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Top Gigs in Scotland in 2014: The Best Concerts

2014 will be a big year for gigs, with some of the world's best known musicians bringing their latest tours to Scotland.

To ensure you don't miss anything, here are some of the biggest shows that will visit Scotland in 2014.

We've also put together a list of some of the year's best television, music, film and literature highlights. To see these click on the links below.

T in The Park

After winning an audience poll asking who they would most like to see headline, it has been announced that Arctic Monkeys will be headlining the 2014 festival. With the license being amended so that acts can perform till 1am, T in the Park will be able to showcase event more talent than before. The festival takes place in Balado in June.




After breaking records with her newest self-titled album, Beyonce will be bringing her 'Mrs Carter Show' to the Glasgow SSE Hydro on February the 20th and 21st.



Katy Perry

One of the world's biggest pop stars, Katy will be brining her Prismatic World Tour to the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on May 17th and 18th. Support in the UK will be provided by newly minted X Factor winner Sam Bailey.




Dolly Parton

As part of her Blue Smoke World Tour, the country superstar will take the stage at the- AECC GE Oil and Gas Arena in Aberdeen on June 15th, and both the 17th and 18th of June at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow.




Britain's new supergroup, a combination of McFly and Busted, will visit the SSE Hydro, Glasgow, on April the 17th and 18th, and due to popular demand will return to the venue on May the 16th and 17th.



Manic Street Preachers

The popular Welsh trio will return to the Scottish stage at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on April the 3rd and Glasgow Barrowlands on April the 4th.



Following the release of their sixth studio album, Elbow will play live for the first time in a year at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on April the 6th.



Jake Bugg

After a very successful 2013, Jake will appear at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on February the 22nd as part of a UK tour.



The 1975

The Manchester-based Indie band will perform at both the 02 Academy in Glasgow on the 7th of February, and the Aberdeen Music Hall, on February the 8th.



Christy Moore

To celebrate the release of his new album Folk Tale, the Irish singer-songwriter will perform at Festival Theatre in Edinburgh on April the 10th.



dan le sac vs. Scroobius Pip

Most famous for cult hit 'Thou Shalt Always Kill', the electronic duo will be playing the Edinburgh Liquid Rooms on January 20th and Glasgow's The Arches on January the 21st..



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