Melton Gig Guide: January 29 to February 1

Melton rock band Cabin Boy Jumped Ship are making waves on the underground scene EMN-150127-120225004

Melton rock band Cabin Boy Jumped Ship are making waves on the underground scene EMN-150127-120225004

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Archie Pearson hosts the first Open Mic Goodness of the year at the Noels Arms on Thursday (nominated artist The Beatles), and the following night it’s Jam Night hosted by ‘Wellard’ Will Hay.

Over at the Genny B on Friday there’s a free metal night for ages 14-plus featuring Nazarene (7.15-7.35pm), Wars (7.50-8.10pm), Melton rock band Velocity (8.20-8.40pm) and Leeds-based technical metalcore outfit On Hollow Ground (8.50-9.10pm).

Leeds-based On Hollow Ground feature on the bill at the Generous Briton's Metal Night on Friday EMN-150127-120237004

Leeds-based On Hollow Ground feature on the bill at the Generous Briton's Metal Night on Friday EMN-150127-120237004

Melton’s homegrown electronic/metalcore band Cabin Boy Jumped Ship headline the night (9.30-10pm), blending heavy groove riffs with catchy melodies and electronic dance music.

Picto Mexico play their debut gig at the White Hart on Friday after their busiest year to date, bringing energy, banter and varied covers from 60s to present.

Ahead of the February 16 release of new album Get On This Ride, George Simpson plays a solo gig at Hamilton Tennis Club on Saturday. Expect a relaxed and fun evening featuring songs from the past 20 years including his re-worked version of 90s dance classics.

Maximum Jam (Noels, Saturday) are three talented Leicestershire musicians with one common musical passion, replicating the music of The Jam.

The Muntjacs join forces at the Genny B once again on Saturday, ready to knock out some Munt-classics and some new songs.

Local rock god Ray Callcut together with bass buddy Richard Hewson perform classic songs at the Noels on Sunday from 4pm including Dude Looks Like A Lady and Kyrie.

An Excuse to Leave play The Crown on Sunday, performing an A to B of punky/pop/rock covers from Aha to Billy Bragg with some 80s and original material thrown in.