Melton Gig Guide: February 27 to March 1

UpBeatles perform in aid of Pablo's Horse Sanctuary at the Royal British Legion, Melton, on Friday EMN-150224-112425004

UpBeatles perform in aid of Pablo's Horse Sanctuary at the Royal British Legion, Melton, on Friday EMN-150224-112425004

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The UpBeatles (British Legion, Friday) have helped to raise almost £160,000 for more than 50 charities.

All the proceeds will benefit Pablo’s Horse Sanctuary. They’ll be supported by local Elvis tribute artist, Chris Scott.

The 80s Revellers are back at the Noels on Friday, playing the best in New Romantic and 80s pop with synth and sax, playing hits from The Clash, ABC, Duran Duran, Blondie, Cameo, Chaka Khan and more.

The Veltones return to The Genny B on Friday with new songs from the one of the hardest working bands around. Expect an interactive set list featuring Pharrell Williams and Rappers Delight.

No Relevance (White Hart) bring their eclectic mix of old and new rock and indie to Melton for the first time on Friday. A must-see band on the East Midlands circuit.

Derbyshire power trio Junction (Crown, Asfordby, Friday) specialise in classic rock covers such as Rush, Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix and Deep Purple. They also write and perform their own material and are busy recording their debut album.

The Locks (Noels, Saturday) welcome back the excellent Mike on guitar to complete the formidable line up. As always there are new additions to the ever popular set, as well as the resurrection of a few forgotten classics.

Coventry band The Rooters bring their varied musical classic rock palette from Maiden, Thunder, Extreme, Sabbath, Zep, Black Stone Cherry and Lizzy to the Genny B on Saturday.

The Wayfarers (Grapes, Saturday) draw their inspiration from the Yardbirds, Buzzcocks and White Stripes, playing acoustic pop, punk and rock with tight harmonies and driving rhythms.

The Notorious Dawson Bros celebrate St David’s Day at the Noels on Sunday afternoon with ex-pat Welshman Dawson Smith. The acoustic trio use mandolin, acoustic bass with the occasional Banjo to perform Americana and classic covers from Steve Earle, Johnny Cash, classic Stones and Credence.

Sing along with the delightful David Bowes (The Crown, Sunday) to guitar songs past and present.