Before 5pm, Music

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Get Organised: John Kitchen

Recital from organist John Kitchen on the amazing Usher Hall organ, featuring guest performers.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Tue 9 Sep

£3 / 0131 228 1155

  • 13:10

Tue 16 Sep

£3 / 0131 228 1155

  • 13:10

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

  • 15:00

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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New Jersey Nights

Musical show paying tribute to Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons.

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Wed 17 Sep

£10–£23; £10–£23; £12–£26 eve; £16–£29 / 01604 624 811

  • 14:30 – 17:30

Sat 20 Sep

£10–£23; £10–£23; £12–£26 eve; £16–£29 / 01604 624 811

  • 14:30 – 17:30

Blabbermouth

This 12-hour live celebration of Scottish music and spoken word features a collection of artists, actors, politicians, journalists, sportspeople, singers and scientists performing their favourite pieces of Scottish writing. A chance to celebrate Scotland's contribution to the world in the final hours before the referendum.

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Wed 17 Sep

£10 (£8) per session; £30 (£20) for day ticket / 0131 473 2000

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 20 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sat 11 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

  • 10:30 – 15:30

Sat 8 Nov

£tc / 07787 404268

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sat 13 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Record Factory, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 22 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 20 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

  • 12:00 – 17:00
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Blitzallica Festival

Featuring heavy metal legends Diamond Head and Dumpy's Rusty Nuts.

Shildon Civic Hall

Sat 25 Oct

£20 / 01388 772902

  • 16:00 – 00:00

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

  • 15:00 – 16:00
  • 15:00 – 16:00

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

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

  • 15:00 – 16:00

Futtocks

Martin Boland and Eddy Hanson play folk songs on fiddle and guitar.

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Sep

Free

  • 15:30

Sun 14 Sep

Free

  • 15:30

Sun 21 Sep

Free

  • 15:30

Sun 28 Sep

Free

  • 15:30

The Lindisfarne Story

Former Lindisfarne members Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell perform the songs of the folk-rock band, with stories of its history.

The Robin 2, Wolverhampton

Tue 16 Sep

£20.35 / 01902 401211

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers

A unique brand of 'bag rock' (that's bagpipes plus rock, if you were wondering) with stirring tunes and energetic performances. Expect everything from 'Flower of Scotland' to Coldplay's 'Clocks', via AC/DC and Deep Purple.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Tue 30 Dec

£20 / 01383 740384

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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.

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

  • 14:00

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Dec

£15–£35 (disabled £7.50–£17.50; under 26s/mature students/unemployed £6; under 16s free) / 0131 228 1155

  • 15:00

Camberley Rock Choir

The Camberley Rock Choir is led by local musician Sarah Manton. Our choir is made up of people who never thought they would join a choir or would even sing for fun and that's the beauty of joining our choir. I don't think any of us expected to make the huge number of great friends we have along the way not just in our own…

The Camberley Theatre

Thu 18 Sep

£25 a month, free taster / 01276 707600

Thu 25 Sep

£25 a month, free taster / 01276 707600

Thu 2 Oct

£25 a month, free taster / 01276 707600

…and 27 more dates until 2 Jul 2015

Creamfields

One of the biggest dance music festivals in the UK organised by Liverpool's legendary superclub Cream. 2014's line-up features a monumental array of DJs and live acts playing house, trance, Hardcore and dubstep. Playing Sat Avicii, Afrojack, deadmau5, Steve Aoki, Showtek, Armin van Buuren, Steve Angello, Hardwell, Annie…

Various venues: Daresbury, Halton

Sat 29 Aug 2015

prices vary

Sun 30 Aug 2015

prices vary

The Glenn Miller Orchestra

Ray McVay directs the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra through their repertoire of swing and jazz band tunes.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Tue 30 Dec

Hall

£29.50–£32.50 / 020 7638 8891

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Sun 28 Dec

£24.50–£32.50 / 0844 907 9000

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Sun 14 Sep

£18–£20 (£16–£18) / 0116 233 3111

  • 17:00

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Gower Bluegrass Music Festival

A three-day bluegrass festival, featuring performances from The Grass Snakes, Dalebilly, Chris Moreton and many more.

Gower Heritage Centre, Swansea

Fri 5 Sep

Phone for prices / 01792 371206

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Sat 6 Sep

Phone for prices / 01792 371206

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Sun 7 Sep

Phone for prices / 01792 371206

  • 10:00 – 23:00
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Louis Robinson

The violinist leads a participatory music session.

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0121 345 0600

  • 10:30

Rufflets Cream Tea with Jazz

Martyna Wren sings jazz to accompany your cream tea.

Rufflets Country House Hotel, St. Andrews

Sat 25 Oct

£30 (£26) / 01334 472594

Part of St Andrews Voices.

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Spencer-Strachan Duo

Violinist Rachel Spencer and cellist Duncan Strachan in recital.

Merchants House of Glasgow

Thu 23 Apr 2015

£8; £7 (students & children £4) / 0141 221 1876

This performance features Ravel's Sonata for Violin and Cello.

  • 12:45

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Tue 9 Sep

£3 (students and schoolchildren free) / 0131 228 1155

  • 11:00

Dougie MacLean

Scotland's foremost folk/roots troubadour, renowned for his meaningful, haunting music.

Caputh Parish Church

Wed 29 Oct

£15

Part of Perthshire Amber.

  • 14:00
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Farewell Bash

See the Perthshire Amber festival out in style with this grand farewell bash.

Edradour Distillery, Pitlochry

Sun 2 Nov

£15 / 01796 472095

Part of Perthshire Amber.

  • 14:00

Herbie Flowers Jazz Breakfast

Jazz session with the double bassist.

Brighton Dome

Sun 7 Sep

Corn Exchange

£7 inc tea/coffee / 01273 709709

  • 11:00

Sun 14 Sep

Corn Exchange

£7 inc tea/coffee / 01273 709709

  • 11:00

Sun 5 Oct

Corn Exchange

£7 inc tea/coffee / 01273 709709

  • 11:00

Sun 28 Dec

Corn Exchange

£7 inc tea/coffee / 01273 709709

  • 11:00

Jock'n'Roll

Twenty singers and musicians play over 50 Scottish classics for a big singalong featuring ‘My Old Man’s a Dustman’, ‘Tiny Bubbles’, ‘Flower of Scotland’, ‘Delilah’, ‘Shang-a-Lang’, ’500 Miles’, ‘Shout’, 'Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep’ and many more.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 6 Sep

£15–£18 / 0141 332 1846

  • 14:00

Kaleidoscope Ensemble: Brahms

  • Written by: Brahms

The group performs Brahms's Clarinet Quintet In B Minor.

CBSO Centre, Birmingham

Thu 22 Jan 2015

£10 / 0121 767 4050

  • 13:10

NonStuff Festival

A collaborative festival mixing music, crafts, workshops, art, recycling, theatre and more for all the family. Acts performing in 2014 include The Pendulums, Bluebell Cajun Dance Band, The Beggar Girls, Voice Beat Choir, Fail Better, Anna Beetle, Portnawak & The Woo, Kuchke and Paraig MacNeil.

Wiston Lodge, Biggar

Fri 12 Sep

£40 day ticket; £85 full weekend, inc camping, workshops & music (£25 day ticket; £55 full weekend; Children £20 day ticket; £35 full weekend… / 01899 850228

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