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North Devon Gig Guide

09:35 01 June 2011

NORTHERN Irish folk figure Ben Sands is playing at The George Hotel in South Molton tonight (Wednesday, June 1.)

NORTHERN Irish folk figure Ben Sands is playing at The George Hotel in South Molton tonight (Wednesday, June 1.)

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Gigs aplenty from 01/06/11 to 07/06

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1

● GEORGE HOTEL, SOUTH MOLTON: A rare opportunity to catch Ben Sands from County Down in Northern Ireland. A cornerstone of the legendary Sands family, Ben plays a multitude of instruments – one at a time. Like his brothers, Colum and Tommy, he has also carved out a successful solo career with whimsical, funny & stirring songs. Tickets (01769) 572514 or www.georgehotelsouthmolton.co.uk.

● THE Tavern, Barnstaple: Karaoke.

● Coach & Horses, Appledore: Folk jam.

● Portobello Inn, Bideford: Sing Zone Karaoke.

● 3 Pigeons, Bishops Tawton: Open acoustic.

● Kelly’s BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco/quiz.

THURSDAY

● Quigley’s, Bideford: Sod ’em & Sing Karaoke.

● Portobello Inn, Bideford: Open Mic.

● THE Joiners Arms, Bideford: Folk Club. 8pm.

● THE Royal George, Appledore: Live music with various local musicians, from 8.30pm.

● @Onefyfive, Ilfracombe: Open Mic, 8.30pm.

● COOK ISLAND, MULLACOTT: Open Mike Night with The Average Blues Band, from 8pm.

● CROYDE VILLAGE HALL: Authentic rock ‘n’ roll band The Atlantics prove the 50s sound isn’t dead by a long holler as they play from 7.30-11pm.

● Kelly’s BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco 8pm-late.

● THE CEDARS, BARNSTAPLE: Rock ‘n’ Roll Club, with DJ Midnight Shift, 7.30pm-late. Info 07899 701498.

● LILICO’S, BARNSTAPLE: Baqua plus a full band will bring together electronica, great vocals and instrumental to create their original sound from 9pm.

● THE WREY ARMS, BARNSTAPLE: Open Mic Night.

FRIDAY

● THE Joiners Arms, Bideford: Karaoke.

● Portobello INN, BidEFORD: Karaoke.

● First In, Last Out, BidEFORD: Karaoke.

● The Palladium Club, Bideford: Local blues favourites The Muddy River Band in action at the club.

● Quigley’s, Bideford: DJ JK.

● ROBIN’S NEST, BIDEFORD FC: Don’t Knock the Rock night with DJ PJ.

● THE ROYAL EXCHANGE, TORRINGTON: Beer Festival from Friday to Sunday, with plenty of live music washed down with real ales. Tonight top vocalist Della is performing from 9.45pm. For the full line up call (01805) 623395.

● THE Seagate Hotel, Appledore: Ian Hudson & Friends get together for music.

● THE Royal George, Appledore: Live music with various local musicians, from 8.30pm.

● APPLEDORE SOCIAL CLUB: 1950s Rock ‘n’ Roll Night, with top DJs plus basic dance tuition for them as wants to boogie. Now first Friday of every month. 8pm-late, free entry. Call 07866 555760 or just turn up!

● Kelly’s BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco 8pm-late.

● THE WREY ARMS, BARNSTAPLE: Singles night plus disco.

● RED BARN, WOOLACOMBE: The Liquidators AKA bring their lively ska sound to the popular music venue.

● PRINCE OF WALES, ILFRACOMBE: The Federal Blues Agency is back in town from 9pm.

● RHS GARDEN ROSEMOOR, TORRINGTON: Part of the attraction’s Summer season Programme, Alan Price (the original keyboard player for The Animals) and his six piece band prepare to roll out the hits. Free entry to the garden for ticket holders from 4pm, show starts at 8pm. For more info and tickets, call (01805) 624624.

SATURDAY

● THE Joiners Arms, Bideford: Versatile local band The Alchemists bring their set to the Joiners, covering anything from rock and rockabilly to acoustic and latin.

● The Palladium Club, Bideford: Join DJ Wendy May for her monthly Boom Boom Room, with plenty of tunes from across the spectrum to dance to.

● The Anchor Inn, Bideford: Planit X Karaoke.

● Quigley’s, Bideford: Guest DJs at Fat Freddy’s.

● THE Royal George, Appledore: Live music with various local musicians, from 8.30pm.

● THE Seagate Hotel, Appledore: Echoes of Elvis courtesy of Brock ‘a’ Billy from 9pm.

● THE GOLDEN LION, NORTHAM: Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo — that’s right, traditional bingo meets traditional rock, with cash prizes to be won. From 8pm.

● Portobello INN, BidEFORD: Basil’s Blues Band’s Archie will be playing live at the venue tonight.

● THE ROYAL EXCHANGE, TORRINGTON: Beer Festival. For the full line up call (01805) 623395.

● THE CAVALIER INN, TORRINGTON: Bare faced rock and pop covers and originals from Maybe Naked, 9pm.

● RHS GARDEN ROSEMOOR, TORRINGTON: The Summer season Programme continues as Rosemoor invites you to enjoy an evening with Julian Lloyd Webber on cello, plus pianist Pam Chowhan for works by Bach, Bridge, Britten, Faure, Delius, William Lloyd Webber and Rachmaninov. 8pm, garden entry from 4pm for ticket holders. Tickets/info (01805) 624624.

● Kelly’s BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco/karaoke.

● THE WREY ARMS, BARNSTAPLE: The Wrey house band stands ready to entertain.

● THE OLIVE BRANCH, BARNSTAPLE: Rock and blues fun from Plamen — the Rock Fella, from 9pm.

● THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION, BRAUNTON: Twist and shout with a 50s Rock ‘n’ Roll night at the venue from 8-11.15pm, admission free.

● THE PIER HOTEL, ILFRACOMBE: Classic rock, blues and a touch of reggae with Damnation Game from 9.30pm.

● THE HUNTER’S INN, HEDDON VALLEY: Here Comes the Summer: The venue hosts its now annual and popular mini music festival to celebrate the arrival of good times and warmer climes (we hope!)
Playing tonight is Chilly Breeze at 7pm followed by Psylum at 9.30. Visit www.thehuntersinn.net for info.

● STOWFORD MEADOWS, BERRY DOWN: Talented young singer songwriter Milli Taylor playing at the holiday park near Combe Martin.

● POLLYFIELD CENTRE, BIDEFORD: Planit X Karaoke.

● THE GREEN WOOD, STOKE RIVERS: Join The Oggle Band for a fiddlin’ fast ceilidh nr Hartland from 7.30pm. Tickets/info (01598) 710445 or (01884) 258854.

● THE LONDON INN, BRAUNTON: Making fans wherever they go, lively local band Revival bring their covers and original set to a regular venue from 10pm.

SUNDAY

● THE heavitree ARMS, BidEFORD: Sod ’em & Sing

● THE Joiners Arms, BidEFORD: Baz Bix & Friends, folks, blues and jamming fun from 3-6pm.

● Clinton Arms, Frithelstock: Jam session.

● THE ROYAL EXCHANGE, TORRINGTON: Beer Festival. For the full line up call (01805) 623395.

● Coach & Horses, appledore: Karaoke & disco.

● White Lion, Braunton: Amy Newton’s Open Mic. Join singer songwriter Amy for a night of jamming.

● Thatched Barn, Croyde: Open mic.

● THE HUNTER’S INN, HEDDON VALLEY: Here Comes the Summer: Live music, with Della & James of Baqua fame playing an acoustic set from 12 noon. At 1.30pm talented singer songwriter Dan Greenaway takes to the stage, followed by local rising star Jenna Witts at 3.45pm.The Garden Club bring their excellent covers on at 5pm. www.thehuntersinn.net for info.

● MARSHALL’S, BARNSTAPLE: Sunday afternoon surgery with The Blues Doctors from 3pm.

MONDAY

● ZENA’S, BARNSTAPLE: Songbird aka Graham Clarke on sax & vocalist Kelly Hadden from 12 noon-3pm.

● THE Seagate HOTEL, Appledore: Acoustic jam with local favourite Ian Hudson.

● Kelly’s BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Sod ‘em & Sing.

● Reform Inn, Pilton: Open Mic from 9pm.

● THE WREY ARMS, BARNSTAPLE: Open Mic.

TUESDAY

● THE WREY ARMS, BARNSTAPLE: The venue continues to build on its growing reputation as a live music venue with the Sam Lloyd Band.

● THE OLD BARN, BICKINGTON: Barnstaple Jazz Society. Free new Orleans and Dixieland jazz by the Society Orchestra plus guests from 7.30pm.

● Castle Inn, Landkey: Open Mic.

● THE CYDER PRESSE, WEARE GIFFARD: Steve Ruffe’s acoustic night, 8.30pm.

● CARLTON HOTEL, ILFRACOMBE: Terry Charles.

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