Upcoming tours, festivals and special events
Australian pop rock group from Sydney, New South Wales.
Hard rock quintet from Carnforth.
Soulful London singer-songwriter who topped the BBC's Sound of 2012 poll and won the 2020 Mercury Prize for his self-titled third album.
Prog rock band from Yorkshire who are also influenced by the folksier sounds of Fleetwood Mac and Fairport Convention.
Leeds indie rockers with mod leanings.
Samantha Fish Band
American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist.
The original Cockney rebel plays his hits.
Canadian singer, songwriter, and dancer who gained prominence on the American reality TV show So You Think You Can Dance at age 13.
Known for appearances, performances and musical accompaniment to Ally McBeal and top 10 single (and show theme) 'Searching My Soul'. Now on her 14th album, Shepard performs new songs and back catalogue classics.
Whitby Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival
Headliner still to be announced but lineup includes Dr Feelgood, Danny Bryant, Red Butler, The Rainbreakers and The Blues Issue.
Indie band from Leeds.
A blend of pop, electro, R&B and hip hop.
Five-piece classic rock band from Norfolk.
Quirky Manchester-formed quartet, fronted by the singer Jonathan Higgs, performs arty electro-rock infused indie-pop.
Sweeping and ethereal guitar-driven indie rock by the platinum-selling four-piece from Glasgow head out on their 10th anniversary tour.
Lanterns on the Lake
Lo-fi and sweeping indie-folk from the five-piece from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.
Birmingham art punk band which was formed by members of The Prefects following the band's demise in 1979.
The internationally-acclaimed concert pianist best known for his interpretations of Beethoven and Schubert.
Sandi Toksvig: Next Slide Please …
Following the sell-out 2019 tour of National Trevor, the comedian, broadcaster, writer, campaigner and all-round good egg, arrives with her brand-new show, Next Slide Please… In an evening of warmth, love and laughter, Sandi will explore reasons to be cheerful after many long months of coronacoaster gloom. Expect…
Tribute to Steely Dan.
Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival
The Borders Book Festival attracts world-class literary, sport and comedy figures. The 2021 festival will be held over six days in the grounds of Abbotsford House as part of the 250th anniversary celebrations of the life and work of Scottish writer Sir Walter Scott.
Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita
Two great harpists meet (well, one's a kora, but a kora is a kind of harp) in a Welsh-African fusion.
The Oregon-based five-piece perform country soul.
Veteran folk-rock band, featuring lead singer Maddy Prior.
'Europe's premier Bowie tribute band', endorsed by Bowie drummer Woody Woodmansey.
Black Stone Cherry
Southern fried rock meets timeless metal in this Kentucky band's set.
A lighter psychedelic sound with elements of British pop from Stockport five-piece Blossoms.
The Bon Jovi Experience
Tribute to the New Jersey rockers.
The Bryan Adams Experience
Tribute to the Canadian rocker.
Trancecore favourites from Hertfordshire mixing hardcore punk, metal and electronica.
Georgia Van Etten
Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Georgia packed one tiny suitcase six years ago and headed for the U.K. Since then she has solidified her position as an international touring artist, having headlined London Omeara (2019), Porretta Soul Festival (Italy 2019), Borderline (UK), Hideaway with Omar (OBE), Ealing Blues…
Reportedly returning to touring after a six-year absence in order 'to spend less time with the family', expect more of the usual deliciously dry takes on life from TV rent-a-grump Dee.
Nish Kumar: It's In Your Nature To Destroy Yourselves
Jokes about humankind's capacity for self-destruction from the double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee.
The Modfather and former Jam frontman performs material from his 40-plus year career.
Scouting for Girls
Quirky perky London indie poppers who gave us 'She's So Lovely'.
The old punk warhorses play on without Hugh Cornwell. Expect classic hits from their back catalogue, such as 'Peaches', 'Golden Brown', 'No More Heroes' and 'Strange Little Girl'.
The acoustic guitar-toting English duo take some new tunes on the road, along with their decade-strong back catalogue in tow.
Country pop from Hampshire twins Catherine and Lizzy.
Tribute to Stevie Nicks, Lindsay Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood and co.
The Guns N' Roses Experience
Two-hour tribute to the Sunset Strip rockers, featuring hits such as 'Sweet Child of Mine', 'Welcome to the Jungle' and 'November Rain'.
A mind-eboggling display of synths, cosmic indie pop, BPMs and psychedelic costumes from outer space.
Martin Stephenson & The Daintees
Now resident in Scotland, the respected Geordie songwriter performs with his band The Daintees.
Paramore GB are the premier tribute to Paramore in the UK. Hailing from the west midlands, Paramore GB consists of five members. Playing songs spanning all five eras and albums, with the aesthetic of the self-titled era. ParamoreGB is the closest you will get to the real thing. If you dont know who they are, youre about…
A Country Night in Nashville
The ultimate celebration of country music. Featuring the music of Johnny Cash, Alan Jackson, Dolly Parton, the Dixie Chicks, Willie Nelson and Little Big Town.
Blues with a punk attitude from Xavier Dphrepaulezz who picked up the Best Contemporary Blues Album Grammy Award for debut album The Last Days of Oakland.
Music from English rapper and political activist, Lowkey.
Pop melodies and skewed guitar licks from NYC outfit who sound like REM on an Americana tip.
American alternative rock band from California, who had their roots in 1978 in a punk rock band called The Tourists, which was started by brothers Jeff and Steve McDonald.