Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Edinburgh Christmas Market

Get your fill of festive wooden toys, meaty sausages and hot drinks at twinkly festive market stalls across the city.

Laura Evans

Born in the valleys of south Wales, Laura's love of country, soul and blues music started very early when she listened to old records by Fleetwood Mac, the Eagles, Bonnie Rait, Faith Hill and more. Laura frequently travels to Los Angeles and Nashville to write and on her last trip there performed at the Bluebird Café. It…

Haggis Horns

Hot funk from Mark Ronson, Amy Winehouse and Corinne Bailey Rae's backing band.

Lucinda Williams

Alt.rock, Americana and blues from Lucinda Williams.

Fred MacAulay

Veteran Scottish stand-up comedian Fred MacAuley hits the road again. Expect to hear tales of lockdown weddings, gags about complying with the regulations, isolating, things that bind us together… (like finding out that your bottle bins were too small), ZOOM gigs, carpark gigs, Teams gigs, the tribulations of getting a…

Mused

Tribute to the might Muse.

Nekrogoblikon

American death metal band.

The LaFontaines

The five-piece from Motherwell, Glasgow, performs eclectic hip hop, noise pop and rock.

Incognito

Jazz-funk and acid jazz by the well-established band, led by Jean-Paul 'Bluey' Maunick.

Kings & Queens of Rock Pop & Roll

See your favourite tribute acts in Blackpool! Check your event for what acts will be performing.

Uptown Joel – Celebrating the Life & Music of Billy Joel

The iconic songs of Billy Joel, performed by Darren Reeves, star of the West End hit musical Movin’ Out. After being spotted on Broadway by one of Billy Joel’s associates, Billy personally chose Darren to play the demanding, energetic lead role of The Piano Man. Supported by a 5-piece live band, Uptown Joel celebrates the…

Freya Beer

Freya Beer mixes poetical lyrics with a distinctive sound, often drawing influence from the likes of Patti Smith, Bat for Lashes and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.

U.S. Girls

Experimental indie-pop from Meg Remy.

Moniaive Michaelmas Bluegrass Festival

Bluegrass, old time and Americana music in Moniaive, the beautiful music village of southwest Scotland.

Stirling Doors Open Day 2023

A series of events giving free access to some of Stirling's most historic and extraordinary places, many of which are not usually open to the public.

Ags Connolly

Trad country singer who describes his genre as 'Ameripolitan' and whose influences range from Johnny Cash to Loudon Wainwright III.

Black Pumas

Psychedelic soul band from Austin, Texas.

Mark Sharp & the Bicycle Thieves

Whitburn five-piece that takes inspiration from Foals, Bombay Bicycle Club and Stereophonics.

Rachel Sermanni

Scottish folk-noir balladeer.

Sick Joy

Heavy, acidic grunge rock.

Alasdair Beckett-King: The Alasdair Beckett-King Mysteries

  • 3 stars

Debut solo show featuring curiosities and flimflam from Alasdair Beckett-King.

Harriet Kemsley

Quirky, biting and recommended by Rhod Gilbert.

How to be Good at Everything

Character comedy as Katie Davison and Jay Bennett offer dubious life tips.

Jonny Awsum: Honey I Promised the Kid

  • 3 stars

Amiable musings and musical comedy from the guitar-toting stand-up.

Katharine Ferns is in Stitches

Storytelling show from Canadian comedian Katharine Ferns.

Robin Morgan: Free Man

Quick wit and storytelling from Robin Morgan.

Simon Caine: Buddhism and Cats

A show about the deeper things in life from Simon Caine.

Crown Ballet: The Nutcracker

Music by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky Crown Ballet returns to the UK to enchant you with the delightful production of The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker - a charming and kindly fairy tale is one of the jewels of Tchaikovsky's repertoire. Prepare to enter a magical new world – the nutcracker in this ballet may be a handsome prince in…

Kids' Dens: Lego Club

Become a Masterbuilder, creating Lego masterpieces with a different theme each week. To ensure everything remains awesome, this will be a Kragle-free zone.

Leee John

English singer best known for being the front man of soul group Imagination.

Stayin Alive – The UK's Top Bee Gees Tribute Band

Winners of the National Tribute Awards in 2013, 2016 and 2017, Stayin Alive are recognised as the UK's top Bee Gees Tribute. They re-create the most accurate portrayal of the Brothers Gibb, covering hits from all decades. Their uncanny resemblance has to seen to be believed, and has gained them huge respect. A must see…

PAWS

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

Mud Monsters Run

Get down and dirty with the Monster Mud Run, a challenging 5K or 10K trail through the Sussex countryside. Race through woods and rivers, up steep hills and over obstacles with as much mud as you can handle on route.

Burns Hame Toun!

thelandoburns.com has teamed up with Questo to create a town centre exploration game in Burns 'Hame Toun' of Ayr, Scotland! Can you help Burns find some favourite landmarks from his lifetime? Make your way around Ayr town centre taking in sights, solving clues and perhaps meeting some familiar characters who will help you…

CANCELLED - Darren Harriott: Roadman

TV’s rising star, and award-nominated comedian, Darren Harriott will be touring the UK on his 2023 tour entitled ‘Roadman’. Darren has come a very long way since his early days growing up in the Black Country and now with a plethora of other TV shows yet to be announced, this young man is set to go stratospheric! Darren…

Altın Gün

Amsterdam-based Altın Gün are essential interpreters of the Anatolian rock and folk legacy and a leading voice in the emergent global psych-rock scene. They already made a name for themselves, especially in mainland Europe, with their hotly tipped 2018 debut album ‘On’, a hugely popular KEXP performance and hundreds of…

Blackbeard's Tea Party

The York-based band plays lively and energetic folk-rock with a mixture of fiddles, squeezeboxes, guitar noise and synth bass.

The Hyena Kill

The Hyena Kill, a 4-piece brooding, emotive rock band from Manchester.

The Kut

Finalist of the UK Songwriting Contest and Semi-Finalist of the International Songwriting Competition, THE KUT, is the alter-ego of multi-instrumentalist solo-artist and recent PhD Graduate, Princess Maha. Live, The Kut is a trio feat. Diana Bartmann (drums) and Stella Vie (bass) amongst a regular crew. Nominated…

Rhiannon

Rhiannon are the best Fleetwood Mac tribute around today. Hailing from Wales, the spiritual home of Rhiannon, this powerful concert experience features the very best of the legendary songs by Fleetwood Mac which were created during the halcyon years when the band featured Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham in the line-up.

Whisky Mash Festival 2023

Aberdeen's whisky and spirits festival, featuring exhibitors from distillers and big-name brands, plus tastings and masterclasses.

Classic Clapton

A recreation of Clapton's stage show and greatest hits, including his work as part of a succession of bands and as a solo artist.

Teenage Fanclub

The beloved Glaswegians play through their melodic indie classics.

A Saucerful Of Floyd

A Saucerful of Floyd is a Pink Floyd Tribute with a difference. Saucerful of Floyd portrays the music of Pink Floyd in a more traditional, authentic light with four musicians representing the four members of the original band along with a more intimate but powerful light and laser show along with all the desired sound…

Sextile

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

Kieran Hodgson: '75

  • 4 stars

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show nominee 2018. Passion. Betrayal. Harold Wilson. Character comedian Kieran Hodgson returns with the epic and surprising tale of how Britain joined Europe in the first place. Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, Star of Radio 4's Earworms and Lance, and as seen regularly on BBC2's Two…

Muse

Full on bombastic assault of operatic guitar gymnastics from the mighty Muse.

Walt Disco

Five-piece indie-pop band based in Glasgow.

Arlo Parks

British singer-songwriter and poet whose debut studio album, Collapsed in Sunbeams, was released in 2021 to critical acclaim and peaked at number three on the UK Albums Chart.

North Atlas

Electronic rock sounds influenced by Biffy Clyro and Nine Inch Nails.