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Status Quo

The reunited frantic four play classic rock.

Doncaster Racecourse

Sat 17 May

£31 / 01302 304200

Holkham Hall, Wells-next-the-Sea

Tue 23 Sep

£35 / 01328 710227

  • 17:00 – 23:00

Clumber Park, Worksop

Fri 15 Aug

£22–£48.95

  • 16:00

The Electric Frog & Pressure Riverside Festival

Once again The Frog and Pressure pool their resources to bring you the Riverside Festival. The line-up on Sat includes 2ManyDJs, Vitalic (live), Pan-Pot, Slam, Tiga, Matthew Dear, Derrick May, Felix da Housecat and Andrew Weatherall. Sun features Jamie Jones, Laurent Garnier. Visonquest, DJ Sneak bank-to-back with…

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sat 3 May

Weekend ticket £55; day ticket £30 / 0141 287 2660

Sun 4 May

Weekend ticket £55; day ticket £30 / 0141 287 2660

Hamilton House, Bristol

Thu 24 Apr

£3

  • 16:30 – 17:30

Thu 1 May

£3

  • 16:30 – 17:30

Thu 8 May

£3

  • 16:30 – 17:30
…and 3 more dates until 29 May

The Pictish Trail

Off-kilter indie-folktronica from The Pictish Trail.

Bethnal Green Working Men's Club, London E2

Sun 18 May

£10 / 020 7739 7170

With Tuff Love and Monogram.

Lost Map's Island Hop a full day of music, comedy, DJs and spoken word with special guests Josie Long and Caught by the River.

The Old Bookshop, Bristol

Sat 17 May

£12–£35 / 0117 373 8907

Bury Tomorrow

Screamo from Southampton.

Banquet Records, Kingston upon Thames

Sun 1 Jun

£8.99 / 020 8549 5871

  • 17:00
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Katherine Jenkins

Britain's best-selling classical crossover artist.

Betley Court Farm, Crewe

Sun 10 Aug

£32.50

Stoke Park Country Club And Resort, Slough

Sun 29 Jun

£39 / 01753 717171

Bridie Jackson & The Arbour

Folk from Newcastle vocalist Jackson accompanied on cello, violin, mandolin and bell plates.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Fri 12 Sep

Stalls Foyer

Free / 0844 907 9000

  • 12:30

MC Lars

Hip hop and punk from the California-based performer, Andrew Robert MacFarlane Nielsen.

The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

Thu 22 May

£4 / 0161 834 1392

Opera North: Gotterdammerung

  • Directed by: Richard Farnes (cond)
  • Written by: Wagner

Wagner's last opera in the Ring Cycle, set today in Gotterdammerung the final tragedy unfolds, as Siegfried falls amongst enemies, Brunnhilde's love is betrayed and the gods themselves confront the end of a world. Starring Alwyn Mellor as Brunnhilde and Daniel Brenna as Siegfried. Sung in German with English surtitles.

Leeds Town Hall

Sat 14 Jun

£15–£51

  • 15:30

Wed 18 Jun

£15–£51

  • 15:30

Sat 12 Jul

£15–£51

  • 15:30

The Lowry, Salford

Sat 5 Jul

Lyric Theatre

£14–£43 (Children £7–£21.50; £10–£41; £14–£41; £14–£41) / 08432 086000

  • 15:30

The Sage Gateshead

Sat 28 Jun

£18–£47 / 0191 443 4661

  • 15:30

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Bob Dwyer's Bix & Pieces

The London-based combo performs traditional jazz and swing songs in the style of Bix Beiderbecke.

The Spice Of Life, London W1D

Wed 28 May

£6 / 020 7437 7013

  • 12:30 – 14:30
  • 12:30 – 14:30
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Opera North: La Boheme

  • Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd
  • Written by: Puccini

The company performs Phyllida Lloyd's acclaimed production of Puccini's tragic love story in which the action is transported to 1950s Paris, with Gabriela Istoc and Anita Watson sharing the role of Mimi. Conducted by Andreas Delfs and Ilyich Rivas. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Sat 3 May

£15–£49.50 / 0844 848 2700

  • 14:30

Mon 5 May

£15–£49.50 / 0844 848 2700

  • 14:30

Sat 10 May

£15–£49.50 / 0844 848 2700

  • 14:30

The Lowry, Salford

Sat 17 May

£25–£39.50 / 08432 086000

  • 14:30

The Big Beach Ball

Music and club festival for Aberdeen with a selection of DJs, bands and live sets. 2014's line-up features Mylo, Kerri Chandler, Cajmere, Dillinja, Admiral Fallow, Fatherson, Optimo, Mungo's Hi-Fi, Malcolm Middleton, Pictish Trail, Little Kicks and many more.

Beach Ballroom, Aberdeen

Sun 4 May

£30–£35 / 01224 647647

Ugie Folk Festival

A small, intimate and friendly celebration of folk with concerts, pub folk nights and sessions.

Aberdeenshire Farming Museum, Peterhead

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 01771 613352

  • 13:30 – 15:00

Creamfields

One of the biggest dance music festivals in the UK organised by Liverpool's legendary superclub Cream. 2014's line-up features a monumental array of DJs and live acts playing house, trance, Hardcore and dubstep. Playing Sat Avicii, Afrojack, deadmau5, Steve Aoki, Showtek, Armin van Buuren, Steve Angello, Hardwell, Annie…

Various venues: Daresbury, Halton

Sat 23 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

Sun 24 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

Mr Scruff

Eclectic Ninja Tune mixologist whose set could include jazz, soul, funk, disco, house or hip hop. But usually all of these things and more besides.

The Roundhouse, London SW18

Sat 31 May

£24 (Golden ticket £40) / 02073268580

Special 'Roundhouse takeover' all day album launch party with special guests Portico Quartet, Matthew Halsall Trio and Denis Jones.

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606 Gospel Group

10-piece Gospel ensemble.

606 Club, London SW10

Sun 11 May

£8 / 020 7352 5953

  • 13:30

Borough Theatre, Abergavenny

Sun 31 Aug

£16 / 01873 850805

  • 14:30

Exaudi

Exaudi is Britain's leading vocal ensemble with a special emphasis on contemporary music, although it also explores the Renaissance repertoire. It was founded in 2002 by musical director James Weeks and lead soprano Juliet Fraser.

City Halls, Glasgow

Sun 11 May

Grand Hall

£15 (£10; weekend pass £16–£24) / 0141 353 8000

The ensemble performs Christopher Fox 's Preluding, Christian Wolff's Evening Shade, Madrigals, and Ashbery Madrigals (the latter written especially for the group), as well as James Saunders' Assigned #3, Amber Priestley's Floors are Flowers, take a few and Cassandra Miller's Guide. Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

The Good Old Boys

The five-piece group plays rhythm'n'blues and rock'n'roll covers from the 1950s and 1960s.

The Horns, Watford

Sun 25 May

Free / 01923 225020

  • 16:00 – 19:00

John Hunt Four O'Clock Afternoon Blues and Swing

John Hunt / 21st Century Blues Legends. 'Boogie-woogie. John Hunt is a master of slide-guitar.' 'DIY explosion. '**** (Scotsman). John's third Fringe, after two amazing full-house runs. 'Hunt has mojo, and a funky version of Got You Under my Skin. ★★★★ (Edinburgh Evening News). 'This is a fantastic gig; it's…

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Main Floor

£9 (£7) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Floor

£9 (£7) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

Main Floor

£9 (£7) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 23 Aug

Lost Map Records Showcase

Lost Map Records show off the best of their roster with performances from Tuff Love, Pictish Trail and Monoganon.

Bowlers Bar, Glasgow

Sun 25 May

£8 / 0141 556 1857

  • 13:30 – 17:00
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Sarah Kenchington: Sounds from the Farmyard

Sarah Kenchington makes her own musical instruments – her Wind Pipes for Edinburgh were a hit of the 2013 Edinburgh Art Fair – and her aim is to get music back to the people, by making her instruments accessible and playable by anyone.

City Halls, Glasgow

Sat 10 May

Free / 0141 353 8000

An interactive installation, in which the audience are encouraged to play the instruments themselves. Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

  • 16:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 0141 353 8000

An interactive installation, in which the audience are encouraged to play the instruments themselves. Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

  • 14:00

Sheffield Young Singers

An informative performance workshop.

Horizon Methodist Church, Sheffield

Thu 24 Apr

Phone for prices / 01142 668 228

  • 16:00

Thu 1 May

Phone for prices / 01142 668 228

  • 16:00

Thu 8 May

Phone for prices / 01142 668 228

  • 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 29 May

The Solid Silver 60s Show 2014

Relive the nostalgic sounds of 60s pop in the company of Vanity Fare, Chris Montez, Chris Farlow and Brian Poole & the Tremelos.

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Sun 4 May

£23–£30 / 0844 871 7645

Afro Cuban Salsa And Rueda Festival

Festival of Dance - Salsa, Rueda de Casino, Afro Cuban, Rumba, Cha Cha Cha, Son, Reggaeton, Bachata, Kizomba, Kizomba de Roda, Semba, Kuduro, Drumming, over 46 workshops, 3 party nights, Live Band.

Mundesley Holiday Village, Norwich

Fri 9 May

£20; £210 full weekend with accomodation / 1263 721553

  • 15:00 – 10:00

Sat 10 May

£20; £210 full weekend with accomodation / 1263 721553

  • 15:00 – 10:00

Sun 11 May

£20; £210 full weekend with accomodation / 1263 721553

  • 15:00 – 10:00

Mon 12 May

£20; £210 full weekend with accomodation / 1263 721553

  • 15:00 – 10:00

Afternoon Tea Dances

Afternoon of social ballroom and Latin-American dances, organised by the Paula Boscott School of Dance, Garstang. Tea and biscuits are included. Booking is advisable as tea dances may not be available every week.

Scorton Village Hall, Preston

Fri 25 Apr

£4 / 07752 804363

  • 14:30 – 16:30

Fri 2 May

£4 / 07752 804363

  • 14:30 – 16:30

Fri 9 May

£4 / 07752 804363

  • 14:30 – 16:30
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