Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Holodrum

Holodrum announce debut shows and release first track 'No Dither' Formed in Leeds but crackling with a Trans-Atlantic energy that stretches to NYC, Holodrum are a seven-piece coming together of old collaborators and new to create something that uproots the punk and repeato-rock foundations that many of its members had…

Hot Club of Cowtown

Hot jazz/western swing trio.

How to Live a Jellicle Life

Linus Karp and Awkward Productions A show that provides a jellicle discussion about the jellicle aspects of the jellicle cats in CATS and how you can apply them to your life in order to make it truly jellicle. No previous knowledge about CATS required. 'So much fun' (James Graham). 'Sidesplittingly funny' ★★★★…

HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2022

A giant festival of philosophy and music, with live concerts, discussions, talks, breakfasts and all forms of rumination, punditry and talking heads. The 2020 global online edition of the festival will see live events streamed from Delhi, London and New York.

Hudson Taylor

Fraternal folk pop duo, raised on 60s singer-songwriters.

Hundred Watt Club

A line-up of burlesque and cabaret artists.

I Am a Raver

Rave night featuring past and present club anthems for a fun evening packed with notstalgia.

Ian Siegal

Blues-rock singer/guitarist.

Ian Sweet

Jilian Medford, better known by her stage name Ian Sweet, is an American indie rock musician from Los Angeles, California.

Imarhan

The young five-piece from Tamanrasset in Southern Algeria are part of the Tuareg new wave, and perform in support of their second album Temet.

Jack Cullen

Jack Cullen is a young British / Irish Singer Songwriter.

Jacob Dersley: The Adolescence Tour

After taking the internet by storm with his track ‘Young’ in 2021, this 18-year-old singer songwriter Jacob Dersley is now set to release his self-produced album ‘Adolescence’ in the summer of ’22 and take it UK wide on ‘The Adolescence Tour,’ to coincide with the post A-Level celebrations and after parties! With an…

Jaga Jazzist

Experimental jazz rock combo from Norway.

James Walsh (Starsailor)

James first found success as the lead singer, songwriter and guitarist with multi platinum band Starsailor with whom he still tours and releases the occasional album. 'Everything Will Be Ok' is James's 4th official solo album following 'Turning Point','Tiger On The Bridge' & 'Small Illusions' He's also used his…

Jim Daly: Football and Fatherhood

Award winning (and he will prove it) internet comedy sensation Jim Daly (50 million views online) presents his first solo stand-up show after nearly a decade on the comedy circuit. This work-in-progress show combines Jim's two loves: his 18-month old daughter and football. He negotiates the first year and a half of being…

Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith

British folk duo with a talent for composition and original songs.

Joan Shelley

Singer and songwriter from Louisville, Kentucky.

Joe & The Shitboys

'Bisexual vegan punk' band from the Faroe Islands.

Jonny and The Baptists

Oh wow, the last two years have been awful haven’t they? So what do we do now? Just power through? Laugh and pretend it’s definitely fine? Or deal with the trauma of multiple lockdowns, emotional shutdowns and total breakdowns? In “Dance Like It Never Happened” musical comedians Jonny and the baptists are gonna try to do…

Jordan Brookes: This Is Just What Happens

IAM What do you do when the end of the world finally comes and you realise it’s going to happen slowly and boringly? No sudden meteor strike. No thrilling zombie apocalypse. Just a gradual ebbing away of life as you knew it. Do you fight to fix things before it gets worse, dedicating your life to making the world around…

Josh Smith

Versatile blues guitarist.

Joshua Grant

Edinburgh singer/songwriter.

Judge Jules

Julius O'Riordan, AKA Judge Jules, is a British dance music DJ who was voted best DJ in the world by DJ Mag in 1995.

Juice Vocal Ensemble

Highly rated experimental vocal trio of Anna Snow (soprano), Sarah Dacey (soprano) and Kerry Andrew (alto), mixing alt-classical (basically, art music by people who aren't dead) with folk, jazz, world music, pop and electronica.

Julianna Barwick

American ambient musician who works with loops and vocal samples.

Kabantu

A feast of exciting and exhilarating music as Festival Favourites Kabantu return with a brand new show.Kabantu, whose name means of the people, are a hugely talented five piece from Manchester who unravel new marriages of music from around the globe to celebrate the space where different cultures collaborate. Defying…

Keep Dancing Inc

Parisian indie-pop quartet.

Kiki Dee & Carmelo Luggeri

With a glittering West End and pop career already under her belt, Kiki Dee has for the last decade been collaborating with guitarist and composer Carmelo Luggeri on more experimental material.

King Hannah

Sometimes a band arrives out of nowhere, with a fully formed sound ready to fill a stadium. King Hannah are one of those bands. The Liverpool band led by the creative force of Hannah Merrick and Craig Whittle have arrived with Tell Me Your Mind And Ill Tell You Mine, an EP that is both soothing in its moods and…

L.A. Witch

Female reverb-heavy garage-punk trio.

Laetitia Sadier

Solo show from the Stereolab frontwoman.

The Last Quiz Night on Earth

It’s the end of the world. The last night on earth. An asteroid is heading straight for us. Fancy going out with a bang? It’s the final countdown. Landlady Kathy invites you to the last quiz night on earth with Quizmaster Rav. He’s the host with the most. But with time ticking, some unexpected guests turn up out of the…

Laura Stevenson

If gravity is strong enough, at the end of time our universe will collapse, pulling all of existence back down to infinitesimal size, like before the Big Bang. But if expansion outpaces gravity, eventually the universe will be cold and empty–all light, heat, and connection will be gone. That possibility is called The Big…

The Lazy Eyes

SongBook, the debut album by Sydney four-piece The Lazy Eyes, is a world unto itself. It’s all journey and all destination, a decidedly modern marvel of psych-rock that’s unpretentious in construction but precious where it counts.

Leo Houlding – Closer to the Edge

Leo Houlding is one of the world's best climbers; big walls, Everest, triple peaks in as many days, you name it, Leo's probably climbed it! With a brief overview of his life, Leo's brand new show will follow on from his previous tour (The Spectre Expedition, 2019) bringing audiences up to date with his audacious…

Light Up A Life

Come together to remember and pay tribute to those that have been loved and lost.

Lilla Vargen

Singer and songwriter from Northern Ireland.

Linea Aspera

Dark wave/minimal wave band formed in London in 2011. The duo is fronted by vocalist Zoè Zanias, with Ryan Ambridge on synthesizers.

Looking For Me Friend

Cahoots Theatre Company Funny and touching tribute to this much-loved national treasure. Written and performed by BBC One's All Together Now star, Paulus, ('King of Cabaret' (The Stage)) this brand-new show sees him in a fresh light as a lifelong fan and devotee of the Queen of Comedy. Celebrate her unforgettable songs…

Lucky Chops

The six-piece outfit from New York City play high-energy brassy funk.

Mark Thompson's Spectacular Science Show

TV astronomer and author mark Thompson explores the strange and magical properties of matter with exploding elephant's toothpaste, vortex generating dustbins, vanishing beakers and exploding Pringle tubes.

MarthaGunn

Brighton quintet taking their cues from the likes of Fleetwood Mac and Eagles for 70s-tinged indie rock.

Martin Harley & Band

“Quite simply a great live act” – Time Out London “No doubt that he is a slide guitar master. He is the business” – Roots Magazine Martin Harley has been making music and touring the world for over two decades. His sound has never been more down to earth. Exploring roots, blues and slide guitar in a style The Guardian…

Max Mulrenan

After nearly two years since Max’s debut project ‘Where Did Winter Go?’ He brings his first album ‘St. Elizabeth’s Son’. The 11 track project captures Max’s upbringing and his discoveries along the way and things he didn’t know about his family such as the name of his biological father. The title is a play on words; St.

Melt Banana

Influential, experimental Japanese gonzo punks.

Memorial

Memorial are folk-pop duo Jack and Ollie. Neither are in any great hurry, with their songwriting process originally found spent solo, several hundred miles apart in Brighton and Manchester. Voice memos zipped across the internet, all half thoughts and feelings seeking the other’s encouragement.

Mental Cruelty

German band playing brutal deathcore.

Mesadorm

Bristol-based collaborative project between May Gibbs, Aaron Zahl, Daisy Palmer, Jo Silverston and many more.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

An open air production by Illyria of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Minami Deutsch

Minami Deutsch was formed by Kyotaro Miula (guitar, vocals, synthesizer) in Tokyo in 2014. Their sound is influenced by both their love for Krautrock legends such as Can and Neu!, and the band members being self-professed repetition freaks who heavily listen to minimal techno. The music proceeds straightforwardly with the…