Upcoming tours, festivals and special events
Alt.rock with indie and punk vibes from the multi-million selling trio and Brit rock favourites. Ash are a Northern Irish band formed in Downpatrick and featuring Tim Wheeler (vocals/guitar), Mark Hamilton (bass) and Rick McMurray (drums).
Bedroom / Boredom
Four-piece indie band based in London.
Daliso Chaponda: Apocalypse Not Now
The Britain's Got Talent finalist returns with a new hour of observational comedy, reflecting on the hellish year of 2020 and how he made lemonade out of lemons.
Veteran heavy rockers who have influenced the entire thrash metal movement with their track 'Am I Evil' (regularly covered by Metallica).
Elvis-fronted Nirvana tribute combining rock'n'roll with grunge.
The ensemble performs rock in tribute to the award-winning band.
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.
Irish folk legends perform timeless classics for a night of Irish music, songs and stories.
Tribute to pop punk legends Green Day.
Guns 2 Roses
Welcome to the botanic garden, baby; it's a Guns N' Roses tribute.
American rapper and songwriter known as 'The Genius' and a founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan.
British-Swedish ambient music duo.
Spacey prog-rock from ex-Hawkwind members Jerry Richards, Ron Tree, Ade Shaw, Harvey Bainbridge, Steve Swindells and Dave Pearce.
Homage to the hard rock legends AC/DC.
King No One
Indie-rock four-piece hailing from York.
- Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd
- Written by: Catherine Johnson, Benny Andersson (music & lyrics), Bjorn Ulvaeus (music & lyrics)
The smash hit musical based on the songs of Abba continues to storm the UK. Since premiering in London this funny comedy has been seen by over 54 million people all around the world. Featuring songs including 'Dancing Queen', 'Super Trouper' and 'Take A Chance On Me'.
Cornwall-based folk singer-songwriter.
A tribute band covering Steely Dan's hits note for note.
Dreadlocked, laidback surfer dude troubadour doing tricksy stuff with acoustic guitars.
Party hard retro rock from singer Spike and his ragtag band of glam rockers formed back in 1984.
Robert Cray Band
The award-winning US blues guitar maestro returns.
One of old school metal's most fondly regarded combos, Yorkshire lads who's chugging riffs and love of 'Denim and Leather' helped spearhead NWOBHM.
Scouting for Girls
Quirky perky London indie poppers who gave us 'She's So Lovely'.
Reggae and dub four-piece from East London.
The Slow Readers Club
Manchester-based quartet, lead by the Starkie brothers, performing indie-electro.
Michael Gira's influential no wave band return with their harsh mix of proto-industrial rock and atmospheric acoustica.
The Undercover Hippy
Folk, hip hop and reggae singer-songwriter from Bristol.
Five-piece indie-pop band based in Glasgow.
Arresting singer-songwriter from Dublin's Northside with a full-on guttural vocal style which has found favour with Morrissey.
London band who are the missing link between Can, Dexy's and The Zutons now with an added 80s electro edge.
Holy Moly & The Crackers
Gypsy folk-rock sextet from Newcastle.
Rock and blues with a twist of jazz.
This Is The Kit
Kate Stables and her band perform folk-rock originals.
Beyond the Barricade
A selection of the best-loved songs from new and classic West End shows like The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, The Lion King and Les Miserables.
Madchester veteran indie rockers of 'Sit Down' fame stand up once again for a night of reworked Britpop classics.
The singer-songwriter from Worcestershire, who appeared in the first series of The Voice, performs house and UK Funky.
The Boomtown Rats
Garry Roberts and Simon Crowe are rejoined by bassist Pete Briquette and frontman Bob Geldof as they continue their full Rats reunion.
Brand New Heavies
Acid jazz and serious funk who gave us 'Midnight at the Oasis'.
Big hooks and choruses from the Australian three-piece.
The Doors Alive
Tribute to Jim Morrison's seminal LA rock crew. Expect renditions of classic hits such as 'Light My Fire', 'When the Music's Over' and 'Riders on the Storm'. The band recreate the sounds of the 60s using the same instruments that the Doors used in their heyday, including a Gibson G101, the Fender Rhodes Bass and a vintage…
Pounding yet reflective indie types reunite for a series of gigs across the UK.
Echo & The Bunnymen
Well-preserved Liverpudlian indie rock legends.
Trancecore favourites from Hertfordshire mixing hardcore punk, metal and electronica.
Quirky Manchester-formed quartet, fronted by the singer Jonathan Higgs, performs arty electro-rock infused indie-pop.
Acclaimed Irish post-punk band hailing from Dublin.
Glaswegian trio with the knees-up indie anthems.
From the Jam
Now featuring only one member From the Jam. Bruce Foxton is joined by Russell Hastings and drummer Steve 'Smiley' Barnard.
Fun Lovin' Criminals
Fun Lovin' Criminals may be past their creative peak but always find an eager crowd, keen to bellow along to the hits.
Funeral for a Friend: Last Chance to Dance
Welsh post-hardcore band from Bridgend, formed in 2001.
Eighties synthpop trio.