North Devon gig guide is Hype-tiNg!

Joseph Bulmer

Join Jax, The Breaks and a few more besides in gigs 11/05/11 to 17/05


? THE Tavern, Barnstaple: Karaoke.

? Coach & Horses, Appledore: Folk jam. 8pm.

? Portobello Inn, Bideford: Sing Zone Karaoke.

? 3 Pigeons, Bishops Tawton: Open acoustic.

Kelly’s BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco/quiz, 8pm-late.


? BOSTON TEA PARTY, BARNSTAPLE: The ultimate night, with The Breaks Collective, Jax and DJ Wendy May on the case. It is being organised by Petroc students for the Children's Hospice and runs from 8-11pm. Tickets (�3) at the door or from Petroc (01271) 345291, Beatz Workin' (321111) or via

? LILICO’S, BARNSTAPLE: Talented singer songwriter Dan Greenaway is back in North Devon for several nights, starting here.

? Quigley’s, Bideford: Sod ’em & Sing Karaoke.

? Portobello Inn, Bideford: Open Mic, Paul Lewis.

? THE Joiners Arms, Bideford: Bideford Folk Club. From 8pm.

? The Palladium Club, Bideford: 2 Bonzos, a Guitarist and a Piano: Founder members of the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, Sam Spoons and Rodney Slater, joined by Andy Roberts and Brighton pianist David Glasson for a one-off gig, before a Westcountry tour for Three Bonzos and a Piano. 8pm.

? THE Royal George, Appledore: Live music with various local musicians, from 8.30pm.

? @Onefyfive, Ilfracombe: Well attended weekly Open Mic, 8.30pm.

? COOK ISLAND, MULLACOTT: Open Mike Night with The Average Blues Band, from 8pm.

Kelly’s BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco 8pm-late.

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

? CLAYTON’S, BARNSTAPLE: Jax & Trudi’s acoustic open mic night.

? CREALOCK ARMS, LITTLEHAM: Holy Karaoke, 8pm, singalong to hymns and pop songs!


? THE Joiners Arms, Bideford: Planit X Karaoke.

? Portobello INN, BidEFORD: Karaoke.

? First In, Last Out, BidEFORD: Karaoke.

? The Palladium Club, Bideford: Join local indie rock band The Archives, produced somewhere in the depths of petroc!

? Quigley’s, Bideford: DJ JK.

? THE Seagate Hotel, Appledore: Ian Hudson & Friends get together for music.

? THE Royal George, Appledore: Live music with various local musicians, from 8.30pm.

? THE KINGS ARMS, GEORGEHAM: Dan Greenaway is back by special request, for a birthday celebration.

Kelly’s BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco 8pm-late.

? RED BARN, WOOLACOMBE: Maybe Naked back at the Barn from 9pm. Free entry.

? THE REFORM INN, PILTON: The versatile AC Cobras, led by the talented Chris Stuckey, are definitely known as the band for all occasions. 9pm.

? THE THATCH, CROYDE: Fresh from touring France with Status Quo, prepare to enjoy Americana roots specialists Wille and the Bandits in one of two North Devon gigs. Wille’s whiskey drawl and slide guitar might hark back to 1930s Mississippi but the band brings a really fresh take on the roots scene and is well worth a look or three.

? GEORGE HOTEL, SOUTH MOLTON: The venue welcomes Martin Carthy, one of the giants of British folk music and of Waterson Carthy fame, amongst a great deal else. The ballad singer, groundbreaking acoustic and electric guitarist is quietly regarded as “the godfather” of English folk. Starts 8.30pm, tickets from (01769) 572514.

? THE SHIP & PILOT, ILFRACOMBE: Country Roads aka Chris Wing & Jo Geraghty with their bi-monthly helping of live country tunes old and new, from 9-11.30pm.


? THE Joiners Arms, Bideford: Live music.

? The Palladium Club, Bideford: Glastonbury faves Wille and the Bandits are back on the local scene tonight.

? The Anchor Inn, Bideford: Planit X Karaoke.

? Quigley’s, Bideford: Guest DJs live at Fat Freddy’s, Quigley’s.

? THE Royal George, Appledore: Live music with various local musicians, from 8.30pm.

? THE Seagate Hotel, Appledore: The AC Cobras are at the Seagate tonight from 9pm.

? ZENA’S, BARNSTAPLE: Songwriter, singer, frontman, band leader, guitar slinger, multi-instrumentalist... Chris Stuckey with a solo acoustic set from 1pm.

Kelly’s BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Disco/karaoke.

? THE PIER HOTEL, ILFRACOMBE: Enjoy the sounds of the 70s as Stride belts out a sackful of live R&B and rock ‘n’ roll.

? RND GOLF CLUB, WESTWARD HO: Singer, impressionist and entertainer Mike Roberts from 7.30pm. Tickets/info from (01237) 473817.

? BAR ELECTRIC, WOOLACOMBE: Expect another great night with Dan Greenaway.

? THE ROYAL GEORGE, APPLEDORE: The Average Blues Band.

? PACK O’ CARDS, COMBE MARTIN: Shammick Acoustic open night.

? LUCKY KISS, BUDE: Sod ‘em & Sing Karaoke.


? THE heavitree ARMS, BidEFORD: Sod ’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: Karaoke & disco.

? White Lion, Braunton: Amy Newton’s Open Mic. Join singer songwriter Amy for a night of jamming and music from 8pm.

? MARSHALLS, BARNSTAPLE: Ten Feet Tall, 3-6pm.

? Thatched Barn, Croyde: Open mic.

? THE PRINCE OF WALES, ILFRACOMBE: Dan Greenaway, 3.30pm.

? THE AGGI, BRAUNTON: London based goth rockers Achilla on their UK tour, with support from local favourites Lunacry.


? THE Seagate HOTEL, Appledore: Acoustic jam with local favourite Ian Hudson.

Kelly’s BAR, BARNSTAPLE: Sod ‘em & Sing.

? Reform Inn, Pilton: Open Mic Night from 9pm.



? Owl Cafe, BARNSTAPLE: Mike Rigby, classical guitar, 12 noon.

? Castle Inn, Landkey: Join local singer songwriter Brendan Taylor for Open Mic.

? THE CYDER PRESSE, WEARE GIFFARD: Busy Dambusker Steve Ruffe hosts an acoustic night at the venue every week from 8.30pm.

? CARLTON HOTEL, ILFRACOMBE: Guitarist Terry Charles sings Elvis, Buddy, Cliff, Jerry Lee and many more. Weekly session open to all.

? The Palladium Club, Bideford: Open mic jam.

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