Events at The Kings Arms, Melksham
Coming soon to the Kings Arms
Acoustic open Mic -Sunday June 4th 2017 @ 6pm - The first Sunday of every month.
Acoustic does what it says on the tin. Vocalists and acoustic guitar, music stripped back to its basics for you to enjoy and relax to.
Hosts The DeciBelles will sing a selection of classics, and will jukebox it with requests from the auidience.Over the next few months, we'll showcase some of the local singer songwriters. So if you're interested in performing, we'd love to hear from you. If you're not interested in performing, we'd still love to see you.
Seriously though, who does'nt want to spend a warm sunny Sunday evening listening some fantastic music and having a cheeky beverage or two? Lets bring the Sunday social back!
Friday June 16th 2017 @ 8pm - Alton Wahlberg
Alton is a singer song writer from Suffolk who uses a unique blend of his folk/indie style to capture and enthral
audiences with his songs and stories. With over 10 years experience as a professional musician Alton has graced hundreds of stages across Europe with his soulful yet punchy blend of raw acoustic music.Many of Altons songs have been inspired by the tales he has been told by a vast array of individuals he has met whilst travelling the country as a street performer.
His live shows have the tendancy to make the audience laugh, cry, be deathly silent and then sing at the tops of thier voices, all in the space of one gig!With the new AWMTV project launched, Alton is now offering a platform for young musicians to come and perform live at his Norfolk or Suffolk studio base and feature on the hit series that airs bi-weekly online.
Friday June 30th 2017 @ 8pm - Emily Maguire - A concert in aid of Wiltshire Mind
A special charity concert by singer-songwriter Emily Maguire in aid of Wiltshire Mind, hosted by kind permission of The King's Arms Hotel, Melksham.Best-known for her strong, thought-provoking lyrics, supremely expressive vocals and stunning live performances, Emily’s songs have been played regularly on Radio 2 and have won her fans across the globe. After living in a shack in Australia where she made her first two albums, Emily returned to the UK to tour with American legend Don McLean and make her third album ‘Believer’, a ‘masterpiece’ according to Maverick Magazine. As an advocate for mental health, Emily has been featured several times on Radio 4 including Woman’s Hour, Loose Ends and Midweek, where she was interviewed by Libby Purves talking about her book ‘Start Over Again’. Living with bipolar disorder herself, Emily has done many gigs in mental health hospitals and for MInd groups. She has just published 'Notes From The North Pole', a new book of poetry, prose and song lyrics, and released her hauntingly beautiful fifth album 'A Bit Of Blue', which has been receiving rave reviews in the music press. A classically-trained multi-instrumentalist, Emily is truly 'a talent to be reckoned with' (R2 Magazine).
"A class act” THE MIRROR
"A true artist” R2 MAGAZINE