North Devon Gig Guide 16/11/11 to 22/11
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16
? THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: Karaoke, 9.30pm.
? COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Folk jam.
? KELLYâ€™S BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco/quiz.
? PORTOBELLO, BIDEFORD: Karaoke by demand.
? THE PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: It is a case of "Hamster la vista..." for a well known band The Hamsters, making their final appearance at the Pally as part of a farewell tour following 25 years together. Their music is bluesy, rocked-up Americana and they are regarded as the UKâ€™s leading interpreters of Jimi Hendrix & ZZ Top. If you are a fan of this hard-working band, you really should make the effort, because it is likely the last chance youâ€™ll have to see them. Tickets from the club on (01237) 478860 or Solo Records in Barnstaple on (01271) 325274.
? QUIGLEYâ€™S, BIDEFORD: Sod â€™em &â€ˆSing Karaoke.
? PORTOBELLO INN, BIDEFORD: Open Mic.
? THE JOINERS ARMS, BID: Bideford Folk Club with Paul Downes in concert from 8pm.
? ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Acoustic, 8.30pm.
? COOK ISLAND, MULLACOTT, ILFRACOMBE: Open Mike Night with The Average Blues Band from 8pm.
? THE CHILL BAR @ONEFYFIVE, ILFRACOMBE: Plugged Open Mic with US The Band from 8.45pm.
? KELLYâ€™S BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco 8pm-late.
? THE CEDARS, BARNSTAPLE: Rock â€˜nâ€™ Roll Club, with DJ Midnight Shift, 7.30pm-late. 07899 701498.
? THE TIVERTON INN, SOUTH MOLTON: Open Mic Night with singer songwriter Sam Dowden. 8.30pm.
? THE RED LION HOTEL, CHULMLEIGH: This monthâ€™s music night at 8 pm will feature brilliant acoustic guitar players, with jazz and blues from 18-year-old David Jones, classical virtuoso Alex Knight and the award-winning Ben Powell. Tickets ï¿½10 or ï¿½17.50 inc supper. Info (01769) 580384.
? CREALOCK ARMS, LITTLEHAM: Open Mic Night hosted by Shirley from 8pm.
? BRIDGE INN, HATHERLEIGH: Acoustic blues with Josie Lloyd, 8.30pm.
? PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Backward Scholars + Dirty Colours. Two young rock bands making their mark on the local scene.
? THE JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Acapella folk and sea shanty singers Bunch of Quays alive alive O from 8.30pm as they perform for Children in Need.
? PORTOBELLO INN, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.
? FIRST IN, LAST OUT, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.
? ROBINâ€™S NEST, BIDEFORD FC: Rockinâ€™ Shoes Rock â€˜nâ€™ Roll Club, resident DJ, all welcome.
? ROYAL HOTEL, BIDEFORD: Ten Feet Tall, 8.30pm.
? CREALOCK ARMS, LITTLEHAM: Live music at the venue near Bideford with local rockers Slack Alice.
? THE SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Ian Hudson & Friends get together for music.
? PIG-ON-THE-HILL, WESTWARD HO: Live music with Ophelia, who offer a mixed bag of classic rock, blues and popular tracks from 8.30-11pm.
? KELLYâ€™S BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco 8pm.
? THE CORK & BOTTLE, BARNSTAPLE: Classic rock with guitarist Chris Banderas from 9pm.
? THE THATCH. CROYDE: Solo set of guitar based blues from Sidemouth Bob, aka Robin Courtnadge, lead singer of the Devil Delta Blues Band.
? THE RED BARN, WOOLACOMBE: Small Town Jones - folk acoustic indie sound with Jim Jones and Dave Little (plus at times Will Greeves and Peter Bruntnell!)
? THE PRINCE OF WALES, ILFRACOMBE: The venue in Fore Street continues its trend for live music with Basilâ€™s Blues Band from 9pm.
? THE SANDPIPER, ILFRACOMBE: Children in Need gig with punksters Falling Apart plus rock band Psylum. An evening gig, but fun and games at the pub from 2pm.
? CHITTLEHAMHOLT VILLAGE HALL: Skiffle band The Umberleigh Bovver Boys. Community fun night out plus supper from 7.30pm. All welcome. Tickets/info from (01769) 540242/540842 or 540389.
? LANGTREE VILLAGE HALL: â€œElectric ceilidh music with gutsâ€ from Random, billed as one of the top English ceilidh bands in the country. A melodic folk rock interpretation of tunes to seriously encourage dancing! Caller John Blackburn. 8pm start. Optional bring-and-share supper. Tickets/info from (01237) 476632.
? THE GLOBE, BUDE: Sod â€˜em & Sing Karaoke (with passport!) from 8.30pm.
? THE JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Dave Little and Jim Jones live at the Joiners.
? PALLADIUM CLUB, BID: 90s DJ Night.
? ANCHOR INN, BID: Planit X Karaoke.
? QUIGLEYâ€™S, BIDEFORD: DJs at Fat Freddyâ€™s.
? THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live acoustic music with various local musicians, from 8.30pm.
? SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Live music with Massive in Albania.
? THE CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Live sounds with The Bandits from 9pm.
? KELLYâ€™S BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco/karaoke.
? THE LAMB, ILFRACOMBE: Rhythm and blues with The Roadhouse Band from 9pm.
? LANDMARK THEATRE PAVILION, ILFRACOMBE: Join the Steve Tucker All Star Jazz Band for Dance Night. Boogie the night away from 8pm & raise money for Children in Need. Tickets (01271) 324242.
? HEAVITREE ARMS, BID: Sod â€™em & Sing Karaoke.
? THE JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Baz Bix & Friends, folks, blues & jamming from 3-6pm.
? CAFE DU PARC, BIDEFORD: Lunchtime jazz with Bideford bassist Dayle Helsby introducing a jazz quartet of special guest and charismatic tenor saxophonist Reed Pimlott plus Martin Greenlee on piano and James Blofeld drums. 1-3pm.
? CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Acoustic jam.
? COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Tony Finney plus guests with a mixed bag of live music from 4-6.30pm.
? MARSHALLâ€™S, BARNSTAPLE: Plamen, the rock fella... from 3.30-5.30pm.
? CEDARS, ROUNDSWELL: The Barnstaple venue features the popular Cedarâ€™s Big Band in concert from 8pm. Adm free.
? WHITE LION, BRAUNTON: Amy Newtonâ€™s Open Mic. Join Amy for a night of jamming.
? THATCHED BARN, CROYDE: Open Mic Night, with regulars Ellis Beeton, Kate Kerslake, Glen Dawson Davey & Richard Newberry. 8.30pm start.
? YE OLDE GLOBE, BERRYNARBOR: Open Mic Night with The KnowleBerrys from 9pm. All musicians, singers and audience members welcome.
? INSTOW ARMS, INSTOW: Open Mic Night, 8pm. For info call Mike on 07792 343294.
? THE SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Acoustic jam with local favourite Ian Hudson.
? THE ROYAL HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Regular Monday Acoustic Night with Steve â€œDambuskerâ€ Ruffe plus Tony Finney from 8.30-11pm.
? REFORM INN, PILTON: Open Mic from 9pm.
? THE BEAVER INN, APPLEDORE: North Devon Jazz Club presents a tribute gig to American guitarist Emily Remner, featuring Deirdre Cartwright and her band plus Kathy Dyson, Alison Rayner, Winston Clifford and Sarah P. 8.30pm start.
? CASTLE INN, LANDKEY: Open Mic.
? WREY ARMS, BARNSTAPLE: Open Mic Night.
? THE CYDER PRESSE, WEARE GIFFARD: Steve Ruffeâ€™s acoustic night, 8.30pm.
? CARLTON HOTEL, ILFRACOMBE: Terry Charles.
? THE CHILL BAR @ONEFYFIVE, ILFRACOMBE: Acoustic Open Mic Night from 8.45pm.
? PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Weekly Open Mic Jam Night.
? OLD BARN INN, BICKINGTON: Join the Barnstaple Jazz Society for more live New Orleans and Dixieland jazz tunes from 7.30pm. Adm free.
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