Melton Gig Guide: August 23 to 27 - Melton Times

Bitter and Twisted PHOTO: Supplied
Bitter and Twisted PHOTO: Supplied
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There’s quite literally so much happening this Bank Holiday Weekend that it just won’t fit, so we have had to just have the Gig List.

Head over to the Melton Gig Guide website for photos, bios, banter and even HD videos of musical acts -

Two things to give a special mention to this weekend are Heidi Bailey and her band Alternova making their debut at The Generous Briton on Saturday, and the Crohn’s and Colitis charity event at the Noels Arms on Sunday.


The Generous Briton: Scampi’s Karaoke


Market Place: The Bierkeller Schunklers, part of the Melton Bid’s Bavarian Weekend, (7pm)

The Carington Arms (Ashby Folville): The Troubadours, (8.30pm)

The Generous Briton: Pembroke Tenneson, 60s folk and Americana, (9.30pm)

Noels Arms: TBA

The Black Swan: TBA

The Grapes: Disco

The Half Moon: Tiny Tony and Karaoke


Melton Royal British Legion Club: Neil Evans, male vocalist, (8.30pm)

Market Place: The Playtime Band, part of the Melton Bid’s Bavarian Weekend, (7pm)

Belvoir Brewery (Old Dlaby): Howard Rose, (8pm)

The Welby: Tom Jones Tribute, (9pm)

Noels Arms: Talisman, rock/metal, (9.30pm)

The Generous Briton: Alternova, rock/metal, debut, (9.30pm)

The Grapes: Spanky Van Dyke, (10pm)

The Half Moon: Tiny Tony and Karaoke


New Park Bandstand: Brass Band concert from Springfield Jazz Ensemble Quartet, (2.45pm)

The Crown: Crownfest V 4pm Chris Wortley, Karen McCloud, Warren, Jonny Trash, Adrian Kerr, Starkat

Noels Arms: Crohn’s and Colitis charity event featuring duo Bitter and Twisted, tombola, raffle, golden ticket draw, bra pong, barbecue and auction (4pm), starts (1pm), music from (3pm).

The Geese and Fountain (Croxton Kerrial): Jess Orestano, acoustic versions of classics, (5.30pm)

The Grapes: John Barry, (7pm)

The Crown (Asfordby): 70s and 80s Party Night, (7pm)

The Generous Briton: Open mic hosted by the boys from Sunday Hut, (7pm)

The Half Moon: Beyond Mainstreet, (8pm)

The Sugar Loaf (Ab Kettleby): Govannen, (9pm)

The Nags Head (Harby): Adam Peter Smith

Bank Holiday Monday

The Nags Head (Harby): Fundraiser for Jadi Best featuring Steve Faulkner ‘Sca-Amanga,’ (1pm)