What's on in Watford this weekend, 11th and 12th May, 2019

Committed to the Blues Brothers

This show takes the greatest songs from two cult films and recreates all the iconic atmosphere of a live performance of The Commitments and The Blues Brothers, and puts them together to create two fantastic tribute shows in one memorable evening of foot tapping, sing along entertainment. In a show suitable for all ages, this live 12-piece showband will perform some of the greatest soul songs from the two films in an evening where you will not only take you back musically but visually too, with great scenes from the films.

Watersmeet Theatre, High Street, Rickmansworth, Saturday, May 11, 7.30pm. Details: 01923 711063 watersmeet.co.uk

Blue Valentines

An evening of music and anecdotes paying tribute to the talent and eccentricity of Tom Waits. Tom Waits has produced the most amazing diversity of music: composing for music theatre, plays and films. Covering songs from across his career this performance will give a flavour of both his melancholy and his humour – and his range of styles from folk to jazz, from blues to rock.

Colne River Room, Pump House Theatre, 5 Local Board Road, Watford, Sunday, May 12, 8.30pm. Details: pumphouse.info

That’ll be the Day

Featuring incredible live music performances, this hugely entertaining rock ‘n’ roll spectacular blends classic gold hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s, with bags of hilarious comedy. Celebrating an entire era of timeless nostalgia, the production is well known for its ability to make audiences return time and time again for a new experience.

The Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans, Sunday, May 12, 7.30pm. Details: 01727 844488 alban-arena.co.uk

Herts Jazz

Winston Clifford was awarded Best Drums this year at the British Jazz Awards. This show will recreate a wonderful set at the Llandudno Jazz Festival last year when Winston was given the opportunity to display his other huge talent – his voice.

The Maltings Arts Theatre, Level 2 The Maltings, St Albans, Sunday, May 12, 7.30pm. Details: 0333 666 3366 info@hertsjazz.co.uk

The Great British Swing Dance Show

A dazzling celebration of dance, music and song from the Roaring 20s and Fabulous 30s including the Charleston, the Lindy-Hop, the Black Bottom and much more. The orchestra and dancers pay tribute to the incomparable Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in numbers such as the timeless Cheek To Cheek, Puttin’ On The Ritz and Top Hat, White Tie and Tails.

The Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans, Saturday, May 11. Details: 01727 844488 alban-arena.co.uk

Model Railway Exhibition

The 39th model railway exhibition with 22 model railways of all gauges together with 16 traders for all your model railway needs.

Queens' School, Aldenham Road, Bushey, Watford, Saturday, May 11, 10am to 4.30pm.