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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.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 10 May

£23.50 / 01383 740384

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sun 11 May

£18.50 / 01475 723723

  • 19:30

Bristol Hippodrome

Fri 10 Oct

£25 / 0844 847 2325

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From the Jam

Now featuring only one member From the Jam. Bruce Foxton is joined by Russell Hastings and drummer Steve 'Smiley' Barnard on their 'Setting Sons' 25th anniversary tour.

53 Degrees, Preston

Fri 10 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01772 893000

Concorde 2, Brighton

Sat 13 Dec

£20 adv / 01273 673311

With Bruce Foxton.

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Exeter Phoenix

Sat 15 Nov

£20 / 01392 667080

With Bruce Foxton.

  • 19:30

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Future Islands

Joyous electro and synth pop from the Baltimore trio.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Tue 3 Jun

£31 / 0113 275 2411

Concorde 2, Brighton

Sat 7 Jun

£3.50 / 01273 673311

Electric Ballroom, London NW1

Wed 7 May

£14.30 / 020 7485 9006

  • 19:30

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Another Time Another Place

Nineties nostalgia from reformed pop groups All Saints, Atomic Kitten, East 17, Let Loose, Big Brovaz and Jenny from Ace of Base.

LG Arena, Birmingham

Sun 23 Nov

£40.70 / 0844 338 8000

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Sat 22 Nov

£40.70 / 0844 800 0400

Tickets available 11 April

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 18 Nov

£40.70 / 0844 493 6666

Tickets available 11 April

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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 24 Apr

£5 / 020 7482 2054

This time 'round we've got power-pop band Peguinsrising, fuzz and punk outfit CuT and dreamy blues/electronic purveyors Fragile Souls playing for your ears' delight.

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Bon Scott Fest

Fans from all over the world descend on the sleepy Angus town of Kirriemuir for a celebration of its most rock'n'roll son, AC/DC front man Bon Scott.

Kirriemuir Town Hall

Fri 15 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

Sat 16 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

Sun 17 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

The Space Lady

After retiring from music for a while, the Space Lady is back, aged 66, and heading out on her first world tour for a night of cosmic space rock.

The Cube Microplex, Bristol

Sat 19 Apr

£6 / 0117 907 4190

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.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 14 May

£24.50–£26.50 / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

City Hall, Salisbury

Fri 2 May

£22.50–£26.50 / 01722 434434

  • 19:30

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 18 May

£23–£27 / 01702 351135

  • 20:00

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Edinburgh Blues Club

Regular monthly live blues events with touring blues acts and the finest local blues artists. Membership for Edinburgh Blues Club is £10 per month; register online.

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Mon 5 May

£11 / 0131 556 7060

Featuring Brothers Groove, Black Cat Bone and Blue Jester.

Tue 17 Jun

£13.50 (Members free) / 0131 556 7060

Tonight's line-up features Hamilton Loomis and Gratefully Not Dead.

Thu 19 Jun

£11 (Members free) / 0131 556 7060

Tonight it's Ryan McGarvey and Brian Rawson Band.

…and 3 more dates until 23 Oct

Tartan Underground

Scottish acoustic talent.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 18:00

Fri 2 May

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 18:00

Fri 9 May

Free / 0131 220 4298

  • 18:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 May

We've Only Just Begun: The Carpenters

Relive the magic of one of the greatest female voices in pop music history as Toni Lee becomes Karen Carpenter and sings over 22 hits.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 29 May

£21–£23.50

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

Sun 20 Apr

£19.50 (£18.50; Children £17.50) / 01803 328385

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Mon 5 May

£16–£23.50 / 08441 717620

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A Celebration of Scottish Songwriting

Celebrating the talents of Scotland's songwriting talent are Hamish Stuart, Midge Ure, James Grant, Karine Polwart, Siobhan Miller and Blue Rose Code.

Paisley Town Hall

Sat 19 Apr

£22.50–£27.50 / 0300 300 1210

Part of Bring it All Home.

  • 19:00
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Kings of Leon

Hirsute country rock'n'rollers touring their sixth studio album, Mechanical Bull.

Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Tue 17 Jun

£45 / 0114 256 5656

Phones 4u Arena, Manchester

Wed 18 Jun

£45 / 0844 847 8000

The SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Fri 20 Jun

£45 / 0141 248 3000

Livin On Tootsie Time

Local band playing CBGBs – country, bluegrass and blues.

Maggie May's, Glasgow

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0141 548 1350

  • 18:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0141 548 1350

  • 18:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0141 548 1350

  • 18:00
…and 3 more dates until 25 May

Withered Hand

Edinburgh scene stalwart and master of plaintive, witty outsider folk.

Night & Day, Manchester

Sat 19 Apr

£7.50 adv / 0161 236 4597

  • 20:00 – 02:00

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment. Featuring guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall with special guest Melanie C.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 28 May

£27.50–£35 / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Thu 29 May

£34 adv booking required / 01256 844244

  • 19:30

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Fri 9 May

£31.50–£36.50 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

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Paul Jones & Dave Kelly

The Harpist and bottleneck guitarist perform blues-rock and country as a duo.

Townsend Hall, Shipston-on-Stour

Sat 26 Apr

£20; £17.50 adv / 07800 771 368

  • 20:15

Federation of the Disco Pimp

Jazzy funk tuneage.

Royal British Legion, Lerwick

Fri 25 Apr

£15 / 01595 692325

  • 21:00

Matt Cardle

The 2010 X-Factor winner plays pop rock sounds.

The Live Rooms, Chester

Mon 21 Apr

£20

  • 19:00 – 23:00

O2 Academy Bristol

Thu 24 Apr

£20 / 0844 477 2000

The Place, Oakengates Theatre, Telford

Fri 25 Apr

£21 / 01952 382382

  • 19:30

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Open Mic

Weekly open stage, hosted by Ross Leighton of Fatherson and Callum Wiseman of Prides, with a free pint for performers.

Box, Glasgow

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0141 332 5431

  • 21:00 – 03:00

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0141 332 5431

  • 21:00 – 03:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0141 332 5431

  • 21:00 – 03:00
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