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Nick Cave: Chasing the Myth

Images of Nick Cave in an exhibition to mark the film 20,000 Days on Earth, including stills by Amelia Troubridge and photos by David Corio, Andrew Whitton and Steve Double.

Proud Camden, London NW1

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0207 482 3867

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0207 482 3867

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0207 482 3867

…and 6 more dates until 2 Nov

Tony Conrad: Invented Acoustical Tools 1966–2012

A showing of some of the elegant and enigmatic instruments designed by avant-garde US musician Tony Conrad, one of the most inventive and seminal musicians of the mid-20th century.

Inverleith House, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 248 2971

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 248 2971

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0131 248 2971

…and 315 more dates until 31 Oct 2015

Concrete Antenna

A sound installation by Rob St John, Tommy Perman and Simon Kirby, made using sound from audio archives and field recordings that draw on the history of the location. It's installed in the new workshop tower and responds to the movement of visitors through the space.

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0131 551 4490

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0131 551 4490

Mon 17 Nov

Free / 0131 551 4490

…and 65 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Crash Bang Wallop: Magic & Mischief Family Concert

  • Written by: Mussorgsky

Discover music by Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Debussy and more at this family concert as you help Puck the Midsummer sprite turn the City of London Sinfonia from woodland creatures back into musicians. Pre-concert activities run from 11am–noon.

Cadogan Hall, London SW1X

Sat 1 Nov

£10 (Children £8; family £30) / 020 7730 4500

Euan Barton

Jazz double bass player and his band.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Fri 14 Nov

Verdi – Italian Kitchen

Free / 020 7589 8212

  • 12:00 – 13:30 Euan Barton Royal Albert Hall, London
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Finn Peters Curates: Tiny Beast

The London-based three-piece performs its own take on contemporary jazz.

The Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston Culture House, London N16

Sat 22 Nov

£5 / 020 7254 4097

Fusion Fest

A celebration of music and dance styles from across the Commonwealth with free demonstrations, workshops and performances during the day and a Scottish/Asian ceilidh in the evening.

Marryat Hall, Dundee

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 01382 434111

George Montague

Contemporary jazz with elements of rock and pop by the singer-songwriter and musician.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sat 15 Nov

Verdi - Italian Kitchen

Free / 020 7589 8212

Kathy Hinde: Tipping Point

Audio-visual installation in which microphones feeding back inside water-filled vessels respond to the constantly changing water levels.

Woodend Barn Arts Centre, Banchory

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01330 825431

Part of sound-scotland.

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 01330 825431

Part of sound-scotland.

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 01330 825431

Part of sound-scotland.

…and 3 more dates until 8 Nov

London Drum Show

Get up close and personal with some of the best drummers around, check out the latest products and gear, watch the masters in action and bask in all the rhythmic glory.

Olympia, London W14

Sat 8 Nov

£20–£30 / 01926 339808

Sun 9 Nov

£20–£30 / 01926 339808

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants

Paul Rissmann's adaptation of Giles Andreae's children's book is conducted by Ben Gernon and is presented by Chris Jarvis. Note: May contain a bottom. Among other items on the programme are Handel's suitably explosive Music for the Royal Fireworks.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£5–£12 / 0131 220 4348

Simon Spillett Quartet

Contemporary jazz by the saxophonist and combo.

Eagle Tavern, Rochester

Sun 28 Dec

Free / 01634 409040

Sprog Rock

An informal, interactive music gig for children and adults to enjoy together. Suitable for under 5s.

Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 12 Nov

£5 (Family £15) / 0141 577 4956

Fri 14 Nov

£5 (Family £15) / 0141 577 4956