Music, Rock & pop

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That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 13 Nov

£24.50 (£22.50) / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 27 Sep

£22.50 / 01383 740384

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£24.50 / 01256 844244

  • 19:45

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The Bay City Rollers Story

Les McKeown take audiences back to the heady days when the Rollers dominated the charts and tartan bellbottoms were considered an acceptable choice of attire. Featuring all the best-known songs including 'Bye Bye Baby', 'Shang A Lang' and 'Summer Love Sensation'.

Audio, Glasgow

Thu 13 Nov

£22

Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston

Fri 24 Oct

£19.50 / 01205 363108

  • 19:30

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sun 16 Nov

£19.50 (£17.50) / 0151 907 8360

  • 19:30

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Joe Longthorne

With three decades of experience under his belt, Longthorne, who hails from the days of 'Live at the Palladium', performs from his vast back catalogue. He's known for his uncanny impersonations of Shirley Bassey, who apparently claims 'Joe can do me better than I can do myself'.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Fri 31 Oct

£19.50–£22.50 / 08441 717620

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£18.50–£23.50 (£17.50–£22.50) / 01702 351135

  • 20:00

The Customs House, South Shields

Sat 27 Sep

£23 (£22) / 0191 454 1234

  • 19:45

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Thriller Live

  • Directed by: Gary Lloyd
  • Written by: Adrian Grant (adapt)

A celebration of Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5 with choreography by award-winning director Gary Lloyd and LaVelle Smith Jnr. Expect to hear all the greatest hits from the recently deceased King of Pop, and see some stunning multi-media razzmatazz.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Mon 3 Nov

£29.50–£177; £18.50–£195; £14–£150; £14–£165 (£27–£174.05; £16–£192.05; £11.50–£147.05; £11.05–£162.05) / 01274 432000

  • 19:30

Tue 4 Nov

£29.50–£177; £18.50–£195; £14–£150; £14–£165 (£27–£174.05; £16–£192.05; £11.50–£147.05; £11.05–£162.05) / 01274 432000

  • 19:30

Wed 5 Nov

£29.50–£177; £18.50–£195; £14–£150; £14–£165 (£27–£174.05; £16–£192.05; £11.50–£147.05; £11.05–£162.05) / 01274 432000

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 8 Nov

Lyric Theatre, London W1D

Tue 23 Sep

£31.50–£106.25 / 0844 482 9674

Wed 24 Sep

£31.50–£106.25 / 0844 482 9674

Thu 25 Sep

£31.50–£106.25 / 0844 482 9674

…and 294 more dates until 6 Sep 2015

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

Tue 11 Nov

£17.50–£32.50 / 01902 429212

  • 19:30

Wed 12 Nov

£17.50–£32.50 / 01902 429212

  • 19:30

Thu 13 Nov

£17.50–£32.50 / 01902 429212

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 15 Nov

Van Morrison

Legendary Irish curmudgeon and hugely influential blues and jazz artist plays tracks from his career.

Europa Hotel, Belfast

Sat 25 Oct

£225–£300 / 02890 271066

Sun 26 Oct

£225–£300 / 02890 271066

Lyric Theatre, London W1D

Mon 17 Nov

£25–£250 / 0844 482 9674

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Tue 28 Oct

£22.90–£155.50 inc booking fees / 020 7589 8212

  • 19:30

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Matt Anderson

Blistering blues, roots and rock from larger than life Canadian soulman Anderson.

The Admiral, Glasgow

Thu 2 Oct

£10.51–£12.37 / 0141 221 7705

Part of Glasgow Americana Festival.

The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 26 Sep

£12 / 0191 230 4474

  • 20:00

Errigle Inn, Belfast

Wed 1 Oct

£12 / 028 9064 1410

  • 21:00

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Acoustic Mondays

Open mic and jamming session, with a free shot on arrival to steady the nerves.

Pivo Pivo, Glasgow

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 0141 564 8100

  • 20:00

Mon 29 Sep

Free / 0141 564 8100

  • 20:00

Mon 6 Oct

Free / 0141 564 8100

  • 20:00
…and 3 more dates until 27 Oct

Day of the Dead Glesga

Slip into some fresh facepaint and practice your spooky dance – it's Día de los Muertos! Expect a Mexican fiesta with live Mariachi music courtesy of Rapido Mariachi, DJs Tigerbeat and Jill Mingo spinning Latin beats and dance floor bangers, choreographed dance from burlesque troupe the Femme Fatales and of course mucho…

Stereo, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

£10 in advance; £12 on the door / 0141 222 2254

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Balkanarama

A blend of klezmer, Balkan, gypsy punk and electronic beats featuring live music, bellydancing, VJs and a live jam session.

Glasgow School of Art

Sat 25 Oct

£9 in advance; £10 on the door / 0141 353 4500

Featuring Smash Kafana.

  • 22:30 – 02:00

Potterrow, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£9 in advance; £10 on the door / 0131 650 4673

Featuring Smash Kafana.

  • 22:00 – 03:00

The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Glamorous Amorous

The Lady Boys present their world-famous show with renditions of J-Lo, Whitney, Kylie et al.

King George's Hall, Blackburn

Mon 6 Oct

£21.50 (£20) / 01254 582579

  • 19:30

The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Fri 7 Nov

Great Hall

£23 (£21) / 01970 623 232

  • 20:00

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 6 Jun 2015

£24.50 / 01383 740384

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 25 Oct

£18.50–£23.50 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

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Norman Silver & The Gold

'Morose' country and western punks.

Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£5 / 0131 629 4101

With Full Moon Freaks and Sean Waste.

  • 19:00 – 22:00

The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain

The ensemble performs classical and rock favourites.

Buxton Opera House

Thu 20 Nov

£22 / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Thu 27 Nov

£40.50 (£36) / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Cheltenham Town Hall

Fri 28 Nov

£21.50 / 0844 576 2210

  • 19:30

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Mon 20 Oct

£22 / 01323 412000

  • 19:30

Tue 21 Oct

£21 / 01323 412000

  • 19:30

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Where's Wally v Smurfs

Freshers fancy dress party.

O2 Academy Sheffield

Mon 22 Sep

£6.05–£9.05 / 0844 477 2000

Buzzcocks

Punk veterans who can still pull off those frustrated teenage sentiments and shine with 'Ever Fallen in Love?'.

Cambridge Junction

Wed 1 Oct

£21 adv / 01223 511511

  • 19:00

City Hall, Salisbury

Fri 10 Oct

£20 / 01722 434434

  • 20:00

Concorde 2, Brighton

Thu 16 Oct

£22 / 01273 673311

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Christmas With The Rat Pack

Beat the winter blues with seasonal classics including 'Baby It's Cold Outside', 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer', 'Let It Snow' and many more.

Brighton Centre

Wed 10 Dec

£21.50–£26.50 / 0844 847 1515

Caird Hall, Dundee

Sat 20 Dec

£27 / 01382 434940

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Sun 21 Dec

£25.50–£27.50 / 01224 641122

  • 19:30

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Isle of Jura Music Festival

Island festival of Scottish traditional music which encourages local talent with concerts, workshops and sessions, and completes the bill with established acts to give them something to aspire to. Line-up includes Blazin Fiddles, Rura, Fergie Macdonald Ceilidh Band and Skerryvore.

Craighouse, Isle of Jura

Fri 26 Sep

Times & prices vary / 01496 820362

Sat 27 Sep

Times & prices vary / 01496 820362

Sun 28 Sep

Times & prices vary / 01496 820362

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John Bramwell

Acoustic show from the I Am Kloot frontman.

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

Sat 1 Nov

£16.50 / 01978 290666

Selby Town Hall

Sat 4 Oct

£17; £15 adv / 01757 708449

  • 20:00

Mary Chapin Carpenter & London Concert Orchestra

The singer-songwriter from Princeton, New Jersey, performs her Americana and country hits.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Wed 1 Oct

£25–£34.50 / 0844 907 9000

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Mon 29 Sep

prices vary / 020 7589 8212

The Sage Gateshead

Tue 30 Sep

£32.50 / 0191 443 4661

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Showaddywaddy

Doo wop nostalgia merchants, big in the 70s, with thinning quiffs these days, tour in celebration of their 40th year together.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Fri 5 Dec

£21.50 / 01274 432000

  • 20:00

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Fri 24 Oct

£19 / 0161 928 1677

  • 19:30

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Sat 20 Dec

£22; £20 adv / 01284 758000

  • 19:30

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…and at 21 other places

Vic Godard & Subway Sect

A welcome return for punk-pop pioneer.

100 Club, London W1D

Thu 20 Nov

£10 / 020 7636 0933

  • 19:30

The Flapper, Birmingham

Sat 4 Oct

£12 / 0121 236 2421

  • 19:00

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 15 Nov

£13 / 0131 556 7060

With The Sexual Objects.

  • 19:30

Albert's Band: To Infinity and Beyond

Music associated with space accompanies this intergalactic experience.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sat 25 Oct

£8.14 (Children £5.08) / 020 7589 8212

This event takes place in the Elgar Room.

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