New bands, old friends & Civil War — plenty going on

Joseph Bulmer

North Devon Gig Guide 15/02/12 to 21/02/12

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15

THE TAVERN, BARNSTAPLE: Karaoke, 9.30pm.

COACH & HORSES, APPLEDORE: Folk jam.

KELLY’S BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco.

PORTOBELLO, BIDEFORD: Karaoke.

THURSDAY

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

PORTOBELLO INN, BID: Open Mic.

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

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

THE BOATHOUSE, INSTOW: Acoustic covers with PR Dewhurst from 9pm.

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.

COOK ISLAND, MULLACOTT CROSS: The popular Cook Island Open Mic Night, featuring The Average Blues Band. From 8pm.

KELLY’S, BPLE: Disco 8pm-late.

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

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.

FRIDAY

THE PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Local rockers Gang of Thieves back at the Pally from 8pm.

PORTOBELLO INN, BID: Karaoke.

ROBIN’S NEST, BIDEFORD FC: Rockin’ Shoes Rock ‘n’ Roll Club, friendly atmosphere, resident DJ, all welcome.

SEAGATE HOTEL, APPLEDORE: Ian Hudson & Friends.

KELLY’S, BARNSTAPLE: Disco 8pm.

WHITE HORSE, BARNSTAPLE: Live music with well established local band Tumblin’ Dice, brining blues, country and rock covers from 9pm.

OLIVE BRANCH, BARNSTAPLE: Rock time with Ten Feet Tall, 9pm.

MARINERS ARMS, BRAUNTON: Join reggae party band Zamba for another lively mix of covers and originals from 10pm. Free entry.

THE SHIP AGROUND, MORTEHOE: The popular Ship Open Mic Night is back, kicking off at 9pm.

THE KINGS ARMS, GEORGEHAM: A debut outing for new band Canyon Ryde, set up by local musician Phil Lively-Masters (of Fillmore Spirits & Maple Canyon) and featuring Peter Bruntnell plus Del Skinner and Colin Wright. Expect classic country rock and psychedelic rock ‘n’ pop from 9pm.

THE PIER TAVERN, ILFRACOMBE: Open Mic Night from 8-11pm, all welcome to sing, play or listen.

SATURDAY

THE GLOBE, TORRINGTON: Join Torrington rockers Dirty Frank at the Globe following the torchlight parade by Torrington Cavaliers to commemorate the Battle of Torrington during the English Civil War in 1646. The music starts at 9pm and expect a unique blend of high octane classic rock, punk and indie. Supported by local teenage sensations The Antony Bogh Experience. Adm �3. For more info on the historical event, go to www.torrington-cavaliers.co.uk.

THE JOINERS ARMS, BIDEFORD: There is original rock at the venue this Saturday with three piece band Rudh.

THE PALLADIUM CLUB, BIDEFORD: Hip hop, funk, soul and reggae with ON78, featuring DJs EZPZ and Philfy plus special guests Sonic Youth and Skeksi. Doors open 8pm.

ANCHOR INN, BIDEFORD: Ex-Factor Karaoke back for their fortnightly appearance at the mic.

QUIGLEY’S, BIDEFORD: DJs.

THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: Live music with local guest artists playing each week from 8.30pm.

KELLY’S BAR, BPLE: Disco/karaoke.

WHITE HORSE, BARNSTAPLE: Classic rock covers with live band Rock the Night at 9pm.

OLD BARN INN, BICKINGTON: Echoes of Elvis with the one and only Brock ‘a’ Billy from 9pm. If you like “The King” and the rockabilly sound, look no further.

THE WHITE LION, BRAUNTON: Motown, Northern & 70s Soul Night on original vinyl with DJ Pete, upstairs @TWL from 9pm to midnight. Free entry.

THE KINGS ARMS, GEORGEHAM: Small Town Jones, aka Jim Jones and friends, with a local gig following their debut album launch. Original music in an Americana vein from 8.30pm.

THE BOATHOUSE, ILFRACOMBE: Live music with Sam & Friends, free admission from 8pm.

SEVEN STARS, WINKLEIGH: Ten Feet Tall, 9pm.

TALLY HO, HATHERLEIGH: rock, blues and pop with Cut the Rug, 9pm.

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.

THE WHITE LION, BRAUNTON: Singer songwriter Amy Newton’s Open Mic Night from 8pm. Get there early to grab a seat. All musicians welcome to go along and join in.

THATCHED BARN, CROYDE: Open Mic Night, with regulars Ellis Beeton, Kate Kerslake, Glen Dawson Davey & Richard Newberry. 8.30pm start.

MARSHALL’S, BARNSTAPLE: Live music with Chris Banderas, 3.30-5.30pm.

INSTOW ARMS, INSTOW: Open Mic Night, 8pm. Info 07792 343294.

MONDAY

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

REFORM, PILTON: Open Mic, 9pm.

TUESDAY

CASTLE INN, LANDKEY: Open Mic Night with local musician Brendan Taylor from 8.30pm.

WREY ARMS, BPLE: Open Mic.

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.

THE PIER HOUSE, WESTWARD HO: Oceanview Country Music Club’s regular weekly Tuesday spot at the venue, with live music from McKoy Country. 8.15-11.15pm, all welcome. Sorry, no line dancing. Info (01805) 601495.

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