After 5pm, Music, Rock & pop

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Grandmaster Flash

Widely regarded as the man who invented the genre, the Bronx hip hop legend is behind the decks.

Cambridge Junction

Sat 23 Aug

£18.50 adv / 01223 511511

With Scratch Perverts.

  • 20:00 – 00:00

Fri 7 Nov

J1

£18.50 adv / 01223 511511

  • 20:00

Electric Brixton, London SW2

Fri 3 Oct

£11.50–£17.25 / 020 7274 2290

Jack White

Ragged blues from the former White Stripes/Raconteurs/Dead Weather guitarist/singer.

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Mon 17 Nov

£27.50–£32.50 / 0844 248 1585

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Wed 19 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 856 0202

The SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Tue 18 Nov

£27.50–£32.50 / 0141 248 3000

Amy G: Entershamement

  • 4 stars

G-Force Productions Entershamement is slapstick diva heaven, with ridiculous song-and-dance numbers, rollerskates, a live chicken and genuine human frailty. She gleefully defies shame and categorization. ‘A comic powerhouse with a spectacular voice’ (Australian). ‘Like watching Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis in one…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Topside

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Topside

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Topside

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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 68 other places

Voca People

The International Musical Comedy Hit! Voca People take you on a thrilling and original musical adventure unlike anything you’ve experienced before! With over 50 million YouTube hits to their name and word-wide audiences of over 1 million, Voca People use no musical instruments and produce all sounds live combining…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

The Grand

£16 (£14.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Grand

£16 (£14.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

The Grand

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Billy Ocean

Eighties soul balladeer who incited imaginary love interests everywhere to 'Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car'.

Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple

Thu 4 Sep

£29 / 01271 327357

  • 19:45

The Forum, Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 29 Aug

£30 / 01229 820000

  • 20:00

The Watering Hole, Perranporth

Fri 5 Sep

£33 / 01872 572888

  • 20:00 – 23:45

The Psychedelic Warlords

Featuring former Hawkwind bassist Alan Davey, pay tribute to the mighty space rockers, in particular the 40th anniversary of their Space Ritual album.

The Citadel, St Helens

Sat 20 Dec

£12.10 / 01744 735436

Flairz, Hastings

Sat 20 Sep

£10–£12 / 01424 439 770

With Sumerian Kyngs.

  • 19:30

The River Rooms, Stourbridge

Sun 14 Sep

£12; £10 adv / 01384 397177

  • 19:30

The Lindisfarne Story

Former Lindisfarne members Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell perform the songs of the folk-rock band, with stories of its history.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Wed 8 Oct

£18.50 / 01284 758000

  • 20:00

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 27 Sep

£18.50 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Mon 27 Oct

£18.50 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Sat 11 Oct

£18.50 / 0845 888 7581

  • 19:00

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New Jersey Nights

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

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Mon 8 Sep

£16–£28 / 01242 572573

  • 19:45

Tue 9 Sep

£16–£28 / 01242 572573

  • 19:45

Wed 10 Sep

£16–£28 / 01242 572573

  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 13 Sep

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Mon 15 Sep

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

  • 19:30 – 22:30

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
…and 3 more dates until 20 Sep

Semmarit – Something else from Finland!

Semmarit The live show of this group of 21 men is a mixture of music, humour, dance and drama, spiced with guts, glory and the latest audiovisual technology. Semmarit's tradmark is its visually effective, mind-blowing live performance. It´s not a band, it's not a choir – it's something else for you to figure out! ‘With…

West Parliament Square, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Billy Idol

The peroxide haired, former front man of British punk band Generation X and creator of rock'n'roll anthems 'White Wedding', 'Dancing With Myself' and 'Rebel Yell' heads out on a world tour in support of the launch of both his first album in almost a decade and his autobiography Dancing with Myself.

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Sun 9 Nov

£39.50 / 0844 249 4300

O2 Academy Birmingham

Wed 5 Nov

£37.50 / 0121 622 8250

O2 Apollo Manchester

Mon 10 Nov

£37.50 / 0844 477 7677

Kiki Ebsen with Graham Deatcher

The keyboard musician who has played with Michael McDonald (Doobie Brothers) Christopher Cross and supergroup Chicago performs tracks from her most recent album Scarecrow Sessions as well as previous work. She is joined on guitar by session musician Graham Deatcher.

Cafe Bonjio, Greenock

Sat 23 Aug

£7 / 01475 520011

  • 21:00 – 22:30

Tue 26 Aug

£7 At the door / 01475 520011

  • 21:00 – 22:30

The Inn at Lathones, St Andrews

Sat 30 Aug

£13.20 / 01334 840494

  • 21:00 – 22:30

St Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh

Thu 28 Aug

£7 / 0131 229 1142

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Fri 29 Aug

£7 / 0131 229 1142

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Velvet Scooter

Classic rock covers, featuring songs by the likes of Steely Dan, Santana and The Doobie Brothers.

Blind Poet, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 0131 667 4268

  • 22:00

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 22 Aug

Just the Cask Room

£5 / 0131 220 2987

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Just the Cask Room

£5 / 0131 220 2987

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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The Dirty Blonde

Indie and alternative sounds.

The 13th Note Café/Bar, Glasgow

Sat 23 Aug

£3 / 0141 553 1638

  • 20:00

The Hat Pack

Woodstock Taylor and Guests Eclectic music cabaret in the Mysterious theatre bar, with veteran Fringe chanteuse Miss Woodstock Taylor, her band and a changing line-up of talented international and local guest musicians who will bring you jazz, blues, folk, world music, hip hop, original songwriters and more. Hat…

New Town Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Mysterious

£12 (£10) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Mysterious

£10 (£8) / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

South West Four

House, techno, trance, dubstep and drum & bass festival. Sat headliners Above & Beyond are joined by Alesso, Arty, Booka Shade (live), Fedde le Grand, Jamie Jones, Sasha, Markus Schulz and Paul Kalkbrenner (live). Sun is headed by Deadmau5 with Andy C, Eric Prydz, Laurent Garnier, Maya Jane Coles, Marco Carola…

Electric Brixton, London SW2

Sat 23 Aug

£25 / 020 7274 2290

SW4 After-Party Ticket

Sun 24 Aug

£25 / 020 7274 2290

South West More - Official SW4 Sunday After Party

Symphony by Ella Hickson, Nick Payne and Tom Wells

  • 3 stars

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

Sat 23 Aug

Bosco

£15 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Bosco

£15 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Bosco

£13 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Un Dia En La Vida

Peruvian band Un Dia En La Vida will be playing in the famous Beatle Week International Festival, using native Peruvian instruments such as quena, zampona and charango that will surprise audiences in Liverpool.

The Cavern, Liverpool

Sat 23 Aug

£4 / 0151 236 1965

  • 18:00 – 18:45

Sun 24 Aug

£4 / 0151 236 1965

  • 03:00 – 15:45 (Monday morning)

Tue 26 Aug

£4 / 0151 236 1965

  • 20:00 – 20:45
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A Vision of Elvis

2008 European Elvis Tribute Artist Champion Rob Kingsley presents the total Elvis package, from custom-made costumes to that curl of the lip.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 1 Nov

£20 / 01383 740384

Assembly Rooms, Tamworth

Fri 7 Nov

£19.50 (Children £10) / 01827 709618

  • 19:30

Astor Community Theatre, Deal

Fri 12 Sep

£18 / 01304 370220

  • 20:00

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…and at 4 other places

The Graveltones

Australian blues rock duo.

The Forum, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 3 Sep

£9 / 01892 530411

Joiners Arms, Southampton

Mon 1 Sep

£11.25 / 023 8022 5612

The Roadhouse, Manchester

Mon 25 Aug

£9 / 0161 237 9789

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John Cooper Clarke

The legendary Mancunian punk poet, who is a spiritual godfather to the likes of Mike Skinner and Plan B hauls his insatiable laconic wit on tour.

Anson Rooms, Bristol

Sat 18 Oct

£22.50

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Tue 2 Dec

£20 / 01284 758000

  • 19:30

EPIC Studios, Norwich

Sat 15 Nov

£27.50 adv / 01603 766400

  • 20:00

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The Pleasance Sessions: Neu! Reekie! Presents …

Neu! Reekie! presents Dave Hook, Liz Lochhead, Richard Jobson, Teen Canteen and Fini Tribe (theatre).

The Pleasance, Edinburgh

Sun 12 Oct

£6.95–£9.94 / 0131 650 4673

Part of Pleasance Sessions.

Stash

A selection of rock covers are performed by the group.

Duke Of Wellington, Shoreham-by-Sea

Sat 23 Aug

Phone for prices / 01273 389818

  • 21:00 – 23:30
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