Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

The Wildhearts

Old school good time rocking from the fondly regarded Wildhearts.

The Delines

The Oregon-based five-piece perform country soul.

Flash: Queen Tribute

Queen tribute band.

Gabrielle

Soul/pop from the award-winning, London-born singer.

Michael Kiwanuka

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.

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott

Thoughtful contemporary pop from Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, ex-The Beautiful South.

The Phonics

Tribute to the Welsh rockers The Stereophonics.

Suede

The archetypal art school fops return to show the young ones how to swagger.

Supergrass

Supergrass reunite to mark their 25th anniversary with a tour and a greatest hits compilation.

UB40 Experience

Tribute to Birmingham's famous pop and reggae outfit.

808 State

Chunky electronica from the Mancunian group who paved the way for the likes of Underworld and Chemical Brothers in the 90s.

The Hollies

Veteran beat pop combo still swearing that their brother ain't heavy and the like.

Madison Violet

Canadian folk pop duo Brenley MacEachern and Lisa MacIsaac.

The Rifles

Leeds indie rockers with mod leanings.

DragonForce

London-based extreme power metal band back with more ridiculously fast, dexterous guitar theatrics.

Bloody Scotland

An innovative festival drawing on Scotland's love of the literary macabre and celebrating crime writing by bringing together leading Scottish and international writers, showcasing debut voices and encouraging new writers. As well as interviews and panels there is a torchlight procession, criminal cabaret, a crime writer's…

John Lees' Barclay James Harvest

Founder Barclay James Harvest members return to the concert stage with a four-piece band to perform a set drawn from the long career of BJH and such classic albums as Once Again, Everyone in Everybody Else and Time Honoured Ghosts.

Police Dog Hogan

Seven-piece country folk band with high energy fiddle/drums/banjo/guitars and joyous foot-stomping live shows.

Joan Shelley

Singer and songwriter from Louisville, Kentucky.

Portobello Market

Held in Brighton Park, five minutes’ walk from Portobello’s High Street, the market sells a range of local and organic vegetables and fruit in season, meat, fish, baking, and local crafts.

Glasgow Short Film Festival

The largest competitive short film festival in Scotland celebrates diverse forms of cinematic expression that transgress the boundaries of conventional narrative film. The online 2021 festival will feature competitions and many special programmes, alongside some new specially curated programmes, filmmaker interviews and…

All Them Witches

Psychedelic rock outfit from Nashville, with a tendency to improvise.

Squarepusher

Respected glitchcore electronica wizard.

Amy Wadge

English singer and songwriter who has co-written tracks with Ed Sheeran, including 'Thinking Out Loud' for which she won the 2016 Grammy Award for Song of the Year.

Anna B Savage

London singer-songwriter and musician.

The Armed

American hardcore punk collective formed in Detroit, Michigan.

A Certain Ratio

English post-punk band formed in 1977 in Flixton, Greater Manchester by Peter Terrell and Simon Topping.

Chloe Moriondo

American singer-songwriter and YouTuber born and based in Detroit whose style blends elements of indie pop and bedroom pop.

dat Brass

Ten-piece punk jazz collective featuring brass, beats, spoken word and world class turntablism.

Delmer Darion

Two-piece electronic duo based in London.

Diana Jones

American singer-songwriter based in Nashville whose career gained wider critical acclaim in 2006 with the release of her album, My Remembrance of You.

Ego Ella May

Songwriter and vocalist hailing from South London.

Fat Cops

Band featuring comic Al Murray who describes their music as 'hip-shakin’, garage-groovin’, punk-glam chaos'.

Flyte

English indie rock band from London featuring Will Taylor, Jon Supran and Nicolas Hill.

Greentea Peng

Aria Wells (known as Greentea Peng) is a neo-soul and self-described 'psychedelic R'n'B' singer and songwriter from London.

Jake Isaac

The London-based singer-songwriter performs alt-rock with tints of soul.

L Devine

Olivia Rebecca Devine, known professionally as L Devine, is an English singer and songwriter.

Leif Erikson

Indie band from London.

Lilla Vargen

Singer and songwriter from Northern Ireland.

Rag'n'Bone Man

Hip hop, soul, blues and funk from the London-based artist.

Lily Moore

Singer-songwriter from Brighton who is the daughter of Northern Ireland singer Gary Moore.

Lord Apex

British MC from London whose music combines rap and hip-hop elements.

Moon Panda

Band from Denmark who makes dreamy space pop.

Mr Ben & the Bens

British indie pop outfit based around the songs of Lancaster singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Ben Hall.

Om

American experimental doom metal band from San Francisco.

Pip Millett

Manchester-born neo-soul singer/songwriter.

Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets

The Pink Floyd drummer performs songs from two of the band's earliest albums.

Pongo

Angolan-Portuguese musician Pongo who makes powerfully personal pop.

Professor Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox takes audiences on a journey through space and time. The particle physicist is best known for his popular BBC series Wonders of … and non-fiction titles including Why Does E=mc²? and The Quantum Universe.

Raf Rundell

Half of musical duo The 2 Bears, Raf Rundell specialises in a unique blend of electronic, disco and indie.