Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Rachel Hair Trio

The trio perform their unique brand of strong melodies, rootsy songs and majestic instrumental flair.

Rachel Parris: Best Laid Plans

  • 4 stars

A blend of musical comedy and stand-up covering all the biggies: break-ups, children, weddings, sex and the Samaritans, from Rachel Parris (Austentatious, The IT Crowd, Murder in Successville).

Rachel Parris

Musical comedy from Parris.

Rachel Paul

An evening of Motown with Rachel Paul accompanied by a three course meal.

Rachel Podger

  • Written by: Telemann

Rachel Podger is one of the most distinguished baroque violinists working today, working internationally as a soloist and guest director and also co-running the Brecon Baroque Festival.

Rachel Ries

American indie-rock singer-songwriter with a country heart.

Rachel Sutton

Mainstream jazz singer.

Racing Glaciers

Indie-rock quintet from Macclesfield touring latest album Ahead of You Forever.

Rackhouse Pilfer

This alt country sextet from Sligo formed in 2012 by the fireside of McGarrigles bar, performing an acoustic set of bluegrass and Americana folk hits. But it wasn't long before they had to be plugged in to be heard due to their growing popularity! This is a band on the rise, and if 'beer-flinging banjo-rock' is your thing…

Rad Fru

London garage-rock duo.

Radical Book Group

A relaxed book group with nibbles and wine.

Radio Birdman

Australian rockers from the 70s.

Radio Clash

Tribute act to the English punk rockers.

Radio2funky

Night of drum & bass MCs and DJs.

Radiohead

Indie visionaries who grew to become a global prog-rock phenomenon.

The Radiophonic Workshop

Musicians from the BBC Radiophonic Workshop perform the original compositions for television dramas from the late-1950s and 60s, including the iconic Doctor Who theme.

Rae Sremmurd

Hip hop duo consisting of brothers Slim Jimmy and Swae Lee.

Raekwon

Live solo show from the Wu-Tang Clan rapper. Born Corey Woods, but that's not particularly cool, Raekwon is best known for his work with Wu-Tang Clan and for being one of the pioneers of Mafioso rap. More recently, his latest album F.I.L.A is yet to be released, due, in part, to a potential Wu-Tang reunion album.

RAF in Concert

The bands of the Royal Air Force present an evocative and rousing evening of musical entertainment to commemorate 75 years since the Battle of Britain.

Rag Mama Rag

New slant on the country blues from the English duo.

Ragazze Quartet

Dutch/British quartet with an interesting repertoire and an appetite for cross-disciplinary collaboration and unusual performance situations.

Rage Against the Regime

Tribute to the hard metal funk of Rage Against the Machine.

Rage In the Cage

MMA Middleweight Championship winner-takes-all tournament.

Ragged Glory

Contemporary folk with vocal harmonies performed by the four-piece.

Ragged Union

American bluegrass sextet.

Raging Fyah

Five piece reggae outfit from Jamaica.

Raglans

Stomping indie sounds.

Rah Night

A club night for the Made in Chelsea fans. Expect DJs in tweed, designer beards and two free cocktails for your entry fee.

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

The singer and musician from Pakistan performs Qawwali music and the songs of Bollywood cinema.

Raie

Singer-songwriter blending soulful R&B with a hint of country.

Rail Fan

American blues and country from Stirling.

The Rails

Folk rock band.

The Railsplitters

From the Colorado Rockies comes a blend of bluegrass and beyond.

Rain City Riot

Bassy deep house from this dubstep superstar in disguise.

The Rain Experiment

Four piece alternative rock band.

The Rainbow Girls

Multi-instrumentalists from Northern California who write and perform original material with roots in folk, americana, gypsy, funk, soul, and rock n'roll.

Rainbow Run

Glasgow's dedicated LGBT running group holds a rainbow run for LGBT History Month, with each runner assigned a colour of the rainbow and trained jog leaders on hand to provide a group warm up before the 5k route.

Rainer

Electro pop duo Rebekah Raa and Nic Nell (aka London-based producer Casually Here).

Raised by Wolves

Electro music event, with tunes from the likes of Cat Cat, La Roux, Metronomy, Lana Del Rey and more.

The Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band

Indian brass band from Jaipur.

Rakes Adrift

Rakes Adrift combine contemporary and traditional folk on fiddle, melodeon, banjo, guitar, whistle and bodhran.

Rallion

Fiery fiddle-playing combined with vocals to give an excellent selection of traditional Scottish music.

Rally & Broad

A literary-flavoured cabaret night, boasting spoken word, 'live literature', new music and dancing into the wee small hours. Hosted by Jenny Lindsay and Rachel McCrum.

Rally & Broad Masterclass

A masterclasses in various aspects of spoken word and performance poetry.

The Ramona Flowers

Indie-rock and electronica by the three-piece group from Bristol.

Rampant Sound

Reggae and dub sounds.

Ramrods

Veteran classic rockers who first formed in the 1960s.

Randers Chamber Orchestra

Formed in 1945, Randers Chamber Orchestra is one of Denmark's most illustrious classical ensembles.

Randy Bachman

Rock'n'roll from Winnipeg from Randy Bachman, formerly of The Guess Who ('Shakin' All Over').