Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Celtic Media Festival

Promoting the languages and cultures of the Celtic countries, this three-day celebration of broadcasting, screen and film talent hands out awards in various categories including documentary, drama and animation. The 2019 event takes place in Aviemore with the the main events revolving around talks, interviews and…

New Stuff

New material night.

Frankly Sinatra

Stephen Triffitt presents a tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes himself.

10 000 Russos

João Pimenta (drums/vocals), Pedro Pestana (guitar) and André Couto (bass) present their psych sounds.

Sleeping With Sirens

Florida post-hardcore quintet.

Electro Cycle

Enjoy Chicago, deep and funky House music old and new with resident DJs Foxxy DJ and Hi Tech John.

Buoy Gull

Buoy Gull aka King Creosote and Mairearad Green.

Kele

Lead singer of Bloc Party, Kele has been branching out onto the decks in a new DJ/Producer section of his career.

Martha

Four-piece indie-punk outfit hailing from County Durham.

Sonica

Cutting edge performance by established international artists, crossing the boundaries of music, theatre, visual and electronic art. It is produced by Cryptic, who are responsible for some of the most fascinating live performance work in the country. Since its launch in 2012, the festival has presented over 400 events by…

Vampire Weekend

Upbeat, preppy New Yorkers with Afrobeat inflections.

Aurora

Singer-songwriter influenced by Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and Nick Cave.

Christina Aguilera

American singer, actress and TV personality known for her powerful voice.

Got to be Michael Jackson

Anthony Edwards performs as the King of Pop.

Pierce Turner

Manhattan-based Irish singer-songwriter.

Arika – Episode 10: A Means Without End

A five-day programme of performances, discussions and screenings centred around how maths and particle physics can help us navigate our difficult times.

Black Dyke Band

  • Directed by: Joseph Cullen (cond)

Yorkshire bred brass from the innovative band who have in the past collaborated with the likes of Paul McCartney, Tori Amos, Elton John and The Beatles.

The Wave Pictures

Indie pop with an anti-folk/country edge from this London trio.

Stand Comedy Kids Club Christmas Special

Elliot Bibby, Amelia Bayler, Graham Stewart, Rosco McClelland and Billy Kirkwood are on hand to control the kids with a handful of stand-up, games, storytelling, magic and much more. No under fives; all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Neil Thomson

Traditional folk singing.

St Giles' at Six

St Giles' Cathedral's regular 6pm concerts of rush hour music are always free.

Spector

London-based indie quintet with foppish swagger.

The 4 Elements

Photographs of the four elements.

First Fifty

Live music from First Fifty.

Leeds Contra Ceilidh

American-style ceilidh dances, featuring fast, flowing dances to fiddle-based music.

Inverness Film Festival

A small festival that packs a cinematic punch with film premieres and a handpicked selection of work by international first time directors.

Psyence

Psychedelic rock quintet.

Izzy Bizu

Singer-songwriter blending soul, jazz and funk.

John Muir Festival

Events along the length of the John Muir Trail to celebrate the 'father of the modern conservation movement' and founder of America's National Parks.

Great Grampian Beer Festival

The Campaign for Real Ales' most northerly festival offers discerning drinkers the opportunity to sample the finest ale that the UK has to offer. With over 100 different real ales from more than 70 breweries across the country, there is a range of dark stouts, porters and easy drinking milds on offer, as well as barley…

Hordes X

One-day festival of underground metal and hard rock, now in its seventh year.

Magic Nostalgic

'The Wheel' decides the playlist be it disco, 80s, rock gods, 90s rave, power ballads, one hit wonders or movie music, at this multi-genre nostalgia fest.

As It Is

Pop-punk quintet based in Brighton.

Russell Brand: Re:Birth

The controversial stand-up embarks on his latest tour, inspired by the birth of his daughter.

Sisteray

Rock sounds inspired by the Smiths, Velvet Underground and the Clash.

bETAMAX

Mutant disco, post punk, new wave and 2Tone night hosted by Chris FAST (FASTpunkclub) and Big Gus (the Go-Go).

Scott Agnew

Comedy from Scottish Comedian of the Year 2008 and genial raconteur Agnew.

Tom Russell

US singer-songwriter and guitarist performs Texas country music with elements of folk.

Ghostface Killah

Hip hop from the legendary Wu-Tang Clan star.

The Mountain Goats

Folk-rockers from Norwalk, USA with support from singer/songwriter Alessi Laurent-Marke.

Siobhan Wilson

Franco-Scottish folk singer-songwriter, known for her heartbreaking voice and beautiful lyrics. Her debut album There Are No Saints was released in July 2017 on Song, By Toad Records.

The Bevvy Sisters

The richly-seasoned harmonies of the Bevvy Sisters provide an alternative take on folk and swing songs.

The Power of Food Festival

A festival hosted by community food gardens across Edinburgh, giving everyone the chance to go on location and experience how grub is grown.

Will McNicol

Folk singer-songwriter and guitarist from Plymouth.

Jamie Lenman

Former frontman with Brit alt.rockers Reuben.

The Sons Of Pitches

Inventive pop covers, original numbers and improvised songs from the multi award-winning a cappella YouTube stars and winners of BBC Two's The Naked Choir.

Ayanna Witter-Johnson

Acoustic soul singer-songwriter, composer and cellist.

Sheku Kanneh-Mason

The BBC Young Musician of the Year 2016 and his cello in recital.

So, This is What Happened

Six 10-minute performances of allegedly true stories.

Alastair Savage

Scots fiddle player Alastair Savage performs a concert of traditional and contemporary folk music from Scotland and beyond.