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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

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 Sep

£6.50 / 0191 230 4474

  • 12:00

Sun 5 Oct

£6.50 / 0191 230 4474

  • 12:00

Sun 2 Nov

£6.50 / 0191 230 4474

  • 12:00

Sun 7 Dec

£6.50 / 0191 230 4474

  • 12:00

The Pharcyde

The hip hop outfit from South Central Los Angeles, now performing with two original members, Imani and Slimkid3, performs upbeat R&B and grime.

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Wed 3 Sep

£16 adv / 0845 888 7581

  • 19:00

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.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Fri 31 Oct

£22–£24.50 / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Wed 12 Nov

£27.50 / 01274 432000

  • 19:30

Assembly Hall, Worthing

Sat 8 Nov

£23.50 / 01903 206206

  • 19:30

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V'Room

Resident DJs play vintage rock'n'roll.

The Phoenix, London W1G

Sat 11 Oct

£4 before 10pm; £5 after / 020 7493 8003

  • 21:00 – 03:00
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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 3 Sep

Free / 020 8909 9564

  • 21:00 – 01:00

Wed 10 Sep

Free / 020 8909 9564

  • 21:00 – 01:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 020 8909 9564

  • 21:00 – 01:00
…and 27 more dates until 25 Mar 2015

Legends Of Soul And R&B

The Legends of Soul & R&B tour will see veteran group The S.O.S hit London, Middlesbrough and Manchester with their guests, UK Soul stars Loose Ends featuring Carl McIntosh and Gwen Dickey of the Rose Royce Band.

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Fri 21 Nov

£27.50 / 0844 856 0202

  • 19:30 – 02:00

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.

The Broadway Theatre, Barking

Fri 14 Nov

£20 (£18.50) / 020 8507 5607

  • 20:00

Burnley Mechanics

Fri 21 Nov

£20 (£18) / 01282 664400

  • 20:00

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Thu 23 Oct

£23 / 08441 717620

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Purple Rain Is 30 - The Ultimate Anniversary Party!

The ultimate 30th anniversary celebration of classic Rock film Purple Rain starring the legendary Prince. A full screening of the classic picture. An epic set from the UKs no.1 Prince tribute act 'Purple Rain'. Ronnie Scott's very own DJ Mike Vitti.

Roxy Bar And Screen, London SE1

Sat 6 Sep

£20 / 020 7407 4057

  • 19:00 – 02:00

The Saturdays: Greatest Hits Live

The UK girl band takes to the stage to promote their latest album, Wordshaker, which includes the hit single Forever Is Over, which reached number two in the charts. The sassy five-piece, Frankie, Mollie, Una, Rochelle and Vanessa made their debut in 2008 with their first album Chasing Lights which is packed full of hits…

Bournemouth International Centre

Mon 22 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

With Support: Bribry and SD*Jem and Beth Sherburn.

Brighton Centre

Sat 20 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 1515

With Support: Bribry and SD*Jem and Beth Sherburn.

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Thu 18 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 02920 224488

With Support: Bribry and SD*Jem and Beth Sherburn.

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Acoustic Sundays

Acoustic Sundays. A day of super-excellent hot & cold running music, our mission is to bring you wonderful sounds you might not previously have heard without having to remortgage your kidneys for the privilege.

The Crypt St. Peters Church, London N1

Sun 7 Sep

Free

  • 14:00 – 20:00

Alexander O'Neal

Soul and R&B from the American singer, known for the 1980s hits If You Were Here Tonight, Criticize and Saturday Love.

The Green Room, Liverpool

Fri 19 Sep

£25 / 0151 922 7771

  • 18:30

Hoochie Coochie, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 26 Sep

£40 / 0191 222 0130

  • 21:00

Sat 27 Sep

£40 / 0191 222 0130

  • 21:00

The Jam House, Birmingham

Wed 24 Sep

£20

  • 20:30

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Algebra Blesset

The singer from Atlanta performs her R&B material. With support from Sulpacio Jones, Eliah, Dolla Lova, Imaani.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Sun 28 Sep

£20 / 0844 847 2514

  • 19:00

Annastasia Baker

Commercial pop and R&B by the London-based singer and one-time X Factor contestant.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Sun 14 Sep

£20 / 0844 847 2514

Anthony David

American R&B singer-songwriter.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Mon 13 Oct

£18.50 / 0844 847 2514

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Anthony David

The singer-songwriter from Atlanta performs his R&B material.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Mon 13 Oct

£18.50 / 0844 847 2514

  • 19:00

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

  • 19:00

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

  • 19:00

The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 13 Nov

£12.50 / 0191 230 4474

  • 20:00

East Village Arts Club, Liverpool

Wed 19 Nov

£14.50 / 0151 559 3773

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Barrence Whitfield & The Savages

The veteran American singer-songwriter performs an upbeat mix of soul and R&B. With support from The Dustaphonics.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Sat 22 Nov

£16.50 / 0844 847 2514

  • 19:00 – 22:30

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
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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

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

B'spoke

Soul and R&B covers band.

The Jam House, Birmingham

Fri 21 Nov

£8; £5 before 10pm / 0121 200 3030

  • 21:00

Sat 22 Nov

£8; £5 before 9pm / 0121 200 3030

  • 21:00

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

Chrisette Michele

American R&B singer-songwriter.

O2 Academy Islington, London N1

Sun 7 Dec

£25 / 0844 477 2000

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