Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Wye Oak

Andy Stack and Jenn Wasner play indie-folk to promote their new album Shriek.

The Wynding Song

A chance to jam with a professional musical act: the first part of the evening is a singing workshop, followed up by a performance – audience participation encouraged.

The Wynntown Marshals

Country rock and Americana with a smattering of indie harmonies from Edinburgh's Wynntown Marshalls.

X Factor Live

The most bankable auditionees from the latest series of The X Factor perform for your pleasure.

X Japan

One of Japan's most successful rock bands who are credited with an increased awareness of, and interest in, entertainment in Japan.

X Music Festival

A two day music festival of UK artists with over 10,000 people expected to attend the events debut year in Edinburgh. Line-up features Clean Bandit, Andy C, Sigma, DJ EZ, Skepta, Ja Rule, My Nu Leng and Jaguar Skills.


Celebrating the work of contemporary Greek composer Iannis Xenakis.



Xfm X-Posure

Exposing new sounds.


California-based hardcore and death metal outfit.

Xmas Arts Market

Pick up a unique Christmas gift in the shape of artwork direct from the artists.

XO Patron Sessions

House and techno club night.

XOVA, Jakal, Generic Eric

The Birmingham-based band plays a mellow blend of indie, ska and reggae.

Xova, Jakal, Generic Eric

Birmingham-based reggae-influenced indie-ska seven-piece.

The Xperience

Rock noises from Xperience.


Drum & bass, dubstep and other bassy beats.


Xplore showcases some of the UK's hottest unsigned talent.


XSM feature former members of Simple Minds with vocalist Owen Paul.

The xx

The Mercury Prize winning trio play an understated blend of indie, soul, pop and new-wave.


Adrenaline fuelled house, electro, garage and techno night.


Yaatri is an award winning five-piece art-rock/jazz crossover group formed in Leeds in 2018. Their blend of complex composition and ethereal soundscapes captivates the heart as well as the mind. Influenced by the momentum of the rhythms of India, immersive timbres of electronic music, and energy of rock and roll, their…


Psychedelic alt.rock band with connections to Jack White’s Third Man Records.


Bass-heavy fourpiece.

The Yamato Drummers

A captivating and energetic performance of Japanese Taiko drumming from a company with 20 years on the road.

Yaron Herman

Performance from the world-class pianist and composer.

Yazmin Lacey

Classic soul sounds from Yazmin Lacey.

Yeah Yeah Castle

Folk, blues and roots from the Lincoln/London band.

Years & Years

This synth-pop and dance group started with five members but is now the solo project of vocalist Olly Alexander. The group formed over a decade ago and have experimented with electronic-based sounds while incorporating 90s house elements and synth-pop embellishment. Their unique sound has drawn praise from fans and…

Yellae Deuks

That's 'Yellow Ducks' to non-locals. This music festival held in Anstruther over Easter weekend features live performances as well as an indoor picnic and the annual duck race.

Yellow Comedy

A range of stand-ups each time – bound to be something you'll enjoy.

Yellow Movement

A creative movement with a DIY ethos aiming to affect positive change, bring people together and make them happy.


Live music fundraiser for The Clutha Trust featuring Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5, The Girobabies, Jamie & Shoony, Have Mercy Las Vegas and The Twistettes.

Yeol Eum Son

Young Korean pianist with a glittering resumé and a diverse repertoire, already on her fifth album.

Yesbar Virgins

Raw comedy talent from some of the best up-and-comers, hosted by Graham Barrie.


The National Collective head out on tour to promote Scottish Independence with a showcase of speakers, sketches, spoken word and music. There are arts and craft activities for those too young to vote this September and a cafe on hand throughout the day.

Yetholm Walking Festival

Weekend for ramblers, hikers, walkers and those who like an uphill challenge with walks at all paces covering a range of local areas.

Yip Yap

The 90s house night returns for a one-off reunion special.


South Korean pianist and composer.

Yndi Halda

Post rock five-piece.

Yola Carter

Country-soul singer from Bristol.

York Castle Museum Book Club

Book club led by poet and book addict, Jo Hardy.

York Spring Festival of New Music

A celebration of music in all its forms. Events include The University of York New Music Soloists (Fri); a free Carnival in St Sampson’s Square (Sat); a modern take on folk from Dark Inventions (Sat); a festival brunch (Sun) and promenade music performance Carnivore (Sun).

York Waits

York Waits takes its name from York's ancient city band, playing period music from the 14th to the 16th centuries in traditional costume, and photos show that they really know how to rock their hose.

Yorkhill Easter Egg Run

The annual motorbike run for Yorkhill Hospital.

Yorkston Thorne Khan

Experimental collaborative group that includes folk singer-songwriter James Yorkston, award winning sarangi player Suhail Yusuf Khan and Jon Thorne, best known as jazz double bass player with electro outfit Lamb.

You All Know Me – I'm Jack Ruby!

  • 4 stars

The suspected assassin of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, is gunned down by the Mafia's man in Dallas.

You'll Live

Emo/hardcore trio from South Florida.

Young Amphibians

Alternative rock four-piece from Leeds.

Young Archaeologists

Develop your archaeology skills and discover fascinating facts about people of the past. Suitable for ages 7–12.

Young Aviators

Glasgow-based Irish indie rock trio with grunge/surf leanings.