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Melstrum to play crowd-pleasing charity concert at Nether Broughton

The Melstrum Ukulele Orchestra return to Nether Broughton Village Hall on Saturday, October 28 for another scintillating performance.

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Marvel in 2017 (from left to right): Mike Underwood (bass/guitar), Matt Cullingworth (guitar/vocals), Jim Warner (lead guitar/vocals), David Jackson (guitar/vocals), Ben Rainforth (drums) and Lloyd Young (bass/guitar) PHOTO: Supplied

Tickets running out for Melton indie group’s charity reunion

A former Melton Britpop band are running out of tickets for their 20th anniversary fundraising concert.

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Uplifting evening of song for Scalford church funds

You can enjoy an uplifting evening of song and help to fund much-needed restoration work at a village church later this month.

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Spencer Watts (left centre), a beneficiary, with Matt Hampson (right centre) and the Leicester Tigers team at the Get Busy Living Centre PHOTO: Supplied

Charity concert for the Matt Hampson Foundation’s Get Busy Living Centre

A charity music event has been organised to raise money for the Matt Hampson Foundation (MHF).

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Do you have a fortune hiding in your vinyl collection?

Could you have vinyl worth thousands in your collection?

A rare vinyl recording of cellist Jacqueline Du Pre originally being sold for £1.99 by an Oxfam shop in Thornbury, S Glos is now being offered online by the charity for £2,000.

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Melton Gig Guide: October 5 to 11 - Melton Times

Melton Gig Guide: October 5 to 11 - Melton Times

The Noels Arms will host another Open Mic Goodness night led by landlord Archie Pearson later this evening. Get up on stage and play or sing your heart out. Whatever you fancy!

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Chris Bannister coming to village of Long Clawson: Preview of event by Lynne Beale

The music of John Denver is coming to Long Clawson - An evening with Chris Bannister is an evening of rare quality.

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Voskresenije Choir are performing at St Mary's Church Bottesford PHOTO: Supplied

Two exciting church concerts by internationally acclaimed musicians are coming to Bottesford

An invitation to two concerts by internationally acclaimed musicians is being offered to people by Friends of St Mary’s Church Bottesford (FoSMCB).

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Howard Rose and his band Colour Colour belt out a tune at the Noel Arms, organised to thank Melton people who helped him after his guitars were stolen EMN-170929-140004001

The Voice star Howard Rose thanks fans with special Melton gig

Melton singing star Howard Rose put on a special gig in the town for fans who have supported him since he had his beloved guitars stolen.

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Back to The 80s IV - Alina and Johnny PHOTO: Manny TographY

Melton Gig Guide: September 28 to October 1 - Melton Times

Howard Rose and friends will be gigging at the Noels Arms tonight. Howard will be playing a thank you gig for his supporters and those who’ve donated towards the JustGiving page set-up by 12-year-old student Eva Finnemore.

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The cast of American Idiot PHOTO: Supplied

Review: SKY Theatre’s American Idiot musical at Melton Theatre

American Idiot is a breath taking awe-inspiring musical composed of one of the most inspirational and “real” bands of today - Green Day, writes Ryan Green.

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Tangram Theatre Company present The Origin of Species PHOTO: Supplied

Still tickets left for musical comedy about Charles Darwin at Upper Broughton Village Hall

A critically acclaimed one-man musical comedy for all ages about Charles Darwin and his scientific theories is to be staged at Upper Broughton Village Hall.

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The band Belvoir Academy on stage PHOTO: Martin Fagan

Music fans have a blast at Stathern’s Party in the Park

“One of the best turnouts in years” was how the main organiser of Stathern Party in the Park described the day.

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Melton singer performing at major Northen Soul concert

A vocalist whose dad played Northern Soul records as a DJ, will be performing with some of the music and dance movement’s biggest legends at a major event this weekend.

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Live@Eastwell – new autumn concert season at village hall

A new autumn concert season has been scheduled at Eastwell Village Hall, kicking off this month.

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Getting cheques from the Knipfest committee are (left to right): Amanda George - Dove Cottage Day Hospice, Ben Petts - Cancer Research UK, Janie McCormick - St Barnabas Hospice PHOTO: Ian Selby

Knipfest organisers present proceeds to cancer charities

Charities and organisations have been presented with thousands of pounds in donations raised at a music festival earlier in the summer.

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Melton Gig Guide: September 14 to 17 - Melton Times

The Noels Arms is hosting another Wax Comical tonight. Comedians on the bill feature Jon Pearson, Rik Carranza, Fran Jenking, Patrick Draper, Rob Rouse.

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Schoolgirl singing talent Eva Finnemore who is fundraising for her music hero and teacher Howard Rose, a finalist in the 2015 TV series of The Voice EMN-171209-155741001

Schoolgirl comes to the aid of Melton music hero after guitars theft

A 12-year-old girl has come to the aid of her music hero, The Voice television talent show star Howard Rose, after his treasured guitars were stolen from his van.

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The Dirty Duck pub in Woolsthorpe by Belvoir supporting cancer diagnosed UB40 trombonist

A charity concert is being held at the Dirty Duck in Woolsthorpe on Sunday.

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Melton Gig Guide: September 8 to 13 - Melton Times

Paul ‘The Newtonian’ Matthews will perform at the Noels Arms on Friday. Paul will be familiar to many as one of The Silver Threetles. In addition to hearing the acoustic guitar and ukulele, you can expect to listen to lots of wonderful songs you know.

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