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Bryan Ferry sets off on his first major UK tour in six years next autumn.

It will feature his usual band and The Bryan Ferry Orchestra, with whom he has just released the highly acclaimed instrumental The Jazz Age album.

The Roxy Music front man will be performing an eclectic selection of songs from across his whole career to celebrate his 40 years as a singer and songwriter.

Performances will take place at many of the theatres he played before Roxy Music and solo stardom, including the De Montfort Theatre in Leicester.

He is at Symphony Hall, Birmingham, on November 19.

For tickets, call 0121 780 3333.

Neil Young & Crazy Horse roll into Birmingham in June next year on the back of positive reviews for the recent double-album Psychedelic Pill. This will be Young's first UK dates since the summer of 2009, when he had headline sets at Glastonbury, the Isle of Wight festival and Hard Rock Calling.

It is also his first UK appearances with Crazy Horse, aka Frank 'Poncho' Sampedro, Billy Talbot and Ralph Molina, since 2001. Prepare for an epic - Psychedelic Pill opens with Driftin' Back which runs for 27 minutes and has appearances from Jesus, the Maharishi and Picasso.

They are at the LG Arena on June 11, 2013. For tickets, call 0844 338 8000.

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