Afternoon events, Music, Big band

19 events

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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.

The Hideaway, London SW16

Sun 2 Nov

£10 / 020 8835 7070

  • 14:00

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.

Theatre Royal, Windsor

Thu 27 Nov

£13–£35 / 01753 853888

  • 14:30

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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The BBC Big Band

The ensemble performs big band jazz.

Assembly Hall, Worthing

Sun 24 Aug

£22.50 (£21.50) / 01903 206206

  • 16:00

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

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

Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury

Sun 21 Sep

£15.50–£17 (£13.50–£15) / 01743 281281

  • 15:00

Bright Street Big Band

Part of the South Tyneside Summer Festival's Brass Band programme 2014, organised by South Tyneside Council.

Amphitheatre, South Shields

Sun 3 Aug

Free

  • 14:00 – 16:00

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

English Jazz Orchestra

The ensemble performs a wide range of big band and mainstream jazz standards.

Wyllyotts Centre, Potters Bar

Sun 5 Oct

£13; £5 adv / 01707 645005

  • 14:00
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Gabriel Garrick Big Band

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

The Hideaway, London SW16

Sun 23 Nov

£10 / 020 8835 7070

  • 14:00

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

£16.50–£32.50 / 020 7638 8891

  • 14:30

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£16.50–£30 / 0151 709 3789

  • 14:30

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Sat 27 Dec

£29.50 / 0121 345 0600

Johnston Star Flute Band

The Ulster group formed in 1858 perform a varied programme.

Sentry Hill, Newtownabbey

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 028 9083 2363

  • 15:00 – 16:00

Jukebox And Bobbysox Show

A musical show celebrating the rock'n'roll hits of the jukebox era, complete with live band and colourfully costumed dancers.

Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford

Sat 4 Oct

£16 / 020 8553 4466

  • 14:30

The Len Phillips Big Band

The ensemble from the South of England performs big band classics and easy listening tunes with vocal accompaniment.

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Sun 31 Aug

£14.50–£16.50 ( £13–£15) / 01323 412000

  • 15:00

Paul J Rigby & The Northern Jazz Orchestra

The ensemble performs a wide range of big band classics and standards.

The Continental, Preston

Sun 28 Sep

£12 (£10) / 01772 499425

  • 13:45

The Strictly Smokin' Big Band

The ensemble performs a wide range of suitably arranged standards and classics.

The Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 16 Aug

Free / 0191 265 2550

  • 15:00

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

Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra

The students perform a selection of big band arranged numbers.

The Continental, Preston

Sun 7 Dec

£10 (£7) / 01772 499425

  • 13:45