Before 5pm, Music

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Drumchapel & West Winterfest Fireworks

Music and entertainment from Jemma Stevenson, Simply Rod, Nycki Simz and many more. Fireworks from 7pm.

Drumchapel Park, Glasgow

Wed 5 Nov

Free

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

Wed 29 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Nov

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
…and 3 more dates until 15 Nov

Swing Saturday

An evening of all things swing, including swing dance classes, an evening of jumping and jiving and a live show from the Drury St Swing Band

Drury Street, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

…and 3 more dates until 29 Nov

Big Ears, Little Ears

In the classical music equivalent of a parent & baby screening, the SCO plays a short concert of much-loved classics in a baby-friendly environment; nobody will raise an eyebrow if your little one provides vocal encouragement.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sun 26 Oct

£5 for one adult and one child (additional children/adults £3 each) / 0141 353 8000

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Children's Classic Concerts: The Monsters' Ball

A spooky concert of music and dance for all the family. Dress up in your scariest costume and join the Monster Ball.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sat 1 Nov

£10 (Children £6; Family £29) / 0141 353 8000

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£10 (Children £6; Family £29) / 0131 228 1155

High Heels and Horse Hair: Transplanted

A programme of new music from the award-winning violin/cello duo, inspired by the natural world of Scotland, with pieces by David Fennessy, Martin Kershaw, Stuart MacRae, Eddie McGuire, Chris Stout, Hanna Tuulikki, David Ward and Judith Weir.

Ardkinglas House, Cairndow

Sun 26 Oct

£12 (Students £6) / 01499 600621

Peel Regenerated

Honouring the memory of former BBC Radio 1 DJ & broadcaster John Peel 10 years on since his passing with an eclectic line up across The Georgian Theatre & The Green Room.

Georgian Theatre, Stockton-on-Tees

Sat 25 Oct

£15; £12 adv / 01642 674115/606525

Tony Conrad: Invented Acoustical Tools 1966–2012

A showing of some of the elegant and enigmatic instruments designed by avant-garde US musician Tony Conrad, one of the most inventive and seminal musicians of the mid-20th century.

Inverleith House, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 248 2971

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0131 248 2971

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 0131 248 2971

…and 314 more dates until 31 Oct 2015

The Beatroot and Lace Bazaar

A vintage fair with highly creative flair, with artists and musicians, vintage sellers, artisan makers and more.

The Art School, Glasgow

Sat 8 Nov

£tc / 07787 404268

Sat 13 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

Record Factory, Glasgow

Sat 22 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

Sat 20 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

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The Rat Pack: Live

Hartshorn-Hook Productions present a night of swinging jazz covering the songs of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr and Dean Martin.

Theatre Royal, Windsor

Thu 27 Nov

£13–£35 / 01753 853888

The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show

The return of the UK's finest Rat Pack tribute night, with classic tunes including 'Under My Skin' and 'Come Fly with Me' and plenty of entertaining between-song patter.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£21 / 01527 577330

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£17–£23 / 0844 871 3014

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£17–£38 / 0844 871 7648

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Rolling Back the Years

Evening of nostalgic music featuring tributes to Fred Astaire, Sinatra, Judy Garland and Buddy Holly amongst others.

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Sun 26 Oct

£14 (£13) / 0161 928 1677

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Thu 30 Oct

The Beacon Theatre

£12 / 01475 723723

Broadway Theatre, London SE6

Wed 5 Nov

£9 (£6.50) / 020 8690 0002

African Caribbean Gospel Party

Gospel and Afro beats in celebration of Black History Month.

The London Jesus Centre, W1W

Sun 26 Oct

£5–£10 / 0845 833 3005

Tickets price includes Afro pop CD, refreshments and snacks.

BBC SSO: Beethoven's Ninth

If Beethoven's Symphony No 9 is one of its composer's most popular pieces, it's not just because of its wealth of great tunes; it's because of its uncanny power to make you want to jump up and down cheering. Hence its suitability for a celebration, in this case conductor Donald Runnicles' 60th birthday. The opening piece…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 16 Nov

£11–£27 / 0131 228 1155

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Fascinating Aida: Charm Offensive

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

Theatre Royal, Bath

Sun 26 Oct

£17.50–£19.50 / 01225 448844

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Sat 8 Nov

£21.50 / 01483 440000

Herbie Flowers Jazz Breakfast

Jazz session with the double bassist.

Brighton Dome

Sun 28 Dec

Corn Exchange

£7 inc tea/coffee / 01273 709709

Karin Schistek and Emma Lloyd

Lloyd (violin) and Schistek (piano) in recital.

Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0131 651 4336

Lloyd and Schistek play Beethoven's Sonata for Piano and Violin in C minor Op 30/2, and Debussy's Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor L.140.

Pop Factor: The Concert

A musical show aimed at families, in which an ensemble cast of sing and dance their way through the charts.

City Hall, Salisbury

Thu 28 May 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 01722 434434

Epsom Playhouse

Tue 26 May 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 01372 742555

Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford

Sun 12 Apr 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 020 8553 4466

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Simple Things 2014

Electronic and alternative music all-day music and visual festival featuring Autechre, Nightmares on Wax, Clark, Actress, LuckyMe, LUMA, Vitamins and many more.

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

£22.50–£28.12 / 0141 332 2232

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The Singing Kettle: Jungle Party

Dress as your favourite jungle animal and get ready to join in with fave songs such as 'Do Your Ears Hang Low', 'Bear Hunt' and 'Leap Frog' at this fun packed Kettle show.

Ryan Centre, Stranraer

Sun 26 Oct

£11 (Family £40) / 01776 703535

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

The Hawth, Crawley

Sat 29 Nov

£30.50 / 01293 553636

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Sun 30 Nov

£30.50 / 01322 220000

Thank You For The Music

Double the tribute trouble.

Theatre Royal, Windsor

Sat 29 Nov

£15–£35 / 01753 853888

Westfest

The UKs largest indoor, all night, underground dance music event.

Royal Bath And West Showground, Shepton Mallet

Sun 26 Oct

Phone for prices / 01749 822222

  • 09:00 – 17:00 Westfest Royal Bath And West Showground, Shepton Mallet

Bury St Edmunds Rock Choir

The local Bury St Edmunds choir is run by singer/pianist Daniel Ribbits. Our No.1 Album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart-topping singers, and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things they never thought they could do - from supporting national charities…

Priory School, Bury St Edmunds

Sat 8 Nov

Main Hall

£25 a month, free taster / 01284 761934

Sat 15 Nov

Main Hall

£25 a month, free taster / 01284 761934

Sat 22 Nov

Main Hall

£25 a month, free taster / 01284 761934

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