What’s On: Music, week of June 27

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This week’s gigs and concerts.

To get your event included in our listings, e-mail the details to smeditor@stamfordmercury.co.uk.

Friday, June 27

STAMFORD MUSIC FESTIVAL: ORPHICON STRING QUARTET AND SECOND TIME

DJ MAD SCATTER - 9pm, Mama Liz’s bar, Stamford. Punk ‘n’ Soul ‘n’ Funk ‘n’ Roll. Free.

LADIES/JAMES CAINE & THE MEANIES/ALEX LONG - 8pm, the Voodoo Lounge, Stamford. Tickets £4 on the door.

AROUND CLARINET ENSEMBLE - 7.30pm, the Gallery, Stamford Arts Centre. Free.

ROADRUNNER - Live music featuring 50 years of classic jukebox hits, as part of Rutland CAMRA Beer Festival at Rutland County Museum Oakham, from 8.15pm. Admission charge on the door with reductions for CAMRA members

GREENWOOD QUIRE - 8pm, St Andrews Church - Rippingale. Tickets £6.50 including a glass of wine. Refreshments available afterwards. 01778 440444; chrispetz@aol.com

THE GLORIOUS ONE EYED CATS - 9pm, The Green Man, Stamford. Free.

Saturday, June 28

STAMFORD MUSIC FESTIVAL: WILLIAM EAST QUIRE - 11am, Barn Hill Methodist Church. Free.

STAMFORD MUSIC FESTIVAL: THE TIN PIGEONS AND OPAQUE - 8.30pm, the Voodoo Lounge at Mama Liz’s. £6.

STAMFORD MUSIC FESTIVAL: UNPLUGGED ACOUSTIC - 7.30pm, Stamford Arts Centre Cellar Bar. Solo acts or duets aged under 18.

EHS - 9pm, Mama Liz’s bar, Stamford. Hip hop, funk and groove. Free.

BEN MORGAN BAND - 9pm, The Black Bull, Market Overton.

THE PORTCAWL MALE VOICE CHOIR - 7pm, St Mary’s Church, Melton Mowbray.

Tickets are available priced at £8 from Janet Gilchrist on 01664 560961 or Margaret Ryder on 01664 564306 and are sold in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

ARKANGEL - 7.30pm, Normanton Church, Edith Weston. An Evening with Ella. Tickets £7.50 on 01780 686800.

BIANCA AND THE TOP CATS - 4.30pm, The Green Man, Stamford. Free.

THE STERADENTS - 9pm, The Green Man, Stamford. Free.

GIG IN THE GARDEN - 5pm, The Wheatsheaf, Oakham. Acoustic duo Bird and the Badman. Barbecue from 4pm. Free.

SING WE AND CHANT IT - Stamford Choral. Enchanting music for a midsummer’s evening, 7.30pm, Trinity Methodist Church, Barn Hill, Stamford. Part songs and folk song arrangements including music by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Robert Pearsall, Arthur Sullivan, and others. Jeremy Jepson, conductor. Soloist Jessica Coombs. Piano duets Ruth Proctor and Jeremy Jepson. Tickets £8 (£6 ) from Stamford Arts Centre 01780 763203.

SUMMER BALL - an evening of ballroom, latin and sequence with Ann Gibbons Dance, 7.30pm for 8pm-11.30pm. Tickets £17.50 from Stamford Arts Centre.

DEEPING ST NICHOLAS FLOWER FESTIVAL - concert by Pennyless. Tickets £7 on the door.

COUNTRY AND WESTERN NIGHT - 7.15pm for 8pm start. Coronation Hall, Halfleet, Market Deeping, PE6 8DB. Bring your own refreshments. £8 admission. Details from Trisha on 01778 346348.

SWITCH BLADE - 21st Century Rockabilly. The Angel Inn Yarwell, 9pm.

Sunday, June 29

STAMFORD MUSIC FESTIVAL: GRAND FINAL BARBECUE AND OPEN STAGE - 2pm, Mama

Liz’s bar, hosted by Pennyless. Free.

RUTLAND UKELELE BAND - 3pm, the Black Bull, Market Overton.

NICOLE LAWRENCE - 4.30pm, The Green Man, Stamford.

DG MUSIC SUMMER PARTY - 4pm-9.30pm, Oakham Castle grounds. Music from Funk Soul Brother, The Houndogs and more. Tickets £10 for adults and £3 for under 16s from Music and More, Oakham and The Falcon Hotel, Uppingham, or £15 (£5 for under 16s) on the gate.

EASY SUNDAY MUSIC - 3pm to 4pm, Fotheringhay Church. Free but donations to the church development fund are welcome. Tim Dighton, Peterborough, pianist, will be playing Songs from the Shows and Swingtime Music. All the old songs and some tempo too.

BILL PAULEY’S BRM - 2pm to 6pm. The Five Horseshoes, Barholm.

SONG AND MUSIC SESSION - 7.30-10.30pm The Castle Inn, High Street, Castle Bytham.

Monday, June 30

COLLYWESTON FOLK CLUB - the Collyweston Slater. Bob Bakewell 0116 2593395

Tuesday, July 1

BOURNE FOLK AND ACOUSTIC CLUB - singers and musicians, all instruments, abilities and ages welcome. Singaround style, 8pm the Masons’ Arms, Bourne.

ACOUSTIC SESSION - 8pm the Millstone Inn, Barnack, Stamford. 01733 891860

GRETTON SINGAROUND - 8.30pm, Hatton Arms, Gretton, NN17 3DN. Andy Butterworth - 01536 770302

Wednesday, July 2

ACOUSTIC CAFE - open mic for musicians, singers and writers from 12 to 25 years, 4.30-6pm, Stamford Arts Centre.

SPALDING FOLK CLUB - Winter Wilson 8.15pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding. Admission £6 (members £5) 01406 381339

Thursday, July 3

VILLIERS STRING QUARTET - 7.30pm, All Saints’ Church, Westborough. James Dickenson violin, Tamaki Higashi violin, Carmen Flores viola. Tickets from Stamford Arts Centre.

LIMEHOUSE LIZZY - 8pm The Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham. Tickets £15 (£13).

Friday, July 4

RESTLESS - Mama Liz’s Stamford. 8.30, £10 with advance booking advise

Saturday, July 5

STAMFORD FESTIVAL: STAMFORD BRASS - 7.30pm, Stamford Corn Exchange. Tickets 01780 766455.

STAMFORD CHAMBER ORCHESTRA - 8pm Stamford Arts Centre. Tickets £12.50 (£10.50, £5.50 child)

Sunday, July 6

OPEN MIC - 8pm the Hare and Hounds, Haconby.01778 571428.