Evening events, Music, Dance

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Rhythm of the Dance with The Young Irish Tenors

Irish dance at its most thrilling, with beautiful costumes, experienced dancers and high production values.

Grimsby Auditorium

Sun 20 Jul

£16.50–£21 / 0870 607 7461

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 8 Jul

£17–£36.50 / 0844 871 7648

Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

Sat 9 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 02392 828282

  • 19:30

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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.

Derby Assembly Rooms

Wed 19 Nov

Great Hall

£25–£32 ( £23–£30; £23–£30; £23–£30; Children £18 under 16s) / 01332 255529

  • 19:30

Dorking Halls

Thu 4 Dec

£30–£33 (Children £18) / 01306 881717

  • 19:30

Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

Fri 31 Oct

£34 (£32) / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

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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

Fri 2 May

£5 / 07989 508436

'The Ampersand Edition' featuring mash-ups and collaborations. Award-winning dancer and choreographer Ruth Mills teams up with Gerry Campbell (formerly Belle & Sebastian); poet Ryan Van Winkle teams up with Lake Montgomery; Billy Liar joins forces with Lach. Part of The Bongo Lives!.

  • 19:00

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 30 Apr

£5 / 07989 508436

With Raymond Soltysek, Amy Shipway and Stephen Watt. Ticket includes a complimentary glass of anCnoc whisky.

  • 20:30

Patria

A look at the physical and cultural impact the Spanish Civil War had on the country through the music of Federico García Lorca.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Wed 27 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Thu 28 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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Sophie Ellis-Bextor

The London-based pop singer supports her fifth effort, Wanderlust.

Òran Mór, Glasgow

Sun 20 Apr

£20 / 0141 357 6200

French Can Can

The perfect night of pure indulgence and passion in true French burlesque tradition.

Dundee Rep

Tue 15 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01382 223530

  • 19:30

Wed 16 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01382 223530

  • 19:30

Thu 17 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01382 223530

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 19 Jul

Homeground Concert with Russell Watson & Guests

A concert featuring crossover star Russell Watson and friends, in aid of the Falklands Veterans Foundation, the Welsh Guards Appeal and the Haig Trust.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 31 May

£28.50–£60 / 0844 871 3014

Alex Metric

The London-based producer and DJ, Alex Drury, performs dance music. With support from Aeroplane.

XOYO, London EC2A

Fri 9 May

£12.50 / 020 7729 5959

  • 21:00 – 04:00

Brazouka

Brazouka UK The World Premiere of Braz Dos Santos' extraordinary true story from the toughest streets of Brazil. Sixteen dazzling dancers take audiences on a breathtaking journey of intense passion, sizzling sensuality, pulsing music and explosive energy. This unique dance drama is performed by Brazil's most thrilling…

Assembly @ Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£18 (£15) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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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

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£10 / 0131 339 5374

  • 20:00

Erol Alkan

Electronica and dance music by the London-based DJ and producer.

Hare & Hounds, Birmingham

Sun 4 May

£10 / 0121 444 2081

  • 17:00

Klaxons

The three-piece group who are based in London, perform their dance-influenced indie-pop originals.

Mr Kyps, Poole

Tue 27 May

£12.05 / 01202 748945

  • 20:00

Monster-A-GoGo: The Monster Prom

Calling all guys, ghouls and creatures, great and gruesome. It's time to get your glad rags on, let your guts hang out and boogie till your heart starts beating again with an evening of burlesque and variety with a horror twist. Will you be crowned the prom king or queen?

The Shed, Glasgow

Fri 16 May

£5 in advance; £6 on the door / 0141 649 5020

Fancy dress encouraged. Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 19:00 – 22:30

The Old Dance School

A musical feast drawing on folk, classical, jazz and blues. Growing out of jam sessions at the Fox Dance School in Birmingham, this multi-instrumental group has become one of the hottest tickets on the English folk scene. Music to get you dancing!

The Pleasance, Edinburgh

Fri 9 May

£12 (£10; Members £8) / 0131 650 4673

Part of TradFest.

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Old Dirty Brasstards

The 10 piece collective performs drum'n'bass.

The Lexington, London N1

Fri 25 Apr

£5 / 020 7837 5371

  • 20:00

Pawws

Self-penned pop and dance by the London-based singer-songwriter, Lucy Taylor.

The Lexington, London N1

Mon 12 May

£6.50 adv / 020 7837 5371

  • 20:00

Troyka

The ensemble performs an innovative blend of rock, jazz and dance. With support from Pulcinella.

Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

Fri 18 Jul

£12; £8 adv (£8) / 020 7613 7498

  • 20:00

Alba Flamenca

Flamenco rhythms from highly skilled dancers.

Alba Flamenca, Edinburgh

Sat 3 May

£11–£13 / 07540 335270

Doors open at 7pm.

  • 20:30

Sat 10 May

£11–£13 / 07540 335270

Doors open at 7pm.

  • 20:30

Sat 17 May

£11–£13 / 07540 335270

Doors open at 7pm.

  • 20:30
…and 3 more dates until 7 Jun

3 J's A Celebration of Song & Dance

West End star Jack Edwards, professional choreographer Janet Williams and professional dancer and choreographer Jacqueline Willis perform songs and dance numbers including hits by Robbie Williams, the Beatles and Elton John.

Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

Sat 12 Jul

£8–£15 / 02392 828282

  • 19:30 – 22:00
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The Arab Quarterly

An informal evening of music and dance as The Arab Quarter band perform live with performances from belly dancers.

Islington Assembly Hall, London N1

Tue 17 Jun

£20 in advance; £25 on the door / 020 7527 2000

  • 19:30 – 22:15

Atlantico

This nine-piece band who are based in Southampton performs Latin dance music including Cumbia and salsa.

Talking Heads, Southampton

Sat 10 May

£5–£6 / 023 8067 8446

  • 20:00 – 03:00

Bad Rabbits, The LaFontaines, Roger The Mascot & Kiziah And The Kings

Bad Rabbits are a marvellous melting pot of cultures and sounds. Sounding like a roughed-up 80s funk band, their live shows are peppered with old school dance moves combined with a whole host of high energy antics.

Plug, Sheffield

Fri 9 May

£8 / 0114 276 2676

  • 19:00 – 22:30

Ballet in Small Spaces: Visible Music

Dance and live music: 'Dances, Oracles and Mysteries' and 'Two Old Instruments', featuring dancers, an opera singer and musicians on piano and viola da gamba.

Bristol Music Club

Fri 25 Apr

£12–£15 / 0117 973 6118

  • 19:30

The North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford

Tue 29 Apr

£12–£15 / 01865 319450

  • 20:00

Shoreditch St Leonard's Church, London E1

Sun 27 Apr

£12–£15

  • 19:30

Ballroom Dance with Blackpool Tower Organist John Bowdler

Top-of-his-game organist John Bowdler provides the tunes for this evening of ballroom dance.

Skipton Town Hall

Sat 10 May

£6.50–£7.50 / 01756 792809

  • 19:30 – 23:30
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