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Nicki Minaj

Queen of rap and advocate of the big booty Nicki Minaj heads out of her PinkPrint tour.

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Fri 3 Apr

£39.50–£49.50 / 0871 945 6000

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Tue 7 Apr

£39.50–£49.50 / 0844 412 4624

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Thu 9 Apr

£39.50–£49.50 / 0844 248 1585

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Average White Band

The funkiest band ever to come from Dundee, or Scotland for that matter. They're a bit long in the tooth these days but they can still recapture that Sly Stone/Isley Brothers summer spirit in their current set.

Fat Sam's, Dundee

Wed 6 May

£22.50 / 01382 228496

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Thu 7 May

£18.50 / 01224 642230

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Fri 8 May

£18.50 / 0141 332 2232

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Glastonbury Festival

The UK's largest music festival returns for its 33rd year and will feature performances from the world's most popular rock, pop, electro, hip hop and R&B acts. Kanye West has been confirmed as a headliner, with more announcements to come.

Worthy Farm, Shepton Mallet

Wed 24 Jun

£220

Thu 25 Jun

£220

Fri 26 Jun

£220

…and 2 more dates until 28 Jun

Alexander O'Neal

Soul and R&B songsmith known for the 80s hits 'If You Were Here Tonight', 'Criticize' and 'Saturday Love' performs with a full live band.

Engine Rooms, Southampton

Sat 4 Apr

£20

IndigO2, London SE10

Fri 18 Dec

£36–£56 / 0871 220 0260

With Plus Special Guests.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Fri 27 Nov

£26.50 / 0844 847 2514

Sat 28 Nov

£26.50 / 0844 847 2514

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Annastasia Baker

Pop and R&B sounds from the one-time X Factor contestant.

O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London W12

Sun 15 Nov

£22.50 / 0844 477 2000

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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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Barraloadasoul

DJs spinning original vinyl over 10 hours showcasing talent from the mod, Northern soul and 60s R&B scenes.

Barrowland, Glasgow

Sat 30 May

£18 / 0141 552 4601

Berwick Street Free Music Festival In Celebration Of Record Store Day

Berwick Street, Soho will be transformed into a mini music festival for the internationally renowned Record Store Day on 18th April 2015 12-6pm.

Berwick Street, London W1F

Sat 18 Apr

Free

Bless The Funk

Four days of jazz, funk and soul, featuring DJs such as Redd Pepper, Brian Jay, John Douglas, DJ Trix and more.

Azur, St. Leonards-on-Sea

Fri 22 May

£25 day ticket (Weekend ticket £45) / 01424 465 267

Sat 23 May

£25 day ticket (Weekend ticket £45) / 01424 465 267

Sun 24 May

£25 day ticket (Weekend ticket £45) / 01424 465 267

Mon 25 May

£25 day ticket (Weekend ticket £45) / 01424 465 267

Boogie Nights

A portmanteau soul and R&B package with performances by Gwen Dickey, Alexander O'Neal and Heatwave.

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Sat 9 May

£29.50; £50.50 inc meal / 01322 220000

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Boyz II Men

Overwrought male R&B vocal harmony group from the States, fond of grasping the air and clutching their chests while they emote. Formerly a quartet Boyz II Men are best known for their soulful ballads including 'End of the Road', 'I'll Make Love to You' and 'One Sweet Day' performed with R&B songstress Mariah…

Hull City Hall

Thu 7 May

£31.90 / 01482 300300

IndigO2, London SE10

Wed 13 May

£42.90–£79.59 / 0871 220 0260

Manchester Academy

Sat 9 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0161 275 2930

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Christopher Ellis

Reggae and R&B by the award-winning, London-based singer.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Sat 29 Aug

£15 / 0844 847 2514

Damage

British R&B outfit, with support from Rough Copy.

O2 Academy Liverpool

Fri 1 May

O2 Academy 2

£15 / 0844 477 2000

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Damage O2 Academy Liverpool

Damage

Following the success of ITV2's The Big Reunion the pop R&B/soul quartet – Jade Jones, Rahsaan J Bromfield, Andrez Harriott and Noel Simpson – embark on a headlining tour.

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Fri 24 Apr

£15 (VIP £40) / 0141 332 2232

With Rough Copy.

O2 Academy Birmingham

Wed 29 Apr

£15–£40 / 0121 622 8250

With Rough Copy.

  • 19:00 Damage O2 Academy Birmingham

O2 Academy Islington, London N1

Sat 2 May

£20–£40 / 0844 477 2000

With Rough Copy.

  • 19:00 Damage O2 Academy Islington, London

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Dan Bodan

Tender-voiced, heartfelt singer.

Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh

Sat 16 May

£8 / 0131 225 1757

  • 19:00 – 22:00 Dan Bodan Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh
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Dan Bodan

Berlin based songwriter Dan Bodan was born in the wide open Canadian prairies and raised in Montreal. Reared on the cities underground noise and experimental music scene, Bodan moved to Berlin 8 years ago.

The Tin At The Coal Vaults, Coventry

Wed 13 May

£8; £6 adv (£5) / 024 7625 8398

  • 20:00 – 23:00 Dan Bodan The Tin At The Coal Vaults, Coventry

Dawn Richard

Soul, R&B and pop from the American solo singer-songwriter and ex-member of Danity Kane and Diddy-Dirty Money.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Tue 2 Jun

£12.50 / 0844 847 2514

Deke McGee Band

Swing, R&B, gospel and soul from the saxophonist and his band.

Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow

Sat 16 May

£10 plus booking fee / 0141 339 9784

Deliah

Contemporary R&B from duo Michelle Harris and Alex Dopierala. With support from Olly Reeves, Ray Jones, Malaika and Dan Onkar.

Underbelly, London N1

Wed 22 Apr

£6 / 020 7837 4412

  • 19:30 Deliah Underbelly, London

Dianne Reeves

American Jazz pop and R&B vocalist performs covers and original compositions.

Sheffield City Hall

Tue 12 May

£25 / 0114 278 9789

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Flako

A mixture of hip hop, bass, strings, synths and Latin beats.

Birthdays, London N16

Wed 1 Apr

£9.50–£12.50 / 020 7923 1680

Natureboy album launch party.

Fresh Thursdays

A mix of R&B, hip hop, dancehall, house and 90s.

Rise Superclub, London WC2H

Thu 2 Apr

£5 / 07904 444401

Thu 9 Apr

£5 / 07904 444401

Thu 16 Apr

£5 / 07904 444401

…and 56 more dates until 12 May 2016

Gemma & The Travellers

Soul, R&B and Northern Soul plus a health dose of 60s groove from Gemma & the Travellers.

Underbelly, London N1

Sat 25 Apr

£6.95 / 020 7837 4412

With Little Cadeau and Bare John.

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.

KOKO, London NW1

Wed 15 Apr

£23.50 / 0870 432 5527

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Thu 23 Apr

£28.12 / 0141 332 2232

O2 Academy Birmingham

Sun 19 Apr

£28.12 / 0121 622 8250

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Georgie Fame

Legendary jazz, soul and r'n'b keyboardist who's worked with Muddy Waters, Bill Wyman, Eric Clapton and Van Morrison.

Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 30 May

£25 / 0191 261 2606

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