Afternoon events, Music, R&B

12 events

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Blood at the Root

When nooses are found hanging from a tree at a high school in the American South where racial tensions are as hot as the weather, six students must face their own prejudices to tackle greater injustice. Inspired by recent events, Blood at the Root weaves music, dance, and poetry to stunning effect. The New York Times…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Two

£12 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Two

£12 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Two

£12 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Two

£10 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Blackpool Tower Weekender

A weekend of northern soul, Motown and modern dance grooves. See how the experts move at the Blackpool Hilton World Northern Soul Dance competition and try replicate their moves on the dancefloor.

Blackpool Tower

Fri 7 Nov

£39 / 0871 222 9929

  • 15:00 – 00:00

Sat 8 Nov

£39 / 0871 222 9929

  • 15:00 – 00:00

Sun 9 Nov

£39 / 0871 222 9929

  • 15:00 – 00:00

Mon 10 Nov

£39 / 0871 222 9929

  • 15:00 – 00:00

Blu Velvet

Classic jazz and the great American songbook from vocalist Carol Stirrat.

Browns Bar & Brasserie, Edinburgh

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0131 225 4442

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0131 225 4442

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Bristol Blues, Rhythm And Rock Festival

Rock and blues festival with headliners Climax Blues Band supported by Doña Oxford, Innes Sibun, Albany Down and more.

The Tunnels, Bristol

Sun 21 Sep

£23; £19 adv / 0845 177 0801

  • 14:00 – 22:00

Chester Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival

With an awesome line up and some of the hottest names in the business stepping on stage, this is one music festival not to miss. Featuring headliner Steve Cropper alongside Animals and Friends, Billy Walton Band, The Hitman Blues Band and the New York City Horns, Mākuini and Lucy Zirins

The Live Rooms, Chester

Sat 18 Oct

£27

  • 14:00 – 22:00
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High Rise: Rockwell House Rooftop

High Rise takes place on Saturday 6th September across three of the capital's most celebrated rooftop spaces, Rockwell House, Dalston Roof Park and Netil360, and exploring the realms of house, bass, hip hop, grime, soul and more.

Rockwell House Rooftop, London EC2A

Sat 6 Sep

£8 / 020 7193 1784

  • 15:00 – 22:00

Isle Of Wight Blues, Rhythm And Rock Festival

While this year's festival still retains a blues foundation and international flavour and has been expanded to encompass a greater diversity of music and with Chantel McGregor headlining with Doña Oxford, Innes Sibun, Albany Down and more.

Shanklin Theatre

Sat 20 Sep

£21.28 / 01983 868000

JB's Casual Vices

A mish-mash of jazz standards, jukebox R&B, mellifluous country songs and Jamaican rocksteady.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sat 29 Nov

Verdi - Italian Kitchen

Free / 020 7589 8212

  • 12:00 – 13:30

Lancaster Music Festival

Over 150 acts play across Lancaster and most events are free. Music appreciation is a thirsty business but luckily Thwaites Brewery have created a festival ale and Atkinsons Coffee Roasters a festival coffee blend. Visit the website for details on how to apply to perform.

Various Venues, Lancaster

Thu 9 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Fri 10 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sat 11 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Skamouth

A weekender of ska, reggae, rocksteady, R&B, Northern soul Skinhead and mod music held at Vauxhall Holiday Park. The venue boasts deluxe accommodation holiday homes as well as bars, a restaurant/carvery, coffee shop and arcade.

Vauxhall Holiday Park, Great Yarmouth

Fri 21 Nov

£100–£200 / 01493 857231

  • 12:00 – 03:00

Southport Blues, Rhythm And Rock Festival!

A full day of blues and R&B from Steve Cropper, Animals & Friends, Billy Walton Band and more.

The Atkinson, Southport

Sun 19 Oct

£30.24 / 01704 533333

The Weekender With a Difference

A weekend of soul, reggae and R&B aimed at older music fans with live music from Paulette Tajah, Blood Sisters,Cassandra, Paul Dawkins and guests; DJs from Loversrockradio, comedy from Felicity Ethnic plus sauna, swimming pool and more.

Leicester Marriott Hotel, Enderby

Fri 10 Oct

£195 per person based on two people sharing; single room £240

  • 14:00

Sat 11 Oct

£195 per person based on two people sharing; single room £240

  • 14:00

Sun 12 Oct

£195 per person based on two people sharing; single room £240

  • 14:00