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PUBLISHED: 00:01 24 April 2013

Don't miss guitar legend Gordon Giltrap and top keyboard player Oliver Wakeman at The Plough Arts Centre in Torrington on Saturday (April 27).

Don't miss guitar legend Gordon Giltrap and top keyboard player Oliver Wakeman at The Plough Arts Centre in Torrington on Saturday (April 27).

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North Devon Gig Guide 24/04/13 to 30/04/13.

Catch Scott Xander Linn and the Broken Bottles as part of the quadruple bill Spring Four at Pilton Village Hall on Saturday (April 27). Also featuring Douglas E Powell and the Rising Spirit, Small Town Jones plus Mike Stocks. Catch Scott Xander Linn and the Broken Bottles as part of the quadruple bill Spring Four at Pilton Village Hall on Saturday (April 27). Also featuring Douglas E Powell and the Rising Spirit, Small Town Jones plus Mike Stocks.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Wild Willy Barrett’s French Connection – great French four piece band fronted by the legendary Willy, adm £10, info from the club on 01237 478860, doors 8pm.

CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Acoustic Open Mic.

Levellers friend and collaborator Rev Hamer will be at The Palladium Club in Bideford on Saturday. Levellers friend and collaborator Rev Hamer will be at The Palladium Club in Bideford on Saturday.

CORK & BOTTLE, BARNSTAPLE: Live blues soul and jazz with the house band, visiting musicians me to jam, 8pm.

THE PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON: Plough Gallery Gig with the Pete Canter Trio, join saxophonist Pete with Jesse Molins on guitar Jim Rintoul on double bass from 8pm, tickets from 01805 624624 or visit www.theploughartscentre.org.uk.

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

‘NEXT DOOR’, CRABBY DICKS, BIDEFORD: Concert with traditional singers Dave Webber & Anni Fentiman, hosted by Bideford Folk Club from 8pm.

ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: The Wild Hatters live acoustic session, with weekly guest spot.

THE CHAMP, APPLEDORE: Blues with Baz Bix from 8.30pm.

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

INDIGO SECRET, BARNSTAPLE: Saxophone lead jazz with HQ, Helen Rimmer’s quartet now featuring The Breaks’ John Bangham on keys, 9pm.

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.

CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Open Mic Night.

SANDPIPER INN, ILFRACOMBE: Open Music Night from 8.30pm till late, bring your instruments, your voices and get up and jam, drum, sing & play.

COOK ISLAND, MULLACOTT: Open Mike Night, 8.30pm, hosted by The Average Blues Band.

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

FIRST IN, LAST OUT, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Dennis Bovell, Orange Street and The Last Train to Skaville Roadshow, rock reggae legend and seven piece ska reggae band. Doors 8pm, info and tickets from the club on 01237 478860.

CAESAR’S PALACE, BIDEFORD: Sod ‘em & Sing karaoke from 10pm-midnight, followed by disco.

THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live music every Friday, 8.30pm.

THE CHAMP, APPLEDORE: Live music with Sam Dowden, 9pm.

THE PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON: Gerry Cross the Mersey - an evening with the iconic 60s legends Gerry & the Pacemakers, 8pm, tickets from 01805 624624 or visit www.theploughartscentre.org.uk.

CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Live music with The Wild Strawberries, 9pm.

GEORGE HOTEL, SOUTH MOLTON: The Steve Tucker All star Jazz Band with special guests pianist Craig Milverton and Jeremy Huggett, 8-11pm, tickets from 01769 579218.

REFORM INN, PILTON: Join Ellie Campbell and the band from 9pm, adm free.

MARINERS ARMS, BRAUNTON: Lively covers and originals with the reggae inspired Zamba, 10pm, free entry.

THE THATCH, CROYDE: Live music with Elephant Talk, 9pm.

RED BARN, WOOLACOMBE: Join original and versatile nu-folk artist Chris Millington.

CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Live music with British Songbirds.

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Rev Hamer - the Levellers collaborator brings his solo show to town, doors 8pm.

JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Live music with Dogleg, from 9.30pm.

QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: Live DJ in Fat Freddies, 9pm-2am.

ANCHOR INN, BIDEFORD: Sod ‘em & Sing Karaoke, 9pm-1am.

2DE, BIDEFORD: (Stallones) Club Nite with DJ, 9.30pm-2am.

ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live music every Saturday, 8.30pm.

APPLEDORE SOCIAL CLUB: The best of rockin’ blues and R&B with The Average Blues Band, 9pm, adm free.

BEAVER INN, APPLEDORE: Live music with well seasoned blues rock courtesy of Wilbury Jam.

THE CHAMP, APPLEDORE: 80s fancy dress night – dance along in your leg and body warmers!. 9pm.

UNION INN, STIBB CROSS: Echoes of Elvis with Brockabilly, 9.15pm.

THE PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON: Join guitar legend Gordon Giltrap and keyboardist Oliver Wakeman (fresh from four years of touring with the classic progressive rock band Yes) performing together for the second UK leg of their Ravens and Lullabies tour. 8pm, tickets from 01805 624624 or visit www.theploughartscentre.org.uk.

KINGS ARMS, HOLSWORTHY: Live music with British Songbirds, adm free.

BICKFORD ARMS, HOLSWORTHY: Rock and blues with Iguana Sunset, presenting a new line up too, 9pm.

PILTON VILLAGE HALL: Three Sticks Productions presents The Spring Four, a quadruple bill of Small Town Jones, Douglas E Powell and the Rising Spirit, Scott Xander Linn and the Broken Bottles plus Mike ‘Mr Pickles’ Stocks. Doors 7.45pm, BYOB, tickets from Solo Music, the Reform or visit www.threesticks.co.uk.

THE FACTORY, PETROC: Something different with Electroswing courtesy of Cabaret Voltaire, alias Mr Puckey and DonJohnston, 8pm. Very danceable hip hop beats inspired by 1920s jazz swing. 20s fancy dress welcome, tickets at door or from Beats Workin, campus reception or 01271 324242.

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: DJ tunes all night.

LONDON INN, BRAUNTON: Rock & pop with Vanity.

CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Live music with Texas Flood.

PACK O’ CARDS, COMBE MARTIN: Shammick Acoustic presents singer, songwriter and entertainer Mike Silver in concert. Find out more at www.shammickacoustic.org.uk.

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Music and Song session with Baz Bix and friends from 3-6pm, musicians and singers welcome.

HEAVITREE ARMS, BIDEFORD: Sod ’em & Sing Karaoke, 7.30-11.30pm.

CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Acoustic jam.

COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Live music from 4-6.30pm.

THE CHAMP, APPLEDORE: New Sunday Evening Jam Session, Baz Bix and friends from 7.30pm.

FOX & HOUNDS, EGGESFORD: Sunday lunchtime jazz with the Steve Tucker All Stars, 1-3.30pm, trains leave Barnstaple at 11.26am.

CEDARS INN, BICKINGTON: Cedar’s Big Band in concert, 8pm, adm free.

THE WHITE LION, BRAUNTON: Open Mic Night.

THE THATCH, CROYDE: Open mic night.

MONDAY, APRIL 29

THE ROYAL HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Regular Monday Acoustic Night with Steve “Dambusker” Ruffe plus Tony Finney from 8.30-11pm.

BEAVER INN, APPLEDORE: Expect an all star performance with The Alex Hutton Trio, hoisted by North Devon Jazz Club from 8.30pm. Top pianist Alex is joined by Russian bass player Yuri Golubev and drummer Asaf Sirkis. More info 01237 421065.

TUESDAY, APRIL 30

PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Jam Night, free entry.

THE CHAMP, APPLEDORE: Tunes Tuesday with Chloe Bix and friends. All instrument players welcome to join Chloe for a night of English, Irish and world music from 8.30pm.

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

OLD BARN INN, BICKINGTON: Barnstaple Jazz Society with live New Orleans and Dixieland jazz from 7.30pm.

THE CHILL BAR, ILFRACOMBE: Acoustic Open Mic with Karen Marie.

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