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Deafblind Scotland Ladies Lunch

Help raise funds for Deafblind Scotland with a day of fashion, music and a three-course meal. With hosts Romeo (aka David Farrell) of Clyde 1 and Gina McKie of Clyde 2.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow

Sun 4 May

£40 (driver or non-drinker £35) / 0141 777 7774

The Gatsby Speakeasy

Dress to impress with this speakeasy night with Miss Hell's Belle, Bellini Blush and Rufus T. Make sure you say 'tarantula juice' to the bar man before 8pm for some secret offers.

Steampunk Café, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

£7 / 0141 204 2929

  • 19:00 – 01:00

Eastbourne Bandstand

Thu 3 Jul

£5 (Children £2.50) / 01323 410611

  • 20:00

Thu 17 Jul

Phone for prices / 01323 410611

  • 20:00

Thu 31 Jul

Phone for prices / 01323 410611

  • 20:00
…and 4 more dates until 11 Sep

The Spice Of Life, London W1D

Wed 23 Apr

£10; £8 adv ( £8) / 020 7437 7013

  • 20:00 – 23:00

The National Youth Jazz Orchestra

The long-running ensemble for jazz players under 25 has been going since 1965 and has released numerous albums.

Borough Theatre, Abergavenny

Sat 30 Aug

£18 / 01873 850805

  • 19:30

The Grand, Clitheroe

Sat 3 May

£20 adv (Children £12.50 under 18s; £18.50; £60) / 01200 421599

  • 20:00

The Hawthorne Theatre, Welwyn Garden City

Sun 27 Apr

£14 / 01707 357117

  • 19:30

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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.

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 19 Jul

£17–£23 / 0844 847 2325

The Civic, Barnsley

Fri 6 Jun

£20 / 01226 327000

  • 19:30

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£17–£23 / 0844 871 3014

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The Glenn Miller Orchestra

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

City Hall, Salisbury

Sun 27 Apr

£20.50 / 01722 434434

  • 17:00

Gosfest 2014

Local artists and bands play across two stages and four days at this family-friendly festival. This year welcomes a shopping marquee.

Walpole Park, Gosport

Thu 7 Aug

£2 per entry; £10 for festival pass (Children £1) / 02393 787613

  • 17:30 – 23:30

In The Mood: Fabulous 40s

The Jonathan Wyatt Big Band performs a variety of songs from the 40s.

Pavilion Theatre, Gorleston

Sat 7 Jun

£14 / 01493 662832

  • 19:30

The Jive Aces

High energy action from this six-piece ensemble taking you through a blend of swing, R&B, Rock'n'Roll, Boogie Woogie and Jump Blues – get those toes tapping.

Eastbourne Bandstand

Fri 27 Jun

Phone for prices / 01323 410611

  • 20:00

The Hideaway, London SW16

Sun 25 May

£10 / 020 8835 7070

  • 14:00

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Sun 29 Jun

£15–£18 / 020 7439 0747

  • 12:00

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King Louis & The Primas

Trombonist/vocalist Dave Batchelor leads this 50s-style jump jive six-piece.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

£5 (£4) / 0131 220 4298

  • 20:00

London City Big Band

An 18-piece swing ensemble featuring Billy Boothroyd.

The Belvedere, Billericay

Wed 30 Apr

£10 / 07850 607075

  • 20:00 – 22:30

The Mike Westbrook Big Band

Twenty-piece band plays jazz and rock variations on themes from the operas of Rossini - the first jazz work to be featured in the BBC Proms.

Restormel Arts At St Austell Brewery

Fri 23 May

£12; £10 adv (£6; £5 adv) / 01726 879500

  • 20:00

Fri 20 Jun

£12; £10 adv (£6; £5 adv) / 01726 879500

  • 20:00

Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra

The ensemble performs a selection of popular tunes and standards.

York Theatre Royal

Sat 30 Aug

De Grey Rooms

£17 / 01904 623568

  • 20:00

The New Foxtrot Serenaders

The band performs a selection of George Gershwin songs.

Normansfield Theatre, Langdon Down Centre Trust, Teddington

Sat 10 May

Phone for prices / 020 8943 3849

  • 19:30
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Paul Davis Big Band

The ensemble performs music from 1940s, plus other standards. With support from Dennis Lotis, Jacquie Toye, Leanne Kyte.

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Sun 8 Jun

£12.50–£14.50 ( £10.50–£12.50) / 01323 412000

  • 15:00

Strathclyde Youth Jazz Orchestra

Young jazz players in full flight.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Sun 4 May

£3 / 0131 220 4298

  • 15:00

Sun Ra Arkestra

Sun Ra was a pianist and band leader, his style ranged from retro swing to avant free, often in the same piece. The Arkestra performs today, under the direction of alto saxophonist Marshall Allen and featuring Fred Adams and Michael Ray on trumpet, Knoel Scott on vocals and saxes, Yah Yah Abdul-Majid on tenor sax, Danny…

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Sat 31 May

Hall

£15–£25 / 020 7638 8891

  • 19:30

Verwood Hub

Sat 17 May

£10; £8 adv / 01202 828740

  • 19:30

Swinging On A Star: The Bing Crosby Years

Tony Jacobs, supported by Louise Cookman and a live band, celebrates the life and times of Bing Crosby. The show that also pays tribute to Peggy Lee, Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald, Al Jolson, Perry Como, Louis Armstrong, Fred Astaire and others.

Radlett Centre

Wed 21 May

£18.50 (Children £17.50 under 16s) / 01923 859291

  • 20:00
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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.

Princess Theatre, Hunstanton

Sun 23 Nov

£20.50 (£19.50) / 01485 532252

  • 19:30

The Stag Community Arts Centre, Sevenoaks

Fri 25 Apr

£20 (£19; £19) / 01732 450 175

  • 19:30

The Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne Minster

Fri 26 Sep

£22.50 / 01202 885566

  • 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

Bless 'Em All

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

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Mon 19 May

£10 / 0844 854 2776

  • 14:00

The Brindley, Runcorn

Tue 3 Jun

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0151 907 8360

  • 14:30

Capitol, Horsham

Wed 30 Apr

£12.50 / 01403 750 220

  • 14:30

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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.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Thu 23 Oct

£23.50 / 01383 740384

Buxton Opera House

Sat 10 May

£22 / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

The Central Theatre, Chatham

Sat 24 May

£21.50–£23.50

  • 19:30

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Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra

Established in June 2002 by international saxophone star, Tommy Smith, the TSYJO features the very best young Scottish jazz musicians playing tribute to the true legends of Jazz.

Tolbooth, Stirling

Sun 7 Dec

£10 (£8; Children free) / 01786 274000

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