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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

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£24.50 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall, Worthing

Sun 28 Dec

£24 / 01903 206206

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Martyn Joseph

Cult singer-songwriter, described as the 'Welsh Springsteen', making social and spiritual comment through his acoustic songs.

The Brook, Southampton

Sun 16 Nov

£18; £16 adv / 023 8055 5366

Bush Hall, London W12

Sun 30 Nov

£16 / 020 8222 6955

City Halls, Glasgow

Fri 7 Nov

£16–£18 / 0141 353 8000

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Big Girls Don't Cry: A Tribute To Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Oh what a night you'll have at this tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, with all the hits from 'Sherry' to 'Grease is the Word'.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£19.75–£27.50 / 02476 553055

Radlett Centre

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£19.50 (£18.50) / 01923 859291

The White Rock Theatre, Hastings

Thu 13 Nov

£16–£19 / 01424 462288

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

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Sat 20 Dec

£22; £20 adv / 01284 758000

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sat 20 Jun 2015

£18.50 / 0151 907 8360

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The Vaults Halloween Raveyard

In the late nineteenth century the Vaults underground tunnels were used as a grizzly morgue facility for rotting corpses before they were transported to vast graveyards in Surrey at the end of the Necropolis Line. In the damp depths of Waterloo some have remained, and they're ready to party. Halloween attire a must, only…

The Vaults, London SE1

Fri 31 Oct

£11.50 / 020 7401 9603

Sat 1 Nov

£11.50 / 020 7401 9603

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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 / 0141 222 2254

Loopallu

This music fest rewards festival-goers for making the trek 60 miles from the nearest town. 2015's line-up included Twin Atlantic, Shed Seven, The Undertones, Alabama 3, Public Service Broadcasting, Utah Saints, Neon Waltz, Kim Churchill, Vigo Thieves, Hunter & The Bear, Model Aeroplanes, The Vatersay Boys, Mark…

Broomfield Holiday Park, Ullapool

Fri 25 Sep 2015

Times & prices vary

Sat 26 Sep 2015

Times & prices vary

Bandstand Beer and Music Festival

The largest indie beer and music festival in the Highlands, boasting more than 100 real ales from all over the world, including some brewed right here at home. Expect live music, specialty food, charity stalls and a barbecue.

Bandstand Bar and Restaurant, Nairn

Thu 2 Apr 2015

By donation / 01667 452341

Fri 3 Apr 2015

By donation / 01667 452341

Sat 4 Apr 2015

By donation / 01667 452341

…and 8 more dates until 12 Apr 2015

The Who Hits 50 An Evening Of Who Music

An evening of live music celebrating the legendary rockers featuring Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder, Liam Gallagher, Wilko Johnson,Ricky Wilson from the Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers’ James Dean Bradfield, Geddy Lee from Rush, The Strypes, Brody Dalle, Tom Odell, Amy Macdonald, Andy Burrows and Rizzle Kicks. All in aid…

O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London W12

Tue 11 Nov

£73.12–£84.37 / 0844 477 2000

Kiss 100 Haunted House Party

KISS FM host a Halloween party featuring Example, Professor Green, Clean Bandit with Jess Glynne, Gorgon City with MNEK and Laura Welsh, Rizzle Kicks and Fuse ODG.

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Fri 31 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 249 4300

Chvrches

Glasgow-based electro pop trio touring in support of debut album The Bones of What You Believe.

Barrowland, Glasgow

Mon 3 Nov

£16 / 0141 552 4601

With Lizzo.

Tue 4 Nov

£16 / 0141 552 4601

With Lizzo.

Corn Exchange, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Nov

£16 / 0131 477 3500

With Lizzo.

Manchester Academy

Thu 6 Nov

£16 / 0161 275 2930

With Lizzo.

The Indos

Heavy indie rock taking cues from mod, pop and 60s rock.

Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

£6 in advance; £8 on the door / 0131 247 4704

  • 19:00 The Indos Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh

Lost Map's Hallowe'en Special

Hallowe'en party with heavy vintage blues punk trio Archie Bronson Outfit headlining with Our Ladies of Sorrow and Tuff Love (from 7–10pm). Followed by late night action from Insect Heroes, CARBS, River Of Slime and Operator plus DJ sets from Lost Map, Papi Falso and Irregular Owl Movements. The theme for the evening is…

The Mash House, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

£12 before 10pm; £5 after (Freaky Family £40 (four adults)) / 0131 220 2987

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The Courteeners

Mouthy Manchester indie outfit touring their new album Anna.

Barrowland, Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

£19.50 / 0141 552 4601

Sat 1 Nov

£19.50 / 0141 552 4601

Cambridge Junction

Tue 18 Nov

£19.50 / 01223 511511

Cardiff University Student Union

Mon 17 Nov

£19.50

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Glasgow Loves Hogmanay

A programme of family activities for the daytime and early evening of Hogmanay, including traditional music, children’s activities and Scottish food and drink.

George Square, Glasgow

Wed 31 Dec

Times & prices to be confirmed

Scottish Drum Fair

A drummy good afternoon, featuring appearances from Steve White, who has played alongside the likes of Paul Weller and The Style Council, Hungarian drumming sensation Gabor Dornyei and UK drummer Robin Guy. There's also a trade display area with some big names from the world of drums and percussion.

St Mungo's High School, Falkirk

Sun 2 Nov

£10 / 01324 628202

The Electric Swing Circus

Speakeasy-style swing with electrobeats.

Globe at Hay, Hay-on-Wye

Sat 1 Nov

£10 / 01497 821762

Nathan Carter

Irish charmer Nathan Carter and his band play an easy listening mix of Irish, country and popular songs.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Mon 16 Mar 2015

£22.50 / 01727 844488

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£24.60 / 0113 243 0808

Falkirk Town Hall

Thu 6 Nov

£18 / 01324 506850

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Royal Blood

Alternative rock duo from Brighton-based Michael Kerr (Vocals/bass) and Ben Thatcher (drums).

Barrowland, Glasgow

Sun 22 Feb 2015

prices vary / 0141 552 4601

Mon 23 Feb 2015

prices vary / 0141 552 4601

Bierkeller, Bristol

Wed 12 Nov

£14 / 0117 926 8514

Cambridge Junction

Sat 8 Nov

£14 / 01223 511511

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Counting Crows

Rootsy San Francisco rockers on their 'Somewhere Under Wonderland' tour.

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Sat 8 Nov

£34.50 / 0116 233 3111

O2 Academy Birmingham

Sat 1 Nov

£34.50 / 0121 622 8250

O2 Academy Glasgow

Sun 2 Nov

£34.50 / 0844 477 2000

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Jacques Greene

Live show for LuckyMe signee, young Montreal house producer Jacques Greene.

The Caves, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Nov

£8 / 0131 557 8989

The Sub Club, Glasgow

Tue 4 Nov

£6–£7 / 0141 248 4600

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

Tue 31 Mar 2015

£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

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£22.50 (£19.50) / 020 8688 9291

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Zola Jesus

Zola Jesus has a unique and extraordinary voice and specialises in lo-fi new wave electronica.

KOKO, London NW1

Tue 18 Nov

£20 / 0870 432 5527

Stereo, Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

£14 / 0141 222 2254

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