Music listings - March 2 - March 11

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A complete list of all the local gigs and music events.

Latin acoustic

LATIN acoustic band, Mas Y Mas will be back at Mama Liz’s Voodoo Lounge tonight.

The band play original and standard Latin songs along with Latino Flamenco, Afro-Cuban and Celtic influences, woven together by driving dance rhythms.

Acoustic roots singer and songwriter, David Wyatt will also be performing.

Tickets are £4 in advance from the venue and Silver Lane Wholefood, or £5 on the door.

The Stamford heat of round one in this year’s East Midlands Battle of the Bands will be held in Mama Liz’s Voodoo Lounge on Friday next week.

Wreaklass Necklass, Simple Machines, Dead Commercial, Kamakazi Hotshot, Bride Of the Atom and Screw Callahan will go head-to-head for a place in the second round heats in April and ultimately a place in the regional final at the Shed in Leicester on June 30.

The doors open at 7.30pm and admission is £4.

For more information, visit

BBC Music Nation

RUTLAND Concert band will join choirs and dance groups from local schools for BBC Music Nation at Rutland County Museum tomorrow at 7.30pm.

Key moments in Rutland’s history will be celebrated in music, song and dance on a magical tour of Rutland where the audience will experience glimpses of past and present events that have helped to shape Rutland into the unique county that exists today. The main focus of the event is the premiere of a specially composed musical work by Rachel Branston, based on poems entitled Multum In Parvo that have been written by local school children.

A collaborative performance of this work incorporating all performers in a celebration of Rutland will bring the concert to a close.

Tickets are £6 from Anne Mortimer - 01572 756578;;

Big band sound

THE big band, concert band and woodwind ensemble from Oakham School will play an eclectic mix of music in the school chapel tonight.

Friday Night with the Bands features Nimrod by Elgar; Ravel’s Bolero and Williams’ Olympic Fanfare and Theme.

The concert starts at 7.45pm and free tickets are available from 01572 758820 or

FRIDAY, March 2

FIRST FRIDAY FOLK - 8pm, The Wishing Well, Dyke, Dean Hardy - 01778 570115.

ANIMAL INSTINCTS - 9pm, The Northfields, Stamford.

BOOMERANG RETURNS - Mas Y Mas supported by David Wyatt, 8.30pm £5. Full Fat Funk with Green Goblin, 9pm, free admission. Mama Liz’s, Stamford.

THE RAINMEN - The Hole In The Wall, Stamford.

FRIDAY NIGHT WITH THE BANDS - Oakham School Big Band, Concert Band, Woodwind Ensemble, 7.45pm, Oakham School Chapel. Free tickets from 01572 758820 or

DAVID SWARBRICK - in concert, 8pm, Stamford Arts Centre.

THE TOTAL STONE ROSES - with guests, Oaysis, 8pm, The Met Lounge, Peterborough.

TWENTY4- 9pm, The Periwig, Stamford.

THE PARADIMES - support from The Headstarts, Northern Soul and ska DJs, Sumo, Leicester, LE3 5LG.

TEA DANCE - weekly, 2-4pm, £4, including tuition, tea and biscuits Coronation Hall, Market Deeping. Contact Janina Mossman - 01778 590655.


RUTLAND CONCERT BAND - BBC Music Nation, 7.30pm, Rutland County Museum. For more information, contact Anne Mortimer - 01572 756578;;

ANIMAL INSTINCTS. - The Angel Inn, Yarwell.

FUSE - with Ross Dyson and Jamie Scott, 9pm, £3, Last Broadcast with Mark, 9pm, free admission, Mama Liz’s, Stamford.

SLIDE TO OPEN - The Stage, Market Deeping.

ACQUIESCE - The Prince of Wales Feathers, Castor.

VICKY AND JON - 8.30pm, Smiths of Bourne.

THE ATLANTICS - 9pm, The Black Horse Inn, Greetham.

EUROPEAN UNION CHAMBER ORCHESTRA - 8pm, Stamford Arts Centre - 01780 763203.

THE HAMSTERS - Farewell Tour, 8pm The Drill Hall, Lincoln. Tickets - 01522 873894.

UPPINGHAM SCHOOL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA - concert conducted by Jane Stevens, 7.30pm, free admission, Uppingham School.

CEILIDH / BARN DANCE - to The Fruitcake Band, Edenham Village Hall. For more details call 01778 346236.

SUNDAY, March 4

HACONBY OPEN MIC - PA provided, no drums please, 8pm, The Hare and Hounds, Haconby. Contact Nick Gomm - 01778 571428.

PENNYLESS TRIO - 4-6pm, Mama Liz’s Stamford.

IT MIGHT AS WELL BE SPRING - 7.30pm, St Andrew’s Church. Folkingham. Tickets £10 - 01529 497681/01529 497407.

MELLOW HARMONY - 12.30-2.30pm, Barnsdale Hall Hotel.

MONDAY, March 5

OPEN MIC - the first Monday of each month, 8pm, The Hare and Hounds, Haconby. Contact 01778 571428.

TUESDAY, March 6

OPEN ACOUSTIC SESSION - The Millstone Inn, Barnack.

GRETTON SINGAROUND - 8.30pm, The Hatton Arms, Gretton. Andy Butterworth - 01536 770302.


MARK 4 JAZZ - 8pm, The Wheatsheaf, Oakham

SPALDING FOLK CLUB - with Steve Turner, 8.15pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding. Visitors £6 members £5. Contact 01406 380100.

SPAGHETTI WESTERN ORCHESTRA - De Montfort Hall, Leicester.

LUNCHTIME CONCERT - Benjamin Landman – voice, Simon Smith – piano. A selection of Shakespeare settings by Quilter and Purcell

Free admission, 1.20pm Uppingham Parish Church. Free admission.

MARACA2 IN CONCERT - 7.30pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding - 01775 764777.

LUNCHTIME CONCERT - William Fox and Stephen Tatlow, organ 1.30pm, free admission, retiring collection. All Saints’ Church, Oakham.

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OPEN MIC NIGHT - The Angel Inn, Yarwell.

OPEN STAGE - 8pm, The Golden Pheasant, Etton, free admission.

LUNCHTIME CONCERTS - by Oundle School pupils and students, weekly, 1.30pm at St Peter’s Church, Oundle, free admission.

FRIDAY, March 9

JOE BROWN - The Royal and Derngate, Northampton.

BATTLE OF THE BANDS - round one, Mama Liz’s, Stamford.

SATURDAY, March 10

TEXAS TORNADOS - The Danish Invader, Stamford. Free admission 01780 764409.

RUTLAND SINFONIA - 35th anniversary season, St Peter‘s Church, Oundle.

PETERBOROUGH BIG BAND - fundraising concert for Peterborough City Hospital Oncology Unit. 8pm, The Deepings School. Tickets £8 for adults, £4 students and under 19s from 01778 347815, Tancreds, Church Street, Market Deeping or Waterton Arms, Deeping St James.

FASCINATING RHYTHM - jazz quartet, 7.30pm, St Peter’s Church, Lenton. Tickets £11 (£10) including refreshments, are £11 for Contact 01476 585076 or

ABBI MOORE - 8.30pm, The Dog and Bone, Lincoln.

CEILIDH - organised by Bourne Tennis Club, 8pm Edenham Village Hall. Music and dancing to Waggonload of Monkeys, ploughman’s supper. Tickets £10 from David Kelby - 01778 426820.

SUNDAY, March 11

ORGAN CONCERT - by Michael Wooldridge, 2.30pm, Market Overton Village Hall. Admission £5 on the door. Contact 01572 755724 or 759736.