Join Jim Causley in concert

16:23 27 July 2012

Join Jim Causley in concert at Shammick Acoustic in Combe Martin on Saturday.

Join Jim Causley in concert at Shammick Acoustic in Combe Martin on Saturday.

Archant

Well known local folk performer at Shammick Acoustic concert in Combe Martin on Saturday, July 28.

‘DEVON Incarnate’ is how the performer at tomorrow’s (Saturday, July 28) Shammick Acoustic Concert in Combe Martin has been described.

Highly respected local folk singer and musician Jim Causley brings a repertoire deeply rooted in the soil of his native Devon and has a name that will be familiar to many local audiences.

The monthly Shammick Acoustic concert is held as ever at the Pack O’ Cards pub in Combe Martin and starts at 8pm.

Jim has become renowned for his warm, rich singing voice, his gift for interpreting songs, plus a wry and cheeky stage presence. From ballads to broadsides and stories to tunes on the accordion, all are presented with a relaxed air to charm the hardest of hearts.

He has earned the respect of the greatest luminaries of the folk scene, working on Martyn Wyndham-Read’s ‘Song Links’ project, and touring for six seasons with Waterson-Carthy for their annual ‘Frost and Fire’ Christmas show.

Jim has twice been nominated for the BBC Folk Awards and has recorded three solo albums, plus no less than eight with the likes of Devil’s Interval, Waterson-Carthy and Mawkin, and made guest appearances on eight others.

Yet he still finds time to play with the Dartmoor Pixie Band, talks to local WI clubs and join his village wassailing tradition on Twelfth Night.

Tickets for Saturday’s concert are £7 at the door, or £6 in advance from the Pack o’ Cards or Pets’ Pantry in Combe Martin. Alternatively visit www.shammickacoustic.org.uk for ticket information.

0 comments

Other Entertainment Stories

Yesterday, 08:00
Sunshine at the North Devon Show.

The North Devon Show returns on Wednesday, August 5, with a jam-packed list of events. Find out 10 of the best things to look forward to here...

Read more
Wed, 13:42
The Torrington bonfire

Torrington Trumpton village is nearing completion ahead of the big burn on August Bank Holiday.

Read more
Wed, 11:29

North Devon events from 30/07/15 to 5/08/15

Read more
Mon, 19:45
Somersault Festival 2015.

Around 17,000 people flocked to Castle Hill Estate this weekend to party through the rain and sunshine at Somersault Festival.

Read more
Friday, July 24, 2015
Things to do in North Devon this weekend.

From bungee jumps and festivals to celebrating diversity and a visiting cruise liner - it’s going to be a busy weekend in North Devon!

Read more
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Work by Darren Baker

See the super-realistic realist’s work at Driftwood Contemporary gallery, St James Place

Read more
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Join Kimber's Men at Shammick Acoustic in Combe Martin on Saturday, July 25. Picture: Darren Fleming

Kimbers Men at Shammick Acoustic on Saturday, July 25.

Read more
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Catch Exmoor Border Morris in Westward Ho! at 7.30pm on Wednesday

Events from 23/07 to 29/07/15

Read more
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Join Billyboy Miskimmin's Mercylounge at The Palladium Club in Bideford on Friday. Picture: Terry Hanna.

Join Billy Boy Miskimmin’s Mercy Lounge on Friday, July 24

Read more
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Sunrise staff volunteers and members are looking forward to this year's Diversity Festival. Picture: Submitted

Seven stages of entertainment planned for Castle Green on Saturday.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 12°C

Most Read Entertainment

Great British Life


Great British Life

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition today E-edition


North Devon's trusted business finder