Melton Gig Guide: March 9 to 15 - Melton Times

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Melton Theatre hosts It’s About Time by the Fly Dance Company on Thursday. The entertainment will include the work and techniques that the students have been developing and putting into practice over the past term in genres such as ballet and urban.

The Noels Arms has booked Platform Nine to gig on Friday. The acoustic duo consists of John on the guitar and Kerry on vocals. Together they will cover a wide range of musical genres in their own unique style.

On Friday at the Genny B Thin White Dukes will be the headline act. Taking their name from one of Bowie’s numerous personas, the band will play a catalogue of his songs. Expect to hear classics such as Ziggy stardust, Heroes, Rebel Rebel, Let’s Dance, Space Oddity and Life on Mars.

V8, the thunderous four-piece hard rock band play an electric mix of rock and metal at the Genny B on Saturday. Their set list will include hits from Metallica, System of a Drown and Drowning Pool.

The Rooters will play at the Noels Arms on Saturday. They will deliver a classic rock paletter from Maiden, Thunder, Extreme, Sabbath, Zep, Black Stone Cherry and Lizzy.

Calder McLaughlin takes to the stage at the Noels Arms on Sunday. He has a distinctive and powerful voice. He said: “I’ll be playing my most popular songs and a few choice covers that I enjoy playing.”

The Plough in Stathern hosts a Jazz @ The Plough night on Sunday. The evening will feature The Graham Tranfield Quintet who will play jazz from the 50s and 60s.

The Geese and Fountain will be putting on another Folk Acoustic Night on Sunday. Take a song, an instrument, a voice or just your ears. All are welcome to play, sing or just listen.

Tuesday sees Melton Folk Club gather at The Crown, a new venture for all hosted by Adrian Kerr.

On Wednesday there is another open mic night scheduled at The Three Crowns-Steamin’ Bill in Oakham hosted by Simon Booth.