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Balkanarama

A blend of klezmer, Balkan, gypsy punk and electronic beats featuring live music, bellydancing, VJs and a live jam session.

Glasgow School of Art

Sat 25 Oct

£9 in advance; £10 on the door / 0141 353 4500

Featuring Smash Kafana.

Potterrow, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£9 in advance; £10 on the door / 0131 650 4673

Featuring Smash Kafana.

Hot Dub Time Machine. Best. Party. Ever.

An all night long mashup of instantly recognisable tunes from the 60s to the present day, presented against a video backdrop.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Wed 10 Dec

£18.50–£20.50 (£17.50–£19.50)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Thu 11 Dec

£18.50–£20.50 (£17.50–£19.50)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Fri 12 Dec

£18.50–£20.50 (£17.50–£19.50)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 5 more dates until 17 Dec

Rave Of Thrones With Hodor

The DJ spins dance.

The Old Fire Station, Bournemouth

Mon 20 Oct

Phone for prices / 01202 963888

ABBA Mania

Celebrating decades of golden hits with a recreation of the live Abba show.

Boisdales Of Canary Wharf, London E14

Wed 31 Dec

£110–£185 / 020 7715 5818

  • 21:30 ABBA Mania Boisdales Of Canary Wharf, London

Annie Mac Presents

Radio 1's doyen of dance music hits Scotland with live music and guest DJ sets.

O2 Academy Bournemouth

Fri 5 Dec

£25.31 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Academy Brixton, London SW9

Sat 13 Dec

£25 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Academy Leeds

Fri 14 Nov

£17 / 0844 477 2000

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Dark Room

The hardest and darkest Psytrance ceremony.

Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£5 / 0131 629 4101

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Dark Room Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Nov

0131 629 4101

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Dark Room Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Jan 2015

0131 629 4101

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Dark Room Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Vegas! Grand Hogmanay Ball

The Vegas team return to host another Hogmanay party. Expect showgirls, big band tunes, swing, easy listening, cabaret and burlesque featuring all the usual glamorous shenanigans plus The Soul Foundation, Missy Malone, Gypsy Charms and the Vegas Revue.

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Dec

£28.12 / 0131 556 7060

Boxxed, Birmingham

Sat 25 Oct

£15–£25 adv / 0121 634 3517

A:M

Promising 'the naughtiest party for the dirtiest boyz', there's an amateur strip contest, giveaways, gogo dancers and the intriguingly named 'Scally Alley'.

Fire, London SW8

Fri 24 Oct

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00 A:M Fire, London

Fri 31 Oct

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00 A:M Fire, London

Fri 7 Nov

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00 A:M Fire, London
…and 41 more dates until 21 Aug 2015

Fright Night

A night-time walk through the Palace to find out about the ghosts of Linlithgow. Not for young children.

Linlithgow Palace

Fri 24 Oct

£10 / 0131 668 8885

Sat 25 Oct

£10 / 0131 668 8885

Fri 31 Oct

£10 / 0131 668 8885

Sat 1 Nov

£10 / 0131 668 8885

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Club Trop!

Resident DJs play dance, pop and classic tracks from the 1980s.

The House Of Smith, Newcastle upon Tyne

Mon 20 Oct

Phone for prices

  • 22:30 – 03:00 Club Trop! The House Of Smith, Newcastle upon Tyne

Mon 27 Oct

Phone for prices

  • 22:30 – 03:00 Club Trop! The House Of Smith, Newcastle upon Tyne

Hogmanay Ceilidh

Ceilidh into the new year with live music from Willie Fraser with caller Ken Gourlay. No stilettos or high heels, please!

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Dec

£25 / 0131 339 5374

Cutting Edge & Recipe Presents: Hannahween

DJ Zinc, Pete Graham, Luvstuff, Toucan, Jack Dee & Jake Walpole and Deejay John Warren spin deep house, bass and garage.

Fire, London SW8

Fri 31 Oct

£25 / 020 3242 0040

Ivan Blackstock: A Harlem Dream

  • Written by: Soweto Kinch

A dynamic co-production between Dance Umbrella and Young Vic, choreographed by Ivan Blackstock and featuring original music composed by Soweto Kinch. A speakeasy-styled set, with performers showcasing body popping, lindy hop, burlesque and locking.

Young Vic, London SE1

Tue 21 Oct

The Maria

£10 preview; £10–£19.50 / 020 7922 2922

Wed 22 Oct

The Maria

£10 preview; £10–£19.50 / 020 7922 2922

Thu 23 Oct

The Maria

£10 preview; £10–£19.50 / 020 7922 2922

…and 8 more dates until 1 Nov

Nightvision

House and techno heavyweights Musika have banded together with bass titans Xplicit to create a series of events across the city with an aim to pave the way for a new era of electronic music.

La Belle Angèle, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£12–£16

With Bicep X, Leon Vynehall and All Night Long.

Sat 25 Oct

£10–£16

With Andy C and MC Tonn Piper.

Sat 29 Nov

£10–£15

With Kink & Neville Watson.

The Liquid Room, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Nov

£12.50–£20 / 0131 225 2564

With Joy Orbison, Boddika and Levon Vincent.

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Colours present: Armada

A Christmas night out presented by Colours and featuring Andrew Rayel, Ruben de Ronde and special guest Bryan Kearney.

The Arches, Glasgow

Sat 20 Dec

£19.55 / 0141 565 1000

Hot Mess

Queer dance party where the focus is on the music, which is a heady mix of pop classics, obscure synthwave, house, techno and disco from the safe hands of DJ Simonotron.

The Annexe at the Liquid Room, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

£4 before 11.30pm; £6 after / 0131 225 2564

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Hot Mess The Annexe at the Liquid Room, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

£4 before 11.30pm; £6 after / 0131 225 2564

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Hot Mess The Annexe at the Liquid Room, Edinburgh

The Poetry Club, Glasgow

Sat 8 Nov

£6 / 0141 357 7246

  • 22:00 – 02:00 Hot Mess The Poetry Club, Glasgow

Sat 13 Dec

£6 / 0141 357 7246

  • 22:00 – 02:00 Hot Mess The Poetry Club, Glasgow

The Mansion London Halloween Ball

A decadent Halloween party hosted in a secret location in W2 with two dance floors a one-off art exhibition on the vintage book sculptures of Christina Mitrentse. Fabrizia Corsi spins electro on one floor and DJ Femi Fem supplies groove, funk, disco and soul on the other. There's also Sam Baw's on African Bongo, a live…

Holburn Station, London WC2B

Sat 1 Nov

£16.90–£25

http://halloweenball2014.eventbrite.com/?aff=kk

University Of Dub - History Of The Roots

DJs including Alvin Roots and Donovan Kingjay spin reggae.

The Scala, London N1

Fri 24 Oct

£15; £13 adv / 020 7833 2022

The Champions Of Lovers Rock

Pablo G spins reggae, with live performances by Susan Cadogan, Barry Biggs, Janet Kay, Peter Hunningale, Michael Gordon, Ossie Gad, Winsome, Easi B, Paulette Tajah, Victor Romero Evans, Marie Peirrie and Sandra Cross.

The Ritz, Manchester

Fri 24 Oct

£22.50 / 0161 236 3234

Fri 27 Mar 2015

£22.50 / 0161 236 3234

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Concert in the Gardens: Lily Allen

This year's famed Princes Street Gardens Hogmanay will be headlined by pop superstar Lily Allen. Special guests to be announced.

Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 573 8455

Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate

The very best of Gilded Balloon hole up in Drygate each Friday, which means you get to indulge in craft beer and comedy – a winning combination.

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

£15 for show only; £30 for show and two-course meal; £33 for show and three-course meal / 0141 212 8810

With Ray Bradshaw, Tiff Stevenson, Nathaniel Metcalfe and Chris Macarthur-Boyd.

Fri 31 Oct

£15 for show only; £30 for show and two-course meal; £33 for show and three-course meal / 0141 212 8810

With Ray Bradshaw, John Hastings, Lloyd Griffith and Julia Sutherland.

Fri 7 Nov

£15 for show only; £30 for show and two-course meal; £33 for show and three-course meal / 0141 212 8810

With Scott Agnew, Rob Rouse, Russell Hicks and Chris Forbes.

…and 6 more dates until 19 Dec

Incognito

Jazz-funk and acid jazz by the well-established band, led by Jean-Paul 'Bluey' Maunick.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Thu 6 Nov

£35–£55 / 020 7439 0747

Fri 7 Nov

£35–£55 / 020 7439 0747

Sat 8 Nov

£35–£55 / 020 7439 0747

The Jason Lyon Quartet

The pianist and his band plays jazz jams.

Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec, London SE11

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 020 7582 6800

Jim Davidson

  • 3 stars

More controversial stand-up from the x-rated comic and inexplicable winner of 2014's CBB.

Lakeside Leisure Complex, Camberley

Sat 13 Dec

£19.50 / 01252 836464

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