Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Adore Delano

American singer-songwriter, notable for reaching the semi finals of the seventh season of American Idol and getting to the final three in RuPaul's Drag Race season six, goes all out with a soundtrack of raunchy electro pop.

Alabaster dePlume

London and Manchester-based spoken word artist, writer and saxophonist Angus Fairbairn, who goes by the name Alabaster dePlume.

Alphabeat

Danish pop band from Silkeborg, fronted by singers Stine Bramsen and Anders Stig Gehrt Nielsen.

The Alter Eagles

Eagles tribute band.

American Aquarium

Rock-infused country outfit from America led by BJ Barham.

Andy Fairweather Low & The Lowriders

The former frontman of 60s group Amen Corner, who has worked with the likes of Hendrix, Dylan and Clapton, plays songs from throughout his career.

Andy Shauf

Canadian indie folk troubadour from Regina, Saskatchewan.

Anton and Erin: Showtime

The ballroom duo are back with a programme celebrating the classic icons of the entertainment world, from Judy Garland and Frank Sinatra to Chaplin and Liza Minelli.

Arlo Parks

British singer-songwriter and poet whose debut studio album, Collapsed in Sunbeams, was released in 2021 to critical acclaim and peaked at number three on the UK Albums Chart.

Ashley McBryde

Grammy-nominated American country music singer-songwriter.

Atomic Rooster

British rock band originally formed by members of the Crazy World of Arthur Brown.

Beardyman

British multi-vocalist, musician and comedian from London renowned for his beatboxing skills and use of live looping.

The Beths

Indie pop outfit from New Zealand.

Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith

British folk duo with a talent for composition and original songs.

Millie Manders and The Shutup

Punk, ska and pop party sounds.

Aerosmith

American rockers from Boston formed in 1970 and led by frontman Steven Tyler.

John Grant

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The former Czars singer has a baritone to die for and a handful of critically-acclaimed solo albums under his belt.

Nick Harper

Singer, songwriter and virtuoso guitarist Nick 'son of Roy' Harper takes his show on the road – attention all 'Harponauts' (as the man himself calls them).

Sam Fender

Indie from the North Shields singer-songwriter and guitarist. After starting his career as an actor, Fender released a number of singles independently before being named one of the BBC's Sound of 2018.

Sleaford Mods

Electro punk duo from Nottingham, whose music deals in working class life and culture and austerity-era Britain. Influenced by mod culture, the Wu-Tang Clan, rave and black metal, lead vocalist Jason Williamson's vocal style has been compared to John Cooper Clarke and Ian Dury. Probably best known for albums Key Markets…

Ezra Furman

Chicago musician and songwriter who performs and tours with his band The Visions. Furman's seventh studio album, Transangelic Exodus was released in early 2018.

Heather Peace

Concert from singer and actress Heather Peace, star of Lip Service, London's Burning and Waterloo Road.

Lloyd Cole

The urbane expatriate pop crooner performs material from his latest album alongside Commotions classics.

Showaddywaddy

Doo wop nostalgia merchants who performed on Top of the Pops more than 50 times and have now been together over 40 years.

Black Foxxes

The West Country three-piece plays lyrically intelligent melodic rock.

Blancmange

English synth-pop band that came to prominence in the early 80s.

The Blockheads

Ian Dury's redoubtable band return to pay tribute to their late, great frontman.

Blondie

New York punk's eclectic pop wing continue to enjoy pop longevity.

Blue Orchids

Post punk from ex-members of The Fall.

Bo Ningen

Japanese noise-rockers with a tendency to get rather lively on stage.

Brian Wilson

Former Beach Boy member and solo artist Brian Wilson delivers the greatest hits from his solo works alongside fan favourites from his career with the band.

Brigid Mae Power

Irish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.

Cara Dillon

Folk singer-songwriter from County Derry.

CODA – A Tribute to Led Zeppelin

The UK's newest tribute to the mighty Zep play classics such as 'Stairway to Heaven', 'Whole Lotta Love' and 'Rock and Roll'.

Fort William Mountain Festival

Held in Scotland's outdoor capital, this year's series of films and lectures celebrating mountain culture covers everything from rewilding in Scotland to ascents in the Himalayas.

The Chameleons

The Mancunian outfit plays ambient post-punk.

The Chats

Australian punk-rock band.

Che Lingo

London-based rapper and songwriter Che Lingo makes pulsing electro-RnB. Packed with sugary sweet hooks and crisp cutting verses which tackle everything from finding the love of your life to dismantling toxic masculinity, his Sensitive EP is his most honest work to date. For Che he wants to heal people with his music…

Circus Zyair

A magical circus experience for all the family, including jugglers, acrobats, magic, high wire, the wheel of death and a whole bunch more colourful acts.

Clock Opera

British indie rock quartet based in London. The band was formed in 2009 by singer, guitarist and sampler Guy Connelly.

Craig David

British R&B singer, songwriter, rapper, DJ and producer who rose to fame in 1999.

Bananagun

Psychedelic Aussies whose debut album The True Story of Bananagun carries Afrobeat and Fela Kuti influences.

Behemoth

The three-piece band performs blackened death metal.

3 Daft Monkeys

World music-influenced acoustic band from Cornwall.

Apocalyptica

Classical – as opposed to classic – rock. Hope it's overwrought.

The Beat

2-Tone fusion of ska, pop, reggae and punk, featuring Ranking Roger and Ranking Junior on vocals, Fuzz Townsend, Andy Pearson, Matt Godwin, Steve Harper and Buddy Bird.

Curtis Stigers

American jazz singer and saxophonist who achieved a number of hits in the early 1990s including the international hit 'I Wonder Why'.

Dream Wife

Brighton-born pop-punk threesome.

Ella Eyre

Bold, edgy pop and r'n'b vocals from the singer-songwriter who has gigged as Rudimental's lead vocalist.

The Human League

Much-loved Sheffield electro pop pioneers offer up some prime early 80s nostalgia.