Before 9pm, Music, R&B

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Bringing Back The Memories

Reggae, soul, funky house, dancehall, rare groove, roots and revival night with DJ Love Sensation.

Masters Winebar, London HA3

Wed 11 Mar

Free / 020 8909 9564

Wed 18 Mar

Free / 020 8909 9564

Wed 25 Mar

Free / 020 8909 9564

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 Jam House, Birmingham

Wed 25 Mar

£20

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Freedom Bar, London W1F

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 020 7437 3490

Launch party for Winter Review, Downtown Artist's first ever compilation album. Songstress Corina Kwami heads the bill alongside Alfie Jack, Paul Thirkell, Purple Rose, Coffee, Frankie Palmer and Loni Gashi.

Ghostpoet

Singer and producer Obaro Ejimiwe performs a mix of alternative hip hop and electronica, with dubstep and grime elements, from his album Some Say I So I Say Light.

Belgrave Music Hall, Leeds

Sat 4 Apr

£14.30 / 0113 224 2066

Electric Brixton, London SW2

Thu 9 Apr

£15 / 020 7274 2290

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Thu 2 Apr

£14.56 / 0131 226 4224

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Soul 45

Soul 45 presents a night of funk, soul, reggae and the latest 7" releases.

The Alexandra Beer Emporium, Southampton

Sat 7 Mar

£1 / 02380 335071

  • 20:00 – 01:00 Soul 45 The Alexandra Beer Emporium, Southampton

Sat 4 Apr

£1 / 02380 335071

  • 20:00 – 01:00 Soul 45 The Alexandra Beer Emporium, Southampton
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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

Deke McGee Band

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

East Kilbride Arts Centre

Sat 7 Mar

£10 in advance; £12 on the door / 01355 261000

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.

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

Jay Electronica

Unconventional hip hop from the American rapper and producer who has worked with J-Dilla, Just Blaze, Erykah Badu and Nas.

KOKO, London NW1

Sat 14 Mar

£27.56–£55.68 / 0870 432 5527

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Jungle

Modern soul, with elements of hip hop and R&B.

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Thu 5 Mar

£16 / 0845 888 7581

O2 Academy Bournemouth

Tue 2 Jun

prices vary / 0844 477 2000

O2 Academy Brixton, London SW9

Wed 3 Jun

£21.93 / 0844 477 2000

Tue 3 Nov

prices vary / 0844 477 2000

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Justin Currie

The singer-songwriter and ex-Del Amitri frontman performs urban-inspired pop-rock.

The Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine

Sat 14 Mar

£15 / 01294 278283

With Little Fire. Part of Fusion Festival.

  • 19:30 – 22:30 Justin Currie The Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine

Nine Below Zero

Hard rockin' blues and R&B outfit.

Chichester Inn

Wed 18 Mar

£11 / 01243 783185

The Crooked Billet, Henley-on-Thames

Mon 23 Mar

£11 / 01491 681048

Half Moon, London SW15

Sat 21 Mar

£18; £16 adv / 020 8780 9383

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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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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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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

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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Click. Play. Rewind x PHD: Hip-Hop Special

Happy New Year from CPR! A bit late, but they want to make up for it we have decided to make this Press Play a killer.

Upstairs At The Ritzy, London SW2

Wed 11 Mar

Free / 0871 704 2065

The Collectors

Turbo-charged mod, garage and R&B covers from this Glaswegian quintet.

McChuills, Glasgow

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 0141 552 2135

Plus three DJs – Gregor Emond (Superfly), Claire Hyslop (Burnt Toast/Black Coffee) and Bobby Durnan (The ‘Shire) – providing a mix of soul, funk, garage, psych, mod, ska, classic and indie before and after the band.

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
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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

Dianne Reeves

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

Sheffield City Hall

Tue 12 May

£25 / 0114 278 9789

The Hideaway, London SW16

Fri 27 Mar

£15 / 020 8835 7070

  • 21:00 Diva The Hideaway, London

Sat 28 Mar

£15 / 020 8835 7070

  • 21:00 Diva The Hideaway, London

DJ E Double E

The New York-based DJ spins hip hop, with support from Miss C Brown.

Jamm, London SW9

Thu 26 Mar

£3–£5 adv / 020 7346 8920

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