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Boyz II Men

Overwrought male R&B vocal harmony group from the States, fond of grasping the air and clutching their chests while they emote. Formerly a quartet Boyz II Men are best known for their soulful ballads including 'End of the Road', 'I'll Make Love to You' and 'One Sweet Day' performed with R&B songstress Mariah…

Albert Hall, Manchester

Sun 7 Dec

£30–£40

IndigO2, London SE10

Fri 5 Dec

£40.29–£79.59 / 0871 220 0260

On sale Fri 27 Jun

O2 Academy Birmingham

Thu 4 Dec

£30 / 0121 622 8250

The Stylistics

One of the most accomplished soul bands to grace the R&B scene, The Stylistics bring with them the sweet, soulful memories of years past.

St Andrew's Hall, Norwich

Sat 29 Nov

£29.50 / 01603 628477

Bringing Back The Memories

Reggae, soul, funky house, dancehall, rare groove, roots and revival night with DJ Love Sensation.

Masters Winebar, London HA3

Wed 3 Dec

Free / 020 8909 9564

Wed 10 Dec

Free / 020 8909 9564

Wed 17 Dec

Free / 020 8909 9564

…and 14 more dates until 25 Mar 2015

Smokin' Spitfires

Horn driven, soulful rhythm'n'blues band playing classic recordings from the Atlantic and Stax Record labels, including tracks by Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett and Al Green.

The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 7 Dec

£6.50 / 0191 230 4474

Damage: The Ghetto Romance Tour 2015

Following the success of ITV's The Big Reunion and subsequent tour, the quartet, Jade Jones, Rahsaan J Bromfield, Andrez Harriott and Noel Simpson, embark on a headlining, solo tour.

O2 Academy Birmingham

Wed 29 Apr 2015

£15–£40 / 0121 622 8250

O2 Academy Islington, London N1

Sat 2 May 2015

£20–£40 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Academy Liverpool

Fri 1 May 2015

O2 Academy2

£15–£40 / 0844 477 2000

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Raleigh Ritchie

Bristol-born alternative R&B and trip hop artist/actor better known to Game of Throne fans as Grey Worm.

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Tue 2 Dec

£8 / 0131 226 4224

Gorilla, Manchester

Thu 4 Dec

£8 / 0161 407 0301

The Haunt, Brighton

Sun 30 Nov

£8

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Scott Garland Plays Sanborn @ The Baird Bash

Virtuoso saxophonist Scott Garland joins house band Just East for this funky night of soulful jazz playing the compositions of David Sanborn. A friendly local with excellent real ales (Yorkshire Beer Festival at the moment) and Thai cuisine.

The John Baird, London N10

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 020 8444 8830

Alexander O'Neal

Soul and R&B songsmith known for the 80s hits 'If You Were Here Tonight', 'Criticize' and 'Saturday Love' performs with a full live band.

Concorde Club, Eastleigh

Fri 13 Feb 2015

£40; £65 incl meal (£30; £55 incl meal) / 023 8061 3989

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£26.50 / 0844 847 2514

Sun 15 Feb 2015

£26.50 / 0844 847 2514

Marble Factory, Bristol

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£20

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Anthony David

American R&B singer-songwriter.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£18.50 / 0844 847 2514

Ariana Grande

The pop songstress, Nickelodeon star and winner of both Best Female and Best Song, for Problem ft. Iggy Azalea, at the 2014 MTV EMA’s tours her latest album My Everything.

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Tue 9 Jun 2015

£32.50–£38.50 / 0871 945 6000

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Mon 1 Jun 2015

£35–£40 / 0844 856 0202

Phones 4u Arena, Manchester

Thu 4 Jun 2015

£32.50–£38.50 / 0844 847 8000

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Average White Band

The funkiest band ever to come from Dundee, or Scotland for that matter. They're a bit long in the tooth these days but they can still recapture that Sly Stone/Isley Brothers summer spirit in their current set.

Cambridge Junction

Sun 30 Nov

J1

£21 adv / 01223 511511

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Mon 1 Dec

£25 / 0844 847 2514

Tue 2 Dec

£25 / 0844 847 2514

Blue

Following his stint on the ballroom dancefloor, Simon Webbe and his fellow musical cohorts, Antony Costa, Duncan James and Lee Ryan all embark on a nationwide tour.

Bournemouth International Centre

Fri 27 Mar 2015

£25 / 0844 576 3000

  • 19:00 Blue Bournemouth International Centre

Colston Hall, Bristol

Tue 24 Mar 2015

£25 / 0117 922 3686

  • 19:00 Blue Colston Hall, Bristol

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£25 / 0116 233 3111

  • 19:00 Blue De Montfort Hall, Leicester

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Blues Funk N Soul Connection: Reuben Richards And The Soul Train

Wednesdays @ Floridita: BLUES FUNK n SOUL CONNECTION: featuring some of the best funk, blues & soul artists in the UK. For dining contact Floridita on 0207 314 4000

Floridita, London W1F

Wed 28 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7314 4042

Chrisette Michele

American R&B singer-songwriter.

O2 Academy Islington, London N1

Sun 7 Dec

prices vary / 0844 477 2000

Citrus Sun

Jazz FM Live Presents Citrus Sun. The album launch show featuring Bluey, Jim Mullen and members from Incognito.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Thu 11 Dec

£21 / 0844 847 2514

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D'angelo

American R&B singer and music producer.

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Fri 20 Feb 2015

£36 / 0844 249 4300

O2 Academy Birmingham

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£30.50 / 0121 622 8250

O2 Apollo Manchester

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£30.50–£50 / 0844 477 7677

Drizabone Soul Family

Soul, R&B and jazz funk from the music mixing ensemble.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£20 / 0844 847 2514

EJR & Friends

The singer/songwriter EJR will be headlining his first UK show revealing new pieces from the much anticipated EP.

Amersham Arms, London SE14

Sun 7 Dec

£15; £12.50 adv / 020 8469 1499

Ella Eyre

Bold, edgy pop and r'n'b vocals from the singer-songwriter who has gigged as Rudimental's lead vocalist.

Mandela Hall, Belfast

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£15

Roundhouse, London NW1

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£17.50 / 0844 482 8008

Faith Evans

American R&B artist Faith Evans with support from Syleena Johnson and Teedra Moses.

IndigO2, London SE10

Wed 25 Feb 2015

£33.10–£57.10 / 0871 220 0260

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£30–£50 / 0871 220 0260

The Institute, Birmingham

Fri 27 Feb 2015

£30 / 0844 844 0444

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Fresh Thursdays

A mix of R&B, hip hop, dancehall, house and 90s.

Rise Superclub, London WC2H

Thu 4 Dec

£5 / 07904 444401

Thu 11 Dec

£5 / 07904 444401

Thu 18 Dec

£5 / 07904 444401

…and 73 more dates until 12 May 2016

The FriendZone Christmas Party

Brace yourselves for the most terrifying experience that can happen to an English person: starting a conversation with a complete stranger. Grooves, games and drinks are on hand to help you get through it.

Floripa, London EC2A

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 0207 607 0953

From The Jam

Classic Jam songs performed by original bassist Bruce Foxton, plus Russell Hastings. The early part of the 2015 tour sees the band supported by special guests, this time including Simon Townshend.

Under The Bridge, London SW6

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£22.50 / 020 7957 8261

G-Funk

The group plays a lively and upbeat mix of funk and R&B.

Pizza Express Jazz Club, London W1D

Sun 14 Dec

£20 / 020 7437 9595

  • 13:30 G-Funk Pizza Express Jazz Club, London

Sun 21 Dec

£20 / 020 7437 9595

  • 13:30 G-Funk Pizza Express Jazz Club, London

Sat 27 Dec

£20 / 020 7437 9595

  • 13:30 G-Funk Pizza Express Jazz Club, London
…and 3 more dates until 30 Dec

Got Soul Choir

A multi-voiced celebration of soul classics from this Edinburgh choir.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 12 Dec

£15 (£12) / 0131 668 2019

Joined by special guest Sharlene Hector (Basement Jaxx).

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