Evening events, Music, Dance

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Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 19:30

Sat 11 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 19:30

Grand Bal de l'Eid

An evening of European dancing. Ticket includes workshop.

St Peter's Church, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

£12 (£10)

  • 19:00 – 23:30

Abdul Tee Jay

The musician performs a blend of African, jazz and dance.

The Green Note Cafe, London NW1

Sat 20 Sep

£7 / 020 7485 9899

  • 20:30

The Art of Flamenco

An art form born of suffering and pain, flamenco’s roots lie in Andalusia’s melting pot of Moorish, Jewish and Christian cultures. Jason Webster (Blood Med; Duende) and James Woodall (In Search of the Firedance) explore the origins and traditions of flamenco, brought to life with performances by guitarist Jero Férec…

Cheltenham Town Hall

Fri 3 Oct

£12 / 0844 576 2210

Part of Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Autumn Showcase

Scottish funny man Lou Grant presents a round-up of show business talent from Ayrshire this Autumn. Expect dance, drama and a big mix of music.

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Fri 3 Oct

£13.50 (£12.50; Students £10) / 01292 288235

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Banco De Gaia

The musician Toby Marks, currently resident in Bruton, performs electronica and dance.

Trades Club, Hebden Bridge

Fri 17 Oct

£12 (£10) / 01422 845265

  • 21:00

Bon Stovi

Ceilidh crackers Bon Stovi invite you to come and have a dance or two.

St Peter's Church, Edinburgh

Fri 26 Sep

Free

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Burns Night Ceilidh

The Flaming Heather ceilidh band and caller Ken Gourlay set off Burns Night right, with a few folk dancers and a piper in tow.

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£8 / 0131 339 5374

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£10 / 0131 339 5374

  • 20:00

Chris Malinchak

The DJ from New York performs his dance material.

Oval Space, London E2

Thu 9 Oct

£17.50–£20; £15 early bird / 020 7033 9932

  • 20:00

Company Chordelia: Dance Derby

  • Directed by: Kally Lloyd-Jones

Company Chordelia and Scottish Opera recreate the gruelling dance marathon days of Depression-era America.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sat 1 Nov

The Beacon Theatre

£12 / 01475 723723

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Thu 23 Oct

£14 / 01539 725 133

  • 19:30

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£11.50 (£9.50; under 18s £7) / 0131 665 2240

Part of Luminate Festival.

  • 19:30

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The Crucible

Scottish Ballet presents Arthur Miller's drama exploring the death and paranoia surrounding the 1692 witch hunts in Salem. Featuring music from the soundtracks of Psycho and Vertigo.

Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Thu 25 Sep

£20 / 0844 871 7647

Double bill with Ten Poems.

Fri 26 Sep

£20 / 0844 871 7647

Double bill with Ten Poems.

Sat 27 Sep

£20 / 0844 871 7647

Double bill with Ten Poems.

The Cuban Brothers

An evening with the comic Latin funkmeisters.

The Old Queen's Head, London N1

Fri 26 Sep

£5 / 020 7354 9993

  • 20:00 – 02:00

Paradise By Way Of Kensal Green, London W10

Fri 19 Sep

£6 / 020 8969 0098

  • 20:00 – 02:00

Death From Above 1979

The reunion continues for the Canadian dance punk duo who reunited in 2011.

Electric Ballroom, London NW1

Mon 20 Oct

£17.50 / 020 7485 9006

The Garage, Glasgow

Wed 22 Oct

£14.50 / 0141 332 1120

Gorilla, Manchester

Tue 21 Oct

£15 / 0161 407 0301

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The Essence Of Ireland

  • Directed by: Ross Mils
  • Written by: Susie Parsley

Traditional Irish dance and music show, following the tale of Sean Dempsey and Cora McGowen, friends who are forced apart when Sean moves to New York to find work, and their ongoing friendship through their letters.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 26 Mar 2015

£21–£38

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£21.50 (£19.50) / 0116 233 3111

  • 19:30

Millfield House Arts Centre, London N18

Sun 19 Oct

£21–£22; £19–£20 disabled ( £19–£20; Children £19–£20 under 16s) / 020 8807 6680

  • 19:00

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Fake Blood

The London-based producer Theo Keating performs his dance music originals.

The Nest, London N16

Fri 24 Oct

£7 / 020 7354 9993

  • 21:00
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Flamenco Express

The Royal Albert Hall's new Italian kitchen The Verdi serves up brunch while dancers perform modern and traditional flamenco.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sun 28 Sep

£15.28 / 020 7589 8212

Flying Lotus

The Los Angeles-based producer, Steven Ellison, performs his dance originals.

Roundhouse, London NW1

Fri 7 Nov

£29.50 / 0844 482 8008

FRouge Revolution Presents MOULIN ROUGE Part DEUX

The Big Reunion Continues End of Summer MadHatters Party

Mary Janes Bar, London EC3N

Sat 20 Sep

£10

  • 20:30 – 03:00

FVVK Monday

Student party night with drinks, dancing and electro beats. For guest list email guestlist@fvvkmonday.com.

Trinity Bar, Harrow

Sun 21 Sep

Students £3–£7 / 020 8424 9888

  • 20:00 – 02:00

Sun 28 Sep

Students £3–£7 / 020 8424 9888

  • 20:00 – 02:00

The Good Ship, London NW6

Fri 24 Oct

£5; £4 adv / 07949 008253

  • 19:30
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Hackney Colliery Band

Funky East London-based brass band that does drum & bass and Prodigy covers.

The Albany, London SE8

Sat 15 Nov

£12 (£10) / 020 8692 4446

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Band on the Wall, Manchester

Thu 20 Nov

£14; £12 early bird (£11.20; £11.20; £9.60 early bird; £9.60 early bird) / 01618 341786

  • 20:00

Sat 29 Nov

£14; £12 early bird (£11.20; £11.20; £9.60 early bird; £9.60 early bird) / 01618 341786

  • 20:00

Hare & Hounds, Birmingham

Fri 17 Oct

£12 adv / 01214 442081

  • 21:00 – 03:00

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Hallowe'en Disco

Get the Halloween spirit early with spooky tunes courtesy of Darren from Freedom Discos.

The Forum, Northallerton

Sat 25 Oct

£3 / 01609 776230

  • 18:00

Halloween Spooktacular

Celebrate this Halloween at spectacular heights with The Roof Gardens. Overlooking the bright lights of Kensington High Street with fancy dress and a selection of spine tingling cocktails - The Roof Gardens is the best Halloween party in town.

The Roof Gardens, London W8

Fri 31 Oct

£15 / 020 7368 3971

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Heffron Drive

The Californian pop-dance band founded by Kendall Schmidt and Dustin Belt, perform.

King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow

Mon 15 Dec

£18.50 / 0141 221 5279

Manchester Academy

Tue 16 Dec

Academy 3

£18.50 / 0161 275 2930

O2 Academy Birmingham

Wed 17 Dec

Academy2

£18.50 / 0121 622 8250

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Hispanic Festival on Tour

Flamenco flair, featuring four musicians and two dancers.

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Thu 16 Oct

£11 / 01224 642230

Part of DanceLive.

  • 19:00
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