Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Playground Festival

After the successful launch of Playground Festival in 2019, the three-day music event returns to Glasgow's southside for year two with Underworld and Nightmares on Wax confirmed as the first acts.

The Playground Presents

Disco, house, reggae, dubstep, electro, art-pop and indie music.

Playhouse

A mix of pop, R&B, hip hop, garage and loads more.

Playtime

New compositions and superlative playing from the contemporary jazz quartet with Martin Kershaw (saxes), Graeme Stephen (guitar), Mario Caribe (bass) and Tom Bancroft (drums).

Plaza Francia

International musical project made up of Catherine Ringer, Eduardo Makaroff and Christoph H. Müller.

Plaza

Twitchy indie pop anthems.

Pleasure Beach

Dream pop five-piece.

Pleasure Garden

Parties with rotating residents from the underbelly of Glasgow's clubbing community. Upcoming guests include Archie Pelago (10 Apr) and Moleskin (24 Apr).

Plum Duff

Recently reformed Edinburgh rockers.

Plump DJs

Party starting breakbeat.

Plymouth University Orchestra

The university orchestra performs a selection of works from a wide variety of genres.

Plymouth Wrestling Association: Showdown

A night of wrestling matches, featuring 'The Belgian Bull' Robin Lekime verses PWA Heavyweight Champion Tyler Hawke as the main event.

PMT

DIY punks from Bolton who have been touring since the 80s.

Pocket Comedy

Contemporary and physical take on Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors, presented by Propeller.

Poetry By Heart

A poetry recitation competition.

Poetry Jam

An evening of poetry and music, with a stacked line-up hosted by Uncle Errol.

Poetry Library Book Club

Regular book club for lovers of all things literary.

Poetry Meets Art

Event raising awareness of the situation in the Congo featuring live performance, with open mic and a vegan buffet.

The Poetry Review Launch Event

The latest issue launch.

Poetry Speaking Workshop

Andrew Sclater, poet and actor, leads this workshop on the spoken interpretation of poetry.

Poetry Theatre

One-to-one encounters with poetry and dramatic monologue.

Poetry Writing Masterclass for Young People

Learn how to write your own poetry with John J Coutts, poet in residence to The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum. Suitable for ages 7–11. Children should be accompanied by an adult.

Poets' Cafe

Hosted by AF Harrold.

Poets' Market

A poetry marketplace for picking up a pamphlet or cornering a new collection.

The Pogues

The folk-punk combo that wouldn't lie down.

Point and Laugh

An evening of top comedy stars for you to point and laugh at.

Point Inaudible

Psychedelic funk rock band from Essex.

Poison Idea

Six-piece punk-metal-rock band from Oregon who formed in 1980.

Pokahontaz

Rahim, Fokus and DJ Bambus make up this Polish hip hop trio.

Pokey LaFarge

St Louis-based singer/guitarist with an old timey sound, drawing on various roots influences from the early part of the 20th century.

Polar Bear

Electronics, jazz and punk influences from this progressive quintet, featuring Pete Wareham and Mark Lockheart (saxophones), Tom Herbert (bass), Leafcutter John (electronics, guitar) and Sebastian Rochford (drums).

The Polar Bears Go Go Go!

The Polar Bears The Polar Bears are off on their holidays – what could go wrong? Join the lovable but hapless duo as they set off on their holiday adventures. Will they ever reach their destination? Or are they just going around in circles? With friendship at its heart, this deaf-friendly show explores the joy and…

Polar Bears in Purgatory

Melodic punk rock trio from Ayr.

Polari

LGBT literary salon, with a different leading light of the community performing each time.

Polarspace

Electronic and experimental sounds from Polarspace.

The Police Sting Show

Sting / Police tribute act.

Polis

Scottish tribute to Sting and The Police.

The Polka Dot Dolls

Three vintage ladies who combine rich harmonies with toe tapping swing numbers to evoke the romance and emotion of the war era.

Pollock parkrun

An informal weekly 5k run in Pollok Country Park. Everyone is welcome, no matter how fast or slow (you're welcome to walk the route, bring your dog or push a buggy), so you can use it as a one-off fitness test, a chance to get some fresh air or come every week to try to beat your personal best time. It's friendly and…

Polly & the Billets Doux

Bristol band blending folk, blues, gospel and soul.

Polo

House, UK garage and drum & bass from residents Artful Dodger, Fabio & Grooverider, Foundation, Grant Nelson, Luck & Neat and Oxide & Neutrino.

Polyester

An eclectic mix of house, disco, indie, electro, alternative and pop.

Polymath

Instrumental prog/mathrock from Brighton.

Polyphony

Formed in Cambridge in 1986 by Stephen Layton, Polyphony has been acclaimed by Gramophone magazine as one of the world's leading choirs, with a repertoire that stretches from the baroque period to the 21st century.

Pom Pom Squad

Mia Berrin spent her childhood trying to find where she fit right in the world, looking to the pop culture icons on TV in hopes of finding an image she connected to. She connected with the films of John Waters and David Lynch, loved the dark campiness found in Heathers, was in awe of the power of women like Courtney Love…

Pomegranate Piano Trio

Fenella Barton (violin), Rebecca Hepplewhite (cello) and Andrew West (piano) in recital.

Pomo

Canadian multi-instrumentalist and producer who blends hip hop, electronic and 70s and 80s funk influences.

Pond Floyd

Pink Floyd tribute band.

Pons Aelius

Contemporary instrumental folk sextet.

Pony: Old Skool R'n'B, Hip-hop and Dancehall

R'n'b, hip-hop and dancehall club night.