to be worth it.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra has been one of the mainstays of Scotland's musical life since its foundation in 1891.

Strobe

Techno-house and drum'n'bass night.

DJ EZ

UK garage and bassline.

Rob Barron Quartet

Jazz quartet playing original compositions and new arrangements of popular songs.

Floyd In The Flesh

Tribute to Pink Floyd.

The Honey Dewdrops

Baltimore-based Americana and roots duo made up of Laura Wortman and Kagey Parrish.

Beverley Knight

Britsoul diva who gives it her all in performance, like the captain of the hockey team.

Kraftwerk

Legendary German electronic group who pioneered the genre back in the 70s, are notoriously elusive, and who are renowned as the godfathers of electronic music. A mix of music and performance art, the group perform their 3D concerts in the UK before heading over to Europe.

Massive Attack

Downbeat electronica and other soulful grooves from one of Britain's most influential dance acts.

Palace

Dark and atmospheric folk-driven bluesy indie rock band from Hartlepool.

Tame Impala

The award-winning five-piece from Perth, Australia perform a mixture of alternative rock, neo-psychedelia and ethereal dream pop.

Big Sandy and His FlyRite Boys

Western swing and rockabilly with a retro feel from this long-established five-piece group who originate from California.

Rab Noakes

Legendary Scottish singer-songwriter with a career spanning over 20 albums.

Riot Jazz Brass Band

The nine-piece performs funk, soul, hip hop and aggressive jazz.

Rose Cousins

Canadian folk-pop singer-songwriter.

Aye Write! Glasgow's Book Festival

A festival celebrating Scottish and international writers and writing.

Glasgow International Comedy Festival

Glasgow's comedy festival birls back into your life, getting ever more impressive with each outing. For 2019, you're looking at a top line-up which includes such luminaries as Reginald D Hunter, Janey Godley, Larry Dean, Jerry Sadowitz, Catherine Bohart, Jasper Carrott, Garrett Millerick, Foil, Arms & Hog, Julian…

Lochwinnoch Arts Festival

Lochwinnoch’s annual arts festival is a celebration of music, art, dancing and theatre.

Sløtface

Norwegian punk sounds.

Family Art Tours

Short, interactive tours suitable for the whole family and wee ones ages six-plus, designed to boost confidence in looking at and chatting about art.

Sundown Swing

Yorkshire-based 15-piece swing orchestra.

Edinburgh Science Festival

Hands-on science for families in venues across the city with a programme ranging from the entertaining to the controversial and, of course, the icky. The theme for 2020 is Elementary with events focusing on earth, air, fire and water, plus fifth element 'aether'.

Solas Festival

A midsummer music and arts festival in the heart of Perth and Kinross with performances and workshops in world music, theatre, dance, literature and visual arts, as well as talks and debates.

Beltane Fire Festival

A modern interpretation of the ancient fertility festival of Beltane housed in the spectacular setting of Calton Hill. Beltane Fire Society performs the story of the death of winter and the birth of summer via dance, drumming, debauched acrobatics, giant puppetry and, of course, fire.

Bonfest

Fans from all over the world descend on the sleepy Angus town of Kirriemuir for a celebration of its most rock'n'roll son, AC/DC frontman Bon Scott.

PQA Trouble's A Brewin'

A musical comedy set in the wild, wild West.

Voxcetera

North London-based choral group.

BBC Singers

The BBC Singers is one of the most prestigious vocal ensembles in Britain, with a well-deserved reputation for supporting work by contemporary composers.

Counterflows

A festival of underground, experimental and international music, Counterflows marries the local to the international with artists from around the world collaborating with homegrown talent across Glasgow.

Glenfarg Folk Feast

A small and friendly stalwart of the folk festival calendar, this festival is an initiative of Glenfarg Village Folk Club and is open to many musics of an acoustic variety as well as storytelling and poetry.

False Heads

East London-based three piece rock/punk band.

NCT Nearly New Sale: Preloved Mother and Baby Goods

A range of gently used kids' equipment, toys and clothing for sale, with proceeds going to the UK's largest charity for parents.

Edinburgh International Harp Festival

Held on the beautiful grounds of Merchiston Castle School, EIHF annually welcomes a healthy mix of world-class harpists and up-and-coming talents playing a range of styles from folk to jazz for concerts, courses, workshops, the UK's largest harpmakers exhibition and late-night music sessions.

Milton Glee Choir

The Milton Glee Club now has more than 100 members, performing classical and easy listening works.

Devon Sproule

Honeyed, candid old style folk-pop from the young Virginia-based artist.

Robbie Williams

Big pop hits from the sometime Take That star.

Sonnet Youth

Monthly spoken word night on the third Wednesday of the month, with local talent, guest comedians and big name headliners.

Speed Dating Slow Dating

A series of four minute dates hosted by Slow Dating.

Blue Lane

Jazz group playing well-known standards and pop songs, as well as tunes by the likes of Cannonball Adderley, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Horace Silver and Thelonious Monk. Featuring Violet Leighton on vocals.

Alice Cooper

Old school shock rock at its very best.

Taylor Swift

The country starlet takes her incredibly catchy songs of love and loss on her 1989 tour in support of album of the same name.

Welsh National Opera: Carmen

  • Directed by: Patrice Caurier
  • Written by: Bizet

The Welsh National Opera stage Bizet's opera about the enthralling seductress, Carmen.