THE Guy Fenton All Stars plus guests will be making their annual tour of Devon and Cornwall during the next couple of weeks, bringing jazz to a venue near you. On Friday catch them at the Joiners Arms in Bideford from 9pm. On Tuesday of next week, Guy and
THE Guy Fenton All Stars plus guests will be making their annual tour of Devon and Cornwall during the next couple of weeks, bringing jazz to a venue near you.On Friday catch them at the Joiners Arms in Bideford from 9pm. On Tuesday of next week, Guy and co will be at Loxhore Village Hall near Bratton Fleming from 7-10.30pm. Tickets (01271) 346982. And the musicians will be at the Durrant House Hotel in Northam on Wednesday of next week from 8pm.Take a turn with the mic tomorrow (Thursday) at Quigley's in Bideford with Sod 'em and Sing Karaoke. On Friday the machines are at the Heavitree Arms. On Monday it's Barnstaple's turn as the "karaoke kavalcade" returns to Sherry's Tavern.On Friday the Palladium Club welcomes North Devon favourite Zamba for a cracking gig with a great band with reggae, ska and blues influences, bringing an original touch to covers plus own material. On Saturday the venue features Lazy.Back at the Joiners, on Saturday the venue hosts the excellent Peter Bruntnell alongside Dave Little for what should be a good night of quality music.Caesar's Palace in Bideford presents Funky Friday every week - let your hair down after work... and on Saturdays it's Club Cheese Sandwich time, with two rooms - one for the up-to-date stuff and the other for pure filthy Gouda.From cheese to classical, the Cappa Quartet will be performing at the Plough in Torrington on Sunday from 7.30pm. Join a string quartet with awards and high profile performances under their collective belt for Brahms, Mendelssohn, Hadyn and Schuloff. Tickets from the Box Office on (01805) 624624.Get amongst the roots of the Appalachians tonight (Wednesday) as the Wildwood Flower Mountain musicians return to the George at South Molton for an evening of bluegrass. Old time and bluegrass enthusiasts are welcome to bring their instruments and join in.Tomorrow is Valentine's and the George hosts a romantic dinner plus Flamenco guitar music from Terence Bourne. Info from (01769) 572514.Tonight, Glitterball in Barnstaple presents Sk8ter Girlz, an impressive all-girl rock and pop band who will keep the classics rolling.The Olive Branch presents Just Us 5 on Friday from 8.30pm, an acoustic trio offering everything from KT Tunstall to Led Zep. They are joined by DJ Mat the Hat, who will keep the tunes rolling when the band takes a breather. Free entry.A Valentine's disco at the White Lion, Braunton on Saturday, with the romance of tunes from DJ BJ to liven the evening! On Sunday get into a more soulful groove with Amy Newton's Open Mic Night.Cook Island at Mullacott invites any with a musical talent to join the Average Blues Band for their Open Mic session tomorrow (Thursday.)Cornish rockers Ape hit the stage at the Marlboro Club in Ilfracombe on Friday for a long-anticipated appearance. They are joined by Antitrust plus local band Deluded.Join a rock 'n' roll night with the Alchemists at the Bunch o' Grapes, Ilfracombe, on Friday too. Real Diamond will be paying tribute to Neil of the same name on Saturday at the Landmark Theatre from 8pm.Zetan Spore will bring their very original and exciting dance and psychedelic trance show to the Castle Inn at Combe Martin on Saturday - expect dangerous didgeridoo fuelled tribal breaks and searing guitar riffs for an energetic night.