Evening events, Music, Big band

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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

The Hideaway, London SW16

Sun 16 Nov

£15 / 020 8835 7070

  • 20:30

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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

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

The Night Bus

Party on a bus, because why not? Playing tunes from the Beatles to Paolo Nutini, plus there are loads of drink offers.

Casa Iguanas, Bath

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 01225 336666

  • 19:30 – 23:30

Thu 25 Sep

Free / 01225 336666

  • 19:30 – 23:30

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 01225 336666

  • 19:30 – 23:30
…and 12 more dates until 25 Dec

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

  • 19:30

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£17–£23

The Core At Corby Cube

Thu 30 Oct

£21.50 / 01536 470470

  • 19:30

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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

  • 19:30 – 00:00

The Glenn Miller Orchestra

Ray McVay directs the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra through their repertoire of swing and jazz band tunes.

Epsom Playhouse

Mon 1 Dec

£19.50 / 01372 742555

  • 19:30

The Guildhall, Portsmouth

Sun 9 Nov

£18 / 023 9282 4355

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Wed 22 Oct

£10–£25 / 01206 573948

  • 19:30

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Jump Jive & Shout

Fun monthly retro/ vintage style jive night with DJ and live music.

The Albany, London W1W

Sat 27 Sep

£5; £3 with flyer ( £3; £3) / 020 7387 0221

  • 20:00 – 00:00

Sat 11 Oct

£5 / 020 7387 0221

  • 20:00 – 00:00

Once More With Feeling

A performance from Paula Baldwin and The Big Swing Band.

The Landmark, Ilfracombe

Sat 20 Sep

£13 / 01271 324242

  • 19:30

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.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Thu 23 Oct

£23.50 / 01383 740384

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Thu 22 Jan 2015

£19.25–£27.50 / 02476 553055

  • 19:45

Capitol, Horsham

Thu 20 Nov

£22.50 (£20.50) / 01403 750 220

  • 19:30

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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

Adur Concert Band

Wind band from the Adur District in West Sussex, playing different styles of music, including classical and film and show themes.

The Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea

Sun 7 Dec

£8 / 01273 464440

  • 18:00

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

Apollo Big Band

The Stockcross-based ensemble performs a range of big band standards from Basie to the present day.

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Sat 11 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0845 5218 218

  • 19:45

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
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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

The Stables, Milton Keynes

Sun 23 Nov

Jim Marshall Auditorium

£18.50 / 01908 280800

  • 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.

Millennium Hall, Sheffield

Fri 7 Nov

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

  • 20:30 – 23:15

Benny Goodman And Glenn Miller At Carnegie Hall 1939

A full recreation of the music played by these great bands.

Radlett Centre

Sun 26 Oct

£19.50 / 01923 859291

  • 19:30 – 21:30

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

  • 20:30 – 23:30
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The Big Beer Band

Seventeen-piece swing band.

The Grape & Grain, London SE19

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 20:00

Mon 29 Sep

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 20:00

Mon 6 Oct

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 20:00
…and 3 more dates until 27 Oct

Big Easy

The vintage-style, 14-piece band perform original arrangements of classic jazz tunes, from ragtime to swing. With vocalist Linda Leigh.

Melrose Hall, Wirral

Sun 21 Sep

£3

  • 20:00 – 22:30

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

Brighouse And Rastrick Band

Brass and old and new favourites, conducted by Alan Morrison.

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

The Royal Hall, Harrogate

Sat 20 Dec

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

  • 19:30

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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