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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 19 Dec

£5 (£4) / 0131 220 4298

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

Back To Basie Orchestra

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

Concorde Club, Eastleigh

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£28; £53 incl meal (£20; £45 incl meal) / 023 8061 3989

BBC Big Band

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

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Fri 20 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 01242 572573

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

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The Big Band

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

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£15 (£14) / 020 8561 8371

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

Big Band Dance Night

Quickstep, jive and fox trot along with other popular big band and ballroom numbers.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£18

Big Band Night

Showcase event with appearances by the three big bands of the Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust.

The Castle, Wellingborough

Sat 7 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 01933 270007

The Big Chris Barber Band

The veteran slide trombonist leads his big band in a programme of swing and New Orleans-style jazz.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£20 / 0131 668 2019

CAST, Doncaster

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£19 / 0131 668 2019

The Hawth, Crawley

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£19.50 (£17.50) / 0131 668 2019

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Big Vern 'n' the Shootahs

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

The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

Mon 22 Dec

£18 / 0141 353 8000

The Town House, Hamilton

Fri 19 Dec

£42.50 / 01698 452299

Christmas Party Nights.

Sat 20 Dec

£42.50 / 01698 452299

Christmas Party Nights.

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

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£19.50 / 0115 989 5555

The Royal Hall, Harrogate

Sat 20 Dec

£16.50–£18.50 (£14.50–£17.50; £10; Children £10 under 18s) / 01423 500500

The Bruce/Ilett Big Band

Classic swing-era big band music.

Colston Hall, Bristol

Wed 31 Dec

£21.15–£30 / 0117 922 3686

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.

Berkhamsted Jazz Club

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£13 ( £10) / 01442 824173

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

Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

Fri 20 Feb 2015

£21 (£19; £7) / 01245 606505

Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£14–£21 / 01303 228600

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Core 6: Live!

Showcase featuring musicians young and old who are involved in Core through workshops, teaching, learning and volunteering.

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£10 / 01434 652477

The Customs House Big Band With Ruth Lambert

The ensemble and accompanying vocalist performs a selection of big band classics.

The Customs House, South Shields

Fri 27 Mar 2015

£11 (£10; £8) / 0191 454 1234

Durham University Big Band

The ensemble performs a range of classic and contemporary tunes.

Pizza Express Jazz Club, London W1D

Sun 15 Feb 2015

£15 / 020 7437 9595

English National Jazz Orchestra

The ensemble, with vocalist Beverley Stone, performs a selection of classic big band songs and standards.

Hertford Theatre

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£14 (£12) / 01992 531500

Five Star Swing

The Big Band performs swing classics by Sinatra, Basie and Ella Fitzgerald. Featuring Simone from the Ivy Benson Orchestra, Michael Innes – trombonist to Tony Bennett and Shirley Bassey plus Chris Smith – composer and arranger for the BBC Radio Big Band.

Norden Farm Centre For The Arts, Maidenhead

Thu 15 Jan 2015

Courtyard Theatre

£16; £14 meals (£14) / 01628 788997

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Fodens Band

The band from East Anglia performs songs arranged for brass.

Festival Drayton Centre, Market Drayton

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£16.50 ( £15) / 01630 654444

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Gabriel Garrick Big Band

The trumpeter leads the ensemble as they perform a range of classics and standards.

The Verdict, Brighton

Sat 14 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 01273 674847

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

Bristol Hippodrome

Sun 5 Apr 2015

£18–£24 / 0844 847 2325

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The Glenn Miller Story: The True Story

The Astor Big Band present the story of Glenn Miller, from his early days after discovering his unique sound, to his hit making days. Including all the biggies like 'Moonlight Serenade', 'That's Sabotage' and 'Chattanooga Choo Choo'.

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£20–£24 / 0870 607 7533

New Theatre, Oxford

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£20–£24 / 0844 871 3020

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Sat 18 Apr 2015

£15–£22.50 / 0844 871 7646

Hot Orange Big Band

The twenty-piece group led by musical director Dave Hammer performs a range of contemporary music in a bid band style.

The Hideaway, London SW16

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£10 / 020 8835 7070

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