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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

Thu 30 Oct

£11.50 / 020 7401 9603

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

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

The Electric Swing Circus

Speakeasy-style swing with electrobeats.

Globe at Hay, Hay-on-Wye

Sat 1 Nov

£10 / 01497 821762

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

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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 Bournemouth

Thu 30 Oct

prices vary / 0844 477 2000

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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.

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Thu 30 Oct

£26.50 / 020 8688 9291

  • 19:30 Dr Hook Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Necro Deathmort

Doom, sludge and experimental noise from the London duo.

The North Of England Institute Of Mining And Mechanical Engineers, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 1 Nov

£7 in advance; £8 on the door

  • 20:00 – 23:00 Necro Deathmort The North Of England Institute Of Mining And Mechanical Engineers, Newcastle upon Tyne

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.

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Neu! Reekie!

Avant-garde spoken word, film and music fusion night describing itself as 'playing host to the sinister and the sanguine'.

Pilrig St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

£8 / 0131 553 1876

The End of Year Bash – line up TBC.

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Neu! Reekie! Pilrig St Paul's Church, Edinburgh
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Sing in the City Aw Blacks

The Aw Blacks are the 50-strong Sing in the City Choir backed by the Sing in the City Rock Band performing covers from the 60s to modern hits, plus original material written by Kirsty Baird and Annette Hanley.

Tom Fleming Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

£8 (Children £6) / 07889539512

Featuring The ESMS Junior School Show Choir singing songs from the hit musical We will Rock You. All proceeds will go to When You Wish Upon A Star to grant 'Wishes' for children with a life threatening illness in Scotland. Contact scotland@whenyouwish.org.uk to book tickets.

Thriller Live

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

A celebration of Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5 featuring top hits and 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

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

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

…and 3 more dates until 8 Nov

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Thu 30 Oct

£17–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 31 Oct

£17–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 1 Nov

£17–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Lyric Theatre, London W1D

Thu 30 Oct

£34.50–£106.25 / 0844 482 9674

Fri 31 Oct

£34.50–£106.25 / 0844 482 9674

Sat 1 Nov

£34.50–£106.25 / 0844 482 9674

…and 262 more dates until 6 Sep 2015

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Tina Arena

Music from the Australian rock musician.

St John At Hackney Church, London E5

Thu 6 Nov

£29.50 / 020 8985 5374

Alan Darby's Guitars Deluxe

Trio of guitarists led by Alan Darby perform jazz and blues.

Half Moon, London SW15

Tue 13 Jan 2015

£10; £8 adv / 020 8780 9383

Grandmaster Flash

Widely regarded as the man who invented the genre, the Bronx hip hop legend is behind the decks.

Cambridge Junction

Fri 7 Nov

J1

£18.50 adv / 01223 511511

The Garage, London N5

Fri 31 Oct

£19 / 0844 847 1678

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The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

Blues and blues-rock singer-guitarist from Shreveport.

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Sat 1 Nov

£22 / 0845 888 7581

Manchester Academy

Thu 30 Oct

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£24.20 / 0161 275 2930

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

£22 / 0131 668 2019

Queen & Adam Lambert

Having completed their sold out world tour the critically acclaimed partnership of Queen guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and new vocalist Adam Lambert (American Idol/Glee) embark on a series of European dates.

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£67.28–£77.28 / 0844 412 4624

With Adam Lambert.

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£67.28–£77.28 / 0844 248 1585

With Adam Lambert.

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 13 Jan 2015

£66.08–£77.28 / 0844 493 6666

With Adam Lambert.

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Saturday Squeeze

Live jazz and blues every Saturday night with a different line-up each week.

48 Below, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

£0–£5

Sat 8 Nov

£0–£5

Sat 15 Nov

£0–£5

…and 11 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

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'.

Belfast Waterfront

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£20–£25 / 028 9033 4400

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sun 16 Nov

£19.50 (£17.50) / 0151 907 8360

The Camberley Theatre

Sat 22 Nov

£19.50 / 01276 707600

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