Before 9pm, Music, R&B

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Motown's Greatest Hits: How Sweet It Is

Celebrating over 50 years of Motown music with tributes to The Four Tops and The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, the Jackson 5 and many more.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£22 / 020 8561 8371

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£24 / 0844 871 3014

Embassy Theatre, Skegness

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£21.50; £16.50 before 1st Nov 2014 (Children £10; Children £5 before 1st Nov 2014; £20.50; £15.50 before 1st Nov 2014) / 0845 674 0505

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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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B'spoke

Soul and R&B covers band.

The Jam House, Birmingham

Sat 22 Nov

£8; £5 before 9pm / 0121 200 3030

  • 21:00 B'spoke The Jam House, Birmingham

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.

Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth

Fri 28 Nov

£29.56 / 0844 576 3000

The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare

Tue 25 Nov

£29.50 / 01934 645544

Regal Film Centre, Redruth

Wed 26 Nov

£25 / 01209 216278

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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.

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

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Sat 27 Dec

£25 / 0141 332 2232

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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

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

Barrence Whitfield & The Savages

The veteran American singer-songwriter performs an upbeat mix of soul, R&B and rock'n'roll hoodoo.

The Boileroom, Guildford

Sun 23 Nov

£12.50 adv / 01483 440022

The Fleece, Bristol

Mon 24 Nov

£12.50 / 0117 945 0996

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Sat 22 Nov

£16.50 / 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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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

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O2 Academy Birmingham

Thu 4 Dec

£30 / 0121 622 8250

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Bringing Back The Memories

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

Masters Winebar, London HA3

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 020 8909 9564

Wed 3 Dec

Free / 020 8909 9564

Wed 10 Dec

Free / 020 8909 9564

…and 15 more dates until 25 Mar 2015

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

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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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

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Diva With Juliet Roberts & Vula Malinga

The two great British female vocalists come together for these special EFG London Jazz Festivals 2014 concerts curated by Hideaway resident MD and jazz pianist Janette Mason.

The Hideaway, London SW16

Sun 23 Nov

£17.50 / 020 8835 7070

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 27 Nov

£5 / 07904 444401

Thu 4 Dec

£5 / 07904 444401

Thu 11 Dec

£5 / 07904 444401

…and 74 more dates until 12 May 2016

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).

History Department

Nineties hip hop, R&B and garage provide the playlist to this party.

Upstairs At The Ritzy, London SW2

Sat 29 Nov

£6 / 0871 704 2065

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