Evening events, Music, Big band

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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

  • 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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…and at 18 other places

The Glenn Miller Orchestra

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

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Sun 14 Sep

£18–£20 (£16–£18) / 0116 233 3111

  • 17:00

Epsom Playhouse

Mon 1 Dec

£19.50 / 01372 742555

  • 19:30

The Guildhall, Portsmouth

Sun 9 Nov

£18 / 023 9282 4355

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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

Sunday Rockin’ Club

DJ Wild Cat Kev spins rockabilly and rock'n'roll.

The Alley Cat, London WC2H

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 020 7836 1451

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free / 020 7836 1451

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 7836 1451

  • 18:00 – 02:00
…and 14 more dates until 28 Dec

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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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 11 Sep

Free / 01225 336666

  • 19:30 – 23:30

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 01225 336666

  • 19:30 – 23:30

Thu 25 Sep

Free / 01225 336666

  • 19:30 – 23:30
…and 13 more dates until 25 Dec

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

AD Concert Band

The concert band performs a selection of works.

The Grange Hall, Southam

Sat 13 Sep

£12.50 / 01926 813933

  • 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
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Ashby Big Band

The ensemble performs a selection of popular tunes from the swing era.

The Priory, Loughborough

Thu 4 Sep

£8 / 01509 216333

  • 20:30 – 23:00

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

Radlett Centre

Sun 14 Sep

£18 (£17) / 01923 859291

  • 19:30

The Stables, Milton Keynes

Sun 23 Nov

Jim Marshall Auditorium

£18.50 / 01908 280800

  • 20:00

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

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
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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 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 Big Beer Band

Seventeen-piece swing band.

The Grape & Grain, London SE19

Mon 8 Sep

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 20:00

Mon 15 Sep

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 20:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 20:00
…and 5 more dates until 27 Oct

The Big Jive Spectacular

Night of jumping jive classics with live music from The Jive Aces and Cody Lee & The Retro Boys.

Club De Havilland, Hatfield

Fri 12 Sep

£12.50 in advance; £15 on the door / 01707 281144

  • 20:30 – 23:30

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
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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

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

Diss Corn Hall

Sat 6 Sep

£12 (£9.50–£10.50) / 01379 652241

  • 20:00

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Callum Au Big Band: Rhapsody In Blue

An exciting new contemporary jazz ensemble which features some of the finest young musicians in the UK.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Mon 15 Sep

£15–£32.50 / 020 7439 0747

  • 18:00

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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