Upcoming tours, festivals and special events
Mellow Californian acoustic singer-songwriter Mraz emerged through the San Diego coffee shop scene.
Award-winning comedian presents his latest material.
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.
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
Jayde Adams packs 31 years into this show, so hold onto your hats.
Jayde Adams is Jayded
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 BBC Young Folk Award-nominated trio performs bluegrass-infused folk-rock.
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.
The singer-songwriter performs a laid-back mix of pop and soul.
Jazz Night at StAnza
Relaxed late-night folk, jazz and poetry session.
It's never too early to learn how to play jazz; check out some curious new instruments and have a blast in this workshop.
Jazz Supper Club
Enjoy a two course supper and glass of wine with live jazz entertainment from the Scott Flanigan Trio.
Jazz Verse Jukebox
Mix of jazz, poetry and spoken word.
Cult groups mixing dark guitar with abstract lyricism.
French pianist noted for his recordings of Haydn's piano sonatas.
Jean Johnson & Steven Osborne
Virtuoso husband and wife duo Johnson (clarinet) and Osborne (piano) give a recital.
Jed Potts & The Hillman Hunters
Blues inspired by 50s and 60s American classics.
British guitar rock hero, ranked fifth in the '100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time' list by Rolling Stone.
Jeff Buckley Grace Tribute
A live tribute to Grace by Jeff Buckley.
Jeff Dunham: Disorderly Conduct
US ventriloquist and internet phenomenon Dunham brings his latest tour, and his puppets, to the UK. His usual puppets include a woozle named Peanut, a bitter old man named Walter, a dead terrorist named Achmed and Jose Jalapeno, a talking jalapeno pepper on a stick.
Alt.country from Wilco leader/
Traditional folk from North America.
Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds
- Written by: Jeff Wayne (music)
Take cover – it's the original (prog-rock) score for the HG Wells novel adaptation, performed live on this Final Arena tour, with holographic Liam Neeson.
Jefferson Hamer & Kristin Andreassen
Guitarist and singer Jefferson Hamer is joined by songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Kristin Andreassen to showcase their newest folk music.
Electronic and dance music from VanDike.
Jeffrey Lewis & The Jrams
New York's lo-fi anti-folk hero and satirical cartoonist with current backing band.
Six-piece hip hop collective.
“One of the most exciting things out there right now” - Jack Saunders, BBC Radio 1 “Jelani Blackman is one of the most exciting new rappers out there”
Electro, breaks, hip hop and R&B.
The Jellyman's Daughter
Alternative-acoustic duo featuring Graham Coe on cello and Emily Kelly on guitar.
Jena Friedman: American C*nt
Dark, acerbic American stand-up from Jena Friedman.
Country singer/songwriter from Philadelphia.
Jennifer Ewan Band
Singer-songwriter Jennifer Ewan.
Young violinist who won the BBC Young Musician of the Year award aged only 12, acclaimed for the purity and precision of her playing.