Late night events, Music, Contemporary

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An Alternative Gathering of the Tribes

LGL Promotions present unsigned rock and alternative bands from around London.

The Rafters, Maidstone

Fri 24 Apr

£4.50–£5 / 07925 773041

Slam Cartel

The Blas Collective

'Folk flavoured sessions' from this collective led by Jenn Butterworth.

Bloc+, Glasgow

Mon 27 Apr

Free / 0141 574 6066

Mon 11 May

Free / 0141 574 6066

Mon 25 May

Free / 0141 574 6066

Brandon Allen & The Jason Lyon Trio

Contemporary jazz by the Australian saxophonist and composer who is now resident in London with his accompanying musicians.

Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec, London SE11

Mon 4 May

The Loft

Free / 020 7582 6800

Dave Betts Quartet

The drummer and his accompanying musicians performs contemporary jazz.

Matt And Phred's, Manchester

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 0161 831 7002

The Dave Luvin Group

The Salford-based American bassist and his accompanying musicians performs contemporary jazz.

Matt And Phred's, Manchester

Tue 30 Jun

Free / 0161 831 7002

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Femi Temowo Quartet

The London-based Nigerian guitarist performs contemporary jazz with his accompanying musicians.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Fri 24 Apr

£12 ( £6) / 020 7439 0747

Sat 25 Apr

£12 ( £6) / 020 7439 0747

Francis Bacon Opera

  • Written by: Stephen Crowe

In 1985, Melvyn Bragg interviewed Francis Bacon for the South Bank Show and in 2012 Stephen Crowe decided to set it to music and make it into a comedy opera.

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Wed 6 May

£7 (£6) / 01223 300085

Thu 7 May

£7 (£6) / 01223 300085

Fri 8 May

£7 (£6) / 01223 300085

Sat 9 May

£7 (£6) / 01223 300085

Kyle Eastwood

A performance by the virtuoso jazz bassist and famous son of actor Clint Eastwood.

Concorde Club, Eastleigh

Fri 1 May

£25; £50 incl meal (£18; £43 incl meal) / 02380 613989

Lost Map Showcase

Lost Map Records show off the best of their roster.

PJ Molloys, Dunfermline

Fri 22 May

£5.95 / 01383 729790

Luca Boscagin

The Italian guitarist performs contemporary jazz, containing a range of influences.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Tue 21 Apr

£12; £10 adv ( £6) / 020 7439 0747

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Nick Colionne & Marion Meadows

Guitarist Nick Colionne and saxophonist Meadows perform smooth jazz with keyboardist Oli Silk, bassist Phil Mulford and drummer Westley Joseph.

Pizza Express Jazz Club, London W1D

Fri 29 May

£29.50; £32.50 / 020 7437 9595

Sat 30 May

£29.50; £32.50 / 020 7437 9595

Quentin Collins Quartet

Contemporary jazz by the trumpeter with his accompanying band.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Thu 30 Apr

£12; £10 adv ( £6) / 020 7439 0747

Rob Duguay Quartet

The new York-based bassist performs his contemporary jazz with his accompanying musicians, including Noah Preminger.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Mon 20 Apr

£10 ( £5) / 020 7439 0747

Ruby Zajac

'Her voice has a sultry, husky undertone, and her lyrics are filled with witty metaphors which make her songs both playful yet touching at the same time' (CamCreatives.co.uk). Raised in Scotland's vibrant folk milieu, Ruby Zajac is an emerging songwriter with thoughtful, memorable songs. Accompanying herself on guitar…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Wed 26 Aug

Back Room

£7 (£5) / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Secret Opera: The Trousered Traviata

An all female chamber version of Verdi's classic opera.

The Warren: Main House, Brighton

Wed 6 May

£12 (£10.50)

Sun 10 May

£12 (£10.50)

Stuart McCallum

Jazz guitarist and composer who's worked with John Surman, Kenny Wheeler and Gwilym Simcock, and who has a regular gig with Cinematic Orchestra.

Matt And Phred's, Manchester

Tue 5 May

Free / 0161 831 7002

Wed 17 Jun

Free / 0161 831 7002

Tectonics Late Gig

Day two of Tectonics ends with live performances from Julia Scott, followed by Attila Csihar in collaboration with composer and turntablist Mariam Rezaei.

The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

Sat 2 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

Tectonics Opening Concert

The opening concert of Tectonics Glasgow 2015 is a quadruple-bill of intense, with composer / turntablist Mariam Rezaei joining the Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra and members of the BBC SSO; tapes and loops from Karen Constance (Polly Shang Kuan Band) and Adam Bohman (Morphogenesis); a solo set from the roaring boy of…

The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

Fri 1 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

Valery Ponomarev Quintet

The Jazz Bar The Russian trumpet star escaped from 70s Cold War USSR, got to New York, then toured the World with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers for four years, recording eleven albums. In from New York with a top-notch, high energy five-piece. www.valeryponomarev.com.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Mon 24 Aug

Partially Seated

£8 (£6) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 25 Aug

Partially Seated

£8 (£6) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 26 Aug

Partially Seated

£8 (£6) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 30 Aug