Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

John Robins: This Tornado Loves You

  • 3 stars

Storytelling, improvisations and intelligent wordplay.

John Robins: Where Is My Mind?

  • 4 stars

Robins talks on about living in the moment in his new show.

John Shuttleworth: My Last Will & Tasty Mint

A recent health scare (well, a mild bout of sciatica) has made Shuttleworth question his mortality.

John Simpson

International journalist with over 40 years of experience, and author of thriller Moscow, Midnight.

John Spillane

The Cork singer-songwriter performs.

John Spratt

An evening of mediumship for those who believe in such things.

The John Steeds

A musical tribute to the 1960s.

John Tavener

A number of John Tavener's pieces, new and old, are presented by a variety of performers, including special guest Abida Parveen.

John Turrell & The Heed

Old school soul and funk from the Smoove & Turrell vocalist.

John Waters: This Filthy World Vol 2

A celebration of the joyously appalling taste of America's most notorious film maker John Waters. Covering his childhood, influences, fashion lunacy, Catholicism and sexual deviancy.

John Watts

Solo show from Watts lead singer with old school punks Fischer Z.

John Wean

Indie pop four-piece from Uddingston.

John Williams

Comedian and single Dad, John Williams, takes inspiration from his blog My Son's Not Rainman for an evening of stories about his 11 year old son who has autism.

John Wilson & the John Wilson Orchestra

  • Directed by: John Wilson (cond)

John Wilson's orchestra celebrates the history of Hollywood from the dawn of the talkies right through to the 60s.

Johnny Borrell & Zazou

Much maligned Razorlight frontman strikes out on his own.

Johnny Brady

Country singer-songwriter from Ireland.

Johnny Campbell

Punk, folk and bluegrass sounds from Johnny Campbell.

Johnny Dowd

Alt.country troubadour with a lifetime's experience of playing in bands but who didn't release his first album until he was 50.

Johnny Flynn and the Sussex Wit

Part of the same London nu-folk scene as Laura Marling and Noah & the Whale, Flynn has been described as 'Nick Drake fronting The Pogues'.

Johnny Foreigner

'Noisy pop songs' with electronica and alt-country thrown in.

Johnny Graham

Local singer-songwriter and band.

Johnny Winter

Veteran Grammy-nominated blues rock guitarist.

Johnson Beharry VC

A chance to hear Johnson Beharry VC – the first living recipient of the Victoria Cross in 30+ years – talk about his life and his time in the service.

JoJo Siwa

Born in Omaha, Nebraska JoJo was bound to be a star from the very beginning. As a child, she loved to dance, sing and wear her signature BOW’s! Her mom, Jessalynn Siwa, and JoJo moved to California as JoJo grew in popularity. She joined the Nickelodeon family and most recent adventure will be an animated series called…


Classic rock covers.

Joke Club

Miles Crawford hosts an evening of top-quality laughsmiths showcasing their best material.

Joke Thieves

In this show of two halves, comedians perform their own sets and then attempt to mimic each others.

The Jokers

A modern take on classic rock sounds.

Jokes at Jayz

Food and comedy. What a night out.


Comedy songs from brothers Tommy and Ed.


Probably the UK’s best comedy-pirate-geek-rock duo, brothers Tommy and Ed write catchy songs and lyrics packed with fast-paced one-liners.

Jon Collins

Blues, funk and latin rock musician.

Jon Dodd

Grungey, bluesy alt.rock.

Jon Hopkins After Party

Official club night following Jon Hopkins' show.

Jon Mills

Acoustic musician from Tunbridge Wells in the vein of Kings of Convenience and Tallest Man on Earth.

Jon Richardson

Wry observations and pessimistic humour.

Jonathan Antoine

Classically-trained tenor who appeared on the sixth series of Britain's Got Talent.

Jonathan Carr

Jazz singer-songwriter, who has studied at the prestigious Berklee College Of Music.

Jonathan Dimbleby: Destiny In The Desert

Join Jonathan Dimbleby for this enlightening exploration of his book Destiny in the Desert.

Jonathan Meres

Comedian-turned-novelist Jonathan Meres chats about the hilariously hapless Norm, star of Meres' series of books for kids, who just can't understand why everything is always so unfair.

Jonathan Powell

Pianist and composer in recital.

Jonathan Wilson

The singer-songwriter and musician born in North Carolina performs folk and psychedelic rock.

Jongleurs Comedy Club

A team of Scotland's best are primed and ready to make you miserable lot laugh.

Jongleurs On The Road

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.

Jonnie Common

Experimental music from Jonnie Common who veers on the edges of electro / folk / indie in his lo-fi shows. His deadpan lyrics are packed with humorous asides, and he's not afraid of experimentation or collaboration: 2016's Kitchen Sync is an album composed entirely of sounds from his kitchen, and his side-project CARBS is…

Jonny & The Baptists: Rock The Vote

Songs, satire and silliness from Jonny And The Baptists.

Jonny Awsum

Musical comedy from Jonny Awsum.

Jonny Awsum: Honey I Promised the Kid

  • 3 stars

Amiable musings and musical comedy from the guitar-toting stand-up.

Jonny Debt

Canadian folk rocker.

Jonny Fluffypunk: How I Came to be Where I Never Was

A new lo-fi stand-up spoken word theatre show from writer and performer Jonny Fluffypunk, all about trying to find yourself in places where you know you don't belong.