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Melton Lions Senior Citizens Variety Concert hit all the right notes again in 28th year

Melton Lions Senior Citizens Variety Concert was another strongly put together spectacle on Saturday.

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Melton Mowbray Orchestra PHOTO: Supplied

Attend ‘An Evening of Classic Music’ with Melton Mowbray Orchestra for LOROS

The Melton Mowbray Orchestra is hoping to raise vital funds for LOROS when they perform in concert next month.

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Jon Pearson is hosting the Noels Arms Wax Comical - Comedy Chip Shop evening PHOTO: Supplied

Melton Gig Guide: February 15 to 18 - Melton Times

Tonight Melton Theatre hosts Simon Day In Character. He’ll be progressive rocker and humanitarian Brian Pern, pub bore Billy Bleach, unpublished poet Geoffrey Allerton and habitual criminal Tony Beckton.

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Musical director James Gutteridge with members of Melton Mowbray Choral Society EMN-180213-093642001

Fundraisers send James to New York to perform with his Melton choir

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Call for males to audition for SKY Theatre’s West Side Story Melton musical

Melton-based theatre company SKY Theatre is looking for male cast members aged 16-25 to play key roles in their West Side Story musical.

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The Schmoozenbergs PHOTO: Samuel Kaye

Gypsy jazz and swing band The Schmoozenbergs to gig at Wymondham

An upbeat show, containing catchy tunes, intricate musical inter play and playful improvisation has been organised at Wymondham Village Hall on Thursday.

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Womanzone and Shades of Grey PHOTO: Supplied

Concert at Scalford raises £400 for cancer support charity

A fundraising concert at St Egelwins Church, Scalford, has raised £400 for Look Good Feel Better (LGFB), a charity that helps women and teenagers manage the visible side effects of cancer treatment.

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Pupils from Asfordby Captain's Close Primary School perform in the Young Voices concert PHOTO: Supplied

Asfordby pupils on song at Young Voices concert

Children from a primary school in the Melton borough enjoyed a recent trip to the FlyDSA Arena to take part in the world’s largest school choir concert, joining thousands of others to perform for a packed audience.

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Abby and Liv from Abandon Her performing Sunday evening at The Half Moon PHOTO: Supplied

Melton Gig Guide: February 9 to 11 - Melton Times

Friday sees HubCap perform at the Noels Arms. Impressive duo HubCap have been cooking up their unique blend of dirty, voodoo blues and psychedelic funkiness since they first met at a house party in 2014. Their sound is inspired by Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Walters, Zeppelin and Hendrix, but listen out for the more experimental sounds of Captain Beefheart and Beck too.

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Live@Eastwell - Thrilling spring music gigs at village hall

A varied and exciting series of live music gigs have organised this spring at Eastwell Village Hall.

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Hell on Heels who are playing at The Black Swan on Saturday PHOTO: Supplied

Melton Gig Guide: February 2 to 4 - Melton Times

Friday sees Faulty New Goods perform at The Nags Head in Harby. Faulty New Goods are a five-piece band based in the heart of the Vale of Belvoir. They play rocks hits from the likes of Free, Steppenwolf, Queens of the Stone Age, Foo Fighters and Rage Against the Machine.

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Ray Callcut who is perfoming at The Geese and Fountain and hosting the final Jamuary session at the Noels Arms PHOTO: Supplied

Melton Gig Guide: January 25 to 28 - Melton Times

Melton Vale Post 16 is hosting Boogie Nights: The 70’s Musical tonight, Friday and Saturday. Full of major throwback numbers such as YMCA, Celebration and Blame It On the Boogie. Tickets can be purchased from MV16 or bought from any of the cast/ band members.

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Tim Kliphuis Trio PHOTO: Andrew Surridge

Embrace jazzy swing sounds of world-class violinist Tim Kliphuis at Twyford

A world-class violinist and two of his musicians (Tim Kliphuis Trio) are set to perform their high-energy gypsy swing and jazzed-up classical tunes in front of a packed out audience at Twyford.

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Dylan Hutchinson, a Melton man who stars in new BBC1 singing talent show, All Together Now, as one of the judging panel EMN-180119-144055001

Melton karaoke king stars in new TV show

Many people know him in Melton for belting out cabaret tunes on karaoke nights at the Genny B pub, but on Saturday Dylan Hutchinson will be taking centre stage in a new prime time television talent show with former Spice Girls star Geri Horner.

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Talisman are performing at The Genny B on Saturday PHOTO: Supplied

Melton Gig Guide: January 19 to 21 - Melton Times

Jamuary continues at the Noels Arms on Friday. This time it’ll be hosted by Paul Schamp ‘Scampi.’ So, now that we find ourselves in January its traditionally a quiet month for live music and musicians, there is a plus side to this, local musicians are available to make up the equivalent of a Melton Mowbray Super-group. If you’re a vocalist or fancy singing with a live band let’s hear what you wanna sing. Contact Archie Pearson if you want to get involved. A sort of karaoke jam session with a terrific house band.

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Male members of the cast rehearsing Footloose PHOTO: Supplied

Melton’s John Ferneley College presents Footloose

A cast and crew of 90 students are set to tread the boards in John Ferneley College’s musical drama Footlose.

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The overall champions of last year's Young Writer competition - Brownlow pupil Izabella Roberts receives the winners shield from Rotarian Maggie Saunders and head teacher Damien Turrell PHOTO: Supplied

Melton Rotary clubs want creative children to enter youth competitions

Creative children from the Melton borough are invited to enter the first phase of four youth competitions this spring.

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Super musical acts booked to perform at ‘Showtime’ a Melton fundraiser for Dogs Trust

‘Showtime’ a special night full of musical entertainment for charity is coming to Melton.

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The Melton Musical Theatre Company's poster for 9 to 5: The Musical PHOTO: Supplied

Cast set for 9 to 5: The Musical at Melton Theatre

The Melton Musical Theatre Company (TMMTC) will be back to all singing and dancing ways this February in 9 to 5: The Musical, a musical comedy with a guest appearance from the Queen of Country, Dolly Parton.

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The Boutones PHOTO: The Boutones/Stephen G Greenhough

Melton Gig Guide: January 12 to 14 - Melton Times

Jamuary continues at the Noels Arms on Friday. This time it’ll be hosted by Sarah Bird. So, now that we find ourselves in January its traditionally a quiet month for live music and musicians, there is a plus side to this, local musicians are available to make up the equivalent of a Melton Mowbray Supergroup. If you’re a vocalist or fancy singing with a live band let’s hear what you wanna sing. Contact Archie Pearson if you want to get involved. A sort of karaoke jam session with a terrific house band.

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