Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Son Estrella Galicia X Notion Magazine Presents …

A host of emerging and established acts perform.

Son Yambu

Original and classic Cuban son music by the London-located outfit.

Sonare Choir – Choral Quartet Concert

Fresh from the success of their inaugural tour in the Autumn of 2021, choral quartet Sonare is back this Spring with their new concert programme, Songs of Springtime. Kicking off on Sunday the 3rd of April, they’ll be bringing a selection of choral classics and hidden gems to twelve venues across London and the South…

Song Studio: Scottish Opera Emerging Artists

The annual showcase for emerging artists of Scottish Opera emerging artists.

Songhoy Blues

The group from Mali, led by guitarist Garba Toure, performs its desert blues material.

Songwriters Uncovered Series

Homegrown talented singer/songwriters take centre stage at the Beacon in a series of four concerts performed over the course of the year. The full line-up for 2019 is Katee Kross, Pauline Vallance, Shelagh McKay Jones, David Nicol, Joe McMahon and John P Morgan.

Sonic Bothy

An inclusive ensemble devoted to including musicians with learning disabilities in the process of creating and exploring contemporary music.

Sonic Dispace

Indie rockers playing melodic alt.rock.

Sonic Hearts Foundation

Effects-drenched guitar-wielding Glasgow four-piece headline.

Sonic Mass

DIY heavy psyche rock/metal ensemble hailing from London.

The Sonics

60s garage rockers.

Sonisphere Festival

Boasting not only Metallica, but also Iron Maiden – both of them playing their only 2014 UK shows at the festival – Sonisphere is back with a bang. Celebrating 40 years of concerts at Knebworth, Metallica fans can also vote on which songs the band play at their official website. Joining this magnificent line-up are The…

Sonnet Youth

Monthly spoken word night on the third Wednesday of the month, with local talent, guest comedians and big name headliners.

Sonny & the Lost Soul Train

Twenty first century soul blues and rock'n'roll.

Sonny May

Soulsville's Sonny May plays electro-boogie, soul, funk and electronica.

Sons of David

Ed and Sunny Davidson (see what they did there …) plus their bandmembers play original reggae and some covers.

The Sons Of Pitches

Inventive pop covers, original numbers and improvised songs from the multi award-winning a cappella YouTube stars and winners of BBC Two's The Naked Choir.

Sonsie Sangs

The a capella duo sing a variety of sea shanties from Scotland and around Britain. These working songs were commonly sung to accompany labour on board large merchant ships. Join in the catchy choruses.

Sony World Photography Awards

The winners and shortlisted images from the Sony World Photography Awards.

Sophie Rogers

Soulful vocals and catchy folk guitar melodies.

Sophie Willan: Novice Detective

  • 2 stars

Sophie Willan tells an unbelievable true story of how she and her slightly psychic Gran found her long lost father.

Sophie Willan: On Record

  • 4 stars

Debut stand-up show from Sophie Willan who grew up in and out of care. Ages 16+.


Electronic soul from Manchester's Sophro, accompanied by a visual set from Carlos Bernal, aka Atipyka.


Bristol-based classical crossover duo of Paloma Horlor and Jessica Hemley, performing opera, classical, folk, popular classics and songs from musical theatre.

Sorana Santos

The award-winning pianist-composer performs her contemporary jazz and classical originals.


New Zealand soul electronic four-piece.

Sordid Little Secrets

Melodic pop rock.

The Sorries

Talented folk duo Douglas Kay and Martin Philip cast a satirical eye over the political state of present-day Scotland.

Sos Band With Gwen Dickey

Former lead singer with Rolls Royce joins the SOS Band.


Indie rock'n'roll.

Sotavento Big Band

Jazz / tango band from Buenos Aires.

Soufon Fang

Garage rock and blues band from Edinburgh.

Soul 45

Soul 45 presents a night of funk, soul, reggae and the latest 7" releases.

Soul Caribbean

Arrangements of pan-Caribbean songs.

Soul City

Nothing but the finest funk, soul and disco tunes from the late 70s to the early 80s. Tunes spun by resident DJ P45.

Soul Education

Soul sounds from Soul Education.

Soul Fever

A night of soul, jazz, funk and disco from the 70s and 90s. Presented by Andy Michael.

The Soul Foundation

Night of Motown-style soul.

Soul Innit

Ten DJs playing funk, jazz, reggae and more across two rooms with special guests and the chance to get a two course Caribbean meal.

Soul Jam

Old school, real deal soul, funk and hip hop.

Soul Junction

Soul classics.


An evening of Northern soul and Motown.

Soul Nation

Trevor Nelson spins funk, hip hop, jazz and soul.

Soul of Santana

Tribute to the music of Carlos Santana.

Soul Project

Soul heaven from residents Jamie Aitken and Rab Bob Sinclair.

Soul Purpose

Bruce Henry leads the ensemble for soul and funk.

Soul Sanctuary Gospel Choir

The London-based choir perform contemporary gospel blended with jazz, soul, funk and Latin.

Soul Scene

Soul classics for you to get reacquainted with those dancing shoes and moves.

The Soul Station

Music in aid of Poppy Appeal, Scotland, that tracks the history of soul music from the 50s to the present day.

Soul Stew

Strictly 45s only night playing funk, blues, R&B, Northern soul and jump jive.