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Spandau Ballet

The iconic 80s band who reformed in 2009 after 20 years reunite once more following the release of both their greatest hits album The Story, The Very Best of Spandau Ballet and the documentary film tracking their career Soulboys of the Western World.

Brighton Centre

Wed 11 Mar

£125 / 0844 847 1515

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Tue 10 Mar

£125 / 0844 412 4624

LG Arena, Birmingham

Thu 19 Mar

£125 / 0844 338 8000

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John Cooper Clarke

The legendary Mancunian punk poet, who is a spiritual godfather to the likes of Mike Skinner and Plan B hauls his insatiable laconic wit on tour.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Thu 9 Apr

£22 / 01527 577330

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 28 Mar

£25.75 / 01892 530613

Bingley Arts Centre

Thu 19 Mar

Sold out / 01274 567983

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MC Soom T and Laya & The Booya

Double bill of female fronted reggae/dub soundsystems with back-up from Red Eye Hi-Fi ft. Kathika & Fox, Escape Roots Sound, DJ Nem and Electrikal Sound System.

La Belle Angèle, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

£8 in advance; £11 on the door

Part of Wee Dub Festival.

AC/DC

The world's greatest rock band, with an envious back catalogue featuring 'Back in Black', 'For Those About to Rock' and the booming 'Thunderstruck', are 'Rock or Bust' on their latest world tour.

Hampden Park, Glasgow

Sun 28 Jun

£65–£70 / 0141 616 6000

Wembley Stadium, London HA9

Sat 4 Jul

£65–£72.50

Andy C

The drum & bass DJ and co-founder of Ram Records mans the decks for a mammoth set of broken beats, jungle and heavy, heavy bass.

Cambridge Junction

Sat 7 Mar

£16 / 01223 511511

  • 22:00 – 06:00 Andy C Cambridge Junction

The Sub Club, Glasgow

Thu 19 Mar

£10 / 0141 248 4600

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Ariana Grande

The pop songstress, Nickelodeon star and winner of both Best Female and Best Song, for Problem ft. Iggy Azalea, at the 2014 MTV EMA’s tours her latest album My Everything.

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Tue 9 Jun

£32.50–£38.50 / 0871 945 6000

Manchester Arena

Thu 4 Jun

£32.50–£38.50 / 0844 847 8000

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Mon 1 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 856 0202

With Rixton.

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Babes in Toyland

The group, who were dubbed by Entertainment Weekly 'rock's first major label feminists' are playing their first live shows in 18 years. Babes in Toyland came to light in the late 80s and their live shows became renowned for their rawness and for portraying the musical and cultural zeitgeist. They released three studio…

Engine Rooms, Southampton

Mon 25 May

£17.50

Gorilla, Manchester

Wed 27 May

£20 / 0161 407 0301

O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London W12

Tue 26 May

£22.50 / 0844 477 2000

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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Formed in 1935, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra is one of the UK's leading orchestras, with an exceptionally wide repertoire and a special affinity for contemporary music.

City Halls, Glasgow

Sat 2 May

Grand Hall

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

Joanna Bailie: To be beside the seaside (BBC Commission, World Premiere); Paul Newland: Angus Macphee (BBC Commission, World Premiere); Christopher Trapani: Rust and Stardust (World Premiere); John Croft: …che notturno canta insonne (World Premiere); Cassandra Miller: Cello Concerto, with Charles Curtis (cello). Ilan Volkov conducts. Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

Sun 3 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

Peter Ablinger: QUARTZ for high orchestra (BBC Commission, World Premiere); Enno Poppe: Altbau (UK Premiere); Christopher Fox / Rhodri Davies: Topophony (World Premiere), with special guest harp soloist Rhodri Davies. Ilan Volkov conduct

Bette Midler

The American singer and actress, also known as The Divine Miss M, sets out on her first UK tour in 35 years in support of her latest album It’s The Girls!

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Thu 9 Jul

£50–£100 / 0871 945 6000

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Wed 15 Jul

£50–£100 / 0844 248 1585

Manchester Arena

Sat 11 Jul

£50–£100 / 0844 847 8000

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Big Country

A re-formed configuration of the veteran Scotrockers whose hits include 'Fields of Fire' and 'In a Big Country'. They are joined on this leg of the tour by special guests Stevie Agnew, Dave Sharp and Simon Hugh.

229 The Venue, London W1W

Fri 9 Oct

£25 / 020 7323 7229

Assembly Hall, Worthing

Sat 20 Jun

£24.50 / 01903 206206

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Sat 26 Sep

£20 / 0845 888 7581

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Big Country The Assembly, Leamington Spa

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The Charlatans

The ever-durable Charlies have weathered all kinds of upheaval over the years and but have managed to plod along happily with considerable fan support.

Albert Hall, Manchester

Thu 5 Mar

£32.50

Fri 6 Mar

£32.50

Barrowland, Glasgow

Tue 10 Mar

£27.50 / 0141 552 4601

Wed 11 Mar

£27.50 / 0141 552 4601

Hull University

Mon 9 Mar

£27.50 / 01482 466943

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Chic featuring Nile Rodgers

Disco and 70s grooves from the man who gave us 'Good Times', 'Le Freak', 'Everybody Dance', 'We Are Family', 'He's the Greatest Dancer' and 'Lost in Music'.

O2 Academy Birmingham

Wed 25 Mar

£44.90 / 0121 622 8250

O2 Academy Glasgow

Mon 23 Mar

£44.90 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Academy Leeds

Sun 22 Mar

£44.90 / 0844 477 2000

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Cian Nugent

The Dublin-based guitarist-composer performs his melange of blues, folk and rock.

The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh

Thu 19 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 558 8209

With Terence Sharpe and Policehorseshop.

The Lexington, London N1

Sun 22 Mar

£7 / 020 7837 5371

Corduroy

NME award winners who specialise in soundscapes, infectious melodies and pure, groovy rhythms.

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Fri 20 Mar

Brooklyn Bowl

£22 / 0844 856 0202

Courtney Love

Grunge rock from the frontwoman of alt. rock band Hole as she embarks on her UK tour.

Riverside, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 22 May

£30 / 0191 230 1813

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Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular

Symphonic celebration of everyone's favourite quirky, time-travelling, sidekick-addicted defender of humankind.

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Tue 26 May

£20–£47.50 / 0871 945 6000

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Wed 27 May

£20–£47.50 / 0844 248 1585

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 28 May

£20–£47.50 / 0844 493 6666

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Download Festival

Heavy metal and hard rock extravaganza. 2015's line-up includes headliners Slipknot (Fri), Muse (Sat) and Kiss (Sun) plus Judas Priest, Faith No More, Motley Crue, Slash, Marilyn Manson, Black Stone Cherry, Enter Shikari, A Day to Remember and Five Finger Death Punch.

Donington Park Circuit, Derby

Mon 15 Jun

£2100 / 01332 810048

Éliane Radigue: Works I

A quartet of soloists plays new music from French composer Radigue, a former assistant to Pierre Henry and a pioneer of electronic music who now writes mostly for acoustic instruments.

City Halls, Glasgow

Sat 2 May

Grand Hall

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

Éliane Radigue: Works II

Charles Curtis (cello), Rhodri Davies (harp), Robin Hayward (microtonal tuba), and Dafne Vicente-Sandoval (bassoon) play works from Radigue's Occam Ocean series.

City Halls, Glasgow

Sun 3 May

Grand Hall

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

Foo Fighters

Big boisterous rock from the nicest man in music and former Nirvana sticksman Dave Grohl and co.

Emirates Old Trafford, Lancashire CCC, Manchester

Wed 27 May

£55 / 0161 282 4000

Lancashire County Cricket Club, Manchester

Wed 27 May

£67.50 / 0161 282 4000

Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Jun

£55 / 0131 346 5000

With Royal Blood.

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Gary Numan

Pioneering electro rocker, who's finally getting the recognition he deserves.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Fri 20 Mar

Royal Festival Hall

£29.50–£40 / 0844 875 0073

  • 19:30 – 22:30 Gary Numan Southbank Centre, London

George Clinton

R&B legend George Clinton whose career has spanned 50 years and is credited with being a major innovator in sci-fi soul, rock and space funk beans down from the mothership.

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Thu 23 Apr

£28.12 / 0141 332 2232

O2 Academy Birmingham

Sun 19 Apr

£28.12 / 0121 622 8250

O2 Academy Bristol

Fri 17 Apr

£28.12 / 0844 477 2000

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Glastonbury Festival

The UK's largest music festival returns for its 32nd year and will feature performances from the world's most popular rock, pop, electro, hip hop and R&B acts. There's performances by Pixies, Elbow, Dolly Parton, London Grammar, The Black Keys and Foster The People with Arcade Fire, Metallica and Kasabian taking the…

Worthy Farm, Shepton Mallet

Wed 24 Jun

£220

Thu 25 Jun

£220

Fri 26 Jun

£220

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Goodiepal

Experimental electronica from Danish / Faroese composer Parl Kristian Bjorn Vester, a true maverick.

City Halls, Glasgow

Sat 2 May

Recital Room

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

Hild Sofie Tafjord: Mural

A site-specific piece for a brass band, electronics and French horn, by Norwegian composer and horn player Tafjord, who's worked with Zeena Parkins, Fred Frith and some of the most illustrious names on the Norwegian experimental scene.

The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

Sun 3 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

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