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That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 13 Nov

£24.50 (£22.50) / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 27 Sep

£22.50 / 01383 740384

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£24.50 / 01256 844244

  • 19:45

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…and at 67 other places

Stockfest

Stockbridge gets their party hats on for this week-long festival, including ceilidhs, food & drink markets, poetry readings, workshops, cookery demos and one big closing party.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Times & prices vary

Sun 21 Sep

Times & prices vary

Mon 22 Sep

Times & prices vary

…and 5 more dates until 27 Sep

Albert Lee & Hogan's Heroes

Guitarist Albert Lee is joined by Gerry Hogan (guitar), Pete Wingfield (piano), Brian Hodgson (bass) and Peter Baron (drums) for an evening of rockabilly/country rock.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Wed 24 Sep

£22 / 01284 758000

  • 20:00

Arts Centre, Swindon

Fri 17 Oct

£22 / 01793 614837

  • 19:30

Bierkeller, Bristol

Sun 26 Oct

£20–£22 / 0117 926 8514

  • 19:30

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…and at 5 other places

Hispanic Festival

The Hispanic Festival celebrates its tenth year with a month of events showcasing Spanish and Latin American culture, curated by people who are authentically Spanish and Latin American. Watch out for the Flamenco performances, for which this festival is renowned.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Sun 21 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Mon 22 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

…and 39 more dates until 31 Oct

Craft Beer Rising

Sample 200 beers from over 45 breweries as Craft Beer Rising comes to Scotland for the first time. Plus, a music line-up curated by Kiltr features Optimo (Fri); Mia Dora and The Revenge (Sat); Mungo’s HiFi, DJ Andy Smith and Boca45 (Sun).

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sat 20 Sep

£20 per session / 0141 212 8810

Sun 21 Sep

£20 per session / 0141 212 8810

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Sixties Gold: 50th Anniversary Show

Stars of the most swingin' decade of them all perform their golden hits. Featuring Gerry & the Pacemakers, The Searchers, PJ Proby, The Fortunes and Brian Poole & Chip Hawkes.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 1 Dec

£30.50

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Wed 26 Nov

£29.50 / 0844 907 9000

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 9 Oct

£28.50–£30.50 / 0844 847 2325

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Farinelli And The King

  • Written by: Claire van Kampen

Philip V of Spain is racked with depression and suffering from insomnia, so the Queen, desperate to help relieve her husband of his suffering, begs the famous castrato Farinelli, to sing to the King. Philip is healed, captivated by the sumptuous voice of Farinelli. Farinelli is also captivated. Claire van Kampen's play…

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London SE1

Wed 11 Feb 2015

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£25–£45; £10 Standing; £60 Premium Tickets / 020 7401 9919

  • 19:30

Thu 12 Feb 2015

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£25–£45; £10 Standing; £60 Premium Tickets / 020 7401 9919

  • 19:30

Sat 14 Feb 2015

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£25–£45; £10 Standing; £60 Premium Tickets / 020 7401 9919

  • 19:30
…and 7 more dates until 7 Mar 2015

Band of Friends

Tribute to Rory Gallagher featuring original band members Gerry McAvoy and Ted McKenna and friends.

The Borderline, London W1D

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£20 / 0870 060 3777

The Cavern, Liverpool

Sun 19 Oct

£15 / 0151 236 1965

The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 17 Oct

£15 / 0191 230 4474

  • 20:00

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The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Fri 7 Nov

Great Hall

£23 (£21) / 01970 623 232

  • 20:00

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 6 Jun 2015

£24.50 / 01383 740384

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 25 Oct

£18.50–£23.50 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

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The Mairs Family Band

Foot stomping bluegrass.

Serenity Cafe, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

£6 (£4) / 0131 556 8765

  • 19:00 – 23:30
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Mike MacFarlane

Finger-style jazz guitar from MacFarlane and friends.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 18:30

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 18:30

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 18:30
…and 3 more dates until 25 Oct

SEEP II: Mirrors & Mires

Visual art, poetry, performance and hair-cutting in this multi-disciplinary event.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Pay what you can

Guided tour for blind visitors.

  • 16:00 – 18:00

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Mon 22 Sep

£4–£5

Writing and performance workshop with Andra Simons

  • 13:00 – 16:30

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 7 more dates until 29 Sep

Susheela Raman

The London-born singer-songwriter, who embraces sacred Bhakti and Sufi traditions in her live performances performs her original material. With support from Bangalore Dreams, The Krar Collective, Nordic Raga.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Sun 9 Nov

£20 adv / 0844 847 2514

  • 19:00

Taster Session Extravaganza at Treehouse

A day of fun and laughter for children with free taster session in music, yoga, dance and language skills.

Treehouse Childrens Wear, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 225 1242

Part of Stockfest.

And You Will Know US By The Trail Of Dead

The Texan quintet performs its alternative rock originals.

Dingwalls, London NW1

Mon 17 Nov

£14 / 020 7428 0010

Kasbah, Coventry

Sat 15 Nov

£5 / 024 7655 4473

  • 22:00

The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

Sun 16 Nov

£13 / 0161 834 1392

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Colour Trap

Edinburgh rock band.

Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

£5 / 0131 229 1442

With The Craklin' Void, Anton & The Colts and Rebecca Pilcher.

  • 19:00

The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Glamorous Amorous

The Lady Boys present their world-famous show with renditions of J-Lo, Whitney, Kylie et al.

King George's Hall, Blackburn

Mon 6 Oct

£21.50 (£20) / 01254 582579

  • 19:30

Ms. Lauryn Hill

The American singer-songwriter, rapper and former member of The Fugees performs her solo material. Prior to her singing career Hill was an actress, showcasing her vocal talents in Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit. The hip hop group The Fugees enjoyed two successful albums and created a popular cover of 'Killing Me…

Brooklyn Bowl, London SE10

Sun 28 Sep

£55 / 020 7412 8778

Mon 29 Sep

£55 / 020 7412 8778

O2 Academy Birmingham

Tue 23 Sep

£35–£45 / 0121 622 8250

O2 Academy Brixton, London SW9

Sat 20 Sep

£42.50–£85 / 0844 477 2000

Sun 21 Sep

£42.50–£85 / 0844 477 2000

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Night Noise Team

Alternative funk and melodic pop from Edinburgh.

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

£3–£5 / 0131 556 7060

With Book Group and Golden Arm.

Limbo night.

  • 19:30

The Pleasance Sessions: The Twilight Sad

Melancholic soaring sounds from indie rock band Twilight Sad.

The Pleasance, Edinburgh

Thu 9 Oct

£6.95–£10.95 / 0131 650 4673

With Hidden Orchestra. Part of Pleasance Sessions.

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Shorty Rodgers & The Giants

Classic rock'n'roll from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Blind Poet, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 667 4268

  • 22:00

Swans

Michael Gira's influential no wave band return with their harsh mix of proto-industrial rock and atmospheric acoustica.

Roundhouse, London NW1

Thu 21 May 2015

£27.50 / 0844 482 8008

A Winged Victory for the Sullen

Ambient post-rock soundtracks from Dustin O'Halloran and Adam Wiltzie.

St George's Church, Brighton

Fri 17 Oct

£15.75

With Support.

Yusuf/Cat Stevens

The British singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Yusuf, commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, returns to the stage.

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Tue 4 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 249 4300

Wed 5 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 249 4300

London African Music Festival

The African Music Festival runs for 10 days across 16 venues. This year the stages will be graced by the likes of Bombino (Niger), Alim Kamara (Sierra Leone), Sekouba Bambino (Guinea), Kanda Bongo Man (Congo) Ghalia Benali (Tunisia), and many more.

Union Chapel, London N1

Sat 20 Sep

£8–£20 / 020 7226 1686

  • 19:00 – 23:30

Sun 21 Sep

£8–£20 / 020 7226 1686

  • 19:00 – 23:30

Mon 22 Sep

£8–£20 / 020 7226 1686

  • 19:00 – 23:30
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