Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Fairport Convention

Veteran folk group whose current line-up features founding member Simon Nicol with Gerry Conway, Chris Leslie, Dave Pegg and Ric Sanders.

Fenne Lily

Dorset-born, Bristol-based folk-pop singer-songwriter.

Field Day

Two days of eclectically mixed music at Meridian Water. Featuring Skepta, Jorja Smith, Diplo, Pusha-T, Bonobo (DJ set), Octavian and more.

Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips bring their cosmic eccentric live show, furry animals and fake blood back to the UK.

Flash: Queen Tribute

Queen tribute band.

Foals

Much admired stripped-down angular and funky indie sounds from the earnest Foals.

Forbidden Nights

Forbidden Nights is made up of a male vocalist, aerial artist, pole performer and fire act all with an element of strip tease – think Cirque du Soleil meets Magic Mike.

Franky Wah

Leeds dance and electronic DJ.

Fred Zeppelin

The four-piece band play Led Zeppelin covers, including' When The Levee Breaks', 'Ten Years Gone' and 'Stairway To Heaven'.

The Freddie and Queen Experience

Tribute act paying homage to Freddie Mercury and Queen.

Freya Beer

Freya Beer mixes poetical lyrics with a distinctive sound, often drawing influence from the likes of Patti Smith, Bat for Lashes and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.

From the Jam

Now featuring only one member, From the Jam. Bruce Foxton is joined by Russell Hastings and drummer Steve 'Smiley' Barnard.

The Futureheads

English post-punk band from Sunderland.

Gender Roles

Indie-punk three-piece from Brighton.

Glory Days: Bruce Springsteen Tribute

The UK's number one Bruce Springsteen tribute band playing for over 20 years.

Goat Girl

Indie-rock four-piece from London.

Gracie Abrams

Twenty-year-old singer-songwriter from Los Angeles.

Gretchen Peters

Americana from the Nashville singer-songwriter.

Hells Bells

Homage to the hard rock legends AC/DC.

Horace Andy

Massive Attack's favourite vocalist is one of Jamaica's most distinctive and emotive dub/reggae voices and still a sprightly soul.

Ian McNabb

Indie-rock from the ex-Icicle Works singer-songwriter.

Ian Prowse

Chester-born alt rock singer-songwriter.

Inhaler

Energetic four-piece rock band from Dublin.

James Blunt

Soft rocker best known for his international chart-topping single You're Beautiful.

James Morrison and Will Young

Double-bill featuring inaugural Pop Idol winner Will Young, and 'You Give Me Something' hitmaker James Morrison.

Jesca Hoop

Carolina singer and songwriter who once nannied for Tom Waits.

Jess Glynne

The British singer-songwriter made famous for her vocals on other artists records tours her solo work after featuring on two number one hit singles, Clean Bandit's 'Rather Be' and Route 94's 'My Love'.

JJ Draper

London-based singer-songwriter.

John Bramwell

Acoustic show from the I Am Kloot frontman.

John Otway

The punk-rock singer-songwriter has kept his cult following through extensive touring.

Johnny 2 Bad (UB40 tribute)

A tribute to the 'Red Red Wine' group.

Jon Gomm

Leeds based singer-songwriter, guitar virtuoso and YouTube viral sensation.

Jonathan Bree

Singer-songwriter and producer from New Zealand, also known as a co-founding member of indie pop group The Brunettes.

Kaluki Summer Sound System

This summer we go back to our roots into a small basement in the heart of Manchester for a legendary nine week residency

The King Of Pop

Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a Michael Jackson tribute show whose star performer Navi once earned a standing ovation from the King of Pop himself.

Kokoroko

London-based Afrobeat seven-piece group.

The K's

Indie-rock foursome from Newton-Le-Willows.

Larkins

Indie-rock four-piece from Manchester.

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

A comedy roadshow with a guaranteed four top professional comedians, with different acts in each show, a full bar and two intervals for refills. Also a good chance to spot people before they become famous.

Lee 'Scratch' Perry

The godfather of dub, Lee 'Scratch' Perry supplies a night of eccentric reggae sounds.

Limehouse Lizzy

A tribute to the most romantic of hard rock bands, Thin Lizzy, featuring hits such as 'Jailbreak', 'The Boys are Back in Town' and 'Still in Love With You'. It also incorporates tributes to the solo work of Lizzy's bassist, lead singer and songwriter Phil Lynott, and late guitarist Gary Moore.

The Lounge Society

West Yorkshire teen quartet.

The Lovely Eggs

Quirky DIY lo-fi duo from Lancaster.

Luca Stricagnoli

Classical guitarist from Italy known for his unique style and innovative playing techniques.

Lupe Fiasco

Grammy award-winning American rapper Lupe Fiasco broke out with his 2006 record Food & Liquor. Now with a ninth record on the way and multiple awards and collaborations under his belt, he returns to the UK for his first shows in ten years.

The Machine Rages On

UK tribute to legendary American rap metal act Rage Against the Machine.

Magic of Thailand Festival

Two day event highlighting the tastes of Thailand and Thai culture, organised by the Magic of Thailand.

Make Emo Great Again

Join us as we take you back in time to the days when things were just plain simple and miserable. Yeah you know those days drinking in the park listening to My Chemical Romance on your Sony Ericsson. The days when you used to get in trouble for changing your top 8 friends on Myspace or when you used to get bombarded with…

Man Of Moon

Psychedelic rock duo hailing from Edinburgh.

Mark Morriss

The Bluetones frontman performs with a live band.