Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

The Men's 10k Festival

A weekend of running and fundraising activities, including a 10K, a 1K run for kids, a 5K and an EXPO throughout the weekend.

Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest

Survival of the Fittest is Britain’s longest-established adventure running series. Each event involves at least a 10k run through an urban assault course. Test your speed, stamina and grit. If you really are one of the fittest you can sign up for the Tri-Nations and race the courses in Edinburgh, Nottingham and Cardiff…


Britpop and indie rock band celebrating 20 years since the release of their Brit Pop top 10 album Nuisance.

The Meow Meows

Ska soul from Brighton.


Over the top metal act that refuse to take themselves seriously with an array of weird and wonderful covers.

Mercedes Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup

Mountain bike action from the planet's top riders and, off the tracks, the World Cup Village offering all the latest mountain bike goodies, demos and entertainment.

Mercenary Fiddler

Elsa Jean McTaggart brings a high-energy show of folk songs and traditional style tunes on the fiddle, whistle and box featuring original material and some Gaelic songs. Accompanied by 'Mr Lister' on piano and piano accordion.

The Merchant Sinfonia

The Merchant Sinfonia is Glasgow's community orchestra, founded in 2008 as part of the BBS Scottish Symphony Orchestra's outreach programme but now an independent entity. Membership is open to players aged 18+ of all levels of experience and the orchestra meets on a weekly basis.

Merchant Sinfonia Summer Concert

Louise Martin conducts the community orchestra's annual summer concert.

Merchant Voices

The Merchant Voices community choir performing music in a range of styles.

The Mercury Complex

Aka Benjamin Samples, singer-songwriter influenced by Say Anything, Brand New and Panic at the Disco.


Manchester jazz act founded by award winning saxophonist / composer Tom Thorp, mixing indie, folk and electronica into their contemporary take on jazz..

Mercury Rev

Dreamy New York indie-rockers.


Four-piece rock from London.

Mercy Mercy Mercy

Quintet of Scotland's best jazz musicians including trumpeter Colin Steele and saxophonist Martin Kershaw.


French post-hardcore/alt.rock band.

The Merry Men

Local band raising money for Shetland Rugby Club's tour to Stornoway.

The Merrylees

Alt rock with elements of country and psychedelia by the five-piece band based in Edinburgh.


Three-piece folk outfit featuring Ocean Colour Scene's vocalist Simon Fowler.

The Mersey Belles

Ukulele-led music, as Nancy and Pearl perform classics from the 20s–50s, plus some new takes on contemporary songs.

Merthyr Rock

Independent rock, punk and metal festival featuring Taking Back Sunday, Reel Big Fish, Anti-Flag and The Blackout.

Mervyn Africa

Contemporary jazz and funk.


The Swedish prog-metal kingpins Dedicated to pushing the boundaries of extreme tech-metal, Meshuggah formed in the college town of Umeå in northern Sweden in 1987, taking their name from the Yiddish word for crazy. They’ve spent more than three decades developing, exploring and redefining their approach to music.


Fronted by solo performer Franny McKeown, the band plays folk rock.

The Mess Around

Vintage dance party featuring DJ Duncan Harvey with a mixture of 40s, 50s and 60s tunes.

Mess Around

Baby and toddler class providing unique sessions of messy fun for ages six months–five years.

The Mess Arounds

Soul, funk and Motown from this Dundee quartet.


Olivier Award nominee Caroline Horton's play about anorexia and recovery. Ages 13+.

Messenger Sound System

The mighty Messenger Sound System blasts out the best in righteous reggae, dub and roots with MC Ras Echo.


Pop-punk band from Illinois.

Metal All Stars

A night of metal classics from an all star band mixing it up with unique collaborations.

Metal Moth

Metal fivepiece whose name came about when one of the members annihilated a moth (or sat on it, whichever is more metal).

Metal Night Croydon

Metal, goth and alternative night with DJ Goth Rider. Casual dress, super hero costumes will be commended.


Chart-topping metal behemoths on a world wide tour following the release of their latest album Hardwired…To Self-Destruct.

Metropolitan Police Male Voice Choir

The most melodious group of London bobbies you'll ever hear was formed in 1872.


Toronto noise merchants.


Danish quartet who marry spacey indie rock with their love of film.


The Mexican band perform their reinvented works of Morrissey's songs with a south-of-the-border style.

Mey Market

A community market held in Mey Hall. The market was established in 2011 and now runs from Easter Monday to early December. Markets are held every Tuesday from May to September, once in late October and November, with a Christmas special in December. The market sells food, crafts and jewellery produced in Caithness, with…

MFC Chicken

Rock'n'roll and rhythm'n'blues combo.


Funk, soul, jazz, disco and house – that's Mutha Funkin' Soulful Beats to you.

MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards

The annual Scots Trad Music Awards, featuring performances from a host of traditional musicians as well as an awards ceremony celebrating the best in Scottish folk.


New York duo of self-styled 'psychic pilgrims' who have a healthy love of pop, prog and psychedelia.


Five-piece Mhazz are backing up their YouTube success with real life songs and shows.

Mia and the Moon

Acoustic sounds from quirky earth sisters.

Miah Persson

The Swedish soprano performs various works.

Miaoux Miaoux

Lovely bleepy electronica from Glasgow artist Miaoux Miaoux, aka Justin Corrie.

Mic Edgar's Folk 'n' Blues Band

Folk and blues from Mic Edgar and his band.

Mica Paris

The singer-songwriter and radio presenter from South London performs soul and R&B with touches of gospel and jazz.

Mice in a Matchbox

Indie folk duo Mice in a Matchbox.