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UB40

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

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£37.38 / 0871 945 6000

With The Brand New Heavies.

Bournemouth International Centre

Sun 12 Apr 2015

£37.38 / 0844 576 3000

With Radio Riddler.

  • 19:00 UB40 Bournemouth International Centre

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Tue 12 May 2015

£32.50 / 01223 357851

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Ennio Morricone: My Life In Music, World Tour

The acclaimed composer presents a selection of well-known and popular film music.

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£66.25–£142.75 / 0844 856 0202

Christmas Songwriters' Club

A night of original festive songs (no covers) from a mixed line-up of Scotland's indie and singer-songwriter talent including TeenCanteen, Book Group, Supermoon, Al Shields, Broken Records, Discopolis, Ella the Bird, The Lonely Together and Richy Carey. Plus a pop up bar and cafe, raffle and stalls all donated to local…

Central Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Dec

£11.50 / 0131 229 2921

Deacon Blue

Pop-rock band on their biggest tour in over a decade.

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Sun 21 Dec

£26.50–£36.50 / 0844 800 0400

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Dec

£25–£40 / 0131 228 1155

The Edinburgh Christmas Tree Festival

Explore a special festive forest of lit-up Christmas trees, with live music to boot.

St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 0131 225 3847

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 0131 225 3847

Mon 22 Dec

Free / 0131 225 3847

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Eddi Reader

The popular folk pop chanteuse, known for her work with Fairground Attraction and often called upon to add her voice to other people's records tours her latest album Vagabond.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Sun 22 Mar 2015

£22.50 / 01527 577330

Bishops Cleeve Tithe Barn, Cheltenham

Sun 26 Jul 2015

£25

Britannia Theatre, Chatham

Wed 20 May 2015

£23.50 / 07891 149254

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Chelsea Quavers Christmas Music Workshops for Children (Age 5-12)

Singing (carols, traditional, jazz & pop), improvisation, ensemble playing, 1:1 instrumental tuition, musical games & activities, musical maths, puzzles, read, write, perform and compose music, team games & individual tuition in small Tutor Groups!

Hall of Remembrance, London SW3

Fri 19 Dec

£87.50 per day

Hogmanay Snow Ball

Sip a specially created Hogmanay SnowBall™ cocktail as you arrive, before entering the atmosphetic ballroom and sitting down to a 3 course dinner which celebrates some of Scotland's best food. A live pianist plays as you eat, and once the plates have been cleared there's dancing to the sounds of Ceilidh Stomp plus a live…

Sheraton Grand Hotel, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Dec

£99 Standard Dinner Ticket (Igloo Lounge upgrade £139) / 0131 229 9131

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

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Dec

£15–£35 (disabled/under 26s/mature students/unemployed £7.50–£17.50) / 0131 228 1155

TYCI's Christmas All-Dayer

A killer Christmas line-up of performance, art, live music, a mini market and loads more from TYCI as a Christmas present to you. During the day in the Old Hairdressersyou can see performances by Rose Ruane and Aby Watson, spoken word by Kirstin Innes, music by Chrissy Barnacle and Patricia Panther and there are stalls…

Stereo, Glasgow

Sat 20 Dec

Cafe Bar

£3 for a day ticket; £10 for an evening ticket; £12 for an all-day ticket / 0141 222 2254

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The Burlesque Ball

Fishnets and top hats galore at this series of lavish burlesque balls.

Classic Grand, Glasgow

Sat 20 Dec

£12–£24 / 0141 847 0820

Wed 31 Dec

£19–£38 / 0141 847 0820

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£12–£24 / 0141 847 0820

The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£12–£24 / 0161 834 1392

SR44 Warehouse, Newcastle

Fri 6 Mar 2015

£12–£24

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Police Scotland Be Your Best Rock Challenge

A competition of choreographed dance-drama performances.

Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC)

Fri 27 Mar 2015

£12 / 0844 477 9000

Tartan Gig 2015

Concert organised by Girlguiding Scotland for its members aged ten and over. Previous performers have included Little Mix, Conor Maynard, Amy Macdonald, Pixie Lott, Scouting for Girls, Cher Lloyd and The Wanted.

SECC, Glasgow

Sat 9 May 2015

Clyde Auditorium

prices vary / 0141 248 3000

The Doors Alive

Tribute to Jim Morrison's seminal LA rock crew.

The Cavern, Liverpool

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£12 / 0151 236 1965

The Citadel, St Helens

Sat 30 May 2015

£12 / 01744 735436

Diamond Live, Doncaster

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£10

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Bye Parrot

After eight years putting on shows in Glasgow Cry Parrot is leaving us to take over Cafe Oto's music programme in London (sob). The last show features Powell, Golden Teacher, Sacred Paws and David Barbarossa (DJ).

Stereo, Glasgow

Fri 19 Dec

£10 / 0141 222 2254

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Carols at Six

Festive carol concert with live musicians.

St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Christmas Tree Festival.

  • 18:00 – 19:30 Carols at Six St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh

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

The Cabeytu Brothers

Multi-instrumental Argentinean duo playing mixed, multiple cross-genre covers.

The Loft, Perth

Sun 21 Dec

£10 / 01738 506 144

Caledonian Voices

Caledonian Voices was founded in 2010 by musical directors Andrew McTaggart and Calum Fraser, and consists of young Scottish singers currently studying in universities or conservatoires or those who are just starting their professional careers.

St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow

Sun 4 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 339 6691

Rachmaninov's Vespers.

Stonelaw Church Hall, Rutherglen

Fri 19 Dec

Prices to be confirmed

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

£8 / 0131 339 5374

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Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment. Featuring guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall with special guest Melanie C.

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Sat 20 Dec

£36 / 02920 224488

O2 Apollo Manchester

Fri 19 Dec

£36 / 0844 477 7677

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond

Fri 10 Jul 2015

£43 / 020 8332 5655

BBC National Orchestra Of Wales

A programme of classic pieces.

Brangwyn Hall, Swansea

Fri 19 Dec

£16 ( £14.40; £5) / 01792 635432

The world-renowned orchestra performs popular Christmas classics.

Celebration Choir: Come Messiah King

The Celebration Choir are joined by a 20-piece orchestra as they celebrate the Christmas story.

SECC, Glasgow

Fri 19 Dec

Lomond Auditorium

£22.50 / 0141 248 3000

Sat 20 Dec

Lomond Auditorium

£22.50 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 21 Dec

Lomond Auditorium

£22.50 / 0141 248 3000

The Last Skank Before Christmas

Ska party with live music from Bombskare (on stage 10pm) with tropical sounds from the Samedia Shebeen DJs.

La Belle Angèle, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Dec

£5 in advance; £7 on the door

Portalooth

Hard rock from Edinburgh.

The Mash House, Edinburgh

Fri 19 Dec

£5 / 0131 220 2987

With Anodyne Dude.

'Jamesgerous' single launch.

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