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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 Noun 1. Jazz Age - the 1920s in the United States characterized in the novels of F. Scott Fitzgerald as a period of wealth, youthful exuberance, and carefree hedonism  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 Symphony Hall is a 2,262 seat concert venue located inside the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham, England. Opened on April 15 1991, it is home to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and hosts around 270 events a year. , 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 Noun 1. Isle of Wight - an isle and county of southern England in the English Channel
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 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 ma·ha·ri·shi  
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1. A teacher of mysticism and spiritual knowledge.

2. Used as a title for such a person.
 and Picasso.

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

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