Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Janet Jackson

Multi-platinum selling singer, GRAMMY Award-nominated and all-round music icon – Janet Jackson brings her Unbreakable World Tour to the UK.

Janet Russell

Arresting folkster performs.

Janette Mason

Contemporary musician, blending together jazz, indie, pop and world music.

Jango Flash

Fronted by founding member and songwriter, Jack Angus Golightly - Jango Flash are a rock and roll band from Newcastle, England. Golightly started producing and releasing music under the pseudonym in March of 2018 as a solo project, which has developed into a band of 5 members. Jack Angus Golightly - Vocals Ed Smith…

Janice Galloway

The celebrated Scottish author reads from her work and takes a look at her enlightening career. Scottish writer Janice Galloway came to prominence with the release of 1989's The Trick is to Keep Breathing, a harrowing story about a women's grieving process – and mental deterioration – after the death of her married lover.

Janina Fialkowska

  • Written by: Liszt

Recital by distinguished Canadian pianist, renowned for her performances of the Romantic repertoire and her championing of contemporary Polish music.


Indie rock and electro from the London four-piece.


Alternative pop outfit.

Japan Day

Japanese cultural and educational event with food tasting, live music and martial arts demonstrations.

Japanese Fighting Fish

Quirky alt.rock.

Japanese Matsuri

Find out more about Japanese culture at this event with traditional costume, origami, Taiko drumming and games.


Brooklyn dance punks offer Songs from Suicide to Surfing.


The former vocalist for no wave band Swans performs her experimental and industrial music solo work in support of the album A Symphony For Shiva.

Jaret Reddick

Lead singer from pop / rock / punk act Bowling for Soup.

Jarid Clark

Singer-songwriter Jarid Clark.

Jarlath Henderson

Major talent in contemporary Celtic piping, Tyrone-born Jarlath Henderson.

Jarlath Regan, Adam Hess and Paul McCaffrey: Work in Progress

Three comedy buddies rifle through their notes for work in progress shows.

Jarvis Cocker presents JARV IS …

New project from the iconic Pulp frontman.


Local sweet-voiced singer-songwriter.

Jason Byrne

The immensely popular Fringe fave takes to the stage for an hour of his raucous stand-up.

Jason Byrne: You Name the Show

Stand-up from the comic who has asked his audiences to name his show. The best name will win £500, there will be a leaderboard on stage each night and by the end of the tour the show will have a name.

Jason Cook: Broken

Sharp humour and upbeat storytelling from the Geordie stand-up and writer of BBC 2 sitcom Hebburn.

Jason Derulo

The chart-topping American R&B singer returns with new music from his upcoming fifth studio album 777.

Jason Isaacs & The Ambassadors of Swing

A night of swing classics from Sinatra to Tony Bennett.

Jason Isbell

Former frontman of Drive By Truckers strikes out on his own.

Jason Mraz

Mellow Californian acoustic singer-songwriter Mraz emerged through the San Diego coffee shop scene.

Jason Patterson

Award-winning comedian presents his latest material.

Jason Rebello

The pianist performs lively jazz which takes influences from contemporary pop and soul.

Jasper Carrott's Stand Up and Rock

Comedy and music hosted by the legendary comedian. Featuring Bev Bevan (The Move / ELO), Geoff Turton and more.

Jasper in the Company of Others

Upbeat if affectedly-named folk-pop band from Worcester.


Slow jam soul man.

Javier Jarquin: Joke Ninja

Fast-paced observations, anecdotes and quick wit from the New Zealand stand-up, magician and 2011 Hackney Empire New Act Of The Year finalist.


Lo-fi, alt pop outfit from Birmingham.

Jay Prince

Hip hop musician from East London.

Jay Rayner: My Dining Hell

Restaurant critic Jay Rayner discusses people's love for reading bad reviews, reads from his own catalogue of bad reviews and covers some of his worst experiences.

Jay Rayner Quartet

Masterchef judge and Observer restaurant critic Rayner brings his stride piano skillz and his quartet, along with a bunch of tunes related to food.


Mr Beyonce Knowles brings his superior hip-hop tour – The Magna Carter tour – to the UK.

Jayde Adams: 31

  • 3 stars

Jayde Adams packs 31 years into this show, so hold onto your hats.

Jayde Adams is Jayded

  • 4 stars

Jayde Adams takes a look at fitting in and how to go about doing just that.

Jay’s Jitter Jive

Classic swing and bop combo.

The Jaywalkers

The BBC Young Folk Award-nominated trio performs bluegrass-infused folk-rock.

Jaz Delorean

Solo performance from the acoustic indie singer-songwriter and musician also known for his work as the composer and singer for British band Tankus the Henge.


Jazz rock fusion band from Slovenia.

The Jazz Bar Big Band

Big band jazz classics from this 17-piece ensemble of pros from all over Scotland.

Jazz Bar International Quintet

High energy modern jazz five-piece featuring Fraser Campbell, Colin Steele and Jim Funnell.

Jazz Glasgow Summer School

Intensive five-day course in jazz, including ensemble playing, ear training and theory, and so not for people who picked up the instrument last week. Course director is Paul Towndrow, a star of the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra.

Jazz in the Afternoon

Wednesday night basement dwelling jazz session.

Jazz Jam with Bukky Leo

Featuring the Nigerian born saxophonist.

Jazz Latin Groove

Latin rhythms and irresistible jazzy grooves.

Jazz Morley

The singer-songwriter performs a laid-back mix of pop and soul.