Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Robin Morgan: Free Man

Quick wit and storytelling from Robin Morgan.

Robin Nolan Trio

Blue grass and gypsy jazz guitar from the trio.

Robin Phillips

Jazz pianist/singer.

Robin Phillips Trio

The London-based singer performs classic jazz and swing with his band.

Robin Trower

Legendary rock guitarist who made his name with Procul Harum in the 60s.

Robot Doctors

Buoyant Scottish indie rock.

Robyn Perkins: Mating Selection

The comedian reflects on the question of morality in modern day dating.

Robyn Stapleton

Folk singer who won BBC Radio Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician of the Year award in 2014.

Rock 4 Spon

A celebration of the life of Andy Spon, featuring performances from both friends and fellow musicians.

Rock-a-Buy Baby & Kids Market

Market for second-hand baby and kids' goods, with stalls from local family-focal businesses too.

Rock & Road Bike Festival

Gear up and pedal on down to the bike festival where there is something for all ages.

Rock at The Ritz

First Friday of the month metal rock out with DJ Spindles, DJ Midnight and DJ Grumpy.

Rock Aye Records Showcase

Band showcase to promote Edinburgh's top musical talent.

Rock Challenge

Schools perform together in a night of competition supporting the Rock Challenge ethos of achieving a natural high through performance rather than through the use of substances.

The Rock Doctors

Performing rock classcs from the 70's and 80's.

Rock It!

Medley of rock bands.

Rock It! Unplugged

Live entertainment from muscians, stand-up comics and improv groups.

Rock Off! Cancer

A hard rock and metal line-up at this show in aid of Cancer Research.

Rock Ridge

Classic rock and indie covers.

Rock the Bloc

Handpicked hip hop acts with special live guests.

Rock Trust Sleep Out

Get sponsored and spend the night out in the cold in aid of Rock Trust, a charity supporting young homeless people. Bring a sleeping bag, warm clothing and a groundsheet to lie on. Entertainment and refreshments provided.

Rocka Hillbillies

Playing rock'n'roll and country classics with few anecdotes thrown in.


A rock twist on karaoke with a live band to accompany your rockstar fantasies.

Rocket From The Crypt

Garage-punk band from San Diego.

Rockin & Rollin with Laughter

A new show featuring the Merseybeats, Beryl Marsden, Mick Miller, Barni Flint, the Merseys and the Dakotas mixing TV with pop music.

Rock‘n’Roll Back the Years

David Hamilton, together with live band The Fugitives and the Tiffany Girls, transport you back to those days of the beehive, mini-skirts and hot pants.


See what wee weird and wonderful creatures lurk beneath the surface. Don't forget your wellies!

Rocky Dawuni

Rocky Dawuni performs a blend of reggae, Afro beat, highlife, pop and soul.

Rod Mason

Traditional jazz trumpeter.

Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle, author of the likes of The Commitments, The Van, The Barrytown Trilogy and most recently Smile, talks about his life and work. Roddy Doyle (born 8 May 1958) is an Irish novelist, dramatist and screenwriter. Several of his books have been made into films, beginning with The Commitments in 1991. Doyle's work is…

Roddy Hart & the Lonesome Fire

Glasgow singer-songwriter who has shared studio time with Ryan Adams and has an album featuring Kris Kristofferson and Eddi Reader under his belt.

Rodney Branigan

Blues and folk by the London-based guitarist.


Acoustic two-piece.

Rodrigo Amarante

Brazilian singer-songwriter.


Cult Mexican-American singer-songwriter and subject of documentary Searching for Sugar Man.

Roelle Blue

A blend of a little bit of everything from 60s to folk to jazz, blues, rap and spoken word from Roelle Blue, aka Kirsty Heggie.

ROFL Stand-up Comedy

See if the night lives up to its promise of getting you ROFLing – there's three comedians plus MC each time.

Roger Davies

Acoustic folk with a distinct Northern touch.

Roger Taylor

English musician, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the drummer for the rock band Queen.

Roisin Conaty: Lifehunter

Award-winning Roisin's new show is all about searching for things in life: from pesky personal belongings to love.

Roland Gift

Formerly of the Fine Young Cannibals, Gift's now pursuing a solo career.

Roller Disco

Roller skating session for all abilities aged 4 and over.

Roller Disco

Pop on your spandex and legwarmers for this 80s-themed roller disco.

Roller Trio

Internationally acclaimed left-field jazz/rock/electronics combo Roller Trio.

Rollin' Beatz

Drum & bass, jungle and UK garage night with residents 2Rude, Rollin' and Rainer.

Rolling Hills Music Festival

Melrose plays host to this folky festival, kicked off with a ceilidh led by The Clarty Cloot Ceilidh Band. Other guests include The Tannahill Weavers, Phil Hare and Alison McMorland, while The Merlin Music Academy will be offering workshops in guitar, fiddle and accordion for those wanting to make their own noise.

Rolling In The Aisles Comedy Club

Comedy club aiming to have you rolling in the aisles with mirth.

The Rolling Stones

The legendary rockers, fronted by Mick Jagger, perform their recognisable hits from across the decades including Satisfaction, Paint It Black and Brown Sugar, as well as some surprises thrown in for good measure. Special guests in London on their No Filter tour include Liam Gallagher on Tuesday and Florence + The Machine…


Looped guitar and fuzz bass from Rollor.