After 5pm, Music, Rock & pop

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Rocka Hillbillies

Playing rock'n'roll and country classics with few anecdotes thrown in.

The Southsider, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0131 667 2003

  • 21:00

Tanners Lounge Bar, Juniper Green

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 453 3152

  • 20:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 453 3152

  • 20:00

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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…and at 66 other places

The Old Blue Last, London EC2A

Mon 28 Jul

Free / 020 7739 7033

  • 20:00 – 00:00

Antihoot Open Stage

Anti-folk hero Lach hosts this open mic free-for-all featuring music, comedy, poetry, stories, magic and more.

Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:30

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:30

Mon 11 Aug

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:30
…and 14 more dates until 17 Nov

One Night of Queen

Tribute to Freddie Mercury et al, starring Gary Mullen – winner of ITV's Stars in Their Eyes – and his band The Works, bringing you all the Queen hits.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sun 21 Dec

£18 / 01383 740384

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 11 Sep

£18.50 / 0844 847 2325

Caird Hall, Dundee

Sat 23 May 2015

£18.50 / 01382 434940

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Brushy One String

Blues, calypso, folk and reggae singer from Jamaica.

The Prince Albert, Brighton

Thu 7 Aug

£9 / 01273 730499

  • 19:30

Matt Woosey

The singer-songwriter from Worcestershire performs rhythm'n'blues.

Acorn Arts Centre, Penzance

Thu 18 Sep

£10 / 01736 365520

  • 20:00

Alley Arts Centre, Strabane

Wed 20 Aug

£10 / 028 7188 4760

  • 20:00

Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart

Thu 21 Aug

£10; £10 inc refreshments / 028 7083 1400

  • 20:00

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Nathan Carter

Irish charmer Nathan Carter and his band play an easy listening mix of Irish, country and popular songs.

Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen

Wed 15 Oct

£25 / 028 6632 5440

  • 20:00

Belfast Waterfront

Thu 30 Oct

£25 / 028 9032 5913

  • 20:00

Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

Sat 13 Sep

£24 (£22) / 01245 606505

  • 19:30

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Scokendia Ensemble

Bringing together young musicians from Scotland, Kenya and India to connect, collaborate and perform during Culture 2014.

Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre, Glasgow

Fri 1 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

  • 17:00

Merchant Square, Glasgow

Thu 31 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 552 3038

  • 18:30

Queen's Cross Church, Aberdeen

Mon 28 Jul

£10 (£6)

  • 19:30
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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.

The Harlequin, Redhill

Sat 27 Sep

£16.50–£18.50 / 01737 276500

  • 19:30

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Fri 10 Oct

£20 / 01224 642230

  • 19:00

The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage

Fri 22 Aug

£20 (Children £10) / 01929 422239

  • 19:30 – 22:00

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AC/DC UK

Tribute to the Australian rockers.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Fri 26 Sep

£17.50 / 01383 740384

The Flower Pot, Derby

Sat 13 Sep

£9.94

The Forum Theatre, Billingham

Sat 6 Sep

£16.50 / 01642 552663

  • 19:30

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Ben Thompson: Elvis Tribute

Tribute to the King.

Long Crendon Village Centre, Aylesbury

Sat 2 Aug

£10 / 01844 208 841

  • 19:00

Biding Time (remix)

A multimedia piece telling the story of a female musician looking to make it big in the music industry, brought to the stage by a collaboration between Grid Iron's Ben Harrison, musician Louise Quinn and others.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Tue 5 Aug

The Dissection Room

£6 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

The Dissection Room

£6 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

The Dissection Room

£12 (£9) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Crap Music Rave Party

Tomás Ford, Captain Of Industry & JumpClimb An anarchic late night DJ party where you can request anything you want. So long as your request is crap. Hosted by Australian cabaret party machine Tomás Ford. Sold out at Adelaide Fringe and around Australia. Expect party poppers, bad 80s, glitter rock, novelty hits…

The Mash House, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Just the Cask Room

£5 / 0131 220 2987

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Just the Cask Room

£5 / 0131 220 2987

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

Just the Cask Room

£5 / 0131 220 2987

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 23 Aug

Freedom Cage

The six-piece band from Maidstone plays contemporary rock. With support from Brocker, Girl In The Garden.

12 Bar Club, London WC2H

Sat 16 Aug

Phone for prices / 020 7240 2622

  • 19:30

Glamour & the Baybes

Mix of rock, jazz, blues and funk from this six-piece playing arrangements of Prince, Herbie Hancock, Zappa and improv renditions of classics, as well as new material.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

£3 (£2) / 0131 220 4298

  • 23:30

Horse

Indie, soul and pop by the Fife-born singer-songwriter, Horse McDonald.

Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre, Glasgow

Thu 31 Jul

Free

  • 21:15 – 22:00

The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

Sun 5 Oct

£18.50 / 0141 353 8000

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Oct

£18.50 / 0131 668 2019

Jason Porter as Michael Bublé

Michael Bublé tribute.

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Wed 17 Sep

£18.50 (£16.50; £16.50; £16.50; Children £9.25 under 18s) / 01343 843318

  • 19:30

Royal Court Theatre, Bacup

Sun 14 Sep

£10 / 01343 843318

  • 19:30
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LOUD Poets

Slam-style poetry devoid of pretension. Ages 15+.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sat 2 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sun 3 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Church

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Fri 22 Aug

Church

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Orkestra del Sol

Energetic world music from all corners, incorporating samba, gypsy polka, carnival anthems, Slavic waltzes and calypso.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

Queen's Hall

£12.50 / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Symphony by Ella Hickson, Nick Payne and Tom Wells

nabokov and Soho Theatre Theatre meets live gig and stand-up comedy as three of the UK's hottest writers collaborate with Fringe First winning new writing company nabokov to present a hilarious and eclectic mix of stories told through raucous live music and spoken word. Loud music and some strong language Age…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Bosco

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Bosco

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Bosco

£13 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug back to top