Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

DJ Q-Bert

Spacey beats from DJ Q-Bert on his latest double album Extraterrestria and GalaXXXian.

DJ Rankin

Save the rave with DJ Rankin.

DJ Rolando

Hailing from Detroit, the birthplace of techno, Rolando has been a stalwart producer and DJ since the mid 90s, with his '99 track, 'Knights of the Jaguar' going down in history as one of the greatest dance tracks of all time.

DJ Swerve

Kiss FM's DJ Swerve spins house, hip hop and R&B.

DJ Yella

American DJ and founding member of the pioneering gangsta rap group NWA.

DJ Zinc

Drum & bass don turned 'crack house' master.

Djordje Gajic

Award-winning Yugoslavian accordionist plays tunes for your listening pleasure.

Dmitry Onishchenko

A live performance from the classical pianist.

DNA Fridays

DJs on rotations bringing you an eclectic mix of commercial house and dance.

Do Not Adjust Your Stage

Live long-form improvised comedy from one of the UK's leading groups, Do Not Adjust Your Stage.

Do Not Adjust Your Stage Presents: The Wunderkammer

Improv group Do Not Adjust Your Stage and guests present an monthly evening that's half comedy show, half Ted talk, with a different theme each time.

Do You Like Jokes?

Well, do you? Of course you do, and so you'll probably love this: a night of funny, funny people, with a different line-up each event.

Dobbies Wildlife Trail

Find the wildlife hiding around Dobbies and pick up an activity book and a packet of wildflower seeds for a small donation to The Wildlife Trusts.

Doberman

Rock covers band from Italy.

Doc McStuffin's Check-up Clinic

Kids get the chance to step into a doctor role by diagnosing a patient – Big Ted – with the Doc McStuffins clinic.

Doctor Dolittle The Musical

Based on the 1967 film, Dr Doolittle finds the Doctor and his menagerie of friends on the hunt for the Giant Pink Sea Snail, who holds the secret of life and making the world a happier place.

Doctor for a Day

Find out what it's like to be a doctor, as you learn to take a pulse, measure blood pressure and make your own stethoscope and doctor's bag.

Doctor Who Festival

A three-dayer of Doctor Who fun, with appearances from Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat, the chance to talk with production crew, cosplay, a quiz, a peek backstage, a look at the props and costumes – pretty much every a good Whovian's heart desires.

Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular

  • Directed by: Ben Foster (cond)

Symphonic celebration of everyone's favourite quirky, time-travelling, sidekick-addicted defender of humankind.

Document Film Festival

This dedicated international human rights documentary film festival uses international film to raise the profile of human rights and social issues that are not exposed in the mainstream media. Document showcases a wide range of styles from reportage to cinematic essays, investigative journalism to left-field experiments.

The Dodgy Characters

Foot-stompin' boogie woogie hoe downs from the one-time Eddi Reader support group.

The Dodo Club

Underground electro, bass and electronica club night.

The Dodos

Psych folk pop duo from San Francisco who come highly recommended by Les Savy Fav.

Dog on a Swing

Indie pop from Ed Ritchie and friends.

Doghouse Roses

Atmospheric folk and blues duo turned trio with skilful guitar playing and ethereal vocals.

Dogs Trust Fun Day

A top day out for pooches and their human hangers-on.

Dogstar Comedy

Six funny types who've dragged themselves out of bed to get you lot smiling.

Dojo

Jazz and reggae sounds from Dojo.

Doldrums

Aka quirky, chaotic electronic popster Airick Woodhead.

Dolina Maclennan: An Island Girl's Journey

Dolina Maclennan talks about her autobiography, which charts her childhood growing up on Lewis to her adult years befriending behemoths of the Scot literature scene.

Dollar Academy Annual Christmas Concert

Dollar Academy returns with its annual festive musical extravaganza.

Dolly Parton

The leading lady of country with the phenomenal voice and impeccable songwriting performs evergreen favourites – and perhaps even a rap or two – on her Blue Smoke World Tour.

Domiciles

Psych shoegaze band from Fife.

Dominic Kirwan and Mary Duff

The two entertainers take to the stage together.

Dominic Kirwan

Popular Irish crooner with almost 30 years in the music business.

Dominic Miller

Contemporary jazz guitarist.

Dominic Waxing Lyrical

Baroque folk from Edinburgh.

Don Diablo

Electronic dance from the Dutch DJ and producer.

Don-E

Soul sounds from Don-E, known for underground club hits 'Unbreakable' and 'Love Makes the World Go Round'.

Donald MacKenzie

The organist performs.

Donald Robertson is Not a Stand-Up Comedian

  • 4 stars
  • Written by: Gary McNair

New piece by writer/performer Gary McNair – a coming of age story which looks at comedy in an entirely different light.

Donovan

Classic British singer-songwriter blending pop, rock, folk, jazz and psychedelic influences known for hits including 'Mellow Yellow', 'Catch the Wind', 'Colours', 'Hurdy Gurdy Man', 'Universal Soldier', 'Sunshine Superman' and 'Season of the Witch'.

Don't Explain

Billie Holliday style vocals from Olivia Ennemoser backed up by Chris Clark, Scott Madden and Robert Henderson.

Doodle and Splat

Creative, messy fun for children.

Doomsquad

The three Blumas siblings from Toronto perform their experimental dance material with trance and psychedelic influences.

Doomtree

From roots as a bunch of mates messing around and making music together after school, Doomtree have grown into a seven-member behemoth mixing pretty much everything together – rap, punk, indie, rock and pop – to create exciting sounds.

Doors Open Day

Free admission to see inside some of Scotland's finest buildings, old and new, and enjoy various guided walks throughout the towns and cities.

Dope Body

Spasmodic electro punk noise quartet.

DopeSickFly

Neo-soul-jazz-funk-hip hop fusion band from Glasgow.