Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Bill Orcutt

Improvised, experimental sounds on a four-string acoustic from ex-Harry Pussy guitarist.

Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat

Gruff former Arab Strap man Moffat and gentle jazz man Wells tour their new album The Most Important Place In The World, their long-awaited follow-up to 2011’s Scottish Album of the Year winner, Everything’s Getting Older.

Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings

  • 3 stars

Former Rolling Stones bassist makes a return to his musical roots with the Rhythm Kings playing the kind of jazz and blues that first inspired him all those years ago. Featuring star of the Original Supremes Mary Wilson.

Billie Black

Jazz singer-songwriter performing standards and self-penned tunes.

Billie Eilish

One of the biggest artists in the world, Billie Eilish first gained attention in 2015 when she uploaded the song 'Ocean Eyes' to SoundCloud.

The Billroth Quartet

The Billroth Quartet consists of Thomas Leate (violin), Christian Halstead (violin), Simon Ballard (viola) and James Greenfield (cello).

Billy Bibby & The Wry Smiles

Former lead guitarist of Catfish & the Bottlemen.

Billy Elliot: The Musical

  • Directed by: Stephen Daldry
  • Written by: Lee Hall (book), Elton John (music & lyrics)

Adaptation of the film about a miner's son, who dreams of becoming a ballet dancer.

Billy Kirkwood: Sheer Utter Chaos

New stand-up show from Billy Kirkwood – this time he's thrown the script out the window and is reveling in chaos.

Billy Kirkwood: Show Me Your Tattoo

Billy Kirkwood is just naturally funny, which helps when he's trying to get audience members to put their tattoos on show. In an evening that's half stand-up, half chat show Billy talks about body art culture, displays photos of some of the rudest tattoos out there and one lucky audience member gets a free tattoo from…

Billy Kirkwood's Pick of the Fringe

Can't be bothered schlepping east to see what's going down there? Why would you, when luscious-locked Kirkwood is quite literally bringing the best of the you-know-what to you. Enjoy.

Billy Pearce

Energetic humour, storytelling and wordplay.

Binchois Consort

Acclaimed vocal group founded in 1995, specialising in early and Renaissance music.

Bing Live

Bing and his friends are coming for their first ever stage show. Bing, Sula, Coco and Pando teach you how to tell stories, dress up and sing songs.


Drag superstar Mitzi Macintosh presents the Australian bingo sensation, raising funds for Cancer is a Drag.

Bingo Players

Dutch electro house duo Paul Baümer and Maarten Hoogstraten come to play.

Binker & Moses

MOBO Best Jazz album winners Binker & Moses.


A BioBlitz is an exciting event where experts help the public to find, identify and record as many species as possible within a set location and over a defined


Techno, hard dance and house.

Bipolar Sunshine

Genre-bending hip-hop, indie and drum & bass from Manchester musician Adio Marchant.


A classic synth night playing cold wave, no wave and new wave, with residents Steev Livingstone (Errors) and Lewis Cook (Mother Ganga).

Bipul Chettri

Nepali folk music with an Indian touch.

Bird & The Bad Men

Acoustic covers duo, playing the likes of Adele, Etta James and Ben E King.

Birdcloud v Mishka Shubaly

Double bill of irreverence from Birdcloud and Mishka Shubaly.


Krautrocking duo.

Birdman Culture

Garage-y alt.indie with a bit of glam thrown in.

Birdy Nam Nam

DMC World DJ Team Championship winners.

Birmingham Comedy Festival

Birmingham's comedy scene has been being bolstered by the Comedy Festival since 2001 when the very first festival showcased, among others, Peter Kay and Sean Lock. These days, the festival flourishes with an always-impressive programme, having hosted the likes of Reginald D Hunter, Russell Brand, Michael McIntyre and John…

Birth Of Joy

Dutch psychedelic rockers.

Birthday Girls: 2053

Super dark sketch comedy from former Lady Garden members Rose Johnson, Camille Ucan and Beattie Edmondson.

Birthday Girls

Super dark sketch comedy from former Lady Garden members Rose Johnson, Camille Ucan and Beattie Edmondson.


Classic trashy metal from Aberdeen.

BISYOC Symphony Orchestra and Choir Concert

Eighty-five instrumentalists and sixty local singers.

Bitch 'n' Monk

Collaboration between experimental flautist Mauricio Velasierra and beat-boxing soprano Heidi Heidelberg.

Bitchin Bajas

The trio plays warm, instrumental, psychedelic and melodic ambient music.

Bite Street Food Market

Regular street food market.


Danceable and upbeat, with interludes that collage tracks with the sounds of ships mooring and setting sail, a foghorn's call and response, sea birds, rain, and a train, Volta, the latest chapter in Björk's shape-shifting career, is another departure for the artist. "It was really different from how I usually work," Björk…

Utilita Live From The Drive In: Bjorn Again

Drive-in show hosted across the UK as part of the 2020 Utilita Live From The Drive-in Program.

The Black Arrows

Classic rock.

Black Balloons

Garagey and alt.indie sounds from this Glasgow four-piece.

Black Boys

High-octane rock and soul music covering everything from 60s America to 21st century Britain.

Black Butter Records

House and disco clubnight.

Black Cat Cabaret

Modern cabaret featuring acrobats, street performers and musicians.

Black Cat Jazz

New Orleans style jazz band led by trumpeter Steve Graham.

Black Cat Jook Band

A four-piece band from the Cupar area, playing blues, skiffle and ragtime.

Black Cobra

Punk and hardcore-fuelled doom and sludge metal duo from San Francisco.

Black Corrolla

Psychedelic rock'n'roll three piece.

A Black Country Night Out

A show featuring a variety of comic and musical acts by entertainers from the Black Country.

The Black Crowes

American rock band led by brothers Chris and Rich Robinson.

The Black Diamond Express

The nine-piece collective, based in Edinburgh, performs lively Celtic folk-rock.