Upcoming tours, festivals and special events


Italian jazz vocalist.

Danielle de Niese

Danielle de Niese has been hailed as 'opera’s coolest soprano' by New York Times Magazine and 'not just a superb performer, but a phenomenal one' by Opera News. A multi-faceted artist, de Niese has gained wide recognition for her superb stagecraft, assured singing and her ability to communicate on every level.

Daniel's Beard

Daniel's Beard is the West End-based group of Glasgow musicians who, when not performing classics of the chamber repertoire, curate the Cottier Chamber Project.

Danish String Quartet

Billing itself as 'your friendly neighbourhood string quartet with above average amounts of beard', the Danish String Quartet is an engaging bunch of Scandinavians (actually three Danes and one Norwegian) with a fierce dedication to quartet music.


Dancetour DJ contest winner 2009 spins his stuff.

Danny Brown

Humorous rapper from Detroit.

Danny Driver

Solo recital by London pianist with formidable technique and an exciting repertoire.

Danny Gruff

Folky rock from Welsh-born, London-based Danny Gruff.

Danny Gruff

Folky rock from Welsh-born, London-based Danny Gruff.

Danny Howells

The Hastings-born DJ and producer plays house, disco and techno.

Danny Kyle's Open Stage

The open stage night made famous by Celtic Connections – a chance to see new musical talent before the young guns make it big, with the winners announced at the end.

The Danny Lee Band

A mix of covers and originals from the rock and blues band.

Danny Maddocks

Acoustic mix of jazz, heartfelt soul and pop classics.

Danny McLoughlin: 01/02

McLoughlin presents a show about one week in his life and how he came out the other side.

Danny P

West of Scotland songwriter launches EP.

Danny Rampling

The veteran DJ plays house music.

Danny Schmidt

Acoustic guitar from this Texan singer-songwriter.

Danse McCabre

All-female ceilidh band playing a selection of old favourites alongside some lesser-known tunes.


Intertwined indie and trad folk.

Dante Quartet

Krysia Osostowicz (violin), Oscar Perks (violin), Yuko Inoue (viola) and Richard Jenkinson (cello) are an award-winning string quartet that hosts an annual summer festival in July.

Daphna Baram: Killing MissD

Sassy wit from the Israeli journalist turned stand-up.

Daphna Baram: Something to Declare

  • 3 stars

Sassy wit from the Israeli journalist turned stand-up.

Daphne presents Nova! Nova

A night of sketches, stand-up, songs and all-round funniness from Daphne (Phil Wang, Jason Forbes and George Fouracres).


Old school punk rock from Edinburgh.


Clownish lead rapper in N-Dubz strikes out solo.

Dar Williams

American singer-songwriter and guitarist performs folk-pop and alternative country.

Dara O'Briain: Crowd Tickler

The Irish comedy star and host of BBC2's Mock the Week returns to with his observational humour in a new show – Crowd Tickler.

Darbar Festival

The UK's biggest festival of classical Indian music and dance, held over three weekends in September, October and November.

Darcy Oake

After being seen by more than 200 millions viewers on Britain's Got Talent, Oakes' modern take on magic and illusion has seen him travel the world performing.

Darden Smith

Austin Americana troubadour who has been described as a 'Texan Van Morrison'.

Dare ProtoPlay

Dundee capitalises on its digitally-capable status with Scotland's biggest free video gaming education and consumer festival with games, talks, conferences and workshops for the general public as well as those in the games industry.


A one-day festival focused on helping women to build up skills and resilience needed for performance and feminist activism. Throughout the day, there are workshops and live music.

Daria Kulesh

Russian folk singer-songwriter.

Darius Brubeck Quartet

The eldest son of legendary pianist Dave Brubeck, who spent many years working with and promoting jazz musicians in South Africa and playing with The Jazzanians and Afro Cool Concept.

Darius Rucker

Country from the former lead singer and rhythm guitarist of Hootie & the Blowfish.

The Dark Circus Party

Prepare to be transported to a dark, dreamy and slightly depraved world of heady illusion and unbridled spectacle.

Dark Horses

Haunting psychedelic rock and alternative rock with gothic influences.

Dark Room

The hardest and darkest Psytrance ceremony.

Dark Stares

St Albans-based rock and blues four-piece.


Iinnovative and cutting edge take on grime.


Dark, thrash death metal all the was from Sweden.

The Darkness

The classic rock revivalists return from the wilderness.


Hardcore and industrial techno, gabba and drum & bass.


Grunge-flavoured rock by the three-piece band from Blackpool.

The Darling Buds

Alternative rock and indie-pop band from Newport

Darlington Comedy Festival

A relative newbie on the scene – 2015 will be the fourth festival – Darlington Comedy Festival features the best of local, national, up-and-comers and well-known comedians.

Darlington Orchestra Summer Concert

The orchestra present a wide-ranging selection of musical pieces from various eras, genres, composers and countries.

The Darlingtons

English indie rock four-piece.

Darren Harriott

Up-and-comer who has previously appeared on Russell Howard's Stand Up Central and has supported Jimmy Carr.

Darren Walsh: Punderbolt

  • 3 stars

Walsh's first full-length show featuring animations, one-liners, videos, sound effects, drawings, ad-libbing and surreal nonsense.