Ayrshire’s entertainment menu for this week is serving up slices of French and Italian culture and music.

Fill your plate with this eclectic buffet of events taking place all throughout the region.

Culture Incrociate - Episode 1 at The Market Inn, Ayr – February 2

As “Ayr's first independent cross-cultural Italian music festival”, this event showcases up-and-coming Italian and Scottish artists, celebrating both in a unique musical showcase of two cultures with an intertwined history.

Organised by Ayr business Narture CIC (Community Interest Company), the mini two-hour long festival will take place in The Market Inn.

Tickets cost just £5 and are available online on Eventbrite.

The Jersey Tones at the Gailes Hotel, Irvine – February 3

Singing classic songs from Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons and The Overtones and performing hits from the musical Jersey Boys, the four-piece are one of Scotland’s most popular tribute acts.

Alongside the entertainment you can enjoy a three-course meal from the hotel’s restaurant.

Tickets are £37.50 for the meal and entertainment and can be bought on the Gailes Hotel website.

A Journey Into French Music: Fifi La Mer at Barrhill Memorial Hall and Dailly Community Hall – February 2 and 3 (respectively)

This celebration of French music, history, and culture is coming to South and East Ayrshire next week.

The half-Parisian, half-Scottish duo will allow you to journey through 100 years of French music, from Offenbach to Gainsbourg, whilst sampling French wine and cheeses.

Costing £6-9, tickets are available for both events on the Gaiety’s website.

E.L.O. Again: The Ultimate Tribute to Jeff Lynne & The Electric Light Orchestra at The Gaiety’s Main Theatre – February 3

Perfect for fans of iconic rock group E.L.O who want to relive the band’s glory days.

This show recreates a classic concert from the band through faithful renditions of their songs accompanied by a light show and visual effects.

Tickets to the UK’s “number one” E.L.O. tribute act cost £26-30 and can be found on the Gaiety’s website.

Grease and Dirty Dancing Tribute at the Carlton Hotel, Prestwick – February 3

A tribute to the classic movies, this event will include hits from iconic musical Grease alongside well-known songs from Dirty Dancing.

Tickets are priced at £35 and include a three-course meal alongside the entertainment.

They can be booked by calling the hotel on 01292 476811.

Kenny Rogers & Neil Diamond Tribute Night at The Carlton Hotel, Prestwick – February 4

The second of the Prestwick hotel's tribute nights this week, this show pays homage to two American singer-songwriter legends.

Like the show the night prior, this event includes a three-course meal with your ticket, with seats priced at £35.

Tickets can be booked by calling the hotel on 01292 476811.

South Ayrshire Schools’ Orchestra at Ayr Town Hall – February 8

A showcase of South Ayrshire’s emerging musical talent, the audience will be treated to three orchestras - the Junior String Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra, and Sinfonia – in one show.

Comprising of over 200 pupils across all three orchestras, each young musician rehearsed for 12 weeks for this chance to share their talent.

Costing £5-7, you can buy a ticket on the Gaiety’s website.

The Best Laid Schemes of Mice & Murder at Stair Community Centre, Mauchline – February 8

Scotland’s “leading” murder mystery company – Can You Catch the Killer – are taking their interactive show to Mauchline.

The special Robert Burns themed play lets the audience solve the mystery of the murder of a descendant of the bard by interrogating suspects, putting clues together, and making accusations.

Tickets cost between £6-9 and can be purchased here.

Do you have any shows, gigs, or concerts you’d like us to showcase in our entertainment round-up? If so, get in touch by emailing emma.reilly@newsquest.co.uk.