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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

Colston Hall, Bristol

Sun 7 Dec

The Lantern

£16 / 0117 922 3686

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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'.

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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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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Swans

Michael Gira's influential no wave band return with their harsh mix of proto-industrial rock and atmospheric acoustica.

The Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

Mon 8 Dec

£20.35 / 0845 413 4444

Roundhouse, London NW1

Thu 21 May 2015

£27.50 / 0844 482 8008

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Son Of Dave

Son of Dave is the harmonica-touting Benjamin Darvell, formerly of Crash Test Dummies, who kicks up a raw blues dust storm all on his lonesome.

100 Club, London W1D

Fri 5 Dec

£15 / 020 7636 0933

The Bodega, Nottingham

Fri 21 Nov

£10 / 0845 413 4444

Esquires, Bedford

Sat 6 Dec

£9.35 / 01234 340120

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The American Songbook starring Harry Hamilton

Harry Hamilton and his swing band perform a musical journey through a century of American music.

The Courtyard Theatre/Ballyearl Leisure Centre, Newtownabbey

Thu 30 Oct

£15 (£13) / 028 9034 0202

The Decades Band

The quintet performs all the hits from across the decades.

The River Rooms, Stourbridge

Sat 29 Nov

£8 / 01384 397177

The Showhawk Duo

Quirky acoustic guitar duo who tackle everything from Queen to Daft Punk.

Whistle Binkies Live Music Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0131 557 5114

And Finally … Phil Collins

Pete Bultitude pays tribute to the ex-Genesis man.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 28 Nov

£16.50 (£14.50) / 0131 665 2240

Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

Sun 16 Nov

£17.50 / 01438 363200

Rothes Halls, Glenrothes

Sat 29 Nov

£18.50 / 01592 611101

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Annie Mac Presents

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

The Limelight, Belfast

Thu 4 Dec

£6 / 028 9032 7007

O2 Academy Bournemouth

Fri 5 Dec

£25.31 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Academy Brixton, London SW9

Sat 13 Dec

£25 / 0844 477 2000

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Beards

Hirsute comic folk rock troupe from Australia present such musical wares as If Your Dad Doesn't Have a Beard, You've Got Two Mums.

La Belle Angèle, Edinburgh

Sat 13 Dec

£12

Empire Music Hall, Belfast

Thu 11 Dec

£12 / 028 9024 9276

The Globe, Cardiff

Tue 16 Dec

£13.30 / 07590 471888

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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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Chas & Dave

The Mockney duo return with 'Rabbit', 'Gertcha', 'Margate' and more.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£27.50 / 01727 844488

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sun 2 Nov

£24.50–£26.50 / 01892 530613

  • 20:00 Chas & Dave Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£22.50 adv / 0845 888 7581

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The Daydream Club

Rootsy folk-pop duo Adam Pickering and Paula Walkers, with their trademark girl/boy harmonies layered authentically over southern-tinged steel string and strums. With support from James O'Hara-Knight, Will O'Donoghue.

The Slaughtered Lamb, London EC1V

Sat 15 Nov

£4.95–£5.50 / 020 7253 1516

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John Cooper Clarke

The legendary Mancunian punk poet, who is a spiritual godfather to the likes of Mike Skinner and Plan B hauls his insatiable laconic wit on tour.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Tue 2 Dec

£20 / 01284 758000

Camp And Furnace, Liverpool

Fri 14 Nov

£22.50

The Dukes, Lancaster

Tue 28 Oct

£21–£24 (£18–£22) / 01524 598 500

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Kenny Herbert

Traditional Scottish, soul and R&B.

Café Grande, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 228 1188

Enjoy a meal or come along for drinks. Book a table to avoid disappointment.

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

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£25.50

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Reef

Britrockers who sounded anachronistic even back in their 90s heyday celebrate their 20th anniversary.

Concorde 2, Brighton

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£18.50 / 01273 673311

The Garage, Aberdeen

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£22 / 01224 587594

The Ironworks Live Music Venue, Inverness

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£22 / 0871 789 4173

  • 19:00 Reef The Ironworks Live Music Venue, Inverness

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Scanners Rescore

Watch Cronenberg's sci-fi classic with a new creepy synth score played live by The Southern Tenant, before a screening of classic black & white horror Night of the Demon (1957).

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

£10 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

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The Solid Silver 60s Show 2014

Relive the nostalgic sounds of 60s pop in the company of Vanity Fare, Chris Montez, Chris Farlow and Brian Poole & the Tremelos.

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 31 Mar 2015

£25–£30 / 0844 847 2325

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Wed 22 Apr 2015

£25.50–£29.50 / 0844 871 3014

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Sun 22 Mar 2015

£25.50–£29.50 / 01253 290190

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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

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Wed 12 Nov

£27.50 / 01274 432000

Assembly Hall, Worthing

Sat 8 Nov

£23.50 / 01903 206206

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Alan Price

Founding member of The Animals whose career spans five decades.

Bull's Head, London SW13

Thu 13 Nov

£15 / 020 8876 5241

Thu 11 Dec

£15 / 020 8876 5241

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