1. Apr

      19:30 – 22:00



      Following a limited run at the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe, the comedian, broadcaster, journalist, and chef takes his hilarious stand up show on the road this Spring. In addition to being a regular voice on BBC Radio 4, Hardeep has also been seen on television shows ranging from Question Time & This Week, to The One Show & Celebrity Masterchef. Join Hardeep as he offers his take on life, love and finding romance in middle age.


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  2. May

    1. Jo Caulfield
      19:30 – 21:30


      Award-winning comedian Jo Caulfield is back with a hilarious new show -A CELEBRATION OF ANGER

      Jo’s always wondered why anger is seen as such a bad thing. When life presents such irritations as vacuous celebrities, endless TV quiz shows, arrogant shop-assistants, emotionally ‘challenged’ men, drunken girlfriends who always pick the wrong partner, and a husband who continually quotes The Godfather, surely having a good rant – and a good laugh – is the only sensible reaction?

      Enjoy your anger.

       Nominated as Funniest

      Woman (LAFTA Awards) and Best Female Stand-Up (Chortle Awards),

      Jo is feisty, funny and wonderfully bitchy” (Observer)

      With a “cut-throat wit and a razor-sharp tongue” (Times)

       Star of Radio 4’s hugely popular “Jo Caulfield’s Speakeasy”, and seen on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Mock the Week, Have I Got News For You, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, The Apprentice: You’re Fired and BBC1’s The Politics Show, this is a fantastic night out, for men and women alike.

  3. May

    1. The Old Dance School
      19:30 – 21:30


      NT6D5760The Old Dance School’s expansive landscapes of ear-bending contemporary folk place them as true innovators of the music. Duelling fiddles, soaring brass crescendos, and irresistible grooves, their live show charts their remarkable journey from ballet school basement jam sessions and cowshed rehearsals, to remote lighthouses, to headline appearances at international festivals.

      The Old Dance School takes it’s name from the old Betty Fox School of Ballet in Birmingham, then legendary jam session venue, where the band first formed in 2006. Championed by BBC Radio 2′s Bob Harris, the septet’s provocative songs and cinematic sound has received plaudits throughout the country, from press and audiences alike, including Songlines Top Of The World 2010, and The Scotsman’s Album of the Year.

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  4. May

    1. Jamie MacDougall @ Gardyne Theatre
      19:30 – 21:30

      jamieJoin popular tenor and BBC broadcaster Jamie MacDougall and his accompaniat Michael Barnett for an evening of music and chat to launch Jamie’s new album. Including songs from every genre of music – classical and opera to traditional SCottish and pop. An evening of guaranteed enjoyment

  5. May

    1. Martin Simpson
      19:30 – 22:00

      Simpson High ResThere is no doubt that after 35 years as a professional musician Martin is, right now, better than ever. Widely acknowledged as one of the finest acoustic and slide guitar players in the world, his interpretations of traditional songs are masterpieces of storytelling. His solo shows are intense, eclectic, spellbinding and deeply moving. There is no-one who has more successfully combined the diverse elements of British, Afro-American and old-timey music than Simpson. His 15 years living in the US were well spent. In addition his own songwriting has produced some real gems, from the truck-stop epic, “Love Never Dies” to the profoundly moving “Never Any Good” and “One Day”. His career includes collaborations on stage and record with June Tabor, Kelly Joe Phelps, Jackson Browne, Danny Thompson, Danú, Martin Carthy, Cara Dillon, David Lindley, Roy Bailey, Martin Taylor, David Hidalgo, Steve Miller, Dick Gaughan and many more.

      Martin has been nominated an astounding 29 times in the eleven years of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards – more than any other performer – with 11 consecutive years as nominee for Musician of The Year, which he has won twice. 2008 saw an incredible 5 nominations for “Prodigal Son’ and 2 wins, whilst in 2010 he had an unprecedented 6 nominations for his CD, “True Stories” and a win for Best Traditional Track, “Sir Patrick Spens”. Whether playing American old-time music, blues, a Dylan song or his own material, Martin Simpson is unpredictable, individual and a guitarist of immense subtlety.

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  6. May

    1. Pop-Up Bowie
      19:30 – 22:30


      Paul Bowie promo

      PAUL ANTHONY looks and sounds like DAVID BOWIE. With his own band he performs 2 hours of Bowie’s biggest hits in a show called POP-UP BOWIE.

      As a Bowie lookalike he is due to appear in the Ron Howard Hollywood blockbuster film “RUSH” due for release autumn 2013. Paul has just won the award as the UK’s No 1 David Bowie tribute at The National Tribute Awards 2013.

      This is a must as BOWIE is a legend and with a new album at No 1 in the charts he also has a brand new audience. Hear all the songs that have made DAVID BOWIE one of the immortal legends of our time. A full evening of BOWIE material in just the way it should be heard and seen.


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  7. May

    1. Elio Pace performs THE BILLY JOEL SONGBOOK
      19:30 – 22:00


      In September 2013, Elio was invited to ‘fill Billy Joel’s shoes’ starring in two very special reunion concerts in New York and Philadelphia with Joel’s original 1971-72 touring band, recreating the historic Sigma Sounds live recordings. Following on from this, Elio Pace delivers this sensational tour celebrating the phenomenal music of Billy Joel. Featuring the massive hits, Uptown Girl, Just The Way You Are and My Life as well as fan favourites such as Scenes From AnItalian Restaurant, Goodnight Saigon and Piano Man.

      Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to experience The Billy Joel Songbook performed by the dynamic singer/songwriter and piano-player, Elio Pace and his magnificent band. He appeared live-on-air to millions as the featured artist on BBC Radio 2′s ‘Weekend Wogan’ throughout 2010.

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  8. May

    1. Budapest Cafe Orchestra @ Gardyne Theatre
      19:30 – 22:00

      BCO 13 new 5Back by popular demand, the fiery vivacity and awe-inspiring musicianship of the finest purveyors of Eastern European gypsy music this side of a Lada scrap heap will leave you with a grin on your face and rhythm in your feet…..

      Led by jazz violin superstar Christian Garrick, The Budapest Café Orchestra play traditional folk and gypsy music from across the Balkans and Russia, Klezmer, Romanian Doinas, Hungarian Czadas and beautiful ballads such as the theme to Schindler’s List.

      Evoking vivid images of Tzigane fiddle maestros, Budapest café life and gypsy campfires – with a few surprises along the way – it’s good enough to make you want to book a holiday along the Danube!

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  9. Jun

    1. Scottish Chamber Orchestra
      19:30 – 21:30


      Join players from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra for a perfect summer evening’s entertainment!

      Virtuosic principals from the wind and brass sections will present a programme of clever, witty, delightful and charming music from the classical and romantic eras.

      You’ll leave with a spring in your step and a smile on your face.


      Tickets: £15
      £13 concessions
      £5 (U26) / U16 free when accompanied by a full
      paying adult

  10. Jun

    1. Laura McGhee
      19:30 – 21:30

      Laura McGhee

      After two years of touring in the States, Laura McGhee is back in Dundee for a special acoustic performance at the Gardyne. Laura’s last show in Dundee was co-billed with Nicola Benedetti in the 2011 Discovery concert with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra at the Caird Hall, where she performed an orchestral arrangement of her piece on Scottish history “The Arbroath Suite”. Now she is going acoustic, with a stripped down intimate performance of her own material.

      Laura’s programme will feature career highlights and includes songs from her brand new album How Leaving Feels, a personal journey of her move across the pond to Nashville from Monifieth. The show opens with a fiery fiddle tune from the Shetlands and moves into a melancholy self-penned air.

      The show consists of two acts, both of which include her  fiddle compositions interspersed with original songs, and portray a hybrid of Celtic/Country  styles. The second act includes a Robert Burns tribute of contemporary arrangements of some of his best loved work. The show will feature multi-instrumentalist  Johnny Cameron from the famous Glasgow studio Riverside.

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  11. Sep

    1. Albert Lee and Hogan’s Heroes @ Gardyne Theatre
      19:30 – 22:30

      downloadAlbert Lee, by common consent one of the world’s finest guitar players, needs no introduction to Country music & Rock fans. He has worked with some of the world’s top artists, from Emmylou Harris to the Everly Brothers, Dolly Parton to Eric Clapton. In November 2002, at Eric’s request, Albert appeared at the star-studded Memorial Concert for George Harrison at London’s Albert Hall, and was featured alongside Sheryl Crow, Vince Gill and Eric Clapton at Eric’s 2007 Crossroads guitar festival. He is a member of Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings, and fronted the band at the O2 arena on the night of the Led Zeppelin reunion concert. Albert is a Grammy award winning musician, whose talents continue to be in demand by fellow performers throughout he world.

      Albert fronts his own band Hogan’s Heroes, some of the best known and most respected Rock’n’Roll and Country musicians in Great Britain.Originally formed by steel-guitarist Gerry Hogan to play at his annual festival in 1987 (hence the name!), Albert Lee & Hogan’s Heroes have relentlessly toured Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, Holland, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, not to mention Finland, Estonia, the Czech Republic, and Yugoslavia, plus of course Ireland and the UK. In April 1988 they starred at the 20th International Festival of Country Music at Wembley and at associated Country Festivals in Munich and Zurich. In June 1992 the band played Glastonbury Festival, the prestigious BBC 1 American Festival held at the Crystal Palace Bowl alongside good friends Little Village and Emmylou Harris.


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