Upcoming tours, festivals and special events
Michael McGoldrick, John Doyle & John McCusker
Traditional music from master flautist McGoldrick (Flook, Lunasa and Capercaillie), McCusker (Battlefield Band) and guitarist Doyle.
Sarah Keyworth: Lost Boy
Chambers Touring If comedy equals tragedy plus time, then boy, this is going to be good. As seen and heard on Live at the Apollo, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Dark Horse (Comedy Special) on Amazon Prime Video, Roast Battle, The Guilty Feminist Podcast and BBC Radio 4's Are You A Boy Or A Girl? 'Powerful, poignant and achingly funny…
Four-time Grammy Award winner Angelique Kidjo is one of the greatest artist in international music today, a creative force with thirteen albums to her name. Time Magazine has called her “Africa’s premier diva”. The BBC has included her in its list of the continent’s 50 most iconic figures, and in 2011 The Guardian listed…
Soumik Datta is a multi-faceted creative, mixing traditional Indian instrumentals with pertinent spoken word. His new production ‘Hope Notes’ focuses on sharing refugees’ stories, combining audio from these with electronic sarod, a 19-stringed Indian instrument, string arrangements and animation. This is an 14+.
British drum'n'bass duo.
Martin Stephenson is one of Britain's best-loved musicians. As a solo artist and with his band, The Daintees, he has produced over 40 albums and played thousands of concerts. Stephenson's live performances are an exuberant tour-de-force, combining heart-in-your-mouth intimacy with playful humour and warm self-deprecation.
Bluesy singer from LA who has worked with Joe Bonamassa.
Insane Championship Wrestling
Hardcore wrestling for those who aren't fazed by the use of thumbtacks, baseball bats or staple guns as weapons. As the title implies, not for the sane.
Hugely influential indie rock ensemble.
Set It Off
Set It Off is an American rock band that started in Tampa, Florida. The band initially gained a large following through vocalist Cody Carson's YouTube channel. Set It Off was subsequently signed by Equal Vision Records after releasing a string of successful extended plays. In 2018 they signed to Fearless Records, and in…
Post rock and hip hop trio founded by producer / composer Ryan Lott.
Tribute act playing Elton John's hits.
Bond: An Unauthorised Parody
Gavin Robertson's keen eye for parody is focused on James Bond.
Cartoon Circus Live
The one hour family show features some of Britain's funniest clowns, traditional slapstick comedy, magic, illusions, the amazing girl in the spinning bottle, a huge giant dancing polar bear, high flying diabolos, cartoon characters, plate spinning, an acrobatic human slinky, puppets, prizes and surprises. There is even a…
Rio Gold, the ultimate Spandau Ballet and Duran Duran tribute. This top five piece band consisting of: vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, drums and sax have a wealth of musical experience. Their shows always deliver 110% and are filled with energy and excitement whilst fully reproducing the authentic sound of these two…
The Spirit of Bad Company & Free
Tribute to the blues rock of Paul Rodgers, Free and Bad Company.
Lamb Of God
Aggressive groove metal and metalcore from US quintet.
Rock music is about to get a shot in the arm from Cassyette, a no-holds-barred musician from Essex who is loudly and unashamedly reclaiming her rock roots. Her journey has taken her through everything from drum’n’bass and house to pure pop and the result is a chest thumping mix of pop, rock and metal, addressing…
Chris Brown is a Grammy award-winning consummate entertainer who has shifted the climate of R&B culture since his eponymous 2005 debut, selling millions of albums worldwide and accumulating billions of audio streams. A chart-topping force, Brown has achieved 50 top 40 entries on the Billboard Hot 100 and 16 top 10…
Jamali Maddix: King Crud
IAM Presents Critically acclaimed comedian and host of Viceland’s Hate Thy Neighbour and Channel 4's Adventures in Futureland, Jamali Maddix has just come back from his first world tour. He's working up new material for his latest hour so come and see his new show take shape. As seen on Live at the Apollo (BBC Two), The…
Maisie Adam: Buzzed
Fresh from Live at The Apollo, Mock The Week, and The Last Leg, Best Newcomer nominee Maisie Adam is back with a brand new show for 2022, 'Buzzed'. Rammed with witty observations, high-octane energy and some right good jokes. This high-energy show promises to be better than whatever else you had planned (unless you had…
Sleeping With Sirens
Florida post-hardcore quintet.
Jimeoin: The Craic!
MZA and Geffer Notice Productions ‘Classic nonsense… Stand-up comedy at its best’ (Scotsman). ‘Always, always funny!’ (Herald Sun). ‘Hilarious… It gets no better than this… Brilliant!’ (Time Out). World-class stand-up from live comedy’s internationally acclaimed Irish master. Apollo, Royal Variety, Palladium, 27th Fringe!
A festival dedicated to the best in street art, physical performance and circus in Scotland and across the world.
10cc man jointly responsible for hit 'I'm Not in Love', as well as songs that became hits for The Yardbirds, The Hollies and Herman's Hermits, tours his new solo material and impressive back catalogue.
LibraLibra, a Brighton based chaotic postmodern Frankenstein monster sitting between art-pop and punk.
Electronic pop and industrial indie from the band.
Simon Day and Friends
Character comic Simon Day (BBC's The Fast Show, The Simon Day Show, Brian Pern and King Gary) performs some of his much loved Fast Show characters including Billy Bleach, Dave Angel Eco Warrior and Tony Beckton. A night of hilarious comedy.
Contemporary folk by the Southampton-born singer-songwriter and founding member of the group Show of Hands.
A host of funny names and faces trying their darndest to make you laugh.
Grace Campbell: A Show About Me(n)
Mick Perrin Worldwide presents Grace Campbell: A Show About Me(n) Grace, 'one of the funniest women in Britain' (Times), following her hugely successful sell out Edinburgh 2022 run, takes her brand new show ‘A Show About Me(n)’ on tour across the UK in Spring 2023. This is a show about her two lifelong passions; men and…
Bristol-based, queer punk-trio, made up of Yasmin Berndt (vocals, guitar), Poppy Dodgson (vocals, drums) and Zoë Zinsmeister (bass), are known for their fast and raucous guitar riffs, thumping bass lines and aggressive drums. Combining their love of post-punk with surfy melodies, Grandmas House have created a captivating…
The Panopticon Comedy Club
An evening of comedy at the venue where Stan Laurel made his stage debut.
Tribute to the Manchester band.
Blackie Lawless' once notorious full-on metal outfit whose name is an acronym for We Are Sexual Perverts.
American singer best known for her 2019 single 'Moral of the Story', which was featured in the Netflix film To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You.
Scotland's ska juggernauts raise the roof.
Alt rock quartet from Bedford.
The elusive Glasgow-based artist records music in his bedroom and sold out King Tuts before he had released a single.
Electronic artist from Liverpool.
Lucy Farrell is a songwriter, folk singer and multi-instrumentalist from Kent.
Alt.rock / indie singer-songwriter and former frontman of Mansun.
Leeds-based electronic duo Harvey Blumler and Gosha Smith (aka Prospa) chart a course through classic house and rave-era dance music. Growing up, both Blumler and Smith were more interested in rock music, with the former taking up drums and the latter learning guitar.
The redoubtable Dr Feelgood guitarist and band rock it up Canvey Island-style; after undergoing radical surgery to treat his hitherto-believed-to-be terminal cancer, the indomitable Johnson is back, minus one pancreas but with added vim and vigour.
Aberdeen Jazz Festival
A host of musicians and performers descend on the Granite City for over a week of jazz and blues, with everything from jamming and workshops, to chilled out gigs on the green and late night sessions.
Glasgow Short Film Festival
The largest competitive short film festival in Scotland, championing new film talent with an annual showcase and meeting point for new and established Scottish and international filmmakers, industry delegates and local audiences. With screenings at Glasgow Film Theatre, Centre for Contemporary Arts and Civic House.
On the Rocks Festival
On The Rocks Festival is an entirely student-run arts festival incorporating art, photography, film, theatre, dance, fashion, music and comedy.
London-based prog metal unit.
Rapper and MC from London.
The Lost Trades
The Lost Trades are a trio of Wiltshire based singer songwriters (Jamie R Hawkins, Phil Cooper and Tamsin Quin) brought together by a mutual love of modern folk and roots music. Having joined forces in late 2019, their close three part harmonies have consistently drawn comparisons to Crosby Stills & Nash and Fleetwood…