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

The Glenn Miller Story: The True Story

The Astor Big Band present the story of Glenn Miller, from his early days after discovering his unique sound, to his hit making days. Including all the biggies like 'Moonlight Serenade', 'That's Sabotage' and 'Chattanooga Choo Choo'.

Milton Keynes Theatre

Wed 28 Oct

£17.50–£45 / 0844 871 7652

Sat 31 Oct

£17.50–£45 / 0844 871 7652

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Sat 29 Aug

£17.50–£45 / 0844 871 7646

Thu 3 Sep

£17.50–£45 / 0844 871 7646

Sat 5 Sep

£17.50–£45 / 0844 871 7646

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Wed 4 Nov

£17.50–£45 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 7 Nov

£17.50–£45 / 0844 847 2275

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Alan Owens Big Band

Big band and swing favourites.

The Forum, Northallerton

Sun 3 May

£3 / 01609 776230

Brighouse And Rastrick Band

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

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sun 26 Apr

£18 / 0151 907 8360

Key Theatre, Peterborough

Sun 14 Jun

£17 / 01733 207239

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A White Christmas with the New Foxtrot Serenaders

The New Foxtrot Serenaders perform all the old Christmas classics, from Bing to Sinatra, and Gershwin to Berlin.

Brookside Theatre, Romford

Sat 12 Dec

£15 / 01708 755 775

An Afternoon With Randy Edelman

American film and television score composer.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Sun 19 Apr

£20 / 0844 847 2514

Big Band Metheny

The ensemble interprets the music of Pat Metheny and the Pat Metheny Group in a big band style.

Pizza Express Jazz Club, London W1D

Sun 10 May

£12.50 / 020 7437 9595

Big Band Salute

Classic arrangements from big bands of the 1930s, 40s and 50s.

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Sun 14 Jun

£12.50–£14.50 / 01323 412000

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

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Budapest Café Orchestra

Recreating the stirring sounds of their home town, the band mix violin, accordion and balalaika to create Hungarian, Russian and Ukrainian folk songs and dances.

Crail Community Hall

Sun 28 Jun

£15 (under 18s £5) / 01333 451 206

Part of East Neuk Festival.

Down In The Attic

The youth band performs with support from 4th Generation.

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Sun 24 May

£6 (£4) / 01434 652477

Frank Holden & His Big Sinatra Swing Band

Big swing numbers and old-style crooners.

East Kilbride Arts Centre

Sun 17 May

£12 (£10) / 01355 261000

Gareth Lockrane Big Band

The big band plays jazz and swing.

606 Club, London SW10

Sun 17 May

£8 / 020 7352 5953

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

Cadogan Hall, London SW1X

Sun 14 Jun

£18–£29 / 020 7730 4500

The Pavilion Theatre, Weymouth

Sun 10 May

£20 (Children £12 under 16s) / 01305 783225

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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

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

Lazy Big Band Sunday

We are delighted to be returning to Newcastle's most luxurious jazz, funk and soul lounge and look forward to seeing you there. Doors 4pm, show 5pm, party til late…

Hoochie Coochie, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 16 Aug

£15; £180 Premium / 0191 222 0130

The Notebenders

The ensemble from Birmingham performs a range of popular tunes.

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Sat 18 Apr

Cafe Bar

Free / 0121 345 0600

Sat 30 May

Cafe Bar

Free / 0121 345 0600

Sat 20 Jun

Cafe Bar

Free / 0121 345 0600

…and 2 more dates until 2 Apr 2016

Swingtime Big Band

The band plays jazz and swing music.

The Continental, Preston

Sun 31 May

£10 (£8) / 01772 499425