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.

Derek Ryan

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.

Palm Reader

Hardcore band who say: 'We are Palm Reader. We play loud. We play heavy. We play hard. We play fast.' Nuff said.

Whalebone

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.

The Hoosiers

Perky quirky indie pop trio from London town.

Temples

Psychedelic indie quartet from Kettering. Bring on the fruit salad lightshow.

Megan Thee Stallion

Texan rapper and singer.

Wee Write!

A jam-packed programme of activities and readings for children, families and school pupils of all ages.

Andreya Triana

Experimental soul singer-songwriter from London.

Crossfaith

Japanese metalcore.

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.

Harlem Globetrotters

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.

Circus Wonderland

Family-friendly circus featuring high flying acrobats, tumblers and clowns.

Lifesigns

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.

Halsey

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.

Calton Consort

The Calton Consort was established in 2001, and is currently led by Artist Director Frikki Walker.

Bryan Ferry

Super smooth Roxy Music vocalist tours his impressive back catalogue of hits.

Sleeping Beauty

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.

Reid Consort

A professional chamber choir founded in Jan 2016, that aims to provide development opportunities for Scotland's professional choral singers.

Craftex

Exhibition showcasing the craft skills taught at Glasgow's further education colleges.

Cher

The mononymous singer and actress.

Deeper Purple

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.

The Irrepressibles

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.

Hotter

A verbatim theatre show about women's relationships with their bodies, devised by Mary Higgins and Ell Potter.

Ayman Jarjour

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.

Iberodocs

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.