Melton Gig Guide: October 6 to 12 - Melton Times

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Tonight the Noels Arms hosts Sally Barker with support from Dan Britton and Chris Conway, as part of the pub’s Wax Lyrical sessions.

Chris and Dan are the two main singers in popular Celtic band Govannen but they are also singer songwriters in their own right. They will play songs from their two duo and many solo albums.

Sally is a singer-songwriter whose back catalogue encompasses folk, jazz, blues and soul. She reduced Sir Tom Jones to tears as he mentored her through to the final of The Voice 2014. Fiercely independent and true to her craft she is a truly captivating performer.

The Noels Arms will host Steven Faulkner on Friday. His set will be fun from the start and include hits from The Beatles, Tenacious D, Wheatus and Vanilla Ice.

At Twinlakes on Friday We Tried Kylie burst onto the scene at the Xtreme Scream event. They’re a tribute to the 80s pop party genre.

Friday sees The Troubadours headline at The Carington Arms. Expect classic tunes with golden harmonies and melodies good enough to eat!

Moonshine The Band are in town on Friday at the Genny B. They’re a classic guitar bass drums line up who play songs from Soft Cell, Madness, Pink Floyd, Deep Purple, The Darkness, Billy Idol and many more.

Head down to The White Hart on Friday where you’ll find all the ingredients for a fantastic night of music by popular three-piece band Indigo.

Melton Mowbray Choral Society present Mozart’s Requiem with professional soloists and full orchestral accompaniment on Saturday, at St Mary’s Church.

The Genny B welcome Rapture to the stage on Saturday. They’re a four-piece female fronted rock band from Nottingham who will play covers from the eighties onward.

Cocked n’ Loaded gig at The Noels Arms on Saturday. After a busy year of gigs and festivals they return to the venue to play hits from Motley Crue, Guns N’ Roses and more.

Sunday sees Hicks and Goulbourn play at the Noels Arms. Since their last visit they have produced a new cd called ‘Immortal’, which was released only last month.

The Geese and Fountain at Croxton Kerrial, on Sunday, is the place to be to see Acoustic Club taking part in the We Shall Overcome event. The event is part of a national link up of 300 gigs this week raising money for local victims of austerity, food banks, and homeless shelters.

Tuesday sees Melton Folk Club gather in the Tiger Room at The Crown, a new venture for people of all ages and hosted by Adrian Kerr.

On Wednesday, there is another open mic night scheduled at The Three Crowns-Steamin’ Billy, in Oakham. It will be hosted by Simon Booth.

For more information visit www.meltongigguide.co.uk