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Melton Gig Guide: August 18 to 23 - Melton Times

Gordon Haskell performs at Whissendine Village Hall tomorrow. Gordon gained international recognition in 2001 with his hit song How Wonderful You Are followed by his platinum selling album Harry’s Bar. He’ll be accompanied by Paul Young on the sax.

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Members of Reckless and the team who helped put the day together PHOTO: Supplied

Reckless’s Melton gig at the Noels raises thousands for Crohn’s and Colitis UK

A well attended gig at a popular Melton pub has raised a massive £2,521 for Crohn’s and Colitis UK.

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Melton Gig Guide: August 11 to 16 - Melton Times

A Bit On The Side perform at the Noels Arms on Friday. The acoustic trio from Grantham play a wide range of material from gentle ballads to lively singalongs.

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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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Rob Hines and Ann Duggan at The White Lion PHOTO: Tim Williams

Melton comes alive with the sound of music at first ever Folk Festival and Craft Fair

Catchy melodies and beats could be heard from afar as a variety of soloists and bands played at the first ever Melton Folk Festival and Craft Fair.

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Melton Gig Guide: August 3 to 9 - Melton Times

Acoustic dualists Ray Callcut and Richard Hewson return together at the Noels Arms tonight for an acoustic get together.

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Melton Gig Guide: July 27 to August 2 - Melton Times

On Thursday at the Noels Arms there will be a Wax Comical Special “Edinburgh preview show” featuring Jon Pearson, Harriet Dyer, Laura Monmouth and Tony Burgess.

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Melton Folk Festival and Craft Fair - August 6 PHOTO: Supplied

Discover a new genre of music at Melton Folk Festival and Craft Fair

A new event which will aim to steer people towards liking a new genre of music is coming to Melton next month.

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Melton Gig Guide: July 21 to 26 - Melton Times

On Friday the Saddle at Twyford will host The Swamp Shakers. This group are something a little different all the way from Latvia. They’re a rockabilly trio full of energy.

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Melton Gig Guide: July 14 to 19 - Melton Times

On Friday the Noels Arms will host acoustic soloist Lee Robertshaw. Returning for a second time he will play a blend of classic rock, indie anthems, ballads and modern chart hits.

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Zosia Cocker and local school violinists PHOTO: Tim Williams

Young school musicians blow family and friends away at Violins in the Vale concert

Talented young musicians pulled out all the stops to put on an impressive performance for family and friends, at Hose Village Hall on Monday.

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Gordon Haskell PHOTO: Di Norwood

Soulful vocalist returning to Whissendine

Legendary musician Gordon Haskell is returning to Whissendine by popular demand.

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Melton Gig Guide: July 7 to 12 - Melton Times

On Friday the Noels Arms will host Jo Ray Me. Ex Noels landlady Jo Bowtell, together with her rock god accomplice Ray Callcut, will take you on a light hearted musical journey.

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Natalie Nightingale belts out a few golden oldies PHOTO: Tim Williams

Town appreciates broad range of talent at Melton’s Midsummer Music Festival

Music lovers and car fanatics gathered in the town’s Market Place on Friday to soak up the atmosphere at Melton’s Midsummer Music Festival.

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Mercury rock at Hose Village Hall PHOTO: Supplied

Mercury kick-start busy Hose Fest

The village hall playing fields became a hub of fun and great live music at Hose Fest this weekend.

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Melton Gig Guide: June 30 to July 5 - Melton Times

Hose Fest starts on Friday night when Mercury will kick off proceedings at Hose Village Hall. All the Queen hits just as you remember them. The show will be outdoors weather permitting.

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Music teacher Zosia Cocker conducts the children during their Violins in the Vale production last year PHOTO: Tim Williams

Violins in the Vale strings concert will see young composers play

Music pupils of Harby based violin and cello teacher Zosia Cocker will be participating in an exciting summer strings project on Monday, July 10.

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Dancing in the streets of Melton PHOTO: Tim Williams

Musical feast for all age groups at Melton’s Midsummer Festival

Melton’s Midsummer Music Festival is almost upon us, and Nigel Keep and the Melton BID are combining once again to put on a day of ‘Music for All.’

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Belvoir Big Band entertain at Hose Fest PHOTO: Tim Williams

Head to Hose Fest to hear great live music

If you’re a fan of music you’ll definitely want to head to Hose next weekend, where a cluster of live bands have been organised.

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Melton Gig Guide: June 23 to 28 - Melton Times

Asfordby Village Hall is the venue to be at on Friday for Asfordby Soul night. There will be more classic and northern soul, Motown and modern soul and the odd surprise. Guest DJ will be Julian Clapton, resident DJ’s will be Andy Devereaux, DJ Spanner and Maggie and Peter Woodcock.

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