Evening events, Music, Dance

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The Burlesque Ball

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

Classic Grand, Glasgow

Wed 31 Dec

£19–£38 / 0141 847 0820

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£12–£24 / 0141 847 0820

The Empire, Middlesbrough

Sat 18 Apr 2015

£10–£20 / 01642 253553

The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£12–£24 / 0161 834 1392

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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.

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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Sunday Rockin’ Club

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

The Alley Cat, London WC2H

Sun 28 Dec

Free

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.

Counting House, Edinburgh

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£5 / 07989 508436

What difference does it make? With Don Paterson, Leo Condie, Rebecca Green, The Craic Where the Light Gets In, and Carly Brown.

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 26 Dec

Free / 0141 581 3401

Fri 2 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 581 3401

Fri 9 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 581 3401

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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

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Fri 27 Mar 2015

£22.50 (£21) / 020 8561 8371

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Tue 17 Mar 2015

£15.25–£24.25 (£15.25–£22.25) / 02476 553055

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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

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

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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New Year Party

Ring in the New Year with Darren from Freedom Discos, live music from Goldsands, plus a buffet and bar if you get a bit peckish.

The Forum, Northallerton

Sun 28 Dec

£15 / 01609 776230

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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.

Theatre Royal, Wakefield

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£17 (Children £15 under 16s; £15) / 01924 211311

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

£18

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

C.A.R.

The London-based pairing of Chloe Raunet and Thorbjorn Kolbrunarson performs its electronica and dance material. With support from Sinah.

The Old Blue Last, London EC2A

Sat 7 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 020 7739 7033

  • 20:00 – 02:00 C.A.R. The Old Blue Last, London

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 Shipping Forecast, Liverpool

Wed 31 Dec

£12.50 adv / 0151 708 1581

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Das Fluff

The groups perform electronic pop and rock. With support from Palmetto and Halcyon Days.

Dublin Castle, London NW1

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£7; £5 adv (£5) / 020 7485 1773

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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Flamenco Twilight & Blood Wedding

An evening of flamenco music and dance, hosted by singer Chico Pere and guitarist Glenn Sharp. Followed by a screening of Carlos Saura's flamenco dance film Blood Wedding, inspired by Lorca's original play.

Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£5–£7.50

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

£29.50 / 0844 477 2000

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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

Gorgon City

The breakthrough dance duo performs.

Concorde 2, Brighton

Wed 11 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 01273 673311

The Institute, Birmingham

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£12 adv / 0844 844 0444

  • 18:30 – 22:00 Gorgon City The Institute, Birmingham

The Ritz, Manchester

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£12 adv / 0161 236 3234

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Hackney Colliery Band

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

The Picturedrome, Holmfirth

Fri 8 May 2015

£15 / 01484 689759

Jam Sandwich

The group performs a range of rock and dance covers.

The Old Queen's Head, London N1

Tue 6 Jan 2015

£5–£4 / 020 7354 9993

Jungle

Seven-piece band play experimental electro pop with support from Clarence Clarity.

O2 Academy Liverpool

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£16 / 0844 477 2000

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Jungle O2 Academy Liverpool
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