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Joseph Bulmer

Into the new year with the North Devon Gig Guide: 04/1/12—10/1/12

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4

REFORM INN, PILTON: New Orleans jazz, 7.30pm.

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: Karaoke, 9.30pm.

COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Folk jam.

KELLY’S BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco/quiz.

PORTOBELLO, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

THE CHILL BAR @ONEFYFIVE, ILFRACOMBE: An intimate gig with highly-regarded North Devon singer songwriter Chris Millington from 8.30pm. The multi instrumentalist combines the traditional with the contemporary to present a range of with his powerful songs and moving lyrics.

THURSDAY

QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: Sod ’em & Sing Karaoke.

PORTOBELLO INN, BIDEFORD: Open Mic.

ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: The Wild Hatters, weekly acoustic folk & blues from 8.30pm.

THE CHILL BAR @ONEFYFIVE, ILFRACOMBE: Plugged Open Mic with Harvey Hudson & band, 8.45pm.

LILICO’S, BARNSTAPLE: Join the fizzing fusion sound of iFunk, featuring parts of Maybe Naked plus Jax for an upbeat gig from 9pm.

KELLY’S BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco 8pm-late.

THE CEDARS, BARNSTAPLE: Rock ‘n’ 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.

CREALOCK ARMS, LITTLEHAM: Open Mic Night hosted by Shirley from 8pm.

FRIDAY

THE ANCHOR INN, BIDEFORD: Ex Factor Karaoke is back at the Anchor from, 8-11.30pm.

PORTOBELLO INN, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

ROBINS NEST, BIDEFORD FC: The first (and third) Friday of the month must mean it is time for the Rockin’ Shoes Rock ‘n’ Roll Club, with resident DJ plus a friendly atmosphere.

SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Ian Hudson & Friends.

APPLEDORE SOCIAL CLUB: 1950s rock ‘n’ roll with DJs plus basic dance tuition, from 8pm until late, admission free. Info from 07866 555760.

KELLY’S BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco 8pm.

THE CORK & BOTTLE, BARNSTAPLE: Sod ‘em & Sing Karaoke is back in the saddle again.

WHITE HORSE, BARNSTAPLE: Live music with local singer Sarah Devonshire from 5.30-7.30pm then at 9pm well known local band Gang of Thieves will be doing the honours.

LANGTREE VILLAGE HALL: Live music with Capricorn plus a Country and Western dance from 8pm-late, raising money for the Chemotherapy Appeal.

SATURDAY

THE PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Boogie away the first Saturday of the month with the return of Wendy May’s Boom Boom Room. Wendy and guest DJs will be serving up a soulful stew of danceable delights from 8.30pm.

ANCHOR INN, BIDEFORD: Planit X Karaoke.

QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: DJs at Fat Freddy’s.

KELLY’S BAR, BPLE: Disco/karaoke.

WHITE HORSE, BARNSTAPLE: Expect relaxed and cool music as the Elixir Project offer a little light Latin jazz. The locally based musicians offer a Latin set plus tracks from the swing era with cool songs perfect for a relaxed ambiance. From 9pm.

CHICHESTER ARMS, PILTON: Sneaky Pete’s 50s style rock ‘n’ roll club returns for its first Saturday of the month session. From 8pm, catering for fans of all types of 50s rock ‘n’ roll music.

SUNDAY

HEAVITREE ARMS, BIDEFORD: Sod ’em & Sing.

THE JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: Baz Bix & Friends, variety of music & jamming from 3-6pm.

CLINTON ARMS, FRITHELSTOCK: Acoustic jam.

COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Tony Finney plus guests with a mixed bag from 4-6.30pm.

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.

INSTOW ARMS, INSTOW: Open Mic Night, 8pm. For info call Mike on 07792 343294.

THE TALLY HO, HATHERLEIGH: Acoustic blues with Tally regular Josie Lloyd from 8.30pm, plus very special guest, blues guitarist Julian Piper.

MONDAY

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

THE BEAVER INN, APPLEDORE: One of the most sought-after session musicians in the UK, who plays tenor sax with Ray Gelato, Van Morrison, Jools Holland, Paul Weller and many other big names, will step in to the limelight at North Devon Jazz Club. Alex Garnett will be promoting his highly-praised new album Serpent. Playing in a style which harks back to John Coltrane and hard boppers such as Hank Mobley and Dexter Gordon he will be joined by award-winning pianist Craig Milverton and his Trio. 8.30pm start with free entry, although a collection will be taken for the musicians. Info (01237) 421065.

REFORM INN, PILTON: Open Mic from 9pm.

TUESDAY

CASTLE INN, LANDKEY: Open Mic.

WREY ARMS, BARNSTAPLE: Open Mic Night.

THE OLD BARN INN, BICKINGTON: Barnstaple Jazz Society presents live New Orleans plus Dixieland jazz from 7.30pm.

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

THE CHILL BAR @ONEFYFIVE, ILFRACOMBE: Acoustic Open Mic Night from 8.45pm.

PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Open Mic Jam Night.

THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Acoustic folk/blues jamming session with Dogleg, from 8.30pm.

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