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The Week Ahead with Paul Simon, Kraftwerk, Lovebox, Latitude, Kew the Music, James Taylor, Rita Ora, The Breeders, Longitude, Bruno Mars and more

Posted: 2nd July 2018

Please note:

- All prices are exclusive of booking fees and correct at the time of publication.

- Line-ups for festivals subject to last-minute changes.

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- Events subject to availability or last-minute cancellations - check first before booking accommodation or travelling.

This Week:

Lovebox in London from 13th July at Gunnersbury Park. Friday with Skepta, Bicep, Wu-Tang Clan, Mike Skinner and Murkage and more still available - Saturday sold out.
Kew the Music Gipsy Kings, Steps, The Human League, Jools Holland and his Rhythm 'n Blues Orchestra, 2Cellos, Boyzone, The Americans, Björn Again, Gilson Lavis, Blancmange, The Lounge Kittens, Saara Aalto, Marc Almond, Ruby Turner, Louise Clare Marshall in London from 10th July, priced £45
Latitude with Solange, alt-J, The Vaccines, Wolf Alice, Rag 'n Bone Man, Jessie Ware, James, Mogwai and more in Suffolk from 12th July, priced £77
Longitude Festival with J. Cole, Travis Scott, Solange, Migos, SZA, Diplo, Post Malone, Tyler, the Creator, Anderson .Paak, Sampha, J Hus in Dublin from 13th July
Kraftwerk at Live at the Marquee in Cork on 11th July - rare 3D show, last tickets
Paul Simon 'Homeward Bound' in Manchester, Glasgow and Dublin from 10th July, as well as London's Hyde Park for BST
James Taylor 'James Taylor & his All-star Band with Special Guest Bonnie Raitt' in Manchester, Glasgow, Leeds and Cardiff from 9th July, priced £66.25. Last tour was 4 years ago
Bruno Mars in Glasgow and Dublin from 10th July. Last few tickets
Rita Ora at the Henley Festival in Henley, plus Dundee and Middlesbrough from 11th July, priced from £35. Last few tickets
The Breeders in Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester from 10th July, priced £20. Last few tickets
Natalie Merchant in St. Ives, Exeter, Bath, Cheltenham, Edinburgh, Bradford, Buxton and more from 13th July, priced from £25. Last few tickets
John Cooper Clarke in London, Peterborough, Frome, Newport, Hertford, Scarborough, North Yorkshire and many more from 12th July, priced from £19.50. Last few tickets
Katherine Jenkins in Haywards Heath and Norfolk from 14th July, priced from £30
BBC Proms in London from 13th July at the Royal Albert Hall. Limited availability for this classical institution
Eddi Reader in London, Macclesfield, Exeter, Southport, Worthing, Basingstoke, Leeds and more from 12th July, priced from £20
Huey Morgan in Manchester, Cardiff, Leeds, Milton Keynes and Kings Heath from 14th July, priced from £12
BC Camplight in London, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, Newcastle, Kings Heath, Brighton and more from 13th July, priced from £5
Dr Feelgood in London, Portsmouth, Dorset, Cardiff, Leamington Spa, Hertfordshire, Stockton-on-Tees and many more from 12th July, priced from £15
ROAM with Milestones in Tunbridge Wells, Bristol, Bournemouth, Wolverton, Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield and more from 10th July, priced £10. Last few tickets
Badly Drawn Boy in Frome and East Riding of Yorkshire from 12th July, priced from £22.50
Martin Carthy in London, Kings Heath, Aldershot, Guildford, Doncaster and North Yorkshire from 13th July, priced from £10
Oh Sees in London, Brighton, Leeds, Newcastle, Cambridge, Margate and Bristol from 10th July, priced from £20
Jet 'Get Re-born' in London, Manchester, Dublin and Belfast from 16th July, priced from £25. Last tour was 8 years ago - don't miss
Sister Sledge 'Disco Classical Manchester FT. Sister Sledge Live' with Manchester Camerata in Manchester, plus Glasgow, Lancashire and Preston from 13th July, priced from £25
The Naked and Famous in London and Bristol from 15th July, priced from £18
Caetano Veloso 'Ofertório: Caetano Veloso With Moreno Veloso, Zeca Veloso and Tom Veloso' in London on 10th July, priced £65
Don Letts in Lewes on 14th July, priced £12.50
DJ Premier in London on 13th July, priced £12
Blackalicious in Manchester on 9th July, priced £19.50
Haiku Salut in London, Leeds, Glasgow, Manchester, Nottingham and Brighton from 15th July, priced from £8
Queen Kwong 'In-store' in London, Bristol, Southampton, Brighton, Nottingham, Leeds and Manchester from 11th July, priced from £3. Last few tickets
Quantic in London, Manchester, Bristol and Leeds from 13th July, priced from £15
Sir Ranulph Fiennes 'An Evening with Sir Ranulph Fiennes' in London, Oxford, Salford, Folkestone, Torquay and York from 12th July. Last tour was 3 years ago
Hellions in London, Birmingham, Wolverton, Bournemouth, Newport, Guildford, Norwich and more from 11th July, priced £8
Cornbury Festival in Oxfordshire from 13th July - with UB40, Alanis Morrisette, Squeeze, Caro Emerald, Mavis Staples, Deacon Blue, Zucchero, Amy MacDonald and more
Beat-Herder Festival in Lancashire from 13th July with Orbital, Soulwax, Django Django, High Contrast Live, David Rodigan, Congo Natty and loads more
Folk by the Oak with Amy MacDonald, Eliza Carthy, Julie Fowlis, Billy Bragg, The Young'uns [UK], Catrin Finch, Seckou Keita, CC Smugglers, Harri Endersby, Sam Kelly and the Lost Boys in Hatfield on 15th July
Cocoon in the Park with Sven Väth, Apollonia, Seth Troxler, Craig Richards, Tale of Us in Leeds on 14th July, priced £35
Key 103 Summer Live in Manchester on 14th July with One Republic, Sigala, Craig David, Years and Years, Sigma, Clean Bandit, Grace and more
Citadel Festival with Tame Impala, CHVRCHES, Leon Bridges, Fat White Family, Goat, The Horrors, La Femme, HONNE, Hawkwind, Dermot Kennedy, Shame, Sam Fender, The Barr Brothers, Goat Girl, Gang of Youths, R+R=NOW, Isaac Gracie in London on 15th July
King Tut's Summer Nights in Glasgow from 12th July, priced £8 - various acts
Leicester Comedy Festival in Manchester on 14th July, priced £10 - various acts
Barry Humphries 'Weimar Cabaret' in London from 11th July. Last tour was 4 years ago
Ed Byrne 'Spoiler Alert' in Glasgow from 12th July, priced £24
Nish Kumar in London, Barnard Castle, Aldershot, Cambridge, Kettering, Newport, Liverpool and many more from 14th July, priced from £6
Zoe Lyons in London, Leicester, Brighton, Ivybridge, Liskeard, Exeter, Aldershot and many more from 10th July, priced from £5. Last few tickets
Glenn Wool in London, Leeds, Wolverhampton, Castle Douglas, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Swansea and many more from 9th July, priced from £7.70
Abandoman 'The Abandoman Show' in London, Leicester, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield from 11th July, priced £12
King Lear [Ian McKellen] in London from 11th July
A Monster Calls in London from 12th July
Spamilton in London from 12th July
Pity [Rory Mullarkey] in London from 12th July