Afternoon events, Music, Big band

26 events

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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.

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 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

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

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 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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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

The Met, Bury

Sat 18 Oct

£22.50 / 0161 761 2216

  • 14:00

The Royal Hall, Harrogate

Sat 20 Dec

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

  • 14:30

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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

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

Engines Orchestra

The saxophonist Phil Meadows and singer Alice Zawadski lead the ensemble as they perform a selection of contemporary big band arrangements.

Kings Place, London N1

Sat 22 Nov

Hall Two

£9.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 15:00
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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

Frank Holden

Award-winning Sinatra singer returns with his swing band for an evening of effortless cool.

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

Sat 18 Oct

£5 / 0141 553 0840

  • 14:00

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

£29.50–£32.50 / 020 7638 8891

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Sun 28 Dec

£24.50–£32.50 / 0844 907 9000

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Mon 29 Dec

£22.50–£29.50 / 0141 353 8000

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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
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Kent Coastal Band

The ensemble performs a range of big band style numbers, plus seasonal songs.

The Kings Hall, Herne Bay

Sun 14 Dec

£4.50 (£4) / 01227 374188

  • 16:30

The Little Big Band

Jazz standards from the band with a front line of five saxes and four brass with soloists, including trumpeter Roland Ramanan, trombonists Steve Railton and Dave Lalljee, and bass guitarist John Best.

The Luna Lounge, London E11

Sat 11 Oct

Phone for prices / 020 8518 7463

  • 16:00 – 18:30

The National Youth Jazz Orchestra

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

The Kenton Theatre, Henley-on-Thames

Fri 14 Nov

£22; £5 open rehearsal (£20) / 01491 575698

  • 14:30
  • 15:30

The Notebenders

The ensemble from Birmingham performs a range of popular tunes.

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0121 345 0600

  • 13:30

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0121 345 0600

  • 13:30

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 0121 345 0600

  • 17:00

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
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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.

Theatre Royal, Windsor

Thu 27 Nov

£13–£35 / 01753 853888

  • 14:30

RNCM Jazz Collective

The ensemble performs a selection of standards from across the years.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Thu 11 Dec

£9.50 (£7.50; £5) / 0844 907 9000

  • 13:10

Royal Academy Of Music Big Band

The ensemble performs a range of music composed by the pianist Nikki Iles.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sat 22 Nov

Purcell Room

£10–£15 (£5–£7.50) / 0844 875 0073

  • 14:00

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