Evening events, Music, Big band

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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

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

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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Round Midnight Jazz And Blues Bar, London N1

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 020 7837 8758

  • 20:30

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 020 7837 8758

  • 20:30

Wells Cathedral School Big Band In Concert

The big band performs a varied programme of songs.

Strode Theatre, Street

Sat 3 May

£13, mems £10, concs £11 / 01458 442846

  • 19:30
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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.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Thu 17 Jul

£16 (£15) / 01527 577330

  • 19:30

Epsom Playhouse

Tue 29 Apr

£16 / 01372 742555

  • 19:30

Grantham Meres Leisure Centre

Wed 30 Jul

£15 ( £13)

  • 19:30 – 21:30

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The Human Revolution Orchestra

The specially formed ensemble performs a programme of big band jazz.

Kings Place, London N1

Wed 30 Apr

Hall One

£22 / 020 7520 1490

  • 20:15

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.

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

Sat 24 May

£17.50 (£16.50) / 01803 328385

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston

Sat 26 Apr

£16.50 / 01205 363108

  • 19:30

The Camberley Theatre

Thu 1 May

£17.50 (£16; £16) / 01276 707600

  • 19:30

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The Music Man

Heartwarming Broadway musical set in the Mid West. Fabulous songs, toe-tapping melodies.

New Eltham Methodist Church, London SE9

Thu 24 Apr

£9.50

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Fri 25 Apr

£9.50

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Sat 26 Apr

£9.50

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Straight No Chaser Big Band

The band performs from a repertoire of big band classics, with original songs from the album Navigation.

The Brunswick, Hove

Sun 11 May

£10; £7 adv / 01273 733984

  • 20:00
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AJ’s Big Band

The ensemble performs a selection of popular tunes and standards.

Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Fri 2 May

£11 / 01392 270891

  • 20:00

Andy Abraham

Big band standards and easy listening songs by the vocalist and his backing musicians.

The Pheasantry, London SW3

Fri 9 May

£25

  • 20:30

Sat 10 May

£25

  • 20:30

The Astor Big Band

The big band performs a selection of classic songs made famous by Glenn Miller throughout his successful career.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 10 May

£19 (£18) / 020 8561 8371

  • 17:00

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

Band Slam

Five local bands come together to pay tribute to the one man, Dan. All profits go to the Margaret Kerr Unit of the Borders General Hospital.

Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre, Peebles

Fri 16 May

£8 (Children £4) / 01721 725777

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The BBC Big Band With Claire Martin

A celebration of the rise of Big Band and Dance Band music in the UK. Including a selection of favourites from the days of the BBC Dance Orchestra under the batons of Jack Payne and Henry Hall through to the music of band leaders including Jack Hylton, Harry Roy, Bert Ambrose, Geraldo, Ted Heath, John Dankworth, Joe Loss…

De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea

Mon 26 May

£18.50–£20.50 / 01424 229111

  • 19:30

The BBC Big Band With Clare Teal

A celebration of the rise of Big Band and Dance Band music in the UK. Including a selection of favourites from the days of the BBC Dance Orchestra under the batons of Jack Payne and Henry Hall through to the music of band leaders including Jack Hylton, Harry Roy, Bert Ambrose, Geraldo, Ted Heath, John Dankworth, Joe Loss…

The Central Theatre, Chatham

Sat 21 Jun

£17.62–£23.50 / 01634 338338

  • 19:30

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

Big Band Swing Dance

A retro 1940s weekend, with classic war-era music and dances to join in with. Part of the Saltram's Spitfires and Sweethearts retro weekend.

National Trust: Saltram, Plympton, Plymouth

Sat 14 Jun

£40 adv booking essential / 01752 333500

  • 19:00 – 23:00

The Big Beer Band

Seventeen-piece swing band.

The Grape & Grain, London SE19

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 20:00

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 20:00

Mon 5 May

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 20:00
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Brentwood School Big Band

The band plays a diverse repertoire, including songs from the likes of Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra, Queen and many television and film scores.

Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch

Sun 27 Apr

£14.50 (£12.50) / 01708 443333

  • 19:30

Chris Tame

Chris Tame belts out Michael Buble's back catalogue of traditional pop, big band numbers and swing.

Grosvenor Casino Edinburgh

Thu 1 May

£30 / 01313 384444

Enjoy a three course meal in the Charleston restaurant, followed by the Buble classics, plus a free win £10 roulette bet.

  • 19:30 – 22:30

CIT Cork School Of Music Jazz Big Band

A performance of popular music in a big band style by the student musicians.

Kings Place, London N1

Sun 20 Apr

Hall Two

£4.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 18:00

Don Mather Big Band

A commemoration concert marking the 100 years of the commencement of World War One and the Second World War 70th Anniversary of D-Day 6th June 1944. With support from Gary Lewis, Colin Jordan, Mark Carter, Birmingham Military Community Choir.

The Old Rep Theatre, Birmingham

Sat 5 Jul

£12.50; £10 disabled ( £10; £10) / 0121 245 4455

  • 20:00

The Duke Street Big Band

The seventeen-piece London-based band play a compilation of jazz, funk, big band, soul and blues with a distinct Latin and South American influence.

St Martin-In-The-Fields, London WC2N

Wed 18 Jun

Cafe In The Crypt

Phone for prices / 020 7766 1100

  • 20:00
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