Melton Gig Guide: July 29 to August 31 - Melton Times

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The Noels Arms hosts Lil Jim on Friday, who will ease you into the weekend with some energy covers.

Expect accordion acrobatics, formidable grooves and rhythms and the sweetest harmonies.

The Genny B is the venue to see Cabin boy Jumped Ship, See no Evil, Breek, Freak Static and Skanz on Friday.

Cabin boy Jumped Ship will perform their hard hitting electronic infused metal. They will play a set focused on their new EP Pathways.

See No Evil will play an interesting mix of dark melodies and heavy metal drums. The up and coming local band are a four piece that formed in 2013. They are a metal band with members that are 18-20 years old.

Freak Static is the solo recording project of multi-instrumentalist producer Matt Matuska. His DIY recordings pull in elemental influences from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.

Skanz is a hip hop artist who is opening the evening. His set will feature two other artists from Melton. They will start off quite mellow and move onto faster tempo sounds.

Local grunge rock band Breek will also play some of their own songs on the night.

The Carington Arms at Ashby Folville hosts Sparkles and Joyride on Friday. They will perform rock, modern pop and motown hits.

Monkey and the Fish entertain the audience at The Crown, in Asfordby, on Friday.

Melton punk band XMA will play at the Right Direction 6 Scooter Rally on Friday night, at The Gate Hangs Well, in Syston. Their set will be fist pumping rock delivered with passion and pride.

The Underdogs attend the Genny on Saturday. If you like AC/DC, Foo Fighters, Led Zeppelin,Kasabian, Queen, The Darkness, The Cult and Pearl Jam, then this is the place to be at the weekend.

Saturday also sees The Veltones return to the Noels Arms. In recent times the band have said goodbye to guitarist Nick King and hello to Jon Arno (formally of Shine). They have been working hard to get Jon up to speed with the Veltones popular brand of funk, soul, disco and rock.

The Grapes hosts Oak on Saturday. Oak are a Nottingham based covers band who play hits from the likes of Deep Purple and Black Sabbath to lesser known bands such as Robin Trower and Atomic Rooster.

Mark Gill and Adele Harrison headline at the Noels Arms on Sunday. They will play rock, pop and indie classic covers past to present. Their influences are a vast range and include the likes of Fleetwood Mac, Tracy Chapman, U2 and Jimi Hendrix.

Head on down to the Geese and Fountain at Croxton Kerrial, on Sunday, to hear soloist Becka Hutton perform. The events singer will belt out soft ballads. Her songs range from the 1940s to present.