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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

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£24.50 / 01256 844244

  • 19:45

Assembly Hall, Worthing

Sun 28 Dec

£24 / 01903 206206

  • 19:45

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Nick Harper

Singer, songwriter and virtuoso guitarist Nick 'son of Roy' Harper takes his show on the road – attention all 'Harponauts' (as the man himself calls them).

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Sat 22 Nov

£12.50 / 01642 525199

  • 20:00

Bar 1:22, Huddersfield

Thu 20 Nov

£9 / 01484 480252

  • 20:00 – 00:00

The Borderline, London W1D

Sun 9 Nov

£17 / 0870 060 3777

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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

Bose Urban Conductor Event

An interactive listening experience designed by Bose where participants can mix their own track and test out the latest range of Bose headphones. There's also a chance to view a gallery of digital content and visual art created by up and coming music artists.

Elys Yard, London E1

Thu 2 Oct

Free

VIP event. Tickets won by competition ballot.

  • 19:00 – 21:30

A Life in Music: Jimmy Page

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page talks about his life, career and new book with Guardian music editor, Michael Hann. His autobiography – Jimmy Page – discusses his life in the world-famous band, as well as his life off-stage and is illustrated by personal photographs.

Cadogan Hall, London SW1X

Wed 15 Oct

£20 / 020 7730 4500

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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 / 0141 222 2254

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

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 9 Oct

£28.50–£30.50 / 0844 847 2325

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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

Casual Sex

Roxy-esque sounds from ex-Mother & the Addicts members in Casual Sex.

CCA, Glasgow

Mon 6 Oct

£9.50 / 0141 352 4900

With Ubre Blanca and Sluts Of Trust.

The Sebright Arms, London E2

Tue 7 Oct

£6.95 / 020 7729 0937

Dancing Queen

Singers and dancers taking you back to the 70s with this flamboyant Abba tribute.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Fri 10 Oct

£18–£22 / 0141 353 8000

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Sat 4 Oct

£20 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30

Theatre Royal, St Helens

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£18.50 / 01744 756000

  • 19:30
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The Drifters

The veteran vocal harmony group celebrate over 60 years of The Drifters with hits including 'Under the Broadway', 'Saturday Night at the Movies’ and ‘Up on the Roof’.

Belfast Waterfront

Tue 30 Dec

£24.50–£26.50 / 028 9033 4400

  • 20:00

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£27 / 0844 847 2325

Buxton Opera House

Fri 6 Mar 2015

£26 (£25) / 0845 127 2190

  • 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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Absolute Bowie

'Europe's premier Bowie tribute band', endorsed by Bowie's drummer Woody Woodmansey. Let's hope they've mastered the new album.

Concorde 2, Brighton

Sat 27 Dec

£15 / 01273 673311

  • 19:30 – 23:30

The Elgiva, Chesham

Thu 20 Nov

£16 (£15) / 01494 582900

  • 20:00

Half Moon, London SW15

Sat 29 Nov

£12 adv; £13 adv / 020 8780 9383

  • 20:00

£14 / 020 8780 9383

  • 20:00

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The Guns N' Roses Experience

Tribute to the Sunset Strip rockers.

The Brickyard, Carlisle

Sat 8 Nov

£10 adv / 01228 512220

  • 20:00

The Brook, Southampton

Fri 3 Oct

£12; £10 adv / 023 8055 5366

  • 20:00

The Cheese And Grain, Frome

Sat 15 Nov

£14; £12 adv / 01373 455420

  • 20:00

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The Hawklords

Spacey prog-rock from ex-Hawkwind members Jerry Richards, Ron Tree, Ade Shaw, Harvey Bainbridge, Steve Swindells and Dave Pearce.

100 Club, London W1D

Sat 8 Nov

£17.50 / 020 7636 0933

53 Degrees, Preston

Thu 23 Oct

£14.85 / 01772 893000

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Wed 29 Oct

£14 / 0845 888 7581

  • 19:00

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Heymoonshaker

The French duo of singer-guitarist Andy Balcon and beat-boxer Dave Crowe play upbeat soul and blues.

The Duke Of Cumberland, Whitstable

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 01227 280617

  • 21:00

Jane McDonald

The light entertainment chanteuse and Loose Woman presents an evening of music and laughter.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 29 Nov

£19.50–£34.50 / 01383 740384

Embassy Theatre, Skegness

Sat 11 Oct

£31–£36 ( £30–£35) / 0845 674 0505

  • 19:30

Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Sat 25 Oct

£30–£35 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

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John Grant

The former Czars singer has a baritone to die for and a handful of critically-acclaimed solo albums under his belt.

The Sage Gateshead

Fri 28 Nov

£22 / 0191 443 4661

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

£18–£22 / 0131 228 1155

Accompanied by the Royal Northern Sinfonia.

  • 19:30

Kylie Minogue

Another mega-production from pop behemoth Ms Minogue. This extravaganza is entitled the Kiss Me Once Tour and takes the pint-sized Aussie singer to 31 shows in 15 countries.

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Sat 4 Oct

£40–£80 / 0844 412 4624

Sun 5 Oct

£40–£80 / 0844 412 4624

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 11 Nov

£40–£80 / 0844 493 6666

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Fri 3 Oct

£45 / 02920 224488

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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.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Fri 7 Nov

Great Hall

£23 (£21) / 01970 623 232

  • 20:00

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 6 Jun 2015

£24.50 / 01383 740384

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 25 Oct

£18.50–£23.50 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

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The Pleasance Sessions: The List Magazine Presents …

The List's very own evening as part of the Pleasance Sessions brings together Prehistoric Friends, Two Wings, Ubre Blanca, plus TYCI DJs and visuals by Adventures in Light. Sounding like Jean-Michel Jarre meets Kraftwerk, Ubre Blanca are an exciting electronic duo whose synths and darker reverberations are reminiscent…

The Pleasance, Edinburgh

Thu 16 Oct

£5.95–£6.95 / 0131 650 4673

Part of Pleasance Sessions.

Reeves Gabrels & His Imaginary Fr13nds

Rock trio led by American guitarist and songwriter Reeves Gabrels (ex-David Bowie and Tin Machine, current member of The Cure).

The Boileroom, Guildford

Mon 6 Oct

£14 / 01483 440022

The Bowery District, Reading

Tue 7 Oct

£12

Digital, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 3 Oct

£14 / 0191 261 9755

  • 19:30

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Rolling Back the Years

Evening of nostalgic music featuring tributes to Fred Astaire, Sinatra, Judy Garland and Buddy Holly amongst others.

Albert Halls, Stirling

Fri 3 Oct

£12–£14 / 01786 473544

  • 19:30

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Sun 26 Oct

£14 (£13) / 0161 928 1677

  • 19:30

Arts Centre & Theatre Aberdeen

Sat 4 Oct

£14 (£12) / 01224 641122

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