All your North Devon gigs: 23/03/11 to 29/03
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23
? THE Tavern, Barnstaple: Karaoke.
? Coach & Horses, Appledore: Folk.
? The Portobello Inn, Bideford: Sing Zone Karaoke.
? 3 Pigeons, Bishops Tawton: Open acoustic.
? Quigleyâ€™s, Bideford: Sod â€™em &â€ˆSing Karaoke.
? The Portobello Inn, Bideford: Open Mic with Paul Lewis.
? THE Joiners Arms, Bideford: Weekly Bideford Folk Club featuring Martin and Shan Graebe. English traditional songs from across Devon and Cornwall are the mainstay of this duo, who sing unaccompanied and in harmony. 8pm.
? THE Royal George, Appledore: Tony Finney (of Firewater) & Steve Ruffe (of the Dambuskers) entertain from 8.30pm.
? @Onefyfive, Ilfracombe: Well attended weekly Open Mic, 8.30pm.
? THE Pier Tavern, Ilfracombe: Open Mic.
? CLAYTONâ€™S, bARNSTAPLE: Fortnightly Open Mic Night with talented local performers Jax (Jackie Gibbins) and Trudi Brown from 9-11pm.
? THE Joiners Arms, Bideford: Planit X Karaoke.
? Night Owls, BidEFORD: Karaoke.
? Portobello INN, BidEFORD: Sing Zone Karaoke.
? First In, Last Out, BidEFORD: Karaoke mayhem from 8pm.
? The Palladium Club, Bideford: Gang of Thieves â€” this popular local rock covers band know how to make it a night!
? THE Seagate Hotel, Appledore: Ian Hudson & Friends get together for music and a lively start to the weekend.
? THE GOLDEN LION, NORTHAM:
? BOSTON TEA PARTY, BARNSTAPLE: The Comedy Club presents Elis James (â€œRexâ€ from Rhod Gilbertâ€™s radio show) plus Adrian Ahmed, from 8pm. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets and info.
? WREY ARMS, BARNSTAPLE: Open Mic Night with Paul Gates. 8pm.
? THE OLD BUS STATION, BARNSTAPLE: Old and new rock covers from 9pm with your hosts Drenched.
? KINGS ARMS, GEORGEHAM: Woolacombe-based singer songwriter Jenna Witts brings her quality acoustic surf rock/folk based set to the Kings.
? RED BARN, WOOLACOMBE: Join local band Frequency for a lively night to remember! The band have a big stash of new material, plus two new original tracks Wear Your Soul and Guns. Free entry.
? PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON:
? The Palladium Club, Bideford: More live music with Kick the Habit.
? THE Joiners Arms, Bideford: Basilâ€™s Blues Band. Never a dull moment with these talented blues musicians and their many aside narratives. Watch out for the sombreros!
? The Anchor Inn, Bideford: Planit X Karaoke.
? The PORTABELLO INN, BIDEFORD: A solo set from Della, well known North Devon singer of Zamba and Baqua fame. Expect some great vocals.
? SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Country music with popular local singer Roger Colome, whose set list is inspired by the likes of Don Williams, Roger Whittaker and Elvis. Country & rock â€˜nâ€™ roll from the 50s to 90s.
? KINGSLEY INN, NORTHAM: The Spaced Invaders bring their full on 80s classic set to town from 9pm.
? PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON: Sally Barker
â€” the Joni Mitchell Project. Sally delivers a poignant performance of the songs of Canadian Joni Mitchell. She is joined by Glenn Hughes on piano and dulcimer. From 8pm, tickets (01805) 624624.
? THE ANCHOR INN, HARTLAND: The Maybe Naked crew are back in action with their wide repertoire of rock and pop tracks. 9pm start, free entry.
? THE OLD BUS STATION, BARNSTAPLE: Indie, funk, rock and punk with North Devon band Frequency + friends plus DJ Wendy May. Free entry from 9pm.
? THE WINDSOR ARMS, BRADDIFORD: Full on blues rock guitar with the highly experienced George Nix, who in his time has played with The Hollies and Susie Quattro. From 8.30pm.
? THE OLD BARN INN, BICKINGTON: Brock â€˜aâ€™ Billy brings you Echoes of Elvis in homage to the King of rock â€˜nâ€™ roll and rockabilly. 9pm.
? White Lion, Braunton: â€œInfamousâ€ and legendary Croyde reggae funk band The Universe Inspectors play a live charity gig Upstairs @ TWL. Back in the saddle again, the boys have plenty of their own material and a big local following. â€¨The gig is raising money for The Princess Alice Hospice and also disaster victims in Japan. Tickets are ï¿½5 at the door â€” please show your support.
? PETROCKSTOWE VILLAGE HALL: The Atlantics â€” classic rock â€˜nâ€™ roll band straight out of the 50s but with their own material and a great hit with audiences. From 7-11.30pm. Tickets & info (01805) 603201.
? PACK Oâ€™ CARDS, COMBE MARTIN: Shammick Acoustic presents American singer Judy Cook, who has a passion for the traditional songs of her native country and the British Isles. Check out page 23!
? THE heavitree ARMS, BidEFORD: Sod â€™em & Sing Karaoke.
? THE Joiners Arms, BidEFORD: Baz Bix & Friends, folks, blues and jamming fun from 3-6pm.
? THE Clinton Arms, Frithelstock: Jam session, 8pm.
? Coach & Horses, appledore: Tony Finney & Friends play blues, bluegrass, folk and contemporary stuff to while away the afternoon. From 4-7pm.
? White Lion, Braunton: Amy Newtonâ€™s Open Mic. Join singer songwriter Amy for a night of jamming and music from 8pm.
? Thatched Barn, Croyde: Open mic.
? PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, TORRINGTON:
? THE FOX & HOUNDS, EGGESFORD: The Steve Tucker All Stars catch the jazz train out to Eggesford for jazz accompanied Sunday lunch from 1-4pm. The train leaves Barnstaple at 11.10am and 1.19pm.
? MARSHALLâ€™S, BARNSTAPLE: The Backstreet Band play an afternoon set from 3pm.
? THE Seagate HOTEL, Appledore: Acoustic jam with local favourite Ian Hudson.
? THE BEAVER INN, APPLEDORE: North Devon Jazz Club presents
? Kellyâ€™s BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Sod â€˜em & Sing.
? Reform Inn, Pilton: Open Mic Night from 9pm.
? Owl Cafe, BARNSTAPLE: Mike Rigby, classical guitar, 12 noon.
? OLD BARN INN, BICKINGTON: Barnstaple Jazz Society. Fortnightly free New Orleans and Dixieland jazz fun with the Society Orchestra and guest singers from 7.30pm.
? Castle Inn, Landkey: Join local singer songwriter Brendan Taylor for this highly regarded Open Mic.
? THE CYDER PRESSE, WEARE GIFFARD: Busy Dambusker Steve Ruffe hosts an acoustic night at the venue every week from 8.30pm.
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