Melton Gig Guide: July 15 to 20 - Melton Times

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The Noels Arms hosts Malc Evans on Friday. His solo career was restarted when he recorded the 39 Wake Up My Soul EP at the end of 2007.

His combination of songs, humour and delivery has been a key part in building a bigger fan base and re-bookings at the venues he plays.

The Carington Arms is the venue on Friday to see Monroe. They are a duo who play versions of a huge range of music from jazz standards to soul, blues and current chart and dance tunes.

Friday also sees Justice Beach play at the Genny B. Justice Beach is a young and emerging female artist who sings a plethora of cover songs from various decades.

Her set includes hits from Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Etta James and Tony Bennett.

Frisby Village Hall stages Frisby Live on Saturday. This will include Monty’s Travelin’ Roadshow featuring Marten Rolf and special guest Oliver Röhrscheid.

Oliver is a singer and bassist with almost 30 years experience. He plays different styles of music with a heart-touching bond between lyrics and melody of a song.

The Stute hosts a soul evening on Saturday and the Genny B will have Kingbird performing.

Kingbird are a female fronted blues rock band who cover unusual mash-ups and catchy originals. The band pride themselves on pushing boundaries and delivering a top quality performance.

The Swing Fires make a return to the Noels Arms on Saturday. They were a big hit with music lovers last summer, getting the house rocking to their honking, stomping brand of rock n’ roll.

The Grapes hosts Sounds Rite on Saturday. Brothers John and Ronnie Horton, two local lads, make up the popular singing duo. They will perform rock, pop and ballads from the last five decades.

Bodgers Mate hit the stage at the Noels Arms on Sunday. They play a wide choice of musical styles including classic acoustic rock, Celtic, blue grass, Latin, jazz.

Tuesday sees Melton Folk Club gather in the Tiger Room at The Crown, a new venture for people of all ages and hosted by Adrian Kerr. Visit

Head on down to The Three Crowns- Steamin’ Billy in Oakham, on Wednesday, for open mic night hosted by Simon Booth.