Melton Gig Guide: December 1 to 6 - Melton Times

(Friday) Victorian Christmas Fayre: Emily Brown will perform covers such as Man on the Moon, Half the World Away and classic Christmas songs with her own interpretation to them.

Charlie Russell will play a mixture of many styles and genres from across many decades, so that everyone hopefully has a song they can enjoy.

Twenty-one-year-old performer Yolanda Offodile is most recently known for playing the part of Deloris in Sister Act at Melton Theatre. She will perform a range of songs, from Christmas classics to Adele.

The Noels Arms will host Maslow on Friday as part of their Early Doors Sessions. Expect to hear something that you have not heard before - mix - acoustic guitars, pop/flamenco and funk, with bongos, percussion and dance, and then you have the unique sound of Maslow.

Brooks Williams gigs at Eastwell Village Hal on Friday. Walking the line between blues and Americana, the San Antonio Light said that Williams is a “fret monster who has to be seen to be believed.”

The Troubadours will headline at The Carington Arms on Friday. Expect classic tunes with golden harmonies and melodies good enough to eat, guaranteed to reach the parts other bands attempt to reach.

Friday sees Bonnylou take the stage at the Genny B. She is a young, up and coming artist who will draw from her rock/blues and reggae influences to deliver a powerful and energetic live performance.

One Man Two Tone return to the Genny B on Friday. Dance to the ska, mod and new wave sounds brought to life by Steve Wallbanks.

The Boneyard Blues Band will offer a fiery, spicy blend of blues rock, glam and psychedelia at The Crown, on Saturday.

The Genny B is the place to be to see Easy Target on Saturday. Gather your friends together, dust off your dancing shoes and dig out that Christmas jumper for this gig.

The Rooters will be classic rocking at the Noels Arms on Saturday. The band deliver a varied musical classic rock palette from Maiden, Thunder, Extreme, Sabbath and Lizzy.

Saturday sees The Budgie Smugglers play at The Grapes. The band will play a variety of rock, pop and punk classic from the 1950s to the present day.

The Cutting Room will be the venue to attend to see Picto Mexico on Saturday. They will bring huge hits including anything from the Beatles to AC/DC, to the Backstreet Boys and everything in between.

(Sunday) Victorian Christmas Fayre: Capella (along with schools from the borough and Performing Stars) recorded Wind Beneath My Wings in The Beatles studio at Abbey Road. All will perform a mix of genres from We Will Rock You to Les Mis.

The closing act for this year’s Victorian Christmas Market will be George Simpson. Expect a mix of choice covers, old and new, and some songs from his first album.

Sunday sees The Peas deliver classic songs from the 80s and 90s at the Noels Arms. Their set will have mouth trumpets, beatboxing and bickering.

The Midnight Dogs will headline at The Crown on Sunday. The gig will be a varied composition of original covers, catchy guitar riffs, killer bass lines and lyrical stories.

Acoustic duo The Girl and the Stone will play at The Geese and Fountain on Sunday. Their set will be self-penned folk styled songs and because it’s December, Christmas songs will be allowed.

Tuesday sees Melton Folk Club gather at The Crown, for people of all ages and hosted by Adrian Kerr.

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