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Berwick Street Free Music Festival In Celebration Of Record Store Day

A mini-festival in the heart of Berwick Street to celebrate Record Store Day where independent shops open their doors to celebrate the industry.

Berwick Street, London W1F

Sat 18 Apr

Free

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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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

John Legend

Neo-soul smoothie who was a piano prodigy who played with Lauryn Hill before being discovered by Kanye West.

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Fri 26 Jun

£37.50–£50 / 0871 945 6000

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Wed 1 Jul

£37.50–£50 / 0844 248 1585

Manchester Arena

Sat 27 Jun

£37.50–£50 / 0844 847 8000

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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.

Birmingham Town Hall

Sat 19 Dec

£27.50–£35 / 0121 345 0600

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

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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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

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…

Brooklyn Bowl, London SE10

Thu 14 May

£32 / 020 7412 8778

Hull City Hall

Thu 7 May

£31.90 / 01482 300300

IndigO2, London SE10

Wed 13 May

£45–£70 / 0871 220 0260

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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

Corners Of The Earth With Dubmarta And Pep Tiger

Lemongrass are proud to present Corners of the Earth at Cafe 1001! With their brass-fueled skanking soul-pop, and the wonderful DubMarta and Pep Tiger, we're taking a slice of summer's festival vibe and bringing it to Brick Lane early for you!

Cafe 1001, London E1

Wed 29 Apr

£5 ( £3) / 020 7247 9679

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

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

D'angelo

American R&B singer and music producer.

The Ritz, Manchester

Mon 13 Jul

£45 / 0161 236 3234

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

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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

Discovery 2

Monthly showcase of hotly tipped bands and singers.

229 The Venue, London W1W

Thu 30 Apr

£7 in advance; £10 on the door / 020 7938 4137

Featuring Chase The Ace, The Manic Shine, The Undivided, Nakisha Esnard and Samson

Fresh Thursdays

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

Rise Superclub, London WC2H

Thu 23 Apr

£5 / 07904 444401

Thu 30 Apr

£5 / 07904 444401

Thu 7 May

£5 / 07904 444401

…and 53 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.

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