Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

La Serenissima

La Serenissima do perform works by other composers than Vivaldi, but Adrian Chandler and his crew have championed the works of the 'Red Priest' like few other ensembles, with a combination of historical research and expert musicianship. They also specialise in lesser-known gems from the late baroque repertoire.

Serenity Came Calling

Five-piece metalcore/hardcore band from Stirling.

Seret: London Israeli Film and Television Festival

Film festival showcasing the best in current Israeli film and television (the title is Hebrew for 'movie'.) The festival features a special selection of Israeli drama, comedy features and documentaries, with workshops for those in the film and television industries. This year, there is a focus on women in film…

Sergio Sergio

Alt/funk rock five-piece from Glasgow.

Serial Killaz

Rabble-rousing ragga vocals, bubbling bouncy bass, cut-throat beats, undiluted positive vibes.

A Series of Fortunate Comic Events

The Big Glasgow Comic Page presents a whole day of comic-y goodness, with over 27 vendors selling everything from back issues and graphic novels to fan art, crafts and more.

Serious Sam Barrett

Country-rock and rockabilly artist.

Servant Sun

Alt metal from Glasgow. Some members don't have beards. Is that allowed?

Session Americana

Boston-based Americana and folk band.


Night founded by Nate James and Ilana Lorraine to showcase London's emerging artists.

Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net

Spontaneous stand-up that's different every night. Previous guests at this Fringe institution have included Robin Williams and Trevor Noah.

Sete Star Sept

Cult noise/grindcore outfit from Japan.

Settle Storytelling Festival

International artists and authors come to Settle to celebrate literature in this three-day extravaganza.

Seu Jorge

The Brazilian singer-songwriter plays acoustic tunes.

Seun Kuti and Egypt 80

The Nigerian-based outfit, led by the son of Fela Kuti, performs its Afrobeat originals.

Seven Davis Jr

Funky electro producer and Ninja Tune signee influenced by Michael Jackson, Prince, Stevie Wonder and Aretha Franklin.

Seven Eyes

Classically trained guitarist Paulo Vinícius from Brazil and UK based vocalist, Tanya Wells play folk, jazz and Hindustani crossover songs.

Sevenoaks Philharmonic Society

A choir of approximately 100 singers that gives three concerts per year of sacred and secular works.

Seventh Syndicate

Alt. fourpiece from the West Midlands.

Sex Hands

Off-kilter indie pop from Manchester's Sex Hands who write songs inspired by episodes of Friends.

The Sex Pistols Swindle

Tribute to the legendary punk rockers.


Los Angeles-based post-punk combo who have been compared to the Cure.


SeYes recreate the sound of Yes with all the energy of the classic live shows.

The Shabeen

South African folk.

The Shade Pullers and Lash Stackers Social Club

Comedy about the evolution of a social club.

Shadez the Misfit

Alt hip hop from Shadez the Misfit.

Shadow Child

A blend of early rave, drum & bass and classic house sounds.

Shadow Child

The band plays rock with support from Huxley and Adana Twins.


Irish / Egyptian electronic pop artist.

Shaftesbury Fringe

An open access, not-for-profit arts and performance festival, featuring more than 90 shows in more than 30 venues around Shaftesbury..


A night where comedians reveal their funniest, most embarrassing and weirdest sex stories.


Born Orville Richard Burrell and raised in Kingston, Jamaica, Shaggy got his start as a club DJ in New York City’s burgeoning dancehall scene soon after moving to Brooklyn in his teens. Not long after serving four years in the U.S. Marines (including two tours of duty in the Middle East as part of Operation Desert Storm)…

Shaheen Jafargholi

Singer who came to prominence, as so many do these days, thanks to Britain's Got Talent. And also for singing at Michael Jackson's memorial service, but that's less ubiquitous.

Shake & Stir Festival

Vintage festival with a fair, music (from Ding Dong Daddios, Laura B & the Moonlighters and The Regular Joes), classic cars, food and dancing. Free entertainment from 11am–6pm (wristbands required thereafter).

Shake Shake Go

Indie folksters from London who add a country edge to their sound.

Shake Yer Shoulders

Mixed genre night of minimal, electro, techno and drum & bass.


With chart, cheese and pop in one room and R&B and classics in another, do student club nights the Why Not way.

Shakespeare Schools Festival

A unique arts-education initiative enabling young people to perform abridged productions of Shakespeare's most famous plays.

Shakespeare Shorts

Shakespeare's plays adapted into bite-sized performances for a younger audience.


Latin-flavoured pop from the Columbian 'She Wolf'.

Shaky & the Moneymakers

Blues, soul and rock 'n' roll straight from the heart of Glasgow.

Shallow Groove

Underground house and electronic music with DJs from the capital.


A fusion of painting, architecture and music produced by the AniMotion Show with Maria Rud, Fay Fife, Kid Congo Powers, Ted McKenna and more.


Big ol' comedy night with new acts, established old timers and foreign funny folk.


Punk cover band from Doncaster.

Shami Chakrabati: On Liberty

Director of the civil liberties advocacy organization Liberty, Shami Chakrabarti CBE, talks about her life, her work and her new book On Liberty. With an introduction by Suzi Feay.

The Shamoncies

Rabble rousing singer and storytellers bringing traditional Welsh history to the masses.

Shamus Dark

Classic songs reinterpreted by the shadowy Mr Dark.

Shane Filan

The Westlife member heads out on tour, performing tracks from his solo albums You and Me, Right Here and Love Always.

Shane Koyczan

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Canadian spoken word artist with a line in powerful and engaging poems.