Afternoon events, Music, Big band

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The Addams Family

Hamilton District Youth Theatre present the magnificently macabre new musical comedy, The Addams Family.

The Town House, Hamilton

Sat 2 May

£10 (£9) / 01698 452299

David Redfern And Lynn Riley

Organist and soprano in recital.

The Organ Loft, Belper

Sun 14 Jun

£5

Sun 6 Dec

£5

Wiltshire Youth Jazz Orchestra

The ensemble, joined here by saxophonist and composer Jean Toussaint, performs music by Wayne Shorter, Art Blakey and others.

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon

Sun 1 Mar

£12 ( £8; £35; £11; Children £8 under 18s) / 01225 860100

The Astor Big Band

The big band performs a selection of classic songs made famous by Glenn Miller throughout his successful career.

Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

Sun 8 Mar

£15.50–£17.50 / 01793 524481

Big Band Brunch

The Girls Only Jazz Orchestra performs swing and big band numbers, new and old.

Salisbury Arts Centre

Sun 1 Mar

£5.50 (£4.50; £3.50–£4.50) / 01722 321744

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The Big Chris Barber Band

The veteran slide trombonist leads his big band in a programme of swing and New Orleans-style jazz.

Norwich Playhouse

Sun 29 Mar

£22 (£20) / 01603 598598

Blackburn With Darwen Big Band

The ensemble performs a wide range of material in classic big band style.

The Continental, Preston

Sun 26 Apr

£8 / 01772 499425

Brighouse And Rastrick Band

Brass and old and new favourites, conducted by Alan Morrison.

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sun 26 Apr

£18 / 0151 907 8360

The Glenn Miller Orchestra

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

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Sun 3 May

£24.50–£32.50 / 0844 907 9000

Bristol Hippodrome

Sun 5 Apr

£18–£24 / 0844 847 2325

Royal Festival Hall, London SE1

Thu 2 Apr

£29.50–£34.50 / 0844 875 0073

Sat 2 Apr 2016

£29.50–£34.50 / 0844 875 0073

Holifair Family Festival

Live music, talks, cabaret, a barn dance, workshops and much, much more at this family friendly fundraising festival.

Holifield Farm, Helston

Fri 7 Aug

£60 (under 15s £10; under 5s free) / 01326 221017

Sat 8 Aug

£60 (under 15s £10; under 5s free) / 01326 221017

Sun 9 Aug

£60 (under 15s £10; under 5s free) / 01326 221017

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The Jive Aces

High energy action from this six-piece ensemble taking you through a blend of swing, R&B, Rock'n'Roll, Boogie Woogie and Jump Blues – get those toes tapping.

The Hideaway, London SW16

Sun 19 Apr

£10 / 020 8835 7070

The Louis Armstrong Story

With Lillian Boutte, Clarke Peters, Evan Christopher, Don Vappie and Big Band.

Colston Hall, Bristol

Sun 8 Mar

£15 (Children £7.50; £8) / 0117 922 3686

The Notebenders

The ensemble from Birmingham performs a range of popular tunes.

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Sat 28 Feb

Cafe Bar

Free / 0121 345 0600

Sat 28 Mar

Cafe Bar

Free / 0121 345 0600

Sat 18 Apr

Cafe Bar

Free / 0121 345 0600

…and 3 more dates until 6 Feb 2016

Salford University Big Band

Performance by the big band directed by Tim France.

The Continental, Preston

Sun 29 Mar

£10 (£8) / 01772 499425

Swingtime Big Band

The band plays jazz and swing music.

The Continental, Preston

Sun 31 May

£10 (£8) / 01772 499425

The Vo De O Do Orchestra

Authentic period jazz from the 1920s, led by trumpeter David Jones.

Riverhouse, Walton-on-Thames

Sun 8 Mar

£8 / 01932 253354

We'll Meet Again

A light-hearted look at wartime Britain, featuring melodies of yesteryear and hits from the blitz.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sat 21 Mar

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0131 665 2240

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 25 Mar

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0141 332 1846

Pyramid & Parr Hall, Warrington

Thu 19 Mar

£12.50 / 01925 442345

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