After 6am, Music, Big band

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Jump Jive & Shout

Fun monthly retro/ vintage style jive night with DJ and live music.

The Albany, London W1W

Sat 27 Sep

£5; £3 with flyer ( £3; £3) / 020 7387 0221

  • 20:00 – 00:00

Sat 11 Oct

£5 (£3) / 020 7387 0221

  • 20:00 – 00:00

Academy Big Band: The Music Of Bill Holman

The ensemble performs the music of the American big band arranger Bill Holman.

Royal Academy Of Music, London NW1

Thu 9 Oct

Duke’s Hall

£7.50 (£5.50) / 020 7873 7300

  • 19:30

Adur Concert Band

Wind band from the Adur District in West Sussex, playing different styles of music, including classical and film and show themes.

The Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea

Sun 7 Dec

£8 / 01273 464440

  • 18:00

Alan Owens' Forum Big Band

Big band and swing favourites.

The Forum, Northallerton

Sun 5 Oct

£3 / 01609 776230

  • 12:00

Sun 2 Nov

£3 / 01609 776230

  • 12:00

Sun 7 Dec

£3 / 01609 776230

  • 12:00

The American Songbook starring Harry Hamilton

Harry Hamilton and his swing band perform a musical journey through a century of American music.

The Courtyard Theatre/Ballyearl Leisure Centre, Newtownabbey

Thu 30 Oct

£15 (£13) / 028 9034 0202

  • 20:00 – 22:00
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Apollo Big Band

The Stockcross-based ensemble performs a range of big band standards from Basie to the present day.

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Sat 11 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0845 5218 218

  • 19:45

The Astor Big Band

The big band performs a selection of classic songs made famous by Glenn Miller throughout his successful career.

Watford Colosseum

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£19.50 ( £17.50; £17.50; £17.50; Children £17.50 under 16s) / 0845 075 3993

  • 19:30

Back To Basie Orchestra

The band plays the songs by American jazz pianist and composer Count Basie.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Sun 28 Sep

£18; £5 under 25s (£16) / 01284 758000

  • 19:30

The Stables, Milton Keynes

Sun 23 Nov

Jim Marshall Auditorium

£18.50 / 01908 280800

  • 20:00

BBC Big Band

The BBC BIg Band is one of the UK's leading jazz orchestras, and is descended from the BBC Radio Orchestra.

Town Hall, Lockerbie

Fri 26 Sep

£15 / 01576 203380

With special guest Georgina Jackson. Part of Lockerbie Jazz Festival.

  • 20:00

The BBC Big Band

The ensemble performs big band jazz.

The Hawth, Crawley

Sun 16 Nov

£20.50 / 01293 553636

  • 15:00
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BBC Big Band

The ensemble, with singers Elaine Delmar and Jeff Hooper, performs the music of Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald.

The Royal Hall, Harrogate

Sun 7 Dec

£19–£24 / 01423 500500

  • 19:30

Beats & Pieces

The ensemble founded by Ben Cottrell in 2008 performs their contemporary take on big band music.

Millennium Hall, Sheffield

Fri 7 Nov

£14 (£11; £7; Children £2 ages 15-17) / 0114 276 7093

  • 20:30 – 23:15

Benny Goodman And Glenn Miller At Carnegie Hall 1939

A full recreation of the music played by these great bands.

Radlett Centre

Sun 26 Oct

£19.50 / 01923 859291

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Bethnal Green Big Band

The ensemble performs a wide variety of tunes in a classic big band style.

The Luna Lounge, London E11

Fri 19 Dec

Phone for prices / 020 8518 7463

  • 20:30 – 23:30

The Big Band

The swing band performs classics by Glenn Miller, Sinatra, Basie and many more. With support from Five Star Swing.

Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth

Sun 16 Nov

£14 (£13) / 01395 576798

  • 19:30
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Big Band Christmas Ball

Have a ball, just like those golden era days. Featuring That Swing Sensation Big Band and the Kennedy Cupcakes.

Lanark Memorial Hall

Sat 20 Dec

£12 (Seniors £10) / 01555 667999

  • 19:30 – 00:00

The Big Beer Band

Seventeen-piece swing band.

The Grape & Grain, London SE19

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 20:00

Mon 29 Sep

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 20:00

Mon 6 Oct

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 20:00
…and 3 more dates until 27 Oct

Big Easy

The vintage-style, 14-piece band perform original arrangements of classic jazz tunes, from ragtime to swing. With vocalist Linda Leigh.

Melrose Hall, Wirral

Sun 21 Sep

£3

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Big Vern 'n' the Shootahs

Big Vern n the Shootahs return with their rhythm'n'blues party grooves.

The Town House, Hamilton

Fri 12 Dec

£42.50 / 01698 452299

Christmas Party Nights.

  • 19:00 – 01:00

Sat 13 Dec

£42.50 / 01698 452299

Christmas Party Nights.

  • 19:00 – 01:00

Fri 19 Dec

£42.50 / 01698 452299

Christmas Party Nights.

  • 19:00 – 01:00

Sat 20 Dec

£42.50 / 01698 452299

Christmas Party Nights.

  • 19:00 – 01:00

Bless 'Em All

A tribute to our Armed Forces of yesterday, today and tomorrow with all the great songs and music of the 1940s.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Tue 30 Sep

£13.50 / 08441 717620

£15.40 / 08441 717620

  • 14:30

Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone

Sun 9 Nov

£13.50 / 01303 228600

£13.50 (Children £11.50; £11.50; £11.50; £11.50) / 01303 228600

  • 14:30

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Mon 10 Nov

£13.50 / 0844 871 7646

£13.50–£28.50 (Children £11.50; £11.50; £11.50; £11.50) / 0844 871 7646

  • 14:30

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Brighouse And Rastrick Band

Brass and old and new favourites, conducted by Alan Morrison.

Cheltenham Town Hall

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£19.50 / 0844 576 2210

  • 14:30

Grove Theatre, Dunstable

Sat 27 Sep

£22 / 01582 602080

  • 19:00

The Met, Bury

Sat 18 Oct

£22.50 / 0161 761 2216

  • 14:00

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Budapest Café Orchestra

Recreating the stirring sounds of their home town, the band mix violin, accordion and balalaika to create Hungarian, Russian and Ukrainian folk songs and dances.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Wed 12 Nov

£16 / 01284 758000

  • 20:00

Berkhamsted Jazz Club

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£13 ( £10) / 01442 824173

  • 20:00

The Hideaway, London SW16

Sun 16 Nov

£15 / 020 8835 7070

  • 20:30

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The Capitol Years Live: Sinatra, Sequins And Swing

A big band orchestra, featuring players from the BBC Big Band, John Wilson Orchestra and Ronnie Scott's Orchestra, perform live onstage, accompanying big band singers recreating Sinatra's biggest hits.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£22 (£20) / 01284 758000

  • 19:30

Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£14–£21 / 01303 228600

Princess Theatre, Hunstanton

Sun 23 Nov

£20.50 (£19.50) / 01485 532252

  • 19:30

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Cardinal Vaughan Big Band

A performance by student musicians.

Bull's Head, London SW13

Sun 5 Oct

£10; £8 adv / 020 8876 5241

  • 13:00