Before 3am, Music, Swing

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Swing Saturday

An evening of all things swing, including swing dance classes, an evening of jumping and jiving and a live show from the Drury St Swing Band

Drury Street, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

…and 3 more dates until 29 Nov

Soulsville

DJs Francis Dosoo, Fryer & Mr Mason bring you a night of rapturous soul music, playing rugged rhythms and deep blue grooves long into the midnight hours. Featuring visuals downstairs and the return of Motherfunk upstairs.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£5 / 0131 558 8844

  • 23:00 – 02:00 Soulsville The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Sat 22 Nov

£5 / 0131 558 8844

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Soulsville The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Dec

£5 / 0131 558 8844

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Soulsville The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show

The return of the UK's finest Rat Pack tribute night, with classic tunes including 'Under My Skin' and 'Come Fly with Me' and plenty of entertaining between-song patter.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£21 / 01527 577330

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£17–£23

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Sat 1 Nov

£20 / 01223 503333

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The Gatsby Club

1920s-themed club night of live jazz, swing, music hall, comedy, burlesque, cocktails and retro tunes.

Glasgow University Union

Sat 29 Nov

£14 for the full night; £5 from 11.30pm / 0141 339 8697

A fabulously festive Winter Ball. Dress Code: Christmas belles, festive finery, vintage decadence, glitz and glamour, top hats and spats, flapper dresses, black or white tie, long pearl necklaces, waistcoats, expensive jewels. Please no jeans or trainers.

Matt Ford

Swing and easy listening by the singer.

Pizza Express Jazz Club, London W1D

Sun 26 Oct

£25 / 020 7437 9595

  • 20:00 Matt Ford Pizza Express Jazz Club, London
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Benoit Viellefon's Hot Club

Gypsy jazz and swing combo.

The Nightjar, London EC1V

Fri 28 Nov

£7 / 020 7253 4101

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Sun 16 Nov

£10; £8 adv / 020 7439 0747

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sun 2 Nov

Verdi – Italian Kitchen

£30.07 (Under 12s £15.30) / 020 7589 8212

Two course brunch.

Jazz on Sundays featuring Violet Leighton

The singer and her band in concert.

Bircham Gallery, Holt

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 01263 713312

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 01263 713312

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 01263 713312

…and 5 more dates until 4 Nov

La Bodega Tapas Bar, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 581 3401

Jump Jive & Shout

Fun monthly retro/ vintage style jive night with DJ and live music.

The Albany, London W1W

Sat 8 Nov

£5 ( £3; £3) / 020 7387 0221

The Katet

Talented piano player/vocalist Mike Kearney leads this funk/blues five-piece.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Wed 29 Oct

£3 (£2) / 0131 220 4298

Wed 5 Nov

£3 (£2) / 0131 220 4298

Wed 12 Nov

£3 (£2) / 0131 220 4298

…and 2 more dates until 26 Nov

Makin' Whoopee

Classic vintage jazz and blues featuring a revolving roster of respected female vocalists (including Ali Affleck, Heather Macleod, Gina Rae, Victoria Bennett and Sophie Bancroft).

48 Below, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Sun 2 Nov

Free

Sun 9 Nov

Free

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RAF Swing Wing Band

The RAF Swing Wing plays big band music from the swing era.

Lincoln Drill Hall

Fri 7 Nov

£15 / 01522 873894

The Rin Tins

The band plays folk-fuelled jazz-jive with support from Nigel Burch & The Flea Pit Orchestra.

Jamboree, London E1W

Sat 25 Oct

£8; £6 adv / 07713 867881

The Glenn Miller Orchestra

Ray McVay directs the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra through their repertoire of swing and jazz band tunes.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Tue 30 Dec

Hall

£29.50–£32.50 / 020 7638 8891

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Sun 28 Dec

£24.50–£32.50 / 0844 907 9000

Bristol Hippodrome

Sun 5 Apr 2015

£18–£24 / 0844 847 2325

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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

Titanic Jazz Band

The Leicester-based band with the fluid line-up plays trad jazz and swing.

The Donkey, Leicester

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0116 270 5042

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Viva Allstars: Tribute to the Buena Vista Social Club

Performing the lovelorn ballads and dance numbers once heard in the hip Havana lounges of the 20s and 30s.

Boisdales Of Canary Wharf, London E14

Sat 25 Oct

£10–£40 / 020 7715 5818

Acoustic Sundays

A daytime arts event, showcasing a range of talented musicians of different genres and screening six short films. Accompanied by homemade food and local drinks.

St Peter's Church Crypt, London N1

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 020 7254 1668

Gunpowder, Treason and Mulled Cider

James Ross hosts an open mic session as well as acoustic guitarist Tim Fulker, blues singer Dan Tredgold, Mario Lottari, Aman Doktor and Nelson & Friends

Film screening is The Lady In Number 6 and there are stalls from second hand projects and a swap shop so bring clothes, books, toys, etc (nothing electrical)

Adam Kitch

The singer performs swing.

The Quay Hotel & Spa, Conwy

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 01492 564100

Adrian Cox Quartet

Jazz and swing from the quartet, with Nils Solberg on guitar/vocals, George Trebar on double bass and Mez Clough on drums, plus special guest vocalist Sumudu Jayatilaka.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£12–£15 / 020 7439 0747

Afternoon In Paris

Gypsy jazz and swing by the six-piece band from Swansea fronted by vocalist Susanna Warren.

Le QuecumBar, London SW11

Sun 9 Nov

£12; £10 adv / 020 7787 2227

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Alan Owens' Forum Big Band

Big band and swing favourites.

The Forum, Northallerton

Sun 2 Nov

£3 / 01609 776230

Sun 7 Dec

£3 / 01609 776230

Alligator Gumbo

Creole-swing by the six-piece band based in Leeds.

Matt And Phred's, Manchester

Fri 28 Nov

£5 / 0161 831 7002

The American Songbook starring Harry Hamilton

Harry Hamilton and his swing band perform a musical journey through a century of American music.

The Courtyard Theatre/Ballyearl Leisure Centre, Newtownabbey

Thu 30 Oct

£15 (£13) / 028 9034 0202

Bartoune

Lively Gypsy jazz and swing from the three-piece.

The Old Duke, Bristol

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0117 927 7137

The BBC Big Band

The ensemble performs big band jazz.

The Hawth, Crawley

Sun 16 Nov

£20.50 / 01293 553636

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