Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Michael English

Lilting pop, country and soul by the Irish singer-songwriter and pianist.

MONO

Japanese instrumental band formed in 1999 in Tokyo.

Mused

Tribute to the might Muse.

Nadia Reid

Folk singer-songwriter from New Zealand.

Never the Bride

Nickki Lamborn fronts this high-energy blues five-piece who are famous for their electric live shows and have supported The Who, ZZ Top and The Pretenders in their time.

The Night Sky Show

A magical night with comedy, astronomy and some theatrical performances.

Nine Below Zero

Hard rockin' blues and R&B outfit.

Nirvana UK

Nirvana tribute band based in the West Midlands. The band strive to be as close to the real deal as possible with the same clothes, instruments, effect boxes, drums and pre amps that the band used.

Oasish

A soundalike-y group encompassing the Gallaghers' swagger.

Olly Murs

Cheeky chappy, X Factor finalist and chart-topper embarks on an arena tour.

OMD

Veteran synth pop act performing favourites from their back catalogue.

Owen

Aka Chicago-based singer-songwriter Mike Kinsella.

Pearl Jam

Seattle-based rockers led by Eddie Vedder.

Peatbog Faeries

The Skye-based band fuses traditional Scottish pipe and fiddle tunes with jazz, hip hop, reggae and electronic influences.

Pete Firman

  • 4 stars

Entertainment from the comedian and magician, star of BBC 1's Magicians, bringing together weird tricks and a cocky performance.

Rant

Four of Scotland's finest fiddle players (Bethany Reid, Jenna Reid, Lauren MacColl and Anna Massie) come together for a night of vibrant, evocative folk.

Robin Trower

Legendary rock guitarist who made his name with Procul Harum in the 60s.

Rock for Heroes

Rock tribute show with collections for veterans' charities.

Roy Chubby Brown

Controversial stand-up from the Yorkshire-born veteran.

Shaun Ryder

The ex-Happy Mondays frontman and almost King of the Jungle continues his reign of respectability (sort of) in solo guise.

Show of Hands

Enigmatic folk duo performing original songs, top-quality vocals and harmonies.

The Skids

The influential Dunfermline art punk rockers have been in the game over 40 years now.

Skipinnish

Youthful zesty West Highland dance music from this esteemed band.

Snapped Ankles

Peter Ashtray, Giorgio Zampirolo and Mikey Chestnut make up the punkatronica, art wave dropout trio.

Snoop Dogg

The rapper known as Snoop Dogg, Snoop Lion, Snoopzilla and Snoopadelic performs hip-hop, gangsta rap and reggae.

Soft Machine

Named after William Burrough's book The Soft Machine, the group were forerunners in the prog rock and underground movements.

Son Of Dave

Son of Dave is the harmonica-touting Benjamin Darvell, formerly of Crash Test Dummies, who kicks up a raw blues dust storm all on his lonesome.

The Southmartins

A tribute band dedicated to performing pop and indie-rock covers originally played by The Housemartins and The Beautiful South.

Spectres

Reverb drenched Bristolian alt.rock quartet.

Squid

British post-punk band from Brighton.

Steeleye Span

Veteran folk-rock band, featuring lead singer Maddy Prior.

Stephen Dale Petit

Nu-blues guitarist.

Steve Ignorant

Ignorant, formerly of Crass, performs original punk songs.

Supreme Queen

Tribute to Freddie Mercury et al.

Thank ABBA for the Music

Big ABBA tribute night.

Thea Gilmore

Prolific singer-songwriter from Oxfordshire whose style is strongly influenced by Bob Dylan, Tom Waits and Joni Mitchell.

This Is The Kit

Kate Stables and her band perform folk-rock originals.

Through the Decades with Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly

Old school rock'n'roll tribute to Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison.

Thunder

Purveyors of old school metal and good time heavy blues rock.

Tina

  • Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd
  • Written by: Katori Hall, Kees Prins, Frank Ketelaar

Phyllida Lloyd directs a musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner.

Tom Robinson

The veteran singer-songwriter, bassist and activist performs from Only The Now, his first album in 20 years.

Tommy Fleming

Multi-platinum selling folk and easy listening singer from Ireland.

Torridon

Fiery folksters from Inverness.

UK Subs

Legendary old school punks formed back in 1976.

Le Vent du Nord

A lively performance from this quintessentially Quebecois band, combining excellent musicianship with an engaging stage presence.

Vintage Trouble

Old school dirty rhythm'n'blues fronted by a charismatic soul shouter with the fancy footwork of James Brown down pat.

Welcome to Night Vale

A podcast in the style of community news for the small desert town of Night Vale. Shows are written by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor and presented by Cecil Baldwin.

While She Sleeps

Hardcore five-piece from Sheffield.

Wishbone Ash

UK rock veterans and twin guitar pioneers.

The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die

Alt rock collective from Connecticut with a ridiculously long name.