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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 'The Public Gets What The Public Wants' tour.

Gorilla, Manchester

Sat 1 Nov

£7 / 0161 407 0301

Scottish Drum Fair

A drummy good afternoon, featuring appearances from Steve White, who has played alongside the likes of Paul Weller and The Style Council, Hungarian drumming sensation Gabor Dornyei and UK drummer Robin Guy. There's also a trade display area with some big names from the world of drums and percussion.

St Mungo's High School, Falkirk

Sun 2 Nov

£10 / 01324 628202

Ben Waters and His Band

Boogie-woogie rock'n'roll piano playing from the energetic Waters and his six piece band.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Sun 9 Nov

£12–£15 / 020 7439 0747

Cariad Ink Tattoo Festival

National and international tattoo artists, body modifications, tattoo competitions, vendors selling all sorts of alternative goods, plus live music and performers.

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Sat 29 Nov

£20 for a weekend ticket; £15 for Sat only; £10 for Sun only; under 12s free / 01492 872000

Sun 30 Nov

£20 for a weekend ticket; £15 for Sat only; £10 for Sun only; under 12s free / 01492 872000

Heaven 17

Eighties synthpop trio.

Tivoli, Buckley

Thu 23 Oct

£24.75 / 0844 543 4830

With Blancmange.

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Nick Cave: Chasing the Myth

Images of Nick Cave in an exhibition to mark the film 20,000 Days on Earth, including stills by Amelia Troubridge and photos by David Corio, Andrew Whitton and Steve Double.

Proud Camden, London NW1

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0207 482 3867

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0207 482 3867

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0207 482 3867

…and 8 more dates until 2 Nov

Sprog Rock

An informal, interactive music gig for children and adults to enjoy together. Suitable for under 5s.

Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 12 Nov

£5 (Family £15) / 0141 577 4956

Fri 14 Nov

£5 (Family £15) / 0141 577 4956

The Electric Soft Parade

Two Brighton-based brothers mash it up indie-style, with towering atmospherics.

Tooting Tram And Social, London SW17

Sat 6 Dec

£14.06 / 020 8767 0278

Paisley Christmas Lights Switch On

A day of entertainment including a snow beach, funfair, Slug in a Bottle vintage craft market, Christmas craft workshops, face painting and children's entertainers. Taking to the stage are Glasgow synth-pop band Prides, Clyde One DJs, children's favourites The Singing Kettle and headliners Union J of X Factor fame who…

Town Centre, Paisley

Sat 15 Nov

Free

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The Struts

Lively Derby-based rock and soul four-piece.

Plug, Sheffield

Thu 13 Nov

£6 / 0114 276 2676

With Sour Cherry.

The Subways

Onetime teen riot indie trio, now all grown up into competent alt.rockers.

53 Degrees, Preston

Sat 25 Oct

£11.55 / 01772 893000

Aberdeen Rock Choir

The local Aberdeen choir is run by Aberdeenshire based musician Chris Mutch. Our No.1 Album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart-topping singers, and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things they never thought they could do - from supporting national…

Bon Accord Golf Club, Aberdeen

Wed 29 Oct

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 5 Nov

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 12 Nov

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

…and 22 more dates until 24 Jun 2015

Albert's Band: To Infinity and Beyond

Music associated with space accompanies this intergalactic experience.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sat 25 Oct

£8.14 (Children £5.08) / 020 7589 8212

This event takes place in the Elgar Room.

Ben Watt

London-born musician and producer, best known as one half of the duo Everything But The Girl. Current collaborator and acclaimed guitarist Bernard Butler (Suede) will be joining Watt on his November solo tour of the UK.

Fibbers, York

Sun 2 Nov

£16.80 / 01904 651250

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Bradford Roots Music Festival 2015

The town celebrates its richly diverse music scene by welcoming over 40 acts to play, plus kids' shows and activities, jam sessions, workshops, and showcases of local products, real ales and food.

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£18; £13 adv; £18; £8 adv / 01225 860100

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£18; £13 adv; £18; £8 adv / 01225 860100

Brighton Tattoo Convention

The 8th Brighton Tattoo Convention promises the best artists around, plus competitions, traders, entertainment, workshops and parties.

Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£45 for a three-day pass; £12.50 Fri only; £25 Sat & Sun only

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£45 for a three-day pass; £12.50 Fri only; £25 Sat & Sun only

Buskers Hogmanay Party

Bring in 2015 with Bad Manners.

Buskers, Dundee

Wed 31 Dec

£21.60 / 01382 226451

With Max Splodge.

Carlisle International Blues Rock Festival

This is the festival that all the top blues musicians love to play. This year's incredible five-star line-up includes most of the top names on the current British blues circuit, along with some of the highest-quality acts from the USA.

The Venue, Carlisle

Sat 8 Nov

£31–£99

Sun 9 Nov

£31–£99

Cast

Mancunian Britrockers plugging their first album in ten years.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Fri 19 Dec

prices vary / 0113 275 2411

Sub89, Reading

Tue 16 Dec

£19.25 / 0118 959 5395

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Con Brio

The group plays a range of pop and rock covers.

Under Ground Theatre, Below Eastbourne Central Library

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 01323 737677

  • 10:00 Con Brio Under Ground Theatre, Below Eastbourne Central Library

Creamfields

One of the biggest dance music festivals in the UK organised by Liverpool's legendary superclub Cream. 2014's line-up features a monumental array of DJs and live acts playing house, trance, Hardcore and dubstep. Playing Sat Avicii, Afrojack, deadmau5, Steve Aoki, Showtek, Armin van Buuren, Steve Angello, Hardwell, Annie…

Various venues: Daresbury, Halton

Sat 29 Aug 2015

prices vary

Sun 30 Aug 2015

prices vary

Crookfest Rock Jam

One day festival featuring over 20 tribute bands playing across two stages.

Crook Town FC

Sun 3 May 2015

£15 / 01388 762959

Curtis Stigers

An intimate, versatile jazz-infused set from the ever-debonair Stigers.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Sat 13 Dec

£65–£100 / 020 7439 0747

Sun 14 Dec

£65–£100 / 020 7439 0747

Doodah Farm

Doodah Farm are a band with incredible sleight of hand when it comes to filling a room up and rocking it out in parts country-heavy, featuring a hefty amount of fast-paced folk and cheeky lyrics, these boys are always a delight to see live.

Lantern Theatre, Liverpool

Fri 31 Oct

£5 / 0151 703 0000

  • 09:30 – 23:30 Doodah Farm Lantern Theatre, Liverpool
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