Melton Gig Guide: April 14 to 19 - Melton Times

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Tonight the Noels Arms presents ‘Wax Comical Comedy Chip shop’ which features funny stand ups including Jon Pearson, Peter Brush, Moses Ali Khan, Jo Duncan and Marshal B Anderson.

Headlining is Chris Purchase. Chris is a writer, presenter, buddy cop sidekick and hater of authoritative figures. Chris wants you to listen to him.

Peter Brush will kickstart proceedings. He received a prestigious four and a half star review from Chortle at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe.

Jo Duncan grew up in Oakham. She gave up teaching to follow her dream and make people laugh.

Marshal B Anderson gets angry about getting old, stupid, governments, greedy people, anyone who knows they’re right, the cold-dead hand of management.

The Noels Arms hosts The Bandidas on Friday as part of their Early Doors sessions.

The trio group will debut and are fronted by vocal gymnast Lucy Littlemore. They will perform covers you know and some you don’t.

Sarah Bird is set to bring her mixture of retro pop and soul inspired tunes to The Carington Arms on Friday.

Saturday sees Monty’s Travelin’ Roadshow, the Turncliffe Sisters from Canada and guitarist Marten Rolfe from Germany perform at Frisby on the Wreake Village Hall.

No Mercy for Percy will light up the stage at the Genny B on Saturday. They have a set rammed full of pop hits including hits from the likes of Elton John, The Eagles and Dolly Parton.

The Noels Arms will let Junction Classic Rock take over their venue on Saturday. They are well known for their entertaining stage presence, fantastic light show and their superb musicianship. The band specialise in classic rock covers from Rush, Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix, Deep Purple, Cream, Bon Jovi and ACDC.

Saturday brings Baker’s Treat back to The Grapes. His set includes tight vocal harmonies and a wide range of musical instruments.

Somebody out there must know Nigel Baker. If you do, please could you ask him to contact Pete at the Melton Gig Guide?

Sunday sees the Steel Threads entertain at the Noels Arms. They are an original acoustic band who perform their own unique blend of rock and folk. Influenced by the likes of Led Zeppelin, Crowded House and Fleetwood Mac, the Steel Threads pride themselves on their strong song-writing and heartfelt performances.

The Saddle hosts the Soultones on Sunday. They are fronted by Chris Rose and Elin Betts. There soulful vocal performances are laid down and grooved along by Jay, Ken, Ed and Andy .

Last but not least, Tuesday sees Melton Folk Club gather in the Tiger Room at The Crown. This is a new venture that welcomes people of all ages and is hosted by Adrian Kerr.