California music legends Tower of Power - the most dynamic and distinctive band of survivors in soul music - continue their milestone 50th anniversary celebrations with a show in Manchester next week.
Or one of these other events might be more up your alley...
Fara are an all-girl quartet from Orkney and one secret of their success is that they don't take themselves too seriously.
Or why not try out one of these other interesting events happening across the region?
But if stepping back in time isn't your thing, there are lots of other great events happening in the region over the coming days.