After 5pm, Music

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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.

Dunfermline Fireworks Display

This years display is superhero themed with a fireworks spectacular set to superhero theme songs. Music is supplied by the Kingdom FM roadshow as well as samba and pipe bands.

Pittencrieff Park, Dunfermline

Sat 8 Nov

Free

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.

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Day of the Dead Glesga

Slip into some fresh facepaint and practice your spooky dance – it's Día de los Muertos! Expect a Mexican fiesta with live Mariachi music courtesy of Rapido Mariachi, DJs Tigerbeat and Jill Mingo spinning Latin beats and dance floor bangers, choreographed dance from burlesque troupe the Femme Fatales and of course mucho…

Stereo, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

£10 / 0141 222 2254

Bondagers

Sue Glover’s play with music and song follows six women land workers as they graft and dance their way through a year on a 19th Century Borders farm. Directed by Lu Kemp.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
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Lighthouse Late

A fabulous celebration of design, music and cinema sprawling across all five floors of the Lighthouse. Performers include folk from Fife's James Yorkston, singer-songwriter Ella the Bird and DJ sets from the like of Sons & Daughters, Admiral Fallow and the Phantom Band. There's also a selection of short films from…

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

£15 / 0141 276 5365

ListLive

Bust out your best moves guys, cos The List is taking over the country with our tiptop monthly nights. ListLive showcases some of the very best up-and-coming and established musical talent from the city and beyond. Prepare yourself for a regular injection of multi-genred artists with a different theme each time.

The Monarch, London NW1

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 020 7482 2054

This edition of ListLive features the Stevie Nicks-esque singer-songwriting skills of Jade Hopcroft, A Little Bird Told Me, aka the soul/reggae/jazz sounds of Amybeth and Evgeny and 18 year old singer-songwriters Matt Maltese.

Stirling and Bridge of Allan Fireworks Display

Bonfire and fireworks display featuring music from the Red Hot Chilli Pipers. Bonfire at 7.15pm and fireworks at 7.30pm.

Strathallan Games Park, Stirling

Wed 5 Nov

£5 (Family £12; Seniors £4; Students £4; Children £2)

Roxy Musique: Roxy Music Tribute

Bryan Ferry and his art rock outfit have their hits performed by a world class ensemble with tributes to Phil Manzanera, Andy Mackay, Eddie Jobson, Paul Thompson and John Gustafson.

The Globe, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 26 Oct

£8

The Moses Gate, Bolton

Thu 13 Nov

£6 / 01204 576278

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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

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£24.50 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall, Worthing

Sun 28 Dec

£24 / 01903 206206

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Ceilidh at The Counting House

The Annasach Ceilidh Band provide the live music at this ceilidh dance with a caller. Under 18s are welcome but must be accompanied by two adults over 25.

Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0131 667 7533

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£18 (£16) / 0131 667 7533

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£18 (£16) / 0131 667 7533

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£18 (£16) / 0131 667 7533

The Coathangers

Punky garage style rock from the Atlanta trio.

The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh

Wed 12 Nov

£7–£10 / 0131 558 8209

With The Twistettes.

Please note: There is also a live music after party from 11pm–2.30am, which is free to those attending the main event.

Wharf Chambers, Leeds

Wed 12 Nov

Phone for prices

Bodycorps: The Anatomy Of Melancholy

A modern opera with a libretto by Finn Beames and music by Benjamin Tassie, which explores depression, genetics and Renaissance medicine. The work, featuring song, speech and projected images, is inspired by the 17th century text book written by Robert Burton.

Testbed 1, London SW11

Thu 23 Oct

£12.50

Fri 24 Oct

£12.50

Sat 25 Oct

£12.50

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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

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

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Phil Coulter

The Irish singer-songwriter performs traditional folk-pop.

Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey

Sat 25 Oct

£24 / 028 9034 0202

  • 19:45 – 22:00 Phil Coulter Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey

Russian State Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Full-length classical ballet set to Tchaikovsky's music and performed by the renowned company.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£19.50–£38.50 / 0844 907 9000

Mon 5 Jan 2015

£19.50–£38.50 / 0844 907 9000

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£30.50–£37.50 / 01702 351135

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Bad Wolf, SOAL, Nina Baker, JGMH, James Fisher

Artful Expo 2014 recommends great British song crafting in alternative rock, power pop and folky tinged new classics. Hand picked variety show (with guitars) of marketable, ready-acclaimed, home grown talent.

The Alley Cat, London WC2H

Thu 23 Oct

£6; £4 adv

Steve Charles

Soul and Motown covers singer.

The Green Room, Liverpool

Fri 24 Oct

£15 / 0151 922 7771

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Bow-Tow: A Newhaven Story

Storytelling, theatre and traditional music from Newhaven residents. Also featuring Jed Milroy, Hamish Moore and the new Newhaven Community Choir.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

Free

Sat 25 Oct

Free

Welch Fishmongers, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 552 5883

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 552 5883

Declan Nerney

The singer from Drumlish performs his own take on country and Irish music.

Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen

Thu 23 Oct

£20 / 028 6632 5440

The RSNO Christmas Concert: The Snowman

A family-friendly concert of carols and seasonal tunes, including the now annual screening of Dianne Jackson's 1982 film of Raymond Briggs' The Snowman with live musical accompaniment, because nothing spells 'Christmas' like a magical fable about the transience of life. Christopher Bell conducts.

Caird Hall, Dundee

Fri 19 Dec

£12.50 / 01382 434940

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sat 20 Dec

£15–£35 (disabled £7.50–£17.50; under 26s/mature students/unemployed £6; under 16s free) / 0141 353 8000

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Thu 18 Dec

£11–£22.50 (disabled £6.50–£11.25; under 26s/mature students/unemployed £6; under 16s free) / 01224 641122

Autism Rocks

Charity event.

KOKO, London NW1

Mon 15 Dec

£14.06 / 0870 432 5527

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