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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.

Potterrow, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

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

Featuring Smash Kafana.

ABBA Mania

Celebrating decades of golden hits with a recreation of the live Abba show.

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Fri 3 Jul 2015

£18 (£16) / 0161 928 1677

Boisdales Of Canary Wharf, London E14

Wed 31 Dec

£110–£185 / 020 7715 5818

  • 21:30 ABBA Mania Boisdales Of Canary Wharf, London

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£14.50–£18.50 / 0844 847 2325

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Annie Mac Presents

Radio 1's doyen of dance music hits Scotland with live music and guest DJ sets.

O2 Academy Bournemouth

Fri 5 Dec

£25.31 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Academy Brixton, London SW9

Sat 13 Dec

£25 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Academy Leeds

Fri 14 Nov

£17 / 0844 477 2000

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The Feeling

Unfairly maligned 'soft rock archaeologists' doing a sterling pop job of resurrecting the extreme tunefulness of ELO, 10cc and the like.

Criterion Theatre, London W1V

Sun 14 Dec

£30–£40 / 0844 847 1778

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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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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

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

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The Correspondents

Eccentric experimental duo, MC Mr Bruce and DJ/producer Mr Chuckles, mixing vintage sounds and drum & bass.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Wed 31 Dec

£36 / 0844 847 2514

The Old Queen's Head, London N1

Fri 24 Oct

£5 / 020 7354 9993

Paradise By Way Of Kensal Green, London W10

Fri 14 Nov

£6 / 020 8969 0098

Ed Sheeran

Folky rapping singer-songwriter on the block, mooning over girls and stuff, such as on the big hit 'The A-Team'.

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Wed 22 Oct

£32.50 / 0844 412 4624

Thu 23 Oct

£32.50 / 0844 412 4624

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 25 Oct

prices vary / 0844 493 6666

Odyssey Arena, Belfast

Thu 8 Oct 2015

Times to be confirmed / £33.50 / 028 9073 9074

Fri 9 Oct 2015

Times to be confirmed / £33.50 / 028 9073 9074

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ListLive

Bust out your best moves guys, cos The List is taking over the country with our tiptop monthly nights. ListLive showcases some of the very best up-and-coming and established musical talent from the city and beyond. Prepare yourself for a regular injection of multi-genred artists with a different theme each time.

The Monarch, London NW1

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 020 7482 2054

This edition of ListLive features the Stevie Nicks-esque singer-songwriting skills of Jade Hopcroft, A Little Bird Told Me, aka the soul/reggae/jazz sounds of Amybeth and Evgeny and 18 year old singer-songwriters Matt Maltese.

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

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Fri 24 Oct

£19 / 0161 928 1677

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Sat 20 Dec

£22; £20 adv / 01284 758000

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The ELO Experience

This tribute band recreates 'Mr Blue Sky' et al, probably with a more stable line-up than the real ELO.

Assembly Rooms, Tamworth

Fri 21 Nov

£20 (£19) / 01827 709618

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£21–£36

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sat 22 Nov

£20 adv booking required / 0151 907 8360

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We Were Promised Jetpacks

Breakneck alt.rock with strident, jangling guitars from WWPJ.

The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 12 Dec

£10 / 0191 230 4474

Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow

Sat 13 Dec

£13.50 / 0141 339 9784

The Wolfe Tones

Folk veterans with a strong political slant to their lyrics.

Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh

Sun 9 Nov

£20 / 0131 226 5954

Malone's Irish Bar, Aberdeen

Wed 12 Nov

£20 / 01224 565557

Malone's Irish Bar, Glasgow

Thu 13 Nov

£20 / 0141 332 8899

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Agnes Obel

Danish singer/pianist with a classical background.

All Saints Church, Hove

Tue 21 Oct

£25.20 / 01273 733331

O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London W12

Wed 22 Oct

£25 / 0844 477 2000

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

Rewind Scotland: The 80s Festival

Rewind goes large on nostalgia with the biggest line-up of 80s artists to perform together in Scotland. 2014's line-up includes Billy Ocean, 10cc, Heaven 17, The Sugarhill Gang, Midge Ure, Go West, Nick Heyward, Bjorn Again, Cheryl, Mike & Jay (from Bucks Fizz), Doctor & the Medics, and Steve Augeri playing the…

Scone Palace, Perth

Fri 24 Jul 2015

Times & prices vary / 01738 552300

Sat 25 Jul 2015

Times & prices vary / 01738 552300

Sun 26 Jul 2015

Times & prices vary / 01738 552300

Buddy Holly's Winter Dance Party

In the style of Buddy Holly's string of dance parties across the American mid west in 1959, celebrate the music of Ritchie Valens, Big Bopper, Dion & the Belmonts and Buddy Holly.

The Brindley, Runcorn

Thu 20 Nov

£16 (£15) / 0151 907 8360

The Mill At Sonning, Reading

Sun 2 Nov

£38.50 / 0118 969 8000

Secombe Theatre, Sutton

Sat 8 Nov

£17 (£16) / 020 8770 6990

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Dr Hook

The long-established band originally formed in the late 1960s as Dr Hook & The Medicine Show performs their country-pop and rock hits, led by the current singer Ray Sawyer.

Belfast Waterfront

Thu 23 Oct

£22.50–£27.50 / 028 9033 4400

  • 20:00 – 22:30 Dr Hook Belfast Waterfront

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Thu 30 Oct

£26.50 / 020 8688 9291

  • 19:30 Dr Hook Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Regent Theatre, Ipswich

Tue 28 Oct

£27.50

  • 19:30 Dr Hook Regent Theatre, Ipswich
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Elio Pace: Billy Joel Tribute

Tribute to the Piano Man.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Wed 29 Oct

£19–£21 / 08441 717620

£19–£36 (Children £17–£19; £17–£19; £17–£19; £17–£19) / 08441 717620

The Cresset, Peterborough

Sun 26 Oct

£20 (£18) / 01733 265705

Ipswich Corn Exchange

Mon 27 Oct

£22 (£20) / 01473 433100

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Georgie Fame

Legendary jazz, soul and r'n'b keyboardist who's worked with Muddy Waters, Bill Wyman, Eric Clapton and Van Morrison.

The Cut, Halesworth

Thu 23 Oct

£23.50 / 0845 673 2123

Part of Halesworth Festival.

Grantham Meres Leisure Centre

Fri 24 Oct

£20 (£18)

Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham

Fri 24 Oct

£20 (£18) / 01476 406158

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Georgie Fame Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham

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Lighthouse Late

A fabulous celebration of design, music and cinema sprawling across all five floors of the Lighthouse. Performers include folk from Fife's James Yorkston, singer-songwriter Ella the Bird and DJ sets from the like of Sons & Daughters, Admiral Fallow and the Phantom Band. There's also a selection of short films from…

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

£15 / 0141 276 5365

Martha Reeves & the Vandellas

Raspy-voiced Motown diva whips up a soul party with such classic hits as 'Dancing in the Streets' and 'Heatwave'.

The Arches, Glasgow

Sat 13 Dec

£25.87 / 0141 565 1000

Brooklyn Bowl, London SE10

Fri 12 Dec

£25 / 020 7412 8778

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Fri 12 Dec

Brooklyn Bowl

£28 / 0844 856 0202

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