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Created on 21 August 2012

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If you are wondering what to do on the evenings, we may just have the answer. Find out who is playing and what great evening events are lined up when you're planning to travel. Have a look at some great all year round events below. Got an area in mind? Simply search it in the location box above.

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  • 1 The Sage Gateshead All year round in The Sage Gateshead The Sage Gateshead, Newcastle. Photo by Graeme Peacock, courtesy of NewcastleGateshead Music & Nightlife

    Gateshead's distinctive music venue hosts performers in everything from folk to opera. The Norman Foster-designed building sits under a vast stainless steel dome, and has seen performances from the resident Northern Sinfonia to Jason Donovan in its two auditoria.

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  • 2 Guanabara Samba Club All year round in London Crazy nights at Guanabara, London. © Guanabara Music & Nightlife

    The emphasis is firmly on fun at this late-night, authentic Brazilian bar near Covent Garden. Immerse yourself in samba beats and dance with a friendly mixed crowd, fuelled by great value cocktails and delicious food.

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  • 3 The Jazz Bar All year round The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh. Photo by Pawel Kaczmarczyk, courtesy of The Jazz Bar Music & Nightlife

    The intimate, relaxed Jazz Bar in the Old Town is Edinburgh's only dedicated jazz venue. Opened by jazz musician and organiser Bill Kyle in 2005, it has a varied programme of DJs and live jazz and soul every night.

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  • 4 Leeds International Concert Season 7 Aug 2011 - 19 May 2012 (annual) in Leeds Town Hall Music & Nightlife

    The Leeds International Concert Season runs throughout the year, but peaks between September and December each year at Leeds Town Hall. Expect exceptional performances from the Leeds Philharmonic Society and other prestigious international orchestras, led by world-renowned conductors.

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  • 5 The Beatles Story All year round The Beatles Story, Liverpool. Courtesy of The Beatles Story Music & Nightlife

    The Beatles Story, in Liverpool's Albert Dock, traces the incredible tale of the four musicians and others that helped shape their musical destiny. The exhibition recreates a Sixties atmosphere, and presents personal testimonies of people who knew the band first-hand.

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  • 6 Wigmore Hall All year round in London Wigmore Hall's Art Deco entrance, London. Courtesy of Wigmore Hall Music & Nightlife

    Wigmore Hall is one of the finest classical music venues in London and incontrovertibly the home of chamber music in the capital. Consistently attracting top soloists and ensembles on the classical music scene, you're unlikely to be disappointed.

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