Upcoming tours, festivals and special events
De La Soul
The legendary fathers of conscious hip hop.
Scottish pop-rock band formed in Glasgow in the 80s.
The well-established singer, actress and TV presenter performs a selection of soul, easy listening and pop songs from her long career.
- Written by: Ashley Banjo
Street dance skills from the winners of the third series of Britain's Got Talent, still going strong.
Wispy folktronica from girl-of-the-moment Goulding who took home the 2014 Brit award for British female solo artist.
American rapper and songwriter known as 'The Genius' and a founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan.
First came Neighbours, then the West End beckoned, not forgetting an appearance in the celebrity jungle. And now he's singing again, especially for us.
Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment.
The longest-established Freddie Mercury and Queen tribute band, faithful down to the last epaulette and truncated mic stand. Expect all the hits.
The Magic Gang
Indie-rock quartet from Brighton.
Karaoke en masse. There's a live band, the words are on giant screens and everyone sings together.
Rhod Gilbert: The Book of John
Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert returns to comedy after a six year hiatus and discusses the unfortunate turns his life has taken since the last time he was on stage.
The Roy Orbison Story
Roy Orbison tribute singer Barry Steele and his five-piece show band singing hits by the Big O plus a special tribute to the time Roy spent with The Traveling Wilburys, and Bono.
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
The Mick Fleetwood-approved tribute act who cover the gamut of Mac material from the Peter Green era to the Buckingham/Nicks days.
Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Mike Estes continues playing southern fried rock'n'roll boogie in his latest band.
The Take That Experience
Performs the hits of the re-formed 1990s boy band.
Hip hop and jazz pianist from South London.
American indie rock band founded by singer-songwriter and guitarist Conor Oberst.
A tribute to the 'Wonderwall' songsmiths.
The Didsbury Comedy Club
Throwing a bunch of funny sorts on stage and seeing what sticks.
Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience
Trademark mix-ups from the Faulty Towers hotel staff served alongside a three course meal.
Fell Out Boy
Tribute to the up beat emo rock of Fall Out Boy.
Tribute to Stevie Nicks, Lindsay Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood and co.
Fools @ Fawlty Towers
Comedy dining mash-up featuring characters from Only Fools and Horses and Fawlty Towers.
A Foreigner's Journey
Two-pronged tribute to soft rock titans Journey and Foreigner.
Indie rock stylings from The Hunna.
James Vincent McMorrow
Indie folk singer/songwriter from Dublin with a tremulous tone.
Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny
Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.
Jive Talkin': The Bee Gees Story
A tribute to the falsetto trio, the Bee Gees.
Live/Wire: AC/DC Tribute
Very timely AC/DC tribute act.
The Bluetones frontman performs with a live band.
Highly-energetic stand-up from the actor, comic and social media star.
Screaming Blue Murder
Mixed line-up of comedians.
Grungey indie punk from London.
Led Into Zeppelin
Tribute to the hard rock of the mighty Zep.
One of the UK's most influential bands reconvene as a three-piece, minus errant bassist Peter Hook.
Tribute to Roxy Music.
Sweeping and ethereal guitar-driven indie rock by the platinum-selling four-piece from Glasgow head out on their 10th anniversary tour.
The Jam'd: The Jam Tribute
The covers band pays tribute to Paul Weller's trio.
Whitney: Queen of the Night
A celebration of the life and music of Whitney Houston through three decades of classic hits.
Our Hollow, Our Home
Melodic metal core outfit from Southampton.
The four-piece from the West Midlands perform big chunky rock.
Death-gospel singer-songwriter whose music encompasses post-rock, folk, goth, metal and classical influences.
The Big Push
Brighton based pop/rock band.
Blue Rose Code
Celtic ballads from Edinburgh born singer-songwriter Ross Wilson.
British club DJ who has appeared on reality shows like Celebrity Come Dine with Me and Celebrity Big Brother.
Award-winning chefs cook up a storm at this year's festival which features offerings from local producers, culinary masterclasses, and workshops for food lovers young and old.
London-based rapper Isaac Borquaye performs contemporary gospel and Christian hip hop.
Singer-songwriter and producer from New Zealand, also known as a co-founding member of indie pop group The Brunettes.