Evening events, Music, Big band

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Swing Into Christmas 2014

Jonathan Wyatt and his Big Band perform a selection seasonal material.

The Forum, Norwich

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 01603 727950

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

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£17–£23

Burnley Mechanics

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£20 / 01282 664400

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The Glenn Miller Story: The True Story

The Astor Big Band present the story of Glenn Miller, from his early days after discovering his unique sound, to his hit making days. Including all the biggies like 'Moonlight Serenade', 'That's Sabotage' and 'Chattanooga Choo Choo'.

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£20–£24 / 0870 607 7533

New Theatre, Oxford

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£20–£24 / 0844 871 3020

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Sat 18 Apr 2015

£15–£22.50 / 0844 871 7646

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

London Gay Big Band

Live music from the twenty-piece jazz orchestra.

Stratford Circus, London E15

Fri 10 Apr 2015

£20–£25 / 0844 357 2625

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£20–£25 / 0844 357 2625

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Big Vern 'n' the Shootahs

Big Vern 'n' the Shootahs return with their rhythm'n'blues party grooves.

The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

Mon 22 Dec

£18 / 0141 353 8000

The Town House, Hamilton

Sat 20 Dec

£42.50 / 01698 452299

Christmas Party Nights.

The Big Chris Barber Band

The veteran slide trombonist leads his big band in a programme of swing and New Orleans-style jazz.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£20 / 0131 668 2019

CAST, Doncaster

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£19 / 0131 668 2019

The Hawth, Crawley

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£19.50 (£17.50) / 0131 668 2019

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Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga

Award-winning, veteran American vocalist Bennett and pop provocateur Lady Gaga perform their collaborative jazz album Cheek To Cheek of solos and duets with accompaniment from a big band and live orchestra in support of WellChild, the national charity for seriously ill children.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Mon 8 Jun 2015

£45–£130 / 020 7589 8212

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

Back To Basie Orchestra

The band plays the songs by American jazz pianist and composer Count Basie.

Concorde Club, Eastleigh

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£28; £53 incl meal (£20; £45 incl meal) / 023 8061 3989

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Barisons Swing Band

The ensemble, with vocal harmonisers, The Three Belles, performs the music of Glenn Miller, plus The Andrews Sisters.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Thu 26 Mar 2015

£19.50 / 01892 530613

BBC Big Band

The ensemble, with singers Elaine Delmar and Jeff Hooper, performs the music of Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald.

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Fri 20 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 01242 572573

The Big Band

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

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£15 (£14) / 020 8561 8371

Big Band Dance Night

Quickstep, jive and fox trot along with other popular big band and ballroom numbers.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£18

Big Band Night

Showcase event with appearances by the three big bands of the Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust.

The Castle, Wellingborough

Sat 7 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 01933 270007

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Brighouse And Rastrick Band

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

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£19.50 / 0115 989 5555

The Bruce/Ilett Big Band

Classic swing-era big band music.

Colston Hall, Bristol

Wed 31 Dec

£21.15–£30 / 0117 922 3686

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.

Berkhamsted Jazz Club

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£13 ( £10) / 01442 824173

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

Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

Fri 20 Feb 2015

£21 (£19; £7) / 01245 606505

Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£14–£21 / 01303 228600

Core 6: Live!

Showcase featuring musicians young and old who are involved in Core through workshops, teaching, learning and volunteering.

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£10 / 01434 652477

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The Customs House Big Band With Ruth Lambert

The ensemble and accompanying vocalist performs a selection of big band classics.

The Customs House, South Shields

Fri 27 Mar 2015

£11 (£10; £8) / 0191 454 1234

English National Jazz Orchestra

The ensemble, with vocalist Beverley Stone, performs a selection of classic big band songs and standards.

Hertford Theatre

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£14 (£12) / 01992 531500

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.

Norden Farm Centre For The Arts, Maidenhead

Thu 15 Jan 2015

Courtyard Theatre

£16; £14 meals (£14) / 01628 788997

Fodens Band

The band from East Anglia performs songs arranged for brass.

Festival Drayton Centre, Market Drayton

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£16.50 ( £15) / 01630 654444

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Gabriel Garrick Big Band

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

The Verdict, Brighton

Sat 14 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 01273 674847

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