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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.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 2 Jun

£23–£40

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Thu 30 Apr

£24.50 / 0844 854 2776

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Wed 18 Mar

£25 / 020 8561 8371

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Chantel McGregor

New blues guitar whizz.

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Fri 5 Jun

£15.68 / 01539 725 133

Darwen Library Theatre

Fri 17 Apr

£13 / 01254 706006

Gala, Durham

Wed 15 Apr

£13 / 0191 332 4041

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Madama Butterfly

  • Directed by: Ellen Kent
  • Written by: Puccini

Ellen Kent presents Puccini's heartbreaking story of a beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant. Starring Elena Dee and Miki Mori.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 2 May

£24–£35 / 01892 530613

Caird Hall, Dundee

Thu 2 Apr

£28 / 01382 434940

Darlington Civic Theatre

Wed 25 Mar

£30–£34 / 01325 486555

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The Counterfeit Sixties Show

A nostalgic night of 60s music, interspersed with video clips from the era. The band performs songs by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Monkees and many more.

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

Fri 16 Oct

£17 (Seniors £15; Children £15) / 01803 328385

Century Theatre, Coalville

Sat 7 Mar

£14–£16 / 01530 278 444

The Edge Arts Centre, Much Wenlock

Thu 5 Mar

£13 / 01952 728911

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Navi: Michael Jackson Tribute

Tribute act who has actually worked with the King of Pop.

Astor Community Theatre, Deal

Fri 20 Mar

£18 / 01304 370220

Loughborough Town Hall

Sat 7 Mar

£18 / 01509 231914

Opera House & Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Sat 21 Nov

£10–£19 / 0870 380 1111

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

This unique event draws crowds (and performers) from all over the world with massed pipes and drums, massed military bands, display teams, dancers and the haunting lament of the Lone Piper set against the magnificent backcloth of Edinburgh Castle.

Castle Esplanade, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Sat 8 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Mon 10 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

…and 17 more dates until 29 Aug

European Union Chamber Orchestra Lucia Micallef: Bach, Holst, Haydn

  • Directed by: Hans Peter Hofmann
  • Written by: Haydn

Brian Schembri conducts Bach's Keyboard Concertos In F Minor And D Minor, Holst's St Paul's Suite and Haydn's Symphony No 59 In A, 'Fire', with Lucia Micallef, piano.

St James' Church, London W1J

Wed 4 Mar

£15; £12 adv ( £8) / 020 7381 0441

The Elvis Years

See the world champion Elvis impersonator, Mario Kombou, in action singing over 40 of the King's hits from a period spanning over two decades.

Caird Hall, Dundee

Thu 16 Apr

£20 / 01382 434940

£20 (£18) / 01382 434940

Darlington Civic Theatre

Thu 26 Mar

£21 / 01325 486555

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Sat 7 Mar

£20.50 / 0151 666 0000

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UB40

Reggae journeymen still slogging round the touring circuit, but now with a reduced line-up

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Fri 17 Apr

£37.38 / 0871 945 6000

With The Brand New Heavies + Indica Campbell.

Bedford Park

Sun 2 Aug

£35 / 01234 221749

Bournemouth International Centre

Sun 12 Apr

£37.38 / 0844 576 3000

With Radio Riddler.

  • 19:00 UB40 Bournemouth International Centre

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…and at 17 other places

Michael McGoldrick, John Doyle & John McCusker

Traditional music from master flautist McGoldrick (Flook, Lunasa and Capercaillie), McCusker (Battlefield Band) and guitarist Doyle.

Cambridge Junction

Tue 3 Mar

£17 / 01223 511511

With McCusker And Doyle - Impropera.

The Citadel, St Helens

Fri 6 Mar

£20 / 01744 735436

With McCusker And Doyle - Impropera.

Colchester Arts Centre

Mon 9 Mar

£14 (£12) / 01206 500900

With McCusker And Doyle - Impropera.

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Emerge 2015

Emerging talent, with Vintage Soul, Anjelo Disons, Blair Rhoden, Jamie Grey, D-Kel, Sam Wise, Honor, Outline and Neomia Alves.

The Bedford, London SW12

Thu 12 Mar

£5 / 020 8682 8940

Glasgow St Patrick's Day Festival

Celebrate the Irish heritage of Glasgow and Scotland with a programme of film, talks, family activities, dancing and, of course, a whole lot of music.

The Shed, Glasgow

Tue 10 Mar

£10 / 0141 649 5020

Wed 11 Mar

£10 / 0141 649 5020

Thu 12 Mar

£10 / 0141 649 5020

…and 2 more dates until 14 Mar

Ledd Zepp

Tribute to the mighty Zeppelin.

Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl

Fri 6 Mar

£18.50 (£17.50) / 01745 330000

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Scottish Church Music up to the Reformation

Dr Jamie Reid-Baxter talks about Scottish church music up to the Reformation, from Columban chant to the music of Carver and Peebles, followed by a performance by Sang Scule of some of the music discussed.

Mayfield Salisbury Parish Church, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 0131 667 1522

Part of Festival of Sacred Music.

Spoony's House

DJ Spoony plays house, garage, funk and disco.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Fri 27 Mar

£10 / 0844 847 2514

Fri 24 Apr

£10 / 0844 847 2514

Fri 29 May

£10 / 0844 847 2514

Fri 26 Jun

£10 / 0844 847 2514

Farinelli And The King

  • Written by: Claire van Kampen

Claire van Kampen's play, featuring a selection of arias first sung by Farinelli, is set in 18th-century Spain. Philip V of Spain is racked with depression and suffering from insomnia, so the Queen, desperate to help relieve her husband of his suffering, begs the famous castrato Farinelli, to sing to the King.

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London SE1

Wed 4 Mar

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£25–£45 phone for availability; £10 Standing, phone for availability; £60 Premium Tickets, phone for availability / 020 7401 9919

Fri 6 Mar

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£25–£45 phone for availability; £10 Standing, phone for availability; £60 Premium Tickets, phone for availability / 020 7401 9919

Sat 7 Mar

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£25–£45 phone for availability; £10 Standing, phone for availability; £60 Premium Tickets, phone for availability / 020 7401 9919

Ringwood Rock Choir

Your local Ringwood choir is run by singing teacher Natasha Willis. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members - from performing at top music and arts venues like Wembley Arena and on top of the BT tower to raising money for some of the UK's best-loved charities like Missing People, Sport…

Trinity Church Centre, Ringwood

Wed 4 Mar

Wesley Centre

£25 a month, free taster

Wed 11 Mar

Wesley Centre

£25 a month, free taster

Wed 18 Mar

Wesley Centre

£25 a month, free taster

…and 11 more dates until 1 Jul

RSNO: The Music of John Williams

Some classical fans may flare their nostrils at the idea of a concert devoted to the music of the guy who wrote the score for E.T., but from the brutal simplicity of the two-note 'shark theme' in Jaws to the sinister music-box tinkle of 'Hedwig's Theme', the unifying musical motif in the Harry Potter films, Williams…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sat 14 Mar

£15–£35 (disabled £7.50–£17.50; under 26s/mature students/unemployed £6; under 16s free) / 0141 353 8000

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 13 Mar

£15–£35 (disabled £7.50–£17.50; under 26s/mature students/unemployed £6; under 16s free) / 0131 228 1155

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St Giles' at Six

St Giles' Cathedral's regular 6pm concerts of rush hour music are always free.

St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 0131 226 0673

Hector Scott (violin & viola) and Anna Mavromatidi (piano) play Beethoven's 'Kreutzer' Sonata and Brahms' Sonata for Viola in E flat.

Sun 22 Mar

Free / 0131 226 0673

Edinburgh Napier Chamber Choir performs Elgar's 'My love dwelt in a northern land'; Brahms's 'In stiller Nacht'; Coleridge Taylor's 'The Evening Star'; Sullivan's The long day closes; Robin McLeish's Three Songs (premiere) and Ivo Antognini's 'There is another sky'.

Sun 7 Jun

Free / 0131 226 0673

Nicholas Wearne plays the organ.

The Burlesque Ball

Fishnets and top hats galore at this series of lavish burlesque balls.

Classic Grand, Glasgow

Sat 11 Apr

£13.50–£27 / 0141 847 0820

The Empire, Middlesbrough

Sat 18 Apr

£11.25–£22.50 / 01642 253553

The Grand Hall, London WC1H

Sat 23 May

£45–£50.62

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The Proclaimers

Scotland's unforgettable musical twins return to the stage with their singalong Caledonian anthems.

Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC)

Sat 28 Nov

£28.50 / 0844 477 9000

Alban Arena, St Albans

Fri 29 May

£28.50 / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Oct

£28.50 / 01256 844244

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…and at 17 other places

Ceilidh Mhor

Lively ceilidh.

Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 3 Mar

£5 includes a choice of beverage / 0131 226 5954

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Ceilidh Mhor Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 10 Mar

£5 includes a choice of beverage / 0131 226 5954

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Ceilidh Mhor Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 17 Mar

£5 includes a choice of beverage / 0131 226 5954

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Ceilidh Mhor Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh
…and 15 more dates until 30 Jun

Charles Court Opera: Ruddigore

  • Directed by: John Savournin
  • Written by: Sullivan

John Savournin directs a small-scale performance of Gilbert & Sullivan's Gothic spoof, with musical direction by pianist David Eaton.

King's Head, London N1

Mon 2 Mar

£10 preview; £19.50 ( £18; £18; £15; Children £15 under 18s) / 0207 478 0160

Tue 3 Mar

£10 preview; £19.50 ( £18; £18; £15; Children £15 under 18s) / 0207 478 0160

Wed 4 Mar

£10 preview; £19.50 ( £18; £18; £15; Children £15 under 18s) / 0207 478 0160

…and 9 more dates until 14 Mar back to top