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Wham!'s Last Christmas

Christmas club night dedicated to 'Last Christmas' by Wham! There's Christmas cocktails, festive jumpers and a Wham! tribute act on launch night.

Maggie's, London SW10

Thu 4 Dec

£15 / 020 7352 8512

Thu 11 Dec

£15 / 020 7352 8512

Thu 18 Dec

£15 / 020 7352 8512

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

The Caves Edinburgh Hogmanay Party

Bring in 2015 in one of the city's most unique clubbing venues. Expect a ceilidh, choons old and new, and bags of fun to welcome in the new year.

The Caves, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Dec

£16.87 / 0131 557 8989

Hogmanay Ceilidh

Ceilidh into the new year with live music from Willie Fraser with caller Ken Gourlay. No stilettos or high heels, please!

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Dec

£25 / 0131 339 5374

Balkanarama

A blend of klezmer, Balkan, gypsy punk and electronic beats featuring live music, bellydancing, Balkan rakija brandy tasting and a live jam session.

The Art School, Glasgow

Sat 6 Dec

£10 (£9)

Mystere de l'est guest.

Studio 24, Edinburgh

Fri 5 Dec

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 3758

Mystere de l'est make their Scottish debut.

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Ceilidh at Christmas

Traditional Scots ceilidh dance with live music form the Robert Fish Band.

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

Over-18s only

£13.50 / 0844 693 3008

Fri 5 Dec

£13.50 / 0844 693 3008

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

Acoustic Alchemy

About to celebrate their 25th anniversary in 2010, triple Grammy nominated transatlantic super group Acoustic Alchemy returns for their traditional slice of Christmas Pizza. Featuring tunes from their 18 album catalogue they will play 17 shows from December 10th to 23rd and return on the 31st of December for a New Years…

Pizza Express Jazz Club, London W1D

Sat 13 Dec

£28 / 020 7437 9595

Fri 19 Dec

£28 / 020 7437 9595

Sat 20 Dec

£28 / 020 7437 9595

Divine!

Glasgow's longest-running club residency brings you a monthly dose of northern soul, heavyweight funk, Tamla Motown, 60s freakbeat, dynamite ska, easy listening and psychedelic soundtracks.

The Admiral, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

£5 before midnight; £7 after / 0141 221 7705

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Divine! The Admiral, Glasgow

Sat 27 Dec

£5 before midnight; £7 after / 0141 221 7705

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Divine! The Admiral, Glasgow

Spoony's House

DJ Spoony plays house, garage, funk and disco.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Fri 28 Nov

£10 / 0844 847 2514

Fri 26 Dec

£10 / 0844 847 2514

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Marcus Bonfanti

Fast-rising blues singer and guitarist from London with a Tom Waits rasp and beautiful, beautiful hair.

The Charles Holden, London SW19

Sat 20 Dec

Phone for prices

ABBA Mania

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

Boisdales Of Canary Wharf, London E14

Wed 31 Dec

£110–£185 / 020 7715 5818

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

The Katet

Talented piano player/vocalist Mike Kearney leads this funk/blues five-piece.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

£5 (£4) / 0131 220 4298

Wed 3 Dec

£3 (£2) / 0131 220 4298

Wed 10 Dec

£3 (£2) / 0131 220 4298

Wed 17 Dec

£3 (£2) / 0131 220 4298

Propaganda

Indie, electro, pop, dance and drum'n'bass.

East Village Arts Club, Liverpool

Fri 28 Nov

£5 (£4 early bird) / 0151 559 3773

DJs spin electronic dance music.

  • 23:00 – 04:00 Propaganda East Village Arts Club, Liverpool

£5.25 / 0151 559 3773

Fri 5 Dec

£5.25 / 0151 559 3773

Fri 12 Dec

£5.25 / 0151 559 3773

Fri 19 Dec

£5.25 / 0151 559 3773

Fez Club, Cambridge

Fri 28 Nov

£5; £3 guestlist ( £4) / 01223 519224

Glam, Cardiff

Thu 27 Nov

£4 ( £3) / 029 2022 9311

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Favela Boteco

Street party levels of Brazilian favelas.

Boteco do Brasil, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Free before 11pm; £5 after (students £3) / 0131 220 2487

Sat 6 Dec

Free before 11pm; £5 after (students £3) / 0131 220 2487

Sat 13 Dec

Free before 11pm; £5 after (students £3) / 0131 220 2487

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The Lift Shaft Incident

Rock covers of everything from AC/DC to Katy Perry.

The Eagle Tavern, Prestwick

Sat 3 Jan 2015

Free / 01292 477674

Fanny by Gaslight, Kilmarnock

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01563 541357

O'Briens, Ayr

Sat 13 Dec

Free / 01292 266076

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Llandaff Institute Open Mic

Open mic with 6 rotating house bands /Soul, Rock, blues. Bands included Riff Raff, Cracker, Pete Mattison,Glas, J Alexander and the Blues Devils. Musicians welcome for open mic section. 10 High St, Llandaff. Every Wednesday 9 - 11.30pm.

Llandaff Institute, Cardiff

Wed 3 Dec

Free / 029 2056 4706

Wed 10 Dec

Free / 029 2056 4706

Wed 17 Dec

Free / 029 2056 4706

…and 6 more dates until 28 Jan 2015

Nicky Romero

Dutch DJ, producer and label head known for tracks including 'I Could Be The One' with Avicii, 'Symphonica' and 'Feet on the Ground' with Anouk.

Electric Brixton, London SW2

Fri 28 Nov

£22.50 / 020 7274 2290

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Sun 30 Nov

£28.12–£33.75 / 0141 332 2232

Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

Sat 29 Nov

£27.50 / 0161 660 7000

Zephyr

An eclectic mix of classics and floor fillers by The Stones, The Who, Fleetwood Mac, Muse, REM, Kasabian, Stereophonics,The Black Keys.

The White Swan, Morpeth

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 01670 513532

  • 21:00 Zephyr The White Swan, Morpeth

Angelo Starr

Northern soul, Motown and US soul classics.

The Jam House, Birmingham

Thu 27 Nov

£5

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The Dublin Legends: Cannon, Campbell, Watchorn & O'Connor

These four members of the Dubliners keep the act going strong, following the death of founding member 'Banjo' Barney McKenna in 2012. Expect all the classic songs from the Dubliners' 50-year career.

Concorde Club, Eastleigh

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£35 ( £22) / 023 8061 3989

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party

Famed as one of the best New Year celebrations in the world, thousands of revellers bring in the New Year in the centre of Edinburgh with a mix of live music, DJs and varying knowledge of the lyrics to 'Auld Lang Syne'. This year's line up includes Twin Atlantic, Young Fathers and The Twilight Sad on the Waverly Stage.

Princes Street, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Dec

£20 / 0844 573 8455

Mick's Music Quiz

Mick gets quizzical, so get your musical thinking cap on team – there are prizes at stake!

Speckled Hen, St Albans

Thu 27 Nov

£1 / 01727 866856

Thu 4 Dec

£1 / 01727 866856

Thu 11 Dec

£1 / 01727 866856

…and 106 more dates until 22 Dec 2016

Navi: Michael Jackson Tribute

Tribute act who has actually worked with the King of Pop.

Concorde Club, Eastleigh

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£17; £42 incl meal (£12; £37 incl meal) / 023 8061 3989

Red River Rebels

The five-piece perform blues covers by Average White Band, Wilko Johnson, The Big Town Playboys, Wyonie Harris and Little Walter.

The Greystones, Sheffield

Sat 29 Nov

£5 / 0114 266 5599

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