Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Paul Trouble Anderson

Reggae-influenced soul from Anderson.

Paul Van Dyk

Big night of trance from the arena-filler.

Paul Vickers & the Leg

Leftfield sonic alchemy from this long running collaboration between Vickers (Dawn of the Replicants) and The Leg (Song By Toad).

Paul Woolford

Dance music producer, aka Bobby Peru and Special Request.

Paula O'Brien: A Phone Call From Heaven

Rising star in the psychic world (wonder if she saw it in a vision) tours Scotland letting others speak to those in heaven.

Pauline Alexander

The Glasgow-based vocalist performs a range of folk and easy listening material.

Pauline M Hynd

Dundee-based singer-songwriter.

Pauline Prior-Pitt: Elsewhere

Pauline Prior-Pitt presents her latest collection of poems, Elsewhere.

The Pause

Acoustic/electric quintet headed by trumpeter Jon Green and influenced by Paul Bley, The Knife and Miles Davis.

Pavel Haas Quartet

The Prague-based quartet has played in some of the world's most prestigious venues and been garlanded with awards since its foundation in 2002.


Upcoming outfit influenced by lo-fi US guitar rock from the 90s.

Pax Christi Chorale

Classical a capella music from Toronto's acclaimed community choir.

Peace and Love

Sunday night student party spanning the decades.

Peacefully Screaming

Covers and originals from this Stirling rock band.


Scottish accordion/harp duo from Tannara members Joseph Peach and Becca Skeoch.

Peacock & Gamble: Heartthrobs

Ray and Ed return to shout their way through another knockabout hour of electrifying stupidity.

Peanut Butter Wolf

DJ set of hip hop beats and funk from the Stones Throw records founder.

Pearl Jam

Seattle-based rockers led by Eddie Vedder.

Pearl Jamm

UK Pearl Jam tribute band.

Pearl Skam

Pearl Jam tribute act.

Peasants Party

Catchy indie rock in the same vein as The Libertines.

Peascroft Wood Volunteer Day

Volunteer day – a fun day out meeting new people, helping the environment and learning new skills.

Peckham Rye Music Festival

Multi-venue club festival featuring Juan Atkins, MM/KM, Benji B, DJ Qu, Wbeeza, October, Maximus MMC, Resonate Sounds, Mickey Pearce and many more.

Pedal on Parliament

Massed bike ride from the Meadows down to the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood to raise awareness of the need for proper provision for cyclists on our roads. Come one, come all (even those who don't own a bike) to help make some noise for active travel.

Peebles Food Festival

Peebles' Food Festival features cooking demonstrations, competitions and a farmers market. Younger chefs are catered for, with a series of yummy special events.

Peebles Food Market

Meet your local food producers with everything from bread and cheese to jams and juice on offer, plus a series of demonstrations and tastings.


Peerless is brand new industry focussed night featuring the most exciting buzz bands on the circuit.


Four-piece indie folksters from York.


The Glasgow three-piece perform power jazz pop.


London via Perth (Australia) outfit who mix drum & bass with heavy rock.

Pendulums Bargain Emporium

Maison Foo presents a layered work which explores greed and necessity via puppetry, music and clowning. Not suitable for under 14s.

Penelope Trappes

London-based Australian vocalist and musician who creates signature ambient gothic dreamlands that are equal parts shoegaze pop and surrealist soundscape.


A community arts festival, with poetry, music and art at the forefront. Events include the Penicuik Turner Prize Exhibition and craft sessions for all ages, with enough music and storytelling to keep the grumpiest of young visitors happy. The 2020 edition of the festival includes a mix of online and in-person events…

Pengeparty A-list Party

DJ Jason Lorimer, Tim Spins, Marble and Peter Borg play dance and house.

Penguin Festival

Celebrate penguins in all their flippy flappy glory with this festival dedicated to the wee creatures. There's everything from an exhibition from German artist Ottmar Hörl to film screenings and a light display.

Penguins Kill Polar Bears

Post-rock mixing grunge, heavy rock and pop influences.


Weekend festival in Bucks –Friday night sees Scouting For Girls headlining; Saturday has Happy Mondays, Razorlight and the Fratellis across the day, while Sunday is more pop-oriented with Union J, Peter Andre and Rebecca Ferguson on the main stage.

Penny Hancock

The crime writers discusses her work.

Penny Mob

Punk three-piece from London, influenced by The Clash, The Sex Pistols, Arctic Monkeys et al.

Penshaw Bowl

Traditional egg rolling contest. Children are asked to come along with their pre-decorated egg, clearly marked with their name and age ready to roll. There are family activities around the Amphitheatre between 1–4pm.

The Pentland Singers

Choir for all ages, with no auditions required.

Pentlands Walking Festival

A weekend of summer walks and activities for all ages from the teddy bear walk to climbing the ridge. Being centered on the Pentland Hills means there's always the prospect of glorious views to spur you on.

Penzance Sketch Club

Self-led sketch group with plenty of motivation and inspiration to get your pencils flying across the page. Email to express an interest.

People, Places, Maps

Rock with a folky pop sound akin to Frightened Rabbit, Twilight Sad and Idlewild.

People Under the Stairs

Hip ho duo comprising Double K (Michael Turner) and Thes One (Christopher Portugal) who've been releasing and performing since 1998.

The Peoples Orchestra

Community orchestra including professional and amateur musicians, aiming to inspire people to perform music to the highest standards.

Peppa Pig: My First Concert

Fiery Entertainment From Mozart to Muddy Puddles! Peppa Pig – My First Concert is a fun interactive introduction to a live orchestra with everyone's favourite Pig family! Join Peppa as she discovers an orchestra for the first time in this accessible, exciting concert designed for the youngest audience members, with Aurora…

Peppa Pig's Big Splash

All singing, all dancing puppet show with wee Peppa Pig and pals as they enjoy the rain and muddy puddles and try to fix the leaking nursery roof.

The Pepper Girls at War

The Pepper Girls at War is the fifth book in the Annie Pepper series by Sandra Savage, set in Dundee and dating from 1900 to 1950.

Peppermint Fiction

Alternative sounds from Glasgow.