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

Sat 25 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 29 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
…and 13 more dates until 15 Nov

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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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

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.

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

Dundee Rep

Wed 29 Oct

£14 (£12) / 01382 223530

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Thu 30 Oct

£13.50 (£10) / 01463 234234

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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

Sat 25 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

Sun 26 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

Mon 27 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

…and 4 more dates until 31 Oct

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

Sunday Rockin’ Club

DJ Soho Kev spins rockabilly and rock'n'roll.

The Alley Cat, London WC2H

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Sun 2 Nov

Free

Sun 9 Nov

Free

…and 7 more dates until 28 Dec

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

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

Sat 29 Nov

£14; £12 early bird / 01618 341786

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Tue 9 Dec

£12 / 0844 847 2514

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Salsa Sabrosa

Salsa dancing with live percussion and tapas to start your evening off in suitably hot and spicy style.

La Bodega Tapas Bar, Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0141 581 3401

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0141 581 3401

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0141 581 3401

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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)

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

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

Molotov Jukebox

The six-piece band who hail from London performs its Gypsy-dance material with a range of influences.

Concorde 2, Brighton

Wed 10 Dec

£11 adv / 01273 673311

Gorilla, Manchester

Sat 13 Dec

£11 / 0161 407 0301

Mr McFall's Chamber: Viva Tango!

Mr McFall's Chamber in big-band form brings music straight from the South American bordellos.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Thu 27 Nov

£15 (£13) / 0131 665 2240

The Jam House, Edinburgh

Wed 26 Nov

£14 (£12; under 18s £5) / 0131 226 4380

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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

St Andrew's Ceilidh

Celebrate our national day with the HLI ceilidh band, caller Ken Gourlay and, of course, a piper.

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

£8 / 0131 339 5374

Sat 29 Nov

£8 / 0131 339 5374

St Andrew's Night Ceilidh

Celebrate St Andrew's Night with caller Ken Gourlay and the HLI ceilidh band.

Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

£8 in advance; £10 on the door / 0131 339 5374

Sat 29 Nov

£8 in advance; £10 on the door / 0131 339 5374

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

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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

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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