After 6am, Music, Big band

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Sunday Rockin’ Club

DJ Wild Cat Kev spins rockabilly and rock'n'roll.

The Alley Cat, London WC2H

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 020 7836 1451

  • 18:00 – 02:00
  • 23:00 – 02:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 020 7836 1451

  • 18:00 – 02:00
  • 23:00 – 02:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free / 020 7836 1451

  • 18:00 – 02:00
  • 23:00 – 02:00
…and 15 more dates until 28 Dec

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

In A Sentimental Mood

Guy Garrett and Cherie Gears, backed by The Good Guys Orchestra, sing standards from the classic American songbook.

Terry O'Toole Theatre, Lincoln

Sun 12 Oct

£15.50 (£14.50; Children £9) / 01522 883311

  • 19:30 – 21:30

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

AD Concert Band

The concert band performs a selection of works.

The Grange Hall, Southam

Sat 13 Sep

£12.50 / 01926 813933

  • 19:30
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Alan Owens' Forum Big Band

Big band and swing favourites.

The Forum, Northallerton

Sun 7 Sep

£3 / 01609 776230

  • 12:00

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

Ashby Big Band

The ensemble performs a selection of popular tunes from the swing era.

The Priory, Loughborough

Thu 4 Sep

£8 / 01509 216333

  • 20:30 – 23:00

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

Radlett Centre

Sun 14 Sep

£18 (£17) / 01923 859291

  • 19:30

The Stables, Milton Keynes

Sun 23 Nov

Jim Marshall Auditorium

£18.50 / 01908 280800

  • 20:00
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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

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.

Kings Place, London N1

Sat 13 Sep

£6.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 21:30

Millennium Hall, Sheffield

Fri 7 Nov

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

  • 20:30 – 23:15

The Big Band

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

Bridge House Theatre, Warwick

Fri 12 Sep

£12 (£8) / 01926 776438

  • 19:30

The Big Beer Band

Seventeen-piece swing band.

The Grape & Grain, London SE19

Mon 1 Sep

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 20:00

Mon 8 Sep

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 20:00

Mon 15 Sep

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 20:00
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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

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Wed 10 Sep

Phone for prices / 01242 572573

  • 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

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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

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£19.50 / 0115 989 5555

  • 19:30

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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

Diss Corn Hall

Sat 6 Sep

£12 (£9.50–£10.50) / 01379 652241

  • 20:00

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Callum Au Big Band: Rhapsody In Blue

An exciting new contemporary jazz ensemble which features some of the finest young musicians in the UK.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Mon 15 Sep

£15–£32.50 / 020 7439 0747

  • 18:00

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

David Redfern And Lynn Riley

Organist and soprano in recital.

The Organ Loft, Belper

Sun 30 Nov

£5 includes interval refreshments

  • 14:30 – 17:00

Dedication Orchestra

The ensemble was formed as a tribute to the exiled South African musicians who formed the core of the The Blue Notes and the Brotherhood of Breath.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sat 15 Nov

Queen Elizabeth Hall

£10–£25 (£5–£12.50) / 0844 875 0073

  • 14:00