Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Hip-Hop vs R&B

The go-to party for lovers of hip hop and R&B. Resident DJs on rotation: Shortee Blitz (Kiss FM), CJ Beatz (BBC 1 Xtra), Russ Ryan (The Doctor’s Orders), CWD (License To Trill) and Sarah Harrison (Lady In The Trap).

His Clancyness

Downbeat indie rock.

Hispanic Panic ¡Vamos a la Playa!

Hispanic Panic returns to Glasgow for another night of tropical delight and Latino beats.

Historical Ghost Tours

Scary stories have far more bite when they're based on true events. Meet some of the past residents of Traquair House on this guided tour, followed by a glass of mulled wine to steady your nerves. Ages 8+.

History of Hip Hop

Ralphonze, Mr Thing and Mo Fingaz spin hip hop from 1980 until the present day.

History's Greatest Monster

Themed stand-up night inspired by the history of the planet, with a new line-up each time.

Hit & Run

Drum'n'bass. As simple as that.

Hit The Road

Showcase of young indie talent as Creative Scotland's Youth Music Initiative and the Big Lottery Fund present this tour promoting music by young performers (14–19 years old).

Hive Tuesdays

Rock, emo, punk and metal dispatches from Edinburgh's alt.scene.


Indie-folk quintet from Essex.

The Hoax

The Devizes-based band performs blues


It's cool to craft, so indulge in your favourite activity, be it jewellery making, paperwork, or sewing and cross stitch at this gathering of like-minded folks who just want to make things. There's suppliers, info desks and loads more.

Hofesh Shechter: Sun

The latest work by the acclaimed choreographer, dealing with violence and political oppression.

Hogmanay Hootfest!

If you're planning on heading down to the Stand's Hogmanay extravaganza, you've made the right decision – it's warm in there. Congrats! Laugh it up in celebration with Tom Stade, Vladimir McTavish, Dougie Dunlop, Robin Grainger and host Susan Morrison.

Hogmanay Hootfest!

The bells are ringing (in a good way) and the laughs are heading your way with the relentless Janey Godley, Scott Gibson, Larry Dean, Rosco McSkeleton and host Raymond Mearns.

The Hogwallops

UK-based multinational multi-skilled circus troupe with slapstick fun for all the family.

The Hokum Hotshots

Blues duo from Newcastle blending humour with acoustic guitar.

HOLI ONE Colour Festival

A blend of dance, music, performance, art and general stimulation – the festival's highlight is thousands of people throwing powders into the air to create an explosion of colour.


Deep house night.


House and techno night.

Holic London

House and techno night hosted by record label Holic Trax.

Holistic Ways Festival

Featuring psychics, complementary therapies, alternative health products, crafts and more.

Hollis Brown

Americana-style rock band.

Holly Hagan: Not Quite a Geordie

Geordie Shore star Holly Hagan signs copies of her book, Not Quite a Geordie.

Holly Johnson

Solo tour from the former Frankie Goes To Hollywood frontman and songwriter.

Holly Williams

Holly Williams is the granddaughter of country legend Hank Williams, now with three albums of her own musical output the Nashville based singer-songwriter performs songs with universal themes.

Hollywood Boulevard

Boogie on down to soul, electro, funk and celebrate the music no matter what time of year.

Hollywood Ending

The four-piece American boy-band plays commercial pop rock.


Scottish metal act formed in the late 70s and part of NWOBHM. Metallica covered their track 'The Small Hours' on their Garage Inc album.

Holst Singers

  • Directed by: Simon Wookey (cond)

The Holst Singers were founded in 1978 and are one of the most acclaimed amateur choirs in the country.

Holy Boredom

One-day festival that brings together promoters and bands touting exciting new local music.

Holy Esque

Glasgow four-piece with an epic post-rock sound.

Holy Mountain

Delightful stoner rockers in the wifebeater vests.

Holy Pistol Club

Indie and psych country.

The Holy Smokes

Two-piece indie rock outfit from Edinburgh.

The Holydrug Couple

Psychedelic pop by the twosome from Santiago, Chile.

Home of Whisky Festival

Raise a glass to learn about, toast and enjoy Scotland's water of life, the nectar of a nation – whisky.

The Homebuilding & Renovating Show

Expert advice and inspiration to help you achieve every step of a home improvement project. There are hundreds of exhibitors, free in-depth seminars, free unique masterclasses, a Planning Clinic, Ask the Architects and Ask the Experts.

The Homelanders

Folk music from Scottish/Irish duo Paul Philips and John Morgan.


Oxfordshire-formed indie and electronica quintet.

The Homesteads

Alt.rock from Sheffield combining pure, clean rock with a country edge.

Hometown Social Club

Bringing the best underground house, dance, electronic and electric sounds from Edinburgh and Glasgow to Bathgate.

The Homosexuals

Old school punks who formed from the ashes of the Rejects in 1977.

The Honey Dewdrops

Baltimore-based Americana and roots duo made up of Laura Wortman and Kagey Parrish.

The Honey Moons

Led by Kirsten Adamson, who's been performing since an early age and his shared a studio with Big Country.

The Honey Pies

Vocal trio performing a wide range of material, from Motown to current chart toppers.

The Honeybirds

Close harmony singing from the Honeybirds, with songs covering the 20s–50s including music by Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Nina Simone and the Andrew Sisters.

The Honeycutters

Americana band based in Asheville, North Carolina, featuring the singing and songwriting of frontwoman Amanda Anne Platt.


Folk-hop band from Manchester.


In their own words: “Hi we are Honeyglaze, and there’s no time to explain." Honeyglaze are South London based, haiku-loving trio comprised of vocalist and guitarist Anouska Sokolow, bassist Tim Curtis, and Yuri Shibuichi on drums. Born out of lead songwriter Sokolow’s un-desire to be a solo-act, the group met officially…