Live entertainment nights launched at Oakham pub

Mill Street Pub & Kitchen in Oakham has launched live music and comedy nights.

The events will be held every Friday in The Cavern bar at the town centre venue.

Live music starts at 9pm on Fridays, with artists appearing in the next month including band Munich on Friday, 27 January and Leicester based solo acoustic artist Calder McLaughlin on Friday, 10 February.

Entry to the live music nights is free.

Get ready to laugh out loud

Comedy nights are also being introduced, which will be held on the first Friday of every month, starting on 3 February.

Comedian Jon Pearson is the first act who will be performing. He has two successful Edinburgh Fringe Festival runs under his belt and sell-out show ‘Tall Order’ at Melton Theatre, which was part of Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival.

Jon is described on as “Brilliant and witty gags with a natural ability for working an audience.”

MC for the night, which starts at 7.30pm, is Mark Smith.

Mark’s TV appearances include Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC3) Nick Helm’s Heavy Entertainment (BBC3) and Gonzo (MTV2) and People are Awesome (YouTube channel).

Entry to the comedy nights is £5. To book tickets call 01572 729600 or for more information visit http://www.millstreetoakham.comCall 01572 729 600 Call 01572 729 600

Mill Street Pub & Kitchen manager Chris Watson says: “We are really excited to now be offering live entertainment at The Cavern, which has a great atmosphere. We have a fantastic line-up of both music and comedy acts on offer over the next few weeks to give people a top night out.”

Mill Street Pub & Kitchen, opened in the heart of Oakham last summer. The pub is located at 6, Mill Street, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6EA, 01572 729600,

  • The pub also offers seven boutique bedrooms and two private dining spaces ideal for hosting business events or celebrating special family occasions
  • The pub, is run by Epic Managers Ltd, who run four other pubs including the newly opened Knife & Cleaver in Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire; the Anchor at Aspley Guise, near Milton Keynes and 185 Watling Street Pub & Kitchen in Towcester,