Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Academy of St Martin in the Fields

  • Written by: Shostakovich

The Academy of St Martin in the Fields was founded in 1961 by Sir Neville Marriner, with the aim of bringing the best classical music to as wide a variety of audiences as possible. It gives regular worldwide tours to venues of all sizes, and its list of guest conductors includes Iona Brown and Murray Perahia. The current…

Academy Strangers

Alt.rock four piece from Edinburgh.

Acantha Lang

Classic and contemporary blues-rock by the New Orleans-born singer.


Prepare to have your mind blown by this comedy-laced hypnosis stage show which promises to be funny yet never belittling.


German heavy metal veterans.

Ace Bushy Striptease

Upbeat indie, described by Song, by Toad as 'an odd mix of the Wedding Present and the Lovely Eggs'.

Ace Elementary

Melodic indie rock from Ace Elementary.

Ace Faces Boots and Braces

Soul, ska and mod sounds.


DJ duo comprising Johnny Gerontakis and Steve MC playing groove-infused techno and house sounds.

Aces High Festival

Two days of metal, punk and hard rock featuring Emperor Chung, Massive Wagon, Honeycomb Love, Skam, Bad Touch, Hot Money, Death Valley Knights, Black Star Bullet and more.


Pagan thrash metal from Caledonia.

Acid King

California-based stoner-metal trio.

ACME Dance Cub

Monthly dance party.


The Corby-based foursome performs metal with an alternative edge.

Acoustic Angels

Party band playing soul and Motown all night.

Acoustic Isle

Acoustic music festival held on the Isle of Wight with over a hundred performances in a variety of intimate venues. Acoustic Isle aims to showcase local talent in an unplugged style as well as welcoming special guests.

Acoustic Session

A showcase of stripped back sounds.

The Acoustic Strawbs

Not to be confused with The Electric Strawbs. The classic line-up, David Cousins, Dave Lambert and Chas Cronk, play an unplugged set.

Acoustic Sunday

An afternoon of music, magic and comedy – the unique surroundings of the crypt contrasting with a relaxed, fiesta spirit and fish finger sandwiches from 2 Fingers.

Acoustic Sundays

A daytime arts event, showcasing a range of talented musicians of different genres. Accompanied by food from 2 Fingers and local drinks.

Acquired Taste Productions Presents

Acquired Taste Productions present a brand new series of live sessions showcasing original music from Scotland and beyond.


Death metal group.


Indie-pop quartet from London.

Acting: In Conversation With …

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society The Fringe Society chats with actors at the top of their game. Hear how they started out, what they consider career highs and lows and what they would do differently. Previous guests include Miriam Margoyles, George Wendt and Anthony Rapp. This year's guests will be announced on Twitter…

Acting Strange

Lo-fi guitar pop trio from Glasgow.

Acting Up!

Improv comedy show from Ashley J and Tee-J.


Pop punk rockers from London.

Active Child

Electronic American musician Pat Grossi performs a bewitching mix of nu gaze, indie-pop and new wave.


American hardcore / grindcore quintet.

Adam & Elvis

Amorous pop band from Reading.

Adam Ant

The erstwhile 80s pop pin-up plays his brand of post-punk and dandy pop.

Adam Beattie & the Consultants

Tom Waits-influenced blues/folk finger-style guitarist.

Adam Brown

London-based guitarist in recital.

Adam Carolla

Host of The Adam Carolla Show and Spike TV's Catch a Contractor brings his podcast to the UK.

Adam Ficek

The Bletchley-originating singer-songwriter and member of Babyshambles performs his indie-pop songs.

Adam Fortune Band

Celt rockers.

Adam Glasser

South African jazz pianist and harmonica player.

Adam Kay

The Amateur Transplants frontman performs comedy songs.

Adam Night

Adam Night has over 25 years of experience as one of the most famous hypnotists in the UK.

Adam Riches is Coach Coach

Comedy theatre from Riches, who plays Coach Coach, a (surprise!) coach of a high school basketball team who is kinda letting the job take over his life.

Adam Rowe: Opinionated Hypocrite

Former Liverpool Comedian of the Year presents his third solo show. Adam is opinionated and doesn't care who knows it. But is he also a massive hypocrite? He takes an honest, and funny, look at this dilemma.

Adam Rowe: Unbearable

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Former Liverpool Comedian of the Year presents his latest solo show.

Adam Sutherland

Scottish folk fiddler who performs all his own tunes with his backing band.

Adam Walker and James Baillieu

Highly rated young musicians Walker (flute) and Baillieu (piano) in recital.

Addictive Nights

UK soul, funk, hip hop and garage.

Adelaide Fringe Info Session

Adelaide Fringe It’s all about Adelaide. Every summer artists from around the globe head down under to Australia’s biggest open-access arts festival. Find out what, where, why and how you can be part of this four week explosion of art, performance and fun.


Smokey soul pop from Adele, touring he latest smash hit album 25.


The London-born founding member of post-rock outfit Fridge melds folktronica and indie.

Adesse Versions

Adesse Versions supplies raw house edits.

Adoramus Choir and Orchestra

Christian choir based in North London, led by David Hooke.