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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

Young Kato

Indie and alt.pop by the band with members from Cheltenham and Birmingham.

Portland Arms, Cambridge

Sat 26 Apr

£8 adv / 01223 357268

  • 13:00 – 16:00

OperaUpClose: La Traviata

  • Directed by: Robin Norton-Hale
  • Written by: Verdi

Verdi's tragic drama about a scandalous love affair from Olivier Award-winning company OperaUpClose.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Sat 9 Aug

£15; £25; £29.50 (£22.50; £25) / 020 7478 0100

  • 14:00

Sun 10 Aug

£15; £25; £29.50 (£22.50; £25) / 020 7478 0100

  • 17:00

Sat 16 Aug

£15; £25; £29.50 (£22.50; £25) / 020 7478 0100

  • 14:00
…and 9 more dates until 14 Sep

Bernard Tilley

The organist performs easy listening music on the Wurlitzer organ.

Stockport Town Hall

Mon 12 May

£1.90 / 0161 474 3451

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Ian Gough

The organist performs a selection of easy listening tunes on the Wurlitzer organ.

Stockport Town Hall

Mon 24 Nov

£1.90 / 0161 474 3451

  • 12:00 – 13:00
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Kaiser Chiefs

The multi-million selling rock and post-punk quintet.

Carlisle Racecourse

Sat 5 Jul

£30

Doncaster Racecourse

Sat 28 Jun

£31 / 01302 304200

Coloursfest

Scotland's longest running dance festival brings together 10,000 clubbers with superstar DJs. 2014's line-up includes Showtek, Martin Garrix, Bingo Players, Markus Schulz, Aly & Fila and Cosmic Gate with more names to be announced.

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Sat 31 May

£44.50 / 0844 499 1700

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

Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Under the musical direction of Brian Grant, the National Brass Band-winning ensemble plays popular classics.

The Hawth, Crawley

Sun 14 Sep

£12.50 (£11) / 01293 553636

  • 15:00

Sun 5 Oct

£12.50 (£11) / 01293 553636

  • 15:00

Sun 2 Nov

£12.50 (£11) / 01293 553636

  • 15:00

Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Sun 8 Jun

£19.50 (£18.50; £18.50) / 01502 533200

  • 15:00

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Fri 6 Jun

£22.40–£23.90 / 0844 871 7645

  • 15:00

Sun 6 Jul

£19.50–£21 / 0844 871 7645

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Downham Community College, Bromley

Wed 23 Apr

Phone for prices / 020 86956273

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Wed 30 Apr

Phone for prices / 020 86956273

  • 13:00 – 15:00
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Stuart McCallum And Mike Walker

The jazz-musicians perform progressive and eclectic jazz works.

Hull Truck Theatre

Sat 26 Jul

Studio

£10 (£8) / 01482 323638

  • 14:00

Bless 'Em All

A tribute to our Armed Forces of yesterday, today and tomorrow with all the great songs and music of the 1940s.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Mon 19 May

£10 / 0844 854 2776

  • 14:00

The Brindley, Runcorn

Tue 3 Jun

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0151 907 8360

  • 14:30

Capitol, Horsham

Wed 30 Apr

£12.50 / 01403 750 220

  • 14:30

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…and at 7 other places

Dodgy

Mid-90s indie trio, best known for their hits 'Good Enough' and 'Staying Out for the Summer'.

Bootleggers, Kendal

Mon 26 May

£15; £12 adv / 01539 723824

  • 17:00

Singers Unlimited: Course

Anything goes repertoire wise, bring along some sheet music and perform with confidence under the expert guidance of Robyn Sevastos. All skill levels welcome and encouraged.

The Conservatoire, London SE3

Wed 23 Apr

£29 adv booking required / 020 8852 0234

  • 12:45 – 13:45

Talk: Hindustani Classical Music in Performance

Manjiri Asanare-Kelkar, one of the most accomplished and in-demand vocalists in the world of Indian classical music, and musicologists Martin Clayton and Laura Leante of Durham University, join forces with GemArts to host a unique event exploring Hindustani music in performance. GemArts, a leading producer and promoter…

The Sage Gateshead

Sun 4 May

Squires Seminar Room

Free but ticketed / 0191 443 4661

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An Afternoon At The Opera: Music For Everyone: Verdi, Mascagni

  • Directed by: Angela Kay (cond)
  • Written by: Mascagni

Angela Kay conducts choruses and solos from various operas, including the Anvil Chorus from Verdi's Il Trovatore and 'The Easter Hymn' from Cavalleria Rusticana by Mascagni.

Albert Hall, Nottingham

Sun 29 Jun

£8 / 0115 950 0411

  • 16:00

The Big Chris Barber Band

Tireless veteran trombonist and his ten-piece band playing traditional jazz.

Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon

Sun 10 Aug

£18.50 / 01874 611622

  • 13:30

Britten-Pears Masterclasses: The Marriage Of Figaro: Workshop

Workshops on scenes from one of Mozart's greatest operas led by celebrated interpreters Ann Murray and Claudio Desderi.

Snape Maltings Concert Hall

Wed 23 Apr

Peter Pears Recital Room

£6

  • 14:30 – 17:30

Fri 25 Apr

Peter Pears Recital Room

£6

  • 14:30 – 17:30

Sat 26 Apr

Peter Pears Recital Room

£6

  • 14:30 – 17:30

Children's Classic Concerts: Bongos and Brass

Madcap musical mayhem and amazing virtuoso performances by percussionists and brass players, presented by Owen and Olly.

Perth Concert Hall

Sat 26 Apr

£9.50 (£6.50) / 01738 621031

Kevin Grunill

Easy listening music.

Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth

Thu 15 May

£3 / 0844 576 3000

  • 13:00

Stockport Town Hall

Sun 14 Sep

£8 ( £6) / 0161 474 3451

  • 14:30 – 17:00
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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.

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Sun 2 Nov

£28.50–£30.50 / 0844 848 2700

  • 14:30

The Hawth, Crawley

Sat 29 Nov

£30.50 / 01293 553636

  • 14:30

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Sun 30 Nov

£30.50 / 01322 220000

  • 17:00

Will Pickvance: Piano Speak

Will Pickvance presents improvisations and repartee, with the occasional guest.

St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0131 226 0673

  • 12:15

BBC SSO: Shostakovich 10

Mussorgsky's A Night on the Bare Mountain is haunted by all sorts of goblins and night creatures, and serves as an up-tempo curtain-raiser to the BBC SSO's 2014–2015 programme. It's followed by Scriabin's Concerto for Piano in F sharp minor Op 20 with soloist Barry Douglas, and Shostakovich's Symphony No 10. Donald…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 28 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 228 1155

  • 16:00

Fascinating Aida: Charm Offensive

The satirical cabaret trio – Dillie Keane, Adèle Anderson and Liza Pulman – take their new show on tour.

St James Theatre, London SW1E

Sun 11 May

£20–£35 / 0844 264 2140

  • 15:00

Hotter than Hell

Kiss tribute act whose members hail from all over Europe.

Whittles, Oldham

Sat 6 Dec

£5 / 0161 628 7775

  • 17:00
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