Evening events, Music, Dance

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Bondagers

Sue Glover’s play with music and song follows six women land workers as they graft and dance their way through a year on a 19th Century Borders farm. Directed by Lu Kemp.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
…and 16 more dates until 15 Nov

Johann Strauss Gala: A Viennese Party

  • Written by: Johann Strauss I

Rainer Hersch conducts an evening of Straussian music and dance, with waltzes and polkas galore.

G Live, Guildford

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£29.50–£36.50 / 0844 770 1797

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£10–£33 ( £5–£16.50) / 0844 406 8666

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£28.50–£31.50 / 01604 624 811

Jump Jive & Shout

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

The Albany, London W1W

Sat 8 Nov

£5 ( £3; £3) / 020 7387 0221

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

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£22.50; £17.50 early bird (£20.50; £15.50 early bird) / 0151 666 0000

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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

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Portico

Contemporary not-really-jazz-at-all from the London-based improvisation/electronica group, whose sound features the tuned percussion instrument known as the Hang.

Islington Assembly Hall, London N1

Thu 4 Dec

£19.50 / 020 7527 2000

Russian State Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Full-length classical ballet set to Tchaikovsky's music and performed by the renowned company.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£19.50–£38.50 / 0844 907 9000

Mon 5 Jan 2015

£19.50–£38.50 / 0844 907 9000

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£30.50–£37.50 / 01702 351135

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…and at 14 other places

Swing Saturday

An evening of all things swing, including swing dance classes, an evening of jumping and jiving and a live show from the Drury St Swing Band

Drury Street, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

…and 3 more dates until 29 Nov

Winter Pride UK Art Awards

A celebration of performance and the visual arts.

Tobacco Dock, London E1W

Sat 15 Nov

£15 Competition entry

Company Chordelia: Dance Derby

  • Directed by: Kally Lloyd-Jones

Company Chordelia 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

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 24 Oct

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

Part of Luminate Festival.

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Jamie's Scottish Evening

A Scottish evening, with a selection of traditional music, song, dance and dining.

The King James by Thistle, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

Thu 23 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

Fri 24 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

…and 7 more dates until 31 Oct

Rally & Broad

A literary-flavoured cabaret night, boasting spoken word, 'live literature', new music and dancing into the wee small hours. Hosted by Jenny Lindsay and Rachel McCrum.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£7 (£5) / 07989 508436

With Sam Small.

Rally & Broad and the Scottish Poetry Library present Kate Tempest, with an introduction from Don Paterson.

Anita Harris

At fifteen she was 'discovered' and whisked away to appear in a Vegas revue – and she hasn't stopped since, appearing in films, musicals and bands. Now, 50 years on, she brings her own story to the stage, with an evening of song, dance, chat and humour.

The Pheasantry, London SW3

Mon 27 Oct

£20

Tue 28 Oct

£20

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

£14–£18

The Burlesque Ball

Fishnets and top hats galore at this series of lavish burlesque balls.

Classic Grand, Glasgow

Sat 20 Dec

£13.50–£27 / 0141 847 0820

Wed 31 Dec

£21.37–£42.75 / 0141 847 0820

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£13.50–£27 / 0141 847 0820

The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£13.50–£27 / 0161 834 1392

SR44 Warehouse, Newcastle

Fri 6 Mar 2015

£13.50–£27

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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

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£10 / 0131 339 5374

Christmas Ceilidhs

Fling your partner around in true Stirling festive style.

Tolbooth, Stirling

Sat 13 Dec

£10 / 01786 274000

Dave Pearce

The granddaddy (no really, at his age …) of trance Dave Pearce dishes up some of his anthemic beats.

Aquarium, Lowestoft

Sat 20 Dec

£11 / 0844 891 0856

Death From Above 1979

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

The Garage, Glasgow

Wed 22 Oct

£14.50 / 0141 332 1120

Plug, Sheffield

Fri 24 Oct

£15 / 0114 276 2676

Fake Blood

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

The Nest, London N16

Fri 24 Oct

£7 / 020 7354 9993

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The Fevers

The band plays supernatural, trippy dance-funk.

Night & Day, Manchester

Fri 21 Nov

£7 / 0161 236 4597

Firefighters Fright Night

An evening of live music and dance to raise funds for The Fire Fighters Charity and recognise the work of the firefighters who attended the fire at the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Building in May. The line-up includes acoustic covers band MC4, funky blues from Tom McGuire & the Brassholes and headliner Lino G Rocha, an…

The Art School, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

£12 in advance; £15 on the door (Students £8)

Flying Lotus

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

O2 Academy Brixton, London SW9

Wed 15 Apr 2015

£29.50 / 0844 477 2000

Flying Lotus

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

O2 Academy Brixton, London SW9

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£33.18 / 0844 477 2000

Roundhouse, London NW1

Fri 7 Nov

£29.50 / 0844 482 8008

Footsteps Marking Time: The Cape Wrath Music and Dance Production

Production using music, dance and visuals to tell the story of one woman's solo walk across the Highlands and one man's journey of dance in a studio in Scoraig.

The Macphail Centre, Ullapool

Sat 29 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01854 613336

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