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UB40

Reggae journeymen still slogging round the touring circuit, but now without frontman Ali Campbell.

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Wed 26 Nov

£28.50 / 0845 888 7581

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£37.38 / 0871 945 6000

With The Brand New Heavies.

£37.20 / 0871 945 6000

  • 20:00 UB40 Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Bournemouth International Centre

Sun 12 Apr 2015

£37.38 / 0844 576 3000

With + Support.

  • 19:00 UB40 Bournemouth International Centre

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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.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 6 Jun 2015

£24.50 / 01383 740384

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£25.50

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 28 Nov

£26–£28 / 01223 357851

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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

Joan Armatrading

Multi award-winning, MBE awarded artist with a sublime voice, playing self-penned soul and sophisticated pop from her impressive back catalogue.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Mon 1 Dec

£28.50 / 01284 758000

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Thu 26 Mar 2015

£29.50 / 020 7638 8891

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£27.50–£29.50 / 0844 907 9000

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The Everlasting Yeah

New group formed from ex-That Petrol Emotion members perform tracks from their new album Anima Rising.

Stereo, Glasgow

Thu 27 Nov

£10 / 0141 222 2254

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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.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£24.50 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall, Worthing

Sun 28 Dec

£24 / 01903 206206

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 6 Dec

£23–£25 / 01892 530613

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

This unique event draws crowds (and performers) from all over the world with massed pipes and drums, massed military bands, display teams, dancers and the haunting lament of the Lone Piper set against the magnificent backcloth of Edinburgh Castle.

Castle Esplanade, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug 2015

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Sat 8 Aug 2015

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Mon 10 Aug 2015

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

…and 17 more dates until 29 Aug 2015

Sharon Van Etten

The Brooklyn singer/guitarist tours her latest album Are We There.

The Art School, Glasgow

Tue 25 Nov

£16.80

Brighton Dome

Thu 27 Nov

Corn Exchange

£19 adv / 01273 709709

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Sat 25 Apr 2015

£19.25 / 0113 275 2411

Sun 26 Apr 2015

£19.25 / 0113 275 2411

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Annie Mac Presents

Radio 1's doyen of dance music hits the road accompanied by Hannah Wants, Tourist, Lxury and fellow Radio 1 DJ Monki for the annual tour of Annie Mac Presents. Championing new music AMP 2014's compilation features tracks by Duke Dumont, Keisza, Sigma, Clean Bandit, Jamie XX, FKA Twigs, Caribou and Nautic.

The Limelight, Belfast

Thu 4 Dec

£25 / 028 9032 7007

O2 Academy Bournemouth

Fri 5 Dec

£25.31 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Academy Bristol

Sat 6 Dec

£25 / 0844 477 2000

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Birmingham City Centre Rock Choir

The Birmingham Rock Choir is led by West Midlands based musician Sonia Eyre. We support a number of local charities, raising money and awareness around West Midlands and as a choir we also join up with the other choirs near us to sing with and to support national charities such as Missing People and both Comic and Sport…

Four Dwellings School and Community Leisure Centre, Birmingham

Wed 26 Nov

Main School Hall

£25 a month, free taster

Wed 14 Jan 2015

Main School Hall

£25 a month, free taster

Wed 21 Jan 2015

Main School Hall

£25 a month, free taster

…and 18 more dates until 1 Jul 2015

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–£16 (disabled £6.25–£8; under 26s/mature students/unemployed £6) / 01382 434940

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sat 20 Dec

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

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Thu 18 Dec

£11–£22.50 (disabled £5.50–£11.25; under 26s/mature students/unemployed £6; under 16s £5) / 01224 641122

Tommy Blaize Band

The Liverpudlian singer and keyboardist leads his rhythm'n'blues, soul and jazz outfit.

606 Club, London SW10

Mon 24 Nov

£12 / 020 7352 5953

Chichester Inn

Sat 28 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 01243 783185

ABBA Mania

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

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Fri 3 Jul 2015

£18 (£16) / 0161 928 1677

Boisdales Of Canary Wharf, London E14

Wed 31 Dec

£110–£185 / 020 7715 5818

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

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£14.50–£18.50 / 0844 847 2325

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Anais Mitchell

The American singer-songwriter performs rearrangements of epic old folk songs, focusing on ballads collected by Sir Francis James Child.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Thu 27 Nov

£15.40 / 0113 275 2411

Tolbooth, Stirling

Fri 28 Nov

£12.50 / 01786 274000

Union Chapel, London N1

Tue 25 Nov

£17.50 adv / 020 7226 1686

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Big Girls Don't Cry: A Tribute To Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Oh what a night you'll have at this tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, with all the hits from 'Sherry' to 'Grease is the Word'.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£19.75–£27.50 / 02476 553055

IndigO2, London SE10

Fri 20 Nov 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 220 0260

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 30 May 2015

£16.50–£18.50 (£17.50) / 0141 332 1846

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Bette Midler

The American singer and actress, also known as The Divine Miss M, sets out on her first UK tour in 35 years in support of her latest album It’s The Girls!

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Thu 9 Jul 2015

£50–£100 / 0871 945 6000

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Wed 15 Jul 2015

£50–£100 / 0844 248 1585

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Sat 18 Jul 2015

£64–£123.50 / 0844 856 0202

Sun 19 Jul 2015

£64–£123.50 / 0844 856 0202

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Cambridge North Rock Choir

Your friendly local Cambridge choir is run by singer/pianist Carrie Rawlings. Over the past few years Rock Choir has become firmly ingrained on the national consciousness, with its unique mix of en-masse singing, fundraising, television appearances, and commitment to community singing in towns like Cambridge. With…

Church of the Good Shepherd, Cambridge

Tue 25 Nov

£25 a month, free taster

Tue 13 Jan 2015

£25 a month, free taster

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£25 a month, free taster

…and 18 more dates until 30 Jun 2015

Edinburgh Quartet

Scotland's premier string quartet was founded in 1960 and maintains close relationships with composers all over the UK, as well as playing dozens of concerts a year in venues all over the world.

City Halls, Glasgow

Tue 17 Mar 2015

Recital Room

£15 / 0141 353 8000

Stravinsky: Three Pieces for String Quartet; Elgar: String Quartet in E Minor Op 83; Bartok: String Quartet No 2 Op 17, in a concert to commemorate the centenary of WW I.

Tue 26 May 2015

Recital Room

£15 (£12; Students £5; accompanied children free) / 0141 353 8000

Works by composers at the beginnings of their careers, featuring the world premiere of a new work by Tom Harrold; Mendelssohn: String Quartet No 2 in A minor Op 13; Webern: Langsamer Satz; Beethoven: String Quartet Op 18 No 3.

Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£10 (Members £9; student & children £1) / 0141 357 4000

Mendelssohn: Quartet Op 44 No 2; Schumann: String Quartet No 3 in A Major, Op 41.

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£10 (Members £9; Students and children £1) / 0141 357 4000

Mendelssohn: Tema con Variazoni & Scherzo Op 81; Beethoven: String Quartet Op 18 No 2.

Thu 11 Jun 2015

£7 in advance, £9 on the door (Students £5) / 0141 357 4000

Haydn: String Quartet Op 54 No 2; Mendelssohn: Capriccio Op 81; Shostakovich: String Quartet No 7. Part of Cottier Chamber Project.

King's College Chapel, Aberdeen

Thu 29 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 641122

Mendelssohn: Quartet Op 44 No 2; Elgar: String Quartet in E Minor Op 83.

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Lau

Aidan O'Rourke (fiddle), Kris Drever (guitar and vocals) and Martin Green (accordion) drawing together traditional music from Orkney, west Scotland and the north-east of England.

Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

Sat 16 May 2015

£19.68 / 0844 888 4411

Komedia Brighton

Wed 20 May 2015

£16.87 / 08452 938480

With Special Guests.

Perth Concert Hall

Fri 15 May 2015

£15 / 01738 621031

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Paul Montague and friends

Bluesy sounds from Paul Montague and friends.

Pilgrim, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 557 3768

Andrew Gordon

Scottish folk music.

Shieldbank Coffee Shop, Saline

Sat 29 Nov

£10 / 01383 852621

The Detached Collective

The three-piece band who originate from Birmingham, performs hard-edged alternative rock.

The Actress & Bishop, Birmingham

Sat 29 Nov

£5 adv / 0121 236 7426

Hogmanay Ceilidh

Bring in the bells with traditional music and dancing featuring The Ardoch Ceilidh Band and piper, also includes a dram and haggis.

St Andrews in the Square, Glasgow

Wed 31 Dec

£37.50 / 0141 559 5902

Julie Murphy and Diane Cannon

Having first emerged as a member of Welsh folk innovators Fernhill, Julie Murphy is now winning rapturous praise as a solo singer-songwriter, with a voice that weaves between eerily spectral and darkly sensuous. Soon to release the follow-up to her stunning 2012 album A Quiet House, she performs here with Ceri Owen Jones…

The National Piping Centre, Glasgow

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£13 / 0141 353 0220

Part of Celtic Connections.

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