What's on in Dundee in May 2012?
Event of the month
Ignite 2012 (17-27 May 2012) - Building on the success of last year’s ‘Ignite Your Weekend’ programme, which attracted over 15,000 people to events in Dundee - this year’s 'Ignite 2012' festival brings ten days of events celebrating creativity in Tayside and Fife. - Find out more in our Ignite 2012 blog post
Dodgy (8 May 2012) - It's time to rewind to the 1990s as a reunited Dodgy are back with a new album which is actually garnering great reviews - Gardyne Theatre, Gardyne Road, Dundee, DD1 5NY - www.gardynetheatre.org.uk
Roddy Woomble (10 May 2012) - Ex-Idlewild lead singer and songwriter brings his solo material to Dundee. Woomble has diversified since the punk rock days of Idelwild, collaborating with a range of folk musicians. Current work seems to be somewhere between the two, though the combination will no doubt be as effortlessly compelling as ever - Gardyne Theatre, Gardyne Road, Dundee, DD1 5NY - www.gardynetheatre.org.uk
Skerryvore (12 May 2012) - A heady mix of rock, funk and traditional Celtic instruments. Think 21st century urban folk rock and you're probably close - Dundee Rep Theatre, tay Square, Dundee, DD1 1PB - tickets.dundeerep.co.uk
Kidnapped (15 - 16 May 2012) - Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure against the backdrop of the Jacobite rebellion is brought to life in this swashbuckling production - Dundee Rep Theatre, tay Square, Dundee, DD1 1PB - tickets.dundeerep.co.uk
The Armed Man - Dundee Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra Concert (20 May 2012) - Charity concert featuring Karl Jenkins' A Mass for Peace - Caird Hall, City Square, Dundee, DD1 3BB - www.cairdhall.co.uk