Upcoming tours, festivals and special events
The Candlelight Club
Pop-up candlelit cocktail party with a 1920s vintage jazz soundtrack. The secret London venue is announced by email to ticketholders two days before the event.
Country music and charm from Derek Ryan.
Kast Off Kinks
Not quite a tribute band as the Kast off Kinks feature former members of the Kinks from through the years, including original drummer Mick Avory.
Only Men Aloud
The Welsh male voice choir who were the deserving winners of the BBC's Last Choir Standing competition present a repertoire ranging from 17th century works to 21st century pop.
Walk for Parkinson's
Take part in a walk to help raise vital funds for people affected by Parkinson’s.
Inverness Music Festival
Run by Inverness Festival Association, this festival is a competitive event that allows people of all ages and abilities to display their skills. The main discipline groups are vocal, instrumental, speech, Gaelic and Scottish.
Hardcore band who say: 'We are Palm Reader. We play loud. We play heavy. We play hard. We play fast.' Nuff said.
Shropshire folk-rock trio of Steve Downes (guitar), Charlotte Watson (guitar) and Sarah Ibberson (fiddle).
The Hot 8 Brass Band
New Orleans trad jazz shot through with hip hop and rap, signed to Tru Thoughts.
Perky quirky indie pop trio from London town.
Psychedelic indie quartet from Kettering. Bring on the fruit salad lightshow.
Megan Thee Stallion
Texan rapper and singer.
A jam-packed programme of activities and readings for children, families and school pupils of all ages.
Experimental soul singer-songwriter from London.
Daxx & Roxane
Hard and heavy Swiss metal blending soaring vocals with outrageous guitars and showcasing influences including Led Zeppelin, Iron Maiden and Metallica.
Glasgow Film Festival
Since 2005, Scotland's fastest-growing film festival has become a force to be reckoned with in the movie world.
Off the Page Stirling Book Festival
This exciting local book festival features a wide range of authors and speakers for adults and children of all ages.
StAnza: Scotland's Poetry Festival
The cleverly titled StAnza is a literary festival that focuses on verse. Joining the locals for readings, performances, slams, open mics, jazz, films, workshops and poetry-related art exhibitions, and installations are a host of local and international wordsmiths.
The Harlem Globetrotters, known for their international basketball skills, perform some of their best tricks and slams. Check out the skills of Special K Daley, Big Easy Lofton, Flight Time Lang and the rest.
SCDA One Act Play Festival
Local drama clubs compete in front of a judge and live audience, with aims of making it to the final competition and taking the title of best one-act play. Hosted by the Scottish Community Drama Association.
Family-friendly circus featuring high flying acrobats, tumblers and clowns.
The group, featuring musicians John Young and Nick Beggs, plays progressive rock.
The Sisters of Mercy
Andrew Eldritch's goth behemoths still going strong after more than thirty years of ominous pomp. Expect a drum machine, a smoke machine and loud guitars.
Live music from Halsey.
Nordic Fiddlers Bloc
The three fiddlers from northern climes (Norway, Sweden and Shetland, to be exact) play a blend of Nordic music and Gaelic song.
BBC 6 Music Festival
The annual music festival hosted by BBC 6 Music radio station heads to Camden for its sixth edition. Their 2020 programme boasts names such as Bombay Bicycle Club, Michael Kiwanuka, Sports Team, Black Country New Road, Girl Band, Kojey Radical, Roisin Murphy, the Big Moon, Kate Tempest, Kim Gordon and more.
The Calton Consort was established in 2001, and is currently led by Artist Director Frikki Walker.
Super smooth Roxy Music vocalist tours his impressive back catalogue of hits.
A classic pantomime involving a beautiful princess, a handsome prince and some serious snoozing.
Stand Up in The Basement
Some big laughter therapy with top TV faces, staged in a cosy and underground environment.
A professional chamber choir founded in Jan 2016, that aims to provide development opportunities for Scotland's professional choral singers.
Exhibition showcasing the craft skills taught at Glasgow's further education colleges.
The mononymous singer and actress.
Tribute to classic rockers Deep Purple. Renditions of 'Smoke on the Water' almost guaranteed.
The Jersey Notes
The Jersey Notes treat you to an evening of nostalgia as they recreate the style and sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Featuring hits including 'Big Girls Don't Cry' and 'Bye Bye Baby'.
Top of the Gorge Festival
Adventurous outdoor festival with guided walks, cycling challenges, speakers and more.
Flamboyant electro-pop art group.
Lou Lou's Vintage Fair
Find unique, handpicked quality goods with stalls of vintage fashion, accessories, home, collectables and more from some of the UK's finest vintage traders.
CMA Songwriters Series
The Country Music Association's Songwriters Series looks at the best of country singer-writers.
Dane Baptiste: The Chocolate Chip
Baptiste is back on international tour with a brand new stand-up show.
A verbatim theatre show about women's relationships with their bodies, devised by Mary Higgins and Ell Potter.
Syrian classical guitarist in recital.
The Big Draw
Art workshops encouraging people to be creative and develop their drawing skills.
Dundee Women's Festival
Two weeks of events, dramas, discussions and workshops, the theme for 2020 is 'Women Making Waves'. The idea is to keep informed, stay confident and make a difference.
Galloway Music Festival
Competitive music festival for amateur musicians of all ages. The syllabus covers a wide range of categories including piano, brass, woodwind, recorder, strings, ensemble, vocal, choral, jazz, recital, composition, speech and Scottish traditional, with members of the public welcome to attend all competitions.
Benjamin Francis Leftwich
Singer-songwriter from York.
The Remedy Club
KJ McEvoy and Aileen Mythen, Irish American/roots duo.
Showcase for Ibero-American culture in Scotland, featuring the best of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin-American documentary films.
Ullapool Dance Festival
Dance festival with classes for all ages and abilities where you can learn something new or brush up a little on established movement skills.