Evening events, Music, Dance

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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

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

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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Alba Flamenca

Flamenco rhythms from highly skilled dancers.

Alba Flamenca, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Dec

£10–£12 / 07540 335270

Sat 13 Dec

£10–£12 / 07540 335270

Sat 20 Dec

£10–£12 / 07540 335270

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

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Blu eCigs Music Tour

Blue eCigs hit up the big cities with sets from dance DJs. Apply online for free tickets.

The Rainbow, Birmingham

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Featuring Ellen Allien, Jackmaster, Levon Vincent, Virginia John Dimas, Hanfry Martinez, Lopaski, James Priestly, Giles Smith, Lewis Oxley.

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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Celtic Connections Ceilidh Dances

Already a major classical star, Welsh harpist Catrin Finch has recently captivated a whole new legion of fans, in her enthralling duo with innovative Senegalese griot and kora master Seckou Keita. Their 2013 debut album, Clychau Dibon, made the year’s-best lists in both fRoots and Songlines, capturing the exquisite…

Partick Burgh Halls, Glasgow

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£10 / 0141 287 5919

Part of Celtic Connections.

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£10 / 0141 287 5919

Part of Celtic Connections.

Christmas Cabaret

Celebrate Christmas with a glass of fizz, a four course meal and an evening of entertainment. Featuring comedy from Michael Redmond, magic from Kevin McMahon, plus acrobatics, live music and more.

Springwood Hall, Kelso

Sat 20 Dec

£40

Christmas Ceilidhs

Fling your partner around in true Stirling festive style.

Tolbooth, Stirling

Sat 13 Dec

£10 / 01786 274000

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The Cuban Brothers

An evening with the comic Latin funkmeisters.

Paradise By Way Of Kensal Green, London W10

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£6 / 020 8969 0098

The Dance Before Christmas

Celebrate the festive season in the depths of Waterloo station with immersive theatre and live music courtesy of The Hackney Colliery Band and Familia De La Noche. There's also DJs, roaming cabaret performances and Christmasy drinks.

The Vaults, London SE1

Sat 6 Dec

£6 early bird; £10 in advance; £18 / 020 7401 9603

Sat 13 Dec

£6 early bird; £10 in advance; £18 / 020 7401 9603

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 Institute, Birmingham

Thu 26 Feb 2015

£17.50 / 0844 844 0444

The Limelight, Belfast

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£25 / 028 9032 7007

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Mon 23 Feb 2015

£17.50 / 0141 332 2232

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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

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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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

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

The Forget-Me-Not Concert

A gala evening of entertainment in aid of the Alzheimer's Society, featuring artists from the world of dance, musical theatre, opera and television.

The Bacon Theatre, Cheltenham

Sun 19 Apr 2015

£25 / 01242 258002

Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons

Forget the many Jersey Boys tribute shows and revel in the real falsetto as Frankie Valli performs classic hits from 'Walk Like a Man' to 'Beggin''.

Bournemouth International Centre

Fri 3 Jul 2015

£45–£55 / 0844 576 3000

LG Arena, Birmingham

Thu 2 Jul 2015

£45–£55 / 0844 338 8000

Phones 4u Arena, Manchester

Fri 26 Jun 2015

£45–£55 / 0844 847 8000

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Future Dub Project

Experimental dub-electronica hybrid featuring a massive bass sound. With support from Boxcar Joe Strouzer, Sacha Dieu, Mike Freear.

The Monarch, London NW1

Thu 4 Dec

Free / 020 7482 2054

Hackney Colliery Band

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

Band on the Wall, Manchester

Sat 29 Nov

£14; £12 early bird / 01618 341786

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Tue 9 Dec

£12 / 0844 847 2514

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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Iriann Joyce

The Midlands-based vocalist who hails from Venezuela performs her drum'n'bass material. With support from Hannah Eve, Ionx, Smilee, Delight, Slamdunk. With support from Hannah Eve, Ionx, Smilee, Delight, Slamdunk.

The Waiting Room, London N16

Sat 29 Nov

£5 adv / 020 7241 5511

Jaleo Flamenco: A Compás

High energy, traditional Mediterranean dance, complete with music and vocals.

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Wed 27 May 2015

£18 (Children £14.50; £14.50; £16) / 0844 406 8666

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