Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Deacon Blue

Scottish pop-rock band formed in Glasgow in the 80s.

Dionne Warwick

The well-established singer, actress and TV presenter performs a selection of soul, easy listening and pop songs from her long career.

Fisherman's Friends

A nine-man shanty folk group drawing on 200 years of traditional vocal repertoire.

Gabrielle

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

Il Divo

The cosmopolitan pop and classical crossover group performs a selection of songs from West end and Broadway musicals.

Jason Donovan

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.

Katherine Jenkins

Britain's best-selling classical crossover artist.

Kim Wilde

Iconic 80s pop star.

Leo Sayer

The British music legend performs his pop and disco hits.

Level 42

Eighties funk pop band back on the road again, singing old favourites including 'Running in the Family' and 'Lessons in Love' as well as newer tracks.

Marc Almond

The former Soft Cell singer turned successful solo artist supports his latest release.

Michael Bolton

The multiple Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter from New Haven, Connecticut, performs soft-rock and pop.

Paloma Faith

The soul pop singer-songwriter tours her fourth album The Architect. Faith won Best British Female Solo Artist at the Brit Awards in 2015 and has appeared in films including Dread and St Trinian's.

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.

Rufus Wainwright

The American-Canadian singer-songwriter performs his baroque pop on a greatest hits tour.

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.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor

The London-based pop singer returns to music after her stint on Strictly Come Dancing.

Texas

Popular late 80s/early 90s Glasgow pop-rockers fronted by Sharleen Spiteri with Johnny McElhone.

The Alter Eagles

Eagles tribute band.

Impromptu Shakespeare

Watch a brand new Shakespeare play come to life based on audience suggestions.

Mark Thomas: 50 Things About Us

Storytelling and stand-up about the British identity and the 'divided wasteland that some of us call the United Kingdom' from comedian Mark Thomas.

Enslaved

Black metal band from Norway who prefer the label 'Viking metal'.

Baby and Children's Market

Market with like new and new baby and children's items on offer.

Fil Straughan

An homage to Luther Vandross from Fil Straughan.

Green Haze

Tribute to pop punk legends Green Day.

Bring Me The Horizon

Electronica-edged metal and deathcore from the Sheffield-formed five-piece.

Dr Feelgood

Rhythm'n'blues veterans from the 70s, whose unhinged sound inspired the early punk acts, but who now have the dubious honour of no longer featuring any original members.

Enter Shikari

Trancecore favourites from Hertfordshire mixing hardcore punk, metal and electronica.

Mo Gilligan

Highly-energetic stand-up from the actor, comic and social media star.

Asking Alexandria

Metalcore with a hint of Eurotrance from this York quintet.

Billy Ocean

Eighties soul balladeer who incited imaginary love interests everywhere to 'Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car'.

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.

Caravan

British prog pioneers.

Marsicans

Leeds rocker playing upbeat indie as scuzzy pop.

Only Fools And Three Courses

Fun night of comedy and good food with the characters of Only Fools and Horses. Marlene and Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner, but will things go to plan with Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert on the guest list? Don't sit under the chandelier, though.

Slade

The classic rock/pop/glitter band led by founder members Dave Hill and Don Powell (but sadly no Noddy Holder) perform hits including 'Coz I Luv You', 'Mama Weer All Crazee Now' and 'Skweeze Me, Pleeze Me'.

This Feeling

London's rock'n'roll/indie/mod night tours the country.

The AC/DC Experience

The North West-based group plays tribute to the Australian rock band. Playing songs from the Bon Scott and Brian Johnson era the AC/DC Experience guarantees to perform the iconic band's biggest hits such as 'Highway To Hell', 'Black In Black', and 'Shoot To Thrill'.

Ricky Gervais: Super Nature

The latest stand up tour from the award-winning actor, writer, comedian and Twitter contrarian. Together with Stephen Merchant, Gervais created The Office and Extras.

The Roots

Funk heavy neo soul / hip hop collective formed in 1987 by Tariq 'Black Thought' Trotter and Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson and the house band on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

Still Gaun!

Join lifelong friends Paul, Jane and Mark for an evening of fun, laughter and memories of the hit show.

The Johnny Cash Roadshow

Cash tribute from award-winning singer-songwriter Clive John. A journey from the 1950s to 2002, including all the Man in Black's greatest hits.

Think Floyd

The tribute band pays homage to the legendary rock outfit.

Wilko Johnson

The redoubtable Dr Feelgood guitarist and band rock it up Canvey Island-style; after undergoing radical surgery to treat his hitherto-believed-to-be terminal cancer, the indomitable Johnson is back, minus one pancreas but with added vim and vigour.

Buddy Holly & The Cricketers

Rock'n'rollercoaster of a show featuring all the timeless classics from a band who have been on the tribute trail for over a quarter of a century. Enjoy hits including 'That’ll Be The Day', 'Peggy Sue', 'Heartbeat', 'It Doesn’t Matter Anymore', 'Raining In My Heart' and 'Oh Boy!'.

The Snail and the Whale

  • 4 stars

A new piece of theatre created in Tall Stories' charming storytelling style with live music and plenty of laughs. Ages 4+.

Paula O'Brien: A Phone Call From Heaven

Rising star in the psychic world (wonder if she saw it in a vision) tours Scotland letting others speak to those in heaven.

Black Cat Cabaret

Modern cabaret featuring acrobats, street performers and musicians.

Edinburgh Short Film Festival

Film festival devoted to screening short film from Edinburgh, Scotland and around the world. The ESFF evolved from the Leith Short Film Festival in 2011 and has hosted visiting film-makers from China, Russia, Italy, Spain, Germany, Holland and all over the UK.

Orchestra of the Swan

  • Directed by: Kenneth Woods (cond)
  • Written by: Hans Gal

Orchestra of the Swan is a Stratford-based chamber orchestra which has collaborated with soloists and conductors such as Tamsin Little, Kenneth Woods, Benjamin Grosvenor and Tamsin Waley-Cohen, and besides presenting recordings of the classical repertoire is also a major champion of new music.