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UB40

Reggae journeymen still slogging round the touring circuit, but now without frontman Ali Campbell.

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Wed 26 Nov

£28.50 / 0845 888 7581

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£37.38 / 0871 945 6000

With The Brand New Heavies.

£37.20 / 0871 945 6000

  • 20:00 UB40 Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Bournemouth International Centre

Sun 12 Apr 2015

£37.38 / 0844 576 3000

With + Support.

  • 19:00 UB40 Bournemouth International Centre

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Joan Armatrading

Multi award-winning, MBE awarded artist with a sublime voice, playing self-penned soul and sophisticated pop from her impressive back catalogue.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Mon 1 Dec

£28.50 / 01284 758000

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Thu 26 Mar 2015

£29.50 / 020 7638 8891

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£27.50–£29.50 / 0844 907 9000

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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.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£24.50 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall, Worthing

Sun 28 Dec

£24 / 01903 206206

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 6 Dec

£23–£25 / 01892 530613

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Annie Mac Presents

Radio 1's doyen of dance music hits the road accompanied by Hannah Wants, Tourist, Lxury and fellow Radio 1 DJ Monki for the annual tour of Annie Mac Presents. Championing new music AMP 2014's compilation features tracks by Duke Dumont, Keisza, Sigma, Clean Bandit, Jamie XX, FKA Twigs, Caribou and Nautic.

The Limelight, Belfast

Thu 4 Dec

£25 / 028 9032 7007

O2 Academy Bournemouth

Fri 5 Dec

£25.31 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Academy Bristol

Sat 6 Dec

£25 / 0844 477 2000

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The Everlasting Yeah

New group formed from ex-That Petrol Emotion members perform tracks from their new album Anima Rising.

Stereo, Glasgow

Thu 27 Nov

£10 / 0141 222 2254

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Bette Midler

The American singer and actress, also known as The Divine Miss M, sets out on her first UK tour in 35 years in support of her latest album It’s The Girls!

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Thu 9 Jul 2015

£50–£100 / 0871 945 6000

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Wed 15 Jul 2015

£50–£100 / 0844 248 1585

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Sat 18 Jul 2015

£64–£123.50 / 0844 856 0202

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Funeral for a Friend

Taking the emotional drive and melodic heart of emo, the gut-driven power of rock and the hardworking ethic of hardcore.

The 1865, Southampton

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£18.55 / 023 8022 2605

1865, Southampton

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£16.50 / 023 80 222 605

The Cheese And Grain, Frome

Fri 19 Dec

£15; £12 adv / 01373 455420

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Lit

Return of the Californian alt.rock act.

The Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes

Sun 23 Nov

£17.50 / 01908 313864

  • 19:30 Lit The Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes

Little Dragon

The Swedish electronica band tour their fourth studio album Nabuma Rubberband.

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Sun 23 Nov

£19.50 / 0141 332 2232

O2 Academy Brixton, London SW9

Thu 27 Nov

£23.50 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Academy Oxford

Sat 29 Nov

£19.50 / 0844 477 2000

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The Rural Alberta Advantage

Canadian indie-rock trio.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Mon 24 Nov

£9.90 / 0113 275 2411

Islington Assembly Hall, London N1

Wed 26 Nov

£12.50 / 020 7527 2000

Soup Kitchen, Manchester

Tue 25 Nov

£9 / 0161 236 5100

Amon Amarth

Swedish death metal.

The 1865, Southampton

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£16.87 / 023 8022 2605

With Huntress and Savage Messiah.

Colchester Arts Centre

Thu 22 Jan 2015

£15 / 01206 500900

Concorde 2, Brighton

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£16.87 / 01273 673311

With Huntress and Savage Messiah.

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Big Country

A re-formed configuration of the veteran Scotrockers whose hits include 'Fields of Fire' and 'In a Big Country'. They are joined on this leg of the tour by special guests Stevie Agnew, Dave Sharp and Simon Hugh.

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Thu 11 Dec

Malt Room

£20 / 01539 725 133

City Hall, Salisbury

Thu 27 Nov

£22; £20 adv / 01722 434434

The Clapham Grand, London SW11

Fri 28 Nov

£27.50 / 020 7223 6523

Steeltown 30th anniversary concert

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Gogol Bordello

Gypsy punk band whose frontman Eugene Hutz was one of the stars of the Liev Schreiber-directed film Everything is Illuminated and also frugged with Madonna at Live Earth.

The Leadmill, Sheffield

Fri 12 Dec

£19.50 / 0114 221 2828

O2 Academy Birmingham

Thu 11 Dec

£19.50 / 0121 622 8250

With Mariachi El Bronx.

O2 Academy Liverpool

Tue 9 Dec

£19.50 / 0844 477 2000

With Mariachi El Bronx.

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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.

Lyric Theatre, London W1D

Sun 23 Nov

£34.50–£106.25 / 0844 482 9674

Tue 25 Nov

£34.50–£106.25 / 0844 482 9674

Wed 26 Nov

£34.50–£106.25 / 0844 482 9674

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Focus

The Dutch outfit from the 1970s plays prog rock.

The Duchess, York

Tue 25 Nov

£18; £16 adv / 01904 641413

  • 19:30 Focus The Duchess, York

Square & Compass, Ilminster

Sun 30 Nov

£10 / 01823 480467

  • 21:00 Focus Square & Compass, Ilminster

Waterside Arts Centre, Sale

Wed 26 Nov

£19.50; £17.50 adv / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30 Focus Waterside Arts Centre, Sale

The Lift Shaft Incident

Rock covers of everything from AC/DC to Katy Perry.

The Eagle Tavern, Prestwick

Sat 3 Jan 2015

Free / 01292 477674

Fanny by Gaslight, Kilmarnock

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01563 541357

O'Briens, Ayr

Sat 13 Dec

Free / 01292 266076

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Mastodon

Atlanta-based hefty rock behemoth with a proggy approach to metal. Composed of Troy Sanders (bass), Brent Hinds (guitar), Bill Kelliher (guitar) and Brann Dailor (drummer) Mastodon mix sludge, progressive, experimental and heavy metal with plenty of screams. The band has toured with metal giants Slayer, Metallica…

Manchester Academy

Mon 24 Nov

£25.43 / 0161 275 2930

With Big Business and Krokodil.

O2 Academy Birmingham

Sat 29 Nov

£25.43 / 0121 622 8250

With Big Business and Krokodil.

O2 Academy Bristol

Tue 2 Dec

£25.43 / 0844 477 2000

With Big Business and Krokodil.

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Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin

Roots folk, blues and world music twosome.

Cecil Sharp House, London NW1

Thu 27 Nov

£12

Colchester Arts Centre

Mon 24 Nov

£11 (£10) / 01206 500900

The Guildhall, Lichfield

Fri 28 Nov

£13 ( £11.70; Children £6.50 under 16s) / 01543 262223

UB40 Tribute

The band pays tribute to British reggae-pop outfit UB40.

The Leisure Centre, Milton Keynes

Sat 6 Dec

£10 / 01908 324466

Christmas party. Over 25s. Dress smart casual.

  • 19:30 – 00:00 UB40 Tribute The Leisure Centre, Milton Keynes
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The Quireboys

The London-formed band, led by singer Spike, performs its hard rock and glam-rock hits.

Corporation, Sheffield

Sat 29 Nov

£16.50 / 0114 276 0262

O2 Academy Islington, London N1

Wed 26 Nov

£17.50 / 0844 477 2000

Jarrod Lawson

American soul and funk singer.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£22 / 0844 847 2514

Sun 12 Apr 2015

£22 / 0844 847 2514

Marty Wilde's Rock 'N' Roll Party

The band plays rock'n'roll. With support from Eden Kane, John Leyton, The Wildcats.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 26 Nov

£23–£25 / 01727 844488

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Sun 23 Nov

£21–£25 / 01253 290190

Milton Keynes Theatre

Mon 24 Nov

£22.50–£26.50 / 0844 871 7652

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Sixties Gold: 50th Anniversary Show

Stars of the most swingin' decade of them all perform their golden hits. Featuring Gerry & the Pacemakers, The Searchers, PJ Proby, The Fortunes and Brian Poole & Chip Hawkes.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 1 Dec

£30.50

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Wed 26 Nov

£29.50 / 0844 907 9000

The Hawth, Crawley

Sat 29 Nov

£30.50 / 01293 553636

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Before The Dawn

Kate Bush tribute act.

The Ferry, Glasgow

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£10.50 / 01698 360085

Lantern Theatre, Liverpool

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£12 / 0151 703 0000

Paget Rooms, Penarth

Sat 2 May 2015

£12 / 029 2070 0721

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