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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

  • 19:30

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 27 Sep

£22.50 / 01383 740384

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£24.50 / 01256 844244

  • 19:45

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Albert Lee & Hogan's Heroes

Guitarist Albert Lee is joined by Gerry Hogan (guitar), Pete Wingfield (piano), Brian Hodgson (bass) and Peter Baron (drums) for an evening of rockabilly/country rock.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Wed 24 Sep

£22 / 01284 758000

  • 20:00

Arts Centre, Swindon

Fri 17 Oct

£22 / 01793 614837

  • 19:30

Bierkeller, Bristol

Sun 26 Oct

£20–£22 / 0117 926 8514

  • 19:30

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Glamorous Amorous

The Lady Boys present their world-famous show with renditions of J-Lo, Whitney, Kylie et al.

King George's Hall, Blackburn

Mon 6 Oct

£21.50 (£20) / 01254 582579

  • 19:30

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.

  • 22:30 – 02:00

Potterrow, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

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

Featuring Smash Kafana.

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Beyond the Barricade

A selection of the best-loved songs from new and classic West End shows like The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, The Lion King and Les Miserables.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Sat 25 Oct

Great Hall

£20 (£18) / 01970 623 232

  • 20:00

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Thu 11 Dec

£18–£21 / 01274 432000

  • 19:30

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Thu 4 Dec

£20 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

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UB40

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

Assembly Hall, Worthing

Fri 7 Nov

£32.50 / 01903 206206

Thu 13 Nov

£32.50 / 01903 206206

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 12 Nov

£32.50 / 01892 530613

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Wed 26 Nov

£28.50 / 0845 888 7581

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Attica Rage

Rock and metal trio from Ayrshire and Glasgow drawing on 70s classic rock, 80s riffola and 90s thrash.

Bannerman's, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

£7 / 0131 556 3254

With Ramage Inc and Nest of Vipers.

  • 20:00

Classic Grand, Glasgow

Fri 3 Oct

£10 / 0141 847 0820

Corporation, Sheffield

Sun 28 Sep

£8 / 0114 276 0262

  • 19:00

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Navi: Michael Jackson Tribute

Tribute act who has actually worked with the King of Pop.

Central Hall, Grimsby

Sat 25 Oct

£16 (£14) / 01472 346251

  • 20:00

The Civic Hall, Bedworth

Thu 23 Oct

£18.50 (£16.50) / 024 7637 6707

  • 19:30

Concorde Club, Eastleigh

Thu 30 Oct

£10; £35 incl meal (£6; £31 incl meal) / 023 8061 3989

  • 21:30

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New Jersey Nights

Musical show paying tribute to Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons.

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Tue 16 Sep

£10–£23; £10–£23; £12–£26 eve; £16–£29 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Wed 17 Sep

£10–£23; £10–£23; £12–£26 eve; £16–£29 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Thu 18 Sep

£10–£23; £10–£23; £12–£26 eve; £16–£29 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30 – 22:30
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The Arches Political Party

On the day of the referendum and to celebrate the closing of the polls, an evening of live music, artistic interaction and DJs as the results roll in. The night's soundtrack comes from Errors with VJ Jamie Wardrop, cutting together visual material from the Scottish Screen Archive. Acoustic performcanes from Carla Easton…

The Arches, Glasgow

Thu 18 Sep

£5; free free with Wallace ticket / 0141 565 1000

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Band of Friends

Tribute to Rory Gallagher featuring original band members Gerry McAvoy and Ted McKenna and friends.

The Borderline, London W1D

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£20 / 0870 060 3777

The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 17 Oct

£15 / 0191 230 4474

  • 20:00

Empire Music Hall, Belfast

Fri 24 Oct

£20 / 028 9024 9276

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Beat The Frack Out Of Scotland

Musicians join forces in opposition to fracking plans in Scotland. Line-up includes George Tucker, The Lonesome Hearts, Willie & The Poorboys, The Carlton Jugband, Nicky Murray & Chloe Rodgers and Alexander Mccallum.

River, Glasgow

Sat 27 Sep

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Daniel O'Donnell

The man with a thousand jumpers performs a selection of classic hits from his astonishingly successful easy listening records.

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Wed 15 Oct

£37.50–£39.50 / 020 8688 9291

  • 19:30

Zeffirellis, Ambleside

Fri 26 Dec

Free / 01539 433 845

  • 20:30

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 in advance; £12 on the door / 0141 222 2254

Moon Hop

Homegrown Scottish and British talent to get you moving, with a different line-up each time, plus tracks from the Moon Hop DJs. Booking is essential.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Sep

£5 / 0131 560 1581

On the night of the Scottish independence referendum, Moon Hop present their Raverendum, featuring MoonHop DJs, a live set from FOUND and poetry from Neu! Reekie!'s Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson.

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Munro's Open Mic Night

Open mic night hosted a singer-songwriter Tommy Reilly, winner of Channel 4's Orange Unsigned Act competition.

Munro's, Glasgow

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 0141 332 0972

  • 21:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0141 332 0972

  • 21:00

Tue 30 Sep

Free / 0141 332 0972

  • 21:00
…and 7 more dates until 18 Nov

Simon McBride

Irish singer/guitarist harking back to classic bluesy rock.

Band on the Wall, Manchester

Tue 28 Oct

£14 / 01618 341786

The Borderline, London W1D

Sat 25 Oct

£17 / 0870 060 3777

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Fri 31 Oct

£14; £13 Under 16s / 01539 725 133

  • 19:30

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Stacey Kent

Mainstream jazz and Latin by the American singer-songwriter with her accompanying band.

Menuhin Hall, Yehudi Menuhin School, Cobham

Sat 22 Nov

£25 / 0870 084 2020

  • 19:30

Pavilion Theatre, Worthing

Sat 8 Nov

£19 (£17; £15.50) / 01903 206206

  • 19:30

Regent Centre, Christchurch

Fri 7 Nov

£18.50 / 01202 499199

  • 19:30

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Temples

Psychedelic indie quartet from Kettering. Bring on the fruit salad lightshow.

The Arches, Glasgow

Wed 10 Dec

£12 / 0141 565 1000

Concorde 2, Brighton

Sun 30 Nov

£12.50 / 01273 673311

Digital, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 11 Dec

Think Tank

£13.44 / 0191 261 9755

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We The Wild

The pair from London, Ant West and Casey Roarty, performs alternative pop. With support from August & Us.

Sound Control, Manchester

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 0161 236 0340

  • 19:00 – 22:00
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