Upcoming tours, festivals and special events
World Pipe Band Championships
The best pipe bands from all over the world, featuring 8000 pipers and drummers, compete for the most prestigious prizes and the coveted World Champion crown.
Martin Kemp: Back to the 80s
Martin Kemp of Spandau Ballet trades in his bass for the turntables to spin classic hits from the 1980s.
Guildhall Free Guided Tours
Over the years it has been used as a court, town hall, venue for Shakespeare, prison, and now a museum and venue. Believed to be one of the 'Most Haunted' places in Leicester, uncover its ghostly stories. Leicester is privileged to have one of the best-preserved timber framed halls in the country dating back 600 years…
Netherlands-based, UK soul and jazz funk chart toppers.
LA blues rockers who 'advocate veganism and spirituality along with classic rock'.
Renfrewshire Doors Open Days
An opportunity to explore Renfrewshire's most unusual and historic places.
Derren Brown's Unbelievable
The content of Unbelievable remains a closely guarded secret, but if you’ve seen one of Derren’s shows before, you know you’re in for a powerhouse treat!
The English singer-songwriter performs his pop originals.
Lizzy McAlpine had a clear vision for five seconds flat, her second album: she wrote a 14-song story arc about heartbreak, and then made a short film to accompany it. It’s a big step in a new direction after her 2020 debut, Give Me a Minute that drew praise from the likes of Finneas, Phoebe Bridgers and Shawn Mendes while…
With his soulful signature sound punctuated with pop relatability, Graham has managed to capture the attention of audiences across the globe. Starting from humble beginnings in his hometown of Christiana, Denmark, Graham blew up in 2016, thanks to his songs 7 Years and Love Someone – with both earning him Grammy…
Irish singer and titan of crossover Celtic music who has released eleven studio albums.
Sub-Oasis bunch, endorsed by the real thing.
The War & Treaty
Since forming in 2014, The War And Treaty have amassed a following as eclectic as their sound itself, a bluesy but joyful fusion of Southern soul, gospel, country, and rock-and-roll. Known for a live show nearly revival-like in intensity, the husband-and-wife team of Michael Trotter Jr. and Tanya Blount-Trotter endlessly…
Indie rock band from Leeds.
Tribute to the Dave Grohl fronted band from Seattle.
Frankie Allen Live
Loved. Feared. Revered. “The UK’s Most Feared Comedian” FRANKIE ALLEN. Get ready to laugh - or cry! Frankie Allen "The UK's Most Feared Comedian” Supported by James Kilvington Hosted by Will Cranny Move from your seat at your peril. Frankie Allen pulls no punches, bringing classic stand-up comedy to a new generation. No…
Internet sensation Joe Altier (Just Joe) front man of Brand New Sin and voice of WWE Big Show theme is bringing his Vulgar Display of Piano to the UK in Feb 2024. Having created a large following on Tik Tok and YouTube for his covers of metal/rock songs Joe is venturing over the pond for a run of UK shows.
The Lovely Eggs
Quirky DIY lo-fi duo from Lancaster.
English-Irish pop boy band.
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Post-Oasis indie rock from Gallagher senior who is happy to dip into the Oasis back catalogue to bolster his set.
Hugely influential indie rock ensemble.
Pretty as P!nk (Pink Tribute)
Don't miss Pretty as Pink (Pink Tribute). Featuring live performances of all Pink’s hits such as Walk Me Home, What About Us, A Million Dreams, Just Give Me A Reason, Raise Your Glass and Beautiful Trauma. With spectacular light show and live band the experience is only beaten by Pink herself!
The best in traditional and contemporary Celtic music in the form of concerts, ceilidhs, stomps, fairs and workshops, plus bustling craft fair, food and drink, and Speyfest Family Sunday.
Music festival held in the heart of Glasgow. The 2023 lineup includes Pulp, George Ezra, Niall Horan, Sam Fender, Kasabian, The 1975, Royal Blood plus many more to be announced.
Up Helly Aa
Up Helly Aa is an annual celebration of Shetland culture, involving a series of marches and visitations, culminating in a torch-lit procession and the burning of a galley. Visit www.uphellyaa.org to see the full programme for the day.
Relentlessly touring, energetic alternative folk ensemble.
Watch on as rowers take part in Scotland's biggest open water rowing race, participate in arts and crafts activities and boat building, watch live music and much more.
Loch Lomond Food & Drink Festival
Enjoy a weekend of fine food and drink at one of the most celebrated food festivals in the UK.
McLellan Arts Festival
A celebration of emerging Scottish writing talent across all genres, inspired by the late great playwright Robert McLellan (1907–1985). The 2023 festival will include a ceilidh with fiddler Gillian Frame, an evening celebrating the stories and poetry of Robert McLellan, poetry winners’ gig, a performance by Scottish…
Nairn Book and Arts Festival
Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2023, Nairn Book and Arts Festival is an annual celebration of literature, art, music, drama and film in the Scottish Highlands.
Shetland's annual film festival is directed by Kathy Hubbard, alongside film critic Mark Kermode and Professor Linda Ruth Williams. Showcasing films from Shetland and across the world, the festival features all the well-known and loved Screenplay strands.
Vibration Festival 2022
Two-day family-friendly music festival in Callendar Park, with three stages and big-name headliners.
Back To Bacharach
Critically-acclaimed Back to Bacharach celebrates the magical music of Burt Bacharach, one of the most accomplished popular composers of the 20th Century, who penned some of the most memorable and iconic hits that stand the test of time. This exciting production touring the U.K. is performed by the four of the finest west…
The Bjorn Identity: Recreating ABBA
Performing ABBA hits including 'Dancing Queen', 'Mamma Mia', 'Knowing Me Knowing You', 'Voulez Vous', 'Waterloo' and many more, this Irish tribute act features plenty of audience participation and costume changes.
Florida-based fraternal trio playing melodic and acoustic rock.
Evelyn 'Champagne' King
Evelyn "Champagne" King is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. She is best known for her hit disco single "Shame", which was released in 1977 during the height of disco's popularity.
Ferris and Sylvester
Folk and blues duo based in London.
The BBQ, grilling and music fest has been running for nearly a decade in New York, so it's high time the meat-focused event traversed the ocean.
Indian singer, songwriter, actor and poet of Punjabi language films and songs who gained fame with the hit song 'Sai'.
Andi Sexgang and SGC
Gothic punk band originally from London
Leigh-Anne Pinnock: Believe
Spend an unforgettable evening with singer, song-writer and superstar Leigh-Anne Pinnock to celebrate the release of her highly anticipated memoir, Believe. Leigh-Anne's life changed overnight when she became a member of multi- platinum selling UK Supergroup Little Mix. Selling out arena tours worldwide; she is attuned to…
Simmer Down invites you to immerse yourself in the spirit of togetherness and unity. Join us in spreading holiday cheer through the power of reggae music. Connecting our local communities through music, Simmer Down is a home for reggae and revival, happening once a month in The Clore Ballroom, on Level 2 of our Royal…
Gary Stewart's Graceland
Let the singing, dancing and nostalgia take hold and pretend you’re basking under the hot summer Zimbabwe sun. Led by the legendary Leeds-based troubadour Gary Stewart (Gary Stewart Band / Hope and Social) and backed his incredible 6-piece band, this spectacular group of musicians come together to recreate Paul Simon’s…
Veteran whimsical indie popsters.
The former Soft Cell singer turned successful solo artist supports his latest release.
The Psychology of Serial Killers
Jennifer Rees delves into the dark minds of serial killers.
A personal exploration of Bob Dylan classics.
Indie folk band based in Toronto, Ontario.
Bex's Chainsaw Moussaka
Comedy hour from Rebekka, who promises there will be no storytelling or deeper messages, but plenty of fast-paced gags and character impressions.
Onetime teen riot indie trio, now all grown up into competent alt.rockers.